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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...

September 13, 2016 2:51 pm

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 on Sunday, a recent Oberlin college graduate -- the content of whose...

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 a series of recent provocations between Iran and the US...

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 Monday that the report will encourage further Jew-hatred. Referring to...

September 12, 2016 10:09 am
September 12, 2016 9:59 am

Trump: ‘I Hope Hillary Gets Well Soon’

Donald Trump on Monday refused to speculate why Hillary Clinton’s campaign didn’t reveal her pneumonia...

September 11, 2016 10:03 pm
September 11, 2016 10:40 am

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...

September 11, 2016 10:38 am

Newly Published Notes From Air Force One on 9/11 Reveal Bush Saying: ‘We’re at War’

A newly published account of the events aboard Air Force One on 9/11 provides more...

September 13, 2016 2:51 pm

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

September 11, 2016 10:38 am

Newly Published Notes From Air Force One on 9/11 Reveal Bush Saying: ‘We’re at War’

A newly published account of the events aboard Air Force One on 9/11 provides more behind-the-scenes detail about the harrowing day chronicled by an aide...

September 11, 2016 10:34 am

Israeli UN Ambassador Slams Media for Facilitating Antisemitic Rhetoric

JNS.org - Israel's ambassador to the United Nations said last week that media companies should stop facilitating antisemitic rhetoric, the Associated Press reported. Danny Danon made this comment on...

September 10, 2016 9:30 am

Paul Ryan: Clinton Should Apologize for Saying Terrorists Are ‘Rooting’ For Trump

Hillary Clinton should apologize to her Republican rival for saying that Islamic State terrorists are praying and "rooting" for a Donald Trump presidency, House Speaker...

September 9, 2016 5:42 pm

Glenn Beck: Actor Mel Gibson Accused Jews of ‘Stealing’ His Movie

JNS.org - Contentious actor and director Mel Gibson allegedly accused Jews of stealing an early copy of his immensely controversial 2004 movie, "The Passion of the...

September 9, 2016 5:32 pm

Late Actor Marlon Brando Revealed to Author He Packed Guns to Be Smuggled to Pre-State Jewish Fighters in 1940s

As a young man, the renowned American actor Marlon Brando helped pack ships in New York City with guns destined for use by the pre-state...

September 9, 2016 2:42 pm

Conference in Miami Centers on Jewish-Latino History and Relations

JNS.org - An international conference seeking to enhance Jewish-Latino relations brought together a coalition of leading figures from both communities to emphasize mutual historical roots and raise awareness...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Israeli TV Personality Lucy Aharish Tells San Diego Students How Pride in M...

A celebrity Israeli anchor who hosts a morning current-affairs program told an audience at San Diego State University (SDSU) earlier...

Israel

For First Time, Christian Arab Earns Spot in Elite Israeli Air Force Course

JNS.org - For the first time, a Christian Arab Israeli has been accepted into the military's prestigious pilots course, Israel Hayom has learned. The young man, whose name cannot be revealed, was among...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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