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May 19, 2019 6:25 pm
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Syrian Media Claims Second Israeli Airstrike Near Damascus in Two Days

Syrian media outlets are claiming that Israel struck targets in Syria for the second time in two days. According to Hebrew news website Mako, citing Syrian news...

May 17, 2019 3:38 pm
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‘We Salute You’: Hamas Sends BFF Message to UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

Ten years after UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn infamously referred to terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah as his "friends" during a parliamentary meeting, Hamas...

May 17, 2019 3:28 pm
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Bronx Man Found Guilty of Planning Hezbollah Atrocities on US Soil

A naturalized US citizen who lived in the Bronx borough of New York City for sixteen years has been found guilty by a jury of working as a "sleeper...

May 17, 2019 2:28 pm
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Police Investigating String of Arson Incidents at Chabad Centers in Boston Area

Massachusetts police are investigating three recent arson incidents that took place at two Chabad centers in the Boston area. The first occurred last Saturday night, at...

May 16, 2019 3:14 pm
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Journalists Margaret Hoover, Jackson Diehl Honored at Algemeiner Summer Benefit

The Algemeiner held its eighth annual Summer Benefit on Monday in New York City. PBS host Margaret Hoover and Washington Post editor Jackson Diehl received “Journalist...

May 16, 2019 12:34 pm
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BBC Denies Claim It Mistranslated Arabic Word for ‘Jew’ to Cover Up Palestinian Antisemitism

The BBC has claimed it was “accurate and true to the speakers’ intentions” for it to translate a Palestinian interviewee’s use of the word “yahud”...

May 15, 2019 4:06 pm
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Israeli UN Envoy, Top US Jewish Group Call Out Tlaib Over Holocaust Comments

Israel’s UN envoy, Danny Danon, criticized US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib by name on Wednesday, as he spoke about antisemitism at an event at the John F....

May 15, 2019 3:28 pm
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Minor Earthquake Rattles Major Israeli Cities

A minor earthquake was felt across Israel on Wednesday, including in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Beersheva. According to Hebrew news site Mako, the earthquake measured 4.6...

May 15, 2019 12:14 pm
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Europe’s Youngest ALS Patient Faces Wave of Online Hate After Seeking Treatment in Israel

Europe’s youngest ALS patient has become the object of vicious online abuse after he attempted to raise money for a new treatment in Israel. Amyotrophic lateral...

May 15, 2019 11:34 am
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Danish Police Arrest Man Suspected of Stabbing Jewish Community Leader in Sweden

Police in Denmark have arrested the man who allegedly carried out a knife attack against a Swedish Jewish community leader in the city of Helsingborg on Tuesday. Police spokesman Peter...

May 15, 2019 8:19 am
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Veteran US Middle East Adviser Slams Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s Claim That Palestinians Gave Jews Safe Haven During the Holocaust

A veteran former US Middle East adviser slammed Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s claims that Palestinian Arabs gave Jews safe haven during the Holocaust, calling them “ill-timed”...

May 14, 2019 5:26 pm
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Youth Wing of 2nd Largest German Trade Union Rejects BDS, Anti-Zionist Group

A German youth organization affiliated with the country's second largest trade union has disavowed the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, as...

May 14, 2019 12:52 pm
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Trump Hails ‘Strong’ Ties With Israel on One-Year Anniversary of Jerusalem Embassy Move

President Donald Trump celebrated via Twitter on Tuesday the one-year anniversary of the move of the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. “Our beautiful embassy stands...

May 14, 2019 9:56 am
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Jewish Woman Critically Wounded in Sweden Stabbing Attack

A Jewish woman was critically wounded in a stabbing attack in a Swedish city on Tuesday morning. According to Swedish news site The Local, the woman...

Culture

Eurovision Fans Hit Tel Aviv Beach Ahead of Saturday Final

Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a seafront Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late...

Madonna Gets Into Eurovision Groove in Tel Aviv

Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an...

Actress Rachel McAdams Attends Eurovision in Israel to Research New Film Role

Canadian actress Rachel McAdams is currently in Israel researching for her upcoming role in the new...

Features

Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

World

Polish Prime Minister: Reparations for Jewish Property Stolen During the Ho...

The Prime Minister of Poland has declared that paying compensation for Jewish property stolen during the Holocaust would be a...

Israel

White House Announces ‘Economic Workshop’ in Bahrain as First S...

The Trump administration has announced plans to host a regional "economic workshop” as the first stage of its much-anticipated Middle East...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Says It Seeks to Avert War, Ball in Iran’s Court

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets,...

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