Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Lieberman to consider lifting some some restrictions on Gaza

Lieberman to consider lifting some some restrictions on Gaza

Defense minister set to discuss with IDF officials whether to open Kerem Shalom crossing and enlarge Gaza fishing perimeter as mortars and incendiary balloons cease… Read More ›

Suicide attack on Egypt church foiled

Suicide attack on Egypt church foiled

Bomber blows himself up before reaching Virgin Church near Cairo after confronting heavy police presence   CAIRO, Egypt — A suicide attack against a church… Read More ›

Trump condemns ‘all types of racism’ ahead of ‘Unite the Right’ rally on the one-year anniversary of Charlottesville

Trump condemns ‘all types of racism’ ahead of ‘Unite the Right’ rally on the one-year anniversary of Charlottesville

  President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday to condemn “all types of racism” ahead of Sunday’s “Unite the Right” rally. The event’s organizers describe it as… Read More ›

Innovative Knee Surgery Implant Invented in Israel Used for the First Time

Innovative Knee Surgery Implant Invented in Israel Used for the First Time

The company ran through a few different prototypes before inventing the successful implant.   At the beginning of August, Hadassah University Medical Center on Jerusalem’s… Read More ›

Two major Israel-backers join criticism of nation-state law

Two major Israel-backers join criticism of nation-state law

Jewish Federations of North America and International Fellowship of Christians and Jews latest groups urging Israel to address Druze concerns of discrimination   The Jewish… Read More ›

Opposition vows to enshrine Declaration of Independence as Israeli Basic Law

Opposition vows to enshrine Declaration of Independence as Israeli Basic Law

Amid growing backlash over nation-state law, Avi Gabbay and Tzipi Livni slam Netanyahu for excluding from it a specific provision of equal rights for minorities… Read More ›

Goldin’s family protests outside UN building in Jerusalem

Goldin’s family protests outside UN building in Jerusalem

On 4-year anniversary of his death and capture in Gaza, family of Lt. Hadar Goldin accuse UN of failing to hold Hamas accountable for violating… Read More ›

Netanyahu Sows Division Again: It’s ‘Us or Them’

Netanyahu Sows Division Again: It’s ‘Us or Them’

It’s a message Netanyahu pushed at the 2015 elections and continued to push this week.   Us or them. That is the message Prime Minister… Read More ›

Wounded IDF officer asked: ‘When am I going back to Gaza?’

Wounded IDF officer asked: ‘When am I going back to Gaza?’

21-year-old officer from Dimona who was hurt by Palestinian sniper fire on Wednesday evening did not want to be evacuated, his parents say, because he… Read More ›

400-Pound Fallen Western Wall Stone Cleared From Egalitarian Prayer Area

400-Pound Fallen Western Wall Stone Cleared From Egalitarian Prayer Area

The foundation will be responsible for examining and preserving the stone until a decision is made regarding its future.   The stone that fell out of… Read More ›

Hamas evened the score and rushed to ask for a truce

Hamas evened the score and rushed to ask for a truce

Analysis: Hamas considers the death of an IDF soldier an achievement, giving up on massive rocket fire, leading to the collapse of the ‘fire met… Read More ›

Eilat, Israel – With New Airport, Israel’s Eilat Competes For European Tourists

Eilat, Israel – With New Airport, Israel’s Eilat Competes For European Tourists

  Eilat, Israel – Once almost lost to international tourism, the Israeli resort of Eilat hopes a new airport will attract a million foreign visitors… Read More ›

Republicans few and far between come to Trump’s defense after his remarks with Putin get shredded as ‘disgraceful’

Republicans few and far between come to Trump’s defense after his remarks with Putin get shredded as ‘disgraceful’

  Several Republicans came to President Donald Trump’s defense after his remarks during a Monday press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin were criticized. Those… Read More ›

Donald Trump told Theresa May to sue the EU over Brexit

Donald Trump told Theresa May to sue the EU over Brexit

  On Friday, Trump said he gave Theresa May advice on how to negotiate Brexit, but she found it too “brutal.” This morning, May revealed… Read More ›

Protective Edge deterrence has eroded

Protective Edge deterrence has eroded

Analysis: Operation Protective Edge brought impressive strategic achievements and a long period of calm on the Gaza border. However, the government failed to translate that… Read More ›

Arab Israeli sentenced to 8 years for plotting to attack soldiers

Arab Israeli sentenced to 8 years for plotting to attack soldiers

Firas al-Omari, 46, was convicted of joining Hamas and planning a terror attack in the Negev to avenge the outlawing of Northern Branch of Islamic… Read More ›

Trump reportedly treats Putin like a ‘confidant’ and the 2 men commiserate about how the ‘fake news’ and ‘deep state’ are against them

Trump reportedly treats Putin like a ‘confidant’ and the 2 men commiserate about how the ‘fake news’ and ‘deep state’ are against them

  President Donald Trump treats Russian President Vladimir Putin as a confidant while bullying and ignoring other world leaders. Putin, meanwhile, is playing to Trump’s… Read More ›

Putin to Meet Netanyahu Five Days Before Trump

Putin to Meet Netanyahu Five Days Before Trump

PM calls on European leaders to stop appeasing Iran, especially after Iranian-backed bombing plot in Paris.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Moscow… Read More ›

Conservatives groups are going all in to confirm Trump’s Supreme Court pick — which could upend the effort to hold the House in 2018

Conservatives groups are going all in to confirm Trump’s Supreme Court pick — which could upend the effort to hold the House in 2018

  The vacancy on the Supreme Court created by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement could reshape campaign spending in the final stretch of the 2018 midterm… Read More ›

Israeli deterrence against Hamas has ended

Israeli deterrence against Hamas has ended

Analysis: The strong deterrence achieved by the IDF following Operation Protective Edge lasted three years and 10 months. In the past two months, Hamas has… Read More ›