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NYU Blasted by Jewish, Israeli Leaders for Hosting Play About Palestinian Terrorists

Israeli and Jewish American leaders are speaking out against New York University’s (NYU) decision to host performances of a play that has been criticized...

October 11, 2017 11:11 am

Mexican President Thanks Israel for Earthquake Relief

JNS.org - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Tuesday thanked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the Jewish state’s contributions to relief efforts following the recent major earthquakes in the North American country. In a phone conversation...

Israeli Woman Killed in Jeep Accident in Nepal, 8 Others Injured

JNS.org - Israeli backpacker Vered Aviyashar, 26, from Kibbutz Ein Hanatziv, was killed when her jeep overturned in Nepal’s Annapurna mountains on Monday. Aviyashar was critically injured and died on the way to hospital. Eight other Israelis...

Qatari Candidate Tainted by Antisemitism Leading in Election Race for Next UNESCO Chief

Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, the Qatari candidate for the next director-general of UNESCO -- the UN's educational, scientific and cultural organization -- has emerged as the leading contender for the post following Monday's first round of...

October 10, 2017 12:50 pm

Sukkah Destroyed at Kansas State University, Antisemitic Vandalism Suspected

Update: The Kansas State University police department completed its investigation of the incident following publication...

October 10, 2017 12:07 pm

Leading New York City Jewish Historical Center Nixes Events Co-Sponsored by Anti-Zionist Group

The New York City-based American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) has announced the cancellation of two...

October 10, 2017 11:42 am

More Than 1 Million Jews Expected to Take Part in Global Shabbat Observance Oct. 27-28

JNS.org - A global observance of Shabbat with hundreds of special events being held in local Jewish...

October 10, 2017 10:53 am

Investigators Still Puzzled Over Las Vegas Gunman’s Motive for Mass Shooting

More than a week after the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history investigators are...

October 10, 2017 10:08 am

North Korea Hackers Reportedly Steal South Korea Military Documents, Including Plan to Assassinate Kim Jong-un

Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents...

October 11, 2017 11:11 am

NYU Blasted by Jewish, Israeli Leaders for Hosting Play About Palestinian Terrorists

Israeli and Jewish American leaders are speaking out against New York University’s (NYU) decision to host performances of a play that has been criticized for...

October 11, 2017 10:43 am

Mexican President Thanks Israel for Earthquake Relief

JNS.org - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Tuesday thanked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the Jewish state’s contributions to relief efforts following the recent...

October 10, 2017 3:18 pm

Israeli Woman Killed in Jeep Accident in Nepal, 8 Others Injured

JNS.org - Israeli backpacker Vered Aviyashar, 26, from Kibbutz Ein Hanatziv, was killed when her jeep overturned in Nepal’s Annapurna mountains on Monday. Aviyashar was critically...

October 10, 2017 1:58 pm

Qatari Candidate Tainted by Antisemitism Leading in Election Race for Next UNESCO Chief

Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, the Qatari candidate for the next director-general of UNESCO -- the UN's educational, scientific and cultural organization -- has emerged as...

October 10, 2017 12:50 pm

Sukkah Destroyed at Kansas State University, Antisemitic Vandalism Suspected

Update: The Kansas State University police department completed its investigation of the incident following publication of this article, and concluded that the Sukkah was destroyed by severe...

October 10, 2017 12:07 pm

Leading New York City Jewish Historical Center Nixes Events Co-Sponsored by Anti-Zionist Group

The New York City-based American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) has announced the cancellation of two upcoming events that were to have been staged in partnership...

October 10, 2017 11:42 am

More Than 1 Million Jews Expected to Take Part in Global Shabbat Observance Oct. 27-28

JNS.org - A global observance of Shabbat with hundreds of special events being held in local Jewish communities around the world -- including new events in Togo,...

October 10, 2017 10:53 am

Investigators Still Puzzled Over Las Vegas Gunman’s Motive for Mass Shooting

More than a week after the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history investigators are stumped about the key question: What led a 64-year-old high-stakes...

October 10, 2017 10:08 am

North Korea Hackers Reportedly Steal South Korea Military Documents, Including Plan to Assassinate Kim Jong-un

Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea, including a plan to assassinate North Korea's...

October 9, 2017 5:01 pm

Student Leader: With New Speakers Policy, University of California-Berkeley Encouraging ‘Double Standard’ on Israel

A new policy on campus events at the University of California-Berkeley encourages a “double standard” that works against pro-Israel groups, a student leader told The...

October 9, 2017 2:51 pm

Bernard-Henri Lévy Slams Turkish President Erdogan for Pushing ‘Crudest, Worst’ Antisemitic Campaign in Wake of Kurdish Independence Vote

Leading French-Jewish intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy on Monday slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for orchestrating "the crudest, the worst" antisemitic campaign against him over his support...

October 9, 2017 2:10 pm

Sole Remnant of Dutch Town’s Jewish Community on Display at Yad Vashem

JNS.org - Stained glass from the synagogue that served the Jews of the Dutch city of Assen, almost all of whom were killed in the Holocaust,...

October 9, 2017 1:52 pm

Watchdog Plans Protest Over Center for Jewish History’s Hosting of Anti-Zionist Group

JNS.org - The grassroots watchdog group JCCWatch.org is planning a protest outside New York City’s Center for Jewish History over an upcoming event in which the...

October 9, 2017 11:57 am

Trump Reveals 70-Point Immigration Enforcement Plan

Determined to finally solve illegal immigration, the White House submitted a 70-point enforcement plan to Congress Sunday proposing the stiffest reforms ever offered by an administration -- including...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

Opinion

Hamas Supporter to Receive Award From Harvard Student Group

He has publicly endorsed Hamas, and secretly schemed with Hamas' supporters to thwart US-led peace efforts in the Middle East. Now Nihad Awad is preparing for a prestigious lecture at Harvard University on how "to inspire a deeper...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Aga...

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international...

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