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Ultra-Orthodox city declared ‘restricted zone’ as virus cases spike

Ultra-Orthodox city declared ‘restricted zone’ as virus cases spike

Beitar Illit closed for 7 days starting Wednesday afternoon after infections skyrocket 224% in past week; mayor decries late night government announcement as a ‘disgrace’… Read More ›

Israel is not the property of the ultra-Orthodox

Israel is not the property of the ultra-Orthodox

Opinion: With a wave of western aliyah expected, the state must recognize conversions conducted by non-Orthodox rabbinical courts and marriages officiated by non-Orthodox rabbis, and… Read More ›

Trump marks Fourth of July with speech assailing protesters, other critics

Trump marks Fourth of July with speech assailing protesters, other critics

Trump shelves talk of unity or any mention of COVID-19 death toll, devoting much of address to railing against anti-racism demonstrators and vowing to protect… Read More ›

For second day in a row, Israel reports record daily virus diagnoses

For second day in a row, Israel reports record daily virus diagnoses

Almost 5% of all virus tests conducted since midnight return positive, an exceptionally high percentage of positive results; gov’t approves week-long lockdown on several Ashdod,… Read More ›

How the ADL went from working with Facebook to leading a boycott against it

How the ADL went from working with Facebook to leading a boycott against it

Facebook ‘has allowed some of the worst elements of society into our homes and our lives,’ says Jonathan Greenblatt as social network continue to tolerate… Read More ›

Erdogan’s agenda: Neo-Ottoman ambition or pan-Islamist zeal?

Erdogan’s agenda: Neo-Ottoman ambition or pan-Islamist zeal?

It is noteworthy to those of us who focus on international religious freedom that whenever Turkey moves in, religious freedom moves out.   Turkish aggression… Read More ›

Keep the Shin Bet out of Israelis’ lives

Keep the Shin Bet out of Israelis’ lives

Opinion: The security service’s chief has urged ministers to find a solution to need to track people exposed to COVID-19; the state must guarantee that… Read More ›

Jerusalem Municipality covers up LGBT pride sign at US Embassy

Jerusalem Municipality covers up LGBT pride sign at US Embassy

Far-right deputy mayor hails prevention of attempt to ‘defile Jerusalem’s sanctity,’ but city hall and embassy say banner will be put up without delay when… Read More ›

Persian Jews in US come out of the closet, breaking long-held community taboos

Persian Jews in US come out of the closet, breaking long-held community taboos

Recent years have seen rapid change as more LGBTQ community members speak up, leading to wider education, acceptance, and more events and resources for themselves… Read More ›

Cypriot president cancels Israel trip as COVID-19 cases surge

Cypriot president cancels Israel trip as COVID-19 cases surge

Nicosia says visit by Nicos Anastasiades pushed off because of coronavirus concerns, as Cyprus prepares to open tourist season after removing Israel from low-risk group… Read More ›

American Airlines Bans Man Who Refused To Wear Face Mask

American Airlines Bans Man Who Refused To Wear Face Mask

  DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines has banned a man who was kicked off a plane for refusing to wear a face covering, among the… Read More ›

The Tulsa arena that’s hosting Trump’s rally is asking the campaign for its plan to keep people safe from the coronavirus because they still haven’t received one 2 days before the event

The Tulsa arena that’s hosting Trump’s rally is asking the campaign for its plan to keep people safe from the coronavirus because they still haven’t received one 2 days before the event

  President Donald Trump is scheduled to take the stage at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday night for his first campaign rally… Read More ›

Study: Elevators Not Risky for Catching Virus, but Crucial to Take Precautions

Study: Elevators Not Risky for Catching Virus, but Crucial to Take Precautions

  NEW YORK (Newsmax) – Although many people returning to work fear that taking the elevator is a major way that the coronavirus is transmitted,… Read More ›

Moderna to start final testing stage of coronavirus vaccine in July

Moderna to start final testing stage of coronavirus vaccine in July

Testing the vaccine in older adults with be critical because this group is at higher risk for the most severe effects of the virus, and… Read More ›

DC Guard Members Test Positive For COVID-19 After Protests

DC Guard Members Test Positive For COVID-19 After Protests

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the D.C. National Guard have tested positive for COVID-19 in the wake of the mass protests across the nation’s… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s annexation folly

Netanyahu’s annexation folly

Analysis: Claiming sovereignty over parts of the West Bank is not in Israel’s best interests; the prime minister wants the land but not the people… Read More ›

Netanyahu vows all settlements will be annexed July 1, but other lands may wait

Netanyahu vows all settlements will be annexed July 1, but other lands may wait

Meeting with West Bank mayors who have refrained from trashing Trump plan, PM also quoted saying that the territory conditionally offered to Palestinians doesn’t constitute… Read More ›

Trump Takes Jabs At Maine’s Democratic Governor During Visit

Trump Takes Jabs At Maine’s Democratic Governor During Visit

  GUILFORD, Maine (AP) — President Donald Trump used his first visit to Maine as president to lob jabs at the state’s Democratic governor on… Read More ›

Rumor That A Los Angeles Chabad Is Fueling Antifa Gets Brief White House Amplification

Rumor That A Los Angeles Chabad Is Fueling Antifa Gets Brief White House Amplification

LOS ANGELES (JTA) — A Los Angeles synagogue found itself having to deny misinformation about the George Floyd protests after a rumor spread — and… Read More ›

Mattis tears into Trump: ‘We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership’

Mattis tears into Trump: ‘We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership’

  Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Wednesday castigated President Donald Trump as “the first president in my lifetime who does not try to… Read More ›