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CNN Cuts Ties With Contributor Jeffrey Lord After He Tweets Nazi Slogan

CNN severed ties with Jeffrey Lord after the conservative commentator tweeted a Nazi slogan on Thursday. The message -- "Sieg Heil," the Nazi victory salute -- came...

August 11, 2017 9:34 am

American Software Giant Oracle Launches Start-Up Accelerator in Tel Aviv

JNS.org - The American software giant Oracle has chosen five Israeli high-tech companies to participate in its first-ever Start-up Cloud Accelerator Program in Tel Aviv. The first Israeli start-ups to participate in the biannual program include the...

Saudi Columnist Slams Arab States’ Hypocrisy on Israel Ties

A prominent Saudi columnist recently mocked Arab countries for their refusal to publicize their ties with Israel. In an August 2, 2017 column in the Al-Madina newspaper, translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), Muhammad...

Cape Verde’s President Denies Reported Pledge to Back Israel in UN Votes

JNS.org - A week after reports stated that Cape Verde would no longer vote against Israel at the United Nations, the African island nation has denied that development. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week credited the alleged...

August 10, 2017 10:07 am

Low-Cost European Carrier Wizz Air Ramps Up Expansion in Israel

JNS.org - Wizz Air, Central and Eastern Europe’s largest low-cost airline, Wednesday announced the continuation of...

August 10, 2017 10:04 am

Pentagon: Iran Continuously Tries to Crash UN Navy Ships and Fighter Jets

As a US Navy F/A-18 fighter jet returned to the deck of the USS Nimitz,...

August 10, 2017 9:53 am

Trump Again Criticizes Senate Majority Leader McConnell for Health Care Failure

President Donald Trump resumed his public feud with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday morning...

August 9, 2017 3:36 pm

Israeli Envoy: We Won’t Let UN Agencies Become Branches of Hamas

Israel will not permit United Nations agencies to “become branches of the Hamas terrorist organization,”...

August 9, 2017 2:52 pm

Poll Shows Strong Support for Israel Among New Zealanders, Despite Their Government’s Policies

A new poll of close to 1000 New Zealanders has found surprisingly strong support for Israel. According...

August 11, 2017 9:34 am

CNN Cuts Ties With Contributor Jeffrey Lord After He Tweets Nazi Slogan

CNN severed ties with Jeffrey Lord after the conservative commentator tweeted a Nazi slogan on Thursday. The message -- "Sieg Heil," the Nazi victory salute -- came amid...

August 10, 2017 3:04 pm

American Software Giant Oracle Launches Start-Up Accelerator in Tel Aviv

JNS.org - The American software giant Oracle has chosen five Israeli high-tech companies to participate in its first-ever Start-up Cloud Accelerator Program in Tel Aviv. The first...

August 10, 2017 11:53 am

Saudi Columnist Slams Arab States’ Hypocrisy on Israel Ties

A prominent Saudi columnist recently mocked Arab countries for their refusal to publicize their ties with Israel. In an August 2, 2017 column in the Al-Madina newspaper,...

August 10, 2017 10:13 am

Cape Verde’s President Denies Reported Pledge to Back Israel in UN Votes

JNS.org - A week after reports stated that Cape Verde would no longer vote against Israel at the United Nations, the African island nation has denied that...

August 10, 2017 10:07 am

Low-Cost European Carrier Wizz Air Ramps Up Expansion in Israel

JNS.org - Wizz Air, Central and Eastern Europe’s largest low-cost airline, Wednesday announced the continuation of its expansion in Israel, with four new low-fare routes set...

August 10, 2017 10:04 am

Pentagon: Iran Continuously Tries to Crash UN Navy Ships and Fighter Jets

As a US Navy F/A-18 fighter jet returned to the deck of the USS Nimitz, the aircraft carrier currently stationed in the Persian Gulf to support...

August 10, 2017 9:53 am

Trump Again Criticizes Senate Majority Leader McConnell for Health Care Failure

President Donald Trump resumed his public feud with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday morning over Republicans' failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care...

August 9, 2017 3:36 pm

Israeli Envoy: We Won’t Let UN Agencies Become Branches of Hamas

Israel will not permit United Nations agencies to “become branches of the Hamas terrorist organization,” the Jewish state’s envoy to the global body vowed on...

August 9, 2017 2:52 pm

Poll Shows Strong Support for Israel Among New Zealanders, Despite Their Government’s Policies

A new poll of close to 1000 New Zealanders has found surprisingly strong support for Israel. According to local news outlet J-Wire, the Israel Institute of New Zealand...

August 9, 2017 9:34 am

Trump Warns North Korea ‘Will be Met With Fire and Fury’ If It Continues to Threaten US

President Donald Trump bluntly warned North Korea against making any more threats to the US, saying the country “will be met with fire and fury...

August 9, 2017 9:23 am

Suspect Shot, Arrested Following Car-Ramming Attack in Paris Which Wounded 6 Soldiers

A man has been shot and arrested in relation to Wednesday morning's assault when anti-terror soldiers in the northwestern suburbs of Paris were rammed into...

August 9, 2017 9:18 am

Christian-Jewish Group Applauds Israel’s Aid Increase to Venezuelan Immigrants

JNS.org - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) praised the Israeli government for its increase in aid to Venezuelan Jewish immigrants who recently...

August 8, 2017 2:22 pm

India Acquires Elite Israeli ‘Sniffer and Attack’ Dogs to Bolster Prime Minister Modi’s Security Detail

In the past year, India has acquired more than two dozen “elite sniffer and attack dogs” from Israel to help provide security for Prime Minister...

August 8, 2017 1:40 pm

Following Chairman’s Antisemitic Speech, UK Government Confirms It Does Not Support British University in Egypt

The UK government has confirmed to the Campaign Against Antisemitism -- a local Jewish watchdog group -- that it does not give assistance to the...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of...

Opinion

Iraqi Christians Are Racing Against Time

JNS.org - Before the Islamic State swept across the Nineveh Plains in the summer of 2014 -- driving more than 100,000 Christians into exile in Kurdistan -- some 5,000 Syriac-Catholic families lived on their ancient ancestral...

Israel

Israel Expresses Solidarity with Finland After Country’s First Islamic Te...

JNS.org - The Israeli Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Finnish people on Monday, several days after the European nation experienced...

Middle East

Hezbollah Says It Carried Out Drone Attack Against Islamic State on Lebanon...

JNS.org - Hezbollah said it has used a drone to strike an Islamic State position along the Lebanon-Syria border, in a...

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