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Hamas, Fatah have agreed to join forces against Israel

(Israel Hayom and JNS staff via JNS) — Hamas deputy political chief Saleh al-Arouri said on Monday that due to recent events in the region, the terrorist organization and its political rival, Fatah, had agreed to join forces. In an interview with...

 

Saving Jacob's Sheep

Jenna Lewinsky is panicked, rightly so. She's facing eviction. But it's not a bank that is forcing her to give up her home. She's not done anything wrong. In fact, she's done everything right. Many pe...

 

Historic flight from Israel arrives in UAE

(JNS) - The first commercial flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates touched down in Abu Dhabi on Monday, carrying a delegation of U.S. and Israeli officials. El Al Flight 971 - numbered to...

 
 By Yair Altman    News    September 11, 2020

Families of murdered Israeli teens file 'unprecedented' lawsuit against Hamas

(Israel Hayom via JNS) - The families of three Israeli teenage boys who were abducted and murdered by Hamas terrorists in Judea and Samaria in June 2014 - sparking "Operation Protective Edge" later...

 

From annexation to normalization

(JNS) — Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said on Thursday that his government has moved away from plans to extend sovereignty to the Jordan Valley, and Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, in the wake of the recent U....

 
 By Ariel Kahana    News    September 4, 2020

'I hope sovereignty is a matter of when, not if,' says former US envoy

(Israel Hayom via JNS) — Former U.S. Special Representative for Middle East Affairs Jason Greenblatt on Wednesday called on those who oppose the suspension of Israel’s sovereignty initiative in favor of peace with the United Arab Emirates to...

 

Israel's COVID-19 task force director apologizes for asking Ukraine to ban Uman visits

(JNS) - Israel's national coronavirus project coordinator Ronni Gamzu apologized on Thursday for bypassing the country's political echelon and directly contacting Ukraine's President Volodymyr...

 

Rabbi recovering after 4 months on a ventilator

(JTA) - At a moment when the world could use a dose of hope, along comes Rabbi Yehuda "Yudi" Dukes. In late March, Dukes was hospitalized in New York with COVID-19, a week after the otherwise healthy...

 

Israel's 'Light Blade' laser system said to have near-perfect interception rate

(Israel Hayom via JNS) - In just 10 days, Israel's "Light Blade" laser system, deployed on the Gaza border, downed 150 explosives-laden balloons launched toward Israel from the Hamas-controlled...

 
 By Josh Hasten    News    August 28, 2020

Coronavirus chief: 'Israel has lowest mortality rate in world'

(JNS) — According to Israel’s Coronavirus Project coordinator, Ronni Gamzu, his main goal right now is to combat and contain the virus “without implementing a full lockdown on the country.” “I am not sure we will succeed, but I am...

 

Israeli archaeologists unearth 1,300-year-old church near Jesus' Mount of Transfiguration

(JNS) - Israeli archaeologists have announced that they have unearthed a 1,300-year-old Byzantine-era church in the Lower Galilee in the village of Kfar Kama near Mount Tabor, which Christians...

 

Israel starts clinical trial of plasma-derived Covid drug

Physicians at Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem report promising early results of a clinical study in which they are treating Covid-19 patients with immunoglobulin derived from the...

 

Israel and UAE reach US-brokered deal to normalize relations

(JTA) — In a diplomatic breakthrough, Israel and the United Arab Emirates are normalizing ties. The deal was finalized in a phone call on Thursday, Aug. 13, between President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Sheikh...

 
 By Israel Kasnett    News    August 21, 2020

Israel's historic deal with the UAE could be just the beginning

(JNS) - A joint statement by U.S. President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, announcing the "Abraham Acco...

 

Israeli corona discovery: Tuberculosis shots could help

Vaccinations against Tuberculosis administered in the last 15 years may provide additional protection against COVID-19 to people under 24 years of age, according to a new study published recently in the medical journal Vaccines. Dr. Nadav Rappoport...

 
 By Yaakov Lappin    News    August 21, 2020

The quiet race between the Israel Navy and Gaza's armed terror factions

(JNS) - As it conducts its mission to defend southern Israeli communities and vital strategic sites, the Israel Navy is also engaged in a quiet arms race with Israel's adversaries in the Gaza Strip -...

 

Palestinian arsonists scorch the biblical heartland of Israel

Arab arsonists set fire to the ancient Susya archaeological site in Judea during Tisha B'Av. "This is among the activities of our 'peaceful neighbors' when they aren't building on our land," said...

 

Netanyahu agrees to delay budget deadline, staving off new elections

(JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that he had agreed to support legislation that would delay the collapse of the government by putting off the deadline for passing the state budget. The bill, proposed by the Derech...

 
 By Larry Luxner    News    August 14, 2020

Israeli scientists identify new culprit behind cancerous growths: tumor-specific bacteria

REHOVOT, Israel - Despite their reputation, most bacteria are harmless. Many are vital to human life. Others, however, cause infections that lead to fatal diseases ranging from tuberculosis to...

 

Storage center dates from Kingdom of Judah

(JNS) - In excavations in Jerusalem near the U.S. embassy conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority, more than 120 of some of the largest and most important collections of seal impressions stamped...

 

Israel donates third water generator to Gaza Strip

(JNS) - According to the U.N. Trade and Development Commission, some 95 percent of Gaza's groundwater supply is found to be unfit for consumption. The Gaza Strip suffers from a water shortage in...

 
 By Sam Sokol    News    August 7, 2020

A bipartisan protest movement is rocking Israel and growing by the week

TEL AVIV (JTA) - Noam Ofer might have been an unlikely candidate to join Israel's burgeoning protest movement. At 76, he is older than most of the people who have taken to the streets in recent weeks...

 

4 Israeli inventions that purify the air of Covid-19

(ISRAEL21c) - Remember when pollution was our worst respiratory worry? Now, scientists say airborne virus particles may be the main cause of Covid-19 infections. In the face of new evidence, the...

 
 By Eliana Rudee    News    July 31, 2020

'Paradigm has shifted,' as Israel emerges as pillar

(JNS) - In somewhat of a role reversal, Israel has emerged during the global coronavirus crisis as the main supporter of Jewish communities worldwide. In a Wednesday briefing with Jewish Agency for...

 
 By Israel 21c staff    News    July 24, 2020

New drug may stop Covid-19

(ISRAEL21c) - Could a well-known cholesterol-lowering drug help treat Covid-19? A research team led by Hebrew University of Jerusalem Prof. Yaakov Nahmias says that early research looks promising....

 

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