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Sydney Festival Says Performance of Israeli Dance Will Go On Despite Artist Boycott Campaign

The board of the 2022 Sydney Festival affirmed on Tuesday that it would not end a sponsorship agreement with the Embassy of Israel, despite...

January 5, 2022 2:33 pm
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UK Jewish Groups Respond to Jon Stewart’s Claim That ‘Harry Potter’ Creator JK Rowling Used Antisemitic Stereotype for Goblins

Days after podcast host and political commentator Jon Stewart cast the depiction of goblins in the "Harry Potter" series as antisemitic, a number of Jewish groups in the UK came to defense of British author...

Gal Gadot Says Israeli Military Service Taught Her Humility: ‘That It’s Not About Me’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot graced the cover of InStyle's February "Badass Women" issue, and talked to the magazine about her service in the Israel Defense Forces, the "advantage" of being a foreigner in Hollywood, and...

Emma Watson Draws Controversy Over ‘Solidarity’ With ‘Free Palestine’ Movement on Social Media

JNS.org – On the same weekend that "Harry Potter," the film series that made her famous, celebrated its 20th anniversary, the Instagram account belonging to Emma Watson released a post in support of a “Free...

January 3, 2022 2:53 pm
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Holocaust Survivors Bring History to Life in ‘Revolutionary’ Virtual Reality Exhibit

A new virtual reality experience debuting at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center this...

January 3, 2022 12:34 pm
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Israeli Actress Shira Haas Sings ‘Cabaret’ Classic ‘Maybe This Time’ at Israel Philharmonic Virtual Gala

The Israel Philharmonic recently celebrated its 85th anniversary with a virtual gala that featured a...

December 31, 2021 1:24 pm
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Signed Photo of Adolf Hitler Among Nazi Memorabilia Up for Sale in Australia Auction

A signed portrait of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and other Nazi memorabilia were available for...

December 31, 2021 1:22 pm
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Actor Andrew Garfield on His Jewish Heritage: ‘I Value It So Much’

British actor Andrew Garfield said in a recent interview that his Jewish roots are a...

December 30, 2021 2:53 pm
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Holocaust Survivor Gets Thousands of Cards for 98th Birthday After Great-Grandson’s Online Appeal

A Holocaust survivor received thousands of cards and messages for her 98th birthday on Thursday,...

January 5, 2022 2:33 pm
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Sydney Festival Says Performance of Israeli Dance Will Go On Despite Artist Boycott Campaign

The board of the 2022 Sydney Festival affirmed on Tuesday that it would not end a sponsorship agreement with the Embassy of Israel, despite pressure...

January 5, 2022 2:16 pm
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UK Jewish Groups Respond to Jon Stewart’s Claim That ‘Harry Potter’ Creator JK Rowling Used Antisemitic Stereotype for Goblins

Days after podcast host and political commentator Jon Stewart cast the depiction of goblins in the "Harry Potter" series as antisemitic, a number of Jewish...

January 4, 2022 2:56 pm
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Gal Gadot Says Israeli Military Service Taught Her Humility: ‘That It’s Not About Me’

Israeli actress Gal Gadot graced the cover of InStyle's February "Badass Women" issue, and talked to the magazine about her service in the Israel Defense...

January 4, 2022 9:14 am
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Emma Watson Draws Controversy Over ‘Solidarity’ With ‘Free Palestine’ Movement on Social Media

JNS.org – On the same weekend that "Harry Potter," the film series that made her famous, celebrated its 20th anniversary, the Instagram account belonging to...

January 3, 2022 2:53 pm
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Holocaust Survivors Bring History to Life in ‘Revolutionary’ Virtual Reality Exhibit

A new virtual reality experience debuting at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center this month will feature testimonies from Holocaust survivors and provide an...

January 3, 2022 12:34 pm
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Israeli Actress Shira Haas Sings ‘Cabaret’ Classic ‘Maybe This Time’ at Israel Philharmonic Virtual Gala

The Israel Philharmonic recently celebrated its 85th anniversary with a virtual gala that featured a performance by Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated Israeli actress Shira Haas. The...

December 31, 2021 1:24 pm
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Signed Photo of Adolf Hitler Among Nazi Memorabilia Up for Sale in Australia Auction

A signed portrait of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and other Nazi memorabilia were available for purchase as part of an auction that took place in...

December 31, 2021 1:22 pm
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Actor Andrew Garfield on His Jewish Heritage: ‘I Value It So Much’

British actor Andrew Garfield said in a recent interview that his Jewish roots are a source of pride for him, have taught him how to...

December 30, 2021 2:53 pm
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Holocaust Survivor Gets Thousands of Cards for 98th Birthday After Great-Grandson’s Online Appeal

A Holocaust survivor received thousands of cards and messages for her 98th birthday on Thursday, after her great-grandson rallied social media users to surprise her...

December 30, 2021 11:44 am
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British Publisher, Bookseller Pull Children’s Book That Erases Israel From Middle East

A British bookseller and publishing house have both removed from their websites a children’s book that was accused of being "misleading and biased" for failing...

December 30, 2021 10:18 am
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Netflix Series Co-Produced by Israel About ISIS Kidnapping Makes List of Top 10 International Shows

Netflix premiered earlier this month a Norwegian, Hebrew and English language series that has already made the streaming giant's list of the top 10 most...

December 29, 2021 4:42 pm
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Iran Federation Defends Footballer in Row Over ‘Israel Flag’ Jersey

i24 News – Iran's football federation threw its weight behind former national team captain Mehdi Mahdavikia Wednesday after facing criticism for wearing a jersey bearing...

December 29, 2021 2:01 pm
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Viral Photo Challenge Shows Solidarity With Jewish Man Assaulted For Wearing IDF Sweatshirt

Social media users are posting photos of themselves wearing shirts with the emblem of the Israel Defense Forces, in a show of solidarity with a...

December 29, 2021 9:22 am
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Nazi-Looted Art in France Returned to Heirs of Jewish Owner

JNS.org - Four artworks looted by Nazis in France during World War II have been returned to the heirs of their original Jewish owner, France’s...

Opinion

What Do Other Presbyterians Think About One Group’s Anti-Israel Hate?

Israel is a slave state, and American Jews need to fight against it. That’s...

Aafia Siddiqui and the Misguided Support for Women of Jihad

When a jihadist terrorist stabs, shoots, and attempts to behead infidels, the Western media often assure us that he is...

It’s Not the Economy: What Really Motivates Palestinian Terrorism

The escalating Palestinian Authority (PA) crackdown against West Bank residents living under its...

Israel

Iranian ‘Aggression’ Should Be on Table in Vienna, Says Israel...

Iran's continued regional aggression should be tackled side by side with the nuclear issue during international negotiations in Vienna, Israel’s...

Middle East

Hamas, Fatah Delegations in Algeria to Discuss ‘Palestinian National Unit...

JNS.org - A senior Hamas delegation arrived in Algeria as part of the country’s attempts to foster Palestinian unity, Turkish...

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