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JNS.org Pictured above: Ezra Schwartz with his high school diploma from the Maimonides School in Brookline, Mass. Credit: Maimonides School via Facebook. Palestinian terrorist Mohammed Abdel Basset al-Kharoub, who murdered American teen Ezra Schwartz, 18, in November 2015, received four life sentences from Israel’s Ofer military court. Schwartz, a Massachusetts native, was...
JNS.org Pictured above: The USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Cape St. George transition through the Strait of Hormuz in May 2012. (Illustrative photo.) Credit: U.S. Navy. Multiple Iranian Revolutionary Guard fast-attack vessels came close to a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz Saturday, forcing the ship to change direction,...
JNS.org Texas became the latest U.S. state to pass legislation targeting the anti-Israel BDS movement Thursday. The Texas House of Representatives unanimously passed HB89, which prohibits the state from contracting with or investing in entities that boycott Israel. “This legislation serves to protect the bond and preserve the relationship between Israelis...
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JNS.org The JCC Association of North America has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to take more immediate action to advance the investigation into the ongoing wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers across the continent. “We are frustrated with the progress in resolving this...
Adam Abrams/JNS.org Pictured above: On Yom HaShoah April 23, 2017, Israeli youths visit a display in Tel Aviv that raises awareness about the living conditions of Holocaust survivors in Israel. Credit: Tomer Neuberg/Flash90. As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the country moved into a state...
Ariel Ben Solomon/JNS.org Pictured above: Jews and Arabs play backgammon during the “Jerusalem Double” championship in Jerusalem Feb. 27, 2017. The backgammon competition aims to foster Jewish-Arab coexistence in Israel. Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. Recently aired TV interviews with young Arabs who moved to major Israeli metropolitan areas underscore the varied and...
1,867 attendees became a part of history as Mobileye, set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the most people using virtual reality displays during a presentation at the 2017 YPO EDGE in Vancouver. Israeli Mobileye Co-founder and CEO Ziv Aviram, a YPO member, surprised the gathering of YPO...
Nachum Segal of the Nachum Segal Network moderated an armchair conversation, “Nefesh B’Nefesh From Montoya Circle to Jerusalem,” between NBN founders Tony Gelbart and Rabbi Josh Fass in honor of NBN’s 15th Anniversary. Broadcast live from the Boca Raton Synagogue, it was a fascinating look back at the storied...
Nefehs B'Nefesh posted the following account to their Facebook page yesterday: "It has been a month since I came to the Nefesh B’Nefesh office to complete my Aliyah process and receive my Teudat Zehut (complete with the traditional unflattering ID photo). And here I am, plugging along with my Hebrew...
JNS.org The number of foreign tourists visiting Israel reached an all-time high of 739,000 in the first quarter of 2017. Israel’s Tourism Ministry reported the record-breaking statistics represent a 24-percent increase from the first quarter of 2016. In the month of March alone, 239,000 tourists arrived in Israel, a 22-percent increase...
JNS.org Pictured above: Syrian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari addresses the media in New York, April 20, 2016. Credit: UN Photo/Elma Okic. Syrian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari Wednesday accused Israel of providing direct support to the Islamic State terror group in Syria during a...
JNS.org More than 2,000 Israel advocates and supporters convened at the United Nations headquarters in New York Wednesday to speak out against the BDS movement. The summit was convened by Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon in partnership with leading Jewish and pro-Israel organizations, including the CAMERA media watchdog, AEPi,...
JNS.org Pictured above: Israeli Saar 5 ships. (Illustrative photo.) Credit: Israel Defense Forces. Israel’s Naval commando unit, Shayetet 13, and the U.S. Navy SEALs participated in a joint drill last week that sought to increase cooperation between the two elite forces. The intensive drill, conducted in Israel, involved practicing ship...
Jeffrey F. Barken/JNS.org Pictured above: Inside the studio of the Israeli start-up SolarPaint. Credit: Courtesy of SolarPaint. In October 2016, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk unveiled Powerwall II, a new high-performance rechargeable battery powered by a solar roof. These tinted-tile solar shingles mimic the look and feel of traditional roofing...


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