Normalization Represents Boost for Sudan and Israel

JNS.org – Khartoum, Sudan, was the setting for the infamous Arab League summit in 1967 that produced the Khartoum Resolution known as “The Three Nos”: no negotiations with Israel,...

Netanyahu Praises Trump, Hopes Current Policy Will Continue

JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday expressed his hope that America’s current Middle East policy would continue to hold sway in the years to come. Speaking at...

First Jerusalem-Born American Gets US Passport Listing ‘Israel’ as Birthplace

The United States on Friday issued for the first time a passport to a Jerusalem-born American with “Israel” listed as the place of birth instead of the city. The U.S. ambassador...

Jerusalem-Born Americans Can List Israel as Birthplace on US Passports

American citizens born in Jerusalem will now be able to list Israel as their birthplace on their passports, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday, in a nod to...

Knesset Bill Would Require Cooperation on Diaspora Matters

JNS.org – Israeli Minister of Diaspora Affairs Omer Yankelevitch announced on Thursday that she is introducing a Knesset bill that would require government ministries to consult with world Jewry...

Controversy Reflects Increased U.S. Interest in Zionist Congress

BY LARRY LUXNER (JTA) — A virus forced the World Zionist Congress to go virtual for the first time since its founding in 1897. But that didn’t stop last week’s gathering, held...

U.S. Helps Israel and Sudan Reach Deal to Normalize Ties

Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Khartoum the third Arab government...

What I’ve Learned About Emirati Culture As the Chief Rabbi’s Wife

By MICHELLE WALDMAN SARNA, PhD (JTA) — Jews around the world are rightfully celebrating the historic and euphoric peace agreement between Israel and the UAE — and so are Emiratis. In particular, Israelis are looking forward...

Palestinian Official Saeb Erekat in Critical Condition at Israeli Hospital

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — Saeb Erekat is in “critical” condition at an Israeli hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Erekat, who has served as the chief negotiator for the Palestinian Liberation...

Israel Expects Aviation Deal With UAE Within Days

Israel and the United Arab Emirates will sign a commercial aviation deal imminently, an Israeli official said on Tuesday, as the countries cemented newly-normalized relations ahead of reciprocal delegation...
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