Israel

For $30 million you don't have to choose between a sea view or a city view. Israeli-Italian architect David Fisher has designed the world's first rotating skyscraper. Fisher has had the Dynamic Tower Hotel in Dubai planned since 2008. Its grand opening is scheduled for 2020 and is expected to...
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 The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) New Orleans Pelicans last weekend waived forward Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player in the league’s history, after he suffered a broken thumb in his first game with the team. The Pelicans had recently acquired Casspi from the Sacramento Kings as part of their trade...
An Arab terrorist was shot and eliminated inside an Israeli civilian’s home in Har Hevron after the terrorist left him with light stab wounds Wednesday. The terror attack occurred in the Havat Mor outpost, which is located outside of the Jewish community of Taneh Omerim in the South Hevron Hills. According to an...
JNS.org Pictured above: Palestinian police are deployed during a protest in the Palestinian-majority city of Hebron Feb. 25, 2017. Credit: Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90. A group of leading Republican senators reintroduced legislation Tuesday seeking to cut off all U.S. funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if the PA continues its policy of paying...
The Tzahal Facebook page posted a video of a lone soldier from France being proposed to by her boyfriend. A proposal is always exciting - no matter what language it’s in! Rachel Tzarfati, a lone soldier from France, was surprised to receive a marriage proposal from her boyfriend Raphael, serving in...
JNS.org Pictured above: Amar’e Stoudemire (center) receives the Martin Luther King Jr. Award from Consul General of Israel in New York Dani Dayan (left) and Jewish National Fund CEO Russell Robinson. Credit: Courtesy of Jewish National Fund. Six-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star forward Amar’e Stoudemire, who moved to Israel and...
An Israeli Court Wednesday indicted 39-year-old Valentin Vladimir Mazalevsky on charges of making contact with a foreign agent, attempting illegal travel to an enemy state and obstructing justice. The indictment noted that he supports the Islamic State terror group. Mazalevsky, a convert to Islam who lives in Shibli-Umm al-Ghanam in...
ACTION ALERT! Sign the petition thanking Nikki Haley for her support of the state of Israel at the UN! The petition will be delivered to Amb. Haley at the end of next month! The new United States Ambassador to the United Nations has taken a strong stance against the shameful...
Alex Traiman/JNS.org Pictured above: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in Australia Feb. 25, 2017. Netanyahu reportedly told Bishop in a closed-door meeting that Israel would never give up its military presence in the disputed territories. Credit: Haim Zach/GPO. For the second time in a...
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...