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March 1, 2017 8:43 am
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Tuvia Tenenbom: In the Land of the Free, the Brave Are Quiet (EXCERPT)

The following is an excerpt from theater director, author and journalist Tuvia Tenenbom's newly released book, The Lies They Tell, an account of the Americans...

December 23, 2016 7:38 am
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Nassau County Police: New York Community College Student Arrested for Spray-Painting 110 Swastikas on Campus Motivated by Perceived Slights From Jewish Neighbors

A Nassau Community College (NCC) student responsible for spray-painting 110 swastikas and other antisemitic graffiti at different locations on campus acted out of the belief that Jews...

December 13, 2016 6:10 am
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Newly Released Footage Provides Evidence of Anti-Israel Indoctrination at New York State Elementary School Event

Footage showing young children at a New York state elementary school being indoctrinated to hate Israel at an event last year has recently been released following a...

September 9, 2016 12:48 pm
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Jewish Father Says Antisemitic Bullying No Longer Confined to College Campuses After Daughter Forced to Switch High Schools Over Harassment

Antisemitic bullying is not confined to college campuses, a Jewish father cautioned in a New York Daily News op-ed on Thursday, after his daughter was...

August 19, 2016 6:26 am
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Cousins Meet for First Time on Immigration Flight to Israel

A pair of cousins met for the first time on Tuesday -- on an aliyah flight to Israel. Third cousins David Weitzman and Jacob Roshgadol found...

August 11, 2016 12:57 pm
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Homes of Two New York Rabbis Hit in Alleged Coordinated Firecracker Attack

Two Rockland County, New York rabbis were the target of an alleged coordinated firecracker attack outside their homes Tuesday evening, NBC New York reported. According...

July 21, 2016 1:56 pm
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Israel Advocacy Lawyer Calls Suit Against American Studies Association for ‘Discriminatory’ Boycott of Jewish State ‘Test Case’ for US Judicial System (INTERVIEW)

A new lawsuit challenging the American Studies Association’s (ASA) “discriminatory” academic boycott of Israel is a “test case” for the US judicial system, the attorney...

June 27, 2016 12:34 pm
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At New York Gay Pride Parade, Israel’s Presence an Important Act of Solidarity With Orlando Massacre Victims, Says Spokesman

Israel’s presence at Sunday’s annual New York Gay Pride Parade was a meaningful act of solidarity with the victims of the Orlando massacre, highlighting the...

April 10, 2016 8:13 am
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Cruz Courts Brooklyn Jews, Says Obama Treating Netanyahu ‘Shamefully’ (VIDEO)

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz told a group of Orthodox Jewish supporters in Brooklyn on Thursday that the Obama administration has treated Israel’s prime minister...

December 7, 2015 7:42 pm
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Mayor de Blasio to Attend Chanukah Lighting After Manhattan Menorah Vandalized and Smashed

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to join the Upper East Side Chabad and nearby Kehilath Jeshurun for the second night of Chanukah lighting,...

December 2, 2015 7:54 am
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Jewish Human Rights Organization Deplores Antisemitic Assault on New York City Judaica Shop Manager

The Anti-Defamation League said on Tuesday it was horrified by an antisemitic assault at a Judaica shop in Manhattan's Upper West Side neighborhood on Monday. “We are deeply disturbed...

November 17, 2015 2:12 pm
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Senator Schumer: Condoning Terror Against Israel Led to Paris Attacks

Because the world failed to rise up against terrorism directed against Israel beginning in the 1970s, the type of terrorism witnessed last Friday across Paris, killing more than...

October 9, 2015 1:53 pm
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Klinghoffer Daughters Recall: The Palestinian Terrorists Killed Our Father to Prove They Had No Mercy

“The reason they killed our father was because they wanted the world to know the that they had no mercy,” Isla Klinghoffer told an audience...

September 21, 2015 2:31 pm
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Prominent New York Rabbis Relish Pope’s Yom Kippur Visit

Pope Francis's landing in the United States on Tuesday marks a date just a few weeks shy of the 50th anniversary of the Vatican's adoption of the Nostra...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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