Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Middle Israel: Avigdor Liberman, Poor Man’s Churchill

Middle Israel: Avigdor Liberman, Poor Man’s Churchill

Avigdor Liberman’s departure is not about his views, but about his unsuitability for the position he should not have assumed.   Political resignations come in… Read More ›

Netanyahu: No Difference Between Hamas Fire on South and Rest of Israel

Netanyahu: No Difference Between Hamas Fire on South and Rest of Israel

“Hamas response was minor, there is a difference between Tel Aviv and other communities,” Hanegbi said.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement “completely… Read More ›

US Jews Feel More Positively Towards Israel Despite Religious Pluralism Rift

US Jews Feel More Positively Towards Israel Despite Religious Pluralism Rift

A survey found that 81 percent of American Jews feel same or more positively towards Israel over last 5-10 years, and that 65 percent are… Read More ›

Analysis: Trump strikes, sensing post-midterm window to wound Mueller

Analysis: Trump strikes, sensing post-midterm window to wound Mueller

President Donald Trump’s sudden dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions was a swift strike to exploit Washington’s new power dynamics after the midterm elections. It… Read More ›

US Backs Plan for Rail Linking Israel with Middle East

US Backs Plan for Rail Linking Israel with Middle East

US Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt tweeted his support for the rail line as Israeli Minister of Transportation and Intelligence Israel Katz made a historic visit… Read More ›

Republican candidate apologizes for anti-Semitic mailer

Republican candidate apologizes for anti-Semitic mailer

Ed Charamut’s campaign staff posts statement acknowledging the mailer, showing his Jewish Democratic opponent Matthew Lesser holding a stack of cash, had ‘serious unintended consequences’;… Read More ›

Rouhani’s Cell Phone Bugged by Unknown Party, Iranian General Claims

Rouhani’s Cell Phone Bugged by Unknown Party, Iranian General Claims

The Al Jazeera report also said Iran neutralized a new version of the Stuxnet virus, a computer virus reportedly created by the United States and… Read More ›

‘Shock and surprise’ at shooter’s hatred of HIAS, says refugee organization’s VP

‘Shock and surprise’ at shooter’s hatred of HIAS, says refugee organization’s VP

According to Melanie Nezer, the culture of anti-Semitism in America is growing even as the 137-year-old Jewish organization works to ‘Welcome the stranger. Protect the… Read More ›

Israel – The Fast Train From Jerusalem To Tel Aviv Isn’t Fast And Doesn’t Go To Tel Aviv

Israel – The Fast Train From Jerusalem To Tel Aviv Isn’t Fast And Doesn’t Go To Tel Aviv

  Jerusalem – As our train hurtled through the tunnel — my ears popping on the descent — and then burst out into sunlight bathing… Read More ›

What investigators are looking for in nationwide hunt for would-be bomber

What investigators are looking for in nationwide hunt for would-be bomber

  A nationwide manhunt is underway for whoever sent packages with suspected pipe bombs to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and several other top… Read More ›

Netanyahu Pushes for Free Trade with China

Netanyahu Pushes for Free Trade with China

“China is Israel’s second largest trade partner reaching $10 billion in 2017 and it is already up 30% in 2018.” Netanyahu said.   Israel wants… Read More ›

Houston – Cruz Predicts Trump Wins Re-election In 2020

Houston – Cruz Predicts Trump Wins Re-election In 2020

  Houston – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is predicting that President Donald Trump will win re-election in 2020. Cruz spoke Monday before Trump took the… Read More ›

Missoula, MN – Trump Says Without Evidence That Dems Are Behind ‘caravan’

Missoula, MN – Trump Says Without Evidence That Dems Are Behind ‘caravan’

  Missoula, MN – President Donald Trump suggested without evidence Thursday that Democrats or their allies are supporting a “caravan” of Central American migrants who… Read More ›

Saudi former diplomat called ‘pivotal’ in Khashoggi’s apparent killing

Saudi former diplomat called ‘pivotal’ in Khashoggi’s apparent killing

Ankara – Saudi intelligence officer and former diplomat Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb played a “pivotal role” in the apparent assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a… Read More ›

Hamas official says neither side really wants another war in Gaza

Hamas official says neither side really wants another war in Gaza

Liberman has urged cabinet to okay ‘serious blow’ to Hamas in Gaza, believes large military campaign could bring 4-5 years of calm   A senior… Read More ›

Nikki Haley succeeded, despite Trump

Nikki Haley succeeded, despite Trump

Op-ed: Using tough diplomacy to achieve important American objectives, while at the same time calling out hypocrisy at the UN, Nikki Haley is leaving on… Read More ›

Trump reluctant to halt Saudi arms sales over journalist’s disappearance

Trump reluctant to halt Saudi arms sales over journalist’s disappearance

President says sanctioning Riyadh if it killed US resident Jamal Khashoggi would hurt American economic interests   WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump says the… Read More ›

Trump Campaign Aide Asked Israeli Firm for Social Media Manipulation Plans

Trump Campaign Aide Asked Israeli Firm for Social Media Manipulation Plans

There were a few different proposals discovered by the Israeli company, Psy-Group, one was to use fake accounts to sway thousands of delegates.   One… Read More ›

A powder keg in the West Bank

A powder keg in the West Bank

Analysis: The IDF must reexamine the security arrangements at the industrial zones and find out how the Barkan terrorist got a rifle in despite metal… Read More ›

Erdogan asks Riyadh to ‘prove’ journalist left consulate

Erdogan asks Riyadh to ‘prove’ journalist left consulate

Turkish president demands Saudis show footage of Jamal Khashoggi, who authorities suspect was murdered in the building   ANKARA, Turkey (AFP) — Turkish President Recep… Read More ›