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AIPAC Goes Back to the Basics

By George Altshuler, David Holzel, Hannah Monicken and Dan Schere For the 18,000 Israel supporters who came to Washington, D.C., this week, the AIPAC Policy...

Celebrate Israel 69 Throughout Greater Philadelphia

May 2, 2017 marks Israel’s 69th year of independence. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia invites people of all ages to join Yom Ha’atzmaut...

Dual Citizenship American-Israeli Arrested in Connection with Bomb Threats

A 19-year-old living in Ashkelon, Israel was arrested in connection with the string of recent bomb threats to Jewish facilities in the United States...

Israeli Startups Show Off Tech at Barrack

It might not seem easy to get high schoolers interested in business networking, but Wayne Kimmel, managing partner of SeventySix Capital, says it’s actually...

Sen. Casey Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to Discuss Support for Israel

Sen. Robert Casey (D-Pa) joined more than a dozen other senators in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 15 to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

US-Israel Cybersecurity Ties Grow as Common Enemies Move Battlefield Online

By Ariel Ben Solomon/JNS.org Israel’s standing as a global cybersecurity powerhouse advanced in recent weeks, with the U.S. House of Representatives passing new legislation that...

Cancellation of Palestinian Speaker Leads to Teacher Suspensions and Unrest at Friends’

The cancellation of a speaking engagement by Swarthmore College professor Sa’ed Atshan — a Palestinian and LGBT activist — has set off a chain...

Trump Tells Netanyahu to ‘Hold Back’ on Settlements, Vague on Two-State Solution

https://www.facebook.com/WhiteHouse/videos/1224112817676449/   By Sean Savage/JNS.org President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held their first joint press conference Wednesday at the White House, ahead of a...

Israeli Arabs Set Violent Precedent to Thwart Future Demolitions of Illegal Communities

The protesters were hoping to create deterrence in order to pressure the state of Israel against initiating any future demolitions of illegal Bedouin settlements....

Former Philadelphian, University of Haifa Professor Steven Plaut Dies at 65

Steven Plaut, who was born in Philadelphia in 1951 and emigrated to Israel in 1981, where he became an economics professor at the University...