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Australian Singer Nick Cave Says Decision to Perform in Israel Was Response to BDS

Nick Cave decided to perform in Israel this week as a direct result of the attempt by the BDS movement to silence artists, the performer...

November 19, 2017 12:05 pm

‘Who’s Roger Waters?’ Famed Israeli-American Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Wife Dismiss BDS-Supporting Rocker

Israeli virtuoso Itzhak Perlman -- widely regarded as one of the world's greatest living violinists -- had some dismissive words for leading BDS advocate and former Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters in a Billboard interview published this week. Asked what...

Taylor Force Act Ending US Funding for PA Terror Payments Set for Congressional Markup

A signature piece of US anti-terrorism legislation is scheduled to be "marked up" by the House Foreign Affairs Committee next Wednesday, after several months of debate. The Taylor Force Act -- named after the former US...

Former Argentine President Cristina Kirchner Defends Secret Pact With Iran at Inquiry Into AMIA Bombing Cover-Up

Argentina's embattled former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, struck a defiant pose in a Buenos Aires courtroom on Thursday as she defended a secret pact negotiated by her government with the Iranian regime in 2011. Kirchner...

October 25, 2017 3:12 pm

Palestinian Authority Education Ministry Rallies School Children in Balfour Declaration Centenary Protest

The Palestinian Authority's Education Ministry is "encouraging" Palestinian schoolchildren to send letters to the British...

October 23, 2017 5:33 pm

US ‘Can’t Allow’ Iranian IRGC Supply Lines Through Middle East, Sen. Tom Cotton Declares

A leading member of the Senate Armed Services Committee has warned that the danger posed...

October 15, 2017 10:11 am

Trump Stance on Nuclear Deal Creates Opportunity to ‘Stop Iran’s Aggression,’ Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded US President Donald Trump's disavowal of the...

October 1, 2017 8:23 pm

Catalonia Independence Activist: Jewish Community Split Over Secession Vote

The Jewish community in Catalonia is “heavily split” on the question of possible independence for...

September 24, 2017 5:54 pm

‘The Jewish People Know What It Is to Struggle for an Independent Homeland:’ Israelis of All Stripes Embrace Kurdish Vote on Independence

As five million Kurds in northern Iraq prepare for Monday's historic referendum on independence, Israelis...

November 19, 2017 12:05 pm

Australian Singer Nick Cave Says Decision to Perform in Israel Was Response to BDS

Nick Cave decided to perform in Israel this week as a direct result of the attempt by the BDS movement to silence artists, the performer said...

November 10, 2017 4:22 pm

‘Who’s Roger Waters?’ Famed Israeli-American Violinist Itzhak Perlman and Wife Dismiss BDS-Supporting Rocker

Israeli virtuoso Itzhak Perlman -- widely regarded as one of the world's greatest living violinists -- had some dismissive words for leading BDS advocate and former...

November 9, 2017 6:47 pm

Taylor Force Act Ending US Funding for PA Terror Payments Set for Congressional Markup

A signature piece of US anti-terrorism legislation is scheduled to be "marked up" by the House Foreign Affairs Committee next Wednesday, after several months of...

October 26, 2017 1:43 pm

Former Argentine President Cristina Kirchner Defends Secret Pact With Iran at Inquiry Into AMIA Bombing Cover-Up

Argentina's embattled former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, struck a defiant pose in a Buenos Aires courtroom on Thursday as she defended a secret pact...

October 25, 2017 3:12 pm

Palestinian Authority Education Ministry Rallies School Children in Balfour Declaration Centenary Protest

The Palestinian Authority's Education Ministry is "encouraging" Palestinian schoolchildren to send letters to the British government protesting the November 1917 Balfour Declaration, in which then-UK...

October 23, 2017 5:33 pm

US ‘Can’t Allow’ Iranian IRGC Supply Lines Through Middle East, Sen. Tom Cotton Declares

A leading member of the Senate Armed Services Committee has warned that the danger posed by Iran towards Israel is only increasing as the Tehran...

October 15, 2017 10:11 am

Trump Stance on Nuclear Deal Creates Opportunity to ‘Stop Iran’s Aggression,’ Says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded US President Donald Trump's disavowal of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, following the president's decertification announcement...

October 1, 2017 8:23 pm

Catalonia Independence Activist: Jewish Community Split Over Secession Vote

The Jewish community in Catalonia is “heavily split” on the question of possible independence for the region of northeast Spain, a local activist asserted, as...

September 24, 2017 5:54 pm

‘The Jewish People Know What It Is to Struggle for an Independent Homeland:’ Israelis of All Stripes Embrace Kurdish Vote on Independence

As five million Kurds in northern Iraq prepare for Monday's historic referendum on independence, Israelis from across the political spectrum continue to embrace the prospect...

September 17, 2017 11:09 am

Second Suspect Arrested in Connection With London Subway Attack

A second suspect was arrested on Saturday in connection with the subway attack at London’s Parsons Green station that left 30 people injured, officials announced...

September 11, 2017 6:03 am

Latin America Visit Is ‘Crowning Moment’ of Netanyahu Foreign Policy, But Iranian Threat Still Looms Large, Expert Says

Benjamin Netanyahu's arrival in Latin America for the historic first visit by a sitting Israeli Prime Minister represents "a crowning moment for his foreign policy strategy," a leading...

September 10, 2017 7:28 pm

Netanyahu Flies to Latin America on Historic First Visit by Serving Israeli PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu departed on Sunday night from Tel Aviv for a ten-day long visit to Latin America, a historic first by a...

September 3, 2017 8:17 am

Report: Iran Issued Warnings to US Spy Aircraft Twice in Last Six Months

Iran's Arabic language TV station al-Alam is reporting that the country's air defense base sent two warnings in the last six months to U.S. spy...

August 29, 2017 5:47 pm

US Jewish Groups Praise Tillerson’s Renewal of State Department Antisemitism Envoy

US Jewish groups reacted with praise and relief on Tuesday to the news that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to fill the post of...

Culture

A Contemporary Renaissance for Jewish Art

Every year, the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem hosts an open house, where the entire building is...

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

Syrian Women Seeking Medical Aid ‘Love’ Israel, See Its ‘True Face’

JNS.org - Unprecedented video footage broadcast on Israeli television on Sunday showed Syrian women and children...

Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

JNS.org - A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views...

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

World

Palestinian Authority Freezes Contacts With Visiting US Officials Over Thre...

The Palestinians have frozen ties with the US Consulate in Jerusalem and American officials visiting the West Bank in response...

Israel

Cathay Pacific Airways to Open Israel Office, Upgrade Tel Aviv-Hong Kong Ro...

JNS.org – Cathay Pacific, the flagship airline of Hong Kong, is set to launch an office in Israel as well as...

Middle East

US Hits Iran Firms With Sanctions for Counterfeit Yemen Cash

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni currency as a part of a scheme by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to destabilize...

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