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Posts Tagged: Israel News

January 20, 2017 11:25 am
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Israeli Authorities Catch Band of Antiquities Thieves In The Act

JNS.org -- Inspectors from the Israel Antiquities Authority and Israeli Border Police apprehended a band of 11 antiquities thieves this week who they caught in the...

December 26, 2016 2:04 pm
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Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem: ‘World War III’ or a Simple ‘Reality Check’?

JNS.org -- The incoming Donald Trump administration’s stated intention to move America’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been met with a Palestinian reaction,...

December 18, 2016 5:43 am
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Taglit-Birthright Israel Launches ‘Innovation Center’ in Tel Aviv

JNS.org --  An educational tourism organization that offers young adults free trips to Israel has opened an "innovation center" in Tel Aviv, in collaboration with the city's stock...

December 15, 2016 12:48 pm
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Rehabilitation and Celebration: Haifa Slowly Comes Back to Life in Aftermath of Fires

Meir Barzilay was one of the lucky Haifa residents during Israel’s recent wave of fires. "I live in a row of six houses," he said. "Somehow, the...

December 11, 2016 6:54 am
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ISIS Is Only One Element of the Chaos on the Israel-Syria Border

JNS.org --The recent attention-grabbing exchange of fire between Israel and Islamic State is just one aspect of the Jewish state’s assessment of the current threats...

December 9, 2016 12:57 pm
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Israel Signs Trilateral Research and Development Pact With Greece, Cyprus

JNS.org -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the leaders of Cyprus and Greece on Thursday in Jerusalem as the three nations signed a research...

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...

Culture

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

President of Ireland’s Only On-Campus Israel Society Assaulted at ...

The president of Ireland's only on-campus Israel student group was assaulted on Thursday while manning a kosher bake sale booth for charity, The Algemeiner has...

Israel

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel...

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park,...

Middle East

Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak Free, Six Years After Ouster, Detention

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed from detention, six years after being overthrown. Mr Mubarak left a military hospital in southern Cairo and went to his home in the...

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