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Former Israeli President, Prime Minister Shimon Peres Dead at 93

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93, according to Hebrew media reports. His condition had deteriorated on...

September 27, 2016 10:33 pm
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Airbnb Swiftly Banishes Amsterdam-Based Host for Discriminating Against Israelis

Online vacation rental giant Airbnb acted quickly to ban a vendor after it came to light that she was refusing service to Israeli customers, The Algemeiner learned Tuesday. The company said it removed the Amsterdam-based host named "Maria" from...

Danish Jew — Whose Daughter’s Bat Mitzvah Was Bloodied by Murder of Guard During Copenhagen Synagogue Attack — Deeply ‘Disappointed’ in Acquittal of Terrorist’s Accomplices

The Danish-Jewish woman whose daughter’s bat mitzvah was tragically cut short last year when a terrorist opened fire at the community center where the celebration was taking place told The Algemeiner on Tuesday about her...

Controversial President of UK’s Largest Student Union Fails to Apologize for ‘Zionist Outpost’ Comment Widely Condemned as Antisemitic

During a BBC radio interview on Tuesday, the controversial head of the UK’s largest student union failed to apologize for comments widely condemned as antisemitic, British media outlets reported. National Union of Students (NUS) President Malia Bouattia was...

September 27, 2016 1:52 pm
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Trump, Clinton Spar Over Iran Nuclear Deal, ISIS During First Presidential Debate

JNS.org - Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton squared off in their first presidential debate on Monday...

September 27, 2016 11:17 am
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September 27, 2016 11:06 am
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US Says It Has Upheld Iran Deal; No Reason for Tehran Complaints

The United States has kept its side of a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, and...

September 27, 2016 11:01 am
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Pentagon Says ISIS ‘Dead Set’ on Using Chemical Weapons in Iraq

Part of the Islamic State terror group’s plan to turn the northern Iraqi city of...

September 27, 2016 10:58 am
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Senate Set to Override Obama’s Veto of Bill Allowing Families of 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia

For the first time in President Obama’s tenure, the Senate is set to override his...

September 27, 2016 10:33 pm
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Former Israeli President, Prime Minister Shimon Peres Dead at 93

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93, according to Hebrew media reports. His condition had deteriorated on Tuesday,...

September 27, 2016 8:29 pm
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Airbnb Swiftly Banishes Amsterdam-Based Host for Discriminating Against Israelis

Online vacation rental giant Airbnb acted quickly to ban a vendor after it came to light that she was refusing service to Israeli customers, The Algemeiner learned Tuesday. The...

September 27, 2016 3:40 pm
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Danish Jew — Whose Daughter’s Bat Mitzvah Was Bloodied by Murder of Guard During Copenhagen Synagogue Attack — Deeply ‘Disappointed’ in Acquittal of Terrorist’s Accomplices

The Danish-Jewish woman whose daughter’s bat mitzvah was tragically cut short last year when a terrorist opened fire at the community center where the celebration...

September 27, 2016 2:19 pm
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Controversial President of UK’s Largest Student Union Fails to Apologize for ‘Zionist Outpost’ Comment Widely Condemned as Antisemitic

During a BBC radio interview on Tuesday, the controversial head of the UK’s largest student union failed to apologize for comments widely condemned as antisemitic, British media...

September 27, 2016 1:52 pm
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Trump, Clinton Spar Over Iran Nuclear Deal, ISIS During First Presidential Debate

JNS.org - Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton squared off in their first presidential debate on Monday evening, where the candidates sparred over Middle Eastern policy, including the fallout over...

September 27, 2016 11:17 am
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Radical Group at San Diego State U Cancels Talk by Israeli Activist Who Called Jews ‘Sleazy,’ But Says Antisemitic Rhetoric ‘Not Reflective of His Principles, Character’

An anti-Israel group at San Diego State University (SDSU) has cancelled a lecture by a prominent Israeli anti-Zionist activist -- whose recent antisemitic comments prompted...

September 27, 2016 11:06 am
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US Says It Has Upheld Iran Deal; No Reason for Tehran Complaints

The United States has kept its side of a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, and Tehran has no reason to complain that Washington has not...

September 27, 2016 11:01 am
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Pentagon Says ISIS ‘Dead Set’ on Using Chemical Weapons in Iraq

Part of the Islamic State terror group’s plan to turn the northern Iraqi city of Mosul into “hell on earth” could well include a barrage...

September 27, 2016 10:58 am
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Senate Set to Override Obama’s Veto of Bill Allowing Families of 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia

For the first time in President Obama’s tenure, the Senate is set to override his veto of a bill that would allow the families of...

September 27, 2016 10:51 am
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New Study Finds US Jewish Voters More ‘Pro-Choice’ Than ‘Pro-Israel’

JNS.org - A new study examining the roots of liberalism within the American Jewish community has found that Jewish voters are “more pro-choice” than “pro-Israel” when...

September 27, 2016 10:33 am
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Prestigious Chilean University Student Federation Passes BDS Motion to Sever Ties With Israel’s Hebrew U, Technion

The Federation of Students at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (UC) announced on Friday that it had passed a motion in support of the...

September 27, 2016 8:56 am
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Campus Watchdog Rejects Stanford Prof’s ‘Defamatory’ Accusation That It Denies Free Speech of Anti-Israel Activists

The head of a campus watchdog group railed against a recent "broadside attack" on its activities, calling the accusation that it aims to hamper the free speech of anti-Israel...

Features

Middle East Reporting Through the Eyes of an Evangelical Christian

JNS.org - Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for...

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Opinion

Shimon Peres’ Funeral, Mahmoud Abbas’ Hypocrisy

On Thursday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas requested and was granted permission from the Israeli government to travel to Jerusalem to attend the funeral of elder statesman Shimon Peres, who...

Israel

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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