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The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life the story of a German member of the Nazi party who...

September 20, 2017 2:15 pm

IDF: We Are Prepared to ‘Neutralize’ Hezbollah With ‘Overwhelming’ Force in Next War

JNS.org - Despite the raging civil war to Israel’s north and east in Syria, the Jewish state’s northern border has remained precariously quiet over the last decade. But Israeli officials are planning and readying for several worst-case...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel: its cross-border terror tunnels. By 2019, according to Israel Defense Forces (IDF) assessments, Israel will complete an underground wall that stretches along the...

Netanyahu-Sisi Meeting Highlights Warming Ties Between Israel and Arab World

JNS.org - At a time of warming relations between Israel and Arab states, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held his first public meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on the sidelines of the United Nations...

September 20, 2017 10:41 am

Nearing Centennial, Lord Balfour Descendant Shows Pride in Family Support for Jewish Homeland

JNS.org - In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, British and Israeli senior...

September 19, 2017 8:42 am

Iran Dramatically Increases Funding to Hezbollah in Wake of Nuclear Deal

Iran has drastically increased financial support for its Lebanese-based terrorist proxy Hezbollah since the Iran nuclear deal...

September 18, 2017 10:42 am

Group Offers US Business Students Real-Life Opportunities With Israeli Companies

JNS.org - Some 175 college students with the TAMID Group recently attended the organization’s national convention,...

September 15, 2017 1:58 pm

Israel’s Efforts to Engage Arab World Achieve Results

JNS.org - Galvanized by the common threats of Iran and Islamic extremism, Israel and Sunni Arab states have seen...

September 14, 2017 4:22 pm

Ethiopian Rosh Hashanah Blends Unique Customs With a Yearning for Jerusalem

JNS.org - Despite relative isolation from their Jewish brethren around the world for millennia, Ethiopian Jews...

September 20, 2017 2:15 pm

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life the story of a German member of the Nazi party who saved...

September 20, 2017 2:03 pm

IDF: We Are Prepared to ‘Neutralize’ Hezbollah With ‘Overwhelming’ Force in Next War

JNS.org - Despite the raging civil war to Israel’s north and east in Syria, the Jewish state’s northern border has remained precariously quiet over the last...

September 20, 2017 11:50 am

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel: its cross-border terror tunnels. By 2019, according to Israel Defense Forces (IDF) assessments,...

September 20, 2017 11:31 am

Netanyahu-Sisi Meeting Highlights Warming Ties Between Israel and Arab World

JNS.org - At a time of warming relations between Israel and Arab states, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held his first public meeting with Egyptian President...

September 20, 2017 10:41 am

Nearing Centennial, Lord Balfour Descendant Shows Pride in Family Support for Jewish Homeland

JNS.org - In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, British and Israeli senior officials convened in Jerusalem last week to discuss the past, present and...

September 19, 2017 8:42 am

Iran Dramatically Increases Funding to Hezbollah in Wake of Nuclear Deal

Iran has drastically increased financial support for its Lebanese-based terrorist proxy Hezbollah since the Iran nuclear deal was signed two years ago, the Jerusalem Post reports. Iran secured $100 billion...

September 18, 2017 10:42 am

Group Offers US Business Students Real-Life Opportunities With Israeli Companies

JNS.org - Some 175 college students with the TAMID Group recently attended the organization’s national convention, TAMIDcon 2017, in Washington, DC to engage in experiential learning...

September 15, 2017 1:58 pm

Israel’s Efforts to Engage Arab World Achieve Results

JNS.org - Galvanized by the common threats of Iran and Islamic extremism, Israel and Sunni Arab states have seen an unexpected warming of relations in recent years. Yet despite public and...

September 14, 2017 4:22 pm

Ethiopian Rosh Hashanah Blends Unique Customs With a Yearning for Jerusalem

JNS.org - Despite relative isolation from their Jewish brethren around the world for millennia, Ethiopian Jews still observe Rosh Hashanah. Though unique, the Jewish New Year festivities...

September 13, 2017 3:19 pm

Despite Russian Aid to Hezbollah, Israel Takes the Fight to Syria

JNS.org - A recent, purported Israeli airstrike against a Syrian chemical weapons facility has added another layer of complexity to an already combustible situation in Syria. With...

September 13, 2017 3:16 pm

Israel, an Emerging Financial Tech Leader, Makes Gains in Digital Currency

JNS.org - As bitcoin and other digital currencies make historic gains, the “start-up nation” of Israel is uniquely positioned to become a global leader in financial...

September 13, 2017 12:14 pm

Despite Growing Acceptance, High Holidays Still Pose Challenges for Interfaith Families

JNS.org - For many Jews, the High Holiday period is a time of deep observance and self-reflection. Yet for an increasingly large share of American Jewry, the...

September 11, 2017 4:23 pm

US Islamists Claim Win Over Legislation Banning Funding to Terror-Tied Charity

Legislation seeking to ban US federal funding for a UK-based Hamas charity was withdrawn last week, after Islamist groups advocated voting against the measure. In August, Congressman Ron DeSantis, R-Fla, introduced an amendment to the State...

September 11, 2017 1:52 pm

Norway Demands Palestinians Repay Funds, and US Congress Cheers

JNS.org - Members of Congress and American Jewish leaders are urging the US to follow in Norway’s footsteps, after Oslo secured the return of funding that it...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Valerie Plame Knew Exactly What She Was Tweeting

Valerie Plame had to know what she was tweeting. Plame re-tweeted a virulently antisemitic article by a well-known bigot, which...

New York Times Column Ignores Rabbi Sacks Role in Trinity School Overhaul

A British rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, has inspired the head of one of Manhattan’s...

Does the President Have the Right to Expect Loyalty From his Attorney General?

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. Recent news reports describe the president chastising his...

World

Jews Cast Weary Eye on German Election Results, With Strong Showing of Far-...

As expected, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her country’s federal...

Israel

‘The Jewish People Know What It Is to Struggle for an Independent Hom...

As five million Kurds in northern Iraq prepare for Monday's historic referendum on independence, Israelis from across the political spectrum...

Middle East

Syria to Top Agenda During Russian Defense Minister’s First Visit to ...

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit the Jewish state in October and meet with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman,...

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