(JNS.org) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reaffirmed his recognition of Judaism’s historic ties to Jerusalem and the Temple Mount last week, during a meeting with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder in New York.
The meeting took place just hours after
(JNS.org) Over 2,000 pro-Israel activists and supporters convened at the United Nations headquarters in New York Wednesday to speak out against the boycott, divestment and sanction (BDS) movement.
The summit was convened by Israel’s Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon, in partnership
(JNS.org) The U.S., Russia and Israel have reportedly agreed on the need to restrain and eventually expel Iran and its terror proxies from Syria.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a consensus with the U.S. and Russia that pro-Iranian forces such as the Shi’a terrorist
(JNS.org) The Trump administration is reportedly exploring whether or not to hold an Israeli-Palestinian peace summit that would be attended by Arab leaders from the Gulf states.
According to Israeli sources quoted by the Jerusalem Post, U.S. officials are quietly looking into the
(JNS.org) While attending the Arab League Summit in Jordan, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas vehemently denied speculation regarding the possibility of the Palestinian leadership presenting a new peace plan.
“There are no new peace plans or initiatives,” Abbas said in an interview published Wednesday by the Jordanian daily
Washington—In recent years, the AIPAC lobby’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the emerging and later finalized Iran nuclear deal, tension between the Obama administration and Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial speech to Congress, and the surprising rise of candidate and now
A Jewish teenager with dual Israeli and American citizenship living in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon was arrested Thursday in connection to the wave of more than 100 bomb threats against JCCs and other Jewish institutions across North America since the beginning of 2017.
The suspect, 19, was arrested by Israel’s Lahav 433 police unit
Kfar Saba—Pesach, traditionally also known as Chag Ha’Aviv (holiday of the spring), is aptly nicknamed as it virtually always takes place during the few weeks where Israel is neither too cold nor too hot. In fact, as natives and tourists alike can attest, Pesach is one of the most
Tamar Nissel is studying in Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim (MMY). She is from Teaneck, New Jersey, attended the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey for elementary school and Maayanot for high school. Her family davens at Congregation Rinat Yisrael. Tamar is also the daughter of JLNJ contributor Andrea Nissel
At press time, four people had been confirmed dead, a police officer had been stabbed and as many as 40 people had been run over outside London’s Parliament building as it was in session on Wednesday. The incident was being treated as a terror attack. London’s metropolitan police were called to the Parliament building
(JLNJ Staff and combined sources) On Tuesday morning, Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston was evacuated after receiving a telephoned bomb threat. Its on-campus preschool was evacuated as well.
The Essex County Sheriff’s Department and Livingston Police Department, including its bomb squad and K-9
(JNS.org) 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 studying in Israel for his gap year before his