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Major Jewish Group Calls on Huffington Post Arabic Website to Remove Blog Blaming Jews for Mohammad Death

JNS.org - Jewish human rights group the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is calling on The Huffington Post to remove a blog from its Arabic-language website...

January 15, 2017 11:30 am

US Senators Graham, Cruz Introduce Bill to Defund UN Over Measure Against Israeli Settlements

JNS.org - US Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced a bill on Thursday that seeks to cut off funding for the United Nations until UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which condemned Israel’s settlement...

Expert: ‘Paralyzed’ Education Department Unable to Protect Jews on Campus Due to System’s Lack of Antisemitism Definition

A legal expert last week called the US Department of Education (DoED) “paralyzed” when it comes to protecting Jewish students, due to the absence of a system-wide definition of antisemitism. In an op-ed in Politico on Wednesday, Kenneth Marcus...

Poll: 85% of Jews Worldwide Have Experienced or Seen Antisemitism

JNS.org -- Eighty-five percent of Jews around the world have witnessed or experienced antisemitism at some point in their lives, according to a new survey by the World Zionist Organization's International Center for Countering Anti-Semitism. The poll also...

January 14, 2017 9:41 am

Italian City to Build First Synagogue in Over 500 Years

JNS.org -- Palermo, Italy will finally rebuild its synagogue, 524 years after its previous one was destroyed during the...

January 13, 2017 5:18 pm

Israeli UN Envoy: Paris Peace Conference a Reward to Palestinians for Avoiding Negotiations While Promoting Terrorism

The international diplomatic conference set to be held in Paris on Sunday and attended by outgoing US Secretary...

January 13, 2017 4:29 pm

Jewish Human Rights Group: German Court Ruling in Synagogue Arson Case ‘Legitimizes Violent Antisemitism’

A German regional court’s affirmation of a lower court ruling that a July 2014 attempt...

January 13, 2017 2:03 pm

British Jewish Newspaper Mocks Al Jazeera for Undercover ‘Sting’ Targeting Israeli Embassy in London

The UK’s Jewish News took aim with sarcasm at Al Jazeera on Thursday in response...

January 13, 2017 1:50 pm

Dershowitz on Growing Partisan Gap on Israel: We Must Work Harder to Persuade Young Liberals of Justice of Jewish State’s Cause

A new poll that showed a growing gap in Republican and Democratic views on the Israeli-Palestinian...

January 15, 2017 11:30 am

Major Jewish Group Calls on Huffington Post Arabic Website to Remove Blog Blaming Jews for Mohammad Death

JNS.org - Jewish human rights group the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is calling on The Huffington Post to remove a blog from its Arabic-language website that...

January 15, 2017 11:00 am

US Senators Graham, Cruz Introduce Bill to Defund UN Over Measure Against Israeli Settlements

JNS.org - US Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced a bill on Thursday that seeks to cut off funding for the United Nations...

January 15, 2017 8:23 am

Expert: ‘Paralyzed’ Education Department Unable to Protect Jews on Campus Due to System’s Lack of Antisemitism Definition

A legal expert last week called the US Department of Education (DoED) “paralyzed” when it comes to protecting Jewish students, due to the absence of a system-wide...

January 14, 2017 1:46 pm

Poll: 85% of Jews Worldwide Have Experienced or Seen Antisemitism

JNS.org -- Eighty-five percent of Jews around the world have witnessed or experienced antisemitism at some point in their lives, according to a new survey by the...

January 14, 2017 9:41 am

Italian City to Build First Synagogue in Over 500 Years

JNS.org -- Palermo, Italy will finally rebuild its synagogue, 524 years after its previous one was destroyed during the expulsion of Sicilian Jewry. In a ceremony Thursday at the Historical...

January 13, 2017 5:18 pm

Israeli UN Envoy: Paris Peace Conference a Reward to Palestinians for Avoiding Negotiations While Promoting Terrorism

The international diplomatic conference set to be held in Paris on Sunday and attended by outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry will be a “reward to the...

January 13, 2017 4:29 pm

Jewish Human Rights Group: German Court Ruling in Synagogue Arson Case ‘Legitimizes Violent Antisemitism’

A German regional court’s affirmation of a lower court ruling that a July 2014 attempt by three Muslim men to burn down a Wuppertal synagogue...

January 13, 2017 2:03 pm

British Jewish Newspaper Mocks Al Jazeera for Undercover ‘Sting’ Targeting Israeli Embassy in London

The UK’s Jewish News took aim with sarcasm at Al Jazeera on Thursday in response to the Qatari-owned news channel’s undercover "exposé" of the Israeli...

January 13, 2017 1:50 pm

Dershowitz on Growing Partisan Gap on Israel: We Must Work Harder to Persuade Young Liberals of Justice of Jewish State’s Cause

A new poll that showed a growing gap in Republican and Democratic views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is part of a “worldwide trend that can’t be ignored,”...

January 13, 2017 1:21 pm

Palestinian Authority Claims ‘Jewish Thieves’ Responsible for Kim Kardashian Robbery

JNS.org -- Official Palestinian Authority (PA) television has claimed that "Jewish thieves" were responsible for the Kim Kardashian jewelry heist, following media reports that 17 suspects...

January 13, 2017 11:49 am

Syrian Army Claims Israel Fired Rockets at Airbase Near Damascus

Syrian army command said on Friday that Israeli artillery fired rockets at a major military airbase outside Damascus, and warned Israel of repercussions for what...

January 13, 2017 11:47 am

Report: Draft Paris Agreement Calls Two-State Solution ‘Only Way’ to Ensure Israeli-Palestinian Peace

In a strong message to Israel and the incoming Trump administration, dozens of countries are expected this weekend to reiterate their opposition to Israeli settlements...

January 13, 2017 11:45 am

Poll: Support for Israel Among Democrats Almost Equal to Support for Palestinians

A few weeks back, some striking poll numbers were making the rounds: Many Republicans suddenly said they liked Russian President Vladimir Putin — 35 percent, in fact. It wasn't...

January 13, 2017 11:39 am

Iraqi Forces Enter Mosul University in Battle to Seize City From ISIS Militants

Two Iraqi officers say Iraqi special forces have entered the Mosul University, a tactical achievement in battling Islamic State militants for control of the city. The...

Culture

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Amid ‘Security’ Concerns, Irish University Postpones Conference...

A conference exploring the legality of the state of Israel is being postponed by the Irish university at which it was scheduled...

Israel

Netanyahu Congratulates President Trump on Inauguration; Says He Looks Forw...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a congratulatory message to new US President Donald Trump as he took office on...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar al-Assad regain...

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