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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”...

September 1, 2016 4:45 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 a watchdog group and an Israel advocate told The Algemeiner on Thursday. According to Tammi...

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 Israeli communications satellite the rocket was carrying on board. No...

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 often. "Perhaps the media would do us all a service if...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

August 29, 2016 12:44 pm

Report: Netanyahu Warns Visiting US Delegation Against Lame-Duck Moves by Obama on Israel-Palestinian Track

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conveyed a message of warning to US President Barack Obama not to make any moves on the Israeli-Palestinian front during...

August 29, 2016 10:34 am

Report: US Drone Enters Iranian Airspace; Leaves After Warning From Country’s Military

Iran's military detected a US drone entering Iranian airspace on Monday and issued a warning for it to leave, which it subsequently did, Iran's Tasnim news...

August 28, 2016 4:56 am

Former State Department Negotiator: ‘Cash-for-Prisoners’ Controversy Has Bolstered Image of Growing US Weakness in Middle East (INTERVIEW)

The recent “cash-for-prisoners” controversy has played into the hands of Iranian hardliners and helped bolster the image of growing US weakness in the Middle East,...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Combat International Supporters of BDS

JNS.org - Republican and Democratic leaders in both chambers of Congress Thursday introduced new legislation to combat international supporters of the BDS movement. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, introduced by Sens. Rob Portman...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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