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Benjamin Kerstein is the Israel correspondent for The Algemeiner.

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September 24, 2018 1:12 pm
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As US Sanctions Near, Europe Fails to Protect Iran Deal

At a meeting in Washington after Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in May, a senior US official told European diplomats that...

September 24, 2018 12:51 pm
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Blaming Israel for Downing Plane, Russia to Sell S-300 Air Defense System to Syria; Bolton: ‘Significant Escalation’

Russia will sell Syria the advanced S-300 air defense system following the downing of a Russian plane that the Kremlin blames on Israel. According to the...

September 23, 2018 1:17 pm
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Corbyn Denounces Former UK Chief Rabbi as Poll Shows Antisemitism Eroding His Support

UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn slammed Britain's former chief rabbi on Sunday, calling his comments on Labour's and his own antisemitism "beyond excessive" and...

September 23, 2018 11:53 am
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Israeli Expert Fears Russia Seeking to ‘Change Rules of the Game’ in Syria

Veteran Israeli analysts believe President Vladimir Putin is exploiting the downing of a Russian plane in order to change the rules of the game in...

September 23, 2018 11:31 am
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IDF Officer Wounded by Palestinian Sniper: I Was Saved by a ‘Miracle’

IDF Lieutenant Bar Vaknin of the elite Givati Brigade declared on Sunday that he was saved by a miracle after being shot in the stomach...

September 22, 2018 1:37 pm
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Egyptian Envoys Rush to Gaza for ‘Critical’ Talks Aimed at Easing Tensions, Brokering Reconciliation Between Hamas and Fatah

Egyptian envoys have arrived in the Gaza Strip on a "critical visit" to save the possibility of reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah, as well as...

September 21, 2018 10:26 am
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Blood-Stained Tallit Fragment Found at Site of 1940 Lodz Ghetto Pogrom

A fragment of a tallit has been discovered at the site of a former synagogue in the Lodz ghetto in Poland, stained with blood from...

September 21, 2018 9:51 am
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Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Funds Transferred to Palestinian Authority

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a dual American-Israeli citizen, was stabbed...

September 20, 2018 4:52 pm
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Not Quite Finished Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Rail Line Inaugurated in ‘Historic Moment’

The new fast train line from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was inaugurated on Thursday at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Transportation...

September 20, 2018 3:26 pm
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IDF Chief of Staff Warns Cabinet of ’60-80 Percent’ Chance of Renewed Violence in the West Bank

The IDF chief of staff has warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet that the chances of a major round of violence in the...

September 16, 2018 5:39 pm
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Ceremony Honoring French Terror Victims to Be Held on Yom Kippur

Despite the disturbingly high number of terror attacks on French Jews in recent years, there will be little or no Jewish presence at this year's ceremonies marking...

September 16, 2018 1:22 pm
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Leading US Jewish Groups Mourn Ari Fuld, Victim of Gush Etzion Terror Attack

Jewish groups from across the political spectrum are expressing mourning for Ari Fuld, 45, who was killed in a terrorist attack on Sunday morning. A dual...

September 15, 2018 2:19 pm
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Iran’s Foreign Minister: Europe Must Offset US Pullout from Nuclear Deal

Europe should take action to neutralize the consequences of the US decision to quit the 2015 Iran nuclear accord to ensure its own long-term economic interests,...

September 15, 2018 1:56 pm
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Palestinians Claim Three Killed as 13,000 Riot on Gaza Border; Israel Retaliates With Tank Fire, Airstrikes on Hamas Positions

Violence erupted on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip over the weekend, with over 13,000 rioters reported in six locations along the border fence and...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

As US Sanctions Near, Europe Fails to Protect Iran Deal

At a meeting in Washington after Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in May, a senior US official told European diplomats that their efforts to save the...

Israel

Blaming Israel for Downing Plane, Russia to Sell S-300 Air Defense System t...

Russia will sell Syria the advanced S-300 air defense system following the downing of a Russian plane that the Kremlin...

Middle East

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and...

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