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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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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