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5 Jewish Democrats Among Dozens of Congressmen Boycotting Trump Inauguration

JNS.org -- At least five Jewish Democratic lawmakers have announced that they plan to join dozens of other Congressmen in boycotting Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Those...

January 19, 2017 3:58 pm

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Jerusalem as Palestinians Protest, Threaten Violence

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday -- 24 hours before the inauguration of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States -- to "stay tuned"...

In DC for Trump Inauguration, Likud MK Expresses Hope That Expected Change in US Jerusalem Policy Will Prompt Israel to Allow Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

A Likud MK currently visiting the US said on Thursday he “definitely” hopes that an expected upcoming shift in American policy regarding Jerusalem would prompt the Israeli government to change the status quo on the...

Israel: Upgrades to Security Fence Along Egyptian Border Complete

JNS.org -- The Israeli government announced this week that it has finished upgrades to the electronic security fence between the Jewish state and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The height of the 150-mile fence -- which runs from Gaza...

January 19, 2017 12:36 pm

‘Good Riddance, Obama’: Jerusalemites Send Mixed Parting Messages to the Outgoing US President

Ahead of Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States,...

January 19, 2017 10:54 am

US Military: We Have Amassed Large Enough Arab Force to Advance Fight Against ISIS in Syria

The US-led coalition in Syria has amassed an Arab force it considers large enough to...

January 19, 2017 10:50 am

Trump: I Have Not Forgotten My Promise About US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

At a pre-inaugural event in Washington, DC, President-elect Donald Trump told Israel Hayom he will...

January 19, 2017 10:39 am

Obama: ‘Moment May Be Passing’ for Two-State Solution

President Obama defended his administration's decision to abstain from a United Nations vote condemning Israeli...

January 19, 2017 8:28 am

Campus Watchdogs Laud Fordham University’s Decision to Ban Notoriously Anti-Israel Student Group

Watchdogs lauded the recent decision by a New York academic institution to prevent a notoriously anti-Israel group...

January 19, 2017 3:58 pm

5 Jewish Democrats Among Dozens of Congressmen Boycotting Trump Inauguration

JNS.org -- At least five Jewish Democratic lawmakers have announced that they plan to join dozens of other Congressmen in boycotting Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Those who...

January 19, 2017 3:42 pm

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Jerusalem as Palestinians Protest, Threaten Violence

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday -- 24 hours before the inauguration of Donald Trump as the...

January 19, 2017 3:36 pm

In DC for Trump Inauguration, Likud MK Expresses Hope That Expected Change in US Jerusalem Policy Will Prompt Israel to Allow Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

A Likud MK currently visiting the US said on Thursday he “definitely” hopes that an expected upcoming shift in American policy regarding Jerusalem would prompt...

January 19, 2017 3:02 pm

Israel: Upgrades to Security Fence Along Egyptian Border Complete

JNS.org -- The Israeli government announced this week that it has finished upgrades to the electronic security fence between the Jewish state and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The...

January 19, 2017 12:36 pm

‘Good Riddance, Obama’: Jerusalemites Send Mixed Parting Messages to the Outgoing US President

Ahead of Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, a reporter from the Hebrew news site nrg took to the...

January 19, 2017 10:54 am

US Military: We Have Amassed Large Enough Arab Force to Advance Fight Against ISIS in Syria

The US-led coalition in Syria has amassed an Arab force it considers large enough to move the fight against Islamic State into the city of...

January 19, 2017 10:50 am

Trump: I Have Not Forgotten My Promise About US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

At a pre-inaugural event in Washington, DC, President-elect Donald Trump told Israel Hayom he will move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. "I'm not a person who...

January 19, 2017 10:39 am

Obama: ‘Moment May Be Passing’ for Two-State Solution

President Obama defended his administration's decision to abstain from a United Nations vote condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank, saying it was necessary for...

January 19, 2017 8:28 am

Campus Watchdogs Laud Fordham University’s Decision to Ban Notoriously Anti-Israel Student Group

Watchdogs lauded the recent decision by a New York academic institution to prevent a notoriously anti-Israel group from organizing on its campus. AMCHA Initiative co-founder Tammi Rossman-Benjamin and others...

January 18, 2017 5:47 pm

Palestinian-American Columbia Professor Rashid Khalidi: Pro-Israel Figures Will ‘Infest’ US Government After Trump Takes Office

Pro-Israel figures will “infest” President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, a Palestinian-American Columbia University professor and notorious critic of the Jewish state declared on Tuesday. “There are a...

January 18, 2017 4:56 pm

US Jewish Centers: ‘We Are Well Prepared’ to Handle Spate of Bomb Threats

JNS.org -- Jewish community centers (JCCs) across America said they were "well prepared" to handle the spate of bomb threats that hit 27 locations Wednesday, the second...

January 18, 2017 4:56 pm

Trump’s UN Envoy Pick Nikki Haley: US Must Let Israel Know We Are an Ally and Will Be an Ally

The US “must let Israel know we are an ally and will be an ally,” President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as America’s next UN...

January 18, 2017 3:21 pm

University of Toronto Grad Student, Instructor Openly ‘Bullies’ Jews Online

A graduate student at the University of Toronto, who teaches courses at the school, has harassed Jews and supporters of Israel on social media, using the pejorative "Zios"...

January 18, 2017 2:05 pm

Ministers to Discuss Israeli Sovereignty Over Ma’ale Adumim

JNS.org -- Plans are underway to officially present a bill that would apply Israeli sovereignty to the large east Jerusalem settlement of Ma'ale Adumim, leaders of the...

Culture

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Iranian Atomic Energy Chief: If Trump Rips Up Nuclear Deal, We Will ‘Snap...

If newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump nixes the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran’s nuclear program will “snap...

Israel

Netanyahu to Hold First Conversation With President Trump on Sunday Evening

sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would later in the day hold his first conversation with Donald Trump since his inauguration as U.S. president.

Middle East

As US Inaugurates New President, Palestinians Protest, Burn Posters of R...

During Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, West Bank Arabs burned images of the new world...

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