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Sequoia Capital’s Raanan Launches Cyber-Focused Fund

Gili Raanan, general partner at Sequoia Capital Israel, has raised $50 million for a new venture capital fund called Cyberstarts. Investors in the fund include...

April 12, 2018 10:27 am

In Yom Hashoah Speech, Netanyahu Says Israel is ‘Steadfast’ in Preventing Iranian Aggression

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Jewish state remains “steadfast” in preventing Iranian aggression amid ongoing threats. “We are preventing Iranian activity in Syria. These are not just words,” Netanyahu said in his speech...

Israeli Air Force Gives Tel Aviv a Scare as Syria Tensions Flare

Israeli police emergency lines lit up on Thursday after warplanes roared over the Tel Aviv coast, dropping anti-missile flares and performing aerobatics at a time of tension along the border with Syria. It was just a...

Israeli Security Heads Confer After Trump’s Threat to Bomb Syria

JNS.org - Top-level Israeli security officials met Wednesday to prepare for scenarios in which Israel is attacked by Iran or Syria, following a tweet by US President Donald Trump declaring he would bomb Syria. Iran, which has...

April 12, 2018 9:34 am

Israeli Strike Kills Hamas Gunman as Gaza Border Simmers

An Israeli air strike killed a Hamas gunman and wounded one on Thursday, Palestinian medical...

April 11, 2018 3:31 pm

On Holocaust Memorial Day, Israeli PM Netanyahu Urges Action Against Syria, Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a speech at Israel's annual Holocaust commemorations on Wednesday to call...

April 11, 2018 2:09 pm

From Obama to Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Record on Israel Shows Unwavering Support

House Speaker Paul Ryan -- who announced on Wednesday that he will not be seeking...

April 11, 2018 1:38 pm

Members of Elite IDF Canine Unit Pay Tribute to Dogs Killed in Battle

Soldiers of the IDF’s Oketz canine special forces unit came together this week for an...

April 11, 2018 12:07 pm

Holocaust Letters Contained ‘a Lot of Hope,’ Exhibit Shows

"Hope to see you in good health, a thousand kisses, mommy," were the last words...

April 12, 2018 10:27 am

Sequoia Capital’s Raanan Launches Cyber-Focused Fund

Gili Raanan, general partner at Sequoia Capital Israel, has raised $50 million for a new venture capital fund called Cyberstarts. Investors in the fund include Shlomo...

April 12, 2018 10:08 am

In Yom Hashoah Speech, Netanyahu Says Israel is ‘Steadfast’ in Preventing Iranian Aggression

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Jewish state remains “steadfast” in preventing Iranian aggression amid ongoing threats. “We are preventing Iranian activity in Syria....

April 12, 2018 9:54 am

Israeli Air Force Gives Tel Aviv a Scare as Syria Tensions Flare

Israeli police emergency lines lit up on Thursday after warplanes roared over the Tel Aviv coast, dropping anti-missile flares and performing aerobatics at a time...

April 12, 2018 9:50 am

Israeli Security Heads Confer After Trump’s Threat to Bomb Syria

JNS.org - Top-level Israeli security officials met Wednesday to prepare for scenarios in which Israel is attacked by Iran or Syria, following a tweet by US...

April 12, 2018 9:34 am

Israeli Strike Kills Hamas Gunman as Gaza Border Simmers

An Israeli air strike killed a Hamas gunman and wounded one on Thursday, Palestinian medical officials said, as tensions across the Gaza Strip border simmered. Israel...

April 11, 2018 3:31 pm

On Holocaust Memorial Day, Israeli PM Netanyahu Urges Action Against Syria, Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a speech at Israel's annual Holocaust commemorations on Wednesday to call for action against Syria following a suspected poison gas attack. The...

April 11, 2018 2:09 pm

From Obama to Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s Record on Israel Shows Unwavering Support

House Speaker Paul Ryan -- who announced on Wednesday that he will not be seeking re-election in the Wisconsin 1st District that he has represented...

April 11, 2018 1:38 pm

Members of Elite IDF Canine Unit Pay Tribute to Dogs Killed in Battle

Soldiers of the IDF’s Oketz canine special forces unit came together this week for an annual gathering to pay tribute to dogs killed in operational...

April 11, 2018 12:07 pm

Holocaust Letters Contained ‘a Lot of Hope,’ Exhibit Shows

"Hope to see you in good health, a thousand kisses, mommy," were the last words Betty's mother wrote to her before being sent with her...

April 11, 2018 10:21 am

African Migrants in Limbo as Israel Seeks Uganda Deportation Deal

Israel is finalizing a deal to deport thousands of African migrants to Uganda under a new scheme after agreements with Rwanda and the UN's refugee...

April 10, 2018 5:54 pm

As Trump Meets With Emir, US Jewish Groups Emphasize Qatar’s Support for Hamas, Antisemitic Incitement

As US President Donald Trump hosted Qatar's Emir Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House on Tuesday, American Jewish leaders cautioned that any warming...

April 10, 2018 1:34 pm

Israeli Labor Party Breaks Off Relations With Britain’s Corbyn

Israel's Labor party said on Tuesday it had suspended relations with British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, accusing him of sanctioning antisemitism and showing hatred...

April 10, 2018 1:14 pm

Amid Heightened Gaza Border Tensions, Hamas Reportedly Training Fighters to Kidnap IDF Soldiers

Amid heightened tensions on the Israel-Gaza border, the Hamas terrorist group is openly training its fighters to take over Israeli military posts, infiltrate border communities...

April 10, 2018 12:34 pm

Israel to Offset Five-Year Drought With Two New Desalination Plants

JNS.org - Israel’s Ministry of Energy and Water announced Monday that two new desalination plants will be built to offset the deficits of an extended five-year drought...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

World

Russian Envoy Plays Down Tensions With Israel Over Syria Strikes

Russia's ambassador to Israel on Wednesday played down tensions between the countries over Israeli attacks in Syria, saying they were not the reason for Moscow's proposed supply of an advanced...

Opinion

Fatah Names Children’s Camp After Terrorist Responsible for Murder of...

A children's camp named after a terrorist -- the Martyr Abu Jihad Camp -- is currently being housed at a Palestinian...

Middle East

Enclave Northeast of Damascus Said to Be Free of Rebels

A media unit run by the Syrian government's Lebanese ally Hezbollah said on Wednesday an opposition enclave northeast of Damascus was now free of rebels and under state control. Under a...

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