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Israel Arrests Members of Hamas Terror Cells in West Bank

JNS.org - Israel’s Shin Bet security agency announced on Sunday the arrest of two Palestinian men who had planned to carry out terror attacks on...

March 13, 2017 12:35 pm

In Purim Remarks, Netanyahu Says Persians Didn’t Succeed in Killing Jews Then and They Won’t Succeed Now

Just as the Persians did not succeed in killing the Jews in antiquity, neither will the Iranians succeed today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday night before the reading of the megila (The Book of...

Bereaved Families in Israel Celebrate Life at Purim Costume Party

Dozens of bereaved families across the country attended a Purim costume party Wednesday in Jerusalem held by an organization that provides support to Israel's families hit by terrorism. Among those who came to OneFamily's festivities was Renana Meir, the...

2016, ‘One of Israeli Economy’s Best Years,’ Finance Minister Says

JNS.org - Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon praised his country's economic advances on Thursday, saying, “It is safe to say that 2016 will be remembered as one of Israeli economy’s best years.” Israel’s economy grew 4 percent...

March 10, 2017 3:19 pm

Israeli Army to Train Women as Tank Operators for First Time

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has launched a pilot program to train women as tank operators, an...

March 10, 2017 10:17 am

Netanyahu Seeks Putin’s Reassurance to Keep Iran From Presence on Israeli Border

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Moscow on Thursday seeking reassurance from Russian President Vladimir Putin...

March 9, 2017 11:05 am

Construction on Underground Wall Along Israel-Gaza Border Expedited

Construction work on the underground wall designed to prevent tunnel breaches into Israeli territory from...

March 8, 2017 11:06 am

IDF to Begin Recruiting Jewish Youths From Abroad for Technological Roles in Computer Division

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will soon begin recruiting Jewish youths from abroad to...

March 8, 2017 10:50 am

Israeli Security Forces Uncover, Dismantle Weapons-Smuggling Network

JNS.org - A months-long joint operation between the Israel Defense Forces, the Shin Bet security agency...

March 13, 2017 12:35 pm

Israel Arrests Members of Hamas Terror Cells in West Bank

JNS.org - Israel’s Shin Bet security agency announced on Sunday the arrest of two Palestinian men who had planned to carry out terror attacks on behalf...

March 12, 2017 10:49 am

In Purim Remarks, Netanyahu Says Persians Didn’t Succeed in Killing Jews Then and They Won’t Succeed Now

Just as the Persians did not succeed in killing the Jews in antiquity, neither will the Iranians succeed today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday...

March 11, 2017 1:00 pm

Bereaved Families in Israel Celebrate Life at Purim Costume Party

Dozens of bereaved families across the country attended a Purim costume party Wednesday in Jerusalem held by an organization that provides support to Israel's families hit by...

March 10, 2017 3:25 pm

2016, ‘One of Israeli Economy’s Best Years,’ Finance Minister Says

JNS.org - Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon praised his country's economic advances on Thursday, saying, “It is safe to say that 2016 will be remembered as...

March 10, 2017 3:19 pm

Israeli Army to Train Women as Tank Operators for First Time

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has launched a pilot program to train women as tank operators, an official announced on Thursday. As part of the IDF’s efforts to increase...

March 10, 2017 10:17 am

Netanyahu Seeks Putin’s Reassurance to Keep Iran From Presence on Israeli Border

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Moscow on Thursday seeking reassurance from Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country’s presence in Syria would help Israel block...

March 9, 2017 11:05 am

Construction on Underground Wall Along Israel-Gaza Border Expedited

Construction work on the underground wall designed to prevent tunnel breaches into Israeli territory from Gaza is being expedited. Between 1,500 and 2,000 foreign workers are...

March 8, 2017 11:06 am

IDF to Begin Recruiting Jewish Youths From Abroad for Technological Roles in Computer Division

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will soon begin recruiting Jewish youths from abroad to serve in technological roles in the military’s Computer Service Directorate. The...

March 8, 2017 10:50 am

Israeli Security Forces Uncover, Dismantle Weapons-Smuggling Network

JNS.org - A months-long joint operation between the Israel Defense Forces, the Shin Bet security agency and the Israel Police to bring down a vast Palestinian...

March 7, 2017 10:56 am

IDF Troops Defuse Two Explosive Charges Found Near Gaza Border

JNS.org - Israeli security forces Tuesday neutralized two explosive devices placed on the Israel-Gaza Strip border. It is believed one of the Salafi terrorist groups based...

March 7, 2017 9:04 am

Knesset Passes Bill Banning BDS Supporters From Entering Country

JNS.org - The Knesset Monday approved a controversial bill to deny visas and residency permits to people who support boycotting Israel. The new law, approved in a...

March 6, 2017 12:32 pm

Israeli Government Votes to Decriminalize Recreational Marijuana Use

JNS.org - The Israeli government has voted in favor of decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, joining several European countries and US states in adopting similar measures. According to...

March 6, 2017 10:47 am

Israeli Defense Minister Says Trump Admin Warned Against West Bank Annexation

JNS.org - The Trump administration has warned Israel against pursuing unilateral moves across Judea and Samaria, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs...

March 6, 2017 10:42 am

Netanyahu: Iran Behind More Than 80% of Israel’s Security Problems

Iran is responsible for more than 80% of Israel's security problems, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, quoting one of the country's security agencies. “We are...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

Trump, Chinese Counterpart to Meet at Mar-a-Lago

Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with US President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on April 6 and 7, according to China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It would...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: The Bigotry of ‘Intersectionality’

What do the terrorist group Hamas and the anti-violence group Black Lives Matter have in common? What does the democracy of Israel have in common with the antisemitic Ku Klux...

Middle East

Arab Leaders at Summit Say Ready to Work With Trump on Israeli-Palestinian ...

Arab leaders on Wednesday relaunched a peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood, signaling to...

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