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Jewish Students Around the World Report Shared Challenges on BDS, Antisemitism and Apathy

JNS.org - They may live thousands of miles apart, but student activists from around the world identify various shared challenges living as Jews in their...

January 4, 2018 2:52 pm

When the IDF Lone Soldier Experience Becomes a Family Affair

JNS.org - Unlike the 18-year-old Israeli in the next bunk, nobody is drafting or forcing the enlistment of the IDF’s American, French, British, Canadian, Swiss, South African, Australian, Peruvian and Filipino lone soldiers. So why would 7,200...

Are Some Reform Leaders Now Embracing Trump’s Jerusalem Decision?

JNS.org - Some in the Reform movement have started to retreat from their opposition to the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Following President Donald Trump’s recognition announcement, Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) President...

New Elite Military Unit Ready to Defend Israel From Gaza Terror Threat

JNS.org - A new elite IDF infantry unit is about to take up its position along Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip. The Haruv (Carob) unit, named after a renowned force that operated in Israel’s southern desert...

January 2, 2018 3:28 pm

Trailblazing a New Breed: Biblically-Inspired, Bourbon-Style Israeli Whiskey

JNS.org - Norm Cohen and Alan Cohl are confident that their new breed of whiskey will...

January 1, 2018 12:23 pm

Will Mass Protests Divert Iran’s Attention Away From Israel?

JNS.org - Thousands of protesters took to the streets this weekend in cities throughout Iran to...

December 29, 2017 2:29 pm

The Much-Awaited Grassroots, Zionist, Progressive Movement Is Here

JNS.org - Salt and pepper -- peanut butter and jelly -- Zionism and progressivism. Few question the inherent, irrefutable bond between...

December 27, 2017 3:01 pm

The Two Sides to the Arab Vote on the UN’s Jerusalem Resolution

JNS.org - When 128 countries voted on December 21 in favor of a non-binding United Nations...

December 27, 2017 12:56 pm

Technion’s New Guangdong Campus Fuses Israeli Innovation and Chinese Resources

JNS.org - Last week’s inauguration of the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) -- the first Israeli...

January 4, 2018 2:52 pm

Jewish Students Around the World Report Shared Challenges on BDS, Antisemitism and Apathy

JNS.org - They may live thousands of miles apart, but student activists from around the world identify various shared challenges living as Jews in their respective...

January 4, 2018 1:53 pm

When the IDF Lone Soldier Experience Becomes a Family Affair

JNS.org - Unlike the 18-year-old Israeli in the next bunk, nobody is drafting or forcing the enlistment of the IDF’s American, French, British, Canadian, Swiss, South...

January 3, 2018 12:56 pm

Are Some Reform Leaders Now Embracing Trump’s Jerusalem Decision?

JNS.org - Some in the Reform movement have started to retreat from their opposition to the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Following President...

January 2, 2018 4:36 pm

New Elite Military Unit Ready to Defend Israel From Gaza Terror Threat

JNS.org - A new elite IDF infantry unit is about to take up its position along Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip. The Haruv (Carob) unit, named...

January 2, 2018 3:28 pm

Trailblazing a New Breed: Biblically-Inspired, Bourbon-Style Israeli Whiskey

JNS.org - Norm Cohen and Alan Cohl are confident that their new breed of whiskey will echo Israel’s success in making the desert bloom. They are...

January 1, 2018 12:23 pm

Will Mass Protests Divert Iran’s Attention Away From Israel?

JNS.org - Thousands of protesters took to the streets this weekend in cities throughout Iran to demonstrate against the Islamic Republic’s strained economy, corrupt regime and...

December 29, 2017 2:29 pm

The Much-Awaited Grassroots, Zionist, Progressive Movement Is Here

JNS.org - Salt and pepper -- peanut butter and jelly -- Zionism and progressivism. Few question the inherent, irrefutable bond between the first two of those pairs, but civil rights attorney...

December 27, 2017 3:01 pm

The Two Sides to the Arab Vote on the UN’s Jerusalem Resolution

JNS.org - When 128 countries voted on December 21 in favor of a non-binding United Nations General Assembly resolution calling on the US to withdraw its...

December 27, 2017 12:56 pm

Technion’s New Guangdong Campus Fuses Israeli Innovation and Chinese Resources

JNS.org - Last week’s inauguration of the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) -- the first Israeli university campus in China -- represents a fusion of the Jewish state’s...

December 27, 2017 11:47 am

Rethinking ‘Radicalization’: Dutch Researcher Discusses What Makes a Homegrown Terrorist

On November 2, 2004, Dutch filmmaker and writer Theo van Gogh left his home and set off to work, riding his bicycle as he did most...

December 26, 2017 3:54 pm

Hamas ‘Just Waiting for Abbas to Die,’ as Palestinian Unity Deal Falters

JNS.org - Hamas’ latest effort to join a Palestinian unity government is little more than a facade. Instead, the terror group’s top immediate objective is to...

December 26, 2017 12:04 pm

Pipeline Puzzle: Who Will Consume Israel’s Natural Gas?

JNS.org - By 2019, Israel’s large Leviathan natural gas field is expected to transform a once resource-poor developing economy into a major energy exporter. Yet for...

December 25, 2017 1:07 pm

Jewish Leaders Praise New US Document Claiming That Israel Not the Root of Mideast Turmoil

JNS.org - Leaders of major American Jewish organizations are applauding the Trump administration’s new global strategy doctrine, which rejects the notion that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is...

December 22, 2017 3:11 pm

Some Iraqi Jews Have Unfinished Business in Their Old Country

JNS.org - When thinking of the words “refugee” and “Middle East,” many displaced groups come to mind. But few know that some of the original refugees of...

Opinion

The Trump Peace Plan for Israel Won’t Work

President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel occurred against the backdrop of his ambition to...

Advice for Israel and Jews: Facing Europe’s Challenges

In order to follow developments that will occur in 2018, it is helpful to establish a partial inventory of major...

Banning BDS Groups From Entering Israel Is Necessary and Just

JNS.org - Israel’s decision to finally ban 20 of the worst organizations leading the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement is...

World

Seeking Reforms, Trump Administration to Withhold $65 Million in Funding fo...

The United States will give a UN agency $60 million in aid for Palestinians, but will withhold a further $65...

Israel

US Jewish Groups Urge Israeli Government to Scrap African Migrant Deportati...

Two prominent American Jewish groups urged the Israeli government on Tuesday to abandon a controversial plan to deport African migrants...

Middle East

Pakistan Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Suicide Bombings

More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, in a book unveiled by the government on Tuesday. For years, the South Asian nation...

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