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Loeffler Book Offers Help in Answering New York Times Columnist

Michelle Goldberg’s New York Times column earlier this month headlined “Anti-Zionism Isn’t the Same as Anti-Semitism,” generated a number of strong responses. Here at The Algemeiner,...

December 24, 2018 11:36 am

Ireland’s Former Eurovision Winner Says Boycotting ‘Isn’t Always the Answer’ Ahead of Upcoming 2019 Contest in Israel

A past Eurovision winner who hails from Ireland recently denounced calls to boycott the singing competition next year that is set to be hosted by Israel, The Irish Sun reported. A number of Irish politicians, former Eurovision...

Former Miss Iraq Still Getting Death Threats, Including From Hamas, for Taking Picture With Miss Israel

Former Miss Iraq Sarah Idan is still being targeted with death threats a year after the controversy that erupted at the 2017 beauty pageant when she took a picture with her Israeli counterpart, Adar Gendelsman. Idan, who is Muslim and...

Conde Nast Traveler Names Israel One of Its ‘Most Incredible Travel Experiences’

The staff of Conde Nast Traveler included Israel as one of their 9 most memorable travel destinations in an article published on Wednesday. Beth Lusko -- head of revenue for Condé Nast Traveler -- reminisced about her trip to the Jewish state and...

December 19, 2018 3:09 pm

Actor Jerry Stiller Was Unsure if His ‘Seinfeld’ Character, Frank Costanza, Was Jewish

Jewish actor Jerry Stiller said he was unclear about the heritage of the famous character he...

December 18, 2018 4:33 pm

Natalie Portman Says She Accidentally Invited Meryl Streep to Her Jewish Holiday Celebrations for Last Three Years

Natalie Portman revealed on Thursday that for the last three years she had been accidentally...

December 17, 2018 12:00 pm

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year...

December 14, 2018 2:28 pm

Report: Israeli Supermodel Bar Refaeli to Co-Host Eurovision 2019 Song Contest in Tel Aviv

Supermodel Bar Refaeli, famed mentalist Lior Suchard and actor Erez Tal are slated to host...

December 12, 2018 3:34 pm

Israeli Tribute to Bob Marley Brings Together Diverse Group of Children, Including Gazans and Iraqis

A video featuring a diverse group of children, including Gazans and Iraqis, has been produced...

December 24, 2018 11:36 am

Loeffler Book Offers Help in Answering New York Times Columnist

Michelle Goldberg’s New York Times column earlier this month headlined “Anti-Zionism Isn’t the Same as Anti-Semitism,” generated a number of strong responses. Here at The Algemeiner, Benjamin...

December 23, 2018 2:07 pm

Ireland’s Former Eurovision Winner Says Boycotting ‘Isn’t Always the Answer’ Ahead of Upcoming 2019 Contest in Israel

A past Eurovision winner who hails from Ireland recently denounced calls to boycott the singing competition next year that is set to be hosted by Israel,...

December 21, 2018 2:19 pm

Former Miss Iraq Still Getting Death Threats, Including From Hamas, for Taking Picture With Miss Israel

Former Miss Iraq Sarah Idan is still being targeted with death threats a year after the controversy that erupted at the 2017 beauty pageant when she...

December 20, 2018 1:58 pm

Conde Nast Traveler Names Israel One of Its ‘Most Incredible Travel Experiences’

The staff of Conde Nast Traveler included Israel as one of their 9 most memorable travel destinations in an article published on Wednesday. Beth Lusko -- head of revenue...

December 19, 2018 3:09 pm

Actor Jerry Stiller Was Unsure if His ‘Seinfeld’ Character, Frank Costanza, Was Jewish

Jewish actor Jerry Stiller said he was unclear about the heritage of the famous character he played on this hit sitcom "Seinfeld,"  according to the New...

December 18, 2018 4:33 pm

Natalie Portman Says She Accidentally Invited Meryl Streep to Her Jewish Holiday Celebrations for Last Three Years

Natalie Portman revealed on Thursday that for the last three years she had been accidentally inviting fellow actress Meryl Streep to celebrate the Jewish holidays...

December 17, 2018 12:00 pm

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand theft auto and fraud, former...

December 14, 2018 2:28 pm

Report: Israeli Supermodel Bar Refaeli to Co-Host Eurovision 2019 Song Contest in Tel Aviv

Supermodel Bar Refaeli, famed mentalist Lior Suchard and actor Erez Tal are slated to host the 2019 Eurovision singing competition that will take place in...

December 12, 2018 3:34 pm

Israeli Tribute to Bob Marley Brings Together Diverse Group of Children, Including Gazans and Iraqis

A video featuring a diverse group of children, including Gazans and Iraqis, has been produced ahead of Israel's upcoming One Love festival, which celebrates the...

December 10, 2018 2:01 pm

Google Doodle Honors Birthday of Nobel Prize-Winning Jewish Poet Who Fled Nazi Germany

Monday's Google Doodle honored what would have been the 127th birthday of a Jewish poet who fled Nazi Germany and wrote about her experiences after World...

December 9, 2018 11:53 am

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that will star Richard Gere, Variety reported on Thursday. The drama “Nevelot" revolves around two...

December 5, 2018 1:09 pm

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel who protested on Tuesday against domestic violence. The "Wonder Woman" star posted a photo on Instagram that...

December 4, 2018 4:23 pm

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children talking about Hanukkah and revealed that they know very little about the Jewish holiday,...

December 3, 2018 10:53 am

The Man Who Walked Every Street of New York City

If a New Yorker tells you to go take a walk, usually you’ve done something wrong. But not Matt Green. The Virginia native, who has...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Women’s March Participants Colluded With Antisemitism

This article first appeared in Gatestone. Those women and men who marched in the...

How Progressives Are Destroying the Jewish ‘Big Tent’

What the Jewish world needs most these days is inclusion. Yet the only sensible course of action open to Jewish...

Irish Lawmakers May Punish US Tech Firms For Israel Involvement

The lower house of Ireland’s parliament may vote as soon as this week on a bill that would make it...

Features

A Jewish, Cancer-Surviving Comedian Is Up for an Adult-Themed Award

When Eitan Levine went to see the hit show Hamilton, he never imagined...

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

World

Austrian Chancellor Tells Malaysian Premier: Antisemitism Is ‘Unacceptabl...

JNS.org - During a 40-minute meeting in Vienna on Monday, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz told Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad that...

Israel

Israeli Border Police Video Shows Operation in Which Barkan Terrorist Was K...

A video has been published by the Israeli Border Police showing the operation in the West Bank last month in...

Middle East

Syria’s Ambassador Warns of Bombing Ben-Gurion Airport if Israeli Airstri...

JNS.org - Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Tuesday that if Israel does not stop attacking military sites in...

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