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July 19, 2018 10:44 am
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Israel’s Elbit on Hunt for More Takeovers

Israeli military electronics firm Elbit Systems, which has just completed two acquisitions in the United States and Israel, remains on the lookout for potential takeover...

July 19, 2018 10:35 am
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US Delegation to Meet Turkish Officials on Iran Sanctions

A US delegation of Treasury and State Department officials will meet Turkish authorities on Friday to discuss sanctions targeting Iran, an official from Turkey's Foreign Ministry...

July 19, 2018 10:28 am
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Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid...

July 19, 2018 10:19 am
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Hungary’s Orban Tells Israel That Jews in His Country Can Feel Safe

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a nationalist whose policies have raised concerns among Jews in his country, said on a visit to Israel on Thursday...

July 19, 2018 9:07 am
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Israeli Knesset Adopts Jewish Nation-State Law

Israel's Knesset passed a law on Thursday to declare that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country. The "nation-state" law, backed by Prime...

July 19, 2018 8:27 am
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Syria’s Assad Set to Recover Golan Frontier as Rebels Surrender

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is set to recover control of the frontier with Israel after rebel fighters in the area agreed to surrender terms, sources...

July 18, 2018 10:54 am
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Turkish Court Rules to Keep US Pastor in Jail as Trial Continues

A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep an American pastor in jail during his trial on terrorism and spying charges, a case that has...

July 18, 2018 10:33 am
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Sources: Algerian Militant Suspect Expelled by France Will Be Retried

Algeria plans to retry an Islamist expelled by France and suspected of being a spiritual tutor to two militants who carried out attacks in 2015,...

July 18, 2018 9:57 am
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Trump, Seeking to Calm Political Storm Over Putin Summit, Says He Misspoke

US President Donald Trump tried on Tuesday to calm a storm over his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for meddling in the 2016...

July 18, 2018 9:47 am
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Syrian Army Pounds Southern City of Nawa, Reports of Casualties

The Syrian army late on Tuesday launched intensive aerial strikes on the city of Nawa in southern Deraa province with reports of dozens of civilian...

July 18, 2018 9:24 am
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Iran Files Suit in International Court Against US Over Sanctions

Iran has filed a lawsuit against the United States alleging that Washington's decision in May to impose sanctions after pulling out of a nuclear deal...

July 18, 2018 8:58 am
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Buses Arrive to Evacuate Two Besieged Pro-Assad Syrian Villages

Buses arrived on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from two Shi'ite villages, which Sunni Islamist rebels have besieged for years, as part of a...

July 18, 2018 8:32 am
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Nuclear Chief: Iran Builds New Centrifuge Rotor Factory

Iran has built a factory that can produce rotors for up to 60 centrifuges a day, the head of its atomic agency said on Wednesday, upping...

July 17, 2018 11:25 am
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Iranian Security Forces Arrest Four Members of Suspected Islamic State Cell

Security forces in southwest Iran have arrested four suspected Islamic State operatives who were planning attacks, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi was cited as saying by...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Draws Fire Over Holocaust Remarks

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg came under fire on Wednesday after saying that posts by Holocaust deniers should not be deleted from his social media platform. In an interview on the "Recode...

Israel

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mi...

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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