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Obama: ‘Bibi’ Netanyahu Had a Friend in Me, But Didn’t Always Recognize It

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “had a good friend the last eight years” in the White House, but “Bibi didn’t always recognize it,” outgoing...

January 11, 2017 1:17 pm

Michigan Latest US State to Pass Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Michigan has become the latest state to pass legislation aimed at combatting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The bipartisan legislation prohibiting Michigan from contracting with businesses that boycott a "strategic partner" was passed last month by...

Diplomats: Iran Has Decided Against Escalation of Stand-Off Over US Sanctions Extension

Iran decided not to escalate a stand-off over the extension of U.S. sanctions at a meeting of diplomats overseeing the nuclear deal it reached with world powers in 2015, senior Russian and Iranian diplomats said...

Trump Rejects Report of Russian Intelligence Holding Compromising Information About Him

President-elect Donald Trump vehemently denied that Russia has compromising material on him or that he has any personal connection to the country, tweeting on Wednesday morning that "Russia has never tried to use leverage over...

January 11, 2017 10:57 am

In Farewell Speech, Obama Issues Veiled Warning of Threat to American Democracy Under Trump

Barack Obama said goodbye Tuesday night to a nation that delivered him a historic presidency...

January 11, 2017 10:56 am

Hamas Hacks Cellphones of IDF Soldiers to Obtain Sensitive Information, Probe Reveals

JNS.org - A joint Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Shin Bet security agency operation has...

January 11, 2017 10:54 am

Israel’s High Court Leans Toward Allowing Women to Read From Torah at Female Section of Western Wall

The High Court of Justice on Wednesday gave a strong indication that it will rule that...

January 11, 2017 10:38 am

Head of New York City Students for Justice in Palestine Chapter Cheers Deadly Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack

A prominent anti-Israel activist has hailed Sunday's deadly truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem -- in which four IDF soldiers were murdered and...

January 11, 2017 7:13 am

Ancient Roman Theater Unearthed in Northern Israel

JNS.org - A large Roman theater discovered at an archaeological excavation in Israel’s northern Golan Heights...

January 11, 2017 1:17 pm

Obama: ‘Bibi’ Netanyahu Had a Friend in Me, But Didn’t Always Recognize It

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “had a good friend the last eight years” in the White House, but “Bibi didn’t always recognize it,” outgoing US...

January 11, 2017 11:15 am

Michigan Latest US State to Pass Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Michigan has become the latest state to pass legislation aimed at combatting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The bipartisan legislation prohibiting Michigan from contracting with businesses...

January 11, 2017 11:09 am

Diplomats: Iran Has Decided Against Escalation of Stand-Off Over US Sanctions Extension

Iran decided not to escalate a stand-off over the extension of U.S. sanctions at a meeting of diplomats overseeing the nuclear deal it reached with...

January 11, 2017 11:05 am

Trump Rejects Report of Russian Intelligence Holding Compromising Information About Him

President-elect Donald Trump vehemently denied that Russia has compromising material on him or that he has any personal connection to the country, tweeting on Wednesday...

January 11, 2017 10:57 am

In Farewell Speech, Obama Issues Veiled Warning of Threat to American Democracy Under Trump

Barack Obama said goodbye Tuesday night to a nation that delivered him a historic presidency and challenged Americans to fulfill democracy's promise as a new...

January 11, 2017 10:56 am

Hamas Hacks Cellphones of IDF Soldiers to Obtain Sensitive Information, Probe Reveals

JNS.org - A joint Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Shin Bet security agency operation has uncovered a Hamas network aiming to hack the cellphones of...

January 11, 2017 10:54 am

Israel’s High Court Leans Toward Allowing Women to Read From Torah at Female Section of Western Wall

The High Court of Justice on Wednesday gave a strong indication that it will rule that women should be allowed to read from the Torah at...

January 11, 2017 10:38 am

Head of New York City Students for Justice in Palestine Chapter Cheers Deadly Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack

A prominent anti-Israel activist has hailed Sunday's deadly truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem -- in which four IDF soldiers were murdered and another 16 were wounded -- as a "F*** you" to...

January 11, 2017 7:13 am

Ancient Roman Theater Unearthed in Northern Israel

JNS.org - A large Roman theater discovered at an archaeological excavation in Israel’s northern Golan Heights region changes everything researchers say they previously knew about the ancient...

January 10, 2017 7:20 pm

Trump Inauguration Rabbi: All Americans Should Be ‘Rooting for the Success’ of President-Elect

The rabbi who will deliver a prayer at the inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC next week told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that all Americans should...

January 10, 2017 5:35 pm

Israeli TV Report: Trump’s Ambassador Might Work From Jerusalem While Embassy Will Remain in Tel Aviv

The next American ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, might work from an office in Jerusalem while the US embassy will remain in Tel Aviv, Channel...

January 10, 2017 3:20 pm

Advocacy Group Warns US Automotive Industry: Making Deals With Iran Means Supporting State-Sanctioned Terrorism

With the North American International Auto Show underway in Detroit, an advocacy group has launched a new campaign to warn members of the industry about...

January 10, 2017 1:55 pm

American Historical Association Rejects Anti-Israel Resolutions for Third Time in Two Years

The oldest and largest society of US historians rejected two anti-Israel petitions last week, the blog History News Network reported. At its 131st annual gathering, held in Denver on Jan. 5-8,...

January 10, 2017 1:26 pm

Poll: Majority of Israeli Jews Favor Settlement Construction, Consider Obama ‘Unfriendly’ to Israel

JNS.org - A new survey published in the aftermath of the United Nations Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements, which passed after the Obama administration refused...

Culture

10 Things to Know About Israel’s Tourism Sector

JNS.org - Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6 percent increase from 2015. Earlier this week, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism...

World Nations Glean Emergency-Response Expertise From Israel’s Magen David Adom

JNS.org - Amid the rise in global terror attacks, countries around the world are...

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

Watchdog: French Government’s Funding of Groups With Alleged Links to Pal...

The head of a Jerusalem-based organization that documents the activity and funding of non-governmental human rights groups explained to The Algemeiner...

Israel

Netanyahu Blasts ‘Futile’ Paris Conference on Israeli-Palestini...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed as "futile" an international conference in Paris seeking to revive the moribund...

Middle East

Ahead of Trump Inauguration, Iran Says Nuclear Deal Will Not Be ‘Rene...

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "will not be renegotiated" ahead...

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