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Israel fears Islamic State threat to Jordan

Israel fears Islamic State threat to Jordan

(JNS.org) Israel’s International Relations and Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz warned last week that Jordan is at risk of invasion from the Islamic State. “If Jordan is in real danger… Read more »

US Senate majority leader: Hamas is just as bad as Islamic State

US Senate majority leader: Hamas is just as bad as Islamic State

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) condemned Hamas and affirmed U.S. support for Israel on Thursday, Sept. 11, calling the failure to condemn Hamas as one would condemn… Read more »

CUNY pro-BDS vote shelved after heated debate

CUNY pro-BDS vote shelved after heated debate

(JNS.org) A last minute resolution to divest from Israel at the City University of New York (CUNY) was shelved Friday night following a strong presence by pro-Israel supporters despite the… Read more »

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett in Tel Aviv

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett in Tel Aviv

(JNS.org) Superstar Lady Gaga performed in front of 20,000 fans in Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park Saturday, Sept. 13. The concert was part of her show “artRave: The ARTPOP Ball.” Later, the singer was… Read more »

Ohio U pro-Israel students arrested

Ohio U pro-Israel students arrested

(JNS.org) The President and CEO of Hillel International Eric Fingerhut has written a letter to Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis Friday criticizing the arrest of four pro-Israel students at a student senate… Read more »

Israel-bashing Illinois professor won’t be re-hired

Israel-bashing Illinois professor won’t be re-hired

(JNS.org) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) trustees voted on Thursday, Sept. 11, not to re-issue a position to Steven Salaita, a former Virginia Tech professor of English who had been… Read more »

Study: All Ashkenazi Jews descend from 350 people

Study: All Ashkenazi Jews descend from 350 people

(JNS.org) A new study conducted at Columbia University, based on the genetic sequencing of 128 Ashkenazi Jews, shows that modern Ashkenazi Jews descend from a small group of about 350 individuals… Read more »

Israel names first female ambassador to Arab state

Israel names first female ambassador to Arab state

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Foreign Ministry announced 12 new diplomatic corps appointments on Sunday, including seven female ambassadors. For the first time, a woman is Israel’s new ambassador to… Read more »

Israeli-American director wins prize at Toronto film festival

Israeli-American director wins prize at Toronto film festival

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli-American director Oren Moverman won the coveted International Federation of Film Critics Award for Special Presentations for his film “Time Out of Mind” at the Toronto… Read more »

Joan Rivers was stood up for Israel

Joan Rivers was stood up for Israel

(JNS.org) No, Meryl Streep wasn’t there crying in five different languages. Still, comedienne Joan Rivers’s funeral on Sunday, Sept. 7, was a “showbiz affair” brimming with celebs and paparazzi –… Read more »

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