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January 17, 2019 11:38 am
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Protesters Respond to Abbas Taking Over Largest Bloc of Member States at UN

JNS.org - Around 200 protesters marched outside the Millennium Hilton Hotel in New York City on Tuesday as Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas took over the chairmanship of...

January 17, 2019 11:21 am
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Scandal Rocks Israeli Judicial System as Senior Member Arrested for Fraud

JNS.org - An unnamed senior Israeli lawyer was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of demanding sexual favors in exchange for judicial appointments. Two more suspects, including...

January 17, 2019 11:16 am
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American Jew Among 14 Dead in Kenyan Terror Attack

JNS.org - An American Jewish consultant and at least 13 other people were killed when terrorists stormed a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi on Tuesday. The US...

January 17, 2019 11:10 am
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US Seeks $373 Million Acquisition of Israel’s Iron Dome Missile-Defense System

JNS.org - The United States army sent Congress a 14-page document requesting approval of $373 million towards purchasing a few of Israel’s widely acclaimed Iron Dome...

January 16, 2019 12:06 pm
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Gaza Sewage, Excess Garbage Causes Suffering in Southern Israeli Communities

JNS.org - Raw wastewater and sewage from Gaza is being pumped into southern Israeli streams, and garbage is being amassed along the Israeli border fence, causing...

January 16, 2019 12:02 pm
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Florida Governor Denounces BDS, Airbnb; Boosts Security Funding for Day Schools

JNS.org - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis called for increased Jewish day-school security funding, while calling for state sanctions against businesses that engage in the BDS movement. The Republican...

January 16, 2019 10:30 am
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Microplastics Discovered in Marine Invertebrates Along Israel’s Coastline

JNS.org - A new Tel Aviv University study finds that microplastics—tiny pieces of plastic ingested by aquatic life—are present in solitary ascidians, or marine invertebrates, all along the Israeli...

January 16, 2019 10:25 am
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Israel to Export Natural Gas to Egypt in a Few Months

JNS.org - Israel will start exporting natural gas to Egypt within a few months, a crucial development in the Jewish state’s plans to sell its increasing...

January 15, 2019 11:08 am
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Activist Who Said Israel Is a ‘Terrorist Entity’ Attends Tlaib Swearing-In, Private Dinner

JNS.org - Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) met over the weekend with Abbas Hamideh, a Palestinian activist who has said that Israel "does not have a right...

January 15, 2019 10:53 am
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New York Reform Synagogue Distances Itself From Women’s March Leadership

JNS.org - The Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City announced last week it has disassociated from the Women’s March amid accusations of antisemitism against a few...

January 15, 2019 10:47 am
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Israel’s Top Officials Bid Farewell to Outgoing IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot

JNS.org - As Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot finished his tenure, top Israeli officials joined in a farewell celebration...

January 15, 2019 10:36 am
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World Council of Churches Trained 2,000 Anti-Israel Activists, Funded by UNICEF

JNS.org - The World Council of Churches (WCC) has sent nearly 2,000 participants to Israel, and Judea and Samaria, since 2002 to train them in anti-Israel narratives and assign...

January 14, 2019 12:36 pm
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Israeli Pop Star Turns Down Eurovision Performance Due to Rehearsals on Shabbat

JNS.org - One of Israel’s most popular singers, Omer Adam, has rejected an offer to perform at the international singing competition Eurovision because rehearsals for the...

January 14, 2019 12:30 pm
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Residents Near Gaza Border Ask IDF to Move Iron Dome to Save Endangered Flower

JNS.org - Residents of Israeli communities close to the Gaza border have approached the GOC Southern Command to request that Iron Dome missile-defense systems in the...

Features

Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...

World

Trump Missile Defense Review Calls North Korea ‘Extraordinary Threat&...

President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months...

Israel

Israeli Navy Rescues French Sailor Stranded in Mediterranean Sea

A French sailor stranded in the Mediterranean Sea was saved on Thursday night by the Israeli Navy, the IDF said. In a tweet on Friday, the Israeli military noted the sailor -- whose...

Middle East

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Calls for Syria’s Return to Arab Lea...

Lebanon's Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called on Friday for reinstating Syria into the Arab League. "Syria should return to us ... Syria...

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