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Reporters Grill State Department Spokesman Over Report on Nuclear Deal Exemptions Granted to Iran (VIDEO)

A State Department spokesman was grilled by reporters on Thursday following the publication of a report that the US and other world powers agreed...

September 2, 2016 3:45 pm

Hurricane Hermine Floods Streets, Shuts Down Power for 200,000 Locals in Florida

Hurricane Hermine made landfall on Florida's northwest coast early Friday, flooding streets, toppling trees and knocking down power lines. The Category 1 hurricane roared ashore from the Gulf of Mexico near St. Marks, which is south...

Report: Former NBA All-Star Stoudemire Fitting in Well With New Team in Jerusalem, Hasn’t Asked for Preferential Treatment

Former NBA all-star forward Amar’e Stoudemire, who recently signed a two-year contract with Hapoel Jerusalem, is fitting in well with his new teammates as they prepare for the upcoming season, the Hebrew news site nrg reported...

UCLA Student President Leaves Law School Over BDS Harassment; Blasts College for Capitulation to Anti-Israel Movement (INTERVIEW)

The capitulation of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has set a “dangerous precedent” for the further harassment of Jewish and pro-Israel students, a former...

September 1, 2016 1:38 pm

Campus Watchdog: Upcoming ‘Palestine’ Course Will Increase Antisemitic Atmosphere at UC Berkeley

An upcoming "anti-Zionism" course at the University of California, Berkeley will contribute to greater hostility...

September 1, 2016 1:09 pm

Rocket Set to Send Facebook to Space Explodes With Israeli Satellite on Board

JNS.org - A rocket being tested by the Elon Musk-owned aerospace company SpaceX was destroyed in...

September 1, 2016 1:07 pm

US Secretary of State Says He Prefers Less Media Coverage of Terrorism

JNS.org - US Secretary of State John Kerry implied on Monday that the world would be...

September 1, 2016 1:03 pm

Former UCLA Student President Leaves School Over Pro-BDS Harassment

JNS.org - Milan Chatterjee, the former president of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Graduate...

September 1, 2016 12:54 pm

Major Canadian-Jewish Organization Calls on York U to Discipline Staffer Who Called 9/11 a ‘Zionist Attack,’ Said Jews ‘Cut Deal With Hitler’ to Run Nazi Camps

Following the appearance on social media of antisemitic and anti-Zionist remarks by a York University staff...

September 2, 2016 3:45 pm

Reporters Grill State Department Spokesman Over Report on Nuclear Deal Exemptions Granted to Iran (VIDEO)

A State Department spokesman was grilled by reporters on Thursday following the publication of a report that the US and other world powers agreed to...

September 2, 2016 10:53 am

Hurricane Hermine Floods Streets, Shuts Down Power for 200,000 Locals in Florida

Hurricane Hermine made landfall on Florida's northwest coast early Friday, flooding streets, toppling trees and knocking down power lines. The Category 1 hurricane roared ashore from...

September 1, 2016 5:42 pm

Report: Former NBA All-Star Stoudemire Fitting in Well With New Team in Jerusalem, Hasn’t Asked for Preferential Treatment

Former NBA all-star forward Amar’e Stoudemire, who recently signed a two-year contract with Hapoel Jerusalem, is fitting in well with his new teammates as they...

September 1, 2016 4:45 pm

UCLA Student President Leaves Law School Over BDS Harassment; Blasts College for Capitulation to Anti-Israel Movement (INTERVIEW)

The capitulation of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has set a “dangerous precedent” for...

September 1, 2016 1:38 pm

Campus Watchdog: Upcoming ‘Palestine’ Course Will Increase Antisemitic Atmosphere at UC Berkeley

An upcoming "anti-Zionism" course at the University of California, Berkeley will contribute to greater hostility toward Jewish and pro-Israel students on campus, the head of...

September 1, 2016 1:09 pm

Rocket Set to Send Facebook to Space Explodes With Israeli Satellite on Board

JNS.org - A rocket being tested by the Elon Musk-owned aerospace company SpaceX was destroyed in a launch-pad explosion in Florida on Thursday, along with an...

September 1, 2016 1:07 pm

US Secretary of State Says He Prefers Less Media Coverage of Terrorism

JNS.org - US Secretary of State John Kerry implied on Monday that the world would be better served if the press did not report about terrorism as...

September 1, 2016 1:03 pm

Former UCLA Student President Leaves School Over Pro-BDS Harassment

JNS.org - Milan Chatterjee, the former president of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Graduate Students Association and third-year law student, informed UCLA that he...

September 1, 2016 12:54 pm

Major Canadian-Jewish Organization Calls on York U to Discipline Staffer Who Called 9/11 a ‘Zionist Attack,’ Said Jews ‘Cut Deal With Hitler’ to Run Nazi Camps

Following the appearance on social media of antisemitic and anti-Zionist remarks by a York University staff member, an official from a major Canadian Jewish advocacy group told...

August 31, 2016 2:27 pm

New York Times Columnist Doubles Down on Controversial Anne Frank-Syrian Refugee Analogy

European Jews were exterminated by the Nazis during the Holocaust partly because of the prejudice of the US public, a prominent liberal pundit asserted on...

August 31, 2016 9:36 am

Donald Trump to Meet Mexico’s President Hours Before Speech on Immigration Policy

Donald Trump is traveling to Mexico Wednesday to meet with the country's president just hours before he is set to deliver a speech focused on...

August 30, 2016 9:52 am

US Concerned About Iran Deploying Russian Defense System to Protect Nuclear Site

The US State Department has expressed concern at recent reports that Iran has deployed an advanced air defense system to guard a secretive nuclear site. On...

August 30, 2016 9:37 am

Major US Jewish Organization Launches Bipartisan 50-State Campaign to Reject BDS

JNS.org - A major Jewish organization has launched a bipartisan campaign against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The campaign, spurred by the American Jewish Committee...

August 29, 2016 7:58 pm

Florida State Senate Candidate Calls Out Incumbent Opponent for Meeting With Palestinian Terrorist (INTERVIEW)

A Florida Democratic state senator’s meeting earlier this year with a member of a Palestinian terrorist group was a display of poor judgement that should...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Knesset Caucus Celebrates ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’ to Honor Christian Allies

JNS.org - Members of the Knesset celebrated the role of “faith-based diplomacy” in President...

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

World

Swastikas, Slurs Daubed on Polish Embassy in Tel Aviv Amid Ongoing Holocaus...

Swastikas and profanities were daubed on the entrance to Poland's embassy in Israel on Sunday after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz...

Israel

Israeli Expert on Arrow 3 Missile Defense Test: ‘What Can I Say? Another ...

An Israeli expert on missile defense hailed Monday’s successful test of the Arrow 3 system, saying “What can I say?...

Middle East

Egypt Says Three Soldiers Killed in Campaign Against Sinai Militants

Three Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a 10-day-old campaign against Islamist militants focused on the Sinai peninsula, Egypt's military said on Monday. It was the first time the military has...

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