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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...

July 18, 2016 9:50 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 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...

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 from French Jews who want to immigrate to Israel and...

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 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...

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...

July 15, 2016 10:20 am

French Prime Minister Declares Three Day Mourning Period Following Deadly Terror Attack in Nice

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls declared three days of national mourning beginning Saturday for the 84 people, including at least 10 children, killed in what...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Israeli TV Personality Lucy Aharish Tells San Diego Students How Pride in M...

A celebrity Israeli anchor who hosts a morning current-affairs program told an audience at San Diego State University (SDSU) earlier...

Israel

For First Time, Christian Arab Earns Spot in Elite Israeli Air Force Course

JNS.org - For the first time, a Christian Arab Israeli has been accepted into the military's prestigious pilots course, Israel Hayom has learned. The young man, whose name cannot be revealed, was among...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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