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ARTICLES BY: Algemeiner Staff and Agencies

January 10, 2019 4:29 pm

Nearly 3/4 of Israelis Confident Their Country Can Handle Major Cyber Attack

Nearly 3 in 4 Israelis -- 73% -- believe their country is ready to deal with a major cyber attack, a study published by the...

December 18, 2018 4:34 pm

Israeli NGO Slams UN for Soliciting Money for Palestinian Aid as Terror Payments Continue

An Israeli NGO has criticized the United Nations for soliciting $350 million to fund a humanitarian relief plan for Palestinians next year at the same...

December 7, 2018 10:39 am

Israel Welcomes Trump’s Nomination of Heather Nauert as Next US Ambassador to UN

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he would nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next American ambassador to the United Nations --...

November 23, 2018 1:34 pm

Russian FM: We Are Ready to Host Israeli-Palestinian Meeting and Act as Peace Mediator

Russia would be ready to host a meeting between Israeli and Palestinian officials and act as a peace mediator, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on...

November 19, 2018 1:54 pm

Prominent Israeli Official Calls for Boycott of Airbnb Over Delisting of Settlements

A prominent Israeli official is calling for a boycott of Airbnb after the home-renting company announced on Monday it would remove listings in West Bank...

November 2, 2018 2:31 pm

At Last of Funerals for Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Victims, Family and Friends Pay Tribute to ‘Bubbie’ Rose Mallinger

Mourners gathered in Pittsburgh on Friday for the funeral of the last and oldest of 11 victims gunned down in a massacre at a synagogue,...

October 28, 2018 10:53 am

Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Victims Identified, Include 97-Year-Old, Pair of Brothers

The 11 Jews massacred on Saturday by a white supremacist gunman at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh have been identified. The victims included: - Joyce...

October 19, 2018 12:36 pm

10,000 Palestinians Riot on Gaza Border, but Major Violent Escalation Avoided

Several dozen Palestinians were injured in riots on Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday, but it appeared a potential major escalation of violence was avoided. An Israeli military spokeswoman...

October 14, 2018 9:57 am

Netanyahu Threatens Hamas With ‘Powerful Blows’ Amid Latest Gaza Violence Flare-Up

Following a weekend that saw around 15,000 Palestinian rioters wreak violence on the Gaza border, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a warning to Hamas...

October 12, 2018 1:22 pm

IDF Kills Group of Palestinian Terrorists Who Launched Gaza Border Attack

A group of Palestinian terrorists set off a bomb on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday and attacked a nearby IDF position. No IDF troops were...

October 11, 2018 4:02 pm

IDF Video Shows Destruction of Hamas-Built Gaza Terror Tunnel

The Israeli military published on Thursday a video showing the detection and destruction of a Hamas-built terror tunnel under the border with the Gaza Strip. The...

September 14, 2018 12:39 pm

3 Palestinian Rioters Reportedly Killed in Latest Incident of Hamas-Orchestrated Gaza Border Violence

Three Palestinian rioters were reportedly killed, and at least 30 others were wounded, at a weekly Hamas-orchestrated disturbance on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday. The...

September 7, 2018 1:53 pm

One Palestinian Rioter Reportedly Killed at Protest on Israel-Gaza Border

IDF troops killed one Palestinian rioter and wounded more than 200 others at a Hamas-organized weekly protest on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday, Palestinian health officials...

September 5, 2018 1:02 pm

Israel Closes Embassy in Paraguay After South American Nation Reverses Jerusalem Move

Israel has closed its embassy in Paraguay following the South American country's decision to move its embassy in the Jewish state from Jerusalem back to...


Edelman Cleats in Memory of Pittsburgh Shooting Victims Sell for $10,000 - Specialized cleats worn by New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman...

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft to be Awarded ‘Jewish Nobel’ - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will be awarded what Time magazine has dubbed the “Jewish Nobel:” the Genesis Prize, one...


Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...


Assassinated Polish Mayor Will Posthumously Receive Award Named For WWII Re...

Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk who was assassinated on Sunday night, will posthumously receive a...


Microplastics Discovered in Marine Invertebrates Along Israel’s Coastline - A new Tel Aviv University study finds that microplastics—tiny pieces of plastic ingested by aquatic life—are present in solitary ascidians, or marine invertebrates, all along the Israeli coastline. Ascidians are sac-like marine...

Middle East

Iran Vows to Keep Military Forces in Syria Despite Israeli Threats

Iran will keep military forces in Syria, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday, defying Israeli threats that they might be targeted if they do not leave the...