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Germany to loosen immigration restrictions for Ukrainian Jews

Germany to loosen immigration restrictions for Ukrainian Jews

(JNS.org) The German government announced June 26 that it will ease immigration restrictions on Jews from Ukraine over Jews from other former Soviet republics. To that end, Germany will be… Read more »

Brussels museum shooter to be extradited to Belgium

Brussels museum shooter to be extradited to Belgium

(JNS.org) A French court has ordered that Mehdi Nemmouche – the suspected shooter at the Brussels Jewish museum last month – be extradited to Belgium, where he would be tried… Read more »

Obama to Peres: U.S. attorney general will review Pollard case

Obama to Peres: U.S. attorney general will review Pollard case

(JNS.org) Israeli President Shimon Peres met with President Barack Obama on June 25 at the White House on his last foreign trip before leaving office next month. At the meeting,… Read more »

Netanyahu blasts Presbyterians

Netanyahu blasts Presbyterians

(JNS.org) Speaking to a Jerusalem gathering of nearly 300 international Jewish journalists on Sunday, June 22, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) for its vote to… Read more »

Mother of kidnapped teen addresses UNHRC

Mother of kidnapped teen addresses UNHRC

(JNS.org) Rachel Frankel, the mother of one of the kidnapped Israeli teens, told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that she is living “every mother’s nightmare” as she urged… Read more »

Adelsons to donate $25 million to Ariel U.

Adelsons to donate $25 million to Ariel U.

(JNS.org) U.S. businessman and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson and his wife Dr. Miriam Adelson will donate $25 million to Israel’s Ariel University, located in Judea and Samaria. The donation is for… Read more »

Israeli teen killed by mortar fire from Syria

Israeli teen killed by mortar fire from Syria

(JNS.org) The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched air strikes on military positions inside Syria over the weekend, in response to a cross-border attack that left one Israeli teenager dead. In… Read more »

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 »

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