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During Africa Visit, Netanyahu Announces Opening of Israeli Embassy in Rwanda

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced plans to open a new Israeli embassy in Rwanda in a bid to boost the Jewish state’s ties...

November 29, 2017 12:49 pm

Jewish Youths Protest Demolition of Samaria Memorial to Fallen Soldiers

JNS.org - Israeli security forces destroyed a carpentry shop in Elazar's Netiv Ha'avot neighborhood in Samaria’s Gush Etzion bloc Wednesday morning following an order by Israel’s High Court of Justice in September 2016 to demolish the...

Palestinian Terrorists Given Multiple Life Sentences for Tel Aviv Massacre

JNS.org - Three Palestinian terrorists who were convicted of murder in October for their involvement in the June 2016 terror attack that killed four Israelis in Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market were each sentenced in Tel Aviv...

Netanyahu Holds Series of Meetings During One-Day Visit to Kenya

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conducted a one-day visit to Kenya on Tuesday, to take part in celebrations for the inauguration of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. This is Netanyahu's third trip to Africa in the past...

November 28, 2017 1:40 pm

European Parliament Members Urge End to EU Financial Ties With BDS Advocates

More than 60 members of the European Parliament have signed a letter to Federica Mogherini,...

November 28, 2017 12:52 pm

No Laughs for Ken Livingstone As Fury Greets Announcement of West End Theater Show for Former London Mayor Accused of Antisemitism

The former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone – long regarded as a foe of Britain's...

November 28, 2017 11:42 am

Hezbollah Chieftain Nasrallah a ‘Target’ for Israel in ‘Next War in Lebanon,’ IDF General Says

The head of Hezbollah, Iran's proxy Shia terrorist organization in Lebanon, will be a "target" for...

November 28, 2017 11:20 am

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Insists There’s No Iranian Military Presence in Syria, Contradicting Netanyahu

Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman appeared to contradict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's warnings of a...

November 28, 2017 11:12 am

6-Year-Old Israeli Boy With Rare Disease Seeks Lifesaving Treatment

JNS.org - The family of 6-year-old Israeli boy Shalev Bokovza, who was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy...

November 29, 2017 12:49 pm

During Africa Visit, Netanyahu Announces Opening of Israeli Embassy in Rwanda

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced plans to open a new Israeli embassy in Rwanda in a bid to boost the Jewish state’s ties in...

November 29, 2017 12:44 pm

Jewish Youths Protest Demolition of Samaria Memorial to Fallen Soldiers

JNS.org - Israeli security forces destroyed a carpentry shop in Elazar's Netiv Ha'avot neighborhood in Samaria’s Gush Etzion bloc Wednesday morning following an order by Israel’s...

November 29, 2017 12:20 pm

Palestinian Terrorists Given Multiple Life Sentences for Tel Aviv Massacre

JNS.org - Three Palestinian terrorists who were convicted of murder in October for their involvement in the June 2016 terror attack that killed four Israelis in...

November 29, 2017 12:14 pm

Netanyahu Holds Series of Meetings During One-Day Visit to Kenya

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu conducted a one-day visit to Kenya on Tuesday, to take part in celebrations for the inauguration of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta....

November 28, 2017 1:40 pm

European Parliament Members Urge End to EU Financial Ties With BDS Advocates

More than 60 members of the European Parliament have signed a letter to Federica Mogherini, the EU's Foreign Affairs Representative, demanding an end to EU...

November 28, 2017 12:52 pm

No Laughs for Ken Livingstone As Fury Greets Announcement of West End Theater Show for Former London Mayor Accused of Antisemitism

The former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone – long regarded as a foe of Britain's Jewish community for his incendiary attacks on Zionism – was...

November 28, 2017 11:42 am

Hezbollah Chieftain Nasrallah a ‘Target’ for Israel in ‘Next War in Lebanon,’ IDF General Says

The head of Hezbollah, Iran's proxy Shia terrorist organization in Lebanon, will be a "target" for Israel in a future war on its northern border, an...

November 28, 2017 11:20 am

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Insists There’s No Iranian Military Presence in Syria, Contradicting Netanyahu

Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman appeared to contradict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's warnings of a burgeoning Iranian military presence in Syria in an interview with...

November 28, 2017 11:12 am

6-Year-Old Israeli Boy With Rare Disease Seeks Lifesaving Treatment

JNS.org - The family of 6-year-old Israeli boy Shalev Bokovza, who was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) at 6 months old, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise...

November 28, 2017 11:02 am

Rivlin Invites Prince Harry and Fiancee Meghan Markle to Honeymoon in Israel

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday congratulated the UK’s Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle on their engagement, and invited the couple to...

November 28, 2017 10:40 am

New Maritime Iron Dome System Declared Operational by IDF

JNS.org - A new maritime version of the Iron Dome missile defense system has been declared operational by the IDF following months of testing. “Today, the Naval...

November 28, 2017 1:00 am

Netanyahu Departs for Kenya to Meet With 11 African Heads of State

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday departed for a one-day visit to Kenya, where he will meet with 11 African heads of state. Although...

November 27, 2017 7:29 pm

New School Professor Attacks Forthcoming Appearance by BDSer Linda Sarsour on Antisemitism Panel

A leading professor at New York's New School who describes herself as a liberal has denounced the college for its plans to host BDS activist...

November 27, 2017 7:21 pm

US Jewish Organizations Condemn Islamist Massacre at Egyptian Mosque

US Jewish organizations roundly condemned Friday's massacre at an Egyptian mosque in northern Sinai, in which more than 300 people were murdered by up to...

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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