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On Eve of Sukkot, Israel’s Sea of Galilee Approaches Lowest-Ever Recorded Water Level

JNS.org - As thousands of Israelis prepare to enjoy the Sukkot holiday at the Sea of Galilee, also known as the Kinneret, Israel’s Water Authority has...

October 4, 2017 12:18 pm

Netanyahu Demands Palestinians Recognize Israel, Disarm Hamas

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out on Tuesday against efforts by the rival Palestinian factions Fatah and the Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas to form a unity government. Netanyahu’s statements came as Palestinian Authority (PA)...

Mossad Chief: Iranian Threat Is Israel’s Top Priority

JNS.org - Israel’s top priority is dealing with the threat posed by Iran, the head of the Israeli Mossad, Yossi Cohen, said on Monday at a ceremony in which the intelligence organization received the prime minister’s...

Israel Ranked 19th-Most ‘Food Secure’ Nation in UN Global Hunger Report

JNS.org - The United Nations ranked Israel 19th in its 2017 report on how well countries can feed their populations. The “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World” report ranked more than 180 countries. The...

October 3, 2017 12:13 pm

Six Israeli Mossad Teams to Receive Commendations for Secret Missions

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to institute a tradition of awarding commendations...

October 3, 2017 10:47 am

Israeli Minister Makes Private Trip to Cuba, Marking First Such Visit in Decades

JNS.org - Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev has embarked on a private visit...

October 3, 2017 10:23 am

Israeli PM: We Won’t Accept Fake Palestinian Reconciliation

The Palestinian Authority cannot reconcile with Hamas at Israel’s expense, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told...

October 3, 2017 9:52 am

Netanyahu Promises to Build Homes in Ma’ale Adumim Settlement and Annex It to Israel

Israel's prime minister on Tuesday pledged to build thousands of new homes in one of...

October 2, 2017 12:43 pm

Israel Innovation Authority Aims to Double High-Tech Workforce in 10 Years

JNS.org - The Israel Innovation Authority released its 2017 annual report on Monday, detailing the government’s...

October 4, 2017 12:18 pm

On Eve of Sukkot, Israel’s Sea of Galilee Approaches Lowest-Ever Recorded Water Level

JNS.org - As thousands of Israelis prepare to enjoy the Sukkot holiday at the Sea of Galilee, also known as the Kinneret, Israel’s Water Authority has warned...

October 4, 2017 11:18 am

Netanyahu Demands Palestinians Recognize Israel, Disarm Hamas

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out on Tuesday against efforts by the rival Palestinian factions Fatah and the Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas to...

October 4, 2017 9:48 am

Mossad Chief: Iranian Threat Is Israel’s Top Priority

JNS.org - Israel’s top priority is dealing with the threat posed by Iran, the head of the Israeli Mossad, Yossi Cohen, said on Monday at a...

October 3, 2017 12:22 pm

Israel Ranked 19th-Most ‘Food Secure’ Nation in UN Global Hunger Report

JNS.org - The United Nations ranked Israel 19th in its 2017 report on how well countries can feed their populations. The “State of Food Security and Nutrition...

October 3, 2017 12:13 pm

Six Israeli Mossad Teams to Receive Commendations for Secret Missions

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to institute a tradition of awarding commendations of merit to the Israeli Mossad’s intelligence and special operations...

October 3, 2017 10:47 am

Israeli Minister Makes Private Trip to Cuba, Marking First Such Visit in Decades

JNS.org - Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev has embarked on a private visit to Cuba, Haaretz reported on Tuesday. Regev’s visit to the country...

October 3, 2017 10:23 am

Israeli PM: We Won’t Accept Fake Palestinian Reconciliation

The Palestinian Authority cannot reconcile with Hamas at Israel’s expense, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Likud faction in Ma’ale Adumim Tuesday, in his first...

October 3, 2017 9:52 am

Netanyahu Promises to Build Homes in Ma’ale Adumim Settlement and Annex It to Israel

Israel's prime minister on Tuesday pledged to build thousands of new homes in one of the West Bank's biggest Jewish settlements and annex it to...

October 2, 2017 12:43 pm

Israel Innovation Authority Aims to Double High-Tech Workforce in 10 Years

JNS.org - The Israel Innovation Authority released its 2017 annual report on Monday, detailing the government’s plans to double the country’s high-tech workforce during the next...

October 1, 2017 9:46 pm

Thousands of Christians Set to Arrive in Jerusalem for Feast of Tabernacles

JNS.org - More than 6,000 Christian pilgrims from some 100 countries are set to arrive in Jerusalem this week ahead of the 38th annual Feast of Tabernacles celebration...

October 1, 2017 11:18 am

Responding to Erdogan, Netanyahu Denies Israeli Role in Kurdish Referendum

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied on Sunday that Israel had a role in last week’s Kurdish independence referendum, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

September 29, 2017 3:16 pm

With Onset of Yom Kippur, Authorities Move to Protect Jewish Communities in Denmark and Sweden

Danish Jews attending Yom Kippur services in Copenhagen's Great Synagogue on Friday night and Saturday will do so protected by their country's army, following the...

September 29, 2017 2:03 pm

Israeli Tennis Player Quits Third Set of Shenzhen Open Quarter-Final Match, as Yom Kippur Falls in China

Israeli professional tennis player Dudi Sela quit in the third set of a Shenzhen Open quarter-final match on Friday, as Yom Kippur fell in China. The...

September 29, 2017 10:44 am

Israel Shuts Down Ahead of Yom Kippur

Israel began shutting down on Friday ahead of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. All flights in and out...

Features

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Opinion

New York Times Launches ‘Strident’ Attack on Ambassador Haley f...

The New York Times cheerleading for Iran is spilling over from its editorial and op-ed pages into its news columns. The...

Middle East

Kurds Flee Homes in Northern Iraq as Iraqi Forces Take Control

Thousands of Kurdish civilians fled their homes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, fearing harassment by government forces and Shiite militias who have taken control of a vast swath of territory from...

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