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Laptop Containing Trump Tower Plans, Clinton Email Probe Details Stolen From Secret Service Agent’s Car

A brazen thief in New York City stole a Secret Service agent's laptop computer that reportedly contained Trump Tower's floor plans, information about the Hillary Clinton...

March 18, 2017 1:00 pm

UN Secretary-General Orders Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid’ Pulled From Website

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres requested the removal of a report accusing Israel of apartheid from the website of the UN body that published it, Reuters reported Friday, citing an unnamed official in the international body. Guterres had previously...

Trauma Among Children in Southern Israel Rising Due to Sounds of Battles Between Egyptian Military and ISIS in Sinai

The children of southern Israel -- who have long had to deal with the fear of rocket and mortar attacks from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip as well as underground terror tunnels -- are now dealing...

Top UN Official Resigns Over Pressure to Withdraw Report That Accused Israel of Imposing ‘Apartheid Regime’ on the Palestinians

The head of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) has resigned over pressure she said she received from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to withdraw a report published earlier this week that accused...

March 17, 2017 12:23 pm
March 17, 2017 12:11 pm

‘Historic Peace Deal Is Possible’ Under Trump, Palestinian Authority’s Abbas Says

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas voiced optimism about the prospects for achieving peace...

March 17, 2017 11:53 am

Former Israeli Defense Minister Says Final Status Deal With Palestinians Unlikely

JNS.org - Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Wednesday that he believes a final-status agreement...

March 17, 2017 11:11 am

Trump, Merkel Hold First Meeting at White House, Will Discuss Improving Transatlantic Relations

It's no secret that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump have a tense...

March 17, 2017 11:10 am

Arab Knesset Member Reaches Plea Deal to Serve 2 Years in Jail for Security Offenses

JNS.org - Israeli-Arab Knesset Member Basel Ghattas will plead guilty and serve two years in prison...

March 18, 2017 1:00 pm

Laptop Containing Trump Tower Plans, Clinton Email Probe Details Stolen From Secret Service Agent’s Car

A brazen thief in New York City stole a Secret Service agent's laptop computer that reportedly contained Trump Tower's floor plans, information about the Hillary Clinton email...

March 18, 2017 9:30 am

UN Secretary-General Orders Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid’ Pulled From Website

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres requested the removal of a report accusing Israel of apartheid from the website of the UN body that published it, Reuters reported Friday,...

March 17, 2017 5:02 pm

Trauma Among Children in Southern Israel Rising Due to Sounds of Battles Between Egyptian Military and ISIS in Sinai

The children of southern Israel -- who have long had to deal with the fear of rocket and mortar attacks from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip...

March 17, 2017 1:02 pm

Top UN Official Resigns Over Pressure to Withdraw Report That Accused Israel of Imposing ‘Apartheid Regime’ on the Palestinians

The head of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) has resigned over pressure she said she received from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

March 17, 2017 12:23 pm

Israeli Military Analyst: Firing of Missiles at IAF Planes Is Indication of Syrian President Assad’s Bolstered Confidence Thanks to Russian Backing

The firing of S-200 missiles at Israeli Air Force planes on Thursday night was an indication of the bolstered confidence Syrian President Bashar Assad is...

March 17, 2017 12:11 pm

‘Historic Peace Deal Is Possible’ Under Trump, Palestinian Authority’s Abbas Says

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas voiced optimism about the prospects for achieving peace with Israel, following a meeting with the Trump administration's envoy...

March 17, 2017 11:53 am

Former Israeli Defense Minister Says Final Status Deal With Palestinians Unlikely

JNS.org - Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Wednesday that he believes a final-status agreement between the Jewish state and the Palestinians is unlikely in...

March 17, 2017 11:11 am

Trump, Merkel Hold First Meeting at White House, Will Discuss Improving Transatlantic Relations

It's no secret that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump have a tense history. The two leaders have clashed publicly — with Trump...

March 17, 2017 11:10 am

Arab Knesset Member Reaches Plea Deal to Serve 2 Years in Jail for Security Offenses

JNS.org - Israeli-Arab Knesset Member Basel Ghattas will plead guilty and serve two years in prison after being charged with smuggling cellphones and other materials to Palestinian...

March 17, 2017 11:09 am

Syria Fires Missiles at Israeli Warplanes After Series of IAF Airstrikes

Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile...

March 17, 2017 11:04 am

Secretary of State Tillerson Says US Military Action Against North Korea Is Possible

The US would consider military action against North Korea if it was provoked, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday. Speaking in Seoul at a joint...

March 17, 2017 10:58 am

Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt Hosts Interfaith Meeting in Jerusalem

Jason Greenblatt, the US administration’s Special Envoy for International Negotiations, on Thursday met with senior Jewish, Christian and Muslim religious leaders in Jerusalem, reportedly calling...

March 17, 2017 10:04 am

State Department: Trump Budget Cuts Won’t Reduce US Aid to Israel

JNS.org - US foreign aid to Israel will not be reduced under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts, the State Department said Thursday. “Our assistance to Israel...

March 16, 2017 5:07 pm

Antisemitic ‘End Jewish Privilege’ Fliers Distributed at Chicago University Rattle Students; School Issues Condemnation

Jewish students at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) were rattled this week by fliers that were distributed on campus reading, "Ending White Privilege...

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

With Only Two Democrats Voting in Favor, Senate Confirms David Friedman as ...

Attorney David Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday to be the next US ambassador to Israel. President Donald Trump’s...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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