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New Study of Chabad on Campus Shows Long-Term Impact on Students

JNS.org - A newly released, first-of-its kind report studying the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s impact at universities found that emissaries on college campuses have a significant, long-term impact on Jewish students,...

September 25, 2016 6:08 am
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Netanyahu to Meet With Clinton, Trump in New York on Sunday

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet separately with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Sunday, several sources with knowledge of the meetings told CNN. The meetings were arranged in the last 24 hours and will...

British PM Praises UK-Israel Relationship in Jewish New Year Greeting

In her first address to the British Jewish community as prime minister, to mark the upcoming Jewish New Year festival, Theresa May praised the relationship between the UK and Israel and reaffirmed the British Government’s...

Ted Cruz Says He’ll Vote for Former Rival Donald Trump

Senator Ted Cruz announced Friday that he will vote for ex-primary foe Donald Trump in November and urged others to do the same, reversing course to back the Republican nominee two months after he stunned...

September 24, 2016 9:34 am
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Obama Vetoes Bill Allowing Families of 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia in US Courts

President Obama on Friday vetoed legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi...

September 23, 2016 11:17 am
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UK’s Exeter U Launches Investigation Into Students Wearing Holocaust-Glorifying T-Shirts

The UK’s Exeter University has launched an investigation into an incident involving Holocaust-glorifying t-shirts, a...

September 23, 2016 10:33 am
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NY Lawmakers, Jewish Groups Seek Return of Israelis Held by Hamas

JNS.org - A group of New York lawmakers and Jewish communal leaders came together earlier this...

September 23, 2016 9:57 am
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Senate Hearing Reveals Obama Didn’t Ask Military Officials Before Transferring $400 Million Cash to Iran

One might think President Barack Obama would have asked his top military officials to weigh...

September 23, 2016 9:32 am
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After Shock Discovery of Jewish Roots, Ex-Antisemitic Hungarian Politician Decides to Move to Israel

JNS.org - A former Hungarian far-right party leader and outspoken antisemite is making aliyah to Israel...

September 25, 2016 6:08 am
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New Study of Chabad on Campus Shows Long-Term Impact on Students

JNS.org - A newly released, first-of-its kind report studying the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s impact at universities found that emissaries on college campuses have a significant, long-term impact on Jewish students, especially...

September 24, 2016 8:44 pm
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Netanyahu to Meet With Clinton, Trump in New York on Sunday

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet separately with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Sunday, several sources with knowledge of the meetings told CNN. The...

September 24, 2016 3:40 pm
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British PM Praises UK-Israel Relationship in Jewish New Year Greeting

In her first address to the British Jewish community as prime minister, to mark the upcoming Jewish New Year festival, Theresa May praised the relationship...

September 24, 2016 12:36 pm
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Ted Cruz Says He’ll Vote for Former Rival Donald Trump

Senator Ted Cruz announced Friday that he will vote for ex-primary foe Donald Trump in November and urged others to do the same, reversing course...

September 24, 2016 9:34 am
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Obama Vetoes Bill Allowing Families of 9/11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia in US Courts

President Obama on Friday vetoed legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in US courts, setting up a high-stakes showdown with...

September 23, 2016 11:17 am
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UK’s Exeter U Launches Investigation Into Students Wearing Holocaust-Glorifying T-Shirts

The UK’s Exeter University has launched an investigation into an incident involving Holocaust-glorifying t-shirts, a spokesman from the school told The Algemeiner. Responding to a query about...

September 23, 2016 10:33 am
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NY Lawmakers, Jewish Groups Seek Return of Israelis Held by Hamas

JNS.org - A group of New York lawmakers and Jewish communal leaders came together earlier this week to launch a coordinated effort to condemn Hamas for...

September 23, 2016 9:57 am
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Senate Hearing Reveals Obama Didn’t Ask Military Officials Before Transferring $400 Million Cash to Iran

One might think President Barack Obama would have asked his top military officials to weigh in on his administration's  decision in January to send $400...

September 23, 2016 9:32 am
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After Shock Discovery of Jewish Roots, Ex-Antisemitic Hungarian Politician Decides to Move to Israel

JNS.org - A former Hungarian far-right party leader and outspoken antisemite is making aliyah to Israel after discovering his Jewish roots. Csanad Szegedi, 34, a prominent member of...

September 23, 2016 9:23 am
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Jewish Groups Condemn Rouhani’s UN Speech

JNS.org - The Anti-Defamation League and other Jewish groups are calling on world leaders at the UN to condemn Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s speech, accusing Israel...

September 23, 2016 9:17 am
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Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Obama’s $1.7 Billion Cash Transfer to Iran

JNS.org - The Obama administration’s $1.7 billion cash payment to Iran earlier this year came under fire during a hearing by the Senate Banking Subcommittee on...

September 22, 2016 5:09 pm
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Full Transcript of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Address to the 2016 United Nations General Assembly

Below is the full transcript of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 22, 2016. Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen,...

Features

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...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

Opinion

Destigmatizing Israelis Who Live Outside of Israel

It used to be considered embarrassing to be a yored, an Israeli who leaves the country to live elsewhere. The very name connotes a downfall -- a retreat from the extraordinary to the ordinary, from...

Israel

Israeli Strategic Affairs Official: Jewish State Shifting From Defense to O...

The Jewish state is shifting from defense to offense in the fight against delegitimization, a high-level Israeli government official told The...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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