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Trump Calls Israel ‘Great Bastion of Hope:’ Will Visit Jewish State ‘Soon’

(JNS.org) Asked for his message to Israelis on Yom Hazikaron, the Jewish state’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald

Architect of Iran Deal Campaign Admits White House Lied to Sell Agreement

President Barack Obama’s deputy national adviser for strategic communications admitted that the administration’s fundamental selling point for the nuclear deal with Iran was false, according to a profile written by David Samuels and published Sunday in The New York Times magazine.

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‘No Statute of Limitations on Genocide,’ Nuremberg Anniversary Confab Reminds

Why should the casual observer care about the seemingly obvious need to prosecute and convict Nazi war criminals, whether it be during the Nuremberg trials of the 1940s or similar proceedings in more recent years?

“The Nuremberg trials only convicted the leaders and a relatively small

Special Needs Student Fulfills Childhood Dream by Joining IDF

Like many other young Israeli boys, 20-year-old Yinon Refaeli has dreamed of serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) since he was a child. The challenge for Rafaeli is that he suffers from cerebral palsy (CP) and cannot speak.

This never stopped Rafaeli from seeking out ways to show

EL AL Airlines Offers Special Summer Fares to Israel

New York—For warm weather, pristine beaches and unrivaled scenery this summer, EL AL Israel Airlines is providing travelers with excellent savings. The special round-trip fares are $1,299 from New York (JFK/Newark) and Boston for departures June 16 through August 18 (all taxes and carrier-imposed surcharges are included).

Terrorist Bombing Injures 21 in Jerusalem

At least 21 people were injured Monday in a terrorist bus explosion in Jerusalem.

The bombing occurred in the early evening hours in Israel. Police initially did not confirm the explosion as a terror-related incident. Following an investigation, Jerusalem Police Chief  Yoram Levy told the

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Netanyahu Orders Halt of Cement Shipments to Gaza After Tunnel Discovery

(JNS.org) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ordered a halt to Gaza-bound cement shipments, following the discovery of a Hamas terror tunnel under the Israel-Gaza border.

‘Young Ambassadors’ From Israel and Worldwide Convene to Cope With Terror

For Americans, it has been the Oklahoma City bombing, the 9/11 attacks, the San Bernardino shooting and school shootings. For Israelis, it’s the daily threat of terrorism. Last month saw massive terror attacks in Istanbul and Brussels. As Sarri Singer puts it, terrorism knows no borders and doesn’t differentiate between race, religion

House Asks Obama to Veto UN-Imposed Israeli-Palestinian Agreement

Some 394 members of the House of Representatives—90 percent of the total—have signed a letter urging President Barack Obama “not to back any resolution at the United Nations that sets parameters for Israeli-Palestinian talks.”

In the letter, the members of Congress declared they are “deeply

Fast-Growing Pentecostal Movement Enthusiastically Affirms Support for Israel

Bishop John E. Putnam stood at the podium and exclaimed to the crowd, “Who here loves Israel and the Jewish people?” The thunderous applause indicated the ecstatic approval by more than 500 pastors, ministers and their families attending a recent conference of United Pentecostal Church International (UPCI). Putnam, superintendent of

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Israel Urges Passover Travelers to Avoid Turkey, Crowded Places in Europe

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Ahead of the Passover holiday, with more than 1 million Israelis preparing to jet off for vacations abroad, the Counter-Terrorism Bureau in the Israeli Prime

Israeli Trade Winds Are Blowing in the Midwest

Ask the average Israeli where he or she has visited in the United States, and you’ll likely get New York, Los Angeles or Washington, DC. But that’s beginning to change. According to Guy Cohen, Israel’s consul for economic affairs to the Midwest, there are substantial economic collaborations emerging between the American

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