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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...

September 1, 2015 7:27 am
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Oklahoma Senator: Let States Impose More Sanctions on Iran

While the recently agreed Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, calls on the U.S. to drop sanctions against Iran's financial and oil...

August 27, 2015 7:51 pm
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New York Assemblyman Vows to Send Rep Nadler a ‘Teddy Bear’ After Complaints of Verbal Abuse Over Iran Deal

Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind chided New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler's response to some of the criticism the Democratic lawmaker has received since coming out in favor of the...

August 17, 2015 11:53 am
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Lindsey Graham to Synagogue Audience: Lawmakers Will Introduce New Sanctions Against Iranian Military

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle will be introducing new sanctions against Iran even if the nuclear deal signed between Tehran and world powers is implemented,...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK̵...

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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