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Three Hamas Operatives Indicted for Planning Multiple Terrorist Attacks

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Three Hamas operatives were indicted Monday on suspicion of planning multiple terrorist attacks in Israel, including shootings, bombings and abductions.

Mamdouh Younis, 24, an Israeli Arab from the northern town of Arara, and brothers Hassan Zidan, 23, and

What You Need to Know About Trees, Tu B’Shevat and the Jewish National Fund

The Midrash in Kohelet Rabbah teaches that God told man He created everything for him. “Be careful not to spoil or destroy my world—for if you do, there will be nobody after you to repair it,” God said.

For more than a century, Keren Kayemet LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund

Mobilizing for Israel’s Injured Soldiers

This past summer, as Israel was facing a wave of terrorism, a stolen car breached a checkpoint not far from Jerusalem. In the bedlam of the attack, the checkpoint’s commander, a Bedouin border patrol officer from the north of Israel, was seriously wounded.

The commander’s wife and

State Department to Review Obama’s Last-Minute Aid to the PA

The State Department confirmed to The Jewish Link that it is reviewing a last-minute decision by former Secretary of State John Kerry to send over $220 million to the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the final hours of the Obama administration.

On Monday, The Associated Press published an article

White House Mum on Latest Israeli Settlement Construction Announcement

(JNS.org) In a departure from the Obama administration, the White House was mum on the latest announcement of Israeli settlement construction.

On Tuesday, Israel approved the construction of 2,500 new homes for settlers in Judea and Samaria, which was the largest announcement in several

Israeli Rape Victim Recognized as Victim of Hate Crime

(Ilana Messika/TPS) A Jewish student who was sexually assaulted by a group of Palestinians was granted recognition as the victim of a “hate crime,” meaning she will be entitled to the benefits accorded to victims of terror.

Defense Ministry Attorney Yedidya Oron said the decision was based

Israeli Team Among Five Finalists in Google’s Race to the Moon

(TheTower.org Staff) An Israeli team was named as one of the five finalists for Google’s prestigious Lunar X-Prize, the technology giant announced on Tuesday.

Participants in the contest, which must be mainly funded by private sources, have until the end of 2017 to land a spacecraft on the

Europe Blames Israel for Gaza’s Humanitarian Situation

(Hezki Baruch/Arutz Sheva) The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on Tuesday voted by a majority of 46 to 12, with two abstentions, to approve a report blaming Israel for the humanitarian situation in Gaza and accusing Israel of “systematic and illegal” killings of Gazans.

The

Israel Slated to Be Fourth Country to Land Vehicle on the Moon

(Israel/Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel is scheduled to become the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon, with a launch planned for the end of 2017 by billionaire businessman Elon Musk’s SpaceX company.

The launch is set to send satellites from several other countries into space,

Spanish Courts Deal Double Blow to BDS Movement

ACOM, an Israel lobby group that works to combat BDS in Spain, dealt a double blow to the boycott movement this past week after garnering two legal victories in municipalities in Madrid and Barcelona.

A Madrid court ruled against the City Council of Rivas Vaciamadrid, a town of some 80,000

Truck Ramming Attack by Islamic Terrorist Leaves Four Israeli Soldiers Dead

Jerusalem—The Tenth of Tevet, one of the sadder dates on the Jewish calendar, became even more tragic this year in the wake of the most recent vehicular attack in Israel’s capital. IDF soldiers, all of whom were destined for non-combat positions, were taken on a day trip in the midst of their officers’ course to see

Israeli Security Forces Uncover Gaza Smuggling Ring That Used Washing Machines

(JNS.org) A joint operation by Israel’s police, military and Shin Bet security agency uncovered a network of Palestinian smugglers who were using common household devices to smuggle goods into the Gaza Strip that were destined for the Hamas terror group.

According to the Shin Bet, the

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