Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Israel must kick its Trump-era habits

Israel must kick its Trump-era habits

Analysis: Jerusalem must accept that the new occupant of the White House won’t have long, unscheduled telephone calls with Netanyahu and the Mideast conflict will… Read More ›

Netanyahu vows action after ultra-Orthodox mob protesting lockdown injures cop

Netanyahu vows action after ultra-Orthodox mob protesting lockdown injures cop

PM says ‘we will act with a heavy hand’ after policewoman hurt in Bnei Brak; incident comes amid near-daily clashes over enforcement of virus rules… Read More ›

Joe Biden grieves Covid victims on eve of his inauguration: ‘To heal, we must remember’

Joe Biden grieves Covid victims on eve of his inauguration: ‘To heal, we must remember’

One of the great tragedies of the past year, as some 400,000 Americans lost their lives to Covid-19, was not only that many victims died… Read More ›

European gov’ts warn Iran’s latest move has ‘grave military implications’

European gov’ts warn Iran’s latest move has ‘grave military implications’

US announces new round of sanctions after Tehran moves to produce uranium metal; Biden appoints new negotiator.   Iran’s move towards producing uranium metal could… Read More ›

Israel has moral duty and health need to vaccine Palestinians

Israel has moral duty and health need to vaccine Palestinians

Opinion: The coronavirus does not care about borders and national identities, and with both populations mingling for work or commerce, Jerusalem must make sure out… Read More ›

NYPD Official Retiring Amid Investigation Into Hateful Posts

NYPD Official Retiring Amid Investigation Into Hateful Posts

  NEW YORK (AP) — A high-ranking New York Police Department official accused of posting hateful messages online has opted to retire days after the… Read More ›

Analysis: Years of bad leadership from Trump, and now no leadership at all

Analysis: Years of bad leadership from Trump, and now no leadership at all

The more new video we see of the storming of the Capitol by Trump-inspired rioters, the more aggravating it becomes. Specifically, the violent dragging of… Read More ›

Trump’s presidency ends with American carnage

Trump’s presidency ends with American carnage

Three years, 11 months and 17 days after President Donald Trump warned from the West Front of the US Capitol that “American carnage stops right… Read More ›

Proud Boys leader banned, arrests made in US election protests

Proud Boys leader banned, arrests made in US election protests

Protests against President-elect Joe Biden’s November election win, which Congress will certify on Wednesday, started across the US capital on Tuesday.   Washington police banned… Read More ›

Israel’s coronavirus testing centers are a horror show

Israel’s coronavirus testing centers are a horror show

Opinion: Centers where hundreds wait in line to find out whether they have the virus are, ironically, an infuriating potential hotbed for new infection; indeed… Read More ›

At least 140 House Republicans to vote against counting electoral votes, two GOP lawmakers say

At least 140 House Republicans to vote against counting electoral votes, two GOP lawmakers say

Two Republican members of the House of Representatives tell CNN that they expect at least 140 of their GOP colleagues in the House to vote… Read More ›

14 arrested in Jerusalem protests over Ahuvia Sandak death

14 arrested in Jerusalem protests over Ahuvia Sandak death

Protests over Sandak’s death have been ongoing for the past week, with demonstrators demanding police inquiries into the accident that led to his death.  … Read More ›

Shame on Israel’s leaders for putting their careers above our health

Shame on Israel’s leaders for putting their careers above our health

Opinion: Just as we doctors vow to never abandon our patients, our politicians should do the same, especially in the throes of a pandemic that… Read More ›

NYT’s ‘Caliphate’ Podcast Withdrawn As Pulitzer Finalist

NYT’s ‘Caliphate’ Podcast Withdrawn As Pulitzer Finalist

  NEW YORK (AP) — A high-profile podcast on terrorism from The New York Times that had been a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize was… Read More ›

Trump announces wave of pardons, including Papadopoulos and former lawmakers Hunter and Collins

Trump announces wave of pardons, including Papadopoulos and former lawmakers Hunter and Collins

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced a wave of lame duck pardons, including two for men who pleaded guilty in Robert Mueller’s investigation, as well… Read More ›

Biden To Receive COVID Vaccine As Trump Remains On Sidelines

Biden To Receive COVID Vaccine As Trump Remains On Sidelines

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of the Trump administration’s vaccination program says people who have been infected with the coronavirus — a group that… Read More ›

2 Jewish Wisconsin Judges Denounced A Trump Lawsuit. Now Anti-Semites Are Harassing Them.

2 Jewish Wisconsin Judges Denounced A Trump Lawsuit. Now Anti-Semites Are Harassing Them.

  WISCONSIN (JTA) — One commenter said Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Jill Karofsky was “hooked-nosed” and posted a corresponding anti-Semitic caricature of her. Another called… Read More ›

Trump remains silent as massive cyber hack poses ‘grave risk’ to government

Trump remains silent as massive cyber hack poses ‘grave risk’ to government

When President Donald Trump convened his Cabinet at the White House Wednesday as Washington absorbed news of a massive data breach, the heads of most… Read More ›

Liberman urges Sa’ar, Lapid, Bennett to join with him against Netanyahu: reports

Liberman urges Sa’ar, Lapid, Bennett to join with him against Netanyahu: reports

Yisrael Beytenu party head reportedly calls on other opposition leaders to unite against Likud in possible election; polls predict bloc would still fall short of… Read More ›

Ending the circle of grief

Ending the circle of grief

Opinion: The fact that Israel has been keeping the bodies of 68 Palestinians as a bargaining chip does little to bring closure to the Israeli… Read More ›