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Israeli Firefighter Recounts Battling Fierce Flames in Haifa: It Was Like a Movie

“It was like a movie,” an Israeli firefighter who battled the blazes that swept through the northern city of Haifa on Thursday told The...

November 25, 2016 3:05 pm

Following Damaging Wildfires, Israeli Cabinet to Hold Weekly Meeting in Recovering Haifa

The Israeli cabinet will hold its weekly meeting in Haifa on Sunday after fires in recent days damaged an estimated 700 homes in the northern city, before being contained. Ofir Gendelman -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s...

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 the Jewish state. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday that...

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...

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...

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...

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 25, 2016 3:05 pm

Israeli Firefighter Recounts Battling Fierce Flames in Haifa: It Was Like a Movie

“It was like a movie,” an Israeli firefighter who battled the blazes that swept through the northern city of Haifa on Thursday told The Algemeiner...

November 25, 2016 2:07 pm

Following Damaging Wildfires, Israeli Cabinet to Hold Weekly Meeting in Recovering Haifa

The Israeli cabinet will hold its weekly meeting in Haifa on Sunday after fires in recent days damaged an estimated 700 homes in the northern...

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...

Culture

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

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...

World

Son of ‘Sopranos’ Co-Star Arrested for Vandalizing SUNY Dorm Wi...

The son of actor Michael Imperioli, who played Christopher Moltisanti on HBO's mega-hit series “The Sopranos," was arrested on Wednesday...

Opinion

How the Grinch Stole Hanukkah

  A Hanukkah party co-hosted by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and the Embassy of Azerbaijan next Wednesday is causing a stir among left-wing Jews. One might have...

Middle East

Expert: Possibility of Hezbollah Obtaining Chemical, Biological Weapons Fro...

The possibility that Hezbollah is being equipped with chemical and biological weapons cannot be ruled out in principle, an expert...

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