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December 15, 2017 2:28 pm

NJ Senator Cory Booker Slams ‘Repugnant’ Call for Killing of Jews by Imam of Jersey City Mosque

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

December 14, 2017 7:32 pm

New Jersey Imam Who Called for Killing of Jews Will Be Sent for ‘Retraining,’ President of Jersey City Islamic Center Says

Update, Friday December 15:  NJ Senator Cory Booker Slams ‘Repugnant’ Call for Killing of Jews by Imam of Jersey City Mosque A New Jersey imam who...

December 14, 2017 4:14 pm

Antisemitism Forcing ‘Internal Exodus’ of French Jews, as Concern Over Islamist Agitation Rises Across Europe

French-Jewish families are moving in growing numbers out of suburban neighborhoods of Paris because of antisemitism encountered on a daily basis, a local French newspaper reported...

December 13, 2017 6:51 pm

India, China and Russia Refrain From Recognizing East Jerusalem as Capital of Palestine in Joint Statement

Foreign ministers from India, Russia and China notably refrained from recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine at their annual meeting in New Delhi...

December 13, 2017 4:04 pm

Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Palestinian Public, New Poll Suggests

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US and Israel is genuine, a...

December 13, 2017 12:27 pm

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Confirms Kirchner Government in Argentina Asked Interpol to Revoke ‘Red Notices’ for AMIA Bombing Planners

Argentina's beleaguered former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, received a further blow from an unexpected quarter on Wednesday, with the Iranian foreign minister's confirmation that...

December 12, 2017 3:47 pm

Argentine Judge Orders Ex-Foreign Minister At Heart of AMIA Bombing Cover-Up to Remain Under House Arrest

An Argentine judge has denied a request to release former Foreign Minister Hector Timerman from a preventative detention order imposed on him last week, following a federal...

December 12, 2017 1:53 pm

African National Congress to Push for Shutdown of South African Embassy in Israel at Major Party Conference

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is pushing for a major downgrade of the country's full diplomatic relations with Israel ahead of its key...

December 11, 2017 1:01 pm

Top Hezbollah Leader Boasts of New Military Skills Acquired Defending Assad Regime in Syria

The second-in-command of Hezbollah, Iran's Shia proxy in Lebanon, has told an audience in Tehran that the terrorist organization vastly improved its military and fighting...

December 8, 2017 2:27 pm

Treason Charges in Argentina Over 1994 Bombing Cover-Up Prove Iran Was Responsible, Says AMIA President

The landmark arrests and indictments issued in Argentina on Thursday -- following a federal inquiry into the cover-up of Iran's responsibility for the 1994 bombing of...

December 8, 2017 12:04 pm

At State Department Briefing, Taboo Words on Jerusalem Are Finally Said Aloud

For the first time since Israel's creation in 1948, a senior US State Department official has uttered the six words concerning the city of Jerusalem...

December 7, 2017 7:25 pm

Former Prime Minister Manuel Valls: France Is Getting Better at Responding to Antisemitism

On March 19, 2012, an Islamist gunman named Mohammed Merah entered the schoolyard of the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse. In...

December 7, 2017 1:46 pm

Argentine Judge Indicts Former President Kirchner, FM Timerman, for Collusion With Iran in AMIA Bombing Cover-Up

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner faces losing her parliamentary immunity as the first step toward a treason trial over a cover-up of Iran's responsibility...

December 6, 2017 5:11 pm

Palestinian, Muslim Rage Over Trump Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Will Be Short-Lived, Senior Former White House Official Predicts

Palestinian and Muslim world leaders reacted furiously to US President Donald Trump's formal recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday, threatening that the response to the American announcement...


Conservative Movement Severs Ties with Former Youth Director Over Alleged Sexual Abuse - The congregational arm of Conservative Judaism has severed ties with...

DC Transit Cop’s Trial Details Ties Between Neo-Nazis and Islamist Terrorism

Jury deliberations begin on Monday in the federal terrorism trial of a former Washington, DC...

Fatah Continues Promoting Violent Protests Over Jerusalem Announcement

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


Pence to Make First Official US Visit to Western Wall - During his upcoming visit to Israel this week, Vice President Mike Pence is expected to visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall in the first official visit to the holy site by...


Gaza Rocket Hits Israeli Home in Ashkelon, IDF Strikes Hamas Infrastructure - A rocket fired from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip struck an Israeli home in the southern city of Ashkelon on Sunday night, causing damage but no injuries. The rocket was one...

Middle East

Fatah Urges ‘Angry’ Protests During Pence’s Israel Visit, Boycott... - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction last Saturday called for “angry” protests in Jerusalem during Vice President Mike...