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‘I’m a Zionist,’ Irish Journalist Writes in Criticism of Celtic Fans Who Waved Palestinian Flags During Recent Game Against Israeli Team

Fans of a popular European soccer team who waved Palestinian flags during a recent home match against an Israeli team are clueless about the...

September 6, 2016 11:06 pm

Visiting Swedish Politician Tells Skeptical Knesset That Foreign Minister Wallstrom Opposes BDS

JNS.org - Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom, known for harshly criticizing Israel, opposes the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Sweden's Leader of the Opposition Anna Kinberg Batra told the Israeli Knesset on September 5. Wallstrom asked Kinberg Batra...

Israeli Passengers at Belgrade Airport Disturbed by Announcement: ‘Flight to Palestine Departing From Gate C3’

Israeli passengers waiting for a recent Tel Aviv-bound flight at an airport near the Serbian capital of Belgrade were disturbed when a loud-speaker announcement referred to their destination as “Palestine,” the Hebrew news site Ynet reported on Tuesday. The...

ISIS Supporters, Terror Experts Warn: Sleeper Cells in Europe Ready to Attack Civilians

ISIS supporters have gloated about sleeper cells nestled in Europe which are poised to carry out horror attacks on innocent civilians. And most frighteningly of all -- terror experts have backed up the chilling claims. Read full...

September 5, 2016 8:57 pm

Rise of New Far-Right Populist Party in Germany is ‘Nightmare Come True,’ Jewish Community Leader Says

The dramatic success of a new far-right populist party in local elections in a northeastern...

September 4, 2016 6:55 am

Notorious ‘Nazi Grandma’ Sentenced to Prison for Claiming Jews Weren’t Exterminated at Auschwitz

A notorious Holocaust denier in Germany was sentenced to eight months in jail on Friday, after claiming Jews...

September 2, 2016 6:06 pm

Jewish Labour MP Ruth Smeeth Gets Police Protection After Receiving Antisemitic Threat

A Jewish member of the British Parliament is receiving police protection following an antisemitic death...

September 2, 2016 4:10 am

Teacher at Paris High School Suspended for Antisemitic Facebook Posts

A school teacher in France has been suspended for making comments hostile to Jews on social media, the...

August 31, 2016 9:47 am

Czech School Atlases to Cease Naming Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - The Czech Education Ministry has ordered the company printing the atlases used in the...

September 6, 2016 11:06 pm

‘I’m a Zionist,’ Irish Journalist Writes in Criticism of Celtic Fans Who Waved Palestinian Flags During Recent Game Against Israeli Team

Fans of a popular European soccer team who waved Palestinian flags during a recent home match against an Israeli team are clueless about the history...

September 6, 2016 4:31 pm

Visiting Swedish Politician Tells Skeptical Knesset That Foreign Minister Wallstrom Opposes BDS

JNS.org - Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom, known for harshly criticizing Israel, opposes the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, Sweden's Leader of the Opposition Anna Kinberg Batra...

September 6, 2016 11:03 am

Israeli Passengers at Belgrade Airport Disturbed by Announcement: ‘Flight to Palestine Departing From Gate C3’

Israeli passengers waiting for a recent Tel Aviv-bound flight at an airport near the Serbian capital of Belgrade were disturbed when a loud-speaker announcement referred to...

September 6, 2016 9:15 am

ISIS Supporters, Terror Experts Warn: Sleeper Cells in Europe Ready to Attack Civilians

ISIS supporters have gloated about sleeper cells nestled in Europe which are poised to carry out horror attacks on innocent civilians. And most frighteningly of all...

September 5, 2016 8:57 pm

Rise of New Far-Right Populist Party in Germany is ‘Nightmare Come True,’ Jewish Community Leader Says

The dramatic success of a new far-right populist party in local elections in a northeastern German state on Sunday is “a nightmare come true,” a...

September 4, 2016 6:55 am

Notorious ‘Nazi Grandma’ Sentenced to Prison for Claiming Jews Weren’t Exterminated at Auschwitz

A notorious Holocaust denier in Germany was sentenced to eight months in jail on Friday, after claiming Jews were never exterminated in the Auschwitz concentration camp, the local media...

September 2, 2016 6:06 pm

Jewish Labour MP Ruth Smeeth Gets Police Protection After Receiving Antisemitic Threat

A Jewish member of the British Parliament is receiving police protection following an antisemitic death threat made against her on a social media platform, the...

September 2, 2016 4:10 am

Teacher at Paris High School Suspended for Antisemitic Facebook Posts

A school teacher in France has been suspended for making comments hostile to Jews on social media, the Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism (CFCA) reported this week. According to...

August 31, 2016 9:47 am

Czech School Atlases to Cease Naming Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - The Czech Education Ministry has ordered the company printing the atlases used in the country's schools to cease naming Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israel's...

August 30, 2016 2:11 pm

Giant Swastika Crop Circle Mysteriously Appears on British Farm (VIDEO)

A massive crop circle in the shape of a swastika mysteriously appeared on a British farm recently, the UK’s Daily Mail reported on Tuesday. According to...

August 30, 2016 9:40 am

Brussels Airlines Reverses Ban on Israel-Made Halva

JNS.org - Responding to pressure from Israel and Israeli customers, Brussels Airlines has reinstated supplying the Israeli Ahva brand Halva on its flights. Brussels Airlines had...

August 30, 2016 7:26 am

UK Watchdog: British Jews ‘Denied Justice;’ Despite Antisemitism Surge, Hate-Crime Prosecution Drops (INTERVIEW)

British Jews are “being denied justice” by the country’s main criminal prosecution agency as it fails to crack down on antisemitic hate crimes, the head...

August 30, 2016 7:00 am

‘Time to Stand by Ireland’s Jews,’ Declares Belfast Columnist in Wake of Cemetery Desecration

Following the desecration of 13 Jewish graves at a cemetery in Belfast on Friday, “It’s time to stand by Ireland’s Jews,” an Irish columnist wrote on...

August 29, 2016 2:04 pm

Watchdog: Norway Should Cut Funding to Organization That Funnels Money to Pro-BDS Groups (INTERVIEW)

The Norwegian government should cease giving money to an organization that funds NGOs promoting the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, the head of an Israel-based watchdog group told...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

Looking to Increase Israeli Ventures, India Bids for Offshore Exploration R...

JNS.org - A consortium of Indian companies has applied for an Israeli Energy Ministry tender for offshore exploration licenses, signaling another...

Israel

Israel Intercepts Massive Gaza-Bound Explosives Shipment

JNS.org - Israel prevented a shipment containing several tons of explosives from reaching the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Defense Ministry revealed on Wednesday. The shipment was intercepted at the Kerem Shalom border...

Middle East

Iran Says Its Ready to Help Rebuild Syria, Hezbollah Will Not Disarm

Iran's Revolutionary Guards are ready to help rebuild Syria and bring about a lasting "ceasefire" there, chief commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said, adding that disarming Lebanon's Hezbollah is out of...

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