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New State-of-the-Art Patrol Boat Joins Israeli Naval Fleet to Bolster Maritime Operations, Defense Along Northern Border

A new state-of-the-art patrol boat was inaugurated this week by the Israeli Navy to bolster maritime operations and defense of the northern border, the Hebrew news...

November 30, 2016 1:06 pm

Israeli UN Envoy Slams General Assembly President for Wearing Palestinian Flag Scarf at Anti-Jewish State Event

JNS.org - Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon slammed UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson for wearing a Palestinian flag scarf at a meeting marking the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people...

Netanyahu: Israel Will Respond Forcefully to ISIS Border Threat

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will not allow any radical jihadist group to get a foothold on the Jewish state's borders and that attempts to attack IDF troops will be met with a "forceful response." Netanyahu...

Watch: Officials From Across Globe Discuss Future of Middle East at UK-Israel Strategic Challenges Conference

Watch below as officials, commentators and analysts from around the world talk about the future of the Middle East in the Donald Trump era at the 2016 UK-Israel Shared Strategic Challenges Conference in London. The conference...

November 30, 2016 11:23 am

Controversial Mosque Loudspeaker Bill Undergoes Preliminary Knesset Reading

JNS.org - A controversial bill in Israel's Knesset seeking to partially ban places of worship from...

November 30, 2016 10:52 am

Israeli Jets Strike Area Outside Damascus, Syrian Media Claims

Syrian state media say Israeli jets have fired two missiles from Lebanese airspace which struck...

November 30, 2016 10:50 am

Trump Dines in New York With Possible Cabinet Pick Mitt Romney

President-elect Donald Trump broke bread with fierce critic and now-possible cabinet pick Mitt Romney Tuesday...

November 30, 2016 10:48 am

Israeli President Hosts Interfaith Meeting to Discuss Mosque Loudspeaker Bill

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted a meeting of Jewish and Muslim leaders Tuesday amid...

November 30, 2016 10:36 am

Erdogan: Duty of All Muslims to ‘Embrace Palestinian Cause, Protect Jerusalem’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged Muslims to help protect Jerusalem and support the Palestinian cause....

November 30, 2016 1:06 pm

New State-of-the-Art Patrol Boat Joins Israeli Naval Fleet to Bolster Maritime Operations, Defense Along Northern Border

A new state-of-the-art patrol boat was inaugurated this week by the Israeli Navy to bolster maritime operations and defense of the northern border, the Hebrew news site...

November 30, 2016 12:00 pm

Israeli UN Envoy Slams General Assembly President for Wearing Palestinian Flag Scarf at Anti-Jewish State Event

JNS.org - Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon slammed UN General Assembly President Peter Thomson for wearing a Palestinian flag scarf at a meeting...

November 30, 2016 11:55 am

Netanyahu: Israel Will Respond Forcefully to ISIS Border Threat

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will not allow any radical jihadist group to get a foothold on the Jewish state's borders and that attempts...

November 30, 2016 11:32 am

Watch: Officials From Across Globe Discuss Future of Middle East at UK-Israel Strategic Challenges Conference

Watch below as officials, commentators and analysts from around the world talk about the future of the Middle East in the Donald Trump era at...

November 30, 2016 11:23 am

Controversial Mosque Loudspeaker Bill Undergoes Preliminary Knesset Reading

JNS.org - A controversial bill in Israel's Knesset seeking to partially ban places of worship from using loudspeakers for calls to prayer underwent a preliminary parliamentary...

November 30, 2016 10:52 am

Israeli Jets Strike Area Outside Damascus, Syrian Media Claims

Syrian state media say Israeli jets have fired two missiles from Lebanese airspace which struck outside Damascus. A military source told the Sana news agency that...

November 30, 2016 10:50 am

Trump Dines in New York With Possible Cabinet Pick Mitt Romney

President-elect Donald Trump broke bread with fierce critic and now-possible cabinet pick Mitt Romney Tuesday night at Jean Georges Restaurant in Trump International Hotel. Trump, joined...

November 30, 2016 10:48 am

Israeli President Hosts Interfaith Meeting to Discuss Mosque Loudspeaker Bill

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted a meeting of Jewish and Muslim leaders Tuesday amid the ongoing controversy surrounding proposed legislation that would limit the...

November 30, 2016 10:36 am

Erdogan: Duty of All Muslims to ‘Embrace Palestinian Cause, Protect Jerusalem’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged Muslims to help protect Jerusalem and support the Palestinian cause. The 62-year-old leader took a tough stance against Israel at...

November 30, 2016 8:15 am

Trump Selects Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Steven Mnuchin as his treasury secretary, his transition team announced Wednesday morning. Mr. Trump praised Mnuchin as a “world-class financier, banker...

November 30, 2016 7:27 am

NYU President Slams Anti-Israel Boycott Movement as ‘Affront to Academic Freedom’

The president of New York University (NYU) had some harsh words for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, slamming the global initiative in an interview...

November 30, 2016 12:07 am

Top European Rabbi Voices Alarm as Antisemitic Incidents in Germany Reportedly Jump Threefold

The number of antisemitic incidents in Germany jumped threefold in 2015, the Times of London reported on Tuesday. According to the report -- which cited German...

November 29, 2016 3:08 pm

Major Christian Group Backs Legislative Effort to Cut Off US Funding of Palestinian Authority Over Payments to Terrorists

A major US Christian group is calling on Congress to support a recently proposed bill -- the Taylor Force Act -- that would cut off...

November 29, 2016 2:46 pm

‘No One Lives in a Bubble Anymore,’ Say Ohio State U Jewish Leaders in Wake of Car-Ramming, Mass Stabbing Attack on Campus

The heads of the two main Jewish organizations at Ohio State University (OSU) told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that they were well prepared for Monday's car-ramming and...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

Expert: If Volkswagen Subsidiary Does Business in Iran, Nazi-Founded Compan...

The plans of a Volkswagen-owned vehicle manufacturer to do business with Iran are morally troubling given the German automotive giant’s...

Israel

Israeli Education Minister Says Outpost Bill Paves Way for West Bank Annexa...

JNS.org - Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, hailed the preliminary passage of a controversial bill to...

Middle East

As Tehran Issues Daily Threats to US Over Sanctions Extension, Iranian Comm...

Alongside daily threats from the Iranian regime to “retaliate” if US President Barack Obama signs a ten-year extension of the Iran...

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