Palestinian Fatah rally honors terrorists, features young girl glorifying violence

(JNS.org) A recent rally held by the Fatah political party, which is headed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, presented “plaques of glory and honor” to the relatives of two Palestinian terrorists and featured a chant by a young girl who glorified violence.

Posted on January 19, 2017 .

5 Jewish Democrats among dozens in Congress boycotting Trump inauguration

(JNS.org) At least five Jewish Democratic lawmakers have announced that they plan to join dozens of others in Congress in boycotting Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Posted on January 19, 2017 .

Israel to host 4th international cyber industry conference

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel is hosting Cybertech 2017, the second-largest cyber technology exhibition worldwide, from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 at the Israel Convention Center in Tel Aviv. 

Posted on January 19, 2017 .

Trump: 'I haven't forgotten my promise about Jerusalem'

(JNS.org) At a pre-inauguration event in Washington, D.C., President-elect Donald Trump said he has not forgotten about his promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Posted on January 19, 2017 .

Israel raises fence on Egypt border, completes upgrades

(JNS.org) The Israeli government announced that it has finished raising the height of the electronic border fence between Israel and Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula by 10 feet in an effort to further curb illegal infiltrations. 

Posted on January 19, 2017 .

In start of ‘new age,’ Israeli Air Force receives first Arrow 3 missile interceptors

(JNS.org) The Israeli Air Force began a new era in missile defense Wednesday by receiving its first delivery of the Arrow 3 intercontinental ballistic missile interceptors.

Posted on January 18, 2017 .

JCCs receive renewed wave of bomb threats, association says they were ‘well-prepared’

(JNS.org) Twenty-seven Jewish community centers (JCCs) across 17 U.S. states received bomb threats Wednesday, marking the second nationwide wave of threatening phone calls to such facilities in a 10-day span.

Posted on January 18, 2017 .

Haley, Trump’s pick for UN envoy, slams world body for ‘long history of anti-Israel bias’

(JNS.org) South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for ambassador to the United Nations, harshly criticized the world body over its “long history of anti-Israel bias” in testimony Wednesday to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. 

Posted on January 18, 2017 .

Ministers to discuss Israeli sovereignty over Ma’ale Adumim

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel’s Ministerial Committee on Legislation plans to discuss applying Israeli sovereignty to Ma’ale Adumim, which is located east of Jerusalem and beyond the 1967 lines, Knesset Land of Israel lobby heads MKs Yoav Kisch (Likud) and Bezalel Smotrich (Jewish Home) said Tuesday.

Posted on January 18, 2017 .

Israeli policeman killed in car-ramming terror attack during violent demonstration

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) An Israeli policeman was killed Wednesday and several others were wounded when an Arab terrorist rammed a car into them during violent clashes between police and residents in the Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran in the Negev.

Posted on January 18, 2017 .

Israel’s UN envoy tells Security Council that anti-settlement resolution emboldens terror

(JNS.org) Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon, addressing a U.N. Security Council meeting Tuesday, said that the Security Council’s vote in December to condemn Israeli settlements has emboldened Palestinian terrorism.

Posted on January 17, 2017 .

Israeli president does not mention UN anti-settlement resolution in goodbye to US envoy

(JNS.org) In saying goodbye to outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the two countries have “had some differences of opinion” in recent years, characterizing the stormy relationship between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Posted on January 17, 2017 .

Iranian president: Trump’s vow to rip up nuclear deal is ‘empty talk’

(JNS.org) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to dismantle the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is “empty talk,” and that Trump cannot unilaterally end the international agreement. 

Posted on January 17, 2017 .

Palestinians claim they will cancel ‘recognition’ of Israel if US embassy moves

(JNS.org) Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has promised to “cancel” the Palestinians’ “recognition” of Israel if President-elect Donald Trump goes forward with moving America’s Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Posted on January 17, 2017 .

Official from anti-IDF group Breaking the Silence: shooting Israeli soldiers ‘not terrorism’

(JNS.org) An official from Breaking the Silence (BtS), a left-wing NGO that publicizes the testimonies of former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers in order to spread criticism of the Israeli military, was reportedly caught saying that he does not consider shooting IDF soldiers to be terrorism.

Posted on January 17, 2017 .

Trump says son-in-law, adviser Jared Kushner will help broker Israeli-Palestinian peace

(JNS.org) Days before his Jan. 20 inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said that his son-in-law and incoming senior adviser, Jared Kushner, will help his administration broker a deal to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Posted on January 17, 2017 .

In departing interview, Obama seeks to downplay UN move’s impact on US-Israel ties

(JNS.org) In the wake of his administration’s recent refusal to veto the United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements, departing President Barack Obama sought to downplay the impact of his administration’s decision on U.S.-Israel relations.

Posted on January 17, 2017 .

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calls for probe into Israeli ‘interference’ in UK politics

(JNS.org) The United Kingdom’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is calling for an investigation into Israeli “interference” in the British government.

Posted on January 16, 2017 .

Gaza’s Palestinian residents angered by Hamas’s failure to address energy crisis

(JNS.org) Residents of the Gaza Strip are angered by the failure of Hamas, the Palestinian terror group that governs their territory, to address the area’s severe energy crisis.

Posted on January 16, 2017 .

Israel arrests 13 Hamas terrorists in Judea and Samaria, Ramallah

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli security forces recently arrested 13 Hamas terrorists, the Shin Bet security agency revealed Sunday.

Posted on January 16, 2017 .