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Congress urged to deny funds to biased Middle East Studies programs

Congress urged to deny funds to biased Middle East Studies programs

(JNS.org) – Several leading Jewish, educational and civil rights groups have issued a joint statement to the US Congress asking it to deny funds to Middle East...

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Israel names new tourism commissioner for North America

Israel names new tourism commissioner for North America

Uri Steinberg is Israel’s new tourism commissioner for North America. Before the move to New York, Steinberg oversaw the tourism ministry’s North American marketing...

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Gwyneth Paltrow converting to Judaism?

Gwyneth Paltrow converting to Judaism?

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) – Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow is “quietly converting to Judaism,” the New York Post has reported. The outlet’s...

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Jewish celebrity Joan Rivers dies at 81

Jewish celebrity Joan Rivers dies at 81

(JNS.org) – Famed Jewish-American comedian, actress, and talk-show host Joan Rivers, 81, died last Thursday. She underwent surgery on Aug. 28 in New York when...

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Ohio student leader’s bloody ALS Ice Bucket Challenge urges boycott of Israel

Ohio student leader’s bloody ALS Ice Bucket Challenge urges boycott of Israel

(JNS.org) – Megan Marzec, Ohio University’s (OU) student body president, posted a video online in which she performed the ‘ALS Ice Bucket Challenge’ with...

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