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Alan Dershowitz Joined by Prominent Academics in Railing Against ‘Hypocrisy’ of BDS Intellectual Leader Cornel West for Statement on ‘Truth-Seeking, Freedom of Thought’

The co-signing of a statement calling for “truth-seeking and freedom of thought” by a well-known BDS proponent elicited harsh reactions from academics, who said...

March 21, 2017 8:55 am

Virginia Tech Rabbi: 100 Swastika Leaflets Strewn in Front of Jewish Student Center on Shabbat ‘Disgusting Act of Hatred’

One of the heads of a Jewish center on the campus of Virginia Tech University (VT) called the scattering of more than 100 hand-drawn swastika leaflets in front of his building on Saturday a “disgusting act of...

Report: Major Global Ad Agency Pulls UK Clients From Google Websites, Including YouTube, Over Concerns About Extremist Content

A top global advertising agency has withdrawn all of its 240 UK clients from Google websites -- including YouTube -- due to concerns about ads being displayed next to extremist content, the Times of London...

Netanyahu Touts Israel-China Security, Economic Ties During Beijing Visit

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu touted security and economic cooperation during his visit to Beijing Monday, which marked 25 years of diplomatic relations between the Jewish state and China. “We are in a technological age,...

March 20, 2017 4:07 pm

In ‘Ultimate Sign of Victory,’ Elderly Holocaust Survivor Returns to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Recounts His Harrowing Experiences There

A video of an elderly Hasidic Holocaust survivor returning to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in...

March 20, 2017 1:03 pm

US to Boycott Debates Conducted as Part of Permanent UN Human Rights Council Agenda Item That Singles Out Israel

The US will boycott deliberations conducted within the framework of a permanent UN Human Rights...

March 20, 2017 12:47 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in Beijing: The Jewish State Is Open for Business With China

“Israel is open for business with China,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in Beijing on...

March 20, 2017 11:30 am

Report: Pyongyang Military Exports Directly Threaten Israel; Latest Arms Convoy to Hezbollah Struck by IDF in Syria Contained North Korean Missiles

North Korean exporting of missile and other military systems to countries and terrorist organizations around the...

March 20, 2017 10:18 am

Student Leader Who Tweeted ‘Jews Will Get What Coming to Them’ Rails Against Exposure as ‘Islamophobic Smear Campaign’

A Minnesota university student leader who tweeted "yahood [Jews] will get what coming for them [sic]"...

March 21, 2017 8:55 am

Alan Dershowitz Joined by Prominent Academics in Railing Against ‘Hypocrisy’ of BDS Intellectual Leader Cornel West for Statement on ‘Truth-Seeking, Freedom of Thought’

The co-signing of a statement calling for “truth-seeking and freedom of thought” by a well-known BDS proponent elicited harsh reactions from academics, who said they...

March 21, 2017 7:22 am

Virginia Tech Rabbi: 100 Swastika Leaflets Strewn in Front of Jewish Student Center on Shabbat ‘Disgusting Act of Hatred’

One of the heads of a Jewish center on the campus of Virginia Tech University (VT) called the scattering of more than 100 hand-drawn swastika leaflets in...

March 20, 2017 7:57 pm

Report: Major Global Ad Agency Pulls UK Clients From Google Websites, Including YouTube, Over Concerns About Extremist Content

A top global advertising agency has withdrawn all of its 240 UK clients from Google websites -- including YouTube -- due to concerns about ads...

March 20, 2017 5:04 pm

Netanyahu Touts Israel-China Security, Economic Ties During Beijing Visit

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu touted security and economic cooperation during his visit to Beijing Monday, which marked 25 years of diplomatic relations between...

March 20, 2017 4:07 pm

In ‘Ultimate Sign of Victory,’ Elderly Holocaust Survivor Returns to Auschwitz-Birkenau, Recounts His Harrowing Experiences There

A video of an elderly Hasidic Holocaust survivor returning to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland and emotionally recounting his harrowing experiences there has gone...

March 20, 2017 1:03 pm

US to Boycott Debates Conducted as Part of Permanent UN Human Rights Council Agenda Item That Singles Out Israel

The US will boycott deliberations conducted within the framework of a permanent UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) agenda item that singles out Israel, the Trump...

March 20, 2017 12:47 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in Beijing: The Jewish State Is Open for Business With China

“Israel is open for business with China,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in Beijing on Monday after meeting with a group of top Chinese business...

March 20, 2017 11:30 am

Report: Pyongyang Military Exports Directly Threaten Israel; Latest Arms Convoy to Hezbollah Struck by IDF in Syria Contained North Korean Missiles

North Korean exporting of missile and other military systems to countries and terrorist organizations around the world directly threatens the Jewish state, Israel’s Channel 2 reported...

March 20, 2017 10:18 am

Student Leader Who Tweeted ‘Jews Will Get What Coming to Them’ Rails Against Exposure as ‘Islamophobic Smear Campaign’

A Minnesota university student leader who tweeted "yahood [Jews] will get what coming for them [sic]" railed on Facebook against exposure of his social media posts as an "Islamophobic smear...

March 20, 2017 9:59 am

AIPAC: Pence, Haley, Harper Among Top Speakers at Upcoming Annual Conference

JNS.org - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), whose annual policy conference draws more than 15,000 people and is arguably the world’s largest pro-Israel gathering,...

March 20, 2017 9:53 am

Abbas Bestows Highest Palestinian Honor on Former UN Official Who Co-Authored Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid Regime’

The Palestinian president has awarded his people's highest honor to a former U.N. official who was forced to resign last week after authoring a report...

March 20, 2017 9:50 am

Report: Israel Kills Syrian Militia Commander in Drone Strike

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Sunday that Israeli aircraft struck a vehicle driving near the town of Khan Arnabeh in the Quneitra...

March 20, 2017 9:43 am

Israel Security Service Chief Warns of Hamas Attacks During Passover

The head of Israel's Shin Bet security service warned on Monday that the Palestinian group Hamas are sure to attempt terror attacks on Israelis during...

March 20, 2017 9:38 am

British PM Theresa May to Begin Brexit Process Next Week

Prime Minister Theresa May is to officially notify the European Union next Wednesday that the UK is leaving. Downing Street said she would write a letter...

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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