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Benjamin Kerstein is the Israel correspondent for The Algemeiner.

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September 30, 2020 2:08 pm

Pro-Israel Education Group Files Amicus Brief in Support of Fordham University’s Denial of Recognition to Students for Justice in Palestine

A pro-Israel education group has filed an amicus brief in support of Fordham University for denying recognition to a campus chapter of Students for Justice...

September 30, 2020 11:28 am

UK Jewish Group Praises Labour Leader for Supporting New London Holocaust Museum

A top UK Jewish group praised Labour party leader Keir Starmer on Wednesday for expressing support for a new Holocaust museum to be built in...

September 30, 2020 11:08 am

CUNY Law School Condemns Antisemitism, Then Backtracks, Amid Controversy Over IDF Sweatshirt Video

The City University of New York School of Law condemned antisemitism, but then later backtracked, after a video recently emerged online recently that appeared to...

September 29, 2020 3:18 pm

Babi Yar Massacres Remembered in Ukrainian Capital of Kyiv, 79 Years Later

The president of the Ukraine, ministers of his government, the country’s chief rabbi and the head of a top global Jewish organization on Tuesday marked...

September 29, 2020 2:54 pm

Antisemitism’s ‘Long March Through the Institutions’

It’s commonplace nowadays to make the claim that young American Jews, especially on college campuses, are becoming steadily more alienated from Israel and Zionism, and...

September 27, 2020 11:53 am

Google Pledges to Return ‘More Helpful’ Results After Search for ‘Jewish Baby Strollers’ Is Found to Produce Antisemitic Images

Tech giant Google responded delicately over the weekend after outrage erupted following the revelation that a search on the platform for images of a “Jewish...

September 24, 2020 3:54 pm

Jewish Students at University of Illinois Decry Passage of Anti-Israel Divestment Resolution During High Holidays

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s student government on Wednesday night voted in favor of a pro-BDS resolution calling for divestment from a number of...

September 22, 2020 3:24 pm

Who’s Who of World Leaders and Celebs Take Part in Virtual Commemoration Marking Four Years Since Death of Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres

A who’s who of world leaders and celebrities took part in a virtual commemoration ceremony on Tuesday marking four years since the death of legendary...

September 22, 2020 1:14 pm

New Report Shows Palestinian Textbooks Still Rife With Antisemitism, Glorification of Terror, Despite Promised Changes

A new report on educational materials used by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and UNRWA in the West Bank and Gaza Strip reveals a curriculum replete...

September 21, 2020 4:24 pm

Germany Earmarks 22 Million Euros to Secure Country’s Jewish Facilities

The German government has reached an agreement with the Jewish community to substantially increase funds earmarked for the security of Jewish institutions and facilities in...

September 21, 2020 3:28 pm

Israel Urges UN to Enforce ‘Snapback’ of Sanctions on Iran

A day after the US triggered a “snapback” of international sanctions on Iran, Israel's UN envoy wrote an official letter to the international body’s secretary-general...

September 17, 2020 3:24 pm

SFSU President Questioned Over Defense of Upcoming Event Featuring Infamous Palestinian Terrorist

Dozens of organizations expressed outrage on Thursday after the president of San Francisco State University (SFSU) defended an upcoming online event featuring infamous Palestinian terrorist...

September 15, 2020 11:47 am

Top Muslim-American Group Protests Against Signing of Peace Agreement Between Israel, UAE, and Bahrain

A top American Muslim group expressed its opposition to peace with Israel on Tuesday, calling on its followers to protest outside the White House during...

September 14, 2020 2:08 pm

Top UK Jewish Group Praises Liberal Democrats for Withdrawing London Mayoral Candidate Caught Using Antisemitic Language in Past

A top UK Jewish group praised the Liberal Democrat party on Monday for suspending one of its candidates for mayor of London after she was...


In First, Israeli, Emirati Singers Release Duet - In another sign of the warming ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, following the Sept. 15...


Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...


Pro-Israel Education Group Files Amicus Brief in Support of Fordham Univers...

A pro-Israel education group has filed an amicus brief in support of Fordham University for denying recognition to a campus...


US Army Receives First Iron Dome Aerial Defense Battery From Israel

Israel delivered on Wednesday the first of two Iron Dome aerial defense batteries purchased last year by the US Army. "These batteries will be employed in the defense of US troops...

Middle East

Etihad Airways CEO Sees ‘Great Opportunity’ in Potential Israel...

The CEO of the United Arab Emirates' second-largest airline says that his company is exploring the possibility of starting direct...

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