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Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks US Far-Right Rally, Leading Antisemitic Sing-Along in Disguise

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen went incognito and crashed a right-wing militia event in Olympia, Washington, on Saturday, getting the crowd to sing with...

June 29, 2020 4:24 pm

Actress Emmy Rossum Calls Out Antisemitism in Hollywood, Amid Latest Mel Gibson Controversy

Jewish actress and "Shameless" star Emmy Rossum posted a Twitter thread earlier this week about antisemitism in the film industry, prompted by the latest controversy involving Mel Gibson. The Golden Globe nominee, 33, shared an article...

Winona Ryder Urges Mel Gibson to ‘Accept Responsibility’ for His Behavior After He Denies Making Antisemitic ‘Oven Dodger’ Comment

Jewish American actress Winona Ryder fired back at actor Mel Gibson this week after "The Patriot" star denied making antisemitic and homophobic remarks toward Ryder and a friend of hers over two decades ago. In a...

Handler First Defends, Then Apologizes, for Sharing Farrakhan Video

JNS.org - Following days of backlash, comedian Chelsea Handler defended, but then apologized, on Monday for sharing on her Instagram page last week a video that she called “powerful,” featuring National of Islam leader Louis...

June 24, 2020 3:18 pm

Israeli Gold Medal Paralympian Urges Public to Wear Masks Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

An Israeli man who was paralyzed in a helicopter crash during the Second Lebanon War...

June 24, 2020 2:18 pm

Real Estate Mogul Mohamed Hadid Shares Anti-Israel Quote Falsely Attributed to Albert Einstein

Los Angeles real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid on Wednesday shared on social media an anti-Israel...

June 23, 2020 1:12 pm

NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins Talks About His Love for ‘All Things Jewish’

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins talked about Judaism, the Torah and why he was a...

June 21, 2020 9:17 pm

Actress Winona Ryder Recalls Being Overlooked for Movie Role Because She Looked ‘Too Jewish’

Jewish actress Winona Ryder revealed in an interview on Sunday that she was once overlooked...

June 19, 2020 1:06 pm

Battling Illness, Journalist Forges Ahead With Musical Tribute to Jewish Moms

JNS.org - Sometimes, even the most adult person just wishes their mom could make it...

June 29, 2020 4:24 pm

Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks US Far-Right Rally, Leading Antisemitic Sing-Along in Disguise

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen went incognito and crashed a right-wing militia event in Olympia, Washington, on Saturday, getting the crowd to sing with him...

June 26, 2020 11:08 am

Actress Emmy Rossum Calls Out Antisemitism in Hollywood, Amid Latest Mel Gibson Controversy

Jewish actress and "Shameless" star Emmy Rossum posted a Twitter thread earlier this week about antisemitism in the film industry, prompted by the latest controversy...

June 25, 2020 3:38 pm

Winona Ryder Urges Mel Gibson to ‘Accept Responsibility’ for His Behavior After He Denies Making Antisemitic ‘Oven Dodger’ Comment

Jewish American actress Winona Ryder fired back at actor Mel Gibson this week after "The Patriot" star denied making antisemitic and homophobic remarks toward Ryder...

June 25, 2020 9:35 am

Handler First Defends, Then Apologizes, for Sharing Farrakhan Video

JNS.org - Following days of backlash, comedian Chelsea Handler defended, but then apologized, on Monday for sharing on her Instagram page last week a video...

June 24, 2020 3:18 pm

Israeli Gold Medal Paralympian Urges Public to Wear Masks Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

An Israeli man who was paralyzed in a helicopter crash during the Second Lebanon War and later became an international wheelchair tennis star has launched...

June 24, 2020 2:18 pm

Real Estate Mogul Mohamed Hadid Shares Anti-Israel Quote Falsely Attributed to Albert Einstein

Los Angeles real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid on Wednesday shared on social media an anti-Israel quote falsely attributed to the late legendary Jewish physicist Albert...

June 23, 2020 1:12 pm

NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins Talks About His Love for ‘All Things Jewish’

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins talked about Judaism, the Torah and why he was a "huge fan of all things Jewish" while congratulating recent graduates...

June 21, 2020 9:17 pm

Actress Winona Ryder Recalls Being Overlooked for Movie Role Because She Looked ‘Too Jewish’

Jewish actress Winona Ryder revealed in an interview on Sunday that she was once overlooked for a movie role because she looked "too Jewish" for...

June 19, 2020 1:06 pm

Battling Illness, Journalist Forges Ahead With Musical Tribute to Jewish Moms

JNS.org - Sometimes, even the most adult person just wishes their mom could make it stop hurting. And the desire to honor his late mother has...

June 19, 2020 12:24 pm

Actress Helen Mirren to Host Free Online Concert by Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Academy Award-winning British actress Helen Mirren will host later this month a free online concert by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), organized as part of...

June 19, 2020 10:43 am

Jewish Owner of Fashion Brand Aims to Turn Store’s Vandalism Into Artwork

JNS.org - The Jewish founder and owner of a British fashion brand that sells modest attire is hoping to turn recent antisemitic vandalism to her...

June 18, 2020 4:18 pm

Israel Wishes Beatles Legend Paul McCartney a Happy 78th Birthday

Beatles legend Paul McCartney turned 78 on Thursday, and the State of Israel was among those sending well-wishes to the British rocker. “Happy Birthday and Mazal...

June 18, 2020 9:34 am

After Backlash, Handler Deletes Farrakhan Video Off Social Media Site

JNS.org - Following days of backlash against a controversial social media posting, comedian Chelsea Handler deleted a video that she had shared on her Instagram page...

June 17, 2020 3:16 pm

Late Bollywood Actor Sushant Singh Rajput Remembered as ‘True Friend of Israel’

A top Israeli diplomat took to Twitter on Tuesday to pay tribute to late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. "Sending my deepest condolences on the passing...

Opinion

The BBC’s False Promise of an Israeli Perspective

In part one of this post, we discussed an interview with the Palestinian Authority’s representative in the UK, Husam Zomlot,...

New IDF Recruits Prepare for Any Future Challenge

JNS.org - The Artillery Corps of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is responsible for delivering a large portion of the...

Parshat Pinchas and the Need for Strong Action

On Thursday morning, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declared in a landmark ruling that a huge tract...

Features

The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19

JNS.org - On a recent June night, 25 people, primarily young children, sat on their couches and watched as a...

World

Trump Commutes Longtime Adviser Roger Stone’s Prison Sentence

President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers investigating Russian...

Israel

Israelis Protest Against Government Response to Coronavirus

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated on Saturday in Tel Aviv, angered by what they say has been an inept government response to the economic hits they have taken during the coronavirus...

Middle East

Dubai Announces New Coronavirus Economic Support Worth Over $400 Million

Dubai has announced a new package worth 1.5 billion dirhams ($408 million) to help the economy cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the crown prince of the emirate,...

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