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Report: Trump Mulling Tripling the Size of Gaza to Create Palestinian State in Sinai

JNS.org - President Donald Trump is mulling a proposal to create a Palestinian state in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula that would significantly expand the territory of...

December 3, 2017 2:28 pm

Senate Passes Tax Bill in Major Triumph for Trump, Republican Party

Republicans muscled the largest tax overhaul in 30 years through the Senate early Saturday, taking a big step toward giving President Donald Trump his first major legislative triumph after months of false starts and frustration...

UN Passes Wave of Anti-Israel Resolutions, Disavows Israeli Ties to Jerusalem

JNS.org - The United Nations General Assembly passed six anti-Israel resolutions on Thursday, including a measure disavowing Israeli ties to Jerusalem and its holy sites. Approved in a 151-6 vote with nine abstentions, the General Assembly resolution stated that...

Jewish Groups at UC Berkeley Call for Removal of Professor Who Shared Antisemitic Images

Jewish students at the University of California, Berkeley called on administrators to take action against a professor with a “history of anti-Semitism” on Thursday. The coalition -- comprised of the Chabad Jewish Student Group, Bears for...

December 1, 2017 11:34 am

Giro D’Italia Alters ‘West Jerusalem’ Wording for Cycling Race’s Starting Point

JNS.org - The organizers of the 2018 Giro d'Italia, a major international cycling race that is...

December 1, 2017 11:25 am

Russia Working to Remove Iranian Forces From Syria, Israeli Lawmaker Says

JNS.org - “Russia is working so that [Syrian President] Bashar Assad will control Syria and that...

December 1, 2017 9:36 am

Trump Trip to UK Postponed Amid Tensions With PM Theresa May

American diplomats called off President Trump's "working visit" to the UK less than 48 hours...

November 30, 2017 11:04 pm

Anti-Israel Activists at University of Massachusetts Hold ‘Provocative’ Panel on ‘Exploitation’ of Antisemitism Amid Nationwide Campaign

Anti-Israel activists held a panel on the “exploitation of antisemitism” at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst...

November 30, 2017 8:05 pm

Major Jewish Group ‘Appalled’ by Russian Bishop’s Blood Libel Accusation

A leading Jewish group registered its disgust on Thursday after a Russian bishop claimed that...

December 3, 2017 2:28 pm

Report: Trump Mulling Tripling the Size of Gaza to Create Palestinian State in Sinai

JNS.org - President Donald Trump is mulling a proposal to create a Palestinian state in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula that would significantly expand the territory of the...

December 3, 2017 9:24 am

Senate Passes Tax Bill in Major Triumph for Trump, Republican Party

Republicans muscled the largest tax overhaul in 30 years through the Senate early Saturday, taking a big step toward giving President Donald Trump his first...

December 3, 2017 8:47 am

UN Passes Wave of Anti-Israel Resolutions, Disavows Israeli Ties to Jerusalem

JNS.org - The United Nations General Assembly passed six anti-Israel resolutions on Thursday, including a measure disavowing Israeli ties to Jerusalem and its holy sites. Approved in...

December 1, 2017 3:36 pm

Jewish Groups at UC Berkeley Call for Removal of Professor Who Shared Antisemitic Images

Jewish students at the University of California, Berkeley called on administrators to take action against a professor with a “history of anti-Semitism” on Thursday. The coalition...

December 1, 2017 11:34 am

Giro D’Italia Alters ‘West Jerusalem’ Wording for Cycling Race’s Starting Point

JNS.org - The organizers of the 2018 Giro d'Italia, a major international cycling race that is slated to start in Israel, removed wording on Thursday that...

December 1, 2017 11:25 am

Russia Working to Remove Iranian Forces From Syria, Israeli Lawmaker Says

JNS.org - “Russia is working so that [Syrian President] Bashar Assad will control Syria and that the country will be clean of foreign forces, including Iranian...

December 1, 2017 9:36 am

Trump Trip to UK Postponed Amid Tensions With PM Theresa May

American diplomats called off President Trump's "working visit" to the UK less than 48 hours after he drew international ire over retweeting the leader of...

November 30, 2017 11:04 pm

Anti-Israel Activists at University of Massachusetts Hold ‘Provocative’ Panel on ‘Exploitation’ of Antisemitism Amid Nationwide Campaign

Anti-Israel activists held a panel on the “exploitation of antisemitism” at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMass) on Wednesday -- the latest effort in a campaign...

November 30, 2017 8:05 pm

Major Jewish Group ‘Appalled’ by Russian Bishop’s Blood Libel Accusation

A leading Jewish group registered its disgust on Thursday after a Russian bishop claimed that the Romanov family was killed by Jews in an act...

November 30, 2017 10:13 am

White House Says Reports of US Embassy Move to Jerusalem ‘Premature’

JNS.org - The White House downplayed reports that President Donald Trump will announce in the coming days that he will order the relocation of the US...

November 30, 2017 10:10 am

Head of British Armed Forces Arrives in Israel as Guest of IDF Chief

JNS.org - The head of the British Armed Forces, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, arrived in Israel Thursday for an official visit as the guest...

November 30, 2017 9:37 am

Amid Protests From Jewish Community, New School Hosts Panel on Antisemitism With Speakers Accused of Antisemitism

The New School in New York City hosted a panel on antisemitism on Tuesday featuring an assortment of anti-Zionist speakers, despite intense backlash from antisemitism...

November 29, 2017 2:25 pm

European Jewish Organizations Back Legal Action Against Belgian Ban on Kosher Slaughter

European Jewish groups are expressing solidarity with Belgian Jews after the local community commenced legal action following bans on kosher slaughter from the country's two...

November 29, 2017 1:02 pm

Pence: Trump ‘Actively Considering’ Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

JNS.org - Vice President Mike Pence said that President Donald Trump is “actively considering” moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a campaign pledge the...

Features

Fatah Continues Promoting Violent Protests Over Jerusalem Announcement

Fatah continues encouraging Palestinians to engage in violent protests and "continue the intifada"...

New Jet Is a Game-Changer for Israeli Air Force

JNS.org - After being deemed combat capable earlier this month, the F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jet promises to create system-wide change in...

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

Opinion

Syria’s Sunni Arabs and Israel: The War’s Silver Lining?

When Syrian opposition figure Farid Ghadry appeared before Israel’s Knesset in 2007, he provoked the ire of many of his compatriots. The move sparked controversy -- perhaps no less acrimonious...

Israel

Jerusalem Marathon Sees Registration Spike After US Recognition of Capital

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital may have led to a rise in foreign registration for the Jerusalem Marathon, officials said. Some 100 non-Israeli runners have...

Middle East

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Palestinian Leader Abbas Acting ‘Like a Spoil...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has acted “like a spoiled child” following the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s...

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