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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 on your face,” he...

November 30, 2016 11:46 am

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community and efforts by Israeli first-responders have enabled the Jewish state to get the recent outburst of wildfires under control. These fires are expected to be...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner of war during World War II. Captured during the Battle of the Bulge, Roddie survived an arduous march through frozen terrain and...

Boise’s Surprising, Splendid Historic Synagogue

JNS.org -- Sometimes you’ll find the most splendid synagogues in the places you least expect. Such was the case during my recent three-day trip to Boise, Idaho, a popular gateway for skiing, river rafting and hiking that...

November 23, 2016 7:29 am

After Years of Institutional ‘Decay,’ Palestinians Finally Set for Overdue Elections

JNS.org - As it awaits the long-overdue leadership elections for the Palestinian Authority, the Palestinian populace faces...

November 21, 2016 3:07 pm

Jewish Groups Soften Antisemitism Allegations Against Bannon

JNS.org -- Jewish organizations that had been at the forefront of antisemitism allegations against Stephen K. Bannon, President-elect Donald...

November 21, 2016 8:26 am

Ordinary Palestinians Respond With Apathy to the American Election

JNS.org - Anyone reeling from the American presidential election results might want to take comfort in...

November 20, 2016 6:40 am

Hadassah Announces Partnership With Pro-Israel Hispanic Evangelical Christian Group

JNS.org - The women’s Zionist organization Hadassah has announced an alliance with the National Hispanic...

November 17, 2016 7:36 am

Ireland’s Jewish Population Faces Sad Decline

JNS.org - An Israeli and an Irish Jew walk into a bar. After a shot of...

November 30, 2016 11:46 am

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 on your face,” he continued,...

November 29, 2016 7:44 am

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community and efforts by Israeli first-responders have enabled the Jewish state to get...

November 28, 2016 10:58 am

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner of war during World War II. Captured during the Battle of the...

November 28, 2016 5:39 am

Boise’s Surprising, Splendid Historic Synagogue

JNS.org -- Sometimes you’ll find the most splendid synagogues in the places you least expect. Such was the case during my recent three-day trip to Boise, Idaho,...

November 23, 2016 7:29 am

After Years of Institutional ‘Decay,’ Palestinians Finally Set for Overdue Elections

JNS.org - As it awaits the long-overdue leadership elections for the Palestinian Authority, the Palestinian populace faces an uncertain future. Within the West Bank, the situation has grown...

November 21, 2016 3:07 pm

Jewish Groups Soften Antisemitism Allegations Against Bannon

JNS.org -- Jewish organizations that had been at the forefront of antisemitism allegations against Stephen K. Bannon, President-elect Donald Trump’s recently appointed chief strategist and special counselor, softened their stance...

November 21, 2016 8:26 am

Ordinary Palestinians Respond With Apathy to the American Election

JNS.org - Anyone reeling from the American presidential election results might want to take comfort in the laid-back attitude of some Palestinian civilians. At two competing Palestinian-owned...

November 20, 2016 6:40 am

Hadassah Announces Partnership With Pro-Israel Hispanic Evangelical Christian Group

JNS.org - The women’s Zionist organization Hadassah has announced an alliance with the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) and its subsidiary, the Hispanic Israel...

November 17, 2016 7:36 am

Ireland’s Jewish Population Faces Sad Decline

JNS.org - An Israeli and an Irish Jew walk into a bar. After a shot of whiskey and a pint of Guinness, they discuss neither leprechauns...

November 16, 2016 11:21 am

Will Donald Trump ‘Fire’ the Iran Deal?

JNS.org -- The election victory by Donald Trump, a billionaire businessman who has never held political office and is a neophyte on foreign policy, has left many...

November 15, 2016 11:07 am

Major Jewish Organization, Israeli Firm Partner to Develop Global Antisemitism Alert System

JNS.org - A new Israeli-developed global alert system has been acquired by the the World Jewish Congress (WJC) that will enable Jewish communities around the world to quickly,...

November 10, 2016 11:55 am

Muslim-Zionist Activist: ‘Antisemitism Is the Norm in the Islamic Community, But the World Will Come to Realize Its Mistake About Israel’

Antisemitism and Israel-hatred is the norm among Muslims, including in the United States, even though the Koran can be read as a "Zionist text," a devout...

November 10, 2016 1:27 am

On Veterans Day, American Immigrants Reflect on New Lives in Israel

JNS.org - For two American Jews who immigrated to Israel last summer, their first Veterans Day in the Jewish state presents an opportunity to reflect on how...

November 9, 2016 9:19 am

The Jewish War Veterans’ New Leader Brings a Lifetime of Service to the Organization

JNS.org - Retired United States Army Col. Carl A. Singer plans to bring a can-do attitude to the top volunteer post at the Jewish War Veterans (JWV) organization. Singer, who...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Opinion

Note to Israelis: America Is Not Racist

Since Donald Trump won the US presidential election last month, Israelis have been engaged in a heated debate about how...

Testimony to the U of Michigan Student Government Ahead of Its Vote on BDS, Part I

On Nov. 15, 2016, as The Algemeiner reported, the University of Michigan student government considered...

The World Cannot Ignore Assad’s Crimes

JNS.org - It was one of the most dramatic moments so far in the five-year civil war that has torn Syria...

World

Europe Police Reveal Which Nations ISIS Could Target Next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the US-led coalition fighting...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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