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Arab Students Call for Intifada in Protest at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University

JNS.org - Arab students called for a renewed intifada (violent uprising) and brandished photos of convicted terrorists in a protest held in solidarity with hunger-striking...

May 28, 2017 8:11 pm

Israeli Military to Start Using Unmanned Vehicles to Patrol Border With Gaza Strip

In the coming years, the Israeli military will begin using unmanned vehicles to secure the Jewish state’s border with the Gaza Strip, the IDF’s Hebrew website reported on Sunday. “The vehicle patrols the area, collects information...

Netanyahu Unveils 5-Year Development Plan for Jerusalem; Projects Include Western Wall Elevator

JNS.org -In a special cabinet meeting convened underneath the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday the commencement of a five-year Jerusalem development plan. While cabinet meetings are typically held in the...

UN, Norwegian Government, Distance Themselves From Palestinian Youth Center Named for Terrorist Dalal Mughrabi

The United Nations and the Norwegian government have moved swiftly to distance themselves from a Palestinian youth center named after one of the most notorious terrorists to strike at Israelis, after it emerged that the...

May 26, 2017 10:31 am

2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Final Pre-Second Temple Destruction Battle in Jerusalem Between Roman Army and Jewish Rebels Unveiled

JNS.org - Amid this week’s celebrations making the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification, the Israel Antiquities...

May 25, 2017 12:53 pm

Netanyahu Presented With Plan to Transfer Some Eastern Jerusalem Neighborhoods to Palestinian Municipal Control

JNS.org - Knesset member Dr. Anat Berko (Likud) has presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with...

May 25, 2017 11:40 am

Survivor of Tel Aviv Dolphinarium Attack Reaches out to Comfort Manchester Terror Victims

The powerful personal story of a young woman's survival of a terrorist attack in Israel made its...

May 25, 2017 10:41 am

New ‘Life-Changing’ Israeli Heart Treatment Could Benefit Millions

JNS.org - Researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Sheba Medical Center have...

May 24, 2017 2:54 pm

Church of Scotland’s Rejection of BDS and Criticism of Hamas Draws Cautious Welcome From Country’s Jews

Scottish Jews have cautiously welcomed the Church of Scotland's decision at its annual General Assembly...

May 28, 2017 8:11 pm

Arab Students Call for Intifada in Protest at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University

JNS.org - Arab students called for a renewed intifada (violent uprising) and brandished photos of convicted terrorists in a protest held in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian...

May 28, 2017 12:35 pm

Israeli Military to Start Using Unmanned Vehicles to Patrol Border With Gaza Strip

In the coming years, the Israeli military will begin using unmanned vehicles to secure the Jewish state’s border with the Gaza Strip, the IDF’s Hebrew...

May 28, 2017 9:59 am

Netanyahu Unveils 5-Year Development Plan for Jerusalem; Projects Include Western Wall Elevator

JNS.org -In a special cabinet meeting convened underneath the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday the commencement of a five-year...

May 26, 2017 7:13 pm

UN, Norwegian Government, Distance Themselves From Palestinian Youth Center Named for Terrorist Dalal Mughrabi

The United Nations and the Norwegian government have moved swiftly to distance themselves from a Palestinian youth center named after one of the most notorious...

May 26, 2017 10:31 am

2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Final Pre-Second Temple Destruction Battle in Jerusalem Between Roman Army and Jewish Rebels Unveiled

JNS.org - Amid this week’s celebrations making the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority unveiled...

May 25, 2017 12:53 pm

Netanyahu Presented With Plan to Transfer Some Eastern Jerusalem Neighborhoods to Palestinian Municipal Control

JNS.org - Knesset member Dr. Anat Berko (Likud) has presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a plan to separate some eastern Jerusalem neighborhoods from the...

May 25, 2017 11:40 am

Survivor of Tel Aviv Dolphinarium Attack Reaches out to Comfort Manchester Terror Victims

The powerful personal story of a young woman's survival of a terrorist attack in Israel made its way into the New York Times this week, following the...

May 25, 2017 10:41 am

New ‘Life-Changing’ Israeli Heart Treatment Could Benefit Millions

JNS.org - Researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Sheba Medical Center have developed a new method for treating atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The...

May 24, 2017 2:54 pm

Church of Scotland’s Rejection of BDS and Criticism of Hamas Draws Cautious Welcome From Country’s Jews

Scottish Jews have cautiously welcomed the Church of Scotland's decision at its annual General Assembly to reject the BDS campaign targeting Israel, as well as...

May 24, 2017 11:58 am

Research Elucidates Ancient Jerusalem Reservoirs, Known as ‘Elephant in the Room’

JNS.org - The massive ancient reservoirs that remain viewable today in Jerusalem's Old City had serviced Jews making pilgrimages to the Second Temple some 2,000 years...

May 24, 2017 10:00 am

Netanyahu on Jerusalem Day: Temple Mount, Western Wall ‘Will Forever Remain Part of Israel’

JNS.org - During a celebration for Jerusalem Day at the Israeli Knesset, marking the 50th anniversary of the capital city’s reunification, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

May 24, 2017 9:27 am

‘We Will Always Insist on Jerusalem,’ Says Israel’s Rivlin on 50th Anniversary of City’s Reunification

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin kicked off the 50th annual Jerusalem Day celebrations at the Western Wall on Tuesday evening, marking the milestone anniversary of the...

May 24, 2017 8:46 am

Palestinian Arsonists Burn Down Jewish School in West Bank

JNS.org - Palestinian arsonists burned down a Jewish religious school in the northern West Bank on Monday, during a “Day of Rage” held in support of...

May 23, 2017 6:49 pm

Major US Jewish Organizations on Left and Right Hail Trump’s Israel Visit

American Jewish organizations were in almost unanimous agreement over the success of US President Donald Trump's visit to Israel, a series of statements released on...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

French-Israeli Environmental Research Satellite Set for Launch This Summer

JNS.org - The construction of Venus, Israel’s first environmental research satellite, has been completed. The satellite is set to be launched into space this summer. A vegetation and environment monitoring micro-satellite, Venus...

Opinion

Alan Dershowitz: Mueller’s Roving Commission to Investigate ‘Ev...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller was commissioned to investigate not only crime, but also the entire Russian “matter.”  That is an...

Middle East

Governor of Turkish Resort Region Invites Israeli Tourists to Return

JNS.org - A delegation of 15 Turkish dignitaries, including the governor of the Mediterranean resort region of Antalya, arrived in Israel on May 24 for a three-day visit to promote Israeli...

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