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Tillerson Says US Mideast Peace Plan ‘Fairly Well Advanced’

The US administration's work on a new Middle East peace plan is "fairly well advanced" and President Donald Trump will decide when to announce...

February 14, 2018 1:01 pm

Pakistan Bans Charities Linked to UN-Designated ‘Terrorist’ Who Masterminded Attack on Mumbai Jewish Center

Pakistan has officially banned two charities linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, an official said on Wednesday, in a move against the UN-designated "terrorist" that the United States says was behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks...

Iran Defends Its Military Presence in Syria, Asks US Forces to Leave

A senior Iranian official said on Wednesday that Iran's military presence in Syria was legitimate and based on the invitation of Damascus, and called on US forces to leave the country. Reacting to US Secretary of...

Three Shot Near US National Security Agency, One Person in Custody: Media

Three people were shot and wounded near the US National Security Agency's headquarters in Maryland, and one person was in custody, local media reported on Wednesday. The Federal Bureau of Investigation sent agents to investigate the incident, its Baltimore...

February 14, 2018 9:33 am

Israel Advocates Defend Arizona’s Anti-BDS Law Following Setback in Kansas

JNS.org - During the last few years, more than 20 US states have targeted the BDS...

February 13, 2018 5:56 pm

British Jews ‘Appalled’ by King’s College London Protest Against Former Israeli Minister

The representative body of British Jewry said it's “appalled” by a protest staged at King’s...

February 13, 2018 2:37 pm

Abbas Meets Putin in Attempt to Sideline US

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in...

February 13, 2018 2:29 pm

Trump Seeks to Increase Aid to Israel by $200M in 2019, Advance Jerusalem Embassy Move

JNS.org - The annual funding Israel receives from the United States may be increased by $200...

February 13, 2018 1:47 pm

White House Denies Netanyahu’s Claim of Annexation Talks

JNS.org - The White House on Monday denied Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that he is in...

February 14, 2018 1:01 pm

Tillerson Says US Mideast Peace Plan ‘Fairly Well Advanced’

The US administration's work on a new Middle East peace plan is "fairly well advanced" and President Donald Trump will decide when to announce it,...

February 14, 2018 12:51 pm

Pakistan Bans Charities Linked to UN-Designated ‘Terrorist’ Who Masterminded Attack on Mumbai Jewish Center

Pakistan has officially banned two charities linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed, an official said on Wednesday, in a move against the UN-designated "terrorist" that...

February 14, 2018 12:19 pm

Iran Defends Its Military Presence in Syria, Asks US Forces to Leave

A senior Iranian official said on Wednesday that Iran's military presence in Syria was legitimate and based on the invitation of Damascus, and called on...

February 14, 2018 12:14 pm

Three Shot Near US National Security Agency, One Person in Custody: Media

Three people were shot and wounded near the US National Security Agency's headquarters in Maryland, and one person was in custody, local media reported on Wednesday. The Federal Bureau...

February 14, 2018 9:33 am

Israel Advocates Defend Arizona’s Anti-BDS Law Following Setback in Kansas

JNS.org - During the last few years, more than 20 US states have targeted the BDS movement with legislation aimed at preventing state entities from doing...

February 13, 2018 5:56 pm

British Jews ‘Appalled’ by King’s College London Protest Against Former Israeli Minister

The representative body of British Jewry said it's “appalled” by a protest staged at King’s College London (KCL) on Monday against a lecture by a...

February 13, 2018 2:37 pm

Abbas Meets Putin in Attempt to Sideline US

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in an attempt to sideline the United States and strengthen Russia’s...

February 13, 2018 2:29 pm

Trump Seeks to Increase Aid to Israel by $200M in 2019, Advance Jerusalem Embassy Move

JNS.org - The annual funding Israel receives from the United States may be increased by $200 million in 2019, according to President Donald Trump’s fiscal year...

February 13, 2018 1:47 pm

White House Denies Netanyahu’s Claim of Annexation Talks

JNS.org - The White House on Monday denied Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that he is in talks with the Trump administration on the annexation of Israeli...

February 13, 2018 1:00 pm

Countries Who Fought Islamic State Must Help Rebuild Iraq: Tillerson

The United States urged members of the coalition fighting the Islamic State on Tuesday to help rebuild Iraq or risk the reversal of the gains...

February 13, 2018 12:49 pm

Russia Accuses United States of Undermining Syria’s Integrity

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the United States has been acting unilaterally in a "dangerous way" to undermine Syria's integrity, the...

February 12, 2018 6:24 pm

Jewish Student at University of Nebraska-Lincoln: White Supremacist Peer Poses ‘Clear Threat to Minorities’

A Jewish student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) has decried the presence of a self-professed white nationalist on campus as “a clear and undeniable...

February 12, 2018 3:52 pm

Polish Senator Warns That Holocaust Survivors Not Exempt From Prosecution Under Widely-Condemned New Law

One of the leading advocates of the widely-criticized World War II remembrance legislation approved by Poland's president last week has warned that Holocaust survivors could find themselves...

February 12, 2018 1:24 pm

Poland Set to Criminalize Kosher Slaughter

JNS.org - Just one week after passing a controversial law outlawing statements indicating Polish responsibility for crimes against Jews during the Holocaust, Poland’s ruling party has sponsored...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

Israel

Israeli General Dismisses Iran’s Claim Jewish State’s Invincibility Is ...

A retired IDF general dismissed Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s claim on Sunday that the downing of an Israeli...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Push for UN Action Against Iran on Missiles

Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from...

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