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April 24, 2019 11:19 am
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Morocco’s Jewish Community to Hold First Democratic Elections in Five Decades

JNS.org - Morocco’s Jewish community will hold its first elections in half a century to select its communal representatives. King Mohammed VI instructed the Minister of the...

April 24, 2019 11:14 am
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Judges Rule Sex-Segregated Pool Schedule Unlawful at Condo in Lakewood, NJ

JNS.org - The US Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit found on Monday that a condominium’s sex-segregated pool time policy in the heavily-Jewish New Jersey...

April 24, 2019 11:03 am
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With UN Supervision, Lebanon Is Ready to Draw Maritime Borders With Israel

JNS.org - Lebanon announced on Tuesday that it is prepared to draw its maritime border with Israel under UN supervision, reported Lebanese media. “We are ready...

April 24, 2019 10:59 am
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India to Abide by US Sanctions on Iran After Its Waiver Ends

JNS.org - India will follow US sanctions on Iranian oil and acquire crude oil from other countries, said Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on...

April 23, 2019 3:48 pm
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Eighty Groups Urge UMass to Reverse Sponsorship of Anti-Israel ‘Political Rally’

JNS.org - Eighty organizations urged the University of Massachusetts in Amherst to rescind all named university sponsorship of an event next month that the groups allege will “incite animosity...

April 23, 2019 10:58 am
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Facebook Creates Artificial Intelligence Team in Tel Aviv

Facebook has formed an artificial intelligence team in Tel Aviv, announced the company on Tuesday. The 10-person team, called “Data.AI,” will work on machine-learning “algorithms that...

April 23, 2019 9:28 am
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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 condemning attempts by BDS groups and Irish LGBTQ activists to pressure the...

April 23, 2019 9:24 am
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Mass Arrests Follow PA Sting Against Hamas Spy Network

JNS.org - According to a report on the Ynet website on Tuesday, the Palestinian Authority has conducted sweeping arrests of senior PA defense officials suspected of...

April 23, 2019 9:20 am
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Report: Netanyahu Offered Kulanu Party Leader Kahlon Foreign-Ministry Position

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered Kulanu Party leader Moshe Kahlon the Foreign Ministry portfolio on Sunday, reported Israel’s Channel 13. The two, who have not...

April 23, 2019 9:17 am
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Middlebury College Professor Takes Leave of Absence After Nazi Poison-Gas Test Question

JNS.org - A 33-year chemistry professor at Middlebury College in Vermont has taken a leave of absence after asking students on a test to compute the...

April 23, 2019 9:11 am
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Exhibition at Dutch National Holocaust Museum Leaves Out Auschwitz Pictures

JNS.org - Holland’s national Holocaust museum excluded four pictures taken at Auschwitz from a current exhibition. The Jewish Cultural Quarter of Amsterdam, which consists of the National...

April 23, 2019 9:07 am
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Israel to Posthumously Honor Jewish Indian General

JNS.org - Israel will posthumously honor Jewish Indian Gen. Jack Jacob on April 30 with a plaque at the Ammunition Hill memorial site, reported Indian media...

April 22, 2019 10:03 am
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Jewish Leaders Condemn Pre-Passover Arson Attack on Moscow’s Largest Yeshivah

JNS.org - Following an arson and defacement attack on the biggest yeshivah in Moscow, Jewish organizations expressed their belief that Russian officials would succeed in bringing the perpetrators...

April 22, 2019 10:00 am
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Passover Snow Falls on Mount Hermon for First Time in 22 Years

JNS.org - Snow fell on Mount Hermon on Sunday during Passover for the first time in 22 years. With approximately eight inches of snow already on the...

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

Mayor of Winnipeg Calls on Groups to Cancel Appearance by Controversial Ant...

The mayor of Winnipeg is calling on the two groups behind an upcoming "social justice" event to disinvite controversial anti-Israel...

Israel

Spotify Now Available in Hebrew

CTech - Spotify Technology SA announced Wednesday it will launch a Hebrew-supported version across all devices in upcoming weeks. Spotify became available in Israel in March 2018. The premium service is...

Middle East

Morocco’s Jewish Community to Hold First Democratic Elections in Five Dec...

JNS.org - Morocco’s Jewish community will hold its first elections in half a century to select its communal representatives. King Mohammed VI...

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