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Tufts Trustees Announce They Will Not Support BDS, After ‘Ambush’ Resolution Passed by Student Government

Tufts University's Board of Trustees announced on Thursday it "will not divest from companies doing business in Israel," after the school's student government passed a...

April 20, 2017 1:29 pm

US Defense Secretary Mattis Will Stop in Israel on Friday as Part of Week-Long Regional Tour

JNS.org - US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Friday. Mattis’s first visit to the Jewish state in his capacity as defense secretary comes after his visits...

Israeli UN Envoy: Glorification of Palestinian Terrorists Like Barghouti ‘Not Only Distances Us From Peace, But Dishonors the Memories of the Innocent Victims’

The glorification of Palestinian terrorists like Marwan Barghouti -- the jailed Fatah leader who is currently leading a hunger strike -- “not only distances us from peace, but dishonors the memories of the innocent victims,”...

Police Called After Leftist Protesters Disrupt Jerusalem Mayor’s Lecture at Hebrew University

Police officers were called after protesters disrupted a lecture on Wednesday by the mayor of Jerusalem at the city's Hebrew University, The Algemeiner has learned. Nir Barkat was speaking at the school as part of educational NGO Im Tirtzu’s...

April 20, 2017 11:26 am

China Calls for Establishment of ‘Independent’ Palestinian State

JNS.org - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called last week for the establishment of an “independent”...

April 20, 2017 10:31 am

Abbas Says He’s Ready to Attend Netanyahu Meeting Brokered by Trump in Washington

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday expressed a willingness to sit down...

April 20, 2017 10:14 am

Defense Secretary Mattis Lands in Cairo for Meetings on US-Egypt Relations, Counter-Terrorism Efforts

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis travelled on Thursday from Saudi Arabia to Cairo, where he...

April 19, 2017 6:06 pm

French Jews Fear Extremists on Right and Left, But Have No Favorite in Sunday’s First Round of Presidential Election

French Jews are apprehensive and have no favorite candidate among the 11 running in the...

April 19, 2017 6:05 pm

‘We Were Ambushed,’ Say Claremont Colleges’ Jewish Students After Senate Passes Sudden Pro-BDS Motion on Passover, Easter Sunday

Jewish student leaders at the Claremont Colleges told The Algemeiner they felt "ambushed" by an unexpected vote on a...

April 20, 2017 1:29 pm

Tufts Trustees Announce They Will Not Support BDS, After ‘Ambush’ Resolution Passed by Student Government

Tufts University's Board of Trustees announced on Thursday it "will not divest from companies doing business in Israel," after the school's student government passed a BDS...

April 20, 2017 1:18 pm

US Defense Secretary Mattis Will Stop in Israel on Friday as Part of Week-Long Regional Tour

JNS.org - US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Friday. Mattis’s first visit to the Jewish state...

April 20, 2017 12:53 pm

Israeli UN Envoy: Glorification of Palestinian Terrorists Like Barghouti ‘Not Only Distances Us From Peace, But Dishonors the Memories of the Innocent Victims’

The glorification of Palestinian terrorists like Marwan Barghouti -- the jailed Fatah leader who is currently leading a hunger strike -- “not only distances us...

April 20, 2017 12:34 pm

Police Called After Leftist Protesters Disrupt Jerusalem Mayor’s Lecture at Hebrew University

Police officers were called after protesters disrupted a lecture on Wednesday by the mayor of Jerusalem at the city's Hebrew University, The Algemeiner has learned. Nir...

April 20, 2017 11:26 am

China Calls for Establishment of ‘Independent’ Palestinian State

JNS.org - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called last week for the establishment of an “independent” Palestinian state. Yi’s comments came after he met with visiting Palestinian...

April 20, 2017 10:31 am

Abbas Says He’s Ready to Attend Netanyahu Meeting Brokered by Trump in Washington

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday expressed a willingness to sit down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of renewed peace...

April 20, 2017 10:14 am

Defense Secretary Mattis Lands in Cairo for Meetings on US-Egypt Relations, Counter-Terrorism Efforts

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis travelled on Thursday from Saudi Arabia to Cairo, where he is set to meet with Egyptian officials to continue boosting...

April 19, 2017 6:06 pm

French Jews Fear Extremists on Right and Left, But Have No Favorite in Sunday’s First Round of Presidential Election

French Jews are apprehensive and have no favorite candidate among the 11 running in the first round of their country’s presidential election on Sunday, a...

April 19, 2017 6:05 pm

‘We Were Ambushed,’ Say Claremont Colleges’ Jewish Students After Senate Passes Sudden Pro-BDS Motion on Passover, Easter Sunday

Jewish student leaders at the Claremont Colleges told The Algemeiner they felt "ambushed" by an unexpected vote on a pro-boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) motion in the student senate...

April 19, 2017 5:39 pm

UK Jewish Rep Calls for ‘Massive Reform’ Following Latest National Students’ Union Antisemitism Scandal

As a new antisemitism scandal rocked the UK’s national umbrella student group last week, a Jewish representative -- in a interview with The Algemeiner -- called for...

April 19, 2017 5:10 pm

Chilean BDS Activist Threatens Jewish Community After Israel Denies Entry

JNS.org - The Palestinian Federation of Chile (PFC) warned the Chilean Jewish community Monday not to “play with fire” following Israel’s denial of entry to Anuar...

April 19, 2017 4:44 pm

UN: Allies Knew of Jewish Holocaust Years Earlier Than Previously Thought

JNS.org - Newly released United Nations documents reveal that the Allied powers knew about the Jewish Holocaust carried out by Hitler’s Nazi regime at least two-and-a-half...

April 19, 2017 2:17 pm

Neo-Nazi Website Publisher Sued for Orchestrating ‘Campaign of Terror’

JNS.org - A Montana Jewish woman is suing the founder of the neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer for allegedly orchestrating a “campaign of terror” that led...

April 19, 2017 12:36 pm

Bereaved Israeli Family Members of Barghouti’s Victims Slam New York Times Over Publication of Jailed Palestinian Terrorist Leader’s Op-Ed

Bereaved family members of Israeli victims of Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti are speaking out against the New York Times following its publication on Sunday of...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

Opinion

The Erdogan Enigma

I nominate Recep Tayyip Erdogan, president of Turkey, as the most inconsistent, mysterious and therefore most unpredictable major politician on the world stage. His victory in a referendum last Sunday...

Israel

IDF Soldiers Thwart Second Attempted Stabbing Attack in Two Days in Nablus ...

Soldiers for the Golani Brigade's 51st Battalion thwarted a second attack in two days carried by cousins outside the Samaria...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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