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Obama Administration Seeking 30% Increase in Refugees Entering US

JNS.org -- The Obama administration is seeking to admit 110,000 refugees into the US over 2017, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday. The plan represents a nearly 30 percent...

September 15, 2016 1:24 pm

New York Lawmaker: CUNY Must Stop Using Tax Dollars to Fund Anti-Israel, Antisemitic Campus Groups

The City University of New York (CUNY) must stop using tax dollars to fund anti-Israel and antisemitic student groups, a local legislator wrote on Wednesday. Scoffing at the recently released results of a CUNY investigation into allegations of pervasive...

‘The Boys in Tehran Know Israel Has 200 Nukes Pointed at Them,’ Says Former Secretary of State Colin Powell in Leaked Email

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell told a colleague last year that Israel has a slew of nuclear weapons pointed at Iran, according to emails released by hacking group DCLeaks and reported on by...

Poll Shows Tightening Presidential Race

With less than eight weeks before Election Day, Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton are locked in a tight contest, with both candidates still struggling to win the confidence of their respective bases, the latest New York Times/CBS News...

September 15, 2016 4:22 am

House Resolution Introduced to Create Safe Haven for Persecuted Minorities in Iraq

JNS.org -- A bipartisan resolution was introduced in the US House of Representatives in support of the creation...

September 14, 2016 3:52 pm

Former State Department Official: Security Aid Deal Could Serve as ‘Trigger Mechanism’ for New Obama-Led Israeli-Palestinian Peace Initiative (INTERVIEW)

The signing of the new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) on US security assistance to Israel...

September 14, 2016 3:25 pm

Anti-BDS Faculty Group Lauds Quick-Thinking Moderator for Nipping Disruption of Netanyahu Panel Discussion in the Bud

The recent disruption of an Israel-related event at Georgetown University (GU) was a “flop,” due...

September 14, 2016 12:50 pm

Montreal BDS Activist Arrested for Assault on Pro-Israel Protesters (VIDEO)

A political activist was arrested in Montreal on Tuesday for assaulting pro-Israel protesters last month, Canada’s...

September 14, 2016 12:18 pm

Anti-Israel Activist Rock Star Roger Waters Reportedly Splits From Palestinian Journalist Girlfriend

Prominent anti-Israel activist and Pink Floyd rock star Roger Waters has broken up with his Palestinian...

September 15, 2016 1:24 pm

Obama Administration Seeking 30% Increase in Refugees Entering US

JNS.org -- The Obama administration is seeking to admit 110,000 refugees into the US over 2017, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday. The plan represents a nearly 30 percent increase from...

September 15, 2016 1:13 pm

New York Lawmaker: CUNY Must Stop Using Tax Dollars to Fund Anti-Israel, Antisemitic Campus Groups

The City University of New York (CUNY) must stop using tax dollars to fund anti-Israel and antisemitic student groups, a local legislator wrote on Wednesday. Scoffing at the...

September 15, 2016 12:32 pm

‘The Boys in Tehran Know Israel Has 200 Nukes Pointed at Them,’ Says Former Secretary of State Colin Powell in Leaked Email

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell told a colleague last year that Israel has a slew of nuclear weapons pointed at Iran, according to...

September 15, 2016 8:48 am

Poll Shows Tightening Presidential Race

With less than eight weeks before Election Day, Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton are locked in a tight contest, with both candidates still struggling to win the confidence...

September 15, 2016 4:22 am

House Resolution Introduced to Create Safe Haven for Persecuted Minorities in Iraq

JNS.org -- A bipartisan resolution was introduced in the US House of Representatives in support of the creation of a safe haven for persecuted religious minorities in the...

September 14, 2016 3:52 pm

Former State Department Official: Security Aid Deal Could Serve as ‘Trigger Mechanism’ for New Obama-Led Israeli-Palestinian Peace Initiative (INTERVIEW)

The signing of the new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) on US security assistance to Israel might serve as a “trigger mechanism” for a new American-led...

September 14, 2016 3:25 pm

Anti-BDS Faculty Group Lauds Quick-Thinking Moderator for Nipping Disruption of Netanyahu Panel Discussion in the Bud

The recent disruption of an Israel-related event at Georgetown University (GU) was a “flop,” due mainly to the quick thinking of its moderator, the head of...

September 14, 2016 12:50 pm

Montreal BDS Activist Arrested for Assault on Pro-Israel Protesters (VIDEO)

A political activist was arrested in Montreal on Tuesday for assaulting pro-Israel protesters last month, Canada’s CIJ News reported. According to the report, well-known Boycott, Divestment...

September 14, 2016 12:18 pm

Anti-Israel Activist Rock Star Roger Waters Reportedly Splits From Palestinian Journalist Girlfriend

Prominent anti-Israel activist and Pink Floyd rock star Roger Waters has broken up with his Palestinian girlfriend, Page Six reported on Tuesday. As reported by The Algemeiner in June,...

September 14, 2016 10:06 am

US, Israel Reach Military Aid Agreement, With New Limitations Placed on Use of Funds

Israel and the United States have reached an agreement that will provide Israel an unprecedented amount of military aid over a decade. The State Department said...

September 14, 2016 10:03 am

Survey: Less Than Third of American Millennials Able to Identify Israel on Map

Less than one-third of US-educated millennials are able to identify Israel on a map, a new survey has found. According to the joint study -- titled “What...

September 14, 2016 10:00 am

Anti-Israel Capitol Hill Event Cancelled After Democratic Lawmaker Withdraws Sponsorship

The Democratic House lawmaker who had anonymously sponsored a controversial House event advocating for economic boycotts of Israel withdrew her sponsorship Tuesday, The Weekly Standard has confirmed, and...

September 13, 2016 3:33 pm

US Congressmen: Judea-Samaria ‘Part of Israel’

JNS.org - Members of the House of Representatives spoke to an Israeli delegation this week about congressional support for the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, Israel...

September 13, 2016 3:00 pm

US Senator: Palestinian Authority’s Use of American Tax Dollars to Fund Terrorists ‘Morally Repugnant, Must Be Stopped’ (INTERVIEW)

The Palestinian Authority’s use of American taxpayer dollars to fund terrorists and their families is “morally repugnant and must be stopped,” a US senator told...

Features

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

‘Love of Christians’ Touted as Strategic Asset for Israel at Major Policy Conference

JNS.org - The strategic importance of Christian Zionism was highlighted...

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

JNS.org - Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marked the construction...

Israel

Israel Denies UNESCO Team Access to Hebron Ahead of Vote on Holy Sites

Israel has refused to allow a team from UNESCO to visit Hebron ahead of a vote on whether to include the Old City of the flashpoint West Bank town on...

Middle East

Iran’s President Rouhani Rejects Qatar ‘Siege’ by Arab Na...

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according...

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