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After delay, vaccination of Palestinian workers in Israel to kick off Monday

After delay, vaccination of Palestinian workers in Israel to kick off Monday

Military liaison confirms program to inoculate 120,000 Palestinians who are legally employed in Israel and West Bank settlements set to begin   The vaccination drive… Read More ›

GOP Jews dismiss Trump’s speech: ‘We’re focused on 2022’

GOP Jews dismiss Trump’s speech: ‘We’re focused on 2022’

“I think [Trump] was taunting them [to show] that just because he lost the election does not mean he has gone away and that he… Read More ›

High Court recognizes Reform, Conservative conversions carried out in Israel

High Court recognizes Reform, Conservative conversions carried out in Israel

Judges say converts through non-Orthodox denominations in Israel must be considered Jews for citizenship purposes; chief rabbis fume; Orthodox parties vow law to overturn ruling… Read More ›

After oil spill, Israel’s fishermen net catch despite ban

After oil spill, Israel’s fishermen net catch despite ban

Fishermen from coastal Arab village, already feeling pains of pandemic’s economic fallout, continue to go out to sea, dismissing government and scientific advice; ‘Fish do… Read More ›

Bahrain crown prince calls Netanyahu regarding US-Iran nuclear talks

Bahrain crown prince calls Netanyahu regarding US-Iran nuclear talks

Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa speaks with Israeli PM, says negotiations with Tehran should ‘include broader issues’; Netanyahu once again invited to visit kingdom when… Read More ›

UN: Questions over whether Iran’s shooting down of Ukrainian plane intentional

UN: Questions over whether Iran’s shooting down of Ukrainian plane intentional

All 176 people on board were killed, 138 of whom had ties to Canada.   Inconsistencies in the Iran government’s explanation of the shooting down… Read More ›

Israel’s leaders must stop their coronavirus blame game

Israel’s leaders must stop their coronavirus blame game

Opinion: Every Israeli sector has been accused of culpability for the spread of coronavirus, from the Haredi community that won’t abide by health measures to… Read More ›

Israel must have a role in new Iran nuclear talks

Israel must have a role in new Iran nuclear talks

Opinion: Despite Netanyahu’s support for his political rivals, Biden does not hold grudges and is a friend to Israel who understands its security concerns and… Read More ›

UN nuclear chief concedes Iran to grant ‘less access’ to inspectors at its sites

UN nuclear chief concedes Iran to grant ‘less access’ to inspectors at its sites

After meeting with officials in Tehran, IAEA head says watchdog will continue necessary monitoring and verification of Iranian program   The head of the United… Read More ›

White House: Biden’s first call to Mideast leader will be to Netanyahu

White House: Biden’s first call to Mideast leader will be to Netanyahu

US press secretary says ‘stay tuned,’ conversation will happen ‘soon’; touts ‘important strategic security relationship’ between the countries   US President Joe Biden’s first phone… Read More ›

Jewish settlers set fire to Palestinian vehicle, stone homes – Yesh Din

Jewish settlers set fire to Palestinian vehicle, stone homes – Yesh Din

“Before setting fire to the vehicle, the settlers stole agricultural equipment from the village.” Jewish settler extremists set fire to a vehicle and stoned homes… Read More ›

Hezbollah-like groups surged when Iran Deal lifted sanctions, study finds

Hezbollah-like groups surged when Iran Deal lifted sanctions, study finds

The paramilitary groups have a doctrine “designed to outlive the Islamic Republic,” the report explained.   The number of militia proxies for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary… Read More ›

Rep. Ro Khanna Backtracks After Accusing Israel of Burning Palestinian Villages

Rep. Ro Khanna Backtracks After Accusing Israel of Burning Palestinian Villages

  WASHINGTON (JNS) – A California Democratic congressman has backtracked on a statement accusing Israel of “burning down” Palestinian villages, saying he was only referring… Read More ›

Senate leaders reach agreement on impeachment trial rules

Senate leaders reach agreement on impeachment trial rules

The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins this week as Senate leaders reached an agreement Monday, giving the impeachment managers and Trump’s… Read More ›

ICC war is far from over – analysis

ICC war is far from over – analysis

February 5, 2021 was another major loss for Israel’s six-year war crimes struggle with the ICC, but it was not the end of the line… Read More ›

Small Haredi network is offering COVID-19 treatment to all

Small Haredi network is offering COVID-19 treatment to all

With just 12 volunteers, Chasdei Amram started as local endeavor in ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem neighborhood of Mea Shearim; now it has helped more than 5,000 patients… Read More ›

Virginia Senate Passes Death Penalty Abolition Bill

Virginia Senate Passes Death Penalty Abolition Bill

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would abolish the death penalty, a measure that if passed into law… Read More ›

House Republican leader punts on punishing Marjorie Taylor Greene as Democrats move toward removing her from committees

House Republican leader punts on punishing Marjorie Taylor Greene as Democrats move toward removing her from committees

House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy broke his silence on Wednesday over the uproar caused by freshman Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s conspiracy theory views, suggesting Republicans… Read More ›

For 2nd time in day, thousands attend funeral of rabbi, flouting lockdown rules

For 2nd time in day, thousands attend funeral of rabbi, flouting lockdown rules

TV news estimates 8,000 attend Jerusalem burial of Rabbi Yitzhok Scheiner, hours after 10,000 joined procession for Rabbi Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik; both died of COVID… Read More ›

Rand Paul calls impeachment ‘dead on arrival’ after most Republicans signal that trial is unconstitutional

Rand Paul calls impeachment ‘dead on arrival’ after most Republicans signal that trial is unconstitutional

Washington – The Senate tabled an effort by Sen. Rand Paul Tuesday to force a vote on the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment… Read More ›