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Israeli Netta Barzilai to Sing in Finals of Eurovision Contest

JNS.org - Israeli singer Netta Barzilai was voted on Tuesday to be one of the 10 singers in the final of the Eurovision song contest. Barzilai, who...

May 10, 2018 10:31 am

Former Israeli Defense Official Warns ‘Hezbollahstan Has 120,000 Rockets Pointed at Israel’

JNS.org - Two senior Israeli defense officials warned of Iranian intentions in Lebanon and Syria, providing a harsh reality for Israel in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Maj.-Gen. (Res.)...

Netanyahu’s Likud Gains Political Strength as US Pulls Out of Iran Deal, Poll Finds

JNS.org - A new poll conducted by Channel 2 on Wednesday projected 35 seats in the Knesset for the Likud party if elections were held now, an increase of seven seats from a similar survey conducted...

Israeli Military Officials Said to View Syria Strikes as ‘Sweet Revenge’ for February Downing of IAF F-16

Israeli military officials on Thursday called the previous night’s strikes in Syria “sweet revenge” for the downing of an IAF fighter jet earlier this year, the Hebrew news site Walla reported. Among the targets overnight were...

May 10, 2018 9:17 am

Striking Dockers Shut Down Israel’s Haifa and Ashdod Ports

Striking workers shut down Israel's two main ports, leaving dozens of cargo ships stranded on...

May 10, 2018 8:27 am

Israeli Defense Minister: We Hit Almost All Iranian Infrastructure in Syria

Israel said it attacked nearly all of Iran's military infrastructure in Syria on Thursday after Iranian...

May 9, 2018 12:19 pm

Heightened Iran Tensions Put Some Israelis on Edge

Many Israelis have been put on edge this week by current events -- including the...

May 9, 2018 10:51 am

Israeli Researchers Abuzz About Orgasmic Fruit Flies

Male fruit flies enjoy orgasms more than alcohol -- and Israeli researchers who tested the...

May 9, 2018 10:37 am

Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Representative to Leave, Says He Urged Boycott

Israel's Interior Ministry said on Tuesday it had ordered the representative of Human Rights Watch...

May 10, 2018 10:31 am

Israeli Netta Barzilai to Sing in Finals of Eurovision Contest

JNS.org - Israeli singer Netta Barzilai was voted on Tuesday to be one of the 10 singers in the final of the Eurovision song contest. Barzilai, who performed...

May 10, 2018 10:19 am

Former Israeli Defense Official Warns ‘Hezbollahstan Has 120,000 Rockets Pointed at Israel’

JNS.org - Two senior Israeli defense officials warned of Iranian intentions in Lebanon and Syria, providing a harsh reality for Israel in the wake of US...

May 10, 2018 10:11 am

Netanyahu’s Likud Gains Political Strength as US Pulls Out of Iran Deal, Poll Finds

JNS.org - A new poll conducted by Channel 2 on Wednesday projected 35 seats in the Knesset for the Likud party if elections were held now,...

May 10, 2018 9:48 am

Israeli Military Officials Said to View Syria Strikes as ‘Sweet Revenge’ for February Downing of IAF F-16

Israeli military officials on Thursday called the previous night’s strikes in Syria “sweet revenge” for the downing of an IAF fighter jet earlier this year,...

May 10, 2018 9:17 am

Striking Dockers Shut Down Israel’s Haifa and Ashdod Ports

Striking workers shut down Israel's two main ports, leaving dozens of cargo ships stranded on Thursday in protest against the creation of competing foreign-run docks. At...

May 10, 2018 8:27 am

Israeli Defense Minister: We Hit Almost All Iranian Infrastructure in Syria

Israel said it attacked nearly all of Iran's military infrastructure in Syria on Thursday after Iranian forces fired rockets at Israel for the first time. It was the heaviest Israeli...

May 9, 2018 12:19 pm

Heightened Iran Tensions Put Some Israelis on Edge

Many Israelis have been put on edge this week by current events -- including the threat of an Iranian strike in the north and US...

May 9, 2018 10:51 am

Israeli Researchers Abuzz About Orgasmic Fruit Flies

Male fruit flies enjoy orgasms more than alcohol -- and Israeli researchers who tested the insects' addiction to pleasure hope to apply their discovery to...

May 9, 2018 10:37 am

Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Representative to Leave, Says He Urged Boycott

Israel's Interior Ministry said on Tuesday it had ordered the representative of Human Rights Watch in the country to leave within 14 days, accusing him...

May 9, 2018 10:31 am

Netanyahu Heads to Moscow to Meet Putin in Escalating Tensions With Syria

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Israel for Moscow on Wednesday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin as tensions between Israel and Russian-backed...

May 9, 2018 10:25 am

De Niro’s Nobu Hospitality to Open Luxury Hotel in Tel Aviv

JNS.org - Robert De Niro’s Nobu Hospitality group will be opening a luxury hotel in Tel Aviv. Nobu Hotel Tel Aviv will be located at 55 Rothschild...

May 8, 2018 4:34 pm

Israel Goes On High Alert Over Syria as Trump Quits Iran Nuclear Deal

Syrian state media accused Israel of launching missiles at a target near Damascus on Tuesday, shortly after US President Donald Trump announced he was quitting...

May 8, 2018 4:07 pm

Israel’s Netanyahu Praises Trump’s ‘Bold’ Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Deal

Israeli leaders warmly welcomed US President Donald Trump’s announcement on Tuesday of America’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. "Israel fully supports President Trump’s bold decision...

May 8, 2018 10:51 am

With Iran Tensions Peaking, Northern Israeli Residents Prepare for Potential Conflict

The heads of nearly two dozen northern Israel municipalities will hold and urgent meeting this coming Sunday to discuss the sensitive security situation in the...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

University of Oregon Student Senate Endorses BDS Campaign

The University of Oregon’s student senate passed a resolution on Wednesday endorsing the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, and targeting several companies over their alleged complicity in...

Opinion

Things Will Get Worse After Abbas

JNS.org - Those close to Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas are going to great lengths to hide the ‎true condition of his health.‎ With his hospitalizations becoming more frequent, ‎many expect‏...

Middle East

State Media: Syrian Air Defense Intercepts Missile Attack on Airport

Syrian state media said a military airport near Homs city had come under missile attack which was repelled by its air defense systems on Thursday. "One of our military airports in...

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