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Iranian President Heads for Venezuela, Cuba Ahead of UN General Assembly

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani set off Friday for a tour of Venezuela and Cuba before heading to New York for next week's UN General Assembly,...

September 16, 2016 11:59 am

International Law Expert: UN’s Obsession With Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Robs It of Ability to Deal With More Serious Problems (INTERVIEW)

The UN’s obsession with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has robbed it of the ability to deal with other more serious problems around the world, an international legal expert told The Algemeiner on Thursday. Dr. Eugene Kontorovich --...

‘The Boys in Tehran Know Israel Has 200 Nukes Pointed at Them,’ Says Former Secretary of State Colin Powell in Leaked Email

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell told a colleague last year that Israel has a slew of nuclear weapons pointed at Iran, according to emails released by hacking group DCLeaks and reported on by...

Top Iranian Official Rattles Saber Over US Military Presence in Persian Gulf, Says Israel ‘Should Be Watched Closely’

A top Tehran regime official dismissed on Thursday Washington’s concerns about a spate of incidents in the Persian Gulf involving Iranian and US military forces, media outlets in the Islamic Republic reported. According to the regime-aligned...

September 15, 2016 12:00 pm

Expert: World Scout Organization Misled by Terrorist-Glorifying Palestinian Member

The Palestinian branch of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) misled the international...

September 15, 2016 9:31 am

Condition of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Remains Serious, But Consciousness ‘Extremely Significant,’ Doctors Say

Shimon Peres remains in serious condition for a third consecutive day after suffering a stroke...

September 15, 2016 8:52 am

Obama, Israeli Government Cut Congress Out of Aid Dealing

As part of a 10-year US-Israel security aid agreement, the Israeli government has signed a...

September 15, 2016 8:35 am

Israeli Official: Discovery of Second Temple-Era Artifact Further Evidence of Ancient Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

A 2,000-year-old scale weight uncovered in an archaeological dig in Jerusalem is further evidence of...

September 15, 2016 8:30 am

World’s Oldest Man, Israeli Holocaust Survivor, Readies for Bar Mitzvah at 113

The world's oldest man turned 113 on Thursday and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel...

September 16, 2016 11:59 am

Iranian President Heads for Venezuela, Cuba Ahead of UN General Assembly

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani set off Friday for a tour of Venezuela and Cuba before heading to New York for next week's UN General Assembly, official...

September 15, 2016 5:34 pm

International Law Expert: UN’s Obsession With Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Robs It of Ability to Deal With More Serious Problems (INTERVIEW)

The UN’s obsession with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has robbed it of the ability to deal with other more serious problems around the world, an international...

September 15, 2016 12:32 pm

‘The Boys in Tehran Know Israel Has 200 Nukes Pointed at Them,’ Says Former Secretary of State Colin Powell in Leaked Email

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell told a colleague last year that Israel has a slew of nuclear weapons pointed at Iran, according to...

September 15, 2016 12:05 pm

Top Iranian Official Rattles Saber Over US Military Presence in Persian Gulf, Says Israel ‘Should Be Watched Closely’

A top Tehran regime official dismissed on Thursday Washington’s concerns about a spate of incidents in the Persian Gulf involving Iranian and US military forces,...

September 15, 2016 12:00 pm

Expert: World Scout Organization Misled by Terrorist-Glorifying Palestinian Member

The Palestinian branch of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) misled the international parent body when it denied ties to a group that offered a leadership-training course...

September 15, 2016 9:31 am

Condition of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Remains Serious, But Consciousness ‘Extremely Significant,’ Doctors Say

Shimon Peres remains in serious condition for a third consecutive day after suffering a stroke on Tuesday night. One of the doctors treating Peres at Tel...

September 15, 2016 8:52 am

Obama, Israeli Government Cut Congress Out of Aid Dealing

As part of a 10-year US-Israel security aid agreement, the Israeli government has signed a letter promising to give back any additional money that Congress...

September 15, 2016 8:35 am

Israeli Official: Discovery of Second Temple-Era Artifact Further Evidence of Ancient Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

A 2,000-year-old scale weight uncovered in an archaeological dig in Jerusalem is further evidence of the ancient bond between the Jewish people and the holy...

September 15, 2016 8:30 am

World’s Oldest Man, Israeli Holocaust Survivor, Readies for Bar Mitzvah at 113

The world's oldest man turned 113 on Thursday and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel readied for the Bar Mitzvah he was denied a century...

September 14, 2016 9:45 pm

Top Iranian Military Official Issues Threat: US Forces Must Leave Persian Gulf Region ‘Before Any Problem Arises’

US military forces must leave the Persian Gulf region “before any problem arises,” a top Iranian military official warned, the regime-aligned news agency Tasnim reported...

September 14, 2016 3:52 pm

Former State Department Official: Security Aid Deal Could Serve as ‘Trigger Mechanism’ for New Obama-Led Israeli-Palestinian Peace Initiative (INTERVIEW)

The signing of the new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) on US security assistance to Israel might serve as a “trigger mechanism” for a new American-led...

September 14, 2016 10:10 am

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres ‘Critical But Stable’ After Stroke

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is in intensive care after suffering a serious stroke, medical officials say. Doctors at the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv,...

September 14, 2016 10:00 am

Anti-Israel Capitol Hill Event Cancelled After Democratic Lawmaker Withdraws Sponsorship

The Democratic House lawmaker who had anonymously sponsored a controversial House event advocating for economic boycotts of Israel withdrew her sponsorship Tuesday, The Weekly Standard has confirmed, and...

September 14, 2016 9:55 am

Pope: Murder in God’s Name ‘Satanic’

Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced killing in God's name as "satanic" as he held a mass to honor Jacques Hamel, the French priest whose throat...

Culture

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...

Features

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:...

World

Jews Cast Weary Eye on German Election Results, With Expected Strong Showin...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to be reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her...

Israel

Israel Condemns Latest Iranian Ballistic Missile Test as ‘Provocation’

JNS.org - Israel has condemned Iran’s latest ballistic missile test as a “provocation” amid growing concerns over the Islamic Republic’s behavior and US threats to end the 2015 landmark nuclear deal...

Middle East

Syria to Top Agenda During Russian Defense Minister’s First Visit to ...

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit the Jewish state in October and meet with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman,...

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