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Hebrew University to Host Prestigious Medical Cannabis Conference in 2021

JNS.org - The International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) will hold its global conference at Israel’s Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2021. The ICRS -- the oldest...

August 2, 2017 2:22 pm

European-Funded Palestinian NGOs Launch Fierce Defense of PA’s Terror Payments Policy

Leading Palestinian NGOs -- many of them backed with generous funding from European governments and agencies -- have launched a new campaign in defense of the Palestinian Authority's widely condemned policy of paying monthly salaries and...

Israeli Man Seriously Wounded by Palestinian Terrorist in Stabbing at Yavne Supermarket

JNS.org - An Israeli man was seriously wounded on Wednesday when he was stabbed by a Palestinian terrorist at a Shufersal supermarket in the central Israeli city of Yavne. The terrorist, 19, is from the West...

Record Number of Jews Ascend Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av

JNS.org - More than 1,000 Jews ascended the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem on Tuesday during the fast of Tisha B’Av, to commemorate the destruction of the Jewish temples that once existed at...

August 1, 2017 12:11 pm

Israeli Court Rules Against Greek Orthodox Church in Landmark Property Case

JNS.org - In a landmark ruling, the Jerusalem District Court Monday upheld a set of real...

August 1, 2017 12:04 pm

Israel Launching Two New Satellites Into Space Simultaneously

JNS.org - Israel is set to simultaneously launch two new satellites into space for the first...

August 1, 2017 10:25 am

Israelis Attend Tisha B’Av Prayer Services at Western Wall Following Weeks of Jerusalem Tensions

Thousands of Jews attended prayers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem to observe the start...

July 31, 2017 6:37 pm

Netanyahu Again Mulls Shutdown of Al Jazeera’s Jerusalem Offices, Network Vows to Fight Potential Move

JNS.org - The Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera vowed it will fight attempts by Israeli Prime Minister...

July 31, 2017 4:35 pm

Ahead of Tisha B’Av, Israeli President Issues Call for Jewish Unity

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin issued a call for Jewish unity on Monday at a pre-Tisha...

August 2, 2017 2:22 pm

Hebrew University to Host Prestigious Medical Cannabis Conference in 2021

JNS.org - The International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) will hold its global conference at Israel’s Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2021. The ICRS -- the oldest scientific...

August 2, 2017 1:02 pm

European-Funded Palestinian NGOs Launch Fierce Defense of PA’s Terror Payments Policy

Leading Palestinian NGOs -- many of them backed with generous funding from European governments and agencies -- have launched a new campaign in defense of...

August 2, 2017 9:33 am

Israeli Man Seriously Wounded by Palestinian Terrorist in Stabbing at Yavne Supermarket

JNS.org - An Israeli man was seriously wounded on Wednesday when he was stabbed by a Palestinian terrorist at a Shufersal supermarket in the central...

August 1, 2017 4:33 pm

Record Number of Jews Ascend Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av

JNS.org - More than 1,000 Jews ascended the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem on Tuesday during the fast of Tisha B’Av, to commemorate...

August 1, 2017 12:11 pm

Israeli Court Rules Against Greek Orthodox Church in Landmark Property Case

JNS.org - In a landmark ruling, the Jerusalem District Court Monday upheld a set of real estate deals between the Greek Orthodox Church and the Israeli...

August 1, 2017 12:04 pm

Israel Launching Two New Satellites Into Space Simultaneously

JNS.org - Israel is set to simultaneously launch two new satellites into space for the first time. Early on Wednesday, the Israel Space Agency (ISA) will launch...

August 1, 2017 10:25 am

Israelis Attend Tisha B’Av Prayer Services at Western Wall Following Weeks of Jerusalem Tensions

Thousands of Jews attended prayers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem to observe the start of the Tisha B'av fasting day on Monday night, days...

July 31, 2017 6:37 pm

Netanyahu Again Mulls Shutdown of Al Jazeera’s Jerusalem Offices, Network Vows to Fight Potential Move

JNS.org - The Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera vowed it will fight attempts by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to shut down its offices in Jerusalem. Netanyahu last...

July 31, 2017 4:35 pm

Ahead of Tisha B’Av, Israeli President Issues Call for Jewish Unity

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin issued a call for Jewish unity on Monday at a pre-Tisha B’Av Torah study session he hosted at his residence in...

July 31, 2017 1:31 pm

Video Emerges Showing Pizza Tray-Wielding Israeli Man Fending off Palestinian Terrorist in Petah Tikva

A video has emerged that shows the moment an Israeli man wielding a pizza tray fended off a Palestinian terrorist during a stabbing attack in...

July 31, 2017 11:21 am

Five East Jerusalem Residents Indicted for Incitement Against Israel

JNS.org - Five Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem were indicted on Monday on charges of incitement to terrorism over actions including Facebook posts lauding the...

July 31, 2017 11:05 am

Israeli Start-Ups Raise $400 Million in June, $2.3 Billion Since January

JNS.org - Israeli start-ups raised some $400 million in July after raising $2.3 billion in funding during the first half of 2017, Globes reported. The $2.3 billion...

July 31, 2017 10:28 am

Israel Closely Monitoring Palestinian Authority Leader Abbas’ ‘Deteriorating’ Health

JNS.org - Israel’s security establishment is closely monitoring the health condition of Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, after he was hospitalized this weekend at the...

July 30, 2017 4:22 pm

Citing Incitement, IDF Raids Palestinian Radio Station in Ramallah

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces raided the offices of a Palestinian radio station in Ramallah early Saturday, citing incitement to terrorism. The soldiers seized documents,...

Features

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this...

CAMERA Conference Helps Students Combat BDS at Home and Abroad

JNS.org - Some 80 students from 13 different countries participated in a recent high-level training conference to prepare them to respond to...

Top Israeli, American Experts Concerned About North Korean Nuclear Precedent for Iran

JNS.org – Several top Israeli and American experts on nuclear proliferation and Iran say...

World

Synagogue Receives Flowers and Love from Anonymous Well-Wisher After Charlo...

A Chabad rabbi in California is sharing a heart-warming story to cheer up Americans still reeling from last week's violent...

Opinion

There Aren’t Two Sides: Conspiratorial Antisemitism, From Charlottesville...

In addition to the racism and xenophobia that was on display Saturday in Charlottesville, the ‘Unite the Right’ event represented a perfect...

August 17, 2017 12:40 pm
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Middle East

Don’t Let Iran Copy North Korea and ‘Blackmail’ US Over N...

The former commander of the US Navy's Seventh Fleet in the Pacific Ocean has warned of an even more dangerous nuclear...

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