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January 16, 2018 12:18 pm
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As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on January 10 that the US is “deeply concerned” about reports that Iranian authorities...

January 9, 2018 1:12 pm
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New York Times Accuses Israel of ‘Annexation’ and ‘Apartheid’ Over Political Moves

JNS.org - At the start of 2018, a purportedly emboldened Israel -- led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- initiated new political measures that seemingly enhance Israel’s sovereignty...

January 1, 2018 12:23 pm
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Will Mass Protests Divert Iran’s Attention Away From Israel?

JNS.org - Thousands of protesters took to the streets this weekend in cities throughout Iran to demonstrate against the Islamic Republic’s strained economy, corrupt regime and...

December 27, 2017 12:56 pm
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Technion’s New Guangdong Campus Fuses Israeli Innovation and Chinese Resources

JNS.org - Last week’s inauguration of the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) -- the first Israeli university campus in China -- represents a fusion of the Jewish state’s...

December 19, 2017 10:19 am
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Netanyahu’s Bitcoin Forecast Puts Israel at Center of Financial Technology Revolution

JNS.org - As digital currencies make historic gains -- and as the “start-up nation” of Israel emerges as a key player in the blockchain field -- Israeli Prime...

December 7, 2017 1:25 pm
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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 Wednesday, breaking with decades of US policy and enraging many in the Arab world,...

December 4, 2017 1:48 pm
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Israel Vows to Prevent Iranian Entrenchment in Syria

JNS.org - Israel, Iran and Syria have remained silent following reports in the Arab media of an alleged Israeli strike on Friday night that targeted an Iranian military...

December 3, 2017 3:12 pm
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Experts: No Chance Hamas Will Disarm, Despite Unity Government

JNS.org - As a joint Palestinian government seems poised to take control of Gaza, Hamas has defied calls to disarm -- and has vowed to move its battle against...

November 28, 2017 1:15 pm
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Could Amazon.com’s Arrival in Israel Hurt the Start-Up Nation?

JNS.org - When the online retail giant Amazon.com recently entered Israel’s hi-tech ecosystem, it was not business as usual in the “start-up nation.” As Amazon began attracting top Israeli programmers...

November 27, 2017 7:38 pm
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Egypt-Israel Cooperation Likely to Rise After Sinai Terror Attack

JNS.org - After terrorists killed more than 300 people during prayers at a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Friday, experts say that weaknesses in the Arab...

November 21, 2017 11:44 am
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Syrian Women Seeking Medical Aid ‘Love’ Israel, See Its ‘True Face’

JNS.org - Unprecedented video footage broadcast on Israeli television on Sunday showed Syrian women and children crossing into Israel for medical treatment, with assistance from the IDF; it...

November 16, 2017 2:00 pm
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With Sisi Preparing to Run for Second Term, Egypt Maintains a ‘Cold Peace’ With Israel

JNS.org - As an April 2018 election approaches in Egypt, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is preparing to run for a second term. Since he assumed office in June 2014,...

November 15, 2017 2:26 pm
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Israeli Economy Flexes Its Muscle: Shekel Deemed World’s 2nd-Strongest Currency

JNS.org - Last week, the German financial services giant Deutsche Bank ranked the Israeli shekel as the world’s second-strongest currency, bolstering the broader outlook of the Jewish...

November 9, 2017 2:22 pm
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Humanitarian Legacies of Elie Wiesel, Oprah Winfrey Linked by Foundation’s New Award

JNS.org - Elie Wiesel, who before his death in 2016 was arguably the world’s most well-known Holocaust survivor, reached millions of people through his writing and...

Culture

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

New Zealand Reopens Mosques That Were Attacked; Many ‘March for Love&...

Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshipers...

Israel

Rafi Eitan, Legendary Spy Who Captured Adolf Eichmann, Dies at 92

The legendary Israeli spy who masterminded the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann has died at 92. Rafi Eitan was a Mossad agent in 1960 when, acting on information gathered...

Middle East

Islamic State ‘Caliphate’ Defeated, Yet Threat Persists

US-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State's last territory in Syria on Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed "caliphate," but the jihadists remain a threat from sleeper cells...

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