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Posts Tagged: Israeli government

September 7, 2017 1:09 pm

Israeli Charities Report No Change in Donations From American Jewry Amid Western Wall Controversy

JNS.org - Israeli charities are seeing no change in donations from American Jewry following the public dispute between the Israeli government and US Jewish organizations over prayer arrangements...

August 9, 2017 9:18 am

Christian-Jewish Group Applauds Israel’s Aid Increase to Venezuelan Immigrants

JNS.org - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) praised the Israeli government for its increase in aid to Venezuelan Jewish immigrants who recently...

August 6, 2017 11:11 am

Far-Left Activist Jackie Walker Gets Standing Ovation for Antisemitic Play

Far-Left activist and former vice-chair of British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s Momentum movement Jackie Walker opened a one-woman show over the weekend at the...

July 25, 2017 6:02 pm

Israel Tells Fuming Erdogan That Ottoman Empire Days Are Over

JNS.org - The Israeli government shot back on Tuesday at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s fiery statements regarding the Temple Mount, telling the Turkish leader that...

July 16, 2017 12:39 pm

Alan Dershowitz: So Now American Zionists Want to Boycott Israel

This article was first published by Gatestone Institute. Several prominent American Zionists – including long-time supporters of Israel – are so outraged at the Israeli government’s...

June 26, 2017 9:54 am

Jewish Agency Passes Resolution Calling on Netanyahu to Reinstate Western Wall Deal

JNS.org - The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Board of Governors cancelled a dinner scheduled for Monday night with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and convened an...

June 5, 2017 9:07 am

Israeli Government Launches Campaign to Fight BDS Online

JNS.org - Ethiopian-born former Miss Israel beauty pageant winner Yityish “Titi” Aynaw and actress Ariel Mortman, star of the popular youth TV series “The Greenhouse,”...

May 24, 2017 10:44 am

BDS-Targeted Israeli Company SodaStream Rehires 74 Palestinian Employees Following Renewal of Work Permits

JNS.org - SodaStream, the Israel-based producer of a popular beverage carbonation machine, announced it will rehire 74 Palestinian employees after the Israeli government restored their work...

May 9, 2017 12:13 pm

Israeli Government Salary Dispute Threatens to Disrupt Upcoming Trump Visit

JNS.org - Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel this month, the Jewish state’s Foreign Ministry workers union has threatened to disrupt the trip over...

March 28, 2017 6:35 am

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly sent signals that he might disband the current Likud-led government and call for...

March 10, 2017 10:17 am

Netanyahu Seeks Putin’s Reassurance to Keep Iran From Presence on Israeli Border

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Moscow on Thursday seeking reassurance from Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country’s presence in Syria would help Israel block...

March 6, 2017 12:32 pm

Israeli Government Votes to Decriminalize Recreational Marijuana Use

JNS.org - The Israeli government has voted in favor of decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, joining several European countries and US states in adopting similar measures. According to...

January 9, 2017 12:20 pm

Israeli Security Cabinet Orders Demolition of Truck-Ramming Terrorist’s Home

JNS.org - Israel’s security cabinet approved several measures in the wake of Sunday's truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem, which claimed the lives of four Israeli soldiers and...

December 29, 2016 8:52 am

John Kerry’s Harsh Rebuke of Israeli Government Criticized by Lawmakers From Both Parties

US Secretary of State John Kerry’s rebuke of the Israeli government on Wednesday set off a wave of criticism from lawmakers in both parties. Republicans...


Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

Israeli Medical Marijuana Goes Global

After holding its third innovation conference in Tel Aviv in March, iCAN: Israel-Cannabis -- an Israeli marijuana group -- is hosting the inaugural CannaTech UK convention on October...

Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in...


Protests by Polish Anti-Fascist Group Lead to Withdrawal of Antisemitic Fig...

One of Poland's leading anti-racist organizations has successfully prevented the continued sale of antisemitic figurines at a gift shop inside...


Netanyahu Tells Visiting Russian Defense Minister: Israel Won’t Allow...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held talks with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday, saying his country will not...

Middle East

US-Backed Militias Oust ISIS From Raqqa Stronghold

US-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month battle. The fighting was over and...