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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Calls for Burka Ban ‘Wherever Possible’

Angela Merkel has called for a ban on the burka "wherever possible" in Germany and said there can be no repeat of last year's...

December 6, 2016 10:42 am

Victim of Antisemitic Attack at Cambridge: Human Rights of Israeli, Jewish Students Ripped Away as Line Between Anti-Zionism, Jew-Hatred Blurs

One of the victims of an antisemitic attack at Cambridge University last month warned that Jews and Israelis are in increasing danger on British campuses, as the line between anti-Zionist activism and Jew-hatred becomes blurred.  In an op-ed...

Jewish Pundit Hounded by Black Lives Matter, White Supremacists Says He’s Received More Antisemitic Tweets Than Any Media Peer

Calling himself “more conservative than [President-elect Donald] Trump on every issue,” yet the bane of the alt-right, the editor-in-chief of the Daily Wire -- who has the distinction of being "one of the few people who...

British Jewish Student Leader: I Was Wrong to Believe in Remorse of Controversial President of National Union Over ‘Antisemitic’ Statements

The head of the UK’s Union of Jewish Students expressed disgust with himself on Monday for having had faith in the sincerity of the woman running the overall umbrella organization for students across Britain. In an...

December 5, 2016 1:32 pm

European Jews ‘Breathe Sigh of Relief’ After Defeat of Far-Right Candidate in Austrian Presidential Election Rerun

European Jewish groups are welcoming the defeat of far-right candidate Norbert Hofer in Sunday’s presidential...

December 5, 2016 1:28 pm

Netanyahu: I Look Forward to Speaking With Trump About How to Handle ‘Bad’ Iran Nuclear Deal

The Jewish state is “committed to preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons,” Israeli Prime Minister...

December 5, 2016 11:05 am

Report: ISIS Planning ‘Bloody Friday’ Attack on Day of Trump Inauguration

The Islamic State is planning a 'Bloody Friday' assault on the same day as Donald...

December 5, 2016 10:47 am

Italy’s PM Matteo Renzi to Resign Following Referendum Defeat

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is set to resign on Monday after suffering a crushing...

December 4, 2016 4:29 pm

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for Jews’; Warns of Rise of ‘American Antisemitism’

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy — French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of...

December 6, 2016 10:42 am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Calls for Burka Ban ‘Wherever Possible’

Angela Merkel has called for a ban on the burka "wherever possible" in Germany and said there can be no repeat of last year's migrant...

December 6, 2016 9:13 am

Victim of Antisemitic Attack at Cambridge: Human Rights of Israeli, Jewish Students Ripped Away as Line Between Anti-Zionism, Jew-Hatred Blurs

One of the victims of an antisemitic attack at Cambridge University last month warned that Jews and Israelis are in increasing danger on British campuses, as the...

December 5, 2016 5:07 pm

Jewish Pundit Hounded by Black Lives Matter, White Supremacists Says He’s Received More Antisemitic Tweets Than Any Media Peer

Calling himself “more conservative than [President-elect Donald] Trump on every issue,” yet the bane of the alt-right, the editor-in-chief of the Daily Wire -- who has...

December 5, 2016 2:28 pm

British Jewish Student Leader: I Was Wrong to Believe in Remorse of Controversial President of National Union Over ‘Antisemitic’ Statements

The head of the UK’s Union of Jewish Students expressed disgust with himself on Monday for having had faith in the sincerity of the woman...

December 5, 2016 1:32 pm

European Jews ‘Breathe Sigh of Relief’ After Defeat of Far-Right Candidate in Austrian Presidential Election Rerun

European Jewish groups are welcoming the defeat of far-right candidate Norbert Hofer in Sunday’s presidential election rerun. According to projections, Hofer -- of Austria’s Freedom Party...

December 5, 2016 1:28 pm

Netanyahu: I Look Forward to Speaking With Trump About How to Handle ‘Bad’ Iran Nuclear Deal

The Jewish state is “committed to preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated on Sunday. “That has not changed and...

December 5, 2016 11:05 am

Report: ISIS Planning ‘Bloody Friday’ Attack on Day of Trump Inauguration

The Islamic State is planning a 'Bloody Friday' assault on the same day as Donald Trump is inaugurated as US president, it can be revealed. And...

December 5, 2016 10:47 am

Italy’s PM Matteo Renzi to Resign Following Referendum Defeat

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is set to resign on Monday after suffering a crushing defeat in a referendum over constitutional reform, tipping the euro...

December 4, 2016 4:29 pm

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for Jews’; Warns of Rise of ‘American Antisemitism’

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy — French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of Jewish values — returns to New York on January 11...

December 4, 2016 11:53 am

Rouhani: Iran Will ‘Firmly Respond’ If Obama Doesn’t Block Congress Sanctions Extension

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Sunday that Barack Obama block an extension of sanctions passed by the US Congress, saying Tehran would otherwise "firmly...

December 4, 2016 11:45 am

UK Home Secretary Vows to Spend Millions for Jewish Security

JNS.org - United Kingdom Home Secretary Amber Rudd has promised to spend millions to provide all Jewish schools and synagogues in the country with security guards. Speaking...

December 4, 2016 11:37 am

Twitter Grants Verification Status to Muslim Brotherhood Portal

JNS.org - Twitter recently granted verification status to an official mouthpiece of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Egypt-based Islamist organization that has been designated as a...

December 4, 2016 11:30 am

Marine Le Pen Victory in France Would Be ‘Big Body Blow’ to Europe, Says Former British PM Cameron

Britain's former premier said Saturday the election of France's Marine Le Pen would be a "big body blow" for Europe, saying he hoped for the...

December 4, 2016 11:24 am

Italy Votes in Referendum to Determine Fate of PM Matteo Renzi

After months of ubiquitous, bitter and incessant campaigning, Italians voted on Sunday on key constitutional changes that have taken on broader significance as both a...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Opinion

How Trump Can Blaze a New Trail in the Middle East

There he goes again. Donald Trump hasn’t even been sworn in yet and former President Jimmy Carter is urging President Obama to recognize "Palestine" before he leaves office. In his recent New York...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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