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Israel to Cut Gaza Fuel Supply After Wave of Arson Attacks

Israel announced on Tuesday that it will cut the supply of fuel to the Gaza Strip in response to a wave of arson attacks...

June 25, 2019 10:26 am

Microsoft Hires Former Amazon Executive to Lead Startup Accelerator Program

JNS.org - Microsoft announced on Sunday that it has hired Amazon Web Services (AWS) leader Raz Bachar as managing director for its startup accelerator program in Israel: Microsoft for Startups. Bachar, 36, will succeed Navot Volk,...

Netanyahu: Israel Won’t Let Iran Entrench in Syria or Attain Nuclear Weapons

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in Jerusalem on Monday with visiting Russian National Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev. The Russian official was in the Jewish state to attend a tripartite summit on Tuesday with his...

Top Israeli Gymnast on Potential Olympic Qualification: ‘I’m Thinking Only of This Goal’

An Israeli champion gymnast who has won three gold medals in European and world competitions is now set on qualifying for the next Olympic Games, saying, “I’m thinking only of this goal.” Linoy Ashram just returned...

June 24, 2019 2:04 pm

Jewish Groups Slam UK Labour MP for Inviting Rep of Antisemitic Houthi Terror Group to Parliamentary Event

Leading UK Jewish groups and a member of parliament slammed a Labour MP for planning...

June 24, 2019 12:46 pm

Singapore’s ST Engineering to Scout for Israeli Startups

CTech - Singapore-based ST Engineering, incorporated as Singapore Technologies Engineering, has partnered with government investment...

June 24, 2019 12:30 pm

Facebook’s Libra Will Disrupt Central Banks, Forcing Them to Adjust Their Policies, Says Israeli Banking Regulator

CTech - Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, is disrupting central banks and will force them to...

June 24, 2019 11:50 am

Largest Anti-BDS Conference to Date Probes Minds and Methodologies

JNS.org - Marking the largest international anti-BDS conference in the world, the Annual Global Coalition...

June 24, 2019 11:24 am

IDF Raises Alert Status Following Spike in Iran-US Tensions

JNS.org - Israel’s defense establishment has heightened its military readiness and alert status in the...

June 25, 2019 10:26 am

Israel to Cut Gaza Fuel Supply After Wave of Arson Attacks

Israel announced on Tuesday that it will cut the supply of fuel to the Gaza Strip in response to a wave of arson attacks from...

June 25, 2019 10:18 am

Microsoft Hires Former Amazon Executive to Lead Startup Accelerator Program

JNS.org - Microsoft announced on Sunday that it has hired Amazon Web Services (AWS) leader Raz Bachar as managing director for its startup accelerator program...

June 24, 2019 4:24 pm

Netanyahu: Israel Won’t Let Iran Entrench in Syria or Attain Nuclear Weapons

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in Jerusalem on Monday with visiting Russian National Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev. The Russian official was in the Jewish...

June 24, 2019 2:54 pm

Top Israeli Gymnast on Potential Olympic Qualification: ‘I’m Thinking Only of This Goal’

An Israeli champion gymnast who has won three gold medals in European and world competitions is now set on qualifying for the next Olympic Games,...

June 24, 2019 2:04 pm

Jewish Groups Slam UK Labour MP for Inviting Rep of Antisemitic Houthi Terror Group to Parliamentary Event

Leading UK Jewish groups and a member of parliament slammed a Labour MP for planning to host a representative of a virulently antisemitic Yemeni terrorist...

June 24, 2019 12:46 pm

Singapore’s ST Engineering to Scout for Israeli Startups

CTech - Singapore-based ST Engineering, incorporated as Singapore Technologies Engineering, has partnered with government investment arm the Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) to identify and scout...

June 24, 2019 12:30 pm

Facebook’s Libra Will Disrupt Central Banks, Forcing Them to Adjust Their Policies, Says Israeli Banking Regulator

CTech - Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, is disrupting central banks and will force them to recalibrate their policies, Israeli banking regulator Hedva Bar said Monday....

June 24, 2019 11:50 am

Largest Anti-BDS Conference to Date Probes Minds and Methodologies

JNS.org - Marking the largest international anti-BDS conference in the world, the Annual Global Coalition 4 Israel (GC4I) Forum and the Legal Network Initiative (LNI)...

June 24, 2019 11:24 am

IDF Raises Alert Status Following Spike in Iran-US Tensions

JNS.org - Israel’s defense establishment has heightened its military readiness and alert status in the wake of increased tensions between Tehran and Washington, according to...

June 23, 2019 8:42 pm

Israel Shipyards Delivers Offshore Patrol Vessel to Honduras

CTech - The Honduran Navy Force will be receiving a new Sa'ar 62-class offshore patrol vessel this week from formerly government owned company Israel Shipyards....

June 23, 2019 8:33 pm

Report: Security Officials Say Trump Administration Proposal for Corridor Between Gaza and West Bank May Harm Israel’s Security

Israeli security leaders are reportedly concerned over the inclusion in the recently unveiled American peace proposal of some form of travel corridor between the West...

June 23, 2019 2:23 pm

Likud, Blue and White Deny Report on Plans to Cancel Elections, Form Unity Government

Israel's two largest parties, Likud and Blue and White, denied reports on Sunday that discussions are underway to cancel the planned September elections and form...

June 23, 2019 10:58 am

Kushner’s Economic Plan for Mideast Peace Faces Broad Arab Rejection

Arab politicians and commentators greeted US President Donald Trump's Middle East $50 billion economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation, although some in...

June 22, 2019 4:14 pm

Scars on Middle East Landscape Bear Witness to Past Peace Failures

Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long...

Culture

Singer Daddy Yankee Floats in Dead Sea, Visits Western Wall Ahead of Israel Concert

Popular Latin singer Daddy Yankee is touring Israel ahead of his concert on...

Jack Hughes Becomes First Jewish Player to Be First Overall Pick in NHL Draft

JNS.org - Jack Hughes became the first Jewish player to be the No....

Features

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

World

UK Labour Party’s Readmission of Corbyn Ally Accused of Antisemitism ...

A Labour member of the British Parliament and arch-ally of far-left leader Jeremy Corbyn was welcomed back into the party...

Opinion

The Unique US Mindset on Israel

The US mindset on Israel -- unlike the US attitude towards other countries -- is a bottom-up phenomenon: a derivative of the US public worldview, which feeds legislators in the...

June 27, 2019 4:28 am

Middle East

US Economic Plan Decried by Palestinians but Gets Cautious Nod in Gulf

Palestinians on Wednesday poured scorn on the Trump administration's $50 billion investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, but US Gulf Arab allies said the economic initiative had promise...

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