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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...

July 21, 2016 12:25 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 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...

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 emergency grants the president and his cabinet increased powers such...

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 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...

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...

July 18, 2016 1:22 pm

Deputy Mayor in Istanbul Shot Dead by Unknown Assailant; Unclear Whether Slaying of Erdogan Oppositionist Connected With Failed Coup

A deputy mayor in Istanbul was killed on Monday, after an unknown assailant entered his office and shot him in the head, Turkey's NTV reported. Cemil Candas -- a...

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...

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...

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

Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...

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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