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Obama Admits Iran Is

Antisemitic, But Doesn't Care


Antisemitism in Egypt

Journalist meets with violent hostility as he walks the streets of Cairo in Hasidic garb


Collapse

World Bank warns that Gaza's economy is on the verge of a meltdown


Iran Throws a Fit

Genocidal Islamic republic goes nuts over fake remarks attributed to Israeli Defense Minister


Monster of Monsters

New evidence shows Osama bin Laden ordered his followers to 'kill Jews'

Demanded More Attacks on American Targets

'We have to continue with exhausting and depleting them till they become so weak that they can’t overthrow any state that we establish.'

Bedside reading included books by Noam Chomsky and a Holocaust denier


ISIS Rising

Following major victories, 'the Islamic State is, or is on the verge of becoming, what it claims to be: a state.'

Seizes entirety of Syria's border with Iraq

U.S. military frustrated by restrictions

Two ISIS recruits arrested in California


ISIS Takes the Jewel of Syria

Barbarians take full control of ancient city of Palmyra

Antiquities and ancient monuments in jeopardy


Photo: Bernard Gagnon

UNESCO: 'The fighting is putting at risk one of the most significant sites in the Middle East.'

'Some people have resigned to their fate. Most of the key services have been shut down. The bakery has run out of flour. The regime shut the lights. People are fearful. They're not sure what tomorrow holds.'

ISIS now controls over half of Syria


Pot, Meet Kettle

Iran's U.N. Ambassador claims Israeli Defense Minister threatened to nuke Iran

Israel accused of aiding Saudi Arabia's fight against Iran-backed terrorists in Yemen

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ISRAEL

Discomforted

Obama's Atlantic interview will do little to reassure Jewish readers

Don't Worry, It's Just Tough Love

Obama claims, 'Because I care so deeply about the state of Israel, precisely because I care so much about the Jewish people, I feel obliged to speak honestly and truthfully.'

Joe Lieberman Says to Wait for the Next Guy

Is relationship with Israel 'going to be better than it has been under President Obama? Probably, yeah.'

Likud MK: 'It’s astonishing that President Obama didn’t see fit to criticize countries like Iran ... or Turkey' while attacking Netanyahu

In Total Denial

'We will continue to ratchet up the costs,' for Iran, 'not simply for their antisemitism, but also for whatever expansionist ambitions they may have.'


Peres Urges New Peace Talks

'What is clear is that nobody can freeze the situation as is, and the status quo is not an option.'

Abbas dismisses due to 'Israel’s continuation of its occupation and settlement activity and imposing realities on the ground.'


Talking Tough

New Deputy Foreign Minister says, 'We need to return to the basic truth of our right to this land ... this country is ours, all of it. We didn’t come here to apologize for that.'

NORTH AMERICA

Into the Race

Top Jewish donors line up for the 2016 presidential election


The Arena of Murder

Ten years after, coroner declares that death of young Jewish man may have been killed by far-Right group, not a traffic accident


Election 2016

Reform Jewish group to host presidential forum at biennial in November; moderator will be NBC's Chuck Todd

Joe Lieberman: Next President Will Be Friend of Israel

Who Are the Jewish Moguls Backing for 2016?


Jewish Day School's Woes

Buyouts offered to half the teachers at Philadelphia Schechter


Solidarity With Israel

Illinois passes anti-BDS bill

Analysis: Impact 'Cannot Be Underestimated'


War of Words

University of California faces battle over definition of antisemitism


Republican Presidential Hopeful Scott Walker Hails Israel's Courage

'Remember what we felt like on the day after September 11. That's how they feel almost every day. That's what they feel like because of what they're dealing with.'

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Jerusalem: 4,000 Years in Five Minutes


Netanyahu Addresses Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism

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Visitors Undeterred by Shooting

One year after brutal murders, Brussels Jewish Museum draws crowds


Historic Treasures Find New Home

B'nai B'rith's D.C. Museum trove and archives relocate to Skirball Museum in Cincinnati


The 'Rapping Rabbi' of Seattle

Simon Benzaquen's passion is to preserve Ladino language


Israel's Stories

Meet Israeli radio's answer to This American Life


The Loser

New documentary reveals why Herzog failed to unseat Netanyahu


Discredit, Delegitimize

Palestinians work to boot Israel from FIFA

Jewish Groups Denounce

'Redolent of the "Kaufen nicht bei Juden" boycott of Jewish stores across Nazi Germany in the 1930s.'


Antisemitism Scholar Robert Wistrich Dies at 70

Author of seminal works was leading voice against global jihad


Holocaust Film Finally Sees Light of Day

Seventy years later, documentary crafted with help of Hitchcock is completed


Holocaust Song Archive Now Available

1,000 songs were collected from survivors

JEWISH LIFE

Crossing Over

Ex-Hasid becomes successful dating coach


The ABCs of Shavuot

Pilgrimage festival begins on Saturday evening, May 23


BGU President Heads to Buckingham Palace

Prof. Rivka Carmi to be honored by Queen Elizabeth


Oxtail and Locusts May Unsettle the Stomach

Investigation under way in possible food poisoning at N.Y.C. synagogue dinner featuring exotic kosher cuisine


Attention Holocaust Survivors from Poland

New legislation allows for Polish survivors worldwide to receive payments


Lauder Announces Major Donation to Limmud FSU

Philanthropist matches donation from Matthew Bronfman after Moldova homecoming


Repair the World!

Yale president tells graduates to commit to tikkun olam


The Bizarre Story of a Treyf Cocktail

Take a pitbull, red beer and mix in attempted murder in Montana


Ancient Jerusalem Aqueduct Uncovered

Section of lower aqueduct which brought water to the city more than 2,000 years ago found during sewer work

Ancient Wine Press Discovered in Jerusalem

A 13-year-old boy did the unauthorized digging

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