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Posts Tagged: Israeli government

September 7, 2017 1:09 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

Culture

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...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

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...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Explosion Rocks Major Manhattan Transport Hub, One Suspect in Custody

An explosion rocked New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the city's busiest commuter hubs, on Monday morning and police said one suspect was injured and in custody, with...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

During Surprise Syria Visit, Putin Orders Pullout of ‘Significant Par...

President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Russia's military contingent in Syria to start withdrawing on Monday, saying Moscow...

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