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Anti-Trump Jewish Candidate Heads to Runoff in Georgia Congressional Election

A Georgia congressional election is headed to a runoff that will ratchet up already significant national attention — and campaign cash — on a...

April 19, 2017 8:47 am

Three Dead in Fresno Shooting Spree; Killer Shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ When Arrested

Three people are dead in a shooting spree in downtown Fresno on Tuesday, and the suspect was wanted in connection to the Motel 6 killing last week, the Fresno Police Department said. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39,...

Russia, China Send Intelligence-Gathering Vessels to Chase US Aircraft Carrier Headed Towards Korean Peninsula

China and Russia have dispatched intelligence-gathering vessels from their navies to chase the USS Carl Vinson nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is heading toward waters near the Korean Peninsula, multiple sources of the Japanese government revealed...

Chabad Rabbi, Severely Beaten at Ukrainian Train Station, Dies of Injuries

JNS.org - Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch, who was badly beaten in a vicious attack and robbery in Ukraine last October, died April 15 from his wounds, Chabad announced Sunday. He will be remembered for his efforts...

April 16, 2017 3:53 pm

Passover No Obstacle for Israeli Player on English Soccer Team on Verge of Historic Promotion to Premier League

A second-tier English soccer team is on the verge of a historic promotion to the...

April 16, 2017 1:32 pm

Defense Secretary James Mattis to Visit Israel During Week-Long Middle East Trip Meant to ‘Reaffirm Key US Military Alliances’

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will stop in Israel this coming Friday during a...

April 15, 2017 9:55 pm

US Officials Say Attempted North Korean Missile Launch Has Failed

An attempted missile launch by North Korea failed when it exploded immediately after liftoff, a...

April 15, 2017 9:28 am

Dates Set for Indian Prime Minister’s Historic Visit to Israel

JNS.org - The dates of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Israel—the first trip...

April 14, 2017 6:04 pm

Concordia University Urged by Major Canadian Jewish Group to Take Action After Student Government ‘Exploits Passover’ With Anti-Israel Event

An official with a prominent Canadian Jewish group demanded on Friday that Concordia University administrators...

April 19, 2017 8:47 am

Anti-Trump Jewish Candidate Heads to Runoff in Georgia Congressional Election

A Georgia congressional election is headed to a runoff that will ratchet up already significant national attention — and campaign cash — on a race...

April 18, 2017 10:10 pm

Three Dead in Fresno Shooting Spree; Killer Shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ When Arrested

Three people are dead in a shooting spree in downtown Fresno on Tuesday, and the suspect was wanted in connection to the Motel 6 killing...

April 18, 2017 9:45 am

Russia, China Send Intelligence-Gathering Vessels to Chase US Aircraft Carrier Headed Towards Korean Peninsula

China and Russia have dispatched intelligence-gathering vessels from their navies to chase the USS Carl Vinson nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is heading toward waters near...

April 17, 2017 1:58 pm

Chabad Rabbi, Severely Beaten at Ukrainian Train Station, Dies of Injuries

JNS.org - Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch, who was badly beaten in a vicious attack and robbery in Ukraine last October, died April 15 from his...

April 16, 2017 3:53 pm

Passover No Obstacle for Israeli Player on English Soccer Team on Verge of Historic Promotion to Premier League

A second-tier English soccer team is on the verge of a historic promotion to the Premier League, partly due to the contributions of two Israeli...

April 16, 2017 1:32 pm

Defense Secretary James Mattis to Visit Israel During Week-Long Middle East Trip Meant to ‘Reaffirm Key US Military Alliances’

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will stop in Israel this coming Friday during a week-long trip to the Middle East. During his visit -- Mattis’...

April 15, 2017 9:55 pm

US Officials Say Attempted North Korean Missile Launch Has Failed

An attempted missile launch by North Korea failed when it exploded immediately after liftoff, a U.S. official says. An official said a missile was launched near...

April 15, 2017 9:28 am

Dates Set for Indian Prime Minister’s Historic Visit to Israel

JNS.org - The dates of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Israel—the first trip of its kind by a holder of his office—have been...

April 14, 2017 6:04 pm

Concordia University Urged by Major Canadian Jewish Group to Take Action After Student Government ‘Exploits Passover’ With Anti-Israel Event

An official with a prominent Canadian Jewish group demanded on Friday that Concordia University administrators take action against the Montreal school’s student union (CSU) after...

April 14, 2017 5:26 pm

Student Leader Fears Potential Violence After Jewish Conspiracy Posters Appear at Auburn University

A student leader at Auburn University in Alabama is concerned “acts of violence will follow” the recent appearance on campus of posters encouraging Christians to...

April 14, 2017 1:02 pm

With Jews Away for Passover Holiday, US Campuses See Flurry of Activities Targeting Jewish State

Amid a slew of anti-Israel activities taking place at universities across the US during the Passover holiday this week, a leading campus activist told The Algemeiner...

April 14, 2017 12:31 pm

US State Department Blacklists Hamas Terror Commander

JNS.org - The US State Department designated Hamas terror commander Abu Anas al-Ghandour as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist last week, imposing sanctions on Ghandour for...

April 14, 2017 10:52 am

Two Palestinian Men Convicted in Israel for Murdering American Citizen Could Face Charges in US

Two Palestinian men convicted in Israel of murdering a U.S. citizen who was hiking near an Israeli archaeological site could face prosecution in the United...

April 14, 2017 10:31 am

JCC and Church Vandalized With Swastikas in Northern Virginia

JNS.org - A JCC and a nearby church in Fairfax County, Va., were vandalized on Tuesday with swastikas and derogatory language. Fairfax County police received reports that...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

Opinion

Washington Post Commentator Whitewashes Palestinian Terrorism

A recent Washington Post op-ed by Daoud Kuttab (“Palestinian resistance spreads to Israel’s prisons,” April 20, 2017) sanitized both Palestinian terrorism and the rejection of Israel’s legitimacy. In his article, Kuttab misled Post readers,...

April 28, 2017 11:03 am
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Israel

Graves of Israel’s Fallen Soldiers Adorned With Flags for Memorial Day

JNS.org - Slowly and silently, a group of IDF soldiers moved from section to section of the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery in Jerusalem on Wednesday -- from the graves of soldiers...

Middle East

London Conference Promoting Trade With Iran Draws Strong Warning Over ̵...

A global conference in London promoting trade with Iran has drawn a warning from a leading advocacy group opposed to...

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