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Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Maria Making Landfall

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry the synagogue’s Torah scrolls...

September 22, 2017 1:57 pm

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation and war at last, defying...

In UN General Assembly Speeches, Palestinian and Iranian Leaders Savage Israel and Zionism

Attacks on Israel's legitimacy were in full flow at the UN General Assembly session in New York City on Wednesday, as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas denounced the 1917 Balfour Declaration -- in which Britain...

UN Diplomats Wish Jews and Israelis ‘Shanah Tovah’ and ‘Shalom’ on Eve of Jewish New Year

Even diplomats are entitled to a moment of light relief -- and with the help of Israel's Mission to the UN, delegates from 16 countries did just that this week, in a special greetings video...

September 20, 2017 1:06 pm

Oscar-Winning Producer Harvey Weinstein at Algemeiner Gala: ‘I Am Israeli in My Heart and Mind’

Oscar-winning film producer Harvey Weinstein expressed his deep love and appreciation for the Jewish state...

September 20, 2017 12:57 pm
September 20, 2017 11:14 am

Hurricane Maria Unleashes Destructive Winds and Flooding in Strongest Puerto Rico Landfall Since Great Depression

Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, became the strongest Puerto Rico landfalling hurricane...

September 20, 2017 10:31 am

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Today’s Battles on Behalf of Israel in Media Are ‘Extension of the Historic Jewish Struggle for Emancipation’

Contemporary battles to defend Israel in the media are an “extension of the historic Jewish...

September 20, 2017 10:14 am

Secretary of State Tillerson: Iran Nuclear Deal Must Be Changed for the US to Remain in Pact

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday the Iran nuclear agreement must be...

September 22, 2017 1:57 pm

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Maria Making Landfall

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry the synagogue’s Torah scrolls to...

September 21, 2017 1:54 pm

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case...

September 20, 2017 4:10 pm

In UN General Assembly Speeches, Palestinian and Iranian Leaders Savage Israel and Zionism

Attacks on Israel's legitimacy were in full flow at the UN General Assembly session in New York City on Wednesday, as Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...

September 20, 2017 1:19 pm

UN Diplomats Wish Jews and Israelis ‘Shanah Tovah’ and ‘Shalom’ on Eve of Jewish New Year

Even diplomats are entitled to a moment of light relief -- and with the help of Israel's Mission to the UN, delegates from 16 countries...

September 20, 2017 1:06 pm

Oscar-Winning Producer Harvey Weinstein at Algemeiner Gala: ‘I Am Israeli in My Heart and Mind’

Oscar-winning film producer Harvey Weinstein expressed his deep love and appreciation for the Jewish state on Monday, saying, "I am an Israeli in my heart...

September 20, 2017 12:57 pm

Parents of Taylor Force, US Grad Student Murdered by Palestinian Terrorist During Israel Trip, Pay Tribute to Late Son at Algemeiner Gala

The parents of Taylor Force -- the young American whose death in Israel at the hands of a knife-wielding Palestinian assailant in 2016 resulted in legislation targeting...

September 20, 2017 11:14 am

Hurricane Maria Unleashes Destructive Winds and Flooding in Strongest Puerto Rico Landfall Since Great Depression

Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, became the strongest Puerto Rico landfalling hurricane since the Great Depression, and continues to lash the island and...

September 20, 2017 10:31 am

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Today’s Battles on Behalf of Israel in Media Are ‘Extension of the Historic Jewish Struggle for Emancipation’

Contemporary battles to defend Israel in the media are an “extension of the historic Jewish struggle for emancipation,” Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Dovid Efune declared on Monday...

September 20, 2017 10:14 am

Secretary of State Tillerson: Iran Nuclear Deal Must Be Changed for the US to Remain in Pact

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday the Iran nuclear agreement must be changed or the United States could not remain part of...

September 20, 2017 9:12 am

Earthquake in Mexico Kills at Least 248, Causes Widespread Devastation

At least 248 people are dead after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Mexico on Tuesday causing widespread devastation across Mexico City where a school has collapsed. Twenty children and...

September 19, 2017 6:39 pm

‘I Am a Jew,’ Czech President Milos Zeman Tells Algemeiner Gala

More than 600 guests at The Algemeiner's annual gala in New York City on Monday night sat enthralled by a speech from Czech President Miloš Zeman, in...

September 19, 2017 5:35 pm

At UN, Netanyahu Declares a Belligerent Iran ‘Has No Fiercer Enemy Than Israel,’ Lauds Jewish State’s Enhanced Global Status

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu devoted much of his address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday afternoon to a blistering attack on the Iranian...

September 19, 2017 3:02 pm

Polish Nationalist Leader Denounces Antisemitism, Lauds Israel

JNS.org - The head of Poland’s right-wing nationalist Law and Justice Party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, denounced antisemitism on Monday and lauded the “great state” of Israel during...

September 19, 2017 2:51 pm

Algemeiner Unveils 4th Annual ‘J100’ List at Star-Studded Gala Featuring Miloš Zeman, Yaacov Agam and Stuart and Robbi Force

The Algemeiner unveiled its 4th annual "J100" list of top 100 people “positively influencing Jewish life” on Monday night, at a star-studded gala in New York...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

Opinion

Does the President Have the Right to Expect Loyalty From his Attorney Gener...

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. Recent news reports describe the president chastising his Attorney General Jeff Sessions for disloyalty. According...

September 20, 2017 1:38 pm
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Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Iran-Sponsored Hackers Said to Be Targeting Companies in US, Middle East, A...

A private cybersecurity firm has identified what it says is a hacking group sponsored by the Iranian government that has...

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