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European Security Services Prepare for Possible Return of Jihadists After Blow to ISIS Caliphate

Security services are examining plans for how to deal with thousands of Western jihadists who would seek to return to Europe as ISIS continues to...

September 8, 2016 9:48 am

Second Temple Flooring From King Herod’s Jerusalem Courtyard Restored

JNS.org - For the first time, 2,000-year-old flooring from King Herod’s Second Temple courtyard in Jerusalem has been restored by archaeologists. Elaborately decorated floor tiles were discovered by the Temple Mount Sifting Project team while it was...

American UN Envoy Samantha Power: ‘Undeniable’ That Antisemitism Is Getting Worse in Some Parts of the World

It is “undeniable” that antisemitism still exists and is even getting worse in some places, a top-ranking American diplomat told a United Nations forum in New York on Wednesday. “[T]he sheer geographic diversity of the hate...

Hatred of Jews at ‘Highest Level of Our Lifetimes,’ Israeli Diplomat Tells UN Antisemitism Forum

Hatred of Jews and demonization of Israel are at “the highest level of our lifetimes,” Israel’s UN envoy warned on Monday during a high-level forum on antisemitism held by the world body at its headquarters...

September 7, 2016 5:03 pm

Israeli Settler Leader Tells DC Audience: BDS Hopes to Sabotage Peaceful Coexistence Between Jews and Arabs

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement seeks to “sabotage the only real example...

September 7, 2016 3:32 pm

Israeli Expert: Warheads Used in North Korean Missile-Launch Latest Indication of Close Military Cooperation With Iran

Photos released by North Korea of its launch of long-range ballistic missiles are the latest...

September 7, 2016 1:13 pm

Rescue Teams Pessimistic About Finding More Survivors Under Rubble of Collapsed Tel Aviv Parking Lot

JNS.org - Rescue teams at the scene of the collapsed parking facility in Tel Aviv were...

September 7, 2016 1:09 pm

Dutch MP Refuses to Shake Hands With Netanyahu

JNS.org - A Dutch parliament member refused to shake hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on...

September 7, 2016 11:23 am

Netanyahu at The Hague: ‘We Have No Qualms With People of Gaza, Only With Terrorist Thugs’

JNS.org - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a...

September 8, 2016 9:48 am

European Security Services Prepare for Possible Return of Jihadists After Blow to ISIS Caliphate

Security services are examining plans for how to deal with thousands of Western jihadists who would seek to return to Europe as ISIS continues to lose...

September 8, 2016 9:45 am

Second Temple Flooring From King Herod’s Jerusalem Courtyard Restored

JNS.org - For the first time, 2,000-year-old flooring from King Herod’s Second Temple courtyard in Jerusalem has been restored by archaeologists. Elaborately decorated floor tiles were discovered...

September 7, 2016 11:37 pm

American UN Envoy Samantha Power: ‘Undeniable’ That Antisemitism Is Getting Worse in Some Parts of the World

It is “undeniable” that antisemitism still exists and is even getting worse in some places, a top-ranking American diplomat told a United Nations forum in...

September 7, 2016 5:39 pm

Hatred of Jews at ‘Highest Level of Our Lifetimes,’ Israeli Diplomat Tells UN Antisemitism Forum

Hatred of Jews and demonization of Israel are at “the highest level of our lifetimes,” Israel’s UN envoy warned on Monday during a high-level forum...

September 7, 2016 5:03 pm

Israeli Settler Leader Tells DC Audience: BDS Hopes to Sabotage Peaceful Coexistence Between Jews and Arabs

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement seeks to “sabotage the only real example of peaceful coexistence in the Middle East,” an Israeli settler...

September 7, 2016 3:32 pm

Israeli Expert: Warheads Used in North Korean Missile-Launch Latest Indication of Close Military Cooperation With Iran

Photos released by North Korea of its launch of long-range ballistic missiles are the latest proof of the close military cooperation between Pyongyang and Tehran,...

September 7, 2016 1:13 pm

Rescue Teams Pessimistic About Finding More Survivors Under Rubble of Collapsed Tel Aviv Parking Lot

JNS.org - Rescue teams at the scene of the collapsed parking facility in Tel Aviv were pessimistic Wednesday, saying the chances of finding survivors under the...

September 7, 2016 1:09 pm

Dutch MP Refuses to Shake Hands With Netanyahu

JNS.org - A Dutch parliament member refused to shake hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, Israeli news site Arutz Sheva reported. MP Tunahan Kuzu, of Turkish...

September 7, 2016 11:23 am

Netanyahu at The Hague: ‘We Have No Qualms With People of Gaza, Only With Terrorist Thugs’

JNS.org - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a diplomatic visit to The Hague in the Netherlands on Tuesday. Netanyahu...

September 7, 2016 11:05 am

Iranian Vessels ‘Harassed’ US Navy Ship in Persian Gulf, Defense Department Says

A US Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of...

September 7, 2016 11:03 am

Obama Admin Admits Transfer of $1.7 Billion to Iran as American Hostages Released

The Obama administration disclosed to Congress on Tuesday that it transferred a total of $1.7  billion in cash through Swiss banks to Iran around the...

September 7, 2016 11:01 am

IDF Begins Construction on Underground Barrier Around Gaza Strip

Residents of the Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council will be able to look out their windows and watch the IDF work on the new project meant...

September 7, 2016 10:43 am

British Jewish MP Under Police Protection Following Death Threat

JNS.org - A Jewish member of the British Parliament is receiving police protection after she received an antisemitic death threat on Facebook, the BBC reported. Ruth Smeeth,...

September 6, 2016 5:48 pm

Iran Expert: Post-Nuclear Deal, Emboldened Islamic Republic Seeking to Expand Global Reach, Build Anti-US Axis in Latin America (INTERVIEW)

Last year’s nuclear deal with world powers has emboldened Iran as it seeks to expand its global reach and build an anti-America axis in the...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

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...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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