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Well-Known British White Supremacist Reveals His Homosexuality, Jewish Heritage, Renounces Far-Right, Neo-Nazi Ideology

A well-known British white supremacist revealed in an interview aired by Channel 4 on Tuesday that he was gay and of Jewish heritage and...

October 17, 2017 3:40 pm

German Intelligence: Hezbollah Fighters Posing as Refugees

Hezbollah terrorists are exploiting Germany's refugee policy and entering the country as part of the recent wave of Middle East migrants, according to a Jerusalem Post review of a German intelligence report released this month. "Since mid-2015 there are...

Protests by Polish Anti-Fascist Group Lead to Withdrawal of Antisemitic Figurines From Parliament Gift Shop in Warsaw

One of Poland's leading anti-racist organizations has successfully prevented the continued sale of antisemitic figurines at a gift shop inside the Polish Parliament building in Warsaw, following several weeks of quiet protest. Rafal Pankowski -- a...

US Reportedly Failed to Give Israel a Heads-Up on UNESCO Withdrawal

JNS.org - The US reportedly did not inform Israel ahead of time of its plan to withdraw from the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO, despite citing anti-Israel bias at the world body for its decision. According to...

October 17, 2017 11:33 am

Palestinian Activist on US Tour Says Talk at GWU Cancelled by SJP Over Antisemitism Concerns

A Palestinian activist who was scheduled to speak at George Washington University (GWU) in Washington,...

October 17, 2017 10:44 am

Holocaust Memorial Vandalized in Uruguay Twice in One Week

JNS.org - Twice in five days, a Holocaust memorial in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo was...

October 17, 2017 10:21 am

Austria’s New Leader Sebastian Kurz Vows ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Antisemitism

Austria's election winner Sebastian Kurz, who may form a coalition with the far-right, vowed "zero...

October 16, 2017 4:31 pm

Austrian University Students Overwhelmingly Condemn BDS Movement as ‘Antisemitic’

The Austrian National Union of Students on Friday condemned the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement...

October 16, 2017 11:41 am

Russian Defense Minister Arrives in Israel to Meet with Lieberman

JNS.org - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Israel on Monday to meet with his...

October 17, 2017 3:40 pm

Well-Known British White Supremacist Reveals His Homosexuality, Jewish Heritage, Renounces Far-Right, Neo-Nazi Ideology

A well-known British white supremacist revealed in an interview aired by Channel 4 on Tuesday that he was gay and of Jewish heritage and renounced...

October 17, 2017 2:06 pm

German Intelligence: Hezbollah Fighters Posing as Refugees

Hezbollah terrorists are exploiting Germany's refugee policy and entering the country as part of the recent wave of Middle East migrants, according to a Jerusalem Post review of...

October 17, 2017 1:08 pm

Protests by Polish Anti-Fascist Group Lead to Withdrawal of Antisemitic Figurines From Parliament Gift Shop in Warsaw

One of Poland's leading anti-racist organizations has successfully prevented the continued sale of antisemitic figurines at a gift shop inside the Polish Parliament building in...

October 17, 2017 12:21 pm

US Reportedly Failed to Give Israel a Heads-Up on UNESCO Withdrawal

JNS.org - The US reportedly did not inform Israel ahead of time of its plan to withdraw from the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO, despite citing...

October 17, 2017 11:33 am

Palestinian Activist on US Tour Says Talk at GWU Cancelled by SJP Over Antisemitism Concerns

A Palestinian activist who was scheduled to speak at George Washington University (GWU) in Washington, DC said her talk was cancelled by the local Students...

October 17, 2017 10:44 am

Holocaust Memorial Vandalized in Uruguay Twice in One Week

JNS.org - Twice in five days, a Holocaust memorial in the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo was vandalized with antisemitic graffiti minimizing the Holocaust. Local authorities have launched...

October 17, 2017 10:21 am

Austria’s New Leader Sebastian Kurz Vows ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Antisemitism

Austria's election winner Sebastian Kurz, who may form a coalition with the far-right, vowed "zero tolerance" on antisemitism in any future government, in an interview...

October 16, 2017 4:31 pm

Austrian University Students Overwhelmingly Condemn BDS Movement as ‘Antisemitic’

The Austrian National Union of Students on Friday condemned the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel as antisemitic, and urged for it to not...

October 16, 2017 11:41 am

Russian Defense Minister Arrives in Israel to Meet with Lieberman

JNS.org - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Israel on Monday to meet with his Israeli counterpart, Avigdor Lieberman, for discussions on Iran and security...

October 16, 2017 11:29 am

Europe Tilts Right as Austria Votes for Nationalist Party to Gain Government Control

Europe’s political balance is tilting to the right after Austrian voters paved the way for a nationalist party to enter government, suggesting the country will...

October 16, 2017 10:32 am

Pro-Israel Advocacy Group Kicks Off College Speaking Tour to Oppose Breaking the Silence

JNS.org - Reservists on Duty (RoD), a pro-Israel organization founded to combat antisemitism on college campuses and elsewhere, will begin a two-week speaking tour called “Arabs...

October 15, 2017 7:56 pm

Colorado State Students March Against Antisemitism After Spate of Hateful Incidents

Jewish community members and their allies at Colorado State University (CSU) marched against antisemitism last week, after a Jewish student was targeted with Nazi messages...

October 15, 2017 4:42 pm

Chinese E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Open Research and Development Center in Israel

JNS.org - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced Wednesday it will open a research and development (R&D) center in Israel. The move is part of the company's...

October 15, 2017 9:44 am

At Least 189 Dead, 200 Injured in Mogadishu Truck Bomb Blast

A huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital has killed 189 people with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in...

Features

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Trump Did the Right Thing by Walking Away From UNESCO R...

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. The State Department announced on Thursday that the United States would be withdrawing...

Israel

High-Level Israeli Business Delegation Slated to Visit Cuba in December

JNS.org - Israel has reportedly granted approval to a group of top Israeli business leaders to visit Cuba -- which has no diplomatic ties with the Jewish state -- to establish...

Middle East

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tel...

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the...

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