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Chabad Rabbi, Severely Beaten at Ukrainian Train Station, Dies of Injuries

JNS.org - Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch, who was badly beaten in a vicious attack and robbery in Ukraine last October, died April 15 from...

April 17, 2017 1:58 pm

Passover No Obstacle for Israeli Player on English Soccer Team on Verge of Historic Promotion to Premier League

A second-tier English soccer team is on the verge of a historic promotion to the Premier League, partly due to the contributions of two Israeli players. The roster of Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. features two...

Defense Secretary James Mattis to Visit Israel During Week-Long Middle East Trip Meant to ‘Reaffirm Key US Military Alliances’

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will stop in Israel this coming Friday during a week-long trip to the Middle East. During his visit -- Mattis’ first to the Jewish state since taking over at the...

US Officials Say Attempted North Korean Missile Launch Has Failed

An attempted missile launch by North Korea failed when it exploded immediately after liftoff, a U.S. official says. An official said a missile was launched near Sinpo, North Korea, at 5:21 p.m. ET, and it exploded...

April 15, 2017 9:28 am

Dates Set for Indian Prime Minister’s Historic Visit to Israel

JNS.org - The dates of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Israel—the first trip...

April 14, 2017 6:04 pm

Concordia University Urged by Major Canadian Jewish Group to Take Action After Student Government ‘Exploits Passover’ With Anti-Israel Event

An official with a prominent Canadian Jewish group demanded on Friday that Concordia University administrators...

April 14, 2017 5:26 pm

Student Leader Fears Potential Violence After Jewish Conspiracy Posters Appear at Auburn University

A student leader at Auburn University in Alabama is concerned “acts of violence will follow”...

April 14, 2017 1:02 pm

With Jews Away for Passover Holiday, US Campuses See Flurry of Activities Targeting Jewish State

Amid a slew of anti-Israel activities taking place at universities across the US during the Passover...

April 14, 2017 12:31 pm

US State Department Blacklists Hamas Terror Commander

JNS.org - The US State Department designated Hamas terror commander Abu Anas al-Ghandour as a Specially...

April 17, 2017 1:58 pm

Chabad Rabbi, Severely Beaten at Ukrainian Train Station, Dies of Injuries

JNS.org - Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch, who was badly beaten in a vicious attack and robbery in Ukraine last October, died April 15 from his...

April 16, 2017 3:53 pm

Passover No Obstacle for Israeli Player on English Soccer Team on Verge of Historic Promotion to Premier League

A second-tier English soccer team is on the verge of a historic promotion to the Premier League, partly due to the contributions of two Israeli...

April 16, 2017 1:32 pm

Defense Secretary James Mattis to Visit Israel During Week-Long Middle East Trip Meant to ‘Reaffirm Key US Military Alliances’

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will stop in Israel this coming Friday during a week-long trip to the Middle East. During his visit -- Mattis’...

April 15, 2017 9:55 pm

US Officials Say Attempted North Korean Missile Launch Has Failed

An attempted missile launch by North Korea failed when it exploded immediately after liftoff, a U.S. official says. An official said a missile was launched near...

April 15, 2017 9:28 am

Dates Set for Indian Prime Minister’s Historic Visit to Israel

JNS.org - The dates of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Israel—the first trip of its kind by a holder of his office—have been...

April 14, 2017 6:04 pm

Concordia University Urged by Major Canadian Jewish Group to Take Action After Student Government ‘Exploits Passover’ With Anti-Israel Event

An official with a prominent Canadian Jewish group demanded on Friday that Concordia University administrators take action against the Montreal school’s student union (CSU) after...

April 14, 2017 5:26 pm

Student Leader Fears Potential Violence After Jewish Conspiracy Posters Appear at Auburn University

A student leader at Auburn University in Alabama is concerned “acts of violence will follow” the recent appearance on campus of posters encouraging Christians to...

April 14, 2017 1:02 pm

With Jews Away for Passover Holiday, US Campuses See Flurry of Activities Targeting Jewish State

Amid a slew of anti-Israel activities taking place at universities across the US during the Passover holiday this week, a leading campus activist told The Algemeiner...

April 14, 2017 12:31 pm

US State Department Blacklists Hamas Terror Commander

JNS.org - The US State Department designated Hamas terror commander Abu Anas al-Ghandour as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist last week, imposing sanctions on Ghandour for...

April 14, 2017 10:52 am

Two Palestinian Men Convicted in Israel for Murdering American Citizen Could Face Charges in US

Two Palestinian men convicted in Israel of murdering a U.S. citizen who was hiking near an Israeli archaeological site could face prosecution in the United...

April 14, 2017 10:31 am

JCC and Church Vandalized With Swastikas in Northern Virginia

JNS.org - A JCC and a nearby church in Fairfax County, Va., were vandalized on Tuesday with swastikas and derogatory language. Fairfax County police received reports that...

April 14, 2017 9:37 am

Vice President Pence to Travel to Seoul as Tensions Rise Over North Korea

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will travel to South Korea on Sunday in what his aides said was a sign of the U.S. commitment to...

April 13, 2017 5:43 pm

Harvard Israeli Apartheid Week Kicks Off With Mock ‘Detention Notices’ Citing Supposed Injustices Committed by Jewish State

Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) at Harvard University kicked off on Monday with mock detention notices posted at a dormitory that cited the purported unjust detentions of “Palestinians...

April 13, 2017 5:07 pm

Israeli Author Describes American Jewish ‘Nightmare’ After Visiting Synagogues Across US

A visiting Israeli author painted a bleak picture of non-Orthodox Jewish life in the US during a New York City book signing hosted by The...

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

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel Af...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

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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