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Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Doubles Shares of Teva

JNS.org - Investment giant Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway doubled its stake in Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on Tuesday. It owned 18.8 million shares at the...

May 17, 2018 10:21 am

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Hamas-Orchestrated Gaza Border Violence Is an ‘Active Suicide Terror Campaign’ Against Israel

The recent Hamas-orchestrated violence on the Israel-Gaza Strip border is "an orchestrated, active suicide terror campaign," the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24 News debate on Tuesday. "What Israel is responding to is simply this -- there...

Netanyahu: It’s Time to Tell the Palestinians to Abandon Fantasy of Destroying Israel

For peace to be possible, the Palestinians must recognize reality and accept Israel’s existence, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a “VICE News Tonight” interview that aired on HBO on Tuesday. “It's time to tell Palestinians:...

Palestinian Authority Will Use Upcoming UNESCO Meeting to Claim Ownership of Dead Sea Scrolls Site, Jewish Group Reveals

A leading Jewish human rights organization disclosed on Wednesday that it had received advance warning of a Palestinian attempt to claim ownership of the historic Jewish site of Qumran, in the West Bank, at a forthcoming...

May 16, 2018 11:38 am

Hamas Leader in Gaza Identifies 50 Palestinians Killed During Gaza Border Confrontations as Members of Terror Group

A senior Hamas leader on Wednesday claimed that 50 of the 62 Palestinian rioters killed...

May 16, 2018 10:34 am

Israeli Forces Confront Second Day of Palestinian Violence

JNS.org - Israeli security forces have been in the throes of preparing for—and now grappling with—“Nakba...

May 16, 2018 8:37 am

Israel Says Hamas Curbed Gaza Riots After Egyptian Warning

Palestinian riots on the Israel-Gaza Strip border have dropped off dramatically, with Israel on Wednesday pointing to what...

May 15, 2018 2:34 pm

Dropbox Eyes Security, Machine Learning Technologies in Israel

US file-sharing and storage company Dropbox plans to expand its development center in Tel Aviv...

May 15, 2018 10:53 am

Israeli Military, Gaza Doctor, Cast Doubt on Hamas Claim Tear Gas Killed Palestinian Baby

An IDF official cast doubt on Tuesday that the Israeli military was responsible for the...

May 17, 2018 10:21 am

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Doubles Shares of Teva

JNS.org - Investment giant Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway doubled its stake in Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on Tuesday. It owned 18.8 million shares at the end...

May 16, 2018 4:27 pm

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Hamas-Orchestrated Gaza Border Violence Is an ‘Active Suicide Terror Campaign’ Against Israel

The recent Hamas-orchestrated violence on the Israel-Gaza Strip border is "an orchestrated, active suicide terror campaign," the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24 News debate on...

May 16, 2018 2:03 pm

Netanyahu: It’s Time to Tell the Palestinians to Abandon Fantasy of Destroying Israel

For peace to be possible, the Palestinians must recognize reality and accept Israel’s existence, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a “VICE News Tonight” interview...

May 16, 2018 1:35 pm

Palestinian Authority Will Use Upcoming UNESCO Meeting to Claim Ownership of Dead Sea Scrolls Site, Jewish Group Reveals

A leading Jewish human rights organization disclosed on Wednesday that it had received advance warning of a Palestinian attempt to claim ownership of the historic Jewish...

May 16, 2018 11:38 am

Hamas Leader in Gaza Identifies 50 Palestinians Killed During Gaza Border Confrontations as Members of Terror Group

A senior Hamas leader on Wednesday claimed that 50 of the 62 Palestinian rioters killed this week during clashes with the IDF on the Israel-Gaza Strip...

May 16, 2018 10:34 am

Israeli Forces Confront Second Day of Palestinian Violence

JNS.org - Israeli security forces have been in the throes of preparing for—and now grappling with—“Nakba Day,” a yearly day of Palestinian rage and rioting over...

May 16, 2018 8:37 am

Israel Says Hamas Curbed Gaza Riots After Egyptian Warning

Palestinian riots on the Israel-Gaza Strip border have dropped off dramatically, with Israel on Wednesday pointing to what it said were Egyptian efforts to restore calm after dozens...

May 15, 2018 2:34 pm

Dropbox Eyes Security, Machine Learning Technologies in Israel

US file-sharing and storage company Dropbox plans to expand its development center in Tel Aviv by hiring more staff and looking out for potential partnerships...

May 15, 2018 10:53 am

Israeli Military, Gaza Doctor, Cast Doubt on Hamas Claim Tear Gas Killed Palestinian Baby

An IDF official cast doubt on Tuesday that the Israeli military was responsible for the death the previous day of a Palestinian baby in the...

May 15, 2018 10:15 am

Netanyahu’s Cabinet Approves Huge Projects for Jerusalem

JNS.org - A series of new programs aimed at “deepening sovereignty” in eastern Jerusalem and investing in all sectors of the city were passed on Sunday...

May 15, 2018 10:07 am

Celebrated Jerusalem Soccer Team Now Named for Trump

JNS.org - Loyal Jerusalem soccer fans were greeted with news on Sunday that their beloved Beitar Jerusalem soccer club would be changing its name in honor...

May 15, 2018 9:54 am

At Jerusalem Embassy Gala in Washington, Pence Declares Trump ‘Greatest Defender of Israel Ever’ in White House

JNS.org - US Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that President Donald Trump is the “greatest defender of the Jewish state to ever to sit...

May 14, 2018 2:53 pm

Leading Scholar: Trump’s Embassy Move, Recognition of Jerusalem Represent ‘Important Turning Point’

President Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the city as Israel’s capital represented an “important turning point” and “act...

May 14, 2018 2:26 pm

Palestinians Set Israeli Farm Fields Near Gaza Border Ablaze With ‘Kite Bombs’

At least three “kite bombs” were flown from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip into southern Israel on Monday, igniting fires in farm fields near the border...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...

Opinion

Gaza and the Fallacy of Moral Equivalence

Rarely does the photo, four columns wide, of a dead baby appear on page one of The New York Times as it did on May 17. The sorrowful death of Layla...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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