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Pulitzer-Winning Conservative Jewish Commentator Charles Krauthammer Dies at 68

Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer, who gave up a psychiatric career to become one of the leading conservative political commentators in the US media,...

June 21, 2018 7:36 pm

South African Trade Group, BDS Activists Promote Palestinian Refugees With Photo of Jewish Refugees From Arab Lands

South African activists and the country's largest trade union group tried to raise awareness of Palestinian refugees on Wednesday by sharing a photo of Jewish refugees from Arab lands. In commemoration of World Refugee Day, the boycott, divestment, and sanctions...

UK Police Seek Out England Fans For Chanting ‘Auschwitz’ Song at World Cup

England's national soccer authority has pledged to take action against a group of England supporters who were captured on camera in a Russian bar chanting a notoriously antisemitic song. The group of men, who are following...

No Endemic Bias Against Israel at UN, Russian Foreign Minister Claims

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has adamantly denied that Israel is the target of bias and discrimination within the UN system. Speaking at a joint press conference on Thursday with visiting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Lavrov made...

June 21, 2018 12:14 pm

US Identifies North Korea Missile Test Site It Says Kim Committed to Destroy

The missile engine test site that President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un...

June 21, 2018 9:51 am

US Envoy Slams Palestinian Leadership for ‘Hypocrisy’

JNS.org - Middle East peace envoy for US President Donald Trump Jason Greenblatt slammed the Palestinians...

June 21, 2018 9:38 am

Kushner Meets With Egypt’s Sisi About Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

White House adviser Jared Kushner met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Thursday, the...

June 21, 2018 9:24 am

US Withdrawal Leaves Vacuum at UN Rights Forum

China, Britain and the European Union lamented on Wednesday Washington's decision to withdraw from the UN...

June 21, 2018 7:52 am

Germany’s Merkel Calls for Solutions to Iran’s ‘Aggressive Tendencies’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran's ballistic missile program...

June 21, 2018 7:36 pm

Pulitzer-Winning Conservative Jewish Commentator Charles Krauthammer Dies at 68

Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer, who gave up a psychiatric career to become one of the leading conservative political commentators in the US media, died...

June 21, 2018 7:01 pm

South African Trade Group, BDS Activists Promote Palestinian Refugees With Photo of Jewish Refugees From Arab Lands

South African activists and the country's largest trade union group tried to raise awareness of Palestinian refugees on Wednesday by sharing a photo of Jewish refugees from Arab...

June 21, 2018 3:08 pm

UK Police Seek Out England Fans For Chanting ‘Auschwitz’ Song at World Cup

England's national soccer authority has pledged to take action against a group of England supporters who were captured on camera in a Russian bar chanting...

June 21, 2018 12:27 pm

No Endemic Bias Against Israel at UN, Russian Foreign Minister Claims

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has adamantly denied that Israel is the target of bias and discrimination within the UN system. Speaking at a joint press conference...

June 21, 2018 12:14 pm

US Identifies North Korea Missile Test Site It Says Kim Committed to Destroy

The missile engine test site that President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had committed to destroy is a major facility in the...

June 21, 2018 9:51 am

US Envoy Slams Palestinian Leadership for ‘Hypocrisy’

JNS.org - Middle East peace envoy for US President Donald Trump Jason Greenblatt slammed the Palestinians for “hypocrisy” on Thursday, following accusations by a Palestinian Authority...

June 21, 2018 9:38 am

Kushner Meets With Egypt’s Sisi About Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

White House adviser Jared Kushner met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Thursday, the White House said in a statement, as he continues to...

June 21, 2018 9:24 am

US Withdrawal Leaves Vacuum at UN Rights Forum

China, Britain and the European Union lamented on Wednesday Washington's decision to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council as Western countries began looking for a...

June 21, 2018 7:52 am

Germany’s Merkel Calls for Solutions to Iran’s ‘Aggressive Tendencies’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran's ballistic missile program and called for solutions to its "aggressive tendencies" in the...

June 20, 2018 4:07 pm

Trump Backs Down, Signs Order to End Family Separations at US Border

US President Donald Trump backed down on Wednesday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation...

June 20, 2018 2:23 pm

US Jewish and Pro-Israel Groups Hail American Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

Top American Jewish and pro-Israel groups have hailed Tuesday’s announcement -- made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and UN Ambassador Nikki Haley -- that...

June 20, 2018 12:53 pm

Trump’s Support of Israel Shouldn’t Excuse Child Separation Policy in Jewish Eyes, Former ADL Chief Says

The former head of the Anti-Defamation League has bluntly addressed the conflicting emotions within the US Jewish community over President Donald Trump's pro-Israel policies on the one...

June 20, 2018 12:19 pm

German Intelligence Says Islamists Could Attack With Ricin

A source in Germany's BfV domestic intelligence service said on Wednesday that Islamists could stage an attack in Germany at any time with the lethal...

June 20, 2018 12:04 pm

UN: Both Sides Committed War Crimes During Siege of Syria’s Ghouta

Syrian government troops and affiliated forces committed war crimes and a crime against humanity in their long siege of eastern Ghouta through heavy bombardment and...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

Opinion

Don’t Separate Families at the Border — but Don’t Expropr...

As an Orthodox rabbi, it is not for me to comment on US Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ invocation of the New...

June 21, 2018 7:35 am
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Israel

Arrival of Summer Means One Thing for Israeli Beachgoers: Watch Out for Jel...

It’s summer, which means one thing for Israeli beachgoers on the Mediterranean coast -- watch out for jellyfish. “It’s their time,”...

Middle East

Palestinian Baby Did Not Die From Gaza Border Clashes, Family Paid by Hamas...

JNS.org – A cousin of the 8-month-old baby, Laila al-Ghandour, whose Palestinian parents claim died of tear-gas inhalation during the...

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