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Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the fifth-generation F-35 stealth fighter jets into the Israeli Air Force fleet,...

June 19, 2018 8:03 am

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to Israel this month with the Philadelphia Orchestra, which played three concerts there from June 1 to June 7. Wildly popular Israeli-American chef Michael...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel for using “excessive force” against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in recent weeks. The resolution, “Protection of the Palestinian civilian population,” which...

Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first encounter with antisemitism came quite late, as I was lucky enough to be born into...

June 3, 2018 9:11 am

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover Israeli unit...

May 31, 2018 11:17 am

Kindergarten Graduation in Gaza: Kids Stage Mock Attack, Including Hostage-Taking

JNS.org - At the graduation ceremony of the Al-Hoda kindergarten in Gaza, pre-schoolers carrying mock guns...

May 29, 2018 10:12 am

Supporting the Real-Life ‘Fauda’ Soldiers

I spent Memorial Day weekend binge-watching season two of Fauda, the amazing Israeli drama on Netflix...

May 28, 2018 8:06 am

Jewish Self-Defense Course Gains Steam, Changes Lives

When Ortal Kindell exited her car a block away from her Brooklyn home, she never...

May 17, 2018 3:52 pm

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only major Jewish...

June 19, 2018 8:03 am

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the fifth-generation F-35 stealth fighter jets into the Israeli Air Force fleet, much...

June 19, 2018 6:44 am

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to Israel this month with the Philadelphia Orchestra, which played three concerts there from...

June 14, 2018 2:34 pm

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel for using “excessive force” against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip in...

June 4, 2018 12:07 pm

Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first encounter with antisemitism came quite...

June 3, 2018 9:11 am

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover Israeli unit that hunts Palestinians preparing to launch terror attacks, Israel's Keshet...

May 31, 2018 11:17 am

Kindergarten Graduation in Gaza: Kids Stage Mock Attack, Including Hostage-Taking

JNS.org - At the graduation ceremony of the Al-Hoda kindergarten in Gaza, pre-schoolers carrying mock guns and rifles simulated Islamic Jihad militants storming an Israeli building...

May 29, 2018 10:12 am

Supporting the Real-Life ‘Fauda’ Soldiers

I spent Memorial Day weekend binge-watching season two of Fauda, the amazing Israeli drama on Netflix about an elite counter-terrorism unit of the Israel Defense Forces....

May 28, 2018 8:06 am

Jewish Self-Defense Course Gains Steam, Changes Lives

When Ortal Kindell exited her car a block away from her Brooklyn home, she never thought that she’d be fighting for her life. Out of...

May 17, 2018 3:52 pm

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only major Jewish holiday that many Diaspora Jews have never heard of, let...

May 14, 2018 11:28 am

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of ”anti-normalization," advocating for complete and...

May 14, 2018 9:11 am

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons for my bar mitzvah with...

May 9, 2018 9:36 am

Critics and Supporters of Iran Deal Urge Both Caution and Optimism After Trump Announcement

JNS.org - Reactions from American Jewish and pro-Israel groups poured in following Donald Trump’s decision on Tuesday afternoon to withdraw the United States from the 2015...

May 9, 2018 9:28 am

New Terror Tactic: Balloon Bombs Strike Israeli Communities Near Gaza

JNS.org - Several fires erupted on Monday in Israeli communities near Gaza as a result of incendiary balloons sent by Palestinian rioters over the border into...

May 8, 2018 8:06 am

Why Is the State Department Protecting Palestinian Terrorists?

In recent weeks, three important European players in the education of Palestinian children -- the European Union, the UK Parliament, and the Finnish government -- all took steps to...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Opinion

The Situation in Germany Is Deteriorating for Jews — and Everyone

"The twelve years of national socialist rule was a speck of bird poop...

Parsha Chukat: The Consolations of Mortality

Parsha Chukat is about mortality. In it, we read about the death of two of Israel’s three great leaders in the wilderness -- Miriam...

Gaza, Israel, and the Palestinians: The Three-State Solution

Given the Gaza Strip’s sharp deterioration over the past 25 years, first under the Palestinian Authority's rule, then under Hamas’s...

World

Trump’s Support of Israel Shouldn’t Excuse Child Separation Pol...

The former head of the Anti-Defamation League has bluntly addressed the conflicting emotions within the US Jewish community over President Donald Trump's...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Warns of Cyber Risks That Can Down Fighter Jets

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on governments worldwide on Wednesday to join forces to defend against cyber threats that he said could even bring down military and civilian aircraft. Cyber...

Middle East

HRW: Saudi Arabia Arrests More Women’s Rights Activists

Saudi Arabia detained two more women's rights advocates earlier this month and imposed a travel ban on several others in an ongoing crackdown in the conservative Muslim kingdom, Human Rights...

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