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‘The Band’s Visit,’ Musical Set in Israel, Sweeps Tony Awards

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" won the Tony for best play on Sunday while "The Band's Visit" swept the musical categories with 10...

June 11, 2018 9:24 am

TV Host Andy Cohen Urges More Holocaust Education After Visit to Israel’s Yad Vashem

TV personality and producer Andy Cohen visited Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust museum and research center on Wednesday. "This is my first visit to Yad Vashem," said the host of Bravo TV’s “Watch What Happens Live,” according to a...

Trailer for ‘Operation Finale’ About Capture of Adolf Eichmann Features ‘Fauda’ Star Lior Raz, Ben Kingsley, and More

A trailer for the upcoming thriller "Operation Finale" debuted on Tuesday, telling the story of the Mossad's 1960 hunt for and successful capture of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Fauda" star and co-creator Lior...

New Maroon 5 Music Video Features Gal Gadot and Pro-Palestinian Activist Who Slammed Her IDF Support

Israeli actress Gal Gadot is featured in a new Maroon 5 music video, along with a slew of other female celebrities, including a pro-Palestinian blogger and activist who dissed her earlier this year. In the "Girls...

May 29, 2018 11:21 am

Shakira Hopes to Perform in Israel in Future, After Failing to Set Date for This Summer

The US-based entertainment company Live Nation confirmed on Monday that reports claiming Shakira would be...

May 22, 2018 1:08 pm

Irish Singer Offers to Perform Next Year at Eurovision in Israel, Despite Boycott Push

Songstress Donna McCaul -- who once represented Ireland in the annual Eurovision contest -- has...

May 15, 2018 1:23 pm

Jewish Convert Jenna Jameson Zings Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour Over Jerusalem Embassy Tweet

Jewish convert and former porn star Jenna Jameson confronted anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour on Twitter...

May 13, 2018 1:05 pm

Netanyahu Begins Cabinet Meeting With Chicken Dance, Congratulates Israeli Singer on Eurovision Win

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began his weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday by acknowledging Israeli...

May 9, 2018 1:07 pm

‘Live Life for Today,’ Says Gal Gadot After Sharing Story of Israeli Pilot Who Lost His Daughter in Thailand Tsunami

Israeli actress Gal Gadot shared with her social media followers on Tuesday her encounter with...

June 11, 2018 9:24 am

‘The Band’s Visit,’ Musical Set in Israel, Sweeps Tony Awards

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" won the Tony for best play on Sunday while "The Band's Visit" swept the musical categories with 10 wins,...

June 8, 2018 12:34 pm

TV Host Andy Cohen Urges More Holocaust Education After Visit to Israel’s Yad Vashem

TV personality and producer Andy Cohen visited Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust museum and research center on Wednesday. "This is my first visit to Yad Vashem," said the...

June 7, 2018 11:33 am

Trailer for ‘Operation Finale’ About Capture of Adolf Eichmann Features ‘Fauda’ Star Lior Raz, Ben Kingsley, and More

A trailer for the upcoming thriller "Operation Finale" debuted on Tuesday, telling the story of the Mossad's 1960 hunt for and successful capture of Nazi leader...

June 1, 2018 12:31 pm

New Maroon 5 Music Video Features Gal Gadot and Pro-Palestinian Activist Who Slammed Her IDF Support

Israeli actress Gal Gadot is featured in a new Maroon 5 music video, along with a slew of other female celebrities, including a pro-Palestinian blogger...

May 29, 2018 11:21 am

Shakira Hopes to Perform in Israel in Future, After Failing to Set Date for This Summer

The US-based entertainment company Live Nation confirmed on Monday that reports claiming Shakira would be performing in Israel this summer were false. Live Nation posted on Twitter,...

May 22, 2018 1:08 pm

Irish Singer Offers to Perform Next Year at Eurovision in Israel, Despite Boycott Push

Songstress Donna McCaul -- who once represented Ireland in the annual Eurovision contest -- has said she would be willing to perform on behalf of...

May 15, 2018 1:23 pm

Jewish Convert Jenna Jameson Zings Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour Over Jerusalem Embassy Tweet

Jewish convert and former porn star Jenna Jameson confronted anti-Israel activist Linda Sarsour on Twitter on Monday after the latter commented negatively on the opening...

May 13, 2018 1:05 pm

Netanyahu Begins Cabinet Meeting With Chicken Dance, Congratulates Israeli Singer on Eurovision Win

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began his weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday by acknowledging Israeli singer Netta Barzilai's win a day earlier in the 2018 Eurovision Song...

May 9, 2018 1:07 pm

‘Live Life for Today,’ Says Gal Gadot After Sharing Story of Israeli Pilot Who Lost His Daughter in Thailand Tsunami

Israeli actress Gal Gadot shared with her social media followers on Tuesday her encounter with a pilot whose daughter died in a devastating tsunami and the...

May 8, 2018 1:02 pm

Selena Gomez Wears Queen Esther-Inspired Dress to 2018 MET Gala

Actress and singer Selena Gomez wore a gown to the MET Gala on Monday inspired by the Bible's Queen Esther. The songstress attend the event --...

May 4, 2018 3:12 pm

Prince Charles Will Be Guest of Honor at UK Concert Celebrating Israeli Arts and Culture

Prince Charles is scheduled to be the guest of honor at a concert in the UK celebrating 70 years of Israel's artistic and cultural achievements, The...

May 4, 2018 12:37 pm

At Tribeca Film Festival, Spielberg Reflects on ‘Schindler’s List’

Shooting "Schindler’s List" took an emotional toll on director Steven Spielberg, but he got by with a little help from a friend. Spielberg told a sold-out crowd...

April 30, 2018 4:46 pm

‘We’re Not Going to Sacrifice Our Beliefs,’ Says Orthodox Jewish Manager of Racehorse American Pharoah

The Orthodox Jewish Zayat family, who own the Triple Crown-winning racehorse American Pharaoh, will never compromise their religion in order to succeed in a race, the...

April 26, 2018 2:14 pm

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Contender Reprimanded by Producers for ‘Liking’ Racist Videos About Jews Being ‘Hunted Down’

A contestant on "Britain's Got Talent" has been advised by the television show's producers to curb her behavior after it was discovered that she "liked"...

Opinion

If UNRWA Is Losing Students, Do We Really Need UNRWA?

UNRWA workers in the West Bank protested announced job cuts by UNRWA on Tuesday; 956 employees in Gaza and 194...

The Saudis Are Playing a Double Game on Israel

JNS.org - Saudi Arabia and Israel do not maintain official relations, but by the time Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah published the...

A Moment of Truth in Gaza

JNS.org - The winds of war have blown across the Gaza frontier, undoing the four years of relative quiet since...

Features

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

World

Honoring Elie Wiesel’s Legacy, House of Representatives Passes Genoci...

The US House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018. The legislation, according...

Israel

Knesset Passes Law Banning Breaking the Silence From Entering Israeli Schoo...

JNS.org - A law banning groups critical of IDF soldiers and the operations of the Israel Defense Forces passed on Tuesday...

Middle East

Turkish Court Rules to Keep US Pastor in Jail as Trial Continues

A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep an American pastor in jail during his trial on terrorism and spying charges, a case that has deepened a rift between the...

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