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Canadian, Australian Leaders Say No to Relocating Embassies to Jerusalem

JNS.org - The leaders of two of Israel’s closest allies, Canada and Australia, shot down the possibility that they would follow the US and move...

December 8, 2017 12:29 pm

At State Department Briefing, Taboo Words on Jerusalem Are Finally Said Aloud

For the first time since Israel's creation in 1948, a senior US State Department official has uttered the six words concerning the city of Jerusalem that were previously considered taboo. "Jerusalem is the capital of Israel,"...

Top Israeli Diplomat Ahead of UN Security Council Meeting on Jerusalem Recognition: Trump’s Declaration Is ‘Reality Check’ for Palestinians

American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital should serve as a “reality check” for the Palestinians, the Jewish state’s UN envoy said on Friday, ahead of the start of a special Security Council session on...

Britain and European Union Clinch Brexit ‘Breakthrough’ With Move to Trade Talks

Britain and the European Union struck a divorce deal on Friday that paves the way for arduous trade talks, easing immediate pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May and boosting hopes of an orderly Brexit. May rushed...

December 8, 2017 9:57 am

Palestinians, Muslims Worldwide Hold ‘Day of Rage’ Over Jerusalem Recognition

Thousands of Palestinians protested in a "day of rage" on Friday in the West Bank,...

December 8, 2017 9:48 am

16 UC-Berkeley Faculty Members Endorse ‘Outrage’ Over Lecturer Who Shared Antisemitic Images

Sixteen faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley “strongly” backed concerns raised by Jewish...

December 8, 2017 9:41 am

At White House Hanukkah Celebration, Trump Lauds ‘Love That’s All Over Israel’ After Jerusalem Recognition

US President Donald Trump and his family celebrated Hanukkah at the White House on Thursday. The...

December 8, 2017 8:23 am

IDF Responds to Gaza Rocket Fire Amid Tensions Over Jerusalem

JNS.org - The IDF hit at least two terror targets in the Gaza Strip on Thursday...

December 7, 2017 7:25 pm

Former Prime Minister Manuel Valls: France Is Getting Better at Responding to Antisemitism

On March 19, 2012, an Islamist gunman named Mohammed Merah entered the schoolyard of the Ozar...

December 8, 2017 12:29 pm

Canadian, Australian Leaders Say No to Relocating Embassies to Jerusalem

JNS.org - The leaders of two of Israel’s closest allies, Canada and Australia, shot down the possibility that they would follow the US and move their...

December 8, 2017 12:04 pm

At State Department Briefing, Taboo Words on Jerusalem Are Finally Said Aloud

For the first time since Israel's creation in 1948, a senior US State Department official has uttered the six words concerning the city of Jerusalem...

December 8, 2017 11:37 am

Top Israeli Diplomat Ahead of UN Security Council Meeting on Jerusalem Recognition: Trump’s Declaration Is ‘Reality Check’ for Palestinians

American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital should serve as a “reality check” for the Palestinians, the Jewish state’s UN envoy said on Friday, ahead...

December 8, 2017 11:10 am

Britain and European Union Clinch Brexit ‘Breakthrough’ With Move to Trade Talks

Britain and the European Union struck a divorce deal on Friday that paves the way for arduous trade talks, easing immediate pressure on Prime Minister...

December 8, 2017 9:57 am

Palestinians, Muslims Worldwide Hold ‘Day of Rage’ Over Jerusalem Recognition

Thousands of Palestinians protested in a "day of rage" on Friday in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and eastern Jerusalem against US President Donald Trump's...

December 8, 2017 9:48 am

16 UC-Berkeley Faculty Members Endorse ‘Outrage’ Over Lecturer Who Shared Antisemitic Images

Sixteen faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley “strongly” backed concerns raised by Jewish students at the school over Hatem Bazian, a lecturer accused...

December 8, 2017 9:41 am

At White House Hanukkah Celebration, Trump Lauds ‘Love That’s All Over Israel’ After Jerusalem Recognition

US President Donald Trump and his family celebrated Hanukkah at the White House on Thursday. The president was joined by Holocaust survivor Louise Lawrence-Israëls. Trump's daughter Ivanka...

December 8, 2017 8:23 am

IDF Responds to Gaza Rocket Fire Amid Tensions Over Jerusalem

JNS.org - The IDF hit at least two terror targets in the Gaza Strip on Thursday in response to rocket fire that struck southern Israel amid...

December 7, 2017 7:25 pm

Former Prime Minister Manuel Valls: France Is Getting Better at Responding to Antisemitism

On March 19, 2012, an Islamist gunman named Mohammed Merah entered the schoolyard of the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse. In...

December 7, 2017 6:02 pm

University of Maryland Dismisses Complaint by Professor Who Says She Was Fired Over Pro-Israel Activism

The University of Maryland (UMD) has dismissed a complaint by a former Jewish professor who believes she was let go due to her pro-Israel activism. Melissa...

December 7, 2017 5:45 pm

After US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Anti-Zionist Campus Groups Express Outrage, Glorify Violence

Anti-Zionist student groups have expressed outrage over US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday, holding rallies and calling for a violent...

December 7, 2017 4:08 pm

Israeli Teens From Bereaved Families Hosted by Top London Soccer Team

Fifteen Israeli teens who lost loved ones in terror attacks visited London recently on an organized trip and were hosted by a popular soccer team that...

December 7, 2017 2:58 pm

Netanyahu: ‘Many’ More Countries Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated Thursday that he is conducting preliminary talks with several countries that may follow President Donald Trump’s lead...

December 7, 2017 2:47 pm

20 Palestinians Arrested in Connection With Attack on Israeli Children

JNS.org - Twenty Palestinians from the village of Qusra in Samaria were arrested by Israeli security forces Wednesday night in connection with an attack on a...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

Features

How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

Europeans Violently Protest Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits Continent

JNS.org - Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister...

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

World

White House: Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace Talks by Snubbing P...

JNS.org - The Trump administration said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is “walking away” from peace talks after PA President...

Israel

Netanyahu: Most European Countries Will Follow US Precedent on Jerusalem

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday expressed confidence that most European countries will follow the precedent set by the Trump administration’s policy changes on Jerusalem. “I believe that all...

Middle East

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake of US ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in various cities in her country...

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