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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...

July 26, 2016 2:55 pm

Armed ISIS Terrorists Shot Dead After Taking Hostages at French Church, Beheading Elderly Priest

A priest has been 'beheaded' by two ISIS knifemen who cut his throat after bursting into a French church and taking nuns and worshipers hostage before being shot dead by police. Five people including the 86-year-old...

Ansbach Suicide Bomber Pledged Allegiance to ISIS in Video Found on Cellphone

A suicide bomber who injured 15 people on Sunday evening in Ansbach, Germany, pledged allegiance to ISIS in a video found on his phone, according to Bavaria's top security official. Joachim Herrmann, Bavaria's interior minister, told...

Chelsea Football Club Owner Abramovich Recites Kiddush While Cruising With Kate Hudson on ‘$1.5 Billion’ Super-Yacht

The Jewish owner of the UK's Chelsea Football Club was pictured reciting the traditional kiddush prayer over a cup of wine on Shabbat afternoon, as he coasted along the French Riviera on his super-yacht with actress...

July 25, 2016 11:48 am

Watchdog: German Government Using Official Channels to Fund Anti-Israel, BDS Activity (INTERVIEW)

The German government is employing various official methods to support anti-Israel activity, the president of a major...

July 25, 2016 11:42 am
July 25, 2016 9:31 am

Syrian Asylum-Seeker-Turned-Suicide Bomber Injures 15 in Germany

A failed Syrian asylum seeker has blown himself up and injured 15 other people with...

July 24, 2016 7:05 pm

Like Stalin, Erdogan Likely to Be Left With No Personnel to Run, Defend Country, Israeli Expert Says

Like infamous Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in the wake of massive purges of perceived opponents,...

July 24, 2016 9:55 am

Munich Shooter Planned Attack for Over a Year, Investigators Reveal

Investigators looking into Friday’s mass shooting in Munich say the gunman spent more than a...

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...

July 26, 2016 9:54 am

Armed ISIS Terrorists Shot Dead After Taking Hostages at French Church, Beheading Elderly Priest

A priest has been 'beheaded' by two ISIS knifemen who cut his throat after bursting into a French church and taking nuns and worshipers hostage...

July 26, 2016 9:49 am

Ansbach Suicide Bomber Pledged Allegiance to ISIS in Video Found on Cellphone

A suicide bomber who injured 15 people on Sunday evening in Ansbach, Germany, pledged allegiance to ISIS in a video found on his phone, according...

July 25, 2016 1:32 pm

Chelsea Football Club Owner Abramovich Recites Kiddush While Cruising With Kate Hudson on ‘$1.5 Billion’ Super-Yacht

The Jewish owner of the UK's Chelsea Football Club was pictured reciting the traditional kiddush prayer over a cup of wine on Shabbat afternoon, as he...

July 25, 2016 11:48 am

Watchdog: German Government Using Official Channels to Fund Anti-Israel, BDS Activity (INTERVIEW)

The German government is employing various official methods to support anti-Israel activity, the president of a major watchdog group told The Algemeiner on Monday.  Professor Gerald Steinberg, President...

July 25, 2016 11:42 am

Germany ‘Waking Up to New Reality’ Similar to Israel’s, Say Frightened Residents in Wake of Shooting, Machete, Suicide-Bombing Attacks by Mideast Refugees

Following a series of terrorist and other bloody attacks in Germany, residents are “waking up to a new reality” similar to that of the Jewish state, Israel’s...

July 25, 2016 9:31 am

Syrian Asylum-Seeker-Turned-Suicide Bomber Injures 15 in Germany

A failed Syrian asylum seeker has blown himself up and injured 15 other people with a backpack bomb near a festival in the south German...

July 24, 2016 7:05 pm

Like Stalin, Erdogan Likely to Be Left With No Personnel to Run, Defend Country, Israeli Expert Says

Like infamous Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in the wake of massive purges of perceived opponents, Turkey’s leader is liable to find himself in a predicament...

July 24, 2016 9:55 am

Munich Shooter Planned Attack for Over a Year, Investigators Reveal

Investigators looking into Friday’s mass shooting in Munich say the gunman spent more than a year preparing his attack. Bavarian investigator Robert Heimberger said the 18-year-old...

July 22, 2016 6:59 pm

Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Call for Immediate Expulsion of Controversial British Peer After She Blames Israel for Rise of Global Terrorism

Jewish and pro-Israel groups in Britain called for the expulsion of a controversial British peer on Friday, following her remarks yesterday blaming Israel for the...

July 22, 2016 5:33 pm

8 Dead in Suspected Terror Attack at Munich Mall; Police Hunt Suspects

Police warned people to stay indoors Friday as they hunted for whoever opened fire at a Munich shopping mall, killing eight people and wounding others...

July 22, 2016 9:35 am

French Police Say Nice Killer Planned Attack for Months, Had Accomplices

The assailant who plowed a truck into crowds celebrating the July 14 Bastille Day holiday in France, killing 84 and injuring hundreds, apparently planned his attack for...

July 22, 2016 9:27 am

French President Hollande Meets With Abbas, Stresses ‘Fragility’ of Middle East

President Francois Hollande has stressed the “fragility” of the Mideast situation with mounting violence in a meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. In the meeting Thursday...

July 21, 2016 3:36 pm

British Labour MP Berates National Union of Students for Treatment of Jews; Calls It a ‘Sad Day’ When He Agrees With Conservative Counterpart

A British Labour MP called it a “sad day” when he finds himself agreeing with a Conservative counterpart on the unjust treatment of Jews by the country’s largest student organization....

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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