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February 19, 2019 8:57 am
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Virginia State Candidate’s Antisemitism Has a Long, Dangerous Past

A Virginia General Assembly candidate has apologized for past social media posts excoriating Jews and Israel. But Ibraheem Samirah continues to shade his involvement with...

October 26, 2018 11:52 am
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Ohio Man Allegedly Wanted ISIS Training, Hoped to Trigger US internal Conflict

An Ohio man was charged on Wednesday with attempting to provide material support to ISIS Wilayat Khorasan, the Islamic State's branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Naser...

August 30, 2018 8:23 am
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Iran’s North American Supporters Continue Pushing Pro-Regime Propaganda

As the United States ramps up its sanctions campaign against the Islamic Republic of Iran in order to pressure it to stop its regional aggression...

June 14, 2018 2:23 pm
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US and Turkish Ties to Malaysia’s Hamas Lobby

The April assassination of a Hamas engineer in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur, helps show the increasingly significant role that Malaysia plays in Hamas' operations. Fadi Albatsh,...

March 20, 2018 1:04 pm
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Government-Tied Turkish Organizations Support Global Jihadists and Islamists

Turkish organizations with close ties to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's administration are partnering with, and supplying aid to, global jihadists and Islamist groups, a study...

January 9, 2018 3:52 pm
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Judge Reinstates Hamas/American Muslims for Palestine Lawsuit

On Thursday, a Chicago federal judge reinstated a lawsuit alleging that a virulently anti-Israel group and several of its activists are "alter egos and/or successors" of a defunct US...

December 19, 2017 10:27 am
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American Nazi-Islamist Found Guilty in ISIS Material Support Case

A former Washington, DC Metro Police officer -- who embraced both neo-Nazi and radical Islamist ideology -- was found guilty on Monday of attempting to provide material...

December 18, 2017 11:51 am
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DC Transit Cop’s Trial Details Ties Between Neo-Nazis and Islamist Terrorism

Jury deliberations begin on Monday in the federal terrorism trial of a former Washington, DC Metro Transit Police officer, who is accused of trying to provide support to ISIS. Nicholas...

December 14, 2017 9:58 am
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Trial Starts in the US Case of Nazi-Jihadist

Former DC Metro Transit Police officer Nicholas Young had unusual political views, a federal prosecutor told jurors in Young's terrorist trial -- which started on Monday. He "was attracted...

November 17, 2017 2:44 pm
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US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act (H.R. 2712), which will impose...

September 11, 2017 4:23 pm
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US Islamists Claim Win Over Legislation Banning Funding to Terror-Tied Charity

Legislation seeking to ban US federal funding for a UK-based Hamas charity was withdrawn last week, after Islamist groups advocated voting against the measure. In August, Congressman Ron DeSantis, R-Fla, introduced an amendment to the State...

September 4, 2017 2:22 pm
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It’s Time for Qatar to Stop Its Regional Meddling

Bahrain is threatening to file a complaint with the United Nations Security Council and the International Criminal Court against a fellow Gulf state, Qatar, for supporting terrorism...

November 24, 2016 5:44 am
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A Child Jihadist Calls on Nobel Peace Laureate Malala to Renounce Western Education

In an audio message allegedly posted by Al Qaeda in Pakistan, a young female jihadist calls on Malala Yousafzai to renounce Western education and adopt the path of Allah as laid...

August 12, 2016 3:46 am
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Syrian Terrorist Group Rebrands to Ensure Survival

Jabhat al-Nusra's July 28 announcement of its new name and avatar, the Fateh al-Sham Front ("The Victory in Al-Sham Front"), does not mean that the terrorist group...

Culture

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

A Ballad in the Key of Four Generations of Survival

JNS.org - This is deeply personal. But what I have experienced should resonate with the entire Jewish community — the one...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

Sources: US-Backed Forces Capture Syria Suspects Tied to American Deaths

US-backed forces have captured Islamic State fighters tied to a January suicide bombing in Syria that killed four Americans, US officials say, generating concrete leads for Washington about the deadliest...

Israel

El Al to Offer Direct Flights Between Tel Aviv and Chicago

JNS.org - El Al will be offering direct flights between Tel Aviv and Chicago starting in 2020, stated Israel’s flag carrier last week in its quarterly earnings report. This development comes as...

Middle East

Turkey Escalates Crackdown on Dissent Six Years After Gezi Protests

Unzile Aksakoglu struggles to explain to her seven-year-old daughter why her father Yigit has spent four months in jail and may never leave, because of his alleged role in mass...

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