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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...

July 26, 2016 9:54 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 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...

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 of Israel-based NGO Monitor was referring to a new report his...

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 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...

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....

July 21, 2016 12:30 pm

Jewish Leader Slams Polish Officials for Casting Doubt on Polish, Nazi Murder of Jews in WWII

The head of a major international Jewish organization condemned officials in Poland Wednesday for questioning Polish and Nazi involvement in the murder of Jews during...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

California High School Students Behind ‘Toasted Jew’ Graffiti I...

The California high school students behind "Toasted Jew" and other antisemitic graffiti and other antisemitic messages have been disciplined, NBC Bay Area news reported Thursday. According...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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