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Israel providing U.S. with satellite intel on Islamic State

Israel providing U.S. with satellite intel on Islamic State

(JNS.org) Israel is providing the U.S. with satellite images of Islamic State positions, as well as intelligence information on individuals with western passports who have joined the terrorist organization, Reuters reported…. Read more »

Israeli-founded company SuperDerivatives sells for $350 million

Israeli-founded company SuperDerivatives sells for $350 million

(JNS.org) Financial giant Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has agreed to purchase the Israeli-founded SuperDerivatives for an estimated $350 million. The deal is for cash and is expected to be wrapped up… Read more »

J Street co-sponsors event with anti-Israel group at Swarthmore

J Street co-sponsors event with anti-Israel group at Swarthmore

(JNS.org) The self-labeled “pro-Israel, pro-peace” lobby J Street states that it opposes the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel; but its campus arm has sometimes come under scrutiny… Read more »

IDF court indicts Hamas mastermind for teens’ murder

IDF court indicts Hamas mastermind for teens’ murder

(JNS.org) The IDF military court on Thursday, Sept. 4 indicted Hamas mastermind Hussam Kawasme for the kidnapping and murder of Israeli teenagers Gilad Shaar (16), Naftali Frenkel (16), and Eyal… Read more »

Shanghai unveils memorial for WWII Jewish refugees

Shanghai unveils memorial for WWII Jewish refugees

(JNS.org) The Shanghai Jewish Refugee Museum unveiled a memorial dedicated to the 13,732 Jewish refugees who fled to the Chinese city during World War II. A depiction of six Jewish… Read more »

Israel becomes Jordan’s chief gas supplier

Israel becomes Jordan’s chief gas supplier

(JNS.org) Israel has signed a memorandum of understanding with Jordan that will make the Jewish state Jordan’s chief natural gas supplier. According to the memorandum, Israel has informally agreed to… Read more »

Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly converting to Judaism

Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly converting to Judaism

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow is “quietly converting to Judaism,” The New York Post reported. The outlet’s gossip column, Page Six, reported that Paltrow is converting after… Read more »

Academic watchdog lists professors who have called for boycott of Israel

Academic watchdog lists professors who have called for boycott of Israel

(JNS.org) The AMCHA Initiative, an organization that investigates and combats anti-Semitism at academic institutions, released a list of 218 professors identifying as Middle East scholars who have called for a… Read more »

Was Jack the Ripper Jewish?

Was Jack the Ripper Jewish?

(JNS.org) The infamous Victorian-era London serial killer Jack the Ripper was a Jewish barber from Poland, a new book on the 125-year-old mystery claims. Russell Edwards, author of the book… Read more »

Death of two Israeli soldiers raises death toll to 72

Death of two Israeli soldiers raises death toll to 72

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel Defense Forces soldier Netanel Maman, who was hit by shrapnel in a rocket attack near Ashdod last week, died Friday, Aug. 29. Maman died three… Read more »

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