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Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than 50 Israeli wineries, together...

January 18, 2018 1:34 pm

Singer and Actress Gives Her Voice to Jewish and Black Cultures

Tatiana Wechsler will likely go down as the only actress to belt out a showstopper in a Yiddish musical, and then -- less than a month later -- play a member of the Nation of Islam in...

Netanyahu Trip Comes as Israel-India Defense and Tech Ties Continue to Grow

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India is occurring against the backdrop of a massive and still growing river of defense sales and technology transfers from Jerusalem to New Delhi. In recent years, Israel’s...

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on January 10 that the US is “deeply concerned” about reports that Iranian authorities have arrested thousands of citizens, with some purportedly being tortured...

January 15, 2018 1:58 pm

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably...

January 14, 2018 12:38 pm

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising...

January 11, 2018 2:58 pm

Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Israel Make Up Gaza’s ‘Unsolvable Equation’

JNS.org - A Hamas cease-fire with Israel is being undermined by the activities of the second-largest...

January 11, 2018 2:27 pm

Israeli Culinary Journalist Gil Hovav’s Memoir Is a Heartwarming and Earnest ‘Slice of Life’

JNS.org - Honest cooking and sincere storytelling rely on similar ingredients: tradition, love, humor and spice,...

January 11, 2018 12:19 pm

Major Jewish Organizations Back Israel’s BDS Entry Ban, Barred Groups Call It ‘Bullying’

JNS.org - Leaders of several major American Jewish organizations have told JNS that they are supporting...

January 18, 2018 1:34 pm

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than 50 Israeli wineries, together with...

January 18, 2018 1:21 pm

Singer and Actress Gives Her Voice to Jewish and Black Cultures

Tatiana Wechsler will likely go down as the only actress to belt out a showstopper in a Yiddish musical, and then -- less than a...

January 17, 2018 10:58 am

Netanyahu Trip Comes as Israel-India Defense and Tech Ties Continue to Grow

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India is occurring against the backdrop of a massive and still growing river of defense sales and...

January 16, 2018 12:18 pm

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on January 10 that the US is “deeply concerned” about reports that Iranian authorities...

January 15, 2018 1:58 pm

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for the religion in recent years....

January 14, 2018 12:38 pm

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency on the web. A new...

January 11, 2018 2:58 pm

Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Israel Make Up Gaza’s ‘Unsolvable Equation’

JNS.org - A Hamas cease-fire with Israel is being undermined by the activities of the second-largest terrorist faction in the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad...

January 11, 2018 2:27 pm

Israeli Culinary Journalist Gil Hovav’s Memoir Is a Heartwarming and Earnest ‘Slice of Life’

JNS.org - Honest cooking and sincere storytelling rely on similar ingredients: tradition, love, humor and spice, among others. These components are found throughout Candies from Heaven,...

January 11, 2018 12:19 pm

Major Jewish Organizations Back Israel’s BDS Entry Ban, Barred Groups Call It ‘Bullying’

JNS.org - Leaders of several major American Jewish organizations have told JNS that they are supporting the Israeli government’s decision to prevent the entry of foreign...

January 10, 2018 12:37 pm

Iran’s Ongoing Attempt to Set Up a West Bank Terrorist Outpost Exposed

Israeli security forces have uncovered a significant Iranian attempt to infiltrate the West Bank -- and use it as a base for launching terrorist attacks...

January 10, 2018 11:12 am

Israel Bans Entry for 20 BDS Groups, ‘Won’t Turn a Blind Eye’ to Delegitimization

JNS.org - On January 7, Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry published a list of 20 organizations affiliated with the BDS movement that will be barred from entering...

January 9, 2018 3:52 pm

Judge Reinstates Hamas/American Muslims for Palestine Lawsuit

On Thursday, a Chicago federal judge reinstated a lawsuit alleging that a virulently anti-Israel group and several of its activists are "alter egos and/or successors" of a defunct US...

January 9, 2018 1:12 pm

New York Times Accuses Israel of ‘Annexation’ and ‘Apartheid’ Over Political Moves

JNS.org - At the start of 2018, a purportedly emboldened Israel -- led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- initiated new political measures that seemingly enhance Israel’s sovereignty...

January 9, 2018 10:27 am

Yoaz Hendel: Israel’s Emerging ‘Liberal Nationalist’ Figure

JNS.org - The crowd in Jerusalem’s Zion Square was civil, as protesters held up signs decrying alleged government corruption. Standing on the stage, Dr. Yoaz Hendel,...

Opinion

The Dangers of the Russian-Iranian Alliance

Iran was a regional power for centuries. Powerful Iranian dynasties, such as the Achaemenids and the Sasanians in the ancient...

Media Whitewashes Abbas’ Revisionism and Rejectionism

Mahmoud Abbas’ two-hour address to the central committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization was the diplomatic equivalent of giving the middle...

Washington Post Provides Cover for Palestinian Antisemitism

The Washington Post is treating antisemites as credible sources -- and purposefully omitting hate-filled remarks by Palestinian leaders. On January 14, 2018,...

World

US Won’t Pay $45 Million Pledged for Palestinian Food Aid for Now

The United States will not provide $45 million in food aid for Palestinians that it pledged last month as part of the West Bank/Gaza Emergency Appeal led by the UN...

Israel

Israel Puts Terror Tunnel Discovered Under Gaza Border on Display

The IDF brought journalists on Thursday to film a two-kilometer (1.25 mile) tunnel dug by terrorists from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip to Israel, saying it was putting the construction on...

Middle East

Jordan Says Israel Apologizes for Deaths of Two Jordanians at Embassy

Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologized for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that soured...

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