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TV Host Andy Cohen Kisses Star of David Tiffany Haddish Got From Barbara Streisand as Bat Mitzvah Gift

The host of Bravo TV's “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” kissed comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish's Star of David necklace when she...

January 10, 2020 1:24 pm

Photo Exhibit at Ben-Gurion Airport Brings Jewish State’s (and Agency’s) Story to Life

JNS.org - A photo exhibit titled “One to Ninety” opened at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Monday, depicting the story of the Jewish Agency for Israel as it celebrates its 90th anniversary. It will be up...

Golden Globes 2020: Tarantino Speaks Hebrew, Haddish Wears Star of David, Among Other Jewish Moments

Several Jewish moments took place at the 77th annual Golden Globes in Los Angeles on Sunday night. The event begin with Hollywood stars arriving on the red carpet, where comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish was seen...

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Named 1 of 5 Breakout Stars of Decade by Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter named Gal Gadot one of its five breakout stars of the 2010s. The Israeli actress and "Wonder Woman" star shared the news on Instagram on Monday, and said she learned about the recognition...

December 31, 2019 11:16 am

Premier Episode of Season 3 of Israeli Drama ‘Fauda’ Gets 1 Million Views in 48 hours

The opening episode of the third season of the Israeli drama "Fauda" got around one...

December 30, 2019 5:12 pm

Muslim NBA Player Enes Kanter Expresses Support for Jewish Community After Monsey Stabbing Attack

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter posted on Sunday morning a Twitter message that expressed support...

December 27, 2019 1:58 pm

Tiffany Haddish Thanks ‘Jewish Sisters, Brothers’ for Teaching Her How to Light Hanukkah Menorah

Tiffany Haddish took to Instagram on Thursday to thank her followers for teaching her the...

December 25, 2019 3:34 pm

Guinness Certifies Dreidel Made by New York Jewelers as World’s Most Valuable

New York City jewelers have created the world's most valuable dreidel, valued at $70,000, according...

December 24, 2019 3:12 pm

UK Soccer Pundit Apologizes for Saying Player Had ‘a Holocaust of a Game’

A British media pundit and former Arsenal winger has apologized for saying during a live...

January 10, 2020 1:24 pm

TV Host Andy Cohen Kisses Star of David Tiffany Haddish Got From Barbara Streisand as Bat Mitzvah Gift

The host of Bravo TV's “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” kissed comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish's Star of David necklace when she was...

January 9, 2020 10:44 am

Photo Exhibit at Ben-Gurion Airport Brings Jewish State’s (and Agency’s) Story to Life

JNS.org - A photo exhibit titled “One to Ninety” opened at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Monday, depicting the story of the Jewish Agency for Israel...

January 6, 2020 5:14 pm

Golden Globes 2020: Tarantino Speaks Hebrew, Haddish Wears Star of David, Among Other Jewish Moments

Several Jewish moments took place at the 77th annual Golden Globes in Los Angeles on Sunday night. The event begin with Hollywood stars arriving on the...

December 31, 2019 4:54 pm

Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Named 1 of 5 Breakout Stars of Decade by Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter named Gal Gadot one of its five breakout stars of the 2010s. The Israeli actress and "Wonder Woman" star shared the news on...

December 31, 2019 11:16 am

Premier Episode of Season 3 of Israeli Drama ‘Fauda’ Gets 1 Million Views in 48 hours

The opening episode of the third season of the Israeli drama "Fauda" got around one million views over the weekend, in its first 48 hours...

December 30, 2019 5:12 pm

Muslim NBA Player Enes Kanter Expresses Support for Jewish Community After Monsey Stabbing Attack

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter posted on Sunday morning a Twitter message that expressed support for the Jewish community following the antisemitic stabbing attack in...

December 27, 2019 1:58 pm

Tiffany Haddish Thanks ‘Jewish Sisters, Brothers’ for Teaching Her How to Light Hanukkah Menorah

Tiffany Haddish took to Instagram on Thursday to thank her followers for teaching her the correct way to light a Hanukkah menorah. Earlier in the day,...

December 25, 2019 3:34 pm

Guinness Certifies Dreidel Made by New York Jewelers as World’s Most Valuable

New York City jewelers have created the world's most valuable dreidel, valued at $70,000, according to Guinness World Records. It took Estate Diamond Jewelry almost four...

December 24, 2019 3:12 pm

UK Soccer Pundit Apologizes for Saying Player Had ‘a Holocaust of a Game’

A British media pundit and former Arsenal winger has apologized for saying during a live radio show that a soccer player was having “a Holocaust...

December 24, 2019 10:49 am

‘New York Times’ Ranks Israeli Series ‘Prisoners of War’ Top Show of Decade

JNS.org - The Israeli television show “Prisoners of War,” known as “Hatufim” in Hebrew, was ranked No. 1 on The New York Times list of the 30 best international...

December 22, 2019 9:54 pm

James Corden and Celebrity Friends Form Boyband ‘Boys II Menorah,’ Drop Hanukkah Song

"The Late Late Show" host James Corden debuted a music video on Thursday night for a Hanukkah song he made with his celebrity friends, actors...

December 20, 2019 2:06 pm

Idina Menzel Releases Holiday Album With Two Hanukkah Songs

A new holiday album by Jewish singer and actress Idina Menzel includes two Hanukkah songs, one of which she performed last week at New York's...

December 19, 2019 11:42 am

Israeli Auction House to Sell Chagall Painting in Israel, a First in More Than 20 Years

JNS.org - Israel’s largest auction house, the Tiroche Auction House, will put “Jacob’s Ladder”—a painting by the world-renowned Jewish artist Marc Chagall—up for sale on...

December 18, 2019 1:04 pm

On 25th Anniversary of Legendary ‘Hanukkah Song,’ Adam Sandler Invites Others to Write New Version

It's been 25 years since actor Adam Sandler released “The Hanukkah Song" and on Monday, during an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” he invited...

Opinion

Parshat Vaera: The Weighing of the Heart

In this week’s parsha, before even the first plague has struck Egypt, God tells Moses: “I will harden Pharaoh’s heart...

The Leviathan Natural Gas Field Could Be a Game-Changer for Israel-EU Relations

Leviathan, the largest natural gas field ever discovered, is located in the Mediterranean...

Israel Will Sorely Miss Sultan Qaboos of Oman

Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman sadly passed away on January 10, 2020. He was 79, childless, and...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Norway Finance Minister Quits Over ISIS Woman’s Return From Syria

Norwegian Finance Minister Siv Jensen and her right-wing Progress Party will resign from the government over a cabinet decision to help bring a woman suspected of Islamic State affiliation back...

Israel

Top Netanyahu Rival Gantz Expresses Support for Annexation of Jordan Valley...

The head of Israel's centrist Blue and White party, Benny Gantz, expressed support on Tuesday for annexing the Jordan Valley,...

Middle East

Iran Seeks Help Reading Downed Plane’s Black Boxes in New Standoff

Iran said it had asked the US and French authorities for equipment to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian airliner, potentially angering countries which want the recorders...

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