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Human Rights Organization Welcomes Decision by Governing Soccer Body to Investigate French Team for Anti-Israel Discrimination

The decision by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to investigate a French team for anti-Israel discrimination is a welcome step, an official from the international...

August 29, 2016 1:38 pm

Antisemitism Report: Hate Crimes Against British Jews Surge, Prosecutions Drop

JNS.org - A disturbing report shows a continuously rising number of hate crimes committed against British Jews, while the number of hate crime cases being prosecuted has dropped, according to the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism (CAA). Last...

Lithuanian Military to Equip Armored Vehicles With Advanced Israeli Weapons Technology

The Lithuanian military will equip its 88 new Boxer armored fighting vehicles with the Samson MK II, advanced Israeli-made remote weapons stations, Israel Defense reported on Monday. According to Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the makers of the...

‘The Law of the Land Is the Law,’ Say French-Jewish Leaders Defending Controversial Burkini Ban

Many Jewish leaders in France support the recently imposed -- and subsequently overruled -- ban on burkinis, the Hebrew newspaper Makor Rishon reported on Sunday. According to the report, the controversial ruling on the head-to-toe bathing suits...

August 26, 2016 4:24 am

Report: Amid Warning of Conference Cancellation, UK Labour Party ‘Humiliated’ by Rejection of Security Firm It Boycotted Over Ties to Israel (VIDEO)

Britain’s Labour Party was “left humiliated” after a company it had boycotted refused its request to...

August 26, 2016 3:34 am

Co-Author of Anti-BDS Bill Passed at German University: ‘First Step’ in War Against Antisemitism’ (INTERVIEW)

The passage of an anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution at Leipzig University in Germany...

August 25, 2016 3:45 pm

Antisemitism Scholar: New Legislation Shows Poland Has Yet to Acknowledge Country’s Holocaust History (INTERVIEW)

There is no doubt that Poles have not come to terms with their country’s Holocaust...

August 25, 2016 5:31 am

Scottish Jewish Community Feels ‘More Vulnerable’ to Antisemitism Under New National Police Force

The Jewish community in Scotland feels “more vulnerable” and less protected against antisemitic attacks since...

August 25, 2016 5:27 am

Anti-Israel Activist Found Guilty of Assaulting Jewish Student During Violent King’s College Protest

An anti-Israel demonstrator who took part in a violent protest at a London university in...

August 29, 2016 1:38 pm

Human Rights Organization Welcomes Decision by Governing Soccer Body to Investigate French Team for Anti-Israel Discrimination

The decision by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) to investigate a French team for anti-Israel discrimination is a welcome step, an official from the international Jewish...

August 29, 2016 12:40 pm

Antisemitism Report: Hate Crimes Against British Jews Surge, Prosecutions Drop

JNS.org - A disturbing report shows a continuously rising number of hate crimes committed against British Jews, while the number of hate crime cases being...

August 29, 2016 12:30 pm

Lithuanian Military to Equip Armored Vehicles With Advanced Israeli Weapons Technology

The Lithuanian military will equip its 88 new Boxer armored fighting vehicles with the Samson MK II, advanced Israeli-made remote weapons stations, Israel Defense reported on...

August 28, 2016 8:43 pm

‘The Law of the Land Is the Law,’ Say French-Jewish Leaders Defending Controversial Burkini Ban

Many Jewish leaders in France support the recently imposed -- and subsequently overruled -- ban on burkinis, the Hebrew newspaper Makor Rishon reported on Sunday. According to...

August 26, 2016 4:24 am

Report: Amid Warning of Conference Cancellation, UK Labour Party ‘Humiliated’ by Rejection of Security Firm It Boycotted Over Ties to Israel (VIDEO)

Britain’s Labour Party was “left humiliated” after a company it had boycotted refused its request to provide security for its upcoming annual conference, the UK’s Telegraph reported...

August 26, 2016 3:34 am

Co-Author of Anti-BDS Bill Passed at German University: ‘First Step’ in War Against Antisemitism’ (INTERVIEW)

The passage of an anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution at Leipzig University in Germany is a “first step” in the war against the global...

August 25, 2016 3:45 pm

Antisemitism Scholar: New Legislation Shows Poland Has Yet to Acknowledge Country’s Holocaust History (INTERVIEW)

There is no doubt that Poles have not come to terms with their country’s Holocaust history, a renowned antisemitism scholar told The Algemeiner on Thursday,...

August 25, 2016 5:31 am

Scottish Jewish Community Feels ‘More Vulnerable’ to Antisemitism Under New National Police Force

The Jewish community in Scotland feels “more vulnerable” and less protected against antisemitic attacks since the formation of the country’s national police force, The Scotsman...

August 25, 2016 5:27 am

Anti-Israel Activist Found Guilty of Assaulting Jewish Student During Violent King’s College Protest

An anti-Israel demonstrator who took part in a violent protest at a London university in January was found guilty of assault, the UK's Evening Standard reported...

August 24, 2016 4:14 pm

Daughter of Strasbourg Stabbing Victim: My Father Is Traumatized, But We Won’t Live in Fear (INTERVIEW)

The Jewish man who was stabbed last Friday by a knife-wielding Muslim assailant shouting “Allahu Akbar” in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg is home from...

August 24, 2016 2:21 pm

Report: London Jewish Family Targeted by Antisemitic Abuse, Told to ‘F*** Off Back to Isra-Hell’ (VIDEO)

A Jewish family in east London was reportedly the target of a shocking antisemitic tirade in which they were told to “f*** off back to...

August 24, 2016 12:51 pm

Following Devastating Earthquake, Israel Offers Search and Rescue Assistance to Italy

Israel has offered search and rescue assistance to Italy following the 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the Umbria region on Wednesday that killed dozens of people and...

August 24, 2016 10:17 am

Belgium’s National Airline Folds to Palestinian Pressure, Removes West Bank-Made Israeli Halva Snack From In-Flight Menu

Brussels Airlines, Belgium’s national carrier, recently removed an Israeli halva snack from its in-flight dessert menu because it is produced in the West Bank, Ynet...

August 24, 2016 2:46 am

Russian TV Documentary Blames Jews for Titanic Sinking, Chernobyl Disaster, 9/11

Jews were responsible for the sinking of the Titanic, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and the 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to a documentary film recently broadcast...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Leading Jewish Group Criticizes Papal Honors to Antisemitic Polish Cardinal

A major Jewish group expressed its objections on Wednesday to the Vatican’s decision to honor an antisemitic World War II-era cardinal. Cardinal August Hlond was Polish primate during and immediately after...

Israel

Expert: If Palestinians Take Israel to ICC, They Will Be Defendants as Well...

Once the Palestinians become plaintiffs against Israel in the International Criminal Court, “they will become defendants as well,” an Israeli...

Middle East

Syria Says Iranian Withdrawal Not Up for Discussion

The withdrawal of Iranian forces is not up for discussion, the Syrian deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on Wednesday, after Washington demanded they pull out of Syria's conflict. US...

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