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Rivlin Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Legitimacy Given to Iran Amid Calls for Israel’s Destruction

President Reuven Rivlin told members of the diplomatic corps on Monday that it is unacceptable for Iran to be given ever more legitimacy while it continues...

September 18, 2017 10:04 am

Iran at Top of Netanyahu’s Agenda for New York Meeting With Trump

When US President Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ahead of the United Nations General Assembly, the conversation itself will be private, but Netanyahu has made it very clear what...

Antisemitic Fliers Found at University of Houston as Neo-Nazis Continue College Recruitment Efforts

Dozens of fliers and stickers promoting neo-Nazi propaganda were found at the University of Houston (UH) this week, the latest incident associated with an increase in white supremacist activity on campuses nationwide. The fliers, found on bulletin...

Humanitarian Exemption Will Not Weaken Thrust of US Legislation Targeting Palestinian Authority Terror Payments, Supporters Say

The provisions of legislation on Palestinian Authority funding of terrorism currently before the US Senate have not been watered down by a new amendment based on humanitarian concerns, supporters of the bill said on Sunday. Following the...

September 17, 2017 2:02 pm

US Jewish Leaders Slam UN Human Rights Chief Over Pursuit of Anti-Israel Economic ‘Blacklist’

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations has expressed alarm over reports that United...

September 17, 2017 12:02 pm

Trump Extends Sanctions Relief to Iran Under Nuke Deal

JNS.org - The Trump administration on Thursday extended sanctions relief for Iran as part of the...

September 17, 2017 11:52 am

In Historic Meeting, Netanyahu, Mexico’s President Agree to Bolster Relations

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico...

September 17, 2017 11:48 am

Israel’s Envoy to UN Begins Term as General Assembly Vice President

JNS.org - Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon began his term as vice president...

September 17, 2017 11:42 am

Israeli Defense Minister Supports High Court Ruling Nixing Haredi Draft Exemption

JNS.org - A day after Israel’s High Court of Justice canceled the country’s law that exempts...

September 18, 2017 10:04 am

Rivlin Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Legitimacy Given to Iran Amid Calls for Israel’s Destruction

President Reuven Rivlin told members of the diplomatic corps on Monday that it is unacceptable for Iran to be given ever more legitimacy while it continues to...

September 18, 2017 9:23 am

Iran at Top of Netanyahu’s Agenda for New York Meeting With Trump

When US President Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ahead of the United Nations General Assembly, the conversation itself will...

September 17, 2017 8:11 pm

Antisemitic Fliers Found at University of Houston as Neo-Nazis Continue College Recruitment Efforts

Dozens of fliers and stickers promoting neo-Nazi propaganda were found at the University of Houston (UH) this week, the latest incident associated with an increase in...

September 17, 2017 2:10 pm

Humanitarian Exemption Will Not Weaken Thrust of US Legislation Targeting Palestinian Authority Terror Payments, Supporters Say

The provisions of legislation on Palestinian Authority funding of terrorism currently before the US Senate have not been watered down by a new amendment based on...

September 17, 2017 2:02 pm

US Jewish Leaders Slam UN Human Rights Chief Over Pursuit of Anti-Israel Economic ‘Blacklist’

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations has expressed alarm over reports that United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein,...

September 17, 2017 12:02 pm

Trump Extends Sanctions Relief to Iran Under Nuke Deal

JNS.org - The Trump administration on Thursday extended sanctions relief for Iran as part of the 2015 nuclear deal despite campaign pledges to end the agreement. The...

September 17, 2017 11:52 am

In Historic Meeting, Netanyahu, Mexico’s President Agree to Bolster Relations

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City on Thursday as the two countries agreed to deepen...

September 17, 2017 11:48 am

Israel’s Envoy to UN Begins Term as General Assembly Vice President

JNS.org - Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon began his term as vice president of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday as the body’s...

September 17, 2017 11:42 am

Israeli Defense Minister Supports High Court Ruling Nixing Haredi Draft Exemption

JNS.org - A day after Israel’s High Court of Justice canceled the country’s law that exempts Haredi Jews from compulsory IDF service while studying in yeshiva,...

September 17, 2017 11:27 am

Pro-Erdogan Media in Turkey Inciting Antisemitism Over Kurdish Independence Referendum

As the impending referendum on independence for the Kurdish region of Iraq draws closer, pro-government media outlets in Turkey – which remains bitterly opposed to...

September 17, 2017 11:18 am

Hamas Says Ready to Hand Gaza Control to Palestinian Unity Government

JNS.org - The Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas announced Sunday it accepted the demands of Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party to form...

September 17, 2017 11:13 am

Iran’s Khamenei Warns US Against Any ‘Wrong Move’ on Nuclear Deal

Iran will not be bullied by the United States and will react strongly to any “wrong move” by Washington on Tehran’s nuclear deal, Supreme Leader...

September 17, 2017 11:09 am

Second Suspect Arrested in Connection With London Subway Attack

A second suspect was arrested on Saturday in connection with the subway attack at London’s Parsons Green station that left 30 people injured, officials announced...

September 16, 2017 9:58 am

Trump Condemns Those Who Spread Antisemitism, Expresses Hope for Mideast Peace in Call With Jewish Leaders

The debate has gone on for weeks among rabbis and Jewish leaders: If President Donald Trump does not formally renounce white supremacists, is it still...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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