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US Jewish Leaders Express Outrage After Israel’s Western Wall Prayer Plaza Decision

JNS.org - American Jewish leaders reacted with outrage following the Israeli government’s rescinding of a decision to create an egalitarian prayer pavilion at the Western...

June 27, 2017 10:32 am

Iranian Leaders Call for Muslim Unity in ‘Fight Against Zionist Regime’

Iran's rulers sounded a uniformly hard line against Israel and the Sunni Arab allies of the US in messages released in honor of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy...

Iranian Official Calls Trump’s Travel Ban an ‘Obvious Breach’ of Nuclear Deal

A prominent Iranian lawmaker has denounced the Supreme Court's partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's travel ban, claiming that it's an "obvious breach" of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, including the...

Syria, Russia Deny US Allegations of Pending Chemical Weapons Attack

The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack. Hours later activists...

June 27, 2017 9:47 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Claims Western Wall Egalitarian Plan Has Not Been Scrapped

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the leaders of US Jewish federations on Monday that any...

June 26, 2017 6:59 pm

Israeli Resident of Golan Heights Says Area Feels Like ‘War Zone’ Amid Spate of Incoming Errant Mortar Shells From Fighting in Syria

Residents of Israel’s Golan Heights region have been rattled in recent days by a spate...

June 26, 2017 4:57 pm

Jewish Groups Condemn ‘Antisemitic’ Exclusion of Marchers From Chicago LGBT Rights Parade Over Star of David Flags

Leading US Jewish organizations on Monday excoriated the organizers of a gay rights march in...

June 26, 2017 3:01 pm

UK Haredi Elementary School Fails Government Inspection for Not Teaching About Sexual Orientation, Gender Reassignment

A haredi elementary school in London has failed an inspection for the third time because...

June 26, 2017 2:49 pm

Jewish LGBT Leader Scorns Chicago Dyke March Organizers For ‘Heinous’ Defense of Star of David Ban

The founder of the premier organization linking the LGBT communities in North America and Israel...

June 27, 2017 10:32 am

US Jewish Leaders Express Outrage After Israel’s Western Wall Prayer Plaza Decision

JNS.org - American Jewish leaders reacted with outrage following the Israeli government’s rescinding of a decision to create an egalitarian prayer pavilion at the Western Wall. The...

June 27, 2017 10:21 am

Iranian Leaders Call for Muslim Unity in ‘Fight Against Zionist Regime’

Iran's rulers sounded a uniformly hard line against Israel and the Sunni Arab allies of the US in messages released in honor of the Muslim festival...

June 27, 2017 10:16 am

Iranian Official Calls Trump’s Travel Ban an ‘Obvious Breach’ of Nuclear Deal

A prominent Iranian lawmaker has denounced the Supreme Court's partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's travel ban, claiming that it's an "obvious breach" of the...

June 27, 2017 10:07 am

Syria, Russia Deny US Allegations of Pending Chemical Weapons Attack

The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that...

June 27, 2017 9:47 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Claims Western Wall Egalitarian Plan Has Not Been Scrapped

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the leaders of US Jewish federations on Monday that any other premier would have given in to pressure from ultra-Orthodox...

June 26, 2017 6:59 pm

Israeli Resident of Golan Heights Says Area Feels Like ‘War Zone’ Amid Spate of Incoming Errant Mortar Shells From Fighting in Syria

Residents of Israel’s Golan Heights region have been rattled in recent days by a spate of incoming errant mortar shells from the ongoing fighting between...

June 26, 2017 4:57 pm

Jewish Groups Condemn ‘Antisemitic’ Exclusion of Marchers From Chicago LGBT Rights Parade Over Star of David Flags

Leading US Jewish organizations on Monday excoriated the organizers of a gay rights march in Chicago this past weekend whose stewards ejected a group of women...

June 26, 2017 3:01 pm

UK Haredi Elementary School Fails Government Inspection for Not Teaching About Sexual Orientation, Gender Reassignment

A haredi elementary school in London has failed an inspection for the third time because it does not teach students about sexual identity and gender...

June 26, 2017 2:49 pm

Jewish LGBT Leader Scorns Chicago Dyke March Organizers For ‘Heinous’ Defense of Star of David Ban

The founder of the premier organization linking the LGBT communities in North America and Israel slammed on Monday the organizers of a gay rights march in...

June 26, 2017 1:41 pm

Top Israeli Diplomatic Official: Palestinian Leaders Prioritize Denial of Jewish State Over Welfare of Own People

The blame for the lack of opportunities for everyday Palestinians should be placed on their own leaders, not Israel, the Jewish state’s deputy foreign minister...

June 26, 2017 12:52 pm

Jerusalem Attempting to Thwart Latest Anti-Israel Motion at UNESCO

JNS.org - The Israeli government is advancing an effort to thwart the latest anti-Israel initiative at the United Nations cultural body UNESCO. The new motion would deny...

June 26, 2017 12:45 pm

UK Government Threatens to Cancel Hamas-Linked Event Featuring Speaker Who Called Jews ‘Sleazy Thieves’

A Palestinian cultural festival in London next month is set to provide a platform to a group of activists known for their consistent hate speech against Jews...

June 26, 2017 11:35 am

Jewish Groups Condemn Hungarian Prime Minister’s Praise for Hitler Ally

JNS.org - The World Jewish Congress (WJC) and the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities have slammed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s recent comments praising World War...

June 26, 2017 11:23 am

Netanyahu: Israel One of World’s Leading Cyber Powers, Deals With Constant Attacks

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israel was facing constant cyber attacks, but was a leader in the cyber security field. “Israel is...

Features

Jewish Seniors Learn That ‘Love Can Happen at Any Age’

JNS.org - After her husband Jerry died, Harriet Vogel started writing letters to him. “I began doing [so] because it was therapeutic and...

‘Whitewashed’: The Sordid Story of UK Labour Party Antisemitism Laid Bare

"Just sitting in the early morning light, looking out over my beautiful garden,...

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

World

UK Government Coalition Partner Urges Parliamentary Vote to Congratulate Is...

The parliamentary partner of Britain's ruling Conservative Party has submitted a resolution to the House of Commons congratulating Israel on...

Israel

Shin Bet Chief: Israel Has Thwarted 2,000 Terror Attacks Since 2016 Due to ...

JNS.org - The head of Israel’s Shin Bet security agency revealed on Tuesday the Jewish state has prevented about 2,000 terror attacks...

Middle East

Israel Accuses Iran of Using Star of David as Target During Ballistic Missi...

Israel accused Iran on Wednesday of using a Star of David as a target during a medium-range ballistic missile test...

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