(JNS.org) The Arab mayor of Nazareth, Ali Salem, harshly criticized Arab Knesset members for “ruining coexistence” with Israel for their roles in ongoing violent demonstrations.
(JNS.org) A 13-year-old Israeli boy was stabbed Monday by two Palestinian teenagers as he rode his bike in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Ze’ev.
(JNS.org) Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who is scheduled to arrive in Israel on Tuesday for the first-ever visit to the Jewish state by an Indian head of state, said at the University of Jordan in Amman that “Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English and France to the French.”
(JNS.org) An unidentified attacker threw a Molotov cocktail at two Israeli rabbinical students in midtown Manhattan in New York City last Friday.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Monday began in Jerusalem with a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist attempting to stab a border policeman in the Old City. The police officer was uninjured, thanks to the protective vest he was wearing, and the terrorist was shot and killed by police.
(JNS.org) The recent surge in Palestinian terrorism has hit business owners hard in Jerusalem. Deterred by the ongoing attacks, the number of tourists visiting the city has dropped significantly, leading to a drastic decline in revenues.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Jeremiah Wright, the controversial pastor who preached at a church that was formerly attended by President Barack Obama, said on Saturday that “Jesus was a Palestinian.”
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Just hours after an attempted terrorist attack rocked the Jerusalem suburb of Maaleh Adumim on Sunday, a new culture center was inaugurated in the city’s center. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev attended the dedication ceremony.
(JNS.org) The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, an umbrella body representing 53 national Jewish groups, on Thursday urged the Obama administration “to demand that Palestinian officials act decisively” to curb the current wave of Palestinian terrorism against Israelis, arguing further that a failure by the Palestinian Authority (PA) to stem the violence “should bring a cut in funding” from the United States.
(JNS.org) The recent spate of Palestinian terrorist attacks against Jews has resulted in a surge in the number of daily calls made by worried Israelis to police emergency hotlines. While police normally receive about 600 calls a day reporting suspicious individuals, vehicles, or devices, that number has soared to 25,000.
(JNS.org) The deputy head of Hamas’s political bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, said Friday that the Gaza-ruling terror group intends “to join” the new "Al-Aqsa intifada,” Israel’s Channel 10 reported.
(JNS.org) Starting next Thursday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will make his first visit to Israel since taking office. Visiting the Jewish state has been considered a tradition for mayors of the city with more Jewish residents than any other in the U.S.
(JNS.org) Two grants totaling $300,000 from the Jim Joseph Foundation and The AVI CHAI Foundation have provided scholarships for Jewish day schools, early childhood programs, and overnight camps to Houston-area families affected by May’s flood in America’s fourth-largest city.
(JNS.org) A Palestinian terrorist stabbed a 16-year-old Israeli man in Jerusalem on Friday, and within less than an hour another Palestinian stabbed a policeman in Kiryat Arba as the wave of Palestinian terrorist attacks continued to spread throughout Israel.
(JNS.org) Some 2,000 participants from 60 countries, among them the heads of every space agency around the globe, are expected to attend the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) that begins Monday at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem.
(JNS.org) Israel has written a letter to YouTube and Facebook that calls on the companies to remove videos the Jewish state says have been inciting Palestinian violence.
(JNS.org) Amid the recent wave of Palestinian terrorism in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened a press conference on Thursday to address the deteriorating security situation. “This terrorism did not begin today,” he said. “It has accompanied the Zionist enterprise from its beginning.”
(JNS.org) Palestinian violence in Israel persisted throughout Thursday, including clashes that injured nine Israeli police officers.
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an effort to calm escalating tensions over the Temple Mount—evident by a string of Palestinian terror attacks against Israelis in recent days—by banning Knesset members and government ministers from visiting the holy site in Jerusalem. While originally applying the decision only to Jewish Knesset members, Netanyahu has subsequently added Arab politicians in the ban.