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US Ready to Resume North Korea Talks, Seeks Denuclearization by 2021

The United States said it was ready to resume talks with North Korea after Pyongyang pledged on Wednesday to dismantle its key missile facilities...

September 20, 2018 12:06 pm

Iran Dismisses US Offer of Talks, Says Washington Broke Last Deal

Iran hit back at a US offer of negotiations on Thursday, saying Washington had violated the terms of the last big deal they agreed to, the 2015 nuclear accord. US President Donald Trump pulled out of...

Israel to Enhance Cooperation with Russia in Syria Following Plane Crash

Israel said on Thursday it would not halt strikes on Syria but would do more to "deconflict" them with Russian forces, after Moscow accused it of "irresponsible and unfriendly actions" that led to Syrian ground...

Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah Claims Terror Group Has Thwarted Israeli Efforts to Cut Weapons Supply Route

The leader of Hezbollah, the Iranian regime's terrorist proxy in Yemen, said on Thursday that his group had obtained precision rockets despite Israeli strikes in recent years aimed at cutting the weapons supply route through war-torn Syria. "No...

September 18, 2018 5:20 pm

Dozens of DJs Endorse Palestinian Cultural Boycott of Israel

Dozens of DJs expressed support for cultural boycotts of Israel in recent days, under the hashtag #DJsForPalestine. The...

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...

September 18, 2018 12:27 pm

Trump Sends Wishes for ‘Meaningful’ Yom Kippur to Jewish Community

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania sent the Jewish people their “warmest greetings”...

September 18, 2018 11:04 am

German Far Right Far Ahead in Use of Social Media

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) and its supporters were far more active and adept...

September 18, 2018 10:34 am

UK PM Vows to Defend Jews and Israel, in Dig at Labour’s Corbyn

Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Monday to protect British Jewish identity and Israel's right...

September 20, 2018 12:06 pm

US Ready to Resume North Korea Talks, Seeks Denuclearization by 2021

The United States said it was ready to resume talks with North Korea after Pyongyang pledged on Wednesday to dismantle its key missile facilities and...

September 20, 2018 11:55 am

Iran Dismisses US Offer of Talks, Says Washington Broke Last Deal

Iran hit back at a US offer of negotiations on Thursday, saying Washington had violated the terms of the last big deal they agreed to,...

September 20, 2018 10:24 am

Israel to Enhance Cooperation with Russia in Syria Following Plane Crash

Israel said on Thursday it would not halt strikes on Syria but would do more to "deconflict" them with Russian forces, after Moscow accused it...

September 20, 2018 10:17 am

Hezbollah Chief Nasrallah Claims Terror Group Has Thwarted Israeli Efforts to Cut Weapons Supply Route

The leader of Hezbollah, the Iranian regime's terrorist proxy in Yemen, said on Thursday that his group had obtained precision rockets despite Israeli strikes in recent years...

September 18, 2018 5:20 pm

Dozens of DJs Endorse Palestinian Cultural Boycott of Israel

Dozens of DJs expressed support for cultural boycotts of Israel in recent days, under the hashtag #DJsForPalestine. The initiative was endorsed on social media by various artists, labels, and...

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 18, 2018 12:27 pm

Trump Sends Wishes for ‘Meaningful’ Yom Kippur to Jewish Community

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania sent the Jewish people their “warmest greetings” on Tuesday ahead of the start of Yom Kippur. “Yom Kippur...

September 18, 2018 11:04 am

German Far Right Far Ahead in Use of Social Media

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) and its supporters were far more active and adept than mainstream parties in promoting their agenda on social media...

September 18, 2018 10:34 am

UK PM Vows to Defend Jews and Israel, in Dig at Labour’s Corbyn

Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Monday to protect British Jewish identity and Israel's right to defend itself, in an attack on opposition leader Jeremy...

September 18, 2018 10:12 am

Senate Judiciary to Probe Kavanaugh, Accuser in Public Hearing

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of a 1982 sexual assault will be called to testify in the Senate...

September 18, 2018 9:38 am

Honoring Polish Rescuers in Warsaw Who Risked All to Save Jews During the Holocaust

JNS.org - The sacrifices of Polish rescuers of Jews living in Warsaw during the Holocaust was honored on Sunday in one of the largest gatherings of...

September 17, 2018 7:22 pm

University of Michigan ‘Disappointed’ After Professor Refuses to Write Recommendation Letter for Student Studying Abroad in Israel

The University of Michigan (U-M) said it was disappointed after a professor refused to write a letter of recommendation for a student who sought to study...

September 17, 2018 4:24 pm

Actress Sharon Stone at Algemeiner Gala: Israel Holds a ‘Very Dear Place in My Heart’

Israel holds “a very dear place in my heart,” famed actress Sharon Stone revealed at The Algemeiner’s fifth annual “J100” Gala in New York City...

September 17, 2018 2:11 pm

Granddaughter of Holocaust Survivor Murdered in Paris: We Cannot Be Silent Anymore

Keren Brosh brought many in the crowd at The Algemeiner’s fifth annual “J100” Gala last Thursday in New York City to tears with her emotional...

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...

Opinion

Sukkot and Impermanence

In discussing the festival of Sukkot, the Talmud gives all the various possible explanations for the origin and purpose of a Sukkah. Its final idea is that of impermanence. “Leave...

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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