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Advocacy Group: Letter Penned by BDS Supporters Calling on Radiohead to Cancel Israel Concert Full of ‘Inaccurate Claims’ and ‘False Accusations’

The open letter recently penned by BDS supporters -- including Roger Waters and Desmond Tutu -- that called on British rock band Radiohead to cancel its upcoming...

April 26, 2017 2:55 pm

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel" video competition which drew entries from more than 80 entrants in 14 countries. “We always say that a picture is worth a thousand words....

In Holocaust Remembrance Day Post, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Pays Tribute to ‘Hero’ Survivor Grandfather

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot paid public tribute to her late survivor grandfather by sharing life lessons she learned from him. The 31-year-old "Wonder Woman" star posted a...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne, intends to launch the design and development of a four-passenger, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flying car. The company said development of the...

April 10, 2017 4:53 pm

Don Rickles’ Rabbi on Late Insult Comic: ‘From the President to Frank Sinatra, He Made Us All Feel Like Equals’

Famed insult comic Don Rickles "did not discriminate" and made everyone feel like an equal...

April 10, 2017 4:39 pm

American Jewish Actress Mayim Bialik Hails Passover as ‘Healthiest 8 Days of the Year’

American Jewish actress Mayim Bialik said on Sunday that the Passover holiday is "often the...

April 7, 2017 7:29 am

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Expresses Enthusiasm for ‘Special Trip’ to Israel Upon Return From Forbes’ ‘Under 30 EMEA Summit’

Plus-size American model Ashley Graham, who returned to the US on Thursday after spending a...

April 6, 2017 10:03 am

2.4 Million People From Around the World Participate in JNF’s Jerusalem-Themed Photo Challenge

JNS.org - The Jewish National Fund (JNF) announced the winners of its JerusaLens Jerusalem photo contest,...

April 6, 2017 7:22 am

US Navy Officer to Lead Passover Seder for Thousands of Crew Members Aboard Military’s Oldest Aircraft Carrier

A Jewish officer in the United States Navy is organizing a Passover seder on an aircraft carrier...

April 26, 2017 2:55 pm

Advocacy Group: Letter Penned by BDS Supporters Calling on Radiohead to Cancel Israel Concert Full of ‘Inaccurate Claims’ and ‘False Accusations’

The open letter recently penned by BDS supporters -- including Roger Waters and Desmond Tutu -- that called on British rock band Radiohead to cancel its upcoming concert...

April 24, 2017 9:41 pm

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel" video competition which drew entries from more than 80 entrants in 14 countries. “We...

April 24, 2017 3:53 pm

In Holocaust Remembrance Day Post, Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Pays Tribute to ‘Hero’ Survivor Grandfather

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday, Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot paid public tribute to her late survivor grandfather by sharing life...

April 19, 2017 4:02 pm

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne, intends to launch the design and development of a four-passenger, vertical takeoff...

April 10, 2017 4:53 pm

Don Rickles’ Rabbi on Late Insult Comic: ‘From the President to Frank Sinatra, He Made Us All Feel Like Equals’

Famed insult comic Don Rickles "did not discriminate" and made everyone feel like an equal target of his jokes, his former rabbi said in an...

April 10, 2017 4:39 pm

American Jewish Actress Mayim Bialik Hails Passover as ‘Healthiest 8 Days of the Year’

American Jewish actress Mayim Bialik said on Sunday that the Passover holiday is "often the healthiest eight days" of the year for her and her...

April 7, 2017 7:29 am

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Expresses Enthusiasm for ‘Special Trip’ to Israel Upon Return From Forbes’ ‘Under 30 EMEA Summit’

Plus-size American model Ashley Graham, who returned to the US on Thursday after spending a few days in Israel, gave a shout out on social...

April 6, 2017 10:03 am

2.4 Million People From Around the World Participate in JNF’s Jerusalem-Themed Photo Challenge

JNS.org - The Jewish National Fund (JNF) announced the winners of its JerusaLens Jerusalem photo contest, held in honor of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the...

April 6, 2017 7:22 am

US Navy Officer to Lead Passover Seder for Thousands of Crew Members Aboard Military’s Oldest Aircraft Carrier

A Jewish officer in the United States Navy is organizing a Passover seder on an aircraft carrier that has more than 5,000 crew members, Chabad.org reported on Tuesday. Lt....

April 4, 2017 12:53 pm

$55 Million Project Revives Dead Sea Beaches

JNS.org - Israeli Minister of Tourism Yariv Levin dedicated a new three-mile promenade along the Dead Sea beachfront at Ein Bokek Monday, as part of a $55...

April 4, 2017 12:12 pm

‘The Essential Quality of Jewish Food Is Allegiance to Dietary Laws,’ Says Award-Winning Chef Joan Nathan With the Release of Her Latest Cookbook

Award-winning chef and best-selling author Joan Nathan gave her take on the definition of "Jewish food" on Tuesday, with the publication of her latest cookbook. In an...

April 4, 2017 8:04 am

Ahead of Passover, Artistic Siblings Collaborate on Depiction of 10 Plagues of Egypt in Face Paint

A New York Jewish photographer told The Algemeiner on Monday about a collaborative project with his sister, a professional face painter, to create Passover art...

April 3, 2017 11:21 pm

John Ford Coley Set to Rock Israel’s Golan Heights in April

JNS.org - Grammy-nominated rock artist John Ford Coley is scheduled to headline a special concert dubbed “The Texan ‘Eclectic’ Rock Show” in Israel’s scenic Golan Heights...

April 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Report: Banksy, World’s Most Mysterious Graffiti Artist, Spotted in Israeli Shopping Mall

A woman passing by a soon-to-open exhibit at an Israeli shopping mall -- featuring the “Art of Banksy” -- claims to have caught the elusive...

Opinion

From Greeley, Colorado to Manchester, England

JNS.org - For those -- like me -- who’d never really given any thought to singer Ariana Grande before the terrorist atrocity at her concert...

The Meaning of Shavuot in Modern Times

I often hear people say pejoratively that our festivals and laws are based on earlier, primitive systems and are therefore...

Remembering the Great Ze’ev Jabotinsky

Over the course of 35 years of collecting, buying, selling and auctioning off Jewish ritual objects, I have held hundreds of thousands...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

Manchester Attack: Hunt for Possible 2nd Bomb Under Way

Investigators have uncovered signs the suicide bomber at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester may have made a second explosive device that's still missing, local media reported Friday. The suspicion of...

Israel

UN, Norwegian Government, Distance Themselves From Palestinian Youth Center...

The United Nations and the Norwegian government have moved swiftly to distance themselves from a Palestinian youth center named after...

Middle East

UN Warns of ‘Walking Into Another Gaza Crisis With Eyes Wide OpenR...

The United Nations Middle East envoy warned the Security Council on Friday that a power struggle between the rival Palestinian...

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