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February 17, 2020 12:03 pm
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New Security Head Aims to Protect New York Jewish Institutions and Help Reduce Climate of Fear

JNS.org - Mitchell D. Silber, former director of intelligence analysis at the New York City Police Department, started as the executive director of the Community...

February 17, 2020 11:15 am
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UC Berkeley Student Government Rejects Resolution Censuring Terrorist Display

JNS.org - A student government committee at the University of California, Berkeley, rejected a resolution earlier this week condemning a display by a pro-Palestinian student...

February 14, 2020 11:12 am
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US Lawmakers Condemn UN Blacklist of Companies With Ties to Israeli Settlements

JNS.org - Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have condemned the blacklist issued by UN Human Rights Council of 112 companies with...

February 13, 2020 11:45 am
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After Six-Hour Debate, University of Illinois Student Government Passes BDS Resolution

JNS.org - After more than six hours of deliberation, the student government at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) passed a BDS resolution in...

February 13, 2020 11:35 am
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Rep. Brad Schneider Fights BDS, Antisemitism and Puts Past Israel Experience to Use in House

JNS.org - Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider has been in Congress, serving Illinois’s 10th Congressional District since Jan. 3, 2017, when he returned after winning back...

February 12, 2020 10:50 am
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IfNotNow Turns Up Volume in Democratic Circles, Pushing Pro-BDS, Anti-Israel Agenda

JNS.org - The anti-Israel group IfNotNow has been approaching the leading Democratic presidential candidates in New Hampshire, ahead of the state’s primary on Tuesday, to...

February 9, 2020 10:31 am
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In New Hampshire Debate, Democratic Candidates Rip Decision to Eliminate Soleimani

JNS.org - In the eighth Democratic presidential primary debate, hosted by ABC News and held at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH, the seven candidates...

February 5, 2020 12:19 pm
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Along With Domestic Issues, Trump Touts Iran, Middle East Policy in State of the Union

JNS.org - In the annual State of the Union address in front of a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night, US President Donald Trump...

February 3, 2020 11:04 am
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RJC Withdraws Support From Republicans Who Voted Against Never Again Education Act

JNS.org - The Republican Jewish Coalition will withdraw its support for the four Republicans who voted against the Never Again Education Act, reported Jewish Insider on Friday. Reps. Jodey Arrington...

January 30, 2020 2:41 pm
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Senators Seek Answers to Davos Press Credentials Given to Antisemitic Broadcaster

JNS.org - Senators are seeking answers regarding the Trump administration granting press credentials to antisemitic and conspiracy broadcaster Rick Wiles and his outlet TruNews to cover...

January 29, 2020 10:50 am
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Barr Issues ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Antisemitism at Brooklyn Meeting of Jewish Leaders

JNS.org - US Attorney General William Barr said in a meeting addressing Jewish leaders on Tuesday that the US government has “zero tolerance” for antisemitism...

January 29, 2020 10:46 am
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US Peace Plan Draws Immediate Responses From Jewish, Israel-Related Groups, Mideast Experts

JNS.org - Jewish and Israel-related groups expressed mixed reactions to the Trump administration at long last releasing its long-awaited peace plan on Tuesday to help resolve the ongoing...

January 28, 2020 11:22 am
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US House Passes Never Again Education Act on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

JNS.org - On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which commemorates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed on...

January 21, 2020 10:46 am
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New Report Details History and Scope of Active BDS Movement

JNS.org - A new comprehensive report about the history and current state of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement—more commonly referred to as BDS—was released...

Culture

Comedian Chelsea Handler Talks About Embracing Jewish Faith When Growing Up

Comedian Chelsea Handler opened up recently about discovering her mother was not Jewish...

New Film Explores the ‘Virus’ of Global Antisemitism

Why has the virus of antisemitism endured so long and spread so far? "It is because of its power to...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Newcomer Bloomberg Comes Under Scathing Attack at Democratic Presidential D...

Michael Bloomberg faced a barrage of attacks at his first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, as his rivals assailed the free-spending and...

Israel

Netanyahu Rival Gantz Dismisses Israeli PM’s Debate Challenge as R...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s chief political rival, former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, said on Wednesday that he...

Middle East

Iran Won’t Hand Over ‘Damaged’ Black Box of Ukraine Plane...

The black box of a Ukrainian passenger plane accidentally shot down over Iran last month is damaged but Iran will...

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