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Amid Heightened Tensions With Hamas, Israel Beefs Up Armored Forces on Gaza Border

Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force, a day after a Palestinian rocket destroyed...

October 18, 2018 1:32 pm

Israeli Supreme Court Rules in Favor of US Student in Boycott Case, Allowing Her to Stay in Country

An American student who was barred from entering Israel under a law against foreign activists who support boycotts of the state over its Palestinian policies was given permission to stay in the country by the Supreme Court...

US to Merge Jerusalem Consulate With New Embassy

The United States will merge the US Consulate General, which serves Palestinians, with its new embassy into a single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. "This decision is driven by...

Israeli Mother of Three Hailed as ‘Heroine’ After Saving Children From Home Hit by Gaza Rocket

An Israeli single mother of three sons is asking for the public’s help following Wednesday’s rocket attack in which her Beersheba home was destroyed. “I don’t have a home,” Miri Tamano told Channel 10. “The memories...

October 17, 2018 11:16 am

UNRWA Teaches Terrorism, Jerusalem Mayor Tells Knesset

JNS.org - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency is “bolstering terrorism,” Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat...

October 17, 2018 10:55 am

Netanyahu Responds to Be’ersheva Attack: ‘Israel Will Take Very Strong Action’

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed “strong action” in response to a rocket attack from Gaza...

October 17, 2018 10:06 am

Unseen Photos of Missing Navigator Ron Arad Emerge

JNS.org - The Israeli Air Force has released several previously unseen photos of Israeli Air Force...

October 17, 2018 9:44 am

Knesset Passes Law to Redistribute Government Funding to Non-Left Films

JNS.org - A new law approved in the Knesset on Monday will enable the office of...

October 17, 2018 9:04 am

Israel’s Top Court Weighs Appeal by Barred US Student

Israel's top court weighed an appeal on Wednesday by a US student facing deportation under...

October 18, 2018 1:32 pm

Amid Heightened Tensions With Hamas, Israel Beefs Up Armored Forces on Gaza Border

Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force, a day after a Palestinian rocket destroyed a...

October 18, 2018 12:34 pm

Israeli Supreme Court Rules in Favor of US Student in Boycott Case, Allowing Her to Stay in Country

An American student who was barred from entering Israel under a law against foreign activists who support boycotts of the state over its Palestinian policies was given...

October 18, 2018 10:38 am

US to Merge Jerusalem Consulate With New Embassy

The United States will merge the US Consulate General, which serves Palestinians, with its new embassy into a single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem, Secretary of...

October 17, 2018 1:27 pm

Israeli Mother of Three Hailed as ‘Heroine’ After Saving Children From Home Hit by Gaza Rocket

An Israeli single mother of three sons is asking for the public’s help following Wednesday’s rocket attack in which her Beersheba home was destroyed. “I don’t...

October 17, 2018 11:16 am

UNRWA Teaches Terrorism, Jerusalem Mayor Tells Knesset

JNS.org - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency is “bolstering terrorism,” Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat told the Knesset Interior Committee Wednesday during a special meeting...

October 17, 2018 10:55 am

Netanyahu Responds to Be’ersheva Attack: ‘Israel Will Take Very Strong Action’

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed “strong action” in response to a rocket attack from Gaza on Wednesday that smashed a home in Be’ersheva, Israel’s third largest...

October 17, 2018 10:06 am

Unseen Photos of Missing Navigator Ron Arad Emerge

JNS.org - The Israeli Air Force has released several previously unseen photos of Israeli Air Force navigator Lt. Col Ron ‎Arad, who has been classified as “missing...

October 17, 2018 9:44 am

Knesset Passes Law to Redistribute Government Funding to Non-Left Films

JNS.org - A new law approved in the Knesset on Monday will enable the office of the Minister of Culture and Sport to decide the amount...

October 17, 2018 9:04 am

Israel’s Top Court Weighs Appeal by Barred US Student

Israel's top court weighed an appeal on Wednesday by a US student facing deportation under a law against foreign pro-Palestinian activists who call for boycotts...

October 17, 2018 8:56 am

Gaza Rocket Destroys Home in Southern Israeli City of Beersheba

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in the largest city in southern Israel early on Wednesday, prompting Israeli air strikes that killed a terrorist...

October 16, 2018 10:03 am

Netanyahu Blasts B’Tselem as ‘Disgrace’ Ahead of Its UN Security Council Address

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a conference of Christian media gathered in Israel on Sunday night that the anti-Israeli army group B’Tselem is...

October 16, 2018 9:49 am

Israeli Supreme Court Justice Escapes Three-Man Arab Attack in Samaria

JNS.org - Israeli Supreme Court justice David Mintz narrowly escaped being lynched by three Arabs on Monday morning who blocked his vehicle and came towards him...

October 16, 2018 9:45 am

Israel Approves Building 31 New Homes in Hebron

JNS.org - Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday approved a plan to build a new housing complex for the Jewish community of Hebron, the first major...

October 15, 2018 4:38 pm

Netanyahu Thanks Australian PM for Consideration of Jerusalem Recognition, Embassy Move

During a phone call with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed he was thinking about recognizing Jerusalem as...

Culture

American Actress Marilyn Monroe’s Personal Jewish Prayer Book Up for Auction

JNS.org - A Jewish prayer book that belonged to American actress Marilyn Monroe has...

‘Observance’: A Touching, Relevant Play About Modern Judaism

Tracey Goldblum wants her daughter to stop smoking marijuana, practice safe sex, and avoid punching men in the face. Her...

Features

The Man Who Chose Israel

I am the CEO of the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation. This organization, founded in 1977, helps young people in Israel’s...

Report: Hezbollah Hacked Into Mobile Devices Worldwide

Hezbollah hackers used "catfishing" techniques on social media to infiltrate mobile devices worldwide, according to a release from the Czech...

UCI Preparing to Refer Anti-Israel Disrupters to Prosecution

Campus police at University of California, Irvine will in the near future refer anti-Israel disruptors of a May 3, 2018...

World

UK City Council Adopts Internationally-Recognized Antisemitism Definition

The city council of Brighton and Hove in England passed a resolution on Thursday adopting an internationally-recognized definition of antisemitism, drawing praise from leaders of the local Jewish community. The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance...

Opinion

We Will Never Understand God’s Motives and Must Learn to Accept It

And God said to Noah: "The end of all flesh has come before Me, for the earth has become full of robbery because of them, and behold I am destroying...

Middle East

Hamas Chief Alive and Well, and Not Hiding Following Beersheva Rocket Attac...

JNS.org - Despite launching a powerful rocket deep inside Israel on Wednesday, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh came out of hiding on...

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