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Israel Arrests Palestinian Officials Suspected of Abduction

Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem, their lawyers said on Sunday. The...

October 22, 2018 11:23 am

Normality Returns for Some in Damascus After Fighting Ends

Some people in the Syrian capital Damascus have been able to enjoy a semblance of normality since fighting in the area ended in May, but in the rubble of shattered, destitute towns nearby, life could...

Trump Says US to Exit Landmark Nuclear Arms Pact, Russia Threatens Retaliation

President Donald Trump said Washington would withdraw from a landmark Cold War-era treaty that eliminated nuclear missiles from Europe because Russia was violating the pact, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear...

Facebook Deletes Louis Farrakhan Post Comparing Jews to Termites

JNS.org - A video posted on Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s Facebook page, in which the controversial black nationalist compared Jews to termites, was taken down on Thursday by the social media platform. Facebook told TheWrap...

October 22, 2018 10:08 am

Israel’s Mossad Chief Says High-Tech Not Always a Spy’s Friend

Spying is getting harder because the same technologies that catch terrorists can sometimes uncover foreign...

October 22, 2018 10:07 am

Ari Fuld’s Widow Sends Letter to Head of IDF Urging Demolition of Terrorist’s Home

JNS.org - Miriam Fuld, the widow of Ari Fuld who was murdered last month in a...

October 22, 2018 9:59 am

Orthodox Jewish Groups Urge Supreme Court to Overturn 41-Year-Old Precedent

JNS.org - An amicus curiae was filed last week on behalf of 10 Jewish organizations to...

October 22, 2018 9:53 am

Anticipating Hezbollah Clash, Israel Builds Barriers, Deploys Tanks on Lebanon Border

JNS.org - In recent weeks, residents of the Upper Galilee region have witnessed trucks unload countless...

October 22, 2018 9:48 am

Defense Ministry Orders Gaza Border Crossings Reopened After Weaker Friday Riots

JNS.org - Israel’s Defense Ministry ordered the Kerem Shalom goods crossing and Erez pedestrian crossing from...

October 22, 2018 11:23 am

Israel Arrests Palestinian Officials Suspected of Abduction

Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem, their lawyers said on Sunday. The two...

October 22, 2018 11:19 am

Normality Returns for Some in Damascus After Fighting Ends

Some people in the Syrian capital Damascus have been able to enjoy a semblance of normality since fighting in the area ended in May, but...

October 22, 2018 11:03 am

Trump Says US to Exit Landmark Nuclear Arms Pact, Russia Threatens Retaliation

President Donald Trump said Washington would withdraw from a landmark Cold War-era treaty that eliminated nuclear missiles from Europe because Russia was violating the pact,...

October 22, 2018 10:13 am

Facebook Deletes Louis Farrakhan Post Comparing Jews to Termites

JNS.org - A video posted on Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s Facebook page, in which the controversial black nationalist compared Jews to termites, was taken...

October 22, 2018 10:08 am

Israel’s Mossad Chief Says High-Tech Not Always a Spy’s Friend

Spying is getting harder because the same technologies that catch terrorists can sometimes uncover foreign intelligence operations, the director of Israel's Mossad said on Monday. Joseph...

October 22, 2018 10:07 am

Ari Fuld’s Widow Sends Letter to Head of IDF Urging Demolition of Terrorist’s Home

JNS.org - Miriam Fuld, the widow of Ari Fuld who was murdered last month in a terrorist attack in Gush Etzion, sent a letter to the...

October 22, 2018 9:59 am

Orthodox Jewish Groups Urge Supreme Court to Overturn 41-Year-Old Precedent

JNS.org - An amicus curiae was filed last week on behalf of 10 Jewish organizations to support a brief asking the US Supreme Court to overturn...

October 22, 2018 9:53 am

Anticipating Hezbollah Clash, Israel Builds Barriers, Deploys Tanks on Lebanon Border

JNS.org - In recent weeks, residents of the Upper Galilee region have witnessed trucks unload countless mounds of sand and watched artificial hills slowly rise, with...

October 22, 2018 9:48 am

Defense Ministry Orders Gaza Border Crossings Reopened After Weaker Friday Riots

JNS.org - Israel’s Defense Ministry ordered the Kerem Shalom goods crossing and Erez pedestrian crossing from Gaza to Israel to be reopened on Sunday morning, noting...

October 22, 2018 9:40 am

Arab Looters Damage Ancient Jewish Archaeological Site

JNS.org - A 2,000-year-old antiquities city near Afula were damaged by two antique robbers with a backhoe loader, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority Unit for...

October 22, 2018 9:24 am

Saudi Arabia Calls Khashoggi Killing ‘Grave Mistake,’ Claims Prince Not Aware

Saudi Arabia on Sunday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate a "huge and grave mistake," but sought to shield its...

October 22, 2018 8:37 am

Palestinian Stabs Israeli Soldier and Is Shot Dead in Hebron

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier and was shot dead in Hebron on Monday, the IDF said. In a statement, the Israeli military said the incident occurred near...

October 21, 2018 7:02 pm

Netanyahu Hails Former PM Rabin as ‘Patriot of the First Rank’ at Knesset Session Marking 1995 Assassination

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed his predecessor Yitzhak Rabin as a "Zionist patriot of the first rank" in a special Knesset session on Sunday marking...

October 21, 2018 6:27 pm

Poll: Half of Israeli Voters Believe Netanyahu Isn’t Doing Enough to Strengthen Connection With American Jews

Almost half of Israeli voters believe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not doing enough to strengthen the connection between Israeli and American Jews, a new...

Culture

American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

Trump Says US to Exit Landmark Nuclear Arms Pact, Russia Threatens Retaliat...

President Donald Trump said Washington would withdraw from a landmark Cold War-era treaty that eliminated nuclear missiles from Europe because...

Israel

Israel Arrests Palestinian Officials Suspected of Abduction

Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem, their lawyers said on Sunday. The two men taken into custody by...

Middle East

Normality Returns for Some in Damascus After Fighting Ends

Some people in the Syrian capital Damascus have been able to enjoy a semblance of normality since fighting in the area ended in May, but in the rubble of shattered,...

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