Film on Nazi Turned Austrian President Draws Parallels to Modern Rise of Right

By Tom Tugend LOS ANGELES (JTA) — Kurt Waldheim managed an impressive feat: After serving as a soldier and intelligence officer in the Nazi army during World War II, he was...

Variety: Gal Gadot to Star in Hedy Lamarr Series at Showtime

  Variety is reporting that Israeli screen siren Gal Gadot is close to a deal to star in a Showtime series based on the life of Hedy Lamarr, an Austrian-born...

Actor Hugh Grant Stumps for Jewish MP Luciana Berger

JNS.org – British actor Hugh Grant attacked Labour’s inactivity in combating antisemitism within the party on Sunday while on the campaign trail with a Jewish MP who left the...

Survey: Israelis Want to Look Like Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

A survey of 120 Israeli plastic surgeons released on Sunday showed that of all the famous Hollywood stars, most of their patients want to look like Angelina Jolie and...

Israeli Judge: Bar Refaeli Owes Millions in Back Taxes

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli court has ordered supermodel Bar Rafaeli to pay millions of dollars in back taxes. During the years in question, 2009 and 2010, Refaeli claimed that...

Larry David, Bernie Sanders Appear Together on ‘Today’ Show

BY EMILY BURACK (JTA) — With a big smile on his face, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared alongside the man who plays him on “Saturday Night Live,” the comedian Larry David, on NBC’s...

From the Editor: A Jewish President?

By Larry Gordon We came close to possibly having a Jewish vice president with Senator Joe Lieberman back in 2000. But now it looks like this is serious. The two...

Moroccan-French Singer to Perform at Eurovision Despite Death Threats

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — The 19-year-old singer representing France in this year’s Eurovision song contest said he will perform in Israel in May, death threats be damned. Moroccan-French artist Bilal...

Jewish Inspired TV, Movies Win at Critics’ Choice Awards

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” won Best Comedy Series and its star Rachel Brosnahan won Best Comedy Actress at the Critics’ Choice Awards. The awards given by...

Weinstein, Former Company Reach Tentative Settlement With Dozens of Accusers

(JTA) — Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein and the board of his former film studio have reached a tentative $25 million settlement deal with dozens of women who accuse...
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JNS.org – May saw the highest number of American and Canadian Jews requesting to make aliyah through the Nefesh B’Nefesh organization since it was...

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Reactions to Rabbi Lamm’s Petirah

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