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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

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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