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Tami, the World’s Oldest Hippopotamus in Captivity, Passes Away at Jerusalem Zoo

JNS.org - The oldest hippopotamus living in captivity died in her sleep at Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo on Thursday. Tami, 59, was found deceased in the...

August 19, 2018 8:10 am

US and Russia Reportedly Agree to Oust Iran from Syria

JNS.org - The United States and Russia have reportedly agreed in principle that Iranian forces should withdraw from Syria, which Israel and America have long advocated, but Russia believes that it will be a “difficult task”...

Israeli Police: Shooting of Jerusalem Stabber Justified, Prevented Further Casualties; Family: ‘Too Quick on the Trigger’

The Israeli Police ardently defended their officers over the weekend for shooting an Israeli-Arab man who attempted to attack them in Jerusalem's Old City. Ahmad Muhammad Mahamid from the northern Israeli town of Umm al-Fahm tried...

Two Palestinian Rioters Killed on Gaza Border, Jerusalem Stabber Shot Dead

Israeli troops killed two Palestinian rioters and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators tried to clinch a truce deal that would calm the Hamas-ruled...

August 17, 2018 1:24 pm

Israelis Among Researchers Behind Cracking of Wheat Genome Sequencing

A group of researchers -- including several from Israeli institutions -- have succeeded in sequencing...

August 17, 2018 10:09 am

Netanyahu Questioned Again in Long-Running Corruption Probe

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday over what local media said was...

August 17, 2018 9:56 am

Hadar Goldin’s Parents Say Any Agreement With Hamas Must Include Son’s Remains

JNS.org - Wanting back the remains of their killed son in order to have a proper...

August 17, 2018 9:47 am

Israel Defense Minister: Jewish State Prefers to See Gazans ‎Topple Hamas Regime ‎

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman ‎dismissed criticism leveled at him on Wednesday over Israel’s...

August 17, 2018 9:41 am

Israeli Woman Killed in Apparent Car-Ramming Attack

JNS.org - An Israeli woman has been killed in an apparent car-ramming terror attack near the...

August 19, 2018 8:10 am

Tami, the World’s Oldest Hippopotamus in Captivity, Passes Away at Jerusalem Zoo

JNS.org - The oldest hippopotamus living in captivity died in her sleep at Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo on Thursday. Tami, 59, was found deceased in the lake...

August 19, 2018 7:59 am

US and Russia Reportedly Agree to Oust Iran from Syria

JNS.org - The United States and Russia have reportedly agreed in principle that Iranian forces should withdraw from Syria, which Israel and America have long advocated,...

August 18, 2018 2:21 pm

Israeli Police: Shooting of Jerusalem Stabber Justified, Prevented Further Casualties; Family: ‘Too Quick on the Trigger’

The Israeli Police ardently defended their officers over the weekend for shooting an Israeli-Arab man who attempted to attack them in Jerusalem's Old City. Ahmad Muhammad...

August 17, 2018 4:03 pm

Two Palestinian Rioters Killed on Gaza Border, Jerusalem Stabber Shot Dead

Israeli troops killed two Palestinian rioters and wounded scores of others taking part in weekly Gaza border protests on Friday, medics said, as Egyptian mediators...

August 17, 2018 1:24 pm

Israelis Among Researchers Behind Cracking of Wheat Genome Sequencing

A group of researchers -- including several from Israeli institutions -- have succeeded in sequencing the wheat genome, the Hebrew newspaper Makor Rishon reported on...

August 17, 2018 10:09 am

Netanyahu Questioned Again in Long-Running Corruption Probe

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday over what local media said was a case involving the country's largest telecoms firm, one of...

August 17, 2018 9:56 am

Hadar Goldin’s Parents Say Any Agreement With Hamas Must Include Son’s Remains

JNS.org - Wanting back the remains of their killed son in order to have a proper Jewish burial, the parents of slain Israel Defense Forces Lt....

August 17, 2018 9:47 am

Israel Defense Minister: Jewish State Prefers to See Gazans ‎Topple Hamas Regime ‎

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman ‎dismissed criticism leveled at him on Wednesday over Israel’s ‎attempts to negotiate a long-term ceasefire with ‎Hamas.‎ ‎“My strategy is...

August 17, 2018 9:41 am

Israeli Woman Killed in Apparent Car-Ramming Attack

JNS.org - An Israeli woman has been killed in an apparent car-ramming terror attack near the Jewish community of Havat Gilad in central Samaria. “United Hatzalah EMS...

August 16, 2018 2:54 pm

Motive in Question After Israeli Woman Killed by Palestinian Driver in West Bank

An Israeli woman in her 40s died on Thursday night after she was run over by a Palestinian vehicle in the northern West Bank. The incident...

August 16, 2018 2:34 pm

Israeli Minister Sees End to ‘Stupid’ Airport Grilling of Leftists

An Israeli security cabinet minister on Thursday denounced the interrogation of left-wing activists at the country's main airport, and predicted that it would end after the...

August 16, 2018 2:27 pm

Egypt Finalizing Details of Long-Term Israel-Hamas Truce

Egypt is finalizing details of a long-term truce deal between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, an Egyptian security source said on Thursday, amid easing tensions...

August 16, 2018 11:37 am

Plate Size Won’t Help You Lose Weight, Divulges Israeli Study

JNS.org - If you’re still struggling to fit into a swimsuit, using smaller plate size to eat less and shed some weight is not going...

August 16, 2018 11:05 am

Magen David Adom Reports Almost 50 Drownings This Swim Season

JNS.org - The Magen David Adom emergency ambulance service reported that a staggering 49 people have drowned since the beginning of the swimming season, urging everyone...

Features

Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’

JNS.org - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...

World

Massachusetts Bishop Accused of Anti-Israel ‘Blood Libel’ Offer...

A US Episcopal Church Bishop has apologized for an incendiary false claim about Israel made at a meeting of senior church leaders...

Opinion

British Jews Say ‘Enough Is Enough’

After it was reported that UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had laid a wreath at the graves of Palestinian terrorists, the chairman of Britain’s Jewish Leadership Council said, “This man...

Middle East

Iranian Regime Leaders Vexed by European Union Stance on US Sanctions

Iranian leaders communicated mixed messages over the weekend concerning their efforts to persuade the European Union to oppose tough US sanctions on the Tehran regime. In an interview with Iran's YJC...

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