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Netanyahu Rejects Report That Former US Secretary of State Kerry Initiated Secret Peace Meeting in Jordan Last Year

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in a secret diplomatic summit a year ago in Aqaba, Jordan, with then-US Secretary of State John...

February 20, 2017 6:09 am

Watchdog Launches Interactive Database for ‘Easy Access’ to Info on Quarter Billion Shekels Given to Israeli NGOs by Foreign Governments Seeking to Undermine Jewish State Policy

An Israel-based watchdog has launched an interactive database for what it calls “easy access and analysis” of the more than $60 million (NIS 235 million) in foreign government funding that went to Israeli non-profits actively working to...

Israeli Foreign Ministry Launches ‘Soft Diplomacy’ Initiative to Teach Hebrew to Arab World

As part of its “soft public diplomacy” efforts, the Israeli Foreign Ministry embarked this week on a new program to teach Hebrew to the Arab world. To this end, the ministry's digital diplomacy department on Tuesday...

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Departs for Historic Australia, Singapore Trip

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is slated to fly to Singapore on Sunday and then to Australia on Tuesday, marking the first time an Israel's history that a prime minister has visited in an official capacity. "In Australia...

February 17, 2017 3:37 pm

Israel’s Economy Posts Strongest Quarter Since 2013

JNS.org - Israel's economy had its strongest quarterly performance since 2013, the country’s Central Bureau of...

February 17, 2017 3:21 pm

Israel Launches First Nanosatellite for Scientific Research

JNS.org - Israel launched its first nanosatellite -- “BGUSAT” -- earlier this week as part of...

February 16, 2017 11:21 pm

US Financial News Site: Israeli Economy Stands to Gain From Warmer Treatment Investors Expect Jewish State Will Get From Trump

Israel’s economy stands to gain from the warmer treatment investors expect the Jewish state will...

February 16, 2017 2:35 am

Ancient Shell Uncovered on Temple Mount Believed to Be From Sea Snail That Produced Blue Dye for Religious Garments

JNS.org - An ancient shell discovered on the Temple Mount is believed to be from the...

February 15, 2017 6:12 pm

Right in Israel Heralds Trump’s Non-Committal Stance on Two-State Solution as Dawn of ‘New Era’; Left Warns: One State Means No Jewish State

A prominent right-wing Israeli politician heralded the dawn of a “new era” on Wednesday following...

February 20, 2017 6:09 am

Netanyahu Rejects Report That Former US Secretary of State Kerry Initiated Secret Peace Meeting in Jordan Last Year

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in a secret diplomatic summit a year ago in Aqaba, Jordan, with then-US Secretary of State John Kerry,...

February 19, 2017 6:59 pm

Watchdog Launches Interactive Database for ‘Easy Access’ to Info on Quarter Billion Shekels Given to Israeli NGOs by Foreign Governments Seeking to Undermine Jewish State Policy

An Israel-based watchdog has launched an interactive database for what it calls “easy access and analysis” of the more than $60 million (NIS 235 million) in foreign...

February 19, 2017 12:54 pm

Israeli Foreign Ministry Launches ‘Soft Diplomacy’ Initiative to Teach Hebrew to Arab World

As part of its “soft public diplomacy” efforts, the Israeli Foreign Ministry embarked this week on a new program to teach Hebrew to the Arab...

February 19, 2017 11:30 am

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Departs for Historic Australia, Singapore Trip

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is slated to fly to Singapore on Sunday and then to Australia on Tuesday, marking the first time an Israel's history...

February 17, 2017 3:37 pm

Israel’s Economy Posts Strongest Quarter Since 2013

JNS.org - Israel's economy had its strongest quarterly performance since 2013, the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics said Thursday. The economy grew by an annualized 6.2 percent...

February 17, 2017 3:21 pm

Israel Launches First Nanosatellite for Scientific Research

JNS.org - Israel launched its first nanosatellite -- “BGUSAT” -- earlier this week as part of an academic initiative by Ben-Gurion University that allows researchers to...

February 16, 2017 11:21 pm

US Financial News Site: Israeli Economy Stands to Gain From Warmer Treatment Investors Expect Jewish State Will Get From Trump

Israel’s economy stands to gain from the warmer treatment investors expect the Jewish state will receive from the Trump administration, an American financial news website...

February 16, 2017 2:35 am

Ancient Shell Uncovered on Temple Mount Believed to Be From Sea Snail That Produced Blue Dye for Religious Garments

JNS.org - An ancient shell discovered on the Temple Mount is believed to be from the sea snail used to produce the vibrant blue dye that...

February 15, 2017 6:12 pm

Right in Israel Heralds Trump’s Non-Committal Stance on Two-State Solution as Dawn of ‘New Era’; Left Warns: One State Means No Jewish State

A prominent right-wing Israeli politician heralded the dawn of a “new era” on Wednesday following US President Donald Trump’s non-committal stance on the two-state solution...

February 15, 2017 2:38 pm

Report: Already a ‘Model for Emulation,’ Israeli Airline Security to Undergo Additional Enhancement

Israeli airline security is about to be enhanced, the Hebrew news site Walla reported on Wednesday. According to the report, the decision to upgrade training for guards...

February 14, 2017 4:06 pm

First Shipment of Heavy Vehicles, Military Equipment Purchased Through $38 Billion US Aid Package Arrives in Israel for Integration Into IDF

The first 20 of a much larger number of heavy military vehicles and other engineering materiel purchased by the Israeli defense establishment from the American company “Caterpillar”...

February 14, 2017 11:54 am

Israel-Germany Meeting Cancelled Following Settlement Dispute

A meeting between the governments of Germany and Israel that was scheduled to take place in May has been canceled amid rising frustration in Berlin...

February 14, 2017 11:46 am

Netanyahu to Ensure ‘No Gaps’ Remain With Trump Ahead of White House Meeting

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, preparing for his first meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, will work with advisers on Tuesday to align...

February 13, 2017 11:10 am

Netanyahu Says He and Trump ‘See Eye to Eye’ Ahead of First Meeting in Washington

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he sees “eye to eye” with President Donald Trump on the dangers facing the Middle East as the...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Trump Rallies Supporters at CPAC Convention: ‘Now Is the Time for Act...

US President Donald Trump rallied his loyal supporters with a stridently populist and security-dominated message Friday, declaring the start of...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Why I Will Leave the Democratic Party If Ellison Is Electe...

Tomorrow the Democratic National Committee (DNC) will have to choose the direction of the Democratic Party, as well as its...

Middle East

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS) five days ago. It comes a...

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