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Posts Tagged: Israel Syria Border

March 21, 2017 12:27 pm

Israel Must Prepare for Deterioration of Security Situation in North, Retired IDF General Says After String of Syria Incidents

Israel must be prepared for a deterioration of the security situation along its northern border, a retired IDF general said this week, according to the Hebrew...

January 18, 2017 12:35 pm

Syrian Mother Names Baby Born in Israeli Hospital ‘Sarah’ in Gesture of Gratitude to Jewish State

A Syrian woman recently gave birth to a girl at a hospital in northern Israel and named the child Sarah as a way of thanking the...

November 30, 2016 11:55 am

Netanyahu: Israel Will Respond Forcefully to ISIS Border Threat

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will not allow any radical jihadist group to get a foothold on the Jewish state's borders and that attempts...

November 28, 2016 1:34 pm

Israeli Air Force Launches Two Strikes Against Islamic State in Syria

JNS.org - The Israeli Air Force (IAF) struck Islamic State forces Monday in Syria, Israel’s second strike against the jihadist terror group in as many days. According...

October 16, 2016 2:44 pm

Head of Humanitarian Aid Group: ‘Safe Zone for Syrian Civilians Would Benefit US, Israel’

The establishment of a safe zone for civilians in southern Syria would benefit the national security of both the US and Israel, the head of...

July 1, 2016 10:43 am

UN Renews Peacekeeping Mandate at Israel-Syria Border in Golan Heights

JNS.org - Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon praised the U.N. Security Council's decision on Wednesday to renew the mandate to deploy the U.N....

April 25, 2016 7:00 am

As Israel Asserts Golan Control, the Move Is a Civil War’s One Point of Agreement

JNS.org - With Syria’s civil war raging on in its sixth year, neighboring Israel has largely managed to keep a comfortable distance from the bloody conflict,...

March 23, 2016 9:04 am

UN Peacekeepers Reportedly Set to Return to Israel-Syria Border

JNS.org - United Nations peacekeepers are reportedly set to return to the Israel-Syria border in the Golan Heights. According to Yedioth Ahronoth, in recent weeks, officers and...

March 17, 2016 12:37 pm

During Moscow Visit, Rivlin Urges Putin to Prevent Iran, Hezbollah From Gaining Stronger Foothold in Syria

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday where the Israeli leader urged Putin to not let Iran...

December 11, 2015 1:11 pm

Former IDF Soldier Jailed for Giving Enemy Classified Intelligence

JNS.org - A military court convicted a former Israel Defense Forces soldier of divulging classified information and aiding and abetting the enemy, in a case pertaining...

December 9, 2015 4:19 pm

Israeli Commandos Rescue Wounded Syrian Militant Dumped Along Border (VIDEO)

A video released on Tuesday shows Israeli commandos administering first aid to a wounded Islamic militant along the Syrian border, the UK Daily Mail reported. Footage obtained by...

October 25, 2015 9:18 am

Arab-Israeli Paraglider Flies Over Israel-Syria Border to Join ISIS

A 23-year-old Arab-Israeli man has set off security storm by using a hang-glider to fly across the border into Syria, apparently to join Islamic State (Isil)...

August 27, 2015 8:59 am

Amid Syria Tension, IDF Chief Tours Golan Border Area

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot toured the Golan Heights region on Wednesday, including the Mount Hermon area that overlooks...

August 21, 2015 10:29 am

Five Dead in Israeli Strike on Syria Terror Cell After Rocket Attacks on North

The Israeli military said it carried out a new raid in Syria on Friday morning, targeting the cell that fired four rockets into northern Israel...


Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...


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...


Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...


Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...