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In Wake of Livingstone Resignation, UK Jewish Groups and MPs Say More Needs to Be Done About Labour Antisemitism

British Jewish leaders and MPs have hailed former London Mayor Ken Livingstone’s decision to resign from the Labour Party in the wake of a...

May 22, 2018 3:19 pm

Day After Pompeo Unveils Strategy to ‘Crush’ Tehran Regime, Trump Administration Keeps Up Heat on Iran

A day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled a strategy to “crush” the Tehran regime with economic and military pressure unless it changes its behavior, top Trump administration officials stayed on message on...

‘I am Israel’ Fundraising Campaign Highlights Diversity

JNS.org - In a rare display of Israeli and Jewish unity, more than a dozen Israel-based organizations have come together to raise funds to support a diverse mix of projects that will impact citizens from across...

EU Calls on Israel to Reinstate Visa for Human Rights Watch Official

The European Union on Tuesday called on Israel to reinstate the visa of Omar Shakir, the representative of Human Rights Watch in the country, which was withdrawn after Israel accused him of supporting a boycott...

May 22, 2018 10:30 am

Professor Richard Pipes, Noted Russian Historian and Reagan Adviser, Dies at 94

JNS.org - Professor Richard Pipes, a noted Russian expert and historian who played a key role...

May 22, 2018 9:38 am

Panama’s Varela Says ‘Terrorism’ Cause of 1994 Plane Crash

Panama's president said on Monday a 1994 plane explosion in the country that killed 21...

May 22, 2018 8:37 am

Palestinians Demand Full Investigation Into Israel at Hague Court

Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki asked prosecutors at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to...

May 22, 2018 8:28 am

US Toughens Stance on Iran, Lists Sweeping Demands

The United States on Monday demanded Iran make sweeping changes -- from dropping its nuclear...

May 21, 2018 8:33 am

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election,...

May 22, 2018 3:19 pm

In Wake of Livingstone Resignation, UK Jewish Groups and MPs Say More Needs to Be Done About Labour Antisemitism

British Jewish leaders and MPs have hailed former London Mayor Ken Livingstone’s decision to resign from the Labour Party in the wake of a years-long...

May 22, 2018 2:39 pm

Day After Pompeo Unveils Strategy to ‘Crush’ Tehran Regime, Trump Administration Keeps Up Heat on Iran

A day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled a strategy to “crush” the Tehran regime with economic and military pressure unless it changes...

May 22, 2018 10:42 am

‘I am Israel’ Fundraising Campaign Highlights Diversity

JNS.org - In a rare display of Israeli and Jewish unity, more than a dozen Israel-based organizations have come together to raise funds to support a...

May 22, 2018 10:32 am

EU Calls on Israel to Reinstate Visa for Human Rights Watch Official

The European Union on Tuesday called on Israel to reinstate the visa of Omar Shakir, the representative of Human Rights Watch in the country, which...

May 22, 2018 10:30 am

Professor Richard Pipes, Noted Russian Historian and Reagan Adviser, Dies at 94

JNS.org - Professor Richard Pipes, a noted Russian expert and historian who played a key role during the Reagan administration in shaping policy on the Soviet...

May 22, 2018 9:38 am

Panama’s Varela Says ‘Terrorism’ Cause of 1994 Plane Crash

Panama's president said on Monday a 1994 plane explosion in the country that killed 21 people, most of them Jewish, was the result of a...

May 22, 2018 8:37 am

Palestinians Demand Full Investigation Into Israel at Hague Court

Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki asked prosecutors at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to launch a full investigation into accusations of Israeli human rights abuses,...

May 22, 2018 8:28 am

US Toughens Stance on Iran, Lists Sweeping Demands

The United States on Monday demanded Iran make sweeping changes -- from dropping its nuclear program to pulling out of the Syrian civil war --...

May 21, 2018 8:33 am

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday...

May 21, 2018 8:03 am

US Sees Strong Shared Interests With EU on Iran Concerns

The United States on Sunday said it hopes to use strong shared interests that have emerged with its European Union partners in recent months to...

May 20, 2018 1:35 pm

EU Denies It Is Planning to Offer Financial Aid to Iran to Preserve Nuclear Deal

Three European Union sources have denied that diplomats meeting in Vienna on Friday to salvage the imperiled Iranian nuclear deal after Washington withdrew will discuss...

May 20, 2018 1:24 pm

Abbas Hospitalized for Third Time in a Week

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized in the West Bank, Palestinian officials said on Sunday, giving conflicting accounts of the leader's condition. It was...

May 19, 2018 10:00 am

Turkish President Erdogan Lashes Out Against Israel Again, Likens It to Nazi Germany

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he would raise the violence in Gaza at the United Nations General Assembly, after dozens of Palestinian...

May 18, 2018 4:22 pm

Humanities Students at Chile’s Largest University Endorse Academic Boycott of Israel

Humanities students at Chile’s largest public university voted on Monday to support an academic boycott of Israel, an anti-Zionist group at the school announced. More than...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

Opinion

How Palestinian Education and UNRWA Incitement Lead to Innocent Deaths

Teachers work hard to find real-life examples to help pique the interests of their skeptical students. Teachers in UNRWA schools face the same challenge. But to teach science to Palestinian...

Israel

Scholar: Abbas Deliberately Chose to Be Photographed With Antisemitic Carto...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas deliberately chose to be photographed reading a newspaper with an antisemitic cartoon facing the camera,...

Middle East

Doctor: Hospitalized Palestinian Authority President Abbas Has Lung Infecti...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is suffering from a lung infection and could remain in hospital for several days, Palestinian...

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