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Israeli Female Entrepreneurs Talk About What Makes ‘Silicon Wadi’ Tick

In a video published by Mercedes-Benz on YouTube last week, three Israeli female entrepreneurs talked about the Jewish state's start-up scene and what makes...

April 26, 2017 4:00 pm

Israeli Air Force Recently Destroyed 100 Hezbollah Missiles in Syria, Officer Says

JNS.org - An Israeli Air Force (IAF) strike last month destroyed approximately 100 Syrian missiles, many of which were believed to be headed to the Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah, a senior Israeli officer said Tuesday. While the...

Ancient Menorah Tablet Shows ‘Clear Jewish Presence’ in Caesarea

JNS.org - Israeli archaeologists announced on Wednesday the discovery of a 1,500-year-old mother-of-pearl tablet etched with a menorah in the ancient town of Caesarea. According to Israel Antiques Authority archaeologist Peter Gendelman, the tablet, dating back to...

IDF Soldiers Thwart Second Attempted Stabbing Attack in Two Days in Nablus Area

Soldiers for the Golani Brigade's 51st Battalion thwarted a second attack in two days carried by cousins outside the Samaria Territorial Brigade's base on Wednesday. The two cousins from the Balata camp near Nablus ran towards...

April 25, 2017 4:47 pm

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel After Netanyahu Cancels Sit-Down to Protest FM’s Meeting With Far-Left NGO

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on...

April 25, 2017 4:01 pm

Tel Aviv Terror Attack Prompts Israeli Government to Suspend Palestinian Entry Permits

JNS.org - The Israeli Defense Ministry has suspended the issuing of single-day permits for Palestinians to...

April 24, 2017 8:26 pm

European Governments Funding NGOs Linked to Bloodthirsty Terror Group PFLP, Israeli Watchdog Says

European governments are funding Palestinian civic organizations with clear ties to the Popular Front for...

April 24, 2017 10:20 am

IDF Soldier Stabbed at Jerusalem Area Checkpoint, Female Assailant Detained

A female soldier was stabbed at the Qalandiya checkpoint Monday morning, north of Jerusalem. The female...

April 24, 2017 10:09 am

Israel Comes to a Standstill as Blaring Siren Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

Israel commemorated the six million Jews who were murdered by Nazis in the Holocaust on...

April 26, 2017 4:00 pm

Israeli Female Entrepreneurs Talk About What Makes ‘Silicon Wadi’ Tick

In a video published by Mercedes-Benz on YouTube last week, three Israeli female entrepreneurs talked about the Jewish state's start-up scene and what makes it a...

April 26, 2017 3:21 pm

Israeli Air Force Recently Destroyed 100 Hezbollah Missiles in Syria, Officer Says

JNS.org - An Israeli Air Force (IAF) strike last month destroyed approximately 100 Syrian missiles, many of which were believed to be headed to the Lebanese...

April 26, 2017 1:47 pm

Ancient Menorah Tablet Shows ‘Clear Jewish Presence’ in Caesarea

JNS.org - Israeli archaeologists announced on Wednesday the discovery of a 1,500-year-old mother-of-pearl tablet etched with a menorah in the ancient town of Caesarea. According to Israel...

April 26, 2017 10:08 am

IDF Soldiers Thwart Second Attempted Stabbing Attack in Two Days in Nablus Area

Soldiers for the Golani Brigade's 51st Battalion thwarted a second attack in two days carried by cousins outside the Samaria Territorial Brigade's base on Wednesday. The...

April 25, 2017 4:47 pm

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel After Netanyahu Cancels Sit-Down to Protest FM’s Meeting With Far-Left NGO

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a face-to-face sit-down in...

April 25, 2017 4:01 pm

Tel Aviv Terror Attack Prompts Israeli Government to Suspend Palestinian Entry Permits

JNS.org - The Israeli Defense Ministry has suspended the issuing of single-day permits for Palestinians to enter Israel, following a stabbing attack on Tel Aviv's beachfront promenade...

April 24, 2017 8:26 pm

European Governments Funding NGOs Linked to Bloodthirsty Terror Group PFLP, Israeli Watchdog Says

European governments are funding Palestinian civic organizations with clear ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terrorist organization, a leading Israeli...

April 24, 2017 10:20 am

IDF Soldier Stabbed at Jerusalem Area Checkpoint, Female Assailant Detained

A female soldier was stabbed at the Qalandiya checkpoint Monday morning, north of Jerusalem. The female assailant was detained at the scene, while the soldier --...

April 24, 2017 10:09 am

Israel Comes to a Standstill as Blaring Siren Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

Israel commemorated the six million Jews who were murdered by Nazis in the Holocaust on Monday with a two minute siren that brought the country...

April 23, 2017 7:26 pm

Israel Reportedly Strikes Pro-Regime Military Base in Syria

JNS.org - The Israeli military launched an attack on a military base belonging to pro-regime forces in Syria Sunday, according to local reports. According to a statement...

April 23, 2017 9:35 am

Palestinian Teen Arrested After Stabbing, Wounding 4 in Tel Aviv Attack

Israeli police say an 18-year-old Palestinian stabbed and lightly wounded four people in Tel Aviv before being arrested. It remains unclear whether Sunday's attack was politically...

April 23, 2017 9:32 am

Netanyahu Hosts Holocaust Survivors Set to Light Torches for Yom HaShoah

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara met on Thursday with the Holocaust survivors that will light torches in the opening ceremony for Holocaust...

April 21, 2017 10:51 am

At Jerusalem Meeting With US Defense Secretary Mattis, Netanyahu Hails Trump Middle East Policy as ‘Welcome Change’

JNS.org - US Secretary of Defense James Mattis made his first official visit to Israel Friday as part of a week-long tour of allied countries in...

April 20, 2017 5:12 pm

Nanosatellite Built by Israeli Teens Launched Into Space

JNS.org - A nanosatellite built by Israeli teenagers was launched to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday. Named "Duchifat 2" (Hoopoe), after Israel's national bird, the nanosatellite is one...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

British Parliamentary Candidate Suspended Over Wildly Antisemitic Social Me...

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has suspended one of its candidates in the forthcoming June 8 General Election over a series...

Opinion

Invest in BDS — Boycotted Companies Make Lots of Money

Yesterday, Caterpillar announced much better financial results than were anticipated, and its stock price rose by nearly 8%. I half-jokingly tweeted that a smart investor should look carefully at any company that BDSers want to boycott,...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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