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Barcelona Synagogue, Jewish Institutions Protectively Shuttered Following Terrorist Atrocity

Barcelona's main synagogue will be closed for a minimum of 24 hours following Thursday's deadly terrorist attack in the city, in which at least thirteen people were...

August 17, 2017 3:44 pm

13 Dead, More Than 80 Wounded, As ISIS Claims Responsibility For Barcelona Day Of Terror

At least 13 people have been murdered and over 80 wounded in a vehicular-ramming attack along the famous Las Ramblas thoroughfare in the Catalan city of Barcelona on Thursday. Hours after the atrocity, reports emerged of a second...

Synagogue Receives Flowers and Love From Anonymous Well-Wisher After Charlottesville Violence

A Chabad rabbi in California is sharing a heart-warming story to cheer up Americans still reeling from last weekend's violent neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville. Arriving at his Pacific Beach, CA., synagogue on Tuesday morning, Rabbi Yossi Tiefenbrun...

Israeli Political Figures, Jewish Groups Across Globe Condemn Deadly Barcelona Terrorist Attack

Israeli political figures and US Jewish groups issued condemnations on Thursday of the deadly attack in Barcelona in which a terrorist plowed a vehicle into pedestrians along the Las Ramblas thoroughfare in the heart of the...

August 17, 2017 11:55 am

Major Travel Websites Blacklist Swiss Hotel Accused of Antisemitism by Jewish Guests

Travel industry giants moved quickly on Thursday to distance themselves from a hotel in the...

August 17, 2017 10:51 am

Trump: Confederate Statue Removals ‘Rip Apart’ American History

Donald Trump on Thursday again lamented the removal of Confederate statues from US cities, saying these...

August 17, 2017 10:03 am

Iranian Ayatollah Mocks US Over Handling of Racism

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has publicly criticized the US government over its handling of violence following a recent...

August 17, 2017 9:34 am

Israel Seeks UN’s Respect in Push for Security Council Seat

Outreach to Africa, educational trips for foreign diplomats and a more conciliatory Prime Minister Benjamin...

August 16, 2017 4:39 pm

South African ANC’s Campaign for Continental Boycott of Upcoming Africa-Israel Summit Visibly Falters

South Africa's ruling African National Congress is becoming increasingly anxious that African nations are ignoring its...

August 17, 2017 3:44 pm

Barcelona Synagogue, Jewish Institutions Protectively Shuttered Following Terrorist Atrocity

Barcelona's main synagogue will be closed for a minimum of 24 hours following Thursday's deadly terrorist attack in the city, in which at least thirteen people were murdered...

August 17, 2017 3:30 pm

13 Dead, More Than 80 Wounded, As ISIS Claims Responsibility For Barcelona Day Of Terror

At least 13 people have been murdered and over 80 wounded in a vehicular-ramming attack along the famous Las Ramblas thoroughfare in the Catalan city of Barcelona on...

August 17, 2017 3:29 pm

Synagogue Receives Flowers and Love From Anonymous Well-Wisher After Charlottesville Violence

A Chabad rabbi in California is sharing a heart-warming story to cheer up Americans still reeling from last weekend's violent neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville. Arriving at...

August 17, 2017 3:25 pm

Israeli Political Figures, Jewish Groups Across Globe Condemn Deadly Barcelona Terrorist Attack

Israeli political figures and US Jewish groups issued condemnations on Thursday of the deadly attack in Barcelona in which a terrorist plowed a vehicle into pedestrians...

August 17, 2017 11:55 am

Major Travel Websites Blacklist Swiss Hotel Accused of Antisemitism by Jewish Guests

Travel industry giants moved quickly on Thursday to distance themselves from a hotel in the Swiss Alps accused of discriminating against Jewish guests over access...

August 17, 2017 10:51 am

Trump: Confederate Statue Removals ‘Rip Apart’ American History

Donald Trump on Thursday again lamented the removal of Confederate statues from US cities, saying these removals “ripped apart” the country’s history and culture. He then compared...

August 17, 2017 10:03 am

Iranian Ayatollah Mocks US Over Handling of Racism

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has publicly criticized the US government over its handling of violence following a recent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. “If US has any power, they better...

August 17, 2017 9:34 am

Israel Seeks UN’s Respect in Push for Security Council Seat

Outreach to Africa, educational trips for foreign diplomats and a more conciliatory Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu make it clear: Israel is campaigning to overcome its...

August 16, 2017 4:39 pm

South African ANC’s Campaign for Continental Boycott of Upcoming Africa-Israel Summit Visibly Falters

South Africa's ruling African National Congress is becoming increasingly anxious that African nations are ignoring its demand to boycott the forthcoming Africa-Israel Summit, a four-day event...

August 16, 2017 4:11 pm

Queens Museum Reverses Decision to Cancel Anniversary Celebration of UN Resolution Establishing State of Israel

The news of the abrupt reversal on Wednesday of the Queens Museum's decision to renege on a deal to host an upcoming event celebrating the 70th anniversary...

August 16, 2017 2:15 pm

Palestinian Authority Leader Abbas Sends Greetings to North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

JNS.org – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a warm greeting to North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, congratulating him for “Liberation Day,” a holiday marking the...

August 16, 2017 12:15 pm

Leading Rabbi Urges Attorney General to Investigate Lack of Police Protection for Charlottesville Synagogue During Far-Right Protest

A prominent American rabbi is urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the Virginia police over widespread claims that officers failed to...

August 16, 2017 10:37 am

White House: Trump ‘Entirely Correct’ to Blame Both Sides for Charlottesville Violence

The White House told allies Tuesday that President Trump was “entirely correct” to blame “both sides” for the protest violence in Charlottesville, fighting back at critics...

August 16, 2017 10:31 am

Russia Hopes Iran Won’t Quit Nuclear Deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday he hoped that Iran would not quit the agreement Iran reached in 2015 with world powers to...

Features

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this...

CAMERA Conference Helps Students Combat BDS at Home and Abroad

JNS.org - Some 80 students from 13 different countries participated in a recent high-level training conference to prepare them to respond to...

Top Israeli, American Experts Concerned About North Korean Nuclear Precedent for Iran

JNS.org – Several top Israeli and American experts on nuclear proliferation and Iran say...

Israel

Israel’s Government Press Office to Revoke Press Card of Al Jazeera Repor...

JNS.org – Israel’s Government Press Office (GPO) is set to rescind the press credentials of Al Jazeera reporter Elias Karram, an...

Middle East

Iran Reportedly Building Long-Range Missile Facility in Syria

JNS.org – Iran is reportedly building a facility in northwestern Syria to manufacture long-range Scud missiles, Israel’s Channel 2 reported on Tuesday. According to the report, security experts who analyzed photos of...

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