Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

‘Deal of the Century?’ Netanyahu just got the gift of the century

‘Deal of the Century?’ Netanyahu just got the gift of the century

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz are expected to be at the White House next Tuesday to discuss the “Deal… Read More ›

Putin tells Naama Issachar’s mother ‘everything will be alright’

Putin tells Naama Issachar’s mother ‘everything will be alright’

The Russian leader reassures the mother of an Israeli woman jailed in Russia over drug offenses, while standing next to her during a speech at… Read More ›

Putin, Pence arrive as world leaders gather for major Holocaust commemoration

Putin, Pence arrive as world leaders gather for major Holocaust commemoration

Russian leader to meet with Netanyahu, backpacker’s mother Yaffa Issachar, who says she hopes to hear daughter is returning; PM will later visit Western Wall… Read More ›

Jewish High School Student Tells Donald Trump That Fellow Students Drew Swastikas On Her Arm

Jewish High School Student Tells Donald Trump That Fellow Students Drew Swastikas On Her Arm

  WASHINGTON (JTA) — A Jewish high school student told President Donald Trump that her fellow students drew swastikas on her arms and pushed her… Read More ›

MAILBAG: Recovery And Hope From The Daf

MAILBAG: Recovery And Hope From The Daf

NEW YORK (VINnews/Zvi Gluck) — Like so many others, I left MetLife Stadium after the Siyum HaShas celebrating the culmination of the 13th study cycle… Read More ›

Facebook has cancelled efforts to put ads in WhatsApp, more than a year after its founders resigned in protest of the effort

Facebook has cancelled efforts to put ads in WhatsApp, more than a year after its founders resigned in protest of the effort

  Facebook will reportedly retreat from its efforts to include advertisements in WhatsApp’s messaging service, the Wall Street Journal’s Jeff Horowitz and Kirsten Grind reported on… Read More ›

Even if Trump’s peace plan released now, Area C is still a battleground

Even if Trump’s peace plan released now, Area C is still a battleground

Even if the Trump peace plan is not published when it comes to annexation, Netanyahu cannot make any moves, because under Israeli law, an interim… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s budget deficit problem

Netanyahu’s budget deficit problem

Opinion: Forget the opinions of professional bodies such as Finance Ministry and Bank of Israel or every money expert in Israel, the prime minister would… Read More ›

Monsey Rabbi Who Survived Stabbing Attack Gives Invocation At New York State Of The State Address

Monsey Rabbi Who Survived Stabbing Attack Gives Invocation At New York State Of The State Address

  NEW YORK (JTA) — Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg, whose home was the site of a stabbing last month on the holiday of Hanukkah, delivered an… Read More ›

ANALYSIS: Donald Trump takes the off-ramp in Iran confrontation (for now)

ANALYSIS: Donald Trump takes the off-ramp in Iran confrontation (for now)

President Donald Trump decided Wednesday that taking his foot off the gas in the rapidly escalating conflict between the United States and Iran was the… Read More ›

The view from Tehran: Soleimani’s death is just the beginning

The view from Tehran: Soleimani’s death is just the beginning

Opinion: A Tehran-based journalist believes the world is not a better since the U.S. killing of the top Iranian commander, claiming the regime’s retaliation to… Read More ›

Trump surprised everyone, especially Soleimani

Trump surprised everyone, especially Soleimani

Analysis: After decades of wariness and passivity over confronting Iran, the U.S. has suddenly revolutionized its Mideast policy, and the general consensus in Israel is… Read More ›

Pompeo: Doing nothing would have ‘created more risk’ than killing Soleimani

Pompeo: Doing nothing would have ‘created more risk’ than killing Soleimani

US secretary of state pushes back against reports that the intel underpinning the American strike against the Iranian military commander was ‘thin’   US Secretary… Read More ›

Netanyahu asks for immunity from prosecution

Netanyahu asks for immunity from prosecution

Gantz: I never thought I would see a prime minister evade prosecution. It’s either the kingdom of Netanyahu or the State of Israel.   Prime… Read More ›

Israel should stand up for Jews wherever they are

Israel should stand up for Jews wherever they are

Opinion: People’s homes, communities and lives make up their identities no less than the fact that they are Jewish From Monsey to London, from Paris… Read More ›

The world’s blatant hypocrisy

The world’s blatant hypocrisy

Opinion: Although ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bendousa cannot deny her services for one of Africa’s deadliest dictators, the international community has shown its duplicity by… Read More ›

At least three people said stabbed in attack at Monsey Hannukkah lighting

At least three people said stabbed in attack at Monsey Hannukkah lighting

Man with machete reportedly stormed house of rabbi next to synagogue in New York suburb   Several people have been injured in a stabbing next… Read More ›

Netanyahu calls Putin, requests release of Naama Issachar

Netanyahu calls Putin, requests release of Naama Issachar

Netanyahu also said he and Putin discussed Iran and Syria with Putin, and the two wished each other happy holidays.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu… Read More ›

IDF chief’s promo for Israel’s next major war

IDF chief’s promo for Israel’s next major war

Analysis: Aviv Kochavi Wednesday’s speech contained indirect warnings aimed not only at the Israeli public, but also at Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas; it was an… Read More ›

Columbia University Accused Of Anti-semitic Discrimination In First Case Since Trump Executive Order

Columbia University Accused Of Anti-semitic Discrimination In First Case Since Trump Executive Order

  NEW YORK (JTA) – A federal complaint has been filed against Columbia University accusing the school of anti-Semitic discrimination. It is the first case… Read More ›