Landmark French Ruling on West Bank Construction and International Law

By Eugene Kontorovich, Volokh Conspiracy  In an important but largely ignored case, a French Court of Appeals in Versailles ruled last week that construction of a light rail system in the Israeli-controlled...

Iran, Defying International Community, Continues Expansion of Nuclear Program

Iran, in defiance of the international community, is in the process of upgrading its main uranium enrichment facility at Natanz, according to Western diplomats. Technicians in Iran are installing new...
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American and Israeli come out winners in International Bible Contest

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) In keeping with tradition, the annual international Bible Contest was held on Tuesday in Jerusalem. Fifty-eight young people from 26 countries took part in all stages of...

Iran, defying international community, continues expansion of nuclear program

(JNS.org) Iran, in defiance of the international community, is in the process of upgrading its main uranium enrichment facility at Natanz, according to Western diplomats. Technicians in Iran are installing...

French President to Peres: “The International Community, Not Israel, Will Bear the Responsibility to...

Israel’s President, Shimon Peres, met with his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, Friday. The two conducted a diplomatic work meeting in Paris at the Elysee Palace after which they addressed...

Daytona International Speedway Crash Injures 15 Fans

A fiery last-lap crash at the Daytona International Speedway injured a number of spectators today, who were seen being carried away from the stands on stretchers. Fifteen spectators were taken...

Nasty Jewish Divorce Spirals Into an International Incident

LONDON – Beth Schlesinger was at a Vienna play center with her 2-year-old twins, Samuel and Benjamin, when the phone rang. Her husband, Michael, had won custody of the...

J. Greenstein Auctions Rare Menorahs, November 28

On November 28, beginning at 6:00 p.m. J. Greenstein & Co.’s Auction House (www.jgreenstein.com), the world-renowned source for antique and rare Judaica, will host an auction featuring a collection...

Not Liking His Lawyer: Murder Suspect Throws Water on his Attorney in Court

A murder suspect threw water on his own defense -- literally. Jerome Power, 50, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa grabbed a paper cup of water and  doused his attorney with it...

International Pressure for Ceasefire Grows, as Palestinian Death Toll Rises

As the number of Palestinian civilians killed in Israeli air strikes increased from Sunday to Monday, so did international pressure on Jerusalem to restrain its Gaza offensive and intensify...

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Central Synagogue in Bulgarian Capital Vandalized by Rocks

Rocks were thrown through the windows of the Great Prayer Hall of the Central Synagogue in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia on Saturday by...

IDF Thwarts Stabbing Attempt, Shoots Palestinian Attacker

A Palestinian man was stopped on Monday after he attempted a stabbing attack against Israeli soldiers in Judea and Samaria, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The...

Jews of Color Reflect on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019

  (JTA) — For many Jewish organizations, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time to talk about the current state of black-Jewish relations. There’s a...

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