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February 6, 2019 11:53 am
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Israeli Band Shalva Pulls Out of Eurovision Running Due to Shabbat Observance

The Shalva Band has removed itself from the race to represent Israel in this year's Eurovision competition because some of its members observed Shabbat and would not...

February 4, 2019 3:32 pm
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Israeli Culture Minister Calls on Eurovision Producers to Accommodate Shalva Band’s Shabbat Observance

Israeli Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev asked the producers of Eurovision on Monday to accommodate the Shalva Band and its observance of Shabbat if...

February 3, 2019 11:23 am
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Shalva Band Advances to ‘Rising Star’ Finals, Amid Looming Shabbat Controversy

The Shalva Band, an Israeli ensemble made up of eight musicians with disabilities, on Saturday night became the first group to advance to the final...

Culture

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...

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...

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

"Today" show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie recently took a helicopter tour...

Features

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...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

Exhibition at Dutch National Holocaust Museum Leaves Out Auschwitz Pictures

JNS.org - Holland’s national Holocaust museum excluded four pictures taken at Auschwitz from a current exhibition. The Jewish Cultural Quarter of Amsterdam, which consists of the National Holocaust Museum, dismissed criticism that the...

Israel

Israel to Posthumously Honor Jewish Indian General

JNS.org - Israel will posthumously honor Jewish Indian Gen. Jack Jacob on April 30 with a plaque at the Ammunition Hill memorial site, reported Indian media on Sunday. Jacob, who died of...

Middle East

Former Turkish PM Davutoglu Sharply Criticizes Erdogan’s AK Party

A former prime minister and close ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan strongly criticized the ruling AK Party on Monday, blaming policy changes and an alliance with nationalists for its...

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