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What Did Israel’s Ancient Kings Wear? New Discovery Provides Clues

JNS.org - A newly-published study may lend unprecedented insights into the wardrobe of Israel’s ancient kings. The study -- headed by Tel Aviv University’s Dr....

July 5, 2017 1:09 pm

India’s Modi Arrives in Israel for Historic Visit to Bolster Ties

JNS.org - India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched down at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Tuesday afternoon, kicking off the first-ever visit to Israel by a sitting Indian head of state. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other top...

UNESCO’s Cave of the Patriarchs Measure Is Latest Example of ‘Narrative Warfare’ Against Israel, Experts Say

JNS.org - According to legal experts, an upcoming vote by UNESCO on whether to declare Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs to be an endangered Palestinian heritage site is just the latest example of “narrative warfare” against Israel and the...

Latest Developments in Saudi Arabia Chart a Course for Israeli Ties With Arab World

JNS.org - After years of rumors and reports regarding clandestine relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia -- mainly motivated by the countries' shared concerns over Iran’s nuclear program and destabilizing regional activities -- two recent developments highlight a potential route for Israel to...

June 30, 2017 10:23 am

New Airport Expected to Be a Game-Changer for Southern Israel’s Tourism Scene

JNS.org - Driving into Timna Park, a 15,000-acre nature reserve bounded by majestic, red-tinged hills, it’s easy...

June 29, 2017 1:13 pm

Archaeology Haven of Caesarea Seeks to Emerge as ‘Main Tourism Site’ in Israel

JNS.org - Chances are that if you’ve been on an organized tour to Israel during the...

June 28, 2017 1:05 pm

Jewish Seniors Learn That ‘Love Can Happen at Any Age’

JNS.org - After her husband Jerry died, Harriet Vogel started writing letters to him. “I began doing...

June 27, 2017 1:43 pm

‘Whitewashed’: The Sordid Story of UK Labour Party Antisemitism Laid Bare

"Just sitting in the early morning light, looking out over my beautiful garden, and thinking...

June 26, 2017 11:58 am

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was sending messages...

July 5, 2017 1:09 pm

What Did Israel’s Ancient Kings Wear? New Discovery Provides Clues

JNS.org - A newly-published study may lend unprecedented insights into the wardrobe of Israel’s ancient kings. The study -- headed by Tel Aviv University’s Dr. Erez...

July 4, 2017 7:22 pm

India’s Modi Arrives in Israel for Historic Visit to Bolster Ties

JNS.org - India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi touched down at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Tuesday afternoon, kicking off the first-ever visit to Israel by a sitting...

July 4, 2017 10:33 am

UNESCO’s Cave of the Patriarchs Measure Is Latest Example of ‘Narrative Warfare’ Against Israel, Experts Say

JNS.org - According to legal experts, an upcoming vote by UNESCO on whether to declare Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs to be an endangered Palestinian heritage site...

June 30, 2017 12:02 pm

Latest Developments in Saudi Arabia Chart a Course for Israeli Ties With Arab World

JNS.org - After years of rumors and reports regarding clandestine relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia -- mainly motivated by the countries' shared concerns over Iran’s nuclear program and destabilizing regional...

June 30, 2017 10:23 am

New Airport Expected to Be a Game-Changer for Southern Israel’s Tourism Scene

JNS.org - Driving into Timna Park, a 15,000-acre nature reserve bounded by majestic, red-tinged hills, it’s easy to feel the awe and serenity that’s the hallmark of...

June 29, 2017 1:13 pm

Archaeology Haven of Caesarea Seeks to Emerge as ‘Main Tourism Site’ in Israel

JNS.org - Chances are that if you’ve been on an organized tour to Israel during the past four decades, you’ve visited the ancient Mediterranean harbor city...

June 28, 2017 1:05 pm

Jewish Seniors Learn That ‘Love Can Happen at Any Age’

JNS.org - After her husband Jerry died, Harriet Vogel started writing letters to him. “I began doing [so] because it was therapeutic and comforting,” says Harriet, a grief...

June 27, 2017 1:43 pm

‘Whitewashed’: The Sordid Story of UK Labour Party Antisemitism Laid Bare

"Just sitting in the early morning light, looking out over my beautiful garden, and thinking how much I love this country that gave my family...

June 26, 2017 11:58 am

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was sending messages elsewhere through its missile strike in Syria (its first missile...

June 26, 2017 11:52 am

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday prompted the IDF to respond with a retaliatory strike in Syria, purportedly...

June 22, 2017 3:33 pm

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening crisis in the Gaza Strip, as cuts in the electricity supply there are...

June 22, 2017 2:24 pm

‘Love of Christians’ Touted as Strategic Asset for Israel at Major Policy Conference

JNS.org - The strategic importance of Christian Zionism was highlighted this week at the 2017 Herzliya Conference -- one of Israel’s most prominent annual policy summits. Organizers describe the conference, which...

June 21, 2017 12:59 pm

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

JNS.org - Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marked the construction of a new Holocaust museum there...

June 21, 2017 11:41 am

Iran Missile Strike Escalates War Between Radical Shiites and Sunnis in Middle East

Iran's recent missile attack on ISIS targets in eastern Syria represents another escalation in the ongoing war between radical Shiites and jihadist Sunnis across the Middle East. Iran,...

Culture

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Radiohead Rocks Tel Aviv With Longest Performance in 11 Years, Defying BDS

JNS.org - Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park on Wednesday night...

Opinion

The Fable of George Soros

JNS.org – George Soros, the Hungarian-American billionaire, has all the makings of a character in a Hasidic fable. Here is a man...

The Argument Is About Jews, Not Metal Detectors

JNS.org – To an objective observer, the crisis that erupted in the aftermath of a bloody terror attack near Jerusalem’s Temple...

Rabbi Uses Stereotype to Malign Orthodoxy in the Washington Post

I have long argued that the Jewish community has allowed itself to be treated in ways that other communities wouldn't...

World

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Named New White House Press Secretary

Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday was named the new White House press secretary, replacing Sean Spicer. Incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci made the announcement to reporters in the James...

Israel

Anti-Israel Protests Held in Turkey, Jordan Over Temple Mount Security Meas...

Demonstrations in support of Palestinian worshipers in support of their struggle against the new Temple Mount security measures were held...

Middle East

Erdogan Allies Attack Istanbul Synagogue, Warn of Further Violence Over Tem...

Activists from a Turkish fascist youth movement whose leader enjoys close relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked the...

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