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Posts Tagged: Israeli government

December 4, 2016 12:01 pm
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Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Responsible Solution’ to Illegal Outpost Issue

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect the settlement enterprise and the...

August 3, 2016 12:55 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

May 14, 2015 8:44 pm
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Israel’s New Government Sworn in Amid Raucous Debate

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new governing coalition was sworn in on Thursday evening amid a raucous Knesset session. The Knesset voted 61-59...

Culture

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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