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French Jews Decry ‘Anti-Israel’ Paris Peace Summit

French Jews decried Sunday’s Mideast peace summit in Paris, attended by diplomats from more than 70 countries, on the grounds that it encouraged Palestinian...

January 16, 2017 9:35 am

Wall Dating Back to King David Era Excavated at Israel’s Timna Mines

JNS.org - An ancient wall dating back to the 10th century BCE excavated at an archaeological dig in southern Israel may lend credence to the biblical story of King David's great battle against the Edomite tribe. At the Timna...

Watchdog: French Government’s Funding of Groups With Alleged Links to Palestinian Terrorists Highlights Hypocrisy of Mideast Peace Summit It Hosted

The head of a Jerusalem-based organization that documents the activity and funding of non-governmental human rights groups explained to The Algemeiner on Sunday – at the close of the Mideast peace conference held in Paris –...

Senior State Department Correspondent Says Paris Peace Conference ‘Marks End to Obama’s Failed Mideast Diplomacy’

Ahead of the Mideast peace summit held in Paris on Sunday, Associated Press correspondent Matthew Lee, known for his piercing questions at State Department briefings, indicated that the gathering of world representatives in the French capital would...

January 15, 2017 1:53 pm

Report: Chilean Jew Wearing Shirt With Israeli Flag Emblem Stabbed 40 Times by 3 Assailants Shouting ‘Murderer!’

A young Chilean Jew wearing a shirt emblazoned with the Israeli flag was stabbed multiple times by...

January 15, 2017 12:52 pm

Netanyahu Blasts ‘Futile’ Paris Conference on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed as "futile" an international conference in Paris...

January 15, 2017 12:50 pm

At Paris Peace Conference, France’s Hollande Says Two-State Solution Threatened by Israeli Settlements, Terrorists

French President Francois Hollande on Sunday warned that the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

January 15, 2017 12:46 pm

IDF Targets Hamas Posts in Gaza Strip After Shots Fired at Army Vehicle

The IDF fired towards Hamas positions in the southern Gaza Strip in response to shots that...

January 15, 2017 11:52 am

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Renegotiated’

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers...

January 16, 2017 9:35 am

French Jews Decry ‘Anti-Israel’ Paris Peace Summit

French Jews decried Sunday’s Mideast peace summit in Paris, attended by diplomats from more than 70 countries, on the grounds that it encouraged Palestinian intransigence...

January 16, 2017 9:17 am

Wall Dating Back to King David Era Excavated at Israel’s Timna Mines

JNS.org - An ancient wall dating back to the 10th century BCE excavated at an archaeological dig in southern Israel may lend credence to the biblical story...

January 15, 2017 3:25 pm

Watchdog: French Government’s Funding of Groups With Alleged Links to Palestinian Terrorists Highlights Hypocrisy of Mideast Peace Summit It Hosted

The head of a Jerusalem-based organization that documents the activity and funding of non-governmental human rights groups explained to The Algemeiner on Sunday – at the...

January 15, 2017 2:32 pm

Senior State Department Correspondent Says Paris Peace Conference ‘Marks End to Obama’s Failed Mideast Diplomacy’

Ahead of the Mideast peace summit held in Paris on Sunday, Associated Press correspondent Matthew Lee, known for his piercing questions at State Department briefings, indicated...

January 15, 2017 1:53 pm

Report: Chilean Jew Wearing Shirt With Israeli Flag Emblem Stabbed 40 Times by 3 Assailants Shouting ‘Murderer!’

A young Chilean Jew wearing a shirt emblazoned with the Israeli flag was stabbed multiple times by three men calling him a "murderer," the Hebrew news site nrg...

January 15, 2017 12:52 pm

Netanyahu Blasts ‘Futile’ Paris Conference on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed as "futile" an international conference in Paris seeking to revive the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process. "The conference convening...

January 15, 2017 12:50 pm

At Paris Peace Conference, France’s Hollande Says Two-State Solution Threatened by Israeli Settlements, Terrorists

French President Francois Hollande on Sunday warned that the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was threatened by Israeli settlements and "terrorists who were always...

January 15, 2017 12:46 pm

IDF Targets Hamas Posts in Gaza Strip After Shots Fired at Army Vehicle

The IDF fired towards Hamas positions in the southern Gaza Strip in response to shots that were fired towards the IDF vehicle earlier Sunday, the IDF...

January 15, 2017 11:52 am

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Renegotiated’

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

January 15, 2017 11:30 am

Major Jewish Group Calls on Huffington Post Arabic Website to Remove Blog Blaming Jews for Mohammad Death

JNS.org - Jewish human rights group the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is calling on The Huffington Post to remove a blog from its Arabic-language website that...

January 15, 2017 11:00 am

US Senators Graham, Cruz Introduce Bill to Defund UN Over Measure Against Israeli Settlements

JNS.org - US Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced a bill on Thursday that seeks to cut off funding for the United Nations...

January 15, 2017 8:23 am

Expert: ‘Paralyzed’ Education Department Unable to Protect Jews on Campus Due to System’s Lack of Antisemitism Definition

A legal expert last week called the US Department of Education (DoED) “paralyzed” when it comes to protecting Jewish students, due to the absence of a system-wide...

January 14, 2017 1:46 pm

Poll: 85% of Jews Worldwide Have Experienced or Seen Antisemitism

JNS.org -- Eighty-five percent of Jews around the world have witnessed or experienced antisemitism at some point in their lives, according to a new survey by the...

January 14, 2017 9:41 am

Italian City to Build First Synagogue in Over 500 Years

JNS.org -- Palermo, Italy will finally rebuild its synagogue, 524 years after its previous one was destroyed during the expulsion of Sicilian Jewry. In a ceremony Thursday at the Historical...

Culture

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take...

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism...

World Nations Glean Emergency-Response Expertise From Israel’s Magen David Adom

JNS.org - Amid the rise in global terror attacks, countries around the world are...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Groundbreaking Anti-BDS Conference at EU Parliament Seeks to ‘Unclog ...

The organizer of an anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) conference being held next week at the European Parliament in Brussels told...

Israel

IDF Marks Martin Luther King Day With Video of Soldiers Spreading Civil Rig...

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, the Israel Defense Forces produced a video clip reiterating the assassinated civil rights...

Middle East

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Rene...

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead...

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