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November 13, 2019 4:54 pm

German Antisemitism Tsar Urges Amending Criminal Code to Specify Offenses Against Jews

The official tasked by the German government with combating rising antisemitism has urged that the country's criminal code be amended so that offenses motivated by...

November 13, 2019 4:24 pm

Bipartisan Bill Seeks Bolstered US-Israel Cooperation in Countering ‘Killer Drones’ in Middle East

Legislation seeking bolstered collaboration with Israel in countering the threat posed by "killer drones" in the Middle East was introduced in the US House of...

November 12, 2019 4:34 pm

US Jewish Civil Rights Group Boosts Anti-Bias Programs in Brooklyn Schools in Response to Wave of Antisemitic Assaults

With violent attacks on Orthodox Jews in the Williamsburg, Crown Heights and Borough Park sections of Brooklyn showing no signs of abating, one of the...

November 12, 2019 11:26 am

Israel’s UN Envoy Urges Security Council to Condemn Gaza Terror Groups Behind Latest Rocket Assault

With Israel again facing a rocket assault from in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, the Jewish state's UN envoy urged the Security Council on Tuesday to...

November 11, 2019 4:54 pm

Argentine Jewish Leader Urges Newly-Elected President Alberto Fernandez Not to Abandon Regional Push Against Iran, Hezbollah

A prominent leader of the Jewish community in Argentina has urged newly-elected President Alberto Fernandez to continue the policy of his predecessor in opposing the...

November 11, 2019 4:26 pm

Report: In Unusual Incident, Russian Submarine Spotted in Israeli Territorial Waters

A Russian Navy submarine was spotted in Israeli territorial waters three months ago, it was reported on Monday. According to Yediot Ahronot, the vessel was detected...

November 11, 2019 3:56 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Warns of ‘Astronomical’ Level of Antisemitism on US College Campuses

College campuses across the US have seen a “very significant” rise in antisemitism in recent times, Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Dovid Efune warned in an interview with...

November 11, 2019 1:36 pm

Jordanian Stability a ‘Clear Interest’ for Israel, Netanyahu Says on 25th Anniversary of Peace Deal With Hashemite Kingdom

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at a Knesset conference on Monday that was held to mark the 25th anniversary of the signing of his...

November 8, 2019 1:36 pm

Ahead of 81st Kristallnacht Anniversary, Top US Jewish Group Calls for Action Against Rising Global Antisemitism

Jews around the world will commemorate this weekend the 81st anniversary of “Kristallnacht” -- also known as the “Night of Broken Glass” -- which was...

November 8, 2019 1:08 pm

UN Human Rights Council Session Sees Praise Lavished on Iranian Regime’s Human Rights Record

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) outraged its critics once again on Friday, as a mandatory annual human rights review of the Islamic Republic...

November 7, 2019 5:02 pm

Italian Jewish Survivor of Auschwitz Liliana Segre Under Police Protection Following Death Threats From Far-Right Fanatics

An Italian Jewish survivor of the Auschwitz extermination camp was under the protection of police officers on Thursday after she received hundreds of death threats...

November 7, 2019 4:06 pm

‘Israel Is Not Going Away,’ Ex-UN Envoy Nikki Haley Declares as She Accepts Prestigious Award From Top Jewish Group

Ex-US Ambassador to the UN -- and potential future Republican presidential candidate -- Nikki Haley articulated her deep-felt support for Israel on Wednesday night in...

November 6, 2019 4:32 pm

Israel Calls for ‘Deep and Comprehensive Change’ at UN Palestinian Refugee Aid Agency After Leader’s Resignation

The resignation of Pierre Krahenbuhl as commissioner-general of UNRWA on Wednesday was “but the first step in a long process that is needed to eliminate...

November 4, 2019 4:56 pm

Alleged White Supremacist Arrested Over Plot to Bomb Colorado Synagogue

A 27-year-old alleged white supremacist was arrested by US federal authorities over the weekend and has been charged with plotting to blow up a synagogue...


Montreal Concert Features ‘Violins of Hope’ That Survived Holocaust

Musicians at a concert in Montreal on Saturday played violins that once belonged...

Prominent Zionist Artist’s Remarkable Portrayal of an Arab Leader

On November 20, 1977, former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat became the first Arab...


How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...


Trump Lauds Relations With Erdogan, as Turkish Strongman Visits White House

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday lauded his relationship with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the leaders met to overcome mounting differences between the two NATO allies ranging from...


Tenuous Gaza Truce Takes Hold, but Israel and Islamic Jihad Differ on Terms

Israel and the Palestinian terrorist group Islamic Jihad declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border on Thursday, but a lasting ceasefire appeared tenuous as they differed on...

Middle East

Lebanon Slips Deeper Into Turmoil, No Sign of New Government

Protesters barricaded main roads across Lebanon on Wednesday after President Michel Aoun enraged demonstrators by urging them to end their revolt against corruption and cronyism in the political establishment. His remarks...

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