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Israeli Official: After Trump Enters White House, Jewish State Should Push for Formal US Recognition of Sovereignty Over Golan

After President-elect Donald Trump enters the White House next month, the Jewish state should push for formal US recognition of its sovereignty over the...

December 21, 2016 2:23 pm

Netanyahu: Israel Prepared to Take in Wounded Syrian Women, Children

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country's Foreign Ministry is exploring ways to provide assistance to Syrian civilians who have been wounded in the fighting in Aleppo. “We see the tragedy of the terrible...

Report: Israeli Defense Chief Wants IDF to Buy New Surface-to-Surface Missiles That Would Bolster Jewish State’s Striking Power

Israel’s defense chief has ordered the IDF to look into purchasing hundreds of new surface-to-surface missiles that would bolster the Jewish state's striking power, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on Tuesday. The Israeli-made missiles Defense...

Poll: Jews, Arabs Proud to Be Israeli, Suspicious of Human Rights Groups, Distrusting of Public Institutions

JNS.org - A newly released survey shows that a majority of Israel's citizens — 86 percent of Jews and 55% of Arabs — are proud to be Israeli. The survey, commissioned by the think tank the Israel...

December 20, 2016 5:51 am

Israel Reaches Deal to Sell Iron Dome Technology to Azerbaijan, Czech Republic

JNS.org - Israel has reached a deal to sell the Iron Dome missile defense system...

December 19, 2016 9:49 pm

Tel Aviv Judge Releases Homeless Man Caught Stealing Muffins, Hummus From Kindergarten Fridge

A Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court judge on Friday released a homeless man charged with breaking...

December 19, 2016 7:02 pm

Palestinian Hunger-Strikers Sneaking Food, Says Hospital Official in Letter to Israeli Supreme Court

The deputy director of Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center near Tel Aviv suspects that Palestinian prisoners on...

December 19, 2016 12:53 pm

Mossad Chief Reportedly Briefs Trump Transition Team in Secret Meeting

JNS.org - The head of Israel’s Mossad spy agency and other top security officials reportedly met...

December 19, 2016 11:47 am

Israeli Security Forces Discover ‘Largest-Ever’ Illegal Weapons Factory in West Bank

JNS.org - Israeli security forces found what they are calling the largest illegal weapons factory ever...

December 21, 2016 2:23 pm

Israeli Official: After Trump Enters White House, Jewish State Should Push for Formal US Recognition of Sovereignty Over Golan

After President-elect Donald Trump enters the White House next month, the Jewish state should push for formal US recognition of its sovereignty over the Golan...

December 21, 2016 10:57 am

Netanyahu: Israel Prepared to Take in Wounded Syrian Women, Children

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country's Foreign Ministry is exploring ways to provide assistance to Syrian civilians who have been wounded in...

December 20, 2016 8:59 pm

Report: Israeli Defense Chief Wants IDF to Buy New Surface-to-Surface Missiles That Would Bolster Jewish State’s Striking Power

Israel’s defense chief has ordered the IDF to look into purchasing hundreds of new surface-to-surface missiles that would bolster the Jewish state's striking power, the...

December 20, 2016 11:28 am

Poll: Jews, Arabs Proud to Be Israeli, Suspicious of Human Rights Groups, Distrusting of Public Institutions

JNS.org - A newly released survey shows that a majority of Israel's citizens — 86 percent of Jews and 55% of Arabs — are proud to...

December 20, 2016 5:51 am

Israel Reaches Deal to Sell Iron Dome Technology to Azerbaijan, Czech Republic

JNS.org - Israel has reached a deal to sell the Iron Dome missile defense system to Azerbaijan, just days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited...

December 19, 2016 9:49 pm

Tel Aviv Judge Releases Homeless Man Caught Stealing Muffins, Hummus From Kindergarten Fridge

A Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court judge on Friday released a homeless man charged with breaking into a Hod Hasharon kindergarten and stealing food from the...

December 19, 2016 7:02 pm

Palestinian Hunger-Strikers Sneaking Food, Says Hospital Official in Letter to Israeli Supreme Court

The deputy director of Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center near Tel Aviv suspects that Palestinian prisoners on a hunger-strike under his watch are actually sneaking sustenance, the Hebrew...

December 19, 2016 12:53 pm

Mossad Chief Reportedly Briefs Trump Transition Team in Secret Meeting

JNS.org - The head of Israel’s Mossad spy agency and other top security officials reportedly met with members of President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team to brief...

December 19, 2016 11:47 am

Israeli Security Forces Discover ‘Largest-Ever’ Illegal Weapons Factory in West Bank

JNS.org - Israeli security forces found what they are calling the largest illegal weapons factory ever discovered --underneath a Palestinian home in Hebron. According to the IDF,...

December 19, 2016 10:56 am

IDF Fires at Hamas Targets in Response to Gaza Border Shooting

Shots were fired at IDF troops stationed on the border near the southern Gaza Strip on Monday morning, the military said. There were no reports of...

December 19, 2016 9:40 am

Bronze Coin Dating to Maccabean Revolt in Hanukkah Story Unearthed in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A bronze coin that was in circulation at the time of King Antiochus IV Epiphanes, who decreed that the Jews must be annihilated and during...

December 18, 2016 11:03 am

Former Israeli President Katsav Granted Early Release After Serving Five Years for Rape

A parole board on Sunday granted early release to former Israeli President Moshe Katsav, in prison for rape and other sexual offenses. “We have come to...

December 18, 2016 11:00 am

Amona Settlers Approve Government Relocation Deal

Amona residents approved a last-minute deal in order to stave off a large-scale, violent evacuation. The residents voted 45 in favor, 25 opposed, with two abstentions...

December 16, 2016 9:36 am

American Pro-Israel Group to Participate in Annual Global Initiative to Buy Israeli Goods for Charity and Fight BDS

JNS.org -- An annual global initiative calling on the public to buy Israeli goods and donate them to local charities during the holiday season will soon be...

Culture

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

JNS.org - On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take...

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism...

World Nations Glean Emergency-Response Expertise From Israel’s Magen David Adom

JNS.org - Amid the rise in global terror attacks, countries around the world are...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

European Leaders Take Tough Line on Trump’s Disparaging EU, NATO Comm...

European leaders on Monday took a tough line on President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that the European Union is bound for...

Opinion

How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

After a year when Jewish and African-American relations were strained by the Black Lives Matter's denunciation of Israel and other uncomfortable incidents, it’s worth recalling a little-known episode that points to the kind...

Middle East

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Rene...

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead...

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