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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...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Iran Pressures Europe to Speed Up Plans to Save Nuclear Deal

Major powers and Iran agreed on Friday to move quickly to offset the US pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington's renewed sanctions, with Tehran pressuring Europe to come up with a...

Israel

Amid Rising Tensions With Turkey, Israeli Politicians Push for Recognition ...

Amid rising tensions with Turkey this week, Israeli leaders have increased calls for the Jewish state to formally recognize the...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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