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Israeli students’ nanosatellite launched into space

Israeli students’ nanosatellite launched into space

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel successfully launched its first nanosatellite into space Thursday night, June 19, from the Yasny Airbase in Russia, along with 36 other civilian satellites sponsored by… Read more »

Alan Gross’s mother dies

Alan Gross’s mother dies

(JNS.org) The mother of Alan Gross, who has been imprisoned in Cuba since December 2009 after he was sentenced to a 15-year term for bringing communications devices to the country’s… Read more »

Palestinian social media campaign celebrates kidnapping

Palestinian social media campaign celebrates kidnapping

(JNS.org) Palestinian activists have formed their own viral social media campaign to celebrate the June 12 kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers. Called “Three Shalits,” the Palestinian social media campaign references… Read more »

Met cancels simulcast of anti-Israel opera, not live showings

Met cancels simulcast of anti-Israel opera, not live showings

(JNS.org) New York’s Metropolitan Opera (Met) canceled an HD transmission of the anti-Israel opera “The Death of Klinghoffer” following widespread outreach efforts that began with a letter from a media… Read more »

Jack Lew to make first trip to Israel as Treasury Secretary

Jack Lew to make first trip to Israel as Treasury Secretary

(JNS.org) U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew will make his visit trip to Israel in his current position next week to discuss economic cooperation between the two countries. The… Read more »

ADL joins the Redskins brouhaha

ADL joins the Redskins brouhaha

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which in October spoke out against “hurtful and offensive names, mascots and logos” in sports, has signed a letter generated by the Oneida Indian Nation and… Read more »

88 senators voice ‘grave concern’ over Fatah-Hamas government

88 senators voice ‘grave concern’ over Fatah-Hamas government

(JNS.org) Eighty-eight out of 100 U.S. senators signed a letter to President Barack Obama expressing “grave concern” over the unity government between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party and… Read more »

Timberlake in Israel

Timberlake in Israel

“The Holy Land… What an experience. I will never forget this day. #Israel,” tweeted Justin Timberlake, after arriving in Israel at 3 a.m. May 28, and heading straight for the Kotel… Read more »

Jihadists threaten to invade Israel and Jordan

Jihadists threaten to invade Israel and Jordan

\(JNS.org) Jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror group are reportedly threatening to invade Israel and Jordan after their recent victories in Iraq. According to the… Read more »

Senate confirms Fischer as Fed vice chairman

Senate confirms Fischer as Fed vice chairman

(JNS.org) The U.S. Senate on Thursday, June 12 officially confirmed former Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer as vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, the central bank’s second-ranking position… Read more »

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