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Israeli PM Netanyahu Embarks on China Trip as Coalition Crisis Looms at Home

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to China on Sunday morning for an official state visit amid a burgeoning coalition crisis that threatens to dissolve the...

March 19, 2017 12:35 pm

UN Secretary-General Orders Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid’ Pulled From Website

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres requested the removal of a report accusing Israel of apartheid from the website of the UN body that published it, Reuters reported Friday, citing an unnamed official in the international body. Guterres had previously...

Trauma Among Children in Southern Israel Rising Due to Sounds of Battles Between Egyptian Military and ISIS in Sinai

The children of southern Israel -- who have long had to deal with the fear of rocket and mortar attacks from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip as well as underground terror tunnels -- are now dealing...

Former Israeli Defense Minister Says Final Status Deal With Palestinians Unlikely

JNS.org - Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Wednesday that he believes a final-status agreement between the Jewish state and the Palestinians is unlikely in the near future. During a talk with a gathering of international reporters...

March 17, 2017 11:10 am

Arab Knesset Member Reaches Plea Deal to Serve 2 Years in Jail for Security Offenses

JNS.org - Israeli-Arab Knesset Member Basel Ghattas will plead guilty and serve two years in prison...

March 16, 2017 12:26 pm

Trump Mideast Negotiations Envoy Jason Greenblatt Conducts ‘Positive’ Closed-Door Meeting in Jerusalem With Settler Leaders

US President Donald Trump’s envoy for Mideast negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, met with Israeli settler leaders...

March 16, 2017 9:45 am

Netanyahu Promises New Settlement for Former Amona Residents Ahead of Second Meeting With Trump Adviser Jason Greenblatt

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday he would honor his promise to build...

March 16, 2017 9:44 am

Israeli Air Force Strikes Hamas Targets in Gaza in Retaliation for Rocket Fire

JNS.org - Israeli Air Force (IAF) aircraft struck targets in the northern Gaza Strip Wednesday...

March 16, 2017 9:33 am

Israeli Interior Minister Threatens Netanyahu With Early Elections Over Broadcasting Authority Feud

JNS.org - Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri has threatened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with the prospect...

March 19, 2017 12:35 pm

Israeli PM Netanyahu Embarks on China Trip as Coalition Crisis Looms at Home

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to China on Sunday morning for an official state visit amid a burgeoning coalition crisis that threatens to dissolve the government. Before...

March 18, 2017 9:30 am

UN Secretary-General Orders Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid’ Pulled From Website

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres requested the removal of a report accusing Israel of apartheid from the website of the UN body that published it, Reuters reported Friday,...

March 17, 2017 5:02 pm

Trauma Among Children in Southern Israel Rising Due to Sounds of Battles Between Egyptian Military and ISIS in Sinai

The children of southern Israel -- who have long had to deal with the fear of rocket and mortar attacks from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip...

March 17, 2017 11:53 am

Former Israeli Defense Minister Says Final Status Deal With Palestinians Unlikely

JNS.org - Former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Wednesday that he believes a final-status agreement between the Jewish state and the Palestinians is unlikely in...

March 17, 2017 11:10 am

Arab Knesset Member Reaches Plea Deal to Serve 2 Years in Jail for Security Offenses

JNS.org - Israeli-Arab Knesset Member Basel Ghattas will plead guilty and serve two years in prison after being charged with smuggling cellphones and other materials to Palestinian...

March 16, 2017 12:26 pm

Trump Mideast Negotiations Envoy Jason Greenblatt Conducts ‘Positive’ Closed-Door Meeting in Jerusalem With Settler Leaders

US President Donald Trump’s envoy for Mideast negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, met with Israeli settler leaders on Thursday in Jerusalem, in what the Hebrew news site...

March 16, 2017 9:45 am

Netanyahu Promises New Settlement for Former Amona Residents Ahead of Second Meeting With Trump Adviser Jason Greenblatt

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday he would honor his promise to build a new settlement in Judea and Samaria for the evicted...

March 16, 2017 9:44 am

Israeli Air Force Strikes Hamas Targets in Gaza in Retaliation for Rocket Fire

JNS.org - Israeli Air Force (IAF) aircraft struck targets in the northern Gaza Strip Wednesday night after a rocket fired from the Hamas-controlled coastal enclave...

March 16, 2017 9:33 am

Israeli Interior Minister Threatens Netanyahu With Early Elections Over Broadcasting Authority Feud

JNS.org - Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri has threatened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with the prospect of early elections, following a feud between Netanyahu and Finance...

March 15, 2017 10:55 am

Knesset Delays Vote on Ma’ale Adumim Annexation Amid Trump Adviser Visit

JNS.org - A Knesset committee delayed voting on a controversial bill to annex the Jewish settlement of Ma’ale Adumim in Judea and Samaria (West Bank), amid...

March 15, 2017 10:54 am

Palestinian Terrorist Behind Murder of Otniel Rabbi Sentenced to Two Life Terms

Mohammed al-Amairah, who was involved in the terror attack that claimed the life of Rabbi Michael "Miki" Mark, was sentenced on Wednesday to two life...

March 14, 2017 11:17 am

Israeli Defense Minister Calls for Arab MKs With Terrorist Sympathies to Emigrate to Palestinian State in Any Future Peace Deal

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday that, in any future peace deal with the Palestinians, Arab List Knesset members suspected of incitement to violence against Jews or...

March 14, 2017 11:07 am

Israel’s Ben-Gurion University Announces Development of Algorithms That Immunize Against Cyberattacks Launched Through Images, Video

JNS.org - A researcher at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has developed a new method that provides “virtually 100 percent protection against cyberattacks launched...

March 14, 2017 10:54 am

Israel Police Raids Home of Palestinian Terrorist Behind Jerusalem Stabbing Attack

JNS.org - Israeli police on Monday raided the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian terrorist suspected of stabbing two border guards earlier in the day at the...

Culture

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape

JNS.org - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam

JNS.org- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

Opinion

New York Times Bungles Settlement Story

A New York Times article about discussions between Israel and the United States regarding settlements in the West Bank includes this paragraph: Extracting a deal from Mr. Netanyahu in current circumstances...

March 26, 2017 10:12 am
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Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...

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