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‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid Heightened Gaza Tensions

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring the Israel-Gaza border area,...

November 17, 2017 1:24 pm

Top US Civil Rights Group Denounces Antisemitic Smears of Prominent Argentine Jews

The Anti-Defamation League expressed solidarity with Argentina's Jewish community on Thursday, following two incidents in the South American country over the last week in which prominent Jewish public figures were targeted with antisemitic smears and insults. On...

Palestinian Terrorist Had ‘Big Smile on His Face,’ Israeli Wounded in Gush Etzion Ramming Attack Recalls

Two Israeli civilians were wounded -- one seriously -- in a vehicular-ramming attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist in the West Bank on Friday morning. The assailant -- a 17-year-old male from the city of...

South Korean Candidate Defeats Iranian Frontrunner in Key UNESCO Election Contest

South Korea's ambassador to UNESCO -- the cultural, scientific and educational agency of the United Nations -- was elected on Thursday as chairman of the Executive Board, in a vote many observers believe would be won...

November 16, 2017 2:59 pm

162 ‘Lost’ Indian Jews Arrive in Israel

JNS.org – A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India...

November 15, 2017 2:59 pm

Democratic Congresswoman Accused of ‘Exploiting’ Palestinian Children With Proposed Anti-Israel Legislation

A Minnesota congresswoman has been accused of "exploiting Palestinian children" in order to demonize Israel after...

November 14, 2017 6:49 pm

Halamish Attack Survivor Declares Support for Taylor Force Act During Washington Visit

The Israeli mother who lost her husband and two close relatives in a brutal Palestinian...

November 14, 2017 3:46 pm

Islamic Jihad Raises Combat Preparedness to Highest Level, Monitors Israelis

JNS.org – Amid rising tensions between the Gaza-based terror group Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and Israel,...

November 14, 2017 2:51 pm

Amazon Goes On Aggressive High-Tech Hiring Spree in Israel

JNS.org – The online retail giant Amazon is reportedly in the midst of a massive hiring...

November 17, 2017 1:24 pm

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid Heightened Gaza Tensions

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring the Israel-Gaza border area, where...

November 17, 2017 12:12 pm

Top US Civil Rights Group Denounces Antisemitic Smears of Prominent Argentine Jews

The Anti-Defamation League expressed solidarity with Argentina's Jewish community on Thursday, following two incidents in the South American country over the last week in which...

November 17, 2017 8:52 am

Palestinian Terrorist Had ‘Big Smile on His Face,’ Israeli Wounded in Gush Etzion Ramming Attack Recalls

Two Israeli civilians were wounded -- one seriously -- in a vehicular-ramming attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist in the West Bank on Friday...

November 16, 2017 6:06 pm

South Korean Candidate Defeats Iranian Frontrunner in Key UNESCO Election Contest

South Korea's ambassador to UNESCO -- the cultural, scientific and educational agency of the United Nations -- was elected on Thursday as chairman of the...

November 16, 2017 2:59 pm

162 ‘Lost’ Indian Jews Arrive in Israel

JNS.org – A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India arrived in Israel this week, marking the latest wave of...

November 15, 2017 2:59 pm

Democratic Congresswoman Accused of ‘Exploiting’ Palestinian Children With Proposed Anti-Israel Legislation

A Minnesota congresswoman has been accused of "exploiting Palestinian children" in order to demonize Israel after she introduced legislation this week to "prevent United States tax...

November 14, 2017 6:49 pm

Halamish Attack Survivor Declares Support for Taylor Force Act During Washington Visit

The Israeli mother who lost her husband and two close relatives in a brutal Palestinian terrorist attack in July was visiting Washington, DC on Tuesday in...

November 14, 2017 3:46 pm

Islamic Jihad Raises Combat Preparedness to Highest Level, Monitors Israelis

JNS.org – Amid rising tensions between the Gaza-based terror group Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and Israel, PIJ has reportedly raised its level of readiness for conflict...

November 14, 2017 2:51 pm

Amazon Goes On Aggressive High-Tech Hiring Spree in Israel

JNS.org – The online retail giant Amazon is reportedly in the midst of a massive hiring spree in Israel and is offering unusually high salaries to...

November 14, 2017 1:54 pm

IDF Deploys Iron Dome Amid Threat From Palestinian Islamic Jihad Terror Group

JNS.org – The IDF said it deployed Iron Dome missile defense batteries throughout central Israel on Monday amid the Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist group’s...

November 13, 2017 5:44 pm

Israel Bars Entry of Pro-BDS European Officials

JNS.org – Israel said on Monday it will bar the entry of seven European officials due to their efforts to promote boycotts of the Jewish state. The...

November 13, 2017 4:58 pm

Elite Israeli, Indian Combat Search-and-Rescue Units Conduct First-Ever Joint Drill

Elite Indian Air Force combat search-and-rescue soldiers took part on Monday in a first-ever joint drill with their Israeli peers. The Indian troops -- from the...

November 13, 2017 4:07 pm

Buildings in Illegal Arab Neighborhood in Jerusalem to Be Demolished

JNS.org – The Jerusalem municipality and Israeli security forces are reportedly planning a large-scale demolition of an illegal Arab neighborhood constructed in the northernmost area of...

November 13, 2017 2:56 pm

IDF Arrests Senior Commander of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Terror Group

JNS.org – The IDF arrested one of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror group’s senior commanders on Monday. Israel’s Shin Bet security agency stated that PIJ commander...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campu...

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways...

Opinion

Radical Members of Congress Want to Abet Palestinian Terror

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), characterizes young terrorists merely as “Palestinian children,” and contends that their arrest by the Israeli army constitutes “abuse.” Therefore, it’s worth recalling a...

November 17, 2017 3:14 pm
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Middle East

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

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