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‘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...

December 3, 2017 3:04 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 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...

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 that the announcement will likely come on Wednesday. The White House...

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...

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...

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...

November 29, 2017 12:54 pm

Israeli Political Parties Resolve Coalition Crisis Over Work on Shabbat

JNS.org - A crisis within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition ended on Sunday with the prime minister's Likud party and Israel's haredi parties striking a...

Features

Reform Jews Support Israel at Convention, but Some Question Timing of Jerusalem Move

Jacobs was addressing the record-breaking 6,000 Reform Jews gathered in Boston for the...

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now

JNS.org - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map

JNS.org - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...

World

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Confirms Kirchner Government in Argentina As...

Argentina's beleaguered former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, received a further blow from an unexpected quarter on Wednesday, with the...

Opinion

Children’s Book Explores the Great ‘Knish War’

Once upon a time on New York City’s Lower East Side, Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe sold knishes from pushcarts and little knisheries. That was more than 100 years ago....

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Middle East

Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Pal...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US...

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