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Anonymous Writer Mocks California Student Senate for Taking ‘Brave Step Against Chickpea Paste’ by Voting to Boycott Sabra Hummus

A California school's student senate was mocked on Tuesday for taking "a brave and consequential step against chickpea paste," after voting to ban Sabra hummus from...

February 15, 2017 12:59 pm

Ahead of First White House Meeting, Trump, Netanyahu Exchange Warm Twitter Greetings

Ahead of their White House meeting on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exchanged warm greetings on social media. Netanyahu -- who arrived in Washington, DC on Monday -- kicked off...

Jewish Campus Leaders: ‘No Coincidence’ Cartoon Mocking Judaism Published on Day One of ‘Palestine Awareness Week’ at California University

Jewish leaders at a California university told The Algemeiner "it's no coincidence" that a cartoon mocking Judaism was published in the student newspaper on the first day of Palestine Awareness Week (PAW). Rabbi Dovid Gurevich, co-director of the...

White House Officials: Trump Admin Will Not Push Israeli-Palestinian Two-State Solution

Breaking with decades of U.S. foreign policy, the Trump administration will not insist on a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when President Donald Trump hosts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. Senior White House...

February 15, 2017 10:41 am

Palestinian Officials Say CIA Chief Held Secret Meeting With PA President Abbas

JNS.org - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo reportedly met with Palestinian Authority President...

February 15, 2017 10:32 am

Russia Says It Will Not Give Crimea Back to Ukraine

Russia said on Wednesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine or discuss the...

February 15, 2017 9:09 am

Jews at Toronto’s Ryerson U Enraged to Discover Student Council President Lied About Direct Involvement in Derailing Vote on ‘Holocaust Education Week’ Proposal

Jewish activists at Ryerson University in Toronto told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that they were enraged, but...

February 15, 2017 9:02 am

Noble Energy to Invest $550 Million in Israel’s Leviathan Gas Field

JNS.org - The American production company Noble Energy is expected to announce an investment of $550...

February 15, 2017 12:52 am

Report: US Taxpayer Dollars Ending Up in Hands of Gaza Terror Groups Via American Aid NGO

US government money earmarked for Gaza rehabilitation projects has ended up in recent years in...

February 15, 2017 12:59 pm

Anonymous Writer Mocks California Student Senate for Taking ‘Brave Step Against Chickpea Paste’ by Voting to Boycott Sabra Hummus

A California school's student senate was mocked on Tuesday for taking "a brave and consequential step against chickpea paste," after voting to ban Sabra hummus from campus...

February 15, 2017 12:45 pm

Ahead of First White House Meeting, Trump, Netanyahu Exchange Warm Twitter Greetings

Ahead of their White House meeting on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exchanged warm greetings on social media. Netanyahu --...

February 15, 2017 11:15 am

Jewish Campus Leaders: ‘No Coincidence’ Cartoon Mocking Judaism Published on Day One of ‘Palestine Awareness Week’ at California University

Jewish leaders at a California university told The Algemeiner "it's no coincidence" that a cartoon mocking Judaism was published in the student newspaper on the first day...

February 15, 2017 10:56 am

White House Officials: Trump Admin Will Not Push Israeli-Palestinian Two-State Solution

Breaking with decades of U.S. foreign policy, the Trump administration will not insist on a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when President Donald Trump...

February 15, 2017 10:41 am

Palestinian Officials Say CIA Chief Held Secret Meeting With PA President Abbas

JNS.org - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo reportedly met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah earlier this week. The meeting between Pompeo...

February 15, 2017 10:32 am

Russia Says It Will Not Give Crimea Back to Ukraine

Russia said on Wednesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine or discuss the matter with foreign partners after the White House said U.S....

February 15, 2017 9:09 am

Jews at Toronto’s Ryerson U Enraged to Discover Student Council President Lied About Direct Involvement in Derailing Vote on ‘Holocaust Education Week’ Proposal

Jewish activists at Ryerson University in Toronto told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that they were enraged, but not surprised, when the head of the student government was caught...

February 15, 2017 9:02 am

Noble Energy to Invest $550 Million in Israel’s Leviathan Gas Field

JNS.org - The American production company Noble Energy is expected to announce an investment of $550 million in the development of Israel's Leviathan gas field, according...

February 15, 2017 12:52 am

Report: US Taxpayer Dollars Ending Up in Hands of Gaza Terror Groups Via American Aid NGO

US government money earmarked for Gaza rehabilitation projects has ended up in recent years in the hands of Palestinian terrorist groups, according to a watchdog...

February 14, 2017 5:50 pm

Ex-Israeli Envoys to Washington: Iran to Top Agenda at First Trump-Netanyahu White House Meeting

Iran will be at the top of the agenda when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with US President Donald Trump at the White House...

February 14, 2017 5:13 pm

Israeli Lawfare NGO Calls on Tillerson to Terminate Funding to US Relief Agency Abetting Terrorism

JNS.org - The Israeli legal nongovernmental organization Shurat HaDin is calling on US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to terminate government funding to the US relief...

February 14, 2017 4:19 pm

Senators Introduce Bill to Award Posthumous Medal to WWII Vet Who Saved Jewish Soldiers in German POW Camp

JNS.org - Several senators have introduced a bill seeking to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Army Master Sgt. Rodrick “Roddie” Edmonds for his heroic...

February 14, 2017 2:10 pm

Columbia University Protesters Call for Elimination of Jewish State During Speech by Israel’s UN Ambassador

Shouting "From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free," protesters gathered Monday evening at Columbia University to disrupt a lecture by Israeli Ambassador...

February 14, 2017 2:01 pm

Former CIA Chief: Iran Might Be ‘Relatively Short Time Away’ From Having Nuclear Weapon

Tehran might be a “relatively short time away” from having a nuclear weapon, a former CIA chief said on Monday. “Iran is a very serious problem already...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Israel Does Not Cause Antisemitism

In a recent letter to the New York Times, the current Earl of Balfour, Roderick Balfour, argued that it is Israel’s fault that there is “growing anti-Semitism around the world.”...

Israel

IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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