Israel News

Trump Peace Plan Revealed

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As part of President Donald Trump’s proposed plan for Middle East peace unveiled Tuesday, Israel says it will “apply its laws” to the Jordan...

New Competition Provides $1 Million in Grants to Combat BDS and Israel Delegitimization

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The Genesis Prize Foundation and 2019 Genesis Prize laureate Robert Kraft have launched a competition that will award grants to Israeli organizations on the...

240 Congress Members Sign Letter to UN Chief Calling for Israel’s Defense Against Hezbollah

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Some 240 Congress members have signed on to a bipartisan letter to the U.N. secretary-general calling for an international effort to defend Israel and...

With Gantz Having Failed to Secure a Coalition, What’s Next for Israel?

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By Dov Lipman | JNS Just hours before Wednesday’s midnight deadline, Blue and White leader Benny Gantz returned the mandate to form a government to...

Trump Administration, in Change of US Policy, Says Israeli Settlements Aren’t Illegal

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The Trump administration will no longer regard West Bank Jewish settlement as illegal, another dramatic change that aligns it with Israel’s right-wing government. Secretary of...

Maimonides Society Hosts Discussion on Gene Editing

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Correction: In the original version of this article, Dr. Kahn was quoted as saying "congenital death" was listed as an issue that could be...

Netanyahu Reaches Out to Form Government With Rival — And Gets Rejected

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The nearly-final election results give Blue and White a two-seat lead over Netanyahu’s Likud party, 33 to 31.

Near the End of a Tight Race, Examining the Options

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"We are cautious, and we have learned from the past; we are waiting for real results."

Rabbi Reuven Hammer, a pioneer of Conservative Judaism in Israel, dies at 86

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  Rabbi Reuven Hammer, one of the pioneers of Conservative Judaism in Israel, has died at age 86. Hammer moved to Israel in the 1970s and...

DNA Is No Answer

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In a ruling last week, Israel’s Supreme Rabbinical Court made clear that DNA testing cannot be used to answer the religious and politically sensitive...