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Posts Tagged: Fédération lnternationale des Échecs

December 3, 2018 11:33 am
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FIDE Cancels Chess Contest in Riyadh After Legal Action

JNS.org - The international chess governing body—the Fédération lnternationale des Échecs (FIDE)—has agreed to strip Saudi Arabia from the right to host a forthcoming chess tournament after a lawyers’ letter was...

November 8, 2018 11:51 am
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Israelis Barred From Saudi Chess Tournament Demand Action From World Chess Body

JNS.org - Two Israeli nationals are requesting that the international chess governing body -- the Fédération lnternationale des Échecs (FIDE) -- guarantee nondiscrimination after they were prevented...

Culture

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

Brexit Up in the Air as May Faces Possible Plot, Parliament Tries to Grab C...

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a...

Israel

Heads of State: Honduras to Open Diplomatic Mission in Jerusalem, Romania t...

The prime minister of Romania announced on Sunday that her country will move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, while the...

Middle East

Islamic State ‘Caliphate’ Defeated, Yet Threat Persists

US-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed "caliphate," but the jihadists remain a threat from sleeper cells...

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