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After 10 Defeats, Divestment Resolution Targeting Israel Passes at University of Michigan

Students at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (U-M) called on university leaders to look into divesting from companies that do business with Israel early Wednesday...

November 15, 2017 6:15 pm

UN Approves Expansion of Israeli Project Bolstering Security of Peacekeeping Force in Central African Republic

The United Nations approved earlier this week the extension of an Israeli technology project designed to bolster the security of the global intergovernmental body’s Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission (MINUSCA) in the Central African Republic. “Since 2015,...

House Foreign Affairs Committee Passage of Taylor Force Act Will ‘Force PA to Choose’ Between US Assistance or Terror Payments

US legislators and Jewish organizations hailed the passage by the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday of a bill that conditions American aid to the Palestinian Authority on a verifiable end to its policy of...

Zimbabwe Jews Told to Stay in Homes Amid Developing Coup Against Mugabe

JNS.org – Jewish community leaders in Zimbabwe have instructed Jews residing in the African country to seek shelter indoors amid a developing military coup, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Zimbabwe’s army said it has taken over the...

November 15, 2017 12:51 pm

‘Bernie Bernstein’ Robocall Backfires on Beleaguered Roy Moore Senate Campaign in Alabama, as Critics Charge Antisemitism

Beleaguered Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore of Alabama braced for further political blows on Wednesday as...

November 15, 2017 11:46 am

Zimbabwe Ruler Robert Mugabe Confined to Home as Army Takes Control of Country

The Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, is being confined to his house by soldiers who surrounded...

November 14, 2017 5:40 pm

J Street U: Calling for Israel’s Destruction Isn’t Always Antisemitic

The president of the student group J Street U has argued that it is “unfair”...

November 14, 2017 2:10 pm

US Set to Waive Visa Requirements for Israelis

JNS.org – Israel’s Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked announced Monday that Israel is on the verge of...

November 14, 2017 12:30 pm

VIDEO: Bernard-Henri Lévy Speaks with Algemeiner Correspondent at Columbia University on Judaism, Human Rights and Moral Obligations

Leading French philosopher and author Bernard-Henri Lévy spoke powerfully about the connection between Judaism and human...

November 15, 2017 6:15 pm

After 10 Defeats, Divestment Resolution Targeting Israel Passes at University of Michigan

Students at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (U-M) called on university leaders to look into divesting from companies that do business with Israel early Wednesday morning...

November 15, 2017 5:11 pm

UN Approves Expansion of Israeli Project Bolstering Security of Peacekeeping Force in Central African Republic

The United Nations approved earlier this week the extension of an Israeli technology project designed to bolster the security of the global intergovernmental body’s Multidimensional...

November 15, 2017 4:20 pm

House Foreign Affairs Committee Passage of Taylor Force Act Will ‘Force PA to Choose’ Between US Assistance or Terror Payments

US legislators and Jewish organizations hailed the passage by the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday of a bill that conditions American aid to the...

November 15, 2017 2:42 pm

Zimbabwe Jews Told to Stay in Homes Amid Developing Coup Against Mugabe

JNS.org – Jewish community leaders in Zimbabwe have instructed Jews residing in the African country to seek shelter indoors amid a developing military coup, Israel’s Foreign Ministry...

November 15, 2017 12:51 pm

‘Bernie Bernstein’ Robocall Backfires on Beleaguered Roy Moore Senate Campaign in Alabama, as Critics Charge Antisemitism

Beleaguered Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore of Alabama braced for further political blows on Wednesday as news broke of a "robocall" on behalf of his campaign...

November 15, 2017 11:46 am

Zimbabwe Ruler Robert Mugabe Confined to Home as Army Takes Control of Country

The Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, is being confined to his house by soldiers who surrounded his official and private residences, as well as other government...

November 14, 2017 5:40 pm

J Street U: Calling for Israel’s Destruction Isn’t Always Antisemitic

The president of the student group J Street U has argued that it is “unfair” to describe all those who seek to end Israel’s existence...

November 14, 2017 2:10 pm

US Set to Waive Visa Requirements for Israelis

JNS.org – Israel’s Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked announced Monday that Israel is on the verge of finalizing an agreement that would allow Israeli citizens to enter...

November 14, 2017 12:30 pm

VIDEO: Bernard-Henri Lévy Speaks with Algemeiner Correspondent at Columbia University on Judaism, Human Rights and Moral Obligations

Leading French philosopher and author Bernard-Henri Lévy spoke powerfully about the connection between Judaism and human rights advocacy at a recent discussion on human rights and...

November 14, 2017 10:17 am

ADL Chief Slams The New School Over Upcoming Antisemitism Panel Featuring Anti-Israel Activist Linda Sarsour

Anti-Defamation League National Director CEO Jonathan Greenblatt slammed The New School on Monday over the Manhattan-based institution’s upcoming hosting of a panel discussion on antisemitism...

November 13, 2017 7:30 pm

New Report Highlights Terror Links of Students for Justice in Palestine

The anti-Zionist campus group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) seeks “to isolate, demonize, and ultimately destroy” Israel with the help of terror-linked financial and...

November 13, 2017 3:42 pm

‘We’re Working Very Hard’ on Mideast Peace Plan, US Ambassador to Israel Says at ZOA Annual Dinner

JNS.org – Speaking exclusively with JNS.org, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Sunday night confirmed a report that a team from the Trump administration is drafting an...

November 13, 2017 3:17 pm

Polish Official Tolerance of Far-Right Extremists ‘Deeply Troubling,’ Jewish Group Says Following Antisemitic and Racist March in Warsaw

The "apparent tolerance" of some senior Polish government ministers for the growing brazenness of the country's nationalist far-right is "deeply troubling," a prominent Jewish official in Warsaw said on...

November 13, 2017 11:34 am

Far-Right Marchers in Warsaw Chant ‘Jews Out of Poland’

Tens of thousands of far-right nationalists chanted calls for a “Jew-free” Poland as they marched through the streets of Warsaw on Saturday to mark 99...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

Opinion

Who Is Really ‘Insular’ — Hasidim? Or New York Times Editors?

The New York Times likes using the word “insular” to describe Hasidic Jews. It likes it so much that it uses the term twice in a single news article about...

Middle East

Lebanese Foreign Minister: We Will Defeat Israel in Any Future War

Lebanon will emerge victorious in any future conflict with Israel, the Cedar Republic’s foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, claimed in an interview published on Friday. Speaking with the Russian government-funded RT media...

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