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UNRWA head: 2020 to be a ‘difficult’ year with fund cuts, Israeli pressure

UNRWA head: 2020 to be a ‘difficult’ year with fund cuts, Israeli pressure

Christian Saunders also said Israel was seeking to replace UNRWA services for Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem with those of its own.   The interim… Read More ›

Is defense minister there to protect Netanyahu or Israel?

Is defense minister there to protect Netanyahu or Israel?

Opinion: Naftali Bennett was given his long-coveted job in an attempt by the prime minister to secure his own political survival and escape his criminal… Read More ›

IDF strikes Hamas in Gaza in response to explosive balloons from Strip

IDF strikes Hamas in Gaza in response to explosive balloons from Strip

Israeli helicopter hits terror infrastructure in northern part of Palestinian territory, army says, following at least 2 airborne bombs landing in southern Israel   Israeli… Read More ›

MAILBAG: Recovery And Hope From The Daf

MAILBAG: Recovery And Hope From The Daf

NEW YORK (VINnews/Zvi Gluck) — Like so many others, I left MetLife Stadium after the Siyum HaShas celebrating the culmination of the 13th study cycle… Read More ›

Facebook has cancelled efforts to put ads in WhatsApp, more than a year after its founders resigned in protest of the effort

Facebook has cancelled efforts to put ads in WhatsApp, more than a year after its founders resigned in protest of the effort

  Facebook will reportedly retreat from its efforts to include advertisements in WhatsApp’s messaging service, the Wall Street Journal’s Jeff Horowitz and Kirsten Grind reported on… Read More ›

Palestinian Authority ‘deeply concerned’ over Israel-Hamas truce deal

Palestinian Authority ‘deeply concerned’ over Israel-Hamas truce deal

The measures, seen in the context of the indirect negotiations between Israel and Hamas over a long-term ceasefire.   Palestinian officials in Ramallah have expressed… Read More ›

Israel’s decade of missed opportunities

Israel’s decade of missed opportunities

Opinion: The military and security services provided the political leadership with the freedom to invest in civil society, in future strategy and planning, but those… Read More ›

Jewish Home No. 2 quits in anger as last-second merger roils political landscape

Jewish Home No. 2 quits in anger as last-second merger roils political landscape

After being placed 11th on unified list, Moti Yogev says Rafi Peretz not fit to lead party; Jewish Home head apologizes to Itamar Ben Gvir;… Read More ›

Sanders’ Wife On Feud With Warren: ‘This Discussion Is Over’

Sanders’ Wife On Feud With Warren: ‘This Discussion Is Over’

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Jane O’Meara Sanders, the wife of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, has a clear message about the simmering dispute between her… Read More ›

Analysis: A world trade war is brewing. The US-China deal won’t stop it

Analysis: A world trade war is brewing. The US-China deal won’t stop it

Hong Kong / London – The United States has signed a partial trade agreement with China. But that doesn’t mean simmering conflicts and uncertainty over… Read More ›

Five rockets fired on US army base in Iraq

Five rockets fired on US army base in Iraq

According to the Iraqi military, there were no casualties.   Five Katyusha rockets were fired at US army base Camp Taji, north of Baghdad on… Read More ›

Syrian Army says Israel attacked T-4 airbase

Syrian Army says Israel attacked T-4 airbase

According to state media, four rockets hit base and only caused material damage; location has been targeted several times in the past for suspicion of… Read More ›

Analysis: Why is Bahrain’s Israel-friendly foreign minister being given the boot?

Analysis: Why is Bahrain’s Israel-friendly foreign minister being given the boot?

Why is Bahrain’s Israel-friendly foreign minister being given the boot?   As Israeli leaders continue to enthuse over the Jewish state’s growing rapprochement with the… Read More ›

House Bill Would Penalize Compliance With European And UN Boycotts Of Israel

House Bill Would Penalize Compliance With European And UN Boycotts Of Israel

  WASHINGTON (JTA) — A House bill introduced Tuesday would extend penalties for boycotting Israel to compliance with boycotts organized by international organizations. The Israel… Read More ›

Delta has tough questions to answer from the FAA about why it dumped jet fuel over a school during an emergency landing at LAX

Delta has tough questions to answer from the FAA about why it dumped jet fuel over a school during an emergency landing at LAX

  The FAA said it was investigating why a Delta flight dumped jet fuel over a residential Los Angeles neighborhood on Tuesday. At least 44 people at several elementary… Read More ›

Even if Trump’s peace plan released now, Area C is still a battleground

Even if Trump’s peace plan released now, Area C is still a battleground

Even if the Trump peace plan is not published when it comes to annexation, Netanyahu cannot make any moves, because under Israeli law, an interim… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s budget deficit problem

Netanyahu’s budget deficit problem

Opinion: Forget the opinions of professional bodies such as Finance Ministry and Bank of Israel or every money expert in Israel, the prime minister would… Read More ›

Jersey City killers planned attack for months, previously shot at Jewish man

Jersey City killers planned attack for months, previously shot at Jewish man

CCTV shows duo drove past kosher market twice in week before shootings; gun from attack was used to fire at car with ultra-Orthodox driver a… Read More ›

US Budget Deficit Running 11.8% Higher This Year

US Budget Deficit Running 11.8% Higher This Year

  UNITED STATES (AP) — The U.S. budget deficit through the first three months of this budget year is up 11.8% from the same period… Read More ›

Analysis: China is really worried about unemployment. Here’s what it’s doing to avoid mass layoffs

Analysis: China is really worried about unemployment. Here’s what it’s doing to avoid mass layoffs

Hong Kong – The Chinese government wants to do whatever it can to protect the economy in 2020. It’s got an enormous task ahead of… Read More ›