Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Nurses strike across Israel over working conditions, salaries

Nurses strike across Israel over working conditions, salaries

Deputy health minister slams industrial action launched after talks with government broke down, says he will seek injunction ordering staff back to work; nurses’ union… Read More ›

Trump congratulates Netanyahu for becoming Israel’s longest-serving PM

Trump congratulates Netanyahu for becoming Israel’s longest-serving PM

US president praises Jewish state’s democracy, technological prowess, economy; Netanyahu thanks him for his ‘incredible friendship’   US President Donald Trump on Sunday congratulated Prime… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Ex-Israeli Justice Minister Shaked To Head New Right Party

Jerusalem – Ex-Israeli Justice Minister Shaked To Head New Right Party

  Jerusalem – Former Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked has assumed the leadership of her right-wing nationalist party ahead of September’s unprecedented repeat elections. The… Read More ›

Breakthrough Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Phase IIITrial Opens in Israel

Breakthrough Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Phase IIITrial Opens in Israel

“It’s exciting to see the growth of cancer metabolism in the region following the strides that [CPI-613] has been making in the United States,” Dr.… Read More ›

Multiple injuries found on body of UK woman allegedly raped by 12 Israelis

Multiple injuries found on body of UK woman allegedly raped by 12 Israelis

According to documents presented at a court hearing in Cyprus, the woman had scratches on her lower limbs; she’d met one of the suspects sometime… Read More ›

The drums of war are beating weakly in rudderless Gaza

The drums of war are beating weakly in rudderless Gaza

Analysis: Hamas is sticking to its agreement with Israel for now, but while there is no real appetite for war on either side, the lack… Read More ›

Doubling down, Trump says liberal Democrats ‘hate Israel with unbridled passion’

Doubling down, Trump says liberal Democrats ‘hate Israel with unbridled passion’

Defending apparent call for Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley, and Tlaib to ‘go back’ to countries they ‘came from,’ Trump says Democratic party ‘sticking up’ for… Read More ›

Syria Has Right to Recover the Golan Heights from Israel, Envoy Tells UNHRC

Syria Has Right to Recover the Golan Heights from Israel, Envoy Tells UNHRC

“Our country in no way recognizes any of the administrative measures taken by the Israeli occupying power in the Syrian Golan,” Syria’s ambassador to the… Read More ›

Suspected driver in car-ramming near Jerusalem arrested, army says

Suspected driver in car-ramming near Jerusalem arrested, army says

Suspect and father reportedly nabbed in West Bank town of Hizme, near where apparent attack took place   A driver suspected of ramming his vehicle… Read More ›

Analysis: Harris dropped a bomb on Biden that’s bigger than politics

Analysis: Harris dropped a bomb on Biden that’s bigger than politics

“Black people will forgive anything!” I’ve heard that line from so many black friends and relatives over the years that it’s become sort of a… Read More ›

Why Did Netanyahu Suddenly Seek to Cancel the Election He Initiated?

Why Did Netanyahu Suddenly Seek to Cancel the Election He Initiated?

Political Affairs: The election elimination escapade   Circle November 5, 2019, on your calendars. And mark it by doing absolutely nothing. Why November 5? Because… Read More ›

Trump, Netanyahu and the Iran flipflop

Trump, Netanyahu and the Iran flipflop

Opinion: Israeli leaders have long enjoyed elevated status at the White House, but while the U.S. president basks in the acclaim he received for jettisoning… Read More ›

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash

The Palestinian position is always that anybody who wants to solve the Palestinian problem must solve it through ending occupation, and the establishment of a… Read More ›

Israel said worried US may not respond decisively to drone downing

Israel said worried US may not respond decisively to drone downing

Officials concerned Iran may be emboldened after Trump appears to dismiss incident as a possible accident; White House invites House, Senate leaders for briefing  … Read More ›

New York – NY Times Surveys 21 Democratic Presidential Candidates On Israel’s Human Rights Record

New York – NY Times Surveys 21 Democratic Presidential Candidates On Israel’s Human Rights Record

New York –  The New York Times surveyed almost all of the Democratic presidential candidates on a range of issues between March and June, and… Read More ›

Nir Barkat – The Likud’s New Acquisition and His Message to U.S. Jews

Nir Barkat – The Likud’s New Acquisition and His Message to U.S. Jews

  Ahead of the April 9 election, there were many parties that brought in new talent and gave these candidates reserved slots on their lists.… Read More ›

Gulf of Oman Incident and Iran’s Dangerous Game – Analysis

Gulf of Oman Incident and Iran’s Dangerous Game – Analysis

Four tankers off the UAE port of Fujairah had been struck on May 12, a month before the incident on June 13. The most recent… Read More ›

New York – US: Man Sought Guns, Grenades For Times Square Terror Attack

New York – US: Man Sought Guns, Grenades For Times Square Terror Attack

New York – A New York City man plotted to use guns, grenades and suicide vests to bring bloodshed to Times Square, federal prosecutors said… Read More ›

Trump mourns Nechama Rivlin, says she represented Israel ‘with grace, stature’

Trump mourns Nechama Rivlin, says she represented Israel ‘with grace, stature’

US president sends condolences to Israeli counterpart on what would have been first lady’s 74th birthday; funeral to be held later Wednesday   US President… Read More ›

Israel Goes Back to Elections as Netanyahu Fails to Form Coalition

Israel Goes Back to Elections as Netanyahu Fails to Form Coalition

Exactly one month after the 21st Knesset were sworn in, a majority of the Knesset voted late Wednesday to disperse themselves and initiate an unprecedented… Read More ›