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UN Refugee Agency Hopes Lebanon Will Reverse Residency Freeze

The UN refugee agency UNHCR hopes the Lebanese Foreign Ministry will quickly reverse a decision to freeze residency applications the agency has submitted for...

June 12, 2018 10:23 am

1,500-Plus South African Jews and Christians Learn to Counter the BDS Movement

JNS.org - More than 1,500 Jews and Christians attended four pro-Israel events throughout South Africa focused on strengthening the local pro-Israel community, and countering BDS and Israel delegitimization. The initiative, which was sponsored by the Ministry of...

Turkey Says Iran Supports Potential Turkish Operation in North Iraq

Iran has voiced support for a potential Turkish operation against Kurdish militants just over its border in northern Iraq, Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Tuesday. The Turkish military has ramped up air strikes in...

In Jerusalem, Austria’s Kurz Says it Took His Country Too Long to Own Up to Holocaust

JNS.org - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who is on a visit to Israel this week, said that it took his country “too long to be honest” about its role in the Holocaust. “To remember means also to...

June 12, 2018 9:54 am

Trump, in Trade Feud With Allies, Say Won’t Let Them Take Advantage of US

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept up his feud with America's closest allies over...

June 12, 2018 9:51 am

After Antisemitic Tirade, Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan Loses Twitter Verification

JNS.org - Twitter withdrew Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s verified status after he tweeted last...

June 12, 2018 9:39 am

UK’s Prince William to Meet Netanyahu, Abbas on Landmark Middle East Trip

Britain's Prince William will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...

June 12, 2018 9:34 am

Qatar Takes UAE to UN Human Rights Court Over Boycott

The government of Qatar took the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations' International Court...

June 12, 2018 9:26 am

Netanyahu Questioned by Israeli Police in Telecom Corruption Case

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday over his alleged dealings with the...

June 12, 2018 10:23 am

UN Refugee Agency Hopes Lebanon Will Reverse Residency Freeze

The UN refugee agency UNHCR hopes the Lebanese Foreign Ministry will quickly reverse a decision to freeze residency applications the agency has submitted for its...

June 12, 2018 10:07 am

1,500-Plus South African Jews and Christians Learn to Counter the BDS Movement

JNS.org - More than 1,500 Jews and Christians attended four pro-Israel events throughout South Africa focused on strengthening the local pro-Israel community, and countering BDS and...

June 12, 2018 10:02 am

Turkey Says Iran Supports Potential Turkish Operation in North Iraq

Iran has voiced support for a potential Turkish operation against Kurdish militants just over its border in northern Iraq, Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said...

June 12, 2018 9:56 am

In Jerusalem, Austria’s Kurz Says it Took His Country Too Long to Own Up to Holocaust

JNS.org - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who is on a visit to Israel this week, said that it took his country “too long to be honest”...

June 12, 2018 9:54 am

Trump, in Trade Feud With Allies, Say Won’t Let Them Take Advantage of US

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept up his feud with America's closest allies over trade, saying he could not allow them to continue taking...

June 12, 2018 9:51 am

After Antisemitic Tirade, Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan Loses Twitter Verification

JNS.org - Twitter withdrew Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s verified status after he tweeted last week about the “Satanic Jew and the Synagogue of Satan.” The...

June 12, 2018 9:39 am

UK’s Prince William to Meet Netanyahu, Abbas on Landmark Middle East Trip

Britain's Prince William will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas when he makes a landmark trip to the region...

June 12, 2018 9:34 am

Qatar Takes UAE to UN Human Rights Court Over Boycott

The government of Qatar took the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations' International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday, accusing it of human rights...

June 12, 2018 9:26 am

Netanyahu Questioned by Israeli Police in Telecom Corruption Case

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday over his alleged dealings with the country’s largest telecommunication company, Israel Radio said, one of three...

June 12, 2018 9:14 am

Iran Warns North Korea: Trump Could Cancel Deal Before Getting Home

Iran warned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday against trusting US President Donald Trump, saying he could cancel their denuclearization agreement within hours. Tehran cited its...

June 12, 2018 8:38 am

Trump, Kim Agree on Denuclearization, but Deal Seen as Symbolic

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged on Tuesday to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula while Washington committed to provide security...

June 11, 2018 5:46 pm

Hamas Co-Founder Justifies Historical Expulsions of ‘Corrupt’ Jews in Europe, Drawing Criticism From Gaza Lawmaker

A senior official of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas claimed on Tuesday that Jews were expelled from European countries throughout the centuries because they were...

June 11, 2018 4:34 pm

Video Shows Arrest of Palestinian Man Who Stabbed Israeli High School Student in Northern City of Afula

Video footage has emerged of the pursuit and arrest of a Palestinian man in the northern city of Afula after he stabbed an 18-year-old Israeli...

June 11, 2018 3:29 pm

London Police ‘Saw My Wheelchair as Greater Threat Than Hezbollah Terror Flag,’ Jewish Protester at ‘Al-Quds Day’ Rally Says

One of London's top Jewish lawyers brought a howling demonstration of 1,000 hardline antisemites waving Hezbollah flags to a standstill on Sunday -- and he...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about...

Features

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first...

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover...

World

South Korea, US to Announce Suspension of Major Military Drills This Week

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to...

Israel

Israel Launches More Air Strikes Against Incendiary-Balloon Launchers in Ga...

The Israeli military on Sunday continued its effort to thwart ongoing cross-border kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks being conducted...

Middle East

Turkey Says Its Airstrikes Kill 26 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq

The Turkish military said on Friday airstrikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on June 12, the state-run news...

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