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US Delegation to Meet Turkish Officials on Iran Sanctions

A US delegation of Treasury and State Department officials will meet Turkish authorities on Friday to discuss sanctions targeting Iran, an official from Turkey's Foreign...

July 19, 2018 10:35 am

Hungary’s Orban Tells Israel That Jews in His Country Can Feel Safe

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a nationalist whose policies have raised concerns among Jews in his country, said on a visit to Israel on Thursday they should feel safe under his government. Paying a reciprocal visit...

Austrian Jewish Leader Says Proposed Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminiscent of Nazi-Era Legislation

The head of Vienna's Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order to purchase kosher meat to Nazi-era legislation. Oskar Deutsch, the president of the Jewish community organization...

Russian Envoy Briefs Iranian Regime on Trump-Putin Summit’s Syria Message

A top Russian envoy arrived in Tehran on Wednesday to brief Iranian leaders following this week's summit in Helsinki between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump. Iranian state media outlets reported that Alexander Lavrentiev -- a senior...

July 18, 2018 12:10 pm

Honoring Elie Wiesel’s Legacy, House of Representatives Passes Genocide Prevention Act

The US House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention...

July 18, 2018 10:33 am

Sources: Algerian Militant Suspect Expelled by France Will Be Retried

Algeria plans to retry an Islamist expelled by France and suspected of being a spiritual...

July 18, 2018 9:57 am

Trump, Seeking to Calm Political Storm Over Putin Summit, Says He Misspoke

US President Donald Trump tried on Tuesday to calm a storm over his failure to hold...

July 18, 2018 9:46 am

Tel Aviv Meets California, as Prime Students Immerse in Entrepreneurship

JNS.org - IDEAS Immersion hosted a group of budding international student entrepreneurs in California’s tech capitals for...

July 18, 2018 9:40 am

NY Democratic Socialist Candidate Slams Israel, Though Says She’s Not Versed on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

JNS.org - Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who made headlines last month when she upset incumbent Rep. Joe...

July 19, 2018 10:35 am

US Delegation to Meet Turkish Officials on Iran Sanctions

A US delegation of Treasury and State Department officials will meet Turkish authorities on Friday to discuss sanctions targeting Iran, an official from Turkey's Foreign Ministry...

July 19, 2018 10:19 am

Hungary’s Orban Tells Israel That Jews in His Country Can Feel Safe

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a nationalist whose policies have raised concerns among Jews in his country, said on a visit to Israel on Thursday...

July 18, 2018 2:11 pm

Austrian Jewish Leader Says Proposed Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminiscent of Nazi-Era Legislation

The head of Vienna's Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order to purchase kosher meat to...

July 18, 2018 12:39 pm

Russian Envoy Briefs Iranian Regime on Trump-Putin Summit’s Syria Message

A top Russian envoy arrived in Tehran on Wednesday to brief Iranian leaders following this week's summit in Helsinki between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump. Iranian...

July 18, 2018 12:10 pm

Honoring Elie Wiesel’s Legacy, House of Representatives Passes Genocide Prevention Act

The US House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018. The legislation, according to the House Foreign Affairs...

July 18, 2018 10:33 am

Sources: Algerian Militant Suspect Expelled by France Will Be Retried

Algeria plans to retry an Islamist expelled by France and suspected of being a spiritual tutor to two militants who carried out attacks in 2015,...

July 18, 2018 9:57 am

Trump, Seeking to Calm Political Storm Over Putin Summit, Says He Misspoke

US President Donald Trump tried on Tuesday to calm a storm over his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for meddling in the 2016...

July 18, 2018 9:46 am

Tel Aviv Meets California, as Prime Students Immerse in Entrepreneurship

JNS.org - IDEAS Immersion hosted a group of budding international student entrepreneurs in California’s tech capitals for a two-week intensive startup acceleration program. IDEAS (Israel, Digital, Entrepreneurs, Arts...

July 18, 2018 9:40 am

NY Democratic Socialist Candidate Slams Israel, Though Says She’s Not Versed on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

JNS.org - Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who made headlines last month when she upset incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.), one of the highest-ranking Democrats in the House,...

July 18, 2018 9:31 am

Three-Dozen Far-Left Pro-BDS Jewish Groups Urge Rejection of Antisemitism Definition

JNS.org - Three-dozen far-left pro-BDS Jewish groups from around the world have signed a statement rejecting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)’s definition of antisemitism over...

July 18, 2018 9:22 am

UK Labour MPs Defy Corbyn, Vote to Adopt Official Stance on Antisemitism

JNS.org - Members of Parliament with the United Kingdom’s Labour Party have defied leader Jeremy Corbyn by voting to adopt the full and unamended version of...

July 18, 2018 9:19 am

UK Labour Party Adopts Amended Antisemitism Definition Amid Outcry

JNS.org - The Labour Party, which has been dogged by allegations of antisemitism in recent years centered around party leader Jeremy Corbyn, formally adopted an amended...

July 17, 2018 5:30 pm

In ‘Historic’ Ruling, US Judge Finds Jews Entitled to Race-Based Civil Rights Protections

A federal judge found on Friday that Jewish people are entitled to protection from race-based employment discrimination under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, marking...

July 17, 2018 3:18 pm

Trump’s Helsinki Controversy Has Overshadowed Significance of US-Russia Alignment on Israel, Top US Jewish Leader Says

The controversy over US President Donald Trump's remarks alongside his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday has overshadowed the significant commitment to Israel's security...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Opinion

France’s Reputation Is at Stake Again Over the Murder of Sarah Halimi

JNS.org - For the second time in 20 years, France basked in the accomplishment of winning the World Cup with a team whose diverse backgrounds were as much a symbol...

Israel

Fragile Ceasefire Holds After Hamas Kills IDF Soldier, Israel Launches Majo...

A truce between Israel and Hamas, the Islamic terrorist group that controls the Gaza Strip, was largely holding on Saturday a day after...

Middle East

Xi’s Visit to UAE Highlights China’s Rising Interest in Middle ...

China and the United Arab Emirates signed a raft of financial, business and trade agreements on Friday during a visit...

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