Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Netanyahu underestimated US Jews’ revulsion toward Kahanists

Netanyahu underestimated US Jews’ revulsion toward Kahanists

Opinion: While the prime minister caused dismay among American Jewry by working to bring the racist rabbi’s followers back to the Knesset, they know all… Read More ›

Israel’s rabbi for same-sex couples

Israel’s rabbi for same-sex couples

Tamar Gur Krause is a Reform rabbi with hundreds of marriage ceremonies under her belt; she believes in equality and love and the need for… Read More ›

Head of Yad Vashem’s archives helps survivors unearth their own buried histories

Head of Yad Vashem’s archives helps survivors unearth their own buried histories

As head of the largest Holocaust archive in the world, Dr. Haim Gertner aims to connect other documentation centers and make all information freely available… Read More ›

The Jewish organization on the frontlines against Trump’s war on refugees

The Jewish organization on the frontlines against Trump’s war on refugees

The Pittsburgh synagogue attack forced HIAS to evolve, says CEO Mark Hetfield. But in an era that saw the organization sue its biggest patron, the… Read More ›

Warsaw to Attend Visegrad Summit as Crisis Dies Down

Warsaw to Attend Visegrad Summit as Crisis Dies Down

Netanyahu’s remarks on Polish role in Shoah clarified   Israel plans to host its first-ever Visegrad summit in a move designed to highlight the country’s… Read More ›

Palestinians say Warsaw meet ‘normalizes occupation’

Palestinians say Warsaw meet ‘normalizes occupation’

After PA refused to attend Middle East conference, adviser to Abbas complains US is denying Palestinian right to self-determination by siding with Israel   A… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Hezbollah Leader Appears On Israeli Recycling Ad

Tel Aviv – Hezbollah Leader Appears On Israeli Recycling Ad

  Tel Aviv – Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has invaded the Israeli city of Tel Aviv — as the face of an eye-catching, satirical new… Read More ›

Warren: Trump ‘may not even be a free person’ by 2020

Warren: Trump ‘may not even be a free person’ by 2020

  President Donald Trump might be in jail by the time Election Day comes around, Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren said on her first full… Read More ›

Analysis: Democrats just called Trump’s ‘investigations’ bluff

Analysis: Democrats just called Trump’s ‘investigations’ bluff

In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, President Donald Trump minced no words when it came to the ongoing — and planned —… Read More ›

Washington – Pelosi Over His Shoulder: Trump Faces Heartened Dems At SOTU

Washington – Pelosi Over His Shoulder: Trump Faces Heartened Dems At SOTU

  Washington – Democrats now own a stake in the state of the union. Members of the new House majority get to show off their… Read More ›

A defiant Mark Zuckerberg says people are focusing on the ‘negative’ aspects of Facebook’s impact on the world

A defiant Mark Zuckerberg says people are focusing on the ‘negative’ aspects of Facebook’s impact on the world

  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks people are overly focusing on the “negative” aspects of Facebook’s impact on the world. In a post marking Facebook’s… Read More ›

Jewish women express anger after Orthodox rabbis compare abortion to murder

Jewish women express anger after Orthodox rabbis compare abortion to murder

As religious organizations react to New York State’s more liberal pregnancy termination laws, some of their constituents question the necessity of their sweeping statements  … Read More ›

Washington – FDA OKs 1st Generic Version Of Popular Advair Asthma Inhaler

Washington – FDA OKs 1st Generic Version Of Popular Advair Asthma Inhaler

  Washington – The first generic version of the popular Advair asthma inhaler has been approved by U.S. regulators. The Food and Drug Administration on… Read More ›

Markets are loving the Fed’s ‘patient’ stance on rates — and with Facebook’s blowout quarter it’s a sea of green for stocks

Markets are loving the Fed’s ‘patient’ stance on rates — and with Facebook’s blowout quarter it’s a sea of green for stocks

  The Fed held rates steady and chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank would be patient with hikes. That has sent stock markets higher.… Read More ›

Former police chief: Hard to see Netanyahu escaping bribery indictment

Former police chief: Hard to see Netanyahu escaping bribery indictment

In a sense, police credibility hinges on the PM being convicted, Roni Alsheich says; denies having leaked information from cases   Former Israel Police chief… Read More ›

Third installment of Qatari funds likely to enter Gaza soon

Third installment of Qatari funds likely to enter Gaza soon

After Netanyahu postponed the transfer of Qatari funds to Gaza, in light of recent escalation, security officials—including Mossad— support the move, saying the terror organization… Read More ›

Israeli teen charged with terror in stone attack that killed Palestinian woman

Israeli teen charged with terror in stone attack that killed Palestinian woman

Manslaughter accusations against 16-year-old say he hurled 2-kg rock that caused death of Aisha Rabi ‘out of an ideological motive of racism and hostility toward… Read More ›

After Chad ties restored, Israel set to host Mali’s PM in coming weeks

After Chad ties restored, Israel set to host Mali’s PM in coming weeks

Upon his return from N’Djamena, Netanyahu said to be gearing up to normalize ties with another Muslim-majority country in Africa   Israel is preparing for… Read More ›

Ogden, UT – Romney Backs Trump In Shutdown Showdown, Questions Pelosi

Ogden, UT – Romney Backs Trump In Shutdown Showdown, Questions Pelosi

  Ogden, UT –  U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah said Friday he supports President Donald Trump’s push for a border wall that has led… Read More ›

A political game: Why Thailand’s election will be a win for the military

A political game: Why Thailand’s election will be a win for the military

  Bangkok, Thailand – When Thailand officials hinted that scheduled elections to end military rule would be postponed for the fifth time in almost as… Read More ›