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With Jews Largely Gone From Iraq, Memories Survive in Israel

Behind the high concrete walls of Baghdad’s Jewish cemetery, Violette Saul lies at rest under a weathered and cracked tombstone, one of the last...

April 18, 2018 11:08 am

‘Am Yisrael Chai’ Permissible on Temple Mount, According to Jerusalem Court

JNS.org - The Jerusalem Magistrate Court ruled on Monday that it is permitted for visitors to the Temple Mount to yell out “Am Yisrael Chai” (“The nation of Israel lives”) because it is a patriotic declaration,...

Forty UN Ambassadors Tour Israel, Meet Pols During 70th Anniversary Celebrations

JNS.org - Forty ambassadors to the United Nations, representing a quarter of the countries with diplomatic ties to Israel, are visiting the Jewish state this week as the country celebrates its 70th anniversary. Organized by the American...

Christians United for Israel Announces New Leaders

JNS.org - Christians United For Israel, one of the nation’s largest pro-Israel organizations, announced new leadership team on Monday as the group seeks to build on its success in strengthening Christian support for Israel in the...

April 18, 2018 10:14 am

To Celebrate Israel’s 70th Year, Adelsons Donate $70 Million to Birthright Program

JNS.org - On the eve of Israel’s 70th anniversary, Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson surprised the audience at the...

April 18, 2018 10:03 am

Birthright Israel Founder Flips ‘Bird’ to Protesters Outside Celebratory Gala

JNS.org - Michael Steinhardt, the co-founder and major supporter of Birthright Israel–a program that has brought...

April 18, 2018 9:55 am

300 Intel Drones to Light Skies at Israel Independence Celebration

JNS.org - Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, will join Israel for Wednesday night’s 70th anniversary celebrations, bringing...

April 18, 2018 9:53 am

Barbara Bush, Wife and Mother of US Presidents, Dies at 92

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush, the only woman to see her husband and son both sworn...

April 18, 2018 9:50 am

College Parties Like No Other, Bringing Israel Into the Mix

JNS.org - In the weeks leading up to Yom Ha’aztmaut -- Israel’s Independence Day -- on April 19,...

April 18, 2018 11:08 am

With Jews Largely Gone From Iraq, Memories Survive in Israel

Behind the high concrete walls of Baghdad’s Jewish cemetery, Violette Saul lies at rest under a weathered and cracked tombstone, one of the last memorials...

April 18, 2018 11:06 am

‘Am Yisrael Chai’ Permissible on Temple Mount, According to Jerusalem Court

JNS.org - The Jerusalem Magistrate Court ruled on Monday that it is permitted for visitors to the Temple Mount to yell out “Am Yisrael Chai” (“The...

April 18, 2018 10:36 am

Forty UN Ambassadors Tour Israel, Meet Pols During 70th Anniversary Celebrations

JNS.org - Forty ambassadors to the United Nations, representing a quarter of the countries with diplomatic ties to Israel, are visiting the Jewish state this week...

April 18, 2018 10:29 am

Christians United for Israel Announces New Leaders

JNS.org - Christians United For Israel, one of the nation’s largest pro-Israel organizations, announced new leadership team on Monday as the group seeks to build on...

April 18, 2018 10:14 am

To Celebrate Israel’s 70th Year, Adelsons Donate $70 Million to Birthright Program

JNS.org - On the eve of Israel’s 70th anniversary, Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson surprised the audience at the 18th annual Birthright Israel gala on Sunday night by announcing...

April 18, 2018 10:03 am

Birthright Israel Founder Flips ‘Bird’ to Protesters Outside Celebratory Gala

JNS.org - Michael Steinhardt, the co-founder and major supporter of Birthright Israel–a program that has brought over 600,000 Jewish young adults from around the world to...

April 18, 2018 9:55 am

300 Intel Drones to Light Skies at Israel Independence Celebration

JNS.org - Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, will join Israel for Wednesday night’s 70th anniversary celebrations, bringing along 300 Intel drones to help put on a massive...

April 18, 2018 9:53 am

Barbara Bush, Wife and Mother of US Presidents, Dies at 92

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush, the only woman to see her husband and son both sworn in as president, died on Tuesday, the Bush family said. She was 92. Bush was...

April 18, 2018 9:50 am

College Parties Like No Other, Bringing Israel Into the Mix

JNS.org - In the weeks leading up to Yom Ha’aztmaut -- Israel’s Independence Day -- on April 19, pro-Israel students from more than 160 university campuses across North...

April 18, 2018 9:24 am

Syria Chemical Weapons Visit Postponed After Gunfire

The arrival of international chemical weapons inspectors at the location of a suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma has been delayed...

April 18, 2018 8:29 am

Haley Fires Back at Kudlow Over Russia: ‘I Don’t Get Confused’

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley fired back at White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday over his remarks that she may...

April 18, 2018 8:27 am

Rouhani Lambasts ‘Invading Powers,’ Vows Iran Will Make or Buy Any Weapons It Needs

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would make or buy any weapons it needed to defend itself in a region beset by "invading powers," as the military paraded...

April 17, 2018 4:38 pm

Labour MPs Give Raw Accounts of Facing Threats, Abuse, as British Parliament Debates Antisemitism

A non-Jewish member of the British Parliament from the opposition Labour Party spoke on Tuesday in blunt detail about the antisemitic threats received by his...

April 17, 2018 3:28 pm

Israelis Stand in Silence to Honor Fallen Soldiers, Terror Victims, as Memorial Day Gets Underway

Israelis stood in silence for one minute on Tuesday night, as sirens blared in remembrance of the country’s fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. Since 1860,...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Nine Killed in Toronto Van-Ramming Incident

A white Ryder rental van killed nine people and injured 16 when its driver plowed through a busy Toronto sidewalk on a sunny Monday afternoon, police said. Toronto Deputy Chief Peter Yuen provided the...

Israel

Israel Security Forces Arrest Hamas Cell in Samaria

JNS.org - Nineteen terror suspects were arrested in the Ramallah area in Samaria overnight on Saturday, in an operation carried out by the Israel Defense Forces, Shin Bet security forces and...

Middle East

Syrian Opposition Says US Cannot Afford to Leave Syria Yet

Syria's chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its goals in the region, even though President Donald...

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