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Noted Historian on Israel’s 70th Birthday: Justice Is on Jewish State’s Side

At 70 years old, the State of Israel has grown up, and might be unrecognizable to those who founded it. From a relatively barren...

April 18, 2018 4:08 pm

EU Edges Closer to New Iran Sanctions Ahead of Trump Deadline, Envoys Say

European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading US President Donald Trump from pulling out of the 2015 nuclear...

Israeli Guards Find Bomb in Palestinian Truck, Thwarting Independence Day Terror Attack

Israel said on Wednesday it had found explosives hidden in a Palestinian truck that were due to be smuggled from the West Bank and used in an attack on the Jewish state's Independence Day. The Defense Ministry...

‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Former Bush Administration Official Elliot Abrams on Trump’s Syria Dilemma

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one of America's leading foreign policy analysts cautioned against overly-high expectations of such a force, arguing that...

April 18, 2018 12:53 pm

George Washington University Students to Vote on Anti-Israel Divestment, Despite Initial Cancellation

George Washington University students are set to vote on a divestment resolution targeting Israel next...

April 18, 2018 12:21 pm

US Jewish Groups Express Condolences Over Barbara Bush’s Passing

A number of US Jewish groups have expressed their condolences over the Tuesday death of...

April 18, 2018 11:47 am

Israel at 70: The Drummer, the Baker, the Rescuer

The cantor's grandson came from Tajikistan. The baker, who survived Auschwitz, came from Czechoslovakia. The...

April 18, 2018 11:26 am

CIA Chief Pompeo Formed ‘Good Relationship’ With North Korea’s Kim, Says Trump

CIA director Mike Pompeo, US President Donald Trump's nominee to become the top US diplomat,...

April 18, 2018 11:08 am

With Jews Largely Gone From Iraq, Memories Survive in Israel

Behind the high concrete walls of Baghdad’s Jewish cemetery, Violette Saul lies at rest under...

April 18, 2018 4:08 pm

Noted Historian on Israel’s 70th Birthday: Justice Is on Jewish State’s Side

At 70 years old, the State of Israel has grown up, and might be unrecognizable to those who founded it. From a relatively barren imperial...

April 18, 2018 3:21 pm

EU Edges Closer to New Iran Sanctions Ahead of Trump Deadline, Envoys Say

European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading US...

April 18, 2018 2:57 pm

Israeli Guards Find Bomb in Palestinian Truck, Thwarting Independence Day Terror Attack

Israel said on Wednesday it had found explosives hidden in a Palestinian truck that were due to be smuggled from the West Bank and used in...

April 18, 2018 1:32 pm

‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Former Bush Administration Official Elliot Abrams on Trump’s Syria Dilemma

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one of America's leading foreign policy analysts...

April 18, 2018 12:53 pm

George Washington University Students to Vote on Anti-Israel Divestment, Despite Initial Cancellation

George Washington University students are set to vote on a divestment resolution targeting Israel next week, after a debate on the resolution was unexpectedly cancelled...

April 18, 2018 12:21 pm

US Jewish Groups Express Condolences Over Barbara Bush’s Passing

A number of US Jewish groups have expressed their condolences over the Tuesday death of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Bush, the wife of the 41st...

April 18, 2018 11:47 am

Israel at 70: The Drummer, the Baker, the Rescuer

The cantor's grandson came from Tajikistan. The baker, who survived Auschwitz, came from Czechoslovakia. The emergency responder is a sixth-generation Jerusalemite. Together in one land,...

April 18, 2018 11:26 am

CIA Chief Pompeo Formed ‘Good Relationship’ With North Korea’s Kim, Says Trump

CIA director Mike Pompeo, US President Donald Trump's nominee to become the top US diplomat, visited North Korea last week and met leader Kim Jong-un...

April 18, 2018 11:08 am

With Jews Largely Gone From Iraq, Memories Survive in Israel

Behind the high concrete walls of Baghdad’s Jewish cemetery, Violette Saul lies at rest under a weathered and cracked tombstone, one of the last memorials...

April 18, 2018 11:06 am

‘Am Yisrael Chai’ Permissible on Temple Mount, According to Jerusalem Court

JNS.org - The Jerusalem Magistrate Court ruled on Monday that it is permitted for visitors to the Temple Mount to yell out “Am Yisrael Chai” (“The...

April 18, 2018 10:36 am

Forty UN Ambassadors Tour Israel, Meet Pols During 70th Anniversary Celebrations

JNS.org - Forty ambassadors to the United Nations, representing a quarter of the countries with diplomatic ties to Israel, are visiting the Jewish state this week...

April 18, 2018 10:29 am

Christians United for Israel Announces New Leaders

JNS.org - Christians United For Israel, one of the nation’s largest pro-Israel organizations, announced new leadership team on Monday as the group seeks to build on...

April 18, 2018 10:14 am

To Celebrate Israel’s 70th Year, Adelsons Donate $70 Million to Birthright Program

JNS.org - On the eve of Israel’s 70th anniversary, Dr. Miriam and Sheldon Adelson surprised the audience at the 18th annual Birthright Israel gala on Sunday night by announcing...

April 18, 2018 10:03 am

Birthright Israel Founder Flips ‘Bird’ to Protesters Outside Celebratory Gala

JNS.org - Michael Steinhardt, the co-founder and major supporter of Birthright Israel–a program that has brought over 600,000 Jewish young adults from around the world to...

Features

Abbas Advisor: Hamas Is Sending Civilians in Gaza to Die for Media Coverage

Mahmoud Abbas’ senior advisor has accused Hamas of intentionally sending Palestinians in Gaza...

Seventy Years of Sacrifice: A Global Salute to Israel’s Fallen Soldiers

JNS.org - If you’ve ever been in Israel for Yom Hazikaron -- the Memorial Day for...

Soldiers on Israel’s Border With Jordan Do More Than Defend Lives

JNS.org - Israeli soldiers stationed near the Jordanian border have been canvassing the area...

World

EU Edges Closer to New Iran Sanctions Ahead of Trump Deadline, Envoys Say

European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading US President Donald Trump from pulling...

Middle East

‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Forme...

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one...

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