(JNS.org) President Donald Trump vowed to “confront anti-Semitism” and called Holocaust deniers “an accomplice to horrible evil” in a wide-ranging and forceful speech delivered Tuesday at an event marking the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Days of Remembrance.
“This is my
(JNS.org) New statistics released by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Monday, in the organization’s annual audit of anti-Semitic incidents, show an 86-percent increase in U.S. anti-Semitic incidents during the first quarter of 2017.
During 2016, anti-Semitic incidents increased 34
(JNS.org) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reassured Jewish community leaders Sunday he would oppose any anti-Israel bias at the United Nations.
“As secretary-general of the United Nations, I consider that the State of Israel needs to be treated as any other state,” Guterres
(JNS.org) Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the anti-Israel BDS movement, received the Gandhi Peace Award from the Connecticut-based organization Promoting Enduring Peace at Yale University Sunday.
Rebecca Vilkomerson, executive director of the anti-Israel group Jewish Voice for Peace,
(JNS.org) Ahead of Israel’s Memorial Day (Yom Hazikaron), a new campaign seeks to honor fallen soldiers who may not have any living relatives or friends to do so.
Project GalEd, an initiative started by Michal Serfaty to map out the graves of deceased relatives, has launched a campaign to
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “sharply condemned” the chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib province on Tuesday and called on the international community to complete the process of removing all of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles.
“When I saw pictures of babies suffocating
(JNS.org) UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has rebuffed attempts by the U.N. cultural body to deny a historic Jewish connection to Jerusalem.
“In the Torah, Jerusalem is the capital of King David, where Solomon built the Temple and placed the Ark of the Covenant,” Bokova said
(JNS.org) Columbia University’s student council this week overwhelmingly voted down a resolution that would have given the school’s entire student body an opportunity to express support for the anti-Israel BDS movement.
The council voted 26-5, with one abstention, to reject the
(COPMJO release) The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations hosted newly elected Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Tom Perez at a meeting of leaders of member organizations of the conference. Chairman Perez emphasized the Democratic party’s strong commitment to maintain the overwhelming
(JNS.org) U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced she will refocus the U.N. Security Council away from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and instead toward longstanding issues that have been neglected in recent years, while she assumes the body’s presidency this month.
(JNS.org) Jordan’s King Abdullah II meets with President Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday, following an Arab summit hosted in the Hashemite kingdom last week and amid talk of a new regional peace initiative headed by the Trump administration.
Trump and Abdullah are expected to discuss
(Shavei Israel release) Ten Bnei Menashe couples, all of whom immigrated to Israel from Mizoram, India, in February, married at Shavei Israel’s absorption center in Kfar Hasidim on Sunday, April 2, under Jewish law in the wake of their formal conversion.
The 10 couples were among 102 new