‘Jeopardy’ Question About Church of the Nativity Causes Controversy

(JTA) — Is Jesus’ birthplace in Israel or Palestine? According to the popular prime time game show “Jeopardy!,” the answer just may be both. At the end of the first...

Israel Foreign Trade Deficit Widens 10.4 Percent in 2019 to $23.74 Billion

Israel’s foreign trade deficit grew 10.4 percent to $23.74 billion in 2019 amid a drop in exports, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. Exports — which account for...

Students Gain Knowledge, Confidence Combating Hate on Campus

JNS.org – Pro-Israel students from 30 university campuses across the United States and Canada gathered last week in New York City for a three-day conference to learn about defending...

Land of Milk and Honey Experiencing Butter Shortage

BY SAM SOKOL JERUSALEM (JTA) — The land of milk and honey has been short of one of the most commonly used dairy products: butter. Since early 2019, butter has become such...

Seven Dead as Heavy Rainfall Causes Flooding in Israel

JNS.org – Torrential downpours have caused the deaths of at least seven people in Israel since the beginning of the month, as well as flooding in several major cities. The...

Israel Frees Two as ‘Goodwill’ for Return of Soldier’s Remains From Syria

Israel on Friday released two more prisoners, including one jailed for spying for Syria, in what it called a goodwill gesture for the Russian-assisted repatriation last year of the...

Bennett Announces Task Force to Boost Israeli Settlements

JNS.org – Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Wednesday the establishment of a task force to develop and legalize unauthorized outposts in Judea and Samaria. Speaking at the Kohelet...

Growing Number of Israelis Believe Country’s Leaders Are Corrupt

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Some 58 percent of Israelis believe that the country’s leadership is corrupt, up from 43 percent in 2014, a survey found. The Israel Democracy Index, conducted...

Netanyahu Meets With Peace Negotiator Avi Berkowitz

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — President Donald Trump’s special representative for international negotiations met in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the White House’s Israel-Palestinian peace plan, JTA...

Britain’s Prince Charles to Mark Auschwitz Liberation in Jerusalem

Prince Charles will commemorate the liberation of Auschwitz 75 years ago when he visits Jerusalem later this month, his office said on Monday. He will be the most senior British...
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USHMM Works to Preserve Evidence of the Holocaust

By Rochelle Miller The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. is in a race against time to collect and preserve the evidence of...

Jewish News Wins 18-Month Legal Battle Against Polish Nationalist Group

BY KATARZYNA MARKUSZ WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — A London-based Jewish newspaper did not have to use the term “German Nazis” an appeals court in Warsaw ruled,...

House of Rothschild & Royal Wine Celebrate 30 Years

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