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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...

September 16, 2016 6:41 pm
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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...

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...

September 15, 2016 12:32 pm
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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 16, 2016 6:41 pm
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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
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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
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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 increase from...

September 15, 2016 1:13 pm
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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
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‘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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

World

Former Israeli President, Prime Minister Shimon Peres Dead at 93

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93, according to Hebrew media reports. His condition had deteriorated on Tuesday, two weeks after he suffered...

Israel

Israeli Strategic Affairs Official: Jewish State Shifting From Defense to O...

The Jewish state is shifting from defense to offense in the fight against delegitimization, a high-level Israeli government official told The...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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