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Netanyahu Overheard Lambasting EU’s ‘Crazy’ Israel Policy

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was overheard harshly criticizing the European Union (EU) during his visit to Budapest, where he took part in the...

Tourism to Israel Hits All-time High, Including 76-percent Increase from China

(JNS.org) Tourism to Israel has reached an all-time high, with 1.74 million tourists arriving in the first six months of 2017, a 26-percent increase from...

Is UNESCO’s Denial of Israel’s Ties to Jewish Heritage Sites Irrelevant?

For most countries, the United Nations body UNESCO is a relatively innocuous organization, dedicated to preserving some of humanity’s most important cultural treasures as...

Rep. Evans’ Visit to Israel: Middle East Peace Starts from the Ground Up

While many in America celebrated the Fourth of July with barbecues and fireworks, U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-District 2) spent the day touring Hebron. “The...

Israel Expected to Approve 800 New Jerusalem Housing Units

(JNS.org) — Israel is reportedly expected to approve 800 new housing units in the Jerusalem communities of Pisgat Ze’ev, Neve Yaakov, Ramot and Gilo, which are...

Israeli Doctoral Student Develops Groundbreaking Test for Parkinson’s Disease

(JNS.org) — Suaad Abd-Elhadi, a doctoral student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, won an innovation award for developing a new groundbreaking tool that could...

Modi Has ‘Emotional’ Meeting with Jewish Child Victim of Mumbai Terror Attack

(JNS.org) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an “emotional” meeting with the Jewish child whose parents were killed in a terror attack on the...

Local Maccabiah Games Rowers Have Medals on Their Minds

Even though she’s a relative rowing novice, Brooke Wolford has a long family history with boats. Her great-grandfather sailed from Russia to the United States,...

Maccabiah Games Stir 20 Years of Memories for Local Athlete

Having slipped momentarily out of line for a group picture, Josh Hersz and fellow members of the Australian Maccabiah basketball team were about to...

Memory of Greek Jewish Metropolis Endures at New Holocaust Museum

(By Adam Abrams/JNS.org) — Last week’s visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, to Thessaloniki, Greece, marking the construction of a new...