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Bipartisan Congressional Antisemitism Task Force Relaunches in Wake of Recent Incidents Across US

JNS.org - A bipartisan congressional task force for combating antisemitism has been relaunched following an uptick in anti-Jewish incidents across the US, the group announced Monday. “At home...

February 28, 2017 10:27 am

UK’s Former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Releases Animated Video to Equip Jewish Students With Tools to Counter ‘Vicious’ BDS Activity on Campus

An animated video written and narrated by Britain’s former chief rabbi -- to arm students with the tools to confront hostility on campus -- was released Monday, at the height of “Israeli Apartheid Week” activities...

White House: President Trump ‘Deeply Disappointed and Concerned’ by Ongoing Antisemitism Upsurge Across US

President Donald Trump is “deeply disappointed and concerned” by the ongoing upsurge in antisemitism across the US, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Monday. At a White House press briefing, Spicer referred to the...

In ‘Humanitarian Gesture’ Meant to ‘Help the Healing Process,’ California Mosque Hosts Parents of Fallen IDF Soldier Whose Body Is Still Held by Hamas

The recent hosting by a California mosque of the parents of a fallen IDF soldier whose body is still held by Hamas was a “humanitarian gesture” meant to “help the healing process,” a mosque official...

February 27, 2017 2:24 pm

Swastika Made of Human Feces Found in Dorm Bathroom Rattles Students at Rhode Island School of Design

A swastika made of human feces, discovered in a dorm bathroom last week at the Rhode Island...

February 27, 2017 12:32 pm

‘Punch a Zionist’ Tweeter Enabled by McGill Student Government to Remain in Key Post Due to Anti-Israel Sentiment on Campus, Jewish Activists Say

Jewish leaders at McGill University in Montreal attributed the ability of the student government representative...

February 27, 2017 10:46 am

‘Moonlight’ Takes Best Picture at Oscars After ‘La La Land’ Mistakenly Named Winner

"La La Land" didn't sweep Sunday's 89th Academy Awards as expected, but it did take...

February 27, 2017 10:44 am

US Firepower Keeps Iraqi Offensive Against ISIS Moving Forward

One week after Iraqi forces began their push into western Mosul, American firepower is playing...

February 27, 2017 10:35 am

Dozens of Headstones Vandalized at Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia

JNS.org - At least 75 headstones were found overturned Sunday in a Jewish cemetery in...

February 28, 2017 10:27 am

Bipartisan Congressional Antisemitism Task Force Relaunches in Wake of Recent Incidents Across US

JNS.org - A bipartisan congressional task force for combating antisemitism has been relaunched following an uptick in anti-Jewish incidents across the US, the group announced Monday. “At home and...

February 28, 2017 8:18 am

UK’s Former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Releases Animated Video to Equip Jewish Students With Tools to Counter ‘Vicious’ BDS Activity on Campus

An animated video written and narrated by Britain’s former chief rabbi -- to arm students with the tools to confront hostility on campus -- was...

February 27, 2017 6:04 pm

White House: President Trump ‘Deeply Disappointed and Concerned’ by Ongoing Antisemitism Upsurge Across US

President Donald Trump is “deeply disappointed and concerned” by the ongoing upsurge in antisemitism across the US, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on...

February 27, 2017 5:28 pm

In ‘Humanitarian Gesture’ Meant to ‘Help the Healing Process,’ California Mosque Hosts Parents of Fallen IDF Soldier Whose Body Is Still Held by Hamas

The recent hosting by a California mosque of the parents of a fallen IDF soldier whose body is still held by Hamas was a “humanitarian...

February 27, 2017 2:24 pm

Swastika Made of Human Feces Found in Dorm Bathroom Rattles Students at Rhode Island School of Design

A swastika made of human feces, discovered in a dorm bathroom last week at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), has students rattled, local news station NBC...

February 27, 2017 12:32 pm

‘Punch a Zionist’ Tweeter Enabled by McGill Student Government to Remain in Key Post Due to Anti-Israel Sentiment on Campus, Jewish Activists Say

Jewish leaders at McGill University in Montreal attributed the ability of the student government representative who tweeted "punch a Zionist" to remain in one of...

February 27, 2017 10:46 am

‘Moonlight’ Takes Best Picture at Oscars After ‘La La Land’ Mistakenly Named Winner

"La La Land" didn't sweep Sunday's 89th Academy Awards as expected, but it did take home the major awards -- at least for a minute. Faye...

February 27, 2017 10:44 am

US Firepower Keeps Iraqi Offensive Against ISIS Moving Forward

One week after Iraqi forces began their push into western Mosul, American firepower is playing an essential role in softening the opposition from the Islamic...

February 27, 2017 10:35 am

Dozens of Headstones Vandalized at Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia

JNS.org - At least 75 headstones were found overturned Sunday in a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia in the latest attack targeting the American Jewish community. According...

February 26, 2017 5:03 pm

Alan Dershowitz Following Defeat of DNC Chair Hopeful Keith Ellison: I Will Remain in Democratic Party, But Will Fight for It to Move Away From Anti-Israel, Far-Left Trends

World-renowned law professor Alan Dershowitz told The Algemeiner on Sunday that he will not be leaving the Democratic Party, as he announced he would do in...

February 26, 2017 4:12 pm

Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad, Infamous for Threat to Wipe Israel Off the Map, Pens Letter to Trump

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appealed to US President Donald Trump to take the opportunity of his recent election to shed his predecessors’ behavior and policies,...

February 26, 2017 2:37 pm

Trump Administration Considers Pulling Out of UN Human Rights Council, Sources Say

JNS.org - The U.S. is reportedly considering withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), a body that has been accused of harboring deep...

February 26, 2017 2:32 pm

Ex-Labor Secretary Tom Perez Elected Head of Democratic National Committee

Former US Labor Secretary Tom Perez edged Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison by 35 votes Saturday to become the head of the Democratic National Committee. He promptly...

February 26, 2017 8:45 am

Members of U of Georgia Students for Justice in Palestine Removed From Talk Given by IDF Soldiers for Disruption, Dropping Photos of Dead Children at Speakers’ Feet

Activists at the University of Georgia (UGA) were forcibly removed from a lecture hall where they were disrupting a talk by two Israeli soldiers, footage...

Features

Female Israeli Lone Soldiers May Finally Get Their Home Away From Home

JNS.org - Part of the widely admired strength of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

Israel’s Leading Counter-Terrorism Expert on His ‘Art’

JNS.org -- In 1996, when Boaz Ganor founded Israel’s International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT),...

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

Opinion

The Israeli Media Is Out to Get Trump

If you asked most Israelis, they'd say they never really liked or trusted Barack Obama. But if you asked most Israelis today, they'd say they like Donald Trump. This is...

February 28, 2017 7:41 am
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Israel

Police Evacuate Settlers, Protesters From Ofra Settlement in West Bank Ahea...

Police began evacuating settlers and hundreds of protesters who gathered in nine buildings in the West Bank settlement of Ofra...

Middle East

International Monetary Fund: Iranian Economy’s ‘Impressive Reco...

The Iranian economy has had an “impressive recovery” following sanctions relief last year, though uncertainty regarding the fate of the...

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