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Israel’s Economy Minister Thanks US Lawmaker for Pushing Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org – Israeli Economy and Industry Minister Eli Cohen met with US Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) in Washington, DC, on Nov. 15, and thanked him...

November 19, 2017 3:29 pm

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘Intifada,’ Draws Ire of Manhattan Mothers

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for a reading of her new children’s book titled, P Is For Palestine. The illustrated text, authored...

Israeli Education Minister Bans Anti-IDF Group Breaking the Silence From Schools

JNS.org – Representatives of Breaking the Silence -- an NGO that publicizes testimonies of former IDF soldiers in order to spread criticism of the Israeli military -- will not be allowed to meet with students in...

Torah Scrolls Stolen From Jaffa Synagogue Are Found in Hebron and Returned After Cooperation Between Israeli, Palestinian Police

Five Torah scrolls that were stolen from a synagogue in central Israel this week and taken to the West Bank have been found and returned, following a cooperative effort of Israeli and Palestinian law-enforcement authorities. The...

November 19, 2017 12:09 pm

Netanyahu Says Israel’s Response to Trump Peace Plan Will Be Based on Security Interests

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that his response to any peace plan will be...

November 19, 2017 12:05 pm

Australian Singer Nick Cave Says Decision to Perform in Israel Was Response to BDS

Nick Cave decided to perform in Israel this week as a direct result of the attempt...

November 19, 2017 10:22 am

Lebanese Foreign Minister: We Will Defeat Israel in Any Future War

Lebanon will emerge victorious in any future conflict with Israel, the Cedar Republic’s foreign minister,...

November 17, 2017 4:11 pm

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campuses and Our Schools’

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at...

November 17, 2017 1:48 pm

Top English Soccer Club Manchester United Shows ‘Red Card’ to Antisemitic Conspiracy Theorist

A show by one of the most outlandish antisemitic conspiracy theorists in Europe at the...

November 19, 2017 3:29 pm

Israel’s Economy Minister Thanks US Lawmaker for Pushing Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org – Israeli Economy and Industry Minister Eli Cohen met with US Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) in Washington, DC, on Nov. 15, and thanked him for...

November 19, 2017 1:40 pm

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘Intifada,’ Draws Ire of Manhattan Mothers

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for a reading of her new...

November 19, 2017 1:24 pm

Israeli Education Minister Bans Anti-IDF Group Breaking the Silence From Schools

JNS.org – Representatives of Breaking the Silence -- an NGO that publicizes testimonies of former IDF soldiers in order to spread criticism of the Israeli military...

November 19, 2017 12:42 pm

Torah Scrolls Stolen From Jaffa Synagogue Are Found in Hebron and Returned After Cooperation Between Israeli, Palestinian Police

Five Torah scrolls that were stolen from a synagogue in central Israel this week and taken to the West Bank have been found and returned,...

November 19, 2017 12:09 pm

Netanyahu Says Israel’s Response to Trump Peace Plan Will Be Based on Security Interests

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that his response to any peace plan will be based on Israel's security interests. Netanyahu, who spoke during the...

November 19, 2017 12:05 pm

Australian Singer Nick Cave Says Decision to Perform in Israel Was Response to BDS

Nick Cave decided to perform in Israel this week as a direct result of the attempt by the BDS movement to silence artists, the performer said...

November 19, 2017 10:22 am

Lebanese Foreign Minister: We Will Defeat Israel in Any Future War

Lebanon will emerge victorious in any future conflict with Israel, the Cedar Republic’s foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, claimed in an interview published on Friday. Speaking with...

November 17, 2017 4:11 pm

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campuses and Our Schools’

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways to protect Jewish students on...

November 17, 2017 1:48 pm

Top English Soccer Club Manchester United Shows ‘Red Card’ to Antisemitic Conspiracy Theorist

A show by one of the most outlandish antisemitic conspiracy theorists in Europe at the stadium of leading English soccer team Manchester United was abruptly...

November 17, 2017 1:33 pm

Jewish Leaders at Rutgers University Denounce Hiring of Ex-Syrian Diplomat Who Accused Israelis of Trafficking Children’s Organs

Two leading Jewish campus groups at Rutgers University in New Jersey have expressed concern over the university’s continued employment of adjunct professor Mazen Adi --...

November 17, 2017 1:24 pm

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid Heightened Gaza Tensions

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring the Israel-Gaza border area, where...

November 17, 2017 1:10 pm

German Court Rules in Favor of Discrimination Against Israelis by Kuwait Airways

JNS.org – A district court in Frankfurt, Germany, has ruled in favor of Kuwait Airways in a discrimination case brought by an Israeli passenger who was...

November 17, 2017 12:12 pm

Top US Civil Rights Group Denounces Antisemitic Smears of Prominent Argentine Jews

The Anti-Defamation League expressed solidarity with Argentina's Jewish community on Thursday, following two incidents in the South American country over the last week in which...

November 17, 2017 10:36 am

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

World

Looking to Increase Israeli Ventures, India Bids for Offshore Exploration R...

JNS.org - A consortium of Indian companies has applied for an Israeli Energy Ministry tender for offshore exploration licenses, signaling another...

Israel

Israel Intercepts Massive Gaza-Bound Explosives Shipment

JNS.org - Israel prevented a shipment containing several tons of explosives from reaching the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Defense Ministry revealed on Wednesday. The shipment was intercepted at the Kerem Shalom border...

Middle East

Iran Says Its Ready to Help Rebuild Syria, Hezbollah Will Not Disarm

Iran's Revolutionary Guards are ready to help rebuild Syria and bring about a lasting "ceasefire" there, chief commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said, adding that disarming Lebanon's Hezbollah is out of...

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