(JNS.org) All 100 U.S. senators signed a letter, sent to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, demanding that the world body end its “anti-Israel agenda.”
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Israeli Defense Ministry Thursday unveiled the newly constructed national Hall of Remembrance for fallen soldiers on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem. The hall will be inaugurated Sunday night for Israel’s Memorial Day.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel has approximately 8.68 million residents, more than 10 times the population at its founding in 1948, and is on track to reach more than 15.2 million residents by 2048, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics reported Thursday ahead of the country’s 69th Independence Day.
(JNS.org) The student council at the University of Wisconsin-Madison unanimously passed a provocative anti-Israel divestment resolution Wednesday that faults Israel for U.S. police violence against minorities.
(JNS.org) A Patriot missile successfully downed a Syrian drone that entered Israeli airspace over the Golan Heights Thursday night, the IDF said.
(JNS.org) A poetic exploration of a teenager’s five-year journey in Israel since making aliyah recently won the $8,000 grand prize in the second annual “Inspired by Israel” video contest.
(JNS.org) Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Russian officials that Israel “won’t allow concentrations of Iranian and Hezbollah forces on the Golan Heights.”
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Slowly and silently, a group of IDF soldiers moved from section to section of the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery in Jerusalem Wednesday—from the graves of soldiers killed in the 1948 War of Independence to the casualties of 2014’s Operation Protective Edge—to honor Israel’s fallen soldiers.
(JNS.org) Republican members of Congress and pro-Israel activists organized an “Israel Victory Caucus” to press for revision of America’s Mideast negotiating strategy.
(JNS.org) Syrian state media reported Thursday that large explosions during the early morning hours near Damascus International Airport were allegedly the result of an Israeli airstrike.
(JNS.org) Israel’s Housing Ministry has revived a plan to construct 10,000 homes in a new neighborhood in Jerusalem.
(JNS.org) Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has indicated that if elected, she will move to ban ritual slaughter of animals in France, as well as other methods of slaughter that do not utilize stunning.
(JNS.org) The Trump administration is in talks with Israeli officials about a possible visit to the Jewish state in late May, Israel’s Channel 2 reported Wednesday.
(JNS.org) The United Kingdom has rejected a request by the Palestinians to apologize for the 1917 Balfour Declaration, which helped pave the way for the founding of the state of Israel.
(JNS.org) Some 10 tombstones in a Jewish cemetery in the Romanian capital of Bucharest were vandalized April 23 as Israel marked Holocaust Remembrance Day.
(JNS.org) Jacques de Maio, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation to Israel and the disputed territories, asserted in a rare interview this week that Israel is not an “apartheid state.”
(JNS.org) Israeli archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of a 1,500-year-old mother-of-pearl tablet etched with a menorah in the ancient town of Caesarea.
(JNS.org) An Israeli Air Force (IAF) strike last month destroyed approximately 100 Syrian missiles, many of which were believed to be headed to the Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah, a senior Israeli officer said Tuesday.
(JNS.org) The National Basketball Association (NBA) is preparing to bring an international program to Israel this summer in what will mark the league’s first official visit to the Jewish state.
(JNS.org) The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation, Caesarea Development Corporation, Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and Israel Nature and Parks Authority jointly announced Wednesday an unprecedented project to expose, conserve and renovate the ancient town of Caesarea.