(JNS.org) Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a rare 1,500-year-old Byzantine-era Christian mosaic near Jerusalem’s Old City, the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) said.
(JNS.org) Victoria Coates, a member of the National Security Council and former national security adviser to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), has reportedly joined the team tasked by President Donald Trump with renewing U.S.-led efforts to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
(JNS.org) In a move that shows Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas is holding firm against the Gaza Strip-ruling terror group Hamas, some 30,000 Gaza-based public sector workers whose salaries are paid by the PA will be fired or forced into early retirement, a senior Palestinian official told Israel Hayom.
(JNS.org) As of last week, Israeli actress Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman” had earned about $404 million in North America, surpassing “Spider-Man” as the highest-grossing superhero movie in U.S. history.
(JNS.org) Around 70 Christian media outlets are scheduled to convene in Jerusalem this fall for a first-of-its-kind Christian media Summit.
(JNS.org) A winner of a Lebanese beauty pageant has been stripped of her title after it was revealed she visited Israel.
(JNS.org) Israel has successfully tested a new drone that will be incorporated into the Jewish state’s air force.
(JNS.org) Two North Korean shipments to Syria’s chemical weapons program have been intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential report from the United Nations.
(JNS.org) A high-level American diplomatic delegation, led by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, arrives in Israel Wednesday night for continued discussions in renewed U.S.-led peace efforts.
(JNS.org) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Tuesday with a bipartisan delegation from the U.S. Congress, thanking the lawmakers for their “strong support” of the Jewish state, according to a statement from the Israeli leader’s office.
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he intends to discuss Iran’s “accelerated” presence in Syria as part of his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi Wednesday.
(JNS.org) In an unusual move, a senior Sudanese government official has expressed support for establishing diplomatic relations between his country and Israel.
(JNS.org) The Trump administration is urging United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein not to publish a “blacklist” of international companies with business ties to communities in Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights and eastern Jerusalem.
(JNS.org) South Africa is expected to boycott a major Africa-Israel summit in Togo in October. The gathering will include leaders from 25-30 African nations.
(JNS.org) Nearly one in 10 Americans say it is “acceptable” to hold neo-Nazi views, according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll.
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will attend a special ceremony Aug. 28 to mark 50 years since the Six-Day War and Jewish settlement in Judea and Samaria.
(JNS.org) Iran warned Tuesday that it is capable of resuming high-level uranium enrichment—up to 20 percent—within five days. This degree of enrichment can be used in a nuclear weapon.
(JNS.org) The Israeli Foreign Ministry expressed solidarity with the Finnish people Monday, several days after the European nation experienced what has been recorded as its first deadly Islamic terror attack.
(JNS.org) A series of letters from the famed German-Jewish physicist Albert Einstein, including criticism of the infamous 1938 Munich Agreement forged by former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, are set to be auctioned off in Los Angeles Aug. 24.
(JNS.org) Hezbollah said it has used a drone to strike an Islamic State position along the Lebanon-Syria border, in a first-of-its-kind public declaration by the Lebanese terror group.