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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

Elder statesman Shimon Peres, Israel's former president, was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday evening after suffering a stroke, his office has said. Peres was admitted to the Sheba...

September 13, 2016 3:08 pm

US Senator: Palestinian Authority’s Use of American Tax Dollars to Fund Terrorists ‘Morally Repugnant, Must Be Stopped’ (INTERVIEW)

The Palestinian Authority’s use of American taxpayer dollars to fund terrorists and their families is “morally repugnant and must be stopped,” a US senator told The Algemeiner on Tuesday. “To provoke, reward and incentivize terrorist acts...

Full Details Emerge Surrounding Palestinian Police Rescue of Female IDF Soldiers From Lynch Mob, Following GPS Mishap

Thanks to the swift action of an off-duty Palestinian Authority policeman, the IDF did not have to launch an operation to prevent the potential lynching of two female soldiers who had lost their way and ended up under assault in...

Oberlin Alumnus, Teacher Call on College to Stop Ignoring Antisemitic Climate on Campus

An Oberlin alumnus and faculty member are calling on the campus community to stop ignoring the antisemitic climate promoted by both students and administrators. In the blog IsraellyCool on Sunday, a recent Oberlin college graduate -- the content of whose...

September 13, 2016 10:22 am

Israel’s President Rivlin Hosts Interfaith Dialogue With East Asian Religious Leaders

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted several religious leaders from East Asia for an interfaith dialogue at his...

September 13, 2016 10:17 am

Muslim Birthrate in Israel Declining, Newly Released Data Reveals

JNS.org - The Muslim birthrate in Israel has declined, according to recently published Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS)...

September 13, 2016 9:41 am

IDF Denies Claim That Syrian Army Shot Down Israeli Aircraft

Syrian state television reported Tuesday that the Syrian army had shot down an Israeli fighter jet and...

September 12, 2016 10:20 pm

Major Jewish Group: Newsweek Must Take Action to Save Its ‘Hard-Earned Journalist Brand From Bigots and Propagandists’

Newsweek must take action to “save the integrity of its hard-earned journalist brand from bigots...

September 12, 2016 2:50 pm

Lawyer Suing Facebook Scoffs at Purportedly Fruitful Anti-Incitement Meeting Between Israeli Ministers, Social Media Execs

The head of the organization behind a billion-dollar lawsuit against Facebook for its alleged enabling of...

September 13, 2016 3:08 pm

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

Elder statesman Shimon Peres, Israel's former president, was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday evening after suffering a stroke, his office has said. Peres was admitted to the Sheba Medical...

September 13, 2016 3:00 pm

US Senator: Palestinian Authority’s Use of American Tax Dollars to Fund Terrorists ‘Morally Repugnant, Must Be Stopped’ (INTERVIEW)

The Palestinian Authority’s use of American taxpayer dollars to fund terrorists and their families is “morally repugnant and must be stopped,” a US senator told...

September 13, 2016 2:47 pm

Full Details Emerge Surrounding Palestinian Police Rescue of Female IDF Soldiers From Lynch Mob, Following GPS Mishap

Thanks to the swift action of an off-duty Palestinian Authority policeman, the IDF did not have to launch an operation to prevent the potential lynching of two female soldiers who...

September 13, 2016 11:48 am

Oberlin Alumnus, Teacher Call on College to Stop Ignoring Antisemitic Climate on Campus

An Oberlin alumnus and faculty member are calling on the campus community to stop ignoring the antisemitic climate promoted by both students and administrators. In the blog IsraellyCool...

September 13, 2016 10:22 am

Israel’s President Rivlin Hosts Interfaith Dialogue With East Asian Religious Leaders

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted several religious leaders from East Asia for an interfaith dialogue at his residence on Monday. The delegation included representatives of the Buddhist, Hindu and...

September 13, 2016 10:17 am

Muslim Birthrate in Israel Declining, Newly Released Data Reveals

JNS.org - The Muslim birthrate in Israel has declined, according to recently published Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) data, Israel National News reported. Israel's Muslim community, which accounts for under...

September 13, 2016 9:41 am

IDF Denies Claim That Syrian Army Shot Down Israeli Aircraft

Syrian state television reported Tuesday that the Syrian army had shot down an Israeli fighter jet and drone using surface-to-air missiles, a claim the IDF dismissed. Israeli officials confirmed that Syrian...

September 12, 2016 10:20 pm

Major Jewish Group: Newsweek Must Take Action to Save Its ‘Hard-Earned Journalist Brand From Bigots and Propagandists’

Newsweek must take action to “save the integrity of its hard-earned journalist brand from bigots and propagandists,” an official with a leading US-based Jewish human...

September 12, 2016 2:50 pm

Lawyer Suing Facebook Scoffs at Purportedly Fruitful Anti-Incitement Meeting Between Israeli Ministers, Social Media Execs

The head of the organization behind a billion-dollar lawsuit against Facebook for its alleged enabling of incitement to terrorism on its pages told The Algemeiner that...

September 12, 2016 1:47 pm

On 9/11 Anniversary, US Envoy Praises ‘Close’ Counterterrorism Cooperation With Jewish State

The US and Israel enjoy “multi-layered” coordination in the fight against terrorism, America’s envoy to the Jewish state said on Sunday, on the 15th anniversary...

September 12, 2016 12:45 pm

Major UK Jewish Student Group Decries, Condemns ‘Hitler Was Right’ Sign Plastered on U of Leicester Campus by Pro-Nazi Activists

The appearance last Tuesday of a sticker promoting Nazism at the University of Leicester is “extremely concerning,” a major UK student group told The Algemeiner on Monday....

September 12, 2016 10:56 am

Minister Backs Netanyahu on PA Ethnic Cleansing Accusation

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement on Friday charging the Palestinian Authority (PA) with intentions of "ethnic cleansing" by hoping to establish a state in Judea and...

September 12, 2016 10:18 am

French PM Warns of New Terrorist Attacks, Says 15,000 Radical Suspects on Police Radar

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday the country can expect new attacks, but insisted that proposals by former president Nicolas Sarkozy to boost security...

September 12, 2016 10:15 am

Syria Ceasefire Set to Start at Sunset After Weekend of Airstrikes

A cessation of hostilities is due to start in Syria at sunset on Monday, after a weekend of air strikes. The 10-day truce is due to...

Culture

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

‘Proud’ Jewish Actor Andrew Garfield Winning Plaudits for Playing Chris...

American-British Jewish actor Andrew Garfield is drawing critical acclaim for his portrayal of Christians in two potential Oscar candidate films. Garfield,...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

Six Dead in Bombing Attack Near Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt

At least six people have been killed in a bomb attack on a road leading to the Great Pyramid of Giza - a tourist attraction popular with British holiday-makers.

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