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April 24, 2018 5:06 pm
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In Condemnation of Antisemitism, British Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Rises to Defense of ‘Anti-Zionism’

Nearly three years into his term as leader of Britain's Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday issued his plainest denunciation so far of the antisemitic scandals that...

April 24, 2018 1:09 pm
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‘Indignant’ French Imams Issue Harsh Condemnation of Muslim Antisemitism, Terrorism

Thirty prominent French imams issued a strongly-worded condemnation of antisemitism and Islamist terrorism on Tuesday, stressing that the alternative of remaining silent "would make us complicit and therefore...

April 20, 2018 3:39 pm
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State Department Annual Human Rights Survey Highlights Iranian Regime’s Abuses at Home and Abroad

The Iranian regime continues to commit grave human rights violations not just at home, but also -- in concert with its allies and proxies --...

April 20, 2018 12:14 pm
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Antisemitism ‘Also Has an Ugly Islamist Face,’ New German Government Commissioner Declares in Wake of Berlin Assault

The German government's newly-appointed antisemitism commissioner has urged a renewed effort against anti-Jewish hatred within the country's Muslim communities, following the shocking attack by three Arabic-speaking...

April 19, 2018 5:08 pm
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‘Fake History:’ Former ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Slams Polish President’s Speech at Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration

One of America's most storied campaigners against antisemitism and racial hatred slammed Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday for espousing "fake history," after the Polish leader claimed...

April 18, 2018 1:32 pm
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‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Former Bush Administration Official Elliot Abrams on Trump’s Syria Dilemma

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one of America's leading foreign policy analysts...

April 17, 2018 12:37 pm
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Polish Ultranationalists Seek Prosecution of Israeli President Rivlin Over Reported Holocaust Remarks

Poland's leading far-right political party announced on Tuesday that it was launching criminal proceedings against the president of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, under new legislation that...

April 16, 2018 12:34 pm
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Qatari Sports Channel Promotes Gaza ‘March of Return’ During TV Coverage of Crucial Soccer Contest

A soccer announcer for the Qatari-owned broadcaster beIN Sports began his coverage of a crucial UEFA Champions League match last week by declaring solidarity with Palestinian...

April 13, 2018 2:27 pm
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‘I Have Never Been an Antisemite,’ Dublin Mayor Insists as Irish Jews Condemn Attendance at Ramallah Conference Glorifying Nazi Collaborator

The Lord Mayor of Dublin has adamantly denied that he is antisemitic, despite being pictured this week at a conference in Ramallah that featured the image...

April 12, 2018 4:07 pm
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Mother of Suspect in Antisemitic Murder of Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll Arrested by French Police for Evidence Tampering

The mother of one of the two men currently being held by French police for the murder of 85-year-old Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll has been...

April 11, 2018 12:27 pm
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Hamas’s Chosen Weapon Against Muslim Moderates Is Holocaust Denial, New Report Shows

The spectacle of the Nazi swastika flying alongside Palestinian flags at violent demonstrations on the Israel-Gaza border over the last fortnight has been widely interpreted in...

April 10, 2018 5:54 pm
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As Trump Meets With Emir, US Jewish Groups Emphasize Qatar’s Support for Hamas, Antisemitic Incitement

As US President Donald Trump hosted Qatar's Emir Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House on Tuesday, American Jewish leaders cautioned that any warming...

April 10, 2018 12:24 pm
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Poland’s Deputy PM Calls for Prosecution of Former Political Ally Over ‘Jews Are Animals, Not Humans’ Tweet

The deputy prime minister of Poland, Jarosław Gowin, has called for the prosecution of a former political ally whose viciously antisemitic tweet was exposed by The...

April 9, 2018 5:27 pm
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Career Diplomat Felix Klein Appointed as Germany’s First Federal Commissioner to Combat Antisemitism

The German federal government has appointed career diplomat Felix Klein as its inaugural commissioner in a newly-created, high-profile post dedicated to combating antisemitism in the country. Klein's appointment...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

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...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

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...

World

Students, Activists Disrupt Talk by Israeli Ambassador at Syracuse Universi...

Some 20 protesters disrupted a speech by an Israeli ambassador at Syracuse University in New York on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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