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Israeli Chef Hawks Hanukkah Sufganiyot Covered in 24-Karat Gold

A noted Israeli pastry chef is hawking what may be the most expensive doughnut in the world. The hole-less, cream or jam-filled doughnuts known as sufganiyot...

December 3, 2017 7:16 pm

‘What a Cruel World That Would Take You From Us’: Israeli Soldier Killed in Stabbing Attack Laid to Rest

Ron Kokia, an Israeli soldier stabbed to death in the southern city of Arad last Thursday, was laid to rest at the military cemetery in Kiryat Shaul on Sunday. His funeral was attended by almost a...

Report: US Quietly Taking Major Steps Toward Moving Israeli Embassy

With the world poised for President Donald Trump’s expected statement on Wednesday that the US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, American officials are quietly taking major steps toward moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to...

Netanyahu Says New Recommendations Bill Should Not Apply to Him

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked that investigations into his alleged corruption be left out of the controversial police investigations bill Sunday, the day before the bill was scheduled to go to a final vote. “The recommendations...

December 1, 2017 4:20 pm

Report: Trump Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Next Week

US President Donald Trump is planning to give a speech next week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s...

December 1, 2017 12:55 pm

‘You Will Always Be in My Heart’: Friends Remember IDF Soldier Killed in Stabbing Attack

Friends of IDF soldier Ron Kokia, 19, who was killed on Thursday night in an...

December 1, 2017 11:27 am

Trump Considering Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that could...

December 1, 2017 12:22 am

Netanyahu in Kenya: ‘We Believe in Africa’

“We believe in Africa. We believe in Kenya. We believe in our friendship,” Prime Minister...

November 30, 2017 11:00 pm

IDF Soldier Stabbed to Death in Arad

JNS.org - IDF Nahal Brigade Sgt. Ron Yitzhak Kokia, 19, from Tel Aviv, was stabbed...

December 3, 2017 7:16 pm

Israeli Chef Hawks Hanukkah Sufganiyot Covered in 24-Karat Gold

A noted Israeli pastry chef is hawking what may be the most expensive doughnut in the world. The hole-less, cream or jam-filled doughnuts known as sufganiyot are...

December 3, 2017 3:04 pm

‘What a Cruel World That Would Take You From Us’: Israeli Soldier Killed in Stabbing Attack Laid to Rest

Ron Kokia, an Israeli soldier stabbed to death in the southern city of Arad last Thursday, was laid to rest at the military cemetery in...

December 3, 2017 2:43 pm

Report: US Quietly Taking Major Steps Toward Moving Israeli Embassy

With the world poised for President Donald Trump’s expected statement on Wednesday that the US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, American officials are quietly taking major...

December 3, 2017 2:22 pm

Netanyahu Says New Recommendations Bill Should Not Apply to Him

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked that investigations into his alleged corruption be left out of the controversial police investigations bill Sunday, the day before the...

December 1, 2017 4:20 pm

Report: Trump Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Next Week

US President Donald Trump is planning to give a speech next week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a source has confirmed. A “senior US official” told Reuters...

December 1, 2017 12:55 pm

‘You Will Always Be in My Heart’: Friends Remember IDF Soldier Killed in Stabbing Attack

Friends of IDF soldier Ron Kokia, 19, who was killed on Thursday night in an apparent terrorist attack, expressed their pain and mourning in a...

December 1, 2017 11:27 am

Trump Considering Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East...

December 1, 2017 12:22 am

Netanyahu in Kenya: ‘We Believe in Africa’

“We believe in Africa. We believe in Kenya. We believe in our friendship,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday in a keynote speech to dignitaries...

November 30, 2017 11:00 pm

IDF Soldier Stabbed to Death in Arad

JNS.org - IDF Nahal Brigade Sgt. Ron Yitzhak Kokia, 19, from Tel Aviv, was stabbed to death on Thursday in an apparent terrorist attack in...

November 30, 2017 10:36 am

Palestinian Shot Dead by Jewish West Bank Settler After Clashing With Israelis

JNS.org - A Jewish hiker shot and killed a Palestinian on Thursday after a large group of Palestinians attacked Israeli children who were hiking in Samaria...

November 30, 2017 10:29 am

IDF Responds With Tank Fire After Gaza Mortars Strike Israel’s South

Tensions flared in Israel’s south on Thursday as mortars were fired at an IDF position near the Gaza Strip. According to the Hebrew-language website Walla, no...

November 30, 2017 10:22 am

OECD: Israeli Economy Will Grow 3.4 Percent in Each of Next Two Years

JNS.org - Israel’s economy is expected to grow by 3.4 percent per year in 2018 and 2019, a significantly higher rate than growth projections for the...

November 30, 2017 10:03 am

Report: Trump to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - President Donald Trump is planning to announce that the US officially recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Thursday. According to the Israeli media...

November 29, 2017 7:33 pm

Ethiopian-Israeli MK Slams Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Over ‘Apartheid’ Accusations

In a remarkable open letter, Ethiopian-Jewish Knesset Member Dr. Avraham Neguise eloquently refuted anti-Israel claims made by Nelson Mandela’s grandson Mandla during his recent visit...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Opinion

New York Times Finally Shows Some Improvement in Anti-Israel Bias

The New York Times is gradually improving. That’s the happiest face to put on the slight improvement in how the newspaper’s editorial and op-ed page greeted President Trump’s decision to recognize...

December 8, 2017 2:52 pm
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Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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