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AIPAC Says Did Not Invite 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates to Conference

JNS.org - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee did not invite any of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to address this year’s annual policy conference, a...

March 22, 2019 5:52 pm

Publishers of Viciously Antisemitic, Women-Hating Toronto Newspaper Found Guilty of Inciting Hatred

Two men behind a Toronto newspaper whose favored topics include Holocaust denial and the degradation of women were found guilty of inciting hatred by a Canadian court on Thursday. James Sears and Leroy St. Germaine --  respectively, the...

ADL Announces $5,000 Reward as NYPD Seeks Assailants in Attacks on Young Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

A leading US Jewish civil rights organization, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), announced a $5,000 reward on Friday for information about antisemitic attacks that took place in Brooklyn last weekend. According to police and other reports, the...

Survey of European Jewish Leaders Shows Rising Concern About Antisemitism, Growing Support for Israel, With Jewish Education as Top Priority

Concern about antisemitism is growing, support for Israel is increasing, and the vast majority of Jews intend to stay where they are -- these are among the main conclusions of the Fourth Survey of European Jewish Community...

November 9, 2018 1:34 pm

Canadian Jews Demand Immediate Deportation of Nazi Death Squad Veteran Stripped of Citizenship

Jewish organizations in Canada on Friday demanded the immediate deportation of a Nazi war criminal...

November 7, 2018 3:19 pm

Contradicting His Iranian Hosts, Antisemite Louis Farrakhan Denies Leading ‘Death to America’ Chant in Tehran

Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam (NoI), on Wednesday angrily denied that...

October 30, 2018 8:16 pm

‘We See Such Strength and Solidarity:’ Israeli and Jewish Relief Groups Rush to Pittsburgh After Synagogue Massacre

Israeli and Jewish relief organizations tending to Pittsburgh's Jewish community following the antisemitic massacre last...

October 5, 2018 3:03 pm

Trump Administration’s Counterterrorism Strategy Stresses Continued Threats from Iran, ISIS

US President Donald Trump's administration has released its "America First" national security strategy, highlighting the...

October 5, 2018 1:48 pm

University of Michigan Student: I Was Forced to Attend ‘Antisemitic Lecture’ Comparing Netanyahu to Hitler

An undergraduate at the University of Michigan said she "was forced to sit through an overtly...

March 22, 2019 5:52 pm

AIPAC Says Did Not Invite 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates to Conference

JNS.org - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee did not invite any of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to address this year’s annual policy conference, a source...

January 24, 2019 4:18 pm

Publishers of Viciously Antisemitic, Women-Hating Toronto Newspaper Found Guilty of Inciting Hatred

Two men behind a Toronto newspaper whose favored topics include Holocaust denial and the degradation of women were found guilty of inciting hatred by a Canadian court...

November 30, 2018 10:37 am

ADL Announces $5,000 Reward as NYPD Seeks Assailants in Attacks on Young Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn

A leading US Jewish civil rights organization, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), announced a $5,000 reward on Friday for information about antisemitic attacks that took place...

November 22, 2018 11:03 am

Survey of European Jewish Leaders Shows Rising Concern About Antisemitism, Growing Support for Israel, With Jewish Education as Top Priority

Concern about antisemitism is growing, support for Israel is increasing, and the vast majority of Jews intend to stay where they are -- these are among...

November 9, 2018 1:34 pm

Canadian Jews Demand Immediate Deportation of Nazi Death Squad Veteran Stripped of Citizenship

Jewish organizations in Canada on Friday demanded the immediate deportation of a Nazi war criminal who was stripped of his Canadian citizenship by a federal...

November 7, 2018 3:19 pm

Contradicting His Iranian Hosts, Antisemite Louis Farrakhan Denies Leading ‘Death to America’ Chant in Tehran

Louis Farrakhan, the leader of the Nation of Islam (NoI), on Wednesday angrily denied that he had led chants of "Death to America!" and "Death...

October 30, 2018 8:16 pm

‘We See Such Strength and Solidarity:’ Israeli and Jewish Relief Groups Rush to Pittsburgh After Synagogue Massacre

Israeli and Jewish relief organizations tending to Pittsburgh's Jewish community following the antisemitic massacre last Saturday at the Tree of Life Synagogue have been dealing...

October 5, 2018 3:03 pm

Trump Administration’s Counterterrorism Strategy Stresses Continued Threats from Iran, ISIS

US President Donald Trump's administration has released its "America First" national security strategy, highlighting the Iranian regime and Sunni Islamist terrorist organizations like ISIS as...

October 5, 2018 1:48 pm

University of Michigan Student: I Was Forced to Attend ‘Antisemitic Lecture’ Comparing Netanyahu to Hitler

An undergraduate at the University of Michigan said she "was forced to sit through an overtly antisemitic lecture" on Thursday, which compared Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

September 27, 2018 3:26 pm

‘What Iran Hides, Israel Will Find’: Netanyahu Issues New Claim of Secret Iranian Nuclear Facilities in UN Speech

Addressing the UN General Assembly on Thursday afternoon, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran's leaders that the Jewish state would do "whatever it must...

September 18, 2018 1:32 pm

US: Downing of Russian Military Plane Highlights Need to End Iranian Arms Transfers Through Syria

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said that the downing of a Russian military plane off the coast of Syria in a "friendly fire"...

September 14, 2018 4:54 pm

Iranian Regime Minister Says German Government-Funded Foundation Remains Committed to Joint Research Projects

Iran's official news agency reported on Friday that a cooperation agreement between a group of Iranian universities and a major German research foundation remains in force,...

August 15, 2018 4:28 pm

Jewish Democrats Seek to ‘Engage’ Michigan Congressional Candidate Opposed to US Military Aid to Israel

Jewish Democrats want to meet with Michigan Democratic congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib after she told an interviewer that she would "absolutely" support cutting US military aid...

June 8, 2018 3:18 pm

Continued Presence of PLO Office in Washington, DC Is ‘Violation of US Law,’ Members of Congress Declare

Two prominent members of the US Congress have urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to close down the PLO's office in...

Culture

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

University of Cape Town to Hold Final Vote on Academic Boycott of Israel La...

The University of Cape Town, the top-ranking academic institution in Africa, is set to consider enforcing an academic boycott against...

Israel

Israel Says UN Gaza War Crimes Report Biased Against It

Israel said on Thursday a UN report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the...

Middle East

US-Backed Syrian Force Still Battling Islamic State

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battled Islamic State militants holed up in the Baghouz area overnight, supported by US-led coalition air strikes, the SDF said, seeking to defeat the last...

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