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Gantz Unveils Party List, Lapid Says Unity Deal Still ‘on the Table’

Former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz unveiled on Tuesday the Knesset candidates list of his new party Israel Resilience for the upcoming elections,...

February 19, 2019 4:57 pm

Young Palestinian Discovers Jewish Roots, Becomes Anti-UNRWA Activist

A young Palestinian Muslim man was raised to hate Jews, but then discovered that he himself was Jewish, embraced his ancestral faith, and became an activist against the Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA. The man, who has...

New Facility for Food Manufacturer Osem Means Double the Bamba

Israeli food manufacturer Osem Group has opened a new manufacturing facility for its peanut butter-flavored puffed corn snack Bamba. With the new facility, Osem intends to double the manufacturing capacity of the beloved snack. “Our...

Polish Parliament’s Deputy Speaker Urges State Ban on Acting Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz

The ultranationalist deputy speaker of the Polish parliament has called for Israel's acting foreign minister to be barred from entering the country, following his comment that Poles "suckle antisemitism with their mother's milk." In a letter to...

February 19, 2019 11:18 am

Innovation Is Not Just About Tech, Says Bank Leumi Exec

CTech - Every industry needs innovation and it is not all about tech, said Shmulik...

February 19, 2019 11:11 am

Kinneret Reaches Best Water Levels in Two Years and Rising

JNS.org - Despite dour summer predictions by Israeli weather experts that Israel would suffer a sixth...

February 19, 2019 11:00 am

Poll: Gantz Drops, Labor Gains, Likud Still in the Lead

JNS.org - The Israel Resilience-Telem joint list is gradually losing ground and would win 18 seats...

February 19, 2019 10:34 am

Teva Expects Sales Injection From US EpiPen Market

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries expects its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen to claim about 25 percent...

February 18, 2019 4:52 pm

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of...

February 19, 2019 4:57 pm

Gantz Unveils Party List, Lapid Says Unity Deal Still ‘on the Table’

Former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz unveiled on Tuesday the Knesset candidates list of his new party Israel Resilience for the upcoming elections, while...

February 19, 2019 3:36 pm

Young Palestinian Discovers Jewish Roots, Becomes Anti-UNRWA Activist

A young Palestinian Muslim man was raised to hate Jews, but then discovered that he himself was Jewish, embraced his ancestral faith, and became an...

February 19, 2019 11:41 am

New Facility for Food Manufacturer Osem Means Double the Bamba

Israeli food manufacturer Osem Group has opened a new manufacturing facility for its peanut butter-flavored puffed corn snack Bamba. With the new facility, Osem intends...

February 19, 2019 11:36 am

Polish Parliament’s Deputy Speaker Urges State Ban on Acting Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz

The ultranationalist deputy speaker of the Polish parliament has called for Israel's acting foreign minister to be barred from entering the country, following his comment that...

February 19, 2019 11:18 am

Innovation Is Not Just About Tech, Says Bank Leumi Exec

CTech - Every industry needs innovation and it is not all about tech, said Shmulik Arbel, head of the corporate and commercial division at Bank...

February 19, 2019 11:11 am

Kinneret Reaches Best Water Levels in Two Years and Rising

JNS.org - Despite dour summer predictions by Israeli weather experts that Israel would suffer a sixth year of insufficient rainfall and an ecological disaster at the...

February 19, 2019 11:00 am

Poll: Gantz Drops, Labor Gains, Likud Still in the Lead

JNS.org - The Israel Resilience-Telem joint list is gradually losing ground and would win 18 seats if the Knesset election were held today, according to a...

February 19, 2019 10:34 am

Teva Expects Sales Injection From US EpiPen Market

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries expects its generic version of Mylan's EpiPen to claim about 25 percent of the US market by the end of the year,...

February 18, 2019 4:52 pm

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for...

February 18, 2019 3:28 pm

New Poll: 60 Percent of Israelis Oppose Annexation of West Bank

A new poll has revealed that 60 percent of Israelis oppose the annexation of the West Bank, with only 24 percent supporting such a move. The...

February 18, 2019 1:32 pm

Israel Innovation Authority, Thomas Jefferson University Partner on Healthcare Startup Competition

CTech - The Israel Innovation Authority, the Israeli government’s investment arm, has partnered with Pennsylvania-based Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) to launch a $1 million healthcare...

February 18, 2019 1:21 pm

Selfie-Taking Israeli Spacecraft to Take Off to the Moon This Week

CTech - The first Israeli moon-landing spacecraft is planned to be carried into space this week, Israeli state-owned defense contractor Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI)...

February 18, 2019 1:07 pm

Despite Tech Prowess, Israel Ranks Low on Autonomous Vehicle Readiness

CTech - Israel is a hub of autonomous vehicle technologies, but when it comes to readiness for the future car it ranks below the median....

February 18, 2019 11:13 am

$55 Million to be Invested in Jewish Quarter of Old City of Jerusalem

JNS.org - The Company for the Reconstruction and Development of the Jewish Quarter in the Old City of Jerusalem has several projects underway at a total...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Columbia Grad Union Reps to Call for BDS in Negotiations With Administratio...

As Columbia University prepares to negotiate with its graduate student union on Monday, members of the union's bargaining committee are...

Opinion

Is Racism Behind the Criticism of Ilhan Omar?

Since February 12, The Guardian has published five pieces either entirely or largely sympathetic to Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar after the Congresswoman was forced to apologize for tweets widely viewed...

Middle East

Sources: Despite Sanctions, Iran’s Oil Exports Rise in Early 2019

Iran's exports of crude oil were higher than expected in January and are at least holding steady this month, according to tanker data and industry sources, as some customers have...

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