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Hezbollah Seeing Continued Battleground Success in Syrian Civil War

As Syrian forces closed in on the last opposition strongholds in Aleppo, a rebel commander braced himself for the worst scenario: fighters from Hezbollah,...

February 17, 2017 12:29 pm

Think Tank: Iran Continues to Call for Israel’s Destruction, Despite Nuclear Deal

JNS.org - Iran’s leadership has continued to call for Israel’s destruction since the nuclear deal with world powers was forged in July 2015, according to a new report published by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs...

Revolutionary Guards Defeat US Navy in New Animated Film Soon to Open in Iran

A full-length animated film depicting an armed confrontation between Iran's Revolutionary Guards and the U.S. Navy is soon to open in Iranian cinemas, amid rising tensions over President Donald Trump's hardening rhetoric against Tehran. The director...

Hamas Official: Group’s New Gaza Leader Expected to Model Organization After Hezbollah

JNS.org - Hamas’s newly elected leader in Gaza is expected to make a number of internal and structural changes to the terror organization, according to an unnamed senior Hamas official. Yahya Sinwar will use Lebanese terror group Hezbollah "as his...

February 15, 2017 10:51 am

Iran Establishes Network of Training Camps for Foreign Terrorists, Resistance Group Says

Iran’s hard-line Islamic regime has escalated its overseas terrorist operations, establishing a network of over...

February 14, 2017 10:50 am

Report: Israel Pulls Egypt Ambassador Over Security Concerns

JNS.org - Israel reportedly pulled its ambassador to Egypt out of the country in late 2016,...

February 13, 2017 11:06 am

Hamas Elects Military Wing Hardliner Yahya Sinwar as Group’s New Gaza Chief

JNS.org - Hamas has elected a new political leader in the Gaza Strip to replace...

February 12, 2017 12:14 pm

Iran Says Russia Again Using Its Airspace to Launch Strikes in Syria

Russian war planes are again using Iranian airspace to carry out strikes in neighboring Syria,...

February 11, 2017 9:14 pm

Trump Says Iranian President Rouhani ‘Better Be Careful’

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Iran President Hassan Rouhani "better be careful"...

February 17, 2017 12:29 pm

Hezbollah Seeing Continued Battleground Success in Syrian Civil War

As Syrian forces closed in on the last opposition strongholds in Aleppo, a rebel commander braced himself for the worst scenario: fighters from Hezbollah, the...

February 16, 2017 1:07 pm

Think Tank: Iran Continues to Call for Israel’s Destruction, Despite Nuclear Deal

JNS.org - Iran’s leadership has continued to call for Israel’s destruction since the nuclear deal with world powers was forged in July 2015, according to a...

February 16, 2017 11:24 am

Revolutionary Guards Defeat US Navy in New Animated Film Soon to Open in Iran

A full-length animated film depicting an armed confrontation between Iran's Revolutionary Guards and the U.S. Navy is soon to open in Iranian cinemas, amid rising...

February 15, 2017 1:19 pm

Hamas Official: Group’s New Gaza Leader Expected to Model Organization After Hezbollah

JNS.org - Hamas’s newly elected leader in Gaza is expected to make a number of internal and structural changes to the terror organization, according to an unnamed senior...

February 15, 2017 10:51 am

Iran Establishes Network of Training Camps for Foreign Terrorists, Resistance Group Says

Iran’s hard-line Islamic regime has escalated its overseas terrorist operations, establishing a network of over a dozen internal training camps for foreign fighters, the regime’s...

February 14, 2017 10:50 am

Report: Israel Pulls Egypt Ambassador Over Security Concerns

JNS.org - Israel reportedly pulled its ambassador to Egypt out of the country in late 2016, due to security concerns. Ambassador David Govrin, who took over the post...

February 13, 2017 11:06 am

Hamas Elects Military Wing Hardliner Yahya Sinwar as Group’s New Gaza Chief

JNS.org - Hamas has elected a new political leader in the Gaza Strip to replace Ismail Haniyeh, Palestinian media reported Monday. Haniyeh, meanwhile, is slated...

February 12, 2017 12:14 pm

Iran Says Russia Again Using Its Airspace to Launch Strikes in Syria

Russian war planes are again using Iranian airspace to carry out strikes in neighboring Syria, an Iranian official said Saturday. Russian jets first used an Iranian...

February 11, 2017 9:14 pm

Trump Says Iranian President Rouhani ‘Better Be Careful’

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Iran President Hassan Rouhani "better be careful" after Rouhani was quoted as saying that anyone who speaks...

February 11, 2017 9:30 am

US, Israeli Flags Burned as Hundreds of Thousands Rally in Iran to Mark Anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians have rallied across Iran today carrying effigies of US President Donald Trump and chanting 'Death to America'. The huge crowds responded...

February 9, 2017 10:55 am

Iran Fires Another Missile From Launchpad Near Tehran, US Official Says

Iran launched another missile Wednesday from the same launch pad east of Tehran where it conducted a previous ballistic missile test last month, an official...

February 9, 2017 10:52 am

Report: Abbas Alarmed Over Being Sidelined by Trump Administration

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in meetings with U.S. presidents and secretaries of state in the past...

February 9, 2017 10:49 am

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Eilat Rocket Attack From Sinai Peninsula

ISIS (Islamic State) terror group claimed responsibility Thursday afternoon for the four rockets that were fired into Eilat from the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday night. The...

February 8, 2017 10:44 pm

After Latest Border Flare-Up, Hamas Threatens Israelis in New Propaganda Music Video: ‘Zionist, You Will Die in Gaza’

A new Hamas propaganda music video making the rounds on the internet features a heavy dose of gory imagery, bombastic anti-Israel threats and antisemitic motifs. “A...

Culture

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

For First Time, Christian Arab Earns Spot in Elite Israeli Air Force Course

JNS.org - For the first time, a Christian Arab Israeli has been accepted into the military's prestigious pilots course, Israel Hayom had learned. The young man, whose name cannot be revealed, was among...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Israel Does Not Cause Antisemitism

In a recent letter to the New York Times, the current Earl of Balfour, Roderick Balfour, argued that it is Israel’s fault that there is “growing anti-Semitism around the world.”...

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