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February 24, 2017 7:59 am
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South Carolina Latest US State to Tackle Campus Antisemitism

JNS.org - South Carolina lawmakers are considering a new bill to help school administrators better combat antisemitism at state universities, making their state the latest to...

February 24, 2017 6:03 am
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Jewish, Christian Groups to Fund, Implement Security Upgrades for Jews in Nice

JNS.org - Two international organizations announced that they will fund and implement security upgrades to protect the Jewish community in the French city of Nice, where...

February 23, 2017 1:32 pm
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Four New Conservative Justices Appointed to Israeli Supreme Court

JNS.org - Four new conservative-leaning justices were named Wednesday to Israel's Supreme Court. The new members of the 15-seat bench, selected from a short-list of 27 candidates, include:...

February 23, 2017 1:12 pm
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UN Envoy Haley Meets With Family of Slain IDF Soldier Kidnapped by Hamas

JNS.org - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley met with the family of an Israeli soldier killed in action by Hamas, and whose body...

February 23, 2017 11:00 am
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Vice President Mike Pence Visits Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in Missouri, Condemns Antisemitism

JNS.org - Vice President Mike Pence visited the Jewish cemetery near St. Louis, Mo., Wednesday to pitch in on efforts to repair more than 170 tombstones...

February 23, 2017 10:34 am
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Israeli Defense Ministry: New Iron Dome Interceptor Successfully Tested

JNS.org - A new missile interceptor developed for the Iron Dome defense system has been successfully tested, the Israeli Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The new interceptor, named...

February 22, 2017 5:51 pm
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ADL Target of Bomb Scare Amid Wave of Threats to Jewish Community

JNS.org - The national headquarters of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) received an anonymous bomb threat Wednesday, amid a wave of such incidents targeting American Jewry. Jonathan Greenblatt, ADL...

February 22, 2017 3:17 pm
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For First Time, Christian Arab Earns Spot in Elite Israeli Air Force Course

JNS.org - For the first time, a Christian Arab Israeli has been accepted into the military's prestigious pilots course, Israel Hayom has learned. The young man, whose name...

February 22, 2017 3:14 pm
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Netanyahu Speaks of Rising Antisemitism in Address to Australian Jews

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke of "the resurgent antisemitism...in many parts of the world" in his Wednesday address to Australian Jewry. “We have a battle against...

February 22, 2017 11:50 am
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Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei Calls for New Palestinian Intifada Against ‘Cancerous Tumor’ Israel

JNS.org - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on the Palestinians to start another violent intifada against Israel, claiming the country's government is a “cancerous tumor” that...

February 22, 2017 11:44 am
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Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the Western Galilee town of Peqi'in. The...

February 22, 2017 10:59 am
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Report: IAF Attacks Hezbollah-Bound Weapons Shipment on Syria-Lebanon Border

JNS.org - Arab media alleged Wednesday that the Israeli Air Force struck Hezbollah targets in Al-Qutayfah, northeast of Damascus, Syria. The report has not been corroborated...

February 22, 2017 8:14 am
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Israeli Prime Minister Makes Historic Visit to Australia

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began his historic visit to Australia, the first by a sitting Israeli prime minister, by praising the commitment of his Australian...

February 21, 2017 3:19 pm
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Egyptian, Jordanian Leaders Urge Not to ‘Give Up’ on Two-State Solution

JNS.org - Jordanian and Egyptian leadership reaffirmed their support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinan conflict at a meeting in Cairo on Tuesday. Jordan’s King...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS) five days ago. It comes a...

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