The growing divide between Orthodox and Reform Jews is creating a significant impact on American Jewish support for the State of Israel. As the Reform sect of Judaism continues to grow, the leaders of these communities are becoming a more focal point of the Israeli government’s outreach initiatives aimed...
In this video by MErcedes-Benz three female entrepreneurs from Silicon Wadi talk about their experiences in Israel's start-up hub – and about the things that make it so special. They visited with the most inspiring women in Silicon Wadi's tech industry – and did not forget to ask them about...
JNS.org Ahead of the Passover holiday, Israel has issued travel advisories cautioning Israelis to avoid vacationing in the Egyptian Sinai, Turkey and Jordan. The Egyptian Sinai received the highest-level travel warning, level one, out of four, described as “a very high concrete threat.” Turkey received a level-two warning, “a high...
Ariel Ben Solomon/JNS.org Pictured above: Jews and Arabs play backgammon during the “Jerusalem Double” championship in Jerusalem Feb. 27, 2017. The backgammon competition aims to foster Jewish-Arab coexistence in Israel. Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. Recently aired TV interviews with young Arabs who moved to major Israeli metropolitan areas underscore the varied and...
JNS.org Pictured above: Israeli soldiers are pictured during a camouflage training course, learning warfare capabilities in complex, forested areas. Credit: Israel Defense Forces. Israel is developing contingency plans to evacuate up to 250,000 civilians living in border communities in the event of a war breaking out with Hamas, Hezbollah or other...
Israel Hayom/ JNS.org Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took to Twitter Sunday to share his views on gender issues and asserted that the objectification of women in Western society is the product of “a Zionist plot.” In a series of tweets for Iranian Mother’s Day, marked on the anniversary of...
JNS.org The number of foreign tourists visiting Israel reached an all-time high of 739,000 in the first quarter of 2017. Israel’s Tourism Ministry reported the record-breaking statistics represent a 24-percent increase from the first quarter of 2016. In the month of March alone, 239,000 tourists arrived in Israel, a 22-percent increase...
Passover is one of the most important times of the year for the Jewish people, and many do not have the resources to celebrate this meaningful holiday. An employee of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews gives a tour of a food packing facility in Israel and shows...
Nachum Segal of the Nachum Segal Network moderated an armchair conversation, “Nefesh B’Nefesh From Montoya Circle to Jerusalem,” between NBN founders Tony Gelbart and Rabbi Josh Fass in honor of NBN’s 15th Anniversary. Broadcast live from the Boca Raton Synagogue, it was a fascinating look back at the storied...
Jeffrey F. Barken/JNS.org Pictured above: Inside the studio of the Israeli start-up SolarPaint. Credit: Courtesy of SolarPaint. In October 2016, SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk unveiled Powerwall II, a new high-performance rechargeable battery powered by a solar roof. These tinted-tile solar shingles mimic the look and feel of traditional roofing...
Israel Hayom/ JNS.org The Israeli economy grew 4 percent in 2016, exceeding projections by 1.2 percentage points and marking the best economic performance for the country since 2012, the Bank of Israel said Wednesday. Israel's economy grew 2.5 percent in 2015 and 3.2 percent in 2014. In its 2016 annual report, the...
Chosen is a YouTube channel that offers mostly Jewish related comedy sketches. One Wish Project is an organization that produces provocative films, interactive educational content, and hands-on social action events focused on conflict resolution, connecting global peoplehood, and humanizing marginalized individuals around the world. In the following video Chosen partnered up...
JNS.org The JCC Association of North America has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to take more immediate action to advance the investigation into the ongoing wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers across the continent. “We are frustrated with the progress in resolving this...
Adam Abrams/JNS.org Pictured above: On Yom HaShoah April 23, 2017, Israeli youths visit a display in Tel Aviv that raises awareness about the living conditions of Holocaust survivors in Israel. Credit: Tomer Neuberg/Flash90. As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the country moved into a state...
JNS.org More than 2,000 Israel advocates and supporters convened at the United Nations headquarters in New York Wednesday to speak out against the BDS movement. The summit was convened by Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon in partnership with leading Jewish and pro-Israel organizations, including the CAMERA media watchdog, AEPi,...


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