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ARTICLES BY: Algemeiner Staff and Agencies

November 11, 2020 2:08 pm

Israel’s Netanyahu Expects Deal With Pfizer to Buy Covid-19 Vaccine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on Wednesday with the CEO of Pfizer, Albert Bourla, about the pharmaceutical company's potential Covid-19 vaccine. On Monday, Pfizer announced...

November 6, 2020 1:14 pm

Trump Edged Biden 50%-49% in Georgia Jewish Vote, Survey Shows

According to AP VoteCast, a survey conducted for The Associated Press by NORC at the University of Chicago, US President Donald Trump won the Jewish vote...

November 6, 2020 11:54 am

Newly-Reelected Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Accuses Israel of ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

Newly-reelected Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has accused Israel of "ethnic cleansing" following the demolition earlier this week of illegal structures in a West...

November 3, 2020 12:54 pm

Malawi Says It Will Be First African Nation to Open Embassy in Jerusalem

Malawi announced on Tuesday it would become the first African nation to open an embassy in Jerusalem. While visiting Israel, Malawi Foreign Minister Eisenhower Mkaka described...

October 16, 2020 11:54 am

Jewish Congregations Challenge ‘Blatantly Antisemitic’ New York Coronavirus Restrictions

Three Jewish congregations on Thursday filed a lawsuit claiming that New York's coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings violated their First Amendment religious rights under the US Constitution. The...

October 13, 2020 4:24 pm

Israel Urges World’s Democracies to Quit ‘Shameful and Antisemitic’ UN Human Rights Council

China and Russia were elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, but support for Beijing dropped by more than 20 percent compared with a 2016 vote...

September 29, 2020 2:28 pm

Netanyahu to Lebanese People: ‘Israel Means You No Harm, but Iran Does’

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Lebanon's Hezbollah of storing weapons next to a gas company in a residential neighborhood of Beirut, urging...

September 17, 2020 1:14 pm

US Blacklists Hezbollah Official, Two Lebanon-Based Companies

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Hezbollah official and two Lebanon-based companies as the country experiences a deep economic crisis, accusing them of being...

September 16, 2020 7:08 am

IDF Hits Hamas Targets in Gaza in Response to Rocket Barrages

Terrorists in the Gaza Strip launched rockets into Israel and Israeli aircraft hit targets in the Palestinian enclave in an explosive backdrop to the signing of pacts for...

September 11, 2020 11:24 am

Bahrain Joins ‘Circle of Peace,’ Following UAE in Normalizing Ties With Israel

Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in striking an agreement to normalize relations with Israel on Friday, a dramatic move aimed at easing tensions in the Middle...

September 2, 2020 4:08 pm

Saudi Decision to Open Skies to Israel-UAE Flights Hailed as ‘Historic Milestone’

Major Jewish and pro-Israel groups welcomed Saudi Arabia's decision on Wednesday to open its airspace to flights between the Jewish state and the United Arab...

September 2, 2020 7:12 am

Saudi Arabia to Allow Israel-UAE Flights Through Its Airspace

Flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates will be able to fly over Saudi Arabia after the kingdom on Wednesday said all services to and from...

August 28, 2020 7:28 am

Israel Strikes Hamas in Gaza Over Rockets, Incendiary Balloons

The IDF struck Hamas facilities in the Gaza Strip on Friday after half a dozen rockets were fired toward southern Israel, as mediators struggled to work...

August 25, 2020 1:14 pm

Israel, UAE Defense Ministers Hold First-Ever Phone Call, Herald Security Cooperation

The Israeli and UAE defense ministers on Tuesday held their first publicly-acknowledged phone call since their countries' recent agreement to normalize ties, officials said, heralding...


Leonard Cohen Receives Posthumous Grammy Nomination for Best Folk Album

The late legendary Jewish singer Leonard Cohen has received a posthumous nomination for...

Egyptian Celeb Faces Legal Action for Taking Photos With Israelis

Egyptian actor and rapper Mohamed Ramadan is facing legal action for causing "offense to the Egyptian people" after taking pictures...


An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...


French Court Sentences Holocaust Denier Vincent Reynouard to New Jail Term

A notorious French Holocaust denier was jailed for four months by a court in Paris on Wednesday. 51-year-old Vincent Reynouard was convicted for posting a Holocaust denial video on YouTube in...


Proposed Knesset Law Would Create Memorial Day for Victims of the Spanish I...

A new law proposed to the Israeli Knesset would create an official memorial day for the victims of the Inquisition. Created...

Middle East

Turkish Court Sentences 2016 Coup Leaders to Life in Jail

A Turkish court sentenced leaders of a 2016 attempted coup to life in jail on Thursday, convicting hundreds of army officers, pilots and civilians over a failed bid to topple...

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