Articles by: JewishNews-Ilan

Gantz deal leaves Netanyahu allies in the cold

Gantz deal leaves Netanyahu allies in the cold

Analysis: Yamina holds consultations on party’s next move as PM’s agreement with Gantz may leave it deep in the opposition; right-wing sources claim such a… Read More ›

While working remotely, chaplains aim to give COVID-19 patients rare human touch

While working remotely, chaplains aim to give COVID-19 patients rare human touch

With a ‘new normal’ causing most clerical duties to be conducted via phone or video chat, spiritual caregivers try to adapt without changing what works… Read More ›

Israel’s battle experience can help defeat coronavirus

Israel’s battle experience can help defeat coronavirus

Opinion: A war against an unseen enemy is not too different from one against a foreign power; we must have discipline, a clear plan, accurate… Read More ›

Israel Works To Rescue Thousands Of Israelis Stranded Abroad

Israel Works To Rescue Thousands Of Israelis Stranded Abroad

  JERUSALEM (JNS) — The 3,000 Israelis who had traveled to India to take a temporary break from the whirlwind of life found themselves dealing… Read More ›

People in the West are ignoring advice to stay home. That’s because it’s too confusing, one expert says

People in the West are ignoring advice to stay home. That’s because it’s too confusing, one expert says

  London – In these times of extraordinary global turmoil, the weekend came as a welcome break for many. But anyone looking at the cyclists… Read More ›

Switching Remaining Primaries To Vote-By-Mail Not So Easy

Switching Remaining Primaries To Vote-By-Mail Not So Easy

  BOSTON (AP) — Voting rights groups and the head of the Democratic National Committee want the states with remaining primary elections to offer voting… Read More ›

Coronavirus: With only around 300 cases, why is Israel in near-lockdown?

Coronavirus: With only around 300 cases, why is Israel in near-lockdown?

Almost every aspect of the country’s crippling medical system can be understood as the coronavirus crisis unfolds.   The novel coronavirus that has spread across… Read More ›

Now is not the time to attack Netanyahu

Now is not the time to attack Netanyahu

Opinion: As the coronavirus keeps spreading worldwide, some journalists have leveled irresponsible criticism at the PM and the tough decisions he must make; this stems… Read More ›

Netanyahu rebukes a complacent Israeli public: This isn’t vacation. Stay home!

Netanyahu rebukes a complacent Israeli public: This isn’t vacation. Stay home!

As virus cases rise to 337, PM says ‘too many’ failing to grasp gravity of situation; top health official warns thousands could die, with hundreds… Read More ›

Coronavirus: Israel places severe limits on public, private sectors

Coronavirus: Israel places severe limits on public, private sectors

Close to 300 Israelis sick with COVID-19.   The government imposed increasingly severe limits on both the public and private sector on Monday evening, as… Read More ›

Benjamin Netanyahu’s trial postponed under emergency order

Benjamin Netanyahu’s trial postponed under emergency order

All non-urgent court sessions with the exception of bail hearings are postponed under the order.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trial has been postponed as… Read More ›

‘We are past the time for quarantine’

‘We are past the time for quarantine’

Analysis: The next few weeks will present a growing number of infections and hospitals will need more intensive care units and more respirators; This is… Read More ›

Israel’s panic over coronavirus causes immeasurable damage

Israel’s panic over coronavirus causes immeasurable damage

Opinion: Despite the drastic measures taken by the Health Ministry, COVID-19 still found its way to the country; the new virus, however, not only has… Read More ›

Number of Israeli coronavirus cases jumps by 14, raising total to 39

Number of Israeli coronavirus cases jumps by 14, raising total to 39

7 of the new patients returned from European countries, 6 came into contact with sick individuals in Israel; medic among newly diagnosed, though cause of… Read More ›

FDA Bans Shock Device Used On Mentally Disabled Patients

FDA Bans Shock Device Used On Mentally Disabled Patients

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials on Wednesday banned electrical shock devices used to discourage aggressive, self-harming behavior in patients with mental disabilities. The announcement… Read More ›

BREAKING: Pesach Program Cancelations Over Coronavirus

BREAKING: Pesach Program Cancelations Over Coronavirus

  NEW YORK (JTA) — For the past three years, Esther Possick and her son have avoided the hassle of hosting Passover at their Long… Read More ›

Iran has stockpiled enough uranium to produce a nuclear weapon in the latest sign Trump’s strategy has ‘failed miserably’

Iran has stockpiled enough uranium to produce a nuclear weapon in the latest sign Trump’s strategy has ‘failed miserably’

  Iran appears to have stockpiled enough uranium for a nuclear weapon, which is a major sign President Donald Trump’s maximum pressure campaign is failing.… Read More ›

Opinion: Trump is failing the leadership test on coronavirus

Opinion: Trump is failing the leadership test on coronavirus

  Ranking high among the President’s powers and responsibilities is the job of communicator in chief. In times of triumph and clear and present dangers,… Read More ›

Trump Campaign Sues NY Times For Defamation Over Putin

Trump Campaign Sues NY Times For Defamation Over Putin

NEW YORK (AP) — The campaign to reelect President Donald Trump sued The New York Times for defamation Wednesday, saying it was responsible for an… Read More ›

A California patient tested positive for coronavirus. Officials say they aren’t sure how the virus was contracted

A California patient tested positive for coronavirus. Officials say they aren’t sure how the virus was contracted

A patient being treated for novel coronavirus at UC Davis Medical Center was admitted to the facility last week but wasn’t tested until Sunday, according… Read More ›