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Israeli Arab Newscaster on Syria Crisis: ‘Where Is the Arab Leadership? Where Are You, Traitors? Have You Forgotten Your Own People?’

Israeli Arab newscaster Lucy Aharish issued an impassioned rebuke on Wednesday of regional heads of state over their failure to halt the ongoing humanitarian...

April 6, 2017 1:13 pm

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman ‘100% Certain’ Syrian President Assad Ordered Deadly Chemical Attack

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of being directly responsible for a gas attack that killed dozens of people, including at least 20 children, earlier this week in Syria. “The...

Report: Israeli Officials Say Assad Regime Would Not Use Chemical Weapons Against Jewish State for Fear of IDF Response

A day after dozens of civilians, including children, were killed in a suspected gas attack in the northwestern Syrian town of Khan Shiekhoun, IDF military intelligence personnel were continuing to gather information about the incident...

Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria Kills at Least 68, Including 11 Children

JNS.org - A suspected gas attack, believed to have been carried out by either Syria’s government or Russian jets, killed at least 68 people -- including 11 children -- in the Syrian province of Idlib Tuesday. The...

April 4, 2017 2:06 pm

Israeli Reporter: Hamas Removing Clauses in Charter Calling Jews ‘Descendants of Pigs, Apes’ Just a ‘Matter of Semantics’

Hamas’ announcement Sunday that it had removed key clauses in its charter -- such as calling...

April 4, 2017 1:05 pm

Arab Center Lists 3 Israeli Universities Among World’s Top 10 in Different Subjects

JNS.org - The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), an initiative launched by Saudi Arabia and...

April 4, 2017 12:56 pm

Israeli Intelligence Chief Warns of ‘Iranian Crescent,’ Missile Factories in Lebanon

JNS.org - The director-general of Israel’s Intelligence Ministry, Chagai Tzuriel, warned Monday of a “whole new...

April 4, 2017 9:58 am

Rocket Hits Syrian Hospital Treating Victims of Deadly Chemical Attack

A rocket has slammed into a hospital in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib where...

April 4, 2017 7:03 am

3 Hamas Operatives Wounded in Training Accident Explosion

JNS.org - Three Hamas members were injured in an explosion near the town of Rafah Monday...

April 6, 2017 1:13 pm

Israeli Arab Newscaster on Syria Crisis: ‘Where Is the Arab Leadership? Where Are You, Traitors? Have You Forgotten Your Own People?’

Israeli Arab newscaster Lucy Aharish issued an impassioned rebuke on Wednesday of regional heads of state over their failure to halt the ongoing humanitarian crisis...

April 6, 2017 9:55 am

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman ‘100% Certain’ Syrian President Assad Ordered Deadly Chemical Attack

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of being directly responsible for a gas attack that killed dozens of people,...

April 5, 2017 12:38 pm

Report: Israeli Officials Say Assad Regime Would Not Use Chemical Weapons Against Jewish State for Fear of IDF Response

A day after dozens of civilians, including children, were killed in a suspected gas attack in the northwestern Syrian town of Khan Shiekhoun, IDF military...

April 5, 2017 10:15 am

Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria Kills at Least 68, Including 11 Children

JNS.org - A suspected gas attack, believed to have been carried out by either Syria’s government or Russian jets, killed at least 68 people -- including...

April 4, 2017 2:06 pm

Israeli Reporter: Hamas Removing Clauses in Charter Calling Jews ‘Descendants of Pigs, Apes’ Just a ‘Matter of Semantics’

Hamas’ announcement Sunday that it had removed key clauses in its charter -- such as calling Jews the "descendants of pigs and apes" -- was merely a...

April 4, 2017 1:05 pm

Arab Center Lists 3 Israeli Universities Among World’s Top 10 in Different Subjects

JNS.org - The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), an initiative launched by Saudi Arabia and based in the United Arab Emirates, has listed three Israeli...

April 4, 2017 12:56 pm

Israeli Intelligence Chief Warns of ‘Iranian Crescent,’ Missile Factories in Lebanon

JNS.org - The director-general of Israel’s Intelligence Ministry, Chagai Tzuriel, warned Monday of a “whole new kind of threat” against Israel taking hold inside Lebanon, involving...

April 4, 2017 9:58 am

Rocket Hits Syrian Hospital Treating Victims of Deadly Chemical Attack

A rocket has slammed into a hospital in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib where doctors are treating victims of a suspected chemical attack, which...

April 4, 2017 7:03 am

3 Hamas Operatives Wounded in Training Accident Explosion

JNS.org - Three Hamas members were injured in an explosion near the town of Rafah Monday in what the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group’s Health Ministry described as a...

April 3, 2017 3:43 pm

Report: Hamas Rounding Up, Arresting ‘Israel-Collaborators’ in Wake of Military Wing Commander’s Assassination

In the wake of last month’s assassination of a senior Hamas commander in Gaza, the terrorist organization’s security apparatus launched a massive campaign to round...

April 2, 2017 12:30 pm

Trump Administration Officials Say Ouster of Syria’s Assad No Longer a Priority

Senior Trump administration officials, reshaping U.S. policy in the Middle East, have declared formally in recent days that Washington no longer is focused on the...

April 2, 2017 12:10 pm

Analysts See Grave Threat of Iran-Backed Heavily Armed Militant Groups Emerging in Bahrain

The men who built the secret bomb factory had been clever — suspiciously so, Bahraini investigators thought, for a gang known mostly for lobbing molotov...

March 31, 2017 7:38 am

IDF Bolstering Anti-Drug Smuggling Efforts on Sinai Border, Partly Due to Concern Over Potential ISIS Attacks

The IDF is bolstering its anti-drug smuggling efforts on the border with Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, the Hebrew news site Walla reported on Thursday. Part of the...

March 30, 2017 1:38 pm

Former Lebanese Presidents, Prime Ministers Arouse Ire of Hezbollah for Letter to Arab Leaders Decrying Terrorist Organization’s, Iranian Interference

Five former Lebanese presidents and prime ministers aroused the ire of Hezbollah and its supporters this week for penning a letter to Jordanian King Abdullah...

Features

Israeli-German Spat Highlights Europe’s Funding of BDS and Terror

JNS.org - A diplomatic spat between Israel and Germany has provided a prominent platform...

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

World

Dozens of Pro-Israel Groups Call on Tufts President to Take Action After BD...

Forty-five pro-Israel organizations signed a letter that was sent on Thursday to the president of Tufts University demanding that action...

Israel

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 residents, accounting for 74.7 percent...

Opinion

Jared Kushner Has an Israeli Investor and the New York Times Is on the Case

The New York Times devotes a top-of-the-front page headline and a full page inside the newspaper — accompanied by a map, a chart, and five photographs — to a breathless...

April 28, 2017 2:09 pm
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