From the Editor: Jonathan Pollard Is Free at Last

  Jonathan Pollard is finally free to go to Israel and live in the land for which he literally gave so much of his life. Over all these decades, the attitude...

Netanyahu, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

JNS.org – Former First Minister of Northern Ireland Lord David Trimble has nominated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for...

Where Secretary of State Pick Tony Blinken Stands on Jewish Issues

(JTA) — Tony Blinken, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for secretary of state, is the stepson of a Holocaust survivor whose stories shaped his worldview and subsequently his policy decisions,...

Report: Netanyahu Met With Saudi Crown Prince in Saudi Arabia

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — In what would be a first, the Israeli media is reporting that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin...

Jonathan Pollard Freed of Restrictions, May Travel to Israel

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Almost 35 years to the day after his arrest outside the Israeli embassy in Washington D.C., Jonathan Pollard was granted the freedom to do what...

Pompeo Makes Historic Visits to West Bank, Golan Heights

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Mike Pompeo became the first U.S. secretary of state to visit both an Israeli settlement in the West Bank and the Golan Heights, a disputed area...

Knesset Members Propose Giving Diaspora Jews Formal Role in Israeli Affairs

BY LARRY LUXNER How much of a say, if any, should Diaspora Jews have in Israeli affairs? This perennial question, debated often in op-eds and speeches, as well as at Jewish conferences,...

Memoir Accuses Netanyahu of Push Against Obama Administration

In his own words, former U.S. President Barack Obama regarded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “smart, canny, tough…gifted communicator” who engaged in an “orchestrated” push against his...

New York Times: Israeli Operatives Killed Al Qaeda’s No. 2 Leader

Al Qaeda’s second-in-command, accused of helping to mastermind the 1998 bombings of two US embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran in August by Israeli operatives acting at the...

Jewish, Israeli Messages Congratulate Biden on Win

  (JTA) — Israeli leaders and top American Jewish organizations have congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their election victory, despite President Donald Trump protesting the result. Israeli Prime Minister...
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