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Saudis Believe Iran Shipped Nuclear Equipment to Sudan in 2012 June 24, 2015 10:16 am

Saudis Believe Iran Shipped Nuclear Equipment to Sudan in 2012

JNS.org – Diplomats from Saudi Arabia believe that Iran shipped nuclear equipment to...

Jewish Rights Group Demands UEFA Investigate Spanish ‘Deportivo’ Paper Over Antisemitism June 22, 2015 11:41 am

Jewish Rights Group Demands UEFA Investigate Spanish ‘Deportivo’ Paper Over Antisemitism

Jewish rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center called on the Union of European Football Associations...

Intelligence Agencies Warn of Possible Threat Against Israeli Tourists in India June 22, 2015 9:30 am

Intelligence Agencies Warn of Possible Threat Against Israeli Tourists in India

Indian Intelligence agencies have sounded a possible threat to Israeli tourists in India....

Iranian Parliament Outlaws Inspector Access to Military Sites in Iran June 21, 2015 10:51 am

Iranian Parliament Outlaws Inspector Access to Military Sites in Iran

With some lawmakers chanting “Death to the America,” Iran’s parliament voted...

Former British Labour Leader Miliband Threatens to Sue Jewish Paper Over Israel Remarks June 19, 2015 3:12 pm

Former British Labour Leader Miliband Threatens to Sue Jewish Paper Over Israel Remarks

Former British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband threatened to sue a Jewish newspaper in the...

Australian Police Raid of Neo-Nazi Groups Sends ‘Shudder’ Through Queensland Jewish Community June 19, 2015 11:14 am

Australian Police Raid of Neo-Nazi Groups Sends ‘Shudder’ Through Queensland Jewish Community

The discoveries this week of a bevy of Nazi paraphernalia by Australian police across Queensland...

2015’s Biggest Israeli Tech Exit Yet: Chinese XIO Group Buys Out Lumenis for $510 Million June 18, 2015 1:11 pm

2015’s Biggest Israeli Tech Exit Yet: Chinese XIO Group Buys Out Lumenis for $510 Million

Chinese investment fund XIO Group has agreed to acquire Israeli medical technology developer...

Australian Police Discover Bevy of Nazi Memorabilia Across Queensland June 17, 2015 2:39 pm

Australian Police Discover Bevy of Nazi Memorabilia Across Queensland

Australian police have noted an increase in the amount of Nazi memorabilia seized by law enforcement...

Diplomats Say Negotiators Still Disagree on All Main Elements of Iran Nuclear Deal June 17, 2015 9:22 am

Diplomats Say Negotiators Still Disagree on All Main Elements of Iran Nuclear Deal

Iran and six powers are still apart on all main elements of a nuclear deal with less than...

Israeli Rep to Become Senior UN Official Despite Syrian, Iranian Opposition June 16, 2015 2:30 pm

Israeli Rep to Become Senior UN Official Despite Syrian, Iranian Opposition

The U.N. General Assembly voted to appoint Israeli diplomat Yotam Goren as deputy chairman...

Indian Columnist: Israel is India’s ‘Most Trusted Ally’ in the Middle East, Among Top Friends in the World June 16, 2015 12:43 pm

Indian Columnist: Israel is India’s ‘Most Trusted Ally’ in the Middle East, Among Top Friends in the World

Israel is India’s most trusted Middle East ally, and one of its closest friends in the world,...

Former UK Chief Rabbi Calls for ‘Strong Religious Voice’ to Combat Extremism (VIDEO) June 15, 2015 9:55 pm

Former UK Chief Rabbi Calls for ‘Strong Religious Voice’ to Combat Extremism (VIDEO)

The former chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth said a uniting,...

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  • Food Jenna Jameson Flips Janice Dickinson the Finger for Raiding Her Kosher Fridge on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ (VIDEO)

    Jenna Jameson Flips Janice Dickinson the Finger for Raiding Her Kosher Fridge on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ (VIDEO)

    Former adult film star Jenna Jameson slammed Janice Dickinson on Sunday night’s episode of U.K.’s Celebrity Big Brother after she found out that the former model took food from her kosher refrigerator, the Daily Mail reported. A hungry Dickinson took a pack of celery from Jameson’s fridge, which was reserved for food adhering to kosher dietary laws. When Jameson, who converted to Judaism, found out, she shouted, “I’m about to go eat Janice’s f***ing face.” The previous porn star then stormed into the kitchen and confronted Dickinson. She […]

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  • Arts and Culture Middle East Larry King Asks Saudi Arabian Fan If Taking Pictures With Jews Is Permitted

    Larry King Asks Saudi Arabian Fan If Taking Pictures With Jews Is Permitted

    Jewish former CNN host Larry King asked a Saudi Arabian fan if taking pictures with Jews is allowed in his country, before agreeing to pose for a photo with the man, The New York Times reported on Wednesday. The world-famous interviewer was leaving the Ritz Carlton hotel in Washington, D.C. with a New York Times reporter when a “dark-skinned man” approached and asked to take a picture with him, according to the publication. Whereupon, King asked the fan where he was from. When the man said Saudi […]

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  • Europe Sports Britain’s Lord Sugar Says Synagogues Will Be Empty With Yom Kippur Matchup of Jewish-Supported Soccer Teams

    Britain’s Lord Sugar Says Synagogues Will Be Empty With Yom Kippur Matchup of Jewish-Supported Soccer Teams

    British-Jewish business tycoon Lord Alan Sugar joked on Wednesday that London synagogues will likely be empty during Yom Kippur with congregants fleeing to watch the match-up of two leading English soccer teams known for having hordes of Jewish fans. “Spurs V Arsenal cup game drawn on most important Jewish festival,” Lord Sugar pointed out on Twitter. “Both teams have loads of Jewish fans. Conclusion Synagogues will be empty.” North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal FC will go head-to-head in the Capital One Cup third-round […]

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  • Arts and Culture US & Canada Jewish Men Pass Jimmy Kimmel Social Experiment, Rescuing ‘Spongebob’ in Distress (VIDEO)

    Jewish Men Pass Jimmy Kimmel Social Experiment, Rescuing ‘Spongebob’ in Distress (VIDEO)

    Two Jewish men were the only unwitting participants in a social experiment conducted by Jimmy Kimmel, for his popular TV show. As part of a candid-camera-like sketch featured Monday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the host devised different street scenes to observe human behavior — in particular, to see how long it would take people walking down California’s bustling Hollywood Boulevard to notice and interact with others in distress. One scene involved a man in a Spongebob Squarepants costume who had “fallen down” on the sidewalk and needed help […]

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  • Education US & Canada International Jewish Organization Blasts Israeli-Born Star Natalie Portman for Comments on Holocaust Education

    International Jewish Organization Blasts Israeli-Born Star Natalie Portman for Comments on Holocaust Education

    A major Jewish organization rebuked actress Natalie Portman on Monday for saying in a recent interview that Jews put too much emphasis on teaching about the Holocaust relative to other genocides. The Israeli-born movie star told the U.K.’s Independent that the Jewish community needs to examine how much focus it puts on Holocaust education over other issues. She said she was shocked when she learned that a genocide was taking place in Rwanda while she was in school learning only about the horrors of the […]

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  • Arts and Culture Israel Book Draws Parallels Between Holocaust and Palestinian Nakba, Sparks Outrage

    Book Draws Parallels Between Holocaust and Palestinian Nakba, Sparks Outrage

    JNS.org – A new book that draws parallels between the Holocaust and the Palestinian Nakba (the Arabic term for the displacement of Palestinian refugees during Israel’s War of Independence) has sparked outrage ahead of an official book launch, to be hosted by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute on Sept. 7. The Zionist organization Im Tirtzu wrote a letter to the institute demanding that it cancel an event it planned in honor of the book’s authors, under the title The Holocaust and […]

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  • Education US & Canada Natalie Portman Says Holocaust Education Shouldn’t be Used for ‘Fearmongering’

    Natalie Portman Says Holocaust Education Shouldn’t be Used for ‘Fearmongering’

    Famed actress Natalie Portman warned on Friday against the use of Holocaust education to evoke fear and paranoia. In an interview with the U.K. Independent she added that the trauma should make Jews more empathetic to others who have also experienced hatred. “Sometimes it can be subverted to fearmongering and like ‘Another Holocaust is going to happen,’” the Israeli-American star said. “We need to, of course, be aware that hatred exists, antisemitism exists against all sorts of people, not in the same way. I […]

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  • Book Reviews Commentary A Righteous Gentile Navigates the Sharkpool of Washington’s Middle East Correspondents (REVIEW)

    A Righteous Gentile Navigates the Sharkpool of Washington’s Middle East Correspondents (REVIEW)

    The Tribalist, by Louis Marano, is ostensibly a work of fiction but at its core a kind of love song by a gentile journalist for the State of Israel, and especially its secular Zionist core. (Because of the relentless attacks by left-wing polemicists on Israel’s allegedly “messianic” fringe, it’s often forgotten that most of Israel’s founders and all its leaders have been secular Zionists.) The author, the product of an Italian-American family in Buffalo, served two tours of duty in […]

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