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ARTICLES BY: Algemeiner Staff and Agencies

March 25, 2019 12:22 pm

With Netanyahu Looking On, Trump Officially Grants US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

US President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Monday officially recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The signing ceremony took place as Israeli Prime Minister...

March 22, 2019 3:34 pm

Top Lebanese Officials Dismiss Visiting US Secretary of State Pompeo’s Hezbollah Warning

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil on Friday openly challenged visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's description of Hezbollah -- the Iranian regime's Lebanon-based Shi'a...

February 22, 2019 2:16 pm

Top Pro-Israel Groups, Including AIPAC, Condemn Far-Right Kahanist Party That Might Enter Next Knesset Due to Netanyahu-Brokered Deal

Two major pro-Israel US groups expressed alarm over the past day following the political deal brokered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier this week that...

February 21, 2019 1:04 pm

Netanyahu-Brokered Deal to Bring Kahanists Into Knesset Draws Concern of US Pro-Israel Groups

A number of pro-Israel US groups and figures, as well as Middle East analysts, have weighed in with concern following the political deal brokered by...

February 17, 2019 12:54 pm

Israel to Deduct $138 Million From PA Funds Over Terror Stipends

Israel will deduct some $138 million from taxes that it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in response to stipends the PA pays to...

February 8, 2019 3:54 pm

IDF Troops Face Off Against 8,000 Palestinian Rioters in Latest Gaza Border Unrest

IDF troops faced off against around 8,000 Palestinian rioters on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday, as weekly Hamas-orchestrated unrest continued. According to Palestinian health officials,...

February 6, 2019 4:08 pm

US Army to Buy Some Israeli-Designed Iron Dome Missile Defense Systems

The US Army plans to buy a limited number of Iron Dome missile defense systems from Israel as it assesses options for its long-term needs, the military...

February 4, 2019 4:37 pm

‘Gridiron Maccabee’ Julian Edelman Wins Super Bowl MVP Award

Julian Edelman, an undersized wide receiver few thought would ever make a name for himself in NFL, won the Super Bowl MVP trophy on Sunday...

January 18, 2019 11:37 am

Malaysia ‘Disgusted’ by Israel’s Condemnation of PM Mohamed’s ‘Rabid Antisemitism,’ Amid Ongoing Row Over Exclusion of Athletes

Malaysia's foreign minister on Friday declared himself "deeply disgusted" with Israel after Jerusalem condemned the Malaysian government's continued ban on visiting Israeli athletes as antisemitic. Saifuddin...

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...


Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...


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,...

Middle East

Sources: Royal Adviser Fired Over Khashoggi Murder Absent From Saudi Trial

A Saudi royal adviser fired over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is not among the 11 suspects on trial at secretive hearings in Riyadh despite Saudi pledges to bring...