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Israeli President: US Will ‘Know How to Face’ Antisemitism

JNS.org – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin expressed his “support and solidarity” in a letter to Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents,...

August 17, 2017 9:56 am

Netanyahu Planning to Become First Israeli Prime Minister to Visit Latin America

JNS.org – Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly planning to make a historic trip to Latin America next month, which would make him the first sitting Israeli prime minister to visit the region. According to a report in the Jerusalem...

Israeli, Czech Special Forces Soldiers Conduct Joint Urban Warfare Training Exercise

Over the past two weeks, Israeli and Czech special forces soldiers conducted a joint urban warfare training exercise at the Tze’elim base in the Negev Desert. The IDF contingent was from the elite Duvdevan unit, which...

Israeli Politicians Reject Trump Claim of Two Sides to Charlottesville Violence

Israeli politicians and others took aim at US President Donald Trump for comments appearing to equate neo-Nazi marchers in Charlottesville, Virginia, with left-wing anti-fascist activists, rejecting his assertion that there were two sides to the...

August 16, 2017 10:56 am

Israel Demolishes West Bank Home of Halamish Terrorist

JNS.org – Israeli security forces demolished the family home of 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist Omar al-Abed, who...

August 15, 2017 5:06 pm

Don’t Let Iran Copy North Korea and ‘Blackmail’ US Over Nukes, Former Seventh Fleet Commander Declares

The former commander of the US Navy's Seventh Fleet in the Pacific Ocean has warned of...

August 15, 2017 4:30 pm

Israeli Crowdfunding Campaign Raises 1 Million Shekels for Policewoman Paralyzed in Jerusalem Terror Attack

An Israeli crowdfunding campaign on behalf of a policewoman who was paralyzed by a Palestinian...

August 15, 2017 2:49 pm

Israeli Delegation to Meet White House Officials for Talks on Syria, Lebanon

JNS.org – A delegation of Israeli security officials, headed by Mossad intelligence agency Director Yossi Cohen,...

August 15, 2017 2:27 pm

500 Global Healthcare Experts to Convene in Jerusalem for Medical Conference

JNS.org – Some 500 healthcare experts and entrepreneurs from more than 20 countries will convene in...

August 17, 2017 9:56 am

Israeli President: US Will ‘Know How to Face’ Antisemitism

JNS.org – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin expressed his “support and solidarity” in a letter to Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents, and...

August 16, 2017 2:45 pm

Netanyahu Planning to Become First Israeli Prime Minister to Visit Latin America

JNS.org – Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly planning to make a historic trip to Latin America next month, which would make him the first sitting Israeli prime...

August 16, 2017 12:51 pm

Israeli, Czech Special Forces Soldiers Conduct Joint Urban Warfare Training Exercise

Over the past two weeks, Israeli and Czech special forces soldiers conducted a joint urban warfare training exercise at the Tze’elim base in the Negev...

August 16, 2017 11:02 am

Israeli Politicians Reject Trump Claim of Two Sides to Charlottesville Violence

Israeli politicians and others took aim at US President Donald Trump for comments appearing to equate neo-Nazi marchers in Charlottesville, Virginia, with left-wing anti-fascist activists,...

August 16, 2017 10:56 am

Israel Demolishes West Bank Home of Halamish Terrorist

JNS.org – Israeli security forces demolished the family home of 19-year-old Palestinian terrorist Omar al-Abed, who fatally stabbed three Israelis in the West Bank community of...

August 15, 2017 5:06 pm

Don’t Let Iran Copy North Korea and ‘Blackmail’ US Over Nukes, Former Seventh Fleet Commander Declares

The former commander of the US Navy's Seventh Fleet in the Pacific Ocean has warned of an even more dangerous nuclear crisis erupting with Iran than...

August 15, 2017 4:30 pm

Israeli Crowdfunding Campaign Raises 1 Million Shekels for Policewoman Paralyzed in Jerusalem Terror Attack

An Israeli crowdfunding campaign on behalf of a policewoman who was paralyzed by a Palestinian terrorist in Jerusalem last year has reached its goal of...

August 15, 2017 2:49 pm

Israeli Delegation to Meet White House Officials for Talks on Syria, Lebanon

JNS.org – A delegation of Israeli security officials, headed by Mossad intelligence agency Director Yossi Cohen, will arrive in Washington, DC later this week for talks...

August 15, 2017 2:27 pm

500 Global Healthcare Experts to Convene in Jerusalem for Medical Conference

JNS.org – Some 500 healthcare experts and entrepreneurs from more than 20 countries will convene in Jerusalem and in other cities across the Jewish state next...

August 15, 2017 1:06 pm

Daughter of US Ambassador to Israel Makes Aliyah

JNS.org – Talia Friedman, daughter of US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, was among the 233 new North American immigrants to arrive in Israel on Tuesday. The 23-year-old,...

August 15, 2017 11:37 am

Israel Exposes Hamas Terrorist Payment Network in Eastern Jerusalem

JNS.org – Israel’s Shin Bet security agency on Tuesday unveiled the discovery of a complex money-transferring scheme run by the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas. Hamas operatives...

August 15, 2017 9:32 am

Israel Arrests Islamic Cleric for Alleged Incitement of Violence and Terrorism

JNS.org – The Israel Police on Tuesday arrested the leader of the Islamic Movement’s outlawed northern branch, Raed Salah, on charges of inciting terrorism during the peak...

August 13, 2017 12:32 pm

Israeli Boy With Special Needs Realizes Dream by Becoming Police Officer for a Day

JNS.org - Ilya Cohen, an 11-year-old Israeli boy with special needs, realized his dream by becoming a police officer for a day. The teaching staff at the...

August 13, 2017 12:20 pm

Jews Comprised Less Than a Quarter of Tourists Visiting Israel in 2016

JNS.org - New data obtained by Israel Hayom analyzes the rising number of tourists arriving in the Jewish state, including visitors’ age, religion and the nature...

Culture

Jay-Z Refutes Accusations of Antisemitic Lyrics: ‘It Was an Exaggeration’

Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z has slammed claims that lyrics on his recently released album included...

Hollywood Pays Tribute to Iconic Jewish Comic Jerry Lewis Following His Death at Age 91

A number of celebrities shared tributes to comedic legend Jerry Lewis, who died...

Israel’s Sam Spiegel School Named One of World’s Best Film Academies

The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School has been named one of the...

Features

Palestinian Authority Payments to Terrorists Far Exceed Regular Welfare Payments

Palestinian terrorists and their families are receiving far higher payments than Palestinian welfare...

Jewish Beard Growers Strive to Be the Face of Global Facial Hair Showdown

JNS.org - Visitors to the Otto Weidt Workshop for the Blind Museum in Berlin often meet Haim...

With Kurdistan, Israel May Gain ‘Stable, Tolerant’ Ally in Fight Against Islamic Extremism

JNS.org - During the last several years, Israel has witnessed the crumbling...

World

South Africa Expected to Boycott Africa-Israel Summit in October

JNS.org - South Africa is expected to boycott a major Africa-Israel summit in Togo in October. The gathering will include leaders from 25-30 African nations. Organizers of the summit have not received...

Opinion

What Elie Wiesel Would Have Told Trump

The late Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel stood up to Ronald Reagan when the 40th president visited the graves of Nazi war criminals in Bitburg, Germany in May 1985. Wiesel told the president that...

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