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First Female Pastor In Jerusalem Ordained

By: Etgar Lefkovits

By Etgar Lefkovits The slap heard around the world happened at the 2022 Academy Awards and saw Will Smith receive a 10-year ban from the annual award show — and take a hit in his movie career, with multiple projects being put on hold. Smith could soon be added to...

Charity’s Oldest-ever Pair Of Dogs Finally Get Forever Home

By: Adam Dutton

By Adam Dutton An animal charity’s oldest-ever pair of dogs have finally found their forever home after they were previously overlooked because of their combined age of 34. Collie crosses, Sheba and Teddy, both 17, were taken into the care of the Dogs Trust in Evesham, UK, after their owner...

Australia Mulls Banning Entry To Ye Over His Antisemitic Remarks 

By: JNS Reporter

By JNS Reporter An Australian minister said on Wednesday that American rapper Kanye West, also known as Ye, could be denied a visa to enter the country due to his “awful” antisemitism, Reuters reported.  Ye wearing baklava, leather jacket, leather pants, boots & Julia Fox is seen outside Schiaparelli during...

How Visiting Green Spaces May Help Improve Health Of Urban Residents

By: Stephen Beech

By Stephen Beech Visiting a park or communal gardens three or four times a week really is an antidote to ill health for people who live in cities, according to a new study. Researchers found lower use of drugs for depression, anxiety, insomnia, high blood pressure, and asthma among urban...

Vienna’s Jewish Community Takes In Hundreds Of Ukraine Refugees

By: Mike Wagenheim

By Mike Wagenheim Refugees from Ukraine watch as Epiphany singers perform for them at the Tegel refugees registration center and temporary shelter on January 7, 2023, in Berlin, Germany. Over 100,000 refugees from Ukraine have sought shelter in Berlin as Russia’s war in Ukraine continues to rage nearly one year...

This 90-year-old Grandmother Puts Her Youthful Looks Down To This

By: Jessica Hehir-Smith

By Jessica Hehir-Smith Active 90-year-old grandma, Edna May Giordano. Fitness fanatic Edna May Giordano has shared her simple health and lifestyle tips that keep her looking youthful. DALYCE RADTKE/SWNS TALKER A 90-year-old grandmother – who looks 20 years younger – puts her youthful looks down to self-care and regular exercise,...

Golden Globes Comedian Jerrod Carmichael Mocks Ye, Praises Spielberg

By: JNS Reporter

By JNS Reporter Jerrod Carmichael, winner of the Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special award for ‘Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel,’ poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. He continued his warm sentiments for the legendary filmmaker, blended...

Jewish Litigators Take Aim At Critical Race Theory With New Initiative

By: JNS Reporter

By JNS Reporter Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks to guests at the Republican Jewish Coalition Annual Leadership Meeting on November 19, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada. DeSantis has been a vocal critic of Critical Race Theory where he has banned school from teaching it in his home state. SCOTT OLSON/JNS...

Cuban Authorities Finally Allow Women To Compete In Boxing

By: Rachmad Imam Tarecha

By Rachmad Imam Tarecha Cuban boxers fight during the first official women’s boxing program in Cuba at the Giraldo Cordova boxing school in Havana, on December 17, 2022.  Cuban female boxer now can officially punch in the boxing ring after Cuban authorities allow women to compete in boxing. YAMIL LAGE/AFP...

Pro-Trump Entertainer Diamond Of ‘Diamond And Silk’ Dies

By: Rachmad Imam Tarecha

By Rachmad Imam Tarecha Diamond of the entertainment duo Diamond and Silk has died 51. She is known as Pro-Trump entertainer. The official Facebook pages Diamond And Silk announced Lynnette Hardaway a.k.a Diamond had died on, 9 January 2023. The cause of her death is not currently known. Diamond and...

Jewish Boxer To Be Inducted Into New York Boxing Hall Of Fame

By: Alan Zeitlin

By Alan Zeitlin Promoter Dmitry Salita speaks during a Dillian Whyte v Jermaine Franklin Press Conference at Royal Institute of British Architects on November 24, 2022, in London, England. Salita said he shares the honor with the late Jimmy O’Pharrow, the coach who trained him at the Starrett City Boxing...