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US Jewish Groups Praise Tillerson’s Renewal of State Department Antisemitism Envoy

US Jewish groups reacted with praise and relief on Tuesday to the news that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to fill the post...

August 29, 2017 5:47 pm

Anti-Israel Extremists Target ADL in New Online Campaign Equating Zionism With Racism

The Anti-Defamation League's current counter-offensive against the US far-right is facing a coordinated campaign of online "trolling" from BDS activists pushing the message that Zionism is akin to "white nationalism," an ADL official told The...

Decisive Majority of US Muslims Oppose Violence Against Civilians, New Survey Shows

A new survey of political and social attitudes among the US Muslims shows that over three-quarters of the community rejects violence against civilians in the name of religious or political beliefs. The survey, released on July...

Watchdog Uncovers New Members in Antisemitic Student Ring at U of Tennessee That Supports Terrorism, Lauds Hitler

A ring of antisemitic students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) has turned out to be larger than originally thought, a clandestine campus watchdog organization revealed to The Algemeiner on Monday. According to Canary Mission,...

September 19, 2016 12:33 pm
September 19, 2016 9:48 am

American-Afghani Man Suspected in NYC Bombing Arrested After Shootout

JNS.org - Following a shootout with New Jersey police on Monday, authorities arrested Ahmad Khan...

September 19, 2016 9:42 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Minnesota Mall Stabbing Attack

The man who stabbed nine people at a Minnesota mall Saturday before being shot dead...

September 18, 2016 6:34 pm

Report: Palestinian Who Hacked New York City Detective With Meat Cleaver Was Previously Arrested Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ Outside Brooklyn Synagogue

The perpetrator of Thursday’s meat-cleaver attack on an off-duty New York City police detective was...

September 18, 2016 1:24 pm

Security Expert: Lone-Wolf Islamist Terrorists Everywhere, Including in US, Inspired by Palestinian Attacks Against Israelis (INTERVIEW)

Lone-wolf Islamist terrorists around the world -- including in the US -- are drawing inspiration...

August 29, 2017 5:47 pm

US Jewish Groups Praise Tillerson’s Renewal of State Department Antisemitism Envoy

US Jewish groups reacted with praise and relief on Tuesday to the news that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to fill the post of...

August 25, 2017 11:19 am

Anti-Israel Extremists Target ADL in New Online Campaign Equating Zionism With Racism

The Anti-Defamation League's current counter-offensive against the US far-right is facing a coordinated campaign of online "trolling" from BDS activists pushing the message that Zionism...

July 31, 2017 7:11 pm

Decisive Majority of US Muslims Oppose Violence Against Civilians, New Survey Shows

A new survey of political and social attitudes among the US Muslims shows that over three-quarters of the community rejects violence against civilians in the...

September 19, 2016 4:01 pm

Watchdog Uncovers New Members in Antisemitic Student Ring at U of Tennessee That Supports Terrorism, Lauds Hitler

A ring of antisemitic students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) has turned out to be larger than originally thought, a clandestine campus watchdog...

September 19, 2016 12:33 pm

In Wake of Minnesota, New York, New Jersey Terrorist Attacks, Trump Hails Israel for Profiling, Says US Law Enforcement ‘Afraid’ of Being Accused of Targeting Muslims

Amidst the ongoing manhunt for the perpetrators of Saturday’s bomb attack in New York City, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday praised Israel’s "unbelievable job"...

September 19, 2016 9:48 am

American-Afghani Man Suspected in NYC Bombing Arrested After Shootout

JNS.org - Following a shootout with New Jersey police on Monday, authorities arrested Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, a naturalized American of Afghani descent, in connection...

September 19, 2016 9:42 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Minnesota Mall Stabbing Attack

The man who stabbed nine people at a Minnesota mall Saturday before being shot dead by an off-duty police officer was a "soldier of the...

September 18, 2016 6:34 pm

Report: Palestinian Who Hacked New York City Detective With Meat Cleaver Was Previously Arrested Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ Outside Brooklyn Synagogue

The perpetrator of Thursday’s meat-cleaver attack on an off-duty New York City police detective was recently arrested and released, after allegedly parking his car outside...

September 18, 2016 1:24 pm

Security Expert: Lone-Wolf Islamist Terrorists Everywhere, Including in US, Inspired by Palestinian Attacks Against Israelis (INTERVIEW)

Lone-wolf Islamist terrorists around the world -- including in the US -- are drawing inspiration from Palestinian attacks against Israelis, an international security consultant and...

September 18, 2016 9:22 am

Police: Minnesota Mall Stabber Made Reference to Allah During Attack

A man wearing a private security company uniform stabbed eight people at a Minnesota mall before an off-duty police officer shot him dead, authorities said. Seven...

September 18, 2016 9:15 am

After NYC Blast, Suspicious Device Removed From Second Location

Police have removed a suspicious device from a Manhattan location four blocks from the site of an explosion that injured more than two dozen people. The...

September 18, 2016 8:06 am

Watchdog: US Government ‘Violating Law’ by Funding Pro-BDS Campus Centers With Tax Dollars (INTERVIEW)

The US government is “violating the law” by using tax dollars to fund antisemitic and anti-Israel activity on college campuses, a member of a Washington, DC-based...

September 17, 2016 11:12 pm

At Least 25 Injured in New York City Explosion

An explosion ripped through a Chelsea street Saturday night — injuring at least 25 people and sending horrified witnesses scattering, Fire Department sources said. The blast...

September 17, 2016 3:00 pm

Congress Investigating Obama Admin-Funded Campaign to Unseat Israeli PM

Congress on Friday launched a wide-ranging probe into a secret Obama administration-funded campaign to unseat Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to information exclusively obtained...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Puerto Rico Synagogues Cancel High Holiday Services Ahead of Hurricane Mari...

As volunteers worked feverishly to tape the exposed windows of San Juan’s Temple Beth Shalom with plastic film and carry...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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