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Colorado State Students March Against Antisemitism After Spate of Hateful Incidents

Jewish community members and their allies at Colorado State University (CSU) marched against antisemitism last week, after a Jewish student was targeted with Nazi...

October 15, 2017 7:56 pm

Jewish Groups: US and Israeli Withdrawals From UNESCO Are Consequence of Political Bias

US Jewish groups have cast the decisions by the US and Israel to withdraw from UNESCO as the inevitable consequence of the uncompromising anti-Israeli bias at the UN's global organization for science, culture and education. The US...

Chinese E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Open Research and Development Center in Israel

JNS.org - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced Wednesday it will open a research and development (R&D) center in Israel. The move is part of the company's plan to unveil a series of R&D centers worldwide, with...

Israeli-Arab Man Indicted for Social Media Incitement Supporting Terror Attacks

JNS.org - An Arab man from the northern Israeli city of Tamra was indicted on Sunday on charges of supporting terrorism and for social media posts praising terror attacks against Israelis. According to the indictment filed at the...

October 15, 2017 10:11 am

Trump Stance on Nuclear Deal Creates Opportunity to ‘Stop Iran’s Aggression,’ Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded US President Donald Trump's disavowal of the...

October 15, 2017 10:08 am

‘Qatarstrophe’ Averted, World’s Democracies Should Remain in UNESCO, Jewish Human Rights Group Urges

A leading Jewish human rights organization has expressed its relief at the defeat of Hamad Bin...

October 15, 2017 9:44 am

At Least 189 Dead, 200 Injured in Mogadishu Truck Bomb Blast

A huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital has killed 189 people with more than...

October 15, 2017 9:38 am

Death Toll Reaches 40 as Wildfires Race Across Northern California

Wildfires raced across northern California Saturday, threatening famous wineries and the historic town of Sonoma...

October 15, 2017 9:32 am

ISIS Faces Further Defeats at Former Strongholds Near Raqqa, Syria

Syrian government forces and their allies on Saturday said they seized the town of Mayadeen,...

October 15, 2017 7:56 pm

Colorado State Students March Against Antisemitism After Spate of Hateful Incidents

Jewish community members and their allies at Colorado State University (CSU) marched against antisemitism last week, after a Jewish student was targeted with Nazi messages...

October 15, 2017 7:10 pm

Jewish Groups: US and Israeli Withdrawals From UNESCO Are Consequence of Political Bias

US Jewish groups have cast the decisions by the US and Israel to withdraw from UNESCO as the inevitable consequence of the uncompromising anti-Israeli bias at...

October 15, 2017 4:42 pm

Chinese E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Open Research and Development Center in Israel

JNS.org - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced Wednesday it will open a research and development (R&D) center in Israel. The move is part of the company's...

October 15, 2017 4:36 pm

Israeli-Arab Man Indicted for Social Media Incitement Supporting Terror Attacks

JNS.org - An Arab man from the northern Israeli city of Tamra was indicted on Sunday on charges of supporting terrorism and for social media posts praising...

October 15, 2017 10:11 am

Trump Stance on Nuclear Deal Creates Opportunity to ‘Stop Iran’s Aggression,’ Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded US President Donald Trump's disavowal of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, following the president's decertification announcement...

October 15, 2017 10:08 am

‘Qatarstrophe’ Averted, World’s Democracies Should Remain in UNESCO, Jewish Human Rights Group Urges

A leading Jewish human rights organization has expressed its relief at the defeat of Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari – the Qatari candidate for the post of...

October 15, 2017 9:44 am

At Least 189 Dead, 200 Injured in Mogadishu Truck Bomb Blast

A huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital has killed 189 people with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in...

October 15, 2017 9:38 am

Death Toll Reaches 40 as Wildfires Race Across Northern California

Wildfires raced across northern California Saturday, threatening famous wineries and the historic town of Sonoma as authorities confirmed that the death toll had reached 40. The...

October 15, 2017 9:32 am

ISIS Faces Further Defeats at Former Strongholds Near Raqqa, Syria

Syrian government forces and their allies on Saturday said they seized the town of Mayadeen, an Islamic State stronghold in the country’s east, in a...

October 15, 2017 9:27 am

Former French Government Minister Audrey Azoulay Elected to Head UNESCO

JNS.org - Former French Minister of Culture Audrey Azoulay will be the first Jewish director-general of the United Nations cultural body UNESCO after winning a narrow vote...

October 14, 2017 9:22 pm

Trump Decertifies Iran Deal, Promises Tougher Approach

JNS.org - US President Donald Trump announced in a White House speech on Friday that he has decertified the Iranian nuclear deal as part of a...

October 14, 2017 9:06 pm

Following US, Israel Orders Foreign Ministry to Ready for UNESCO Withdrawal

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the foreign ministry to begin preparing to withdraw from UNESCO, following the US announcement it will leave...

October 14, 2017 11:56 am

Report: ISIS Commanders Set Up Training Camp for Recruits Near Israel Border

Several senior commanders from Islamic State who recently fled from Iraq and northern Syria are now based in southern Syria, just across the Golan Heights...

October 13, 2017 11:47 am

Palestinian Rivals Hamas, Fatah Reach Unity Deal in Cairo

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas has signed a reconciliation deal with its rival Fatah, which controls the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, to end their...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

Japanese Firm Finalizes Record-Setting $1.1 Billion Acquisition of Israel...

JNS.org - Following announcements in July that Japan’s Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) would acquire the Israeli pharmaceutical company NeuroDerm for...

Israel

Israeli-Developed Breakthrough Cancer Drug Receives FDA Approval

JNS.org - Kite Pharma, founded by Israeli-American professor Arie Belldegrun in 2009, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted regular approval for its cancer treatment, Yescarta. California-based...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Aga...

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international...

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