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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...

February 1, 2017 2:11 pm

Clashes Erupt Between Israeli Protesters, Police During Amona Outpost Evacuation

JNS.org - Israeli security forces began the evacuation of the Amona outpost in Judea and Samaria, with clashes between police and protesters turning violent. According to the Israel Police, 16 officers have been wounded during clashes...

Israel Approves Construction of 3,000 More Homes in West Bank

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman approved the construction of 3,000 more homes across Judea and Samaria, the West Bank. Tuesday’s move follows a similar decision made by Netanyahu last week...

Israeli Military Sees Spike in Number of Women Serving in Combat Units

JNS.org - The number of women serving in Israel's combat units continues to rise, with about 2,800 slated to fill such roles this year, according to figures revealed in a special meeting of the Knesset Foreign Affairs...

January 31, 2017 1:50 pm

Israel, Turkey Renew Diplomatic Dialogue for First Time in 6 Years

JNS.org - Israeli Foreign Ministry Director General Yuval Rotem will visit Turkey next week in...

January 31, 2017 1:17 pm
January 31, 2017 9:59 am

Amona Residents Ordered by IDF to Evacuate Premises Within 48 Hours

JNS.org -- Residents of the Amona outpost have been ordered by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to evacuate...

January 30, 2017 11:45 am

Israel Enters Diplomat Fray With Mexico Following Netanyahu Tweet on Border Walls

JNS.org -- Israel became involved in the ongoing tension between the US and Mexico over the US...

January 30, 2017 10:59 am

2 Palestinians Jailed for Planning ISIS-Inspired Terror Attack in Jerusalem

Two Palestinians were sentenced to time in prison on Monday after being found guilty of...

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...

February 1, 2017 10:57 am

Clashes Erupt Between Israeli Protesters, Police During Amona Outpost Evacuation

JNS.org - Israeli security forces began the evacuation of the Amona outpost in Judea and Samaria, with clashes between police and protesters turning violent. According to...

February 1, 2017 8:07 am

Israel Approves Construction of 3,000 More Homes in West Bank

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman approved the construction of 3,000 more homes across Judea and Samaria, the West Bank. Tuesday’s...

January 31, 2017 1:57 pm

Israeli Military Sees Spike in Number of Women Serving in Combat Units

JNS.org - The number of women serving in Israel's combat units continues to rise, with about 2,800 slated to fill such roles this year, according to figures...

January 31, 2017 1:50 pm

Israel, Turkey Renew Diplomatic Dialogue for First Time in 6 Years

JNS.org - Israeli Foreign Ministry Director General Yuval Rotem will visit Turkey next week in a move meant to renew dialogue between Jerusalem and Ankara...

January 31, 2017 1:17 pm

‘They Ran Toward the Truck and Shot the Terrorist,’ Says Wounded Survivor of Deadly Jerusalem Vehicle-Ramming Attack in Defense of Comrades Accused of Cowardice

One of the IDF cadets who survived the truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem earlier this month, and completed the first part of their officers’ course on...

January 31, 2017 9:59 am

Amona Residents Ordered by IDF to Evacuate Premises Within 48 Hours

JNS.org -- Residents of the Amona outpost have been ordered by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to evacuate the area within two days. “After 48 hours, no person will...

January 30, 2017 11:45 am

Israel Enters Diplomat Fray With Mexico Following Netanyahu Tweet on Border Walls

JNS.org -- Israel became involved in the ongoing tension between the US and Mexico over the US administration's proposed border wall, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted about his...

January 30, 2017 10:59 am

2 Palestinians Jailed for Planning ISIS-Inspired Terror Attack in Jerusalem

Two Palestinians were sentenced to time in prison on Monday after being found guilty of planning a terror attack inspired by the Islamic State organization...

January 29, 2017 2:28 pm

Global Credit Ratings Agency Moody’s Lauds Israel’s Economic Policy

JNS.org - A new report by international credit ratings agency Moody's praised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon for the economic policies...

January 29, 2017 2:25 pm

Netanyahu Expresses Support for US Embassy Move to Jerusalem, But Signals No Urgency in Taking Action

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced support on Sunday for moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem but mentioned no time frame, after a Republican activist accused...

January 27, 2017 1:45 pm

Report: Local Palestinian Family Helped Rescue Israelis Injured in Deadly West Bank Bus Crash

Members of a Palestinian family rushed to help rescue Israelis who were injured in a deadly bus accident that took place in the West Bank...

January 27, 2017 1:39 pm

Netanyahu Notes Rising Antisemitism in Europe, Iran Threat in Holocaust Remembrance Day Remarks

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu noted the uptick in antisemitism across Europe and the ongoing Iranian nuclear threat during an event marking International Holocaust Remembrance...

January 27, 2017 1:33 pm

Israel, Greece, Cyprus Sign Regional Cooperation Agreement

JNS.org - The leaders of the Israeli, Greek and Cypriot parliaments signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday to increase cooperation and enhance ties between the three...

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

Israeli Embassy in Ireland Denounces Last-Minute Cancellation of Ambassador...

The Israeli Embassy in Ireland said it was "horrified" by the last-minute cancellation of a talk by Ambassador Ze’ev Boker at Trinity...

Opinion

New York Times Hypes Australia Opposition to Netanyahu Visit

Before Prime Minister Netanyahu even begins his visit to Australia, the New York Times is out with an article amplifying the voices of his critics in that country while minimizing...

February 21, 2017 8:31 am
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Middle East

Israeli Journalist Embedded With Iraqi Forces Fighting ISIS Reports From Mo...

An Israeli reporter recently traveled to the Fertile Crescent and documented first-hand the ongoing battle between the Iraqi military and...

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