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Netanyahu Participates in Coronavirus Conference With World Leaders

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in a video conference on Wednesday with world leaders dealing with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The meeting...

May 27, 2020 4:08 pm

UK Government Lawyer Takes Part in Quds Day Event, Recites Anti-Israel Diatribe

An employee at the UK’s Government Legal Department recently took part in a virtual Quds Day event and recited a poem that appeared to call for Israel’s replacement with an Arab state. The Jewish Chronicle reported...

Islamic Waqf Announces Jerusalem’s Temple Mount to Be Reopened This Sunday

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City will be reopened this Sunday. The site -- the holiest place in Judaism and also sacred to Muslims -- has been closed for two months due to the coronavirus...

Israeli Coders Lead Development, Security of Facebook’s Novi Digital Wallet

CTech - Facebook’s much anticipated digital currency project showed a sign of life on Tuesday, announcing its rebranding. The project, led by the company’s Tel Aviv team of programmers, announced it was changing the name...

May 27, 2020 9:43 am

Israel’s Plans to Bring Cable Car, Fast Train to Old City Jerusalem Threaten to Derail

JNS.org - Imagine being able to exit Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport, hop on a fast...

May 27, 2020 9:37 am

The Coronavirus Crisis Can Help See Who Is Faking It in Israel’s Tech Industry, Says Japanese Investor

CTech - The coronavirus crisis is an excellent opportunity to find out who is really...

May 27, 2020 9:31 am

Report: Mossad Chief’s Covert Connections Instrumental in War on COVID-19

JNS.org - Israeli intelligence agency Mossad Director Yossi Cohen used his international connections—some covert—to procure...

May 27, 2020 9:24 am

Yair Lapid Officially Appointed Leader of Israel’s Opposition

JNS.org - Yesh Atid-Telem Party chairman and Knesset member Yair Lapid officially became the leader...

May 26, 2020 4:38 pm

Israeli President Lauds IDF as ‘Best Army in the World’ on Its 72nd Birthday

The Israel Defense Forces celebrated its 72nd birthday on Tuesday. Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion,...

May 27, 2020 4:08 pm

Netanyahu Participates in Coronavirus Conference With World Leaders

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in a video conference on Wednesday with world leaders dealing with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The meeting was...

May 27, 2020 3:06 pm

UK Government Lawyer Takes Part in Quds Day Event, Recites Anti-Israel Diatribe

An employee at the UK’s Government Legal Department recently took part in a virtual Quds Day event and recited a poem that appeared to call...

May 27, 2020 2:38 pm

Islamic Waqf Announces Jerusalem’s Temple Mount to Be Reopened This Sunday

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City will be reopened this Sunday. The site -- the holiest place in Judaism and also sacred to Muslims --...

May 27, 2020 12:20 pm

Israeli Coders Lead Development, Security of Facebook’s Novi Digital Wallet

CTech - Facebook’s much anticipated digital currency project showed a sign of life on Tuesday, announcing its rebranding. The project, led by the company’s Tel...

May 27, 2020 9:43 am

Israel’s Plans to Bring Cable Car, Fast Train to Old City Jerusalem Threaten to Derail

JNS.org - Imagine being able to exit Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport, hop on a fast train to Jerusalem and within about 45 minutes, stand at...

May 27, 2020 9:37 am

The Coronavirus Crisis Can Help See Who Is Faking It in Israel’s Tech Industry, Says Japanese Investor

CTech - The coronavirus crisis is an excellent opportunity to find out who is really a major player in the high-tech sector and who is...

May 27, 2020 9:31 am

Report: Mossad Chief’s Covert Connections Instrumental in War on COVID-19

JNS.org - Israeli intelligence agency Mossad Director Yossi Cohen used his international connections—some covert—to procure massive amounts of medical equipment and protective gear as part of...

May 27, 2020 9:24 am

Yair Lapid Officially Appointed Leader of Israel’s Opposition

JNS.org - Yesh Atid-Telem Party chairman and Knesset member Yair Lapid officially became the leader of the Israeli opposition on Wednesday. Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin made...

May 26, 2020 4:38 pm

Israeli President Lauds IDF as ‘Best Army in the World’ on Its 72nd Birthday

The Israel Defense Forces celebrated its 72nd birthday on Tuesday. Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, issued the order establishing the IDF on May 26, 1948,...

May 26, 2020 4:24 pm

New Stats Show 1 in 7 Israelis Afraid of Losing Homes Due to Coronavirus Fallout

One out of every seven Israelis is afraid of losing their home and one in five report a deterioration in their mental health as a...

May 26, 2020 2:56 pm

New Israeli Defense Minister Gantz Visits Gaza Border, Cautions Conflict With Hamas ‘Won’t Disappear’

Benny Gantz made his first visit as defense minister to the embattled communities on the border with the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday, and warned...

May 26, 2020 2:18 pm

Israel Institute for Biological Research Says Two New Drug Derivatives Effective Against Coronavirus

A new study conducted by the Israel Institute for Biological Research indicated that derivatives of two drugs designed to treat Gaucher disease were an effective...

May 26, 2020 12:24 pm

Israel to Provide Protection for Institutional Tech Investment

Israel approved plans on Tuesday to provide a safety net for institutional investors taking part in late-stage funding rounds by high-tech companies, seeking to encourage...

May 26, 2020 12:08 pm

Israeli Court Finds Sex Crime Suspect Wanted by Australia Faked Mental Illness

An Israeli court ruled on Tuesday that a former principal of an Australian school accused of sexually assaulting students is mentally fit to face trial in...

Features

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was...

New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new...

World

US to End Sanctions Waivers Allowing Some Work at Iran Nuclear Sites

The United States has decided to end sanctions waivers allowing Russian, Chinese and European firms to continue work at certain Iranian nuclear sites, an American official and another source familiar with...

Opinion

Safety Must Come First When Returning to Worship

JNS.org - I find it somewhat amusing that President Donald Trump thinks he can click his fingers and open our houses of worship. Does he have any clue what he’s...

May 27, 2020 7:11 am

Middle East

Iran Changes Tack in Iraq After Soleimani Assassination

Two diplomats are quietly leading Iran's push to influence politics in Iraq, in a departure from the more blunt enforcement employed by Qassem Soleimani, a top commander slain in a US...

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