Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined expanded cooperation with Israel during a speech in Tel Aviv on July 5. His was the first visit by an Indian prime minister to Israel.
With Israel’s primary for Labor Party leadership heating up, former defense minister Amir Peretz continues to lead polls, but the race for second place is tightening, with the gap narrowing between Knesset Members Avi Gabai and Erel Margalit.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel was already distant memory by Wednesday morning as the capital city’s Jerusalem Day festivities, celebrating 50 years of Jerusalem’s reunification, kicked off in earnest.
(JNS.org/Kol HaBirah Staff) As millions of Israeli and Diaspora Jews marked Israel’s 69th Independence Day, the United Nations cultural body United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted Tuesday to adopt a resolution denying Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem.
(JNS.org) The Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas released a new policy document Monday in a bid to soften its image, while calling for a Palestinian state in accordance with the pre-1967 lines.
TEL AVIV, Israel — Students in the Israel Sci-Tech Schools Network are connecting with Holocaust survivors this spring, taking part in a unique program teaching their elderly neighbors to use computers and the internet. The 670 students are paired up with over 360 survivors in 22 cities throughout the country for weekly meetings with local aging survivors of the Holocaust.
On June 15, 2017 dozens of Jewish leaders from Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Israel, and the U.S., along with Christian leaders and legislators, gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. in honor of the 40th anniversary of EFRAT, an innovative Israeli organization dedicated to helping Israeli women choose life for their babies.
Historic initiative bearing over 500,000 signatures from 168 countries is a truly global statement of support for a united Jerusalem.
Just prior to U.S. President Donald Trump’s whirlwind tour of Israel and the breathtaking and emotional 50th anniversary Jerusalem Day celebrations across the country, the staff of United with Israel, the world’s largest grassroots pro-Israel movement, met with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat to present him with “The Jerusalem Declaration,” a book containing the names of over 500,000 individuals from around the world who recognize Jerusalem as both the eternal capital of the Jewish People and the undivided capital of the State of Israel.
(JNS.org) As Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas was set to meet President Donald Trump for the first time Wednesday at the White House, U.S. lawmakers called for the PA to end its payments to jailed terrorists and their families.
(JNS.org) Jacques de Maio, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation to Israel and the disputed territories, asserted in a rare interview this week that Israel is not an “apartheid state.”
Asian countries have a consistent anti-Israel voting pattern in the United Nations (U.N.), yet Israel’s relationship with several Asian countries is blossoming. Take Chinese imports to Israel, for example: a decade ago, they amounted to about 0.6 percent of Israeli imports, now they comprise more than 10 percent of Israeli imports. We shouldn’t put undue weight on U.N. votes against Israel by Asian countries. Instead, we should look at the strategic reasoning behind Asian votes in the U.N. and the opportunity Israel and Asia see in each other when it comes to economic, academic, and military cooperation.