Mideast terror groups energized by Taliban victory, but not rushing into battle

(August 30, 2021 / JNS) The shockwaves from the Taliban’s lightning-quick takeover of Afghanistan are continuing to reverberate throughout the Middle East, and Islamist forces are feeling energized by...

Bahrain Celebrates First Bar Mitzvah In 16 Years

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC), the people-to-people network of Jewish communities from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries that are developing Jewish life in the region, facilitated...

Egypt shuts Rafah border crossing amid tensions with Hamas

(August 23, 2021 / JNS) Egypt closed the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip on Monday, amid increased tensions with Gaza’s Hamas rulers. It is the first time...

Tehran ready to pounce on Afghanistan and Mideast foes in more aggressive stance

(August 16, 2021 / JNS) Newly installed Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi celebrated the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and the failure of the United States to leave smoothly after 20...

Jewish humanitarian groups step in, or try to, as crises unfold in Haiti and...

(JTA) — Two major humanitarian crises are eliciting the involvement of Jewish aid organizations, although it is unclear whether much can be done from afar to support Afghans now...

First commercial direct flights from Israel land in Morocco

(JTA) — Two Israeli airlines have started what looks like a beautiful friendship with Morocco. Israir and El Al flights from Tel Aviv landed in Marrakesh on Sunday, Agence France...

Hezbollah in tight spot as Lebanon veers on brink of collapse

(July 12, 2021 / JNS) While Lebanon suffers from the worst economic crisis in its history, the Iranian terror proxy Hezbollah, which has such a heavy influence in the...

Former Bahrain Ambassador to the United States: While Antisemitism is On the Rise in...

Hundreds attend virtual event hosted by the  Touro College and University System to hear from The First and Only Jewish Ambassador from an Arab Country  New York – In a...

Israeli flags burned outside 2 German synagogues, ‘Free Palestine’ spray-painted on another in Spain

(JTA) — Israeli flags were burned in front of two synagogues in Germany and the words “Free Palestine” were spray-painted on another one in Spain. The incidents this week are...

The last known Jew in Afghanistan is leaving

(JTA) — The man who has been known as the last Jew in Afghanistan for well over a decade is leaving for Israel, fearing that the U.S. military’s promise...
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