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Israel’s high stakes game

Israel’s high stakes game

Opinion: Israel may be taking a dangerous risk that would find it without much-needed U.S. support if war was to break out with Iran but… Read More ›

Trump Goes After Pence, McConnell In Speech To Party Donors

Trump Goes After Pence, McConnell In Speech To Party Donors

  PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It was supposed to be a unifying weekend for a Republican Party at war with itself over former President… Read More ›

India hits 100 million vaccinations as Covid-19 cases surge to record numbers

India hits 100 million vaccinations as Covid-19 cases surge to record numbers

  New Delhi – India has been gripped by a life or death race against Covid-19, as the country of nearly 1.4 billion people rolls… Read More ›

Netanyahu extends Shin Bet head’s tenure by 4 months amid clash with Gantz

Netanyahu extends Shin Bet head’s tenure by 4 months amid clash with Gantz

Argaman will stay on at security agency past May 2021, as defense minister says he refuses to allow PM to appoint national security adviser as… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s trial is a divided Israel’s challenge – editorial

Netanyahu’s trial is a divided Israel’s challenge – editorial

Unfortunately, the recent election and the Netanyahu trial have made it appear that Israel is split between pro-Bibi and anti-Bibi camps.   While Prime Minister… Read More ›

Time to end this political farce

Time to end this political farce

Opinion: Voters expect the leaders of the so-called coalition for change to put aside their egos, keep their word to put the country’s interests first… Read More ›

Bennett gives Netanyahu location of IDF soldiers missing from Lebanon War

Bennett gives Netanyahu location of IDF soldiers missing from Lebanon War

The report added that, according to a security official, the information presented in the document is already well-known in the intelligence community.   Yamina head… Read More ›

Kingmaker Ra’am party won’t sit in coalition with far-right, warns Arab broker

Kingmaker Ra’am party won’t sit in coalition with far-right, warns Arab broker

Sha’a Mansour Massarwa says no Arab Israeli party will work with Smotrich or Ben Gvir; Gantz calls for concerted effort to oust Netanyahu; Rivlin to… Read More ›

How Netanyahu went from Arab bogeymen to Arab besties

How Netanyahu went from Arab bogeymen to Arab besties

Analysis: Poor voter turnout in the sector coupled with anger over rampant violence, a split in the Joint List alliance and a party leader’s open… Read More ›

With 5th election possible, anti-Netanyahu bloc mulls law banning him from race

With 5th election possible, anti-Netanyahu bloc mulls law banning him from race

Labor MK says party will make fresh effort to legislate against a person under criminal trial forming coalition; Liberman reportedly backs move, Sa’ar said open… Read More ›

Goodbye to a lousy government

Goodbye to a lousy government

Opinion: Israel’s ill-fated 35th government crumbled from within thanks to the efforts of Netanyahu, who proved that even in the midst of a pandemic his… Read More ›

Iraq’s Last Jewish Doctor, Who Treated The Poor For Free, Dies In Baghdad

Iraq’s Last Jewish Doctor, Who Treated The Poor For Free, Dies In Baghdad

BAGHDAD (JNS) – Iraq’s last Jewish doctor and one of Baghdad’s last Iraqi Jews died at the age of 61, according to reports on Tuesday.… Read More ›

US and China trade barbs after Blinken warns of need to respect global order or face a ‘more violent world’

US and China trade barbs after Blinken warns of need to respect global order or face a ‘more violent world’

A first face-to-face meeting between US and Chinese officials got off to a heated start in Anchorage, Alaska, on Thursday as US Secretary of State… Read More ›

The New Fancy Sinks and Halacha

The New Fancy Sinks and Halacha

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com It has been said that there have been Halachic Analysis articles on pretty much everything but the kitchen sink. Well,… Read More ›

High Court cannot write vaccine legislation

High Court cannot write vaccine legislation

Opinion: Lawmakers passed a law allowing municipalities access to names of local residents who refuse to be vaccinated against coronavirus, placing public health over an… Read More ›

Israel’s ambassador in New Zealand casts the first vote of the elections

Israel’s ambassador in New Zealand casts the first vote of the elections

Ran Yaakoby kicks off March 23 elections in Wellington; ballots boxes to be set up in four new diplomatic outposts: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Rabat and… Read More ›

Cabinet gives final okay to reopening of restaurants, event venues and more

Cabinet gives final okay to reopening of restaurants, event venues and more

After delays, ministers approve return of much of economy under restrictions; studies to resume for grades 7-10 and in universities, colleges   The cabinet on… Read More ›

A blessed and welcome verdict for the House of David

A blessed and welcome verdict for the House of David

Opinion: The High Court decision to recognize Conservative and Reform conversions is an important step for Israel to finally embrace and truly practice its core… Read More ›

No vaccine? No patients! Hospital relegates unvaccinated staff to paper pushing

No vaccine? No patients! Hospital relegates unvaccinated staff to paper pushing

The Health Ministry has called for non-inoculated staff to be kept away from highest-risk wards; Jerusalem’s Hadassah has gone a step further, barring contact with… Read More ›

NY Gov. Cuomo Acknowledges Behavior Seen As ‘Flirtation’

NY Gov. Cuomo Acknowledges Behavior Seen As ‘Flirtation’

  ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behavior with women had been… Read More ›