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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...

September 13, 2016 9:41 am
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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 rights organization told The Algemeiner on Monday following a string...

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 she was “not impressed” by Monday’s purportedly fruitful meeting between Israeli...

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 of the 9/11 attacks. Speaking at a counterterrorism summit at the...

September 12, 2016 12:45 pm
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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,”...

September 12, 2016 10:56 am
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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...

September 12, 2016 10:18 am
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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...

September 12, 2016 10:15 am
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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...

September 12, 2016 10:09 am
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September 13, 2016 9:41 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

September 12, 2016 10:09 am
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Campus Watchdog: San Francisco State U’s ‘Deafening Silence’ Over Ties to Radical Palestinian Counterpart Reflects Complacency to Anti-Israel Behavior (INTERVIEW)

The “deafening silence” of a US university following public outcry over ties to an extremist Palestinian counterpart reflects complacency to anti-Israel behavior, a campus watchdog...

September 12, 2016 10:00 am
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Abbas Accuses Israel of ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ After Netanyahu Makes Similar Claim About PA

Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of "ethnic cleansing," days after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a similar allegation against the...

September 11, 2016 10:03 pm
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French-Israeli Artist Who Documented 9/11 in Photos Compares Event to Pearl Harbor; Says Not a Day Goes by Without His Remembering It (INTERVIEW)

A New York-based French-Israeli artist and activist -- who spent many hours at Ground Zero on and after the fateful day 15 years ago when...

September 11, 2016 10:45 am
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Netanyahu on 9/11 Anniversary: Israel Stands ‘Shoulder-to-Shoulder’ With ‘Greatest Ally’ America

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened Sunday's cabinet meeting by remembering 9/11, and saying that Israel stands shoulder-to-shoulder with “our greatest ally, the United States of...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

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...

World

‘Avenger’ Holocaust Survivor Dies at 91

JNS.org -- A Holocaust survivor who participated in a revenge plot to poison former SS officers after World War II has died at the age of 91. Lithuanian-born Joseph Harmatz lost most of his...

Israel

Settler Leader: Main Victims of BDS Movement Are the Palestinians Themselve...

The fight against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement was one of the hottest topics at the National...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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