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Past and Present Bonds Converge for Israel, Australia and New Zealand

JNS.org - November 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the much-discussed Balfour Declaration, which helped pave the way for the modern State of Israel. But...

November 7, 2017 1:27 pm

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister: World Community Can’t Dictate Policy

JNS.org - Israeli policy should not be guided by fear of international criticism, a senior Israeli official said at a Maryland synagogue this weekend. Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely spoke at the Kemp Mill Synagogue in...

Uncertainty for Israel Amid Saudi Shake-Up

JNS.org - On Saturday night, Saudi Arabia announced the arrests of dozens of senior Saudi figures as part of a crackdown on corruption; it's a development that might have a substantial impact on the Arab...

Latest Terror Tunnel Discovery Spotlights the ‘Real Proxy of Iran’ in Gaza

JNS.org - When it comes to terrorism emanating from the Gaza Strip, most public attention usually focuses on Hamas, the group that rules the coastal enclave. But Israel’s latest discovery and destruction of a cross-border attack tunnel has...

November 3, 2017 11:14 am

Ethiopian-Born Miss Israel Once Dreamed of the Jewish State — Now Advocates for It

JNS.org - In Ethiopia, Yityish “Titi” Aynaw and her fellow villagers always dreamed of living in...

November 2, 2017 3:48 pm

Iconic Jerusalem Site Harnesses Virtual Reality to Fuse the Past, Present and Future

JNS.org – One of Jerusalem’s most iconic tourist sites is deploying futuristic technology to blend the...

November 2, 2017 1:29 pm

Hamas Pursues Reconciliation — With Hezbollah and Iran

Deputy Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri met with Hezbollah's chief Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday in Beirut, according to Hezbollah's...

November 2, 2017 10:54 am

UN Launches ‘Unprecedented’ $1.3 Billion Legal Campaign Against Israel

JNS.org - The United Nations has earmarked some $1.3 billion to fund Palestinian legal campaigns against...

November 2, 2017 10:11 am

Natural Disaster Drill Makes for Seemingly Unnatural Middle East Cooperation

JNS.org - When the words Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Jordan appear in the same...

November 7, 2017 1:27 pm

Past and Present Bonds Converge for Israel, Australia and New Zealand

JNS.org - November 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the much-discussed Balfour Declaration, which helped pave the way for the modern State of Israel. But another...

November 6, 2017 2:44 pm

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister: World Community Can’t Dictate Policy

JNS.org - Israeli policy should not be guided by fear of international criticism, a senior Israeli official said at a Maryland synagogue this weekend. Israeli Deputy Foreign...

November 6, 2017 12:27 pm

Uncertainty for Israel Amid Saudi Shake-Up

JNS.org - On Saturday night, Saudi Arabia announced the arrests of dozens of senior Saudi figures as part of a crackdown on corruption; it's a...

November 3, 2017 1:08 pm

Latest Terror Tunnel Discovery Spotlights the ‘Real Proxy of Iran’ in Gaza

JNS.org - When it comes to terrorism emanating from the Gaza Strip, most public attention usually focuses on Hamas, the group that rules the coastal enclave....

November 3, 2017 11:14 am

Ethiopian-Born Miss Israel Once Dreamed of the Jewish State — Now Advocates for It

JNS.org - In Ethiopia, Yityish “Titi” Aynaw and her fellow villagers always dreamed of living in Israel. “From as far back as I can remember, I was...

November 2, 2017 3:48 pm

Iconic Jerusalem Site Harnesses Virtual Reality to Fuse the Past, Present and Future

JNS.org – One of Jerusalem’s most iconic tourist sites is deploying futuristic technology to blend the past and the present, placing it at the vanguard of...

November 2, 2017 1:29 pm

Hamas Pursues Reconciliation — With Hezbollah and Iran

Deputy Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri met with Hezbollah's chief Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday in Beirut, according to Hezbollah's Al Manar TV and reported by Ynet. The meeting comes after Israel destroyed an offensive...

November 2, 2017 10:54 am

UN Launches ‘Unprecedented’ $1.3 Billion Legal Campaign Against Israel

JNS.org - The United Nations has earmarked some $1.3 billion to fund Palestinian legal campaigns against Israel and to support the creation of an independent Palestinian...

November 2, 2017 10:11 am

Natural Disaster Drill Makes for Seemingly Unnatural Middle East Cooperation

JNS.org - When the words Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Jordan appear in the same sentence, the story usually involves security or diplomatic developments in...

November 1, 2017 5:17 pm

Palestinian Saddam Statue Is a ‘Poke in America’s Eye’

JNS.org - The unveiling of another statue of Saddam Hussein in Palestinian Authority (PA)-controlled territory is “a poke in America’s eye” and “an impediment to peace,”...

November 1, 2017 3:50 pm

UAE Apologizes to Israeli Judo Team, but Is It ‘Too Little and Too Late?’

JNS.org – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) officially apologized to Israel on Saturday following a handshake snub during last week’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam judo tournament....

November 1, 2017 1:48 pm

Council on Foreign Relations Suddenly Cancels Presentation by Terrorist-Linked Charity Leader

Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) is banned by the United Arab Emirates, Israel, the Swiss banks Credit Suisse and UBS, and HSBC -- the United Kingdom's largest bank -- due to its...

October 30, 2017 3:24 pm

US Vows to Help Mideast Christians

Lobbyists for Christians in the Middle East say that they're used to getting a cold shoulder from Washington. But Vice President Mike Pence recently told...

October 30, 2017 3:02 pm

The Islamic State in Egypt — and at Israel’s Doorstep

JNS.org - Over the last several months, Islamic State has seen its self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria evaporate at the hands of a US-backed coalition. With...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Opinion

Who Is Really ‘Insular’ — Hasidim? Or New York Times Editors?

The New York Times likes using the word “insular” to describe Hasidic Jews....

Radical Members of Congress Want to Abet Palestinian Terror

JNS.org - Nine members of Congress have introduced a bill to prevent US aid to Israel from being used to arrest...

Israel a Fascist State? So Says GWU Professor Shira Robinson

According to George Washington University history professor Shira Robinson, Israel has “abandoned democracy,” and is rapidly descending into a fascist...

World

Children’s Book ‘P Is For Palestine,’ Which Hails ‘...

Controversy erupted in a Facebook group of Upper East Side mothers this week after one member posted an advertisement for...

Middle East

Lebanese Foreign Minister: We Will Defeat Israel in Any Future War

Lebanon will emerge victorious in any future conflict with Israel, the Cedar Republic’s foreign minister, Gebran Bassil, claimed in an interview published on Friday. Speaking with the Russian government-funded RT media...

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