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From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, first captured Israel’s chutzpah-driven culture of innovation. The...

October 17, 2017 2:28 pm

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas reportedly agreed to cease all terror attacks against Israelis. The London-based Arabic daily newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat...

Israel Group at Stanford Pulls Support for Event Highlighting Minorities in Jewish State

JNS.org - The Stanford Israel Association (SIA) -- a student group at the California-based university that claims “to engage Stanford students with all that the Jewish State has to offer, through culture, politics, and identity” -- recently pulled its support...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is now seen as a rising star in space and satellite technology. Several key developments in recent...

October 17, 2017 10:49 am

Israeli Medical Marijuana Goes Global

After holding its third innovation conference in Tel Aviv in March, iCAN: Israel-Cannabis -- an Israeli marijuana group -- is...

October 16, 2017 3:40 pm

Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a...

October 11, 2017 4:25 pm

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from...

October 10, 2017 4:42 pm

School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across...

October 10, 2017 1:22 pm

Kurdish Statehood Adversaries Target Israel’s Stance to Rally Opposition

JNS.org - In the predominantly Muslim Middle East, one sure way to rally opposition to any...

October 17, 2017 2:28 pm

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle, first captured Israel’s chutzpah-driven culture of innovation. The book...

October 17, 2017 2:23 pm

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas reportedly agreed to cease all...

October 17, 2017 11:08 am

Israel Group at Stanford Pulls Support for Event Highlighting Minorities in Jewish State

JNS.org - The Stanford Israel Association (SIA) -- a student group at the California-based university that claims “to engage Stanford students with all that the Jewish State has to...

October 17, 2017 11:02 am

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is now seen as a rising...

October 17, 2017 10:49 am

Israeli Medical Marijuana Goes Global

After holding its third innovation conference in Tel Aviv in March, iCAN: Israel-Cannabis -- an Israeli marijuana group -- is hosting the inaugural CannaTech UK convention on October 26 at London’s Old Truman Brewery. The...

October 16, 2017 3:40 pm

Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in the real world, AI's many...

October 11, 2017 4:25 pm

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel as a condition of any...

October 10, 2017 4:42 pm

School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across a gap of more than 6,000 miles -- it represented just the...

October 10, 2017 1:22 pm

Kurdish Statehood Adversaries Target Israel’s Stance to Rally Opposition

JNS.org - In the predominantly Muslim Middle East, one sure way to rally opposition to any concept is to tie it to Israel. Regional players such as...

October 10, 2017 10:12 am

Jewish Leaders Denounce Pro-Terrorist Play at NYU-Affiliated Theater

JNS.org - American Jewish leaders are denouncing plans by a New York University (NYU)-affiliated theater to host a play that portrays Palestinian terrorists as heroes. The NYU Skirball...

October 9, 2017 5:06 pm

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Escalates Threats as Syria Turns Into Iranian Base

A recent speech by Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah contained unusually aggressive statements, calling for the ethnic cleansing of Jews from Israel, and claiming that a future war...

October 9, 2017 3:43 pm

Israeli Bistro Builds Better Life for At-Risk Youths

JNS.org - Jews around the world view the Sukkot holiday as a time for gratitude and acknowledging life’s blessings. But for several at-risk Israeli teenagers, there...

October 9, 2017 3:39 pm

Rise of Far-Right Party Worries German Jews and Israel

JNS.org - The rise of the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in the country’s recent election has been described as a “political earthquake.” Meanwhile, many Jewish leaders’...

October 4, 2017 10:31 am

Har Adar Terror Attack Is a Reminder of Israel’s Fragile, Dynamic Security Landscape

JNS.org - The recent terror attack that killed three Israelis in Har Adar is a reminder of the fragile security situation across Israel, Judea and Samaria, and Gaza. Most...

Opinion

Does The Washington Post Even Read The Washington Post?

An old adage, often attributed to Mark Twain, states that the “truth is stranger than fiction -- because we don’t meet...

Hannah Arendt Was Wrong — but Also Right

Hannah Arendt (1906–1975), the German-born American political theorist, was a regarded as a major influential thinker. In her day, she was the symbol...

Palestinian Unity Will Not Lead to Peace

World leaders -- including some of our American friends -- are apparently still unwilling to face reality. They continue to delude themselves...

World

George Soros Transfers $18 Billion to His Open Society Foundations

George Soros, who built one of the world’s largest fortunes through a famous series of trades, has turned over nearly $18 billion to Open Society Foundations, according to foundation officials,...

Israel

IDF Raids Eight Palestinian Media Outlets in ‘Large-Scale Operation&#...

JNS.org - The IDF -- in a joint operation with Israel’s Shin Bet security agency and Civil Administration -- raided the...

Middle East

Tehran Regime Leader Khamenei Rejects Trump’s ‘Rants and Whoppe...

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday dismissed US President Donald Trump's aggressive criticism as "rants and whoppers" while...

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