Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

British Police Sya 19 Dead, 50 Injured in Manchester ‘Terrorist Incident’

British Police Sya 19 Dead, 50 Injured in Manchester ‘Terrorist Incident’

Police said they were responding to reports of an explosion and that there were a number of confirmed casualties and others injured.   MANCHESTER, England… Read More ›

Analysis: Bereft of meat, Trump declarations leave Israel with much to chew on

Analysis: Bereft of meat, Trump declarations leave Israel with much to chew on

Heavy on symbolic gestures, short on substance, US president’s baffling first day in Jewish state deepens mystery of how he’ll achieve his stated goal of… Read More ›

PM meets with Trump envoys to fine-tune presidential visit

PM meets with Trump envoys to fine-tune presidential visit

Official confirms no trilateral meeting planned between Trump, Netanyahu and Abbas; Jerusalem police, others in frantic preparations for two-day trip   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu… Read More ›

Bernard-henri Levy to Post: Trump has No Real Love for Israel

Bernard-henri Levy to Post: Trump has No Real Love for Israel

Jewish French intellectual says Israelis should be wary of US president.   Israelis who are have embraced Donald Trump as president “should be very careful,”… Read More ›

As Trump’s Visit Looms,Tour of Yad Vashem Still Unconfirmed

As Trump’s Visit Looms,Tour of Yad Vashem Still Unconfirmed

Representative says staff assumes US president will show up.   Reluctant to comment on ongoing speculation in the Israeli media over whether or not Donald… Read More ›

Montreal – UN Aviation Agency Looks At Global Approach To Laptop Ban

Montreal – UN Aviation Agency Looks At Global Approach To Laptop Ban

  Montreal – A United Nations agency has launched efforts to craft global guidance for the use of laptops and other portable electronics in aircraft… Read More ›

Trump fires FBI director James Comey

Trump fires FBI director James Comey

Washington – President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey, sweeping away the man who is responsible for the bureau’s investigation into whether… Read More ›

US Embassy in Saudi Arabia removes Israel from Trump travel video

US Embassy in Saudi Arabia removes Israel from Trump travel video

New York Rep. Eliot Engel writes US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying that removing Israel from a video showcasing US President Trump’s itinerary during… Read More ›

Paradigm shift on a two-state solution

Paradigm shift on a two-state solution

Op-ed: Promoting Jordan as the Arab Palestinian state is consistent with international law and would resolve the problem of national self-determination both for Arabs living… Read More ›

PA official rejects ‘insane’ demand to stop paying terrorists

PA official rejects ‘insane’ demand to stop paying terrorists

Abbas aide says request to ‘resolve’ policy of issuing stipends to attackers’ families akin to ‘asking Israel to stop paying its soldiers’   A senior Palestinian… Read More ›

Group of ultra-Orthodox Jews marks Independence Day by burning Israeli flag

Group of ultra-Orthodox Jews marks Independence Day by burning Israeli flag

TV footage shows men and boys from Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood watching as flag waved back and forth in bonfire   As Israelis all over… Read More ›

Miami – Staunch Israel Supporter Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American In Congress, To Retire

Miami – Staunch Israel Supporter Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American In Congress, To Retire

  Miami –  U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year,… Read More ›

McCain: US should consider preemptive North Korea strike as ‘very last option’

McCain: US should consider preemptive North Korea strike as ‘very last option’

  Washington – Sen. John McCain says President Donald Trump should consider a preemptive strike on North Korea if the country is able to deliver… Read More ›

After meeting German FM, B’Tselem calls on world to punish Israel

After meeting German FM, B’Tselem calls on world to punish Israel

Netanyahu defends decision to snub Berlin’s top diplomat Sigmar Gabriel over his meetings with leftwing advocacy groups   German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel met with… Read More ›

PM hosts Holocaust survivors who will light memorial torches

PM hosts Holocaust survivors who will light memorial torches

Benjamin Netanyahu receives the six survivors who will light the ceremonial torches in memory of the six million Jews murdered on Holocaust Memorial Day. ‘You… Read More ›

Russian chief rabbi: France’s Jews should leave if Le Pen wins

Russian chief rabbi: France’s Jews should leave if Le Pen wins

At Limmud FSU gathering near Moscow, Berel Lazar warns the French are ‘heading toward radicalization’   Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar called on French Jews… Read More ›

Swiss Foreign Minister Under Fire for Pro-Hamas Policies

Swiss Foreign Minister Under Fire for Pro-Hamas Policies

Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter is widely considered as unfriendly toward Israel.   Switzerland’s Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter’s meetings with the Jihadist organization Hamas have… Read More ›

Barghouti explains hunger strike in New York Times Op-ed

Barghouti explains hunger strike in New York Times Op-ed

In a scathing Op-ed for the New York Times, Marwan Barghouti outlines the ‘abuses’ and ‘colonial’ occupation Israel conducts against Palestinians as reasons for engaging… Read More ›

Turkish opposition calls to annul referendum results

Turkish opposition calls to annul referendum results

Republican People’s Party says irregularities in voting process require Erdogan victory be overturned; leaders set to extend nation’s state of emergency   Turkey’s main opposition… Read More ›

Like father, like daughter: Marine Le Pen is an anti-Semite too

Like father, like daughter: Marine Le Pen is an anti-Semite too

Op-ed: The radical left and the radical right in Europe have something in common—hatred and racism. Even when the leaders of far-right parties disassociate themselves… Read More ›