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February 1, 2019 11:21 am

Relatives of Victims Seek Holocaust Compensation From Belgium’s Railway

JNS.org - Descendants of Holocaust victims in Belgium are pressing the country’s railway company SNCB to compensate them for its role in the deportations of Jews...

January 31, 2019 12:04 pm

Leaders of Visegrad Group, Most Pro-Israel Nations in EU, to Meet in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Leaders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland will meet in Jerusalem in February for the next Visegrad Group summit with Israeli Prime...

January 29, 2019 11:39 am

Irish Ambassador to Israel Summoned to Jerusalem in Response to Irish Pro-BDS Bill

JNS.org - Ireland’s ambassador to Israel, Alison Kelly, has been summoned to the Israeli Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem after the Irish parliament advanced a bill that...

December 25, 2018 11:13 am

Italian Minister Salvini In Favor of Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - Italian Interior Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvnini said he is in favor of recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In an interview...

November 26, 2018 11:07 am

Strong Supporter of Israel, Czech President Milos Zeman to Inaugurate Cultural Center in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A strong supporter of Israel, Czech President Milos Zeman started Sunday a visit to Jerusalem during which he will meet with Israeli Prime Minister...

November 21, 2018 10:58 am

French Interior Minister: ‘Government Fully Mobilized to Fight Against All Forms of Antisemitism’

JNS.org - "The government is fully mobilized to fight against all forms of antisemitic hatred and ensure the safety of Jews in France,” French Interior...

November 5, 2018 10:56 am

Netanyahu Asks Romania to Help ‘Significantly’ Change the EU’s Position on Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has requested Romania to help “significantly” change the European Union’s position on Israel. He made the request at a meeting...

October 28, 2018 11:33 am

Security Increased in France Around Jewish Places of Worship

JNS.org - After the shooting in a synagogue in Pittsburgh which left eleven people dead on Saturday, France’s Interior Minister Christophe Castaner assured that security...

June 11, 2018 10:05 am

EU’s Federica Mogherini Cancels Visit to Israel ‘for Agenda Reasons’

JNS.org - European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has cancelled plans to come to Israel this week during a tour...

May 13, 2018 10:35 am

Jewish Community of Athens Holds Silent Protest After Desecration of Jewish Cemetery

JNS.org - The Jewish community of Athens on Sunday formed a human circle around the Jewish cemetery of the city in a silent protest to say...

April 27, 2018 8:36 am

PM Charles Michel: ‘Belgium Without Jews is Not Belgium’

JNS.org - At a ceremony on Wednesday marking the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel at the Great Synagogue in Brussels, Belgian Prime Minister Charles...

April 27, 2018 8:34 am

Residents of Ben-Gurion’s Polish Hometown of Plonsk March to Honor Israel at 70

JNS.org - Several hundred residents of Plonsk, a small town in the center of Poland that was the birthplace of David Ben-Gurion, the first prime minister...


Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...


UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...