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Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences,...

September 27, 2016 6:44 am
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Jordanian Christian Assassinated After Sharing Anti-Islamist Cartoon on Facebook

JNS.org -- A well-known Jordanian Christian writer was murdered Sunday on the steps of Jordan’s Supreme Court after he was set to stand trial for sharing a cartoon online considered offensive to Islam, according to the government-run Petra News Agency. Nahed Hattar,...

Saudi Paper: Palestinian Authority President Should Weigh Accepting Israeli Prime Minister’s Invitation to Address Knesset

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas should seriously weigh accepting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s invitation to address the Knesset, a Saudi newspaper said on Sunday. The process that led to the 1979 Israel-Egypt peace treaty proved...

Partners in Israel’s Leviathan Gas Field Sign Huge Export Deal With Jordan

JNS.org - Israel and Jordan on Monday finalized a landmark 15-year, $10 billion agreement in which Israel will supply its neighbor with natural gas from the offshore Leviathan field. The agreement is Israel's first energy export...

September 26, 2016 9:36 am
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Iran’s Khamenei Tells Ahmadinejad Not to Run Again for President

Iran's supreme leader has told former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to stand again in...

September 25, 2016 6:48 pm
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Shocking Footage Shows Real-Time Suicide-Bombing by ISIS Terrorist Bursting Into Meeting of Free Syrian Army Commanders

A shocking new video purportedly shows an ISIS terrorist blowing himself up during a meeting...

September 25, 2016 11:09 am
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Russian, Syrian Forces Bomb Aleppo Camp Taken Over by Rebels

Russian and Syrian forces bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on...

September 25, 2016 10:57 am
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UAE Minister Accuses ‘Expansionist’ Iran of ‘Undermining’ Security of Middle East

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan pointed to Iran’s “expansionist regional policies, flagrant violations of...

September 23, 2016 10:39 am
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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Sidelined at UN General Assembly, as World Deals With Other Crises

They took the stage, one after the other, two aging actors in a long-running drama...

September 27, 2016 6:44 am
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Israeli Professor: Palestinian Leaders Want One State, Not Two

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority officials have been using a deceptive version of the "two states for two peoples" motto when they speak to different audiences, according...

September 27, 2016 6:20 am
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Jordanian Christian Assassinated After Sharing Anti-Islamist Cartoon on Facebook

JNS.org -- A well-known Jordanian Christian writer was murdered Sunday on the steps of Jordan’s Supreme Court after he was set to stand trial for sharing a cartoon...

September 26, 2016 2:48 pm
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Saudi Paper: Palestinian Authority President Should Weigh Accepting Israeli Prime Minister’s Invitation to Address Knesset

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas should seriously weigh accepting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s invitation to address the Knesset, a Saudi newspaper said on Sunday. The...

September 26, 2016 9:41 am
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Partners in Israel’s Leviathan Gas Field Sign Huge Export Deal With Jordan

JNS.org - Israel and Jordan on Monday finalized a landmark 15-year, $10 billion agreement in which Israel will supply its neighbor with natural gas from...

September 26, 2016 9:36 am
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Iran’s Khamenei Tells Ahmadinejad Not to Run Again for President

Iran's supreme leader has told former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to stand again in next year's elections, state media reported on Monday, effectively eliminating...

September 25, 2016 6:48 pm
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Shocking Footage Shows Real-Time Suicide-Bombing by ISIS Terrorist Bursting Into Meeting of Free Syrian Army Commanders

A shocking new video purportedly shows an ISIS terrorist blowing himself up during a meeting of the Free Syrian Army rebel group, Israel’s Channel 2 reported...

September 25, 2016 11:09 am
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Russian, Syrian Forces Bomb Aleppo Camp Taken Over by Rebels

Russian and Syrian forces bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday after losing control of it overnight, both rebels and...

September 25, 2016 10:57 am
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UAE Minister Accuses ‘Expansionist’ Iran of ‘Undermining’ Security of Middle East

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan pointed to Iran’s “expansionist regional policies, flagrant violations of the principles of sovereignty and constant interference in the internal...

September 23, 2016 10:39 am
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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Sidelined at UN General Assembly, as World Deals With Other Crises

They took the stage, one after the other, two aging actors in a long-running drama that has begun to lose its audience. As the Israeli...

September 23, 2016 10:17 am
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Syria Launches Offensive to Recapture Aleppo, Ignoring US Calls for Ceasefire

Violence surged in Syria on Thursday as Syria’s government made it clear it has no intention of abiding by US calls for the restoration of...

September 23, 2016 9:37 am
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Evidence of Ancient Jewish Presence Found in Jordanian Church

JNS.org - A menorah carving found in a 1,400-year-old Byzantine church in Jordan provides the first substantial evidence of Jewish presence in the ancient city of...

September 21, 2016 11:07 am
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New Iranian Threat to Israel: ‘We Will Turn Tel Aviv and Haifa Into Dust’

Iran demonstrated once again on Wednesday that its animus toward Israel has not abated in the wake of the nuclear agreement it reached last year...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel Is High on Medical Marijuana

JNS.org - Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes Israeli entrepreneurs succeed because they challenge authority, question everything and don’t play by the rules. “The...

World

Airbnb Swiftly Banishes Amsterdam-Based Host for Discriminating Against Isr...

Online vacation rental giant Airbnb acted quickly to ban a vendor after it came to light that she was refusing service...

Israel

Israeli Strategic Affairs Official: Jewish State Shifting From Defense to O...

The Jewish state is shifting from defense to offense in the fight against delegitimization, a high-level Israeli government official told The...

Opinion

Destigmatizing Israelis Who Live Outside of Israel

It used to be considered embarrassing to be a yored, an Israeli who leaves the country to live elsewhere. The very name connotes a downfall -- a retreat from the extraordinary to the ordinary, from...

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