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Israel’s Arab and Muslim Allies Aid in Firefighting Effort

JNS.org -- In a show of regional cooperation and solidarity, several of Israel’s Arab and Muslim allies have sent firefighting equipment to help douse the fires raging...

November 25, 2016 2:06 pm

Israeli Officials Say Haifa Fire Contained While Other Parts of Country Still Ablaze for Fourth Day

Israeli firefighters on Friday reined in a blaze that had spread across the country's third-largest city of Haifa and forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes, but continued to battle more than...

Foreign Firefighting Planes Help Israel Battle Raging Wildfires

The first foreign firefighting planes on Friday started helping Israel tackle a vicious wave of wildfires which have forced tens of thousands to flee their homes. Faced for the past four days with fires across the...

Netanyahu Calls Arson Attacks ‘Terror in Every Way’

JNS.org -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that any of the fires plaguing northern and central Israel this week found to be the work of arsonists will be considered terrorism. “Every fire that was the result...

November 25, 2016 5:14 am

IDF Veterans Group Vows to Target Foreign-Funded Israeli NGOs ‘Working to Undermine the Jewish State Under Guise of Human Rights’

The head of a pro-Israel advocacy group made up of Israel Defense Forces veterans vowed to expose...

November 24, 2016 11:31 am

Tens of Thousands Evacuated From Haifa as Wildfires Spread Across Israel

Sixty thousand people were evacuated from their homes in Haifa Thursday as a wave of...

November 24, 2016 11:24 am

Hate Graffiti, Death Threats and Knife Found at Reform Synagogue in Israel

JNS.org -- A Reform synagogue in the central Israeli city of Ra’anana was found vandalized Thursday...

November 24, 2016 11:22 am

Former Israeli Defense Minister Yaalon: Iran Seeking to Dominate Middle East

The influence of the United States as a superpower in the Middle East has eroded...

November 23, 2016 8:34 pm

Israeli Police Bolster Presence in Outdoor Open Areas, Amid Suspicions Arson Is Fueling Current Wave of Wildfires

Israeli police are significantly bolstering their presence in fire-prone outdoor open areas amid suspicions that...

November 25, 2016 2:06 pm

Israel’s Arab and Muslim Allies Aid in Firefighting Effort

JNS.org -- In a show of regional cooperation and solidarity, several of Israel’s Arab and Muslim allies have sent firefighting equipment to help douse the fires raging across...

November 25, 2016 1:56 pm

Israeli Officials Say Haifa Fire Contained While Other Parts of Country Still Ablaze for Fourth Day

Israeli firefighters on Friday reined in a blaze that had spread across the country's third-largest city of Haifa and forced tens of thousands of people...

November 25, 2016 1:54 pm

Foreign Firefighting Planes Help Israel Battle Raging Wildfires

The first foreign firefighting planes on Friday started helping Israel tackle a vicious wave of wildfires which have forced tens of thousands to flee their...

November 25, 2016 10:12 am

Netanyahu Calls Arson Attacks ‘Terror in Every Way’

JNS.org -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that any of the fires plaguing northern and central Israel this week found to be the work...

November 25, 2016 5:14 am

IDF Veterans Group Vows to Target Foreign-Funded Israeli NGOs ‘Working to Undermine the Jewish State Under Guise of Human Rights’

The head of a pro-Israel advocacy group made up of Israel Defense Forces veterans vowed to expose Israeli NGOs that “fuel the system of hate” against the Jewish...

November 24, 2016 11:31 am

Tens of Thousands Evacuated From Haifa as Wildfires Spread Across Israel

Sixty thousand people were evacuated from their homes in Haifa Thursday as a wave of wildfires threatened the bay metropolis, bolstered by high winds and...

November 24, 2016 11:24 am

Hate Graffiti, Death Threats and Knife Found at Reform Synagogue in Israel

JNS.org -- A Reform synagogue in the central Israeli city of Ra’anana was found vandalized Thursday with threatening messages to progressive Jewish leaders. At Kehilat Raanan Reform, a knife and...

November 24, 2016 11:22 am

Former Israeli Defense Minister Yaalon: Iran Seeking to Dominate Middle East

The influence of the United States as a superpower in the Middle East has eroded significantly, former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon told the audience at...

November 23, 2016 8:34 pm

Israeli Police Bolster Presence in Outdoor Open Areas, Amid Suspicions Arson Is Fueling Current Wave of Wildfires

Israeli police are significantly bolstering their presence in fire-prone outdoor open areas amid suspicions that some of the blazes currently sweeping across parts of the...

November 23, 2016 7:22 pm

Report: Conjoined Palestinian Female Twins Might Be Moved From Gaza to Israel for Surgery

Conjoined Palestinian female twins born in the Gaza Strip earlier this week might be moved to a hospital in Israel or elsewhere abroad for surgery...

November 23, 2016 11:10 am

Israel Weighs Asking Greece, Croatia to Help Fight Massive Fires Across Country

Israel's Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan on Wednesday said that the government was exploring the possibility of asking countries such as Greece and Croatia to...

November 23, 2016 10:06 am

Israeli High School Students Help Unearth 3,800-Year-Old Bronze Age Figurine

JNS.org - A unique 3,800-year-old Bronze Age figurine was unearthed by a team of archaeologists and Israeli high school students, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced. According...

November 22, 2016 1:59 pm

Netanyahu: Ministers Must Receive Green Light Before Contacting Trump’s Team

JNS.org - Israeli government members and their deputies may not contact US President-elect Donald Trump without receiving a green light from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office,...

November 22, 2016 12:09 pm

Israeli Unemployment Rate Hits 30-Year Low

JNS.org - Israel's unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent in October, marking a three-decade low, the country's Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reported Monday. This figure...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Jewish Pundit Hounded by Black Lives Matter, White Supremacists Says HeR...

Calling himself “more conservative than [President-elect Donald] Trump on every issue,” yet the bane of the alt-right, the editor-in-chief of...

Opinion

Facts vs. Hysteria: The Truth About Campus Antisemitism

Earlier this year, the AMCHA Initiative produced a study about campus antisemitism that provoked hysterical headlines and articles about skyrocketing antisemitism at US universities. A closer look at their data, however, indicates...

Middle East

Iranian Foreign Ministry: Tehran Has Concrete Plans in Place to Respond to ...

Tehran has concrete plans in place to respond to any possible breach of the nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry...

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