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‘The Eyes of the Country’: IDF’s Maritime Command Center Protects Israel From Seaborne Threats

  JNS.org - The Israeli Navy’s maritime control centers play a crucial role in securing the country’s coastline from a range of hostile threats. To...

August 21, 2019 1:23 pm

Head of German Jewish Council Says Extreme Right Poses ‘Greatest Danger’ to Community

In a newspaper interview published over the weekend, the head of Germany's Jewish community stated that right-wing extremism posed the "greatest danger" to Germany and its Jews. Josef Schuster, head of Germany's Central Council of Jews,...

On State Visit, PM Netanyahu, Ukranian President Zelensky Honor Jewish Victims of Nazis at Babi Yar

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attended a memorial ceremony at Babi Yar, where thousands of Jews were massacred in 1941 by the Nazis, on Monday. Netanyahu is the first head of...

Catalonia Independence Activist: Jewish Community Split Over Secession Vote

The Jewish community in Catalonia is “heavily split” on the question of possible independence for the region of northeast Spain, a local activist asserted, as the vote on secession and police attempts to stop it...

September 19, 2016 3:40 pm

BBC Journalist Mistakenly Taken for Jewish Taunted by British Intellectual Commanding She ‘Get Back in the Oven’

A BBC journalist mistakenly identified as a Jew was told at a recent high-end London...

September 19, 2016 9:46 am

Putin-Backed Party Wins Majority in Russian Election

United Russia, backed by President Vladimir Putin, has won a majority in the country's parliamentary...

September 14, 2016 9:55 am

Pope: Murder in God’s Name ‘Satanic’

Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced killing in God's name as "satanic" as he held a...

September 13, 2016 10:12 am

3 Suspected ISIS Members Arrested in Germany, Probed for Connection to Paris Attacks

Three Syrian nationals suspected of being ISIS members were arrested Tuesday in Germany, and are...

September 12, 2016 3:35 pm

Photos of Nazi Victims Defaced at Holocaust Memorial in Hungarian Capital

A Budapest memorial to the Hungarian victims of the Holocaust was vandalized over the weekend,...

August 21, 2019 1:23 pm

‘The Eyes of the Country’: IDF’s Maritime Command Center Protects Israel From Seaborne Threats

  JNS.org - The Israeli Navy’s maritime control centers play a crucial role in securing the country’s coastline from a range of hostile threats. To achieve...

August 20, 2019 12:24 pm

Head of German Jewish Council Says Extreme Right Poses ‘Greatest Danger’ to Community

In a newspaper interview published over the weekend, the head of Germany's Jewish community stated that right-wing extremism posed the "greatest danger" to Germany and...

August 19, 2019 10:58 am

On State Visit, PM Netanyahu, Ukranian President Zelensky Honor Jewish Victims of Nazis at Babi Yar

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attended a memorial ceremony at Babi Yar, where thousands of Jews were massacred in 1941...

October 1, 2017 8:23 pm

Catalonia Independence Activist: Jewish Community Split Over Secession Vote

The Jewish community in Catalonia is “heavily split” on the question of possible independence for the region of northeast Spain, a local activist asserted, as...

September 19, 2016 3:40 pm

BBC Journalist Mistakenly Taken for Jewish Taunted by British Intellectual Commanding She ‘Get Back in the Oven’

A BBC journalist mistakenly identified as a Jew was told at a recent high-end London event to “get back in the oven,” the Daily Mail...

September 19, 2016 9:46 am

Putin-Backed Party Wins Majority in Russian Election

United Russia, backed by President Vladimir Putin, has won a majority in the country's parliamentary election, far ahead of rival parties. With 93% of the votes...

September 14, 2016 9:55 am

Pope: Murder in God’s Name ‘Satanic’

Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced killing in God's name as "satanic" as he held a mass to honor Jacques Hamel, the French priest whose throat...

September 13, 2016 10:12 am

3 Suspected ISIS Members Arrested in Germany, Probed for Connection to Paris Attacks

Three Syrian nationals suspected of being ISIS members were arrested Tuesday in Germany, and are being investigated in connection with November's deadly terror attacks in...

September 12, 2016 3:35 pm

Photos of Nazi Victims Defaced at Holocaust Memorial in Hungarian Capital

A Budapest memorial to the Hungarian victims of the Holocaust was vandalized over the weekend, the Hungarian Free Press reported on Sunday. Images accompanying the report show...

September 12, 2016 12:45 pm

Major UK Jewish Student Group Decries, Condemns ‘Hitler Was Right’ Sign Plastered on U of Leicester Campus by Pro-Nazi Activists

The appearance last Tuesday of a sticker promoting Nazism at the University of Leicester is “extremely concerning,” a major UK student group told The Algemeiner on Monday....

September 12, 2016 10:18 am

French PM Warns of New Terrorist Attacks, Says 15,000 Radical Suspects on Police Radar

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday the country can expect new attacks, but insisted that proposals by former president Nicolas Sarkozy to boost security...

September 10, 2016 9:35 pm

Car Containing Explosive Gas Cylinders Found Near Synagogue in Marseille, France

A suspicious vehicle containing two gas cylinders was found near a synagogue in France's southern port city of Marseille, French media reports. According to the La...

September 10, 2016 12:00 pm

British Woman Jailed for Five Years in Iran

A British-Iranian mother detained in Iran for more than 150 days has been sentenced to five years in prison, dealing a heavy blow to her...

September 8, 2016 10:22 am

Czech Republic Reverses Decision to Stop Naming Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital in School Atlases

JNS.org - The Czech Education Ministry reversed its decision requiring the company that prints school atlases to stop naming Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Prague...

Features

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was...

New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new...

World

Stanford Undergraduate Student Senator Re-Elected, Despite Anti-Israel Twee...

JNS.org - A student has been re-elected to Stanford University’s undergraduate legislative body, despite antisemitic tweets being exposed ahead of...

Israel

Israeli President Lauds IDF as ‘Best Army in the World’ on Its ...

The Israel Defense Forces celebrated its 72nd birthday on Tuesday. Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, issued the order establishing the...

Middle East

Revered Holy Land Churches Reopen, but Some Restrictions Remain

The Holy Land churches revered as the sites of Jesus' birth and death reopened to worshipers and tourists on Tuesday. Amid lingering pandemic concerns, Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity is capping...

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