JNS.org A record number of Jews - approximately 1,600 - visited the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during the seven-day Passover holiday this year, breaking last year’s record of 1,015 during the same time, according to non-profit organization Yirah. Additionally, a record number of Jewish visits to the Temple Mount in a...
Shlomtzion Werblowsky posted the following to Facebook on Thursday: Please share! *Support Miki's children – fighting Cancer together!* The pediatric hemato-oncology ward at Hadassah Hospital is in crisis. The chief and five of his amazing doctors have found themselves in an impossible situation – working under conditions dictated by the director...
Listen to the sweet sounds of young students from Beir Raban singing 'Keili Ata' at their Msibat Siddur (Siddur party.) Get OS News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories   
JNS.org An article published by left-wing Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz drew widespread condemnation Wednesday for calling Israel’s national-religious community “more dangerous” than the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah and Palestinian terrorists. In the article titled “More Dangerous than Hezbollah,” columnist Yossi Klein wrote “the national religious are dangerous, more dangerous than...
Noémi Schlosser is currently interviewing the 'Youth of 1948' the men and women who built the State of Israel. She travels with her camera across the country to talk to these men and women who were part of the Hagana and the Palmach, who survived the siege of Jerusalem...
Marijuana users are rejoicing in Israel as the country has proposed to decriminalize personal marijuana use. Up to 15 grams will be allowed if the new policy is approved and it will be enforced in three months. It will mean that first time offenders caught smoking recreational marijuana will be...
JNS.org The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) New Orleans Pelicans last weekend waived forward Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player in the league’s history, after he suffered a broken thumb in his first game with the team. The Pelicans had recently acquired Casspi from the Sacramento Kings as part of their trade...
JNS.org Newly released United Nations documents reveal that the Allied powers knew about the Jewish Holocaust carried out by Hitler’s Nazi regime at least two-and-a-half years earlier than previously thought. As early as December 1942, the United States, the United Kingdom and the former Soviet Union were aware that at...
You think you really know about the Palestinian refugees? This short animated clip covers the story of how they became refugees and why they have stayed that way. It also shows the history of Jewish refugees from Arab lands -- a story that's been ignored -- until now. Watch the...
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is one of the more well-liked mayors of the holy city in recent years. That may have something to do with his timely presence at the scene of the crime on multiple occasions to stop a terror attack, leading to him being lovingly nicknamed "Batman." It...
ACTION ALERT! Sign the petition thanking Nikki Haley for her support of the state of Israel at the UN! The petition will be delivered to Amb. Haley at the end of next month! The new United States Ambassador to the United Nations has taken a strong stance against the shameful...
At this year's AIPAC Conference in Washington D.C., Los Angeles FD firefighter Ben Arnold told the incredible story of how he risked his life to fight fires in Israel twice - first during Operation Protective Edge and again during the fires this fall - and why he would do...
The dates of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Israel—the first trip of its kind by a holder of his office—have been set for July 5-6 as the two countries mark 25 years of diplomatic relations. While the details of Modi’s itinerary are still being worked out, reports...
Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, addressed the Israeli American Council National Conference in Washington, DC and promised that the “cowardly act” of allowing passage of Resolution 2334, which labelled Israel a violator of international law, was “an act of betrayal would never happen again.” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgWLd1bPD1I&w=560&h=315]
Israel announced Wednesday that it’s slashing its payments to the United Nations by $2 million after a series of anti-Israel votes last week. Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said the decision to reduce the annual payments was made following a series of anti-Israel votes at the U.N. Human Rights...


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