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Small Aid Convoy Reaches Besieged Syrian Zone: UN

An aid convoy of nine trucks carrying food, health, and nutritional supplies for 7,200 people reached the besieged rebel-held Damascus enclave of Eastern Ghouta...

February 14, 2018 12:42 pm

Israeli Tech Firm Undercuts Facial Recognition to Bolster Privacy

Big brother is watching. But in the future he may no longer be so all-knowing. Riding the wave of a global push to comply with new privacy standards, a small Israeli company believes it can help...

Iran Defends Its Military Presence in Syria, Asks US Forces to Leave

A senior Iranian official said on Wednesday that Iran's military presence in Syria was legitimate and based on the invitation of Damascus, and called on US forces to leave the country. Reacting to US Secretary of...

Three Shot Near US National Security Agency, One Person in Custody: Media

Three people were shot and wounded near the US National Security Agency's headquarters in Maryland, and one person was in custody, local media reported on Wednesday. The Federal Bureau of Investigation sent agents to investigate the incident, its Baltimore...

February 14, 2018 12:08 pm

After Bribery Allegations, Netanyahu’s Government Stable – For Now

Key coalition partners said on Wednesday that they would stick with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

February 14, 2018 9:33 am

Israel Advocates Defend Arizona’s Anti-BDS Law Following Setback in Kansas

JNS.org - During the last few years, more than 20 US states have targeted the BDS...

February 13, 2018 5:56 pm

British Jews ‘Appalled’ by King’s College London Protest Against Former Israeli Minister

The representative body of British Jewry said it's “appalled” by a protest staged at King’s...

February 13, 2018 5:16 pm

Head of NGO Watchdog: Amnesty International and Family of Palestinian Detained for Hitting Soldier ‘Work Closely Together’

The advocacy group Amnesty International and the family of a Palestinian teenager arrested for hitting an...

February 13, 2018 3:25 pm

Israeli Police Recommend Bribery Charges Against Netanyahu

Israeli police on Tuesday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery in two criminal...

February 14, 2018 12:42 pm

Small Aid Convoy Reaches Besieged Syrian Zone: UN

An aid convoy of nine trucks carrying food, health, and nutritional supplies for 7,200 people reached the besieged rebel-held Damascus enclave of Eastern Ghouta on...

February 14, 2018 12:29 pm

Israeli Tech Firm Undercuts Facial Recognition to Bolster Privacy

Big brother is watching. But in the future he may no longer be so all-knowing. Riding the wave of a global push to comply with new...

February 14, 2018 12:19 pm

Iran Defends Its Military Presence in Syria, Asks US Forces to Leave

A senior Iranian official said on Wednesday that Iran's military presence in Syria was legitimate and based on the invitation of Damascus, and called on...

February 14, 2018 12:14 pm

Three Shot Near US National Security Agency, One Person in Custody: Media

Three people were shot and wounded near the US National Security Agency's headquarters in Maryland, and one person was in custody, local media reported on Wednesday. The Federal Bureau...

February 14, 2018 12:08 pm

After Bribery Allegations, Netanyahu’s Government Stable – For Now

Key coalition partners said on Wednesday that they would stick with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for now, pending a decision by the attorney general whether...

February 14, 2018 9:33 am

Israel Advocates Defend Arizona’s Anti-BDS Law Following Setback in Kansas

JNS.org - During the last few years, more than 20 US states have targeted the BDS movement with legislation aimed at preventing state entities from doing...

February 13, 2018 5:56 pm

British Jews ‘Appalled’ by King’s College London Protest Against Former Israeli Minister

The representative body of British Jewry said it's “appalled” by a protest staged at King’s College London (KCL) on Monday against a lecture by a...

February 13, 2018 5:16 pm

Head of NGO Watchdog: Amnesty International and Family of Palestinian Detained for Hitting Soldier ‘Work Closely Together’

The advocacy group Amnesty International and the family of a Palestinian teenager arrested for hitting an Israeli soldier “work closely together,” the head of a leading...

February 13, 2018 3:25 pm

Israeli Police Recommend Bribery Charges Against Netanyahu

Israeli police on Tuesday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery in two criminal investigations but the Israeli leader, calling the allegations baseless, vowed...

February 13, 2018 3:08 pm

Two Israelis Nearly Lynched in Jenin, Saved by Palestinian Authority Forces

JNS.org - Two Israeli soldiers who accidentally entered the Palestinian city of Jenin on Monday were attacked by a mob of dozens of young Palestinians...

February 13, 2018 3:02 pm

Ariel University Receives Full State Accreditation Despite Being Located in West Bank

JNS.org - Israel’s Knesset voted Monday to make Ariel University in Samaria the state’s ninth accredited institution of higher learning. The vote officially places the university...

February 13, 2018 2:37 pm

Abbas Meets Putin in Attempt to Sideline US

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in an attempt to sideline the United States and strengthen Russia’s...

February 13, 2018 2:29 pm

Trump Seeks to Increase Aid to Israel by $200M in 2019, Advance Jerusalem Embassy Move

JNS.org - The annual funding Israel receives from the United States may be increased by $200 million in 2019, according to President Donald Trump’s fiscal year...

February 13, 2018 1:47 pm

White House Denies Netanyahu’s Claim of Annexation Talks

JNS.org - The White House on Monday denied Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that he is in talks with the Trump administration on the annexation of Israeli...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

N.Y. Times Hires Friend of a Neo-Nazi, Then Backs Down

The New York Times hired a new editorial board member who turned out to be the “friend” of someone she...

World

US Charges Russians With 2016 US Election Tampering to Boost Trump

A Russian Internet agency oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 US presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released...

Israel

Israeli Scientists Simulate Mars Environment at Secret Location in Israel...

JNS.org - Six scientists and technical experts “landed on Mars” on Friday, or rather a secret and isolated site near Mitzpe...

Middle East

Lebanon Speaker: US Proposal on Lebanon-Israel Disputed Waters ‘Unacc...

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Friday that US proposals regarding the disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border were "unacceptable," state...

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