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Gene Simmons Among 100 Artists Supporting Eurovision Contest Against Israeli Boycott

JNS.org - More than 100 artists, including KISS frontman Gene Simmons and television reality star Sharon Osbourne, have signed a statement against calls for boycotting the Eurovision...

May 1, 2019 9:50 am

LGBTQ Performers to Boycott Eurovision With Alternative Online Musical Broadcast

JNS.org - A number of music and drag performers who identify as LGBTQ will skip this year’s Eurovision song contest in Israel and instead be part of an alternative online broadcast, exemplifying and in support of...

Legendary Jewish Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick’s Legacy Remembered

From costumes worn in “A Clockwork Orange” to props seen in “Full Metal Jacket,” an exhibition dedicated to legendary Jewish filmmaker Stanley Kubrick opens in London this week 20 years after his death. Films, posters, pictures,...

Actress Patricia Arquette Schools ‘Ignorant’ Twitter User About Female Abuse, Discrimination

Actress Patricia Arquette engaged in a heated conversation with a Twitter user about women being abused and discriminated against in countries around the world. The exchange began in response to a Twitter post highlighting a video by The Economist that explained how...

April 23, 2019 4:12 pm

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures...

April 23, 2019 9:28 am

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter condemning attempts...

April 19, 2019 9:18 am

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of...

April 18, 2019 11:36 am

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have...

April 17, 2019 10:38 am

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour around Israel to see some of...

May 1, 2019 9:50 am

Gene Simmons Among 100 Artists Supporting Eurovision Contest Against Israeli Boycott

JNS.org - More than 100 artists, including KISS frontman Gene Simmons and television reality star Sharon Osbourne, have signed a statement against calls for boycotting the Eurovision song...

April 29, 2019 9:47 am

LGBTQ Performers to Boycott Eurovision With Alternative Online Musical Broadcast

JNS.org - A number of music and drag performers who identify as LGBTQ will skip this year’s Eurovision song contest in Israel and instead be part...

April 27, 2019 2:00 pm

Legendary Jewish Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick’s Legacy Remembered

From costumes worn in “A Clockwork Orange” to props seen in “Full Metal Jacket,” an exhibition dedicated to legendary Jewish filmmaker Stanley Kubrick opens in...

April 25, 2019 1:34 pm

Actress Patricia Arquette Schools ‘Ignorant’ Twitter User About Female Abuse, Discrimination

Actress Patricia Arquette engaged in a heated conversation with a Twitter user about women being abused and discriminated against in countries around the world. The exchange began in response to...

April 23, 2019 4:12 pm

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and preparations for the Jewish holiday,...

April 23, 2019 9:28 am

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter condemning attempts by BDS groups and Irish LGBTQ activists to pressure the...

April 19, 2019 9:18 am

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California starting on Friday night, which...

April 18, 2019 11:36 am

Jewish Professor and Poet Discusses His New Book of Poetry

Baruch November is a professor of English at Touro College in Manhattan. His poems have appeared in The Forward, The Jewish Journal, Paterson Literary Review and...

April 17, 2019 10:38 am

‘Today’ Show Anchor Savannah Guthrie Takes Helicopter Tour of ‘Magical’ Israel

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour around Israel to see some of the country's most sacred sites. During the helicopter ride, Guthrie saw...

April 15, 2019 1:24 pm

Locals at Bar in Northern Ireland Tell Israeli Writer, ‘Hitler Didn’t Kill Enough F–king Jews’

An Israeli writer who filmed an antisemitic tirade at a local bar in Northern Ireland last year said recently that he had never before witnessed so much Jew-hatred as...

April 11, 2019 5:31 pm

Israel’s Olympic Judo Team Members Say Their ‘Fighting Spirit’ Will Never Be Sidelined by Anti-Israel Snubs

Members of Israel’s Olympic judo team on Monday expressed their dedication to representing their country in the world of sports, despite facing anti-Israel sentiment at...

April 10, 2019 9:35 am

Comedian Will Head to Israel Armed With Passover Punch-Lines

Is it permissible to make jokes during the Passover seder? “Of course,” says comedian Eli Lebowicz. "It’s the only way to get people to stay awake.” The...

April 9, 2019 9:07 am

Madonna to Perform at Eurovision Finals in Tel Aviv

JNS.org - The Michigan-born music icon Madonna will perform two songs, including one from her upcoming album, at the Eurovision Song Contest grand finale in Tel...

April 7, 2019 8:48 pm

New York Woman Calls for Instagram Action After Travel Page Tells Her it Won’t Feature Jews

A Jewish woman in New York wants photo-sharing giant Instagram to remove an account that refused to collaborate with her because of her Jewish heritage, she...

Opinion

Fighting Urban Guerrilla Warfare in France

France is contending with serious challenges that call for a national stocktaking. The traumatic incident of the fire at the Notre...

Jewish Diversity Is Cherished, But American Jews and Israelis Must Respect Each Other

Every year around the time of Israel's Independence Day, the Pew Research Center...

Remembering Herman Wouk — and His Zionism

Herman Wouk, the famed novelist who first became a household name for his 1951 Pulitzer Prize winning The Caine Mutiny, died last week nearly 70...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

UCLA Student Gov’t Passes Resolution Defending SJP From Antisemitism ...

Student government representatives at the University of California, Los Angeles, passed a resolution on Tuesday rejecting "misinformation" against the Students...

Israel

Wildfires Break Out as Israel Suffers Massive Heat Wave

A series of wildfires have broken out in central Israel as the country suffers from a major heat wave. The hot, dry weather has created perfect conditions for wildfires, and firefighting...

Middle East

Revolutionary Guards Commander: Iran-US Tension Is a ‘Clash of Wills&...

The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills," a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary...

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