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Israel’s Netanyahu Eyes Trade, Defense Ties on India Trip

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu begins a six-day visit to India on Sunday hoping to boost trade ties and iron out differences arising from...

January 12, 2018 10:19 am

Terror Victim’s Funeral Includes Calls to Legalize West Bank Outpost He Lived in

JNS.org - Hundreds of mourners on Wednesday attended the funeral of Rabbi Raziel Shevach, a resident of the West Bank settlement outpost of Havat Gilad who was killed in a drive-by shooting terror attack near his home...

During India Trip, Israeli PM Netanyahu to Seek Strengthened Ties With Bollywood Film Industry

During his four-day visit to India next week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will seek to strengthen the Jewish state’s ties with the Bollywood film industry, according to media reports. On Thursday, Jan. 18, Netanyahu and...

Two Palestinian Rioters Killed in Clashes With Israeli Troops in Gaza, West Bank

Two Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli troops during clashes on Thursday in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, according to Palestinian medical sources and witnesses. A 16-year-old Palestinian was reportedly killed and two others...

January 11, 2018 12:14 pm

Directors of Israel’s Teva Pharmaceuticals Cut Their Salaries in Half

The board of directors at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which is reducing its workforce by more...

January 11, 2018 11:51 am

Test Launch of Israel’s Arrow Defense System Canceled for 2nd Time in a Month

JNS.org - The Israeli Defense Ministry on Wednesday canceled a test launch for the Arrow...

January 11, 2018 11:28 am

South African Zulu King Invokes Fight Against AIDS, Drought, in Plea to ANC Government to Retain Close Israel Ties

The king of South Africa's Zulu nation has urged the country's ruling African National Congress...

January 11, 2018 11:07 am

Israeli Mayors Rail Against Law Limiting Commerce on Shabbat

JNS.org - Dozens of mayors across Israel vowed on Tuesday to fight the country’s new law...

January 11, 2018 10:24 am

Report: Netanyahu Proposed Absorbing West Bank Settlements Into Israel in Exchange for Palestinians Receiving Land in Sinai

JNS.org - Four former senior Obama administration officials have reportedly claimed that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

January 12, 2018 10:19 am

Israel’s Netanyahu Eyes Trade, Defense Ties on India Trip

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu begins a six-day visit to India on Sunday hoping to boost trade ties and iron out differences arising from New...

January 11, 2018 4:32 pm

Terror Victim’s Funeral Includes Calls to Legalize West Bank Outpost He Lived in

JNS.org - Hundreds of mourners on Wednesday attended the funeral of Rabbi Raziel Shevach, a resident of the West Bank settlement outpost of Havat Gilad...

January 11, 2018 3:58 pm

During India Trip, Israeli PM Netanyahu to Seek Strengthened Ties With Bollywood Film Industry

During his four-day visit to India next week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will seek to strengthen the Jewish state’s ties with the Bollywood film...

January 11, 2018 3:04 pm

Two Palestinian Rioters Killed in Clashes With Israeli Troops in Gaza, West Bank

Two Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli troops during clashes on Thursday in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, according to Palestinian medical sources...

January 11, 2018 12:14 pm

Directors of Israel’s Teva Pharmaceuticals Cut Their Salaries in Half

The board of directors at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which is reducing its workforce by more than a quarter as part of a global overhaul, has...

January 11, 2018 11:51 am

Test Launch of Israel’s Arrow Defense System Canceled for 2nd Time in a Month

JNS.org - The Israeli Defense Ministry on Wednesday canceled a test launch for the Arrow 3 missile defense system, citing a problem with its ground...

January 11, 2018 11:28 am

South African Zulu King Invokes Fight Against AIDS, Drought, in Plea to ANC Government to Retain Close Israel Ties

The king of South Africa's Zulu nation has urged the country's ruling African National Congress (ANC) to retain close ties with Israel, following last month's...

January 11, 2018 11:07 am

Israeli Mayors Rail Against Law Limiting Commerce on Shabbat

JNS.org - Dozens of mayors across Israel vowed on Tuesday to fight the country’s new law limiting commerce on Shabbat, saying they will not enforce it. The...

January 11, 2018 10:24 am

Report: Netanyahu Proposed Absorbing West Bank Settlements Into Israel in Exchange for Palestinians Receiving Land in Sinai

JNS.org - Four former senior Obama administration officials have reportedly claimed that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered to implement a two-state solution in which Jewish...

January 10, 2018 5:03 pm

President Reuven Rivlin Calls for New ‘Vision’ in Israel-Diaspora Relationship

JNS.org - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday called for a new partnership to be forged between Israel and the Jewish Diaspora to deal with global...

January 10, 2018 4:24 pm

High-Speed Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Rail Line to Launch Within Three Months

JNS.org - Israel’s Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz this week announced that a new high-speed rail line connecting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv will become operational within...

January 10, 2018 3:12 pm

Israel Slams Abbas’ Fatah Faction for Praise of Deadly West Bank Shooting

A spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah faction on Wednesday for its praise of the deadly West...

January 10, 2018 11:52 am

IDF Bolsters Forces in West Bank, Searches for Palestinian Terrorists After Deadly Attack

JNS.org - The IDF significantly increased its forces and bolstered its intelligence operations in the West Bank on Wednesday after an Israeli father of six was...

January 10, 2018 10:36 am

Yair Netanyahu Expresses Regret Over ‘Ridiculous’ Statements During Tel Aviv Strip Club Excursion

JNS.org - Yair Netanyahu, the son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, expressed regret for his “ridiculous” statements in a 2015 recording of him at a...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

German Authorities Swoop on Suspected Iranian Agents Spying on Jewish, Isra...

German authorities conducted raids targeting ten suspected Iranian agents on Tuesday morning, amid growing concern about the Tehran regime's espionage activities...

Opinion

The Trump Peace Plan for Israel Won’t Work

President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel occurred against the backdrop of his ambition to devise a comprehensive peace proposal for Israel and the Palestinians....

Middle East

Pakistan Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Suicide Bombings

More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, in a book unveiled by the government on Tuesday. For years, the South Asian nation...

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