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ARTICLES BY: Ben Cohen


April 26, 2017 6:50 pm
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British Parliamentary Candidate Suspended Over Wildly Antisemitic Social Media Posts

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has suspended one of its candidates in the forthcoming June 8 General Election over a series of virulently antisemitic posts on...

April 26, 2017 2:09 pm
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Former Far-Right French Activist Among Those Detained in Police Swoop Tied to 2015 Paris Magazine and Kosher Market Attacks

French police have arrested around a dozen people this week in connection with the terrorist attacks in Paris in January 2015 which saw 17 people...

April 26, 2017 10:10 am
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Controversy Over Prominent BDS Activist Linda Sarsour Reaches New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Jewish leaders and pro-Israel activists have expressed concern over a contribution to Time Magazine by New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand that praised Linda Sarsour – a...

April 25, 2017 8:17 pm
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Leading US Jewish Groups Laud Trump’s ‘Clear, Forceful’ Holocaust Commemoration Speech

Leading American Jewish groups were quick to praise President Donald Trump's forthright condemnation of antisemitism during a Holocaust commemoration speech earlier today. Speaking on behalf of...

April 25, 2017 4:47 pm
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Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel After Netanyahu Cancels Sit-Down to Protest FM’s Meeting With Far-Left NGO

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a face-to-face sit-down in...

April 25, 2017 3:28 pm
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Israeli UN Envoy Lashes Out Over Barghouti Security Council Letter, Calls Jailed Palestinian Terrorist’s Actions ‘No Different Than Those of ISIS’

Israel's UN envoy Danny Danon has reacted angrily to a letter penned by jailed Palestinian terrorist leader Marwan Barghouti that was distributed to Security Council members this week. “Barghouti...

April 25, 2017 12:47 pm
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Trump Pledges to ‘Confront Antisemitism’ in Holocaust Commemoration Address at US Capitol

President Donald Trump made a solemn pledge to "confront antisemitism" during a speech he gave on Wednesday commemorating the Holocaust. Speaking to a crowd inside the Capitol...

April 24, 2017 8:26 pm
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European Governments Funding NGOs Linked to Bloodthirsty Terror Group PFLP, Israeli Watchdog Says

European governments are funding Palestinian civic organizations with clear ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terrorist organization, a leading Israeli...

April 24, 2017 6:18 pm
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French Jews Nervous About Le Pen, as Far-Right Presidential Candidate Steps Down as National Front Leader to Boost Second Round Chances

With the first round of France's presidential election over, Jewish voters are now nervously looking ahead to the final round two weeks from now that...

April 24, 2017 12:37 pm
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British Labour Leader Corbyn Stung by Former Aide Over ‘Inability to Understand’ Why He’s Viewed as Antisemitic

As the United Kingdom prepares for general elections in June, the embattled leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, is once again facing damaging...

February 13, 2015 2:31 pm
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Argentine President and Foreign Minister Charged Over Cover-Up of Iran’s Role in AMIA Atrocity

The Argentine Federal Prosecutor appointed to examine the accusation that the Argentine government attempted to cover up Iran's role in the 1994 bombing of the...

February 13, 2015 12:54 pm
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‘Israel is an Apartheid State That Should Be Fully Isolated,’ Say South African Students, in ‘Apology’ for Call to Expel Jews

The student representative council at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) in South Africa has issued what it describes as an 'apology' for an earlier...

February 13, 2015 12:24 pm
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Jewish Parliamentarian in Argentina Accuses Iran of ‘Killing’ AMIA Bombing Investigator Alberto Nisman

A prominent Jewish member of Argentina's parliament has accused Iran of being behind the death of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who died in mysterious...

February 12, 2015 12:35 pm
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GOP Congressman Blasts White House for Omitting Jews From List of Minorities Threatened by Islamic State

Lee Zeldin, the freshman Republican congressman from New York, has strongly criticized the Obama Administration for leaving Jews out of a list of ethnic and...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

British Parliamentary Candidate Suspended Over Wildly Antisemitic Social Me...

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has suspended one of its candidates in the forthcoming June 8 General Election over a series...

Israel

Israeli Female Entrepreneurs Talk About What Makes ‘Silicon Wadi̵...

In a video published by Mercedes-Benz on YouTube last week, three Israeli female entrepreneurs talked about the Jewish state's start-up...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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