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Israel Should Be ‘Commended’ for Saving Palestinian Lives on Gaza Border, Former UK Military Commander Tells UN Meeting

A former commander of British military forces in Afghanistan told the UN Human Rights Council on Friday that IDF troops should be commended for...

May 18, 2018 12:01 pm

Israel Report: Antisemitic Content Running Amuk on Russian Social Media

JNS.org - While Facebook is taking steps to rid its platform of racist and inciting content, Russian-language social media sites are reportedly letting such material run rampant. As such, it is being seen by hundreds of millions...

US Comes to Israel’s Defense as UN Human Rights Body Vilifies It Over Gaza Violence

Israel was sharply criticized at a UN human rights body on Friday for the deaths of rioters in the Gaza Strip and its treatment of the Palestinians, but Washington came to its defense. The special session of the Human...

Children at Israeli Kibbutz Near Gaza Border Fly Kites of ‘Peace and Love’

A kibbutz in southern Israel found a positive way to respond to the destruction of one of its fields by a “kite bomb” flown across the border from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip earlier this week,...

May 17, 2018 3:11 pm

‘By Supporting UNRWA, We Keep The Conflict Alive,’ Swiss Foreign Minister Declares After Visit to Jordan

In an unexpected departure from the international consensus in support of UNRWA -- the UN body that...

May 17, 2018 2:36 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: We Must See Through ‘Fog of Disinformation’ Championed by Mainstream Media on Gaza Violence

The biggest challenge facing Americans when it comes to following events taking place in the...

May 17, 2018 11:21 am

Elliott Urges Israel’s Bezeq to Appoint New CEO, Buy Back Shares

Activist investor Elliott Advisors on Thursday urged the board of Bezeq Israel Telecom to appoint...

May 17, 2018 11:01 am

Netanyahu Does ‘Chicken Dance’ With Israeli Eurovision Winner

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu couldn't resist doing the "chicken dance" with Netta Barzilai when the...

May 17, 2018 10:38 am

With Iran Tensions High, False Rocket Alarm in Israel’s Golan Heights Activates Iron Dome

Rocket warning sirens went off on Thursday in Israel's Golan Heights, but the IDF quickly said it...

May 18, 2018 12:01 pm

Israel Should Be ‘Commended’ for Saving Palestinian Lives on Gaza Border, Former UK Military Commander Tells UN Meeting

A former commander of British military forces in Afghanistan told the UN Human Rights Council on Friday that IDF troops should be commended for saving...

May 18, 2018 9:43 am

Israel Report: Antisemitic Content Running Amuk on Russian Social Media

JNS.org - While Facebook is taking steps to rid its platform of racist and inciting content, Russian-language social media sites are reportedly letting such material run...

May 18, 2018 8:34 am

US Comes to Israel’s Defense as UN Human Rights Body Vilifies It Over Gaza Violence

Israel was sharply criticized at a UN human rights body on Friday for the deaths of rioters in the Gaza Strip and its treatment of the Palestinians, but...

May 17, 2018 4:24 pm

Children at Israeli Kibbutz Near Gaza Border Fly Kites of ‘Peace and Love’

A kibbutz in southern Israel found a positive way to respond to the destruction of one of its fields by a “kite bomb” flown across...

May 17, 2018 3:11 pm

‘By Supporting UNRWA, We Keep The Conflict Alive,’ Swiss Foreign Minister Declares After Visit to Jordan

In an unexpected departure from the international consensus in support of UNRWA -- the UN body that sustains the descendants of the Palestinian refugees of the 1948 War...

May 17, 2018 2:36 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: We Must See Through ‘Fog of Disinformation’ Championed by Mainstream Media on Gaza Violence

The biggest challenge facing Americans when it comes to following events taking place in the Middle East is getting the right information, the editor-in-chief of...

May 17, 2018 11:21 am

Elliott Urges Israel’s Bezeq to Appoint New CEO, Buy Back Shares

Activist investor Elliott Advisors on Thursday urged the board of Bezeq Israel Telecom to appoint a new chief executive and consider implementing a share buy-back...

May 17, 2018 11:01 am

Netanyahu Does ‘Chicken Dance’ With Israeli Eurovision Winner

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu couldn't resist doing the "chicken dance" with Netta Barzilai when the Eurovision song contest winner visited the Israeli leader and his...

May 17, 2018 10:38 am

With Iran Tensions High, False Rocket Alarm in Israel’s Golan Heights Activates Iron Dome

Rocket warning sirens went off on Thursday in Israel's Golan Heights, but the IDF quickly said it was a false alarm. "It appears to have been a false...

May 17, 2018 10:21 am

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Doubles Shares of Teva

JNS.org - Investment giant Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway doubled its stake in Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on Tuesday. It owned 18.8 million shares at the end...

May 16, 2018 4:27 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Hamas-Orchestrated Gaza Border Violence Is an ‘Active Suicide Terror Campaign’ Against Israel

The recent Hamas-orchestrated violence on the Israel-Gaza Strip border is "an orchestrated, active suicide terror campaign," the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24 News debate on...

May 16, 2018 2:03 pm

Netanyahu: It’s Time to Tell the Palestinians to Abandon Fantasy of Destroying Israel

For peace to be possible, the Palestinians must recognize reality and accept Israel’s existence, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a “VICE News Tonight” interview...

May 16, 2018 1:35 pm

Palestinian Authority Will Use Upcoming UNESCO Meeting to Claim Ownership of Dead Sea Scrolls Site, Jewish Group Reveals

A leading Jewish human rights organization disclosed on Wednesday that it had received advance warning of a Palestinian attempt to claim ownership of the historic Jewish...

May 16, 2018 11:38 am

Hamas Leader in Gaza Identifies 50 Palestinians Killed During Gaza Border Confrontations as Members of Terror Group

A senior Hamas leader on Wednesday claimed that 50 of the 62 Palestinian rioters killed this week during clashes with the IDF on the Israel-Gaza Strip...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

Opinion

Gaza Gunfire Sends David Brooks Into New Embrace of New York Times’ I...

It’s one thing for Prime Minister Netanyahu to take a beating from the news columns of the New York Times,...

May 18, 2018 3:56 pm
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Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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