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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...

September 18, 2018 1:32 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, as the Tehran regime prepares for the impact of tough...

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 to Israel. In a statement reacting to Tlaib's remarks during an...

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 Washington, DC. In a letter to the two administration officials, Sen. Ted...

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...

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...

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...

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...

September 19, 2016 12:33 pm
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...

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...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Israel

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

Middle East

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

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