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ARTICLES BY: Algemeiner Staff

June 14, 2019 4:38 pm

Berlin Jewish Museum Director Quits Over BDS Tweet

The director of Berlin's showcase Jewish Museum resigned from his post on Friday following outrage over a tweet by the museum's team earlier this week...

June 14, 2019 3:02 pm

Top Spanish Commentator Slammed for Pushing ‘Jewish Lobby’ Conspiracy Theory

One of Spain's leading political commentators was taken to task this week by the European Jewish Congress (EJC) over a broadcast in which he criticized...

June 14, 2019 2:36 pm

Thousands of Palestinians Riot on Border, Amid Heightened Gaza Tensions

Thousands of Palestinians rioted on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday, hurling rocks, firebombs and explosive devices at IDF troops. Also on Friday, numerous blazes were...

June 13, 2019 6:21 pm

Algemeiner Hosts Inaugural West Coast Gala Featuring Larry King, Sharon Stone and Judea Pearl

The Algemeiner hosted its inaugural West Coast gala on Wednesday with an array of high-profile participants, including famed actress Sharon Stone and broadcaster Larry King. The...

June 13, 2019 4:51 pm

Publisher Stands by ‘Global Power’ Book Amid Antisemitism Allegations

Penguin Random House is standing by one of its books amid allegations that it traffics in antisemitic tropes. "How They Rule the World: The 22 Secret...

June 13, 2019 1:12 pm

Israeli Man Critically Wounded in Recent Jerusalem Stabbing Attack Released From Hospital

An Israeli man critically wounded in a stabbing attack in the Old City of Jerusalem two weeks ago is returning home after a remarkably quick...

June 12, 2019 5:14 pm

Adelphi University Looks to Bring Hillel on Campus, Raising Concerns From Israel Boycotters

Adelphi University in New York is looking to open a formal chapter of the Jewish group Hillel in order to support and attract Jewish students,...

June 12, 2019 5:06 pm

Newly-Elected Dutch Senator Apologizes for ‘Meek Lambs’ Description of Holocaust Victims

A newly-elected member of the Dutch Parliament has apologized for remarks in a media interview in which he described Jews exterminated during the Nazi Holocaust...

June 12, 2019 4:32 pm

US Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Front Company for Funneling Millions to Iranian IRGC

The US Treasury Department again took aim at the Iranian regime's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Wednesday, as it announced sanctions on an Iraqi company...

June 12, 2019 2:54 pm

Israeli PM: We Are Acting to ‘Prevent Our Enemies From Establishing Offensive Bases Against Us in Our Vicinity’

A day after the latest report of an IDF strike in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday commented on the “unending” security challenges facing...

June 11, 2019 3:34 pm

Israeli UN Envoy: Time Has Come for World to Recognize Jerusalem as Our Capital

The time has come for the international community to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Jewish state’s UN envoy said in a letter to the...

June 7, 2019 4:24 pm

Canadian Lawmakers Give Standing Ovation to Irwin Cotler After Pro-Palestinian Protesters Disrupt His Talk

Former Canadian Justice Minister Irwin Cotler received a standing ovation in the Canadian Parliament on Thursday, just days after pro-Palestinian demonstrators disrupted a talk of...

June 7, 2019 3:36 pm

UK Jewish Groups Decry Election of ‘Antisemitic’ Labour Candidate to Parliament

Jewish groups in the UK have expressed outrage over the election to parliament this week of a Labour Party candidate accused of antisemitism. Euan Philipps --...

June 7, 2019 2:32 pm

Leading LGBT+ Advocacy Group Withdraws Support for DC Dyke March Over Jewish Pride Flag Ban

A leading LGBT+ organization in the US on Friday withdrew its support from the 2019 Dyke March in Washington, DC, following the organizers' decision to...


Toronto Raptors Jewish Co-Owner: Team Will Visit Israel If It Wins NBA Championship - The Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship on Thursday, and...

Actor Neil Patrick Harris Shares Picture in Israel Ahead of Tel Aviv Pride Parade

American actor Neil Patrick Harris, who starred in "How I Met Your Mother,"...


In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...


Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US

Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals," the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United...


Thousands of Palestinians Riot on Border, Amid Heightened Gaza Tensions

Thousands of Palestinians rioted on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday, hurling rocks, firebombs and explosive devices at IDF troops. Also on Friday, numerous blazes were ignited in southern Israel by...

Middle East

Saudi Seeks Oil Supply Protection as US and Iran Face Off

Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that...

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