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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


December 15, 2017 9:54 am
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Israeli Border Police Officer Wounded by Palestinian Stabber Wearing Apparent Bomb Belt

An Israeli Border Police officer was stabbed and moderately wounded on Friday by a Palestinian assailant during a riot near the West Bank city of...

December 13, 2017 10:21 am
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Lapid: Democratic Victory in Alabama Shows Why Israel Must Seek Bipartisan Support in US

Democrat Doug Jones’ win over Republican Roy Moore in Tuesday’s special Senate election in Alabama showed why Israel must seek bipartisan support in the US,...

December 10, 2017 8:31 am
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Amid Jerusalem Tensions, Israeli Man Seriously Wounded by Knife-Wielding Palestinian Terrorist at City’s Main Bus Station

An Israeli security guard was stabbed in the chest and seriously wounded by a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist on Sunday at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station. The...

December 5, 2017 4:28 pm
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By Joining US-Led Energy Project, Israel Further Expands Newly-Flourishing Ties With African Nations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took another step forward on Monday in his ongoing bid to bolster his country’s ties with African nations. At a ceremony...

December 5, 2017 3:55 am
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Israeli Prime Ministerial Hopeful Avi Gabbay: We Should Scare Our Enemies, Instead of Letting Them Scare Us

Turmoil is the new status quo in the halls of the Knesset, amid a number of deepening police investigations into corruption allegations against Israeli Prime...

November 23, 2017 9:26 am
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Head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps: Any New War in Middle East Will Lead to Israel’s ‘Eradication’

Any new war in the Middle East “will lead to the eradication of the Zionist regime,” the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps declared...

November 21, 2017 9:16 am
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On 40th Anniversary of Sadat’s Jerusalem Trip, Egyptian Envoy Visits Knesset, Says There Is ‘Real Opportunity’ for Regional Peace

Egypt’s envoy to Israel visited the Knesset on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the late President Anwar Sadat’s historic trip to Jerusalem that...

November 20, 2017 3:24 pm
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Family of Israeli Man Held Captive by Hamas in Gaza Urges International Action to Free Loved One

The brother of an Israeli man who has been imprisoned by Hamas in the Gaza Strip for more than three years urged the international community...

November 19, 2017 12:42 pm
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Torah Scrolls Stolen From Jaffa Synagogue Are Found in Hebron and Returned After Cooperation Between Israeli, Palestinian Police

Five Torah scrolls that were stolen from a synagogue in central Israel this week and taken to the West Bank have been found and returned,...

November 17, 2017 8:52 am
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Palestinian Terrorist Had ‘Big Smile on His Face,’ Israeli Wounded in Gush Etzion Ramming Attack Recalls

Two Israeli civilians were wounded -- one seriously -- in a vehicular-ramming attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist in the West Bank on Friday...

November 16, 2017 8:57 am
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In First-Ever Interview With Saudi Newspaper, IDF Chief Says Israel in ‘Complete Agreement’ With Riyadh About Need to Thwart Iran’s Regional Ambitions in Middle East

Israel and Saudi Arabia share a common interest in thwarting Iran’s regional ambitions, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said in a first-ever...

November 15, 2017 9:52 am
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Israeli Defense Minister, in Apparent Message to Russia: We Will Not Permit Iranian Entrenchment in Syria

A day after Russia’s top diplomat called Iran’s presence in war-torn Syria “legitimate,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman signaled on Wednesday a disagreement with the...

November 13, 2017 4:58 pm
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Elite Israeli, Indian Combat Search-and-Rescue Units Conduct First-Ever Joint Drill

Elite Indian Air Force combat search-and-rescue soldiers took part on Monday in a first-ever joint drill with their Israeli peers. The Indian troops -- from the...

November 9, 2017 11:03 am
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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell: America’s Support for Israel Has Never Wavered and Never Will

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell was honored on Wednesday by the World Jewish Congress with its annual Theodor Herzl award at a dinner...

Features

Fatah Continues Promoting Violent Protests Over Jerusalem Announcement

Fatah continues encouraging Palestinians to engage in violent protests and "continue the intifada"...

New Jet Is a Game-Changer for Israeli Air Force

JNS.org - After being deemed combat capable earlier this month, the F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jet promises to create system-wide change in...

Arab Street Outraged by Jerusalem Decision, but Governments Have Other Concerns

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was overwhelmingly rejected...

World

UK Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Heckled as ‘Liar,’ Amid Ongoing ...

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was called a "liar" during his speech at the UK Jewish Labour Movement’s Hanukkah...

Israel

NJ Senator Cory Booker Slams ‘Repugnant’ Call for Killing of Je...

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker (D) has issued a scorching rebuke to the Jersey City imam who delivered two antisemitic sermons...

Middle East

Interfaith Delegation From Bahrain Visits Israel, Draws Criticism in Arab W...

JNS.org - An interfaith delegation from Bahrain is visiting Israel during Hanukkah in an unprecedented trip. On Tuesday night, the group attended...

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