Articles by: JewishNews-David

The House just voted to avoid a government shutdown, but the plan could still crash and burn in the Senate

The House just voted to avoid a government shutdown, but the plan could still crash and burn in the Senate

  The House passed a GOP-led bill to fund the government, slightly lowering the odds of a government shutdown. The bill passed by a vote… Read More ›

Jerusalem – After US Cuts, Palestinian Refugee Agency Seeks Donations

Jerusalem – After US Cuts, Palestinian Refugee Agency Seeks Donations

  Jerusalem – The U.N. agency that serves Palestinian refugees and their descendants said Wednesday it would launch a global fundraising appeal in hopes of… Read More ›

North, South Korea to march together under one flag at Winter Olympics

North, South Korea to march together under one flag at Winter Olympics

  Seoul – North and South Korean athletes will march together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony under a unified flag, the South said Wednesday,… Read More ›

Did Abbas just give his valedictory speech, blaming everyone for his failures?

Did Abbas just give his valedictory speech, blaming everyone for his failures?

Saving his harshest rhetoric for Trump, 82-year-old PA president tells PLO Central Council, ‘This may be the last time you see me here’   Sunday’s… Read More ›

Deri: ‘I’ve no intention of enforcing Supermarkets Law

Deri: ‘I’ve no intention of enforcing Supermarkets Law

In exclusive interview with Yedioth Ahronoth, interior minister who led bill granting him powers to close down shops on Shabbat, seeks to assuage concerns by… Read More ›

Hailing West Bank shooting, Hamas warns of more attacks to come

Hailing West Bank shooting, Hamas warns of more attacks to come

‘The West Bank will remain a knife in your body,’ says terrorist group’s armed wing, which stops short of claiming killing of Rabbi Raziel Shevach… Read More ›

Trump contradicts self repeatedly in immigration meeting

Trump contradicts self repeatedly in immigration meeting

  Washington – President Donald Trump appeared to contradict himself multiple times in a meeting on immigration with a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday —… Read More ›

U.S. Issues New Sanctions on Iran Over Missiles

U.S. Issues New Sanctions on Iran Over Missiles

“The president is weighing additional actions to punish the regime for its belligerent behavior and assault on its own citizens.”   WASHINGTON — The Treasury… Read More ›

Nikki Haley: ‘We will never accept a nuclear North Korea’

Nikki Haley: ‘We will never accept a nuclear North Korea’

  Washington – US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued a stern warning to North Korea on Tuesday, saying the US “will never… Read More ›

New York – Lorde A ‘Bigot’ For Canceling Israel Concert, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s Ad Says

New York – Lorde A ‘Bigot’ For Canceling Israel Concert, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s Ad Says

New York – The New Zealand Jewish community is defending home-grown pop star Lorde from accusations in a full-page ad that she is a bigot… Read More ›

Bronx, NY – NYC: Self-closing Doors Mandatory In Fire Building

Bronx, NY – NYC: Self-closing Doors Mandatory In Fire Building

  Bronx, NY – A New York City spokesman says a building in which a fire raced through an open door and up a stairwell,… Read More ›

Swatting case poses legal challenges for police, prosecutors

Swatting case poses legal challenges for police, prosecutors

The 911 call was fake, authorities said, but the bullet was very real. Investigators and prosecutors in Kansas and California, and with the federal government… Read More ›

US envoy blasts Palestinians’ ‘anti-Semitic’ reaction to Trump’s Jerusalem move

US envoy blasts Palestinians’ ‘anti-Semitic’ reaction to Trump’s Jerusalem move

David Friedman says response was an ’emotional overreaction,’ US Jews owe president ‘debt of gratitude’ for recognizing Israeli capital   US Ambassador David Friedman criticized… Read More ›

Right-wing anti-corruption protest is just the tip of the iceberg

Right-wing anti-corruption protest is just the tip of the iceberg

Op-ed: Anyone paying attention to the discourse developing in the Right in general, and in Likud in particular, knows that the frustration there is on… Read More ›

Jerusalem set to permit 300 new East Jerusalem homes

Jerusalem set to permit 300 new East Jerusalem homes

Council to give approval for eight buildings in Gilo, despite reported Trump administration request for ‘calm’ after recognition   The Jerusalem municipality is set to… Read More ›

Opinion: With UN vote, Trump gets what he deserves

Opinion: With UN vote, Trump gets what he deserves

  The United States took a shellacking today at the United Nations, when 128 countries voted to denounce President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem… Read More ›

New Revelations in Sexual Harassment Case of Netanyahu’s Ex-Chief of Staff

New Revelations in Sexual Harassment Case of Netanyahu’s Ex-Chief of Staff

Testimonies by senior officials on PM’s former right hand man, who was accused of taking upskirt photos of his subordinate and bullying her into tears.… Read More ›

In rare rebuke, J Street joins AIPAC in panning Abbas over Jerusalem speech

In rare rebuke, J Street joins AIPAC in panning Abbas over Jerusalem speech

Dovish Israel lobbying group calls remarks by Palestinian leader at Istanbul summit ‘divisive and inflammatory,’ says PA still needs Washington to help broker peace  … Read More ›

Gabbay to Netanyahu: ‘Time for elections’

Gabbay to Netanyahu: ‘Time for elections’

Zionist Union Chairman Gabbay calls on Netanyahu to reach decision ‘entire coalition knows you should make’, announce new elections; Recommendations Bill ‘terrible law’, Gabbay says,… Read More ›

Vancouver school apologizes to students for banning Hanukkah

Vancouver school apologizes to students for banning Hanukkah

Sixth-grade girls Maya Sontz and Rebecca Weinberg spearhead — and win — fight for inclusivity in their Christmas-bedecked public school   The Vancouver School Board has apologized to two… Read More ›