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Russia Insists It Will Counter New US Sanctions on Iran

JNS.org - Russia is going to counter new sanctions put on Iran by the Trump administration, said Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov to reporters...

June 25, 2019 10:24 am

US to Solicit Funds for Middle East Peace Plan in Bahrain, Though Details Remain Vague

The Trump administration launches its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday with a bid to drum up $50 billion dollars to fund investment in the region, although the political details remain a secret and Palestinians have...

Iran Says US Sanctions on Khamenei Mean End of Diplomacy

New US sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for abandoning the only route to peace just days after the two foes...

Amid Antisemitism Surge, Boston-Area Rabbi Urges Congregants to Bring Guns to Services

A Boston-area rabbi is urging members of his congregation to bring guns to services to fend off potential antisemitic attackers. According to WBUR, in the wake of the Tree of Life massacre in Pittsburgh and the...

June 24, 2019 1:22 pm

Trump Imposes New US Sanctions on Iran, Targeting Ayatollah Khamenei

US President Donald Trump targeted Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new...

June 24, 2019 12:36 pm

‘L’Chaim!’ — German Police, Local Activists Wreck Nazi Music Festival by Seizing Beer Supply

Neo-Nazi rock festivals typically conjure up images of shaven-headed, bare-chested, pot-bellied white men guzzling beer...

June 24, 2019 11:44 am

Arming Synagogues? Jewish Leaders Grapple With Balancing Safety and Accessibility

JNS.org - In the aftermath of two synagogue shootings exactly six months apart, in addition...

June 24, 2019 11:29 am

Jewish Graves Vandalized in South Africa

JNS.org - The Jewish community in Strand, South Africa, filed a police complaint recently after...

June 24, 2019 11:14 am

Hatred of Israel, Homosexuality and Women’s Emancipation Are Dominant Beliefs in Arab World, New BBC Poll Reveals

A clear majority of the Arab world continues to believe that Israel is the main...

June 25, 2019 10:24 am

Russia Insists It Will Counter New US Sanctions on Iran

JNS.org - Russia is going to counter new sanctions put on Iran by the Trump administration, said Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov to reporters on...

June 25, 2019 9:36 am

US to Solicit Funds for Middle East Peace Plan in Bahrain, Though Details Remain Vague

The Trump administration launches its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan on Tuesday with a bid to drum up $50 billion dollars to fund investment in the region,...

June 25, 2019 6:18 am

Iran Says US Sanctions on Khamenei Mean End of Diplomacy

New US sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for abandoning the...

June 24, 2019 2:36 pm

Amid Antisemitism Surge, Boston-Area Rabbi Urges Congregants to Bring Guns to Services

A Boston-area rabbi is urging members of his congregation to bring guns to services to fend off potential antisemitic attackers. According to WBUR, in the wake...

June 24, 2019 1:22 pm

Trump Imposes New US Sanctions on Iran, Targeting Ayatollah Khamenei

US President Donald Trump targeted Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new US sanctions on Monday, looking for a fresh blow to Iran's...

June 24, 2019 12:36 pm

‘L’Chaim!’ — German Police, Local Activists Wreck Nazi Music Festival by Seizing Beer Supply

Neo-Nazi rock festivals typically conjure up images of shaven-headed, bare-chested, pot-bellied white men guzzling beer and raising their right arms in Hitler salutes over an...

June 24, 2019 11:44 am

Arming Synagogues? Jewish Leaders Grapple With Balancing Safety and Accessibility

JNS.org - In the aftermath of two synagogue shootings exactly six months apart, in addition to arson incidents at Chabad Houses in Massachusetts and an...

June 24, 2019 11:29 am

Jewish Graves Vandalized in South Africa

JNS.org - The Jewish community in Strand, South Africa, filed a police complaint recently after four gravestones in the local Jewish cemetery were vandalized. Last...

June 24, 2019 11:14 am

Hatred of Israel, Homosexuality and Women’s Emancipation Are Dominant Beliefs in Arab World, New BBC Poll Reveals

A clear majority of the Arab world continues to believe that Israel is the main threat in the Middle East and North Africa, a comprehensive...

June 24, 2019 11:12 am

Bolton Meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem Ahead of Historic Security Meeting

JNS.org - US National Security Advisor John Bolton landed in Jerusalem on Saturday ahead of a tripartite summit of top security officials from Israel, the...

June 24, 2019 10:58 am

Moroccan Man, 45, Accused of Harassing, Spitting at Jews in Hamburg

JNS.org - A 45-year-old Moroccan man detained by German police has been accused of threatening, demeaning and spitting at two Jews in Hamburg. Shlomo Bistritzky, regional chief...

June 24, 2019 10:08 am

Pompeo Visits Saudi Arabia as US Prods Iran for Talks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince on Monday amid heightened tensions with Tehran after President Donald Trump...

June 24, 2019 9:02 am

Iran Claims US Cyber Attacks Failed, Hints Talks Are Possible

Iran said on Monday US cyber attacks on its military had failed, while also hinting that it could be willing to discuss new concessions with Washington...

June 23, 2019 10:51 am

Trump Says New Sanctions on Iran to Start Monday, Dials Back Rhetoric

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran, but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its...

Culture

Singer Daddy Yankee Floats in Dead Sea, Visits Western Wall Ahead of Israel Concert

Popular Latin singer Daddy Yankee is touring Israel ahead of his concert on...

Jack Hughes Becomes First Jewish Player to Be First Overall Pick in NHL Draft

JNS.org - Jack Hughes became the first Jewish player to be the No....

Features

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

Opinion

Remembering Yitzhak Shamir

The public longs for the good old days, when our leaders saw politics as a calling or a mission, not merely another job -- one that's a way station to...

Israel

Ex-US Envoy to UN Nikki Haley Prays at Western Wall After Israel Arrival

Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley -- known for her strident defense of Israel during her two-year stint in Turtle Bay -- visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem...

Middle East

US Economic Plan Decried by Palestinians but Gets Cautious Nod in Gulf

Palestinians on Wednesday poured scorn on the Trump administration's $50 billion investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, but US Gulf Arab allies said the economic initiative had promise...

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