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What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break from President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. For Egypt and Jordan, the only two...

January 12, 2017 8:14 am

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing submarine fleet conducts missions that are shrouded in secrecy, and considered essential for national security. Currently, the Israeli Navy has five German-made Dolphin...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s prioritization of the inclusion of people with disabilities. Through the "Special in Uniform" program, Omer Lahat...

Prominent American Pollster Brings Hard-Hitting Workshop to Foreign Students in Israel

JNS.org -- A renowned American pollster and political adviser recently came to Israel to give high school students a workshop intensive on defending the Jewish state on the front lines of public opinion. “Part of the struggle for those...

December 30, 2016 2:14 pm

Channeling Jewish Values in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

JNS.org -- Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns channels the Jewish values of tikkun olam (repairing the world) and personal experience...

December 29, 2016 7:04 am

Trump Taps Israel Adviser Jason Greenblatt for International Negotiations Post

JNS.org -- President-elect Donald Trump has named one of his campaign advisers on Israel as his...

December 23, 2016 3:01 am

Israel’s First Hanukkah Candle Factory Endures 77-Year History

JNS.org - The Menorah Candle Company, a manufacturer and exporter of millions of Hanukkah candles worldwide, is...

December 22, 2016 8:26 am

Conservatives From Around the World Convene in Jerusalem, Express Hope for ‘New Day of Truth vs. Political Correctness’ Under Trump Administration

JNS.org -- Conservative leaders from across the globe convened for a policy conference in Israel,...

December 22, 2016 7:08 am

‘City’ of Military Training Bases Is Latest Game-Changer in Southern Israel

JNS.org - A not-so-quiet demographic and geographic revolution is taking place in Israel these days. After...

January 12, 2017 8:14 am

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break from President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. For Egypt and Jordan, the only two Arab...

January 8, 2017 7:05 am

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing submarine fleet conducts missions that are shrouded in secrecy, and considered essential...

January 3, 2017 7:00 am

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s prioritization of the inclusion of...

January 1, 2017 7:59 am

Prominent American Pollster Brings Hard-Hitting Workshop to Foreign Students in Israel

JNS.org -- A renowned American pollster and political adviser recently came to Israel to give high school students a workshop intensive on defending the Jewish state on the...

December 30, 2016 2:14 pm

Channeling Jewish Values in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

JNS.org -- Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns channels the Jewish values of tikkun olam (repairing the world) and personal experience in her work as an advocate for Alzheimer's awareness. She...

December 29, 2016 7:04 am

Trump Taps Israel Adviser Jason Greenblatt for International Negotiations Post

JNS.org -- President-elect Donald Trump has named one of his campaign advisers on Israel as his incoming administration's special representative for international negotiations. In the announcement, Trump praised the...

December 23, 2016 3:01 am

Israel’s First Hanukkah Candle Factory Endures 77-Year History

JNS.org - The Menorah Candle Company, a manufacturer and exporter of millions of Hanukkah candles worldwide, is one of the oldest businesses in the industrial zone of...

December 22, 2016 8:26 am

Conservatives From Around the World Convene in Jerusalem, Express Hope for ‘New Day of Truth vs. Political Correctness’ Under Trump Administration

JNS.org -- Conservative leaders from across the globe convened for a policy conference in Israel, where they expressed hope for a "new day" of "truth versus political...

December 22, 2016 7:08 am

‘City’ of Military Training Bases Is Latest Game-Changer in Southern Israel

JNS.org - A not-so-quiet demographic and geographic revolution is taking place in Israel these days. After years of planning, concrete efforts are underway to shift populations -- particularly...

December 21, 2016 6:57 am

Economic Mission Strengthens Innovation Ties Between Israel and Massachusetts

JNS.org -- Who would ever imagine that two peoples living 5,470 miles apart (that’s 8,803 kilometers for the Israelis) would share so much in common,...

December 19, 2016 2:28 pm

Cousins Torn Apart by the Holocaust Meet for the First Time at Yad Vashem

JNS.org -- When Fania Bilkay and her son, Evgeni, stepped up to her desk, Sima Velkovich was winding down an ordinary work day in the...

December 19, 2016 2:25 pm

Netanyahu Eyes Model for Muslim-Jewish Ties in Visits to Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

JNS.org -- In the hope of offering a blueprint for ramping up constructive Israeli and Jewish relations with the Islamic world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

December 15, 2016 12:48 pm

Rehabilitation and Celebration: Haifa Slowly Comes Back to Life in Aftermath of Fires

Meir Barzilay was one of the lucky Haifa residents during Israel’s recent wave of fires. "I live in a row of six houses," he said. "Somehow, the...

December 14, 2016 11:33 am

Ultra-Orthodox Leaders Reject Reports of ‘Constituency Disintegration’ in Israel

JNS.org -- Haredi Jewish leaders are challenging the claim made in a recent report by Israel’s Channel 10 that their constituency in Israel is “in the process of disintegration.” Orthodox...

Culture

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take...

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism...

Opinion

Why Israelis Went Ape Over the Story of a Missing Monkey

On Monday, every Israeli news outlet devoted space to the frantic search for Connor, a 17-year-old male capuchin monkey who...

The Pitiable, Pathetic Paris Peace Parley

Barack Obama's and John Kerry's “peace” summit in Paris,  to which neither Israel nor the Palestinians even bothered to show up --...

Will Trump Bow to Arab Intimidation on Jerusalem?

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Predictably, cataclysmic warnings are coming from...

World

‘This Man Is a Spite Machine’; Obama Blasted on Social Media fo...

Outgoing President Barack Obama’s choice on Tuesday of top aide Ben Rhodes to serve on the US Holocaust Memorial Council...

Israel

In Parting Words to Outgoing US Ambassador, Israeli President Calls Disagre...

JNS.org -- In his farewell to the departing American ambassador, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the Jewish state and the US have...

Middle East

Iranian President Calls Trump’s Vow to Rip Up Nuclear Deal ‘Empty Talk...

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world...

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