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After Latest Unity Offer Rejected, Israeli Coalition Talks Remain Stalemated

After a day of speculation, Israel’s centrist Blue and White party rejected a unity government proposal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling it “not...

October 17, 2019 3:36 pm

Trump Envoy Kushner to Visit Israel at End of Month to Assess Possibility of Unveiling Long-Awaited Peace Plan

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner will visit Israel at the end of the month in preparation for unveiling the administration’s “deal of the century” plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace. The Israeli news site...

Feeling Trashy: These 10 Israeli Startups Aim to Reduce Food Waste

CTech - Wednesday, October 16 is World Food Day, established by the United Nations in 1979 to promote awareness to issues relating to poverty and hunger. This makes it the perfect today to talk about...

Israeli Company Wants to Disrupt the Baby Formula Market With a Vegan Alternative

CTech - Tel Aviv-based baby food company Else Nutrition Holdings has ridden the vegan trend all the way to the Toronto Exchange. The company, which develops an almond and buckwheat-based formula designed to serve as...

October 17, 2019 9:43 am

Palestinian Man Rams IDF Armored Vehicle Near Ramallah, is Shot by Troops

JNS.org - A 20-year-old Arab man from eastern Jerusalem who attempted to run over Israeli...

October 17, 2019 9:24 am

Netanyahu Congratulates Ethiopia’s Leader on Winning Nobel Peace Prize

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu phoned Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to congratulate...

October 16, 2019 3:36 pm

Path to Israeli Unity Government May Be Opening, With Gantz Indicating a Willingness to Sit With Netanyahu

Despite the current impasse in the Israeli coalition talks, signs emerged on Wednesday that a...

October 16, 2019 1:18 pm

‘Security Challenges’ Facing Israel Prompt IDF Chief to Provide Rare Briefing to Top Netanyahu Rival

In a rare move, the leader of Israel's centrist Blue and White party, Benny Gantz,...

October 16, 2019 11:52 am

Israelis Take to Frond-Covered Huts as Jewish High Holy Days Wind Down

With the Jewish high holy days winding down, many Israelis can be found dining, socializing...

October 17, 2019 3:36 pm

After Latest Unity Offer Rejected, Israeli Coalition Talks Remain Stalemated

After a day of speculation, Israel’s centrist Blue and White party rejected a unity government proposal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling it “not unity...

October 17, 2019 3:16 pm

Trump Envoy Kushner to Visit Israel at End of Month to Assess Possibility of Unveiling Long-Awaited Peace Plan

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner will visit Israel at the end of the month in preparation for unveiling the administration’s “deal...

October 17, 2019 11:16 am

Feeling Trashy: These 10 Israeli Startups Aim to Reduce Food Waste

CTech - Wednesday, October 16 is World Food Day, established by the United Nations in 1979 to promote awareness to issues relating to poverty and...

October 17, 2019 11:03 am

Israeli Company Wants to Disrupt the Baby Formula Market With a Vegan Alternative

CTech - Tel Aviv-based baby food company Else Nutrition Holdings has ridden the vegan trend all the way to the Toronto Exchange. The company, which...

October 17, 2019 9:43 am

Palestinian Man Rams IDF Armored Vehicle Near Ramallah, is Shot by Troops

JNS.org - A 20-year-old Arab man from eastern Jerusalem who attempted to run over Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank early on Wednesday...

October 17, 2019 9:24 am

Netanyahu Congratulates Ethiopia’s Leader on Winning Nobel Peace Prize

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu phoned Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to congratulate him on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. According to a statement...

October 16, 2019 3:36 pm

Path to Israeli Unity Government May Be Opening, With Gantz Indicating a Willingness to Sit With Netanyahu

Despite the current impasse in the Israeli coalition talks, signs emerged on Wednesday that a path to a unity government might be opening, with Blue...

October 16, 2019 1:18 pm

‘Security Challenges’ Facing Israel Prompt IDF Chief to Provide Rare Briefing to Top Netanyahu Rival

In a rare move, the leader of Israel's centrist Blue and White party, Benny Gantz, met formally with IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv...

October 16, 2019 11:52 am

Israelis Take to Frond-Covered Huts as Jewish High Holy Days Wind Down

With the Jewish high holy days winding down, many Israelis can be found dining, socializing and even sleeping in frond-covered huts erected on their balconies...

October 16, 2019 10:20 am

The Alibaba Effect: Israelis Can’t Get Enough of China

CTech - Each year, American nonprofit the Pew Research Center publishes its Global Attitudes Survey. One of the questions Pew poses is a simple dichotomy:...

October 16, 2019 10:11 am

Boy, 14, in Serious Condition After Lightning Strike at Southern Israel Beach

JNS.org - A 14-year-old boy who was struck by lightning at Zikim Beach in southern Israel on Tuesday together with four other family members remained...

October 16, 2019 9:59 am

Israeli Artists, Designers Get Ready to Represent Culture in Iconic Festival in Japan

JNS.org - Israeli artists and designers who participated in the Jerusalem Design Week exhibition will represent Israel later this month in one of Japan’s largest art...

October 16, 2019 9:57 am

IMF Cuts Israel’s Growth Forecast for 2019, Again

CTech - Bad news for the global economy and for Israel — the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecast for 2019 yet again,...

October 13, 2019 5:09 pm

Israelis Demonstrate in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv Against Turkish Invasion of Kurdish Region of Syria

An interfaith group of Israeli Jews and Christians gathered in Jerusalem’s Paris Square on Saturday to protest the recently launched Turkish offensive against the Syrian...

Features

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

US Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Mourn Sudden Death of Civil Rights Icon Elijah...

Many American Jewish and pro-Israel groups expressed condolences on Thursday over the sudden death of US Congressman Elijah Cummings. In a...

Opinion

Troop Withdrawals in Afghanistan and Syria Are Guaranteed to Fail

JNS.org - The Trump administration has held numerous meetings with Taliban officials in an attempt to reach a compromise solution that would allow the United States to wind down its...

October 17, 2019 6:17 am

Middle East

Gaza’s Growing Pet Population Stretches Scant Vet Resources

Palestinians in Gaza are increasingly turning to domestic pets for emotional comfort from the harsh realities of the economically-depressed enclave but the growing animal population is stretching ill-equipped veterinarian facilities. Some...

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