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Sweden backtracks on Palestinian statehood recognition

Sweden backtracks on Palestinian statehood recognition

(JNS.org) Days after new Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven’s controversial declaration that his country would recognize a Palestinian state, Swedish Ambassador to Israel Carl Magnus Nesser said in a statement… Read more »

European prize pulls candidacy of Egyptian who called for murder of Israelis

European prize pulls candidacy of Egyptian who called for murder of Israelis

(JNS.org) The European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE/NGL) coalition stripped Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah’s nomination for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, established by the European… Read more »

Jewish group joins IsraAID’s Ebola relief effort in West Africa

Jewish group joins IsraAID’s Ebola relief effort in West Africa

(JNS.org) The American Jewish Committee (AJC) announced that it is partnering with IsraAID, a leading Israeli humanitarian relief organization, to provide assistance to Ebola victims in West Africa. “Medical experts… Read more »

British editor ‘deeply’ regrets anti-Israel letter

British editor ‘deeply’ regrets anti-Israel letter

(JNS.org) Richard Horton, the editor of the British medical journal The Lancet, said Thursday, Oct. 2, that he “deeply” regrets publishing an open letter this summer that accused Israel of a… Read more »

British conference tries to force Israeli scholars to hide affiliation

British conference tries to force Israeli scholars to hide affiliation

(JNS.org) Two scholars from Samaria-based Ariel University withdrew from an academic conference in London last month after organizers told them they would not be permitted to reveal their institutional affiliation,… Read more »

NYC transit authority sued for rejecting bus ad

NYC transit authority sued for rejecting bus ad

(JNS.org) The American Freedom Defense Initiative, a pro-Israel organization run by blogger Pamela Geller, has sued New York City’s Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) for refusing to place a bus advertisement… Read more »

Report: Iran, not Israel, killed nuclear scientist

Report: Iran, not Israel, killed nuclear scientist

(JNS.org) A new report by The Media Line news agency indicates that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, not Israel, was behind the mysterious deaths of Iranian nuclear scientists in 2007. Since the… Read more »

Groups urge college presidents to protect Jewish students

Groups urge college presidents to protect Jewish students

(JNS.org) Fourteen organizations issued a letter to more than 2,500 U.S. colleges that urges them to protect Jewish students on campus in light of rising anti-Semitism. The organizations – including… Read more »

Netanyahu to Ban Ki-moon: Israel faces double standard at U.N.

Netanyahu to Ban Ki-moon: Israel faces double standard at U.N.

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last week that Israel faces a double standard at the world body. When the two leaders met in… Read more »

Jordan: IDF helped destroy Israeli spy devices from 1969

Jordan: IDF helped destroy Israeli spy devices from 1969

(JNS.org) Jordanian military chief Gen. Mashal al-Zaben revealed last week that what was previously identified as an archaeological dig near Jordan’s Aljoun University was in fact a joint Jordan-IDF intelligence… Read more »

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