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Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Leave US

A Chicago Palestinian activist who didn't disclose her time in an Israeli prison when she got U.S. citizenship has agreed to plead guilty and...

March 24, 2017 9:24 am

Obama’s Israel Envoy: Trump’s Approach on Israeli-Palestinian Issue ‘Responsible’

JNS.org - The Trump administration’s Israel policy earned unexpected praise from a former Obama administration official. Dan Shapiro, the US ambassador to Israel from August 2011 to January 2017, told Reuters in an interview published Thursday that so far,...

De Anza College Student Government Passes BDS Resolution in Effort to Keep School ‘Neutral’ on Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

The student government at a Cupertino, California college passed a resolution last week demanding the school divest from companies profiting from Israel's "human rights violations," in an effort to keep the campus "neutral" on the Palestinian issue,...

Canadian University Investigating ‘Jews Are Rodents’ Facebook Post Rejects Student Group’s Charge of ‘Witch-Hunt, Racial Profiling’

A Canadian university investigating a Facebook post comparing Jews to rodents rejected the charge that it was conducting a "witch hunt" involving "racial profiling," a spokesperson told The Algemeiner on Thursday. University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) vice...

March 24, 2017 6:22 am

Texas Signs First-Ever Trade Agreement With Israel’s Samaria Region

JNS.org - A special cooperation agreement was recently signed between Texas and Israel’s Samaria region, marking...

March 23, 2017 6:49 pm

With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as Next US Ambassador to Israel

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US...

March 23, 2017 3:42 pm

Israel-Based International TV Broadcaster i24 News CEO: Our DNA Is Telling the Truth About the Middle East From the Only Democracy in the Region

The head of a budding international 24-hour tri-lingual news channel based in Jaffa told The...

March 23, 2017 1:35 pm

York U Evacuated After Bomb Threat Targeting Jewish Campus Community Discovered Scrawled on Bathroom Wall

A written bomb threat targeting the Jewish community at Canada’s York University prompted the evacuation...

March 23, 2017 1:18 pm
March 24, 2017 9:24 am

Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Leave US

A Chicago Palestinian activist who didn't disclose her time in an Israeli prison when she got U.S. citizenship has agreed to plead guilty and leave...

March 24, 2017 9:10 am

Obama’s Israel Envoy: Trump’s Approach on Israeli-Palestinian Issue ‘Responsible’

JNS.org - The Trump administration’s Israel policy earned unexpected praise from a former Obama administration official. Dan Shapiro, the US ambassador to Israel from August 2011 to...

March 24, 2017 7:25 am

De Anza College Student Government Passes BDS Resolution in Effort to Keep School ‘Neutral’ on Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

The student government at a Cupertino, California college passed a resolution last week demanding the school divest from companies profiting from Israel's "human rights violations,"...

March 24, 2017 7:16 am

Canadian University Investigating ‘Jews Are Rodents’ Facebook Post Rejects Student Group’s Charge of ‘Witch-Hunt, Racial Profiling’

A Canadian university investigating a Facebook post comparing Jews to rodents rejected the charge that it was conducting a "witch hunt" involving "racial profiling," a spokesperson told The...

March 24, 2017 6:22 am

Texas Signs First-Ever Trade Agreement With Israel’s Samaria Region

JNS.org - A special cooperation agreement was recently signed between Texas and Israel’s Samaria region, marking an unprecedented rebuff of those seeking to boycott the Israeli...

March 23, 2017 6:49 pm

With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as Next US Ambassador to Israel

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US ambassador to Israel. President Donald Trump’s nomination of Friedman was approved...

March 23, 2017 3:42 pm

Israel-Based International TV Broadcaster i24 News CEO: Our DNA Is Telling the Truth About the Middle East From the Only Democracy in the Region

The head of a budding international 24-hour tri-lingual news channel based in Jaffa told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that the dream of its owner --...

March 23, 2017 1:35 pm

York U Evacuated After Bomb Threat Targeting Jewish Campus Community Discovered Scrawled on Bathroom Wall

A written bomb threat targeting the Jewish community at Canada’s York University prompted the evacuation of campus buildings on Wednesday, though no explosive devices were...

March 23, 2017 1:18 pm

‘Suddenly, Tranquil London Was Like Jerusalem,’ Recounts Bereaved Israeli Mother of Two Fallen IDF Soldiers Upon Witnessing UK Parliament Terror Attack Aftermath

Israeli educator Miriam Peretz -- a bereaved mother of two fallen IDF soldiers -- was an eyewitness on Wednesday to the aftermath of the deadly...

March 23, 2017 12:54 pm

American-Israeli Arrested in Connection With Bomb Threats Against Jewish Institutions

A Jewish man who is a dual Israeli-American citizen has been arrested in Israel in connection with a series of bomb threats made against Jewish...

March 23, 2017 12:46 pm

After London Attack, Israeli Diplomat Calls Out International Media for Different Coverage of Similar Terror Rampages in Jewish State

Following Wednesday’s deadly car-ramming and stabbing rampage in central London, some social media commentators noted the way in which the press covered it differently from similar attacks that...

March 23, 2017 12:20 pm

Trump, House Claim Progress in Winning Over Conservatives for Obamacare Overhaul

U.S. President Donald Trump and House of Representatives leaders pushed on Wednesday for votes for their plan to overhaul Obamacare and said they were making...

March 23, 2017 12:18 pm

Trump Sends Greetings to Iranians for Persian New Year, Omits Mention of Regime

When President Trump sent greetings to the Iranian people on Wednesday for the Persian New Year, or Nowruz, it offered a glimpse into an administration that...

March 23, 2017 12:16 pm

British Security Group: Jewish Community Should Remain ‘Calm, Vigilant’ in Wake of Westminster Attack

The Community Security Trust has advised the Jewish community to  remain “calm and vigilant” following the terror attack in Westminster. A spokesman said CST had been in...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Opinion

New York Times Bungles Settlement Story

A New York Times article about discussions between Israel and the United States regarding settlements in the West Bank includes this paragraph: Extracting a deal from Mr. Netanyahu in current circumstances...

March 26, 2017 10:12 am
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Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assass...

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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