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Syrian-Jewish Families Resettled in Louisville

JNS.org -- One of the remaining Muslim families in Syria were quietly brought to the United States and settled in Louisville, Kentucky. The 13 Muslim refugees, including seven children,...

August 28, 2016 4:01 am

IsraAid Sending Aid Team to Help Louisiana Flood Victims

JNS.org - An Israeli international aid organization is sending a team of relief workers to help those affected by the Baton Rouge flood. The eight-person delegation from IsraAid will help residents collect personal items from the wreckage...

State Department Urges US Citizens to Leave Gaza

JNS.org - The US State Department this week issued a warning to American citizens in the Gaza Strip, urging them to leave "as soon as possible when border crossings open.” "While Israel and Hamas continue to observe...

Israel’s UN Ambassador, Chicago Mayor Discuss Joint Anti-BDS Efforts

JNS.org - Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week to discuss efforts in fighting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. “Chicago stands by Israel, and Israel stands by...

August 25, 2016 1:42 pm

Obama Refused to Help Iranian Opposition in 2009, Says New Book

JNS.org - US President Barack Obama decided not to support the Iranian opposition during the 2009...

August 25, 2016 9:59 am

Following UN Confirmation, White House Condemns Assad Regime for Chemical-Weapons Attacks

The White House is condemning Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for using chemical weapons against...

August 24, 2016 9:20 am

Obama Administration Blocks Congressional Inquiry Into $1.3 Billion Payment to Iran

The Obama administration is withholding from Congress details about how $1.3 billion in U.S. taxpayer...

August 24, 2016 9:17 am

Trump Calls for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Clinton’s Tenure as Secretary of State

Donald Trump on Monday called for a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's tenure as...

August 24, 2016 3:38 am

Jewish Student Files Complaint Against Houston High School for Failing to Discipline Antisemitic Activists (INTERVIEW)

A Jewish student who filed a discrimination complaint against his high school accused administrators of...

August 28, 2016 4:01 am

Syrian-Jewish Families Resettled in Louisville

JNS.org -- One of the remaining Muslim families in Syria were quietly brought to the United States and settled in Louisville, Kentucky. The 13 Muslim refugees, including seven children, were...

August 25, 2016 2:31 pm

IsraAid Sending Aid Team to Help Louisiana Flood Victims

JNS.org - An Israeli international aid organization is sending a team of relief workers to help those affected by the Baton Rouge flood. The eight-person delegation from...

August 25, 2016 2:22 pm

State Department Urges US Citizens to Leave Gaza

JNS.org - The US State Department this week issued a warning to American citizens in the Gaza Strip, urging them to leave "as soon as possible...

August 25, 2016 2:17 pm

Israel’s UN Ambassador, Chicago Mayor Discuss Joint Anti-BDS Efforts

JNS.org - Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week to discuss efforts in fighting the Boycott, Divestment and...

August 25, 2016 1:42 pm

Obama Refused to Help Iranian Opposition in 2009, Says New Book

JNS.org - US President Barack Obama decided not to support the Iranian opposition during the 2009 elections to protect secret negotiations he was holding with Tehran...

August 25, 2016 9:59 am

Following UN Confirmation, White House Condemns Assad Regime for Chemical-Weapons Attacks

The White House is condemning Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for using chemical weapons against Syrians, after the United Nations and the Organization for the...

August 24, 2016 9:20 am

Obama Administration Blocks Congressional Inquiry Into $1.3 Billion Payment to Iran

The Obama administration is withholding from Congress details about how $1.3 billion in U.S. taxpayer funds was delivered to Iran, according to conversations with lawmakers,...

August 24, 2016 9:17 am

Trump Calls for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Clinton’s Tenure as Secretary of State

Donald Trump on Monday called for a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, as questions emerge over whether foreign donations...

August 24, 2016 3:38 am

Jewish Student Files Complaint Against Houston High School for Failing to Discipline Antisemitic Activists (INTERVIEW)

A Jewish student who filed a discrimination complaint against his high school accused administrators of not taking his grievances seriously because they were “mixing their political...

August 24, 2016 2:30 am

McGill Student Warns Incoming Freshmen About ‘Disheartening’ Reality of Being Jewish on Campus

A Canadian Jewish student issued a warning Tuesday to incoming pro-Israel freshmen about the harsh reality they will likely face on campus for their religious and...

August 23, 2016 2:40 pm

Third-Generation Survivor: Holocaust Becoming Increasingly Irrelevant Among Young Americans (INTERVIEW)

For many young Americans, Jews and non-Jews alike, the Holocaust is becoming increasingly irrelevant, a Harvard law student and granddaughter of a survivor told The Algemeiner...

August 23, 2016 10:02 am

State Department Issues Warning to US Citizens Traveling to Iran

The State Department issued a warning on Monday urging US citizens to avoid traveling to Iran, which has made the detention of Americans a priority. The...

August 22, 2016 4:08 pm

New York City Mayor Calls BDS ‘Inconsistent With Progressive Values’

New York City’s mayor has denounced the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, saying it is not "consistent with progressive values," Jewish Insider reported...

August 22, 2016 2:23 pm

‘Slap on Wrist’ of Violent Anti-Israel Student Protesters at UC Irvine ‘Feckless Punishment,’ Say Campus, Legal Groups

The heads of major campus groups told The Algemeiner on Monday that they are outraged by the mild response of the University of California, Irvine (UCI) to the violent behavior of an anti-Israel student...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for ...

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy—French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of Jewish values—returns to New York on January...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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