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Ivanka Trump to Set Up Office in White House West Wing

Ivanka Trump, who moved to Washington saying she would play no formal role in her father’s administration, is now officially setting up shop in...

March 21, 2017 9:47 am

Israel Arrests Head of Turkish Humanitarian Group in Gaza for Financing Hamas

JNS.org - Israeli security forces arrested the head of a Turkish humanitarian aid group in the Gaza Strip for funneling funds earmarked for reconstruction efforts to Hamas terror group's "military wing." Israel’s Shin Bet security agency...

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 otherwise would  have endorsed the document. The statement, jointly issued last...

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...

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A top global advertising agency has withdrawn all of its 240 UK clients from Google...

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...

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 21, 2017 9:47 am

Ivanka Trump to Set Up Office in White House West Wing

Ivanka Trump, who moved to Washington saying she would play no formal role in her father’s administration, is now officially setting up shop in the...

March 21, 2017 9:43 am

Israel Arrests Head of Turkish Humanitarian Group in Gaza for Financing Hamas

JNS.org - Israeli security forces arrested the head of a Turkish humanitarian aid group in the Gaza Strip for funneling funds earmarked for reconstruction efforts...

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...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

California High School Students Behind ‘Toasted Jew’ Graffiti I...

The California high school students behind "Toasted Jew" and other antisemitic graffiti and other antisemitic messages have been disciplined, NBC Bay Area news reported Thursday. According...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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