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Anti-Israel resolution fails in CUNY doctoral students’ vote

Anti-Israel resolution fails in CUNY doctoral students’ vote

The CUNY graduate center. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. (JNS.org) A resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions failed Friday in a vote by the Doctoral Students Council…

The return of Palestinian unilateralism

The return of Palestinian unilateralism

Click photo to download. Caption: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 26. Credit: UN Photo/Amanda Voisard. By Ben Cohen/JNS.org It sometimes seems…

CUNY is no place for BDS movement’s hate

CUNY is no place for BDS movement’s hate

Click photo to download. A Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) protest against Israel in Melbourne, Australia, on June 5, 2010. Credit: Mohamed Ouda/Wikimedia Commons. By Jacob Baime/JNS.org On…

Kathleen Rice to Appear with Radical Imam, Unindicted Conspirator in WTC Bombing

Kathleen Rice to Appear with Radical Imam, Unindicted Conspirator in WTC Bombing

Nassau County DA to Share Podium With Imam Who Supports Polygamy and Blames US and Israel for ’93 Attack On November 23, 2014, the Islamic Center of Long…

European rabbis seek laws against anti-Semitic hate speech

European rabbis seek laws against anti-Semitic hate speech

(JTA) — European rabbis called on governments throughout the continent to pass laws that target specifically hate speech against Jews. The call was made in a resolution passed…

Israeli State Comptroller Launches Review of Operation Protective Edge

Israeli State Comptroller Launches Review of Operation Protective Edge

IDF soldiers. JNS.org – Israeli State Comptroller Yosef Shapira on Thursday began his official review this summer’s Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip. The review will scrutinize…

Poll: 85% of Israelis Want Arab MK Zoabi Removed From Knesset

Poll: 85% of Israelis Want Arab MK Zoabi Removed From Knesset

Arab-Israeli MK Haneen Zoabi. Photo: Wikimedia Commons JNS.org – The vast majority of Jewish Israelis would like to see Balad MK Hanin Zoabi removed from the Knesset, according…

South African BDS Activists Target Woolworths Kosher Food Section With Severed Pigs Head

South African BDS Activists Target Woolworths Kosher Food Section With Severed Pigs Head

Siphakamise Ngxowa of South African student body COSAS displays a severed pigs head in the kosher food section of a Woolworths store in Cape Town. Photo: COSAS The…

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Jewish Store Owner in Brooklyn Helps Save Man on Fire After Blast From Hookah Pipe Chemicals

Jewish Store Owner in Brooklyn Helps Save Man on Fire After Blast From Hookah Pipe Chemicals

A man caught himself on fire while using hookah in Brooklyn. Photo: Screenshot, ABC. A…

Israeli genealogy website MyHeritage to partner with DNA firm 23andMe

Israeli genealogy website MyHeritage to partner with DNA firm 23andMe

The 23andMe logo. Credit: 23andMe. (JNS.org) The Israeli start-up MyHeritage, one of the world’s largest genealogy research…

Museum ready to illuminate millennium-long Jewish history of Poland

Museum ready to illuminate millennium-long Jewish history of Poland

Click photo to download. Caption: A wooden synagogue that is part of “The Jewish Town”…

OHEL Honors our “Angel of Mercy” – Miriam Lubling a’h” at 45th Annual Gala

OHEL Honors our “Angel of Mercy” – Miriam Lubling a’h” at 45th Annual Gala

(Brooklyn, NY)  -  OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services is proud to remember and celebrate…

Jerusalem conference promotes interfaith environmental activism

Jerusalem conference promotes interfaith environmental activism

A panel discussion at the Faith and Ecology Conference in Jerusalem, which drew Jewish, Christian,…

Group Seeks to Give Hope to 11 Widows, 26 Orphans From Operation Protective Edge (INTERVIEW)

Group Seeks to Give Hope to 11 Widows, 26 Orphans From Operation Protective Edge (INTERVIEW)

The logo for the IDF Widows and Orphans Organization. Photo: Screenshot. Israel’s IDF Widows &…

Canadian Jewish institutions ramping up security following jihadist incidents

Canadian Jewish institutions ramping up security following jihadist incidents

OTTAWA (JTA) — Canadian Jewish institutions are stepping up security after the murder of two…

Pawnshops, eBay, and Halacha

Pawnshops, eBay, and Halacha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman There is a law in New York City that all pawnshops…


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