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Two Iranians, Kenyan Driver Charged With Planning Terrorist Act After Filming Israeli Embassy

Two Iranians and their Kenyan driver, who worked for the Iranian embassy in Nairobi, were charged on Thursday with collecting information for a terrorist...

December 2, 2016 1:11 pm

Trump Vows to ‘Keep America Safe’ Through Crackdown on Mideast Immigration

President-elect Donald Trump vowed to “keep America safe” by cracking down on immigration from the Middle East and favoring “stability” in foreign policy. Speaking to a raucous audience of thousands of supporters in Cincinnati, Ohio at...

Trump Says Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis Will Be Secretary of Defense Pick

JNS.org - President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday evening that he would nominate retired Marine General James Mattis as his next secretary of defense. “We are going to appoint ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as our secretary of defense,” Trump...

Senate Votes to Extend President’s Authority to Impose Iran Sanctions for Another Decade

JNS.org - The U.S. Senate voted Thursday 99-0 to extend sanctions against Iran for another 10 years, just weeks after the House of Representatives passed the same bill in a 419-1 vote. While the vote was...

December 2, 2016 5:56 am

‘Blatant Antisemitism’ Behind Boycott by Anti-Israel Campus Groups of Vote on Holocaust Education Week at Ryerson U, Jewish Students Say

A staged walkout on Tuesday during a session to discuss instituting "Holocaust Education Week" at Ryerson...

December 2, 2016 12:06 am

Kosovo’s President Thaci Bans Sale, Distribution of Antisemitic Books

JNS.org - The president of Kosovo has banned the sale and distribution of antisemitic literature following...

December 1, 2016 8:53 pm

Radical BDS Activist Running for President of Britain’s Top Jewish Student Group Has ‘Definite Chance of Winning,’ Expert Says

An anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activist nominated as one of three candidates for...

December 1, 2016 6:57 pm

European Jewish Leader Praises ‘Robust’ UK Counter-Extremism Bill

JNS.org - A prominent European Jewish leader lauded on Wednesday proposed anti-terror legislation in the United...

December 1, 2016 6:38 pm

In Fatah Congress Address, Palestinian Authority President Abbas Praises Dead Terrorist Leaders as ‘Martyrs’

In an address delivered at the 7th Fatah Congress in Ramallah on Wednesday, Palestinian Authority...

December 2, 2016 1:11 pm

Two Iranians, Kenyan Driver Charged With Planning Terrorist Act After Filming Israeli Embassy

Two Iranians and their Kenyan driver, who worked for the Iranian embassy in Nairobi, were charged on Thursday with collecting information for a terrorist act...

December 2, 2016 1:09 pm

Trump Vows to ‘Keep America Safe’ Through Crackdown on Mideast Immigration

President-elect Donald Trump vowed to “keep America safe” by cracking down on immigration from the Middle East and favoring “stability” in foreign policy. Speaking to a...

December 2, 2016 1:08 pm

Trump Says Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis Will Be Secretary of Defense Pick

JNS.org - President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday evening that he would nominate retired Marine General James Mattis as his next secretary of defense. “We are going to...

December 2, 2016 1:01 pm

Senate Votes to Extend President’s Authority to Impose Iran Sanctions for Another Decade

JNS.org - The U.S. Senate voted Thursday 99-0 to extend sanctions against Iran for another 10 years, just weeks after the House of Representatives passed...

December 2, 2016 5:56 am

‘Blatant Antisemitism’ Behind Boycott by Anti-Israel Campus Groups of Vote on Holocaust Education Week at Ryerson U, Jewish Students Say

A staged walkout on Tuesday during a session to discuss instituting "Holocaust Education Week" at Ryerson University in Toronto was an act of blatant antisemitism and “one...

December 2, 2016 12:06 am

Kosovo’s President Thaci Bans Sale, Distribution of Antisemitic Books

JNS.org - The president of Kosovo has banned the sale and distribution of antisemitic literature following a complaint from antisemitism experts, the website Jewish Business News reported...

December 1, 2016 8:53 pm

Radical BDS Activist Running for President of Britain’s Top Jewish Student Group Has ‘Definite Chance of Winning,’ Expert Says

An anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activist nominated as one of three candidates for the top leadership position of Britain’s national Jewish student organization...

December 1, 2016 6:57 pm

European Jewish Leader Praises ‘Robust’ UK Counter-Extremism Bill

JNS.org - A prominent European Jewish leader lauded on Wednesday proposed anti-terror legislation in the United Kingdom as a “robust response” to extremism. Dr. Moshe Kantor -- president of...

December 1, 2016 6:38 pm

In Fatah Congress Address, Palestinian Authority President Abbas Praises Dead Terrorist Leaders as ‘Martyrs’

In an address delivered at the 7th Fatah Congress in Ramallah on Wednesday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas praised numerous late terrorists as “martyrs,” the...

December 1, 2016 5:36 pm

Report: Egyptian Band Faces Boycott Threats After Coordinating Upcoming Show at Palestinian University With Israeli Foreign Ministry

An Egyptian rock band is facing boycott threats from Palestinian university students after it coordinated an upcoming show in the West Bank with the Israeli...

December 1, 2016 1:40 pm

Analysis: Russian Silence Might Signal ‘Tacit Consent’ by Kremlin to Israeli Strikes in Syria

Russia’s silence following reports that the Israeli Air Force bombed an arms depot and a Hezbollah-bound weapons convoy in Syria on Wednesday might signal “tacit...

December 1, 2016 1:35 pm

Sources: Not Likely Obama Will Take Last-Minute Action on Stalled Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

President Barack Obama has nearly ruled out any major last-ditch effort to put pressure on Israel over stalled peace negotiations with the Palestinians, US officials...

December 1, 2016 12:00 pm

Wall Street Journal: Trump’s Treasury Pick Mnuchin Has Ties to George Soros

JNS.org - President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for treasury secretary has past ties to billionaire George Soros, a prominent funder of anti-Israel initiatives and organizations, according to the Wall...

December 1, 2016 11:49 am

Pakistan Claims Donald Trump Praised Prime Minister as ‘Terrific’ in Phone Call

It's a case of he said, he said between two of the world's most powerful men. We know that Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and US...

Culture

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

Opinion

The Stench of Hypocrisy at Yale University

In recent years liberal anti-liberalism has been vividly – and noxiously – displayed on many American college and university campuses. The creation of “Hate Spaces” (the title of an appropriately...

December 9, 2016 8:48 am
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Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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