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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...

August 30, 2016 7:26 am
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‘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 Monday. Henry McDonald of the Belfast Telegraph said that the act of vandalism...

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 The Algemeiner on Monday. Professor Gerald Steinberg, president of NGO Monitor,...

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 human rights organization that had urged the governing soccer body to...

August 29, 2016 12:40 pm
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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...

August 29, 2016 12:30 pm
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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...

August 28, 2016 8:43 pm
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‘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...

August 26, 2016 4:24 am
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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
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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 30, 2016 7:26 am
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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
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‘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
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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...

August 29, 2016 1:38 pm
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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 Jewish...

August 29, 2016 12:40 pm
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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 being...

August 29, 2016 12:30 pm
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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
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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...

World

Most British Jews Think Country’s Labour Party is Too Tolerant of Ant...

JNS.org - A remarkable majority of British Jews believe the country's Labour party is too tolerant of antisemitism, according to a...

Israel

Anti-Israel Activists Join Hamas and Hezbollah in Celebrating Death of Form...

While the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres drew countless heartfelt condolence messages from around the world on Wednesday,...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Claim Possession of Missiles That Can Rea...

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday that Iran is in possession of missiles that can hit Israel. Iran's...

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