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Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From Gaza Strip

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being dug by the enclave's...

December 10, 2017 1:11 pm

Palestinians to Snub Pence Over Jerusalem Move; Seeking New Broker for Peace Negotiations

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet US Vice President Mike Pence during Pence's visit to the region this month in a snub over the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Palestinian foreign...

IDF Issues Warning After Gaza Rocket Fire Strikes Israeli Kindergarten

JNS.org - A high-ranking Israeli general warned Saturday that additional rocket fire from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip toward Israel would be met with a “severe and painful response.” The IDF warning came just one day after rocket...

Amid Jerusalem Tensions, Israeli Man Seriously Wounded by Knife-Wielding Palestinian Terrorist at City’s Main Bus Station

An Israeli security guard was stabbed in the chest and seriously wounded by a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist on Sunday at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station. The attack took place next to a metal detector in front...

December 8, 2017 8:23 am

IDF Responds to Gaza Rocket Fire Amid Tensions Over Jerusalem

JNS.org - The IDF hit at least two terror targets in the Gaza Strip on Thursday...

December 7, 2017 7:25 pm

Former Prime Minister Manuel Valls: France Is Getting Better at Responding to Antisemitism

On March 19, 2012, an Islamist gunman named Mohammed Merah entered the schoolyard of the Ozar...

December 7, 2017 4:08 pm

Israeli Teens From Bereaved Families Hosted by Top London Soccer Team

Fifteen Israeli teens who lost loved ones in terror attacks visited London recently on an organized...

December 7, 2017 2:58 pm

Netanyahu: ‘Many’ More Countries Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated Thursday that he is conducting preliminary talks...

December 7, 2017 8:34 am

IDF Deploys Reinforcements to West Bank as Unrest Intensifies After Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition

The Israel Defense Forces on Thursday said it was deploying battalions to the West Bank...

December 10, 2017 1:11 pm

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From Gaza Strip

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being dug by the enclave's dominant...

December 10, 2017 1:01 pm

Palestinians to Snub Pence Over Jerusalem Move; Seeking New Broker for Peace Negotiations

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet US Vice President Mike Pence during Pence's visit to the region this month in a snub over the...

December 10, 2017 9:04 am

IDF Issues Warning After Gaza Rocket Fire Strikes Israeli Kindergarten

JNS.org - A high-ranking Israeli general warned Saturday that additional rocket fire from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip toward Israel would be met with a “severe and...

December 10, 2017 8:31 am

Amid Jerusalem Tensions, Israeli Man Seriously Wounded by Knife-Wielding Palestinian Terrorist at City’s Main Bus Station

An Israeli security guard was stabbed in the chest and seriously wounded by a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist on Sunday at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station. The...

December 8, 2017 8:23 am

IDF Responds to Gaza Rocket Fire Amid Tensions Over Jerusalem

JNS.org - The IDF hit at least two terror targets in the Gaza Strip on Thursday in response to rocket fire that struck southern Israel amid...

December 7, 2017 7:25 pm

Former Prime Minister Manuel Valls: France Is Getting Better at Responding to Antisemitism

On March 19, 2012, an Islamist gunman named Mohammed Merah entered the schoolyard of the Ozar Hatorah Jewish school in the French city of Toulouse. In...

December 7, 2017 4:08 pm

Israeli Teens From Bereaved Families Hosted by Top London Soccer Team

Fifteen Israeli teens who lost loved ones in terror attacks visited London recently on an organized trip and were hosted by a popular soccer team that...

December 7, 2017 2:58 pm

Netanyahu: ‘Many’ More Countries Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated Thursday that he is conducting preliminary talks with several countries that may follow President Donald Trump’s lead...

December 7, 2017 8:34 am

IDF Deploys Reinforcements to West Bank as Unrest Intensifies After Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition

The Israel Defense Forces on Thursday said it was deploying battalions to the West Bank as reinforcements, as clashes and scuffles broke out across the...

December 6, 2017 6:37 pm

A Momentous Day: Jewish Leaders and Israel Advocates Respond to Trump Announcement on Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday brought forth an outburst of commentary and reaction from virtually all of the...

December 6, 2017 3:41 pm

Israeli Leaders Hail US President Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Jewish State’s Capital

Top Israeli officials reacted with across-the-board praise on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the Jewish state’s capital. "This is a historic...

December 6, 2017 1:40 pm

IDF Launches Surprise Military Drill in Northern Israel

JNS.org - The IDF’s Galilee Division initiated a surprise military drill on Tuesday in preparation for a potential escalation along Israel’s northern borders with Lebanon and...

December 6, 2017 1:38 pm

Israeli Air Force Declares First Fleet of F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets Fully Operational

JNS.org - Less than a year after receiving its first nine F-35 stealth fighter jets from the US, the IDF declared the fleet of aircraft fully...

December 6, 2017 1:19 pm

President Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, in Reversal of US Policy

President Donald Trump reversed decades of US policy on Wednesday and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite warnings from around the world that...

Features

Reform Jews Support Israel at Convention, but Some Question Timing of Jerusalem Move

Jacobs was addressing the record-breaking 6,000 Reform Jews gathered in Boston for the...

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now

JNS.org - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map

JNS.org - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...

World

McMaster University Reviewing ‘Disturbing’ Social Media Posts by Studen...

McMaster University in Ontario, Canada is investigating social media posts made by students who glorified Adolf Hitler, praised Palestinian terrorists,...

Opinion

Children’s Book Explores the Great ‘Knish War’

Once upon a time on New York City’s Lower East Side, Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe sold knishes from pushcarts and little knisheries. That was more than 100 years ago....

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Middle East

Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Pal...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US...

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