Articles by: JewishNews-Abe

Israel must be smart about West Bank annexation

Israel must be smart about West Bank annexation

Opinion: Trump’s plan is good for Israel, but is worthless unless the government actually applies rule of law in the territory; while it is impossible… Read More ›

Head of Pfizer pharmaceuticals says vaccine could be ready by October

Head of Pfizer pharmaceuticals says vaccine could be ready by October

With over 100 labs scrambling to develop COVID-19 vaccination, pharma executives hopeful for roll out before 2021, but cite ‘daunting’ challenges in producing billions of… Read More ›

As Netanyahu’s trial gets underway, let’s keep an open mind

As Netanyahu’s trial gets underway, let’s keep an open mind

Opinion: Amidst the fervid public discourse, we must try to halt any preemptive convictions or acquittal; it is crucial that the prime minister’s trial is… Read More ›

Pandemic Politics: Maskless Trump Tours Michigan Ford Plant

Pandemic Politics: Maskless Trump Tours Michigan Ford Plant

  YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Pandemic politics shadowed President Donald Trump’s trip to Michigan on Thursday as he highlighted lifesaving medical devices, with the… Read More ›

‘This is insane’: Democrats and national security experts sound the alarm after Trump administration declares it’s abandoning a critical treaty

‘This is insane’: Democrats and national security experts sound the alarm after Trump administration declares it’s abandoning a critical treaty

  The White House’s abandonment of the Open Skies Treaty was widely condemned by Democratic lawmakers and national security experts. Michael Hayden, a retired US… Read More ›

Mask requirements temporarily lifted in public spaces due to heat wave

Mask requirements temporarily lifted in public spaces due to heat wave

“The effectiveness of the masks in preventing infection among the kids themselves is unclear and there is no evidence for it yet in the scientific… Read More ›

Likud members are marionettes on strings for Netanyahu

Likud members are marionettes on strings for Netanyahu

Opinion: Now that the fifth Netanyahu government is up and running, those left empty-handed by his political chicanery have – despite their supposed undying loyalty… Read More ›

Outgoing health minister says office’s former director ‘exaggerated’ virus fears

Outgoing health minister says office’s former director ‘exaggerated’ virus fears

Yaakov Litzman, who came under heavy criticism for his handling of crisis, says Netanyahu acceded to Moshe Bar Siman-Tov’s ‘overblown’ assessment of pandemic danger  … Read More ›

Trump privately questions whether coronavirus deaths are being overcounted as Fauci projects the opposite

Trump privately questions whether coronavirus deaths are being overcounted as Fauci projects the opposite

Questions about the US coronavirus death count have taken hold inside the White House, officials familiar with the matter say, as President Donald Trump and… Read More ›

Ukrainian Police Official Requests List Of Jews In Western City Of Kolomyya

Ukrainian Police Official Requests List Of Jews In Western City Of Kolomyya

UKRAINE (JTA) – A Ukrainian Jewish group accused the nation’s police force of “open anti-Semitism” after a high-ranking police official requested a list of all… Read More ›

‘Like nothing that has ever been seen before’: Here’s what 4 economists said about Friday’s April jobs report

‘Like nothing that has ever been seen before’: Here’s what 4 economists said about Friday’s April jobs report

  Friday’s April nonfarm payroll report from the Labor Department was dismal — the US economy lost a record 20.5 million jobs, and the unemployment… Read More ›

Where are the bodies? Missing remains mean no peace for grieving families in Ecuador

Where are the bodies? Missing remains mean no peace for grieving families in Ecuador

  When Flavio Ramos was wheeled into the hospital room, he was gasping for air and slipping in and out of consciousness. So it was… Read More ›

IDF hits targets in Gaza Strip after rocket fired into Israeli territory

IDF hits targets in Gaza Strip after rocket fired into Israeli territory

The rocket fired from Gaza was the first in about 40 days.   The IDF confirmed on Tuesday night that IDF tanks struck three sites… Read More ›

Judicial activism could harm democracy

Judicial activism could harm democracy

Opinion: Supreme Court believes the decision to remove an indicted elected official cannot be left in the hands of Knesset which may not factor in… Read More ›

Successful trial in monkeys vaccinated for coronavirus – Chinese report

Successful trial in monkeys vaccinated for coronavirus – Chinese report

The vaccinated monkeys did not develop any coronavirus symptoms, while the unvaccinated monkeys did develop symptoms, with some dying.   A Chinese drug company has… Read More ›

Decontaminating a surface with the coronavirus is a 2-step process. A biohazard cleaner says people are skipping the first step.

Decontaminating a surface with the coronavirus is a 2-step process. A biohazard cleaner says people are skipping the first step.

  Ridding your home of the novel coronavirus requires two steps: cleaning and disinfecting. Cleaning involves wiping down a surface with soap and a rag,… Read More ›

One day a year, give us peace and let us mourn

One day a year, give us peace and let us mourn

Opinion: The humbling days between Holocaust Remembrance Day and Memorial Day for the fallen remind us of our shared fate together as a nation, but… Read More ›

A shovel for each mourner: Maryland Jewish cemetery rewrites funeral traditions

A shovel for each mourner: Maryland Jewish cemetery rewrites funeral traditions

The Times of Israel attends the social-distanced burial of Anna Grosz, a ‘larger than life’ 94-year-old Holocaust survivor who was felled by COVID-19 CLARKSBURG, Maryland… Read More ›

Publicly traded companies have 2 weeks to give back loans intended for small businesses or face ‘severe consequences,’ Treasury Department says

Publicly traded companies have 2 weeks to give back loans intended for small businesses or face ‘severe consequences,’ Treasury Department says

  The Treasury Department is asking publicly traded companies to return their loans from the federal government by May 7, according to new guidance issued on… Read More ›

Building a better society from the coronavirus crisis

Building a better society from the coronavirus crisis

Opinion: Mental health professionals expect to treat more people as Israelis lose their income, are trapped in abusive situations or suffer from loneliness, but our… Read More ›