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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,...

September 14, 2016 10:00 am

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...

‘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. The course in question -- “Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis” -- was...

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...

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...

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...

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 14, 2016 10:00 am

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

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

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

‘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...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

Austrian Jews to Withdraw From International Holocaust Remembrance Day Cere...

In a deeply embarrassing setback for Austria's right-wing coalition government, the country's Jewish community has announced that it will withdraw...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Says Indian Peace Hero Gandhi an Inspiration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, saying modern India's founding father and promoter of peace was an inspiration for humanity. Netanyahu is making the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...

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