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US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act (H.R. 2712), which will...

November 17, 2017 2:44 pm

With Sisi Preparing to Run for Second Term, Egypt Maintains a ‘Cold Peace’ With Israel

JNS.org - As an April 2018 election approaches in Egypt, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is preparing to run for a second term. Since he assumed office in June 2014, Sisi has represented a warmer partner for Israel than his...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody intervention in Syria was instrumental in preserving the brutal Assad regime. Yet Hezbollah's meddling in other regions of the Middle East usually does...

Israeli Economy Flexes Its Muscle: Shekel Deemed World’s 2nd-Strongest Currency

JNS.org - Last week, the German financial services giant Deutsche Bank ranked the Israeli shekel as the world’s second-strongest currency, bolstering the broader outlook of the Jewish state’s economy. “The strength of the shekel reflects the strength of...

November 14, 2017 1:34 pm

Israel Education Efforts Are ‘Changing Opinions’ on Irish University Campuses

JNS.org - At the age of 18, Tal Hagin is one of the first Zionist and...

November 14, 2017 1:16 pm

Air Forces From Around the World Train in Israel’s ‘Intensive Playground’

JNS.org - At the Ovda Air Base in southern Israel, fighter jets from different countries line...

November 14, 2017 11:56 am

Egyptian Islamist Uses New Jersey Base to Stoke Christian Hatred

Inciting sectarian strife against Egypt's Coptic Christians is not a novelty. Islamist propaganda targeting the...

November 14, 2017 11:41 am

Radical UK Mosque Leader Also Represents Hamas Abroad

A trustee of a well-known British mosque with ties to extremism is also an official...

November 13, 2017 2:26 pm

Jewish Leaders Outraged at Rutgers Decision to Defend Ex-Syrian Regime Spokesman

JNS.org - Jewish leaders are strongly criticizing Rutgers University for employing a longtime Syrian government official...

November 17, 2017 2:44 pm

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act (H.R. 2712), which will impose...

November 16, 2017 2:00 pm

With Sisi Preparing to Run for Second Term, Egypt Maintains a ‘Cold Peace’ With Israel

JNS.org - As an April 2018 election approaches in Egypt, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is preparing to run for a second term. Since he assumed office in June 2014,...

November 16, 2017 1:42 pm

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody intervention in Syria was instrumental in preserving the brutal Assad regime. Yet Hezbollah's...

November 15, 2017 2:26 pm

Israeli Economy Flexes Its Muscle: Shekel Deemed World’s 2nd-Strongest Currency

JNS.org - Last week, the German financial services giant Deutsche Bank ranked the Israeli shekel as the world’s second-strongest currency, bolstering the broader outlook of the Jewish...

November 14, 2017 1:34 pm

Israel Education Efforts Are ‘Changing Opinions’ on Irish University Campuses

JNS.org - At the age of 18, Tal Hagin is one of the first Zionist and Israeli speakers to present his message on university campuses in...

November 14, 2017 1:16 pm

Air Forces From Around the World Train in Israel’s ‘Intensive Playground’

JNS.org - At the Ovda Air Base in southern Israel, fighter jets from different countries line up on the desert runways, waiting for the signal from...

November 14, 2017 11:56 am

Egyptian Islamist Uses New Jersey Base to Stoke Christian Hatred

Inciting sectarian strife against Egypt's Coptic Christians is not a novelty. Islamist propaganda targeting the Coptic Church, businesses and doctrine has thrived for decades --...

November 14, 2017 11:41 am

Radical UK Mosque Leader Also Represents Hamas Abroad

A trustee of a well-known British mosque with ties to extremism is also an official with Hamas' political bureau, reports Britain's The Times. Mohammed Sawalha, a trustee of the...

November 13, 2017 2:26 pm

Jewish Leaders Outraged at Rutgers Decision to Defend Ex-Syrian Regime Spokesman

JNS.org - Jewish leaders are strongly criticizing Rutgers University for employing a longtime Syrian government official to teach in its political science department. Dr. Mazen Adi, who...

November 9, 2017 4:37 pm

Canadian Judge in Marital Sexual Assault Case Places Cultural Practices Above the Law

Thanks to excellent reporting by Andrew Duffy of the Ottawa Citizen, Canadians recently learned of a disturbing decision from Ontario Superior Court Justice Robert Smith. It acquitted a...

November 9, 2017 4:25 pm

Experts: International Community ‘Pretending Not to See’ Iran’s Nuke Deal Violations

JNS.org - Earlier this year, President Donald Trump said that Iran was violating the “spirit” of its nuclear deal with the P5+1 powers. Now some experts say that Iran is disregarding the...

November 9, 2017 2:22 pm

Humanitarian Legacies of Elie Wiesel, Oprah Winfrey Linked by Foundation’s New Award

JNS.org - Elie Wiesel, who before his death in 2016 was arguably the world’s most well-known Holocaust survivor, reached millions of people through his writing and...

November 9, 2017 2:14 pm

Shake-up in Lebanon Underscores Hezbollah’s ‘Domination’

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s sudden resignation last weekend underscores the rising power of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group in Israel’s northern neighbor, political leaders...

November 7, 2017 5:42 pm

Are We Entering a New Stage of the Saudi-Israeli Relationship?

JNS.org - A flurry of reports involving Israel and Saudi Arabia in recent weeks has increased speculation on the current extent of covert relations between the...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Opinion

Radical Members of Congress Want to Abet Palestinian Terror

JNS.org - Nine members of Congress have introduced a bill to prevent US aid to Israel from being used to arrest...

Israel a Fascist State? So Says GWU Professor Shira Robinson

According to George Washington University history professor Shira Robinson, Israel has “abandoned democracy,” and is rapidly descending into a fascist...

Israel’s Ruinous Right

"The road to hell is paved with good intentions."      -- attributed to Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, circa. 1150. ... It is neither...

World

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campu...

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Middle East

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

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