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What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break from President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. For Egypt and Jordan, the only two...

January 12, 2017 8:14 am

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing submarine fleet conducts missions that are shrouded in secrecy, and considered essential for national security. Currently, the Israeli Navy has five German-made Dolphin...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s prioritization of the inclusion of people with disabilities. Through the "Special in Uniform" program, Omer Lahat...

Prominent American Pollster Brings Hard-Hitting Workshop to Foreign Students in Israel

JNS.org -- A renowned American pollster and political adviser recently came to Israel to give high school students a workshop intensive on defending the Jewish state on the front lines of public opinion. “Part of the struggle for those...

December 30, 2016 2:14 pm

Channeling Jewish Values in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

JNS.org -- Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns channels the Jewish values of tikkun olam (repairing the world) and personal experience...

December 29, 2016 7:04 am

Trump Taps Israel Adviser Jason Greenblatt for International Negotiations Post

JNS.org -- President-elect Donald Trump has named one of his campaign advisers on Israel as his...

December 23, 2016 3:01 am

Israel’s First Hanukkah Candle Factory Endures 77-Year History

JNS.org - The Menorah Candle Company, a manufacturer and exporter of millions of Hanukkah candles worldwide, is...

December 22, 2016 8:26 am

Conservatives From Around the World Convene in Jerusalem, Express Hope for ‘New Day of Truth vs. Political Correctness’ Under Trump Administration

JNS.org -- Conservative leaders from across the globe convened for a policy conference in Israel,...

December 22, 2016 7:08 am

‘City’ of Military Training Bases Is Latest Game-Changer in Southern Israel

JNS.org - A not-so-quiet demographic and geographic revolution is taking place in Israel these days. After...

January 12, 2017 8:14 am

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break from President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. For Egypt and Jordan, the only two Arab...

January 8, 2017 7:05 am

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing submarine fleet conducts missions that are shrouded in secrecy, and considered essential...

January 3, 2017 7:00 am

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s prioritization of the inclusion of...

January 1, 2017 7:59 am

Prominent American Pollster Brings Hard-Hitting Workshop to Foreign Students in Israel

JNS.org -- A renowned American pollster and political adviser recently came to Israel to give high school students a workshop intensive on defending the Jewish state on the...

December 30, 2016 2:14 pm

Channeling Jewish Values in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

JNS.org -- Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns channels the Jewish values of tikkun olam (repairing the world) and personal experience in her work as an advocate for Alzheimer's awareness. She...

December 29, 2016 7:04 am

Trump Taps Israel Adviser Jason Greenblatt for International Negotiations Post

JNS.org -- President-elect Donald Trump has named one of his campaign advisers on Israel as his incoming administration's special representative for international negotiations. In the announcement, Trump praised the...

December 23, 2016 3:01 am

Israel’s First Hanukkah Candle Factory Endures 77-Year History

JNS.org - The Menorah Candle Company, a manufacturer and exporter of millions of Hanukkah candles worldwide, is one of the oldest businesses in the industrial zone of...

December 22, 2016 8:26 am

Conservatives From Around the World Convene in Jerusalem, Express Hope for ‘New Day of Truth vs. Political Correctness’ Under Trump Administration

JNS.org -- Conservative leaders from across the globe convened for a policy conference in Israel, where they expressed hope for a "new day" of "truth versus political...

December 22, 2016 7:08 am

‘City’ of Military Training Bases Is Latest Game-Changer in Southern Israel

JNS.org - A not-so-quiet demographic and geographic revolution is taking place in Israel these days. After years of planning, concrete efforts are underway to shift populations -- particularly...

December 21, 2016 6:57 am

Economic Mission Strengthens Innovation Ties Between Israel and Massachusetts

JNS.org -- Who would ever imagine that two peoples living 5,470 miles apart (that’s 8,803 kilometers for the Israelis) would share so much in common,...

December 19, 2016 2:28 pm

Cousins Torn Apart by the Holocaust Meet for the First Time at Yad Vashem

JNS.org -- When Fania Bilkay and her son, Evgeni, stepped up to her desk, Sima Velkovich was winding down an ordinary work day in the...

December 19, 2016 2:25 pm

Netanyahu Eyes Model for Muslim-Jewish Ties in Visits to Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan

JNS.org -- In the hope of offering a blueprint for ramping up constructive Israeli and Jewish relations with the Islamic world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

December 15, 2016 12:48 pm

Rehabilitation and Celebration: Haifa Slowly Comes Back to Life in Aftermath of Fires

Meir Barzilay was one of the lucky Haifa residents during Israel’s recent wave of fires. "I live in a row of six houses," he said. "Somehow, the...

December 14, 2016 11:33 am

Ultra-Orthodox Leaders Reject Reports of ‘Constituency Disintegration’ in Israel

JNS.org -- Haredi Jewish leaders are challenging the claim made in a recent report by Israel’s Channel 10 that their constituency in Israel is “in the process of disintegration.” Orthodox...

Culture

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Opinion

Generals, Gimmicks and Gobbledygook

[After Gamal Abdel Nasser’s death] the ability of the Arabs to coordinate their political and military activities has diminished. Even...

10 ‘Humiliating’ Minutes at an Israeli Checkpoint

JNS.org - Remember John Howard Griffin’s 1961 book Black Like Me, about a white journalist who posed as an African-American...

Trump Cabinet Brings a Mix of Assurances and Mysteries on Israel

JNS.org - After raising concerns in the pro-Israel community early in his campaign -- for saying that he would remain “neutral” in navigating the...

World

5 Jewish Democrats Among Dozens of Congressmen Boycotting Trump Inauguratio...

JNS.org -- At least five Jewish Democratic lawmakers have announced that they plan to join dozens of other Congressmen in boycotting Friday's inauguration...

Israel

Israel: Upgrades to Security Fence Along Egyptian Border Complete

JNS.org -- The Israeli government has announced that it finished upgrades to the electronic security fence between Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The height of the 150-mile fence -- which runs from...

Middle East

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Je...

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday -- 24 hours before the inauguration...

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