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October 17, 2019 9:39 am
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Lauder Slams de Blasio for Tepid Response to Antisemitic Attacks in New York City

JNS.org - World Jewish Congress president Ronald S. Lauder blasted New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for the uptick in antisemitic crimes in the city. “This...

October 17, 2019 9:36 am
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Jewish Group Starts Project to Plant ‘Trees of Life’ in Honor of Synagogue Victims

JNS.org - The Jewish organization United With Israel is inviting people to sponsor the planting of more than 20 different fruit trees in Israel in...

October 17, 2019 9:32 am
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Tunisia’s New President: Any Ties With Israel ‘High Treason’

JNS.org - Tunisia’s new president said late last week that relationship or ties with Israel equals “high treason.” “‘Normalization’ is the wrong word to use,” said...

October 17, 2019 9:24 am
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Netanyahu Congratulates Ethiopia’s Leader on Winning Nobel Peace Prize

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu phoned Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to congratulate him on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. According to a statement...

October 16, 2019 10:28 am
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‘Entry of Radical Islamist Forces Into Northern Syria is Disturbing,’ Ex-Israeli Intelligence Official Says

JNS.org - Israel has been closely monitoring Turkey’s brutal offensive against the Kurds in northeast Syria in recent days. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the...

October 16, 2019 10:23 am
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Children’s Book Reading Prompts Legal Action Against Borough in Central New Jersey

JNS.org - A controversy that began last summer, pitting community library-event planners in a New Jersey suburb and various Palestinian sympathizers against a Jewish community,...

October 16, 2019 10:16 am
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Antisemitic Posters Found on Door of Michigan Synagogue

JNS.org - Black-and-white antisemitic posters were found this week on the door of a synagogue in Michigan. Rabbi Michael Schadick of Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids,...

October 16, 2019 10:06 am
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Israeli Farmland Set to Be Handed Back to Jordan

JNS.org - Israel will have to return two parcels of agricultural land in the Jordan Valley to Jordan after the Hashemite Kingdom refused to extend...

October 16, 2019 9:59 am
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Israeli Artists, Designers Get Ready to Represent Culture in Iconic Festival in Japan

JNS.org - Israeli artists and designers who participated in the Jerusalem Design Week exhibition will represent Israel later this month in one of Japan’s largest art...

October 16, 2019 9:50 am
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Romania Set to Open First Holocaust Museum Since End of Second World War

JNS.org - Romania will open its first national Holocaust museum more than seven decades since the end of World War II. The National Museum of Jewish...

October 13, 2019 10:01 am
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Report: Rivlin Unlikely to Extend Netanyahu’s Mandate to Form Coalition

JNS.org - Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin is not expected to grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an extension to form a majority government and will likely...

October 11, 2019 10:26 am
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Rumblings Quiet After Knesset Vote Assures Netanyahu as Likud Head and Premier Designate

JNS.org - As the situation stands right now, Israel seems to be headed toward a third election in the early months of 2020. The Likud Central...

October 11, 2019 10:21 am
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Democrat Rep. Nita Lowey Announces Retirement, Pro-Israel Sector Lauds Her Support

JNS.org - US Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) announced on Thursday that she won’t seek re-election next year, following a three-decade-long career in Congress as a...

October 11, 2019 10:15 am
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Initiative Seeks to Double Number of International Students in Israel Programs

JNS.org - The Council for Higher Education in Israel (CHE) this week officially launched the national initiative “Study in Israel” to double the number of...

Features

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

‘The Canary in the Coalmine of Global Hatred’: UN Special Rappo...

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief presented his findings on the rise of antisemitism to the...

Israel

Israel’s Upstream Wins Funding to Expand in Automotive Cybersecurity

Israel's Upstream Security has secured $30 million in funding from a wide range of global automakers and venture capital firms as it looks to tap into the increasingly competitive market...

Middle East

Pentagon Chief Visits Saudi Arabia as Tensions Simmer With Iran

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, with tensions simmering between the United States and Iran, and Russia seeking to increase its regional influence. Esper is likely...

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