(JNS.org) In yet another sign of growing ties between Israel and Africa, a delegation of over a dozen African officials gathered in Jerusalem on Monday as part of a three-day agricultural summit.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he is looking forward to speaking with President-elect Donald Trump about the "bad nuclear deal" with Iran.
(JNS.org) Israel’s new ambassador to Turkey, Eitan Na’eh, met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Monday. Na’eh presented his diplomatic credentials to Erdogan, marking one of the final steps in restoring relations between the former close regional allies.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett met Sunday and were able to reach an agreement that would facilitate presenting the much-debated outpost regulation bill to the Knesset for its first reading.
(JNS.org) Member of Knesset Michael Oren (Kulanu), the deputy minister for diplomacy in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office and Israel’s former U.S. ambassador, said Monday that the forthcoming Donald Trump administration “spells the end of the two-state solution.”
(JNS.org) Nevada Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchinson and pro-Israel activists introduced a new resolution seeking to counter the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.
(JNS.org) The New York-based newspaper The Jewish Voice is calling on the pro-Israel community to boycott French-made products in response to France’s recent decision to issue labels distinguishing between Israeli products from within and beyond the 1967 lines.
(JNS.org) The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers.
(JNS.org) The social media platform Twitter recently granted verification to the official mouthpiece of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Egypt-based Islamist organization that has been designated as a terrorist organization in its home country since December 2013.
(JNS.org) United Kingdom Home Secretary Amber Rudd has promised to spend millions to provide security guards for all Jewish schools and synagogues in the country.
(JNS.org) A candidate for president of the U.K.’s largest Jewish student organization is a supporter of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and is involved with pro-Palestinian student groups.
(JNS.org) A group of pro-Israel student leaders at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) slammed a documentary film screening event on campus that was hosted Nov. 30 by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and attended by former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters, an outspoken anti-Israel activist.
(JNS.org) President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday evening that he would nominate retired Marine General James Mattis as his next secretary of defense.
(JNS.org) The U.S. Senate voted Thursday 99-0 to extend sanctions against Iran for another 10 years, just weeks after the House of Representatives passed the same bill in a 419-1 vote.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis will head to India for an official visit Saturday.
(JNS.org) The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is questioning U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison’s (D-Minn.) pro-Israel credentials after the revelation of controversial past remarks made by the leading candidate to head the Democratic National Committee.
(JNS.org) Republican members of the House of Representatives are pressing President Barack Obama to veto any forthcoming United Nations Security Council resolutions on Palestinian statehood.
(JNS.org) The heads of the Jewish Agency of Israel and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The president of Kosovo has banned the sale and distribution of anti-Semitic literature following a complaint from experts on anti-Semitism, Jewish Business News reported Wednesday.
(JNS.org) Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said between 40 and 50 percent of the fires that broke out across Israel last week were the result of arson.