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Orthodox British Jew Pleads Guilty to Reckless Driving in Damaged Vehicle — to Reach Destination Before Shabbat

An Orthodox British Jew pleaded guilty in court to reckless driving, after getting into an accident and continuing on his way, with parts of his car breaking...

October 10, 2016 3:13 pm

Middle East Reporting Through the Eyes of an Evangelical Christian

JNS.org - Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for most Americans, the various conflicts in the Middle East remain distant and misunderstood. Chris Mitchell, a Massachusetts native and the Middle East bureau chief...

Israeli-Born Malawi Parliament Member: Actions, Not Words, Will Change Africa for the Better

How does the Israeli-born son of an eastern European Holocaust survivor end up as a parliament member in one of Africa’s poorest nations? Just ask 50-year-old businessman David Bisnowaty, who in May 2014 was elected...

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC) in Brooklyn, NY, said their aim is to inspire the next generation of athletes around the world. “We all come here for...

September 21, 2016 6:48 am

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency for Israel’s...

September 19, 2016 6:32 am

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything...

September 11, 2016 10:13 am

‘Today’ Co-Host Surprises Holocaust Survivor by Introducing Him to Icon Tennis Player at US Open (VIDEO)

A "Today" show co-host surprised a Holocaust survivor by introducing him to his favorite tennis player...

September 6, 2016 6:11 pm

IDF Paramedic Describes Balancing Army Service, Hip-Hop (VIDEO)

A female Israeli soldier who serves as a paramedic on the Lebanese border said that though her job in the...

August 15, 2016 6:28 am

Ben-Gurion University Institute Tackles Water Shortages, Hygiene in Developing Countries

JNS.org - Israeli water experts believe that by 2050, almost half of the world’s population will...

October 10, 2016 3:13 pm

Orthodox British Jew Pleads Guilty to Reckless Driving in Damaged Vehicle — to Reach Destination Before Shabbat

An Orthodox British Jew pleaded guilty in court to reckless driving, after getting into an accident and continuing on his way, with parts of his car breaking off --...

September 30, 2016 6:18 am

Middle East Reporting Through the Eyes of an Evangelical Christian

JNS.org - Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for most Americans, the various conflicts in the Middle East remain distant and misunderstood. Chris...

September 28, 2016 1:17 am

Israeli-Born Malawi Parliament Member: Actions, Not Words, Will Change Africa for the Better

How does the Israeli-born son of an eastern European Holocaust survivor end up as a parliament member in one of Africa’s poorest nations? Just ask...

September 26, 2016 8:14 am

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC) in Brooklyn, NY, said their aim is to inspire the next...

September 21, 2016 6:48 am

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency for Israel’s outgoing two-term Chairman Natan Sharansky said the venerable Zionist institution...

September 19, 2016 6:32 am

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The impact of the Israelis on...

September 11, 2016 10:13 am

‘Today’ Co-Host Surprises Holocaust Survivor by Introducing Him to Icon Tennis Player at US Open (VIDEO)

A "Today" show co-host surprised a Holocaust survivor by introducing him to his favorite tennis player on Thursday at the US Open. Hoda Kotb shocked 80-year-old Les...

September 6, 2016 6:11 pm

IDF Paramedic Describes Balancing Army Service, Hip-Hop (VIDEO)

A female Israeli soldier who serves as a paramedic on the Lebanese border said that though her job in the military is "one of the most meaningful things I've done...

August 15, 2016 6:28 am

Ben-Gurion University Institute Tackles Water Shortages, Hygiene in Developing Countries

JNS.org - Israeli water experts believe that by 2050, almost half of the world’s population will live in countries with a chronic water shortage. What’s causing the...

August 12, 2016 4:22 am

A High School Unlike Any Other

JNS.org - After their bus pulls up next to the park that hugs the Tel Aviv shoreline, the high schoolers stream off and run straight for...

July 25, 2016 3:16 am

As Berlin Prices Rise, Israelis Turn East for German Real-Estate Bargains

JNS.org - Sonnenallee, a street in Berlin’s Neukölln district, looks like it comes straight out of an Arab city — so much so that it goes...

July 7, 2016 7:31 am

Cybersecurity Training Program for Israeli High School Students Extends Recruitment to Include Younger Kids

An after-school cybersecurity training program for Israeli high school students is looking to expand its recruitment to include younger kids, Slate reported on Wednesday. The program, Magshimim, which was specifically designed...

May 20, 2016 2:00 am

Graves of Jewish Pirates in Jamaica Give Caribbean Tourists Taste of Little-Known History

Tour operators are calling attention to Jamaica's little-known Jewish heritage by arranging visits to historic Jewish sites on the Caribbean island, including a cemetery where Jewish...

May 5, 2016 12:52 pm

Israel Geeks Out: Science, Art and Tech Event Embodies Jewish State’s ‘DNA’

JNS.org - The entrance to Jerusalem’s Sacher Park was transformed from April 25-27 by a fire-breathing robotic dragon, which flailed its arms and attempted to take...

Culture

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

New Biography Asks: ‘What If Rabin Had Lived?’ (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin embodied the qualities of his generation:...

Opinion

American Jewish Liberals Have Lost the Plot

Throughout the 2000 years of Jews living in the Diaspora, there has been no precedent comparable to the behavior of...

Keith Ellison’s Views on Israel Reflect the Democrats’ True Colors

JNS.org -- Haim Saban is wrong when he says Minnesota’s US Rep. Keith Ellison...

Europe’s Future Hangs on the Ballot

"The novelty and magnitude of Europe's predicament make it difficult to understand, tempting to overlook, and nearly impossible to predict....

World

UK Labour Leader Corbyn Attends London Launch of Anti-Israel Book Authored ...

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn -- long dogged by accusations of personal and party-wide antisemitism -- met Tuesday evening with the founder...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister: International ‘War of Legal Attrition’...

A “war of legal attrition” is currently being waged against Israel by foreign entities, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told the...

Middle East

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: In US Interest to Remain Committed to Nucle...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday it was in the interest of the United States to remain...

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