Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Georgetown, KY – McConnell Acknowledges Difficulty In Blocking Iran Deal

Georgetown, KY – McConnell Acknowledges Difficulty In Blocking Iran Deal

  Georgetown, KY – President Barack Obama has “a great likelihood of success” in his showdown with congressional Republicans on the Iran nuclear deal, Senate… Read More ›

Washington – Senator Menendez To Announce Iran Nuclear Pact Stance

Washington – Senator Menendez To Announce Iran Nuclear Pact Stance

  Washington – Senator Robert Menendez, who is widely expected to oppose a proposed nuclear deal with Iran, is set on Tuesday to formally announce… Read More ›

Jeb Bush’s biggest hurdle: himself

Jeb Bush’s biggest hurdle: himself

Des Moines, Iowa – Jeb Bush faces many challenges in his bid to become the Republican presidential nominee: a position on immigration that’s unpopular among many… Read More ›

Concerns inside White House about possible Joe Biden candidacy

Concerns inside White House about possible Joe Biden candidacy

Edgartown, Massachusetts – As Joe Biden might say, it would be a big deal if he runs for president. A “BFD.” But there is one major… Read More ›

Head of far-right group under police investigation

Head of far-right group under police investigation

Bentzi Gopstein, chairman of radical anti-assimilation group Lehava, drew law enforcement’s attention after recent recording in which he said church arson was legitimate under Jewish… Read More ›

Supreme Court upholds bulk of Infiltration Prevention Act

Supreme Court upholds bulk of Infiltration Prevention Act

Court rejects most of petition filed by human rights organizations against third version of bill, but strikes down clause allowing detention exceeding 12 months; nearly… Read More ›

A rabbinic commitment to all Israelis

A rabbinic commitment to all Israelis

Op-ed: A group of great Torah scholars is creating a remedy for the 130,000 boys and girls, young men and women who have felt Jewish… Read More ›

Shin Bet interrogation sheds light on Hamas-Iran ties

Shin Bet interrogation sheds light on Hamas-Iran ties

According to Ibrahim Shahade Sha’ar – accused of terrorist activity – told interrogators that Iran has been transferring money, supplying military equipment and training members… Read More ›

PA to present UN Security Council with resolution to end Israeli ‘occupation’

PA to present UN Security Council with resolution to end Israeli ‘occupation’

Malki dubbed it the “worst form of terrorism” and said that the PA is working towards convincing the US to add settler groups to the… Read More ›

Hamas tunnel digger giving up much intel, says Shin Bet

Hamas tunnel digger giving up much intel, says Shin Bet

Rafah man, who operated on the Gaza battlefield last summer, details training, funding from Tehran.   A Hamas fighter and tunnel digger has given his… Read More ›

‘Race against time’ to stop ISIS terror attack targeting Queen Elizabeth

‘Race against time’ to stop ISIS terror attack targeting Queen Elizabeth

Terrorists are said to be planning a highly deadly attack at the upcoming VJ Day parade in London.   Britain’s M15 Security Service and police… Read More ›

Herzog: Israel cannot afford to reject US overtures

Herzog: Israel cannot afford to reject US overtures

Opposition leader tells delegation of Congress members that Iran nuclear deal is ‘bad,’ but he won’t clash with Obama   Israel cannot reject American overtures… Read More ›

Only one thing can stop the Fed from raising rates in September

Only one thing can stop the Fed from raising rates in September

  China is the only thing that seems to be in the way of the Federal Reserve a September rate hike. Following Friday’s jobs report… Read More ›

China’s government is now the largest player in the nation’s stock market

China’s government is now the largest player in the nation’s stock market

  Chinese regulators have rolled out an impressive arsenal of measures in recent months designed to prop up the nation’s stock market. One of the… Read More ›

HEADS UP: Here’s your complete preview of this week’s big economic events

HEADS UP: Here’s your complete preview of this week’s big economic events

  The US economy added a healthy 215,000 jobs in July, which helped bring the unemployment rate down to a new cycle low of 5.26%.… Read More ›

Los Algodones, Mexico – Facing Rising Dental Costs, Seniors Head To Mexico

Los Algodones, Mexico – Facing Rising Dental Costs, Seniors Head To Mexico

  Los Algodones, Mexico – Mark Bolzern traveled 3,700 miles to go to the dentist. The 56-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, native left home this spring, made… Read More ›

Rome – Vatican Calls On A-G To Indict Extremist Jewish Leader Following Endorsement Of Burning Churches

Rome – Vatican Calls On A-G To Indict Extremist Jewish Leader Following Endorsement Of Burning Churches

  Rome – The Vatican called on the Attorney-General on Sunday to indict Lehava head Benzi Gopstein on suspicion of incitement to violence and terrorism.… Read More ›

Missouri – Pig’s Head Used In Ferguson Anniversary Protest

Missouri – Pig’s Head Used In Ferguson Anniversary Protest

Missouri – Ferguson protesters are using a roasted pig’s head during a demonstration marking the eve of the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s shooting death.… Read More ›

State comptroller: Defense establishment failed to streamline

State comptroller: Defense establishment failed to streamline

Yosef Shapira releases report on defense budget, finding weak supervision and control by senior staff over streamlining process. State Comptroller Yosef Shapira on Wednesday released… Read More ›

Government vote on budget halted

Government vote on budget halted

Meeting adjourned after Shas ministers boycott vote, Bayit Yehudi leader Bennett threatens to vote against budget over cuts to education; Netanyahu: The conversation is about… Read More ›