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Posts Tagged: Israel News

April 21, 2017 2:08 pm

Media Bias Expert: Recent Corrections by Major Newspapers Rare Exceptions to Anti-Israel Culture

JNS.org - A media bias expert said this week that recent corrections issued by the New York Times and Washington Post of their Israel coverage were rare exceptions in a...

January 20, 2017 11:25 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...


How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

Europeans Violently Protest Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits Continent

JNS.org - Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister...

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Middle East

Two Islamic Jihad Members Dead in Gaza Blast, Israeli Military Denies Invol...

Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad members riding on a motorcycle in the Gaza Strip were killed in an explosion on Tuesday, health officials...