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Canadian Jewish Groups Urge Government to Disavow Planned Durban IV Events Marking Anniversary of ‘Anti-Jewish Hatefest’

Leading Canadian Jewish groups on Wednesday called on the country’s government to “publicly disavow” events planned for September marking the anniversary of the notorious...

May 5, 2021 4:20 pm

‘Antisemitic Terrorists Murdered My Brother,’ Claims Sister of Israeli Shot Dead in Baltimore, as Police Say Motive Was Robbery

The sister of an Israeli man who was shot dead in Baltimore on Sunday has openly disagreed with the preliminary conclusion reached by local police officers that the murder was the result of a robbery,...

After Heated Debate, French City of Strasbourg Adopts ‘Action Plan’ to Combat Antisemitism

Councillors in the French city of Strasbourg have agreed on an "action plan" to combat antisemitism, following a heated debate that lasted into the early hours of Tuesday morning. However, the agreed text leaves out...

Antisemitic Flyers Circulating in Florida City: ‘St. Pete Is Not Going to Stand for Racism’

Antisemitic flyers described as “disturbing” were found circulating in St. Petersburg, Florida, local news reported on Wednesday. According to ABC affiliate WFTS Action News, the Anti-Defamation League contacted the Florida Holocaust Museum about a “small network...

May 5, 2021 9:44 am

Kushner Launches Group to Promote Arab States’ New Ties With Israel

Jared Kushner is forming a group to promote relations between four Arab states and Israel,...

May 5, 2021 9:43 am

Iran Envoy Drops Appeal to Jail in Belgium, No Prisoner Swap Seen

An Iranian diplomat sentenced to 20 years in prison for planning a bomb attack in...

May 5, 2021 9:03 am

Mass Grave of Holocaust Victims Uncovered in Logoza, Belarus

JNS.org - A mass grave of Holocaust victims has been discovered near the village of...

May 4, 2021 5:04 pm

Jewish Groups Applaud US Decision to Stay Away From ‘Anti-Israel’ Durban IV Events in September

Leading Jewish organizations welcomed the Biden administration’s decision to stick to the US policy of...

May 4, 2021 4:10 pm

Children of Polish WW2 Hero Capt. Witold Pilecki Condemn Appointment of Hardline Nationalist to Auschwitz Museum Council

The son and granddaughters of one of Poland's legendary World War II resistance heroes have...

May 5, 2021 4:20 pm

Canadian Jewish Groups Urge Government to Disavow Planned Durban IV Events Marking Anniversary of ‘Anti-Jewish Hatefest’

Leading Canadian Jewish groups on Wednesday called on the country’s government to “publicly disavow” events planned for September marking the anniversary of the notorious 2001...

May 5, 2021 3:14 pm

‘Antisemitic Terrorists Murdered My Brother,’ Claims Sister of Israeli Shot Dead in Baltimore, as Police Say Motive Was Robbery

The sister of an Israeli man who was shot dead in Baltimore on Sunday has openly disagreed with the preliminary conclusion reached by local police...

May 5, 2021 1:22 pm

After Heated Debate, French City of Strasbourg Adopts ‘Action Plan’ to Combat Antisemitism

Councillors in the French city of Strasbourg have agreed on an "action plan" to combat antisemitism, following a heated debate that lasted into the early...

May 5, 2021 12:10 pm

Antisemitic Flyers Circulating in Florida City: ‘St. Pete Is Not Going to Stand for Racism’

Antisemitic flyers described as “disturbing” were found circulating in St. Petersburg, Florida, local news reported on Wednesday. According to ABC affiliate WFTS Action News, the Anti-Defamation...

May 5, 2021 9:44 am

Kushner Launches Group to Promote Arab States’ New Ties With Israel

Jared Kushner is forming a group to promote relations between four Arab states and Israel, normalized under agreements he helped broker as a top adviser...

May 5, 2021 9:43 am

Iran Envoy Drops Appeal to Jail in Belgium, No Prisoner Swap Seen

An Iranian diplomat sentenced to 20 years in prison for planning a bomb attack in France has dropped an appeal in Belgium and will serve...

May 5, 2021 9:03 am

Mass Grave of Holocaust Victims Uncovered in Logoza, Belarus

JNS.org - A mass grave of Holocaust victims has been discovered near the village of Logoza in Belarus, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. Photos from the...

May 4, 2021 5:04 pm

Jewish Groups Applaud US Decision to Stay Away From ‘Anti-Israel’ Durban IV Events in September

Leading Jewish organizations welcomed the Biden administration’s decision to stick to the US policy of not attending any events to celebrate the 20th anniversary of...

May 4, 2021 4:10 pm

Children of Polish WW2 Hero Capt. Witold Pilecki Condemn Appointment of Hardline Nationalist to Auschwitz Museum Council

The son and granddaughters of one of Poland's legendary World War II resistance heroes have joined a searing attack on the Polish government's recent decision...

May 4, 2021 3:20 pm

Israeli NGO Brings Emergency Medical Support to Rural India in Fight Against ‘Overwhelming’ COVID-19 Crisis

As a catastrophic second wave of COVID-19 infections ravages India, an Israeli non-governmental humanitarian aid agency has begun providing emergency medical supplies and support to...

May 4, 2021 2:12 pm

Seattle Police Investigating After Man Seen Making Nazi Salute and Death Threats Outside Jewish Home

A man approached a Jewish family’s house in Seattle and made threatening antisemitic gestures, followed by death threats, prompting a police investigation. Local NBC affiliate Channel...

May 4, 2021 12:14 pm

White Supremacist Killer of Three in 2014 Attack on Kansas Jewish Sites Dies in Prison

The killer of three people at a Jewish community center in Kansas has died in prison, the Kansas Department of Corrections said Tuesday. On April 13,...

May 4, 2021 10:46 am

Famed US Jewish Architect Will Renovate Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Site of Worst Antisemitic Atrocity in US History

Daniel Libeskind — whose portfolio includes the master plans for the post-9/11 World Trade Center site in New York as well as Jewish museums in...

May 4, 2021 10:41 am

An Israeli Startup’s Concrete ‘Bio-Habitats’ Bring Life Back to Urban Coastal Waters

An Israeli environmental startup has developed a technology to address one of the world's least sexy problems — bringing concrete to life — by using...

Culture

‘Shtisel’ Cast Members Teach Fans Common Yiddish Phrases Used in the Show

Cast members of the popular Israeli television series "Shtisel" explained some of the...

Plans Unveiled for New Royal Air Force Exhibit on Jewish Bomber Command Personnel

As part of the British soccer team Chelsea FC's "Say No to Antisemitism"...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Opinion

President Biden and Israel

President Joe Biden has a long record of discomfort with Israel. Four decades ago, in a meeting of Senators with Prime Minister Menachem Begin, Biden warned that continued settlement expansion...

Israel

Israel’s Next Pioneer: Meet the Country’s New Astronaut

CTech - If given the opportunity, Israel’s next astronaut would probably abstain from calling himself a hero, but in February 2022 upon his take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Wants to See ‘Verifiable Deeds’ From Talks With Ir...

A Saudi foreign ministry official said on Friday that talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran aim to reduce regional tensions,...

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