As Bomb Threats Continue Against US Jews – Police, DHS Offer Advice

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — March 22, 2017 … With over 160 bomb threats made to Jewish organizations in the United States and Canada, many questions are now being raised as to how to respond. Yesterday, Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston, New Jersey was targeted. Police told the INA that the threat… Read More »

Israel, WJC To Hold Massive Event At UN Fighting BDS

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — March 21, 2017 … The World Jewish Congress and Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations will co-host a special conference on the delegitimization of Israel, at the UN headquarters in New York City on March 29. The Annual Ambassadors Against BDS Summit will bring together… Read More »

Netanyahu Meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency March 21, 2017 — Beijing … Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met today with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the official guest house in Beijing. Prime Minister Netanyahu made the following comments: “It’s a pleasure to be here in Beijing again and to see you again, sir. I want… Read More »

UN Rejects Richard Falk’s ‘Apartheid’ Israel Report, Head of Arab U.N. Agency Resigns

Nikki Haley: “When someone issues a false and defamatory report in the name of the U.N., it is appropriate that the person resign.” By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Geneva — March 17, 2017 … UN Watch, a non-governmental, civil rights organization, welcomed today’s resignation by Rima Khalaf from her post as head of a… Read More »

ADL Threatened With Bombing Attack

By Herb Brandon and Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY — February 22, 2017 … After denouncing a wave of anti-Semitic incidents across the United States, the ADL’s headquarters in New York City were targeted. The ADL responded with the following statement: “The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today received an anonymous bomb threat called into… Read More »

Congressman Lee Zeldin Appointed to United States Holocaust Memorial Council

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Washington, DC — February 10, 2017 … US Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, was appointed by House Speaker Paul Ryan to serve on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. The United States Holocaust Memorial Council was… Read More »

ADL Files Papers Against Trump’s Muslim Refugee Ban

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY, February 6, 2017 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today filed an amicus (friend of the court) brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit supporting the State of Washington’s challenge to President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on immigration and refugees. ADL’s brief urges the… Read More »

Will American Jews Wake Up After 28 Bomb Threats?

The bombs may not be real, but the fear is. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY — January 18, 2017 … The doors are always kept open. No one standing over them. All may come and go. It’s the Jewish tradition of “welcome the stranger”. But this practice, this age old honored… Read More »

Nazis Threatening Whitefish Results In Terrorism Petition To Congress

By Herb Brandon Israel News Agency Whitefish, Montana — January 18, 2017 … Following Neo Nazi, White Supremacy threats of planning an armed march through the streets of Whitefish, Montana, Jews Against Hate are preparing a petition for Congress that would designate all Nazi groups as terror organizations. The British Parliament recently passed into law… Read More »

Montana Group Seeks Inclusion, Safety For Residents From Nazi Hate

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Whitefish, Montana — January 10, 2017 … Montana shoppers will soon begin seeing posters in the windows of stores that want to be recognized as safe places thanks to cadre of volunteers and the Missoula Downtown Association. A human rights group of Missoula residents who were spurred by Nazi, anti-Semitic… Read More »