Tuesday, April 24th | 9 Iyyar 5778


Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.


avatar Algemeiner Staff

ARTICLES BY: Algemeiner Staff

April 23, 2018 1:34 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: At Age 70, Israel Has Entered New Era of ‘Maturity and Independence’

At the age of 70, the State of Israel has entered a new era of “maturity and independence,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said in...

April 23, 2018 12:04 pm

ADL Offering $5,000 Rewards After Second Brutal Antisemitic Assault in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights Neighborhood

The Anti-Defamation League is offering $5,000 rewards for information leading to the conviction of suspects in two separate vicious attacks against Orthodox Jews in the Crown Heights section...

April 20, 2018 1:34 pm

Sea Turtle Rescued on Israeli Independence Day at Ashdod Port

A sea turtle was rescued on Thursday -- Israeli Independence Day -- after it got caught in a fishing net in the Port of Ashdod,...

April 20, 2018 10:03 am

University of Winchester Academic Who Defended Corbyn Now Being Investigated for Antisemitism

An academic at the University of Winchester in the United Kingdom is being investigated after making disparaging comments on Jews and Israel on social media. Jane...

April 19, 2018 3:39 pm

Israel Receives Well-Wishes From Around Globe as It Celebrates 70th Independence Day

Israel has received well-wishes from around the world as it celebrates its 70th Independence Day. US President Donald Trump tweeted, “Best wishes to Prime Minister @Netanyahu...

April 19, 2018 1:12 pm

German Fruit Juice Giant Pulls Music Awards Sponsorship Amid Continued Outcry Over Antisemitic Rap Duo

Germany's largest fruit juice company on Thursday joined a growing assembly of musicians, artists and corporations expressing fury at the award of the country's most...

April 19, 2018 12:58 pm

Barnard Students Endorse Anti-Israel Divestment in Contentious Referendum

Students at Barnard College in New York have voted to ask the administration to divest from eight companies that “profit from or engage in the State...

April 19, 2018 10:12 am

EU Approves Amendments to Combat Intolerance in Palestinian Textbooks

The European Union's parliament approved amendments on Wednesday that aim to prevent aid to the Palestinian Authority from financing educational materials considered discriminatory or intolerant. The...

April 18, 2018 12:53 pm

George Washington University Students to Vote on Anti-Israel Divestment, Despite Initial Cancellation

George Washington University students are set to vote on a divestment resolution targeting Israel next week, after a debate on the resolution was unexpectedly cancelled...

April 17, 2018 4:38 pm

Labour MPs Give Raw Accounts of Facing Threats, Abuse, as British Parliament Debates Antisemitism

A non-Jewish member of the British Parliament from the opposition Labour Party spoke on Tuesday in blunt detail about the antisemitic threats received by his...

April 17, 2018 3:28 pm

Israelis Stand in Silence to Honor Fallen Soldiers, Terror Victims, as Memorial Day Gets Underway

Israelis stood in silence for one minute on Tuesday night, as sirens blared in remembrance of the country’s fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. Since 1860,...

April 17, 2018 11:58 am

Israel Faces New Palestinian Tactic — ‘Kite Terror’

For the fourth time in recent days, a kite rigged with a Molotov cocktail was flown by Palestinian terrorists from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip into...

April 17, 2018 10:32 am

Bowing to Pressure From Anti-Israel Groups, Durham, NC, City Council Bars ‘Military-Style Training’ for Local Police

The city council in Durham, North Carolina, has voted to bar the city’s police department from engaging in international exchanges where officers receive “military-style training." The 6-0...

April 16, 2018 5:08 pm

Iranian Regime Spokesman Repeats Threat to ‘Punish’ Israel for Syria Air Base Strike

Iran's Foreign Ministry warned on Monday that Israel should "sooner or later" expect retaliation for its alleged strike on an Iranian military base earlier last...


American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...


The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...


Nine Killed in Toronto Van-Ramming Incident

A white Ryder rental van killed nine people and injured 16 when its driver plowed through a busy Toronto sidewalk on a sunny Monday afternoon, police said. Toronto Deputy Chief Peter Yuen provided the...


Israel Security Forces Arrest Hamas Cell in Samaria

JNS.org - Nineteen terror suspects were arrested in the Ramallah area in Samaria overnight on Saturday, in an operation carried out by the Israel Defense Forces, Shin Bet security forces and...

Middle East

Syrian Opposition Says US Cannot Afford to Leave Syria Yet

Syria's chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its goals in the region, even though President Donald...