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At Dedication Ceremony for Ancient Jerusalem Street, Israel Strikes Defiant Tone on UN Resolution

JNS.org - In the wake of the Dec. 23 United Nations Security Council vote against Israeli settlements, the Jerusalem Municipality held a symbolic dedication Tuesday...

December 27, 2016 3:59 pm

Israeli Defense Minister Calls Upcoming Mideast Peace Conference in France New ‘Dreyfus Trial’

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday criticized an upcoming Middle East peace conference organized by France, calling it a new "Dreyfus trial" and urged French Jews to move to Israel. Representatives of around 70 countries...

Proposed Israeli Legislation Would Outlaw Activities of Anti-IDF Groups in Schools

JNS.org - Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett has introduced legislation that would ban organizations that espouse anti-Israel views from giving presentations to the Jewish state's high school students, Israel Hayom reported. The bill would provide the education minister with the authority...

Netanyahu in Wake of UN Resolution: ‘I Won’t Let Us Be Spit On’

JNS.org - Following Friday’s United Nations Security Council vote against Israeli settlements, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toughened his government's response against countries that supported Resolution 2334. In closed-door meetings Sunday, according to the Hebrew daily Israel Hayom,...

December 26, 2016 1:33 pm

Netanyahu: World Leaders Who Wished Us Happy Hanukkah After Backing ‘Shameful’ UN Resolution Don’t Understand Holiday’s Meaning

World leaders who issued Hanukkah greetings after backing the "shameful" anti-settlement UN Security Council resolution last...

December 26, 2016 12:34 pm

Israeli Defense Official: 180 Palestinian Shooting Attacks Across West Bank Thwarted in 2016

JNS.org - Israeli security forces have foiled about 180 Palestinian shooting attacks across the West Bank in...

December 26, 2016 11:16 am

Netanyahu Summons American Ambassador for Clarification on US Abstention in Security Council Vote on Israeli Settlements

The U.S. ambassador to Israel, Daniel B. Shapiro, was requested Sunday to attend a meeting...

December 25, 2016 4:28 pm

New ‘Facebook Law’ Approved by Israeli Ministers Empowers Court to Force Web Platforms to Remove Incitement From Pages

A social media bill initiated by two Israeli cabinet members who have been spearheading the...

December 25, 2016 12:25 pm

Netanyahu Says He’s Certain US ‘Initiated, Stood Behind’ Anti-Israel Resolution at UN

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped up his broadside at the U.S. government after the UN Security...

December 27, 2016 3:59 pm

At Dedication Ceremony for Ancient Jerusalem Street, Israel Strikes Defiant Tone on UN Resolution

JNS.org - In the wake of the Dec. 23 United Nations Security Council vote against Israeli settlements, the Jerusalem Municipality held a symbolic dedication Tuesday for...

December 27, 2016 10:57 am

Israeli Defense Minister Calls Upcoming Mideast Peace Conference in France New ‘Dreyfus Trial’

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday criticized an upcoming Middle East peace conference organized by France, calling it a new "Dreyfus trial" and urged...

December 27, 2016 10:25 am

Proposed Israeli Legislation Would Outlaw Activities of Anti-IDF Groups in Schools

JNS.org - Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett has introduced legislation that would ban organizations that espouse anti-Israel views from giving presentations to the Jewish state's high school...

December 26, 2016 1:57 pm

Netanyahu in Wake of UN Resolution: ‘I Won’t Let Us Be Spit On’

JNS.org - Following Friday’s United Nations Security Council vote against Israeli settlements, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toughened his government's response against countries that supported Resolution 2334....

December 26, 2016 1:33 pm

Netanyahu: World Leaders Who Wished Us Happy Hanukkah After Backing ‘Shameful’ UN Resolution Don’t Understand Holiday’s Meaning

World leaders who issued Hanukkah greetings after backing the "shameful" anti-settlement UN Security Council resolution last week do not understand the holiday’s meaning, Israeli Prime Minister...

December 26, 2016 12:34 pm

Israeli Defense Official: 180 Palestinian Shooting Attacks Across West Bank Thwarted in 2016

JNS.org - Israeli security forces have foiled about 180 Palestinian shooting attacks across the West Bank in 2016, a senior defense official revealed Sunday. The military and Shin...

December 26, 2016 11:16 am

Netanyahu Summons American Ambassador for Clarification on US Abstention in Security Council Vote on Israeli Settlements

The U.S. ambassador to Israel, Daniel B. Shapiro, was requested Sunday to attend a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the United States’ refusal...

December 25, 2016 4:28 pm

New ‘Facebook Law’ Approved by Israeli Ministers Empowers Court to Force Web Platforms to Remove Incitement From Pages

A social media bill initiated by two Israeli cabinet members who have been spearheading the campaign against incitement to violence on the Internet was approved...

December 25, 2016 12:25 pm

Netanyahu Says He’s Certain US ‘Initiated, Stood Behind’ Anti-Israel Resolution at UN

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped up his broadside at the U.S. government after the UN Security Council declared Israel’s settlements illegal, saying President Barack Obama’s administration “initiated...

December 25, 2016 12:16 pm

Israel Retaliates Against Countries That Backed Anti-Settlement Resolution at UN

Israel has taken a series of diplomatic moves against nations that voted in favor of the contentious UN Security Council resolution calling for an end...

December 25, 2016 1:22 am

In Time for Hanukkah, Israel Reveals Artifact Bearing Name of Hasmonean Leaders

JNS.org - The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced Thursday the discovery of a 2,100-year-old stone bowl inscribed with a name common among members of the Hasmonean dynasty,...

December 24, 2016 8:34 pm

Netanyahu Lashes Obama for ‘Shameful Ambush’ at UN Security Council

President Barack Obama’s administration staged a “shameful ambush” by allowing the UN Security Council to pass a resolution declaring Israel’s West Bank settlements illegal, Israeli...

December 23, 2016 12:10 pm

Shin Bet: Hamas Plot to Carry Out Suicide Bombings in Major Israeli Cities Thwarted

JNS.org -- Israel recently thwarted a Hamas plot to carry out a series of suicide bombings in major Israeli cities and shooting attacks across Judea and...

December 23, 2016 2:32 am

Israeli High Court Postpones Amona Outpost Eviction by 45 Days

JNS.org -- Israel’s High Court of Justice agreed Thursday to postpone the evacuation of Samaria's Amona outpost one last time, giving residents a grace period of...

Culture

Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering...

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...

Opinion

New York Times Israel Coverage Is Literally Worse Than Al Jazeera’s

Just how bad is the New York Times coverage of Israel these days? How about this for an answer: worse than Al Jazeera. “Plan approved for 2,500 new settler homes in...

Middle East

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocati...

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the...

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