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Israeli Expert on Arrow 3 Missile Defense Test: ‘What Can I Say? Another Success’

An Israeli expert on missile defense hailed Monday’s successful test of the Arrow 3 system, saying “What can I say? Another success." Arrow 3 is...

February 19, 2018 12:02 pm

Report: Some Cabinet Members Criticize Israeli ‘Restraint’ in Syria

Some Israeli cabinet members have objected to what they viewed as Israel’s “restraint” in its response to the recent downing of an F-16 by Syrian anti-aircraft fire, reports indicate. Writing on the Hebrew news site Mako,...

Israeli PM Netanyahu Hails ‘Historic’ $15 Billion Deal to Export Natural Gas to Egypt

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed on Monday the signing of a “historic” $15 billion deal to export Israeli natural gas to Egypt. The profits from the agreement, Netanyahu said, will benefit the “education, health and social...

Israeli General Dismisses Iran’s Claim Jewish State’s Invincibility Is Crumbling

A retired IDF general dismissed Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s claim on Sunday that the downing of an Israeli fighter jet last week demolished Israel’s “so-called invincibility.” Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Zarif responded...

February 18, 2018 1:49 pm

Condition of Soldiers Seriously Wounded in Gaza Explosion Improving

Two IDF soldiers seriously wounded by an explosive device on the border with the Gaza...

February 18, 2018 1:40 pm

Israeli Residents Near Gaza Strip Sent to Bomb Shelters at 3AM

JNS.org - Israeli residents quickly scrambled to bomb shelters before dawn on Sunday morning, when “Red...

February 18, 2018 10:49 am

Hamas Fires Rocket, Israel Hits 18 Gaza Targets in Most Serious Escalation Since 2014

The Gaza-based terror group Hamas fired a rocket at Israel, leading the IDF to strike...

February 18, 2018 10:42 am

Netanyahu Says Israel Could Act Against Iran’s ‘Empire’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel could act against Iran itself, not...

February 17, 2018 10:29 pm

Four Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Border Explosion

An explosive device wounded four Israeli soldiers, two severely, near the border fence with the...

February 19, 2018 12:02 pm

Israeli Expert on Arrow 3 Missile Defense Test: ‘What Can I Say? Another Success’

An Israeli expert on missile defense hailed Monday’s successful test of the Arrow 3 system, saying “What can I say? Another success." Arrow 3 is designed...

February 19, 2018 9:54 am

Report: Some Cabinet Members Criticize Israeli ‘Restraint’ in Syria

Some Israeli cabinet members have objected to what they viewed as Israel’s “restraint” in its response to the recent downing of an F-16 by Syrian...

February 19, 2018 9:38 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Hails ‘Historic’ $15 Billion Deal to Export Natural Gas to Egypt

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed on Monday the signing of a “historic” $15 billion deal to export Israeli natural gas to Egypt. The profits from the...

February 18, 2018 7:44 pm

Israeli General Dismisses Iran’s Claim Jewish State’s Invincibility Is Crumbling

A retired IDF general dismissed Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s claim on Sunday that the downing of an Israeli fighter jet last week demolished...

February 18, 2018 1:49 pm

Condition of Soldiers Seriously Wounded in Gaza Explosion Improving

Two IDF soldiers seriously wounded by an explosive device on the border with the Gaza Strip are improving after being treated overnight at the Soroka...

February 18, 2018 1:40 pm

Israeli Residents Near Gaza Strip Sent to Bomb Shelters at 3AM

JNS.org - Israeli residents quickly scrambled to bomb shelters before dawn on Sunday morning, when “Red Alert” sirens meant to warn of incoming missiles rang out...

February 18, 2018 10:49 am

Hamas Fires Rocket, Israel Hits 18 Gaza Targets in Most Serious Escalation Since 2014

The Gaza-based terror group Hamas fired a rocket at Israel, leading the IDF to strike 18 targets in the coastal enclave on Saturday night in...

February 18, 2018 10:42 am

Netanyahu Says Israel Could Act Against Iran’s ‘Empire’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel could act against Iran itself, not just its allies in the Middle East, after border incidents...

February 17, 2018 10:29 pm

Four Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Gaza Border Explosion

An explosive device wounded four Israeli soldiers, two severely, near the border fence with the Gaza Strip on Saturday, spurring Israeli air strikes later in...

February 16, 2018 5:21 pm

Israeli Scientists Simulate Mars Environment at Secret Location in Israel’s Negev

JNS.org - Six scientists and technical experts “landed on Mars” on Friday, or rather a secret and isolated site near Mitzpe Ramon in southern Israel to...

February 16, 2018 4:33 pm

Netanyahu Heads to Munich to Attend Prestigious International Security Conference

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took off for Germany on Thursday, to attend the 2018 Munich Security Conference. Netanyahu will be the first...

February 16, 2018 4:26 pm

Poll: Israeli Voters Would Still Elect Netanyahu, Despite Corruption Charges

JNS.org - A poll released by Israel’s Maariv newspaper on Friday indicated that the recent recommendations of Israel Police to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on...

February 16, 2018 4:12 pm

Israeli Protesters Urge Netanyahu to Step Down Over Bribery Allegations

Israeli demonstrators gathered in Tel Aviv on Friday to urge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign after police recommended he be charged with bribery in...

February 16, 2018 3:27 pm

Israel to Apply Anti-BDS Law to Amnesty International

JNS.org - Israel is acting to enforce its anti-BDS law against Amnesty International, after the human rights organization embarked on a campaign calling for a boycott of products from Judea...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Knesset Caucus Celebrates ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’ to Honor Christian Allies

JNS.org - Members of the Knesset celebrated the role of “faith-based diplomacy” in President...

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

World

Lavrov: Reports of Hundreds of Russians Killed in Syria Attempt to Exploit ...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that reports that hundreds of Russian mercenaries had been killed in Syria...

Opinion

The Outrageous Case of Ahed Tamimi

What did Ahed Tamimi expect would happen when she hit and punched two Israeli soldiers? Did she think that they would kill her? After all, they were armed -- and she...

Middle East

Egypt Says Three Soldiers Killed in Campaign Against Sinai Militants

Three Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a 10-day-old campaign against Islamist militants focused on the Sinai peninsula, Egypt's military said on Monday. It was the first time the military has...

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