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Posts Tagged: Israeli government

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...

December 4, 2016 12:01 pm

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

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...


US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Banned Islamist Movement Plotted New Attacks on Israelis

The recent arrests of several Islamic Movement members for plotting terror attacks against Israeli soldiers show that the group continues...

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope to the Middle East

JNS.org - In Jerusalem on Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark...


Opening of New Glatt-Kosher Eatery at Arizona State University Hailed as &#...

The long-awaited opening of a glatt-kosher restaurant at Arizona State University (ASU) has demonstrated to students that the administration is serious about its...


In Surprise, Israeli City of Netanya Set to Host 2018 World Lacrosse Champi...

JNS.org - Miriam Feirberg-Ikar, mayor of the Israeli city of Netanya, and Israel Lacrosse Association (ILA) Chairman Scott Neiss announced...

Middle East

Rocket Fired at Israel From Egypt on Trump Visit’s Second Day

JNS.org - During the second day of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel on Tuesday, a rocket was fired at the Jewish state from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The IDF confirmed the rocket...