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Donald Trump’s Son-in-Law Jared Kushner Cleared to Serve in Senior White House Role

The Justice Department has cleared the way for Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Trump, to serve as a senior adviser to the new...

January 22, 2017 9:45 am

Amid ‘Security’ Concerns, Irish University Postpones Conference Exploring Legality of Jewish State

A conference exploring the legality of the state of Israel is being postponed by the Irish university at which it was scheduled to be held in March, on the grounds that its controversial nature could be disruptive...

Panelist at Anti-Israel UK University Seminar Applauded for Accusing Jewish Students of Being ‘Propaganda Machine’ Operatives

An academic participating in a seminar on Thursday at a British university accused Jewish students of being operatives of an "Israeli Propaganda Machine," UK blogger David Collier reported. Prof. Moshé Machover, an Israeli-born mathematician and philosopher...

President Donald Trump Promises ‘Robust’ First 100 Days

The moment Donald Trump swears the oath of office and lifts his hand from the Bible as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, the clock begins on his first 100 days. And within hours,...

January 21, 2017 9:30 am

World Leaders React to Trump Inauguration; Russia Aims to Fix Relations That ‘Fell Apart’

Russia says relations with the United States "completely fell apart" during President Obama's second term...

January 20, 2017 3:33 pm

Iran Threatens Trump Ahead of Inauguration: If He Nixes Nuclear Deal, We’ll Surprise Him the Same Way He Likes to Surprise Others

Iran will retaliate if newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump nixes the July 2015 nuclear...

January 20, 2017 2:06 pm

In Inaugural Benediction, Rabbi Marvin Hier Cites Psalm Remembering Zion and Jerusalem

The first orthodox Rabbi to give benediction at a US presidential inauguration cited a psalm highlighting...

January 20, 2017 11:30 am

Donald Trump Sworn In as America’s 45th President, Vows to ‘Eradicate’ Radical Islamic Terrorism ‘From Face of the Earth’

Republican Donald Trump was sworn in as America's 45th president on Friday in Washington, DC, two...

January 20, 2017 11:29 am

South Florida Municipal Officials Praise Miami Police for Opening Hate Crime Investigation Into Anti-Israel Vandalism

Six South Florida municipal officials praised the Miami Police Department this week for opening a...

January 22, 2017 9:45 am

Donald Trump’s Son-in-Law Jared Kushner Cleared to Serve in Senior White House Role

The Justice Department has cleared the way for Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Trump, to serve as a senior adviser to the new president. Deputy...

January 22, 2017 8:44 am

Amid ‘Security’ Concerns, Irish University Postpones Conference Exploring Legality of Jewish State

A conference exploring the legality of the state of Israel is being postponed by the Irish university at which it was scheduled to be held in March,...

January 22, 2017 8:22 am

Panelist at Anti-Israel UK University Seminar Applauded for Accusing Jewish Students of Being ‘Propaganda Machine’ Operatives

An academic participating in a seminar on Thursday at a British university accused Jewish students of being operatives of an "Israeli Propaganda Machine," UK blogger...

January 21, 2017 1:00 pm

President Donald Trump Promises ‘Robust’ First 100 Days

The moment Donald Trump swears the oath of office and lifts his hand from the Bible as the 45th president of the United States on Friday,...

January 21, 2017 9:30 am

World Leaders React to Trump Inauguration; Russia Aims to Fix Relations That ‘Fell Apart’

Russia says relations with the United States "completely fell apart" during President Obama's second term -- but Moscow is confident that "reason will prevail" as...

January 20, 2017 3:33 pm

Iran Threatens Trump Ahead of Inauguration: If He Nixes Nuclear Deal, We’ll Surprise Him the Same Way He Likes to Surprise Others

Iran will retaliate if newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump nixes the July 2015 nuclear agreement, the Islamic Republic’s top diplomat said this week, according...

January 20, 2017 2:06 pm

In Inaugural Benediction, Rabbi Marvin Hier Cites Psalm Remembering Zion and Jerusalem

The first orthodox Rabbi to give benediction at a US presidential inauguration cited a psalm highlighting Jerusalem at Friday's ceremony. Rabbi Marvin Hier --  the 77-year-old founder and...

January 20, 2017 11:30 am

Donald Trump Sworn In as America’s 45th President, Vows to ‘Eradicate’ Radical Islamic Terrorism ‘From Face of the Earth’

Republican Donald Trump was sworn in as America's 45th president on Friday in Washington, DC, two and a half months after his electoral victory over Democrat Hillary...

January 20, 2017 11:29 am

South Florida Municipal Officials Praise Miami Police for Opening Hate Crime Investigation Into Anti-Israel Vandalism

Six South Florida municipal officials praised the Miami Police Department this week for opening a hate crime investigation into a rash of vandalism perpetrated by...

January 20, 2017 11:09 am

Trump Prepares for Inauguration as 45th US President

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday -- winning vindication for his bare-knuckle White House bid and...

January 20, 2017 11:07 am

Donald Trump Tells Son-In-Law: ‘If You Can’t Bring Mideast Peace, No One Can’

One day prior to his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump made an appearance at a candlelight dinner for donors in Union Station on Thursday, promising "four...

January 20, 2017 8:17 am

Emergency Motion for Protection of Jews at UK University With Notoriously Anti-Israel Atmosphere to Be Brought Before Student Union

An emergency motion aimed at protecting Jews at a British university notorious for its radical anti-Israel activism will be brought before the school’s student union on Tuesday,...

January 20, 2017 6:32 am

San Diego Student Says Her View of Israel as ‘Akin to Apartheid’ Completely Changed After Visiting Jewish State

A California student who previously believed Israel was “akin to an apartheid state” had a complete about-face after visiting the country, San Diego State University’s independent student...

January 19, 2017 6:18 pm

Following Paris Peace Summit, Largely Forgotten 2013 French Court Ruling That Israeli Settlements Are Legal Receives Renewed Attention

A largely forgotten landmark 2013 French court ruling has received renewed attention this week following the international diplomatic summit held in Paris last Sunday at...

Culture

Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering...

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...

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...

Opinion

My Journey Away From Radical Islam

I grew up in Rawalpindi, a city in the Punjab province of Pakistan, in a family that had links with both the Deoband school of thought (a sub-sect of Sunni Islam)...

Middle East

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocati...

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the...

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