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UK Labour Party Adopts Amended Antisemitism Definition Amid Outcry

JNS.org - The Labour Party, which has been dogged by allegations of antisemitism in recent years centered around party leader Jeremy Corbyn, formally adopted an...

July 18, 2018 9:19 am

Young Ethiopian Israeli Receives Piano From Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak

JNS.org - A young Ethiopian-Israeli boy, whose rare musical talent got him featured on Israeli news, was gifted his very own piano by a former Israeli prime minister. Ten-year-old Oshri Bitau from Nazareth Illit was discovered to...

Buses Arrive to Evacuate Two Besieged Pro-Assad Syrian Villages

Buses arrived on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from two Shi'ite villages, which Sunni Islamist rebels have besieged for years, as part of a deal under which the Syrian government is expected to release...

Nuclear Chief: Iran Builds New Centrifuge Rotor Factory

Iran has built a factory that can produce rotors for up to 60 centrifuges a day, the head of its atomic agency said on Wednesday, upping the stakes in a confrontation with Washington over the Islamic...

July 17, 2018 5:30 pm

In ‘Historic’ Ruling, US Judge Finds Jews Entitled to Race-Based Civil Rights Protections

A federal judge found on Friday that Jewish people are entitled to protection from race-based...

July 17, 2018 3:18 pm

Trump’s Helsinki Controversy Has Overshadowed Significance of US-Russia Alignment on Israel, Top US Jewish Leader Says

The controversy over US President Donald Trump's remarks alongside his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in...

July 17, 2018 12:51 pm

Congressional Hearing Highlights Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

The potential US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights was the focus of...

July 17, 2018 11:25 am

Iranian Security Forces Arrest Four Members of Suspected Islamic State Cell

Security forces in southwest Iran have arrested four suspected Islamic State operatives who were planning...

July 17, 2018 11:18 am

Insider Threat Management Firm ObserveIT Raises $33 Million

ObserveIT, a provider of insider threat management software, said on Tuesday it raised $33 million...

July 18, 2018 9:19 am

UK Labour Party Adopts Amended Antisemitism Definition Amid Outcry

JNS.org - The Labour Party, which has been dogged by allegations of antisemitism in recent years centered around party leader Jeremy Corbyn, formally adopted an amended...

July 18, 2018 9:10 am

Young Ethiopian Israeli Receives Piano From Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak

JNS.org - A young Ethiopian-Israeli boy, whose rare musical talent got him featured on Israeli news, was gifted his very own piano by a former Israeli...

July 18, 2018 8:58 am

Buses Arrive to Evacuate Two Besieged Pro-Assad Syrian Villages

Buses arrived on Wednesday to evacuate thousands of people from two Shi'ite villages, which Sunni Islamist rebels have besieged for years, as part of a...

July 18, 2018 8:32 am

Nuclear Chief: Iran Builds New Centrifuge Rotor Factory

Iran has built a factory that can produce rotors for up to 60 centrifuges a day, the head of its atomic agency said on Wednesday, upping...

July 17, 2018 5:30 pm

In ‘Historic’ Ruling, US Judge Finds Jews Entitled to Race-Based Civil Rights Protections

A federal judge found on Friday that Jewish people are entitled to protection from race-based employment discrimination under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, marking...

July 17, 2018 3:18 pm

Trump’s Helsinki Controversy Has Overshadowed Significance of US-Russia Alignment on Israel, Top US Jewish Leader Says

The controversy over US President Donald Trump's remarks alongside his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday has overshadowed the significant commitment to Israel's security...

July 17, 2018 12:51 pm

Congressional Hearing Highlights Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

The potential US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights was the focus of a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Israel took control...

July 17, 2018 11:25 am

Iranian Security Forces Arrest Four Members of Suspected Islamic State Cell

Security forces in southwest Iran have arrested four suspected Islamic State operatives who were planning attacks, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi was cited as saying by...

July 17, 2018 11:18 am

Insider Threat Management Firm ObserveIT Raises $33 Million

ObserveIT, a provider of insider threat management software, said on Tuesday it raised $33 million in a private funding round with participation from Bain Capital...

July 17, 2018 10:54 am

Israeli Lawmakers Vote to Ban Some Left-Wing Groups From Schools

Israel's parliament passed a law on Tuesday that could see groups critical of government policies toward the Palestinians banned from entering Israeli schools and speaking...

July 17, 2018 10:43 am

World’s Oldest Bread Found at Prehistoric Site in Jordan

Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace at a site in northeastern Jordan have given researchers a delectable...

July 17, 2018 10:20 am

IDF Arrests Terror Suspects in Judea, Finds Submachine Gun in Barbie Backpack

JNS.org - Israeli security forces arrested 19 terror suspects and rock-throwers in raids across Judea and Samaria overnight on Sunday, confiscating multiple illegal guns in Hebron...

July 17, 2018 10:13 am

Syria Accuses Israel of Killing Nine Soldiers Prior to Trump-Putin Summit

JNS.org - An Israeli military strike late on Sunday is being linked with the killing of nine soldiers aligned with Syrian President Bashar Assad. Syrian state media...

July 17, 2018 10:05 am

‘Plastic-Bag’ Law in Israel Slashed Bag Waste in 2017

JNS.org - The Environmental Protection Ministry lauded the success of a “plastic bag law” that has led to a drastic drop in the use of plastic...

Features

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

Senior US Police and Public Safety Officials Boost Skills in Israel

JNS.org - After two intensive weeks of public-safety leadership training with Israel’s top police...

World

Austrian Jewish Leader Says Proposed Kosher Meat Restrictions Are Reminisce...

The head of Vienna's Jewish community has compared a proposal that would require Jews to register with the government in order...

Israel

US Jewish Leaders Call for Global Condemnation of Hamas for ‘Eco-Terr...

Hamas must be castigated globally for the kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks it has been conducting against Israel in...

Middle East

Turkish Court Rules to Keep US Pastor in Jail as Trial Continues

A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday to keep an American pastor in jail during his trial on terrorism and spying charges, a case that has deepened a rift between the...

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