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Hollywood Star Mayim Bialik Asks to Light a Torch on Israel’s 70th Independence Day

In addition to Bialik, Ivanka Trump and Alan Dershowitz have also been suggested as candidates.

Actress Amber Tamblyn Goes to War Against Hasidic Men

“This isn’t the time to attack Orthodox Jews, let’s find these specific men and deal with it that way,” one user suggested.

Large-Scale David Goldblatt Photographs Retrospective at Centre Pompidou

David Goldblatt often says that photography is not a weapon, and that it should have nothing to do with propaganda, even in a good cause.

Barbra Streisand Cloned her Dog Samantha – Twice

“They have different personalities,” the Brooklyn native Streisand, whose zaide was a cantor in Russia, told Variety.

Unknown Activist Painted Arafat Street Sign Black in Southern France

The mayor argued in court that he had named a street after late Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin "in the same neighborhood."

Dancing on the Edge of Demolition in Netiv Ha’Avot

"They are wonderful, Israeli mothers. They are raising their families with the values of Torah, Love of Israel and a devotion to the land. Here are their stories."

Lorde’s Florida Concert May be Cancelled Due to Her Boycott of Israel

Lorde may soon discover that embracing BDS comes with a price tag.

Warrior Poet Haim Gouri Dead at 94

Gouri's songs are an inseparable part of the Israeli ethos.

$6 Million International Light Design Competition to Make Haifa Spectacular

The Haifa Lights project will be a new and free permanent attraction, comparable to similar light attractions in Hong Kong, Dubai and Singapore.

Legendary Jewish Photographer Madame d’Ora’s Work on Display in Hamburg

In Austria, in 1945-6, Madame d’Ora documented the fate of refugees near Vienna, acting for the first time as a social reporter.

Israeli Film Depicting IDF Soldier’s Life, Death, at a Checkpost Makes Oscar Shortlist

The film was denounced by Israel's Minister of Culture and Sports Miri Regev (Likud), who referred to it as "the result of self-flagellation and cooperation with the anti-Israel narrative."

Exhibition Explores the Movement to Free Soviet Jews

The exhibition opened last week on the 30th anniversary of “Freedom Sunday,” a momentous rally that took place on December 6, 1987, the day before Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev’s historic summit meeting with President Ronald Reagan.

Lebanese Paper Says Gal Gadot Is a Mossad Agent

Is Gal Gadot looking for supplementary income luring Lebanese actors into her net on behalf of the Mossad?

Lithuania, Not Israel, Embraces Surrealist Shmuel Bak with Dedicated State Museum

The Samuel Bak Museum which was opened this month is a new branch of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. Bak donated more than 60 of his paintings, and plans to send many more.

Ramallah Film Festival Dumps Director Who Shot in Tel Aviv

Doueiri, who is on the record as opposing boycotting Israel, has been arrested in September 2017 in Beirut.

Let’s Make a Deal Host Monty Hall Dead at 96

Monty Hall's wife since 1947, Marilyn Hall, died on June 5, 2017, in their home in Beverly Hills.

Watch Conan O’Brien Narrating 3,500 Years of Jewish History in 1 Minute

O'Brien has one advice regarding peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors: stick to caffeine-free coffee.

Film about Jewish Polish Director Wins Best Documentary at Venice International Festival

Waszyński was a prolific film director in prewar Poland – in the 1930s he directed 37 of the 147 films made in Poland in that decade, including the Yiddish-language film Dybbuk.

Hail the Chief Justice: Israelis Prove they Still Have a Sense of Humor

The court's security guards—not nearly as able in the humor dept.—reported the artistic offense to police which launched an investigation that includes forensics officers.

Billy Joel Wore a Yellow Star at Madison Square Garden

"Thank you Billy for reminding people what was ... so it may never ever be again," Joel's ex-wife, Christie Brinkley wrote.

When It Cools Down a Little, You Can’t Miss the Third Jerusalem Biennale for...

In honor of the Balfour Declaration centennial, Biennale2017 will showcase specially-commissioned works by three British artists exploring this watershed in recent Jewish history and host a special event in the Knesset.

Conan O’Brien to Tape Show for One Week in Israel Late August

We went online—so you won't have to—and collected Conan's Israel-related jokes that are fit to steal in a family publication.

Evangelical Leader Calls to Picket Roger Waters’ Nashville Concert

“Roger Waters is a global symbol of Jew Hatred that should not be welcome in Nashville or anywhere else in the United States of America.”

Hebrew U Launches World’s Largest Jewish Art Index

The online Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art preserves the rich artistic heritage of the Jewish people throughout time and across the globe.

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