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Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Custody

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say was severely beaten in...

February 23, 2018 1:14 pm

IDF Chief of Staff Apologies for Releasing Body of Palestinian Terrorist for Massive Funeral

JNS.org - IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot took responsibility this week for the low-profile return of the body of a Palestinian terrorist who murdered three Israelis in 2017 to his family, which then held...

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of Panama’s National Protection & Civil...

Eighth-Century Clay Seal With ‘Signature of Prophet Isaiah’ Found in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A historic archaeological discovery near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount may be proof of the life of the biblical prophet Isaiah, according to an article in the Biblical Archaeology Review.  A broken 8th-century BCE clay seal impression,...

February 22, 2018 12:37 pm

Israeli Bezeq’s Owner to Remain in Custody Until Monday

The controlling shareholder of Bezeq Israel Telecom, Israel's largest telecoms group, has been ordered to remain in police...

February 22, 2018 12:17 pm

Israeli Chipmaker TowerJazz Profit Up, First Quarter Guidance Misses Forecast

Israeli chip maker TowerJazz reported higher-than-expected fourth quarter net profit on Thursday but its guidance...

February 22, 2018 9:52 am

HaBayit HaYehudi Leader: I May Leave Coalition if Netanyahu Is Indicted

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, the leader of the HaBayit HaYehudi, hinted on Thursday that...

February 22, 2018 9:23 am

Israeli Military Investigating Palestinian’s Death in Jericho Confrontation

A Palestinian man died after a confrontation with Israeli troops in the West Bank on Thursday. The Israeli...

February 22, 2018 9:12 am

New Community Goes Up in Samaria for Former Amona Residents

JNS.org - The residents of Amona are receiving 36 promised temporary houses to be erected in...

February 23, 2018 1:14 pm

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Custody

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say was severely beaten in custody...

February 23, 2018 12:42 pm

IDF Chief of Staff Apologies for Releasing Body of Palestinian Terrorist for Massive Funeral

JNS.org - IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot took responsibility this week for the low-profile return of the body of a Palestinian terrorist who murdered...

February 22, 2018 3:56 pm

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central...

February 22, 2018 1:53 pm

Eighth-Century Clay Seal With ‘Signature of Prophet Isaiah’ Found in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A historic archaeological discovery near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount may be proof of the life of the biblical prophet Isaiah, according to an article in...

February 22, 2018 12:37 pm

Israeli Bezeq’s Owner to Remain in Custody Until Monday

The controlling shareholder of Bezeq Israel Telecom, Israel's largest telecoms group, has been ordered to remain in police custody until Monday as part of an investigation into the...

February 22, 2018 12:17 pm

Israeli Chipmaker TowerJazz Profit Up, First Quarter Guidance Misses Forecast

Israeli chip maker TowerJazz reported higher-than-expected fourth quarter net profit on Thursday but its guidance for revenues in the first quarter was lower than forecasts,...

February 22, 2018 9:52 am

HaBayit HaYehudi Leader: I May Leave Coalition if Netanyahu Is Indicted

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, the leader of the HaBayit HaYehudi, hinted on Thursday that he might take his party out of the governing coalition...

February 22, 2018 9:23 am

Israeli Military Investigating Palestinian’s Death in Jericho Confrontation

A Palestinian man died after a confrontation with Israeli troops in the West Bank on Thursday. The Israeli military said the man had attempted to attack troops and...

February 22, 2018 9:12 am

New Community Goes Up in Samaria for Former Amona Residents

JNS.org - The residents of Amona are receiving 36 promised temporary houses to be erected in their new community of Amichai. Evicted by the Supreme Court order...

February 22, 2018 8:54 am

Public Transit App Moovit Raises $50 Million in Round Led by Intel

Public transit app Moovit said on Wednesday it raised $50 million in an investmentround led by Intel Capital, bringing its total raised to date to $133 million. All Moovit's earlier investors participated, including Sequoia Capital, BMW iVentures, NGP,...

February 21, 2018 1:12 pm

Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day whirlwind tour of the Jewish state and...

February 21, 2018 11:38 am

Lieberman Promises IDF Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Border Explosion: ‘We Will Settle Scores’

“We will settle scores with those who set the explosive and those who sent them,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Wednesday to a...

February 21, 2018 8:34 am

Confidant of Israeli PM Netanyahu Turns State’s Witness in Corruption Case

A confidant of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to turn state's witness in one of several corruption investigations posing a serious threat to the...

February 20, 2018 4:17 pm

After 30 Years of Limbo, Traditional Ethiopian-Jewish Religious Leaders Recognized by Israel

Israel has officially recognized the traditional Ethiopian religious leaders referred to as kesim, ending a 30-year controversy over their official status. Kesim have constituted the leadership...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Opinion

The True Purpose of Uniforms

Parents of children attending the prestigious Taimei Elementary School in Tokyo were recently shocked to discover that buying a new school uniform for their children would set them back a staggering...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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