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Terror Group Hamas Set for Major Gains in West Bank Municipal Elections

While Israel's leadership is busy exhausting itself arguing over Hamas's tunnel digging in Gaza in 2014, they are missing—or perhaps ignoring—a major threat the...

August 21, 2016 10:35 am
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Iran Releases Images of New, Advanced Missile Defense System

Iran released images of its first domestically built long-range missile defence system on Sunday, a project started when the country was under international sanctions. Images on multiple state news agencies showed President Hassan Rouhani and Minister...

Islamic State Kills 51 at Wedding Party in Turkey

JNS.org - At least 51 people were killed and 69 wounded when a teenage suicide bomber attacked a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday. The terror attack was likely carried out by...

Hamas Co-Founder Apologizes to Palestinians for Involvement With Terror Group

JNS.org - One of the founders of Hamas’s military wing, Muhammad Nazami Nasser, issued a surprisingly candid message on his Facebook page where he apologized to his fellow Palestinians for his terror activities, while calling Hamas...

August 19, 2016 6:07 pm
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Concern for World Image, Not Love for Israel, Drives Egyptian Public’s Criticism of Judoka’s Snub of Israeli Rival, Analysis Finds

The Egyptian public’s reaction to judoka Islam El Shehaby’s refusal to shake his Israeli opponent...

August 19, 2016 9:39 am
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Two Palestinian Security Officers Killed During Attempt to Arrest Armed Men

Two members of Palestinian security services were killed overnight Thursday while attempting to arrest armed...

August 18, 2016 2:56 pm
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British Journalist Paul Martin Recounts Ordeal on Death Row in Hamas Captivity as Accused Spy for Israel (VIDEO)

A British journalist who spent nearly a month in captivity in a Gaza prison for allegedly spying...

August 18, 2016 2:44 pm
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Secret Screening of Anne Frank Film Teaches Iranian Students, Professors About the Holocaust

A documentary film about the Holocaust was secretly screened at a theater in Iran, Deadline...

August 18, 2016 12:00 pm
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Kurdish-Iraqi Jew Reunited With Israeli Family After Escaping Muslim Husband Threatening to Hand Her Over to ISIS (VIDEO)

A Kurdish Jew who escaped Iraq after her Muslim husband threatened to turn her in to ISIS...

August 21, 2016 10:35 am
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Terror Group Hamas Set for Major Gains in West Bank Municipal Elections

While Israel's leadership is busy exhausting itself arguing over Hamas's tunnel digging in Gaza in 2014, they are missing—or perhaps ignoring—a major threat the terror...

August 21, 2016 10:21 am
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Iran Releases Images of New, Advanced Missile Defense System

Iran released images of its first domestically built long-range missile defence system on Sunday, a project started when the country was under international sanctions. Images on...

August 20, 2016 9:19 pm
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Islamic State Kills 51 at Wedding Party in Turkey

JNS.org - At least 51 people were killed and 69 wounded when a teenage suicide bomber attacked a wedding party in the Turkish city of...

August 20, 2016 9:52 am
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Hamas Co-Founder Apologizes to Palestinians for Involvement With Terror Group

JNS.org - One of the founders of Hamas’s military wing, Muhammad Nazami Nasser, issued a surprisingly candid message on his Facebook page where he apologized to...

August 19, 2016 6:07 pm
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Concern for World Image, Not Love for Israel, Drives Egyptian Public’s Criticism of Judoka’s Snub of Israeli Rival, Analysis Finds

The Egyptian public’s reaction to judoka Islam El Shehaby’s refusal to shake his Israeli opponent Ori Sasson’s hand after Sasson defeated him in a match...

August 19, 2016 9:39 am
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Two Palestinian Security Officers Killed During Attempt to Arrest Armed Men

Two members of Palestinian security services were killed overnight Thursday while attempting to arrest armed men in Nablus. The two gunmen managed to escape while...

August 18, 2016 2:56 pm
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British Journalist Paul Martin Recounts Ordeal on Death Row in Hamas Captivity as Accused Spy for Israel (VIDEO)

A British journalist who spent nearly a month in captivity in a Gaza prison for allegedly spying on behalf of Israel recounted his ordeal this week on...

August 18, 2016 2:44 pm
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Secret Screening of Anne Frank Film Teaches Iranian Students, Professors About the Holocaust

A documentary film about the Holocaust was secretly screened at a theater in Iran, Deadline Hollywood reported on Wednesday. According to the report, the film --...

August 18, 2016 12:00 pm
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Kurdish-Iraqi Jew Reunited With Israeli Family After Escaping Muslim Husband Threatening to Hand Her Over to ISIS (VIDEO)

A Kurdish Jew who escaped Iraq after her Muslim husband threatened to turn her in to ISIS was reunited with her relatives in Israel this week, Channel 2...

August 17, 2016 10:10 am
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7 Killed, 9 Wounded in Aleppo Rocket Attack After UN Warns of ‘Humanitarian Catastrophe’

Seven civilians were killed and nine wounded Wednesday in a rocket attack in Aleppo, Syria's state-run news agency said, hours after the United Nations warned...

August 16, 2016 2:01 pm
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Iranian President Rouhani Lauds Nuclear Deal for ‘Destroying’ Basis for Sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lauded the nuclear deal for destroying the basis for the sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic, the regime-aligned news agency Tasnim...

August 15, 2016 1:13 pm
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Lebanese Journalist: Fiery Anti-Israel Rhetoric by Hezbollah Chiefs Aimed at Shiite Base (INTERVIEW)

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s bellicose anti-Israel speech over the weekend was meant to bolster his organization's standing among Lebanon’s “disillusioned” Shiite community, rather than signal an...

Features

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

British PM Praises UK-Israel Relationship in Jewish New Year Greeting

In her first address to the British Jewish community as prime minister, to mark the upcoming Jewish New Year festival, Theresa May praised the relationship between the UK and Israel...

Opinion

Don’t Forget About Bob

At the United Nations General Assembly this week, United States diplomats have an opportunity to press Iran again to aid in the search for and return of Bob Levinson, the longest held...

September 23, 2016 8:04 am
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