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June 26, 2019 11:28 am
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UNRWA Raises Less Than a Tenth of Annual Budget in International Fundraising Event

A fundraising conference held by the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) on Tuesday raised over $110 million from 35 countries, enough to allow the...

June 26, 2019 11:19 am
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Jack Hughes Becomes First Jewish Player to Be First Overall Pick in NHL Draft

JNS.org - Jack Hughes became the first Jewish player to be the No. 1 overall pick in the National Hockey League draft. Hughes, 18, was selected...

June 26, 2019 11:14 am
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Canada Adopts Universal Definition of Antisemitism

Canada’s government announced on Tuesday that it will formally adopt the widely accepted definition of antisemitism by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance as part of the country’s...

June 26, 2019 11:11 am
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‘Beresheet 2’ Won’t Attempt Moon Landing, SpaceIL Searches for New Challenge

JNS.org - Proceeding a lengthy debate, Israel’s SpaceIL announced on Tuesday that it will not make a second attempt to successfully land on the moon. “The...

June 26, 2019 11:08 am
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Netanyahu Considers Canceling Israel’s Second Round of Elections on Sept. 17

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering canceling the Sept. 17 elections, his spokesperson said on Tuesday. This development came after Knesset Speaker Yuli...

June 26, 2019 11:05 am
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Nintendo Opens Second Retail Store in World in Tel Aviv

JNS.org - Nintendo opened its second retail store in the world on Monday—this one in Israel—14 years since opening its first in New York. The opening...

June 25, 2019 11:01 am
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Erdogan Suffers ‘Huge Blow’ as Turkish Opposition Wins Istanbul Mayor Race

JNS.org - Turkey’s opposition candidate won the mayoral election rerun in Istanbul on Monday, handing longtime Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a stinging defeat and...

June 25, 2019 10:52 am
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As European Defense Budgets Rise, Israel Showcases Its Cutting-Edge Military Technology in France

Israeli defense companies were out in full force at a key European defense exhibition in France in recent days, responding to a growing European willingness...

June 25, 2019 10:45 am
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Ocasio-Cortez Rejects Auschwitz Tour With Holocaust Survivor

JNS.org - US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) rejected an invitation on Sunday to tour Auschwitz with a Holocaust survivor. The organization From the Depths, whose president,...

June 25, 2019 10:38 am
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Two New Israeli Contenders Enter Political Fray Before Fall Elections

JNS.org - Israel’s repeat election on Sept. 17 might not be a literal do-over of April 9, as two new parties may be entering the...

June 25, 2019 10:26 am
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Israel to Cut Gaza Fuel Supply After Wave of Arson Attacks

Israel announced on Tuesday that it will cut the supply of fuel to the Gaza Strip in response to a wave of arson attacks from...

June 25, 2019 10:24 am
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Russia Insists It Will Counter New US Sanctions on Iran

JNS.org - Russia is going to counter new sanctions put on Iran by the Trump administration, said Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov to reporters on...

June 25, 2019 10:18 am
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Microsoft Hires Former Amazon Executive to Lead Startup Accelerator Program

JNS.org - Microsoft announced on Sunday that it has hired Amazon Web Services (AWS) leader Raz Bachar as managing director for its startup accelerator program...

June 24, 2019 11:50 am
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Largest Anti-BDS Conference to Date Probes Minds and Methodologies

JNS.org - Marking the largest international anti-BDS conference in the world, the Annual Global Coalition 4 Israel (GC4I) Forum and the Legal Network Initiative (LNI)...

Culture

Singer Daddy Yankee Floats in Dead Sea, Visits Western Wall Ahead of Israel Concert

Popular Latin singer Daddy Yankee is touring Israel ahead of his concert on...

Jack Hughes Becomes First Jewish Player to Be First Overall Pick in NHL Draft

JNS.org - Jack Hughes became the first Jewish player to be the No....

Features

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

World

UK Labour Party’s Readmission of Corbyn Ally Accused of Antisemitism ...

A Labour member of the British Parliament and arch-ally of far-left leader Jeremy Corbyn was welcomed back into the party...

Israel

Ex-US Envoy to UN Nikki Haley Prays at Western Wall After Israel Arrival

Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley -- known for her strident defense of Israel during her two-year stint in Turtle Bay -- visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem...

Middle East

US Economic Plan Decried by Palestinians but Gets Cautious Nod in Gulf

Palestinians on Wednesday poured scorn on the Trump administration's $50 billion investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, but US Gulf Arab allies said the economic initiative had promise...

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