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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...

August 29, 2016 12:40 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 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...

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 on Thursday. According to the report, Labour turned to global security...

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 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”...

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...

August 23, 2016 4:31 pm

Uproar in Hungary After Antisemitic Journalist Receives Country’s Second Highest Honor; 50 Previous Laureates Return Awards

Controversy has erupted in Hungary over the government’s decision to give a prestigious award to a journalist known for making antisemitic and racist comments, Bloomberg reported...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

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...

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...

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...

Israel

Israeli MK Michael Oren: Trump Administration ‘Spells End of Two-Stat...

JNS.org - Member of Knesset Michael Oren (Kulanu), the deputy minister for diplomacy in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office and Israel’s...

Middle East

Iranian Foreign Ministry: Tehran Has Concrete Plans in Place to Respond to ...

Tehran has concrete plans in place to respond to any possible breach of the nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry...

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