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Alicia Silverstone nixes bris for her son

Alicia Silverstone nixes bris for her son

“If little boys were supposed to have their penises ‘fixed,’ did that mean we were saying that God made the body imperfect?” That was the explanation actress Alicia Silverstone offered… Read more »

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized by liberal supporters

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized by liberal supporters

(JNS.org) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s January appearance before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has garnered harsh behind-the-scenes criticism from his liberal Jewish supporters, newly revealed… Read more »

Ehud Olmert sentenced to 6 years

Ehud Olmert sentenced to 6 years

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in prison and fined 1 million shekel (approx. $290,000) on Tuesday, May 13 for his conviction on two counts… Read more »

Obama receives award from Spielberg’s foundation

Obama receives award from Spielberg’s foundation

(JNS.org) Famed filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s Holocaust history foundation, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, on Wednesday, May 7 presented President Barack Obama with the Ambassador for… Read more »

Pro-Palestinian diplomat to replace Richard Falk

Pro-Palestinian diplomat to replace Richard Falk

(JNS.org) The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) appointed pro-Palestinian Indonesian diplomat Makarim Wibisono to a new six-year term as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on “the situation of human… Read more »

Israeli teens win global physics competition (again)

Israeli teens win global physics competition (again)

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Youngsters from the Ilan Ramon Youth Physics Center in Beersheba, Israel notched an achievement on a global scale Wednesday by winning yet another prize in the… Read more »

Israeli anti-terrorism experts to aid search for Nigerian girls

Israeli anti-terrorism experts to aid search for Nigerian girls

(JNS.org) Israel is sending anti-terrorism experts to Nigeria to assist with the search for 276 Nigerian girls who were kidnapped last month by the Boko Haram terrorist group. In a… Read more »

Odessa Jews make plans to evacuate if violence worsens

Odessa Jews make plans to evacuate if violence worsens

(JNS.org) Odessa Jewish community leaders said Sunday, May 4 that Jews in the Western Ukrainian city are preparing to evacuate if violence there worsens. Over the past few days in… Read more »

Anti-Semitic graffiti leads to arrest of former NY police officer

Anti-Semitic graffiti leads to arrest of former NY police officer

(JNS.org) A former New York Police Department (NYPD) police officer who left the force in 2007 was arrested for the spray-painting of anti-Semitic graffiti in Borough Park, a largely Orthodox… Read more »

Roger Waters to Rolling Stones: Don’t perform in Israel

Roger Waters to Rolling Stones: Don’t perform in Israel

(JNS.org) Pink Floyd frontman and anti-Israel activist Roger Waters, continuing his campaign to encourage artists to boycott Israel, urged the Rolling Stones to cancel a planned performance in Tel Aviv… Read more »

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