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Antisemitism Watchdog Calls on UK’s University of Exeter to Take Action Against Student Gov’t Candidate Tweeting ‘Proud to Be Called a Terrorist’

A Jewish rights group has called on a UK university to take action against a candidate for student government who tweeted, "I am so proud...

February 21, 2017 9:19 am

At Least Ten Jewish Community Centers Across US Targeted in Latest Spate of Telephone Bomb Threats

At least ten Jewish community centers across America received telephone bomb threats on Monday, according to media reports. NBC News reported that JCCs in Birmingham, Cleveland, Chicago, St. Paul, Tampa, Albuquerque, Houston, Milwaukee, Nashville and Buffalo...

Holocaust Survivors Among Israeli Consumers No Longer to Have Power Cut Off Due to Arrears in Electricity Bill Payments

The Israel Electric Authority announced on Monday that Holocaust survivors and consumers using life-saving devices will not have their power cut off, even if they are unable to pay their bills, the Hebrew news site nrg reported. According...

Netanyahu Meets Members of Singapore’s Jewish Community During Visit to Southeastern Asian Island Synagogue

During his visit to Singapore on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stopped by the Maghain Aboth Synagogue to meet members of the Southeast Asian city-state’s Jewish community. “70 years ago if you looked at Israel and...

February 20, 2017 3:55 pm

Egyptian Presidential Spokesman: Report of El-Sisi’s Part in Clandestine Peace Summit in Jordan Last Year Includes ‘False Information’

A spokesman for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi railed against a report in the Israeli...

February 20, 2017 3:42 pm

Israel Activist at McGill Lauds Student Government for Demanding Resignation of Rep Who Tweeted ‘Punch a Zionist’

An pro-Israel activist at Montreal's McGill University told The Algemeiner on Monday that he's "happy the student government finally...

February 20, 2017 2:46 pm
February 20, 2017 1:36 pm

Iranian FM Warns US, Israel, Saudi Arabia Against Getting Themselves Into ‘Serious Trouble’ Confronting Tehran Militarily

The US, Israel and Saudi Arabia should be “prudent enough not to get themselves into...

February 20, 2017 11:00 am

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Targets Same Seven Countries; Makes Exception for Green Card Holders

President Trump’s revised travel ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive...

February 21, 2017 9:19 am

Antisemitism Watchdog Calls on UK’s University of Exeter to Take Action Against Student Gov’t Candidate Tweeting ‘Proud to Be Called a Terrorist’

A Jewish rights group has called on a UK university to take action against a candidate for student government who tweeted, "I am so proud to...

February 20, 2017 6:16 pm

At Least Ten Jewish Community Centers Across US Targeted in Latest Spate of Telephone Bomb Threats

At least ten Jewish community centers across America received telephone bomb threats on Monday, according to media reports. NBC News reported that JCCs in Birmingham, Cleveland,...

February 20, 2017 4:23 pm

Holocaust Survivors Among Israeli Consumers No Longer to Have Power Cut Off Due to Arrears in Electricity Bill Payments

The Israel Electric Authority announced on Monday that Holocaust survivors and consumers using life-saving devices will not have their power cut off, even if they are unable...

February 20, 2017 4:03 pm

Netanyahu Meets Members of Singapore’s Jewish Community During Visit to Southeastern Asian Island Synagogue

During his visit to Singapore on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stopped by the Maghain Aboth Synagogue to meet members of the Southeast Asian city-state’s...

February 20, 2017 3:55 pm

Egyptian Presidential Spokesman: Report of El-Sisi’s Part in Clandestine Peace Summit in Jordan Last Year Includes ‘False Information’

A spokesman for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi railed against a report in the Israeli media about his country's part in a clandestine Mideast peace...

February 20, 2017 3:42 pm

Israel Activist at McGill Lauds Student Government for Demanding Resignation of Rep Who Tweeted ‘Punch a Zionist’

An pro-Israel activist at Montreal's McGill University told The Algemeiner on Monday that he's "happy the student government finally took a strong stance" and requested that a representative who...

February 20, 2017 2:46 pm

New US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley Draws Praise From Pro-Israel Community After Calling Out Security Council for Double Standard Toward Jewish State

The new American UN envoy is receiving warm praise from the pro-Israel community in both the US and abroad after taking the Security Council to...

February 20, 2017 1:36 pm

Iranian FM Warns US, Israel, Saudi Arabia Against Getting Themselves Into ‘Serious Trouble’ Confronting Tehran Militarily

The US, Israel and Saudi Arabia should be “prudent enough not to get themselves into serious trouble” by confronting Iran militarily, the Islamic Republic’s top...

February 20, 2017 11:00 am

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Targets Same Seven Countries; Makes Exception for Green Card Holders

President Trump’s revised travel ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to...

February 20, 2017 10:58 am

Saudi Arabia, Israel Unite Against Iran as US Seeks to Impose New Sanctions

Saudi Arabia and Israel both called on Sunday for a new push against Iran, signaling a growing alignment in their interests, while U.S. lawmakers promised...

February 20, 2017 10:55 am

Netanyahu Talks About ‘Battle for Future of Humanity’ During Historic Singapore Visit

In the first visit to Singapore by an Israeli head of state in 30 years, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday issued a call...

February 20, 2017 10:44 am

Arab-Israeli Indicted for Planning ISIS-Style Attacks in Jewish State

JNS.org - An Arab-Israeli man was indicted Monday for his alleged links to the Islamic State terror group and his plans to orchestrate attacks in Israel. Anas...

February 20, 2017 9:03 am

ISIS Proxy in Sinai Fires 2 Rockets at Southern Israel

JNS.org - Two rockets fired from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula hit southern Israel Monday morning. The projectiles exploded in open areas in the northwestern Negev’s Eshkol...

February 20, 2017 8:01 am

Netanyahu Makes Historic Visit to Singapore in Meeting of ‘Innovation Nations’

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Singapore Monday for the first visit by a holder of his office to the Southeast Asian island...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Trump Rallies Supporters at CPAC Convention: ‘Now Is the Time for Act...

US President Donald Trump rallied his loyal supporters with a stridently populist and security-dominated message Friday, declaring the start of...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS) five days ago. It comes a...

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