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August 15, 2018 4:28 pm

Jewish Democrats Seek to ‘Engage’ Michigan Congressional Candidate Opposed to US Military Aid to Israel

Jewish Democrats want to meet with Michigan Democratic congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib after she told an interviewer that she would "absolutely" support cutting US military aid...

August 15, 2018 12:32 pm

Defying ‘Intimidation’ by BDS Advocates Protesting Israeli Sponsorship, Berlin Music Festival Gets Underway

Organizers of a major music and arts festival in Berlin continued to defy anti-Israel activists protesting its sponsorship by the Israeli Embassy in Germany as...

August 13, 2018 1:51 pm

Israeli PM Netanyahu Joins Condemnation of UK Labour Leader Corbyn’s Tribute to Munich Olympics Terrorists

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined the chorus of condemnation of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Monday, following the publication of photographs over...

August 10, 2018 1:32 pm

Continuing Rise in Antisemitic Crimes in Germany Worries Jewish Community, Political Leaders

Antisemitic incidents in Germany rose by more than 10 percent in the first six months of 2018, a report from the federal government to the country's...

August 9, 2018 12:36 pm

Son of Murdered French Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll Expresses Fear Over Jewish Future in Europe

The son of Mireille Knoll -- the 85-year-old Holocaust survivor murdered in a horrific stabbing attack at her Paris apartment on March 23 -- has spoken...

July 26, 2018 11:58 am

Thousands Rally in South Africa’s Capital to Demand Full Resumption of Ties With Israel

Thousands of South African supporters of Israel marched through the streets of Pretoria, the capital, on Wednesday, demanding the reinstatement of South Africa's envoy to Israel, along...

July 25, 2018 1:51 pm

Newly-Formed Dissident Youth Coalition in Iran Urges US Support for Regime Change

A newly-formed group of young dissidents inside Iran has sent a letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warning that any negotiations with the...

July 24, 2018 12:26 pm

US Ambassador Haley Rips Arab, Islamic States for Posturing at UN on Palestinian Question

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, delivered a hard hitting speech to Tuesday's meeting of the Security Council on the Middle East, questioning...

July 23, 2018 2:32 pm

Iran Dissidents Greet Pompeo Speech With Renewed Calls for Overthrow of Tehran Regime

Thousands of opponents of Iran's Islamist regime have taken to social media in reaction to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech on Sunday declaring solidarity...

July 23, 2018 11:51 am

Jewish Labour Party Veteran in UK Stands by Antisemitism Accusation Against Jeremy Corbyn

The veteran Jewish parliamentarian who accused UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn of being an "antisemitic racist" has defended her comments in an interview with...

July 20, 2018 12:27 pm

Austrian Police Investigating ‘Antisemitic’ Assailant in Violent Rampage in Vienna Jewish District

A young Jewish man who was violently assaulted on a busy street in Vienna on Thursday has spoken to Austrian media about the ordeal, stressing...

July 19, 2018 5:54 pm

Facing Chorus of Criticism Over UK Labour Antisemitism, Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn Announces ‘Disciplinary Action’ Against Prominent Jewish Critic

As the antisemitism scandal that has engulfed Britain's opposition Labour Party for the last three years reached a fever pitch on Thursday, party leader Jeremy...

July 19, 2018 11:37 am

Anniversary of AMIA Atrocity Marked With Commemorations in Argentina, Israel

Ceremonies marking the 24th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires took place in Argentina and Israel this week. The ceremonies...

July 18, 2018 2:11 pm

Austrian Jewish Leader Says Proposed Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminiscent of Nazi-Era Legislation

The head of Vienna's Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order to purchase kosher meat to...


Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’ - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...


Canadian Lawmaker Rescinds Award to Activist Who Participated in Pro-Palest...

A Canadian lawmaker rescinded an award on Thursday from an activist affiliated with a controversial Palestinian community center who participated...


Two Palestinian Rioters Killed on Gaza Border, Jerusalem Stabber Shot Dead

Israeli troops killed two Palestinian rioters and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators tried to clinch a truce...

Middle East

Flourishing Trade Between Israel and Arab States ‘a Glimpse’ of...

Far from being targeted for "boycotts, divestment and sanctions," Israel's trade with its Middle Eastern neighbors is in fact blossoming, a...