(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli politicians warmly welcomed the news that Jonathan Pollard, the Israeli spy imprisoned in the U.S. for nearly 30 years, is due to be freed on parole in November.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel’s High Court of Justice on Wednesday morning rejected an appeal against the demolition of two disputed residential structures in the Dreinoff neighborhood in Samaria’s Beit El community. The ruling means that the structures must be demolished by Thursday.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Israeli Air Force struck a vehicle in the Quneitra region of southern Syria on Wednesday, Arab media outlets reported.
(JNS.org) Nearly three-quarters of Jewish college students in North America have experienced some form of anti-Semitism during the past year, a new study has found.
(JNS.org) Jonathan Pollard, the Jewish spy who has been incarcerated for three decades over a conviction for giving Israel classified information on America, will be released on Nov. 20.
(JNS.org) About 2,000 Jewish athletes have gathered at the 14th European Maccabi Games, whose opening ceremony was on Monday. The games are being held July 27-Aug. 5 at Berlin's Olympiastadion, the same Olympic stadium built and used for the Summer Olympics of 1936 during the Nazi era. At that time, Jews were discouraged from participating.
(JNS.org) In an address on Tuesday, Hezbollah terrorist chief Hassan Nasrallah said that Israel is a “cancerous tumor” that needs to be “wiped out.”
(JNS.org) A majority of Americans want Congress to reject the Iran nuclear deal, a new survey has found.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) After months of legal battles, Israeli police forces clashed with Jewish residents as two disputed structures in the Dreinoff neighborhood of the Beit El community in Samaria were evacuated before dawn on Tuesday.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will become the first holder of his office to Israel later this year, a further illustration of the growing ties between the two countries. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will do the same this year.
(JNS.org) The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) said Monday that it agrees with Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee’s Holocaust analogy on the Iran nuclear deal. Huckabee had said that President Barack Obama’s trust in the Iranians “will take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven,” a reference to the Nazis’ crematoria.
(JNS.org) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to travel to Egypt and Qatar next week to alleviate concerns about the Iran nuclear deal with Arab leaders, but will not visit Israel during the trip.
(JNS.org) International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has appealed a decision by a panel of judges to re-open an investigation of Israel for alleged war crimes over the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident.
(JNS.org) Israel’s deputy health minister, Member of Knesset Yaakov Litzman (United Torah Judaism), on Monday announced new measures to make it easier for Israelis to obtain medical marijuana by allowing pharmacies to dispense prescriptions for it to patients.
(JNS.org) Violence engulfed the Temple Mount on Sunday when dozens of masked Muslims attacked Jewish pilgrims and Israeli police officers with firebombs and rocks amid the marking of Tisha B’Av, a Jewish fast day commemorating the destruction of both Jewish Temples that once existed at that holy site.
(JNS.org) Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee defended his weekend comments that referred to Holocaust concentration camp crematoria in condemning the Iran nuclear deal.
(JNS.org) Israeli Interior Minister and Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom (Likud) held a secret meeting with chief Palestinian Authority negotiator Saeb Erekat in the Jordanian capital of Amman last week.
(JNS.org) In the aftermath of his country reaching a nuclear deal with a group of world powers that includes the United States, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday tweeted a graphic of President Barack Obama pointing a gun at his own head.
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu viewed a 2,000-year-old scroll of the Book of Lamentations (Megillat Eichah), the text that is read each year on Tisha B’Av, the fast day commemorating the destruction of both Jewish Temples in Jerusalem.