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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...

January 31, 2017 1:57 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 for the first time in six years. Rotem is scheduled to...

‘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 Tuesday afternoon, defended her comrades accused of cowardice, the Hebrew news...

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 be allowed to enter this area or be permitted to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

January 27, 2017 1:26 pm

Curious Israelis Chase Away Herd of Sharks Seen Off Mediterranean Coast

A herd of around 150 sharks that arrived off the Mediterranean coast near the Israeli city of Hadera earlier this week has been chased away...

January 27, 2017 1:25 pm

Netanyahu: World’s Silence in Face of Iran’s Threats Against Israel Will End With Trump Presidency

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu repeated his long-held belief on Thursday that Iran poses the “greatest danger” to Israel and predicted that the world’s silence in...

January 27, 2017 1:12 pm

Two Dead, Several Wounded After Bus Falls Off Cliff in West Bank

An Israeli bus has plummeted off a cliff in the occupied West Bank killing at least two people, Israeli media reported. The bus was traveling near...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Trump Rallies Supporters at CPAC Convention: ‘Now Is the Time for Act...

US President Donald Trump rallied his loyal supporters with a stridently populist and security-dominated message Friday, declaring the start of...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Why I Will Leave the Democratic Party If Ellison Is Electe...

Tomorrow the Democratic National Committee (DNC) will have to choose the direction of the Democratic Party, as well as its...

Middle East

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS) five days ago. It comes a...

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