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Posts Tagged: Israeli government

August 3, 2016 12:55 pm

Israeli Knesset Committee Recognizes Armenian Genocide

JNS.org - An Israeli Knesset committee has announced that it recognizes the Armenian Genocide, encouraging the Israeli government to formally adopt the move. "It is our...

June 30, 2016 5:02 am

Isaac Herzog’s Shameful Deceit

Zionist Union Chairman MK Isaac Herzog is the scion of one of Israel’s most distinguished families. His late father Chaim served with distinction as president,...

June 21, 2016 3:19 pm

Israel to Bolster Evacuated Gaza Jewish Communities’ Infrastructure

JNS.org - The Israeli government will provide 24 million shekels ($6.2 million) to build public infrastructure in southern Israel for communities who were evacuated from the...

May 23, 2016 5:36 am

Despite Anger Over the Political Shenanigans, We Must Rally Behind Netanyahu’s New Government

The recent shenanigans that preceded the expansion of the government sickened even those reconciled to the reality that, since the Menachem Begin era, there exists...

January 26, 2016 10:44 am

Survey of Israeli Arabs Finds Feelings of Alienation, Susceptibility to Extremism

JNS.org - A new survey has found that a large majority of low-income Israeli Arabs feel deeply discriminated against and alienated, making them susceptible to growing...

January 7, 2016 9:02 pm

Israeli Official Blasts Abbas for ‘Perplexing’ Leadership, ‘Many Contradictions’

A senior Israeli government official blasted Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for comments he made during a televised speech from his Bethlehem office on Wednesday...

December 24, 2015 11:02 am

Shin Bet Claims Jewish Terror Cell Working to Overthrow Israeli Government

Israel's Shin Bet intelligence agency made a second rare public statement on Thursday responding at "slander" attempts they say are meant to discredit and disrupt the...

September 4, 2015 11:04 am

Israeli President Hopes Pope Francis Can Be a ‘Bridge’ for Peace

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met with Pope Francis on Thursday at the Vatican, where Rivlin praised the pontiff’s ability to bring people together and...

August 13, 2015 10:37 am

Aliyah Update: Ulpan, Bureaucracy, and Reacting to Jewish Terrorism

JNS.org - It has now been a whole month since my aliyah date, so I thought that this week I’d reflect on the process as a...

June 25, 2015 5:59 pm

Moral Equivalence on the Rampage

The report of the international commission of inquiry, established by the United Nations Human Rights Council to allocate responsibility for last summer’s Gaza war, exposed...

June 14, 2015 9:50 pm

Israel Submits Gaza War Findings to Netanyahu Ahead of UN Report

JNS.org - An Israeli government-appointed panel on Sunday submitted a report to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluding that Israel adhered to international law during last year’s...

June 7, 2015 12:33 pm

Israeli Government to Budget Nearly $26 Million to Fight BDS Movement

JNS.org - Israel’s strategic affairs minister, Gilad Erdan, is due in the next few weeks to introduce an official Israeli government plan with a budget of...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...