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Netanyahu Ahead of Trump’s Visit: Israel Didn’t Occupy Jerusalem, We Liberated It

Israel “didn’t occupy Jerusalem fifty years ago, it liberated it,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on the eve of US President Donald Trump’s historic...

May 22, 2017 7:34 am

City College of New York President Apologizes to Top Israeli Diplomat, Launches Investigation Into Shout-Down at Lecture

The interim president of the City College of New York (CCNY) has apologized to a top Israeli diplomat and announced the establishment of a committee to investigate a student disruption at a recent lecture by the official. On Friday, Vincent...

Major US Jewish Organization Lauds Trump’s ‘Refreshing, Honest’ Speech in Saudi Arabia

A leading American Jewish advocacy organization praised Donald Trump's speech to Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, saying the president had demonstrated "refreshing honesty...in describing the Islamist extremist threat that developed in the Middle...

White House Official Says ‘Fundamental Change’ in Palestinian Authority Needed to Advance Peace Process

A senior White House official has said that US President Donald Trump's bid for a final peace deal between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) can "happen only after certain things change" in terms of...

May 21, 2017 12:42 pm

It’s One of the Greatest Comebacks in English Soccer History, and It’s Being Led by an Israeli Arab and an Israeli Jew

If Israeli players are a rare site in the upper echelons of European soccer –...

May 21, 2017 12:09 pm

Syrian Dictator Assad Congratulates Iranian President Rouhani on Election Victory

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad warmly congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election on Friday...

May 21, 2017 9:02 am

Trump to Address Global ‘Islamist Extremism’ in Saudi Arabia Speech

Donald Trump will insist in his first presidential speech addressing global 'Islamist extremism' that Muslim...

May 21, 2017 8:58 am

Israeli Cabinet to Vote on Relief Measures for Palestinians Ahead of Trump Visit

Ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Israel, the security cabinet will convene on...

May 21, 2017 8:55 am

US Inks Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia Worth $350 Billion Over 10 Years

The United States sealed a multi-billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia, the White House announced...

May 22, 2017 7:34 am

Netanyahu Ahead of Trump’s Visit: Israel Didn’t Occupy Jerusalem, We Liberated It

Israel “didn’t occupy Jerusalem fifty years ago, it liberated it,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on the eve of US President Donald Trump’s historic two-day...

May 21, 2017 5:04 pm

City College of New York President Apologizes to Top Israeli Diplomat, Launches Investigation Into Shout-Down at Lecture

The interim president of the City College of New York (CCNY) has apologized to a top Israeli diplomat and announced the establishment of a committee to investigate a...

May 21, 2017 4:47 pm

Major US Jewish Organization Lauds Trump’s ‘Refreshing, Honest’ Speech in Saudi Arabia

A leading American Jewish advocacy organization praised Donald Trump's speech to Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, saying the president had demonstrated "refreshing honesty...in...

May 21, 2017 12:54 pm

White House Official Says ‘Fundamental Change’ in Palestinian Authority Needed to Advance Peace Process

A senior White House official has said that US President Donald Trump's bid for a final peace deal between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA)...

May 21, 2017 12:42 pm

It’s One of the Greatest Comebacks in English Soccer History, and It’s Being Led by an Israeli Arab and an Israeli Jew

If Israeli players are a rare site in the upper echelons of European soccer – at least when compared with the number of Argentinians, Dutch,...

May 21, 2017 12:09 pm

Syrian Dictator Assad Congratulates Iranian President Rouhani on Election Victory

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad warmly congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election on Friday with comfortable majority of 57 percent. Assad praised Rouhani for earning "the...

May 21, 2017 9:02 am

Trump to Address Global ‘Islamist Extremism’ in Saudi Arabia Speech

Donald Trump will insist in his first presidential speech addressing global 'Islamist extremism' that Muslim leaders must scare would-be terrorists into submission, warning them about...

May 21, 2017 8:58 am

Israeli Cabinet to Vote on Relief Measures for Palestinians Ahead of Trump Visit

Ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Israel, the security cabinet will convene on Sunday afternoon to approve a series of relief measures for...

May 21, 2017 8:55 am

US Inks Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia Worth $350 Billion Over 10 Years

The United States sealed a multi-billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia, the White House announced on Saturday, a move that solidifies its decades-long alliance with...

May 21, 2017 8:41 am

White House Says Latest North Korea Test Launch Was Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

North Korea's latest test launch Sunday was a medium-range ballistic missile that has a shorter range than those the regime has fired in recent months,...

May 20, 2017 10:01 pm

Hassan Rouhani Wins Second Term as President of Iran in Landslide Victory

JNS.org - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won Iran’s election decisively Friday, with 57 percent of the vote over hardline conservative challenger Ebrahim Raisi’s 38.5 percent. Voter...

May 20, 2017 1:30 pm

Donald Trump Visits Saudi Arabia on First Foreign Trip as US President

US President Donald Trump has left for Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip since becoming president. His eight-day trip will also take in Israel, the...

May 20, 2017 9:30 am

Palestinians in West Bank, Gaza Join ‘Day of Rage’ Riots in Support of Hunger-Striking Convicts

Multiple Palestinian protests took place throughout the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Friday. Dozens of Palestinians were reportedly injured by crowd-dispersion measures taken by...

May 19, 2017 3:29 pm

Leading US Rabbi Urges President Trump to Reject Jimmy Carter’s Advice on Israeli-Palestinian Peacemaking

President Donald Trump should tune out ex-President Jimmy Carter when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the head of a leading US-based Jewish human...

Features

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Banned Islamist Movement Plotted New Attacks on Israelis

The recent arrests of several Islamic Movement members for plotting terror attacks against Israeli soldiers show that the group continues...

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope to the Middle East

JNS.org - In Jerusalem on Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark...

World

In a City Gripped by Shock, Manchester Jews Unite in Sorrow and Determinati...

Manchester's Jewish community joined with the rest of their city in sorrow and disbelief on Tuesday, following the devastating terrorist...

Israel

In Surprise, Israeli City of Netanya Set to Host 2018 World Lacrosse Champi...

JNS.org - Miriam Feirberg-Ikar, mayor of the Israeli city of Netanya, and Israel Lacrosse Association (ILA) Chairman Scott Neiss announced...

Middle East

Rocket Fired at Israel From Egypt on Trump Visit’s Second Day

JNS.org - During the second day of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel on Tuesday, a rocket was fired at the Jewish state from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The IDF confirmed the rocket...

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