Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Analysis: Republicans push diversions and distractions ahead of this week’s televised impeachment hearings

Analysis: Republicans push diversions and distractions ahead of this week’s televised impeachment hearings

Two days before televised impeachment hearings begin, Donald Trump’s allies are peddling a smokescreen of conspiracy theories and distractions, hoping to sow confusion over the… Read More ›

Lindsey Graham’s latest defense of Trump is that his policy is too ‘incoherent’ to do a quid pro quo with Ukraine

Lindsey Graham’s latest defense of Trump is that his policy is too ‘incoherent’ to do a quid pro quo with Ukraine

  GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham on Wednesday suggested that President Donald Trump’s policy toward Ukraine is so “incoherent” that he’s “incapable” of engaging in a quid… Read More ›

Yvette Lundy, French Resistance Member Who Helped Jewish Families, Dies At 103

Yvette Lundy, French Resistance Member Who Helped Jewish Families, Dies At 103

  FRANCE (JTA) – Yvette Lundy, a member of the French Resistance who provided false identification papers to Jewish families, has died. She was 103.… Read More ›

Eight Takeaways from the Baghdadi Raid

Eight Takeaways from the Baghdadi Raid

The team at the White House decided to name the mission after Kayla Mueller, an American woman kidnapped by ISIS and held by Baghdadi until… Read More ›

After Netanyahu can’t form coalition, Blue and White ‘determined’ to get it done

After Netanyahu can’t form coalition, Blue and White ‘determined’ to get it done

PM’s rivals rejoice over his second consecutive failure to build government, though Gantz’s own chances of doing so appear slim   The Blue and White… Read More ›

Hundreds of Israelis Protest Naama Issachar’s Arrest in Tel Aviv

Hundreds of Israelis Protest Naama Issachar’s Arrest in Tel Aviv

Issachar was arrested in April with 9.5 grams of cannabis in her checked luggage in Russia and was sentenced to a whopping seven and a… Read More ›

Amid rising tensions, US said considering plan to remove nukes from Turkish base

Amid rising tensions, US said considering plan to remove nukes from Turkish base

American military believed to house some 50 tactical nuclear bombs at Incirlik in southern Turkey, just 70 miles from the border with war-torn Syria  … Read More ›

Iran Offers to Mediate Between Syrian Kurds, Turkey

Iran Offers to Mediate Between Syrian Kurds, Turkey

Iran’s call came on the fourth day of Turkey’s offensive against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara regards as a terrorist group with links… Read More ›

Palestinians split by walkback on tax revenue collected by Israel

Palestinians split by walkback on tax revenue collected by Israel

Cash-strapped PA reverses refusal to accept monies collected on its behalf over deducation of stipends for terrorists and their families, earning condemnation from those who… Read More ›

A White House official who listened in on Trump’s Ukraine call described it as ‘crazy’ and ‘frightening’

A White House official who listened in on Trump’s Ukraine call described it as ‘crazy’ and ‘frightening’

  A White House official who heard President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told a whistleblower they found it “crazy” and… Read More ›

Is Israel facing the biggest conflict since Yom Kippur War?

Is Israel facing the biggest conflict since Yom Kippur War?

Opinion: Israel’s next war will be the inevitable fight against Iran and its regional proxies, with thousands of rockets bombarding us from Gaza, Iran, Iraq,… Read More ›

Josh Gondelman is the nicest guy in comedy

Josh Gondelman is the nicest guy in comedy

The comedian’s book, ‘Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results,’ out this past Tuesday, draws on Judaism to illustrate the contrast between ‘niceness’… Read More ›

Consumer Watchdog Agency Probes Juul And 5 More Vaping Firms

Consumer Watchdog Agency Probes Juul And 5 More Vaping Firms

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal consumer watchdogs have ordered Juul and five other vaping companies to hand over information about how they market e-cigarettes, the… Read More ›

52% of Israelis Don’t Think Netanyahu Should Be Offered Plea Bargain – Poll

52% of Israelis Don’t Think Netanyahu Should Be Offered Plea Bargain – Poll

The poll also found that a majority of Israelis prefer a unity government as opposed to a third round of elections (64% compared to 15%)… Read More ›

Mandelblit to Fast-Track Decision on Netanyahu Indictment

Mandelblit to Fast-Track Decision on Netanyahu Indictment

Previous reports that Mandelblit would make a final decision in December before State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan steps down, these sources said, were not true.  … Read More ›

Walmart’s Sam’s Club Launches Health Care Pilot To Members

Walmart’s Sam’s Club Launches Health Care Pilot To Members

  New York- Walmart’s Sam’s Club is teaming up with several health care companies to offer discounts on everyday care its customers might delay or… Read More ›

Trump warns that ‘markets would crash’ if Democrats impeach him

Trump warns that ‘markets would crash’ if Democrats impeach him

  Donald Trump has warned stock markets will crash if Democrats impeach him. “If they actually did this the markets would crash,” the president tweeted.… Read More ›

Empowering the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in the West Bank

Empowering the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in the West Bank

The main obstacle faced by Palestinian entrepreneurs was the lack of networking opportunities and that through this 3E conference, international companies and Palestinians gained access… Read More ›

Netanyahu is outmaneuvering Gantz

Netanyahu is outmaneuvering Gantz

Opinion: If Netanyahu had truly been in favor of a unity government, he would have turned to Gantz before signing an agreement Wednesday with the… Read More ›

Gantz says he should lead unity government, rejects coalition led by right

Gantz says he should lead unity government, rejects coalition led by right

Blue and White chief urges ‘broad, liberal’ coalition, declares he won’t be dictated terms after PM conditions government on inclusion of religious parties   Blue… Read More ›