Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Naples, FL – After Irma, Florida Jews Seek Respite In High Holy Days

Naples, FL – After Irma, Florida Jews Seek Respite In High Holy Days

  Naples, FL – During Hurricane Irma, Temple Shalom served as a sanctuary of a different kind. When the storm changed course at the last… Read More ›

Trump to UN: ‘Rocket Man is on a suicide mission’

Trump to UN: ‘Rocket Man is on a suicide mission’

  United Nations – President Donald Trump delivered Tuesday a doomsday warning to North Korea and mocked its young leader, a pugnacious escalation in rhetoric in… Read More ›

Rabbinical Courts Rapidly Adding Names to Marriage Blacklists

Rabbinical Courts Rapidly Adding Names to Marriage Blacklists

If people are on the Prevented from Marrying list, neither they nor their children will ever be able to get married in Israel.   The… Read More ›

Washington – Trump Resumes Twitter Feud With Hillary Clinton

Washington – Trump Resumes Twitter Feud With Hillary Clinton

  Washington – President Donald Trump is resuming his Twitter feud with an old foe: Hillary Clinton. Trump writes, “Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody (and… Read More ›

Trump just reached a deal with top Democrats to protect ‘dreamers’ — and they say it doesn’t include wall funding

Trump just reached a deal with top Democrats to protect ‘dreamers’ — and they say it doesn’t include wall funding

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced they have reached a deal with President Donald Trump that would… Read More ›

Washington – Security Clearance Backlog Leads To Risky Interim Passes

Washington – Security Clearance Backlog Leads To Risky Interim Passes

  Washington – A government backlog of 700,000 security clearance reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals… Read More ›

Analysis: Critical That Russia Not be Surprised

Analysis: Critical That Russia Not be Surprised

Israel and Russia have a complicated relationship. One senior Russian diplomat said recently that Israel and Russia were “frenemies” in Syria, a combination of friends… Read More ›

Bubbe lives in the path of Hurricane Irma. Now what?

Bubbe lives in the path of Hurricane Irma. Now what?

Communal agencies are helping prepare Florida’s disproportionate number of Jewish elderly for what officials say could be the worst storm to hit the state in… Read More ›

Ex-IDF Intelligence Chief: Trump Should Strike Preemptively in N.Korea

Ex-IDF Intelligence Chief: Trump Should Strike Preemptively in N.Korea

Trump should attack in North-Korea, but only if he knows there will not be a retaliation, warns IDF former Intelligence Chief.   United States President… Read More ›

Washington – US Clears Breakthrough Gene Therapy For Cancer Treatment

Washington – US Clears Breakthrough Gene Therapy For Cancer Treatment

  Washington – Opening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials on Wednesday approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients’ own blood… Read More ›

Rivlin to consider clemency for IDF soldiers with prior convictions

Rivlin to consider clemency for IDF soldiers with prior convictions

President Rivlin urges soldiers with criminal records to file pardon requests, citing desire to provide youngsters, whose ‘personalities have not yet solidified,’ with best chances… Read More ›

Iran says S-300 air defense system now ‘fully integrated’

Iran says S-300 air defense system now ‘fully integrated’

Senior air force commander tells state media the missile units are now deployed nationwide, ready for ‘practical operations’   Iran’s advanced S-300 air defense system,… Read More ›

New York – Regulators, Whole Foods Shareholders Approve Amazon Deal

New York – Regulators, Whole Foods Shareholders Approve Amazon Deal

  New York – Whole Foods shareholders and federal regulators approved Amazon’s $13.7 billion acquisition of the organic grocer, a deal that could bring big… Read More ›

PM Netanyahu to Meet Putin Over Iranian Presence in Syria

PM Netanyahu to Meet Putin Over Iranian Presence in Syria

Netanyahu and Putin have kept in close contact in recent years, with the Israeli leader visiting Moscow four times in the last 16 months.  … Read More ›

Police say top Islamic cleric held for incitement to terror

Police say top Islamic cleric held for incitement to terror

Sheikh Raed Salah taken into custody in overnight raid on his home after making public statements, some to media, allegedly supporting terror attacks   Islamic… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s cynical tactic: I’m Likud, Likud is me

Netanyahu’s cynical tactic: I’m Likud, Likud is me

Op-ed: A person in Netanyahu’s situation should have bowed his head and kept silent. He definitely shouldn’t have organized an Erdoğan-style rally for himself. He… Read More ›

IDF soldiers take part in a unique collaboration to help children with autism

IDF soldiers take part in a unique collaboration to help children with autism

Soldiers develop apps to help autistic youngsters communicate better with facial expressions, stay close to their caregivers   Soldiers, parents of autistic children, high school… Read More ›

Palestinian Skeptical Fall of Netanyau Would Benefit Them

Palestinian Skeptical Fall of Netanyau Would Benefit Them

“None of the prime ministers give anything to the Palestinians, whether it’s Netanyahu or Olmert, Right or Left. It’s the same policy, the same occupation.… Read More ›

In Jerusalem, a gender-bent production of ‘Taming of the Shrew’

In Jerusalem, a gender-bent production of ‘Taming of the Shrew’

The Theatre in the Rough opens its summer run this week with a laugh-out-loud, cross-dressing performance of the Bard’s classic comedy   It’s the Israeli… Read More ›

Canton, OH – Hall Of Fame President Envisions Football ‘Disney World’

Canton, OH – Hall Of Fame President Envisions Football ‘Disney World’

  Canton, OH – David Baker has a vision. He sees a state-of-the-art stadium; eight fields in a youth sports complex (plus three more on… Read More ›