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October 17, 2017 1:08 pm
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Protests by Polish Anti-Fascist Group Lead to Withdrawal of Antisemitic Figurines From Parliament Gift Shop in Warsaw

One of Poland's leading anti-racist organizations has successfully prevented the continued sale of antisemitic figurines at a gift shop inside the Polish Parliament building in...

October 16, 2017 3:46 pm
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Jewish Leaders Congratulate New Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Warn Against Coalition With Far-Right

Jewish leaders have expressed alarm at the prospect of a governing coalition in Austria dominated by the far-right, following Sunday's strong showing in national elections...

October 16, 2017 1:18 pm
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Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Playing Central Role in Assault on Kurdish City of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq

Iran opened a new front in its bid for regional domination on Monday, as Iraqi government forces and Shia militias backed by the Tehran regime's...

October 15, 2017 7:10 pm
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Jewish Groups: US and Israeli Withdrawals From UNESCO Are Consequence of Political Bias

US Jewish groups have cast the decisions by the US and Israel to withdraw from UNESCO as the inevitable consequence of the uncompromising anti-Israeli bias at...

October 15, 2017 10:11 am
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Trump Stance on Nuclear Deal Creates Opportunity to ‘Stop Iran’s Aggression,’ Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded US President Donald Trump's disavowal of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, following the president's decertification announcement...

October 15, 2017 10:08 am
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‘Qatarstrophe’ Averted, World’s Democracies Should Remain in UNESCO, Jewish Human Rights Group Urges

A leading Jewish human rights organization has expressed its relief at the defeat of Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari – the Qatari candidate for the post of...

October 11, 2017 4:38 pm
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Iran’s ‘Moderate’ Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Backs Retaliation Threat Against US Over Potential IRGC Terror Designation

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) warned on Wednesday it would treat American troops as "terrorists" if President Donald Trump decides to designate the Islamic...

October 11, 2017 2:25 pm
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US Jewish Groups Express Alarm as Antisemitism-Tainted Qatari Candidate Closes in on UNESCO Chief Post

American Jewish groups are increasingly concerned that Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, the Qatari candidate for the next director-general of UNESCO -- the UN’s educational, scientific...

October 11, 2017 11:53 am
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Hezbollah Still Pursuing ‘Destruction of Israel,’ Top US Congressman Warns at Iranian Threat Hearing

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued a stark reminder on Wednesday that Hezbollah -- the Lebanese Shia terrorist organization backed by Iran --...

October 10, 2017 5:21 pm
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Reviving Call for US Embassy Move to Jerusalem, Top Democratic Senator Criticizes Trump’s ‘Indecisiveness’ on Issue

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) renewed on Tuesday his call for the United States to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to...

October 10, 2017 1:58 pm
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Qatari Candidate Tainted by Antisemitism Leading in Election Race for Next UNESCO Chief

Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, the Qatari candidate for the next director-general of UNESCO -- the UN's educational, scientific and cultural organization -- has emerged as...

October 10, 2017 12:07 pm
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Leading New York City Jewish Historical Center Nixes Events Co-Sponsored by Anti-Zionist Group

The New York City-based American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) has announced the cancellation of two upcoming events that were to have been staged in partnership...

October 9, 2017 4:11 pm
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Argentine Judge Summons Ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in Ongoing Probe of Cover-up of Iran’s Responsibility for 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish Center Bombing

The Argentine federal judge investigating the allegation that ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's administration conspired with Iran to hide Tehran's culpability for the deadly 1994...

October 9, 2017 2:51 pm
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Bernard-Henri Lévy Slams Turkish President Erdogan for Pushing ‘Crudest, Worst’ Antisemitic Campaign in Wake of Kurdish Independence Vote

Leading French-Jewish intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy on Monday slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for orchestrating "the crudest, the worst" antisemitic campaign against him over his support...

Features

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

Israeli Medical Marijuana Goes Global

After holding its third innovation conference in Tel Aviv in March, iCAN: Israel-Cannabis -- an Israeli marijuana group -- is hosting the inaugural CannaTech UK convention on October...

Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in...

World

Protests by Polish Anti-Fascist Group Lead to Withdrawal of Antisemitic Fig...

One of Poland's leading anti-racist organizations has successfully prevented the continued sale of antisemitic figurines at a gift shop inside...

Israel

Netanyahu Tells Visiting Russian Defense Minister: Israel Won’t Allow...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held talks with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday, saying his country will not...

Middle East

US-Backed Militias Oust ISIS From Raqqa Stronghold

US-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month battle. The fighting was over and...

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