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Posts Tagged: Israel News

November 25, 2016 10:12 am
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Netanyahu Calls Arson Attacks ‘Terror in Every Way’

JNS.org -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that any of the fires plaguing northern and central Israel this week found to be the work...

November 16, 2016 11:21 am
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Will Donald Trump ‘Fire’ the Iran Deal?

JNS.org -- The election victory by Donald Trump, a billionaire businessman who has never held political office and is a neophyte on foreign policy, has left many...

November 11, 2016 10:14 am
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Shin Bet Arrests Terror Suspects Over Plot to Attack Israeli Troops

JNS.org -- Eight Palestinians from the West Bank and an east Jerusalem resident were arrested on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activities and of planning to carry out attacks...

November 6, 2016 9:39 am
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Do Women’s Rights Matter to J Street?

JNS.org - J Street's controversial response to the sexual harassment of one of its staff members raises questions as to whether its attitude toward women's...

November 6, 2016 9:33 am
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Record $38 Million Raised at Friends of IDF LA Celebrity Gala

JNS.org --  The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) raised a record $38 million at a celebrity gala Thursday in Los Angeles. The event, held at...

November 6, 2016 9:30 am
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Technion Students Win Gold Medal at International Biology Competition

JNS.org -- A team of students from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology recently won the gold medal at an international biology competition, the university's spokesperson announced Friday. This was the...

October 6, 2016 7:21 am
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Jewish Group Blasts White House for Refusing to Recognize Jewish State Sovereignty by Crossing Out ‘Israel’ on Transcript of Obama Eulogy at Peres Funeral in Jerusalem

JNS.org -- The head of a major Jewish organization rebuked the White House for crossing out "Israel" from the heading of a transcript of US President Barack Obama's eulogy...

October 2, 2016 7:28 am
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5776: The Jewish Year in Review

JNS.org - On the eve of Rosh Hashanah 5777, JNS.org takes a look at the biggest Jewish news stories covered over the past year. The Palestinian Terror Wave in Israel  Since September...

September 19, 2016 1:06 pm
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Israel’s Economic Growth Exceeds Expectations in Second Quarter of 2016

JNS.org -- Israel's economic growth in the second quarter of 2016 exceeded expectations, with private consumption serving as the primary cause for this development, the Central Bureau of...

September 17, 2016 12:00 pm
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Leading Senator Says Israel Mistaken to Sign Security Deal With Obama

JNS.org - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) believes that Israel made a mistake in signing the historic $38 billion defense deal with President Barack Obama earlier...

September 17, 2016 8:43 am
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On Day of Violence, Abbas Aide Says IDF Killing of Attackers Is ‘Execution’

A spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday called the killing by Israeli security forces of two attackers in separate incidents in Jerusalem and the...

September 16, 2016 12:05 pm
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Palestinian Dead After Attacking Israelis in West Bank Car-Ramming

Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian man and seriously injured a woman during a car-ramming attack at a bus stop outside the Kiryat Arba...

September 16, 2016 12:01 pm
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Jordanian Man Killed After Attacking Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City

A Jordanian national was shot dead after he tried to stab police officers in Jerusalem and two Palestinians rammed their vehicle into a bus stop in the...

September 15, 2016 1:19 pm
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IAF Strikes Hamas Targets After Rocket Lands in Israel

JNS.org -- The Israel Air Force struck three Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired at Israel, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit...

Culture

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

New Biography Asks: ‘What If Rabin Had Lived?’ (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin embodied the qualities of his generation:...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

‘Underhanded Tactics’ of BDS Movement Unnerve Jews on College C...

At the University of Michigan, anti-Israel students erected an “apartheid wall” in a central location on campus to confront Jewish...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister Vows to Prevent WMD From Reaching Hezbollah

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said the country is doing "what is necessary" to prevent Syria from funneling advanced military equipment and weapons of mass destruction to the Hezbollah terrorist organization. Speaking...

Middle East

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: In US Interest to Remain Committed to Nucle...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday it was in the interest of the United States to remain...

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