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November 16, 2017 2:00 pm

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

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

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...

November 9, 2017 2:14 pm

Shake-up in Lebanon Underscores Hezbollah’s ‘Domination’

JNS.org - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s sudden resignation last weekend underscores the rising power of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group in Israel’s northern neighbor, political leaders...

November 6, 2017 12:27 pm

Uncertainty for Israel Amid Saudi Shake-Up

JNS.org - On Saturday night, Saudi Arabia announced the arrests of dozens of senior Saudi figures as part of a crackdown on corruption; it's a...

November 3, 2017 11:14 am

Ethiopian-Born Miss Israel Once Dreamed of the Jewish State — Now Advocates for It

JNS.org - In Ethiopia, Yityish “Titi” Aynaw and her fellow villagers always dreamed of living in Israel. “From as far back as I can remember, I was...

November 2, 2017 10:54 am

UN Launches ‘Unprecedented’ $1.3 Billion Legal Campaign Against Israel

JNS.org - The United Nations has earmarked some $1.3 billion to fund Palestinian legal campaigns against Israel and to support the creation of an independent Palestinian...

November 1, 2017 3:50 pm

UAE Apologizes to Israeli Judo Team, but Is It ‘Too Little and Too Late?’

JNS.org – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially apologized to Israel on Saturday following a handshake snub during last week’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam judo tournament....

October 27, 2017 10:24 am

Could Israeli Medical Marijuana Research Help Treat Asthma?

JNS.org - In a development that could spark Israel’s newest achievement in the medical cannabis sector, the Israeli-British cannabis biotech start-up CIITECH announced this week that it...

October 25, 2017 1:02 pm

Discoveries Show Jerusalem’s Transformation After Roman Destruction

JNS.org - Last week, Israeli archaeologists unveiled the results of large-scale excavations that lend unprecedented insight into the transformation of Jerusalem around the time of the destruction...

October 23, 2017 1:25 pm

Syrians, Iranians Vow to Fight ‘Zio-American Schemes’

JNS.org - The IDF struck three Syrian rocket launchers on Saturday, after five rockets from Syria entered the Golan Heights earlier that day -- and as Iran’s military...

October 17, 2017 2:23 pm

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas reportedly agreed to cease all...

October 17, 2017 11:02 am

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is now seen as a rising...

October 17, 2017 10:49 am

Israeli Medical Marijuana Goes Global

After holding its third innovation conference in Tel Aviv in March, iCAN: Israel-Cannabis -- an Israeli marijuana group -- is hosting the inaugural CannaTech UK convention on October 26 at London’s Old Truman Brewery. The...


A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...


Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

JNS.org - A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views...

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...


Rutgers President Defends ‘Academic Freedom’ of Three Professor...

The president of Rutgers University in New Jersey defended the free speech rights of three faculty members who have recently...


Cathay Pacific Airways to Open Israel Office, Upgrade Tel Aviv-Hong Kong Ro...

JNS.org – Cathay Pacific, the flagship airline of Hong Kong, is set to launch an office in Israel as well as...

Middle East

Iran-Backed Forces Persecuting Christians Who Survived ISIS, Kurdish Parlia...

Iran-backed Shia paramilitary forces operating in northern Iraq have been accused by a Kurdish parliamentarian of engaging in "flagrant injustice" toward Christians in...