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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...

August 23, 2016 4:31 pm

Renowned Israeli Holocaust Historian: ‘If I Were a British Jew, I’d Be Worried’

A world-renowned Israeli Holocaust historian admitted this weekend that were he a British Jew, he'd "be worried," The Times reported. Yehuda Bauer was responding to reports of rising antisemitism in the UK, particularly in the country's Labour Party,...

Student Council at Prominent German University Declares BDS Antisemitic

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is to be considered antisemitic, students at one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious universities determined earlier this month, the Jerusalem Post reported on Saturday. A copy of...

PR Staffer at Italy’s Islamic University Calls for ‘Final Solution for Zionists’

A senior staff member at Italy’s first Islamic university recently called for a new “final solution” for Zionists, the UK's Jewish Chronicle reported on Sunday. According to the report, Raphael Villani, who works in the public relations...

August 20, 2016 1:49 pm

Leader Says Dutch Jewish Community Can No Longer Sustain Itself

The effects of the Holocaust in the Netherlands and Jewish emigration have made Dutch Jewry’s...

August 19, 2016 10:36 am

Rabbi Stabbed in Northeastern French City by Knife-Wielding Man Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’

A rabbi was stabbed on Friday in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg by a...

August 19, 2016 6:14 am

Wife of UK Radical-Islamic Cleric Anjem Choudary Under Investigation for Terror Ties, ‘Filthy Jews’ Tirade

The wife of a radical British Islamic cleric is under investigation for possible connections to...

August 18, 2016 1:28 pm

Festival in Scotland Celebrating Culture of Jewish State ‘Triumphs’ Over Disruption by Anti-Israel Protesters (INTERVIEW)

A festival in Scotland on Wednesday celebrating Israeli culture was a “triumph,” one of the event...

August 18, 2016 12:51 pm

Italians Petition Against Plans to Erect Mosque Next to Leaning Tower of Pisa

JNS.org - Plans to build a mosque next to Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, under protest...

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...

August 22, 2016 3:14 pm

Renowned Israeli Holocaust Historian: ‘If I Were a British Jew, I’d Be Worried’

A world-renowned Israeli Holocaust historian admitted this weekend that were he a British Jew, he'd "be worried," The Times reported. Yehuda Bauer was responding to reports of...

August 22, 2016 9:52 am

Student Council at Prominent German University Declares BDS Antisemitic

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is to be considered antisemitic, students at one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious universities determined earlier...

August 21, 2016 1:01 pm

PR Staffer at Italy’s Islamic University Calls for ‘Final Solution for Zionists’

A senior staff member at Italy’s first Islamic university recently called for a new “final solution” for Zionists, the UK's Jewish Chronicle reported on Sunday. According to...

August 20, 2016 1:49 pm

Leader Says Dutch Jewish Community Can No Longer Sustain Itself

The effects of the Holocaust in the Netherlands and Jewish emigration have made Dutch Jewry’s communal institutions unsustainable, a key figure of that community said. Michel...

August 19, 2016 10:36 am

Rabbi Stabbed in Northeastern French City by Knife-Wielding Man Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’

A rabbi was stabbed on Friday in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg by a knife-wielding male assailant who shouted “Allahu Akbar” during the attack,...

August 19, 2016 6:14 am

Wife of UK Radical-Islamic Cleric Anjem Choudary Under Investigation for Terror Ties, ‘Filthy Jews’ Tirade

The wife of a radical British Islamic cleric is under investigation for possible connections to terror and antisemitism, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday. According to...

August 18, 2016 1:28 pm

Festival in Scotland Celebrating Culture of Jewish State ‘Triumphs’ Over Disruption by Anti-Israel Protesters (INTERVIEW)

A festival in Scotland on Wednesday celebrating Israeli culture was a “triumph,” one of the event organizers told The Algemeiner, despite the presence of a vocal...

August 18, 2016 12:51 pm

Italians Petition Against Plans to Erect Mosque Next to Leaning Tower of Pisa

JNS.org - Plans to build a mosque next to Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, under protest by some 1,800 Italians who’ve signed a petition, will now...

August 18, 2016 10:09 am

Poland’s Cabinet Approves Bill Outlawing Phrase ‘Polish Death Camps’

A law proposal making phrases like "Polish labor camps," "Polish extermination camps" and "Polish death camps" punishable by imprisonment for up to three years has...

August 17, 2016 12:42 pm

Outrage Over Czech Bus Advertising Auschwitz Vacation Tour

JNS.org - Jewish groups and Holocaust survivors are outraged over a bus in the Czech Republic advertising a satirical holiday tour of the Auschwitz death camp. The...

August 16, 2016 10:05 am

Rising Tensions in Ukraine Prompt Hundreds of Jews to Consider Immigration to Israel

JNS.org - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, or The Fellowship, said that in the last two weeks they have been flooded with hundreds of calls...

August 16, 2016 6:46 am

105-Year-Old Goebbels’ Stenographer Calls Her Work for Nazi Propaganda Mastermind ‘Just Another Job’

The 105-year-old former secretary and stenographer of Nazi propaganda mastermind Joseph Goebbels described her role promoting the evil regime's war machine as “just another job” in...

August 14, 2016 4:17 pm

British Parliamentarians Offered Free Israeli Martial Arts Training Following Shooting, Stabbing Murder of Labour MP Jo Cox

Free training in a popular Israeli martial art used by IDF special forces and the Mossad is now being offered to British parliamentarians by the company normally...

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

Israeli Scientists Seek Effective Treatment After Making Major Breakthrough...

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have made a major breakthrough in research into the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that...

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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