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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...

August 2, 2016 7:00 am
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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...

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 up a scholarship in the name of one of the...

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 Rifkind was responding to the recent announcement of plans by...

July 31, 2016 6:47 am
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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
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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
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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...

July 28, 2016 2:35 pm
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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...

July 27, 2016 12:40 pm
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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...

August 2, 2016 7:00 am
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

Airbnb Swiftly Banishes Amsterdam-Based Host for Discriminating Against Isr...

Online vacation rental giant Airbnb acted quickly to ban a vendor after it came to light that she was refusing service...

Israel

Israeli Strategic Affairs Official: Jewish State Shifting From Defense to O...

The Jewish state is shifting from defense to offense in the fight against delegitimization, a high-level Israeli government official told The...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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