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Major US Jewish Group Calls on Qatar to Remove Antisemitic Titles From Doha Book Fair

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group has called on the Qatari government to remove antisemitic titles from an international book fair currently taking...

December 8, 2016 6:51 pm

Watchdog Calls Out Major International News Agency for Employing Fatah Activist as Reporter

The fact that a reporter for a major international news agency recently ran, albeit unsuccessfully, for a seat on Fatah’s Revolutionary Council represents a “gross conflict of interest and an egregious breach of journalistic ethics,”...

UK Labour Leader Corbyn Attends London Launch of Anti-Israel Book Authored by ‘Students for Justice in Palestine’ Founder

The leader of the UK's Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn -- long dogged by accusations of personal and party-wide antisemitism -- met Tuesday evening with the founder of an internationally renowned anti-Israel student group, The Algemeiner has learned....

Turkish Minister: Self-Exiled Erdogan Foe Will ‘End Up Dying in US, Buried in Jewish Cemetery’

Fethullah Gulen -- the self-exiled Islamic preacher accused by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of being behind the failed July 15 coup attempt against him -- will “end up dying in the US and be...

December 8, 2016 12:51 pm

Despite BDS Efforts to Isolate Israeli Academia, Jewish State Remains ‘Preferred Collaboration Partner for US Researchers,’ New Study Reveals

Despite the efforts of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to isolate Israeli academia, prestigious...

December 8, 2016 5:01 am

‘Underhanded Tactics’ of BDS Movement Unnerve Jews on College Campuses Worldwide

At the University of Michigan, anti-Israel students erected an “apartheid wall” in a central location...

December 8, 2016 4:59 am

Trump Picks Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to Head Environmental Protection Agency

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency,...

December 8, 2016 4:58 am

Israeli Diplomats Among Targets of UK, US Spying, Leaked Snowden Files Reveal

British and American spy agencies regularly intercept voice and data calls from phones made on...

December 7, 2016 4:08 pm

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK’s Campus Umbrella Over President’s Failure to Retract Antisemitic Statements

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student...

December 8, 2016 6:51 pm

Major US Jewish Group Calls on Qatar to Remove Antisemitic Titles From Doha Book Fair

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group has called on the Qatari government to remove antisemitic titles from an international book fair currently taking place...

December 8, 2016 6:46 pm

Watchdog Calls Out Major International News Agency for Employing Fatah Activist as Reporter

The fact that a reporter for a major international news agency recently ran, albeit unsuccessfully, for a seat on Fatah’s Revolutionary Council represents a “gross...

December 8, 2016 3:44 pm

UK Labour Leader Corbyn Attends London Launch of Anti-Israel Book Authored by ‘Students for Justice in Palestine’ Founder

The leader of the UK's Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn -- long dogged by accusations of personal and party-wide antisemitism -- met Tuesday evening with the founder...

December 8, 2016 2:02 pm

Turkish Minister: Self-Exiled Erdogan Foe Will ‘End Up Dying in US, Buried in Jewish Cemetery’

Fethullah Gulen -- the self-exiled Islamic preacher accused by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of being behind the failed July 15 coup attempt against him...

December 8, 2016 12:51 pm

Despite BDS Efforts to Isolate Israeli Academia, Jewish State Remains ‘Preferred Collaboration Partner for US Researchers,’ New Study Reveals

Despite the efforts of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to isolate Israeli academia, prestigious American universities continue to consider the Jewish state "a preferred...

December 8, 2016 5:01 am

‘Underhanded Tactics’ of BDS Movement Unnerve Jews on College Campuses Worldwide

At the University of Michigan, anti-Israel students erected an “apartheid wall” in a central location on campus to confront Jewish students walking to services on...

December 8, 2016 4:59 am

Trump Picks Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to Head Environmental Protection Agency

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a transition official, turning to a climate-change skeptic...

December 8, 2016 4:58 am

Israeli Diplomats Among Targets of UK, US Spying, Leaked Snowden Files Reveal

British and American spy agencies regularly intercept voice and data calls from phones made on board civil aircraft around the world, and the snooping has...

December 7, 2016 4:08 pm

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK’s Campus Umbrella Over President’s Failure to Retract Antisemitic Statements

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled in an ongoing antisemitism scandal...

December 7, 2016 3:36 pm

Son of US Soldier Who Saved 200 Jewish-American Troops During WWII Determined for Father to Receive Posthumous Medal of Honor

“Our world is hungry for heroes, people who do the right thing for the right reasons in the right way, regardless of the risks or...

December 7, 2016 1:14 pm

Angry Activists at Columbia U Protest ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Event Highlighting Historical Jewish Ties to Israel

Activists at Columbia University staged a walkout at an event Tuesday evening -- at which The Algemeiner was present -- as a Jew addressed the room to...

December 7, 2016 12:31 pm

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Party Declares BDS Antisemitic, Reminiscent of Nazi Boycotts

JNS.org - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party announced Wednesday that it has passed a resolution declaring that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is...

December 7, 2016 12:05 pm

Plagued by Antisemitism Allegations, UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Visits Nazi Death Camp in Czech Republic

JNS.org - The United Kingdom’s Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn visited the site the Theresienstadt concentration camp in the Czech Republic earlier this week, while on a...

December 7, 2016 12:03 pm

Fatah Lawmakers Warn European Parliament of Ongoing ‘Serious Deterioration of Democracy’ in Abbas-Led Palestinian Authority

A group of Fatah lawmakers recently sent a letter to the European Parliament warning of an ongoing “serious deterioration of democracy” in the Palestinian Authority,...

Culture

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

New Biography Asks: ‘What If Rabin Had Lived?’ (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin embodied the qualities of his generation:...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

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...

Opinion

American Jewish Liberals Have Lost the Plot

Throughout the 2000 years of Jews living in the Diaspora, there has been no precedent comparable to the behavior of major liberal mainstream sectors of the American Jewish community. They...

December 8, 2016 4:42 am
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Israel

Israeli Defense Minister: International ‘War of Legal Attrition’...

A “war of legal attrition” is currently being waged against Israel by foreign entities, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told the...

Middle East

Expert: Possibility of Hezbollah Obtaining Chemical, Biological Weapons Fro...

The possibility that Hezbollah is being equipped with chemical and biological weapons cannot be ruled out in principle, an expert...

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