Articles by: JewishNews-Ilan

New York – A Rare Look At NYC’s Potter’s Field, Home To 1 Million Dead

New York – A Rare Look At NYC’s Potter’s Field, Home To 1 Million Dead

  New York – A small island in the waters off the Bronx that holds the remains of about 1 million deceased New Yorkers has… Read More ›

North Korea says it’s still willing to meet with Trump after US President cancels summit

North Korea says it’s still willing to meet with Trump after US President cancels summit

  Seoul, South Korea (CNN)North Korea says Kim Jong Un is still willing to meet Donald Trump “at any time and in any way,” after… Read More ›

After 7 years, Syrian government declares Damascus back under its full control

After 7 years, Syrian government declares Damascus back under its full control

The gains free Assad’s forces to move on remaining rebel-held territory in the south near the border with Israel   BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s military… Read More ›

Miami, FL – Miami-Dade Approves Megamall That Would Be Largest In US

Miami, FL – Miami-Dade Approves Megamall That Would Be Largest In US

  Miami, FL –  A gigantic $4 billion retail and entertainment complex won government approval Thursday after years of debate, greenlighting what promises to be… Read More ›

A plane linked to the Russian government flew into the Seychelles the day before a secret meeting that Mueller is investigating

A plane linked to the Russian government flew into the Seychelles the day before a secret meeting that Mueller is investigating

  A Russian plane with ties to the Kremlin flew to the Seychelles before a secret 2017 meeting between a Trump associate and a Putin… Read More ›

Five takeaways from the Trump Tower transcripts

Five takeaways from the Trump Tower transcripts

The Senate Judiciary Committee released thousands of pages of interviews Wednesday conducted with many participants at the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, providing the deepest… Read More ›

Comment: Israel’s ‘Hasbara’ Plight

Comment: Israel’s ‘Hasbara’ Plight

Hamas’s victory Monday in connecting the opening of the US Embassy with the violence in Gaza will likely be temporary, just as the residue of… Read More ›

Palestinian set fire to gas pipes at Kerem Shalom cossing

Palestinian set fire to gas pipes at Kerem Shalom cossing

For the second time in recent days, Palestinian rioters destroy infrastructure and equipment meant to benefit them during violent clashes on the Gaza border. Hundreds… Read More ›

Eurovision winner Barzilai jubilant: ‘How great we got to change Israel’s image’

Eurovision winner Barzilai jubilant: ‘How great we got to change Israel’s image’

‘I’m proud and honored to bring this magical event to Israel next year,’ says singer, as thousands take to the streets to celebrate back home… Read More ›

Analysis: The world is nervously watching as the gloves come off between Iran and Israel

Analysis: The world is nervously watching as the gloves come off between Iran and Israel

Israel says that it’s done with strikes on Iran — for now. France fears an escalation. Iran has its finger on the trigger. But, really,… Read More ›

Syrian State Media: Repeated Rounds of Israeli Rockets Hit Syria

Syrian State Media: Repeated Rounds of Israeli Rockets Hit Syria

Tensions between Israel and Iran have threatened to spill over in Syria, where the Iranian military and allied Shi’ite militia are backing Syrian President Assad… Read More ›

New York – Agency’s Top Cop Retires Amid Rush Limbaugh Police Escort Probe

New York – Agency’s Top Cop Retires Amid Rush Limbaugh Police Escort Probe

  New York – The top law enforcement official at the agency that runs New York’s airports and bridges has retired amid an investigation after… Read More ›

Tunisia bid for 2022 Youth Olympics frozen over ban on Israeli athletes

Tunisia bid for 2022 Youth Olympics frozen over ban on Israeli athletes

IOC head says political boycotts against Games’ values, citing case in which four Israelis were blocked from taekwondo championship last month   Tunisia is being… Read More ›

New York – Birthright Israel Marks 18 Years Of Trips For Young Jews

New York – Birthright Israel Marks 18 Years Of Trips For Young Jews

  New York – Taking a trip with an organization called Birthright Israel has almost become a rite of passage for some young Americans with… Read More ›

US slams ‘abusive’ North Korean regime after Trump calls Kim ‘honorable’

US slams ‘abusive’ North Korean regime after Trump calls Kim ‘honorable’

Washington – The US State Department issued a scathing rebuke of North Korea’s human rights record on Wednesday, calling the regime “one of the most… Read More ›

No, Netanyahu isn’t Churchill

No, Netanyahu isn’t Churchill

Op-ed: Churchill wasn’t looking for popularity, but for a solution to an existential problem. PM Netanyahu, on the other hand, is missing an opportunity to… Read More ›

Natalie Portman is just a symptom of US Jewry’s changing attitude towards Israel

Natalie Portman is just a symptom of US Jewry’s changing attitude towards Israel

Op-ed: It would be very dangerous to see Jewish actress’s defiant move as a passing episode or meaningless provocation. She is a symbol of dramatic… Read More ›

With bickering jokes, ‘Goldstein, the Musical’ sets Jewish family life to music

With bickering jokes, ‘Goldstein, the Musical’ sets Jewish family life to music

Running through the end of July, the hit play about three generations of a dysfunctional Jewish clan is a sometimes true, always poignant, airing of… Read More ›

Satellite photos indicate precision of raid on Iranian military base in Syria

Satellite photos indicate precision of raid on Iranian military base in Syria

Iran and Russia have blamed Israel for the strike, which Israel has not confirmed; report says attack was limited to arsenal of Iranian weapons stored… Read More ›

‘Only I didn’t get to know my father, the admired commander’

‘Only I didn’t get to know my father, the admired commander’

Sergeant Noam Belachsan was 18 months old when her father, Major Eitan Belachsan, was killed while leading his paratroopers unit on an operation in Lebanon;… Read More ›