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IDF Arrests Terror Suspects in Judea, Finds Submachine Gun in Barbie Backpack

JNS.org - Israeli security forces arrested 19 terror suspects and rock-throwers in raids across Judea and Samaria overnight on Sunday, confiscating multiple illegal guns in...

July 17, 2018 10:20 am

‘Plastic-Bag’ Law in Israel Slashed Bag Waste in 2017

JNS.org - The Environmental Protection Ministry lauded the success of a “plastic bag law” that has led to a drastic drop in the use of plastic grocery bags by Israeli consumers. A law went into effect on...

Lawmaker Draws Fury for Urging Arab Families to Move Into Jewish Towns

JNS.org - A report by Israel Hayom on Sunday about MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint Arab List) calling on young Arab families to buy homes in Jewish communities –like Afula, Nazareth Illit, Carmiel and the new development town of Harish –prompted...

Israel Warns Syrians Away From Frontier as Assad Closes In

Dozens of Syrians approached the Israeli frontier on the Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary from a Russian-backed Syrian army offensive, before turning back after a warning from Israeli forces. Tens...

July 16, 2018 1:14 pm

With New Airport, Israel’s Eilat Competes for European Tourists

Once almost lost to international tourism, the Israeli resort city of Eilat hopes a new airport...

July 16, 2018 12:24 pm

Israel Frees Turk After Charging Her With Aiding Hamas

Israel has released a Turkish woman who had been arrested while visiting on a tourist visa...

July 16, 2018 10:12 am

Faculty Incentives in America Aim to Turn Israel’s Brain Drain Into Brain Gain

JNS.org - Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, is embarking on its most ambitious faculty-recruitment program...

July 16, 2018 9:55 am

Israel Calls for a Return to Normal Life After 200-Rocket Barrage From Hamas in Gaza

JNS.org - Israeli authorities removed restrictions on Gaza-area communities on Sunday morning, allowing Israeli citizens to...

July 16, 2018 9:42 am

Amid Rising Tensions, IDF Trains for Ground Operations in Gaza City

JNS.org - As tensions on the Israel-Gaza Strip border mount, ‎the Israel Defense Forces said it...

July 17, 2018 10:20 am

IDF Arrests Terror Suspects in Judea, Finds Submachine Gun in Barbie Backpack

JNS.org - Israeli security forces arrested 19 terror suspects and rock-throwers in raids across Judea and Samaria overnight on Sunday, confiscating multiple illegal guns in Hebron...

July 17, 2018 10:05 am

‘Plastic-Bag’ Law in Israel Slashed Bag Waste in 2017

JNS.org - The Environmental Protection Ministry lauded the success of a “plastic bag law” that has led to a drastic drop in the use of plastic...

July 17, 2018 9:56 am

Lawmaker Draws Fury for Urging Arab Families to Move Into Jewish Towns

JNS.org - A report by Israel Hayom on Sunday about MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint Arab List) calling on young Arab families to buy homes in Jewish communities –like Afula, Nazareth...

July 17, 2018 8:34 am

Israel Warns Syrians Away From Frontier as Assad Closes In

Dozens of Syrians approached the Israeli frontier on the Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary from a Russian-backed Syrian...

July 16, 2018 1:14 pm

With New Airport, Israel’s Eilat Competes for European Tourists

Once almost lost to international tourism, the Israeli resort city of Eilat hopes a new airport will attract a million foreign visitors a year by 2025,...

July 16, 2018 12:24 pm

Israel Frees Turk After Charging Her With Aiding Hamas

Israel has released a Turkish woman who had been arrested while visiting on a tourist visa and accused of helping the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, in...

July 16, 2018 10:12 am

Faculty Incentives in America Aim to Turn Israel’s Brain Drain Into Brain Gain

JNS.org - Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, is embarking on its most ambitious faculty-recruitment program to date. It plans to recruit 150 new researchers in the...

July 16, 2018 9:55 am

Israel Calls for a Return to Normal Life After 200-Rocket Barrage From Hamas in Gaza

JNS.org - Israeli authorities removed restrictions on Gaza-area communities on Sunday morning, allowing Israeli citizens to gather in public, stray farther than sprinting distance from bomb...

July 16, 2018 9:42 am

Amid Rising Tensions, IDF Trains for Ground Operations in Gaza City

JNS.org - As tensions on the Israel-Gaza Strip border mount, ‎the Israel Defense Forces said it will hold a wide-scale drill ‎simulating a ground operation in...

July 16, 2018 9:27 am

Israel to Lend Merkava Tank to Jordanian Military Museum

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman agreed to transfer an IDF Merkava tank to Jordan for an exhibit at the...

July 15, 2018 12:37 pm

Israeli Military Refutes Hamas Claim It Targeted Children’s Playground in Gaza

The Israeli military refuted on Sunday a Hamas claim that it had bombed a playground in the Gaza Strip the previous day. In reality, a video...

July 15, 2018 11:39 am

Netanyahu: Israel Will Expand Investments in Developing World

Israel will expand its investments in the developing world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Friday. A statement published by Netanyahu’s office said, “Israel will create...

July 15, 2018 11:03 am

IAF Official After Gaza Escalation: We Will Act Again, if Hamas Commits Further Violence

The Israeli Air Force is satisfied with the results of the dozens of strikes it carried out against Hamas infrastructure targets in the Gaza Strip...

July 15, 2018 10:56 am

Gaza Ceasefire Largely Holding After Day-Long Flareup

A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza's dominant Hamas terror group appeared largely to be holding on Sunday, ending the most intensive flare-up in violence around...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Opinion

France’s Reputation Is at Stake Again Over the Murder of Sarah Halimi

JNS.org - For the second time in 20 years, France basked in the accomplishment of winning the World Cup with a team whose diverse backgrounds were as much a symbol...

Middle East

Xi’s Visit to UAE Highlights China’s Rising Interest in Middle ...

China and the United Arab Emirates signed a raft of financial, business and trade agreements on Friday during a visit...

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