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Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Palestinian Public, New Poll Suggests

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US and Israel is genuine,...

December 13, 2017 4:04 pm

Palestinian Leader Abbas: Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition ‘Crime’ Prevents US Peace Role

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a crime which showed that Washington should no longer play a role in Middle...

Hamas Threatens to Make Israel ‘Pay a Price,’ Amid Latest Gaza Flare-Up

JNS.org - The IDF struck several of the Hamas terror group’s positions in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday night, after several rockets were launched from the territory at the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon. The IDF tweeted...

Two Islamic Jihad Members Dead in Gaza Blast, Israeli Military Denies Involvement

Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad members riding on a motorcycle in the Gaza Strip were killed in an explosion on Tuesday, health officials said. Israel's military denied accounts by local residents that they were killed in an air...

December 11, 2017 4:16 pm

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake of US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in...

December 11, 2017 4:14 pm

Palestinians Pushing UN Security Council to Reverse US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - The Palestinians are pushing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to demand that the...

December 11, 2017 1:01 pm

Top Hezbollah Leader Boasts of New Military Skills Acquired Defending Assad Regime in Syria

The second-in-command of Hezbollah, Iran's Shia proxy in Lebanon, has told an audience in Tehran...

December 11, 2017 11:36 am

US Is a Partner in Bloodshed With Jerusalem Move, Turkish Leader Erdogan Asserts

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday the United States' decision to recognize Jerusalem...

December 11, 2017 10:42 am

Turkish Air Strikes Kill 17 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Monday and killed...

December 13, 2017 4:04 pm

Abbas’ Fiery Rhetoric Toward US and Israel May Be Unconvincing to Palestinian Public, New Poll Suggests

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas faces an uphill struggle in convincing his public that his recent defiance of the US and Israel is genuine, a...

December 13, 2017 8:54 am

Palestinian Leader Abbas: Trump’s Jerusalem Recognition ‘Crime’ Prevents US Peace Role

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a crime which showed...

December 12, 2017 11:34 am

Hamas Threatens to Make Israel ‘Pay a Price,’ Amid Latest Gaza Flare-Up

JNS.org - The IDF struck several of the Hamas terror group’s positions in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday night, after several rockets were launched from the...

December 12, 2017 8:04 am

Two Islamic Jihad Members Dead in Gaza Blast, Israeli Military Denies Involvement

Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad members riding on a motorcycle in the Gaza Strip were killed in an explosion on Tuesday, health officials said. Israel's military denied accounts...

December 11, 2017 4:16 pm

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake of US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in various cities in her country in recent days following President...

December 11, 2017 4:14 pm

Palestinians Pushing UN Security Council to Reverse US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - The Palestinians are pushing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to demand that the US reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. At an emergency...

December 11, 2017 1:01 pm

Top Hezbollah Leader Boasts of New Military Skills Acquired Defending Assad Regime in Syria

The second-in-command of Hezbollah, Iran's Shia proxy in Lebanon, has told an audience in Tehran that the terrorist organization vastly improved its military and fighting...

December 11, 2017 11:36 am

US Is a Partner in Bloodshed With Jerusalem Move, Turkish Leader Erdogan Asserts

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday the United States' decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital had made Washington complicit in violence. His comments...

December 11, 2017 10:42 am

Turkish Air Strikes Kill 17 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Monday and killed 17 of the group's militants, Turkey's armed forces said. The PKK...

December 11, 2017 9:26 am

PA’s Abbas to Meet With Egypt’s El-Sisi for Discussions on Jerusalem

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas was set to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo on Monday for discussions on the...

December 11, 2017 8:49 am

During Surprise Syria Visit, Putin Orders Pullout of ‘Significant Part’ of Russian Forces From Country

President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Russia's military contingent in Syria to start withdrawing on Monday, saying Moscow and Damascus had achieved their...

December 10, 2017 2:11 pm

Palestinian Terrorist Stabs Security Guard in the Heart at Jerusalem Bus Station

JNS.org - An Israeli security guard is in serious condition after a Palestinian terrorist stabbed him in the heart on Sunday at the entrance to the...

December 10, 2017 1:23 pm

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on...

December 10, 2017 12:23 pm

Israeli PM Netanyahu Slams Turkish President Erdogan: A Man Who Bombs Kurds Will Not Lecture Us

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday after Erdogan called Israel a “terrorist state” that “kills children.” Speaking at a...

Features

Reform Jews Support Israel at Convention, but Some Question Timing of Jerusalem Move

Jacobs was addressing the record-breaking 6,000 Reform Jews gathered in Boston for the...

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now

JNS.org - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map

JNS.org - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...

World

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Confirms Kirchner Government in Argentina As...

Argentina's beleaguered former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, received a further blow from an unexpected quarter on Wednesday, with the...

Israel

India, China and Russia Refrain From Recognizing East Jerusalem as Capital ...

Foreign ministers from India, Russia and China notably refrained from recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine at their...

Opinion

Children’s Book Explores the Great ‘Knish War’

Once upon a time on New York City’s Lower East Side, Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe sold knishes from pushcarts and little knisheries. That was more than 100 years ago....

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