A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump interrupted a police interrogations into Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, who was on Monday evening being questioned for a fourth time over suspicions of corruption, according to Reuters. Not long after sitting down with police investigators, one aide said, Netanyahu briefly excused himself...
Israel Hayom/JNS.org Pictured above: A parchment page from the 400-year-old Book of Esther scroll that will be uploaded to the website of Israel's national library. Credit: National Library of Israel. As the Purim holiday approaches, the National Library of Israel has put a 400-year-old hand-illustrated copy of the Book of...
Professor Alan Dershowitz spoke at the 2017 StandWithUs Anti-BDS Conference. In his address he said to "never apologize for being a strong Jew." Watch the inspirational segment from his speech here: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories   
JNS.org Israel shocked the baseball world Monday, beating heavily favored host nation South Korea 2-1 in 10 innings in the opening game of the World Baseball Classic (WBC) tournament. With Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred in attendance at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, Israel’s Scott Burcham broke a 1-1...
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...
Only 18 African infiltrators have entered Israel illegally since January 2016, the lowest number in recent years, the quarterly report of the Israeli Interior Ministry's Population and Immigration Authority has found. Before the construction of the Israel-Egypt border fence, a project proposed by the Israel Defense Forces and authorized by...
The lines, the food, the cats... The Israeli website Mako asked a number of people who immigrated to Israel recently to talk about how life looks for those who only just got there - and their answers are only too correct. Watch it here (in Hebrew and English with Hebrew...
Nefesh B'Nefesh posted the following story to their Facebook page Sunday: International Women's Day Spotlight! Our Olim stay busy in some of the most interesting ways... “I made Aliyah as a bright-eyed high school graduate from a small town in Rhode Island in July 2004 (I was the only one in...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is heading to Moscow on Thursday to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin and voice his opposition to what he claims are Iran's attempts to establish a permanent military foothold in Syria. "In the framework of a (future peace agreement) or without one, Iran is attempting...
 Facebook reinstated the official page of the Palestinian Fatah political party just days after initially shuttering it following a rash of posts glorifying terrorism and murder against Israelis.   Facebook originally shut down the page over a picture of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat holding a rifle that belonged to an...
Hananya Naftali is Christian Israeli IDF soldier and a huge Israel supporter who takes to social media to show his support. In the following video he interviews Mahdi Satri, 17, a Israeli Arab Muslim from Akko. Mahdi will not be going by that name much longer, as he is converting...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to Facebook to comment on the public protest against a street named after arch-terrorist Yasser Arafat at the Arab city of Jatt, in the northern Haifa District. "I spoke about this with Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, who made it clear that the ministry has not...
A man arrested by the FBI in connection with bomb threats made against Jewish community centers across the country is an anti-Trump leftist who recently converted to Islam. Federal authorities arrested Juan M. Thompson, a 31-year-old former reporter from St. Louis, Friday in connection with at least eight bomb threats called...
David Rubinger, Israel's most famous photographer has died at the age of 92. Rubinger's black-and-white images were the iconic images that tell the story of the Jewish state from it's birth, throughout  good times and bad. Think of a popular photograph from Israel, and chances are it was taken by David Rubinger. The iconic...
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...


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