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Breaking911 Reports: Once again, a Jewish cemetery has been vandalized in the United States — this one in Rochester, New York — but the head of the nonprofit corporation that overseas the property is loathe to “label it a hate crime.” At least five headstones were knocked over at Waad Hakolel Cemetery,...
Ariel Ben Solomon/JNS.org Pictured above: Jews and Arabs play backgammon during the “Jerusalem Double” championship in Jerusalem Feb. 27, 2017. The backgammon competition aims to foster Jewish-Arab coexistence in Israel. Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. Recently aired TV interviews with young Arabs who moved to major Israeli metropolitan areas underscore the varied and...
Pictured above: Csanád Szegedi, left, was a Hungarian Neo-Nazi leader until he discovered his Jewish roots. Here, he stands with Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbi Boruch Oberlander on the banks of the Danube River, where hundreds of Hungarian Jews were shot between 1944 and 1945. (Photo: Kino Lorber) Csanád Szegedi grew up in...
JNS.org The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) New Orleans Pelicans last weekend waived forward Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player in the league’s history, after he suffered a broken thumb in his first game with the team. The Pelicans had recently acquired Casspi from the Sacramento Kings as part of their trade...
What's the big fuss over a custom suit these days that people are boasting about? Why can't I be happy scooting over to that lame, shady, dark factory and spend the same $300 that I've been spending my whole life? Ever wonder why it's so obvious when someone is wearing...
The following is a personal account from a student who was evacuated due to a bomb threat in their Jewish day school: Hello, I am a student at one of the Jewish schools that was evacuated yesterday due to a bomb threat. I would like to share a story of what...
By Seth J. Frantzman, PhD In the last two months almost 100 Jewish community centers and day schools have been targeted with anti-semitic threats. The map of the threats is shocking. It stretches from Maine to Florida, Texas, Colorado, all the way to California and Washington. Despite more than 190...
During MSNBC’s coverage of President Trump’s speech before Congress, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) got very flustered as he argued that President Trump “relished” saying “radical Islamic terrorism” ” just to stick it to Islam, to make sure that they knew that they were all a danger to the United...
An Arab terrorist was shot and eliminated inside an Israeli civilian’s home in Har Hevron after the terrorist left him with light stab wounds Wednesday. The terror attack occurred in the Havat Mor outpost, which is located outside of the Jewish community of Taneh Omerim in the South Hevron Hills. According to an...
Facebook shut down the official page of the Palestinian Fatah political party following a rash of posts glorifying terrorism and murder against Israelis. Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), an organization that monitors Palestinian incitement, said Tuesday that Fatah—which is headed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas—published more 130 Facebook posts constituting...
JNS.org Pictured above: Palestinian police are deployed during a protest in the Palestinian-majority city of Hebron Feb. 25, 2017. Credit: Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90. A group of leading Republican senators reintroduced legislation Tuesday seeking to cut off all U.S. funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if the PA continues its policy of paying...
The Tzahal Facebook page posted a video of a lone soldier from France being proposed to by her boyfriend. A proposal is always exciting - no matter what language it’s in! Rachel Tzarfati, a lone soldier from France, was surprised to receive a marriage proposal from her boyfriend Raphael, serving in...
JNS.org Pictured above: Amar’e Stoudemire (center) receives the Martin Luther King Jr. Award from Consul General of Israel in New York Dani Dayan (left) and Jewish National Fund CEO Russell Robinson. Credit: Courtesy of Jewish National Fund. Six-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star forward Amar’e Stoudemire, who moved to Israel and...
An Israeli Court Wednesday indicted 39-year-old Valentin Vladimir Mazalevsky on charges of making contact with a foreign agent, attempting illegal travel to an enemy state and obstructing justice. The indictment noted that he supports the Islamic State terror group. Mazalevsky, a convert to Islam who lives in Shibli-Umm al-Ghanam in...
ACTION ALERT! Sign the petition thanking Nikki Haley for her support of the state of Israel at the UN! The petition will be delivered to Amb. Haley at the end of next month! The new United States Ambassador to the United Nations has taken a strong stance against the shameful...
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