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Friday, August 18, 2017

Israel/World

Iran’s Role in Temple Mount Clashes Revealed

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The recent clashes in and around the Temple Mount were fueled in part by the Iranian government, Palestinian sources told Israel Hayom this week.

The clashes erupted after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors at entry points to the site in response to

New Poll Shows Drop in Support for Two-State Solution

(JNS.org) Researchers have found a drop in support for a two-state solution among both the Israeli and Palestinian populations.

Lead researchers Dr. Dahlia Scheindlin and Dr. Khalil Shikaki Tuesday revealed the results of a survey, conducted in June and early July, which included interviews with

American and Israeli Companies Announce Cyber Defense Partnership

(JNS.org) The American cybersecurity company CyberReadyUSA announced this week the start of a new partnership with the Israel Electric Company (IEC) to implement Israeli cyber defense technology for thwarting cyberattacks in America.

The deal, signed between CyberReadyUSA and IEC

Record Number of Jews Ascend Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av

(JNS.org) More than 1,000 Jews ascended the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem Tuesday during the fast of Tisha B’Av to commemorate the destruction of the Jewish temples that once existed at the holy site.

The Yeraeh organization, which encourages Jewish visitation and prayer rights at

Jews of Crumbling Venezuela Try to Stay Optimistic

In a country on the brink of becoming a dictatorship and whose second-in-command is a vocal opponent of Israel and the West, members of the shrinking Jewish community say they’re still “living in a bubble.” For now.

The lines at the passport control booths at the main airport in Caracas,

Chidon Prep With Ruby Stepansky Is Now Open

It is again time to begin the learning and review of the U.S. Chidon Tanach/Bible Contest material. The first session will be on September 10, 2017, and will continue up to the U.S. Nationals on April 29, 2018.

Young women are invited from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., and young men from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. It is officially for grades six through

Israel Removes Temple Mount Metal Detectors in Favor of ‘Advanced Technologies’

(JNS.org) Israel decided Monday to remove the metal detectors at the Temple Mount in favor of “security measures based on advanced technologies.” The metal detectors had been installed following the recent terror attack that killed two Israeli policemen near the holy site.

After

Israeli Guard Stabbed by Jordanian Terrorist Returns Home After Diplomatic Standoff

(JNS.org) An Israeli embassy security guard who was stabbed by a Jordanian terrorist Sunday has returned to Israel following a tense diplomatic standoff between the neighboring countries.

All Israeli diplomats serving in the Arab nation, including Ambassador to Jordan Einat Shlain and the

Hamas, Fatah Call For Another Day of Rage Over Temple Mount Standoff

(TPS) Walking behind a model of the al-Aqsa Mosque, thousands of Hamas gunmen marched in Gaza City Wednesday as the Islamic terror group’s leadership called for another day of rage on Friday in the capital.

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mah­moud Abbas’s Fatah Party also called for its

Israel Hit With Rocket Fire From Gaza Multiple Times Amid Temple Mount Tension

(JNS.org) Israel has been hit with rocket fire from Hamas-ruled Gaza multiple times since Sunday morning, amid escalating tension over the Temple Mount holy site in Jerusalem.

A rocket fired from Hamas-controlled Gaza landed in Israel’s Eshkol Regional Council in the northwestern Negev Sunday

Israel Closes Diplomatic Relations in Turkey Following Protests

(Andrew Friedman/TPS) Israel has closed all diplomatic missions in Turkey as tensions between Ankara and Jerusalem continue to heat up over the ongoing standoff at the Temple Mount.

According to unconfirmed reports, the foreign ministry said that the decision to temporarily shutter the embassy

Move to Open Gaza-Egypt Border in August Is Expected to Ease Electricity Crisis

(JNS.org) Former Gaza security chief Mohammed Dahlan claims the Hamas-ruled territory can expect to see the easing of its electricity crisis due to the opening of its border with Egypt in August.

The exiled Palestinian Fatah faction leader, who is currently based in the United Arab Emirates,