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Survey of European Jewish Leaders Shows Rising Concern About Antisemitism, Growing Support for Israel, With Jewish Education as Top Priority

Concern about antisemitism is growing, support for Israel is increasing, and the vast majority of Jews intend to stay where they are -- these are...

November 22, 2018 11:03 am

Iran Sticking to Nuclear Deal, IAEA Claims, Amid New US Sanctions

Iran is implementing its side of its nuclear deal with major powers, the UN atomic watchdog policing the pact reaffirmed on Thursday, two weeks after the latest wave of reimposed US sanctions against Tehran took...

Construction Firm Vinci Denies New Allegations of Forced Labor in Qatar

French construction firm Vinci on Thursday denied new allegations by human rights group Sherpa that it had violated the rights of migrant workers employed to build sites in Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Sherpa,...

Egypt Says 19 Militants Killed in Security Operation After Attack on Christians

Egyptian security forces killed 19 Islamist militants from a cell believed to be responsible for an attack on Christians in Minya province in central Egypt in which seven people died, the interior ministry said on...

October 30, 2018 8:16 pm

‘We See Such Strength and Solidarity:’ Israeli and Jewish Relief Groups Rush to Pittsburgh After Synagogue Massacre

Israeli and Jewish relief organizations tending to Pittsburgh's Jewish community following the antisemitic massacre last...

October 29, 2018 9:42 am

Sharansky Warns Against Post-Pittsburgh Aliyah Push

Israeli politicians tempted to try to capitalize on the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre by urging American...

October 27, 2018 9:55 pm

Who Is Robert Bowers, the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Suspect?

The suspect in Saturday's mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue is a 46-year-old local man...

October 6, 2018 11:12 pm

Is the New Israel Fund Violating US Non-Profit Policy?

The New Israel Fund (NIF) openly backs groups that have endorsed the boycott of Israel and...

September 28, 2018 11:52 am

Europe Poised Between ‘Judeo-Christian Heritage’ and ‘Nihilist Mainstream,’ Hungarian Foreign Minister Says

Six months after Viktor Orbán's election to a third term as Prime Minister of Hungary,...

November 22, 2018 11:03 am

Survey of European Jewish Leaders Shows Rising Concern About Antisemitism, Growing Support for Israel, With Jewish Education as Top Priority

Concern about antisemitism is growing, support for Israel is increasing, and the vast majority of Jews intend to stay where they are -- these are among...

November 22, 2018 10:56 am

Iran Sticking to Nuclear Deal, IAEA Claims, Amid New US Sanctions

Iran is implementing its side of its nuclear deal with major powers, the UN atomic watchdog policing the pact reaffirmed on Thursday, two weeks after...

November 22, 2018 10:44 am

Construction Firm Vinci Denies New Allegations of Forced Labor in Qatar

French construction firm Vinci on Thursday denied new allegations by human rights group Sherpa that it had violated the rights of migrant workers employed to...

November 4, 2018 1:34 pm

Egypt Says 19 Militants Killed in Security Operation After Attack on Christians

Egyptian security forces killed 19 Islamist militants from a cell believed to be responsible for an attack on Christians in Minya province in central Egypt...

October 30, 2018 8:16 pm

‘We See Such Strength and Solidarity:’ Israeli and Jewish Relief Groups Rush to Pittsburgh After Synagogue Massacre

Israeli and Jewish relief organizations tending to Pittsburgh's Jewish community following the antisemitic massacre last Saturday at the Tree of Life Synagogue have been dealing...

October 29, 2018 9:42 am

Sharansky Warns Against Post-Pittsburgh Aliyah Push

Israeli politicians tempted to try to capitalize on the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre by urging American Jews to immigrate to the security of Israel should hold...

October 27, 2018 9:55 pm

Who Is Robert Bowers, the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Suspect?

The suspect in Saturday's mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue is a 46-year-old local man named Robert Bowers who posted virulent antisemitic messages on social...

October 6, 2018 11:12 pm

Is the New Israel Fund Violating US Non-Profit Policy?

The New Israel Fund (NIF) openly backs groups that have endorsed the boycott of Israel and it has long engaged in a wide variety of activities...

September 28, 2018 11:52 am

Europe Poised Between ‘Judeo-Christian Heritage’ and ‘Nihilist Mainstream,’ Hungarian Foreign Minister Says

Six months after Viktor Orbán's election to a third term as Prime Minister of Hungary, the country's Foreign Minister, Péter Szijjártó, remains adamant that the...

September 27, 2018 3:26 pm

‘What Iran Hides, Israel Will Find’: Netanyahu Issues New Claim of Secret Iranian Nuclear Facilities in UN Speech

Addressing the UN General Assembly on Thursday afternoon, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran's leaders that the Jewish state would do "whatever it must...

September 23, 2018 11:31 am

IDF Officer Wounded by Palestinian Sniper: I Was Saved by a ‘Miracle’

IDF Lieutenant Bar Vaknin of the elite Givati Brigade declared on Sunday that he was saved by a miracle after being shot in the stomach...

September 21, 2018 9:51 am

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Funds Transferred to Palestinian Authority

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a dual American-Israeli citizen, was stabbed...

September 20, 2018 1:01 pm

Polish Police Release Video of Man Hurling Rock into Gdansk Synagogue on Yom Kippur

Police in the Polish port city of Gdansk are seeking the arrest of a man who was caught on video on Wednesday hurling a rock...

September 14, 2018 4:54 pm

Iranian Regime Minister Says German Government-Funded Foundation Remains Committed to Joint Research Projects

Iran's official news agency reported on Friday that a cooperation agreement between a group of Iranian universities and a major German research foundation remains in force,...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

French Minister Pays Respects at Desecrated Jewish Cemetery

French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner on Friday paid his respects at a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg, days after 37 of its tombstones and a monument to Holocaust victims were defaced with Nazi...

Israel

Israel’s Tech Sector Faces Challenge From Shortage of Workers

Israel is struggling to recruit enough workers to its technology sector, a report showed on Sunday, creating a challenge for an industry seen as the country's main potential driver of economic...

Middle East

Western Tourists Trickle Into Saudi Arabia as It Tries to Open Up

Western tourists, a rarity in Saudi Arabia, visited this weekend under a new visa system, as one of the world's most inaccessible countries tries to open up its society and...

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