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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

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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