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Palestinian Ministry Rolls Back Statement That Gaza Boy Was Killed by Israeli Gunfire

A medical source in the Palestinian Health Ministry backed away on Monday from an assertion that an 11-year-old boy killed at a protest on...

September 17, 2018 2:26 pm

Incendiary Balloons Flown to Israel From West Bank

JNS.org - A yellow balloon with Arabic writing on it landed in the Israeli community of Beit Horon north of Jerusalem on Sunday, and is believed to be an incendiary “terror balloon” like the ones that...

New Committee to Consider Early Release for Killers Convicted by Military Courts

JNS.org - Israel's Defense Ministry is expected to announce the establishment of a committee to examine the requests of prisoners serving life sentences handed down by Israeli military courts in Judea and Samaria, according to...

Social Security to End Payments to Israeli Government, Deficit May Jump

Israel's social security agency will halt giving its annual surplus to the government starting in 2019, its chief executive said, a move a Finance Ministry source said could sharply boost the budget deficit and harm...

September 16, 2018 1:22 pm

Leading US Jewish Groups Mourn Ari Fuld, Victim of Gush Etzion Terror Attack

Jewish groups from across the political spectrum are expressing mourning for Ari Fuld, 45, who...

September 16, 2018 10:16 am

Palestinian Stabs Israeli to Death at Gush Etzion Mall

A 45-year-old father of four and ardent Israel activist was stabbed to death by an...

September 16, 2018 10:14 am

‘Terror Balloons’ From Hamas in Gaza Land in Children’s Play Area Before School Day

JNS.org -A children’s playground was cordoned off in Kiryat Gat on Friday morning, when police...

September 15, 2018 2:11 pm

US Expects Some Israeli Criticism of Parts of Coming Mideast Plan: Envoy

The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East...

September 15, 2018 2:04 pm

Palestinian Official Erekat: US Will Never Present Middle East Peace Plan

The United States will not present its long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace any time soon...

September 17, 2018 2:26 pm

Palestinian Ministry Rolls Back Statement That Gaza Boy Was Killed by Israeli Gunfire

A medical source in the Palestinian Health Ministry backed away on Monday from an assertion that an 11-year-old boy killed at a protest on Friday...

September 17, 2018 9:36 am

Incendiary Balloons Flown to Israel From West Bank

JNS.org - A yellow balloon with Arabic writing on it landed in the Israeli community of Beit Horon north of Jerusalem on Sunday, and is believed...

September 17, 2018 9:32 am

New Committee to Consider Early Release for Killers Convicted by Military Courts

JNS.org - Israel's Defense Ministry is expected to announce the establishment of a committee to examine the requests of prisoners serving life sentences handed down...

September 17, 2018 9:21 am

Social Security to End Payments to Israeli Government, Deficit May Jump

Israel's social security agency will halt giving its annual surplus to the government starting in 2019, its chief executive said, a move a Finance Ministry...

September 16, 2018 1:22 pm

Leading US Jewish Groups Mourn Ari Fuld, Victim of Gush Etzion Terror Attack

Jewish groups from across the political spectrum are expressing mourning for Ari Fuld, 45, who was killed in a terrorist attack on Sunday morning. A dual...

September 16, 2018 10:16 am

Palestinian Stabs Israeli to Death at Gush Etzion Mall

A 45-year-old father of four and ardent Israel activist was stabbed to death by an Arab teenager Sunday morning outside a shopping center in Gush...

September 16, 2018 10:14 am

‘Terror Balloons’ From Hamas in Gaza Land in Children’s Play Area Before School Day

JNS.org -A children’s playground was cordoned off in Kiryat Gat on Friday morning, when police were alerted to a bunch of “terror balloons” launched from...

September 15, 2018 2:11 pm

US Expects Some Israeli Criticism of Parts of Coming Mideast Plan: Envoy

The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan, the US envoy to the region said, even...

September 15, 2018 2:04 pm

Palestinian Official Erekat: US Will Never Present Middle East Peace Plan

The United States will not present its long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace any time soon and is instead trying to unilaterally change the terms of...

September 15, 2018 1:56 pm

Palestinians Claim Three Killed as 13,000 Riot on Gaza Border; Israel Retaliates With Tank Fire, Airstrikes on Hamas Positions

Violence erupted on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip over the weekend, with over 13,000 rioters reported in six locations along the border fence and...

September 14, 2018 4:54 pm

Iranian Regime Minister Says German Government-Funded Foundation Remains Committed to Joint Research Projects

Iran's official news agency reported on Friday that a cooperation agreement between a group of Iranian universities and a major German research foundation remains in force,...

September 14, 2018 12:39 pm

3 Palestinian Rioters Reportedly Killed in Latest Incident of Hamas-Orchestrated Gaza Border Violence

Three Palestinian rioters were reportedly killed, and at least 30 others were wounded, at a weekly Hamas-orchestrated disturbance on the Israel-Gaza Strip border on Friday. The...

September 14, 2018 10:25 am

After Caring for Thousands of Wounded Syrians, IDF Closes Aid Unit

JNS.org - With the Syrian regime again in control of its side of the Golan Heights border, the IDF on Thursday said it would shut down its Good...

September 14, 2018 10:15 am

The Latest Scientific Field, Quantum Metamaterials, Discovered in Israel

JNS.org - Two teams of scientists from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology collaborated to conduct monumental research to discover an innovative new scientific field: Quantum Metamaterials. The findings...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Opinion

Sukkot and Impermanence

In discussing the festival of Sukkot, the Talmud gives all the various possible explanations for the origin and purpose of a Sukkah. Its final idea is that of impermanence. “Leave...

Middle East

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

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