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Iranian Vessels ‘Harassed’ US Navy Ship in Persian Gulf, Defense Department Says

A US Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters)...

September 7, 2016 11:05 am

Obama Admin Admits Transfer of $1.7 Billion to Iran as American Hostages Released

The Obama administration disclosed to Congress on Tuesday that it transferred a total of $1.7  billion in cash through Swiss banks to Iran around the time American hostages were released this year, about four times...

Swarthmore Promises Swift, Serious Investigation Into Swastika Graffiti on Campus

With antisemitic activity becoming more commonplace at big-name American universities, a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania promises that an investigation into the appearance of swastika graffiti will be handled swiftly and seriously, a school official...

Campus Trends Report: Chicago-Area Colleges ‘New Hub’ of Anti-Israel Activism

Anti-Israel activism on campus is undergoing a regional shift, with Chicago emerging as the “new hub," and the West Coast on the wane, a new study revealed. According to the “2015-2016 Campus Trends Report,” conducted and released by...

September 6, 2016 10:47 am

Oberlin Faculty Members Question Why Investigation of Prof Who Blamed Jews, Israel for 9/11 Still Dragging on

Faculty at Oberlin College are voicing concerns over the drawn-out investigation of an assistant professor who blamed Jews...

September 6, 2016 9:19 am

Congress Tries to Block Obama Admin From Giving Iran Billions in ‘Ransom’ Payment

Congress is set to consider new legislation that would block the Obama administration from awarding...

September 5, 2016 5:04 pm

No Need to Tie Mel Gibson’s Past Antisemitism With His Upcoming WWII Film Starring Jewish Actor, Group Says

Mel Gibson’s past antisemitic behavior is irrelevant to an upcoming World War II movie directed...

September 5, 2016 7:17 am

Syracuse U Professor Slams ‘Hypocritical’ Colleagues for Rescinding Invitation to Israeli Academic/Filmmaker (INTERVIEW)

A Syracuse University professor slammed colleagues on Friday for allowing a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)...

September 4, 2016 12:34 pm
September 7, 2016 11:05 am

Iranian Vessels ‘Harassed’ US Navy Ship in Persian Gulf, Defense Department Says

A US Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of...

September 7, 2016 11:03 am

Obama Admin Admits Transfer of $1.7 Billion to Iran as American Hostages Released

The Obama administration disclosed to Congress on Tuesday that it transferred a total of $1.7  billion in cash through Swiss banks to Iran around the...

September 7, 2016 10:36 am

Swarthmore Promises Swift, Serious Investigation Into Swastika Graffiti on Campus

With antisemitic activity becoming more commonplace at big-name American universities, a small liberal arts college in Pennsylvania promises that an investigation into the appearance of swastika...

September 6, 2016 4:15 pm

Campus Trends Report: Chicago-Area Colleges ‘New Hub’ of Anti-Israel Activism

Anti-Israel activism on campus is undergoing a regional shift, with Chicago emerging as the “new hub," and the West Coast on the wane, a new study revealed. According...

September 6, 2016 10:47 am

Oberlin Faculty Members Question Why Investigation of Prof Who Blamed Jews, Israel for 9/11 Still Dragging on

Faculty at Oberlin College are voicing concerns over the drawn-out investigation of an assistant professor who blamed Jews and Israel for 9/11, the student newspaper The Oberlin Review...

September 6, 2016 9:19 am

Congress Tries to Block Obama Admin From Giving Iran Billions in ‘Ransom’ Payment

Congress is set to consider new legislation that would block the Obama administration from awarding Iran billions of US taxpayer dollars in what many describe as...

September 5, 2016 5:04 pm

No Need to Tie Mel Gibson’s Past Antisemitism With His Upcoming WWII Film Starring Jewish Actor, Group Says

Mel Gibson’s past antisemitic behavior is irrelevant to an upcoming World War II movie directed by the filmmaker that stars a Jewish actor, an official...

September 5, 2016 7:17 am

Syracuse U Professor Slams ‘Hypocritical’ Colleagues for Rescinding Invitation to Israeli Academic/Filmmaker (INTERVIEW)

A Syracuse University professor slammed colleagues on Friday for allowing a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) advocate to speak on campus after rescinding an invitation to an Israeli...

September 4, 2016 12:34 pm

Israeli Government Has Stake in, Capability of Creating ‘Blue and White’ Communications Satellites, Says Space Industry Source in Wake of Amos 6 Explosion

A space industry source told the website Defense News on Sunday that it was “not for nothing” that the Israeli government invested so much in...

September 4, 2016 10:09 am

Clinton, Trump Tied in Latest Poll

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has pulled into an effective tie with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, erasing a substantial deficit as he consolidated support among...

September 4, 2016 9:21 am

Trump Dons Jewish Prayer Shawl During Visit to Black Church in Detroit

Donald Trump was gifted a traditional Jewish prayer shawl by a pastor during a visit to a black church in Detroit. Bishop Wayne Jackson of the...

September 3, 2016 9:30 am

FBI Report: Clinton Said She Could Not Recall Briefings Due to Concussion

Hillary Clinton told the FBI she did not recall all the briefings she received on handling sensitive information as she made the transition from her...

September 2, 2016 4:05 pm

Major Jewish Groups Bitterly Rebuke UCLA Over Departure of Student Leader Due to BDS Harassment

The heads of major Jewish groups told The Algemeiner on Friday that they were outraged over the handling by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)...

September 2, 2016 3:55 pm

Former Top Israeli Security Official Says Obama Administration’s Push to Set International Drone Strike Guidelines Threatens Global Anti-Terrorism Efforts

A new Obama administration initiative to establish international guidelines for drone strikes poses a danger to global anti-terrorism efforts, a former top Israeli security official...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘...

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for...

Middle East

Lebanese Foreign Minister: We Will Defeat Israel in Any Future War

Lebanon will emerge victorious in any future conflict with Israel, the Cedar Republic’s foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, claimed in an interview published on Friday. Speaking with the Russian government-funded RT media...

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