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Antisemitic ‘End Jewish Privilege’ Fliers Distributed at Chicago University Rattle Students; School Issues Condemnation

Jewish students at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) were rattled this week by fliers that were distributed on campus reading, "Ending White...

March 16, 2017 5:07 pm

Top US Jewish Groups Slam UN Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid Regime’ Over Palestinian People

Top US Jewish groups have issued strong condemnations of a report published by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) on Wednesday, which accused Israel of establishing an “apartheid regime” that “dominates the...

Burnt Mezuzah on Doorpost of University of California Hastings Law Student’s Dorm Room Called ‘Cowardly Act of Antisemitism’ by Chancellor

A San Francisco law student told The Algemeiner he was shocked this week to find the mezuzah on the doorpost of his dorm room partially burned. "Nothing like this has ever happened before at University of California, Hastings (UC Hastings),"...

Report: Amid Rising Antisemitism, Secular Jewish Families in France Increasingly Transferring Children to Religious Schools

Amid rising antisemitism, secular Jews in France are increasingly taking their children out of the public school system and sending them to private Jewish institutions, the public Internet radio station for Seattle news and information...

March 16, 2017 11:31 am

Top US Foreign Policy Expert Elliott Abrams: UN Human Rights Council Must Bar Countries That Are Themselves Great Human Rights Violators

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) this week that...

March 16, 2017 10:36 am

UN Chief Says Report Accusing Israel of Apartheid ‘Does Not Reflect’ His Views

JNS.org - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres distanced himself from a new UN report that accuses...

March 16, 2017 9:53 am

2 Federal Judges Temporarily Block Trump’s Travel Ban

Two federal judges have temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's travel ban, both citing Trump's statements...

March 16, 2017 9:51 am

Geert Wilders Gains Seats, But Fails to Garner Sufficient Support to Win Dutch Elections

The far-right politician Geert Wilders fell short of expectations in Dutch elections on Wednesday, gaining seats but...

March 15, 2017 5:01 pm

Google: Antisemitic YouTube Video Narrated by Ex-KKK Leader David Duke Is Not Hate Speech, We Won’t Remove It

An antisemitic YouTube video titled “Jews admit organizing White Genocide” does not constitute hate speech,...

March 16, 2017 5:07 pm

Antisemitic ‘End Jewish Privilege’ Fliers Distributed at Chicago University Rattle Students; School Issues Condemnation

Jewish students at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) were rattled this week by fliers that were distributed on campus reading, "Ending White Privilege...

March 16, 2017 2:05 pm

Top US Jewish Groups Slam UN Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid Regime’ Over Palestinian People

Top US Jewish groups have issued strong condemnations of a report published by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) on Wednesday, which...

March 16, 2017 1:42 pm

Burnt Mezuzah on Doorpost of University of California Hastings Law Student’s Dorm Room Called ‘Cowardly Act of Antisemitism’ by Chancellor

A San Francisco law student told The Algemeiner he was shocked this week to find the mezuzah on the doorpost of his dorm room partially burned. "Nothing like this has...

March 16, 2017 1:25 pm

Report: Amid Rising Antisemitism, Secular Jewish Families in France Increasingly Transferring Children to Religious Schools

Amid rising antisemitism, secular Jews in France are increasingly taking their children out of the public school system and sending them to private Jewish institutions,...

March 16, 2017 11:31 am

Top US Foreign Policy Expert Elliott Abrams: UN Human Rights Council Must Bar Countries That Are Themselves Great Human Rights Violators

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) this week that it must reform or the US will withdraw from it,...

March 16, 2017 10:36 am

UN Chief Says Report Accusing Israel of Apartheid ‘Does Not Reflect’ His Views

JNS.org - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres distanced himself from a new UN report that accuses Israel of implementing “an apartheid regime.” Israeli Ambassador to the UN...

March 16, 2017 9:53 am

2 Federal Judges Temporarily Block Trump’s Travel Ban

Two federal judges have temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's travel ban, both citing Trump's statements about Muslims during the presidential campaign as part of their...

March 16, 2017 9:51 am

Geert Wilders Gains Seats, But Fails to Garner Sufficient Support to Win Dutch Elections

The far-right politician Geert Wilders fell short of expectations in Dutch elections on Wednesday, gaining seats but failing to persuade a decisive portion of voters to back...

March 15, 2017 5:01 pm

Google: Antisemitic YouTube Video Narrated by Ex-KKK Leader David Duke Is Not Hate Speech, We Won’t Remove It

An antisemitic YouTube video titled “Jews admit organizing White Genocide” does not constitute hate speech, a top Google executive told British lawmakers on Tuesday, according...

March 15, 2017 3:33 pm

US ‘Outraged’ by UN Report That Accuses Israel of Establishing ‘Apartheid Regime’ That ‘Dominates the Palestinian People’

The United States expressed outrage on Wednesday over a report published by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) that accused Israel...

March 15, 2017 1:20 pm

Candidate Running for Top Spot of UK’s Largest Student Union Slams Organization for Constant Condemnation of Israel

A candidate for the presidency of the UK’s largest student union slammed the umbrella organization for its constant condemnation of Israel, Britain's Jewish Chronicle reported on...

March 15, 2017 10:51 am

Dutch Parliamentary Election Closely Watched as Indicator of Far-Right Populism in Other European Countries

Polling booths opened across the nation Wednesday in Dutch parliamentary elections that are being closely watched as a possible indicator of the strength of far-right...

March 15, 2017 10:44 am

White House: Trump Paid $38 Million in Income Tax in 2015

President Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes on income of more than $150 million in 2005, the White House confirmed on Tuesday. Trump made a...

March 15, 2017 10:38 am

Secretary of State Tillerson Threatens US Will Leave UNHRC If There’s No ‘Considerable Reform’

JNS.org - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned that without “considerable reform” of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the US might withdraw from that body. Addressing...

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Opinion

What Trump Must Do on Foreign Policy

After a tumultuous start, President Trump now faces the hard work of resetting America's national security priorities. We confront a vast array of international threats and challenges, and have little time to...

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Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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