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Natural Disaster Drill Makes for Seemingly Unnatural Middle East Cooperation

JNS.org - When the words Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Jordan appear in the same sentence, the story usually involves security or diplomatic developments...

November 2, 2017 10:11 am

Palestinian Saddam Statue Is a ‘Poke in America’s Eye’

JNS.org - The unveiling of another statue of Saddam Hussein in Palestinian Authority (PA)-controlled territory is “a poke in America’s eye” and “an impediment to peace,” ex-diplomats and American Jewish leaders say. The Associated Press (AP) reported...

UAE Apologizes to Israeli Judo Team, but Is It ‘Too Little and Too Late?’

JNS.org – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially apologized to Israel on Saturday following a handshake snub during last week’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam judo tournament. The Arab country did not, however, apologize for the tournament’s ban...

Council on Foreign Relations Suddenly Cancels Presentation by Terrorist-Linked Charity Leader

Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) is banned by the United Arab Emirates, Israel, the Swiss banks Credit Suisse and UBS, and HSBC -- the United Kingdom's largest bank -- due to its ties to Hamas and other terrorists. That fact did not...

October 30, 2017 3:24 pm

US Vows to Help Mideast Christians

Lobbyists for Christians in the Middle East say that they're used to getting a cold...

October 30, 2017 3:02 pm

The Islamic State in Egypt — and at Israel’s Doorstep

JNS.org - Over the last several months, Islamic State has seen its self-declared caliphate in Iraq and...

October 30, 2017 2:36 pm

Hamas Rejoins Iran’s Terrorist Axis

Hamas is deepening its ties with Iran and its radical Shiite axis -- and Iranian cash is...

October 27, 2017 1:52 pm

Christian Zionist Pastor Matt Hagee Plans to Build on Father’s Foundation

JNS.org - As we approach one of the Christian Zionist community’s signature annual events, it’s easy to...

October 27, 2017 10:24 am

Could Israeli Medical Marijuana Research Help Treat Asthma?

JNS.org - In a development that could spark Israel’s newest achievement in the medical cannabis sector,...

November 2, 2017 10:11 am

Natural Disaster Drill Makes for Seemingly Unnatural Middle East Cooperation

JNS.org - When the words Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Jordan appear in the same sentence, the story usually involves security or diplomatic developments in...

November 1, 2017 5:17 pm

Palestinian Saddam Statue Is a ‘Poke in America’s Eye’

JNS.org - The unveiling of another statue of Saddam Hussein in Palestinian Authority (PA)-controlled territory is “a poke in America’s eye” and “an impediment to peace,”...

November 1, 2017 3:50 pm

UAE Apologizes to Israeli Judo Team, but Is It ‘Too Little and Too Late?’

JNS.org – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially apologized to Israel on Saturday following a handshake snub during last week’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam judo tournament....

November 1, 2017 1:48 pm

Council on Foreign Relations Suddenly Cancels Presentation by Terrorist-Linked Charity Leader

Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) is banned by the United Arab Emirates, Israel, the Swiss banks Credit Suisse and UBS, and HSBC -- the United Kingdom's largest bank -- due to its...

October 30, 2017 3:24 pm

US Vows to Help Mideast Christians

Lobbyists for Christians in the Middle East say that they're used to getting a cold shoulder from Washington. But Vice President Mike Pence recently told...

October 30, 2017 3:02 pm

The Islamic State in Egypt — and at Israel’s Doorstep

JNS.org - Over the last several months, Islamic State has seen its self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria evaporate at the hands of a US-backed coalition. With...

October 30, 2017 2:36 pm

Hamas Rejoins Iran’s Terrorist Axis

Hamas is deepening its ties with Iran and its radical Shiite axis -- and Iranian cash is once again expected to fund Gaza's war preparations and arms...

October 27, 2017 1:52 pm

Christian Zionist Pastor Matt Hagee Plans to Build on Father’s Foundation

JNS.org - As we approach one of the Christian Zionist community’s signature annual events, it’s easy to forget that support for Israel among Christians wasn’t always a...

October 27, 2017 10:24 am

Could Israeli Medical Marijuana Research Help Treat Asthma?

JNS.org - In a development that could spark Israel’s newest achievement in the medical cannabis sector, the Israeli-British cannabis biotech start-up CIITECH announced this week that it...

October 26, 2017 4:23 pm

Iraqi Kurds Feel ‘Abandoned’ by the US, as Israel Offers Support

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly lobbies world leaders to protect the Kurds as they lose ground in Iraq, some activists and experts feel that the...

October 26, 2017 4:12 pm

Muslim Student Tries to Silence Pro-Israel Arab Voices

JNS.org - In the latest college controversy involving Israel’s minority populations, police at the University of Minnesota arrested an unidentified woman on October 24 for disrupting a...

October 25, 2017 1:02 pm

Discoveries Show Jerusalem’s Transformation After Roman Destruction

JNS.org - Last week, Israeli archaeologists unveiled the results of large-scale excavations that lend unprecedented insight into the transformation of Jerusalem around the time of the destruction...

October 23, 2017 1:56 pm

Palestinian Factions Unite in Calls for Israel’s Destruction

Amid the recent unity deal between Fatah and Hamas, Palestinian officials of all stripes continue to announce their true objective: to destroy Israel. The official Palestinian mission to Colombia issued...

October 23, 2017 1:25 pm

Syrians, Iranians Vow to Fight ‘Zio-American Schemes’

JNS.org - The IDF struck three Syrian rocket launchers on Saturday, after five rockets from Syria entered the Golan Heights earlier that day -- and as Iran’s military...

Culture

What’s New — and Jewish — On and Off Broadway

Below is a listing of shows with Jewish connections on and off-Broadway. BROADWAY Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner, stars Nathan Lane and Andrew...

Australian Rock Star Nick Cave to Boycotters: ‘I Love Israel’

JNS.org – Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following...

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Opinion

Hitler’s ‘Jolly Elf’ and The New York Times

Haj Amin al-Husseini was one of the seminal figures of the 20th century. He was a founding father of Palestinian nationalism and...

Hijab Barbie and Social Coercion

For years, feminists criticized the Barbie doll for presenting an unrealistic, unattainable body image for young girls. Her height, weight, bust size and...

Terrorists, Victims — or Both? The Children of ISIS Return

They learn to count by attending public lashings. By the age of nine, they know how to use a gun,...

World

Palestinian Rally in Ramallah Attacks South African Government Over Continu...

In a rarely-seen display of anger toward one of their closest international allies, Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank city...

Israel

Mother of Slain Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman Demands Investigation I...

The mother of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine federal prosecutor murdered in January 2015, has formally requested that former President Cristina...

Middle East

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri Puts Resignation on Hold

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Wednesday he was putting his resignation on hold, more than two weeks after he shocked the country by saying he was stepping down. Speaking hours after he...

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