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One of World’s Top Cycling Races to Open in Israel Next Year

JNS.org - In a historic first, the prestigious Giro d’Italia race, one of cycling’s top events, will open in Israel next year. The Giro, which began...

September 18, 2017 12:20 pm

Rivlin Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Legitimacy Given to Iran Amid Calls for Israel’s Destruction

President Reuven Rivlin told members of the diplomatic corps on Monday that it is unacceptable for Iran to be given ever more legitimacy while it continues to threaten to destroy Israel. Rivlin and his wife, Nechama Rivlin, hosted...

Israel’s Envoy to UN Begins Term as General Assembly Vice President

JNS.org - Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon began his term as vice president of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday as the body’s 72nd session got underway. Danon, who was elected as a representative...

Israeli Defense Minister Supports High Court Ruling Nixing Haredi Draft Exemption

JNS.org - A day after Israel’s High Court of Justice canceled the country’s law that exempts Haredi Jews from compulsory IDF service while studying in yeshiva, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman voiced support for the court’s...

September 17, 2017 11:18 am

Hamas Says Ready to Hand Gaza Control to Palestinian Unity Government

JNS.org - The Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas announced Sunday it accepted the demands of...

September 15, 2017 1:10 pm

Israel Seizes Hamas Cash Designated for Reconstruction of Terrorist’s Home

JNS.org - Israeli security forces in a nighttime raid early Thursday seized $13,500 cash donated by...

September 14, 2017 3:00 pm

Terrorists on Jet Skis? Israeli Navy Trains for Potential Hezbollah Sea Assault

JNS.org - Israel’s Navy held a massive drill this week that included a simulated surprise attack...

September 14, 2017 12:45 pm

Israeli Expert: Rockefeller Brothers Fund ‘Stained’ by Financial Support for New BDS Initiatives

One of the world's most well-known human rights organizations has launched a new BDS initiative with financial...

September 14, 2017 11:24 am

Netanyahu Addresses Argentine Economic Event, Discusses Hezbollah With Paraguay’s President

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday addressed a special economic event in Buenos...

September 18, 2017 12:20 pm

One of World’s Top Cycling Races to Open in Israel Next Year

JNS.org - In a historic first, the prestigious Giro d’Italia race, one of cycling’s top events, will open in Israel next year. The Giro, which began in...

September 18, 2017 10:04 am

Rivlin Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Legitimacy Given to Iran Amid Calls for Israel’s Destruction

President Reuven Rivlin told members of the diplomatic corps on Monday that it is unacceptable for Iran to be given ever more legitimacy while it continues to...

September 17, 2017 11:48 am

Israel’s Envoy to UN Begins Term as General Assembly Vice President

JNS.org - Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon began his term as vice president of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday as the body’s...

September 17, 2017 11:42 am

Israeli Defense Minister Supports High Court Ruling Nixing Haredi Draft Exemption

JNS.org - A day after Israel’s High Court of Justice canceled the country’s law that exempts Haredi Jews from compulsory IDF service while studying in yeshiva,...

September 17, 2017 11:18 am

Hamas Says Ready to Hand Gaza Control to Palestinian Unity Government

JNS.org - The Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas announced Sunday it accepted the demands of Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party to form...

September 15, 2017 1:10 pm

Israel Seizes Hamas Cash Designated for Reconstruction of Terrorist’s Home

JNS.org - Israeli security forces in a nighttime raid early Thursday seized $13,500 cash donated by the Palestinian terror organization Hamas to rebuild the demolished home...

September 14, 2017 3:00 pm

Terrorists on Jet Skis? Israeli Navy Trains for Potential Hezbollah Sea Assault

JNS.org - Israel’s Navy held a massive drill this week that included a simulated surprise attack by Hezbollah naval commandos on the Jewish state. The drill...

September 14, 2017 12:45 pm

Israeli Expert: Rockefeller Brothers Fund ‘Stained’ by Financial Support for New BDS Initiatives

One of the world's most well-known human rights organizations has launched a new BDS initiative with financial support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund -- now the most...

September 14, 2017 11:24 am

Netanyahu Addresses Argentine Economic Event, Discusses Hezbollah With Paraguay’s President

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday addressed a special economic event in Buenos Aires attended by Argentinian business leaders and a delegation of...

September 14, 2017 9:51 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Endorses Kurdish Statehood Ahead of Controversial Referendum

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu officially endorsed Kurdish statehood ahead of a controversial referendum held in the Kurdish region of Iraq in late September. Israel...

September 13, 2017 11:44 am

Netanyahu: Argentina Has Gone From Hostility to Friendship With Israel

Argentina's attitude towards Israel has gone from the hostility of the period of the rule of Nestor Kirchner and later his wife Cristina from 2003...

September 13, 2017 11:29 am

Some of Israel’s Largest Companies to Be Included on UN Settlement ‘Blacklist’

JNS.org - Some of Israel’s largest companies, including Teva and Coca Cola Israel, are slated to be included on a “blacklist” to be published by the...

September 13, 2017 10:07 am

In Argentina, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Declares: Fix or Cancel Iran Nuclear Deal

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to clarify his stance on the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, calling for the agreement to either by...

September 12, 2017 7:26 pm

Jewish Voice for Peace Ramps up Attacks on Israel With Support of Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Two efforts to erode American support for Israel have been launched over the last six months by the anti-Zionist group Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) with financial backing from the...

Culture

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Israeli Movie ‘Foxtrot’ Wins Second Place Prize at Venice Film Festival

JNS.org - The Israeli film “Foxtrot” won the second-place Grand Jury Prize at the...

Features

Iran Dramatically Increases Funding to Hezbollah in Wake of Nuclear Deal

Iran has drastically increased financial support for its Lebanese-based terrorist proxy Hezbollah since the Iran...

Group Offers US Business Students Real-Life Opportunities With Israeli Companies

JNS.org - Some 175 college students with the TAMID Group recently attended the organization’s...

Israel’s Efforts to Engage Arab World Achieve Results

JNS.org - Galvanized by the common threats of Iran and Islamic extremism, Israel and Sunni Arab states have seen an unexpected warming of relations in...

Opinion

Facing a Challenging New Year

We enter Rosh Hashanah 5778 with conflicting emotions. Israel has never been in a stronger position, globally and domestically; we are thriving in every respect -- economically, politically and militarily. But we live in...

Middle East

Pro-Erdogan Media in Turkey Inciting Antisemitism Over Kurdish Independence...

As the impending referendum on independence for the Kurdish region of Iraq draws closer, pro-government media outlets in Turkey –...

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