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Report: Netanyahu to Lift Ban on Lawmakers Visiting Temple Mount

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will gradually lift a ban which forbids Israeli ministers and lawmakers from visiting the flashpoint Temple Mount site in...

March 28, 2017 8:58 am

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction in two separate corruption scandals, including...

Israeli Politicians Join Protest Against Tel Aviv High School Simulating IDF Abuse of Palestinians at Checkpoints

Two Knesset members protested Sunday in front of a Tel Aviv high school that erected a mock Israeli-Palestinian checkpoint last week, The Algemeiner has learned. MK Oded Forer, from Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman's Yisrael Beytenu party, and MK Oren Hazan,...

Israelis Warned of Increased Terror Threat Before Passover Holiday Travel

JNS.org - Ahead of the Passover holiday, Israel has issued travel advisories cautioning Israelis to avoid vacationing in the Egyptian Sinai, Turkey and Jordan. The Egyptian Sinai received the highest-level travel warning, level one, out of four,...

March 27, 2017 10:06 am

Israel Discloses Arrest of Arab Citizen Over Transfer of Funds to ISIS

JNS.org - Israel’s Shin Bet security agency Monday disclosed that an Israeli citizen was recently arrested...

March 26, 2017 4:36 pm

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assassinate Former Hamas PM Haniyeh

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my...

March 26, 2017 4:33 pm

In Wake of Assassination of Senior Hamas Commander, IDF Instructs Israeli Farmers Not to Approach Gaza Border Fence

Farmers in southern Israel were instructed by the IDF not to go near the security...

March 26, 2017 9:51 am

Hamas Closes Gaza-Israel Border in Wake of Commander’s Assassination

Hamas closed the border crossing between the Gaza Strip in Israel on Sunday morning in...

March 26, 2017 9:49 am

Report: Israel Police Only Managed to Arrest JCC Bomb-Threat Suspect After Trump Sent FBI Agents to Jewish State

Israeli police only managed to zero in on the Jewish Israeli-American teen suspected of calling...

March 28, 2017 8:58 am

Report: Netanyahu to Lift Ban on Lawmakers Visiting Temple Mount

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will gradually lift a ban which forbids Israeli ministers and lawmakers from visiting the flashpoint Temple Mount site in Jerusalem,...

March 27, 2017 12:06 pm

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the...

March 27, 2017 11:56 am

Israeli Politicians Join Protest Against Tel Aviv High School Simulating IDF Abuse of Palestinians at Checkpoints

Two Knesset members protested Sunday in front of a Tel Aviv high school that erected a mock Israeli-Palestinian checkpoint last week, The Algemeiner has learned. MK Oded Forer, from Defense...

March 27, 2017 11:19 am

Israelis Warned of Increased Terror Threat Before Passover Holiday Travel

JNS.org - Ahead of the Passover holiday, Israel has issued travel advisories cautioning Israelis to avoid vacationing in the Egyptian Sinai, Turkey and Jordan. The Egyptian...

March 27, 2017 10:06 am

Israel Discloses Arrest of Arab Citizen Over Transfer of Funds to ISIS

JNS.org - Israel’s Shin Bet security agency Monday disclosed that an Israeli citizen was recently arrested on suspicion of transferring funds to the Islamic State terror...

March 26, 2017 4:36 pm

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assassinate Former Hamas PM Haniyeh

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Facebook followers on...

March 26, 2017 4:33 pm

In Wake of Assassination of Senior Hamas Commander, IDF Instructs Israeli Farmers Not to Approach Gaza Border Fence

Farmers in southern Israel were instructed by the IDF not to go near the security fence along the Gaza border, the Hebrew news site nrg...

March 26, 2017 9:51 am

Hamas Closes Gaza-Israel Border in Wake of Commander’s Assassination

Hamas closed the border crossing between the Gaza Strip in Israel on Sunday morning in the wake of the assassination of one of its commanders,...

March 26, 2017 9:49 am

Report: Israel Police Only Managed to Arrest JCC Bomb-Threat Suspect After Trump Sent FBI Agents to Jewish State

Israeli police only managed to zero in on the Jewish Israeli-American teen suspected of calling in the JCC bomb threats after US President Donald Trump...

March 24, 2017 5:08 pm

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel Aviv

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park, Channel 2 reported. Participants sloshed their...

March 24, 2017 9:12 am

Anti-Israel Groups Will Not Benefit From National Service, New Law Stipulates

JNS.org - The Knesset finalized a law Wednesday preventing foreign-funded organizations that operate against Israel from enjoying the benefits of Israel’s national service program. The bill...

March 23, 2017 1:06 pm

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France,...

March 22, 2017 10:28 am

18 Palestinian Terror Suspects Arrested in Connection With Suspicious WhatsApp Chat Group

JNS.org - Israeli police arrested 18 Palestinian terror suspects this week in connection with their membership in a suspicious chat group on the popular messenger app...

March 22, 2017 9:55 am

IDF Drone Crash in Syria Likely Caused by Technical Error, Investigation Reveals

JNS.org - A military investigation revealed that an Israeli drone’s reported crash in Syria this week likely occurred due to a technical error, rather than being...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

British Parliamentary Candidate Suspended Over Wildly Antisemitic Social Me...

Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has suspended one of its candidates in the forthcoming June 8 General Election over a series...

Opinion

Invest in BDS — Boycotted Companies Make Lots of Money

Yesterday, Caterpillar announced much better financial results than were anticipated, and its stock price rose by nearly 8%. I half-jokingly tweeted that a smart investor should look carefully at any company that BDSers want to boycott,...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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