Articles by: JewishNews-David

Lion cubs get stuck on Gaza border

Lion cubs get stuck on Gaza border

Charity convinces Palestinian man to give up Mona and Max, but finds Erez crossing closed   Gaza’s Hamas rulers on Friday allowed a pair of… Read More ›

Hamas, Hezbollah, Revolutionary Guards said to meet in Beirut

Hamas, Hezbollah, Revolutionary Guards said to meet in Beirut

Terror group members, Iran officials break Ramadan fast in Lebanese capital in another sign of rapprochement   Senior members of the Palestinian terror group Hamas… Read More ›

$1 coffee chain taps into Israeli anger over high cost of living

$1 coffee chain taps into Israeli anger over high cost of living

Cofix is now branching out to low-cost mini-supermarkets selling items for only 5 shekels; CEO is planning 3 more stores in Israel, and wants to… Read More ›

Firebombs believed to be cause of Jerusalem-area blazes

Firebombs believed to be cause of Jerusalem-area blazes

Arson by Palestinians suspected after over 100 hectares of woodlands go up in flames in less than a week. Over 100 hectares of natural woodlands… Read More ›

‘What we’re going through is war’

‘What we’re going through is war’

‘Every day there’s terrorism on the roads and you can’t know where it’ll come from,’ say settlers living in the Binyamin area of the West… Read More ›

Thousands take to Tel Aviv streets to protest gas deal

Thousands take to Tel Aviv streets to protest gas deal

Four other protests took place simultaneously throughout the country, including outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in Jerusalem, as well as the premier’s home in… Read More ›

Analysis: Looking at the cup half-full in UN human rights council vote

Analysis: Looking at the cup half-full in UN human rights council vote

Israel was faced with a choice: either a watered-down resolution without any real operative significance that the EU countries would support, or a much tougher… Read More ›

UK to erect permanent memorial to honor Tunisia terror victims

UK to erect permanent memorial to honor Tunisia terror victims

The memorial site will honor British nationals killed in the June 26 attack.     A permanent memorial site will be erected in the UK… Read More ›

Brooklyn, NY – Prominent Chabad Rabbi Killed In Tragic Car Accident In Crown Heights

Brooklyn, NY – Prominent Chabad Rabbi Killed In Tragic Car Accident In Crown Heights

  Brooklyn, NY –  Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp, 66, a beloved and respected Crown Heights rabbi, has been tragically killed in a car accident. According to… Read More ›

New York – Commissioner Bratton To City Council: NYPD Can Reform Itself

New York – Commissioner Bratton To City Council: NYPD Can Reform Itself

  New York – Police Commissioner William Bratton renewed his opposition on Monday to a set of proposed regulations on use of force and other… Read More ›

New York – A World Apart: 2 Women With Birthdates In 1800s Still Alive

New York – A World Apart: 2 Women With Birthdates In 1800s Still Alive

  New York – When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity… Read More ›

The very big risks of the Greek debt crisis

The very big risks of the Greek debt crisis

Greece is spiraling ever deeper into a financial and political crisis that could end with it becoming the first country to crash out of the… Read More ›

Gas decision is the right solution for all citizens of Israel, PM says

Gas decision is the right solution for all citizens of Israel, PM says

“We are promoting a realistic solution that will bring natural gas to the Israeli market and not a populist solution that will keep the gas… Read More ›

Wimbledon 2015: Imagine having Rafa Nadal in your bed

Wimbledon 2015: Imagine having Rafa Nadal in your bed

  Fancy having Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal in your bed? Or perhaps you’d prefer Serena Williams or Maria Sharapova on your couch? Well, that… Read More ›

Female genital mutilation: Why Egyptian girls fear the summer

Female genital mutilation: Why Egyptian girls fear the summer

  Cairo, Egypt – Summer days: They’re what childhood memories are made of, glorious afternoons of unchecked freedom to frolic with friends in the sun, unshackled… Read More ›

French minister: It’s possible asylum will be offered to Snowden, Assange

French minister: It’s possible asylum will be offered to Snowden, Assange

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira said Thursday she “wouldn’t be surprised” if France decided to offer asylum to Edward Snowden and Julian Assange. Assange, the… Read More ›

Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, IS group

Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, IS group

Discussion follows NATO promise to step up military presence in east Europe amid conflict in Ukraine   Russian President Vladimir Putin called his US counterpart… Read More ›

GOP almost set for ’16, with only 3 governors left to get in

GOP almost set for ’16, with only 3 governors left to get in

Chris Christie, Scott Walker and John Kasich are set to join in race with 13 other high-profile Republican candidates   DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —… Read More ›

New HBO doc takes candid look at writer-AIDS activist Larry Kramer

New HBO doc takes candid look at writer-AIDS activist Larry Kramer

On the forefront of the AIDS epidemic, the outspoken Jewish author and playwright became a provocateur who rallied a nation JTA — It wasn’t so… Read More ›