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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...

Features

Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in...

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel...

School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across a gap of more than...

World

Austrian University Students Overwhelmingly Condemn BDS Movement as ‘...

The Austrian National Union of Students on Friday condemned the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel as antisemitic, and...

Israel

Newly-Discovered Portions of Western Wall and Roman Theater Unveiled in Jer...

JNS.org - Large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of...

Middle East

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Wil...

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message...

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