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July 19, 2018 3:14 pm

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mixed Reactions From Jewish Groups Around World

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups around the globe. The new law...

July 19, 2018 12:31 pm

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Draws Fire Over Holocaust Remarks

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg came under fire on Wednesday after saying that posts by Holocaust deniers should not be deleted from his social media platform. In...

July 18, 2018 3:11 pm

US Jewish Leaders Call for Global Condemnation of Hamas for ‘Eco-Terrorism’ Attacks Against Israel

Hamas must be castigated globally for the kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks it has been conducting against Israel in recent months, two top American...

July 18, 2018 12:10 pm

Honoring Elie Wiesel’s Legacy, House of Representatives Passes Genocide Prevention Act

The US House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018. The legislation, according to the House Foreign Affairs...

July 17, 2018 3:18 pm

Trump’s Helsinki Controversy Has Overshadowed Significance of US-Russia Alignment on Israel, Top US Jewish Leader Says

The controversy over US President Donald Trump's remarks alongside his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday has overshadowed the significant commitment to Israel's security...

July 17, 2018 12:51 pm

Congressional Hearing Highlights Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

The potential US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights was the focus of a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Israel took control...

July 16, 2018 5:03 pm

Putin and I Want ‘Safety for Israel,’ Trump Declares at Joint News Conference With Russian Leader

At a joint news conference in Helsinki on Monday dominated by US President Donald Trump's insistence that Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election,...

July 16, 2018 11:19 am

Australian Civil Rights Group Slams Vandalization of Jewish MP’s Office With Anti-Israel Propaganda

A leading Australian civil rights group has condemned the recent defacement of a Jewish parliamentarian’s office in Melbourne. The door of Labor MP Michael Danby’s office...

July 15, 2018 12:37 pm

Israeli Military Refutes Hamas Claim It Targeted Children’s Playground in Gaza

The Israeli military refuted on Sunday a Hamas claim that it had bombed a playground in the Gaza Strip the previous day. In reality, a video...

July 15, 2018 11:39 am

Netanyahu: Israel Will Expand Investments in Developing World

Israel will expand its investments in the developing world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Friday. A statement published by Netanyahu’s office said, “Israel will create...

July 15, 2018 11:03 am

IAF Official After Gaza Escalation: We Will Act Again, if Hamas Commits Further Violence

The Israeli Air Force is satisfied with the results of the dozens of strikes it carried out against Hamas infrastructure targets in the Gaza Strip...

July 13, 2018 4:32 pm

Amid Condemnation of Israel at Triannual Convention, Episcopal Church Rejects Divestment Resolution

Amid a slew of anti-Israel resolutions at the 2018 General Convention of the Episcopal Church this week, a proposal to divest from Israel's "occupation" of...

July 13, 2018 3:38 pm

TV Star Siggy Flicker, Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto Featured at Algemeiner Summer Benefit

The Algemeiner held its seventh annual Summer Benefit on Wednesday in New York City. TV star Siggy Flicker and film producer Adam Margules were honored at...

July 13, 2018 3:08 pm

Israeli Professor Attacked by Palestinian in Germany, Then Mistakenly Assaulted by Police

An Israeli professor was mistakenly assaulted by a police officer on Wednesday, after he reported a German-Palestinian man who attacked him for wearing a kippah in...


A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...


US Launches Campaign to Erode Support for Iran’s Leaders

The Trump administration has launched an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest and help pressure Iran to end its nuclear program and its support of militant...

Middle East

Jordan Takes in Syrian ‘White Helmets’ Evacuated With Israeli H...

Jordan said on Sunday 800 people including members of Syria's "White Helmets" civil defense group had been evacuated from southwest...