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Posts Tagged: Jewish

February 25, 2016 3:33 pm

Arab Israeli Assaulted by Palestinians for Speaking Hebrew in East Jerusalem

An Arab Israeli was attacked on Tuesday by Palestinians who heard him speaking Hebrew, the Israeli news site Walla reported on Thursday. Mohammad Abed a-Rahman, a 24-year-old from the Israeli...

February 11, 2016 3:04 pm

UK Mother Decries Apathy of Passengers to Son’s Falling Prey to Antisemitic Abuse on London Underground

The concerned mother of a 23-year-old and his girlfriend who were abused by a man shouting antisemitic epithets on the London Tube has called on fellow Britons to stand...

February 10, 2016 6:56 pm

Commentators Hail Sanders’ Historic Victory, Warn Jewish Factor Could Ignite Antisemitism

Jewish commentators were quick to weigh in on Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' New Hampshire win on Wednesday, which made him the first American-Jewish candidate ever to...

December 17, 2015 3:27 pm

Israeli Columnist Applauded at Haaretz Conference for Calling Aliyah a Crime

A veteran Haaretz columnist was applauded at the Israeli daily's conference this week in New York, after calling Jewish immigration to Israel (aliyah) a crime, the...

November 16, 2015 2:17 pm

Following Paris Attacks, Iranian Media Resurrects Jewish Conspiracy Libels

Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency published an op-ed on Monday rife with Jewish conspiracy theories. According to the piece, "In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris,...

November 3, 2015 10:43 pm

Orthodox Jewish Man Stabbed in Brooklyn; Victim in Stable Condition (VIDEO)

An off-duty volunteer for Brooklyn-based Jewish ambulance service Hatzalah was stabbed in the back on Tuesday night while walking in Crown Heights, local blogs reported. The...

September 8, 2015 7:58 pm

Survey Finds 85% of European Jews Fear Bringing Children to Rosh Hashanah Services

A massive majority of Jews in Europe are fearful of publicly identifying as Jewish, leading to decreased participation in ceremonies and prayer services, a new...

August 18, 2015 3:18 pm

Chaos Ensues as Street Band Plays ‘Jewish Music’ Near Mosque in Turkey (VIDEO)

Members of a street band were attacked in the streets of Istanbul on Monday after they were accused of playing "Jewish music," Israel's Channel 2...

August 6, 2015 6:20 pm

Israeli Military Police Video Shows Close-Up of Violence on Temple Mount

A new video was released by Israel's Yasam Military Police Unit showing a snippet of the violence that occurs every Friday on the Temple Mount,...

August 4, 2015 3:53 pm

Religious Zionist and Muslim Leaders Join for Solidarity Meet After Duma Attack Kills Palestinian Infant

Notable heads of the religious Zionist and Muslim communities in Israel gathered on Monday at the Sheba Medical Center to visit those wounded when a...

June 18, 2015 5:57 pm

Spanish Sports Writer Claims ‘Jewish Lobby’ Pressuring Barcelona to Ditch Qatar Sponsorship

Spanish sports commentator Xavier Bosch wrote a column this week claiming a "Jewish lobby" and the Mossad were influencing the FC Barcelona soccer club. In his latest op-ed for Mundo Deportivo, Bosch...

March 16, 2015 4:43 pm

Michael Douglas Reveals Family’s Personal Experience With Anti-Semitism

Famed actor Michael Douglas revealed that his 14 year-old-son Dylan was the victim of an antisemitic attack last summer while vacationing in Europe. Douglas made the...

March 13, 2015 4:54 pm

Sports Illustrated Profiles Orthodox NCAA Basketball Player Aaron Liberman

Sports Illustrated magazine featured an extensive profile on Orthodox-Jewish college basketball player Aaron Liberman on Wednesday.  The article details Liberman's efforts to balance faith, academics...

November 6, 2014 10:50 am

PA Demands Int’l Reporters Call ‘Temple Mount’ ‘Al-Aqsa’ in Jerusalem Coverage

The "Negotiations Affairs Department" of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) wants foreign reporters to stop calling the "Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound in Jerusalem," "by the inaccurate...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel

JNS.org - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom

JNS.org - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State

JNS.org - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers

JNS.org - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...


In New Year’s Greeting to Iranians, Trump Slams Tehran Regime

US President Donald Trump sent greetings on Monday to Iranians celebrating the New Year's holiday known as Nowruz, but used the message to attack Iran's government, particularly its powerful Islamic...


Former Israeli Spy Chief and Team of Elite Hackers Form Cybersecurity Firm

Retired Mossad chief Tamir Pardo said he has assembled a team of more than 30 hackers from Israel's security and intelligence services into a startup called XM Cyber that seeks...

Middle East

Monitor: Islamic State Takes Damascus Area After Rebels Pull Out

Islamic State fighters holding a small district in Damascus have gained some ground after driving out Syrian army units that moved into a neighboring area that rebels abandoned last week, a war monitor said. In fighting that lasted 24 hours, the ultra-hardline militant...