(JNS) Amazon is reportedly aiming to open its operations in Israel ahead of the country’s September 17 elections and Jewish holidays, which fall at the very end of the month.
Were the online retailer not ready by
(Israel Hayom/JNS) Israel’s Council for Higher Education (CHE) has earmarked some $56 million to the NSF-BSF, a prestigious joint U.S.-Israel program made up of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF). The funds, which will be allocated over a period of five years, will facilitate
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cemented his standing as the leader of the Israeli right after an unusual set of circumstances led to members of his party unanimously signing a document on Sunday promising that he is their only candidate for prime minister.
“Likud will not give into
The first two halachot of the Rambam’s Mishneh Torah—Sefer Ahava, Hilchot Sefer Torah, seventh perek—deal with the writing of a sefer Torah. In the first: “Every individual is commanded to write a sefer Torah for himself even if he received one from his parents. At the minimum, one should contribute a
Jewish Home Party leader Rabbi Rafi Peretz agreed earlier this week to cede the top slot in a united electoral list to New Right Party leader Ayelet Shaked, sealing a deal that will join the
(JNS) A package containing anti-Semitic and threatening content was received at the Young Israel of Bal Harbour in Southeast Florida on Monday.
Inside the package was a DVD, a photo of someone pointing a gun and anti-Semitic writing, sources told COLLIVE. Police are investigating the
(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed on Monday that the United States will keep the Strait of Hormuz open to maritime traffic amid increasing tensions with Iran, which has repeatedly rejected U.S. overtures to come to the negotiating table.
(Israel Hayom) Israel’s Security Cabinet on Tuesday unanimously approved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to grant 700 building permits to Palestinians in Area C of Judea and
Samaria, together with 6,000
(JNS) A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to prioritize health care for Holocaust survivors.
Introduced on Thursday by 16 Democrats and nine Republicans, the Trauma-Informed Modernization of Eldercare for Holocaust Survivors Act, or the “TIME for Holocaust
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution on Tuesday evening opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel, registering strong opposition to the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS) targeting Israel, noting that BDS is counterproductive to any peaceful
(JNS) Among the some two-dozen 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has sought to position himself as a consensus moderate backing long-held positions within the party. But even with a long track record of executive experience,
(YWN) The National Security Agency announced it is creating a new cybersecurity directorate, which will “unify NSA’s foreign intelligence and cyberdefense missions and is charged with preventing and eradicating threats to national security systems and the Defense Industrial