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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


February 5, 2018 8:37 am
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Israeli Father of Four Killed in West Bank Stabbing Attack

An Israeli man was stabbed to death on Monday afternoon in a terrorist attack at a hitchhiking post at an entrance to the West Bank...

January 28, 2018 10:19 am
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Jewish Groups Urge Warsaw to Rethink Legislation That Would Criminalize Blaming Poles for Holocaust-Era Atrocities

A number of major Jewish groups from around the globe have criticized the advancement of legislation in Poland that would make it illegal to claim...

January 12, 2018 11:29 am
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Major Mainstream Jewish Groups Slam Trump Over Questioning of Taking Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

A number of top mainstream US Jewish groups have criticized President Donald Trump following his reported questioning on Thursday of taking immigrants from what he...

January 9, 2018 2:54 pm
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Israeli Man Shot Dead in Drive-by Attack on Main West Bank Road Near Nablus

An Israeli man was shot dead on Tuesday in a drive-by attack on a main West Bank road near Nablus. The victim -- Rabbi Raziel Shevach,...

December 22, 2017 12:17 pm
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On the Trail of Japanese Holocaust-Era Hero Chiune Sugihara

A picturesque hilltop in the rustic countryside of central Japan’s Gifu Prefecture is the last place one might expect to hear Hebrew. But at the...

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 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 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...

Culture

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

US Expected to Open Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Official Says

The United States is expected to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, an American official told Reuters on Friday. President Donald Trump announced in December...

Israel

Israeli Military: Teargas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cust...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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