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ARTICLES BY: Algemeiner Staff

November 23, 2017 1:07 pm

Ex-Spanish Official Condemned for Insinuating Jews Might Be Behind Recent Death of Country’s Attorney General

A prominent US-based Jewish human rights group has expressed outrage over an ex-Spanish official’s insinuation that Jews might have been responsible for the recent death...

November 23, 2017 11:25 am

Thankful for Liberation From Nazis, French-Jewish Holocaust Survivor Donates $1 Million to Help US Military Veterans

A French-Jewish Holocaust survivor is donating $1 million to help US military veterans, the Sun-Sentinel reported on Wednesday. A ten-year-old Bernard Darty was hiding from the...

November 22, 2017 10:27 am

Pro-BDS UC-Berkeley Professor Slammed for Antisemitic Tweet Accusing Jews of ‘Organ Theft’

Update: This story now includes a statement from UC Berkeley. Jewish groups have strongly condemned a University of California-Berkeley professor who shared antisemitic images on Twitter that...

November 22, 2017 9:08 am

Pakistani Court Frees Alleged Mastermind of Deadly 2008 Mumbai Attacks — Which Included Assault on Jewish Center — From House Arrest

The alleged mastermind of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai -- in which the Indian city’s Chabad center was one of the targets -- was...

November 19, 2017 1:40 pm

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘Intifada,’ Draws Ire of Manhattan Mothers

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for a reading of her new...

November 19, 2017 10:22 am

Lebanese Foreign Minister: We Will Defeat Israel in Any Future War

Lebanon will emerge victorious in any future conflict with Israel, the Cedar Republic’s foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, claimed in an interview published on Friday. Speaking with...

November 15, 2017 5:11 pm

UN Approves Expansion of Israeli Project Bolstering Security of Peacekeeping Force in Central African Republic

The United Nations approved earlier this week the extension of an Israeli technology project designed to bolster the security of the global intergovernmental body’s Multidimensional...

November 14, 2017 12:30 pm

VIDEO: Bernard-Henri Lévy Speaks with Algemeiner Correspondent at Columbia University on Judaism, Human Rights and Moral Obligations

Leading French philosopher and author Bernard-Henri Lévy spoke powerfully about the connection between Judaism and human rights advocacy at a recent discussion on human rights and...

November 14, 2017 10:17 am

ADL Chief Slams The New School Over Upcoming Antisemitism Panel Featuring Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour

Anti-Defamation League National Director CEO Jonathan Greenblatt slammed The New School on Monday over the Manhattan-based institution’s upcoming hosting of a panel discussion on antisemitism...

November 13, 2017 9:22 am

Report: Mexico Will Stop Voting in Favor of Palestinians at UN

Mexico will stop voting in favor of the Palestinians at United Nations institutions, the Hebrew newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth has reported. According to the report, Mexican Foreign...

November 12, 2017 2:10 pm

Cletus ‘Hebrew Hammer’ Seldin Sinks Roberto Ortiz in Round 3 of Nassau Coliseum Fight

Top Jewish boxer Cletus "Hebrew Hammer" Seldin continued his daunting run of victories with a third-round stoppage win over Roberto Ortiz at the Nassau Coliseum on...

November 10, 2017 4:22 pm

‘Who’s Roger Waters?’ Famed Israeli-American Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Wife Dismiss BDS-Supporting Rocker

Israeli virtuoso Itzhak Perlman -- widely regarded as one of the world's greatest living violinists -- had some dismissive words for leading BDS advocate and former...

November 9, 2017 3:52 pm

British Jews Fear Longterm Fallout From Row Over UK Government Minister’s Undisclosed Meetings With Israeli Leaders

British Jewish leaders fear that the public row over a UK government minister's undisclosed meetings with Israeli leaders while on a family vacation in Israel will have negative implications...

November 8, 2017 5:07 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Iran-Saudi Arabia Tensions ‘Pale in Comparison’ to Islamic Republic’s Takeover of Kurdish Areas in Northern Iraq

While heightened tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia over recent developments in Lebanon and Yemen have been the focus of the international community in the...


What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’ – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...


Iran Faces Israel’s Game-Changing Air Power

Iran has big plans to create a military outpost in Syria, right on Israel’s doorstep. From there, the Islamic Republic...

Israeli-American Group Seeks to Be ‘Glue,’ Not ‘Wedge,’ for US Jewry - As Jewish communal organizations throughout the US  struggle to maintain membership levels...


UK Buys Israeli Iron Dome Technology to Defend Falkland Islands - The United Kingdom has signed a $104 million contract for the purchase of advanced missile defense technology used in Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system. In purchasing the Sky...

Middle East

At Least 235 Killed, 109 Injured in Deadly Egypt Mosque Attack

At least 184 people were killed and 125 injured when gunmen armed with explosives attacked a Sufi mosque in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, according to officials quoted by the state...