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German Man Whose Grandfather Acquired Jewish Family’s Store Due to Nazi Persecution Contacts Family’s Israeli Granddaughter to Apologize

A German man whose grandfather acquired a Jewish family’s store on the cheap due to the Nazis’ antisemitic policies has located the family’s descendent...

November 15, 2020 7:29 pm

Modest Funeral Under Covid Regulations Pays Tribute to Influence of Late UK Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

The former British Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was buried on Sunday at a modest funeral that was conducted in accordance with coronavirus social-distancing guidelines. Only 30 mourners -- the maximum allowed under the UK government's...

Israeli Minister Says Normalization Deals Need US President Tough on Iran

Saudi Arabia and Qatar are among countries slated to establish relations with Israel under a regional rapprochement launched by US President Donald Trump, an Israeli official said on Monday. Straying from Israel's reticence about Tuesday's US election, Intelligence Minister Eli...

‘It’s Very Scary’ — Florida Jewish High School Student Expresses Fear Over Reinstatement of Principal in Holocaust Denial Scandal

The prospect of the Florida high school principal at the center of a Holocaust denial scandal returning to the state's education system is "very scary," a Jewish student at the school where he served has...

October 26, 2020 3:54 pm

French Jews Rally Around Macron as Turkish ‘Tyrant’ Erdogan Compares Treatment of European Muslims With Nazi Holocaust

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned to one his favorite themes on Monday as he...

October 20, 2020 3:16 pm

European Parliament Funds Used for Holocaust Denial Newsletters: Report

A small-order mail firm owned by an unrepentant neo-Nazi won thousands of euros worth of...

October 2, 2020 3:38 pm

Reward Offered for Information on Possible Arson at Chabad Center in Oregon

A civic organization in Oregon said on Friday that it was offering a reward of...

September 8, 2020 11:08 am

French Court Convicts Man for Antisemitic Assault on Young Muslim in Process of Converting to Judaism

A court in France passed sentence on Monday on one of the men involved in...

August 31, 2020 4:08 pm

Despite Political Adversity, Vast Majority of South African Jews Strongly Attached to Zionism and Israel, New Survey Finds

South Africa's Jewish community remains deeply tied to Israel in the face of a wider...

November 15, 2020 7:29 pm

German Man Whose Grandfather Acquired Jewish Family’s Store Due to Nazi Persecution Contacts Family’s Israeli Granddaughter to Apologize

A German man whose grandfather acquired a Jewish family’s store on the cheap due to the Nazis’ antisemitic policies has located the family’s descendent in...

November 9, 2020 2:08 pm

Modest Funeral Under Covid Regulations Pays Tribute to Influence of Late UK Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

The former British Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was buried on Sunday at a modest funeral that was conducted in accordance with coronavirus social-distancing guidelines. Only...

November 2, 2020 8:54 am

Israeli Minister Says Normalization Deals Need US President Tough on Iran

Saudi Arabia and Qatar are among countries slated to establish relations with Israel under a regional rapprochement launched by US President Donald Trump, an Israeli official said on...

October 29, 2020 3:54 pm

‘It’s Very Scary’ — Florida Jewish High School Student Expresses Fear Over Reinstatement of Principal in Holocaust Denial Scandal

The prospect of the Florida high school principal at the center of a Holocaust denial scandal returning to the state's education system is "very scary,"...

October 26, 2020 3:54 pm

French Jews Rally Around Macron as Turkish ‘Tyrant’ Erdogan Compares Treatment of European Muslims With Nazi Holocaust

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan returned to one his favorite themes on Monday as he compared Europe's treatment of Muslims today with the persecution of...

October 20, 2020 3:16 pm

European Parliament Funds Used for Holocaust Denial Newsletters: Report

A small-order mail firm owned by an unrepentant neo-Nazi won thousands of euros worth of business from the European Parliament, according to an investigation by...

October 2, 2020 3:38 pm

Reward Offered for Information on Possible Arson at Chabad Center in Oregon

A civic organization in Oregon said on Friday that it was offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information regarding two separate fires at...

September 8, 2020 11:08 am

French Court Convicts Man for Antisemitic Assault on Young Muslim in Process of Converting to Judaism

A court in France passed sentence on Monday on one of the men involved in a violent antisemitic assault last week on a young Algerian...

August 31, 2020 4:08 pm

Despite Political Adversity, Vast Majority of South African Jews Strongly Attached to Zionism and Israel, New Survey Finds

South Africa's Jewish community remains deeply tied to Israel in the face of a wider political environment marked by hostility toward the Jewish state, a...

August 27, 2020 2:54 pm

French Prosecutor Investigating Attack on Jewish Street Artist Who Wore ‘Israel’ T-Shirt

The public prosecutor in the French city of Strasbourg on Thursday announced an investigation into an antisemitic assault on a young Jewish graffiti artist earlier...

August 26, 2020 11:51 pm

Vice Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Vows to ‘Strengthen’ Iran Nuclear Deal, Keep Israel’s Military Edge

If elected, a Biden-Harris administration would seek to “strengthen” President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran and would “guarantee that Israel will always maintain its qualitative...

August 20, 2020 9:54 am

Iran Announces Locally-Made Ballistic and Cruise Missiles Amid US Tensions

Iran displayed a surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Thursday that Defense Minister Amir Hatami said had a range of 1,400 kilometers and a new cruise missile,...

August 9, 2020 9:50 am

Israeli Cabinet Meeting Cancelled Amid Ongoing State Budget Dispute

JNS.org - In the most blatant sign so far of confrontation within the current Israeli government, differences between the two major coalition partners have caused...

August 7, 2020 10:54 am

Jewish World Mourns Passing of Renowned Talmudic Scholar Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

The Jewish world was in mourning on Friday following the death of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz -- the scholar who revolutionized the study of Jewish texts...

Culture

Leonard Cohen Receives Posthumous Grammy Nomination for Best Folk Album

The late legendary Jewish singer Leonard Cohen has received a posthumous nomination for...

Egyptian Celeb Faces Legal Action for Taking Photos With Israelis

Egyptian actor and rapper Mohamed Ramadan is facing legal action for causing "offense to the Egyptian people" after taking pictures...

Features

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

World

French Court Sentences Holocaust Denier Vincent Reynouard to New Jail Term

A notorious French Holocaust denier was jailed for four months by a court in Paris on Wednesday. 51-year-old Vincent Reynouard was convicted for posting a Holocaust denial video on YouTube in...

Israel

Proposed Knesset Law Would Create Memorial Day for Victims of the Spanish I...

A new law proposed to the Israeli Knesset would create an official memorial day for the victims of the Inquisition. Created...

Middle East

Turkish Court Sentences 2016 Coup Leaders to Life in Jail

A Turkish court sentenced leaders of a 2016 attempted coup to life in jail on Thursday, convicting hundreds of army officers, pilots and civilians over a failed bid to topple...

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