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Senate Set to Override Obama’s Veto of Bill Allowing Families of 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia

For the first time in President Obama’s tenure, the Senate is set to override his veto of a bill that would allow the families...

September 27, 2016 10:58 am
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Shimon Peres’ Condition Deteriorates Rapidly; Doctors Fear Organ Failure

JNS.org - Former president and prime minister of Israel Shimon Peres’ condition worsened on Monday, following two weeks of hospitalization for a major stroke. Doctors at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv said his condition...

New Study Finds US Jewish Voters More ‘Pro-Choice’ Than ‘Pro-Israel’

JNS.org - A new study examining the roots of liberalism within the American Jewish community has found that Jewish voters are “more pro-choice” than “pro-Israel” when casting their ballots. According to the study, published by the Ruderman...

Prestigious Chilean University Student Federation Passes BDS Motion to Sever Ties With Israel’s Hebrew U, Technion

The Federation of Students at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (UC) announced on Friday that it had passed a motion in support of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. With 37 votes in...

September 27, 2016 8:56 am
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Campus Watchdog Rejects Stanford Prof’s ‘Defamatory’ Accusation That It Denies Free Speech of Anti-Israel Activists

The head of a campus watchdog group railed against a recent "broadside attack" on its activities, calling...

September 27, 2016 6:44 am
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Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for...

September 27, 2016 6:36 am
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‘Avenger’ Holocaust Survivor Dies at 91

JNS.org -- A Holocaust survivor who participated in a revenge plot to poison former SS officers after World...

September 27, 2016 6:33 am
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International NGO Pressures World Soccer Federation to Sanction Israel

JNS.org -- An international non-governmental organization has joined the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement’s efforts to pressure...

September 27, 2016 6:20 am
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Jordanian Christian Assassinated After Sharing Anti-Islamist Cartoon on Facebook

JNS.org -- A well-known Jordanian Christian writer was murdered Sunday on the steps of Jordan’s Supreme Court...

September 27, 2016 10:58 am
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Senate Set to Override Obama’s Veto of Bill Allowing Families of 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia

For the first time in President Obama’s tenure, the Senate is set to override his veto of a bill that would allow the families of...

September 27, 2016 10:54 am
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Shimon Peres’ Condition Deteriorates Rapidly; Doctors Fear Organ Failure

JNS.org - Former president and prime minister of Israel Shimon Peres’ condition worsened on Monday, following two weeks of hospitalization for a major stroke. Doctors at...

September 27, 2016 10:51 am
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New Study Finds US Jewish Voters More ‘Pro-Choice’ Than ‘Pro-Israel’

JNS.org - A new study examining the roots of liberalism within the American Jewish community has found that Jewish voters are “more pro-choice” than “pro-Israel” when...

September 27, 2016 10:33 am
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Prestigious Chilean University Student Federation Passes BDS Motion to Sever Ties With Israel’s Hebrew U, Technion

The Federation of Students at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (UC) announced on Friday that it had passed a motion in support of the...

September 27, 2016 8:56 am
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Campus Watchdog Rejects Stanford Prof’s ‘Defamatory’ Accusation That It Denies Free Speech of Anti-Israel Activists

The head of a campus watchdog group railed against a recent "broadside attack" on its activities, calling the accusation that it aims to hamper the free speech of anti-Israel...

September 27, 2016 6:44 am
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Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according...

September 27, 2016 6:36 am
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‘Avenger’ Holocaust Survivor Dies at 91

JNS.org -- A Holocaust survivor who participated in a revenge plot to poison former SS officers after World War II has died at the age of 91. Lithuanian-born Joseph...

September 27, 2016 6:33 am
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International NGO Pressures World Soccer Federation to Sanction Israel

JNS.org -- An international non-governmental organization has joined the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement’s efforts to pressure FIFA into sanctioning Israel's soccer association, because it holds matches on...

September 27, 2016 6:20 am
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Jordanian Christian Assassinated After Sharing Anti-Islamist Cartoon on Facebook

JNS.org -- A well-known Jordanian Christian writer was murdered Sunday on the steps of Jordan’s Supreme Court after he was set to stand trial for sharing a cartoon...

September 27, 2016 6:14 am
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Chinese Government Cracks Down on Practices of Small Jewish Community

JNS.org -- The Chinese government has been cracking down on the religious practices of a small Jewish community whose ancestors settled in a central Chinese city over 1,000 years...

September 26, 2016 11:27 pm
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Trump at First Debate With Clinton: Netanyahu ‘Not a Happy Camper’ About Iran Nuclear Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “not a happy camper” about the Iran nuclear deal, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Monday night during...

September 26, 2016 11:20 pm
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Settler Leader: Main Victims of BDS Movement Are the Palestinians Themselves

The fight against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement was one of the hottest topics at the National Israeli-American Council Conference in Washington,...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

World

Frank Luntz: 5 Ways to Combat Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org -- Republican pollster and political consultant Frank Luntz said there are five rhetorical methods Jewish students can utilize to combat antisemitism on college campuses more effectively. Luntz suggested university students do the following:...

Israel

First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Discovered at Israeli National Park

JNS.org -- An idolatrous gate-shrine from the time of Solomon’s Temple was uncovered at Tel Lachish National Park's archeological excavations, offering convincing evidence that Hezekiah, a Biblical king of Judah, abolished idol worship in the eighth-century...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Claim Possession of Missiles That Can Rea...

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Tuesday that Iran is in possession of missiles that can hit Israel. Iran's...

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