State Department: Trump’s Choice for UN Ambassador Withdraws

Heather Nauert, President Donald Trump’s choice for ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn from consideration for the job for family reasons, the State Department said on Saturday. Nauert was State Department...

Israel to Ban Reps. Tlaib, Omar From Entering Country

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — Israel’s deputy foreign minister confirmed that Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar will not be allowed to enter the country. “We won’t allow those who deny...

Landmark French Ruling on West Bank Construction and International Law

By Eugene Kontorovich, Volokh Conspiracy  In an important but largely ignored case, a French Court of Appeals in Versailles ruled last week that construction of a light rail system in the Israeli-controlled...

U.S. Groups Emphasize Qatar’s Support for Antisemitic Incitement

A Hamas military drill in the Gaza Strip in March 2018. Photo: Reuters/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa. As President Donald Trump hosted Qatar’s Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani at the White...

Danon: Time Is Running Out on Iran Nuclear Deal

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. Photo: UN / Manuel Elias. Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon warned members of the Security Council on Tuesday that...

IDF Raises Alert Status to Match Spike in Iran-US Tensions

  (JNS) Israel’s defense establishment has heightened its military readiness and alert status in the wake of increased tensions between Tehran and Washington, according to a report by Israel’s Channel 12...

Merkel: Palestinians Must Recognize Israel As ‘Jewish State’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that the Palestinians must recognize Israel as a Jewish state. “There was a series of internal discussions in Israel about this. It’s not...

Abbas: P.A. will not apply to any more international organizations

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said the P.A. will not apply to any more international organizations. In an interview with the Times of Israel published Wednesday, Abbas...

Israel Awards Top Literature Prize to Novelist Critical of Its Policies

Israeli author David Grossman. Photo: REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo. Israel’s national prize for literature, one of its most prestigious honors, is to be awarded this year to novelist David Grossman, an...

2,200 Runners Participate in First International Bible Marathon

The International Bible Marathon. Photo: YouTube screenshot. JNS.org - About 2,200 runners participated in Israel's first annual Bible Marathon on April 9. The race is run along the path taken a...
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This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY ARIELLE KAPLAN In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash “Hamilton“ will be available to stream from the comfort of your...

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  By Dr. Gila Jedwab, DMD A friend of mine who lives in Israel messaged me on Facebook. She said that she went to pray at...

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COVID-19 Update July 2, 2020 I am very sad to report we have seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Nassau County was down to 25 cases...

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