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Ex-Canadian PM Harper: Popularity of My Support for Israel Among Electorate Makes It Difficult for Trudeau to Go in Different Direction

Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Sunday that the pro-Israel stand he took while in office has made his successor, Justin Trudeau,...

May 1, 2017 12:24 pm

Israel Remembers Fallen Soldiers, Victims of Terror With Two-Minute Siren on Memorial Day

Israel marked Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism on Monday morning with a two-minute siren, with people stopping their daily activities. The day also included a state memorial service...

For First Time, F-35 Fighter Jets to Soar Through Israel’s Skies During Annual Independence Day Air Show

For the first time, the Israel Air Force’s new F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jets will take part in the annual Independence Day air show in the skies across Israel on Tuesday, the Hebrew news site Walla...

US Official Criticizes New Draft of ‘Delegitimizing’ UNESCO Resolution Labeling Israeli Presence in Jerusalem ‘Illegal’

The latest draft of a resolution entitled "Occupied Palestine" to be voted on this Tuesday by UNESCO, the United Nations cultural agency, has been sharply condemned by a US official. The resolution – submitted by Arab states...

April 30, 2017 10:40 am

IDF Shuts Down West Bank, Gaza Crossings Ahead of Memorial Day, Independence Day

The IDF imposed a general closure on the West Bank and shut down Gaza border...

April 29, 2017 9:19 am

Palestinians Claim Dozens Wounded at Demonstrations for Hunger-Striking Prisoners

Palestinian spokesman Anas Diek said three people were hospitalized, including one who was shot in...

April 28, 2017 3:51 pm

At 69, Israel’s Population Stands at 8.68 Million

JNS.org - Israel has approximately 8.68 million residents, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday, ahead of...

April 28, 2017 3:30 pm

Memorial Hall for Fallen Israeli Soldiers Unveiled on Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl

JNS.org - A newly constructed national Hall of Remembrance for fallen Israeli soldiers on Jerusalem's Mount...

April 28, 2017 1:51 pm

Graves of Israel’s Fallen Soldiers Adorned With Flags for Memorial Day

JNS.org - Slowly and silently, a group of IDF soldiers moved from section to section of...

May 1, 2017 12:24 pm

Ex-Canadian PM Harper: Popularity of My Support for Israel Among Electorate Makes It Difficult for Trudeau to Go in Different Direction

Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Sunday that the pro-Israel stand he took while in office has made his successor, Justin Trudeau, cautious...

May 1, 2017 9:50 am

Israel Remembers Fallen Soldiers, Victims of Terror With Two-Minute Siren on Memorial Day

Israel marked Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism on Monday morning with a two-minute siren, with people stopping their...

April 30, 2017 12:33 pm

For First Time, F-35 Fighter Jets to Soar Through Israel’s Skies During Annual Independence Day Air Show

For the first time, the Israel Air Force’s new F-35 “Adir” stealth fighter jets will take part in the annual Independence Day air show in the...

April 30, 2017 11:43 am

US Official Criticizes New Draft of ‘Delegitimizing’ UNESCO Resolution Labeling Israeli Presence in Jerusalem ‘Illegal’

The latest draft of a resolution entitled "Occupied Palestine" to be voted on this Tuesday by UNESCO, the United Nations cultural agency, has been sharply condemned...

April 30, 2017 10:40 am

IDF Shuts Down West Bank, Gaza Crossings Ahead of Memorial Day, Independence Day

The IDF imposed a general closure on the West Bank and shut down Gaza border crossings late on Saturday night ahead of Memorial Day for...

April 29, 2017 9:19 am

Palestinians Claim Dozens Wounded at Demonstrations for Hunger-Striking Prisoners

Palestinian spokesman Anas Diek said three people were hospitalized, including one who was shot in the head by a rubber bullet and another who was...

April 28, 2017 3:51 pm

At 69, Israel’s Population Stands at 8.68 Million

JNS.org - Israel has approximately 8.68 million residents, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday, ahead of the country’s 69th Independence Day next week. The number includes 6.48 million Jewish...

April 28, 2017 3:30 pm

Memorial Hall for Fallen Israeli Soldiers Unveiled on Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl

JNS.org - A newly constructed national Hall of Remembrance for fallen Israeli soldiers on Jerusalem's Mount Herzl was unveiled on Thursday. The walls of the hall -- which...

April 28, 2017 1:51 pm

Graves of Israel’s Fallen Soldiers Adorned With Flags for Memorial Day

JNS.org - Slowly and silently, a group of IDF soldiers moved from section to section of the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery in Jerusalem on Wednesday --...

April 28, 2017 1:03 pm

Report: Israel Plans to Build 10,000 Housing Units in New Jerusalem Neighborhood Across Green Line

JNS.org - Israel’s Housing Ministry has reportedly revived a plan to construct 10,000 housing units in a new neighborhood in Jerusalem. The plan for the neighborhood was...

April 28, 2017 12:45 pm

Lieberman to Russia: Israel ‘Won’t Allow’ Iran and Hezbollah in Golan Heights

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Russian officials this week that Israel “won’t allow concentrations of Iranian and Hezbollah forces on the Golan Heights.” Lieberman...

April 27, 2017 10:10 pm

UNESCO Draft Resolution Declaring Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem ‘Illegal’ Draws Fire From Israel, Jewish Groups

The United Nations' cultural organization UNESCO is to vote next Tuesday, May 2, on a resolution introduced by the Palestinians and several Arab states rejecting Israeli...

April 27, 2017 1:34 pm

Drone From Syria Enters Israeli Airspace Over Golan Heights, Downed by Patriot Missile

JNS.org - A Patriot missile successfully downed a Syrian drone that entered Israeli airspace over the Golan Heights Thursday night, the IDF said. “The IDF will not...

April 27, 2017 12:46 pm

For Israel’s Memorial Day, New Initiative Honors Fallen Soldiers Who Have No Living Relatives

JNS.org - A new campaign for Israel’s Memorial Day (Yom Hazikaron) seeks to commemorate fallen soldiers who may not have any living relatives or friends to honor...

Features

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Banned Islamist Movement Plotted New Attacks on Israelis

The recent arrests of several Islamic Movement members for plotting terror attacks against Israeli soldiers show that the group continues...

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope to the Middle East

JNS.org - In Jerusalem on Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Trump’s Demand That Palestinian Authority...

President Donald Trump’s effort to get the Palestinian Authority to stop giving money to jailed terrorists and their families will...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Terrorism Persists Because It Has Been Rewarded

Every time a horrendous terrorist attack victimizes innocent victims we wring our hands and promise to increase security and take other necessary preventive measures. But we fail to recognize how...

Middle East

Rocket Fired at Israel From Egypt on Trump Visit’s Second Day

JNS.org - During the second day of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel on Tuesday, a rocket was fired at the Jewish state from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The IDF confirmed the rocket...

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