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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...

July 18, 2016 1:22 pm

French Jewish Woman Injured in Nice Attack Dies, Sister Still in Critical Condition

A Jewish woman who was badly injured in Nice on Thursday night when an armed truck driver plowed into a crowd has reportedly died of her injuries. Raymonde Mamane, 77, and her sister Clara Bensimon, 80,...

Uncle of Nice Attacker Says Nephew Was Recruited by Algerian ISIS Member

The uncle of the truck driver who killed 84 people on the French Riviera says his nephew was indoctrinated about two weeks ago by an Algerian member of the Islamic State group in Nice. French officials...

Israeli Reporter Covering Bastille Day Massacre Warned by Nice Resident Not to Speak Hebrew Due to Anti-Jewish-State Sentiment Among Arabs, Europeans (VIDEO)

An Israeli reporter at the scene of Thursday night’s terrorist attack in Nice was warned by a resident of the city not to let anyone recognize his country of origin, cautioning him against speaking Hebrew. Approached...

July 17, 2016 10:57 am

After Nice Attack, Christian-Jewish Group Expects Rise in Aliyah From France

JNS.org - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) humanitarian organization, which has been...

July 17, 2016 10:40 am

Turkey’s Erdogan Has Thousands of Suspected Opponents Rounded Up in Ruthless Crackdown After Failed Coup Attempt

Turkish authorities on Sunday pressed on with a ruthless crackdown against suspects in the failed...

July 17, 2016 10:35 am

Nice Attacker Scouted Terror Route Twice in Week Preceding Attack

The Tunisian man who drove his lorry into crowds of people in Nice researched the...

July 17, 2016 6:33 am

British Jewry Hails Appointment of ‘Staunch Israel-Supporter’ Boris Johnson as New Foreign Secretary

Leading Jewish groups in Britain are hailing the recent appointment of Boris Johnson as the...

July 15, 2016 8:00 pm

French Jewish Community ‘Shocked, Horrified’ Over Nice Terror Attack; Groups Call on Government to Increase Vigilance Against Jihadists

French Jewish groups condemned Thursday’s bloody terror attack in Nice -- which left at least...

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...

July 18, 2016 9:50 am

French Jewish Woman Injured in Nice Attack Dies, Sister Still in Critical Condition

A Jewish woman who was badly injured in Nice on Thursday night when an armed truck driver plowed into a crowd has reportedly died of...

July 18, 2016 9:40 am

Uncle of Nice Attacker Says Nephew Was Recruited by Algerian ISIS Member

The uncle of the truck driver who killed 84 people on the French Riviera says his nephew was indoctrinated about two weeks ago by an...

July 17, 2016 11:19 am

Israeli Reporter Covering Bastille Day Massacre Warned by Nice Resident Not to Speak Hebrew Due to Anti-Jewish-State Sentiment Among Arabs, Europeans (VIDEO)

An Israeli reporter at the scene of Thursday night’s terrorist attack in Nice was warned by a resident of the city not to let anyone...

July 17, 2016 10:57 am

After Nice Attack, Christian-Jewish Group Expects Rise in Aliyah From France

JNS.org - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) humanitarian organization, which has been helping French Jews make aliyah, is receiving thousands of inquiries...

July 17, 2016 10:40 am

Turkey’s Erdogan Has Thousands of Suspected Opponents Rounded Up in Ruthless Crackdown After Failed Coup Attempt

Turkish authorities on Sunday pressed on with a ruthless crackdown against suspects in the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with 6,000 people including...

July 17, 2016 10:35 am

Nice Attacker Scouted Terror Route Twice in Week Preceding Attack

The Tunisian man who drove his lorry into crowds of people in Nice researched the route in the days before the attack, French media reported. The...

July 17, 2016 6:33 am

British Jewry Hails Appointment of ‘Staunch Israel-Supporter’ Boris Johnson as New Foreign Secretary

Leading Jewish groups in Britain are hailing the recent appointment of Boris Johnson as the country’s foreign secretary, expressing to The Algemeiner their hope that...

July 15, 2016 8:00 pm

French Jewish Community ‘Shocked, Horrified’ Over Nice Terror Attack; Groups Call on Government to Increase Vigilance Against Jihadists

French Jewish groups condemned Thursday’s bloody terror attack in Nice -- which left at least 84 people dead and hundreds injured -- calling on the...

July 15, 2016 6:00 pm

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Bastille Day Massacre in Nice; French Police Arrest 3 Additional Suspects

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Saturday for the truck attack that killed at least 84 people celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice...

July 15, 2016 4:42 pm

Palestinians Hailed for Developing ‘Innovative’ Car-Ramming Terror Tactic Used in Nice Attack

As jihadists around the world expressed their joy over Thursday evening's terror attack in southern France, one ISIS sympathizer hailed Palestinian terrorists for pioneering the...

July 15, 2016 1:23 pm

Morning After Terror Attack in Nice, Leading Local Rabbi Says Members of Jewish Community Among Wounded, Missing

At least six members of France's Jewish community are among the injured and missing following the horrific terror attack in the south of the country...

July 15, 2016 10:31 am

Two Jewish Sisters Said Missing Following Bastille Day Terror Attack

JNS.org - Two elderly Jewish sisters were among the missing following the Bastille Day terror attack in France that killed 84 people, according Magen David Adom...

July 15, 2016 10:24 am

Nice Jewish Community to Hold Regular Shabbat Programs in Solidarity, Defiance After Terrorist Attack

Nice’s Jewish community will hold Shabbat activities in a spirit of solidarity and defiance after a terrorist killed scores of people in the city in southern France. A...

Features

Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in...

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel...

School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across a gap of more than...

World

Austrian University Students Overwhelmingly Condemn BDS Movement as ‘...

The Austrian National Union of Students on Friday condemned the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel as antisemitic, and...

Israel

Newly-Discovered Portions of Western Wall and Roman Theater Unveiled in Jer...

JNS.org - Large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of...

Middle East

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Wil...

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message...

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