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Israeli Fans Mob, Dance With Basketball Player Amar’e Stoudemire at First Jerusalem Team Practice (VIDEO)

Israeli basketball fans mobbed Hapoel Jerusalem's newest player, American pro Amar’e Stoudemire, dancing around with him during a practice open to the public. On Friday, the team posted a...

August 28, 2016 12:54 pm

Scottish Soccer Club Manager Hails ‘Fantastic’ Jewish-State Visit After Victory Over Israeli Team (VIDEO)

The manager of Scotland’s Celtic soccer club lauded Israel, after his team won a match against the Jewish state's Hapoel Be’er Sheva on Tuesday night. Brendan Rodgers said at a post-match press conference: On behalf of the players, the people of Celtic and Scotland,...

Israel’s First NASCAR Driver Revved Up to Win

JNS.org - As a young boy growing up in Ashdod, Israel, Alon Day got his first go-kart at age 9. By 15, he was racing them. Less than a decade later, Day has become the first Israeli...

Scottish Soccer Team Will Fly to Israel on Private Jet Used by Madonna

Scotland's Celtic soccer club will fly to Israel with the same private jet Madonna used while on tour, The Scotsman reported on Monday. According to the report, the team is heading for the Jewish state to compete against Israel's Hapoel...

August 15, 2016 1:49 pm

Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Reveals She Can Read, Speak Hebrew

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas knows how to read and speak "a little" Hebrew, she revealed...

August 8, 2016 9:36 am

Israel’s First Female Olympic Wrestler Seeks to Make Family, Nation Proud in Rio

JNS.org - At 5 feet 7 inches tall, and weighing around 150 pounds, 26-year-old optimistic and...

August 3, 2016 12:39 pm

Kippah-Wearing Baseball Fan Catches Foul Ball Bare-Handed During Yankees-Mets Game in New York (VIDEO)

A Jewish baseball fan wearing a kippah caught a foul ball with his bare hands...

July 21, 2016 3:41 pm

Israeli Trailblazer Dean Kremer Brings Jewish Values to Nascent Pro Baseball Career

JNS.org - Other than being part of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, Sandy Koufax and Dean...

July 20, 2016 3:19 pm

Kenyan Marathoner to Compete for Israel in Rio Olympics

JNS.org - Kenyan-born marathoner Lonah Chemtai is expected to compete for Israel at the Olympics Games...

August 28, 2016 12:54 pm

Israeli Fans Mob, Dance With Basketball Player Amar’e Stoudemire at First Jerusalem Team Practice (VIDEO)

Israeli basketball fans mobbed Hapoel Jerusalem's newest player, American pro Amar’e Stoudemire, dancing around with him during a practice open to the public. On Friday, the team posted a video...

August 25, 2016 12:54 pm

Scottish Soccer Club Manager Hails ‘Fantastic’ Jewish-State Visit After Victory Over Israeli Team (VIDEO)

The manager of Scotland’s Celtic soccer club lauded Israel, after his team won a match against the Jewish state's Hapoel Be’er Sheva on Tuesday night. Brendan Rodgers said at a post-match press conference: On...

August 25, 2016 5:03 am

Israel’s First NASCAR Driver Revved Up to Win

JNS.org - As a young boy growing up in Ashdod, Israel, Alon Day got his first go-kart at age 9. By 15, he was racing them. Less...

August 22, 2016 3:36 pm

Scottish Soccer Team Will Fly to Israel on Private Jet Used by Madonna

Scotland's Celtic soccer club will fly to Israel with the same private jet Madonna used while on tour, The Scotsman reported on Monday. According to the report, the team...

August 15, 2016 1:49 pm

Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Reveals She Can Read, Speak Hebrew

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas knows how to read and speak "a little" Hebrew, she revealed in the Aug. 15 issue of Us Weekly. The 20-year-old gymnast, who...

August 8, 2016 9:36 am

Israel’s First Female Olympic Wrestler Seeks to Make Family, Nation Proud in Rio

JNS.org - At 5 feet 7 inches tall, and weighing around 150 pounds, 26-year-old optimistic and powerful blonde Ilana Kratysh will become the first-ever Israeli woman...

August 3, 2016 12:39 pm

Kippah-Wearing Baseball Fan Catches Foul Ball Bare-Handed During Yankees-Mets Game in New York (VIDEO)

A Jewish baseball fan wearing a kippah caught a foul ball with his bare hands during the first inning of the Yankees vs. Mets game...

July 21, 2016 3:41 pm

Israeli Trailblazer Dean Kremer Brings Jewish Values to Nascent Pro Baseball Career

JNS.org - Other than being part of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, Sandy Koufax and Dean Kremer have something else in common: a respect for Jewish...

July 20, 2016 3:19 pm

Kenyan Marathoner to Compete for Israel in Rio Olympics

JNS.org - Kenyan-born marathoner Lonah Chemtai is expected to compete for Israel at the Olympics Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil next month after gaining a...

July 14, 2016 7:38 am

Granddaughter of Holocaust Survivors Honored to Represent Israel at 2016 Olympic Games

Pro golfer Laetitia Beck said she is honored to have been selected to represent Israel at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil largely because of her grandparents,...

July 10, 2016 5:38 am

Ahead of 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Israeli Athletes Express Expectations, Pride

Israeli athletes talked this week about their preparations and expectations ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. "The closer to the competition, the more confident I become," American-Israeli sprinter...

June 28, 2016 11:25 am

Two Decades Before Cleveland’s First NBA Title, LeBron James Walked Onto a JCC Court

JNS.org - The seed for the city of Cleveland’s first professional championship in a major sport in 52 years may have been planted at the Shaw...

June 23, 2016 6:26 pm

Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas to Wear Leotard With Hebrew Letters in National Competition

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas will wear a leotard bearing Hebrew lettering when she competes at the P&G Gymnastics Championships over the weekend. Douglas' Swarovski-outlined outfit will...

June 23, 2016 6:19 pm

British World Heavyweight Champion Should Be Banned From Boxing for Sounding Like Hitler, Says Ukrainian Competitor

Britain's world heavyweight champion, Taylor Fury, should be banned from boxing for making Nazi-like comments, a former world champion from the Ukraine said on Thursday, ahead of...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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