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IDF Marks Martin Luther King Day With Video of Soldiers Spreading Civil Rights Leader’s Message of Compassion

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, the Israel Defense Forces produced a video clip reiterating the assassinated civil rights leader's message of choosing...

January 16, 2017 2:55 pm

Daughter of Robert Kennedy, Slain by Palestinian Gunman for Pro-Israel Stance, Calls ‘Fabulous’ Jewish State ‘Example of People Determined to Make Something Work’

The daughter of the late US Senator Robert F. (Bobby) Kennedy -- assassinated in June 1968 during his run for president by a Palestinian -- waxed poetic about the Jewish state in an interview with Israel's...

In ’60 Minutes’ Interview, Obama Downplays US-Israel Tensions During His Tenure

JNS.org -- In what was expected to be his last official interview, outgoing President Barack Obama downplayed the hit US-Israel ties has taken under his administration. Obama told the CBS Sunday program 60 Minutes that he did not think his decision to abstain in the recent United...

Paris Peace Confab Like ‘Marriage Counseling With Neither Husband Nor Wife Present,’ Netanyahu Spokesman Says; Foreign Ministry: Summit Turned as ‘Flat as a Failed Soufflé’

The international diplomatic conference held in Paris on Sunday was “like having marriage counseling with neither the husband nor the wife present,” a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told BBC News. After calling the...

January 16, 2017 11:57 am

Search Underway in Tel Aviv for ‘Nice, Friendly’ Monkey Who Fled Safari Over ‘Friction’ With Fellow Simian

Searches continued throughout Monday in the greater Tel Aviv area for a small monkey who escaped...

January 16, 2017 11:19 am

French Diplomat: Paris Conference ‘Two-State Solution’ Declaration ‘Sends Subliminal Message to Trump’

JNS.org - Sunday’s Mideast peace conference in Paris concluded that the “two-state solution” is the only...

January 16, 2017 11:00 am

Israeli Minister: Palestinians Can’t Prevent Trump From Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

An Israeli minister said Monday the Palestinians had no way to block incoming US President...

January 16, 2017 10:57 am

European Leaders Take Tough Line on Trump’s Disparaging EU, NATO Comments

European leaders on Monday took a tough line on President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that the...

January 16, 2017 10:54 am

Trump to Task Son-in-Law Kushner With Mediating Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreement

United States President-elect Donald Trump plans to task his Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner with mediating...

January 16, 2017 2:55 pm

IDF Marks Martin Luther King Day With Video of Soldiers Spreading Civil Rights Leader’s Message of Compassion

In honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, the Israel Defense Forces produced a video clip reiterating the assassinated civil rights leader's message of choosing compassion...

January 16, 2017 2:29 pm

Daughter of Robert Kennedy, Slain by Palestinian Gunman for Pro-Israel Stance, Calls ‘Fabulous’ Jewish State ‘Example of People Determined to Make Something Work’

The daughter of the late US Senator Robert F. (Bobby) Kennedy -- assassinated in June 1968 during his run for president by a Palestinian -- waxed...

January 16, 2017 2:03 pm

In ’60 Minutes’ Interview, Obama Downplays US-Israel Tensions During His Tenure

JNS.org -- In what was expected to be his last official interview, outgoing President Barack Obama downplayed the hit US-Israel ties has taken under his administration. Obama told the CBS Sunday program...

January 16, 2017 12:55 pm

Paris Peace Confab Like ‘Marriage Counseling With Neither Husband Nor Wife Present,’ Netanyahu Spokesman Says; Foreign Ministry: Summit Turned as ‘Flat as a Failed Soufflé’

The international diplomatic conference held in Paris on Sunday was “like having marriage counseling with neither the husband nor the wife present,” a spokesman for...

January 16, 2017 11:57 am

Search Underway in Tel Aviv for ‘Nice, Friendly’ Monkey Who Fled Safari Over ‘Friction’ With Fellow Simian

Searches continued throughout Monday in the greater Tel Aviv area for a small monkey who escaped from the safari in Ramat Gan, the Hebrew news site...

January 16, 2017 11:19 am

French Diplomat: Paris Conference ‘Two-State Solution’ Declaration ‘Sends Subliminal Message to Trump’

JNS.org - Sunday’s Mideast peace conference in Paris concluded that the “two-state solution” is the only way forward to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned both...

January 16, 2017 11:00 am

Israeli Minister: Palestinians Can’t Prevent Trump From Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

An Israeli minister said Monday the Palestinians had no way to block incoming US President Donald Trump from moving his country's embassy to Jerusalem. Palestinian President...

January 16, 2017 10:57 am

European Leaders Take Tough Line on Trump’s Disparaging EU, NATO Comments

European leaders on Monday took a tough line on President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that the European Union is bound for breakup and NATO is obsolete,...

January 16, 2017 10:54 am

Trump to Task Son-in-Law Kushner With Mediating Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreement

United States President-elect Donald Trump plans to task his Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner with mediating a peace agreement to end the bitterly entrenched Israeli-Palestinian conflict,...

January 16, 2017 10:51 am

UK Refuses to Sign Paris Peace Conference Declaration Calling for Two-State Solution to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

In a dramatic development following the Paris peace summit on Sunday, the United Kingdom refused to sign a joint declaration calling for a two-state solution,...

January 16, 2017 10:26 am

Israel Arrests 13 Hamas Terrorists in West Bank

JNS.org - Israeli security forces recently arrested 13 Hamas terrorists, the Shin Bet security agency revealed Sunday. The suspects were arrested in a joint operation by the...

January 16, 2017 10:10 am

Gaza Residents Angered by Hamas’ Failure to Address Energy Crisis

JNS.org -- Residents of the Gaza Strip are angered by the failure of Hamas, the terror group that governs the enclave, to address the area’s severe...

January 16, 2017 9:35 am

French Jews Decry ‘Anti-Israel’ Paris Peace Summit

French Jews decried Sunday’s Mideast peace summit in Paris, attended by diplomats from more than 70 countries, on the grounds that it encouraged Palestinian intransigence...

January 16, 2017 9:17 am

Wall Dating Back to King David Era Excavated at Israel’s Timna Mines

JNS.org - An ancient wall dating back to the 10th century BCE excavated at an archaeological dig in southern Israel may lend credence to the biblical story...

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

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

Iran's government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar al-Assad regain...

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