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July 20, 2017 1:13 pm

A Tale of Two Palestinian Worlds

JNS.org - For slightly more than a decade, the two main areas slated for a future Palestinian state -- the disputed territories in the West Bank and the...

July 10, 2017 1:45 pm

Is UNESCO’s Denial of Israel’s Ties to Jewish Heritage Sites Irrelevant?

JNS.org - For most countries, UNESCO is a relatively innocuous organization -- dedicated to preserving some of humanity’s most important cultural treasures, as well as promoting scientific and...

June 30, 2017 12:02 pm

Latest Developments in Saudi Arabia Chart a Course for Israeli Ties With Arab World

JNS.org - After years of rumors and reports regarding clandestine relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia -- mainly motivated by the countries' shared concerns over Iran’s nuclear program and destabilizing regional...

June 22, 2017 3:33 pm

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening crisis in the Gaza Strip, as cuts in the electricity supply there are...

June 14, 2017 11:48 am

A Decade After Gaza Coup, Hamas Faces Domestic and Regional Challenges

JNS.org - Long before the Islamic State first grabbed international attention through its brutal conquests in Iraq and Syria, another terrorist organization had already solidified its...

May 30, 2017 4:14 pm

Arabic-Language Media Bias Is Watchdog’s New Frontier

JNS.org - As debates about “fake news” continue to rage worldwide, a Mideast-focused watchdog organization is taking its quest to hold the media accountable on the...

May 18, 2017 11:32 am

Christian Zionist Groups Urge Trump to Keep His Word on US Embassy Move

JNS.org - Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel, top Christian Zionist organizations and leaders are calling on the president to fulfill his campaign promise...

May 16, 2017 2:11 pm

The Magdala Stone, Known as Jewish-Christian ‘Crossroads,’ Gets Its Public Debut

JNS.org - Described as one of the most significant archaeological finds in modern Israel, the Magdala Stone, unearthed in 2009 near the shores of the Sea...

May 4, 2017 12:05 pm

Trump and Abbas State Desire for Peace, But Differ on Specifics

JNS.org - US President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas met for the first time at the White House on Wednesday, as Trump’s...

May 1, 2017 8:32 pm

Israel’s Yom HaZikaron: Remembering the Past Year’s Terror Victims

JNS.org - Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and terror victims, is a time of mourning for the thousands who have given their lives for the...

May 1, 2017 11:38 am

After 69 Years, Some of Israel’s Original Supporters Are Now Key Economic Allies

JNS.org - Throughout the seven decades since Israel declared its independence, the Jewish state has waged an ongoing struggle for legitimacy, navigating the global arena to find...

April 20, 2017 3:50 pm

Iranian President Rouhani Faces Stiff Opposition in Upcoming Elections, as Islamic Republic Poised for Shake-Up

JNS.org -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani faces several serious challengers in his bid for re-election, with one regional expert explaining that the republic may be poised...

April 10, 2017 9:04 am

Israel, Notified Ahead of Trump’s Syria Strike, ‘Fully Supports’ US Response to Assad

JNS.org - Israeli leaders welcomed US President Donald Trump’s surprise military action late Thursday to strike the airbase where Syrian President Bashar Assad is believed to have launched a...

April 7, 2017 7:00 am

With Nikki Haley, Israel Sees the Light at End of the Tunnel on UN Bias

JNS.org - Despite partly owing its existence to the United Nations, Israel has experienced decades of bias from an institution whose stated mission includes trying to...


Jewish Giants Player Talks About Judaism, His Hebrew Tattoo and Kosher Food Cravings

An offensive lineman for the New York Giants talked about his Jewish heritage, Hebrew...

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...


Halamish Terror Attack Signals New Escalation of Violence

JNS.org - A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children on Friday night in the...

US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of...

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...


Local Chabad Rabbi Condemns California Imam’s Comments ‘Incitin...

The director of the Chabad center serving the University of California-Davis told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that he was "taking seriously" a...


Israel to Build $3.9 Million Memorial Honoring Zionist Pioneer Jabotinsky

JNS.org - The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved plans to build a memorial for Revisionist Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky in Jerusalem. Expected to cost some 14 million shekels ($3.9 million), the memorial...

Middle East

Turkey’s President Erdogan Urges All Muslims to ‘Visit’ a...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over...