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Turkey’s President Erdogan Urges All Muslims to ‘Visit’ and ‘Protect’ Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over metal detectors that Israel...

July 25, 2017 10:28 am

Report: Hezbollah, Syrian Army Advance Against Sunni Militants in Offensive Along Lebanon Border

Lebanon's Shi'ite militia Hezbollah and the Syrian army advanced against Sunni militants on Saturday, the second day of an assault to drive them from their last foothold along the Syria-Lebanon border, pro-Damascus media reported. The operation...

Netanyahu Pledges to Defuse Tensions With Jordan Following Shooting at Israeli Embassy in Amman

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to de-escalate a diplomatic crisis with Jordan following Sunday's attack at Israel's embassy in Amman, during which two Jordanians were killed by an Israeli security guard. The two Jordanians were shot...

Gaza-Egypt Border to Open in August, Move Expected to Ease Electricity Crisis

JNS.org - Former Gaza security chief Mohammed Dahlan has declared that the Hamas-ruled territory can expect to see the easing of its electricity crisis due to the opening of its border with Egypt in August. The exiled...

July 23, 2017 12:31 pm

Iran, Iraq Sign Agreement to Boost Military Cooperation

Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to boost cooperation in a host of...

July 23, 2017 11:13 am

Turkish President Erdogan Resumes Incitement Against Israel Over Temple Mount Crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stoked the flames of Palestinian violence on Sunday morning, as he...

July 21, 2017 1:14 pm

Erdogan Allies Attack Istanbul Synagogue, Warn of Further Violence Over Temple Mount Crisis

Activists from a Turkish fascist youth movement whose leader enjoys close relations with Turkish President...

July 21, 2017 11:26 am

Report: Iran Guard Kills 3 Terrorists, Wounds 4 in North

Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that elite Revolutionary Guard forces have killed three...

July 20, 2017 11:15 am

Kuwait Takes ‘Actions’ Regarding Diplomatic Relations With Iran

Kuwait has taken unspecified "actions" regarding its diplomatic relationship with Iran following a court case...

July 25, 2017 10:28 am

Turkey’s President Erdogan Urges All Muslims to ‘Visit’ and ‘Protect’ Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over metal detectors that Israel installed...

July 24, 2017 10:33 am

Report: Hezbollah, Syrian Army Advance Against Sunni Militants in Offensive Along Lebanon Border

Lebanon's Shi'ite militia Hezbollah and the Syrian army advanced against Sunni militants on Saturday, the second day of an assault to drive them from their...

July 24, 2017 8:34 am

Netanyahu Pledges to Defuse Tensions With Jordan Following Shooting at Israeli Embassy in Amman

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to de-escalate a diplomatic crisis with Jordan following Sunday's attack at Israel's embassy in Amman, during which two Jordanians...

July 23, 2017 1:15 pm

Gaza-Egypt Border to Open in August, Move Expected to Ease Electricity Crisis

JNS.org - Former Gaza security chief Mohammed Dahlan has declared that the Hamas-ruled territory can expect to see the easing of its electricity crisis due to...

July 23, 2017 12:31 pm

Iran, Iraq Sign Agreement to Boost Military Cooperation

Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to boost cooperation in a host of military fields, Tasnim news agency reported. The agreement was signed between...

July 23, 2017 11:13 am

Turkish President Erdogan Resumes Incitement Against Israel Over Temple Mount Crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stoked the flames of Palestinian violence on Sunday morning, as he warned that Israel could not "expect the Islamic world to...

July 21, 2017 1:14 pm

Erdogan Allies Attack Istanbul Synagogue, Warn of Further Violence Over Temple Mount Crisis

Activists from a Turkish fascist youth movement whose leader enjoys close relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked the Neve Shalom synagogue in Istanbul...

July 21, 2017 11:26 am

Report: Iran Guard Kills 3 Terrorists, Wounds 4 in North

Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that elite Revolutionary Guard forces have killed three terrorists and wounded four others in a clash in a...

July 20, 2017 11:15 am

Kuwait Takes ‘Actions’ Regarding Diplomatic Relations With Iran

Kuwait has taken unspecified "actions" regarding its diplomatic relationship with Iran following a court case ruling last year, a Kuwaiti government official said on Thursday,...

July 19, 2017 2:19 pm

Campaigners Implore US State Department to Stand Firm Against Libyan Attempt to Confiscate Property of Jewish Heritage

Campaigners representing Jewish communities expelled from Arab countries reacted furiously on Tuesday to an effort by the current Libyan government to win legal recognition for...

July 19, 2017 1:56 pm

Israel and Hamas Reportedly Negotiating Prisoner Exchange Deal in Egypt

JNS.org - Israel and the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas are purportedly conducting indirect negotiations, mediated by Egypt, regarding a potential prisoner exchange deal. In the talks,...

July 19, 2017 12:57 pm

Palestinian Authority’s 2017 Budget Shows ‘Huge Increase’ in Funding for Terror Payments

The Palestinian Authority’s 2017 budget shows a “huge increase” in the funding of salaries for imprisoned terrorists and the families of “martyrs,” an Israeli research...

July 19, 2017 12:04 pm

Riots Continue in Jerusalem Amid Heightened Temple Mount Tensions

JNS.org - Clashes erupted between Muslim rioters and Israeli police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday for the fourth consecutive day. Around 200 protesters convened near...

July 19, 2017 11:40 am

Iran Condemns ‘Worthless’ US Sanctions on Ballistic Missile Program

JNS.org - Iranian officials condemned fresh US sanctions against Iran’s ballistic missile program on Tuesday, calling the sanctions announcement “contemptible and worthless.” Iran “will reciprocate the move...

Culture

Jewish Giants Player Talks About Judaism, His Hebrew Tattoo and Kosher Food Cravings

An offensive lineman for the New York Giants talked about his Jewish heritage, Hebrew...

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Features

Halamish Terror Attack Signals New Escalation of Violence

JNS.org - A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children on Friday night in the...

US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of...

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

World

‘Just Be You:’ Chicago SlutWalk Organizer Sounds Conciliatory T...

As controversy continues to swirl around the upcoming August 12 SlutWalk march in Chicago, one of the organizing collective's members has...

Israel

Israel to Build $3.9 Million Memorial Honoring Zionist Pioneer Jabotinsky

JNS.org - The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved plans to build a memorial for Revisionist Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky in Jerusalem. Expected to cost some 14 million shekels ($3.9 million), the memorial...

Opinion

Devarim: The Book of the Covenant

As we begin reading the fifth and final book of the Torah this week, I would like to discuss three questions. First, why does the book of Devarim have the...

July 25, 2017 1:09 pm
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