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May 18, 2020 3:12 pm

Israel’s Outgoing Defense Minister Says Iran Starting to Withdraw From Syria

Iran has begun withdrawing its forces from Syria, Israel's outgoing defense minister said on Monday, without offering any evidence to support his assertion. Naftali Bennett also urged...

May 12, 2020 2:16 pm

‘You Should Have Had to Bury Me, Not I You,’ Father Says at Funeral of IDF Soldier Killed by Rock

An Israeli soldier killed overnight Monday in a rock-throwing incident was laid to rest on Tuesday, with his father saying, “You should have had to...

May 5, 2020 12:08 pm

Israeli Researchers Throw Cold Water on Defense Minister’s Claim of ‘Breakthrough’ Coronavirus Treatment

Israeli experts on Tuesday urged caution a day after Defense Minister Naftali Bennett hailed Israeli scientists for making a “breakthrough” in treating the coronavirus. On Monday,...

May 5, 2020 11:26 am

Air Force Strikes Forcing Iran Out of Syria, Israeli Officials Say

Under the pressure of continuing IAF air strikes, Iran is beginning to draw down its military presence in Syria, unnamed Israeli security officials were quoted...

April 26, 2020 9:43 am

Israel Reopens Some Businesses, Eyes Schools as Coronavirus Curbs Ease

Israel permitted some businesses to reopen on Sunday and said it would consider allowing children back to school as part of trial efforts to ease...

March 30, 2020 4:38 pm

‘No Seders With Grandma and Grandpa’: Israeli Defense Minister Issues Coronavirus Passover Warning

Ahead of Passover and amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett published a video on Monday imploring Jews around the world to...

March 30, 2020 4:02 pm

Israel to Use Computer Analysis to Find Likely Coronavirus Carriers

Israel's Defense Ministry plans to use software that analyses data gathered from mobile phones -- produced, according to Israeli media, by the spyware firm NSO --...

March 26, 2020 9:38 am

Israeli Leaders Open Up Nuclear Bunker in War on Coronavirus

The Israeli government has opened up a war bunker in the Jerusalem hills to help coordinate its campaign against the spread of the coronavirus, Israeli officials said...

March 15, 2020 7:19 pm

As Coronavirus Intensifies, Israel Preparing to Mobilize IDF to Fight the Disease

As the coronavirus crisis intensifies around the world, Israel is preparing for the possibility that it may mobilize the army to help combat the disease. The...

March 8, 2020 9:31 am

Hackers Use Israel’s Defense Minister’s Account for Pro-Palestinian Tweets

CTech - The official Twitter account of Israel’s Minister of Defense Naftali Bennett was hacked on the night between Friday and Saturday, apparently by Turkish...

March 2, 2020 10:02 pm

Netanyahu Claims ‘Enormous Victory,’ Pledges to Form ‘Nationalist Government’

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed an "enormous victory" in the country's 2020 elections on Monday night, saying he planned to form a “nationalist government...

February 23, 2020 9:43 pm

Israeli Defense Minister Explains Tough Stance as Iron Dome Moved South After Escalation Following Gaza Border Incident

Tensions along Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip erupted on Sunday, with the Israeli Air Force striking the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group after a...

February 13, 2020 2:04 pm

New IDF Multi-Year Master Plan Includes Establishment of Special ‘Iran Directorate’

The IDF released on Thursday a new multi-year master plan for reforming and improving its capabilities -- including the establishment of a special unit to...

February 9, 2020 7:36 pm

Israel’s Prime Minister, Defense Minister Threaten IDF Operation in Gaza as Rocket Fire Continues

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday both issued warnings of possible Israeli military action against Hamas in the Gaza...


Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...


Facebook Urged to Adopt International Antisemitism Definition

A coalition of 128 organizations has sent an open letter to Facebook's board of directors calling on the social media giant to officially adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)...


As Gaza Border Heats Up, Hamas Fires Rocket Barrage Into Sea in Apparent &#...

As tensions continue to rise on the Israel-Gaza Strip border, the coastal enclave's ruling terrorist group, Hamas, fired a barrage...

Middle East

Lebanese Blogger’s Video Slamming Hezbollah Over Beirut Blast Goes Vi...

A Lebanese blogger’s video attacking Hezbollah in the wake of the deadly explosion in Beirut last week has gone viral...

August 10, 2020 10:38 am


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