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Israeli Government Reveals $320 Million Plan to Stimulate Investment, Job Retention in Tech

CTech – The Israeli ministries of finance and economics published on Monday an NIS 1.1 billion ($320 million) plan to encourage investments and employment...

August 10, 2020 10:37 am

Biotechnology Company Roche, Israeli Firm aMoon to Launch Early-Stage Innovation Program

CTech - Israel-based life sciences venture capital firm aMoon and Swiss biotechnology company Roche have announced a collaborative agreement to launch an early-stage investment program named “StarFinder Digital Innovation Lab.” The program is scheduled to run...

Israel’s Ratio Oil Refinances Bank Debt With New $650 Million Loan

Israel's Ratio Oil Exploration said on Monday it refinanced its bank debt with a new seven-year dollar loan of $650 million. The loan, bearing interest of LIBOR plus 3.5%, is provided by a consortium of eight...

Israeli Security Establishment Prepared to Retaliate Against Incendiary Balloon Attacks, Even at Cost of Escalation

The Israeli security establishment has signaled that it is prepared to retaliate strongly against continuing incendiary balloon attacks on the country’s southern region, even if it means escalation. According to Israeli news website N12, Defense Minister...

August 9, 2020 6:57 pm

Ten Years After Killing Two Israeli Soldiers, Palestinian Terrorist Arrested After Entering Israel to Donate Bone Marrow

A Palestinian terrorist from Gaza has been arrested and charged with the 2010 murder of...

August 9, 2020 10:46 am

Rafael to Open Tel Aviv Space Center for Mini Spy Satellite Development

CTech - Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is entering the field of “New...

August 9, 2020 10:33 am

Tel Aviv Judge Says Class-Action Suit Against Facebook Can Proceed

CTech - Facebook is going to have to defend itself in a class-action lawsuit in...

August 9, 2020 9:50 am

Israeli Cabinet Meeting Cancelled Amid Ongoing State Budget Dispute

JNS.org - In the most blatant sign so far of confrontation within the current Israeli...

August 9, 2020 9:44 am

IDF Evacuates Civilian Construction Workers Under Fire From Gaza

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces troops came under fire from the Gaza Strip on Sunday...

August 10, 2020 10:37 am

Israeli Government Reveals $320 Million Plan to Stimulate Investment, Job Retention in Tech

CTech – The Israeli ministries of finance and economics published on Monday an NIS 1.1 billion ($320 million) plan to encourage investments and employment in...

August 10, 2020 10:29 am

Biotechnology Company Roche, Israeli Firm aMoon to Launch Early-Stage Innovation Program

CTech - Israel-based life sciences venture capital firm aMoon and Swiss biotechnology company Roche have announced a collaborative agreement to launch an early-stage investment program...

August 10, 2020 7:54 am

Israel’s Ratio Oil Refinances Bank Debt With New $650 Million Loan

Israel's Ratio Oil Exploration said on Monday it refinanced its bank debt with a new seven-year dollar loan of $650 million. The loan, bearing interest of...

August 9, 2020 7:19 pm

Israeli Security Establishment Prepared to Retaliate Against Incendiary Balloon Attacks, Even at Cost of Escalation

The Israeli security establishment has signaled that it is prepared to retaliate strongly against continuing incendiary balloon attacks on the country’s southern region, even if...

August 9, 2020 6:57 pm

Ten Years After Killing Two Israeli Soldiers, Palestinian Terrorist Arrested After Entering Israel to Donate Bone Marrow

A Palestinian terrorist from Gaza has been arrested and charged with the 2010 murder of two Israeli soldiers after he entered Israel to donate bone...

August 9, 2020 10:46 am

Rafael to Open Tel Aviv Space Center for Mini Spy Satellite Development

CTech - Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is entering the field of “New Space” with its launch of a development center dedicated to...

August 9, 2020 10:33 am

Tel Aviv Judge Says Class-Action Suit Against Facebook Can Proceed

CTech - Facebook is going to have to defend itself in a class-action lawsuit in Israel after the court rejected the company’s request to reject...

August 9, 2020 9:50 am

Israeli Cabinet Meeting Cancelled Amid Ongoing State Budget Dispute

JNS.org - In the most blatant sign so far of confrontation within the current Israeli government, differences between the two major coalition partners have caused...

August 9, 2020 9:44 am

IDF Evacuates Civilian Construction Workers Under Fire From Gaza

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces troops came under fire from the Gaza Strip on Sunday as they evacuated Israeli civilian contractors working on the security...

August 7, 2020 3:08 pm

Israel Donates Aid Kits to Ethiopian School for Underprivileged Kids in Fight Against Coronavirus

Israel announced on Friday that it had donated humanitarian aid kits to students at a school in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, as a contribution...

August 7, 2020 11:54 am

Israel Shoots Down Drone Over Golan Heights

Israel's military said on Friday it had shot down a drone overnight that crossed into Israeli airspace near Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights, a strategic...

August 7, 2020 10:54 am

Jewish World Mourns Passing of Renowned Talmudic Scholar Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

The Jewish world was in mourning on Friday following the death of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz -- the scholar who revolutionized the study of Jewish texts...

August 7, 2020 8:26 am

Israel to Begin Partial Reopening of Skies on Aug. 16

JNS.org - Israel’s coronavirus cabinet decided on Wednesday night that the country will partially reopen its skies on Aug. 16, by which date Transportation Minister...

August 7, 2020 7:08 am

Rocket Sirens in Northern Israel a False Alarm, IDF Says

Rocket warning sirens sounded in northern Israel near the Lebanese border on Friday, following what turned out to be a false report that a drone had crossed...

Culture

Nick Cannon Claims Sephardic Jewish Family Roots, Says Great-Grandfather Was Rabbi

American media personality Nick Cannon revealed that he was Jewish on his mother's...

YouTube Deletes British Rapper Wiley’s Channel for ‘Repeated Violations’

JNS.org - YouTube has removed the official channel of the British rapper Wiley...

Features

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

World

Democratic Presidential Candidate Biden Taps Senator Kamala Harris as Runni...

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday tapped Senator Kamala Harris of California as his choice for vice president, his campaign told...

Opinion

Shmuley Boteach’s Negative Response to Ice Cube’s Positive Public O...

It is no pleasure for me to show that Shmuley Boteach again carelessly gets things wrong or distorts truths. Shmuley...

August 11, 2020 10:56 am
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Middle East

Iran Arrests Five Iranians for Spying for Foreign States: Judiciary

Iranian authorities have arrested five Iranians on charges of spying for Israel, Britain and Germany, convicting and handing down prison sentences on at least two of them, the judiciary said...

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