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Palestinian Authority Freezes Contacts With Visiting US Officials Over Threatened Closure of PLO Office in DC

JNS.org – Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he has frozen all contact with the US over the Trump administration’s move to shutter...

November 21, 2017 10:14 am

Rutgers President Defends ‘Academic Freedom’ of Three Professors Blasted for Comments on Israel, Jews

The president of Rutgers University in New Jersey defended the free speech rights of three faculty members who have recently come under intense criticism for their comments on Israel and Jews. Speaking in a town hall...

Family of Israeli Man Held Captive by Hamas in Gaza Urges International Action to Free Loved One

The brother of an Israeli man who has been imprisoned by Hamas in the Gaza Strip for more than three years urged the international community on Thursday to act to bring his sibling home. During a...

India Reportedly Cancels $525 Million Anti-Tank Missile Deal With Israeli Firm

JNS.org – India has cancelled a $525 million missile deal with Israel, in a development that goes against the grain of the growing relations between the two countries, Indian media reported on Monday. India’s 2014 deal to purchase Spike...

November 20, 2017 11:21 am

Prominent French Socialist Faces Potential Legal Action Over Antisemitic Tweet Depicting Macron as Agent of Jewish Conspiracy

A leading French Socialist Party (PS) politician was on Monday facing expulsion and possible legal...

November 20, 2017 11:06 am

Palestinian Authority Threatens to Sever Communication With Trump Administration Over Threatened Closure of PLO’s DC Office

JNS.org – The Palestinian Authority (PA) threatened on Saturday to sever communication with the Trump administration...

November 19, 2017 3:29 pm

Israel’s Economy Minister Thanks US Lawmaker for Pushing Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org – Israeli Economy and Industry Minister Eli Cohen met with US Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.)...

November 19, 2017 1:40 pm

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘Intifada,’ Draws Ire of Manhattan Mothers

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one...

November 19, 2017 12:05 pm

Australian Singer Nick Cave Says Decision to Perform in Israel Was Response to BDS

Nick Cave decided to perform in Israel this week as a direct result of the attempt...

November 21, 2017 10:14 am

Palestinian Authority Freezes Contacts With Visiting US Officials Over Threatened Closure of PLO Office in DC

JNS.org – Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he has frozen all contact with the US over the Trump administration’s move to shutter the...

November 20, 2017 6:10 pm

Rutgers President Defends ‘Academic Freedom’ of Three Professors Blasted for Comments on Israel, Jews

The president of Rutgers University in New Jersey defended the free speech rights of three faculty members who have recently come under intense criticism for...

November 20, 2017 3:24 pm

Family of Israeli Man Held Captive by Hamas in Gaza Urges International Action to Free Loved One

The brother of an Israeli man who has been imprisoned by Hamas in the Gaza Strip for more than three years urged the international community...

November 20, 2017 12:36 pm

India Reportedly Cancels $525 Million Anti-Tank Missile Deal With Israeli Firm

JNS.org – India has cancelled a $525 million missile deal with Israel, in a development that goes against the grain of the growing relations between the two countries,...

November 20, 2017 11:21 am

Prominent French Socialist Faces Potential Legal Action Over Antisemitic Tweet Depicting Macron as Agent of Jewish Conspiracy

A leading French Socialist Party (PS) politician was on Monday facing expulsion and possible legal proceedings following a crudely antisemitic tweet which displayed France's president,...

November 20, 2017 11:06 am

Palestinian Authority Threatens to Sever Communication With Trump Administration Over Threatened Closure of PLO’s DC Office

JNS.org – The Palestinian Authority (PA) threatened on Saturday to sever communication with the Trump administration if the U.S. follows through with a threat to shutter...

November 19, 2017 3:29 pm

Israel’s Economy Minister Thanks US Lawmaker for Pushing Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org – Israeli Economy and Industry Minister Eli Cohen met with US Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) in Washington, DC, on Nov. 15, and thanked him for...

November 19, 2017 1:40 pm

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘Intifada,’ Draws Ire of Manhattan Mothers

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for a reading of her new...

November 19, 2017 12:05 pm

Australian Singer Nick Cave Says Decision to Perform in Israel Was Response to BDS

Nick Cave decided to perform in Israel this week as a direct result of the attempt by the BDS movement to silence artists, the performer said...

November 17, 2017 4:11 pm

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campuses and Our Schools’

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways to protect Jewish students on...

November 17, 2017 1:48 pm

Top English Soccer Club Manchester United Shows ‘Red Card’ to Antisemitic Conspiracy Theorist

A show by one of the most outlandish antisemitic conspiracy theorists in Europe at the stadium of leading English soccer team Manchester United was abruptly...

November 17, 2017 1:33 pm

Jewish Leaders at Rutgers University Denounce Hiring of Ex-Syrian Diplomat Who Accused Israelis of Trafficking Children’s Organs

Two leading Jewish campus groups at Rutgers University in New Jersey have expressed concern over the university’s continued employment of adjunct professor Mazen Adi --...

November 17, 2017 1:10 pm

German Court Rules in Favor of Discrimination Against Israelis by Kuwait Airways

JNS.org – A district court in Frankfurt, Germany, has ruled in favor of Kuwait Airways in a discrimination case brought by an Israeli passenger who was...

November 17, 2017 10:21 am

In UN Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel

Infuriating the United States and its allies, Russia on Thursday blocked an American-sponsored resolution at the Security Council to extend the life of a panel...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Features

Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry

JNS.org - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...

Opinion

The Palestinians Don’t Want a Two-State Solution

I never thought that I would concur with anything written by veteran Israeli “peace” activist Uri Avnery, but I find myself in full agreement with his recent prognosis that “sheer stupidity...

November 24, 2017 3:54 pm
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Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...

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