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Jewish Religious Candidate Elected Jerusalem’s Mayor

A religious Jewish candidate won election as mayor of Jerusalem on Wednesday in a run-off against a secular contender for a post that shapes...

November 14, 2018 9:08 am

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Quits Over ‘Capitulation to Terror’ in Gaza

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday in protest at a Gaza ceasefire that he called a "capitulation to terror," weakening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing coalition government. "Were I to stay in...

No ‘Both Sides to Blame’ Excuse for Hamas Escalation, Israeli Envoy Tells UN as Gaza Ceasefire Takes Hold

Israel's envoy to the United Nations has urged the UN Security Council to avoid the trap of "blaming both sides" for the escalation on Jewish state's border with the Gaza Strip that resulted in a...

Israel-Gaza Border Calms as Egyptian-Mediated Ceasefire Goes Into Effect

Palestinian terror groups and the Israeli military held their fire late on Tuesday following an Egyptian mediation effort, bringing a relative calm to the Gaza frontier after the fiercest rocket salvos and air strikes since Operation Protective...

November 13, 2018 3:27 pm

Outgoing Central Bank Chief: Israel Rate Hikes Likely to Start Soon

Israel's outgoing central bank chief said on Tuesday a short-term interest rate increase is not...

November 13, 2018 3:02 pm

Franklin Templeton Taps Into Israel’s $67 billion Retail Market

Franklin Templeton Investments entered the $67 billion Israeli retail market on Tuesday after the government allowed...

November 13, 2018 2:36 pm

Israel Renews Licensing Agreement With Microsoft

Israel's government signed a new software supply deal with Microsoft on Tuesday, three months after...

November 13, 2018 1:24 pm

Video Shows Graphic Aftermath of Gaza Rocket Strike on Southern Israeli Home

The Israeli military published on Tuesday a video showing the aftermath of a rocket strike...

November 13, 2018 12:04 pm

Palestinian Official: Gaza Factions Agree to Cease Fire if Israel Halts Strikes

Palestinian groups in Gaza said on Tuesday they would halt cross-border attacks immediately if Israel did the same...

November 14, 2018 9:08 am

Jewish Religious Candidate Elected Jerusalem’s Mayor

A religious Jewish candidate won election as mayor of Jerusalem on Wednesday in a run-off against a secular contender for a post that shapes Israel's...

November 14, 2018 8:03 am

Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Quits Over ‘Capitulation to Terror’ in Gaza

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday in protest at a Gaza ceasefire that he called a "capitulation to terror," weakening Prime...

November 13, 2018 4:38 pm

No ‘Both Sides to Blame’ Excuse for Hamas Escalation, Israeli Envoy Tells UN as Gaza Ceasefire Takes Hold

Israel's envoy to the United Nations has urged the UN Security Council to avoid the trap of "blaming both sides" for the escalation on Jewish...

November 13, 2018 3:39 pm

Israel-Gaza Border Calms as Egyptian-Mediated Ceasefire Goes Into Effect

Palestinian terror groups and the Israeli military held their fire late on Tuesday following an Egyptian mediation effort, bringing a relative calm to the Gaza frontier after...

November 13, 2018 3:27 pm

Outgoing Central Bank Chief: Israel Rate Hikes Likely to Start Soon

Israel's outgoing central bank chief said on Tuesday a short-term interest rate increase is not far off, but pulling the trigger too quickly could delay...

November 13, 2018 3:02 pm

Franklin Templeton Taps Into Israel’s $67 billion Retail Market

Franklin Templeton Investments entered the $67 billion Israeli retail market on Tuesday after the government allowed foreign firms to offer offshore products directly to investors. Previously, such...

November 13, 2018 2:36 pm

Israel Renews Licensing Agreement With Microsoft

Israel's government signed a new software supply deal with Microsoft on Tuesday, three months after saying it would not renew its contract with the firm...

November 13, 2018 1:24 pm

Video Shows Graphic Aftermath of Gaza Rocket Strike on Southern Israeli Home

The Israeli military published on Tuesday a video showing the aftermath of a rocket strike in the southern coastal city of Ashkelon. Terrorists in the Hamas-ruled...

November 13, 2018 12:04 pm

Palestinian Official: Gaza Factions Agree to Cease Fire if Israel Halts Strikes

Palestinian groups in Gaza said on Tuesday they would halt cross-border attacks immediately if Israel did the same after the most serious exchanges of aerial fire since a...

November 13, 2018 10:42 am

Details Emerge of Special-Forces Operation In Gaza That Claimed Life of Druze Officer

JNS.org - Israelis across the political spectrum expressed their sorrow and condolences to the family of a Druze special-forces soldier killed in a firefight with Hamas operatives in...

November 13, 2018 10:12 am

Hamas ‘Raises the Stakes’ with Mass Rocket Assault on Israel

JNS.org - Hamas and other armed Gazan factions launched a widespread rocket and mortar assault on southern Israel as evening descended on Monday, in an assault...

November 13, 2018 8:37 am

Gaza Terrorists Keep Up Rocket Fire Against Israel Amid Ongoing Ceasefire Mediation Efforts

Palestinian terrorists kept up rocket fire on Israel and the IDF carried out more strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the worst surge of violence since...

November 12, 2018 6:31 pm

Reports: Israeli Cyber Firm NSO In Talks to Buy Fifth Dimension

Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group is in talks to buy Fifth Dimension, a start-up chaired by former Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Benny...

November 12, 2018 2:09 pm

Top US Jewish Groups Stand in Solidarity With Israel Amid Gaza Rocket Assault

Top US Jewish groups have reacted with concern to the massive Gaza rocket attack on southern Israel on Monday in which more than a dozen...

Features

Devastated California Jewish Communities Fight Fire with Light

JNS.org - Their voices filled with emotion, Chabad rabbis from across California made clear their determination to help people in...

Trauma and Terror: The View From Israel’s South

The sound of crunching under my feet made me wince. Amidst the debris, lay the belongings of the residents of a four-story...

World

Business as Usual as UN Committee Passes Nine Resolutions Slamming Israel i...

A special committee of the United Nations General Assembly on Friday voted in favor of nine resolutions attacking the State...

Opinion

How Hamas Wins

Hamas wins. That’s the worst sentence to write. When this happens, the people of the Gaza Strip lose and the people of Israel lose. But for now, Hamas has won,...

November 16, 2018 10:29 am
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Middle East

Saudi Arabia Defies US Pressure to End Qatar Row After Khashoggi Killing

Saudi Arabia is defying US calls to mend ties with Qatar despite signs that pressure to end another regional crisis, the Yemen war, has had an impact on Riyadh since the killing...

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