Articles by: JewishNews-Abe

Netanyahu, Gantz restart emergency unity talks

Netanyahu, Gantz restart emergency unity talks

The two sides have been speaking secretly but now the negotiations will become more official.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader… Read More ›

Netanyahu won the political battle, but Israel lost coronavirus war

Netanyahu won the political battle, but Israel lost coronavirus war

Opinion: PM and the Health Ministry’s continued refusal to cooperate with the defense ministry to tackle the COVID-19 crisis may cost the nation many lives… Read More ›

Coronavirus restrictions upped: Go to work, supermarket only or face fines

Coronavirus restrictions upped: Go to work, supermarket only or face fines

Coronavirus cases climbed to 1,442 on Monday, an increase of 371 in one day.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to dramatically increase restrictions… Read More ›

Hong Kong and Tokyo airports are handling coronavirus very differently. Which one has it right?

Hong Kong and Tokyo airports are handling coronavirus very differently. Which one has it right?

Passing through airports in Hong Kong and Tokyo this week highlighted the differences in the approaches of the two Asian hubs in dealing with the… Read More ›

Apple Temporarily Shuts Stores Worldwide To Fight Virus

Apple Temporarily Shuts Stores Worldwide To Fight Virus

  LONDON (AP) — Tech giant Apple is closing its stores outside of China for two weeks and will only sell online as part of… Read More ›

New Jersey town urges people to self-quarantine as US coronavirus cases top 2,800

New Jersey town urges people to self-quarantine as US coronavirus cases top 2,800

As the number of US coronavirus cases passed 2,800 on Saturday, authorities in Teaneck, New Jersey, concerned with a rapid increase of cases, are urging… Read More ›

Economic Remedies Abound In Crisis, But Can They Deliver?

Economic Remedies Abound In Crisis, But Can They Deliver?

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has a palette of options it can use to shore up an economy imperiled by anxiety over the coronavirus… Read More ›

Arabic Paper In Canada Says Israelis Bury Palestinians Alive And Steal Their Organs

Arabic Paper In Canada Says Israelis Bury Palestinians Alive And Steal Their Organs

TORONTO (JTA) – An Arabic-language newspaper in the greater Toronto area published an article falsely accusing Israel of burying Palestinians alive and stealing their organs,… Read More ›

Oil plummets 31% in biggest drop since Gulf War as Saudi cuts spark all-out price war

Oil plummets 31% in biggest drop since Gulf War as Saudi cuts spark all-out price war

  Oil markets tumbled the most in decades overnight on Sunday. The sell-off was fueled by sinking demand due to coronavirus concerns. This was the… Read More ›

Liberman gives majority to anti-Netanyahu bill

Liberman gives majority to anti-Netanyahu bill

The Yisrael Beytenu leader’s endorsement gave the bill a majority, now with the support of all 62 MKs who are not in Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc.… Read More ›

Chicago Mayor: Police Shooting Video ‘Extremely Disturbing’

Chicago Mayor: Police Shooting Video ‘Extremely Disturbing’

  CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s mayor said video footage of police shooting and wounding a suspect inside a downtown Chicago train station is “extremely disturbing”… Read More ›

Israel Taxi App Sued For Alleged Discrimination Against Arab Drivers

Israel Taxi App Sued For Alleged Discrimination Against Arab Drivers

  JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli taxi service app is being sued by human rights lawyers in Jerusalem over its feature that allows riders to… Read More ›

Israel’s Gaza delusion

Israel’s Gaza delusion

Analysis: Jerusalem is trying desperately to broker some kind of long-term agreement with Hamas, but the terror group is making minimal concessions and all the… Read More ›

IDF chief warns Gaza clash may not be over, could spiral into greater conflict

IDF chief warns Gaza clash may not be over, could spiral into greater conflict

Amid reports of ceasefire in Strip, Kohavi says ‘unclear if the incident is at its peak or its end,’ states that situation is fragile  … Read More ›

Terror groups slam Israel after IDF bulldozer collects body from Gaza border

Terror groups slam Israel after IDF bulldozer collects body from Gaza border

Bennett backs IDF, calls left-wing critics ‘bleeding hearts,’ after Hamas accuses Israel of ‘heinous crime’; army accuses Islamic Jihad of placing bomb next to border… Read More ›

Many Accused Jewish Pedophiles In US Flee To Israel, CBS Report Finds

Many Accused Jewish Pedophiles In US Flee To Israel, CBS Report Finds

  NEW YORK (JTA) – Many Americans accused of sexually abusing children flee to Israel to escape justice — and bringing them back can be… Read More ›

Gaza-area mayors to Benjamin Netanyahu: Fight Hamas terrorism

Gaza-area mayors to Benjamin Netanyahu: Fight Hamas terrorism

“The reality in which our residents live is not moral and cannot continue,” said the mayors.   The government must do more to fight terrorism… Read More ›

Iran: Trump Wrong If He Thinks Tehran Regime Will Collapse

Iran: Trump Wrong If He Thinks Tehran Regime Will Collapse

  MUNICH (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister said Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump is receiving bad advice if he believes an American “maximum pressure”… Read More ›

The US is finally evacuating Americans from the Diamond Princess. Here’s why that’s made them mad

The US is finally evacuating Americans from the Diamond Princess. Here’s why that’s made them mad

The US plan to evacuate Americans and their families from the Diamond Princess cruise ship appears, on its face, to be the case of a… Read More ›

Relatives of Israelis on ‘coronavirus ship’: Let our family come home

Relatives of Israelis on ‘coronavirus ship’: Let our family come home

‘We are not prepared to take part in this experiment,’ say 152 children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the quarantined Israelis in joint open letter; Israel… Read More ›