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Amid Stir Over Israel Bias, Boston-Area Mayoral Candidates Back Putting School Texts Online

JNS.org - The two candidates running for mayor in the Boston suburb of Newton, Mass., the site of a years-long controversy regarding bias on Israel in curriculum...

October 3, 2017 12:17 pm

Outcry After Palestinian School Built With Belgian Aid Renamed for Mass-Murdering Terrorist

The Belgian government is being urged to take action after a Palestinian school that was built with its funding was renamed in honor of a mass-murdering terrorist. The Beit Awwa Basic Girls School was established in...

Trump Envoy Calls on Palestinians to Recognize Israel, Adopt Non-Violence

JNS.org - The Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, Jason Greenblatt, called on Monday on the Palestinians to recognize Israel and commit to non-violence, amid the latest round of renewed US-led peace efforts in the region. “The United...

Many Questions Remain Unanswered Following Deadly Las Vegas Shooting

Less than 24 hours after the massacre at an open-air country music concert in Las Vegas, authorities are still piecing together what shooter Stephen Paddock did in preparation for his deadly shooting rampage that left...

October 3, 2017 9:59 am

Father of California High Schooler Targeted by Antisemitic Bullying Calls on District to Protect Jewish Students

The father of a student who faced antisemitic bullying at her high school in Alameda,...

October 2, 2017 4:37 pm

After Deadly Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Major American Jewish Groups Express Uniform Shock and Condemnation

Major American Jewish groups expressed uniform shock and condemnation on Monday following the previous night’s...

October 2, 2017 2:48 pm

Trial of Two Men Accused of Complicity in 2012 Toulouse Jewish School Massacre Gets Underway

Two men accused of complicity in the massacre of four people -- including three children...

October 2, 2017 2:28 pm

Official Report: Death of Argentine Prosecutor in 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish Center Bombing Case Was Result of Murder, Not Suicide

A long-awaited official report has concluded that late Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was murdered, contradicting...

October 2, 2017 1:27 pm

New York Congregation Solicits Prayers for Daughter of Former Superintendent Among Injured in Deadly Las Vegas Mass Shooting

The news of Sunday night’s deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas hit close to home...

October 3, 2017 12:17 pm

Amid Stir Over Israel Bias, Boston-Area Mayoral Candidates Back Putting School Texts Online

JNS.org - The two candidates running for mayor in the Boston suburb of Newton, Mass., the site of a years-long controversy regarding bias on Israel in curriculum materials,...

October 3, 2017 10:36 am

Outcry After Palestinian School Built With Belgian Aid Renamed for Mass-Murdering Terrorist

The Belgian government is being urged to take action after a Palestinian school that was built with its funding was renamed in honor of a...

October 3, 2017 10:15 am

Trump Envoy Calls on Palestinians to Recognize Israel, Adopt Non-Violence

JNS.org - The Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, Jason Greenblatt, called on Monday on the Palestinians to recognize Israel and commit to non-violence, amid the latest...

October 3, 2017 10:04 am

Many Questions Remain Unanswered Following Deadly Las Vegas Shooting

Less than 24 hours after the massacre at an open-air country music concert in Las Vegas, authorities are still piecing together what shooter Stephen Paddock...

October 3, 2017 9:59 am

Father of California High Schooler Targeted by Antisemitic Bullying Calls on District to Protect Jewish Students

The father of a student who faced antisemitic bullying at her high school in Alameda, California, is calling on district officials to improve their response...

October 2, 2017 4:37 pm

After Deadly Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Major American Jewish Groups Express Uniform Shock and Condemnation

Major American Jewish groups expressed uniform shock and condemnation on Monday following the previous night’s mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas...

October 2, 2017 2:48 pm

Trial of Two Men Accused of Complicity in 2012 Toulouse Jewish School Massacre Gets Underway

Two men accused of complicity in the massacre of four people -- including three children -- at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France five years...

October 2, 2017 2:28 pm

Official Report: Death of Argentine Prosecutor in 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish Center Bombing Case Was Result of Murder, Not Suicide

A long-awaited official report has concluded that late Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was murdered, contradicting previous government claims that he committed suicide. Nisman was engaged in...

October 2, 2017 1:27 pm

New York Congregation Solicits Prayers for Daughter of Former Superintendent Among Injured in Deadly Las Vegas Mass Shooting

The news of Sunday night’s deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas hit close to home for a major New York City synagogue, as one of...

October 2, 2017 11:14 am

Israeli Officials Condemn ‘Horrific’ Las Vegas Massacre, Express Condolences to American People

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was among a number of the Jewish state's senior officials who condemned on Monday the previous night’s attack at a country music...

October 2, 2017 10:21 am

Report: North Korean Ship With Cache of Heavy Weapons Seized En Route to Egypt

Last August, a secret message was passed from Washington to Cairo warning about a mysterious vessel steaming toward the Suez Canal. The bulk freighter named Jie...

October 2, 2017 9:18 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Stabbing at Marseille Train Station in Which Two Women Were Slain

A man with a knife stabbed two women to death Sunday at the main train station in the southern French city of Marseille as he reportedly shouted...

October 2, 2017 9:04 am

More Than 50 People Killed, 400 Wounded, in Las Vegas Mass Shooting, Deadliest in US History

A gunman on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino opened fire Sunday night on an outdoor music festival packed with 22,000 fans,...

October 1, 2017 11:35 pm

Jewish, Israeli Groups Provide Emergency Relief to Hurricane-Stricken Puerto Rico

JNS.org - Jewish and Israeli organizations have spoken out about their work to provide relief for hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico. “To see the utter devastation firsthand and so...

Features

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Opinion

Palestinian Unity — but to What End?

After weeks of Egyptian-sponsored pre-talks, and a very short “cabinet meeting” in Gaza, “formal reconciliation talks” are now being held between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA -- i.e., Fatah) in...

October 19, 2017 12:00 pm
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Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Calls Russian President Putin to Discuss Syria Conflic...

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to discuss the conflict in Syria, just...

Middle East

Kurds Flee Homes in Northern Iraq as Iraqi Forces Take Control

Thousands of Kurdish civilians fled their homes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, fearing harassment by government forces and Shiite militias who have taken control of a vast swath of territory from...

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