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UC Berkeley Investigating Antisemitic Death Threat Targeting Jewish Professor

A message invoking an antisemitic epithet and calling for the killing of a Jewish professor was found this week at the University of California,...

February 23, 2018 4:15 pm

Top Israeli Officials Celebrate Trump Administration’s Announcement of Impending Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Top Israeli officials welcomed Friday’s announcement by the Trump administration that the US Embassy in Israel will be relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the move “will turn Israel’s...

Father of Taylor Force, US Business Student and Military Vet Murdered in Palestinian Stabbing Attack: We Are Not Suckers

Stuart Force -- the father of the late Taylor Force, the American business student and military veteran who was murdered in a stabbing attack in Israel in 2016 -- spoke on Friday at the annual...

US Expected to Open Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Official Says

The United States is expected to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, an American official told Reuters on Friday. President Donald Trump announced in December that the US recognized Jerusalem...

February 23, 2018 12:58 pm

European Union Lawmakers Call for Listing All of Hezbollah as Terror Group

JNS.org - European Union lawmakers on Thursday urged EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to classify...

February 23, 2018 12:37 pm

French Government Ends Funding to Radical Anti-Israel Organization

JNS.org - The French government ended its funding this month of a radical organization—the Jewish French...

February 23, 2018 11:32 am

Global Watchdog to Put Pakistan Back on Terrorist Financing Watchlist: Sources

A global money-laundering watchdog has decided to place Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watchlist, a government official and a diplomat said on Friday, in...

February 23, 2018 11:20 am

Report: Terrorists Using Bitcoin for Anonymous Donations

JNS.org - Terrorist groups are beginning to take advantage of the anonymity of cryptocurrency to raise...

February 23, 2018 10:05 am

Two Top White House Advisers May Leave Over Tensions With Trump: Sources

Longstanding friction between US President Donald Trump and two top aides, the National Security Adviser and the Chief...

February 23, 2018 4:15 pm

UC Berkeley Investigating Antisemitic Death Threat Targeting Jewish Professor

A message invoking an antisemitic epithet and calling for the killing of a Jewish professor was found this week at the University of California, Berkeley,...

February 23, 2018 3:52 pm

Top Israeli Officials Celebrate Trump Administration’s Announcement of Impending Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Top Israeli officials welcomed Friday’s announcement by the Trump administration that the US Embassy in Israel will be relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in...

February 23, 2018 2:56 pm

Father of Taylor Force, US Business Student and Military Vet Murdered in Palestinian Stabbing Attack: We Are Not Suckers

Stuart Force -- the father of the late Taylor Force, the American business student and military veteran who was murdered in a stabbing attack in...

February 23, 2018 1:02 pm

US Expected to Open Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Official Says

The United States is expected to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, an American official told Reuters on Friday. President...

February 23, 2018 12:58 pm

European Union Lawmakers Call for Listing All of Hezbollah as Terror Group

JNS.org - European Union lawmakers on Thursday urged EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to classify all of Hezbollah as a terror organization. “It’s outrageous that the...

February 23, 2018 12:37 pm

French Government Ends Funding to Radical Anti-Israel Organization

JNS.org - The French government ended its funding this month of a radical organization—the Jewish French Union for Peace (UJFP)—watchdog group NGO Monitor reported. In October 2017, the Jerusalem-based...

February 23, 2018 11:32 am

Global Watchdog to Put Pakistan Back on Terrorist Financing Watchlist: Sources

A global money-laundering watchdog has decided to place Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watchlist, a government official and a diplomat said on Friday, in a likely blow to Pakistan's economy and its strained relations with...

February 23, 2018 11:20 am

Report: Terrorists Using Bitcoin for Anonymous Donations

JNS.org - Terrorist groups are beginning to take advantage of the anonymity of cryptocurrency to raise funds to carry out attacks, a report in The Wall...

February 23, 2018 10:05 am

Two Top White House Advisers May Leave Over Tensions With Trump: Sources

Longstanding friction between US President Donald Trump and two top aides, the National Security Adviser and the Chief of Staff, has grown to a point that either or...

February 23, 2018 8:12 am

Palestinian Authority President Abbas Confirms US Medical Checks, Says Results ‘Positive’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas confirmed on Thursday that he went into hospital in the United States for medical checks, saying in a television interview that the...

February 22, 2018 6:01 pm

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusations Made by Sanctioned BDS Group

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students for Justice in Palestine, following...

February 22, 2018 4:31 pm

In Unusual Move, Tunisian Islamist Party Runs Jewish Candidate for Office

A Tunisian Islamist party has made the unusual move of running a Jewish candidate for local office. According to the Hebrew news site Walla, Simon Salama...

February 22, 2018 4:19 pm

EU Parliament Deems Anti-Iran Art ‘Too Controversial,’ Cancels Display

JNS.org - An exhibition of caricatures seeking to expose the Iranian government’s human-rights abuses has been rejected for display at the European Parliament on the grounds...

February 22, 2018 3:34 pm

Ohio Hits a Record $200 Million in Israel Bonds

JNS.org - The Ohio Treasurer’s Office purchased $52.8 million in Israel bonds on Feb. 15 to increase the state’s holding to a whopping $200 million...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Opinion

The True Purpose of Uniforms

Parents of children attending the prestigious Taimei Elementary School in Tokyo were recently shocked to discover that buying a new school uniform for their children would set them back a staggering...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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