(JNS.org) Republican-Jewish philanthropist Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, are pledging $14 million to the Israeli-American community, Israel Hayom reported.
(JNS.org) Former president and prime minister of Israel Shimon Peres’ condition worsened on Monday, following two weeks of hospitalization for a major stroke.
(JNS.org) Presidential candidates Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton squared off in their first presidential debate on Monday evening.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel and Jordan on Monday finalized a landmark 15-year, $10 billion agreement in which Israel will supply its neighbor with natural gas from the offshore Leviathan field.
(JNS.org) A new study examining the roots of liberalism within the American Jewish community has found that Jewish voters are “more pro-choice” than “pro-Israel” when voting.
(JNS.org) Holocaust survivor Joseph Harmatz, who led a revenge plot to poison former S.S. officers after World War II, has died at the age of 91.
(JNS.org) An international NGO has joined the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement’s efforts to pressure FIFA to sanction Israel’s soccer association because they hold matches on “stolen land.”
(JNS.org) A well-known Jordanian Christian writer was murdered on the steps of Amman, Jordan’s supreme court building on Sunday prior to his standing trial for sharing online a cartoon considered offensive to Islam.
(JNS.org) The Chinese government has been cracking down on the small Jewish community whose ancestors settled in the central Chinese city Kaifeng over 1,000 years ago, according to The New York Times.
(JNS.org) A British Jewish anti-Zionist group has reportedly called to disassociate the Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) from the U.K.’s Labour Party.
(JNS.org) Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is calling on the National Theatre of Norway to denounce a video falsely produced on their behalf by Norwegian actors calling for a boycott of Israel’s national theater.
(JNS.org) The Los Angeles Times is being called out by a media watchdog group for obscuring Palestinian responsibility for a series of recent terror attacks.
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met separately with the two U.S. presidential candidates, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, in New York City on Sunday.
(JNS.org) A first-of-its kind study, conducted by independent researchers, found that Chabad on university campuses has a significant, long-term impact on Jewish students, especially Reform Jews.
(JNS.org) A group of New York lawmakers and Jewish communal leaders came together earlier this week to launch a coordinated effort to condemn Hamas for holding the bodies of two deceased Israeli soldiers and two Israeli civilians currently being held captive.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel's Ofek-11 surveillance satellite transmitted its first images Thursday, nine days after it was launched into orbit, dispelling concerns that it might have been lost in space, the Defense Ministry and Israel Aerospace Industries said in a joint statement.
The new 10-year $38 billion Israeli security deal with the U.S. enables Israel to budget for long-term defense plans and prepare for a future after the nuclear deal with Iran ends, said Israeli Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror in a press call Thursday hosted by the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA).
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas offered starkly different visions of how to achieve peace, with Netanyahu inviting Abbas to speak to the Israeli Knesset, while Abbas solely blamed Israel for the current impasse on peace.
(JNS.org) The Obama administration’s $1.7 billion cash payment to Iran earlier this year came under fire during a hearing by the Senate Banking Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance on Wednesday.
(JNS.org) The Anti-Defamation League and other Jewish groups are calling on world leaders at the U.N. to condemn Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s speech, accusing Israel of oppressing Palestinians and blaming “Zionist pressure groups” in causing the U.S. to violate the nuclear deal.