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January 18, 2019 11:09 am

Marking Fourth Anniversary of Alberto Nisman’s Murder, Israel Unveils Memorial to Argentine Prosecutor Who Sought Justice for Iran-Linked Bombing of Buenos Aires Jewish Center

Israeli and Jewish leaders on Friday marked the fourth anniversary of Argentine federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman's murder by unveiling a memorial plaque in his honor...

January 17, 2019 4:32 pm

French-Jewish Intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy Warns: Open Antisemitism Is ‘Back, Everywhere’

The steady rise of antisemitism around the world means that Jews in the US and Europe have little choice but to recognize that the need...

January 17, 2019 11:28 am

French Court Sentences Antisemite Alain Soral to One-Year Prison Term for Incitement

One of France's most vocal antisemites, Alain Soral, was sentenced to a year in prison by a criminal court in Paris on Thursday, after he...

January 16, 2019 4:23 pm

Somali Islamist Terror Group Claims Deadly Nairobi Atrocity Was Response to ‘Desecration’ of Jerusalem by ‘Zionist Jews’

The Somali Islamist terror group that carried out Tuesday's attack on a hotel complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi has issued a fresh statement...

January 16, 2019 3:03 pm

After Legal Setback, French Jewish Student Vows Appeal in Antisemitic Bullying Case at Top Paris Medical School

A French Jewish student will continue her legal action against a leading Paris medical school where she said she experienced severe antisemitic harassment, despite the decision of...

January 15, 2019 7:36 pm

Assassinated Polish Mayor Will Posthumously Receive Award Named For WWII Resistance Hero Jan Karski

Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk who was assassinated on Sunday night, will posthumously receive a prestigious award named in honor...

January 15, 2019 1:39 pm

‘Stop Spending 7% of Your Budget on Terrorist Salaries,’ Israeli UN Envoy Tells Abbas Following Palestinian Leader’s G-77 Speech in New York

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday used a keynote speech at the United Nations in New York to assert that Israel was an "obstruction"...

January 13, 2019 11:57 am

My Mission Is to Fight ‘H-Speech,’ Says Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue, as Community Deals With Aftermath of Massacre

Nearly three months after the slaughter of eleven Jews by a neo-Nazi gunman at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue, Rabbi Jeffrey Myers has found himself with...

January 10, 2019 4:12 pm

‘You Could See the Hatred’: Eyewitness Alleges Shocking Verbal Assault on Orthodox Jewish Family by Spirit Airlines Flight Attendant

An Orthodox Jew who traveled with his wife and small children on Tuesday on board a Spirit Airlines flight from Newark to Fort Lauderdale was allegedly...

January 9, 2019 4:39 pm

Uncompromisingly Violent Message of Online Forum ‘Fascist Forge’ Highlights Need for Resources to ‘Prevent the Next Robert Bowers,’ ADL Expert Says

"Whatever you do, don't talk about the Jews, at least not yet," advised a poster with the moniker "Reltih" in a discussion on the best way to "redpill"...

January 8, 2019 4:54 pm

Resisting the Temptation of ‘Simple Myths’: Leading German Historian Christoph Dieckmann Reflects on the Holocaust

"Real history is always complicated," stressed the German historian Christoph Dieckmann, during a conversation with The Algemeiner on Monday in which the manipulation of the...

January 7, 2019 5:24 pm

New Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Condemned for Deploying ‘Dual Loyalty’ Antisemitic Canard in Twitter Attack on Middle East Bill

Newly-elected Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib came under fire on Monday for tweeting that fellow legislators who supported a bill to strengthen US security measures in...

January 4, 2019 10:37 am

Australian Neo-Nazis Deface Elderly Care Facility Housing Holocaust Survivors With Swastika

Members of a violent neo-Nazi group in Australia shocked the Jewish community in Melbourne this week when they placed a sticker bearing a swastika at...

January 3, 2019 2:04 pm

Israel, Kurds, Iranian Dissidents All Rattled by Trump’s Claim That Tehran’s Regional Power Is Waning

US President Donald Trump's claim on Wednesday that Iran was withdrawing its forces from Syria because the Tehran regime "wants to survive now” has drawn...


Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...


Trump Missile Defense Review Calls North Korea ‘Extraordinary Threat&...

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months...


Israeli Navy Rescues French Sailor Stranded in Mediterranean Sea

A French sailor stranded in the Mediterranean Sea was saved on Thursday night by the Israeli Navy, the IDF said. In a tweet on Friday, the Israeli military noted the sailor -- whose...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab Lea...

Lebanon's Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called on Friday for reinstating Syria into the Arab League. "Syria should return to us ... Syria...