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Leading Senator Says Israel Mistaken to Sign Security Deal With Obama

JNS.org - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) believes that Israel made a mistake in signing the historic $38 billion defense deal with President Barack Obama...

September 17, 2016 12:00 pm

Firing of York U Faculty Member for Antisemitic Posts Called ‘Victory’ by Canadian Jewish Groups

The recent firing of a York University faculty member over antisemitic and anti-Zionist social media posts represents a welcome start to combating campus Jew-hatred, major Canadian Jewish groups and college activists told The Algemeiner. Referring to the Wednesday...

Trump’s Son Takes Heat Over Use of Phrase ‘Gas Chamber’ During Attack on Media

One of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s sons took heat on Thursday after making what some interpreted to be a Holocaust reference during an attack on the media. In an interview with Philadelphia radio station WPHT,...

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 the 85,000 individuals allowed in over the previous year, and...

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...

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...

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...

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 17, 2016 12:00 pm

Leading Senator Says Israel Mistaken to Sign Security Deal With Obama

JNS.org - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) believes that Israel made a mistake in signing the historic $38 billion defense deal with President Barack Obama earlier...

September 16, 2016 6:41 pm

Firing of York U Faculty Member for Antisemitic Posts Called ‘Victory’ by Canadian Jewish Groups

The recent firing of a York University faculty member over antisemitic and anti-Zionist social media posts represents a welcome start to combating campus Jew-hatred, major Canadian...

September 15, 2016 5:51 pm

Trump’s Son Takes Heat Over Use of Phrase ‘Gas Chamber’ During Attack on Media

One of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s sons took heat on Thursday after making what some interpreted to be a Holocaust reference during an attack...

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...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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