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University of Winchester Academic Who Defended Corbyn Now Being Investigated for Antisemitism

An academic at the University of Winchester in the United Kingdom is being investigated after making disparaging comments on Jews and Israel on social...

April 20, 2018 10:03 am

Natalie Portman Refuses to Attend Ceremony for Israeli Million-Dollar Prize

Israeli-American Hollywood actress Natalie Portman has refused to attend a ceremony in Israel to accept a million-dollar prize because of "distressing" events in the country, the organizers said, announcing the prize-giving had been cancelled. In a...

Dutch Jews Fume Over a Plan to Turn a Historic Synagogue Into a Restaurant

JNS.org - Jews in the central Netherlands city of Deventer are outraged over a plan by a Turkish developer to turn a historic synagogue into an eatery. According to local media reports, developer Ayhan Sahin recently bought the...

Poland Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

JNS.org - Poland marked the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on Thursday with Polish and Jewish leaders praising the heroism and determination of the fighters against near certain death. “We bow our heads low to...

April 20, 2018 8:56 am

Pentagon: Man Linked to 9/11 Attacks on US Captured in Syria

A man linked to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, who was...

April 19, 2018 5:08 pm

‘Fake History:’ Former ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Slams Polish President’s Speech at Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration

One of America's most storied campaigners against antisemitism and racial hatred slammed Polish President Andrzej Duda on...

April 19, 2018 1:12 pm

German Fruit Juice Giant Pulls Music Awards Sponsorship Amid Continued Outcry Over Antisemitic Rap Duo

Germany's largest fruit juice company on Thursday joined a growing assembly of musicians, artists and...

April 19, 2018 12:58 pm

Barnard Students Endorse Anti-Israel Divestment in Contentious Referendum

Students at Barnard College in New York have voted to ask the administration to divest from...

April 19, 2018 12:27 pm

Suspect in Antisemitic Attack in Berlin Turns Himself in

German police said on Thursday that a suspected perpetrator of an antisemitic attack had turned...

April 20, 2018 10:03 am

University of Winchester Academic Who Defended Corbyn Now Being Investigated for Antisemitism

An academic at the University of Winchester in the United Kingdom is being investigated after making disparaging comments on Jews and Israel on social media. Jane...

April 20, 2018 9:52 am

Natalie Portman Refuses to Attend Ceremony for Israeli Million-Dollar Prize

Israeli-American Hollywood actress Natalie Portman has refused to attend a ceremony in Israel to accept a million-dollar prize because of "distressing" events in the country,...

April 20, 2018 9:47 am

Dutch Jews Fume Over a Plan to Turn a Historic Synagogue Into a Restaurant

JNS.org - Jews in the central Netherlands city of Deventer are outraged over a plan by a Turkish developer to turn a historic synagogue into an...

April 20, 2018 9:40 am

Poland Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

JNS.org - Poland marked the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on Thursday with Polish and Jewish leaders praising the heroism and determination of the...

April 20, 2018 8:56 am

Pentagon: Man Linked to 9/11 Attacks on US Captured in Syria

A man linked to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, who was said to have praised "violent jihad," was captured in Syria...

April 19, 2018 5:08 pm

‘Fake History:’ Former ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Slams Polish President’s Speech at Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration

One of America's most storied campaigners against antisemitism and racial hatred slammed Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday for espousing "fake history," after the Polish leader claimed...

April 19, 2018 1:12 pm

German Fruit Juice Giant Pulls Music Awards Sponsorship Amid Continued Outcry Over Antisemitic Rap Duo

Germany's largest fruit juice company on Thursday joined a growing assembly of musicians, artists and corporations expressing fury at the award of the country's most...

April 19, 2018 12:58 pm

Barnard Students Endorse Anti-Israel Divestment in Contentious Referendum

Students at Barnard College in New York have voted to ask the administration to divest from eight companies that “profit from or engage in the State...

April 19, 2018 12:27 pm

Suspect in Antisemitic Attack in Berlin Turns Himself in

German police said on Thursday that a suspected perpetrator of an antisemitic attack had turned himself in after investigators managed to identify him with the...

April 19, 2018 11:37 am

Austrian Doctor Asperger ‘Actively Cooperated’ With Nazis, Study Says

Hans Asperger, the Austrian pediatrician who pioneered research into autism and after whom Asperger syndrome is named, "actively cooperated" with a Nazi program under which...

April 19, 2018 11:21 am

Trump Hails Pompeo-Kim Meeting, Says North Korea Summit Plans Advancing

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that preparations were advancing for a first-ever summit with North Korea after CIA director Mike Pompeo visited Pyongyang...

April 19, 2018 10:12 am

EU Approves Amendments to Combat Intolerance in Palestinian Textbooks

The European Union's parliament approved amendments on Wednesday that aim to prevent aid to the Palestinian Authority from financing educational materials considered discriminatory or intolerant. The...

April 19, 2018 9:30 am

Israeli-American Council Hosts ‘Israel at 70’ Event for Bipartisan Lawmakers in DC

JNS.org - More than 60 Republican and Democratic lawmakers attended a Tuesday lunch on Capitol Hill hosted by the Israeli-American Council to mark the 70th anniversary...

April 18, 2018 3:21 pm

EU Edges Closer to New Iran Sanctions Ahead of Trump Deadline, Envoys Say

European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading US...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Opinion

Why the US Must Use Force

JNS.org - Can we at least agree that Donald Trump’s decision to strike three chemical-weapons facilities owned and operated by Syrian President Bashar Assad, a vassal of Iran and Russia, was...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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