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News / JNS - 2 days ago

Biden picks Dana Stroul to lead Pentagon’s Mideast desk

U.S. President Joe Biden has picked Dana Stroul to lead the Pentagon’s Middle East desk, reported Al-Monitor. Stroul, currently a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, was a senior official on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Comm...

News / JNS - 2 days ago

Benny Begin to join Gideon Sa’ar’s New Hope Party

Former Israeli minister Benny Begin announced on Thursday that he is joining Gideon Sa’ar’s New Hope Party as a candidate for the Knesset in Israel’s upcoming March 23 elections, the party said in a statement. Begin, the son of the late Israeli Prime...

News / JNS - 3 days ago

StoreDot batteries pass five-minute electric-vehicle hurdle

Israeli startup StoreDot announced this week that it has produced 1,000 of its XFC extra-fast-charging electric car batteries. StoreDot’s proprietary lithium-ion batteries can be charged to full capacity in just five minutes, compared with 30 to 40 m...

News / JNS - 3 days ago

Israel’s UN envoy steps into role of US ambassador

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan on Thursday assumed the role of ambassador to the United States, taking over from Ron Dermer, who held the position for the past seven years. This is the first time in 50 years that an Israeli dipl...