House to Vote on Bipartisan Bill to Stop Use of Human Shields

The U.S. House of Representatives is soon expected to pass a bipartisan bill that would enact sanctions on those who use human shields in war. The Senate unanimously passed its...

More Than 75 Percent of Jews Voted for Dems in Midterms

(JTA) — More than 75 percent of Jews voted for Democrats on an Election Day that was also good to Jewish congressional candidates. A poll conducted by GBA Strategies, a Democrat-aligned pollster,...

Meet Minnesota’s Rep. Hagedorn: A ‘Peace Through Strength’ Lawmaker

Editor’s Note: A number of new members of Congress, including those in the Democratic House majority, bring new faces to the Jewish and pro-Israel community. JNS will introduce some...

Ethics Committee: Time for American Jewry to Face Its #MeToo Crisis

The report that a prominent American Jewish academic sexually harassed a colleague is deeply troubling and points to the need for the U.S. Jewish community to face up to...

Group Plans PAC to Support Pro-Israel Democrats

Democratic Majority for Israel, established to counter the rising tide of anti-Israel sentiment in the Democratic Party, has launched a political action committee to support congressional incumbents in the party...

US: Report on upcoming peace plan inaccurate, efforts ongoing

Senior administration official dismisses report on comprehensive peace plan and potential U.S. pressure on sides, saying it “would be more newsworthy if we weren't working toward an enduring peace”...

In The Aftermath Of The Hurricane’s Deluge

One scene of many of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy this week.

Report: New York Coroner ‘Confident’ Epstein’s Death Was Suicide

New York City’s chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but...

Officials Praise Joint U.S.-German Effort to Deport Former Nazi Guard

Leading U.S. government officials have paid tribute to a multi-departmental effort and strong cooperation with the German government that resulted in the deportation of a former Nazi concentration camp guard from the...

Report: To Secure Iran Nuclear Deal, Obama Admin Derailed Probe of Hezbollah’s Global Drug...

Hezbollah terrorists on parade in Lebanon. Photo: File. JNS.org — The Obama administration allowed the Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah to traffic drugs and launder money, in some cases within the US,...
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