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Noted Historian on Israel’s 70th Birthday: Justice Is on Jewish State’s Side

At 70 years old, the State of Israel has grown up, and might be unrecognizable to those who founded it. From a relatively barren...

April 18, 2018 4:08 pm

Israeli Guards Find Bomb in Palestinian Truck, Thwarting Independence Day Terror Attack

Israel said on Wednesday it had found explosives hidden in a Palestinian truck that were due to be smuggled from the West Bank and used in an attack on the Jewish state's Independence Day. The Defense Ministry...

‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Former Bush Administration Official Elliot Abrams on Trump’s Syria Dilemma

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one of America's leading foreign policy analysts cautioned against overly-high expectations of such a force, arguing that...

Israel at 70: The Drummer, the Baker, the Rescuer

The cantor's grandson came from Tajikistan. The baker, who survived Auschwitz, came from Czechoslovakia. The emergency responder is a sixth-generation Jerusalemite. Together in one land, they celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary on Wednesday evening. Since 1948, Israel...

April 18, 2018 11:06 am

‘Am Yisrael Chai’ Permissible on Temple Mount, According to Jerusalem Court

JNS.org - The Jerusalem Magistrate Court ruled on Monday that it is permitted for visitors to...

April 18, 2018 10:36 am

Forty UN Ambassadors Tour Israel, Meet Pols During 70th Anniversary Celebrations

JNS.org - Forty ambassadors to the United Nations, representing a quarter of the countries with diplomatic...

April 18, 2018 9:55 am

300 Intel Drones to Light Skies at Israel Independence Celebration

JNS.org - Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, will join Israel for Wednesday night’s 70th anniversary celebrations, bringing...

April 17, 2018 3:28 pm

Israelis Stand in Silence to Honor Fallen Soldiers, Terror Victims, as Memorial Day Gets Underway

Israelis stood in silence for one minute on Tuesday night, as sirens blared in remembrance...

April 17, 2018 11:58 am

Israel Faces New Palestinian Tactic — ‘Kite Terror’

For the fourth time in recent days, a kite rigged with a Molotov cocktail was...

April 18, 2018 4:08 pm

Noted Historian on Israel’s 70th Birthday: Justice Is on Jewish State’s Side

At 70 years old, the State of Israel has grown up, and might be unrecognizable to those who founded it. From a relatively barren imperial...

April 18, 2018 2:57 pm

Israeli Guards Find Bomb in Palestinian Truck, Thwarting Independence Day Terror Attack

Israel said on Wednesday it had found explosives hidden in a Palestinian truck that were due to be smuggled from the West Bank and used in...

April 18, 2018 1:32 pm

‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Former Bush Administration Official Elliot Abrams on Trump’s Syria Dilemma

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one of America's leading foreign policy analysts...

April 18, 2018 11:47 am

Israel at 70: The Drummer, the Baker, the Rescuer

The cantor's grandson came from Tajikistan. The baker, who survived Auschwitz, came from Czechoslovakia. The emergency responder is a sixth-generation Jerusalemite. Together in one land,...

April 18, 2018 11:06 am

‘Am Yisrael Chai’ Permissible on Temple Mount, According to Jerusalem Court

JNS.org - The Jerusalem Magistrate Court ruled on Monday that it is permitted for visitors to the Temple Mount to yell out “Am Yisrael Chai” (“The...

April 18, 2018 10:36 am

Forty UN Ambassadors Tour Israel, Meet Pols During 70th Anniversary Celebrations

JNS.org - Forty ambassadors to the United Nations, representing a quarter of the countries with diplomatic ties to Israel, are visiting the Jewish state this week...

April 18, 2018 9:55 am

300 Intel Drones to Light Skies at Israel Independence Celebration

JNS.org - Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, will join Israel for Wednesday night’s 70th anniversary celebrations, bringing along 300 Intel drones to help put on a massive...

April 17, 2018 3:28 pm

Israelis Stand in Silence to Honor Fallen Soldiers, Terror Victims, as Memorial Day Gets Underway

Israelis stood in silence for one minute on Tuesday night, as sirens blared in remembrance of the country’s fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. Since 1860,...

April 17, 2018 11:58 am

Israel Faces New Palestinian Tactic — ‘Kite Terror’

For the fourth time in recent days, a kite rigged with a Molotov cocktail was flown by Palestinian terrorists from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip into...

April 17, 2018 11:20 am

Bracing for Iranian Counterstrike, Israel Exposes Iran’s Air Defenses in Syria

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces on Tuesday revealed new information about the deployment of Iranian air defenses in Syria, further exposing Tehran’s attempts to entrench...

April 17, 2018 9:53 am

Pigeons, Winged Warriors That Helped Israel to Victory 70 Years Ago

The cooing of pigeons fills the air once again in a secluded dovecot that was once part of a top-secret communications project during Israel's war...

April 16, 2018 5:08 pm

Iranian Regime Spokesman Repeats Threat to ‘Punish’ Israel for Syria Air Base Strike

Iran's Foreign Ministry warned on Monday that Israel should "sooner or later" expect retaliation for its alleged strike on an Iranian military base earlier last...

April 16, 2018 10:53 am

Israel Lifts Veil on Gaza Tunnel Detection Lab

Israel said on Sunday it destroyed a terror tunnel from the Gaza Strip and gave rare details on a classified military laboratory spearheading efforts to...

April 16, 2018 10:01 am

Soldier Originally Injured in 1973 Yom Kippur War Succumbs to Wounds Prior to Israel’s Memorial Day

JNS.org - Yitzhak Dreksler, an IDF soldier seriously wounded during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, passed away on Saturday afternoon following medical complications relating directly back...

Features

Abbas Advisor: Hamas Is Sending Civilians in Gaza to Die for Media Coverage

Mahmoud Abbas’ senior advisor has accused Hamas of intentionally sending Palestinians in Gaza...

Seventy Years of Sacrifice: A Global Salute to Israel’s Fallen Soldiers

JNS.org - If you’ve ever been in Israel for Yom Hazikaron -- the Memorial Day for...

Soldiers on Israel’s Border With Jordan Do More Than Defend Lives

JNS.org - Israeli soldiers stationed near the Jordanian border have been canvassing the area...

World

EU Edges Closer to New Iran Sanctions Ahead of Trump Deadline, Envoys Say

European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading US President Donald Trump from pulling...

Opinion

New York Times Greets Israel’s 70th With Piece Claiming 1948 Was R...

The New York Times is marking Israel’s 70th birthday with an op-ed piece describing the Jewish state’s creation as a “catastrophe.” The...

Middle East

‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Forme...

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one...

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