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May 16, 2019 8:49 am

Despite Backlash, Texas Mayor to Attend Iftar Dinner With Rep. Ilhan Omar

JNS.org - Despite outrage in the Jewish community, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who has made antisemitic remarks since being sworn in earlier this year, is scheduled to...

May 16, 2019 8:44 am

Quote Attributed to Hitler Appears in Student Yearbook at Wisconsin High School

JNS.org - A Wisconsin high school is no longer permitting seniors to submit quotes to have placed under their photos after a quotation attributed to Adolf...

May 16, 2019 8:41 am

Harvard Satirical Publication Apologizes for Sexualized Anne Frank Bikini Photo

JNS.org - The Harvard Lampoon, Harvard University’s student-run satirical newspaper, has apologized for publishing over the weekend a sexualized photo of Anne Frank in a bikini. “Gone...

May 16, 2019 8:37 am

NYU Chaplain to Become First Chief Rabbi in the Emirates

JNS.org - New York University chaplain Rabbi Yehuda Sarna will be the first chief rabbi of the Jewish community in the United Arab Emirates, announced the...

May 16, 2019 8:33 am

Israeli Man Apologizes for Spitting at Polish Ambassador

JNS.org - An Israeli man has apologized for spitting at Polish Ambassador to Israel Marek Magierowski. “I would like to express my apologies,” said Arik Lederman,...

May 16, 2019 8:28 am

US Special Envoy Carr Warns About Antisemitism From Three Different Directions

JNS.org - US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism Elan Carr warned on Tuesday about antisemitism from three different directions. “In Europe, we have a confluence...

May 16, 2019 8:25 am

New England Revolution to Play Chelsea FC to Highlight Hate Crimes Worldwide

JNS.org - The New England Revolution and Chelsea FC soccer teams will play in a friendly match on Wednesday evening titled the “Final Whistle on Hate”...

May 16, 2019 8:23 am

Mayo Clinic and Israeli Health Companies to Create New Medical Technologies

JNS.org - The Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic has signed a memorandum of understanding with the US branch of the Israel Innovation Authority to collaborate with Israeli firms to...

May 15, 2019 10:44 am

Chabad of Poway Shooter Pleads Not Guilty to Hate Crime

JNS.org - John T. Earnest, the 19-year-old man charged with killing 60-year-old Lori Kaye and wounding three people in the Chabad of Poway synagogue on April...

May 15, 2019 10:38 am

Kuwait Airways Sued Over Denying Service to Israeli Businessman

JNS.org - Kuwait Airways has been sued over denying service to an Israeli businessman who booked a flight from Munich to Sri Lanka in November. This is...

May 15, 2019 9:56 am

Rep. Liz Cheney Says Tlaib’s Comments About the Holocaust Were ‘Sickening’

JNS.org - US Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) doubled down on Tuesday her criticism of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), who recently said that Palestinians enabled a “safe haven” for...

May 15, 2019 9:51 am

Orthodox Business Group’s Inspired Bill for ‘Economic Development Day’ in New Jersey Becomes Law

JNS.org - A bill, inspired by Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, to create “Economic Development Day” in New Jersey was signed into law on Monday by...

May 14, 2019 11:25 am

Jewish Community Outraged at Prevalence of Antisemitic Graffiti Throughout Virginia

JNS.org - The Virginia Jewish community has expressed outrage over antisemitic graffiti found throughout the state. Swastikas and words such as “kill Jews” have appeared in Henrico...

May 14, 2019 11:13 am

County Commissioners Vote 12-0 for Censuring Judge Who Posted Holocaust Article

JNS.org - Commissioners in a Tennessee county voted unanimously on Monday evening in favor of censuring a judge for posting on his Facebook page a link to an...


Israeli Shalva Band’s Eurovision Performance Praised for ‘Making Dreams Come True’

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended the country's Shalva Band following...

Eurovision Fans Hit Tel Aviv Beach Ahead of Saturday Final

Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a seafront Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late...


Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

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...


San Diego State University Women’s Center Apologizes for Sharing Photo of...

The Women’s Resource Center at San Diego State University apologized on Thursday for sharing an image of an armed Palestinian hijacker,...


Israeli Terror Victim’s Mother Gives Birth Four Years to Day After La...

An Israeli mother whose baby died following a terrorist attack four years ago gave birth on Sunday on the same...

Middle East

Iran Increases by Fourfold Enrichment Rate of Low-Enriched Uranium

Iran has increased by fourfold the rate of enrichment of low-enriched uranium, an official in Natanz nuclear facility was cited as saying by Tasnim news agency on Monday, a week...