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March 25, 2019 9:46 am
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IDF Positions Hundreds of Soldiers in Gaza Border, Calls Up Limited Reserves

JNS.org - Reservists for air-defense units and two additional brigades of Israel Defense Forces were called to the Gaza border region following the launch of a long-range...

March 25, 2019 9:32 am
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House Leader Hoyer Slams Rep. Omar’s ‘Dual-Loyalty’ Remarks at AIPAC Conference

JNS.org - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) delivered an indirect rebuke on Sunday against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for making antisemitic statements. “When someone accuses American...

March 25, 2019 9:29 am
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IDF Ramps Up Defense Presence Along Golan Border Post-Trump Announcement

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces has increased its presence at the Syrian border in anticipation of protests following US President Donald Trump’s announcement of his...

March 24, 2019 9:07 am
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US Enacts ‘Radioactive’ Sanctions Against Iran’s Nuclear and Missile Programs

JNS.org - The United States sanctioned 31 individuals and entities on Friday connected to Iran’s Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research, known by its Persian acronym...

March 22, 2019 5:52 pm
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AIPAC Says Did Not Invite 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates to Conference

JNS.org - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee did not invite any of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to address this year’s annual policy conference, a source...

March 22, 2019 4:02 pm
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Brown University Students Pass BDS Referendum Against Israel

JNS.org - Students at Brown University voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum held between Tuesday and Thursday, calling on the school to separate itself from companies that conduct...

March 22, 2019 10:04 am
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Multiple 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates to Skip AIPAC Conference

JNS.org - A number of Democratic candidates running for president in 2020 announced that they will not attend the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual policy...

March 22, 2019 10:00 am
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Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Sanction Financial Supporters of Hamas

JNS.org - A bipartisan bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives this week to sanction financial backers of Hamas. Introduced by Reps. Brian Mast (R-Fla.),...

March 21, 2019 10:15 am
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Holocaust Denier Nominated as Congressional Candidate in Spain’s April 28 Elections

JNS.org - A Holocaust denier who has said that facts about the Shoah are “far from having been established with accuracy” and labeled the Nuremberg trials a “farce”...

March 21, 2019 10:11 am
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California State University Agrees to Landmark Settlement on Jewish Rights

JNS.org - A landmark settlement has been reached between the California State University (CSU) public university system, the legal think tank Lawfare Project, and the law...

March 21, 2019 10:05 am
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Netanyahu, Pompeo Meet With Cyprus President, Greek Prime Minister to Talk Energy

JNS.org - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at...

March 21, 2019 10:01 am
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Fragment of Persian-Era Clay Jar Depicting Human Face Discovered in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A fragment of a clay jar decorated with a human face dating back to the Persian era (fourth or fifth century C.E.) has been...

March 21, 2019 9:48 am
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As Economic Rallies Continue in Gaza, Poll Finds Decreased Support for Hamas Leader

JNS.org - According to a poll by the Ramallah-based Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas would win a presidential race...

March 21, 2019 9:44 am
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IsraAID Sending Response Team to Mozambique After Devastating Cyclone, Flooding

JNS.org - The Israeli humanitarian-aid organization IsraAID announced on Wednesday that it is planning to send a response team to Mozambique this week after the African country...

Culture

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

Jewish Council Warns Against Antisemitism at Scottish Universities

A representative body of Scottish Jewish communities has warned of concerning levels of antisemitism faced by Jewish students and teachers at Scottish universities. In a submission to the Equality and Human Rights...

Israel

On 40th Anniversary, Israel-Egypt Peace Deal Hailed for Opening ‘New ...

Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Israel-Egypt peace treaty. The 1979 agreement -- brokered by then-US President...

Middle East

Hamas Prisoners Attack Two Guards, One Seriously Injured

JNS.org - Two guards at Ketziot Prison in southern Israel were wounded, one seriously, when Hamas prisoners stabbed them late Sunday night after clashes broke out at the facility. Both guards...

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