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Report: Russian Archives Reveal Palestinian Authority President Was Agent of KGB

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was allegedly a KGB agent in Syria in the 1980s, the Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday on a Channel...

September 8, 2016 10:11 am

Russia Says Abbas, Netanyahu Agree in Principle to Moscow Meeting

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have agreed to meet in principle in Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. "Responding to the appeals of the...

European Security Services Prepare for Possible Return of Jihadists After Blow to ISIS Caliphate

Security services are examining plans for how to deal with thousands of Western jihadists who would seek to return to Europe as ISIS continues to lose territory in its “caliphate” and suffer severe losses from pounding air...

Second Temple Flooring From King Herod’s Jerusalem Courtyard Restored

JNS.org - For the first time, 2,000-year-old flooring from King Herod’s Second Temple courtyard in Jerusalem has been restored by archaeologists. Elaborately decorated floor tiles were discovered by the Temple Mount Sifting Project team while it was...

September 7, 2016 11:37 pm

American UN Envoy Samantha Power: ‘Undeniable’ That Antisemitism Is Getting Worse in Some Parts of the World

It is “undeniable” that antisemitism still exists and is even getting worse in some places,...

September 7, 2016 5:39 pm

Hatred of Jews at ‘Highest Level of Our Lifetimes,’ Israeli Diplomat Tells UN Antisemitism Forum

Hatred of Jews and demonization of Israel are at “the highest level of our lifetimes,”...

September 7, 2016 5:03 pm

Israeli Settler Leader Tells DC Audience: BDS Hopes to Sabotage Peaceful Coexistence Between Jews and Arabs

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement seeks to “sabotage the only real example...

September 7, 2016 3:32 pm

Israeli Expert: Warheads Used in North Korean Missile-Launch Latest Indication of Close Military Cooperation With Iran

Photos released by North Korea of its launch of long-range ballistic missiles are the latest...

September 7, 2016 1:13 pm

Rescue Teams Pessimistic About Finding More Survivors Under Rubble of Collapsed Tel Aviv Parking Lot

JNS.org - Rescue teams at the scene of the collapsed parking facility in Tel Aviv were...

September 8, 2016 10:11 am

Report: Russian Archives Reveal Palestinian Authority President Was Agent of KGB

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was allegedly a KGB agent in Syria in the 1980s, the Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday on a Channel 1...

September 8, 2016 9:52 am

Russia Says Abbas, Netanyahu Agree in Principle to Moscow Meeting

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have agreed to meet in principle in Moscow, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman...

September 8, 2016 9:48 am

European Security Services Prepare for Possible Return of Jihadists After Blow to ISIS Caliphate

Security services are examining plans for how to deal with thousands of Western jihadists who would seek to return to Europe as ISIS continues to lose...

September 8, 2016 9:45 am

Second Temple Flooring From King Herod’s Jerusalem Courtyard Restored

JNS.org - For the first time, 2,000-year-old flooring from King Herod’s Second Temple courtyard in Jerusalem has been restored by archaeologists. Elaborately decorated floor tiles were discovered...

September 7, 2016 11:37 pm

American UN Envoy Samantha Power: ‘Undeniable’ That Antisemitism Is Getting Worse in Some Parts of the World

It is “undeniable” that antisemitism still exists and is even getting worse in some places, a top-ranking American diplomat told a United Nations forum in...

September 7, 2016 5:39 pm

Hatred of Jews at ‘Highest Level of Our Lifetimes,’ Israeli Diplomat Tells UN Antisemitism Forum

Hatred of Jews and demonization of Israel are at “the highest level of our lifetimes,” Israel’s UN envoy warned on Monday during a high-level forum...

September 7, 2016 5:03 pm

Israeli Settler Leader Tells DC Audience: BDS Hopes to Sabotage Peaceful Coexistence Between Jews and Arabs

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement seeks to “sabotage the only real example of peaceful coexistence in the Middle East,” an Israeli settler...

September 7, 2016 3:32 pm

Israeli Expert: Warheads Used in North Korean Missile-Launch Latest Indication of Close Military Cooperation With Iran

Photos released by North Korea of its launch of long-range ballistic missiles are the latest proof of the close military cooperation between Pyongyang and Tehran,...

September 7, 2016 1:13 pm

Rescue Teams Pessimistic About Finding More Survivors Under Rubble of Collapsed Tel Aviv Parking Lot

JNS.org - Rescue teams at the scene of the collapsed parking facility in Tel Aviv were pessimistic Wednesday, saying the chances of finding survivors under the...

September 7, 2016 1:09 pm

Dutch MP Refuses to Shake Hands With Netanyahu

JNS.org - A Dutch parliament member refused to shake hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, Israeli news site Arutz Sheva reported. MP Tunahan Kuzu, of Turkish...

September 7, 2016 11:23 am

Netanyahu at The Hague: ‘We Have No Qualms With People of Gaza, Only With Terrorist Thugs’

JNS.org - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte during a diplomatic visit to The Hague in the Netherlands on Tuesday. Netanyahu...

September 7, 2016 11:05 am

Iranian Vessels ‘Harassed’ US Navy Ship in Persian Gulf, Defense Department Says

A US Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of...

September 7, 2016 11:03 am

Obama Admin Admits Transfer of $1.7 Billion to Iran as American Hostages Released

The Obama administration disclosed to Congress on Tuesday that it transferred a total of $1.7  billion in cash through Swiss banks to Iran around the...

September 7, 2016 11:01 am

IDF Begins Construction on Underground Barrier Around Gaza Strip

Residents of the Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council will be able to look out their windows and watch the IDF work on the new project meant...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

Trump Backs Down, Signs Order to End Family Separations at US Border

US President Donald Trump backed down on Wednesday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation of children from their parents...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Warns of Cyber Risks That Can Down Fighter Jets

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on governments worldwide on Wednesday to join forces to defend against cyber threats that he said could even bring down military and civilian aircraft. Cyber...

Middle East

Lebanon Minister Moves to Calm Dispute Over Iranian Passport Stamps

Lebanon's interior minister tried on Wednesday to calm a dispute over a change in rules for entering the country, which some politicians feared reflects deepening influence of Iran and its...

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