Israel offers assistance to South Sudan

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Israel has agreed to send a fact-finding mission to the new country of South Sudan to assess how it can best help meet its needs for technological assistance, and help develop its … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: ‘Price tag’ attacks stain all of Israel

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu lit the first candle of Hanuka on Tuesday night at the IDF base that was the focus of a rampage by extremist settler youth last week. He took the … [Read more...]

Technion, Cornell chosen to launch NYC grad school

By JORDANA HORN (The Jerusaelm Post) NEW YORK – A partnership between Cornell University and the Technion won a first-time competition to launch an applied sciences graduate school on Roosevelt … [Read more...]

Netanyahu to ‘New York Times’: Take a hike

By HERB KEINON (The Jerusalem Post) Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is refusing to pen an op-ed piece for The New York Times, signaling the degree to which he is fed up with the influential … [Read more...]

Lebanese Army dismantles rockets aimed at Israel

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Lebanese troops discovered and neutralized four Katyusha rockets in southern Lebanon that were ready to fire at northern Israel on Monday. Last week a rocket launched … [Read more...]

550 Palestinian prisoners released in second stage of swap

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Two months after St.-Sgt. Gilad was freed from five years of Hamas captivity in exchange for 477 terrorists, the remaining 550 Palestinian prisoners were released Sunday … [Read more...]

Israel to build more than 1,000 homes across Green Line

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—The Housing and Construction Ministry published tenders on Sunday for the construction of 1,028 housing units in Jerusalem and its suburbs. The plan was immediately … [Read more...]

Sharansky calls for Pollard’s release

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky called for the immediate release of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in a speech Wednesday night at the Union for Reform Judaism Biennial … [Read more...]

Lebanese banks charged with laundering Hezbollah money

NEW YORK (JWN and agencies)—Federal prosecutors charged three Lebanese banks on Thursday with laundering some $240 million for the Hezbollah terrorist organization through the US used car … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: We won’t let extremists start a religious war

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)— "The law is the law, justice is justice," Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told a meeting of his Likud central committee Thursday night, vowing that Jewish extremists … [Read more...]

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