(Courtesy of Study in Israel) The Council for Higher Education in Israel (CHE) this week officially launched the national initiative “Study in Israel” to double the number of international students enrolled in Israeli colleges and universities, initially targeting students in North America, China and India. There are currently about
(Combined sources) After at least two people were shot dead on a street in the German city of Halle, the birthplace of composer Georg Freideric Handel, on Wednesday outside a synagogue during Yom Kippur, Chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel, Isaac Herzog released the following statement:
(JNS) Dozens of Palestinians rioted this weekend following the pilgrimage of some 1,000 Jews, under Israeli security escort, to the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem/Nablus to pray. The rioters threw firebombs and burning tires at security personnel. Israeli security forces responded with riot dispersal methods.
There were no Israeli reports of casualties during the
(JNS) The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has issued a stay of execution for a Jewish death-row inmate who was scheduled to die on Oct. 10 for being part of “The Texas Seven” that escaped from prison almost 19 years ago and killed a police officer after they held up a sporting goods store, following allegations that he was sentenced by
“Direct pressure” by donors is the most likely way to induce the United Nations Relief and Works
From its inception, Zionism has advocated for both tangible and spiritual aims. Jews of all persuasions originally formed the movement for the return of the Jewish people to their homeland and the resumption of Jewish sovereignty in the land of Israel. When the internationally known philanthropy Bnai Zion was
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met this week with leaders of parties from the right-wing bloc to discuss the future of negotiations to form a unity government after talks with Blue and White went south, with the center-left list pulling out of a recent scheduled meeting to, in its officials’ own words, “weaken”
(JNS) As coalition negotiations appear to have failed, potentially leading Israel into an unprecedented third round of national elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepared for a pre-indictment hearing with Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit.
Netanyahu’s coalition partners—Yamina,
(JNS) In the annual call on Friday ahead of the Rosh Hashanah holiday between Jewish communal leaders and the president of the United States, U.S. President Donald Trump recalled a friend telling him that neither moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem in May 2018 nor recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights last March was his
(Courtesy of JCT) The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT), a leader in providing high-level science and technology education to
For years, we in Israel thought that the hostile reality at the United Nations was something unalterable. We became impervious to automatic condemnations and stopped getting upset when Palestinian incitement was met with open arms.
To clear the air of the anti-Semitism that pervaded the
(JNS) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next government.
Rivlin said that Netanyahu, who has the backing of 55 Knesset members, six short of a majority, has a higher chance than Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, who had the backing of 54 MKs,