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December 8, 2017 2:27 pm
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Treason Charges in Argentina Over 1994 Bombing Cover-Up Prove Iran Was Responsible, Says AMIA President

The landmark arrests and indictments issued in Argentina on Thursday -- following a federal inquiry into the cover-up of Iran's responsibility for the 1994 bombing of...

December 8, 2017 12:04 pm
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At State Department Briefing, Taboo Words on Jerusalem Are Finally Said Aloud

For the first time since Israel's creation in 1948, a senior US State Department official has uttered the six words concerning the city of Jerusalem...

December 7, 2017 7:25 pm
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Former Prime Minister Manuel Valls: France Is Getting Better at Responding to Antisemitism

On March 19, 2012, an Islamist gunman named Mohammed Merah entered the schoolyard of the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse. In...

December 7, 2017 1:46 pm
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Argentine Judge Indicts Former President Kirchner, FM Timerman, for Collusion With Iran in AMIA Bombing Cover-Up

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner faces losing her parliamentary immunity as the first step toward a treason trial over a cover-up of Iran's responsibility...

December 6, 2017 5:11 pm
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Palestinian, Muslim Rage Over Trump Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Will Be Short-Lived, Senior Former White House Official Predicts

Palestinian and Muslim world leaders reacted furiously to US President Donald Trump's formal recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday, threatening that the response to the American announcement...

December 5, 2017 9:54 pm
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Palestinian Authority Faces Massive Cut in US Aid as Taylor Force Act Targeting Terror Payments Passes House Vote

The Taylor Force Act passed the US House of Representatives by unanimous consent on Tuesday, confronting the Palestinian Authority with the prospect of a massive...

December 5, 2017 3:15 pm
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‘Poorly-Funded’ White Supremacists Turning to Digital Platforms for Fortune Boost, New Anti-Defamation League Report Reveals

White supremacist groups in the US are "particularly poorly funded" but are flocking in droves to crowdfunding platforms and digital currencies in a bid to turn their...

December 4, 2017 4:03 pm
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Turkey, Arab States Stoke Talk of ‘Catastrophe’ and ‘Violence,’ as World Awaits Trump Announcement on Potential US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Turkey declared on Monday that a relocation of the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would trigger a "catastrophe" across the region,...

December 4, 2017 3:16 pm
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House of Representatives Set for Tuesday Vote on Taylor Force Act Targeting Palestinian Authority’s ‘Pay-to-Slay’ Policy

Legislation that will condition US aid to the Palestinian Authority on a verifiable cessation of its so-called "martyr payments" policy is set to be voted on...

November 29, 2017 8:24 am
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For One Night Only, Kurdish Cause Takes Center Stage at UN With Screening of ‘Peshmerga’

The Kurdish cause took center stage at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York on Tuesday night, as diplomats, journalists and members of...

November 28, 2017 12:52 pm
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No Laughs for Ken Livingstone As Fury Greets Announcement of West End Theater Show for Former London Mayor Accused of Antisemitism

The former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone – long regarded as a foe of Britain's Jewish community for his incendiary attacks on Zionism – was...

November 28, 2017 11:42 am
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Hezbollah Chieftain Nasrallah a ‘Target’ for Israel in ‘Next War in Lebanon,’ IDF General Says

The head of Hezbollah, Iran's proxy Shia terrorist organization in Lebanon, will be a "target" for Israel in a future war on its northern border, an...

November 27, 2017 4:26 pm
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UN Secretary-General Guterres Urged to ‘Repudiate Anti-Israel Hate’ Ahead of 70th Anniversary of Partition Resolution

A prominent Israeli research organization that tracks the role of the UN and international NGOs in promoting the demonization of Israel is urging UN Secretary-General...

November 26, 2017 1:28 pm
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Tennessee Imam Accuses ‘Zionists’ of Designs on Sacred Islamic Shrine in Mecca

A conspiracy theory-laden sermon by a Tennessee imam warning that "Zionists" are planning to destroy Islam's most revered site came to light on Sunday, four months after the remarks...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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