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International Law Expert: UN’s Obsession With Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Robs It of Ability to Deal With More Serious Problems (INTERVIEW)

The UN’s obsession with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has robbed it of the ability to deal with other more serious problems around the world, an...

September 15, 2016 5:34 pm
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Israeli Radio Host Asks Americans If They Want Netanyahu to Be Their Next President (VIDEO)

With many in the US in despair over their options in the upcoming presidential election, an Israeli radio personality decided to ask Americans their thoughts on a potential alternative. Asaf Liberman, the host of the “Good...

IAF Strikes Hamas Targets After Rocket Lands in Israel

JNS.org -- The Israel Air Force struck three Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired at Israel, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said on Thursday. A mortar shell landed in Israel on Wednesday...

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 HaShomer's Sheba Medical Center said Thursday that while the former president of...

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...

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...

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...

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 5:34 pm
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International Law Expert: UN’s Obsession With Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Robs It of Ability to Deal With More Serious Problems (INTERVIEW)

The UN’s obsession with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has robbed it of the ability to deal with other more serious problems around the world, an international...

September 15, 2016 3:17 pm
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Israeli Radio Host Asks Americans If They Want Netanyahu to Be Their Next President (VIDEO)

With many in the US in despair over their options in the upcoming presidential election, an Israeli radio personality decided to ask Americans their thoughts...

September 15, 2016 1:19 pm
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IAF Strikes Hamas Targets After Rocket Lands in Israel

JNS.org -- The Israel Air Force struck three Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired at Israel, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit...

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...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

Features

Middle East Reporting Through the Eyes of an Evangelical Christian

JNS.org - Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for...

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...

Opinion

Shimon Peres’ Funeral, Mahmoud Abbas’ Hypocrisy

On Thursday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas requested and was granted permission from the Israeli government to travel to Jerusalem to attend the funeral of elder statesman Shimon Peres, who...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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