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Rapper Azealia Banks Gets Engaged to Jewish Artist With Ring Featuring Menorah

American rapper Azealia Banks is engaged to Jewish conceptual artist Ryder Ripps, who proposed with a Jewish-inspired family heirloom, the singer announced early Monday...

February 22, 2021 2:48 pm

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Zach Banner Urges NFL to Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism, Speaks Out on ‘Lack of Understanding’

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner is encouraging the National Football League and all its teams to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. "The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Working Definition of...

London’s Chelsea FC Soccer Club Launches ‘Say No to Antisemitism’ Website

Famed British soccer team Chelsea FC announced on Monday the launch of its "Say No to Antisemitism" website that will feature all the club’s updates, events and resources related to its antisemitism campaign. The new website...

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Makes TIME Magazine’s List of 100 Most Influential People

JNS.org - Israeli actress Shira Haas, star of the Netflix drama “Unorthodox,” has been listed by TIME as one of 100 emerging leaders of 2021 who are shaping the future of entertainment, health, politics and business,...

February 17, 2021 3:30 pm

Sarah Silverman: Jared Kushner Could Act as Nazi in a Movie

Jewish actress and comedian Sarah Silverman said that if a film was looking to cast...

February 16, 2021 12:34 pm

British Actor and Writer Stephen Fry Decries World ‘Increasingly Full of Antisemitic Words and Actions’

Stephen Fry. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.Famed British actor, writer and comedian Stephen Fry addressed the...

February 16, 2021 9:57 am

Exiled Iranian Judoka Arrives in Israel to Compete in Tel Aviv Grand Slam

JNS.org - Saeid Mollaei, the Iranian judo champion who sought refuge in Germany, after being...

February 15, 2021 1:12 pm

Actress Rashida Jones on Black-Jewish Heritage: ‘It’s Something I Do Not Take for Granted’

Actress Rashida Jones is thankful for her dual Black and Jewish heritage and feels a...

February 15, 2021 10:42 am

Israeli Film Shortlisted for Oscar in Best Live-Action Short Category

i24News - The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences picked last week an Israeli short...

February 22, 2021 2:48 pm

Rapper Azealia Banks Gets Engaged to Jewish Artist With Ring Featuring Menorah

American rapper Azealia Banks is engaged to Jewish conceptual artist Ryder Ripps, who proposed with a Jewish-inspired family heirloom, the singer announced early Monday morning. Ripps,...

February 18, 2021 4:44 pm

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Zach Banner Urges NFL to Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism, Speaks Out on ‘Lack of Understanding’

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner is encouraging the National Football League and all its teams to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working...

February 18, 2021 12:55 pm

London’s Chelsea FC Soccer Club Launches ‘Say No to Antisemitism’ Website

Famed British soccer team Chelsea FC announced on Monday the launch of its "Say No to Antisemitism" website that will feature all the club’s updates,...

February 18, 2021 10:05 am

‘Unorthodox’ Star Shira Haas Makes TIME Magazine’s List of 100 Most Influential People

JNS.org - Israeli actress Shira Haas, star of the Netflix drama “Unorthodox,” has been listed by TIME as one of 100 emerging leaders of 2021 who...

February 17, 2021 3:30 pm

Sarah Silverman: Jared Kushner Could Act as Nazi in a Movie

Jewish actress and comedian Sarah Silverman said that if a film was looking to cast someone to play a Nazi, former White House senior adviser...

February 16, 2021 12:34 pm

British Actor and Writer Stephen Fry Decries World ‘Increasingly Full of Antisemitic Words and Actions’

Stephen Fry. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.Famed British actor, writer and comedian Stephen Fry addressed the alarming and sad reality of antisemitism against Jews worldwide in...

February 16, 2021 9:57 am

Exiled Iranian Judoka Arrives in Israel to Compete in Tel Aviv Grand Slam

JNS.org - Saeid Mollaei, the Iranian judo champion who sought refuge in Germany, after being ordered to throw a match at the 2019 World Judo...

February 15, 2021 1:12 pm

Actress Rashida Jones on Black-Jewish Heritage: ‘It’s Something I Do Not Take for Granted’

Actress Rashida Jones is thankful for her dual Black and Jewish heritage and feels a responsibility to make her parents proud because of it, she...

February 15, 2021 10:42 am

Israeli Film Shortlisted for Oscar in Best Live-Action Short Category

i24News - The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences picked last week an Israeli short film for a shortlist in the Best Live-Action Short category...

February 14, 2021 12:05 pm

Israeli Musician Finds Innovative Way to Cope With Coronavirus Crisis

i24News - The economic downside of the coronavirus pandemic has seen industries of tourism, restaurants, social events and retail stores, among others, suffer grave consequences. And yet...

February 14, 2021 11:21 am

‘Harry Potter’ Star Narrates New Holocaust Documentary for British Students

JNS.org - A new Holocaust documentary narrated by British actor and “Harry Potter” star Jason Isaacs debuted this week for students in the United Kingdom. Holocaust...

February 14, 2021 11:09 am

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Zach Banner to Lead Panel With Athletes About Antisemitism

JNS.org - Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner will host a virtual discussion on Feb. 17 about combating antisemitism and racial injustice, in addition to...

February 12, 2021 1:34 pm

Bon Appetit Magazine Edits Hamantaschen Article to ‘Better Convey’ Purim Holiday and Jewish Culture

As part of its "Archive Repair Project," Bon Appetit magazine on Wednesday changed the headline and content of a 2015 article about the Purim cookie...

February 12, 2021 10:12 am

Steven Spielberg Chosen as 2021 Genesis Prize Honoree

JNS.org - Steven Spielberg was awarded the 2021 Genesis Prize, an annual $1 million award that honors individuals for their professional achievement, contribution to humanity...

Opinion

Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism at Syracuse University

Three years ago this past February, I came across a poster taped on the wall of my freshman dormitory at...

Mohammad Shtayyeh, BDS, and the Antisemitic Circle of the ICC

The modern story of international criminal justice involves the boycotting of Jews. On April 1, 1933, the Nazi leadership in Germany...

‘Saturday Night Live’ Exhibits Zionophobia

JNS.org - By now, most people have heard that Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” news anchor/comedian Michael Che told a...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Israel

Report: India Believes Iranian Quds Force Behind Bomb at Israeli Embassy in...

India’s counterterrorism agencies have concluded that a bomb which exploded outside the Israeli embassy in Delhi last month was the...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Deadlock Fuels Seventh Day of Street Protests

Lebanon's president asked security forces to prevent roadblocks after protesters shut main roads across the country for a seventh straight day on Monday in anger at more than a year...

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