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Jewish Groups: US and Israeli Withdrawals From UNESCO Are Consequence of Political Bias

US Jewish groups have cast the decisions by the US and Israel to withdraw from UNESCO as the inevitable consequence of the uncompromising anti-Israeli bias...

October 15, 2017 7:10 pm

Trump Stance on Nuclear Deal Creates Opportunity to ‘Stop Iran’s Aggression,’ Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded US President Donald Trump's disavowal of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, following the president's decertification announcement on Friday. Trump also threatened to quit the deal entirely,...

‘Qatarstrophe’ Averted, World’s Democracies Should Remain in UNESCO, Jewish Human Rights Group Urges

A leading Jewish human rights organization has expressed its relief at the defeat of Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari – the Qatari candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General who was tainted by antisemitic links –...

US Jewish Groups Express Alarm as Antisemitism-Tainted Qatari Candidate Closes in on UNESCO Chief Post

American Jewish groups are increasingly concerned that Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, the Qatari candidate for the next director-general of UNESCO -- the UN’s educational, scientific and cultural organization -- is growing closer to achieving his...

October 11, 2017 11:53 am

Hezbollah Still Pursuing ‘Destruction of Israel,’ Top US Congressman Warns at Iranian Threat Hearing

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued a stark reminder on Wednesday that Hezbollah...

October 11, 2017 11:49 am

Israeli Victims of Terror Take Arab Bank to US Supreme Court Over Hamas Funding

JNS.org - The US Supreme Court is scheduled to hold its first hearing on Wednesday on a...

October 11, 2017 11:26 am

Report: Israeli Spies Discover Russian Hackers Used Kaspersky Lab Software to Target US Government Agencies

Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software that is...

October 10, 2017 5:21 pm

Reviving Call for US Embassy Move to Jerusalem, Top Democratic Senator Criticizes Trump’s ‘Indecisiveness’ on Issue

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) renewed on Tuesday his call for the United States...

October 10, 2017 2:35 pm

Israeli Toddler Who Nearly Drowned Dances Five Days Later

JNS.org - An Israeli toddler who fell into a pond in a Jerusalem neighborhood and was...

October 15, 2017 7:10 pm

Jewish Groups: US and Israeli Withdrawals From UNESCO Are Consequence of Political Bias

US Jewish groups have cast the decisions by the US and Israel to withdraw from UNESCO as the inevitable consequence of the uncompromising anti-Israeli bias at...

October 15, 2017 10:11 am

Trump Stance on Nuclear Deal Creates Opportunity to ‘Stop Iran’s Aggression,’ Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded US President Donald Trump's disavowal of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, following the president's decertification announcement...

October 15, 2017 10:08 am

‘Qatarstrophe’ Averted, World’s Democracies Should Remain in UNESCO, Jewish Human Rights Group Urges

A leading Jewish human rights organization has expressed its relief at the defeat of Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari – the Qatari candidate for the post of...

October 11, 2017 2:25 pm

US Jewish Groups Express Alarm as Antisemitism-Tainted Qatari Candidate Closes in on UNESCO Chief Post

American Jewish groups are increasingly concerned that Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, the Qatari candidate for the next director-general of UNESCO -- the UN’s educational, scientific...

October 11, 2017 11:53 am

Hezbollah Still Pursuing ‘Destruction of Israel,’ Top US Congressman Warns at Iranian Threat Hearing

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued a stark reminder on Wednesday that Hezbollah -- the Lebanese Shia terrorist organization backed by Iran --...

October 11, 2017 11:49 am

Israeli Victims of Terror Take Arab Bank to US Supreme Court Over Hamas Funding

JNS.org - The US Supreme Court is scheduled to hold its first hearing on Wednesday on a lawsuit filed by Israeli victims of terrorism against Jordan-based Arab...

October 11, 2017 11:26 am

Report: Israeli Spies Discover Russian Hackers Used Kaspersky Lab Software to Target US Government Agencies

Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software that is also used by 400 million people globally, including US government agencies, according...

October 10, 2017 5:21 pm

Reviving Call for US Embassy Move to Jerusalem, Top Democratic Senator Criticizes Trump’s ‘Indecisiveness’ on Issue

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) renewed on Tuesday his call for the United States to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to...

October 10, 2017 2:35 pm

Israeli Toddler Who Nearly Drowned Dances Five Days Later

JNS.org - An Israeli toddler who fell into a pond in a Jerusalem neighborhood and was considered “clinically dead” by rescuers beat the odds and survived. The...

October 10, 2017 1:16 pm

Israeli Man Likely Killed in Terror Attack With ‘Nationalist Motive,’ Shin Bet Says

JNS.org - Israel’s Shin Bet security agency said it has evidence indicating that Reuven Schmerling, a Jewish man whose body was discovered last week in a...

October 10, 2017 11:54 am

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman: Next War Will Be a Two-Front Conflict in North and South

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Tuesday said the next war in Israel will see the Israel Defense Forces facing both a unified Syrian and Lebanese...

October 9, 2017 4:11 pm

Argentine Judge Summons Ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in Ongoing Probe of Cover-up of Iran’s Responsibility for 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish Center Bombing

The Argentine federal judge investigating the allegation that ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's administration conspired with Iran to hide Tehran's culpability for the deadly 1994...

October 9, 2017 3:10 pm

Israel Approves Construction of 3,800 New Settlement Homes

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday approved the construction of 3,800 new homes in Judea and Samaria. The Judea and Samaria Planning and Zoning Committee...

October 9, 2017 2:07 pm

Former Israeli Defense Minister Slammed as ‘War Criminal’ During Morocco Visit

JNS.org - Knesset member Amir Peretz (Zionist Union), who was invited to participate in a conference hosted by the Moroccan Parliament on Sunday, was accosted...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

Japanese Firm Finalizes Record-Setting $1.1 Billion Acquisition of Israel...

JNS.org - Following announcements in July that Japan’s Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) would acquire the Israeli pharmaceutical company NeuroDerm for...

Opinion

Hamas Supporter to Receive Award From Harvard Student Group

He has publicly endorsed Hamas, and secretly schemed with Hamas' supporters to thwart US-led peace efforts in the Middle East. Now Nihad Awad is preparing for a prestigious lecture at Harvard University on how "to inspire a deeper...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Aga...

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international...

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