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‘Saturday Night Passover Seder’ With Celebrities Raises Over $2.35 Million for CDC

A slew of celebrities gathered for a livestream Passover Seder on Saturday night that helped raise $2.35 million and counting for the Centers for...

April 13, 2020 2:54 pm

Remembering a Member of ‘Jewish Royalty’

In need of a break from the grim coronavirus news? Here’s what I did, and I recommend it: Get a copy of, and read, Touched With Fire: Morris B. Abram and the Battle Against Racial...

Cindy Crawford Prepares ‘Shiksa Brisket’ From Recipe Passed Down by Jewish Husband’s Grandmother

Supermodel Cindy Crawford prepared on Tuesday for the Passover holiday by making a dish passed down from her husband's grandmother. The 54-year-old, whose husband Rande Gerber is Jewish, shared on Instagram a photo of herself at...

Hungarian Jewish ‘Son of Saul’ Actor Volunteers as Ambulance Assistant in New York During Coronavirus Crisis

Hungarian Jewish actor and poet Géza Röhrig -- best known for his lead role in the Academy Award-winning 2015 film "Son of Saul" -- is volunteering in New York as an ambulance assistant, he revealed...

April 2, 2020 12:28 pm

Jewish Singer-Songwriter Adam Schlesinger Dies From Coronavirus Complications

Adam Schlesinger, a singer-songwriter for the pop bands Fountains of Wayne and Ivy, died on...

March 31, 2020 4:02 pm

Mexican-Jewish Dance Group Showcases New Choreography Planned for Cancelled Festival

The Mexican-Jewish folk ensemble Anajnu Veatem shared on YouTube over the weekend new choreography it...

March 30, 2020 2:56 pm

Jerusalem Orchestra Members Perform Virtual Concert From Homes in Israel, New York

The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West did a virtual performance last week to help lift...

March 26, 2020 12:14 pm

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Flaunts His Hebrew on Twitter

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," showed off his...

March 24, 2020 9:31 am

400,000 People Worldwide Tune in for Livestreamed Concert by Idan Raichel

JNS.org - More than 400,000 people from around the world tuned in to watch renowned...

April 13, 2020 2:54 pm

‘Saturday Night Passover Seder’ With Celebrities Raises Over $2.35 Million for CDC

A slew of celebrities gathered for a livestream Passover Seder on Saturday night that helped raise $2.35 million and counting for the Centers for Disease...

April 12, 2020 7:11 am

Remembering a Member of ‘Jewish Royalty’

In need of a break from the grim coronavirus news? Here’s what I did, and I recommend it: Get a copy of, and read, Touched...

April 8, 2020 1:04 pm

Cindy Crawford Prepares ‘Shiksa Brisket’ From Recipe Passed Down by Jewish Husband’s Grandmother

Supermodel Cindy Crawford prepared on Tuesday for the Passover holiday by making a dish passed down from her husband's grandmother. The 54-year-old, whose husband Rande Gerber...

April 7, 2020 4:12 pm

Hungarian Jewish ‘Son of Saul’ Actor Volunteers as Ambulance Assistant in New York During Coronavirus Crisis

Hungarian Jewish actor and poet Géza Röhrig -- best known for his lead role in the Academy Award-winning 2015 film "Son of Saul" -- is...

April 2, 2020 12:28 pm

Jewish Singer-Songwriter Adam Schlesinger Dies From Coronavirus Complications

Adam Schlesinger, a singer-songwriter for the pop bands Fountains of Wayne and Ivy, died on Wednesday in Poughkeepsie, New York, as a result of coronavirus...

March 31, 2020 4:02 pm

Mexican-Jewish Dance Group Showcases New Choreography Planned for Cancelled Festival

The Mexican-Jewish folk ensemble Anajnu Veatem shared on YouTube over the weekend new choreography it was scheduled to premiere this month at the 47th Festival...

March 30, 2020 2:56 pm

Jerusalem Orchestra Members Perform Virtual Concert From Homes in Israel, New York

The Jerusalem Orchestra East & West did a virtual performance last week to help lift spirits amid the coronavirus pandemic. Tom Cohen, the orchestra's artistic director...

March 26, 2020 12:14 pm

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Flaunts His Hebrew on Twitter

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," showed off his Hebrew skills during a Twitter conversation with Israeli journalists on...

March 24, 2020 9:31 am

400,000 People Worldwide Tune in for Livestreamed Concert by Idan Raichel

JNS.org - More than 400,000 people from around the world tuned in to watch renowned Israeli musician Idan Raichel’s livestreamed concert from his Tel Aviv living...

March 23, 2020 8:12 am

Netflix to Reduce Traffic in Israel by 25 Percent to Help ISPs

Netflix said on Monday it would reduce network traffic in Israel over the next month following a government request to ease data congestion from people...

March 22, 2020 7:16 pm

Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Jewish Actress Emmy Rossum Shares Plans to Focus on Shabbat

Jewish actress Emmy Rossum told her Twitter followers on Friday about her plans to take Shabbat seriously this weekend, seemingly in light of the coronavirus...

March 22, 2020 9:50 am

Netflix Announces Release Date for ‘Fauda’ Season 3

JNS.org - Season 3 of the Israeli series “Fauda” will begin streaming on Netflix on April 16. It will be available in April everywhere except France and...

March 19, 2020 12:06 pm

Gal Gadot and Celebrity Friends Cover John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ in Coronavirus Video

Israeli actress Gal Gadot made an effort on Wednesday to cheer up those quarantined because of the coronavirus pandemic by enlisting her celebrity friends to...

March 19, 2020 9:40 am

Rosanna Arquette Alleges Israel Knew About Virus, Put ‘Lives at Risk for Profit’

JNS.org - Actress Rosanna Arquette alleged in a now-deleted tweet that Israel “has been working on a [coronavirus] vaccine for a year already” and has...

Opinion

Turkey’s Selective Amnesia With the Palestinians

The collective Turkish memory has clear perceptions of which nations are friends and which are foes. In Turkey, the average...

The Impact of the Proposed Palestinian State on US Interests

Western foreign policy and national security establishments -- government, media, and academia -- have been overwhelmingly preoccupied with assessments of...

Annexation Isn’t What Will Prevent Peace

JNS.org - You’ve no doubt seen the media reports of politicians and pundits “deeply concerned” about or outright condemning Israel’s...

Features

‘Your People Will Be My People’: A Shavuot Shout-Out to Ruth’s ‘Daughters’

JNS.org - “You shall love the convert, for you were strangers in the...

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was...

World

Amid US Racial Unrest, Black-Jewish Congressional Caucus Calls for ‘J...

Amid the ongoing nationwide unrest following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week, the Congressional Caucus on...

Israel

Syria Claims Israeli Jets Hit Military Base in Hama Province

Syria state media said Thursday that Israeli jets flying over Lebanon hit military targets in the northwestern province of Hama, causing only material damage, in Israel's latest escalation of raids in...

Middle East

Palestinian Journalist on George Floyd Death: Arab Society ‘Must Also...

As the world reacts to the unrest that has followed the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who was...

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