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February 19, 2018 9:38 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Hails ‘Historic’ $15 Billion Deal to Export Natural Gas to Egypt

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed on Monday the signing of a “historic” $15 billion deal to export Israeli natural gas to Egypt. The profits from the...

February 13, 2018 1:15 pm

New York Sen. Charles Schumer Predicts ‘Unanimous’ Support in US Congress For Taylor Force Act Targeting PA Terror Payments

US Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) has told an audience in New York that he expects new legislation targeting Palestinian Authority payments to terrorists...

February 8, 2018 3:29 pm

‘Ukraine Remains Blind Spot on Map of Holocaust Memorials’

A group of executives from the Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC) met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday and briefed him about their...

February 8, 2018 2:01 pm

In Comment on Ongoing London Coroner Controversy, British PM May Calls for Respect of Religious Burial Customs

British Prime Minister Theresa May chimed in on Wednesday on the ongoing controversy surrounding a top London coroner who is locked in dispute with the...

February 7, 2018 1:39 pm

IDF Acknowledges Serious Hezbollah Missile Threat to Israeli Natural Gas Rigs

A senior IDF naval officer confirmed this week that Hezbollah -- Iran's proxy Shi'ite terror organization based in Lebanon -- now possesses missiles that could...

February 6, 2018 4:57 pm

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ ‘Heavy-Handed Rule’ Exposed by Reports of Secret Wiretapping Operation

Mahmoud Abbas found himself under domestic fire once more on Tuesday, as reports emerged of a secret wire-tapping operation, allegedly backed by the CIA, that targeted...

February 2, 2018 3:37 pm

Ex-Israeli Diplomat Warns of ‘Crisis Brewing’ in Strategic Red Sea Region

The world is overlooking a “brewing crisis” in the Red Sea, where a number of countries are “scrambling for influence, seeking bases throughout the area,...

February 1, 2018 2:16 pm

British Defense Chief Praises Israel as ‘Beacon of Light and Hope’ in Middle East

The United Kingdom “will always be Israel’s friend,” British Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson pledged on Tuesday at a London gathering. Speaking at the...

February 1, 2018 1:23 pm

ADL: White Supremacist Incidents Increased by 258 Percent on US College Campuses Last Year

  White supremacists spread their propaganda on US college campuses with increased frequency last year, newly-released data gathered by a leading civil rights organization shows. The Anti-Defamation...

January 30, 2018 2:49 pm

Shin Bet Chief: Israel Is Leading Cyber Power, Has Thwarted Hacking Attacks From All Over World in Past Year

Israel has foiled numerous foreign-originated cyber attacks  in the past year, Nadav Argaman -- the head of the Shin Bet security agency -- said on...

January 29, 2018 5:07 pm

UN Ambassador Haley Stresses Syria Atrocities, Iran Provocations, as Security Council Delegation Visits Washington

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, spoke out forcefully against the atrocities committed by President Bashar al-Assad in Syria on Monday, during a...

January 28, 2018 12:13 pm

Israeli PM Netanyahu: Even Though Obama Favored the Palestinians, We Never Said He Couldn’t Serve as Fair Peace Mediator

At a meeting with Likud members of his cabinet on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Palestinians of preventing a renewal of peace...

January 28, 2018 11:37 am

HBO Host Bill Maher Praises US President Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

On the “Real Time” show on HBO on Friday, host Bill Maher praised US President Donald Trump’s decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s...

January 26, 2018 12:21 pm

White House Recalls Nazi Genocide of Jews in Holocaust Day Statement, Vows to ‘Never Let It Happen Again’

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day this weekend, the White House on Friday issued a statement marking the solemn annual commemoration. The White House said: We take...


Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...


Knesset Caucus Celebrates ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’ to Honor Christian Allies

JNS.org - Members of the Knesset celebrated the role of “faith-based diplomacy” in President...

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...


British Labour Activist Who Called Jews ‘Zios’ Expelled From Party; Jew...

Jewish groups in Britain are hailing the Labour Party’s expulsion on Sunday of a virulent anti-Israel activist, but warned that...


Israeli Political Leader Lapid on Polish Holocaust Law: ‘On the Verge...

Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid continued his war of words with the Polish government on Monday, comparing a new Polish...

Middle East

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Threatens Israeli Gas and Oil Rigs: We Are Capable ...

JNS.org - Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Feb. 16 that “if the Lebanese Higher Defense Council makes an...