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New Jersey attackers linked to anti-Semitic fringe movement

Friday, December 13, 2019

The deadly shooting rampage at a New Jersey kosher market has cast a spotlight on a fringe movement known for its anti-Semitic strain of street preaching and its role in a viral-video confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial this year. Investigators believe that the man and woman who killed three people at the Jersey City grocery … Read More

BDS activists in Spain attack Israeli delegation of Arabs and Jews

Friday, December 13, 2019

A joint delegation comprised of Arab and Jewish residents of the West Bank, including the head of the Samaria Regional Council, Yossi Dagan, was attacked by members of the anti-Israel Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment Movement in Madrid on Tuesday. The delegation arrived in Madrid to meet with members of the Spanish parliament and discuss the … Read More

Danish police arrest 20 for radical Islamic terror plot

Friday, December 13, 2019

(December 12, 2019 / JNS) Danish police arrested approximately 20 individuals across the country on Wednesday in connection with what law-enforcement officials have said was a planned Islamic terrorist attack. Eight of the suspects will have pre-trial hearings on Thursday, the AP reported. Copenhagen Police Chief Inspector Joergen Bergen Skov said the suspects are facing … Read More

Boris Johnson defeats Jeremy Corbyn by large margin in British elections

Friday, December 13, 2019

LONDON (JTA) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has defeated Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party by a large margin in Britain’s general elections on Thursday, exit polls indicate. The Conservatives received 368 seats out of 650 according to the polls by BBC, ITV and Sky News, with Labour lagging far behind with 191. Actual results … Read More

First Israeli cycling team in Tour de France will promote ‘Start-Up Nation’

Friday, December 13, 2019

(December 12, 2019 / JNS) Israel Cycling Academy (ICA) just announced a partnership with Start-Up Nation Central (SNC), a Tel Aviv-based nonprofit that connects international companies with Israeli innovation. Under the name “Israel Start-Up Nation,” the team will compete on cycling’s biggest stage as a new entrant in the World Tour. As a result, it … Read More

Trump targets anti-Semitism, boycotts against Israel on college campuses

Thursday, December 12, 2019

President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that would cut federal funding to colleges and universities that don’t curb anti-Semitism against Jewish students. Trump’s new order is set to hit the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement head-on. It invoked Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to fight anti-Semitic rhetoric on college … Read More

Danon invites ‘dozens’ of UN ambassadors to tour the City of David

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon brought “dozens” of UN ambassadors as guests with him to visit the City of David to demonstrate the Jewish’s peoples ancient roots in Israel in front of the world leaders Wednesday afternoon. Danon lead the group of diplomats through the city to tour the three-thousand-year-old archaeological excavations … Read More