Dozens Injured in Gaza During Violent Independence Day Protests

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinian demonstrations on the Gaza border to mark the anniversary of Israel’s founding turned into riots in which dozens were injured in  clashes with Israeli troops. Some 10,000...

Hackers Interrupt Eurovision Broadcast With Fake Missile Warning

Hackers interrupted the Eurovision Song Contest broadcast on the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (Kan) website Tuesday, streaming a fake Israel Defense Forces video message warning all viewers near the...

Trump Celebrates Anniversary of Jerusalem Embassy Move

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN(JTA) — One year after the United States moved its embassy to Jerusalem, President Donald Trump called it “a proud reminder of our strong relationship with Israel.” Trump referenced...

High Court to Review Decision to Close Temple Mount on Jerusalem Day

Israel’s High Court of Justice is scheduled to discuss on Thursday a petition against a decision this week by Jerusalem District Police commander Maj. Gen. Doron Yedid to close...

Join the May 21 NORPAC Mission to Washington, D.C.

By Trudy Stern As I sit at my desk ready to write my usual yearly article about the importance of going on the annual NORPAC mission, I realize that there...

Palestinian Official Hanan Ashrawi Denied US Visa

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Hanan Ashrawi, the longtime Palestinian spokeswoman and commentator, said the Trump administration turned down her request for a visa to visit her family. “No reason...

Israeli Spyware at Center of WhatsApp Surveillance Storm

By EYTAN HALON - Jerusalem Post The secretive NSO Group is the developer of Pegasus, its flagship software capable of controlling and collecting information from target mobile devices. A vulnerability in...

Israeli Drug Manufacturer Teva at Center of Antitrust Lawsuit

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israeli company Teva is a key target in a lawsuit brought by 44 states claiming that 20 drugmakers colluded to divide up the market...

Ben-Gurion Airport to Undergo Massive Expansion

Israel’s Transportation Ministry recently approved a major expansion plan for the country’s Ben-Gurion International Airport, according to which approximately 860,000 square feet of floor space will be added, along...

East Jerusalem Men Accused of Planning Tel Aviv Beach Shooting

(JNS) Two residents of East Jerusalem were charged Sunday with planning to carry out a shooting attack at a Tel Aviv beach. According to the indictments filed in Jerusalem District...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

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