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British Company Lists Tel Aviv University Among World’s Top 10 Schools Producing Founders of Billion-Dollar Startups

Tel Aviv University is among the world's top 10 schools to have produced the most founders of billion-dollar startups, according to British accounting software company...

February 6, 2017 4:10 pm

Israeli Security Forces Raid East Jerusalem Homes of Terrorists Whose Families Were Found to Be on Hamas Payroll

JNS.org - Israeli security forces raided overnight Sunday the east Jerusalem homes of seven terrorists whose families are believed to be on the Hamas payroll. Fourteen people were arrested and more than NIS 200,000 shekels ($53,000) in...

Israeli Justice Minister: Efforts to Remove Terrorism-Incitement From Social Media Platforms Bearing Fruit

Israel’s justice minister said on Monday that the Jewish state’s efforts to combat incitement on social media were finally bearing fruit, the Hebrew news site nrg reported. Addressing an international cyber conference in Tel Aviv --...

Israel Strikes Gaza Targets Following Palestinian Rocket Attack

JNS.org - Israel mounted a series of strikes on terrorist targets Monday in the Gaza Strip, after a rocket fired from northern Gaza exploded in an open area south of Ashkelon. A siren sounded across...

February 5, 2017 10:36 am

Netanyahu to Push for United Response to Iran Missile Tests in Upcoming Meeting With British PM May

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will emphasize the need for a united international...

February 4, 2017 12:30 pm

IDF Holds Major Training Operation Simulating Massive Hamas Infiltration

The IDF Gaza Division and Southern Command held their largest annual training operation, in which...

February 3, 2017 1:20 pm

Israeli Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein Asks Paul Ryan, ‘Support Embassy Move’

JNS.org - Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein urged his American counterpart, US Speaker of the House...

February 3, 2017 1:07 pm

Israeli UN Envoy Downplays White House Rebuke on Settlements

JNS.org -- Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon has downplayed the Trump administration's recent criticism...

February 3, 2017 1:06 pm

Israel Responds to US Statement on Settlements, Says Palestinians Responsible for Stalled Peace Talks

Responding to a US reprimand on a recent rash of settlement construction, Deputy Foreign Minister...

February 6, 2017 4:10 pm

British Company Lists Tel Aviv University Among World’s Top 10 Schools Producing Founders of Billion-Dollar Startups

Tel Aviv University is among the world's top 10 schools to have produced the most founders of billion-dollar startups, according to British accounting software company Sage, Business...

February 6, 2017 3:06 pm

Israeli Security Forces Raid East Jerusalem Homes of Terrorists Whose Families Were Found to Be on Hamas Payroll

JNS.org - Israeli security forces raided overnight Sunday the east Jerusalem homes of seven terrorists whose families are believed to be on the Hamas payroll. Fourteen people...

February 6, 2017 1:14 pm

Israeli Justice Minister: Efforts to Remove Terrorism-Incitement From Social Media Platforms Bearing Fruit

Israel’s justice minister said on Monday that the Jewish state’s efforts to combat incitement on social media were finally bearing fruit, the Hebrew news site...

February 6, 2017 10:48 am

Israel Strikes Gaza Targets Following Palestinian Rocket Attack

JNS.org - Israel mounted a series of strikes on terrorist targets Monday in the Gaza Strip, after a rocket fired from northern Gaza exploded in...

February 5, 2017 10:36 am

Netanyahu to Push for United Response to Iran Missile Tests in Upcoming Meeting With British PM May

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will emphasize the need for a united international response to Iran’s ballistic missile tests when he meets with...

February 4, 2017 12:30 pm

IDF Holds Major Training Operation Simulating Massive Hamas Infiltration

The IDF Gaza Division and Southern Command held their largest annual training operation, in which hundreds of soldiers, including reservists, participated in a five-day training...

February 3, 2017 1:20 pm

Israeli Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein Asks Paul Ryan, ‘Support Embassy Move’

JNS.org - Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein urged his American counterpart, US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, to advocate for the relocation of the US Embassy...

February 3, 2017 1:07 pm

Israeli UN Envoy Downplays White House Rebuke on Settlements

JNS.org -- Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon has downplayed the Trump administration's recent criticism of new Israeli settlement construction. Danon told Israel Radio on Friday morning...

February 3, 2017 1:06 pm

Israel Responds to US Statement on Settlements, Says Palestinians Responsible for Stalled Peace Talks

Responding to a US reprimand on a recent rash of settlement construction, Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely on Friday insisted that the Palestinians — not...

February 2, 2017 6:21 pm

White House Tells Israel: Settlement Construction ‘May Not Be Helpful’

JNS.org - The Trump administration reiterated its belief Thursday that "the existence of [Israeli] settlements is not an impediment to peace," while warning Israeli Prime...

February 2, 2017 4:34 pm

3 Israelis Wounded in Attempted Car-Ramming Attack in West Bank; Female Terrorist Being Treated Along With Victims

The IDF reported that an attempted vehicular attack occurred in the West Bank settlement of Adam (also known as Geva Binyamin) on Thursday evening, wounding...

February 2, 2017 11:09 am

Amona Outpost Evacuation Complete After Day of Clashes Between Israeli Police, Activists

The Amona evacuation reached a dramatic conclusion after more than 24 hours Thursday afternoon after police breached the outpost's synagogue and removed the last remaining...

February 2, 2017 7:47 am

Israel, Japan Sign Bilateral Investment Treaty

JNS.org - Israel and Japan signed a bilateral investment treaty Wednesday, in the latest move to strengthen diplomatic and trade ties between the countries. Israeli Finance Minister Moshe...

February 1, 2017 2:11 pm

Israeli Knesset Revokes Ban on Lawmakers Visiting Temple Mount

JNS.org - In a move that could reignite tension on the Temple Mount, the Israeli Knesset’s Ethics Committee decided Tuesday to revoke a ban on allowing...

Features

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Take Battle Online

JNS.org -- New legislation brokering American-Israeli collaboration in cybersecurity has further cemented the Jewish...

In Surprise Discovery, Israeli Archaeologists Uncover 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

JNS.org - In a surprise discovery, Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 12th cave that...

World

Antisemitism Watchdog Calls on UK’s University of Exeter to Take Acti...

A Jewish rights group has called on a UK university to take action against a candidate for student government who tweeted,...

Opinion

Alternative Facts and Post-Truth Are Dangerous for Jews

In recent years, "alternative facts" and "post-truth" have become very fashionable terms. But for approximately 2,000 years, Jews have seen the dangers of these phenomena. According to the Oxford Dictionary, post-truth describes...

February 21, 2017 8:31 am
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Middle East

Egyptian Presidential Spokesman: Report of El-Sisi’s Part in Clandest...

A spokesman for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi railed against a report in the Israeli media about his country's part...

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