Gulf and African delegates arrive in Israel to discuss ties
March 30, 2023 — More than 20 guests, some from countries that have no diplomatic ties with Israel, arrive for a historic conference in Jerusalem tackling war on terror and radicalization, desalination and food security
Israel launches new Ofek-13 spy satellite into orbit
March 29, 2023 — Reconnaissance asset developed with Israel Aerospace Industries will provide military with better quality images than its predecessors
Hebrew University researchers discover how pancreatic cancer spreads through body
March 28, 2023 — Study published in Nature holds out hope for patients by pointing to an existing drug that could undergo trials for use in fighting metastases
Netanyahu expected to say he will end his legislative revolution
March 28, 2023 — Prime minister delays expected statement for hours as coalition partner Itamar Ben-Gvir threatens to resign from government
Military Intel soldier jailed for 27 months for leaking classified information
March 24, 2023 — Two civilians who received top-secret info from soldier and published it on social media still awaiting trial
Netanyahu: 'No Law' Will Pass in Knesset That 'Harms Christianity'
March 23, 2023 — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded Wednesday to a chorus of concern from evangelical Christians in the U.S. and from believers in Israel related to a bill introduced by two ultra-Orthodox of members of Israel’s Knesset would make it a criminal offense to persuade anyone to convert to another religion.
Knesset Passes Law Reversing 2005 Disengagement in Northern Samaria
March 22, 2023 — In a history-making vote Tuesday, Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, voted to repeal the Disengagement Law applying to Samaria, where four communities were dismantled.
Digital terror, hate ‘report card’ shows social media fails to police antisemitism, Holocaust denial
March 22, 2023 — “What this report card shows us are that those seeds of hate are the precursors to physical violence,” Eric Dinowitz, chair of the New York City Council’s Jewish Caucus, tells JNS.
Israel Bolsters Security in Judea, Samaria, Jerusalem as Ramadan Approaches
March 21, 2023 — Security officials are sending more police and soldiers to Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) and Jerusalem in advance of the month-long holiday of Ramadan, which begins Wednesday and Thursday.
Israel soars to 4th place in global happiness list, highest since ranking started
March 20, 2023 — UN-sponsored index, based on data from 2020-2022, predates government’s divisive judicial overhaul plan; list is again topped by Finland, with US 15th, Britain 19th and France 21st
Terror experts worry Hezbollah may have bombed Israel without footprints
March 17, 2023 — It hasn’t conducted an attack in Israel for 17 years, said Liram Koblentz-Stenzler of the global far-right extremism desk at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism and a visiting Yale fellow.
At least four dead in IDF raid in Jenin
March 17, 2023 — Amongst those killed are a relative of the terrorist Raad Hazem who carried out the 2022 attack in Tel Aviv and was affiliated with the Hamas terror group; Ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, the IDF says it is on heightened alert and conducting counter-terrorism operations