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American Woman Killed, Five Injured in London Stabbing Attack

The 19-year-old Norwegian, of Somali origin, was Tasered by police outside the Imperial Hotel, in Southampton Row. He was initially in hospital under armed guard...

August 4, 2016 9:38 am

Chief Rabbi of Poland: Memory of World’s Inaction During Holocaust Should Spur Jews to Help Today’s Persecuted Christians

Poland’s chief rabbi said the world’s inaction during the Holocaust should serve as a reminder to Jews to help Christians suffering persecution at the hands of jihadists, the Catholic publication Crux reported on Wednesday. Rabbi Michael Schudrich --...

Study: Scottish Jews Increasingly Keeping Identity Secret to Avoid Antisemitism

Scottish Jews are increasingly keeping their identity a secret for fear of being the target of antisemitism, a new study reveals. According to “Being Jewish in Scotland” -- commissioned by the Scottish government and carried out by...

Pope Francis Says Wrong to Identify Islam With Violence

JNS.org - Pope Francis on Sunday stressed that he will not associate the religion of Islam with terrorism. "It's not right to identify Islam with violence. It's not right and it's not true," Pope Francis said to...

July 31, 2016 10:59 pm

French-Jewish Activist Recalls Slaughter of Peer on 14th Anniversary of Hebrew University Bombing (INTERVIEW)

On the 14th anniversary of the bombing at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, which left...

July 31, 2016 7:13 am

Former British Foreign Secretary Ridicules Palestinian Plan to Sue UK Over Balfour Declaration as Publicity Stunt

A former British foreign secretary ridiculed the recent Palestinian initiative to sue the United Kingdom over the Balfour...

July 31, 2016 6:47 am

Report: UK Prison Authorities Ignored Alerts of Radical Islamist, Antisemitic Literature Distributed by Imams to Inmates

British prison authorities ignored warnings about the distribution of radical Islamist and antisemitic literature by imams to inmates,...

July 29, 2016 10:49 am

Pope Francis Prays in Silence, Walks Alone at Site of Auschwitz Concentration Camp

JNS.org - Pope Francis made a historic and somber visit to the Auschwitz-Burkenau Nazi concentration camp...

July 28, 2016 3:40 pm

UK Jewish Students Blast National Union Leader for False Claim of Backtrack on Decision to Exclude Jewish Voice

A major British Jewish student group blasted the head of the country's largest student union for falsely...

August 4, 2016 9:38 am

American Woman Killed, Five Injured in London Stabbing Attack

The 19-year-old Norwegian, of Somali origin, was Tasered by police outside the Imperial Hotel, in Southampton Row. He was initially in hospital under armed guard but...

August 4, 2016 7:00 am

Chief Rabbi of Poland: Memory of World’s Inaction During Holocaust Should Spur Jews to Help Today’s Persecuted Christians

Poland’s chief rabbi said the world’s inaction during the Holocaust should serve as a reminder to Jews to help Christians suffering persecution at the hands of...

August 2, 2016 7:00 am

Study: Scottish Jews Increasingly Keeping Identity Secret to Avoid Antisemitism

Scottish Jews are increasingly keeping their identity a secret for fear of being the target of antisemitism, a new study reveals. According to “Being Jewish in...

August 1, 2016 9:39 pm

Pope Francis Says Wrong to Identify Islam With Violence

JNS.org - Pope Francis on Sunday stressed that he will not associate the religion of Islam with terrorism. "It's not right to identify Islam with violence. It's...

July 31, 2016 10:59 pm

French-Jewish Activist Recalls Slaughter of Peer on 14th Anniversary of Hebrew University Bombing (INTERVIEW)

On the 14th anniversary of the bombing at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, which left nine dead and scores wounded, a US-based French Israeli who set...

July 31, 2016 7:13 am

Former British Foreign Secretary Ridicules Palestinian Plan to Sue UK Over Balfour Declaration as Publicity Stunt

A former British foreign secretary ridiculed the recent Palestinian initiative to sue the United Kingdom over the Balfour Declaration as a publicity stunt, Jewish News reported on Thursday. Sir Malcolm...

July 31, 2016 6:47 am

Report: UK Prison Authorities Ignored Alerts of Radical Islamist, Antisemitic Literature Distributed by Imams to Inmates

British prison authorities ignored warnings about the distribution of radical Islamist and antisemitic literature by imams to inmates, the Sunday Times reported on Thursday. According to the report, five...

July 29, 2016 10:49 am

Pope Francis Prays in Silence, Walks Alone at Site of Auschwitz Concentration Camp

JNS.org - Pope Francis made a historic and somber visit to the Auschwitz-Burkenau Nazi concentration camp on Friday where more than 1.1 million people, mostly Jews,...

July 28, 2016 3:40 pm

UK Jewish Students Blast National Union Leader for False Claim of Backtrack on Decision to Exclude Jewish Voice

A major British Jewish student group blasted the head of the country's largest student union for falsely claiming to have backtracked on what they consider an offensive decision,...

July 28, 2016 2:35 pm

Celebrities Rally to Find Stem Cell Donor for UK Jewish Mother Battling Second Bout of Leukemia

Celebrities joined efforts to find a stem cell donor for a Jewish mother battling leukemia for the second time, The Jewish Chronicle reported on Thursday. TV personality Sharon Osbourne, actor Matt Lucas...

July 27, 2016 12:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Prominent American Rabbi Calls On Pope Francis to Remove Catholic Church From World’s ‘Largest Jewish Cemetery’ in Auschwitz-Birkenau

A prominent American rabbi is urging the Pope to remove a Catholic church from the site of the “largest Jewish cemetery in the world,” The Algemeiner has learned....

July 27, 2016 10:03 am

ISIS Warns London Next Target as UK Churches Go on Terror Alert After French Priest Slain

London is on the next list of target cities for twisted jihadis, it has been claimed. Images threatening attacks in London and other major world capitals...

July 27, 2016 6:12 am

Dutch-Israeli Group: Netherlands Must Condemn, Cease Funding Palestinian Media Honoring Terrorists as ‘Martyrs’

The Dutch government refused to condemn Palestinian media references to terrorists as “martyrs,” claiming such labels are protected by freedom of speech, a Dutch-Israeli political...

July 26, 2016 2:55 pm

World Jewish Leaders Condemn ‘Despicable’ ISIS Slaying of Elderly Priest in French Church Attack

Jewish leaders in Europe and the US expressed horror at Tuesday's attack on a church in France, in which two armed ISIS terrorists took hostages and killed an elderly priest. “An...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

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

Pence at AIPAC: President Trump and I Stand Without Apology for Israel and ...

“Under President Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this -- America stands with Israel,”...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assass...

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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