Thursday, February 22nd | 7 Adar 5778

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe

Blogs

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The impact of the Israelis...

September 19, 2016 6:32 am

The New York Sun’s Seth Lipsky, CBS Correspondent Lara Logan Honored at Algemeiner Summer Benefit (PHOTOS)

The Algemeiner honored masters of journalism at its fifth annual Summer Benefit on Thursday in New York City. Former editor-in-chief of The New York Sun Seth Lipsky and renowned CBS News correspondent Lara Logan accepted the paper's Journalist of the Year awards, and chairman of The Algemeiner Editor's Club Barry Schiffman...

Alumni: An Untapped Resource Against BDS No Longer

A group that I helped form, Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), has begun organizing alumni nationwide to restore their respective alma maters to what they should be: civil marketplaces of ideas, and spaces that soundly...

The True ‘Right-Wing Extremists’

If you follow Western media coverage of Israel, you think that the Jewish state has an extreme, right-wing government. Pejorative adjectives are used regularly to provide "context" when Israeli leaders are mentioned in articles. You could even be...

September 16, 2016 2:27 am

Shimon Peres and the Mirage of Peace

The news earlier this week that Shimon Peres had suffered a devastating stroke was greeted...

September 16, 2016 1:58 am

Developing a Strategy Against BDS

While those fortunate enough to have served in the armed forces will have had first-hand...

September 16, 2016 1:53 am

Hillary Clinton Is the ‘Deplorable’ One

Hillary Clinton has a deep-seated belief that those who support Donald Trump are evil racists. We...

September 15, 2016 5:02 am

An Absurd Sentence in the UK for a Radical Islamic Cleric Tied to ISIS

Law enforcement and counter-terrorism experts in the United States and around the world are shaking...

September 15, 2016 4:59 am

Is the Iranian Red Crescent Active in the Gaza Strip?

The Iranian Red Crescent (IRC) recently announced that it had given meat to 25,000 Gaza families...

September 19, 2016 6:32 am

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The impact of the Israelis on...

September 18, 2016 7:34 am

The New York Sun’s Seth Lipsky, CBS Correspondent Lara Logan Honored at Algemeiner Summer Benefit (PHOTOS)

The Algemeiner honored masters of journalism at its fifth annual Summer Benefit on Thursday in New York City. Former editor-in-chief of The New York Sun Seth Lipsky and renowned CBS News correspondent Lara Logan accepted the paper's Journalist...

September 18, 2016 7:15 am

Alumni: An Untapped Resource Against BDS No Longer

A group that I helped form, Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), has begun organizing alumni nationwide to restore their respective alma maters to what they...

September 18, 2016 6:48 am

The True ‘Right-Wing Extremists’

If you follow Western media coverage of Israel, you think that the Jewish state has an extreme, right-wing government. Pejorative adjectives are used regularly to provide...

September 16, 2016 2:27 am

Shimon Peres and the Mirage of Peace

The news earlier this week that Shimon Peres had suffered a devastating stroke was greeted with shock and sadness across the political spectrum. His onetime rival,...

September 16, 2016 1:58 am

Developing a Strategy Against BDS

While those fortunate enough to have served in the armed forces will have had first-hand experience viewing problems through a military lens, the military mindset...

September 16, 2016 1:53 am

Hillary Clinton Is the ‘Deplorable’ One

Hillary Clinton has a deep-seated belief that those who support Donald Trump are evil racists. We know this because she says it repeatedly -- in scripted and...

September 15, 2016 5:02 am

An Absurd Sentence in the UK for a Radical Islamic Cleric Tied to ISIS

Law enforcement and counter-terrorism experts in the United States and around the world are shaking their heads in collective disbelief after convicted Islamic terrorist Anjem...

September 15, 2016 4:59 am

Is the Iranian Red Crescent Active in the Gaza Strip?

The Iranian Red Crescent (IRC) recently announced that it had given meat to 25,000 Gaza families for the Eid al-Adha holiday. It seems strange that the Iranian organization would...

September 15, 2016 4:54 am

Netanyahu’s #NoFilter Moment

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did something courageous and correct by releasing a video in which he said that Palestinian Arabs seek the “ethnic cleansing” of Israeli...

September 14, 2016 1:11 pm

America and Freedom After September 11

The attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, did not happen because of what America did, but because of what America is: a liberal...

September 14, 2016 2:21 am

Members of Congress Vow Action in Face of State Department ‘Stalling’ on Prosecution of Palestinian Terrorists

JNS.org - Members of Congress are vowing action to circumvent what they say are the State Department's "excuses" and "stalling" on the prosecution of Palestinian terrorists,...

September 13, 2016 3:45 pm

Health Issues of Presidential Candidates Prompt Scrutiny of Running Mates’ Views on Israel

JNS.org - With questions surrounding the health of both presidential candidates in the spotlight, the positions of their running mates on Israel are attracting fresh scrutiny from the...

September 13, 2016 5:29 am

Knesset MKs Tour North American Jewish Communities in Search of Unity

JNS.org - Five Israeli Knesset members are touring the US and Canada to strengthen the relationship between North American Jewry and Israel. The lawmakers – Merav...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third...

World

Lawmaker Who Proposed Controversial Iceland Circumcision Ban Claims It Does...

The Icelandic lawmaker who proposed a controversial ban on circumcision told The Algemeiner in an interview this week that her bill does...

Israel

Israeli Bezeq’s Owner to Remain in Custody Until Monday

The controlling shareholder of Bezeq Israel Telecom, Israel's largest telecoms group, has been ordered to remain in police custody until Monday as part of an investigation into the firm. Shaul Elovitch, a family friend...

Middle East

Lebanese Journalist: 100 Years After Balfour Declaration, Arabs Have Failed...

JNS.org - In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily...

Algemeiner.com