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Restoration Trip to Polish Cemetery Experience of a Lifetime for Local Man

It’s a four-and-a-half-hour drive from Warsaw to Przerośl, Poland, but native Philadelphian Brian Wartell didn’t mind making the trek to the town, where a...

‘Walls That Work:’ Can Israeli Tech be Trump’s Solution for Mexico Border Security?

The Trump administration has reportedly reached a new contract with the Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems to implement advanced security systems on the...

Commemorating Lives Lost in AMIA Bombing Continues as AJC Mission

Daniel Loza will always remember what he was doing on July 18, 1994. He was a 23-year-old law student in Buenos Aires when the Asociación...

Netanyahu Overheard Lambasting EU’s ‘Crazy’ Israel Policy

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was overheard harshly criticizing the European Union (EU) during his visit to Budapest, where he took part in the...

American Rabbis Brush Off Being Named on Chief Rabbinate’s ‘Blacklist’

The question of “What makes someone Jewish?” just got a whole lot dicier. More than 160 rabbis from 24 countries appeared on a list released...

Tourism to Israel Hits All-time High, Including 76-percent Increase from China

(JNS.org) Tourism to Israel has reached an all-time high, with 1.74 million tourists arriving in the first six months of 2017, a 26-percent increase from...

Is UNESCO’s Denial of Israel’s Ties to Jewish Heritage Sites Irrelevant?

For most countries, the United Nations body UNESCO is a relatively innocuous organization, dedicated to preserving some of humanity’s most important cultural treasures as...

Modi Has ‘Emotional’ Meeting with Jewish Child Victim of Mumbai Terror Attack

(JNS.org) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an “emotional” meeting with the Jewish child whose parents were killed in a terror attack on the...

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

(By Adam Abrams/JNS.org) — Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marking the construction of a new...

Top Trump Aides Meet Abbas in Ramallah

(JNS.org) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, met with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday night in Ramallah to...