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ARTICLES BY: Algemeiner Staff

May 9, 2021 3:05 pm

Newly Reelected London Mayor Sadiq Khan Thanks Jewish Community

London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan thanked the Jewish community on Saturday following his reelection for a second term, noting that his first event as mayor was...

May 9, 2021 2:58 pm

IDF Chief of Staff Beefs Up Forces in West Bank as Tensions Escalate

Following a weekend of tension, rocket fire, and riots, the IDF is boosting its forces in the West Bank in order to interdict possible terror...

May 7, 2021 4:00 pm

Iranian ‘Supreme Leader’ Khamenei Delivers ‘Quds Day’ Rant Against Israel

Iran's so-called "Supreme Leader," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, delivered a lengthy speech devoted to the elimination of the State of Israel on Friday, as the Islamist...

May 7, 2021 11:17 am

British Jews Blast Guardian Article Listing Its 1917 Support for Creation of Israel Among ‘Worst Errors of Judgment’ in Paper’s History

Leading Jewish groups and Israeli officials were outraged on Friday at the The Guardian listing its past editorial support for the 1917 Balfour declaration —...

May 6, 2021 5:33 pm

Community ‘Living in Fear’ After Release of Alleged Attacker of Four Riverdale Synagogues, Says Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief

Jewish families in New York's Riverdale neighborhood have been forced to live in fear after the pre-trial release of the alleged perpetrator behind a string...

May 6, 2021 4:53 pm

Top US Jewish Group Calls for Rashida Tlaib to Remove ‘Falsehood’ About Israelis Setting Fire to Palestinian Fields

A leading US Jewish group called on US Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) to remove a tweet that accused Israel of "apartheid" and "stealing Palestinian homes...

May 6, 2021 1:06 pm

Spanish Woman Charged After Shin Bet Uncovers Conspiracy by Palestinian NGOs to Divert European Government Funds to Terror Organization

A Spanish woman has been charged with violating Israel’s anti-terrorism laws, after security agencies discovered that she was part of a network diverting European government...

May 6, 2021 12:04 pm

Swiss Neo-Nazi Fined for ‘Outrageous’ Antisemitic Speech Accusing Jews of Starting Two World Wars

A Swiss far right politician has been convicted by a court in the city of Basel for pushing antisemitic propaganda in a Nov. 2018 address...

May 5, 2021 4:20 pm

Canadian Jewish Groups Urge Government to Disavow Planned Durban IV Events Marking Anniversary of ‘Anti-Jewish Hatefest’

Leading Canadian Jewish groups on Wednesday called on the country’s government to “publicly disavow” events planned for September marking the anniversary of the notorious 2001...

May 5, 2021 3:14 pm

‘Antisemitic Terrorists Murdered My Brother,’ Claims Sister of Israeli Shot Dead in Baltimore, as Police Say Motive Was Robbery

The sister of an Israeli man who was shot dead in Baltimore on Sunday has openly disagreed with the preliminary conclusion reached by local police...

May 5, 2021 1:22 pm

After Heated Debate, French City of Strasbourg Adopts ‘Action Plan’ to Combat Antisemitism

Councillors in the French city of Strasbourg have agreed on an "action plan" to combat antisemitism, following a heated debate that lasted into the early...

May 5, 2021 12:10 pm

Antisemitic Flyers Circulating in Florida City: ‘St. Pete Is Not Going to Stand for Racism’

Antisemitic flyers described as “disturbing” were found circulating in St. Petersburg, Florida, local news reported on Wednesday. According to ABC affiliate WFTS Action News, the Anti-Defamation...

May 4, 2021 2:12 pm

Seattle Police Investigating After Man Seen Making Nazi Salute and Death Threats Outside Jewish Home

A man approached a Jewish family’s house in Seattle and made threatening antisemitic gestures, followed by death threats, prompting a police investigation. Local NBC affiliate Channel...

May 4, 2021 10:46 am

Famed US Jewish Architect Will Renovate Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Site of Worst Antisemitic Atrocity in US History

Daniel Libeskind — whose portfolio includes the master plans for the post-9/11 World Trade Center site in New York as well as Jewish museums in...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

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...


Newly Reelected London Mayor Sadiq Khan Thanks Jewish Community

London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan thanked the Jewish community on Saturday following his reelection for a second term, noting that his first event as mayor was a Yom HaShoah commemoration. Sadiq Khan...


IDF: Iron Dome Intercepts Gaza Rocket Fired Into Israel’s South

  i24 News — Red alert sirens went off in the vicinity of the city of Ashkelon in Israel's south late on Sunday. Initial reports suggested several interceptions, with sources on the...

Middle East

Jordan Criticizes Israel Over Temple Mount Clashes

Jordan urged Israel on Sunday to stop what it described as "barbaric" attacks on worshippers at Jerusalem's al Aqsa mosque and said it would step up international pressure. Jordan, which has...

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