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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...

July 21, 2016 12:30 pm

Report: Nice Attacker Likely Inspired by Palestinian Vehicular Terror Tactics

JNS.org - The deadly July 14 ramming attack in Nice, in which 84 people were killed and 303 were injured, may have been inspired by Palestinian terrorism tactics, a report by the Middle East Media Research...

German TV Airs Pro-Erdogan European Lobbyist Claim of ‘Zionist Parallel Structures’ Behind Failed Coup in Turkey

A Turkish-German lawyer falsely claimed on Sunday that a Jerusalem Post article acknowledged the existence of “Zionist parallel structures” behind the failed coup in Turkey last weekend. Fatih Zingal, deputy chairman of the Union of European-Turkish...

British Teens Caught ‘Taking Selfies,’ Desecrating Jewish Cemetery, While Hunting for Pokemon

A group of British youths aroused the ire of Edmonton residents this week, by playing the wildly popular "Pokemon Go" game at a Jewish graveyard, Jewish News reported. Local historian Stanley Kaye told the newspaper that...

July 21, 2016 9:11 am

Erdogan Declares Three-Month State of Emergency After Failed Coup in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared Wednesday that the government would be implementing a three-month...

July 20, 2016 3:55 pm

British-Jewish Leaders Call on Government to Adopt Definition of Antisemitism That Includes Israel-Hatred

Jewish leaders in Britain last week called on the government to adopt a new working...

July 20, 2016 8:53 am

Turkey Suspends, Detains More Than 50,000 in Purge After Failed Coup

Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive...

July 19, 2016 2:03 pm

UK’s National Student Union President Strikes Down Policy Allowing Jews to Appoint Representative to Anti-Racism Committee

The controversial president of the UK’s National Union of Students (NUS) has found herself once...

July 19, 2016 10:09 am

Turkish President Erdogan Describes Night of Coup, Contemplates Return of Death Penalty

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a series of televised appearances overnight in which he...

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...

July 21, 2016 12:25 pm

Report: Nice Attacker Likely Inspired by Palestinian Vehicular Terror Tactics

JNS.org - The deadly July 14 ramming attack in Nice, in which 84 people were killed and 303 were injured, may have been inspired by Palestinian...

July 21, 2016 12:20 pm

German TV Airs Pro-Erdogan European Lobbyist Claim of ‘Zionist Parallel Structures’ Behind Failed Coup in Turkey

A Turkish-German lawyer falsely claimed on Sunday that a Jerusalem Post article acknowledged the existence of “Zionist parallel structures” behind the failed coup in Turkey...

July 21, 2016 12:15 pm

British Teens Caught ‘Taking Selfies,’ Desecrating Jewish Cemetery, While Hunting for Pokemon

A group of British youths aroused the ire of Edmonton residents this week, by playing the wildly popular "Pokemon Go" game at a Jewish graveyard, Jewish...

July 21, 2016 9:11 am

Erdogan Declares Three-Month State of Emergency After Failed Coup in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared Wednesday that the government would be implementing a three-month state of emergency following Friday’s failed army coup. The state of...

July 20, 2016 3:55 pm

British-Jewish Leaders Call on Government to Adopt Definition of Antisemitism That Includes Israel-Hatred

Jewish leaders in Britain last week called on the government to adopt a new working definition of antisemitism -- which makes provisions for anti-Zionism --...

July 20, 2016 8:53 am

Turkey Suspends, Detains More Than 50,000 in Purge After Failed Coup

Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of the army, police...

July 19, 2016 2:03 pm

UK’s National Student Union President Strikes Down Policy Allowing Jews to Appoint Representative to Anti-Racism Committee

The controversial president of the UK’s National Union of Students (NUS) has found herself once again embroiled in controversy, after voting against a traditional practice...

July 19, 2016 10:09 am

Turkish President Erdogan Describes Night of Coup, Contemplates Return of Death Penalty

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a series of televised appearances overnight in which he disclosed dramatic details of his survival on the night of...

July 19, 2016 10:07 am

Germany Train Axe Murderer Identified as Afghan Teen Refugee

An axe-man who stormed a passenger train and hacked at terrified passengers while shouting "Allahu Akbar" has been identified as a 17-year-old Afghan who entered...

July 19, 2016 9:57 am

Former Turkish Military Attaché to Israel Admits Organizing Failed Coup

JNS.org - The former Turkish Air Force chief and the country’s former military attaché to Israel, Akın Ozturk, has admitted to organizing the failed military coup...

July 19, 2016 9:54 am

Reinstated Labour MP Denies Antisemitism, Acknowledges Use of Antisemitic Language

JNS.org - British Member of Parliament (MP) Naz Shah — who was suspended in April from the Labour Party for suggesting that Israel should be relocated...

July 18, 2016 3:10 pm

Istanbul Analyst: Turkish Jewry in Same Danger as Rest of Populace in Wake of Failed Coup, But Anti-US Conspiracy Theories Mean Jews, Israel May Be Next Target (INTERVIEW)

An Istanbul-based political analyst told The Algmeiner on Monday that Turkey’s Jews are not in any greater danger than the rest of the populace in...

July 18, 2016 2:00 pm

Following Massacre, Jews of Nice ‘Very, Very Anxious’ About Being Next Target of Jihadist Attack

A rabbi in Nice said the city's Jews are afraid to become the next targets of jihadist activity, Newsweek reported on Sunday. According to Rabbi Jeremy Zaoui...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...

Israel

Israeli Minister Invites Arab States to Next Year’s Eurovision Contest in...

Israel’s Communications Minister has invited several Arab states to take part in next year’s Eurovision song contest in Jerusalem. Israeli singer...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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