Rabbis dispute ADL’s alt-right list, issue own list of the far left

(JNS.org) The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) new “hate list” of top alt-right figures “gives a free pass to anti-Semitism coming from left-wing activists,” a rabbinical group is asserting.

Posted on July 20, 2017 .

Israeli robotics start-up announces $14 million fundraising round

(JNS.org) The Israeli start-up Intuition Robotics, which is developing a robot that aims to improve quality of life for seniors, Wednesday announced a $14 million financing round headed by Japan’s Toyota Research Institute.

Posted on July 20, 2017 .

PA must pay damages for torturing Palestinians, Israeli court rules

(JNS.org) In a landmark case, a Jerusalem court this week ruled that the Palestinian Authority (PA) must pay damages to 51 Palestinians who were imprisoned and systematically subjected to “unimaginable torture” by the PA from 1990-2003.

Posted on July 20, 2017 .

Hamas waging ‘ecological terror’ as sewage flows into Israel from Gaza

(JNS.org) Contaminated wastewater from Hamas-ruled Gaza is streaming into Israel and reaching the nearby coast of Ashkelon, which shares a border with Gaza, as a result of the growing energy crisis in the Palestinian coastal enclave.

Posted on July 20, 2017 .

Radiohead rocks Tel Aviv with longest performance in 11 years, defying BDS

(JNS.org) Some 50,000 Israelis flocked to Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon Park Wednesday night to hear the British rock band Radiohead perform in one of the summer’s most highly anticipated concerts in Israel.

Posted on July 20, 2017 .

Palestinian terrorist attempts to stab Israeli soldier in Judea and Samaria

(JNS.org) A Palestinian terrorist attempted to stab an Israeli soldier near the Jewish community of Tekoa in Gush Etzion Thursday, before being shot and killed by security forces.

Posted on July 20, 2017 .

IDF readies battalions as Temple Mount tension threaten to boil over Friday

(JNS.org) The IDF said Thursday it’s preparing to deploy five battalions to prevent the spread of violent clashes from Jerusalem to Judea and Samaria, ahead of massive Muslim protests anticipated Friday outside the Temple Mount.

Posted on July 20, 2017 .

Chinese president promises ‘unremitting efforts’ towards Israeli-Palestinian peace

(JNS.org) Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to make “unremitting” efforts towards promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace during a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Beijing.

Posted on July 19, 2017 .

Netanyahu says metal detectors to remain at Temple Mount for now

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that recently installed metal detectors will remain in place for now at the entrance gates to the Temple Mount, amid continuing Muslim riots over the security measure.

Posted on July 19, 2017 .

IDF reveals scope of humanitarian aid operation in war-torn Syria

(JNS.org) The IDF revealed Wednesday the details of its secretive humanitarian aid operation with Israel's war-torn neighbor, Syria.

Posted on July 19, 2017 .

Palestinian Authority terror payments see ‘huge’ increase in 2017, watchdog says

(JNS.org) The Palestinian Authority (PA) has significantly increased its payments to terrorists in 2017, Palestinian Media Watch reported Wednesday, citing a PA budget report.

Posted on July 19, 2017 .

Palestinian car-ramming terror attack injures three soldiers near Hebron

(JNS.org) Three IDF soldiers were wounded Tuesday in a Palestinian car-ramming terror attack outside of the Jewish community of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron.

Posted on July 19, 2017 .

Netanyahu overheard lambasting EU’s ‘crazy’ Israel policy

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was overheard harshly criticizing the European Union (EU) during his visit to Budapest, where he took part in the Visegrad Group summit with the leaders of four central European nations.

Posted on July 19, 2017 .

Israel and Hamas reportedly negotiating prisoner exchange deal in Egypt

(JNS.org) Israel and the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas are purportedly conducting indirect negotiations, mediated by Egypt, regarding a potential prisoner exchange deal.

Posted on July 19, 2017 .

Israeli Arab singer blasts BDS demand to cancel Radiohead’s Tel Aviv show

(JNS.org) Nasreen Qadri, an Israeli Arab singer who is set to perform in Tel Aviv Wednesday night with the British rock band Radiohead, slammed the anti-Israel BDS movement’s calls for the show to be cancelled in an op-ed for Newsweek.

Posted on July 19, 2017 .

Muslims riots continue in Jerusalem

(JNS.org) Clashes erupted between Muslim rioters and Israeli police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City Wednesday for the fourth consecutive day.

Posted on July 19, 2017 .

Iran condemns ‘worthless’ US sanctions on ballistic missile program

(JNS.org) Iranian officials condemned fresh U.S. sanctions against Iran’s ballistic missile program Tuesday, calling the sanctions announcement “contemptible and worthless.”

Posted on July 18, 2017 .

Hungarian prime minister acknowledges ‘sin’ of WWII in meeting with Netanyahu

(JNS.org) Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in a meeting with his Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, acknowledged Hungary’s “sin” during World War II and vowed to “protect” his country’s Jewish community.

Posted on July 18, 2017 .

Palestinian leader Abbas visits China, seeks political and economic support

(JNS.org) Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is on an official three-day visit to China, with the goal of building economic and diplomatic ties.

Posted on July 18, 2017 .

Pence promises US will move embassy to Jerusalem

(JNS.org) Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is only a matter of time.

Posted on July 18, 2017 .