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September 25, 2017 11:26 am

Leader of German Nationalist Party Says Jews Have Nothing to Fear Over Group’s Entry Into Parliament

Alexander Gauland, the co-leader of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD), said Monday Jews have nothing to fear from his party's third-place election finish that took it...

September 25, 2017 10:12 am

Iran Publicly Displays Russian-Made S-300 Air Defense System in Tehran

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard has displayed the country’s sophisticated Russian-made S-300 air defense system in central Tehran. This is the first time that the S-300 air...

September 25, 2017 9:27 am

Trump Expands Travel Ban to Include North Korea, Venezuela and Chad

President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered...

September 24, 2017 11:25 am

Netanyahu Calls for Security Cabinet Meeting After Iran Tests Missile Capable of Reaching Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called a special meeting of his security cabinet following Iran’s testing of a ballistic missile that can reach Israel...

September 24, 2017 11:17 am

German Chancellor Merkel Seeks Fourth Term in Federal Elections

Millions of Germans are casting their votes in the country's federal elections, with Chancellor Angela Merkel tipped to retain power. She is seeking a fourth term...

September 24, 2017 10:29 am

Israeli Aid Volunteers Find Body of Missing Rabbi Under Mexico Earthquake Rubble

ZAKA volunteers in Mexico on Saturday found the body of Rabbi Haim Ashkenazi, the Israeli-based rescue and recovery organization confirmed. Volunteer search and rescue teams, including an...

September 24, 2017 9:19 am

US Warns of Possible Unrest During Kurdish Independence Referendum

The US embassy in Iraq cautioned its citizens that there may be unrest during a referendum on independence planned by the Kurdish authorities in northern...

September 24, 2017 8:34 am

Trump Again Blasts Nuclear Agreement Following Iranian Missile Test

President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it reached with the...

September 23, 2017 11:00 am

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, Asia

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has targeted organizations in the U.S.,...

September 22, 2017 1:57 pm

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Maria Making Landfall

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry the synagogue’s Torah scrolls to...

September 22, 2017 9:56 am

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it...

September 21, 2017 1:54 pm

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case...

September 21, 2017 9:55 am

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on...

September 20, 2017 11:14 am

Hurricane Maria Unleashes Destructive Winds and Flooding in Strongest Puerto Rico Landfall Since Great Depression

Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, became the strongest Puerto Rico landfalling hurricane since the Great Depression, and continues to lash the island and...


New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...


The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...


Brutal Murder of French Jewish Pensioner Sarah Halimi Motivated by ‘A...

French Jews have cautiously welcomed the decision of the Paris public prosecutors' office to recognize the murder of Sarah Halimi...


Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

Saudi Newspaper: ‘No Lasting Peace Can Exclude Hamas and its Supporte...

Despite an all-time low in relations between the Riyadh government and the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, a leading Saudi newspaper has...