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First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life and death. Lt.-Col. Dr. Gilad Twig, the outgoing chief medical officer of...

February 22, 2018 3:28 pm

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 14 students and three staff members dead. A spokesperson for...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into retaliatory action. While Israel's response may have forced Iran back to its previous proxy tactics for...

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third year. The ability to operate effectively on multiple battlefronts simultaneously will be crucial for Israel’s ability...

February 20, 2018 11:17 am

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in the United...

February 20, 2018 11:17 am

Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan

JNS.org - Major Jewish groups, including the leading organization representing Jewish Democrats, are strongly criticizing Representative...

February 19, 2018 1:54 pm

Chabad Heads to Iceland as 3,000 Female Emissaries Celebrate at ‘Day of Strength for All the Mushkas’

JNS.org - For the more than 3,000 women who filled each table -- every inch of the ballroom at...

February 19, 2018 11:38 am

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 Trump’s recent...

February 18, 2018 3:36 pm

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...

February 22, 2018 3:28 pm

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life and death. Lt.-Col. Dr. Gilad Twig, the outgoing chief medical officer of the...

February 22, 2018 11:14 am

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that...

February 21, 2018 4:19 pm

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into retaliatory action. While Israel's response may...

February 21, 2018 1:39 pm

How the IDF Is Preparing for a Multi-Front War

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) plan designed to prepare it for the challenge of multiple-front warfare is now entering its third year. The ability to operate effectively...

February 20, 2018 11:17 am

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in the United Arab Emirates -- in search of moderate Arab counterparts to fight...

February 20, 2018 11:17 am

Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan

JNS.org - Major Jewish groups, including the leading organization representing Jewish Democrats, are strongly criticizing Representative Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) over his previously undisclosed contacts with Rev....

February 19, 2018 1:54 pm

Chabad Heads to Iceland as 3,000 Female Emissaries Celebrate at ‘Day of Strength for All the Mushkas’

JNS.org - For the more than 3,000 women who filled each table -- every inch of the ballroom at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel -- it came as no surprise...

February 19, 2018 11:38 am

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 Trump’s recent announcement to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel...

February 18, 2018 3:36 pm

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 on eBay every two seconds...

February 15, 2018 3:39 pm

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number of volunteer first responders have...

February 14, 2018 5:16 pm

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations' (CAIR) ties to Hamas from a lawsuit...

February 14, 2018 9:43 am

N.Y. Times Hires Friend of a Neo-Nazi, Then Backs Down

The New York Times hired a new editorial board member who turned out to be the “friend” of someone she knew was a neo-Nazi. After that...

February 13, 2018 9:23 am

The Business of Saving Jewish Lives, One Kidney at a Time

JNS.org - Avi Shafar, a 40 year old man from Teaneck, New Jersey, went to Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx recently -- and donated his kidney to...

February 13, 2018 7:18 am

Dogsled Racer Talks About Being the Only Jew in Her Community, Trying to Integrate Jewish Culture in Her Town

A successful dogsled racer opened up in a recent interview about the struggle of being the only Jewish person in her town and how she is...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Opinion

Playing Charades? Or Dealing a Bad Hand in the Form of So-Called Peace

JNS.org – On a day when many of those interested in the Middle East...

Emails Expose CAIR’s Ongoing Influence in San Diego Schools

San Diego's school board continues to work with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and enact its recommended anti-bullying curriculum...

Extreme Academic Voices Oppose Trump’s Iran Policy, and More

President Donald Trump is a “fascist who ... might even lead us into a...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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