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Condition of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Remains Serious, But Consciousness ‘Extremely Significant,’ Doctors Say

Shimon Peres remains in serious condition for a third consecutive day after suffering a stroke on Tuesday night. One of the doctors treating Peres at...

September 15, 2016 9:31 am
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Obama, Israeli Government Cut Congress Out of Aid Dealing

As part of a 10-year US-Israel security aid agreement, the Israeli government has signed a letter promising to give back any additional money that Congress appropriates, effectively preventing Congress from giving Israel any more money...

Israeli Official: Discovery of Second Temple-Era Artifact Further Evidence of Ancient Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

A 2,000-year-old scale weight uncovered in an archaeological dig in Jerusalem is further evidence of the ancient bond between the Jewish people and the holy city, a top Israeli Foreign Ministry official said on Thursday. Referring...

World’s Oldest Man, Israeli Holocaust Survivor, Readies for Bar Mitzvah at 113

The world's oldest man turned 113 on Thursday and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel readied for the Bar Mitzvah he was denied a century ago, his family said. Yisrael Kristal, an observant Jew from Zarnow...

September 15, 2016 4:31 am
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Israel Offers Marriage-Prep Course for Religious High School Students

JNS.org -- A marriage preparation class for religious high school students will be offered this...

September 15, 2016 4:28 am
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American Gospel Singer, Church Delegation to Visit Israel

JNS.org -- An American gospel singer, along with a delegation from a Bahamian church, will visit Israel...

September 15, 2016 4:26 am
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Strides in ALS Treatment Made at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University

JNS.org -- A new study published by researchers from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) in the Negev explores a molecular...

September 14, 2016 1:20 pm
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Israel’s Knesset Launches Initiative to Increase Special-Needs Staff

In an effort to increase the number of special-needs staff members it hires, the Knesset published...

September 14, 2016 12:41 pm
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New IDF Recruit With Cerebral Palsy Lauded for Insisting on Serving Country

The induction into the IDF on Monday of an Eilat resident with cerebral palsy was...

September 15, 2016 9:31 am
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Condition of Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Remains Serious, But Consciousness ‘Extremely Significant,’ Doctors Say

Shimon Peres remains in serious condition for a third consecutive day after suffering a stroke on Tuesday night. One of the doctors treating Peres at Tel...

September 15, 2016 8:52 am
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Obama, Israeli Government Cut Congress Out of Aid Dealing

As part of a 10-year US-Israel security aid agreement, the Israeli government has signed a letter promising to give back any additional money that Congress...

September 15, 2016 8:35 am
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Israeli Official: Discovery of Second Temple-Era Artifact Further Evidence of Ancient Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

A 2,000-year-old scale weight uncovered in an archaeological dig in Jerusalem is further evidence of the ancient bond between the Jewish people and the holy...

September 15, 2016 8:30 am
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World’s Oldest Man, Israeli Holocaust Survivor, Readies for Bar Mitzvah at 113

The world's oldest man turned 113 on Thursday and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel readied for the Bar Mitzvah he was denied a century...

September 15, 2016 4:31 am
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Israel Offers Marriage-Prep Course for Religious High School Students

JNS.org -- A marriage preparation class for religious high school students will be offered this year by Israel’s Ministry of Education, Haaretz reported on Tuesday. Counselors...

September 15, 2016 4:28 am
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American Gospel Singer, Church Delegation to Visit Israel

JNS.org -- An American gospel singer, along with a delegation from a Bahamian church, will visit Israel later this month as part of a bridge-building initiative led...

September 15, 2016 4:26 am
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Strides in ALS Treatment Made at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University

JNS.org -- A new study published by researchers from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) in the Negev explores a molecular mechanism that could help develop new treatments for ALS, also...

September 14, 2016 1:20 pm
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Israel’s Knesset Launches Initiative to Increase Special-Needs Staff

In an effort to increase the number of special-needs staff members it hires, the Knesset published a want-ad specifically geared towards job-seekers with intellectual disabilities (ID), Israel’s...

September 14, 2016 12:41 pm
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New IDF Recruit With Cerebral Palsy Lauded for Insisting on Serving Country

The induction into the IDF on Monday of an Eilat resident with cerebral palsy was celebrated with great fanfare, Israel’s Channel 10 reported. According to the...

September 14, 2016 10:10 am
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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres ‘Critical But Stable’ After Stroke

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is in intensive care after suffering a serious stroke, medical officials say. Doctors at the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv,...

September 14, 2016 10:06 am
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US, Israel Reach Military Aid Agreement, With New Limitations Placed on Use of Funds

Israel and the United States have reached an agreement that will provide Israel an unprecedented amount of military aid over a decade. The State Department said...

September 13, 2016 3:30 pm
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Israeli Shooter Wins Bronze Medal at Paralympics in Rio

JNS.org - Israeli shooter Doron Shaziri won a bronze medal in the 50-meter rifle three-positions competition at the Rio 2016 Paralympics on Monday. Shaziri, 49, completed both the...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

‘Avenger’ Holocaust Survivor Dies at 91

JNS.org -- A Holocaust survivor who participated in a revenge plot to poison former SS officers after World War II has died at the age of 91. Lithuanian-born Joseph Harmatz lost most of his...

Opinion

Destigmatizing Israelis Who Live Outside of Israel

It used to be considered embarrassing to be a yored, an Israeli who leaves the country to live elsewhere. The very name connotes a downfall -- a retreat from the extraordinary to the ordinary, from...

Middle East

Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according to a leading Israeli scholar. Eytan...

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