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Billionaire Mark Wilf Tapped to Head Jewish Federations of North America

JNS.org - Mark Wilf, a billionaire real estate developer and owner of the Minnesota Vikings football team, has been named the incoming chair of the...

May 16, 2018 10:07 am

At UN, Haley and Danon Defend US Embassy Move, Blaming Violence at Gaza Border on Hamas and Iran

JNS.org - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikky Haley forcefully defend Israel’s reaction to the protests along the border with the Gaza Strip on Monday that resulted in as many as 60 Palestinian deaths. “I...

Turkey Ratchets Up Diplomatic Campaign Against Israel as Netanyahu Tells Erdoğan, ‘You Have Kurdish Blood on Your Hands’

Turkey expelled the Israeli Ambassador to Ankara on Tuesday as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's regime launched a fresh round of rhetorical attacks against the Jewish state. Eitan Naeh, the Israeli Ambassador, was ordered by the Turkish...

Hamas Co-Founder: Calling Gaza Riots ‘Peaceful Resistance’ Is ‘Deceiving the Public’

A senior Hamas leader said on Sunday that recent Palestinian riots on the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip were backed by the Islamist group's fighters and weapons. In an interview with Al Jazeera, Hamas co-founder Mahmoud al-Zahhar called allegations...

May 15, 2018 4:04 pm

Palestinian Representative in Washington Recalled by Abbas After Jerusalem Embassy Opening

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas recalled the Palestinian envoy to Washington on Tuesday, chief...

May 15, 2018 2:57 pm

American UN Envoy: No Country Would Act With More Restraint Than Israel Has in Gaza

A day after several dozen Palestinian rioters were killed in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip as...

May 15, 2018 1:39 pm
May 15, 2018 12:51 pm

US Navy Expects ‘Uncertainty’ in Gulf After Iran Nuclear Deal Withdrawal

The United States Navy is closely watching Iranian behavior in the Gulf and expects a...

May 15, 2018 10:31 am

Republicans Bemoan Lack of Democrats at US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Republican senators who came to Israel for the official opening of the new...

May 16, 2018 10:07 am

Billionaire Mark Wilf Tapped to Head Jewish Federations of North America

JNS.org - Mark Wilf, a billionaire real estate developer and owner of the Minnesota Vikings football team, has been named the incoming chair of the Jewish...

May 16, 2018 9:57 am

At UN, Haley and Danon Defend US Embassy Move, Blaming Violence at Gaza Border on Hamas and Iran

JNS.org - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikky Haley forcefully defend Israel’s reaction to the protests along the border with the Gaza Strip on...

May 15, 2018 6:11 pm

Turkey Ratchets Up Diplomatic Campaign Against Israel as Netanyahu Tells Erdoğan, ‘You Have Kurdish Blood on Your Hands’

Turkey expelled the Israeli Ambassador to Ankara on Tuesday as President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's regime launched a fresh round of rhetorical attacks against the Jewish...

May 15, 2018 4:55 pm

Hamas Co-Founder: Calling Gaza Riots ‘Peaceful Resistance’ Is ‘Deceiving the Public’

A senior Hamas leader said on Sunday that recent Palestinian riots on the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip were backed by the Islamist group's fighters and...

May 15, 2018 4:04 pm

Palestinian Representative in Washington Recalled by Abbas After Jerusalem Embassy Opening

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas recalled the Palestinian envoy to Washington on Tuesday, chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Palestinian television. Husam Zomlot, the Palestine...

May 15, 2018 2:57 pm

American UN Envoy: No Country Would Act With More Restraint Than Israel Has in Gaza

A day after several dozen Palestinian rioters were killed in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip as they tried to breach the border with Israel, America’s UN envoy...

May 15, 2018 1:39 pm

‘They Are Experienced in This Kind of Terrorist Act:’ Iranian Analyst Highlights IRGC-Linked Group’s Threat to Destroy US Embassy in Jerusalem

The $100,000 bounty for the destruction of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem being offered by an Iranian student group affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary...

May 15, 2018 12:51 pm

US Navy Expects ‘Uncertainty’ in Gulf After Iran Nuclear Deal Withdrawal

The United States Navy is closely watching Iranian behavior in the Gulf and expects a "period of uncertainty" and increased level of alertness after President...

May 15, 2018 10:31 am

Republicans Bemoan Lack of Democrats at US Embassy Opening in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Republican senators who came to Israel for the official opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem seemed troubled by the lack of...

May 15, 2018 10:14 am

Tunisian Police Foil Stabbing Attack Outside Historic Synagogue in Capital

Police in Tunis overpowered a knife-wielding assailant who attacked a security patrol outside the city's historic synagogue on Tuesday. The 45-year-old man tried to stab a group...

May 15, 2018 10:03 am

German Military to Move Forward With Plan to Lease Israeli Drones

The German Defense Ministry will notify lawmakers shortly that it will proceed with plans to lease Israeli-built Heron-TP surveillance drones, a program that was delayed...

May 15, 2018 9:24 am

US Chipmaker Intel Submits Plans for $5 Billion Israel Expansion

Intel Corp said on Tuesday it had submitted plans to expand its production operations in Israel, with the government saying the US chipmaker would invest...

May 15, 2018 8:38 am

After US Withdrawal, Iran and Europe Seek United Front on Nuclear Deal

Europe and Iran sought a united front on Tuesday to save the nuclear deal US President Donald Trump abandoned last week, with Britain warning against regime change...

May 14, 2018 5:42 pm

Denouncing US Embassy Move to Jerusalem Alongside Gaza ‘Genocide,’ Angry Erdoğan Recalls Turkish Envoys from Israel and US

Turkey recalled its ambassadors from Tel Aviv and Washington, DC on Monday, as senior officials in Ankara frenziedly accused the US and Israel of sharing...

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...

Opinion

Things Will Get Worse After Abbas

JNS.org - Those close to Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas are going to great lengths to hide the ‎true condition of his health.‎ With his hospitalizations becoming more frequent, ‎many expect‏...

Israel

South African Government Mocked for Calling on Israel to Withdraw Troops Fr...

The South African government became a laughing stock on Twitter on Thursday after it called on Israel to withdraw from...

Middle East

State Media: Syrian Air Defense Intercepts Missile Attack on Airport

Syrian state media said a military airport near Homs city had come under missile attack which was repelled by its air defense systems on Thursday. "One of our military airports in...

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