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Major Mainstream Jewish Groups Slam Trump Over Questioning of Taking Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

A number of top mainstream US Jewish groups have criticized President Donald Trump following his reported questioning on Thursday of taking immigrants from what...

January 12, 2018 11:29 am

Sources: Trump Questions Taking Immigrants From ‘Shithole Countries’

President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as "shithole countries," according to two sources familiar with the comments. Trump's remarks,...

Trump Expected to Extend Iran Sanctions Relief, but Set Deadline for Congress, European Powers to Improve Nuclear Deal

President Donald Trump will extend sanctions relief granted to Iran under its 2015 nuclear deal with the United States and other world powers, leaving the accord intact for now, according to a person familiar with...

South Carolina Governor Urges Passage of Bill to Counter Campus Antisemitism

South Carolina’s governor urged his state's Senate on Wednesday to pass legislation designed to counter campus antisemitism in time for signing on International Holocaust Remembrance Day later this month. The bill -- H. 3643 -- would...

January 11, 2018 4:22 pm

Trump Iran Decision Due, as Allies Plea for Nuclear Deal

US President Donald Trump was expected to decide on Thursday whether to extend sanctions relief...

January 11, 2018 10:18 am

India Reactivates $525 Million Missile Deal With Israel Ahead of Netanyahu Visit

JNS.org - India will purchase Spike anti-tank missiles from Israel after initially canceling a $525 million...

January 11, 2018 9:19 am

Tunisia Deploys Army in Several Cities, as Violent Protests Intensify

Over 300 protesters were arrested overnight and the army was deployed in several Tunisian cities...

January 11, 2018 8:28 am

Top European Powers Plead for US to Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal

Britain, France, Germany and the European Union made a joint call to the United States...

January 10, 2018 5:55 pm

Students Face Fine or Jail Time for Displaying Israeli Flag at Pro-Palestinian Rally in Vienna

A group of Jewish students responded to a pro-Palestinian rally in Austria last month by...

January 12, 2018 11:29 am

Major Mainstream Jewish Groups Slam Trump Over Questioning of Taking Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

A number of top mainstream US Jewish groups have criticized President Donald Trump following his reported questioning on Thursday of taking immigrants from what he...

January 12, 2018 9:06 am

Sources: Trump Questions Taking Immigrants From ‘Shithole Countries’

President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as "shithole...

January 12, 2018 8:03 am

Trump Expected to Extend Iran Sanctions Relief, but Set Deadline for Congress, European Powers to Improve Nuclear Deal

President Donald Trump will extend sanctions relief granted to Iran under its 2015 nuclear deal with the United States and other world powers, leaving the...

January 11, 2018 6:10 pm

South Carolina Governor Urges Passage of Bill to Counter Campus Antisemitism

South Carolina’s governor urged his state's Senate on Wednesday to pass legislation designed to counter campus antisemitism in time for signing on International Holocaust Remembrance...

January 11, 2018 4:22 pm

Trump Iran Decision Due, as Allies Plea for Nuclear Deal

US President Donald Trump was expected to decide on Thursday whether to extend sanctions relief to Iran under the 2015 nuclear deal as major European...

January 11, 2018 10:18 am

India Reactivates $525 Million Missile Deal With Israel Ahead of Netanyahu Visit

JNS.org - India will purchase Spike anti-tank missiles from Israel after initially canceling a $525 million missile deal with an Israeli firm last year. According to a...

January 11, 2018 9:19 am

Tunisia Deploys Army in Several Cities, as Violent Protests Intensify

Over 300 protesters were arrested overnight and the army was deployed in several Tunisian cities in violent demonstrations over prices, taxes and unemployment that have...

January 11, 2018 8:28 am

Top European Powers Plead for US to Preserve Iran Nuclear Deal

Britain, France, Germany and the European Union made a joint call to the United States to protect the Iran nuclear pact, saying Tehran had a...

January 10, 2018 5:55 pm

Students Face Fine or Jail Time for Displaying Israeli Flag at Pro-Palestinian Rally in Vienna

A group of Jewish students responded to a pro-Palestinian rally in Austria last month by displaying an Israeli flag -- and now face a €100...

January 10, 2018 3:26 pm

US Official: Trump Reluctant to Waive Iran Sanctions, as Friday Deadline Approaches

US President Donald Trump is being urged by some top advisers to waive sanctions on Iran by a Friday deadline, but privately he is expressing...

January 10, 2018 2:31 pm

Turkish Jews Denounce Antisemitic Tabloid’s Claim That ‘Jewish Businessmen’ Manipulated Financial Markets Ahead of Failed 2016 Coup

A mass-circulation, pro-government newspaper in Turkey has been roundly condemned by the country's Jewish community after it accused "Jewish businessmen" of engaging in suspicious transactions on Turkish...

January 10, 2018 2:22 pm

US Ambassador to Israel: Palestinian Authority Support for Terror Is the Reason Why There is No Peace

JNS.org - US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman tweeted on Wednesday that the reason why there is no peace between Israelis and Palestinians is the...

January 10, 2018 12:23 pm

Migrants Must Visit Nazi Concentration Camps, Germany’s Jewish Council Says

New migrants to Germany must visit Nazi concentration camp memorials to help tackle a perceived rise in antisemitism, Germany's Central Council of Jews said on...

January 10, 2018 11:32 am

European Powers to Meet Iran to Back Nuclear Deal, in Message to Trump

European powers will reaffirm on Thursday their support for the Iran nuclear deal that Donald Trump has rejected, EU diplomats said, on the eve of...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

Opinion

The Trump Peace Plan for Israel Won’t Work

President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel occurred against the backdrop of his ambition to devise a comprehensive peace proposal for Israel and the Palestinians....

Israel

US Jewish Groups Urge Israeli Government to Scrap African Migrant Deportati...

Two prominent American Jewish groups urged the Israeli government on Tuesday to abandon a controversial plan to deport African migrants...

Middle East

Pakistan Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Suicide Bombings

More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, in a book unveiled by the government on Tuesday. For years, the South Asian nation...

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