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Palestinian Leader Abbas Visits China, Seeks Political and Economic Support

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is on an official three-day visit to China, with the goal of building economic and diplomatic ties. In...

July 19, 2017 11:23 am

Palestinian Car-Ramming Terror Attack Injures Three Soldiers Near Hebron

JNS.org - Three IDF soldiers were wounded on Tuesday in a Palestinian car-ramming terror attack outside of the Jewish community of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron. Two of the wounded soldiers were evacuated to Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center,...

Rouhani Says New US Sanctions Violate Iran Nuclear Deal, Vows ‘Resistance’

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday new US economic sanctions imposed against Iran contravened the country's nuclear accord with world powers and he vowed that Tehran would "resist" them, state television reported. The Trump administration slapped...

Report: Saudi King Intervened in Temple Mount Crisis

JNS.org - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman intervened to end the closure of the Temple Mount following the terror attack that killed two Israeli police officers near the flashpoint holy site last Friday, the London-based Arabic news...

July 18, 2017 11:21 am

Fatah Incites ‘Day of Rage’ in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party called for a “day of rage”...

July 18, 2017 10:20 am

Hamas Purportedly Seeking to Set Up Headquarters in Algeria

JNS.org - Hamas is purportedly seeking to establish its foreign base in Algeria following the Palestinian...

July 17, 2017 1:05 pm

Palestinian Merchant Caught Smuggling Rare Coins Into Israel From Gaza

JNS.org - Israel’s Ministry of Defense Crossing Authority thwarted an attempt to smuggle rare coins from...

July 17, 2017 12:42 pm

Former IDF General: Israel Will Use Force to Counter Iran, Hezbollah Build-Up in Syria

One of Israel's most highly-regarded national security experts has warned Iran and its proxies --...

July 17, 2017 10:04 am

Islamic Groups Call on Muslims to Boycott Temple Mount After Israel Installs Metal Detectors

The Muslim religious authority charged with managing the Temple Mount joined with other Islamic groups...

July 19, 2017 11:23 am

Palestinian Leader Abbas Visits China, Seeks Political and Economic Support

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is on an official three-day visit to China, with the goal of building economic and diplomatic ties. In an...

July 19, 2017 10:36 am

Palestinian Car-Ramming Terror Attack Injures Three Soldiers Near Hebron

JNS.org - Three IDF soldiers were wounded on Tuesday in a Palestinian car-ramming terror attack outside of the Jewish community of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron. Two of the...

July 19, 2017 9:52 am

Rouhani Says New US Sanctions Violate Iran Nuclear Deal, Vows ‘Resistance’

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday new US economic sanctions imposed against Iran contravened the country's nuclear accord with world powers and he vowed that...

July 18, 2017 1:36 pm

Report: Saudi King Intervened in Temple Mount Crisis

JNS.org - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman intervened to end the closure of the Temple Mount following the terror attack that killed two Israeli police officers near...

July 18, 2017 11:21 am

Fatah Incites ‘Day of Rage’ in Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories

JNS.org - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party called for a “day of rage” to take place in eastern Jerusalem and the Palestinian territories on...

July 18, 2017 10:20 am

Hamas Purportedly Seeking to Set Up Headquarters in Algeria

JNS.org - Hamas is purportedly seeking to establish its foreign base in Algeria following the Palestinian terror group’s ouster from Qatar last month. According to a report...

July 17, 2017 1:05 pm

Palestinian Merchant Caught Smuggling Rare Coins Into Israel From Gaza

JNS.org - Israel’s Ministry of Defense Crossing Authority thwarted an attempt to smuggle rare coins from Gaza into Israel through the Erez border crossing on Sunday. In...

July 17, 2017 12:42 pm

Former IDF General: Israel Will Use Force to Counter Iran, Hezbollah Build-Up in Syria

One of Israel's most highly-regarded national security experts has warned Iran and its proxies -- Hezbollah in Lebanon and President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Damascus...

July 17, 2017 10:04 am

Islamic Groups Call on Muslims to Boycott Temple Mount After Israel Installs Metal Detectors

The Muslim religious authority charged with managing the Temple Mount joined with other Islamic groups on Monday to call on Muslims “to reject and boycott...

July 16, 2017 12:13 pm

Hezbollah Presence in Lebanon Nothing Less Than ‘Iranian Occupation,’ Christian Journalist Asserts

A prominent Lebanese journalist who survived a 2014 terrorist attack in the Bekaa Valley – the heartland of Iran's Shia proxy, Hezbollah – has described...

July 16, 2017 12:05 pm

Hamas Calls for More Terror Attacks as Israel Reopens Temple Mount

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror group Hamas called for additional terror attacks in Jerusalem, and against Israelis living in the West Bank, as the Temple Mount...

July 16, 2017 11:44 am

Palestinians Reject New Israeli Security Measures at Temple Mount Following Deadly Attack

The Palestinian Minister of Jerusalem says arrangements at a Jerusalem holy site need to return to how they were before a deadly attack. Adnan Husseini says...

July 16, 2017 11:38 am

Iran Sentences US Dual National to 10 Years in Jail on Spying Charges

An Iranian court has sentenced US dual national to 10 years in jail on spying charges, Iran's Judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, the latest case...

July 14, 2017 6:02 pm

As Iran Berates US to Mark Second Anniversary of Nuclear Deal, Critics Warn of ‘Nuclear Armed Genocidal Regime’ Down The Road

Iran's foreign minister marked the second anniversary of the 2015 nuclear deal on Friday by accusing the US of undermining the agreement. “We expect all the...

Culture

Jewish Giants Player Talks About Judaism, His Hebrew Tattoo and Kosher Food Cravings

An offensive lineman for the New York Giants talked about his Jewish heritage, Hebrew...

New Musical in New York Recalls Masada

In the 1500s, the Spaniards invaded Puerto Rico, enslaving and slaughtering the native Taíno people -- some of whom chose to escape...

Features

Halamish Terror Attack Signals New Escalation of Violence

JNS.org - A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children on Friday night in the...

US Jewish Leaders From Right to Left Back Metal Detectors on Temple Mount

JNS.org - There is a broad consensus among American Jewish leaders in support of...

Canadian Islamist Groups Lose Charity Status Over Potential Militant Financing

Canadian authorities have stripped two former affiliates of the Islamic Society of North America's Canada...

World

‘Just Be You:’ Chicago SlutWalk Organizer Sounds Conciliatory T...

As controversy continues to swirl around the upcoming August 12 SlutWalk march in Chicago, one of the organizing collective's members has...

Israel

Israel to Build $3.9 Million Memorial Honoring Zionist Pioneer Jabotinsky

JNS.org - The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved plans to build a memorial for Revisionist Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky in Jerusalem. Expected to cost some 14 million shekels ($3.9 million), the memorial...

Opinion

Devarim: The Book of the Covenant

As we begin reading the fifth and final book of the Torah this week, I would like to discuss three questions. First, why does the book of Devarim have the...

July 25, 2017 1:09 pm
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