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In UN Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel

Infuriating the United States and its allies, Russia on Thursday blocked an American-sponsored resolution at the Security Council to extend the life of a...

November 17, 2017 10:21 am

Palestinian Terrorist Had ‘Big Smile on His Face,’ Israeli Wounded in Gush Etzion Ramming Attack Recalls

Two Israeli civilians were wounded -- one seriously -- in a vehicular-ramming attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist in the West Bank on Friday morning. The assailant -- a 17-year-old male from the city of...

Swastika Found at University of Michigan Hours After Divestment Vote Against Israel

A swastika was found at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (U-M) on Wednesday afternoon, hours after the school's student government called on university leaders to divest from companies that do business with Israel. The swastika -- found in a men's...

South Korean Candidate Defeats Iranian Frontrunner in Key UNESCO Election Contest

South Korea's ambassador to UNESCO -- the cultural, scientific and educational agency of the United Nations -- was elected on Thursday as chairman of the Executive Board, in a vote many observers believe would be won...

November 16, 2017 6:02 pm

J Street U to Show ‘Propaganda’ Film on Israeli Strategy to Win American ‘Minds and Tax Dollars’

The student group J Street U is co-hosting a screening at Macalester College on Thursday...

November 16, 2017 5:03 pm

Kurdish Authorities Detail Serial Human Rights Outrages by Iran-Backed Militias in Northern Iraq

An Iranian-backed Shia militia deliberately drove thousands of Kurdish civilians out of northern Iraq during...

November 16, 2017 2:59 pm

162 ‘Lost’ Indian Jews Arrive in Israel

JNS.org – A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India...

November 16, 2017 2:29 pm

Family of Israeli Held Captive by Hamas in Gaza Meets With Trump Administration Official

JNS.org – Family members of Ethiopian Israeli Avera Mengistu, who has been held captive by the...

November 16, 2017 12:55 pm

US Holocaust Memorial Museum Highlights ‘Mounting Evidence of Genocide’ of Rohingya Muslims in Burma

The official museum commemorating the Nazi Holocaust in the United States has issued a report...

November 17, 2017 10:21 am

In UN Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel

Infuriating the United States and its allies, Russia on Thursday blocked an American-sponsored resolution at the Security Council to extend the life of a panel...

November 17, 2017 8:52 am

Palestinian Terrorist Had ‘Big Smile on His Face,’ Israeli Wounded in Gush Etzion Ramming Attack Recalls

Two Israeli civilians were wounded -- one seriously -- in a vehicular-ramming attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist in the West Bank on Friday...

November 16, 2017 6:27 pm

Swastika Found at University of Michigan Hours After Divestment Vote Against Israel

A swastika was found at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (U-M) on Wednesday afternoon, hours after the school's student government called on university leaders to divest from companies that...

November 16, 2017 6:06 pm

South Korean Candidate Defeats Iranian Frontrunner in Key UNESCO Election Contest

South Korea's ambassador to UNESCO -- the cultural, scientific and educational agency of the United Nations -- was elected on Thursday as chairman of the...

November 16, 2017 6:02 pm

J Street U to Show ‘Propaganda’ Film on Israeli Strategy to Win American ‘Minds and Tax Dollars’

The student group J Street U is co-hosting a screening at Macalester College on Thursday evening of a film that has been criticized for demonizing...

November 16, 2017 5:03 pm

Kurdish Authorities Detail Serial Human Rights Outrages by Iran-Backed Militias in Northern Iraq

An Iranian-backed Shia militia deliberately drove thousands of Kurdish civilians out of northern Iraq during last month's military offensive "in order to change the demography...

November 16, 2017 2:59 pm

162 ‘Lost’ Indian Jews Arrive in Israel

JNS.org – A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India arrived in Israel this week, marking the latest wave of...

November 16, 2017 2:29 pm

Family of Israeli Held Captive by Hamas in Gaza Meets With Trump Administration Official

JNS.org – Family members of Ethiopian Israeli Avera Mengistu, who has been held captive by the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas since 2014, met with the...

November 16, 2017 12:55 pm

US Holocaust Memorial Museum Highlights ‘Mounting Evidence of Genocide’ of Rohingya Muslims in Burma

The official museum commemorating the Nazi Holocaust in the United States has issued a report drawing attention to "mounting evidence of genocide" against the Muslim...

November 16, 2017 11:32 am

Resigned Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Accepts Invitation to Come to France

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has accepted an invitation to come to France after his surprise resignation from Saudi Arabia nearly two weeks ago that stunned Lebanon and rattled...

November 16, 2017 11:19 am

Two Ex-Nazi Camp Guards Charged in Germany Over Hundreds of Holocaust Deaths

German prosecutors investigating Nazi-era crimes said on Wednesday they had charged two former SS officers in their 90s with complicity in hundreds of murders at...

November 16, 2017 8:57 am

In First-Ever Interview With Saudi Newspaper, IDF Chief Says Israel in ‘Complete Agreement’ With Riyadh About Need to Thwart Iran’s Regional Ambitions in Middle East

Israel and Saudi Arabia share a common interest in thwarting Iran’s regional ambitions, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said in a first-ever...

November 15, 2017 6:17 pm

Countering Iranian Expansion ‘Must Be Bipartisan Priority,’ Says Democratic Congressman

The Democratic congressman who initiated a letter signed by 42 of his colleagues to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson protesting Iranian interference in Syria...

November 15, 2017 6:15 pm

After 10 Defeats, Divestment Resolution Targeting Israel Passes at University of Michigan

Students at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (U-M) called on university leaders to look into divesting from companies that do business with Israel early Wednesday morning...

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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