Israeli finance minister targets Amnesty International over anti-Israel campaign

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon (Kulanu) is exploring the possibility of denying tax benefits to individuals or organizations that donate funds to the human rights group Amnesty International due to its recent campaign against Israel's settlements.

Posted on July 28, 2017 .

Israeli justice minister moves to deduct Palestinian debts from PA's tax revenue

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) is exploring the possibility of using the Palestinian Authority's (PA) tax revenue, which Israel collects on the PA's behalf, to pay off debts owed by Palestinian individuals to Israelis, her office said Thursday.

Posted on July 28, 2017 .

Netanyahu discussed land swaps with Trump administration

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has held discussions on land swaps as part of a comprehensive peace deal with the Palestinians and the Trump administration, media reports say.

Posted on July 28, 2017 .

Palestinian terrorist attempts to stab soldiers, shot dead

(JNS.org) A Palestinian terrorist who attempted to stab Israeli soldiers at the Gush Etzion Junction in Samaria was shot dead Friday.

Posted on July 28, 2017 .

Headstones toppled at historic Boston-area Jewish cemetery

(JNS.org) About a half- dozen headstones at a historic Boston-area Jewish cemetery were founded toppled early Thursday morning, local officials said.

Posted on July 28, 2017 .

Palestinians attack Israeli police in Temple Mount riots, 100 rioters injured

(JNS.org) Palestinians hurled rocks and other objects at Israeli police Thursday in the latest riots at the Temple Mount.

Posted on July 27, 2017 .

Jordan’s king slams Netanyahu’s ‘showmanship,’ says security guard must face ‘justice’

(JNS.org) Jordan’s King Abdullah slammed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “political showmanship” regarding the controversy over an Israeli security guard who was recently attacked near the Jewish state’s embassy in Amman.

Posted on July 27, 2017 .

Muslims return to prayer on Temple Mount, Hamas and Fatah laud ‘victory’

(JNS.org) The mufti of Jerusalem, Mohammed Hussein, Thursday announced the end of the Muslim boycott of the Temple Mount following the Israel Police’s removal of additional security infrastructure at the holy site. 

Posted on July 27, 2017 .

Christian-Jewish group launches fundraiser for persecuted Mideast Christians

(JNS.org) The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) has launched a fundraising initiative to aid Christians and other persecuted minorities in the Middle East who have been targeted by Islamic terrorists.

Posted on July 27, 2017 .

Thousands attend funerals of Temple Mount terrorists

(JNS.org) Some 10,000 people gathered in the northern Israeli city of Umm al-Fahm to attend the funerals of the three Arab terrorists who killed two Israeli Druze police officers July 14 near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Posted on July 27, 2017 .

Netanyahu supports massive expansion of Jerusalem municipality

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicated Wednesday that he would support an initiative to integrate four Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, as well as a large settlement bloc, into the Jerusalem municipality.

Posted on July 27, 2017 .

26 Venezuelan Jews fleeing crisis arrive in Israel

(JNS.org) Twenty-six Jews from Venezuela immigrated to Israel Wednesday as part of a surge of Jews fleeing the South American country’s political, social and economic unrest.

Posted on July 26, 2017 .

Abbas, Hamas plan Temple Mount protests despite Israel’s removal of metal detectors

(JNS.org) Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas approved plans for “day of rage” protests through the disputed territories Friday over the Temple Mount.

Posted on July 26, 2017 .

Poll: 77% of Israelis believe removing Temple Mount metal detectors was surrender

(JNS.org) More than three-quarters of Israelis do not support their government’s decision to remove metal detectors at the Temple Mount holy site in Jerusalem, according to a poll commissioned by Israel’s Channel 2.

Posted on July 26, 2017 .

Top EU court rules to keep Hamas on terror blacklist

(JNS.org) The European Union’s (EU) Court of Justice ruled Wednesday to keep the Palestinian terror group Hamas on its list of terrorist organizations.

Posted on July 26, 2017 .

Israel’s NeuroDerm acquired by Japanese company for record-setting $1.1 billion

(JNS.org) Japan’s Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation (MTPC) acquired the Israeli pharmaceutical company NeuroDerm for $1.1 billion this week, in the largest-ever acquisition of an Israeli healthcare company.

Posted on July 26, 2017 .

Ahead of Tisha B’Av, evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem unearthed

(JNS.org) In the week leading up to the Jewish fast of Tisha B’Av, which mourns the destruction of both Jewish Temples in Jerusalem, evidence of the city’s destruction by the Babylonians during the First Temple era has been discovered in excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).

Posted on July 26, 2017 .

Israeli officials support Jewish families entrance into Hebron’s ‘Machpelah House’

(JNS.org) Israeli ministers and Knesset members from both the Likud and Jewish Home political parties expressed support for about 20 Jewish families who entered the contentious “Machpelah House” property in Hebron Tuesday.

Posted on July 26, 2017 .

World Council of Churches blasts Israel for ‘corrosive act’ at Temple Mount

(JNS.org) Before Israel removed its metal detectors at the Temple Mount, the World Council of Churches (WCC) had denounced the Jewish state’s implementation of bolstered security at the holy site as “corrosive.”

Posted on July 26, 2017 .

Trump to Lebanese leader: Iran-linked Hezbollah is a threat to entire Middle East

(JNS.org) President Donald Trump told Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri that the Hezbollah terror group poses a threat to Lebanon and the entire Middle East.

Posted on July 25, 2017 .