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Thousands Rally in Istanbul Against Israeli Security Measures in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Thousands of supporters of a conservative Turkish political party held rallies in Istanbul Sunday to protest Israel’s now-removed bolstered security measures at...

July 31, 2017 9:55 am

Saudi Arabia Calls Demand for Internationalization of Muslim Holy Sites a ‘War Against the Kingdom’

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called what he said was Qatar's demand for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, but Qatar...

Iraqis Declare Support for Israel in Social Media Messages to Netanyahu Spokesperson

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesperson for the Arab media reported on Sunday that he had received several messages on social media from Iraqi citizens expressing support for Israel during the violent Palestinian campaign to end...

Iran Vows to Continue Missile Program, Condemns New US Sanctions

A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile program and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West hardened its tone against the Islamic republic. In the latest incident, Tehran...

July 28, 2017 1:09 pm

At Amman Protest, Hundreds of Jordanians Call for Cancellation of Peace Treaty With Israel

Several hundred Jordanian protesters held a demonstration near the Israeli Embassy in Amman on Friday...

July 28, 2017 11:32 am

Jordan’s King Slams Netanyahu’s ‘Showmanship,’ Says Israeli Security Guard Must Face ‘Justice’

JNS.org - Jordan’s King Abdullah II slammed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “political showmanship” regarding the controversy...

July 28, 2017 9:45 am

US Says Iran Missile Test Breaches UN Security Council Resolution

Iran successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, state television reported on...

July 27, 2017 6:02 pm

In Latest Temple Mount Unrest, Palestinians Attack Israeli Police, 100 Rioters Injured

JNS.org - Palestinians hurled rocks and other objects at Israeli police on Thursday in the latest...

July 27, 2017 10:22 am

Jordan Denies Entry to Israeli Ambassador Until Embassy Guard Stands Trial

Jordanian media outlets reported Thursday morning that the kingdom will not allow Israeli Ambassador Einat...

July 31, 2017 9:55 am

Thousands Rally in Istanbul Against Israeli Security Measures in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Thousands of supporters of a conservative Turkish political party held rallies in Istanbul Sunday to protest Israel’s now-removed bolstered security measures at the...

July 31, 2017 9:37 am

Saudi Arabia Calls Demand for Internationalization of Muslim Holy Sites a ‘War Against the Kingdom’

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called what he said was Qatar's demand for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the...

July 30, 2017 12:47 pm

Iraqis Declare Support for Israel in Social Media Messages to Netanyahu Spokesperson

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesperson for the Arab media reported on Sunday that he had received several messages on social media from Iraqi citizens...

July 30, 2017 11:41 am

Iran Vows to Continue Missile Program, Condemns New US Sanctions

A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile program and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West hardened...

July 28, 2017 1:09 pm

At Amman Protest, Hundreds of Jordanians Call for Cancellation of Peace Treaty With Israel

Several hundred Jordanian protesters held a demonstration near the Israeli Embassy in Amman on Friday where they called for the cancellation of the Hashemite kingdom’s...

July 28, 2017 11:32 am

Jordan’s King Slams Netanyahu’s ‘Showmanship,’ Says Israeli Security Guard Must Face ‘Justice’

JNS.org - Jordan’s King Abdullah II slammed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “political showmanship” regarding the controversy over an Israeli security guard who was recently attacked near...

July 28, 2017 9:45 am

US Says Iran Missile Test Breaches UN Security Council Resolution

Iran successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, state television reported on Thursday, an action the United States said breaches a UN...

July 27, 2017 6:02 pm

In Latest Temple Mount Unrest, Palestinians Attack Israeli Police, 100 Rioters Injured

JNS.org - Palestinians hurled rocks and other objects at Israeli police on Thursday in the latest riots at the Temple Mount. According to reports, at least 100...

July 27, 2017 10:22 am

Jordan Denies Entry to Israeli Ambassador Until Embassy Guard Stands Trial

Jordanian media outlets reported Thursday morning that the kingdom will not allow Israeli Ambassador Einat Schlein and her staff to return to Amman until Jordanian...

July 27, 2017 9:39 am

Muslims Return to Praying on Temple Mount, Hamas and Fatah Laud ‘Victory’

JNS.org - The mufti of Jerusalem, Mohammed Hussein, announced on Thursday the end of the Muslim boycott of the Temple Mount following the Israel Police’s...

July 26, 2017 10:15 am

President Rouhani: Iran Will Respond if US Missile Law Passes

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday his country will respond if a bill in the US Congress imposing sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic...

July 25, 2017 10:28 am

Turkey’s President Erdogan Urges All Muslims to ‘Visit’ and ‘Protect’ Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over metal detectors that Israel installed...

July 24, 2017 10:33 am

Report: Hezbollah, Syrian Army Advance Against Sunni Militants in Offensive Along Lebanon Border

Lebanon's Shi'ite militia Hezbollah and the Syrian army advanced against Sunni militants on Saturday, the second day of an assault to drive them from their...

July 24, 2017 8:34 am

Netanyahu Pledges to Defuse Tensions With Jordan Following Shooting at Israeli Embassy in Amman

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to de-escalate a diplomatic crisis with Jordan following Sunday's attack at Israel's embassy in Amman, during which two Jordanians...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Palestinian Authority Payments to Terrorists Far Exceed Regular Welfare Payments

Palestinian terrorists and their families are receiving far higher payments than Palestinian welfare...

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

World

What’s in a Translation? Atlanta School Reflects on ‘Mein Kampf...

Students at a prestigious independent school in Atlanta are reaching the end of a hot summer embroiled in a controversy...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Meets With Visiting Bipartisan US Congressional Delega...

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Tuesday with a bipartisan delegation from the US Congress, thanking the lawmakers for...

Opinion

New York Times Publishes Paean To ‘Klinghoffer’ Opera Author

If there was any remaining doubt that the New York Times is biased specifically against traditional Judaism and not merely against all religions, the Times’ latest outrage -- an adoring...

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