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Alan Dershowitz: On Israel, Many Professors ‘Use the Classroom as a Propaganda Podium’

Retired Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz on Wednesday encouraged university students not to back down from difficult discussions surrounding Israel on campus, urging...

September 28, 2017 7:58 pm

Anti-Israel Group SJP Slams ‘Powerful Zionist Lobby’ After University of Illinois Condemns Antisemitism

  An anti-Israel group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is organizing a campaign to protest the school’s recent condemnation of “anti-Semitic attacks hidden under the guise of anti-Zionist rhetoric.” Chancellor Robert Jones’ denunciation, shared...

American UN Envoy Nikki Haley Says Russia Shielding Iran From IAEA, Warns Nuclear Deal Without Inspections Is an ‘Empty Promise’

American UN Ambassador Nikki Haley took sharp aim on Thursday at Russia's insistence that the International Atomic Energy Agency had no mandate to inspect Iranian nuclear activities that could include the design and production of a...

Top US Jewish Group Slams UN Threat to Blacklist Companies for Doing Business With Israeli Settlements

JNS.org - The World Jewish Congress (WJC) on Wednesday slammed threats by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to blacklist 150 Israeli and international companies for doing business in the disputed territories. “It is most unfortunate...

September 28, 2017 10:27 am

US Won’t Honor Palestinian Interpol Warrants, Top Lawmaker Says

A top US lawmaker said that Washington won’t honor Palestinian warrants issued through Interpol, though...

September 28, 2017 10:19 am

UN Human Rights Council Chief Sends Warning Letters to Companies Doing Business With Israeli Settlements

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has sent letters to 150 global and...

September 27, 2017 5:29 pm

Proposed Israel Boycott at Top South African University Would Hit ‘Poor Black Students Disproportionately,’ Education Campaigner Says

A South African activist who seeks improved access to higher education for black students has...

September 27, 2017 4:19 pm

American Jewish Groups Criticize Interpol for Admission of PA, Israeli PM Netanyahu Vows Response to ‘Palestinian Diplomatic Warfare’

A number of US Jewish organizations expressed criticism on Wednesday of Interpol’s granting of full...

September 27, 2017 4:00 pm

Jewish Human Rights Group Slams Massachusetts School District for Disciplining Teacher Who Educated Students About Antisemitism

A prominent human rights group has urged a school district in Massachusetts to cease disciplinary action...

September 28, 2017 7:58 pm

Alan Dershowitz: On Israel, Many Professors ‘Use the Classroom as a Propaganda Podium’

Retired Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz on Wednesday encouraged university students not to back down from difficult discussions surrounding Israel on campus, urging them...

September 28, 2017 4:27 pm

Anti-Israel Group SJP Slams ‘Powerful Zionist Lobby’ After University of Illinois Condemns Antisemitism

  An anti-Israel group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is organizing a campaign to protest the school’s recent condemnation of “anti-Semitic attacks hidden...

September 28, 2017 12:58 pm

American UN Envoy Nikki Haley Says Russia Shielding Iran From IAEA, Warns Nuclear Deal Without Inspections Is an ‘Empty Promise’

American UN Ambassador Nikki Haley took sharp aim on Thursday at Russia's insistence that the International Atomic Energy Agency had no mandate to inspect Iranian nuclear...

September 28, 2017 12:38 pm

Top US Jewish Group Slams UN Threat to Blacklist Companies for Doing Business With Israeli Settlements

JNS.org - The World Jewish Congress (WJC) on Wednesday slammed threats by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to blacklist 150 Israeli and international companies...

September 28, 2017 10:27 am

US Won’t Honor Palestinian Interpol Warrants, Top Lawmaker Says

A top US lawmaker said that Washington won’t honor Palestinian warrants issued through Interpol, though a Palestinian official claimed Ramallah had no plans to use...

September 28, 2017 10:19 am

UN Human Rights Council Chief Sends Warning Letters to Companies Doing Business With Israeli Settlements

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has sent letters to 150 global and Israeli firms warning they will be added to a UN...

September 27, 2017 5:29 pm

Proposed Israel Boycott at Top South African University Would Hit ‘Poor Black Students Disproportionately,’ Education Campaigner Says

A South African activist who seeks improved access to higher education for black students has denounced an ongoing campaign at the University of Cape Town...

September 27, 2017 4:19 pm

American Jewish Groups Criticize Interpol for Admission of PA, Israeli PM Netanyahu Vows Response to ‘Palestinian Diplomatic Warfare’

A number of US Jewish organizations expressed criticism on Wednesday of Interpol’s granting of full membership to the Palestinian Authority. “We are disappointed by the Interpol...

September 27, 2017 4:00 pm

Jewish Human Rights Group Slams Massachusetts School District for Disciplining Teacher Who Educated Students About Antisemitism

A prominent human rights group has urged a school district in Massachusetts to cease disciplinary action against a teacher who talked to her students about antisemitism...

September 27, 2017 1:44 pm

Amid New UK Labour Party Antisemitism Row, Ex-London Mayor Claims Offensive Comments About Jews Are ‘Not Antisemitic’

The former Labour Party mayor of London, Ken Livingstone -- long the bête noire of UK Jews for his association with Islamists and his constant allegations that...

September 27, 2017 10:34 am

Japan Consulting With Israel for Security Expertise Ahead of 2020 Olympic Games

JNS.org - Leading up to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan is reportedly consulting with Israel for assistance with counterterrorism efforts at the global sporting...

September 27, 2017 10:29 am

Interpol Votes to Admit ‘State of Palestine’ as a Full Member

JNS.org - The international police organization Interpol voted on Wednesday in favor of granting the “State of Palestine” full membership, in a diplomatic defeat for...

September 26, 2017 4:26 pm

San Jose State University Library Hosts ‘Raging Antisemite’ Who Blames Zionist Jews for 9/11

A well-known conspiracy theorist who claims Israeli and Zionist Jews planned the 9/11 terror attacks spoke at San Jose State University’s flagship library on Saturday, despite strong...

September 26, 2017 2:51 pm

Gal Gadot to Host Episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’ in October

JNS.org - Israeli actress Gal Gadot is slated to host an episode of NBC’s "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) next month, in what will be her first...

Features

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Trump Did the Right Thing by Walking Away From UNESCO R...

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. The State Department announced on Thursday that the United States would be withdrawing...

Israel

New Report Shows Hezbollah Used Prominent Bank in War-Ravaged DR Congo to F...

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group in Lebanon, has been using a bank with close ties to the president of...

Middle East

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tel...

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the...

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