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February 17, 2019 12:28 pm
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‘We Didn’t Know What Else Was Going to Come’: Rabbi Recalls Friday Night Window-Shattering Incident at Brooklyn Synagogue

The front window of a Chabad synagogue in Brooklyn was shattered by unidentified vandals on Friday night. Rabbi Menachem Heller -- the head of Chabad of Bushwick --...

February 17, 2019 11:04 am
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Israeli PM Netanyahu Looks Ahead to ‘Very Important’ Meeting With Putin in Russian Capital This Week

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commented on Sunday on his upcoming sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “"On Thursday, I will meet in Moscow with Russian...

February 15, 2019 3:36 pm
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Holocaust Denier David Irving Reportedly on New Speaking Tour of UK

David Irving, the octogenarian British Holocaust denier, is reported to have been back on the road this week with a speaking tour on "Unusual History." Irving,...

February 15, 2019 3:16 pm
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IDF Tank Brigade Commander: With Syria Experience, Hezbollah No Longer a Guerrilla Group, but a Real Army

The Israeli military conducted a large-scale exercise over the past week to prepare soldiers for potential future fighting against Hezbollah in Lebanese territory. The drill involved...

February 15, 2019 1:24 pm
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US Vice President Pence at Auschwitz: We Must Not Be Silent in Face of Evil

US Vice President Mike Pence visited the former German Nazi death camp of Auschwitz in Poland on Friday, amid a four-day trip to Europe. Around 1.1...

February 14, 2019 5:02 pm
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University of Sydney Fires Controversial Academic Over Image of Swastika on Israeli Flag

The University of Sydney has fired a controversial faculty member who shared an image of an Israeli flag superimposed with a Nazi swastika during a...

February 14, 2019 4:26 pm
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Kushner: Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan to Be Unveiled After Knesset Elections in April

The Trump administration will present its long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan after the Knesset elections in April, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday,...

February 14, 2019 1:28 pm
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Report: Berlin Jewish Museum Bars Iranian Broadcaster From On-Site Filming

The Jewish Museum Berlin has barred the Iranian state broadcaster IRIB from filming on its premises, the German media outlet Deutsche Welle reported on Wednesday. IRIB...

February 13, 2019 11:36 am
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‘Remorseless, Repulsive’ UK Antisemite Loses Court Appeal Over Conviction for Holocaust Denial on Social Media, in Landmark Judgement

A British woman described as a "repulsive and remorseless antisemite" lost her court appeal on Wednesday against a criminal conviction she received in 2018 for...

February 12, 2019 5:16 pm
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University of Liverpool Disassociates From Lecturer Who Shared Rothschild Conspiracy on Controversial Talk Show

The University of Liverpool in England has distanced itself from a former instructor who shared conspiracy theories about the Rothschild family while appearing on a talk...

February 12, 2019 4:18 pm
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Group of Palestinians Pay Condolence Visit to Family of Murdered Israeli Woman

A group of Palestinians paid a condolence call on Tuesday to the family of Ori Ansbacher -- the 19-year-old Israeli woman who was killed by...

February 12, 2019 3:04 pm
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President Trump Calls on Congresswoman Omar to Resign Over ‘Terrible’ AIPAC Tweets

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Democratic Congresswoman Ilan Omar to step down following a series of tweets she posted that were widely...

February 12, 2019 2:34 pm
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Former Greek FM Proud of ‘Righteous Among Nations’ Title Awarded to Father by Yad Vashem

A former Greek government minister has said that receiving a posthumous award on behalf of his father who saved Jews during the Nazi occupation of World...

February 11, 2019 5:31 pm
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Antisemitic Flyers Accusing Jews of Attacking First Amendment Found at University of Montana

Antisemitic flyers accusing Jews of attacking the First Amendment of the US Constitution were discovered at the University of Montana campus on Friday. Placed under the...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

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

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

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Poll Reveals One Third of British Voters Believe Labour Party Leader Jeremy...

A new poll has revealed that a third of British voters believe controversial Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is an...

Israel

El Al Now Offers Wi-Fi on Israel-North America Flights

CTech - Israel’s national airline El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. now offers in-flight Wi-Fi services in trans-Atlantic flights to North America, the company announced Sunday. In July, El Al officially...

Middle East

Syria’s Assad: United States Will Sell Out Those Relying on It

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned on Sunday the United States would not protect those depending on it, in reference to Kurdish fighters who control much of the north. "We say to...

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