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ARTICLES BY: Algemeiner Staff and Agencies

April 20, 2018 4:01 pm

Israeli Defense Minister on Gaza Border Riots: Every Week There Are Fewer People, but More Terror Activity

“We are fighting an uncompromising battle here, and the other side must understand -- there is a determined army here,” Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said...

April 18, 2018 12:21 pm

US Jewish Groups Express Condolences Over Barbara Bush’s Passing

A number of US Jewish groups have expressed their condolences over the Tuesday death of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Bush, the wife of the 41st...

April 13, 2018 2:53 pm

Iranian Drone Shot Down in February by Israeli Air Force Was Carrying Explosives for Direct Attack

Israel said on Friday that an Iranian drone shot down in February by its air force had been fitted with explosives intended to carry out the first...

April 5, 2018 8:31 am

In Bid to Fan Flames on Gaza Border, Hamas to Pay Families of Killed Rioters

Hamas announced on Thursday it would pay $3,000 to the family of anyone killed in the ongoing Gaza border riots, $500 to Palestinians critically wounded...

April 3, 2018 3:24 pm

Israeli Defense Minister: Further Palestinian Riots on Gaza Border Will Be Met With Similar Force

Israel's defense minister warned on Tuesday that further Palestinian riots on the Gaza border would be met with similar force to that used by the...

April 2, 2018 11:34 am

Israel Highlights Armed Assaults by Palestinian Terror Groups During Gaza Border Protest

Israel has continued to push back firmly against Palestinian claims that the IDF used excessive force after a protest march on the Gaza-Israel border last...

February 21, 2018 4:51 pm

Jewish Groups Mourn Passing of US Christian Evangelist Leader Billy Graham

A number of prominent Jewish groups issued statements of mourning on Wednesday following the death of US evangelist Billy Graham. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) called...

January 31, 2018 12:31 pm

Israel’s UN Ambassador Slams Release of Human Rights Council ‘Blacklist’ Details as Global Body Commemorates Holocaust

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon has lambasted the UN Human Rights Council's decision to release details of its "blacklist" targeting Israeli and international...

January 2, 2018 4:49 pm

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley Seeking Emergency Security Council Meeting on Iran Protests

The US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Tuesday praised the courage of Iranian demonstrators and said protests across the Islamic Republic were spontaneous...

December 20, 2017 9:16 pm

Trump Commutes Sentence of Imprisoned Kosher Meat Executive Sholom Rubashkin

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the prison sentence of an Iowa kosher meatpacking executive who received 27 years behind bars for money laundering – the...

December 18, 2017 3:44 pm

American, Israeli Envoys to UN Blast ‘Insult’ and ‘Hypocrisy’ of Vetoed Security Council Resolution Opposing Jerusalem Recognition

The United States on Monday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution drafted by Egypt that opposed "recent decisions regarding the status of Jerusalem" -- a reference...


Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope) - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...


Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...