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Report: As Tensions With Israel Peak Over Gaza, Turkey Hands Out Money to East Jerusalem Arabs

Amid heightened tensions between Ankara and Jerusalem following last week’s violence on the Gaza border in which several dozen Palestinian rioters were killed by...

May 22, 2018 1:34 pm

Doctor: Hospitalized Palestinian Authority President Abbas Has Lung Infection

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is suffering from a lung infection and could remain in hospital for several days, Palestinian medics and officials said on Monday. Abbas, 82, was admitted to hospital for the third time...

Syria’s Army Captures Last Insurgent Area Near Damascus

The Syrian army has restored control over all areas surrounding the capital Damascus for the first time since early in the seven-year-old war, after pushing Islamic State militants out of a south Damascus pocket, the...

Israel Lawmakers Hope Trump Could Ease Made-in-USA Rules for Military Aid

Israeli lawmakers urged the government on Monday to reopen talks with the United States on a defense aid deal signed in 2016 in the hope that President Donald Trump might ease a requirement that American...

May 22, 2018 10:52 am

Israel Sells Sea-Borne Version of Iron Dome Defense System to Romanian Contractor

JNS.org - Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Romanian counterpart Romaero announced on Wednesday...

May 22, 2018 10:42 am

‘I am Israel’ Fundraising Campaign Highlights Diversity

JNS.org - In a rare display of Israeli and Jewish unity, more than a dozen Israel-based...

May 22, 2018 10:38 am

Israel Builds ‘World’s Highest Anti-Missile Wall’ Around New Ramon International Airport

JNS.org - The world’s highest fence against anti-tank missiles, closed-circuit cameras and radar equipment affixed to...

May 22, 2018 10:32 am

EU Calls on Israel to Reinstate Visa for Human Rights Watch Official

The European Union on Tuesday called on Israel to reinstate the visa of Omar Shakir,...

May 22, 2018 10:30 am

Professor Richard Pipes, Noted Russian Historian and Reagan Adviser, Dies at 94

JNS.org - Professor Richard Pipes, a noted Russian expert and historian who played a key role...

May 22, 2018 1:34 pm

Report: As Tensions With Israel Peak Over Gaza, Turkey Hands Out Money to East Jerusalem Arabs

Amid heightened tensions between Ankara and Jerusalem following last week’s violence on the Gaza border in which several dozen Palestinian rioters were killed by IDF...

May 22, 2018 11:21 am

Doctor: Hospitalized Palestinian Authority President Abbas Has Lung Infection

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is suffering from a lung infection and could remain in hospital for several days, Palestinian medics and officials said on...

May 22, 2018 11:09 am

Syria’s Army Captures Last Insurgent Area Near Damascus

The Syrian army has restored control over all areas surrounding the capital Damascus for the first time since early in the seven-year-old war, after pushing...

May 22, 2018 10:54 am

Israel Lawmakers Hope Trump Could Ease Made-in-USA Rules for Military Aid

Israeli lawmakers urged the government on Monday to reopen talks with the United States on a defense aid deal signed in 2016 in the hope...

May 22, 2018 10:52 am

Israel Sells Sea-Borne Version of Iron Dome Defense System to Romanian Contractor

JNS.org - Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Romanian counterpart Romaero announced on Wednesday that they have signed a cooperation agreement for the production...

May 22, 2018 10:42 am

‘I am Israel’ Fundraising Campaign Highlights Diversity

JNS.org - In a rare display of Israeli and Jewish unity, more than a dozen Israel-based organizations have come together to raise funds to support a...

May 22, 2018 10:38 am

Israel Builds ‘World’s Highest Anti-Missile Wall’ Around New Ramon International Airport

JNS.org - The world’s highest fence against anti-tank missiles, closed-circuit cameras and radar equipment affixed to roughly 210-foot poles and a 21-mile security fence: This is...

May 22, 2018 10:32 am

EU Calls on Israel to Reinstate Visa for Human Rights Watch Official

The European Union on Tuesday called on Israel to reinstate the visa of Omar Shakir, the representative of Human Rights Watch in the country, which...

May 22, 2018 10:30 am

Professor Richard Pipes, Noted Russian Historian and Reagan Adviser, Dies at 94

JNS.org - Professor Richard Pipes, a noted Russian expert and historian who played a key role during the Reagan administration in shaping policy on the Soviet...

May 22, 2018 10:23 am

Israel’s Spy Chief: It is a Great Pleasure to Steal From the Persians

JNS.org - Mossad Director Yossi Cohen made an unusual comment on Saturday, all but conceding that his agency was responsible for the recent daring raid on Iran’s...

May 22, 2018 10:17 am

Knesset Advances New Regulations That Would Impose Fines on Illegal Construction

JNS.org - The Knesset’s Internal Affairs and Environment Committee approved new regulations that will impose administrative fines on illegal construction and violations of demolition orders. Regulations...

May 22, 2018 10:06 am

Rare Jewish Coins Found in Temple Mount Excavation

JNS.org - Five exceptionally rare ancient coins from among the very first-ever minted by Jews were discovered on the Temple Mount, evidence of Jewish activity at...

May 22, 2018 9:38 am

Panama’s Varela Says ‘Terrorism’ Cause of 1994 Plane Crash

Panama's president said on Monday a 1994 plane explosion in the country that killed 21 people, most of them Jewish, was the result of a...

May 22, 2018 9:26 am

Erdogan Hints Turkey May Ban Some Israeli Goods Because of Gaza Violence

President Tayyip Erdogan has hinted that Turkey might consider imposing a ban on imports of some Israeli goods over the killing of Palestinian rioters by IDF...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

South Korea Says North Korea Committed to Trump Summit and ‘Complete&...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to "complete" denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and to a planned...

Israel

Israel to Issue Its Own Report on Gaza Riots, Won’t Collaborate With ...

Israel will not collaborate with the United Nations Human Rights Council on an investigation into the recent riots on the...

Middle East

Iran Security Forces to Confront Unrest That Serves US -Judiciary

Iranian security forces will "resolutely confront" unrest that could be exploited by the United States and other enemies, a judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, after a wave of protests over...

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