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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres ‘Critical But Stable’ After Stroke

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is in intensive care after suffering a serious stroke, medical officials say. Doctors at the Sheba Medical Center near Tel...

September 14, 2016 10:10 am

Anti-Israel Capitol Hill Event Cancelled After Democratic Lawmaker Withdraws Sponsorship

The Democratic House lawmaker who had anonymously sponsored a controversial House event advocating for economic boycotts of Israel withdrew her sponsorship Tuesday, The Weekly Standard has confirmed, and the briefing has also been cancelled. The office of Texas congresswoman...

Pope: Murder in God’s Name ‘Satanic’

Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced killing in God's name as "satanic" as he held a mass to honor Jacques Hamel, the French priest whose throat was slit by jihadists in July. "Killing in God's name is...

Israeli Nuclear Expert: Once JCPOA Expires, Iran Will Be Able to Produce Deliverable Nuclear Weapon Within Weeks (INTERVIEW)

Loopholes in the nuclear agreement reached last year between six world powers and Iran permit the Islamic Republic to go ahead with activities that will enable it to produce a deliverable nuclear weapon within weeks...

September 13, 2016 3:08 pm

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

Elder statesman Shimon Peres, Israel's former president, was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday evening after suffering a...

September 13, 2016 3:00 pm

US Senator: Palestinian Authority’s Use of American Tax Dollars to Fund Terrorists ‘Morally Repugnant, Must Be Stopped’ (INTERVIEW)

The Palestinian Authority’s use of American taxpayer dollars to fund terrorists and their families is...

September 13, 2016 2:47 pm

Full Details Emerge Surrounding Palestinian Police Rescue of Female IDF Soldiers From Lynch Mob, Following GPS Mishap

Thanks to the swift action of an off-duty Palestinian Authority policeman, the IDF did not have to...

September 13, 2016 11:48 am

Oberlin Alumnus, Teacher Call on College to Stop Ignoring Antisemitic Climate on Campus

An Oberlin alumnus and faculty member are calling on the campus community to stop ignoring...

September 13, 2016 10:22 am

Israel’s President Rivlin Hosts Interfaith Dialogue With East Asian Religious Leaders

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted several religious leaders from East Asia for an interfaith dialogue at his...

September 14, 2016 10:10 am

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres ‘Critical But Stable’ After Stroke

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is in intensive care after suffering a serious stroke, medical officials say. Doctors at the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv,...

September 14, 2016 10:00 am

Anti-Israel Capitol Hill Event Cancelled After Democratic Lawmaker Withdraws Sponsorship

The Democratic House lawmaker who had anonymously sponsored a controversial House event advocating for economic boycotts of Israel withdrew her sponsorship Tuesday, The Weekly Standard has confirmed, and...

September 14, 2016 9:55 am

Pope: Murder in God’s Name ‘Satanic’

Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced killing in God's name as "satanic" as he held a mass to honor Jacques Hamel, the French priest whose throat...

September 14, 2016 7:00 am

Israeli Nuclear Expert: Once JCPOA Expires, Iran Will Be Able to Produce Deliverable Nuclear Weapon Within Weeks (INTERVIEW)

Loopholes in the nuclear agreement reached last year between six world powers and Iran permit the Islamic Republic to go ahead with activities that will...

September 13, 2016 3:08 pm

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

Elder statesman Shimon Peres, Israel's former president, was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday evening after suffering a stroke, his office has said. Peres was admitted to the Sheba Medical...

September 13, 2016 3:00 pm

US Senator: Palestinian Authority’s Use of American Tax Dollars to Fund Terrorists ‘Morally Repugnant, Must Be Stopped’ (INTERVIEW)

The Palestinian Authority’s use of American taxpayer dollars to fund terrorists and their families is “morally repugnant and must be stopped,” a US senator told...

September 13, 2016 2:47 pm

Full Details Emerge Surrounding Palestinian Police Rescue of Female IDF Soldiers From Lynch Mob, Following GPS Mishap

Thanks to the swift action of an off-duty Palestinian Authority policeman, the IDF did not have to launch an operation to prevent the potential lynching of two female soldiers who...

September 13, 2016 11:48 am

Oberlin Alumnus, Teacher Call on College to Stop Ignoring Antisemitic Climate on Campus

An Oberlin alumnus and faculty member are calling on the campus community to stop ignoring the antisemitic climate promoted by both students and administrators. In the blog IsraellyCool...

September 13, 2016 10:22 am

Israel’s President Rivlin Hosts Interfaith Dialogue With East Asian Religious Leaders

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin hosted several religious leaders from East Asia for an interfaith dialogue at his residence on Monday. The delegation included representatives of the Buddhist, Hindu and...

September 13, 2016 10:17 am

Muslim Birthrate in Israel Declining, Newly Released Data Reveals

JNS.org - The Muslim birthrate in Israel has declined, according to recently published Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) data, Israel National News reported. Israel's Muslim community, which accounts for under...

September 13, 2016 9:41 am

IDF Denies Claim That Syrian Army Shot Down Israeli Aircraft

Syrian state television reported Tuesday that the Syrian army had shot down an Israeli fighter jet and drone using surface-to-air missiles, a claim the IDF dismissed. Israeli officials confirmed that Syrian...

September 12, 2016 10:20 pm

Major Jewish Group: Newsweek Must Take Action to Save Its ‘Hard-Earned Journalist Brand From Bigots and Propagandists’

Newsweek must take action to “save the integrity of its hard-earned journalist brand from bigots and propagandists,” an official with a leading US-based Jewish human...

September 12, 2016 2:50 pm

Lawyer Suing Facebook Scoffs at Purportedly Fruitful Anti-Incitement Meeting Between Israeli Ministers, Social Media Execs

The head of the organization behind a billion-dollar lawsuit against Facebook for its alleged enabling of incitement to terrorism on its pages told The Algemeiner that...

September 12, 2016 1:47 pm

On 9/11 Anniversary, US Envoy Praises ‘Close’ Counterterrorism Cooperation With Jewish State

The US and Israel enjoy “multi-layered” coordination in the fight against terrorism, America’s envoy to the Jewish state said on Sunday, on the 15th anniversary...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

Israel

Israel Should Be ‘Commended’ for Saving Palestinian Lives on Ga...

A former commander of British military forces in Afghanistan told the UN Human Rights Council on Friday that IDF troops...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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