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New Coalition of Jewish Groups Urges Continued Hurricane Relief for Houston Jewish Community

JNS.org - A new coalition of national Jewish organizations has issued a call to other Jewish communal groups across the United States to send volunteers...

February 8, 2018 12:02 pm

Poll: Israelis Consider Trump Policies Pro-Israel, Obama Policies Pro-Palestinian

JNS.org - The poll published by the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University on Wednesday reveals that most Israelis consider the Middle East policies of US President Donald Trump to be pro-Israel, in sharp contrast...

March of the Living Will Continue Trips Despite Polish Bill Denying Complicity in Holocaust

JNS.org - The International March of the Living, an educational initiative that has brought more than 250,000 participants to visit concentration camps in Poland, has announced that it will continue its trip in 2018, despite the...

France Pushing Iran Business Ties Despite Nuclear Deal ‘Limbo’

France will encourage its firms to do business in Iran despite uncertainty over a landmark 2015 nuclear deal putting the business environment in "limbo," a senior French finance official said on Thursday. Along with other European...

February 8, 2018 11:04 am

Judge: New York’s Met Can Keep Picasso Sold During Nazi Flight

A US judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking the return by the Metropolitan Museum...

February 8, 2018 10:39 am

US, Israeli Drone Makers Keep Wary Eye on Rising Chinese

Cheaper Chinese military drones are chipping away at US and Israeli domination of the industry,...

February 8, 2018 10:12 am

Former Argentine Foreign Minister Accused of Iran Terror Cover-Up Granted Visa to Enter US

Hector Timerman, the former Argentine foreign minister accused of colluding with the Iranian regime to exonerate...

February 7, 2018 4:27 pm

McGill University Finds Antisemitism Not a Factor in Removal of Jewish Student From Leadership Position

An investigation launched by McGill University in Montreal, Canada has determined that a student who...

February 7, 2018 2:54 pm

Former Polish PM: ‘Of Course Poles Took Part in Holocaust’

A former prime minister entered Poland's fraught debate over a new law that prohibits discussion of...

February 8, 2018 12:02 pm

New Coalition of Jewish Groups Urges Continued Hurricane Relief for Houston Jewish Community

JNS.org - A new coalition of national Jewish organizations has issued a call to other Jewish communal groups across the United States to send volunteers to...

February 8, 2018 11:38 am

Poll: Israelis Consider Trump Policies Pro-Israel, Obama Policies Pro-Palestinian

JNS.org - The poll published by the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University on Wednesday reveals that most Israelis consider the Middle East policies of...

February 8, 2018 11:27 am

March of the Living Will Continue Trips Despite Polish Bill Denying Complicity in Holocaust

JNS.org - The International March of the Living, an educational initiative that has brought more than 250,000 participants to visit concentration camps in Poland, has announced...

February 8, 2018 11:22 am

France Pushing Iran Business Ties Despite Nuclear Deal ‘Limbo’

France will encourage its firms to do business in Iran despite uncertainty over a landmark 2015 nuclear deal putting the business environment in "limbo," a...

February 8, 2018 11:04 am

Judge: New York’s Met Can Keep Picasso Sold During Nazi Flight

A US judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking the return by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan of a Pablo Picasso masterpiece that...

February 8, 2018 10:39 am

US, Israeli Drone Makers Keep Wary Eye on Rising Chinese

Cheaper Chinese military drones are chipping away at US and Israeli domination of the industry, fueling a new race as companies predict a rise in...

February 8, 2018 10:12 am

Former Argentine Foreign Minister Accused of Iran Terror Cover-Up Granted Visa to Enter US

Hector Timerman, the former Argentine foreign minister accused of colluding with the Iranian regime to exonerate Tehran of its responsibility for the 1994 bombing of the...

February 7, 2018 4:27 pm

McGill University Finds Antisemitism Not a Factor in Removal of Jewish Student From Leadership Position

An investigation launched by McGill University in Montreal, Canada has determined that a student who claimed to have been voted out of a leadership position...

February 7, 2018 2:54 pm

Former Polish PM: ‘Of Course Poles Took Part in Holocaust’

A former prime minister entered Poland's fraught debate over a new law that prohibits discussion of Polish collusion with the Nazi Holocaust, bluntly telling a leading...

February 7, 2018 1:06 pm

France Says Turkey, Iran Violating International Law in Syria

France's foreign minister on Wednesday demanded that all Iranian-backed militia, including Lebanon's Hezbollah, leave Syria and said that Turkey and Iran were violating international law...

February 7, 2018 11:38 am

France Says Poles Should Look Beyond ‘Nationalist Choices’

France's foreign minister said on Wednesday Poland should not be "rewriting history" after its president signed a contested Holocaust bill into law and said he...

February 7, 2018 11:18 am

Putin and Abbas to Discuss New Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Format

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas plan to discuss a possible new mediation mechanism to replace the Middle East Quartet, the...

February 7, 2018 9:26 am

UN Chief Plans Major Disarmament Push, but US Skeptical

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is to launch a major push for disarmament talks covering everything from nuclear and cyber war to small arms, braving certain...

February 6, 2018 3:36 pm

Polish President Signs Holocaust Bill, Triggers Israeli, US Criticism

Poland's president signed into law on Tuesday a bill that imposes jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust, prompting sharp criticism...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

N.Y. Times Hires Friend of a Neo-Nazi, Then Backs Down

The New York Times hired a new editorial board member who turned out to be the “friend” of someone she...

Opinion

Shin Bet Investigation Exposes Depth of Turkey’s Hamas Support

Hamas is operating freely on Turkish soil, gathering terrorist finances and looking for ways to upgrade the capabilities of its armed wing in Gaza, an Israeli security source has told the...

Israel

Israeli Scientists Simulate Mars Environment at Secret Location in Israel...

JNS.org - Six scientists and technical experts “landed on Mars” on Friday, or rather a secret and isolated site near Mitzpe...

Middle East

Lebanon Speaker: US Proposal on Lebanon-Israel Disputed Waters ‘Unacc...

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Friday that US proposals regarding the disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border were "unacceptable," state...

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