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Netanyahu Cuts Short US Visit After Gaza Rocket Destroys Home North of Tel Aviv

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to the United States on Monday and the military said it dispatched reinforcements to the...

March 25, 2019 6:54 am

Gaza Border Residents Voice Fear, Anger Over Palestinian Riots: ‘There Are No Children Who Are Not Afraid’

Marking the one-year anniversary of the Hamas-led "March of Return" riots on the Gaza border and subsequent cross border attacks, Israeli residents of the "Gaza envelope" region have been voicing increasing frustration and anger. The attacks,...

Israeli Citizens to Become Eligible for US Investor Visas as of May

As of May 1, Israeli citizens will be eligible for work permits in the US provided they can commit to investing “a substantial amount of capital” in the US and, in doing so, employ American...

You Cannot Develop Technology Without Social Responsibility, Says Microsoft Exec

CTech - Charlotte Yarkoni, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of cloud and artificial intelligence, is one of the highest-ranking women at the multinational tech behemoth. As part of her job, Yarkoni oversees some of Microsoft’s student...

March 24, 2019 10:55 am

Heads of State: Honduras to Open Diplomatic Mission in Jerusalem, Romania to Move Embassy

The prime minister of Romania announced on Sunday that her country will move its Israeli...

March 24, 2019 10:03 am

Israel’s Netanyahu, in Close Election Race, Visits US Ally Trump

With Israel's election just two weeks away, Benjamin Netanyahu will get to showcase his close...

March 23, 2019 1:54 pm

Rafi Eitan, Legendary Spy Who Captured Adolf Eichmann, Dies at 92

The legendary Israeli spy who masterminded the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann has...

March 23, 2019 10:00 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Says He Will Sue Political Rivals for Libel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he would sue two of his main...

March 21, 2019 3:26 pm

Israel Says UN Gaza War Crimes Report Biased Against It

Israel said on Thursday a UN report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian...

March 25, 2019 6:54 am

Netanyahu Cuts Short US Visit After Gaza Rocket Destroys Home North of Tel Aviv

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to the United States on Monday and the military said it dispatched reinforcements to the Gaza...

March 24, 2019 8:34 pm

Gaza Border Residents Voice Fear, Anger Over Palestinian Riots: ‘There Are No Children Who Are Not Afraid’

Marking the one-year anniversary of the Hamas-led "March of Return" riots on the Gaza border and subsequent cross border attacks, Israeli residents of the "Gaza...

March 24, 2019 8:07 pm

Israeli Citizens to Become Eligible for US Investor Visas as of May

As of May 1, Israeli citizens will be eligible for work permits in the US provided they can commit to investing “a substantial amount of...

March 24, 2019 12:25 pm

You Cannot Develop Technology Without Social Responsibility, Says Microsoft Exec

CTech - Charlotte Yarkoni, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of cloud and artificial intelligence, is one of the highest-ranking women at the multinational tech behemoth. As...

March 24, 2019 10:55 am

Heads of State: Honduras to Open Diplomatic Mission in Jerusalem, Romania to Move Embassy

The prime minister of Romania announced on Sunday that her country will move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, while the president of Honduras announced the...

March 24, 2019 10:03 am

Israel’s Netanyahu, in Close Election Race, Visits US Ally Trump

With Israel's election just two weeks away, Benjamin Netanyahu will get to showcase his close ties with Donald Trump in a US visit just days...

March 23, 2019 1:54 pm

Rafi Eitan, Legendary Spy Who Captured Adolf Eichmann, Dies at 92

The legendary Israeli spy who masterminded the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann has died at 92. Rafi Eitan was a Mossad agent in 1960...

March 23, 2019 10:00 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Says He Will Sue Political Rivals for Libel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he would sue two of his main political rivals for libel, claiming that they labeled him a...

March 21, 2019 3:26 pm

Israel Says UN Gaza War Crimes Report Biased Against It

Israel said on Thursday a UN report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have...

March 21, 2019 1:22 pm

US Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Unprecedented Visit to Western Wall in Jerusalem

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo -- joined by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City on Thursday. This...

March 21, 2019 11:57 am

Korea’s BioLeaders To Invest $10 Million in Israel’s Weizmann Institute Anti-Cancer Therapy

CTech - Yongin, South Korea-headquartered biomedical company Bioleaders is looking to Israeli research institute the Weizmann Institute of Science for anti-cancer technology. BioLeaders has agreed...

March 21, 2019 11:49 am

El Al Relaunching Chicago to Tel Aviv Flights After 20-Year Hiatus

CTech - After a 20-year hiatus, Israel’s national carrier El Al Israel Airlines is relaunching direct flights from Chicago’s O’Hare airport to Tel Aviv, Chicago...

March 21, 2019 11:14 am

IDF Reviewing West Bank Incident in Which Palestinian Was Killed

A Palestinian was killed by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank, Palestinian medics said, and the military announced on Thursday that a soldier had discharged...

March 21, 2019 10:01 am

Fragment of Persian-Era Clay Jar Depicting Human Face Discovered in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A fragment of a clay jar decorated with a human face dating back to the Persian era (fourth or fifth century C.E.) has been...

Culture

Patriots Owner Kraft Apologizes in First Statement Since Charges

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft apologized on Saturday in his first public statement since he was charged for soliciting...

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

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

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

World

Jewish Council Warns Against Antisemitism at Scottish Universities

A representative body of Scottish Jewish communities has warned of concerning levels of antisemitism faced by Jewish students and teachers at Scottish universities. In a submission to the Equality and Human Rights...

Opinion

The Campaign to Make Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitism Unassailable

Two prominent American-Islamist political activists, both avowed opponents of Israel's existence, renewed complaints last week that the recent controversy involving Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN)'s series of antisemitic statements was unjust. At...

March 26, 2019 2:43 pm
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Middle East

Hamas Prisoners Attack Two Guards, One Seriously Injured

JNS.org - Two guards at Ketziot Prison in southern Israel were wounded, one seriously, when Hamas prisoners stabbed them late Sunday night after clashes broke out at the facility. Both guards...

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