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September 20, 2017 2:03 pm

IDF: We Are Prepared to ‘Neutralize’ Hezbollah With ‘Overwhelming’ Force in Next War

JNS.org - Despite the raging civil war to Israel’s north and east in Syria, the Jewish state’s northern border has remained precariously quiet over the last...

September 20, 2017 11:31 am

Netanyahu-Sisi Meeting Highlights Warming Ties Between Israel and Arab World

JNS.org - At a time of warming relations between Israel and Arab states, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held his first public meeting with Egyptian President...

September 14, 2017 4:22 pm

Ethiopian Rosh Hashanah Blends Unique Customs With a Yearning for Jerusalem

JNS.org - Despite relative isolation from their Jewish brethren around the world for millennia, Ethiopian Jews still observe Rosh Hashanah. Though unique, the Jewish New Year festivities...

September 13, 2017 3:16 pm

Israel, an Emerging Financial Tech Leader, Makes Gains in Digital Currency

JNS.org - As bitcoin and other digital currencies make historic gains, the “start-up nation” of Israel is uniquely positioned to become a global leader in financial...

September 11, 2017 2:56 pm

Israel Aids Quake-Stricken Mexico, Ahead of Netanyahu’s Historic Visit

JNS.org - Ahead of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic visit to Latin America this week, Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday it would send aid to...

August 31, 2017 4:14 pm

Netanyahu’s Historic Latin America Visit Is Part of Global Pivot

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic visit to Mexico and Argentina in mid-September is expected to improve trade ties for Israel, and to open...

August 24, 2017 11:59 am

Netanyahu to Putin: Iran Seeks to ‘Annihilate Israel,’ Control Syria and the Region

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to discuss, in part, how Iran’s “accelerated” presence in Syria threatens...

August 22, 2017 10:53 am

Netanyahu and Putin to Hold Syria Talks, Amid Iranian Threat

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in the Russian resort city of Sochi to discuss the situation in...

August 21, 2017 1:26 pm

Venezuelan Jews Fleeing Turmoil Get ‘Lifeline’ in Israel, Despite New Challenges

JNS.org - As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews are fleeing the South American nation -- and many are choosing to immigrate to Israel. Conditions...

August 18, 2017 4:56 pm

Israel Hopes for High Profits as Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Exports

JNS.org - Israeli companies and the Israeli government itself stand to earn large profits from the country's burgeoning medical cannabis industry. On August 13, a joint government...

August 16, 2017 11:49 am

Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel

JNS.org - Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this week, arriving on an El Al flight chartered by the Nefesh B’Nefesh...

August 7, 2017 2:28 pm

Pressure Mounts on Netanyahu Amid Corruption Probes

JNS.org - Some 3,000 demonstrators gathered on Saturday  night near the home of Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, to protest what they view as slow progress in...

August 2, 2017 11:00 am

‘Walls That Work:’ Can Israeli Tech Help US-Mexican Border Security?

JNS.org - The Trump administration has reportedly reached a new contract with the Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems, to implement advanced security systems on the...

August 1, 2017 5:16 pm

What’s Really Happening at the Western Wall?

JNS.org - Before an Arab terror attack ignited the latest wave of tensions over the Temple Mount, much of the Jewish world’s attention had been focused...


New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...


Building on ‘Strong’ Bond, US Opens First-Ever Permanent Military Base in Israel

JNS.org - Amid Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s declaration that the US-Israel alliance has...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...


Gal Gadot to Host Episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’ in October

JNS.org - Israeli actress Gal Gadot is slated to host an episode of NBC’s "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) next month, in what will be her first time starring on the show. The...


Israeli Victims of Har Adar Shooting Laid to Rest; One Had Returned to Bord...

The three Israelis murdered in Tuesday morning’s terrorist attack near Jerusalem were identified as Solomon Gavriyah, 20 from Be’er Yaakov,...

Middle East

Turkish, Iranian and Iraqi Leaders Decry Kurdish Independence Vote as Creat...

The anti-Kurdish alliance of Turkey, Iran and Iraq has stepped up its accusation that Monday's referendum on independence -- in...