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French Jewish Representatives Demand ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Antisemitism, as Attacks Multiply During January

The representative body of Jews in France has called on the government to take "all necessary measures" to deter further antisemitic attacks, following a spate...

January 21, 2018 1:34 pm

Trump: Senate Should Change Rules If Shutdown Stalemate Continues

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if the government shutdown stalemate continued, Republicans should fund the government by changing Senate rules, which currently require a super-majority for appropriations bills to pass. "The Dems (Democrats)...

Russia’s Lavrov, US’ Tillerson Discuss North Syria Situation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed the Syrian conflict in a telephone call, in particular ways to bring stability to the country's north, the Russian foreign ministry said...

Pence Tells Egypt’s Sisi That US Would Back Two-State Solution

Vice President Mike Pence told Egypt's leader on Saturday the United States would support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed to it, seeking to reassure a key Arab ally...

January 19, 2018 6:00 pm

On Anniversary of Women’s March, Progressive Group to Protest as ‘Staunch’ Zionists

As tens of thousands of people prepare to mark the first anniversary of the Women's...

January 19, 2018 3:44 pm

Trump Official Under Fire for Invoking Nazi Persecution of Jews in Religious Freedom Controversy

A senior Trump administration appointee has been strongly criticized after he compared the moral distress experienced by...

January 19, 2018 12:59 pm

Think Tank Offers $1 Million to UNRWA After Trump Cut, Proposes Reforms to Agency

JNS.org - The Middle East Forum (MEF) think tank announced that it is offering a $1...

January 19, 2018 12:52 pm

White House: Pence to Travel to Middle East Even if US Government Shuts Down

Vice President Mike Pence will travel to the Middle East for talks with the leaders...

January 19, 2018 12:37 pm

New Orleans City Councillors Dismayed by Pro-BDS Implications of Recently-Passed Human Rights Resolution

American advocates of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel suffered a significant...

January 21, 2018 1:34 pm

French Jewish Representatives Demand ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Antisemitism, as Attacks Multiply During January

The representative body of Jews in France has called on the government to take "all necessary measures" to deter further antisemitic attacks, following a spate of...

January 21, 2018 1:03 pm

Trump: Senate Should Change Rules If Shutdown Stalemate Continues

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if the government shutdown stalemate continued, Republicans should fund the government by changing Senate rules, which currently...

January 21, 2018 7:46 am

Russia’s Lavrov, US’ Tillerson Discuss North Syria Situation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed the Syrian conflict in a telephone call, in particular ways to bring...

January 21, 2018 6:17 am

Pence Tells Egypt’s Sisi That US Would Back Two-State Solution

Vice President Mike Pence told Egypt's leader on Saturday the United States would support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides...

January 19, 2018 6:00 pm

On Anniversary of Women’s March, Progressive Group to Protest as ‘Staunch’ Zionists

As tens of thousands of people prepare to mark the first anniversary of the Women's March with worldwide protests this weekend, one group will join...

January 19, 2018 3:44 pm

Trump Official Under Fire for Invoking Nazi Persecution of Jews in Religious Freedom Controversy

A senior Trump administration appointee has been strongly criticized after he compared the moral distress experienced by medical professionals confronted with decisions contrary to their religious beliefs with...

January 19, 2018 12:59 pm

Think Tank Offers $1 Million to UNRWA After Trump Cut, Proposes Reforms to Agency

JNS.org - The Middle East Forum (MEF) think tank announced that it is offering a $1 million donation to UNRWA, the United Nations agency dedicated to...

January 19, 2018 12:52 pm

White House: Pence to Travel to Middle East Even if US Government Shuts Down

Vice President Mike Pence will travel to the Middle East for talks with the leaders of Egypt, Israel and Jordan even if the US government...

January 19, 2018 12:37 pm

New Orleans City Councillors Dismayed by Pro-BDS Implications of Recently-Passed Human Rights Resolution

American advocates of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel suffered a significant setback on Friday, as dismayed city councillors in New Orleans belatedly...

January 19, 2018 10:53 am

Aside From Trump Limelight, Israeli-Palestinian Peace on Agenda at Davos Gathering

US President Donald Trump will hog the limelight at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos next week, but behind the scenes some of the...

January 19, 2018 10:38 am

Ryanair Nixes Decision to Charge Only Passengers on Israel Flights for Carry-On Luggage

JNS.org - Ireland’s low-cost carrier Ryanair on Thursday reversed a controversial policy to charge passengers flying to and from Israel -- and no other routes --...

January 19, 2018 8:24 am

Clock Running Out to Avert US Government Shutdown, as Trump Blames Democrats

Racing against a midnight deadline, the US Congress will try on Friday to send President Donald Trump legislation to keep the government operating and avoid...

January 19, 2018 8:17 am

US Won’t Pay $45 Million Pledged for Palestinian Food Aid for Now

The United States will not provide $45 million in food aid for Palestinians that it pledged last month as part of the West Bank/Gaza Emergency...

January 18, 2018 4:52 pm

American UN Ambassador Haley: Palestinians ‘Not Serious in Truly Getting to Peace’ With Israel

The Palestinians are “not serious in truly getting to peace” with Israel, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said in a Voice of America...

Culture

‘No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland’ Sears and Stuns as It Probes

"No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland," by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by...

Features

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

Opinion

Roger Cohen’s Shame

A distinguishing trait of New York Times columnist Roger Cohen, as it was for his predecessor Anthony Lewis, is Jewish shame. Lewis frequently lamented that Israel, by settling its biblical...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Welcomes ‘Great Friend of Israel’ US Vice ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warmly welcomed the arrival in Israel on Sunday of US Vice President Mike Pence. "This evening...

Middle East

Jordan’s King Tells Pence US Must Rebuild Trust After Jerusalem Decis...

Jordan's King Abdullah told US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild "trust and confidence"...

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