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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...

August 22, 2016 3:14 pm

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...

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 Waterman, the director of the Crescas institute for Jewish culture,...

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 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...

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...

August 14, 2016 9:02 am

Jewish Filmmaker: German Hotel Removed Israel From Phone List Over Arab-Guest Pressure

JNS.org - French Jewish filmmaker Claude Lanzmann has accused a five-star hotel in Berlin of intentionally removing Israel off a list of international dialing codes in...

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as ...

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US ambassador to Israel. President Donald Trump’s...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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