(JNS.org) Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer told a gathering of Democrats at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia that Israel still believes that a two-state solution is the best outcome to the conflict with the Palestinians.
(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended a reception on Thursday in honor of Egypt’s National Day, which commemorates the Egyptian revolution of 1952, at the Egyptian ambassador to Israel’s residence.
(JNS.org) An Israeli-based startup app for users who want to buy and sell unused gift cards, announced on Wednesday it has raised $9.5 million in a Series B funding round led by Scale-Up Venture Capital.
(JNS.org) Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday noted the relative quiet over the last two years since the 2014 summer war between Israel and Hamas, during a ceremony marking the completion of a structural reinforcement project for homes in Sderot.
(JNS.org) The U.S. State Department on Wednesday expressed concern over Israel's plans to build over the pre-1967 Green Line, including 323 housing units eastern Jerusalem and 770 housing units in Gilo, a Jewish neighborhood southwest of Jerusalem.
(JNS.org) The Saudi government distanced itself on Wednesday from a recent visit to Israel by a delegation of Saudi citizens, which included a former military general.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Israel Defense Forces and the U.S. Marine Corps recently completed a joint exercise in southern Israel, Channel 2 reported Thursday.
(JNS.org) After Hillary Clinton was officially nominated as the Democratic party’s candidate for president at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, supporters of her primary opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) were filmed burning an Israeli flag outside of the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia where the convention is being held.
(JNS.org) The Israeli government has authorized the delivery of humanitarian aid into Syria for the first time since the beginning of the Syrian civil war.
(JNS.org) A Democratic National Committee (DNC) staff member questioned whether Holocaust Remembrance Day was worth publishing a statement to honor the day, the Daily Caller discovered in recent emails from the DNC staff leaked by WikiLeaks.
(JNS.org) The Democratic National Convention praised Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state, highlighting her role in handling Middle East conflicts, prior to choosing Clinton as the first female presidential nominee of a major party.
(JNS.org) A delegation of African Christian leaders on Wednesday presented an award to Natan Sharansky, Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel, in Jerusalem on behalf of millions of Christian Africans who support Israel.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A Hamas terrorist who killed a rabbi in a drive-by shooting attack earlier this month was killed during an IDF arrest raid near Hebron Tuesday.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. increased in 2015, with the number of violent attacks jumping from 36 in 2014 to 56 in 2015, the Anti-Defamation League reports.
(JNS.org) The Palestinians are seeking to sue the United Kingdom for issuing the 1917 Balfour Declaration, which they see as the direct cause of the “Palestinian Nakba.”
(JNS.org) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday condemned the terror attack in the Normandy region of France, in which a priest was murdered and another wounded after both were taken hostage during a morning Mass service.
(JNS.org) Israeli Police on Tuesday arrested 56 members of a Beitar Jerusalem soccer club for illegal weapons trafficking and intent to use pyrotechnics at soccer games.
(JNS.org) A Democratic member of Congress on Monday compared Jews who live in communities located beyond Israel’s 1967 lines to “termites” during a speech at an anti-Israel event in Philadelphia.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A group of teenagers working on an archaeological dig in the village of Ibillin in northern Israel uncovered a Canaanite-era fortress dating back 3,700 years.