Israel

Following Visit To Israel, Singer Demi Lovato Calls It ‘Absolutely Magical’

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Singer Demi Lovato recently returned from a trip to Israel and talked all about the transformative experience on Tuesday on social media. Among her many stops ...

Pre-Indictment Hearings Begin In Israel, Putting Netanyahu On The Political Sidelines For Now

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearing began on Wednesday after three years of investigation. Netanyahu, who did not attend the hearin...

Right-Wing Parties Decide To Stick Together As Unity Talks Flail

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Wednesday with leaders of parties from the right-wing bloc to discuss the future of negotiations to form a unity ...

Joint Arab List Calls For Probe After Terror Suspect Critically Injured In Custody

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - The Joint Arab List on Monday called on Israel’s attorney general to open an official investigation into the hospitalization of a terror suspect who was admitted ...

Netanyahu Pre-Indictment Hearings To Include More Hours Of Testimony Over 2 Weeks

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearing will be spread out over two weeks and will include more hours of testimony, according to report...

Unity Talks Between Likud Party And Blue And White End With No Progress On Erev Rosh Hashana

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Talks between the Likud Party and Blue and White toward forming a unity government ended hours before the start of Rosh Hashanah with no progress. Following th...

Israel Captures Terrorists Responsible For Murdering Rina Shnerb

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JERUSALEM (VIN) - The terrorists who murdered 17-year-old Rina Shnerb and wounded her father, Rabbi Eitan Shnerb and brother Dvir near Ein Bubin spring in August have been captured...

Netanyahu Tapped To Form Government Coalition, But Will It Wind Up Ending In Election No. 3?

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JERUSALEM -(JNS) With negotiations between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, failing to form a national unity government, Israel’s P...

Israel’s Population Surpasses 9 Million, Baby Boom Year

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On the eve of Rosh Hashanah 5780, Israel’s population now stands at 9.092 million according to a report by the Central Bureau Of Statistics(CBS). The population is projected to exc...

Creating Options And Opportunities For Haredi Youth To Serve In The IDF

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A recent political deadlock over the issue of drafting haredi (ultra-Orthodox) youths into the Israel Defense Forces was one of the key reasons that led Israelis to the polls last ...

Bipartisan Letter To Chief US Trade Rep Expresses Concern Over Tariffs On Israel

WASHINGTON (JNS) U.S. Reps. Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) and David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) sent a letter on Thursday to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, sharing their concerns ...

Most Israelis Want Orthodox Parties out of Government, Survey Says

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ISRAEL - (JTA) — Israeli voters delivered an inconclusive result in last week’s election. More than a week after the vote, it’s still unclear what shape Israel’s government will ta...

Israeli Woman Goes To The Emergency Room After Confusing Wasabi For Avocado

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(JTA) — Just a teaspoon of the green stuff was enough to make her feel like she was having a heart attack. A 60-year old Israeli woman checked herself into the Soroka University...

Israeli Politics Remain In Chaos After Deadlocked Election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Benjamin Netanyahu has been tasked by Israel's president to form a new government for the sixth time in his lengthy political career. This time it's no mere formal...

As Attack Drones Multiply, Israeli Firms Develop Defenses

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ISRAEL (AP) — Israel, one of the pioneers of drone warfare, is now on the front lines of an arms race to protect against attacks by the unmanned aircraft. A host of Israeli comp...

Haredi Rabbi Refuses to Officiate at Wedding of Avigdor Liberman’s Son

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Bnei Brak rabbi has refused to officiate at the marriage of the son of Avigdor Liberman, the head of the Yisrael Beiteinu party. Rabbi Baruch Dov Diskin,...

Israeli Policewoman Stabbed in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli policewoman was stabbed outside the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City. The assailant was wrestled to the ground and arrested, police told Israeli media....

Israeli PM Netanyahu Begins Coalition Hunt Amid Deadlock

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Jerusalem- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began Thursday the daunting task of trying to cobble together a coalition government amid political deadlock that emerged from ...

Is Google Translate App Anti-Semitic? Maybe not After all….

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A cursory search on Google Translate made by a person who arrived in Israel today and googled the information in Hebrew revealed that the application translated this from Hebrew as...

25-Year-Old Haredi Man Visiting Georgia Dies from Injuries Suffered in a Traffic Accident in Tbilisi

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GEORGIA - A Haredi man from the Har Nof section of Jerusalem was the victim of a tragic car crash near Tiblisi, Georgia. Yosef Dov Bakar, 25, was traveling to Uman for Rosh Hash...