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Trump Hails Pompeo-Kim Meeting, Says North Korea Summit Plans Advancing

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that preparations were advancing for a first-ever summit with North Korea after CIA director Mike Pompeo visited...

April 19, 2018 11:21 am

EU Approves Amendments to Combat Intolerance in Palestinian Textbooks

The European Union's parliament approved amendments on Wednesday that aim to prevent aid to the Palestinian Authority from financing educational materials considered discriminatory or intolerant. The measures were adopted by the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary...

Israeli-American Council Hosts ‘Israel at 70’ Event for Bipartisan Lawmakers in DC

JNS.org - More than 60 Republican and Democratic lawmakers attended a Tuesday lunch on Capitol Hill hosted by the Israeli-American Council to mark the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel, which begins on Wednesday night. Among...

EU Edges Closer to New Iran Sanctions Ahead of Trump Deadline, Envoys Say

European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading US President Donald Trump from pulling out of the 2015 nuclear...

April 18, 2018 12:53 pm

George Washington University Students to Vote on Anti-Israel Divestment, Despite Initial Cancellation

George Washington University students are set to vote on a divestment resolution targeting Israel next...

April 18, 2018 12:21 pm

US Jewish Groups Express Condolences Over Barbara Bush’s Passing

A number of US Jewish groups have expressed their condolences over the Tuesday death of...

April 18, 2018 11:26 am

CIA Chief Pompeo Formed ‘Good Relationship’ With North Korea’s Kim, Says Trump

CIA director Mike Pompeo, US President Donald Trump's nominee to become the top US diplomat,...

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...

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 19, 2018 11:21 am

Trump Hails Pompeo-Kim Meeting, Says North Korea Summit Plans Advancing

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that preparations were advancing for a first-ever summit with North Korea after CIA director Mike Pompeo visited Pyongyang...

April 19, 2018 10:12 am

EU Approves Amendments to Combat Intolerance in Palestinian Textbooks

The European Union's parliament approved amendments on Wednesday that aim to prevent aid to the Palestinian Authority from financing educational materials considered discriminatory or intolerant. The...

April 19, 2018 9:30 am

Israeli-American Council Hosts ‘Israel at 70’ Event for Bipartisan Lawmakers in DC

JNS.org - More than 60 Republican and Democratic lawmakers attended a Tuesday lunch on Capitol Hill hosted by the Israeli-American Council to mark the 70th anniversary...

April 18, 2018 3:21 pm

EU Edges Closer to New Iran Sanctions Ahead of Trump Deadline, Envoys Say

European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading US...

April 18, 2018 12:53 pm

George Washington University Students to Vote on Anti-Israel Divestment, Despite Initial Cancellation

George Washington University students are set to vote on a divestment resolution targeting Israel next week, after a debate on the resolution was unexpectedly cancelled...

April 18, 2018 12:21 pm

US Jewish Groups Express Condolences Over Barbara Bush’s Passing

A number of US Jewish groups have expressed their condolences over the Tuesday death of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Bush, the wife of the 41st...

April 18, 2018 11:26 am

CIA Chief Pompeo Formed ‘Good Relationship’ With North Korea’s Kim, Says Trump

CIA director Mike Pompeo, US President Donald Trump's nominee to become the top US diplomat, visited North Korea last week and met leader Kim Jong-un...

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 9:53 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 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 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...

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...

Opinion

How Not to Beat BDS

JNS.org – The BDS movement hasn’t won many victories in the United States in recent years, but Israel’s opponents had to be thrilled when they learned that the student body...

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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