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Discovery of Hidden Text Prompts New Approach to Biblical Digs in Israel

JNS.org - The recent discovery of a previously invisible inscription on the back of an ancient pottery shard -- which had been on display at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum...

June 20, 2017 1:38 pm

Israel Balances US Peace Push With Goal of Bolstering Settlements

JNS.org - Following recent commemorations around the world marking the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, the Israeli government is pledging to strengthen the Jewish settlement enterprise in the West Bank (part of the territories Israel took control...

A Decade After Gaza Coup, Hamas Faces Domestic and Regional Challenges

JNS.org - Long before the Islamic State first grabbed international attention through its brutal conquests in Iraq and Syria, another terrorist organization had already solidified its grip on a narrow piece of land wedged between the...

‘Wonder Woman,’ Concerts Upstage Cultural Boycott of Israel

JNS.org - As Israeli actress Gal Gadot’s "Wonder Woman" film heads towards $400 million at the box office, and as numerous big-name musical acts line up to perform in Israel this summer, the influence of the...

June 12, 2017 3:51 pm

Amid Gulf Spat, Will Terror-funding Qatar Have to ‘Choose a Side’ in Saudi-Iranian Rivalry?

JNS.org - While the spat between Qatar and other Arab states may end up benefiting the US and Israel,...

June 9, 2017 3:35 pm

In Campus Arena, Maccabee Task Force Wages Battle Without ‘Credit’

JNS.org - The organization borrows its name from the Hanukkah story’s heroes, and its founder...

June 9, 2017 1:25 pm

Will Twin Terror Attacks Threaten Stability in Iran?

JNS.org -- The world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism got a taste of its own medicine...

June 8, 2017 3:49 pm

Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Iran’s ‘Preferred Proxy,’ Arming in Gaza

Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), the second largest terrorist army in Gaza, recently issued a video threat stating its...

June 8, 2017 1:09 pm

Israel Courts Muslim Allies as It Returns to Africa ‘in a Big Way’

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited western Africa this week as part of a...

June 20, 2017 1:38 pm

Discovery of Hidden Text Prompts New Approach to Biblical Digs in Israel

JNS.org - The recent discovery of a previously invisible inscription on the back of an ancient pottery shard -- which had been on display at Jerusalem’s Israel Museum for...

June 15, 2017 10:24 am

Israel Balances US Peace Push With Goal of Bolstering Settlements

JNS.org - Following recent commemorations around the world marking the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, the Israeli government is pledging to strengthen the Jewish settlement enterprise...

June 14, 2017 11:48 am

A Decade After Gaza Coup, Hamas Faces Domestic and Regional Challenges

JNS.org - Long before the Islamic State first grabbed international attention through its brutal conquests in Iraq and Syria, another terrorist organization had already solidified its...

June 13, 2017 1:41 pm

‘Wonder Woman,’ Concerts Upstage Cultural Boycott of Israel

JNS.org - As Israeli actress Gal Gadot’s "Wonder Woman" film heads towards $400 million at the box office, and as numerous big-name musical acts line up...

June 12, 2017 3:51 pm

Amid Gulf Spat, Will Terror-funding Qatar Have to ‘Choose a Side’ in Saudi-Iranian Rivalry?

JNS.org - While the spat between Qatar and other Arab states may end up benefiting the US and Israel, experts say that Qatar finds itself at a crossroads in...

June 9, 2017 3:35 pm

In Campus Arena, Maccabee Task Force Wages Battle Without ‘Credit’

JNS.org - The organization borrows its name from the Hanukkah story’s heroes, and its founder is one of America’s highest-profile Jewish philanthropists. Yet as dozens...

June 9, 2017 1:25 pm

Will Twin Terror Attacks Threaten Stability in Iran?

JNS.org -- The world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism got a taste of its own medicine on June 7, when twin terror attacks struck prominent Iranian institutions....

June 8, 2017 3:49 pm

Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Iran’s ‘Preferred Proxy,’ Arming in Gaza

Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), the second largest terrorist army in Gaza, recently issued a video threat stating its willingness to end the three-year truce currently in place with...

June 8, 2017 1:09 pm

Israel Courts Muslim Allies as It Returns to Africa ‘in a Big Way’

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited western Africa this week as part of a broad government initiative to expand Israel’s influence on that continent,...

June 6, 2017 2:44 pm

Israel Festival Paints Multiculturalism With a Broad Brush and High Notes

Following the recent 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification, the city is going through a renewal of multiculturalism underscoring the richness of its diversity. The Israel...

June 6, 2017 2:17 pm

Israel’s ‘Opportunity Capital’ Seeks a More Vibrant and Inclusive Job Market

JNS.org - Southern Israel’s Negev desert, though it makes up nearly two-thirds of the country’s landmass, has long missed out on the development and technological awakening...

June 6, 2017 10:50 am

New Book Disarms Israel’s Revisionist Detractors

JNS.org - “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” wrote philosopher George Santayana in 1905. Today, Western civilization’s impaired memory is only...

June 5, 2017 11:15 am

After Terror Attacks, UK and Israel Pledge to Fight Islamist Terror ‘Trend’

JNS.org - Following Saturday night’s terror attack that killed seven people and injured more than 50 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May said “enough is enough,”...

June 5, 2017 11:02 am

Rapid Population Growth Drives Israel’s Transportation Revolution

JNS.org - Israel’s rapid population and economic growth during the past two decades has prompted the Israeli government to revolutionize the country’s infrastructure and transportation systems...

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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