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Supreme Court Issues Flurry Of Last-Minute Election Orders

Supreme Court Issues Flurry Of Last-Minute Election Orders

  WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina, yes. Pennsylvania, yes. Wisconsin, no. That’s how the Supreme Court has answered questions in recent days about an extended… Read More ›

Republicans are narrowing the early voting gap in these states

Republicans are narrowing the early voting gap in these states

In four key states — Florida, North Carolina, Nevada and Iowa — Republicans are beginning to narrow the Democratic advantage in pre-Election Day voting. More… Read More ›

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed By Senate To The Supreme Court

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed By Senate To The Supreme Court

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, Republicans overpowering Democrats to install… Read More ›

3 of Pence’s aides, including his closest adviser, said to contract COVID

3 of Pence’s aides, including his closest adviser, said to contract COVID

US VP won’t revise campaigning schedule after his chief of staff Marc Short falls ill, spokesperson says; reports say 2 other officials also infected  … Read More ›

Israelis press ahead with weekly anti-Netanyahu protests

Israelis press ahead with weekly anti-Netanyahu protests

  JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis demonstrated Saturday night outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, demanding the Israeli leader’s resignation. Weekly… Read More ›

Likud’s lead over Yamina rises to 10 seats in new poll

Likud’s lead over Yamina rises to 10 seats in new poll

Gamliel was cleared of all charges this week by Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party enjoyed a resurgence in a Panels… Read More ›

Israel’s medics are fighting coronavirus on three fronts

Israel’s medics are fighting coronavirus on three fronts

Opinion: Medical professionals are fervently battling to save lives from COVID-19 and keeping their hospitals offering routine services during the second wave often in the… Read More ›

Israel, Sudan said to reach final agreement to normalize ties

Israel, Sudan said to reach final agreement to normalize ties

Announcement to be made over weekend or early next week, reports say, following trip by Israeli-US delegation to Khartoum   Israel and Sudan will announce… Read More ›

Fearing a loss, GOP senators keep distance from Trump and begin to ponder party’s future

Fearing a loss, GOP senators keep distance from Trump and begin to ponder party’s future

For four years, Republican senators have shrugged off President Donald Trump’s constant string of controversies and scandals. They’ve ignored his Twitter outbursts and endless grievances.… Read More ›

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan and Armenia had accused each other earlier on Saturday of fresh attacks in violation of a week-old Russian-brokered truce.   Armenia and Azerbaijan said… Read More ›

Barrett declines to commit to recusing herself from a Trump election case

Barrett declines to commit to recusing herself from a Trump election case

Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday eluded efforts by Democratic lawmakers to commit to recusing herself from any Supreme Court election dispute between President Donald… Read More ›

Opinion: Covid-19 Hit My Orthodox Israeli Town Early And Hard. Coming Together Helped Us Stop The Spread.

Opinion: Covid-19 Hit My Orthodox Israeli Town Early And Hard. Coming Together Helped Us Stop The Spread.

  KIRYAT YEARIM, ISRAEL (JTA/CAROL UNGAR) — Lately, the media has been flooded with stories of Orthodox Jews who are derelict in following pandemic protocols.… Read More ›

Trump claims he is now immune to the coronavirus and has ‘a protective glow’ — but the science is not that simple

Trump claims he is now immune to the coronavirus and has ‘a protective glow’ — but the science is not that simple

  President Donald Trump claimed that he is “immune” to the coronavirus in a Fox News interview with Maria Bartiromo on Sunday. Though experts think… Read More ›

Analysis: Here’s how you know Donald Trump is panicking about the 2020 election

Analysis: Here’s how you know Donald Trump is panicking about the 2020 election

The best way to understand what Donald Trump is thinking and feeling at any given moment is his Twitter feed. And right now, Trump’s Twitter… Read More ›

IDF strikes Hamas target in Gaza after rocket launch

IDF strikes Hamas target in Gaza after rocket launch

This is the first launch since 13 rockets were fired at Israel during the White House signing ceremony of the Abraham Accords establishing normalized relations… Read More ›

John Hagee, prominent pro-Israel evangelical pastor, ill with COVID-19

John Hagee, prominent pro-Israel evangelical pastor, ill with COVID-19

Son says 80-year-old founder of Christians United for Israel recovering after illness was detected early   SAN ANTONIO  — Prominent megachurch pastor and conservative activist… Read More ›

Donald Trump and Melania have tested positive for COVID-19

Donald Trump and Melania have tested positive for COVID-19

  President Donald Trump tweeted early Friday morning that he and the first lady, Melania Trump, had tested positive for COVID-19. The White House physician… Read More ›

Israeli zealots of any stripe cannot have the upper hand

Israeli zealots of any stripe cannot have the upper hand

Opinion: The weeks of protests against the prime minister have not succeeded in bringing about a change and organizers should not allow radicals among them… Read More ›

Jewish Democratic group’s ad compares Trump era and 1930s Germany

Jewish Democratic group’s ad compares Trump era and 1930s Germany

JDCA says message that ‘hate must be stopped’ will target Jewish voters in swing states; American Jewish Committee calls clip ‘offensive’ The Jewish Democratic Council… Read More ›

Op-Ed: Who by plague? Far fewer, if we can rediscover a spirit of mutual responsibility

Op-Ed: Who by plague? Far fewer, if we can rediscover a spirit of mutual responsibility

COVID doesn’t distinguish between Orthodox and secular, left and right, Jew and Arab. But it does have its limits. Whatever our leaders’ failures, we, the… Read More ›