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The Crime: Walking While Jewish

JNS.org - Back in the 1990s, civil rights activists coined the term “DWB” (driving while black) to highlight the frequency of incidents in which African-American...

December 4, 2017 11:50 am

Pro-Palestinian Groups Attack Administration Nominee for Opposing Israeli Boycott

JNS.org - Leaders of major American Jewish organizations are rallying around Kenneth L. Marcus, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights, as pro-Palestinian groups denounce him for opposing the BDS movement. Marcus, an attorney,...

Victimized Again: The Jews of Arab States and the June 1967 War

Fifty years after the June 1967 War, the Israel State Archives in Jerusalem released scores of classified files related to this historic event. While most deal with the war and the events that led to...

Experts: No Chance Hamas Will Disarm, Despite Unity Government

JNS.org - As a joint Palestinian government seems poised to take control of Gaza, Hamas has defied calls to disarm -- and has vowed to move its battle against Israel to Judea and Samaria. But experts say that Gaza’s...

December 3, 2017 12:01 pm

Sinai — The Descent Into Depravity

“Militants detonated a bomb inside a crowded mosque in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday and...

December 1, 2017 4:32 pm

New York Times Columnist Explains Her ‘Oy Vey’ in Harvey Weinstein Article

A New York Times columnist has responded to a question from the Algemeiner about her...

December 1, 2017 2:47 pm

Hamas Leader Affirms Military Ties With Hezbollah

Hamas and Hezbollah have restored military cooperation, a top Hamas leader told the pan-Arab newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat. Ties between the...

December 1, 2017 2:41 pm

A 30th Anniversary, Soviet Jews and the Making of History

On December 6, 1987 -- 30 years ago -- more than 250,000 people gathered in Washington to call on...

December 1, 2017 1:08 pm

Don’t Idly Dismiss Danger

In his memoirs, the controversial Danish politician Karl Kristian Steincke presented a collection of particularly...

December 4, 2017 11:50 am

The Crime: Walking While Jewish

JNS.org - Back in the 1990s, civil rights activists coined the term “DWB” (driving while black) to highlight the frequency of incidents in which African-American motorists...

December 3, 2017 6:54 pm

Pro-Palestinian Groups Attack Administration Nominee for Opposing Israeli Boycott

JNS.org - Leaders of major American Jewish organizations are rallying around Kenneth L. Marcus, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights, as pro-Palestinian...

December 3, 2017 3:58 pm

Victimized Again: The Jews of Arab States and the June 1967 War

Fifty years after the June 1967 War, the Israel State Archives in Jerusalem released scores of classified files related to this historic event. While most...

December 3, 2017 3:12 pm

Experts: No Chance Hamas Will Disarm, Despite Unity Government

JNS.org - As a joint Palestinian government seems poised to take control of Gaza, Hamas has defied calls to disarm -- and has vowed to move its battle against...

December 3, 2017 12:01 pm

Sinai — The Descent Into Depravity

“Militants detonated a bomb inside a crowded mosque in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday and then sprayed gunfire on panicked worshipers as they fled, killing...

December 1, 2017 4:32 pm

New York Times Columnist Explains Her ‘Oy Vey’ in Harvey Weinstein Article

A New York Times columnist has responded to a question from the Algemeiner about her use of “Oy vey” as an introduction to her article...

December 1, 2017 2:47 pm

Hamas Leader Affirms Military Ties With Hezbollah

Hamas and Hezbollah have restored military cooperation, a top Hamas leader told the pan-Arab newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat. Ties between the two groups became strained after Hezbollah intervened in Syria on behalf of...

December 1, 2017 2:41 pm

A 30th Anniversary, Soviet Jews and the Making of History

On December 6, 1987 -- 30 years ago -- more than 250,000 people gathered in Washington to call on the Kremlin to open the gates and let Soviet Jews...

December 1, 2017 1:08 pm

Don’t Idly Dismiss Danger

In his memoirs, the controversial Danish politician Karl Kristian Steincke presented a collection of particularly ridiculous parliamentary gaffes that he had noted over the years....

December 1, 2017 12:49 pm

With Netanyahu’s Kenya Trip, Israel Makes Latest Gains in Africa

JNS.org - Decades after a massive diplomatic campaign by former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir to build relations with sub-Saharan Africa, current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

December 1, 2017 12:38 pm

Paola Caridi’s Skewed Portrait of Jerusalem

Italian author and journalist Paola Caridi decried the sectarian “cruelty of Jerusalem” and described it as the “archetype of an anti-modern city” at the November 16 Georgetown...

December 1, 2017 12:26 pm

How BDS Was Defeated at the University of Maryland

On Wednesday, November 15, the Student Government Association (SGA) of the University of Maryland, College Park, decided not to support a resolution that accused Israel of various...

December 1, 2017 12:03 pm

Israeli and NATO Navies Ramp Up Working Relationship

JNS.org - On a mid-November Friday night at a Greek naval base, dozens of officers and sailors from several countries gathered around a large dinner table...

November 30, 2017 7:54 pm

New York Times Uses Jewish Innuendo in Story on Oscars and Weinstein Scandal

The New York Times, which thankfully refrained, at least until now, from linking the recent series of sex scandals to the Jewish backgrounds of many...

Features

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

Iran Looks to Seize Opportunity as Rivals Fall

As it approaches victory in Syria with the help of Russia, Iran and its terrorist axis members are turning their...

Trial Starts in the US Case of Nazi-Jihadist

Former DC Metro Transit Police officer Nicholas Young had unusual political views, a federal prosecutor told jurors in Young's terrorist trial --...

World

New Jersey Imam Who Called for Killing of Jews Will Be Sent for ‘Retr...

A New Jersey imam who delivered two violently antisemitic sermons over the last month is to be sent for "retraining,"...

Israel

Family of Mumbai Terror Victims Granted State-Owned Home in Israel

JNS.org - Rabbi Nachman and Freida Holtzberg, who lost their son and daughter-in-law in the 2008 terror attack on the Indian city of Mumbai’s Chabad House, have been granted a government-owned...

Middle East

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab W...

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended...

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