Brussels Airlines brings back Halva after backlash

(JNS.org) Responding to pressure from Israel and Israeli customers, Brussels Airlines has reinstated supplying the Israeli Ahva brand Halva on its flights.

Posted on August 30, 2016 .

UN Middle East envoy "distorting history," Netanyahu says

(JNS.org) Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rebuked the United Nations envoy to the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov for his remarks on Tuesday harshly criticizing Israeli building in Judea and Samaria.

Posted on August 30, 2016 .

NGO says PA and Hamas abuse critical journalists and activists

(JNS.org) The Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas authorities have been abusing journalists and activists who peacefully criticize the Palestinian government, a human rights NGO asserts.

Posted on August 30, 2016 .

Intel set to launch 7th-generation Israeli technology

(JNS.org) Intel Corp. introduced its 7th generation Core processors developed by the company’s Israeli branch in Haifa on Tuesday.

Posted on August 30, 2016 .

Nigerian Clinton Foundation donor investigated for Hezbollah ties

(JNS.org) Nigerian billionaire philanthropist Gilbert Chagoury, who has been a major donor of the Clinton Foundation, was denied entry to the U.S. last year due to suspected ties to the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah.

Posted on August 30, 2016 .

American Jewish Committee launches 50-state campaign to reject BDS

(JNS.org) The American Jewish Committee (AJC) has launched a bipartisan campaign against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, calling on 50 state governors to condemn BDS and reaffirm that Israel’s an indispensable U.S. ally and economic partner.

Posted on August 29, 2016 .

Israeli doctor to study medical cannabis effects on autistic kids and adults

(JNS.org) An Israeli pediatrician has launched a clinical trial to study the effects of medical cannabis on autistic children and adults, Haaretz reported.

Posted on August 29, 2016 .

Veteran Israeli politician Binyamin Ben-Eliezer ‘Fuad’ dies

(JNS.org) Veteran Israeli politician Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, known in Israel as “Fuad,” died on Sunday from renal failure complications.

Posted on August 29, 2016 .

Number of Arab teachers increase in Jewish schools

(JNS.org) Israel’s Education Ministry has successfully integrated more Arab teachers in Jewish schools, revealing a 40 percent increase in the last three years, Walla, an Israeli news site reported. 

Posted on August 29, 2016 .

Hate crimes against British Jews surge, prosecutions drop

(JNS.org) A disturbing report shows hate crimes committed against British Jews continues to rise while the number of hate crime cases being prosecuted has dropped, according to the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism (CAA).

Posted on August 29, 2016 .

Iran deploys advanced S-300 missile system at nuke site

(JNS.org) Iran has deployed the long-range Russian-made S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system at its Fordo uranium enrichment facility in order to bolster the defense of the site.

Posted on August 29, 2016 .

Study: Israeli Sabras at higher risk of Hodgkin lymphoma than olim

(JNS.org) Native-born Israelis, known as sabras in Hebrew, are at a higher risk of contracting Hodgkin lymphoma than immigrants, according findings published on Friday in the journal Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Posted on August 26, 2016 .

Chinese companies invest big in Israel

(JNS.org) The Chinese telecommunications conglomerate Xinwei Telecom Technology Group is buying Israeli satellite operator SpaceCom for $285 million, representing the latest of several recent Chinese purchases of Israeli companies and technologies.

Posted on August 26, 2016 .

Report: Egypt blocked UN endorsement of Quartet report

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The American and European effort to have the U.N. adopt the recent Quartet report on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict was derailed by Egypt, the Walla news website reported Friday.

Posted on August 26, 2016 .

Argentina: High schoolers dress up as Nazis, attack Jewish peers

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Jewish high school students at a graduation party at a nightclub in Argentina were verbally and physically attacked by students from another school dressed in Nazi costumes, Israel Hayom learned Thursday.

Posted on August 26, 2016 .

Apple updates iPhone software after alleged failed Israeli breach

(JNS.org) Apple has triggered a global upgrade of its mobile operating system in response to an Israeli company’s failed attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist.

Posted on August 25, 2016 .

Israel's UN ambassador rejects request to release worker accused of aiding Hamas

(JNS.org) Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon rejected a request by the U.N. for the release of an employee arrested in July for allegedly aiding the Hamas terror group in Gaza.

Posted on August 25, 2016 .

Shots fired at IDF patrol boat off Gaza coast

(JNS.org) Shots were fired from the Gaza coast at an Israeli Navy patrol boat on Thursday during the arrest of Palestinian fishermen, Yedioth Achronoth reported.

Posted on August 25, 2016 .

Israel's UN ambassador talks BDS with Chicago mayor

(JNS.org) Israel's ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon met with Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week in a diplomatic visit to the city.

Posted on August 25, 2016 .

IsraAid sending aid team to help Louisiana flood victims

(JNS.org) An Israeli international aid organization is sending a team of relief workers to help those affected by the Baton Rouge flood.

Posted on August 25, 2016 .