Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Israel’s Jordan embassy to resume full operations following Israel’s apology

Israel’s Jordan embassy to resume full operations following Israel’s apology

Jordanian government spokesman says Israeli government officially apologized over the incident at the Israeli embassy in Amman last July, as well as for the killing… Read More ›

Last fallen soldier from Lebanon War laid to rest 31 years later

Last fallen soldier from Lebanon War laid to rest 31 years later

Sgt. Abraham Ajami suffered a critical head injury in 1987 while serving in an Artillery Corps battery in Lebanon. He spent the last 31 years… Read More ›

Abbas: ‘Jerusalem is the gate of peace and war — Trump must choose’

Abbas: ‘Jerusalem is the gate of peace and war — Trump must choose’

PA leader stresses Palestinians must only use ‘peaceful’ means to resist, encourages Muslims and Christians worldwide to visit and ‘defend’ Jerusalem   Palestinian Authority President… Read More ›

Liberman: We’ll look into legalizing outpost after resident killed by terrorists

Liberman: We’ll look into legalizing outpost after resident killed by terrorists

After Raziel Shevach gunned down on road near his home of Havat Gilad, ministers demand legalization and further settlement building   Defense Minister Avidgdor Liberman… Read More ›

Rabbinate stalls on recognizing Orthodox diaspora rabbis

Rabbinate stalls on recognizing Orthodox diaspora rabbis

More than a year has passed since the Chief Rabbinate pledged to delineate criteria for recognizing Orthodox rabbis in the diaspora, but a committee set… Read More ›

Iran blames Israel-backed CIA plot for week of protests

Iran blames Israel-backed CIA plot for week of protests

Amid uncertainty over whether demonstrations are fading, Tehran alleges US operative sparked unrest with intelligence support from Israel, Saudi financing   TEHRAN, Iran — Iran… Read More ›

Ivanka Trump wants to be first woman president, new book claims

Ivanka Trump wants to be first woman president, new book claims

According to ‘Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,’ Bannon sought to relocate embassy to Jerusalem, cede West Bank to Jordan and Gaza to… Read More ›

Intel Expert: Iran Protests Might Take Regime’s Focus Off Israel

Intel Expert: Iran Protests Might Take Regime’s Focus Off Israel

Sima Shine said chances of conflict on Israel’s northern border are becoming “smaller and smaller.”   With thousands of Iranians taking to the streets, the Islamic… Read More ›

Knesset passes police recommendations law after 2-day filibuster

Knesset passes police recommendations law after 2-day filibuster

Law won’t apply to open probes into Netanyahu, other MKs; Yesh Atid set to petition High Court   The Knesset early Thursday morning voted the… Read More ›

Mahwah, NJ – Town’s Moves Could Mean Shift In Orthodox Jewish Dispute

Mahwah, NJ – Town’s Moves Could Mean Shift In Orthodox Jewish Dispute

  Mahwah, NJ – Some recent moves by a town could signal a shift in a dispute with Orthodox Jewish groups that has already prompted… Read More ›

Shoppers are about to return $90 billion in unwanted gifts that likely can’t be resold and will end up in the trash

Shoppers are about to return $90 billion in unwanted gifts that likely can’t be resold and will end up in the trash

  An estimated $90 billion in holiday merchandise is about to be returned to stores. Much of that is no longer salable and will be… Read More ›

Economy Minister: Teva Should Earn Its Tax Breaks

Economy Minister: Teva Should Earn Its Tax Breaks

Teva has received some NIS 22 billion in tax breaks and grants over the past decade, without any conditions regarding layoffs in return. Even though… Read More ›

Netanyahu heckled at Bible Quiz for arms sales to ‘murderous regimes’

Netanyahu heckled at Bible Quiz for arms sales to ‘murderous regimes’

Israeli activists decry government’s military aid to regimes with poor human rights records such as Myanmar and Honduras; ‘Light unto the nations, don’t sell to… Read More ›

North Korea testing biological warheads for its missiles — report

North Korea testing biological warheads for its missiles — report

Japanese newspaper says Pyongyang’s research focused on ensuring deadly anthrax spores will survive extreme heat during long-range missile strike   North Korea is carrying out… Read More ›

IDF officer says there are likely more Gaza tunnels leading into Israel

IDF officer says there are likely more Gaza tunnels leading into Israel

Southern Brigade commander tells border town residents the latest round of violence is ‘like a snowball we’re trying to stop’   Just days after the… Read More ›

New York – Trump Condo Prices Falling In Manhattan, Report Finds

New York – Trump Condo Prices Falling In Manhattan, Report Finds

New York – In Manhattan, where Donald Trump built his empire, prices for condos in buildings bearing his gilded name are falling in the first… Read More ›

Donald Trump woke up this morning and Alabama is still not his fault

Donald Trump woke up this morning and Alabama is still not his fault

Less than 12 hours removed from a searing loss in Alabama’s Senate race, President Donald Trump woke up Wednesday morning with a simple message: I… Read More ›

Putin, On Surprise Visit, Orders Russian Forces to Start Leaving Syria

Putin, On Surprise Visit, Orders Russian Forces to Start Leaving Syria

Putin made the announcement during a surprise visit to Russia’s Hmeymim air base in Syria’s Latakia Province where he held talks with Syrian President Bashar… Read More ›

Erdogan: US is a partner in bloodshed with Jerusalem move

Erdogan: US is a partner in bloodshed with Jerusalem move

‘The ones who made Jerusalem a dungeon for Muslims and members of other religions will never be able to clean the blood from their hands,’… Read More ›

To return to power, Left must avoid repeating past mistakes

To return to power, Left must avoid repeating past mistakes

Op-ed: The real national camp—which is pursuing a Jewish, democratic and an incorrupt state—has an actual chance of creating a political upheaval. But if Likud… Read More ›