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President Rivlin: India is Israel’s Most Important Trade Partner

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met in New Delhi with the heads of Israel's defense sector operations in India while on an official state...

November 18, 2016 6:46 am

Israeli Spokesman Acknowledges Government Giving Money to Cash-Strapped Palestinian Authority to Promote Stability, Rejects Poverty-Terrorism Link

“Israel strongly rejects the contention that poverty is a sufficient, or even a necessary, cause of terrorism,” a spokesperson for the country’s Consulate General in New York told The Algemeiner on Thursday, following a Wall Street Journal...

Newly Discovered Byzantine Arch Unveiled in Jerusalem

JNS.org - The discovery of a 1,500-year-old Byzantine arch was revealed Wednesday at a ceremony attended by Israeli Construction Minister Yoav Gallant in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City. The arch was discovered during recent excavation...

Ex-IDF Intelligence Chief: Following Trump Victory, Israel Has Chance to Bolster Relationship With US

Following the election of Donald Trump, Israel has a chance bolster its relationship with America, an ex-IDF intelligence chief said on Tuesday. “Israel can try to influence the new administration’s Middle East policy and assume a...

November 16, 2016 10:46 am

Netanyahu: ‘Quiet Diplomacy’ Needed to Resolve Western Wall Issue

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “quiet diplomacy between Jews and Jews” is required to resolve...

November 16, 2016 10:35 am

Outpost Regulation Bill on West Bank Homes Passes Preliminary Reading in Knesset

JNS.org - A bill to legalize more Israeli settlements passed its preliminary Knesset vote Wednesday...

November 15, 2016 6:29 pm

Stock of Israeli Company Specializing in ‘Smart’ Border Fences on Sharp Rise Since Trump Election

The market value of an Israeli security company specializing in technologically advanced border fences has...

November 15, 2016 2:22 pm

Israel Appoints New Ambassador to Turkey in Final Step Towards Reconciliation, Normalization

JNS.org - Israel has announced the appointment of a new ambassador to Turkey in what...

November 15, 2016 2:10 pm

Trove of 3,600-Year-Old Artifacts Found Near Judean Foothills

JNS.org - A stock of ancient gold and silver artifacts dating back some 3,600 years was recently...

November 18, 2016 6:46 am

President Rivlin: India is Israel’s Most Important Trade Partner

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met in New Delhi with the heads of Israel's defense sector operations in India while on an official state trip...

November 17, 2016 4:38 pm

Israeli Spokesman Acknowledges Government Giving Money to Cash-Strapped Palestinian Authority to Promote Stability, Rejects Poverty-Terrorism Link

“Israel strongly rejects the contention that poverty is a sufficient, or even a necessary, cause of terrorism,” a spokesperson for the country’s Consulate General in New York...

November 17, 2016 9:56 am

Newly Discovered Byzantine Arch Unveiled in Jerusalem

JNS.org - The discovery of a 1,500-year-old Byzantine arch was revealed Wednesday at a ceremony attended by Israeli Construction Minister Yoav Gallant in the Jewish Quarter...

November 16, 2016 3:30 pm

Ex-IDF Intelligence Chief: Following Trump Victory, Israel Has Chance to Bolster Relationship With US

Following the election of Donald Trump, Israel has a chance bolster its relationship with America, an ex-IDF intelligence chief said on Tuesday. “Israel can try to...

November 16, 2016 10:46 am

Netanyahu: ‘Quiet Diplomacy’ Needed to Resolve Western Wall Issue

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “quiet diplomacy between Jews and Jews” is required to resolve the Western Wall prayer controversy, in a talk Tuesday to the General...

November 16, 2016 10:35 am

Outpost Regulation Bill on West Bank Homes Passes Preliminary Reading in Knesset

JNS.org - A bill to legalize more Israeli settlements passed its preliminary Knesset vote Wednesday amid growing political tensions surrounding the proposal. The bill to legalize...

November 15, 2016 6:29 pm

Stock of Israeli Company Specializing in ‘Smart’ Border Fences on Sharp Rise Since Trump Election

The market value of an Israeli security company specializing in technologically advanced border fences has been rising sharply since Donald Trump won the US presidential...

November 15, 2016 2:22 pm

Israel Appoints New Ambassador to Turkey in Final Step Towards Reconciliation, Normalization

JNS.org - Israel has announced the appointment of a new ambassador to Turkey in what may be viewed as the final step in reconciliation and...

November 15, 2016 2:10 pm

Trove of 3,600-Year-Old Artifacts Found Near Judean Foothills

JNS.org - A stock of ancient gold and silver artifacts dating back some 3,600 years was recently discovered in Tel Gezer, an archaeological site on the Judean...

November 15, 2016 1:17 pm

Israel Ratifies Paris Climate Change Agreement

JNS.org - The Israeli government has ratified the landmark climate change agreement signed last year in Paris that seeks to lower greenhouse gas emissions internationally. “The...

November 14, 2016 4:04 pm

Artificial Habitat Created to Prevent Extinction of Fish Found Only in Israel

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority (INPA) inaugurated an artificial habitat to save a species of fish found only in Israel from extinction, the Hebrew...

November 14, 2016 11:40 am

Netanyahu Supports Bill Aimed at Limiting Volume of Mosque Calls to Prayer

The Israeli prime minister has been accused of restricting religious freedom after backing a law to limit the volume of calls to prayer from mosques. Benjamin...

November 13, 2016 4:34 pm

Report: Israeli Defense Establishment Sees Trump Victory as Opportunity to Remove Obama Restrictions on Military Aid

Leaving the political echelon to ponder the attitude of US President-elect Donald Trump towards the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the Jewish state's defense establishment is waiting -- with...

November 13, 2016 11:57 am

Israel’s Netanyahu Warns Ministers Not to Publicly Predict Trump’s Mideast Moves

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday cautioned his cabinet ministers not to turn to the media with their predictions of what US President-elect Donald Trump’s...

Culture

Gefilte Fish Causes Some First-Time Tasters to Smile, Others to Gag

A new video shows people tasting gefilte fish for the first time, and...

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Opinion

Where the Trump Administration Should Start on Israeli-Palestinian Peace

President-elect Donald J. Trump said during the campaign that he would “love” to broker a deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Although he has been advised by many experts that...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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