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Benjamin Kerstein is the Israel correspondent for The Algemeiner.

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April 22, 2019 11:17 pm
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British Member of Parliament Falsely Claims Video of Guatemalan Soldiers Beating Youths Actually Shows Israelis

Member of Parliament for the UK's Labour Party Grahame Morris became the focus of controversy on Monday after he retweeted a video that he falsely...

April 22, 2019 4:38 pm
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Israel Not Ready for Full-Scale War With Hezbollah, Nasrallah Claims

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah claimed on Monday that Israel was not ready for a full-scale war with the Lebanese terrorist group, walking back previously reported...

April 22, 2019 2:06 pm
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IDF Dispels Rumors of Return of Body of Legendary Spy Eli Cohen

The body of legendary spy Eli Cohen is not being returned to Israel, despite some recent media reports to the contrary, the IDF clarified on...

April 15, 2019 11:54 am
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Report: Trump’s Peace Proposal May Not Include Palestinian Statehood

President Donald Trump’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan reportedly might not include the establishment of a Palestinian state. Over the weekend, The Washington Post reported that Arab officials close...

April 15, 2019 11:28 am
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Israeli Researchers Succeed in 3-D Printing an Artificial Heart

In a potentially a paradigm-shifting breakthrough, researchers at Tel Aviv University have succeeded in creating an artificial heart using a 3-D printer. According to Hebrew news...

April 14, 2019 6:45 pm
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Outrage Follows Announcement That Al Sharpton, Who Helped Incite 1991 Antisemitic Riots, Is Slated to Receive Honorary Degree

An initiative by a City University of New York school to give Rev. Al Sharpton a doctorate of humane letters was met with outrage on...

April 14, 2019 5:35 pm
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UK Labour Leader Corbyn Caught on Tape Admitting Evidence of Antisemitism in Party Was ‘Ignored or Not Used’

The leader of the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, who has been beset with antisemitism scandals since he took over leadership of the party in...

April 14, 2019 5:03 pm
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Israel’s Netanyahu Hails ICC Decision Not to Investigate Possible US War Crimes in Afghanistan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday praised the International Criminal Court’s decision to forgo an investigation into possible US war crimes in Afghanistan. “Over the...

April 11, 2019 5:54 pm
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Israel’s Central Elections Committee Releases Final Results After Day of Delays, Computer Malfunctions

Israel’s Central Elections Committee released the final results of Tuesday's elections at midnight on Friday, following a day of delays, malfunctions, and recriminations. The returns were...

April 11, 2019 4:39 pm
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Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Crashes into the Moon During Landing Attempt

Israel’s inaugural Beresheet spacecraft failed to land safely on the Moon on Thursday night, after mission controllers lost contact with the vehicle during the landing procedure. The...

April 11, 2019 2:39 pm
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US Blocks Entry to Controversial BDS Activist Omar Barghouti Ahead of Speaking Tour

Omar Barghouti, one of the world’s most prominent supporters of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, has been denied entry to the United States. Barghouti...

April 10, 2019 6:16 pm
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Jewish Groups Praise Israeli Democratic Process, Congratulate Netanyahu on Victory

Jewish groups around the world generally reacted with favor on Wednesday to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection, offering congratulations and, in one case, criticism...

April 10, 2019 2:53 pm
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Trump, World Leaders Congratulate Israel’s Netanyahu on Election Victory

Several world leaders congratulated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday for his election to a fifth term, including President Donald Trump. Speaking to reporters at...

April 10, 2019 4:58 am
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Israeli Elections Results: Likud Tied With Blue and White, But Right-Wing Bloc Remains Larger, Handing Netanyahu the Victory

According to the near-final results of Tuesday’s general election in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won a narrow but decisive victory. Netanyahu’s Likud party...

Culture

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Jewish Rapper Kosha Dillz to Host Passover Seders at Coachella

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz will host a number of Passover Seders during the second weekend of the Coachella music festival in California...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

DePaul University Professor Attracts Criticism Over Op-Ed Encouraging Israe...

A professor of ethics and philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago is facing criticism for supporting Israeli annexation of the...

Israel

Netanyahu Bodyguard Seen Carrying State-of-the-Art Chinese Anti-Drone Rifle

One of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bodyguards was seen on video Tuesday carrying an unusual weapon later identified as an anti-drone rifle. The video, published by Hebrew news site Mako,...

Middle East

Iran Lawmakers Authorize Firm Action Against US ‘Terrorist’ Act...

Iran's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday requiring the government take firm steps to respond to "terrorist actions" by US...

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