Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

‘Excited’ Pope Francis lands in Ecuador, praises the nation’s ‘singular beauty’

‘Excited’ Pope Francis lands in Ecuador, praises the nation’s ‘singular beauty’

  Welcomed by a youth orchestra, local dignitaries and a whipping wind that carried away his white skullcap, Pope Francis landed in Quito, Ecuador on… Read More ›

Firefighters gain control of huge fire near Sea of Galilee

Firefighters gain control of huge fire near Sea of Galilee

Starting at 6 pm, fire came within 400 meters of homes in town of Yavne’el, sparking quick reaction from 4 planes and scores of firefighters.… Read More ›

Palestinians mark murder anniversary: ‘We want an Intifada’

Palestinians mark murder anniversary: ‘We want an Intifada’

Procession remembers Mohammed Abu Khdeir, Palestinian teenager who was murdered by Israelis; slain boy’s father: State cheers on the racists. Hundreds participated in a procession… Read More ›

UNRWA head: A year after the war, Gaza rebuilding to begin

UNRWA head: A year after the war, Gaza rebuilding to begin

According to the UN boss in Gaza, the process of rebuilding has been delayed by restrictions imposed by different bodies, however he is hopeful that… Read More ›

‘Nicky’s kids’ salute the hero who saved them

‘Nicky’s kids’ salute the hero who saved them

Winton, who died in Maidenhead, England, this week at the age of 106, had not intended to mount the urgent rescue mission.   It is… Read More ›

Analysis: Is Muslim Brotherhood going jihadist?

Analysis: Is Muslim Brotherhood going jihadist?

The famed Islamist organization, which formed the ideological roots for more radical jihadist groups such as al-Qaida and Islamic State, is being outshined by its… Read More ›

Analysis: Will there be another Gaza war?

Analysis: Will there be another Gaza war?

While the cease-fire between the second and third wars lasted just 19 months, on average it can be calculated that every 22 months Israel has… Read More ›

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce

  One day after their 10-year anniversary, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner confirmed they are filing for divorce. “After much thought and careful consideration, we… Read More ›

Suspect sent selfie with decapitated victim, French prosecutor says

Suspect sent selfie with decapitated victim, French prosecutor says

A man on France’s terror watch list shot selfies with the decapitated body of his boss before launching an attempted suicide attack at a U.S.-owned… Read More ›

Greece defaults on $1.7 billion IMF payment

Greece defaults on $1.7 billion IMF payment

In a dramatic but widely expected step, Greece formally defaulted on a $1.7 billion payment to the International Monetary Fund early Wednesday in Athens. Greece… Read More ›

Hamas blasts UN Gaza war report… for pro-Israel bias

Hamas blasts UN Gaza war report… for pro-Israel bias

Terror group demands rewrite; says commission should have used testimonies from Israeli group Breaking the Silence to ‘prove IDF war crimes’   It’s not only… Read More ›

Jews in Paris: If you’re pro-Israel in France, you’re finished!

Jews in Paris: If you’re pro-Israel in France, you’re finished!

While armed soldiers were sent to secure synagogues in the French capital, members of the country’s Jewish community say it is not enough; ‘There are… Read More ›

2 soldiers seriously injured in fire at air force base

2 soldiers seriously injured in fire at air force base

Soldiers, who suffered burns to 70-80 percent of their bodies, fighting for their lives; IDF still investigating causes of fire. Two IDF soldiers were fighting… Read More ›

Israeli Navy preparing to take over Gaza-bound flotilla

Israeli Navy preparing to take over Gaza-bound flotilla

Four boats carrying 47 pro-Palestinian activists will be welcomed with letter from PM: ‘It looks like you took a wrong turn. Perhaps you meant to… Read More ›

Report: Islamic Jihad leader to end hunger-strike after Israel agrees to his release

Report: Islamic Jihad leader to end hunger-strike after Israel agrees to his release

Khader Adnan, 37, had been hospitalized in critical condition as a result of rejecting food since May 4.   An Islamic Jihad leader jailed by… Read More ›

A balance between access and sovereignty

A balance between access and sovereignty

Every sovereign nation has its secrets. And every nation is entitled to protect those secrets.   VIENNA – Every sovereign nation has its secrets. And… Read More ›

PA’s Abbas gives Hamas Tuesday deadline to join unity government

PA’s Abbas gives Hamas Tuesday deadline to join unity government

Azzam al-Ahmed, senior Fatah official in charge of talks, cancels trip to Gaza   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday that Hamas has until… Read More ›