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King Abdullah II of Jordan addresses the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Jan. 15, 2020. Credit: European Parliament via Wikimedia Commons.

Jordan’s Prince Hamza signs letter of allegiance to King Abdullah

Jordan’s Prince Hamza bin Hussein, under house arrest for his alleged involvement in sedition against his half-brother King Abdullah II, on Monday signed a letter of allegiance to the throne. “The national interest must remain above all...
The town center of Sharon, Mass. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Boston suburb becomes first in Massachusetts town to adopt IHRA definition

The Boston suburb of Sharon, Mass., has become the first municipality in the state to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism, after a push by local activists. In a unanimous...
U.S. and Saudi flags. Credit: FreshStock/Shutterstock.

Strained Saudi-US ties will likely bring Gulf kingdom closer to Israel

American-Saudi ties have been growing increasingly strained in recent months—a development that will likely see the Sunni power draw even closer to Jerusalem, Israeli observers have told JNS. Professor Eyal Zisser, vice rector of Tel...
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addresses viewers in an online ceremony of his country's assuming the one-year presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance on April 1, 2021. Source: Screenshot.

Greece assumes presidency of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Greece has assumed the rotating presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance for one year, taking over the position from Germany. The Greek Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the country “is deeply committed to promoting...
Galia Tamam holds a picture of her son, Moshe, who was murdered by Palestinian terrorists in 1984. Photo by Yehoshua Yosef.

Victim’s family calls to revoke citizenship following terrorist’s release from prison

Arab Israeli terrorist Rushdi Hamdan Abu Mukh was released from prison on Monday upon completion of his 35-year prison sentence. According to local media reports, following his release, Abu Makh, a member of a cell that abducted...