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Jordanian Stability a ‘Clear Interest’ for Israel, Netanyahu Says on 25th Anniversary of Peace Deal With Hashemite Kingdom

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at a Knesset conference on Monday that was held to mark the 25th anniversary of the signing of...

November 11, 2019 1:36 pm

Amazon Launches Operations in Hebrew on Chinese Singles Day

CTech - E-commerce giant Amazon officially launched its service in Hebrew on Monday, choosing the same date as Chinese Singles Day, a shopping holiday similar to America’s Black Friday. The company’s announcement stated that in...

Thailand’s Navy Purchases Israeli Counter-Drone System

CTech - Thailand’s navy has recently acquired a counter-drone system from Israel-based Skylock Systems, the latter announced Sunday. While the financial details of the agreement were not disclosed, a person familiar with the matter who...

Bennett to Be Sworn in as Israel’s Defense Minister on Tuesday

JNS.org - New Right Party leader Naftali Bennett will be sworn in as Israel’s 20th Defense Minister on Tuesday at 11:00 am, at which point the resignation of the current defense minister— Prime Minister Benjamin...

November 11, 2019 10:58 am

3 Police Officers, 15 Locals Wounded During Arrest Operation in Yitzhar

JNS.org - Three police officers and some 15 demonstrators were wounded during a police raid...

November 11, 2019 9:36 am

Jordan’s King Tours Enclave Along Israel Border After End of Lease Deal

Jordan's King Abdullah paid his first visit on Monday to an enclave fringing its border...

November 10, 2019 10:07 pm

Iranian-Born Refugee Completes Israeli Border Police Commander’s Course

A 19-year-old Iranian-born woman who moved to Israel with her family at the age of...

November 10, 2019 6:56 pm

As Israel Memorializes Yitzhak Rabin, President Rivlin, Prime Minister Netanyahu Stress Need for Unity

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin struck a message of unity and warned against incitement during a...

November 10, 2019 9:55 am

Israeli Farmers Lament the End of Jordan Land Deal

It has been a bitter harvest for some Israeli farmers on the border with Jordan....

November 11, 2019 1:36 pm

Jordanian Stability a ‘Clear Interest’ for Israel, Netanyahu Says on 25th Anniversary of Peace Deal With Hashemite Kingdom

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at a Knesset conference on Monday that was held to mark the 25th anniversary of the signing of his...

November 11, 2019 11:25 am

Amazon Launches Operations in Hebrew on Chinese Singles Day

CTech - E-commerce giant Amazon officially launched its service in Hebrew on Monday, choosing the same date as Chinese Singles Day, a shopping holiday similar...

November 11, 2019 11:19 am

Thailand’s Navy Purchases Israeli Counter-Drone System

CTech - Thailand’s navy has recently acquired a counter-drone system from Israel-based Skylock Systems, the latter announced Sunday. While the financial details of the agreement...

November 11, 2019 11:03 am

Bennett to Be Sworn in as Israel’s Defense Minister on Tuesday

JNS.org - New Right Party leader Naftali Bennett will be sworn in as Israel’s 20th Defense Minister on Tuesday at 11:00 am, at which point...

November 11, 2019 10:58 am

3 Police Officers, 15 Locals Wounded During Arrest Operation in Yitzhar

JNS.org - Three police officers and some 15 demonstrators were wounded during a police raid in the Judea and Samaria town of Yitzhar on Sunday...

November 11, 2019 9:36 am

Jordan’s King Tours Enclave Along Israel Border After End of Lease Deal

Jordan's King Abdullah paid his first visit on Monday to an enclave fringing its border with Israel a day after the expiry of a 25-year special regime...

November 10, 2019 10:07 pm

Iranian-Born Refugee Completes Israeli Border Police Commander’s Course

A 19-year-old Iranian-born woman who moved to Israel with her family at the age of seven has succeeded in becoming a combat soldier in the...

November 10, 2019 6:56 pm

As Israel Memorializes Yitzhak Rabin, President Rivlin, Prime Minister Netanyahu Stress Need for Unity

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin struck a message of unity and warned against incitement during a state memorial service on Sunday for the late prime minister...

November 10, 2019 9:55 am

Israeli Farmers Lament the End of Jordan Land Deal

It has been a bitter harvest for some Israeli farmers on the border with Jordan. On Sunday, a 25-year-old deal between the two countries that...

November 8, 2019 10:36 am

Israel’s Netanyahu Appoints Rival Bennett as Temporary Defense Minister; New Right to Ally With Likud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed a bitter rival to his right, Naftali Bennett, as defense minister of his caretaker government, a Likud party...

November 8, 2019 9:54 am

Israel’s Planned Jerusalem Cable Car Irks Palestinians

An Israeli plan to run a cable car over Jerusalem to the walls of the Old City has angered Palestinians who say it would erase...

November 8, 2019 9:32 am

Israel One of Three Countries to Vote Against UN Resolution Blasting US Embargo on Cuba

JNS.org - Israel, the United States and Brazil were the only three countries to vote against a UN General Assembly resolution on Thursday to condemn...

November 7, 2019 3:28 pm

Israeli Internal Security Chief: We’ve Thwarted 450 Terror Attacks Over Past Year

Israel’s internal security service, the Shin Bet, has foiled 450 terror attacks over the past year, the agency's director said on Thursday. Speaking at the UVID...

November 7, 2019 3:02 pm

Blue and White, Yisrael Beiteinu Parties Reach Preliminary Deal in Israeli Coalition Talks

The centrist Blue and White and secular-nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu parties have reached preliminary agreements on several issues in ongoing coalition talks, amid Israel's ongoing political...

Culture

Montreal Concert Features ‘Violins of Hope’ That Survived Holocaust

Musicians at a concert in Montreal on Saturday played violins that once belonged...

Prominent Zionist Artist’s Remarkable Portrayal of an Arab Leader

On November 20, 1977, former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat became the first Arab...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

World

Top US Jewish Group Lauds Greece for Adopting IHRA Definition of Antisemiti...

A top US Jewish group praised Greece on Monday after it announced the country had officially adopted the International Holocaust...

Opinion

Will Anti-Israel Bias Land Sarah Ihmoud a Job at Boston University?

JNS.org - Sarah Ihmoud is an up-and-coming cultural anthropologist and currently a postdoctoral fellow at Boston University (BU)’s Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program. BU is reportedly close to hiring...

Middle East

Oman Urges Dialogue With Iran, Stays Neutral in Regional Tensions

Oman's oil minister called on Monday for dialogue with Iran, saying his country had been campaigning for talks and would remain neutral towards regional tensions. "Oman has always maintained that, yes,...

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