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Report: Israel’s 2016 Economic Performance Best in Four Years

JNS.org - Israel's 2016 economic performance was the country's best in four years, the Bank of Israel said Wednesday. In its 2016 annual report, the central...

March 30, 2017 1:07 pm

Israel Defense Exports Reach $2.6 Billion, New Data Reveals

Israel’s military exports increased last year by 14%, according to data released Wednesday by the head of the relevant Defense Ministry’s division, the Hebrew news site Walla reported. According to the report, Brig. Gen. (res.) Michel...

Hezbollah Threats to Off-Shore Oil Rigs Prompt Israeli Navy to Add Extra Missile Defense Systems to Warships

JNS.org - Threats posed to Israel’s offshore gas rigs by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah’s missile arsenal have prompted the Israeli Navy to add extra missile defense systems to its warships, Defense News reported. According to the...

IDF Raids Illegal Palestinian Weapons Factories, Confiscates Firearms

JNS.org - In a joint operation between Israel’s Shin Bet security agency and the IDF, early-morning raids Wednesday shuttered three illegal Palestinian weapons factories near Hebron. No arrests were made during the raids, but security forces confiscated...

March 29, 2017 8:01 am

Ethiopian-Israeli Activist: Anyone Who Says Jewish State Is an Apartheid Country Doesn’t Know What Apartheid Means

“If someone says Israel is an apartheid country, they don’t know what apartheid means,” an...

March 28, 2017 1:47 pm

Widower of Israeli Mother-of-Six Slain During Palestinian Terror Surge Announces Engagement to ‘Soul’s Love’

The Israeli widower who became a key symbol of the surge of Palestinian terrorism that...

March 28, 2017 10:50 am

New Poll: Support Among Israeli Jews for West Bank Pullout, Establishment of Palestinian State Decreasing

Support among the Israeli Jewish public for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the...

March 28, 2017 10:40 am

New High-Speed Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Rail Nears Completion

JNS.org - A new high-speed rail line connecting Israel’s holy city to its leading metropolis —...

March 28, 2017 8:58 am

Report: Netanyahu to Lift Ban on Lawmakers Visiting Temple Mount

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will gradually lift a ban which forbids Israeli ministers and...

March 30, 2017 1:07 pm

Report: Israel’s 2016 Economic Performance Best in Four Years

JNS.org - Israel's 2016 economic performance was the country's best in four years, the Bank of Israel said Wednesday. In its 2016 annual report, the central bank...

March 29, 2017 2:50 pm

Israel Defense Exports Reach $2.6 Billion, New Data Reveals

Israel’s military exports increased last year by 14%, according to data released Wednesday by the head of the relevant Defense Ministry’s division, the Hebrew news...

March 29, 2017 12:44 pm

Hezbollah Threats to Off-Shore Oil Rigs Prompt Israeli Navy to Add Extra Missile Defense Systems to Warships

JNS.org - Threats posed to Israel’s offshore gas rigs by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah’s missile arsenal have prompted the Israeli Navy to add extra missile...

March 29, 2017 10:34 am

IDF Raids Illegal Palestinian Weapons Factories, Confiscates Firearms

JNS.org - In a joint operation between Israel’s Shin Bet security agency and the IDF, early-morning raids Wednesday shuttered three illegal Palestinian weapons factories near Hebron. No...

March 29, 2017 8:01 am

Ethiopian-Israeli Activist: Anyone Who Says Jewish State Is an Apartheid Country Doesn’t Know What Apartheid Means

“If someone says Israel is an apartheid country, they don’t know what apartheid means,” an Ethiopian-Israeli activist told The Algemeiner on Monday. “For example, an apartheid...

March 28, 2017 1:47 pm

Widower of Israeli Mother-of-Six Slain During Palestinian Terror Surge Announces Engagement to ‘Soul’s Love’

The Israeli widower who became a key symbol of the surge of Palestinian terrorism that began at the end of 2015 announced on social media...

March 28, 2017 10:50 am

New Poll: Support Among Israeli Jews for West Bank Pullout, Establishment of Palestinian State Decreasing

Support among the Israeli Jewish public for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the establishment of a Palestinian state is decreasing, a new poll...

March 28, 2017 10:40 am

New High-Speed Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Rail Nears Completion

JNS.org - A new high-speed rail line connecting Israel’s holy city to its leading metropolis — Jerusalem to Tel Aviv — is set to revolutionize transportation...

March 28, 2017 8:58 am

Report: Netanyahu to Lift Ban on Lawmakers Visiting Temple Mount

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will gradually lift a ban which forbids Israeli ministers and lawmakers from visiting the flashpoint Temple Mount site in Jerusalem,...

March 27, 2017 12:06 pm

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the...

March 27, 2017 11:56 am

Israeli Politicians Join Protest Against Tel Aviv High School Simulating IDF Abuse of Palestinians at Checkpoints

Two Knesset members protested Sunday in front of a Tel Aviv high school that erected a mock Israeli-Palestinian checkpoint last week, The Algemeiner has learned. MK Oded Forer, from Defense...

March 27, 2017 11:19 am

Israelis Warned of Increased Terror Threat Before Passover Holiday Travel

JNS.org - Ahead of the Passover holiday, Israel has issued travel advisories cautioning Israelis to avoid vacationing in the Egyptian Sinai, Turkey and Jordan. The Egyptian...

March 27, 2017 10:06 am

Israel Discloses Arrest of Arab Citizen Over Transfer of Funds to ISIS

JNS.org - Israel’s Shin Bet security agency Monday disclosed that an Israeli citizen was recently arrested on suspicion of transferring funds to the Islamic State terror...

March 26, 2017 4:36 pm

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assassinate Former Hamas PM Haniyeh

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Facebook followers on...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

New Interactive Maps Detail Geography, Intensity of Campus Antisemitism

An interactive map project created by a watchdog group highlight "three key ingredients of campus antisemitism," its initiator told The Algemeiner Wednesday. Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, founder of the AMCHA Initiative, which monitors antisemitism on campus, said, "The maps...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: The Bigotry of ‘Intersectionality’

What do the terrorist group Hamas and the anti-violence group Black Lives Matter have in common? What does the democracy of Israel have in common with the antisemitic Ku Klux...

Middle East

Abbas: No New Peace Plan in Works With Israel

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas denied speculation about a new peace plan in the works with Israel at this week's Arab League Summit in Jordan. Abbas made his comments in an...

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