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Annexation Endangers Israel’s Security, Democracy, Write Democratic Senators

JNS.org - Nearly 20 Democratic senators have signed a letter cautioning about Israel extending sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria. Addressed to Israeli Prime...

May 22, 2020 9:15 am

Bills Pass on Antisemitism Envoy, Assistance to Israel, Marking Dachau Liberation

JNS.org - The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed bills on Thursday benefiting the Jewish and pro-Israel community, and instilling a resolution to remember the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp in April 1945. One bill...

Cruz Calls for DOJ Probe Into De Blasio Closing Unapproved Opening of Yeshiva

JNS.org - Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday called for the US Justice Department to investigate New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio over the New York Police Department shutting down an Orthodox Jewish school...

Trump Visits Ford Plant in Politically-Crucial Michigan, Leaves Mask Off for Cameras

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial US election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with its Democratic governor during the coronavirus pandemic, opting not to...

May 21, 2020 1:16 pm

Top Ukrainian Police Official Who Demanded ‘List of Jews’ Fired From His Post

The senior Ukrainian police official who demanded that a regional Jewish community supply him with...

May 21, 2020 11:28 am

Giant Swastikas and Hateful Slurs Deface Golf Course in Australian City of Melbourne With Historical Jewish Ties

Two outsized swastikas were among the hateful words and lewd images sprayed onto the playing...

May 21, 2020 11:02 am

Jewish Group Calls on Toronto Mosque to Denounce Antisemitic ‘Prayers’

JNS.org - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) on Tuesday called on a Toronto-area mosque...

May 21, 2020 10:19 am

De Blasio Comes Under Scrutiny for Another Tweet Directed at Jewish Community

JNS.org - For the second time in almost as many weeks, New York City Mayor...

May 21, 2020 10:04 am

Argentina Plans to Fly in Rabbis to Certify Kosher Meat, Despite Closed Borders

Argentina, which has enforced one of the world's toughest travel bans against the coronavirus, plans...

May 22, 2020 9:15 am

Annexation Endangers Israel’s Security, Democracy, Write Democratic Senators

JNS.org - Nearly 20 Democratic senators have signed a letter cautioning about Israel extending sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria. Addressed to Israeli Prime Minister...

May 22, 2020 9:12 am

Bills Pass on Antisemitism Envoy, Assistance to Israel, Marking Dachau Liberation

JNS.org - The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed bills on Thursday benefiting the Jewish and pro-Israel community, and instilling a resolution to remember the...

May 22, 2020 9:01 am

Cruz Calls for DOJ Probe Into De Blasio Closing Unapproved Opening of Yeshiva

JNS.org - Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday called for the US Justice Department to investigate New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio over the...

May 22, 2020 8:28 am

Trump Visits Ford Plant in Politically-Crucial Michigan, Leaves Mask Off for Cameras

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial US election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with...

May 21, 2020 1:16 pm

Top Ukrainian Police Official Who Demanded ‘List of Jews’ Fired From His Post

The senior Ukrainian police official who demanded that a regional Jewish community supply him with a list of the names and contact details of its...

May 21, 2020 11:28 am

Giant Swastikas and Hateful Slurs Deface Golf Course in Australian City of Melbourne With Historical Jewish Ties

Two outsized swastikas were among the hateful words and lewd images sprayed onto the playing surface of a private golf club in Melbourne, Australia, this...

May 21, 2020 11:02 am

Jewish Group Calls on Toronto Mosque to Denounce Antisemitic ‘Prayers’

JNS.org - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) on Tuesday called on a Toronto-area mosque to publicly denounce antisemitic remarks broadcasted on its property over...

May 21, 2020 10:19 am

De Blasio Comes Under Scrutiny for Another Tweet Directed at Jewish Community

JNS.org - For the second time in almost as many weeks, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has come under scrutiny for actions some...

May 21, 2020 10:04 am

Argentina Plans to Fly in Rabbis to Certify Kosher Meat, Despite Closed Borders

Argentina, which has enforced one of the world's toughest travel bans against the coronavirus, plans to help charter a private flight to bring in rabbis from Israel...

May 21, 2020 9:50 am

Hungary, Austria, Warn EU Against ‘Double Standard’ on Israel

JNS.org - Hungary and Austria on Wednesday warned their counterparts in the European Union against endorsing a double standard against Israel with regard to EU...

May 21, 2020 9:43 am

GWU Censures BDS, But Defends Appointment of BDS-Supporter as Interim Dean

JNS.org - George Washington University released a statement on Monday disapproving of the anti-Israel BDS movement, while also defending the appointment earlier this month of the...

May 21, 2020 9:37 am

Jewish Community, Foreign Officials Reject Image of Nazi Supporter on New Banknote

JNS.org - Argentina’s Jewish community was shocked to find that the country decided to print a new banknote with the face of a doctor who...

May 21, 2020 9:30 am

Body of Chinese Ambassador to Israel Returns to China

JNS.org - Israeli and Chinese diplomats held a short ceremony at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Wednesday in honor of Du Wei, China’s ambassador to the...

May 21, 2020 9:14 am

Biden, Trump Campaigns Tamp Down Spending in April

US President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden cut spending on their presidential campaigns in April, according to campaign finance disclosures filed on...

Features

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...

College Student Works Tirelessly to Help Others During Coronavirus

  JNS.org - Most weeks, Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch is busy juggling a full load of...

Opinion

Suddenly, Human Rights Watch Discovers Antisemitism

JNS.org - The drumbeat of antisemitism has grown louder and more assured over the last two decades. Yet it’s only with the resurgence of far-right activism in the last five...

May 24, 2020 6:44 am

Israel

Australia’s Rapid Recovery From Covid-19 Spells Business Opportunities fo...

CTech - Such has been Australia's success in containing the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic that it has committed to removing most...

Middle East

Palestinians Report First Coronavirus Death in Gaza

A woman has died in the Gaza Strip after contracting coronavirus, the Palestinian enclave's first known fatality from the global pandemic, the health ministry said on Saturday. Gaza, run by the...

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