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House bill seeks stronger sanctions against Hezbollah

House bill seeks stronger sanctions against Hezbollah

(JNS.org) A bipartisan group of U.S. House of Representatives members have introduced a new resolution to strengthen sanctions against the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah by imposing “severe new sanctions” on… Read more »

Senators urge Obama to deny visa to Iran’s new UN envoy

Senators urge Obama to deny visa to Iran’s new UN envoy

(JNS.org) Twenty-nine U.S. Senators have written a letter to the Obama administration urging the denial of a visa to Hamid Aboutalebi, Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations, over Aboutalebi’s… Read more »

Jonathan Pollard release off the table

Jonathan Pollard release off the table

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The release of jailed Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard is now “out of the mix” as a measure to extend the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, a senior U.S…. Read more »

Poland allows religious kosher slaughter

Poland allows religious kosher slaughter

(JNS.org) The Polish parliament (Sejm) has decided to allow the kosher slaughter of animals for Jewish religious purposes after having forbidden the entire practice in November of 2012. But the… Read more »

Israeli Foreign Ministry strike ends

Israeli Foreign Ministry strike ends

(JNS.org) The Israeli Foreign Ministry strike, which shut down Israeli embassies and consulates around the world for almost two weeks, ended Wednesday, April 2, after the two sides came to… Read more »

Israeli brain surgery module to be unveiled in San Francisco

Israeli brain surgery module to be unveiled in San Francisco

(JNS.org) The Israeli company Mazor Robotics Ltd. will unveil its new Renaissance Guidance System brain module at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) annual meeting in San Francisco next… Read more »

Aliyah from France and Ukraine rise sharply

Aliyah from France and Ukraine rise sharply

(JNS.org) Ukrainian Jewish immigration to Israel has risen 70 percent in 2014 amid the recent political upheaval in that country. According to the Jewish Agency for Israel, 375 new immigrants… Read more »

Israeli Arab wins on Israeli ‘MasterChef’ show

Israeli Arab wins on Israeli ‘MasterChef’ show

(JNS.org) An Israeli-Arab microbiologist and mother of three won the fourth season of Israel’s most popular reality TV show “MasterChef.” Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, 32, who holds a PhD in microbiology and… Read more »

NY rabbi: Ban ‘Jewish groups that support BDS’ from Israel parade

NY rabbi: Ban ‘Jewish groups that support BDS’ from Israel parade

(JNS.org) A prominent Sephardic rabbi has urged leaders from the UJA-Federation of New York and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of New York to bar “Jewish groups that support… Read more »

63% of Israelis oppose prisoner release

63% of Israelis oppose prisoner release

(JNS.org) About 63 percent of Jewish Israelis oppose going ahead with the fourth stage of the Palestinian terrorist prisoner release in exchange for an agreement by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud… Read more »

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