Facebook reinstated the official page of the Palestinian Fatah political party just days after initially shuttering it following a rash of posts glorifying terrorism and murder against Israelis.   Facebook originally shut down the page over a picture of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat holding a rifle that belonged to an...
Work had to be  halted after construction workers made a gruesome discovery of two bodies in the hard ground.  ZAKA was called in and they worked for hours to carefully remove the remains of the two soldiers in uniforms and helmets at a Jerusalem construction site. “This is not a situation we...
You can call it a Purim miracle.. Israel entered the tournament as the lowest-ranked and last team to qualify at 41st in the world. Slowly but surely the Israelis inched their way up as they  beat third-ranked South Korea, then  fourth-ranked Taiwan and ninth-ranked Netherlands to finish with a 3-0 record. [youtube...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The American pop band Backstreet Boys will perform in Israel. The band, whose popularity was at its peak in the 1990s, will play one concert in April in the central city of Rishon Lezion. The concert was announced on Monday afternoon and is based on the band’s Las Vegas show in...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport will undergo upgrades and expansions at a cost of $1.43 billion. The Israel Airport Authority announced the plans on Monday, saying the upgrades are necessary to accommodate an expected 50 percent increase in passenger turnover in the next five years, the Israeli...
Happy Birthday Prime Minister Netanyahu! The Prome minister was born October 21, 1949 and is 68 today.
Noémi Schlosser is currently interviewing the 'Youth of 1948' the men and women who built the State of Israel. She travels with her camera across the country to talk to these men and women who were part of the Hagana and the Palmach, who survived the siege of Jerusalem...
The saying in the IDF is “The army marches on its stomach,” stressing the importance of feeding combat soldiers well. That being the case, a soldier in Nachal Chareidi photographed the meal he and his colleagues were served, noting when it comes to chareidi soldiers there appears to be...
Adam Abrams/JNS.org Pictured above: Marwan Barghouti in an Israeli court Aug. 14, 2002. Credit: Flash90. A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York Times op-ed that omitted his crimes and terrorist organization membership and sparked scathing rebuke from the international community, the newspaper added a brief editor’s...
After years of arguing, an agreement has been finalized ordering all stores in the Yerushalayim neighborhoods of Beis Yisroel, Meah Shearim and Shmuel HaNavi to close by 11 PM each night. The neighborhood is home to many yeshivas, including Yeshivas Mir, leaving hundreds if not thousands of bochurim who are finishing...
Meet Tal Shaulov, an Israeli soldier who took over some of the major social media sites thanks to his video of crazy trick shot with a soccer ball. The 21-year-old has only been doing trick shots for a year and a half. "I always had the skills ot do trick...
Britney Spears, the American pop star arrived Sunday in Israel ahead of her concert scheduled for the following evening at Yarkon Park in Tel Aviv. It was her first visit to Israel. Excited fans mobbed Spears, including jumping on her, during her visit to the Jewish holy site in Jerusalem, the...
Tel Aviv city hall lit up in Solidarity with London.
A very moving moment was captured on camera  when the students of the Fainberg high school in Petach Tikvah, Israel,  surprise their 70-year-old security guard named Eli on his birthday. Eli was brought to tears. This was not a first time occurrence. Last year the same students surprised their beloved security...
JNS.org A new high-speed rail line connecting Israel’s holy city to its leading metropolis—Jerusalem to Tel Aviv—is set to revolutionize transportation in the Jewish state when it becomes operational at the beginning of 2018. The ambitious 10-year effort to construct a high-speed rail link between the two cities is the...


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