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Widower of Israeli Mother-of-Six Slain During Palestinian Terror Surge Announces Engagement to ‘Soul’s Love’

The Israeli widower who became a key symbol of the surge of Palestinian terrorism that began at the end of 2015 announced on social...

March 28, 2017 1:47 pm

New Poll: Support Among Israeli Jews for West Bank Pullout, Establishment of Palestinian State Decreasing

Support among the Israeli Jewish public for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the establishment of a Palestinian state is decreasing, a new poll published on Monday revealed. The poll -- conducted by Mina Tzemach...

New High-Speed Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Rail Nears Completion

JNS.org - A new high-speed rail line connecting Israel’s holy city to its leading metropolis — Jerusalem to Tel Aviv — is set to revolutionize transportation in the Jewish state when it becomes operational at the...

Report: Netanyahu to Lift Ban on Lawmakers Visiting Temple Mount

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will gradually lift a ban which forbids Israeli ministers and lawmakers from visiting the flashpoint Temple Mount site in Jerusalem, the country's Channel 2 broadcaster reported Monday. The report stated that...

March 27, 2017 12:06 pm

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected...

March 27, 2017 11:56 am

Israeli Politicians Join Protest Against Tel Aviv High School Simulating IDF Abuse of Palestinians at Checkpoints

Two Knesset members protested Sunday in front of a Tel Aviv high school that erected a mock Israeli-Palestinian checkpoint...

March 27, 2017 11:19 am

Israelis Warned of Increased Terror Threat Before Passover Holiday Travel

JNS.org - Ahead of the Passover holiday, Israel has issued travel advisories cautioning Israelis to...

March 27, 2017 10:06 am

Israel Discloses Arrest of Arab Citizen Over Transfer of Funds to ISIS

JNS.org - Israel’s Shin Bet security agency Monday disclosed that an Israeli citizen was recently arrested...

March 26, 2017 4:36 pm

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assassinate Former Hamas PM Haniyeh

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my...

March 28, 2017 1:47 pm

Widower of Israeli Mother-of-Six Slain During Palestinian Terror Surge Announces Engagement to ‘Soul’s Love’

The Israeli widower who became a key symbol of the surge of Palestinian terrorism that began at the end of 2015 announced on social media...

March 28, 2017 10:50 am

New Poll: Support Among Israeli Jews for West Bank Pullout, Establishment of Palestinian State Decreasing

Support among the Israeli Jewish public for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the establishment of a Palestinian state is decreasing, a new poll...

March 28, 2017 10:40 am

New High-Speed Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Rail Nears Completion

JNS.org - A new high-speed rail line connecting Israel’s holy city to its leading metropolis — Jerusalem to Tel Aviv — is set to revolutionize transportation...

March 28, 2017 8:58 am

Report: Netanyahu to Lift Ban on Lawmakers Visiting Temple Mount

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will gradually lift a ban which forbids Israeli ministers and lawmakers from visiting the flashpoint Temple Mount site in Jerusalem,...

March 27, 2017 12:06 pm

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the...

March 27, 2017 11:56 am

Israeli Politicians Join Protest Against Tel Aviv High School Simulating IDF Abuse of Palestinians at Checkpoints

Two Knesset members protested Sunday in front of a Tel Aviv high school that erected a mock Israeli-Palestinian checkpoint last week, The Algemeiner has learned. MK Oded Forer, from Defense...

March 27, 2017 11:19 am

Israelis Warned of Increased Terror Threat Before Passover Holiday Travel

JNS.org - Ahead of the Passover holiday, Israel has issued travel advisories cautioning Israelis to avoid vacationing in the Egyptian Sinai, Turkey and Jordan. The Egyptian...

March 27, 2017 10:06 am

Israel Discloses Arrest of Arab Citizen Over Transfer of Funds to ISIS

JNS.org - Israel’s Shin Bet security agency Monday disclosed that an Israeli citizen was recently arrested on suspicion of transferring funds to the Islamic State terror...

March 26, 2017 4:36 pm

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assassinate Former Hamas PM Haniyeh

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Facebook followers on...

March 26, 2017 4:33 pm

In Wake of Assassination of Senior Hamas Commander, IDF Instructs Israeli Farmers Not to Approach Gaza Border Fence

Farmers in southern Israel were instructed by the IDF not to go near the security fence along the Gaza border, the Hebrew news site nrg...

March 26, 2017 9:51 am

Hamas Closes Gaza-Israel Border in Wake of Commander’s Assassination

Hamas closed the border crossing between the Gaza Strip in Israel on Sunday morning in the wake of the assassination of one of its commanders,...

March 26, 2017 9:49 am

Report: Israel Police Only Managed to Arrest JCC Bomb-Threat Suspect After Trump Sent FBI Agents to Jewish State

Israeli police only managed to zero in on the Jewish Israeli-American teen suspected of calling in the JCC bomb threats after US President Donald Trump...

March 24, 2017 5:08 pm

Israelis Get Down and Dirty at First-Ever ‘Mud Day’ Race in Tel Aviv

Around 5,000 people got down and dirty on Friday during Israel’s first-ever “Mud Day” race in Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park, Channel 2 reported. Participants sloshed their...

March 24, 2017 9:12 am

Anti-Israel Groups Will Not Benefit From National Service, New Law Stipulates

JNS.org - The Knesset finalized a law Wednesday preventing foreign-funded organizations that operate against Israel from enjoying the benefits of Israel’s national service program. The bill...

Culture

2,000-Year-Old Jewish Community Unearthed Near Beit Shemesh

JNS.org - During a weeklong excavation project near Beit Shemesh, 240 Israeli students from Jerusalem’s Boyer High School uncovered the remains...

30 Pastors Witness Lifesaving Israeli Volunteer EMS Methods in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A special delegation from the US organized by Christians United for Israel...

Cathay Pacific Airline’s Hong Kong-Israel Route Takes Flight

JNS.org - The Cathay Pacific airline’s first flight from Hong Kong to Israel landed at Ben Gurion International Airport last Sunday. The...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

Following VP Pence’s AIPAC Speech, Iran Slams US Over Support for ‘...

Israel, not Iran, is to blame for instability across the Middle East, a Tehran regime official claimed on Tuesday. Responding to...

Opinion

Ahlam Tamimi — Free to Commit Jihad Against the Jews

In October, 2011, a female Palestinian terrorist named Ahlam Tamimi – who had assisted in the bombing of the Sbarro pizzeria in Jerusalem 10 years earlier – was released from...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Develops High-Powered Rocket Similar to Hezbollah Missiles

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror organization Hamas has developed a new high-powered rocket similar to those utilized by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Israel’s Army Radio reported. The report described the new...

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