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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...

September 14, 2016 10:03 am
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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 the briefing has also been cancelled. The office of Texas congresswoman...

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 National News reported. The Shomron Regional Council, which provides municipal services for 35...

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 The Algemeiner on Tuesday. “To provoke, reward and incentivize terrorist acts...

September 13, 2016 2:51 pm
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‘Antisemitic Anti-Zionist’ Course at UC Berkeley Suspended Following Exposé, Outcry

An “anti-Zionism” course at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) was suspended on Tuesday, following...

September 13, 2016 11:48 am
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Oberlin Alumnus, Teacher Call on College to Stop Ignoring Antisemitic Climate on Campus

An Oberlin alumnus and faculty member are calling on the campus community to stop ignoring...

September 13, 2016 10:20 am
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US Defense Officials: Iran Threatened to Down American Surveillance Planes in Persian Gulf

Iran threatened to shoot down two US Navy surveillance aircraft flying close to Iranian territory...

September 13, 2016 10:07 am
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Watchdogs, Jewish Officials Slam ‘Failed’ CUNY Antisemitism Investigation, Say It Will Encourage Further Jew-Hatred

Jewish officials and campus-watchdog representatives slammed the findings of the New York City public university system’s...

September 12, 2016 10:09 am
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September 14, 2016 10:03 am
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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
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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
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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
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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...

September 13, 2016 2:51 pm
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‘Antisemitic Anti-Zionist’ Course at UC Berkeley Suspended Following Exposé, Outcry

An “anti-Zionism” course at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) was suspended on Tuesday, following intense backlash over its biased nature, The Algemeiner has learned....

September 13, 2016 11:48 am
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Oberlin Alumnus, Teacher Call on College to Stop Ignoring Antisemitic Climate on Campus

An Oberlin alumnus and faculty member are calling on the campus community to stop ignoring the antisemitic climate promoted by both students and administrators. In the blog IsraellyCool...

September 13, 2016 10:20 am
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US Defense Officials: Iran Threatened to Down American Surveillance Planes in Persian Gulf

Iran threatened to shoot down two US Navy surveillance aircraft flying close to Iranian territory in the Persian Gulf over the weekend, the latest in...

September 13, 2016 10:07 am
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Watchdogs, Jewish Officials Slam ‘Failed’ CUNY Antisemitism Investigation, Say It Will Encourage Further Jew-Hatred

Jewish officials and campus-watchdog representatives slammed the findings of the New York City public university system’s investigation into  antisemitism at its colleges, telling The Algemeiner on...

September 12, 2016 10:09 am
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Campus Watchdog: San Francisco State U’s ‘Deafening Silence’ Over Ties to Radical Palestinian Counterpart Reflects Complacency to Anti-Israel Behavior (INTERVIEW)

The “deafening silence” of a US university following public outcry over ties to an extremist Palestinian counterpart reflects complacency to anti-Israel behavior, a campus watchdog...

September 12, 2016 9:59 am
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Trump: ‘I Hope Hillary Gets Well Soon’

Donald Trump on Monday refused to speculate why Hillary Clinton’s campaign didn’t reveal her pneumonia diagnosis sooner but wished her well. “I really just don’t know,”...

September 11, 2016 10:03 pm
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French-Israeli Artist Who Documented 9/11 in Photos Compares Event to Pearl Harbor; Says Not a Day Goes by Without His Remembering It (INTERVIEW)

A New York-based French-Israeli artist and activist -- who spent many hours at Ground Zero on and after the fateful day 15 years ago when...

September 11, 2016 10:40 am
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US Military, Congress Angered by Increasing Iranian Harassment of American Ships in Persian Gulf

Iran has stepped up its harassment of US Navy ships in the Persian Gulf, angering the US military and members of Congress. Since the international nuclear...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

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...

Israel

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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