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avatar Barney Breen-Portnoy
Barney Breen-Portnoy is the Washington, D.C.-based managing editor of The Algemeiner. He previously worked in Tel Aviv, Israel as a journalist and served in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit. Barney holds a BA degree in Government and History from the University of Virginia. He can be reached at bbreenportnoy@algemeiner.com. Follow Barney on Twitter @bbreenportnoy.

ARTICLES BY: Barney Breen-Portnoy


June 27, 2017 3:07 pm
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Ex-Israeli Defense Minister: It Is ‘Immoral’ to Ignore Palestinian Authority’s ‘Pay-for-Slay’ Scheme, Congress Should Pass Taylor Force Act

The US Congress should pass legislation that would cut off American funding of the Palestinian Authority if it continues to pay monetary rewards to terrorists...

June 26, 2017 6:59 pm
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Israeli Resident of Golan Heights Says Area Feels Like ‘War Zone’ Amid Spate of Incoming Errant Mortar Shells From Fighting in Syria

Residents of Israel’s Golan Heights region have been rattled in recent days by a spate of incoming errant mortar shells from the ongoing fighting between...

June 26, 2017 1:41 pm
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Top Israeli Diplomatic Official: Palestinian Leaders Prioritize Denial of Jewish State Over Welfare of Own People

The blame for the lack of opportunities for everyday Palestinians should be placed on their own leaders, not Israel, the Jewish state’s deputy foreign minister...

June 25, 2017 12:48 pm
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Top French News Agency Apologizes to Jewish Human Rights Group Over Map Excluding Israel

Agence France-Presse (AFP) has apologized to a leading Jewish human rights organization for publishing a map on its Twitter feed earlier this month that excluded...

June 25, 2017 11:12 am
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Group of Top Ex-Israeli Security Officials Back US Legislation to Cut Funding of Palestinian Authority Over Terror Payments

A group of former top Israeli security officials are speaking out in favor of a proposed congressional bill that would cut off American funding of...

June 23, 2017 6:06 pm
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Israeli Official Denies Report Deal Was Reached With US to Freeze Settlement Construction Until End of 2017

An Israeli government official denied on Friday a report that an agreement had been reached with the Trump administration to refrain from issuing any tenders for...

June 22, 2017 7:13 pm
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Mayor of Israeli City That Was Site of Deadly 1974 Massacre Calls Out Abbas Over Palestinian Authority’s Honoring of Attack Mastermind

The mayor of a northern Israeli city that was the site of one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the Jewish state’s history has called...

June 21, 2017 4:57 pm
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Top Tehran Regime Officials Propagate Anti-Israel Rhetoric Ahead of Iran’s Annual Al-Quds Day Hatefest

Top Tehran regime officials are propagating anti-Israel rhetoric ahead of the annual Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day events that will be held in Iran this Friday. Iranian President...

June 21, 2017 12:21 pm
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Netanyahu Welcomes Top Trump Aides to Jerusalem, Says Israel and US Will Pursue ‘Common Goals of Security, Prosperity and Peace’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted a trio of top Trump administration officials -- including the president’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner -- for a...

June 19, 2017 4:11 pm
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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: We Don’t Intervene in Syria War, but We Do Give Humanitarian Aid to Children

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to pour cold water on Monday a Wall Street Journal report that the Jewish state has been secretly providing...

June 16, 2017 1:25 pm
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Amid Severe Ongoing Drought, Kenya Looks to Israel for Irrigation Expertise

Israeli expertise in irrigation is aiding Kenyan farmers as they deal with the severe ongoing drought that has been gripping the east African nation, the...

June 15, 2017 5:11 pm
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Israeli Defense Minister: We’ve Never Been Closer to Regional Arrangement With Moderate Arab States and Never Farther From Deal of Any Sort With Palestinians

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman offered an optimistic outlook on Thursday regarding his country’s efforts to forge better ties with its neighbors. “The word ‘peace’ is...

June 15, 2017 4:53 pm
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Israeli Ambassador to US: Obama Administration Created ‘Alternative Universe’ to Sell Iran Nuclear Deal to American Public

An “alternative universe” was created to sell the Iran nuclear deal to the American people, Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer said on Wednesday. “Two...

June 14, 2017 10:13 pm
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Top American Jewish Leader: Time Has Come to Stop Making Excuses for Abbas on Palestinian Incitement

The time has come to stop making excuses for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on the issue of incitement, a top American Jewish leader told The...

Features

‘Whitewashed’: The Sordid Story of UK Labour Party Antisemitism Laid Bare

"Just sitting in the early morning light, looking out over my beautiful garden,...

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Anti-Israel Media Bias Rooted in Preconceived N...

Anti-Israel media bias is rooted in a culture in which “a certain narrative is imposed upon the journalistic community and...

Israel

Mariah Carey, Citing ‘Love Affair’ With Israel, Promotes New Dead Sea C...

JNS.org - Five-time Grammy Award winning pop diva Mariah Carey arrived in Israel this week to promote her new line of...

Middle East

Global Anti-Financial Crime Agency FATF Keeps Iran on Economic Blacklist

An intergovernmental organization created by G7 nations to combat financial crimes including money-laundering and terrorism financing is to keep Iran on its economic blacklist, in a major blow to the...

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