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avatar Barney Breen-Portnoy
Barney Breen-Portnoy is the Washington, D.C.-based managing editor of The Algemeiner. He previously worked in Tel Aviv, Israel as a journalist and served in the IDF Spokesperson's Unit. Barney holds a BA degree in Government and History from the University of Virginia. He can be reached at bbreenportnoy@algemeiner.com. Follow Barney on Twitter @bbreenportnoy.

ARTICLES BY: Barney Breen-Portnoy


April 21, 2017 6:09 pm
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Trump Administration’s ‘Strong Stand’ Against Iran Draws Praise From Leading US Jewish Group

A leading US-based Jewish human rights group praised the Trump administration this week for the “strong stand” it has taken against the Iranian regime’s ongoing...

April 21, 2017 3:02 pm
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French Jewish Leader Says Paris Terror Attack ‘Unfortunately’ Ensures Far-Right Candidate Le Pen Will Advance to Second Round of Presidential Election

Thursday’s terrorist attack in central Paris -- in which one police officer was killed and two others were seriously wounded -- will bolster far-right candidate...

April 20, 2017 3:51 pm
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Hezbollah Commander Guides Journalists on Tour of Israeli Border Defenses, Says ‘We’re Not Afraid of War’

A Hezbollah commander on Thursday guided a group of journalists on a tour of the Israel-Lebanon border, according to media reports. “This is occupied Palestinian land,”...

April 20, 2017 12:53 pm
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Israeli UN Envoy: Glorification of Palestinian Terrorists Like Barghouti ‘Not Only Distances Us From Peace, But Dishonors the Memories of the Innocent Victims’

The glorification of Palestinian terrorists like Marwan Barghouti -- the jailed Fatah leader who is currently leading a hunger strike -- “not only distances us...

April 19, 2017 6:06 pm
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French Jews Fear Extremists on Right and Left, But Have No Favorite in Sunday’s First Round of Presidential Election

French Jews are apprehensive and have no favorite candidate among the 11 running in the first round of their country’s presidential election on Sunday, a...

April 19, 2017 12:36 pm
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Bereaved Israeli Family Members of Barghouti’s Victims Slam New York Times Over Publication of Jailed Palestinian Terrorist Leader’s Op-Ed

Bereaved family members of Israeli victims of Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti are speaking out against the New York Times following its publication on Sunday of...

April 16, 2017 3:53 pm
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Passover No Obstacle for Israeli Player on English Soccer Team on Verge of Historic Promotion to Premier League

A second-tier English soccer team is on the verge of a historic promotion to the Premier League, partly due to the contributions of two Israeli...

April 16, 2017 1:40 pm
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Video Shows Moments of High Tension in Nablus Following Exposure of Two Undercover Israeli Soldiers by Palestinian Police

A video published by Israel’s Channel 2 on Sunday shows the moments of high tension in the West Bank city of Nablus last night following...

April 16, 2017 1:32 pm
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Defense Secretary James Mattis to Visit Israel During Week-Long Middle East Trip Meant to ‘Reaffirm Key US Military Alliances’

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will stop in Israel this coming Friday during a week-long trip to the Middle East. During his visit -- Mattis’...

April 14, 2017 5:43 pm
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Expert: While a Hezbollah Withdrawal From Golan Border Region in Syria Would Benefit Israel, Reports Such a Pullout Has Begun Should Be Viewed Skeptically

Hezbollah withdrew its forces from around a dozen positions near the Israeli border on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights this week, according to...

April 14, 2017 10:45 am
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Soldier and Light Rail Security Guard Prevented Terrorist From Continuing Deadly Jerusalem Stabbing Spree, Eyewitnesses Say

Friday’s terrorist attack inside a Jerusalem light rail train -- in which a 21-year-old British woman Hannah Bladon was killed and two other people were injured...

April 13, 2017 5:07 pm
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Israeli Author Describes American Jewish ‘Nightmare’ After Visiting Synagogues Across US

A visiting Israeli author painted a bleak picture of non-Orthodox Jewish life in the US during a New York City book signing hosted by The...

April 13, 2017 3:08 pm
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Report: Palestinian Delegation to Visit Washington This Month, Ahead of Expected Upcoming Trump-Abbas White House Meeting

A delegation of Palestinian Authority officials will travel to Washington, DC later this month, in preparation for an expected upcoming White House meeting between US...

April 10, 2017 6:07 pm
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Top IDF Intelligence Official: Hezbollah ‘Very Challenged’ at Moment Due to Ongoing Military Support of Assad Regime in Syria

Hezbollah is “very challenged” at the moment due to its ongoing military support of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime, a top IDF official told the...

Features

New York Times Amends Palestinian Terrorist Barghouti’s Op-Ed Amid Outcry

JNS.org - A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York...

World

Georgia’s Kennesaw State University Hosts Camel, Kangaroo on Campus f...

A Georgia university hosted a camel and kangaroo on campus last week as part of a program celebrating Israeli culture, with organizers...

Israel

Israel Reportedly Strikes Pro-Regime Military Base in Syria

JNS.org - The Israeli military launched an attack on a military base belonging to pro-regime forces in Syria Sunday, according to local reports. According to a statement issued by the National Defense...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Asks UN to Help on Permanent Ceasefire With Israel

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri asked the United Nations Friday for help in forging a permanent cease-fire with Israel, ending what he called the Jewish state’s “continuous violations” of...

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