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November 23, 2017 11:25 am

Thankful for Liberation From Nazis, French-Jewish Holocaust Survivor Donates $1 Million to Help US Military Veterans

A French-Jewish Holocaust survivor is donating $1 million to help US military veterans, the Sun-Sentinel reported on Wednesday. A ten-year-old Bernard Darty was hiding from the...

November 22, 2017 10:27 am

Pro-BDS UC-Berkeley Professor Slammed for Antisemitic Tweet Accusing Jews of ‘Organ Theft’

Update: This story now includes a statement from UC Berkeley. Jewish groups have strongly condemned a University of California-Berkeley professor who shared antisemitic images on Twitter that...

November 22, 2017 9:08 am

Pakistani Court Frees Alleged Mastermind of Deadly 2008 Mumbai Attacks — Which Included Assault on Jewish Center — From House Arrest

The alleged mastermind of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai -- in which the Indian city’s Chabad center was one of the targets -- was...

November 19, 2017 1:40 pm

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘Intifada,’ Draws Ire of Manhattan Mothers

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for a reading of her new...

November 19, 2017 10:22 am

Lebanese Foreign Minister: We Will Defeat Israel in Any Future War

Lebanon will emerge victorious in any future conflict with Israel, the Cedar Republic’s foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, claimed in an interview published on Friday. Speaking with...

November 15, 2017 5:11 pm

UN Approves Expansion of Israeli Project Bolstering Security of Peacekeeping Force in Central African Republic

The United Nations approved earlier this week the extension of an Israeli technology project designed to bolster the security of the global intergovernmental body’s Multidimensional...

November 14, 2017 12:30 pm

VIDEO: Bernard-Henri Lévy Speaks with Algemeiner Correspondent at Columbia University on Judaism, Human Rights and Moral Obligations

Leading French philosopher and author Bernard-Henri Lévy spoke powerfully about the connection between Judaism and human rights advocacy at a recent discussion on human rights and...

November 14, 2017 10:17 am

ADL Chief Slams The New School Over Upcoming Antisemitism Panel Featuring Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour

Anti-Defamation League National Director CEO Jonathan Greenblatt slammed The New School on Monday over the Manhattan-based institution’s upcoming hosting of a panel discussion on antisemitism...

November 13, 2017 9:22 am

Report: Mexico Will Stop Voting in Favor of Palestinians at UN

Mexico will stop voting in favor of the Palestinians at United Nations institutions, the Hebrew newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth has reported. According to the report, Mexican Foreign...

November 12, 2017 2:10 pm

Cletus ‘Hebrew Hammer’ Seldin Sinks Roberto Ortiz in Round 3 of Nassau Coliseum Fight

Top Jewish boxer Cletus "Hebrew Hammer" Seldin continued his daunting run of victories with a third-round stoppage win over Roberto Ortiz at the Nassau Coliseum on...

November 10, 2017 4:22 pm

‘Who’s Roger Waters?’ Famed Israeli-American Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Wife Dismiss BDS-Supporting Rocker

Israeli virtuoso Itzhak Perlman -- widely regarded as one of the world's greatest living violinists -- had some dismissive words for leading BDS advocate and former...

November 9, 2017 3:52 pm

British Jews Fear Longterm Fallout From Row Over UK Government Minister’s Undisclosed Meetings With Israeli Leaders

British Jewish leaders fear that the public row over a UK government minister's undisclosed meetings with Israeli leaders while on a family vacation in Israel will have negative implications...

November 8, 2017 5:07 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Iran-Saudi Arabia Tensions ‘Pale in Comparison’ to Islamic Republic’s Takeover of Kurdish Areas in Northern Iraq

While heightened tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia over recent developments in Lebanon and Yemen have been the focus of the international community in the...

November 8, 2017 9:02 am

Amid Heightened Regional Tensions, Iranian Leader Says Saudi Arabia Making ‘Strategic Mistake’ by Allying With US, Israel

Saudi Arabia is making a “strategic mistake and miscalculation” by favoring ties with the US and Israel over Iran, the Islamic Republic’s president asserted on...


Reform Jews Support Israel at Convention, but Some Question Timing of Jerusalem Move

Jacobs was addressing the record-breaking 6,000 Reform Jews gathered in Boston for the...

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...


Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Confirms Kirchner Government in Argentina As...

Argentina's beleaguered former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, received a further blow from an unexpected quarter on Wednesday, with the...


Israel Expects Insufficient Winter Rainfall as Sea of Galilee Nears Histori... - Israel’s Meteorological Service has forecasted that the country should anticipate insufficient rainfall this winter. The Israeli prediction -- which is...

Middle East

Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Pal...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US...