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Cabinet to okay Morocco normalization, debate travel ban to curb virus variants

Cabinet to okay Morocco normalization, debate travel ban to curb virus variants

Ministers set to approve the establishment of ties with Rabat; separately, Netanyahu pushing to halt flights for 2 weeks to prevent import of coronavirus mutations… Read More ›

On Day One, Biden Targets Trump Policies On Climate, Virus

On Day One, Biden Targets Trump Policies On Climate, Virus

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of… Read More ›

3 new Democratic senators sworn in, flipping control of the Senate

3 new Democratic senators sworn in, flipping control of the Senate

Vice President Kamala Harris formally swore in three new, barrier-breaking Democratic senators on Wednesday afternoon following her own inauguration, officially giving Democrats control of the… Read More ›

Federal Court Strikes Down Major Trump Climate Rollback

Federal Court Strikes Down Major Trump Climate Rollback

  WASHINGTON (AP) — In a last-minute slap at President Donald Trump, a federal appeals court struck down one of his administration’s most momentous climate… Read More ›

Vice President-Elect Harris To Resign Her Senate Seat Monday

Vice President-Elect Harris To Resign Her Senate Seat Monday

  WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are… Read More ›

Heading ‘into a buzzsaw’: Why extremism experts fear the Capitol attack is just the beginning

Heading ‘into a buzzsaw’: Why extremism experts fear the Capitol attack is just the beginning

The US Capitol is surrounded by fences and troops amid fear the January 6 riots could spark violence this weekend and leading up to Wednesday’s… Read More ›

First GOP House member says he supports impeaching Trump

First GOP House member says he supports impeaching Trump

Republican Rep. John Katko of New York said in a statement Tuesday afternoon he will vote to impeach President Donald Trump, becoming the first Republican… Read More ›

Netanyahu gets A for vaccines, F for pandemic

Netanyahu gets A for vaccines, F for pandemic

Opinion: In 71 days, Israelis will head to the polls and might finally decide on who they want as a leader: a flashy showman and… Read More ›

FBI warns of planned armed protests next week in all 50 US state capitals and DC

FBI warns of planned armed protests next week in all 50 US state capitals and DC

After deadly Capitol assault, bulletin warns of extremists gathering ahead of Biden’s inauguration, cites a call to ‘storm’ buildings, reports ‘threats’ to Biden, Harris, Pelosi… Read More ›

ISRAEL MEDIA REVIEW – House of pain: What the Israeli press is saying about the US Capitol rampage

ISRAEL MEDIA REVIEW – House of pain: What the Israeli press is saying about the US Capitol rampage

An anguished and curious Israel looks on in dread for its own democracy after the attack on the US Capitol Building, and some are not… Read More ›

The one-dose vaccine policy could prove disastrous

The one-dose vaccine policy could prove disastrous

Opinion: The government and the Health Ministry must show consistency and focus on the great challenges posed by Israel’s successful inoculation drive and not play… Read More ›

Democrat Nancy Pelosi narrowly re-elected as US House speaker

Democrat Nancy Pelosi narrowly re-elected as US House speaker

Longtime party leader, 80, won backing of progressives like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who stressed need for unity in face of Trump attempts to overturn election results… Read More ›

Where’s the beef? Jewish women led New York City’s kosher meat riot of 1902

Where’s the beef? Jewish women led New York City’s kosher meat riot of 1902

‘The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902’ by Scott D. Seligman recalls a highly organized consumer uprising led by Lower East Side immigrants fed up… Read More ›

Louisiana Congressman-Elect Luke Letlow Dead From COVID-19

Louisiana Congressman-Elect Luke Letlow Dead From COVID-19

  BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Luke Letlow, Louisiana’s incoming Republican member of the U.S. House, died Tuesday night from complications related to COVID-19 only… Read More ›

UK regulator approves Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine

UK regulator approves Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine

London – UK regulators have approved the use of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, which is cheaper and easier to distribute than some alternatives and… Read More ›

‘Fast food’ bar unearthed in Pompeii: What they were eating as Vesuvius erupted

‘Fast food’ bar unearthed in Pompeii: What they were eating as Vesuvius erupted

Duck, pig, fish, snail… and wine with crushed fava beans were on menu, archaeologists say, as first hot-food-drink eatery — known as a thermopolium —… Read More ›

Netanyahu is no longer the master of the game

Netanyahu is no longer the master of the game

Opinion: The prime minister is facing a challenge from a former ally who is a skilled politician in his own right, and despite the normalization… Read More ›

Netanyahu claims pandemic will likely be over in Israel ‘within a few weeks’

Netanyahu claims pandemic will likely be over in Israel ‘within a few weeks’

PM asserts that lockdown, combined with vaccination campaign, can make Israel the 1st country to overcome coronavirus crisis   As Israel prepared to enter a… Read More ›

Gantz, Netanyahu said to agree last ditch bill to delay budget, stave off vote

Gantz, Netanyahu said to agree last ditch bill to delay budget, stave off vote

With Knesset set to dissolve Tuesday night, Blue and White propose legislation for a two-week delay on budget to allow more time for talks to… Read More ›

Israel’s post-pandemic health disaster

Israel’s post-pandemic health disaster

Opinion: Before we start rebuilding our lives without social distancing, we will have to wade through the destruction and devastation left by virus that decimated… Read More ›