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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...

September 7, 2016 10:43 am
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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 history of the Middle East conflict, an Irish columnist wrote on...

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...

September 6, 2016 9:15 am
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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...

September 5, 2016 8:57 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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...

September 7, 2016 10:43 am
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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 11:06 pm
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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 history...

September 6, 2016 4:31 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

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

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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