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Following ‘Jews Are Rodents’ Facebook Post Celebrating Anti-Israel Event at Ontario University, Administrators Vow to Investigate, Take Action Against Perpetrators

After a message comparing Jews to rodents was posted on Facebook in honor of an anti-Israel event at an Ontario university, administrators vowed this week to investigate and take...

March 14, 2017 3:28 pm

Middle East Expert: In Dramatic Shift From Obama, Trump Appears to Be Adopting ‘Bottom-Up’ Approach to Israeli-Palestinian Peacemaking

The Trump administration seems to be adopting a “bottom-up” approach to Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking that represents a dramatic shift from that held by the Obama administration over the past eight years, a former State Department Middle...

‘My Bath House Hotter Than Auschwitz Ovens,’ Says Owner of Siberian Sauna to Explain Nazi Imagery in Name, Advertising

A bath house in Sibera named after a Nazi Military Intelligence unit and advertised with the slogan “Auschwitz ain't got nothin' on us," has caused a media stir in Russia, the Hebrew news site nrg...

UK Israel Activists Dispute London University Claims of ‘Welcoming’ Atmosphere for Jews

Leading UK Israel activists told The Algemeiner on Monday that they dispute the claims of a London university's director, made this weekend on a BBC broadcast, that her school has a welcoming atmosphere for Jews and supporters of the Jewish state. The Pinsker Centre,...

March 14, 2017 10:46 am

Trump Holds First Cabinet Meeting, Mentions Remaining 4 Empty Seats

President Trump held his first Cabinet meeting Monday, but he put the emphasis on four...

March 14, 2017 10:42 am

Trump Adviser Jason Greenblatt, Netanyahu Emerge From 5-Hour Meeting With Statement on Commitment to Achieving Sustainable Peace Agreement

A five hour meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump's advisor...

March 14, 2017 10:32 am

Storm Stella Forces New York, New Jersey to Declare State of Emergency as Blizzard Warning Is Issued for Other Parts of the Country

The north-eastern US states of New York and New Jersey have declared states of emergency...

March 13, 2017 4:59 pm

British BDS Activist Denied Entry Into Israel

JNS.org - A week after the Knesset passed legislation banning foreign nationals who actively support the...

March 13, 2017 3:56 pm

Revealed: Head of Catholic St Thomas University’s Student Government Tweeted That Jews Will ‘Get What’s Coming’ to Them

The president of a Minnesota school's undergraduate student government (USG) once tweeted, "yahood [Jews] will...

March 14, 2017 3:28 pm

Following ‘Jews Are Rodents’ Facebook Post Celebrating Anti-Israel Event at Ontario University, Administrators Vow to Investigate, Take Action Against Perpetrators

After a message comparing Jews to rodents was posted on Facebook in honor of an anti-Israel event at an Ontario university, administrators vowed this week to investigate and take action...

March 14, 2017 3:13 pm

Middle East Expert: In Dramatic Shift From Obama, Trump Appears to Be Adopting ‘Bottom-Up’ Approach to Israeli-Palestinian Peacemaking

The Trump administration seems to be adopting a “bottom-up” approach to Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking that represents a dramatic shift from that held by the Obama administration...

March 14, 2017 2:42 pm

‘My Bath House Hotter Than Auschwitz Ovens,’ Says Owner of Siberian Sauna to Explain Nazi Imagery in Name, Advertising

A bath house in Sibera named after a Nazi Military Intelligence unit and advertised with the slogan “Auschwitz ain't got nothin' on us," has caused...

March 14, 2017 11:40 am

UK Israel Activists Dispute London University Claims of ‘Welcoming’ Atmosphere for Jews

Leading UK Israel activists told The Algemeiner on Monday that they dispute the claims of a London university's director, made this weekend on a BBC broadcast, that her school has a welcoming...

March 14, 2017 10:46 am

Trump Holds First Cabinet Meeting, Mentions Remaining 4 Empty Seats

President Trump held his first Cabinet meeting Monday, but he put the emphasis on four prospective members. “We have four empty seats, which is a terrible...

March 14, 2017 10:42 am

Trump Adviser Jason Greenblatt, Netanyahu Emerge From 5-Hour Meeting With Statement on Commitment to Achieving Sustainable Peace Agreement

A five hour meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump's advisor Jason Greenblatt ended Monday evening with a statement pledging commitment...

March 14, 2017 10:32 am

Storm Stella Forces New York, New Jersey to Declare State of Emergency as Blizzard Warning Is Issued for Other Parts of the Country

The north-eastern US states of New York and New Jersey have declared states of emergency as a huge winter storm sweeps in, bringing heavy snow. The...

March 13, 2017 4:59 pm

British BDS Activist Denied Entry Into Israel

JNS.org - A week after the Knesset passed legislation banning foreign nationals who actively support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement from entering Israel, the...

March 13, 2017 3:56 pm

Revealed: Head of Catholic St Thomas University’s Student Government Tweeted That Jews Will ‘Get What’s Coming’ to Them

The president of a Minnesota school's undergraduate student government (USG) once tweeted, "yahood [Jews] will get what coming for them [sic]," a covert campus watchdog group...

March 13, 2017 3:26 pm

Following Trump-Abbas Call, US Diplomatic Envoy Kicks Off Middle East Visit With Netanyahu Meeting

As the new US administration continues to formulate its Middle East policies, a diplomatic envoy of President Donald Trump arrived in the Jewish state on...

March 13, 2017 12:10 pm

Intel to Buy Israeli Automation Systems Company Mobileye for $15 Billion

JNS.org - The American high-tech giant Intel Corp. announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Israeli vision technology developer Mobileye for $15.3 billion, in...

March 13, 2017 12:09 pm

At Least Five Jewish Centers Targeted With Bomb Threats on Purim

At least five North American Jewish centers reported bomb threats Sunday as Jews observed the religious holiday of Purim. None of the threats proved real in...

March 13, 2017 11:56 am

Brexit Set to Begin as Bill Faces Final Stages in Parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to trigger Brexit this week by formally notifying the European Union of Britain's intention to leave the bloc,...

March 12, 2017 3:45 pm

Report: 24 Palestinian Authority Schools Funded by UK, EU Ignore Aid Conditions, Continue to Indoctrinate Students to Commit Violence Against Israelis

As part of an ongoing investigation, a British daily revealed on Sunday that 24 Palestinian Authority schools are openly ignoring Western demands to cease encouraging violence...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Opinion

Westminster Carnage, Turkish Delight

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t know he was going to get so lucky on Wednesday, when a threat he issued instantly materialized. Indeed, the Islamist leader of the former modernizing...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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