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UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusations Made by Sanctioned BDS Group

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students for Justice in Palestine,...

February 22, 2018 6:01 pm

In Unusual Move, Tunisian Islamist Party Runs Jewish Candidate for Office

A Tunisian Islamist party has made the unusual move of running a Jewish candidate for local office. According to the Hebrew news site Walla, Simon Salama will be the candidate of the Ennahdha party in the...

EU Parliament Deems Anti-Iran Art ‘Too Controversial,’ Cancels Display

JNS.org - An exhibition of caricatures seeking to expose the Iranian government’s human-rights abuses has been rejected for display at the European Parliament on the grounds that it is “too controversial.” The Israeli Cartoon Project, established in...

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of Panama’s National Protection & Civil...

February 22, 2018 3:34 pm

Ohio Hits a Record $200 Million in Israel Bonds

JNS.org - The Ohio Treasurer’s Office purchased $52.8 million in Israel bonds on Feb. 15...

February 22, 2018 3:04 pm

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's...

February 22, 2018 2:57 pm

Palestinian Authority President Abbas in US Hospital for Routine Checks, Official Says

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has gone into hospital in the United States for...

February 22, 2018 1:53 pm

Eighth-Century Clay Seal With ‘Signature of Prophet Isaiah’ Found in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A historic archaeological discovery near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount may be proof of the life...

February 22, 2018 1:02 pm

Lawmaker Who Proposed Controversial Iceland Circumcision Ban Claims It Does Not Violate Religious Freedom

The Icelandic lawmaker who proposed a controversial ban on circumcision told The Algemeiner in an interview...

February 22, 2018 6:01 pm

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusations Made by Sanctioned BDS Group

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students for Justice in Palestine, following...

February 22, 2018 4:31 pm

In Unusual Move, Tunisian Islamist Party Runs Jewish Candidate for Office

A Tunisian Islamist party has made the unusual move of running a Jewish candidate for local office. According to the Hebrew news site Walla, Simon Salama...

February 22, 2018 4:19 pm

EU Parliament Deems Anti-Iran Art ‘Too Controversial,’ Cancels Display

JNS.org - An exhibition of caricatures seeking to expose the Iranian government’s human-rights abuses has been rejected for display at the European Parliament on the grounds...

February 22, 2018 3:56 pm

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central...

February 22, 2018 3:34 pm

Ohio Hits a Record $200 Million in Israel Bonds

JNS.org - The Ohio Treasurer’s Office purchased $52.8 million in Israel bonds on Feb. 15 to increase the state’s holding to a whopping $200 million...

February 22, 2018 3:04 pm

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation...

February 22, 2018 2:57 pm

Palestinian Authority President Abbas in US Hospital for Routine Checks, Official Says

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has gone into hospital in the United States for a routine check, a senior Palestinian official told Reuters on...

February 22, 2018 1:53 pm

Eighth-Century Clay Seal With ‘Signature of Prophet Isaiah’ Found in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A historic archaeological discovery near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount may be proof of the life of the biblical prophet Isaiah, according to an article in...

February 22, 2018 1:02 pm

Lawmaker Who Proposed Controversial Iceland Circumcision Ban Claims It Does Not Violate Religious Freedom

The Icelandic lawmaker who proposed a controversial ban on circumcision told The Algemeiner in an interview this week that her bill does not violate religious freedom. Silja Dögg...

February 22, 2018 12:54 pm

Lawfare Project Threatens Suit Against Yahoo, Google and Twitter in Spain for Proliferation of Antisemitism

JNS.org - The Lawfare Project threatened legal action against Google, Yahoo and Twitter in Spain for failing to address the proliferation of Holocaust-denial websites and antisemitic...

February 22, 2018 12:37 pm

Israeli Bezeq’s Owner to Remain in Custody Until Monday

The controlling shareholder of Bezeq Israel Telecom, Israel's largest telecoms group, has been ordered to remain in police custody until Monday as part of an investigation into the...

February 22, 2018 12:17 pm

Israeli Chipmaker TowerJazz Profit Up, First Quarter Guidance Misses Forecast

Israeli chip maker TowerJazz reported higher-than-expected fourth quarter net profit on Thursday but its guidance for revenues in the first quarter was lower than forecasts,...

February 22, 2018 11:19 am

Jewish NGO Simon Wiesenthal Center Considers Travel Advisory for Poland

Jewish human rights organization Simon Wiesenthal Center said on Wednesday it was considering issuing a travel advisory for Jews urging them to limit their visits...

February 22, 2018 10:04 am

UN Pleads for Truce to Avert ‘Massacre’ as Strikes Hit Syria’s Ghouta for Fifth Day

Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near the Syrian capital for a fifth straight day on Thursday as the United Nations pleaded for a ceasefire...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

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...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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