Articles by: JewishNews-Rami

IDF is bracing for violence after West Bank annexation

IDF is bracing for violence after West Bank annexation

Opinion: It is a mistake to believe that the Palestinian population is indifferent to Israel’s looming plans for swathes of the territory and the military… Read More ›

Amid virus vaccine hopes, Moderna top execs said to have sold millions in stocks

Amid virus vaccine hopes, Moderna top execs said to have sold millions in stocks

US biotech firm’s shares soar as it claims progress in trials; analysts says sales, including by Israeli chief medical officer, are legal but undermine faith… Read More ›

US Company Trials Coronavirus Vaccine In Australia

US Company Trials Coronavirus Vaccine In Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A U.S. biotechnology company announced on Tuesday the start of human trials in Australia of a vaccine for the coronarvirus with… Read More ›

Is Israel heading for a second coronavirus wave?

Is Israel heading for a second coronavirus wave?

“The numbers are very low, but the numbers were very low when we started this pandemic.”   Tightfisted testing policies and logistical delays may lead… Read More ›

Education Min. reviews incident of child left in underpants during school day

Education Min. reviews incident of child left in underpants during school day

‘The school could have demonstrated more flexibility’ the ministry says in a statement but the offended child opts to transfer to another school while her… Read More ›

Bronx ‘City Within A City’ Shaken By Sickness, Fear

Bronx ‘City Within A City’ Shaken By Sickness, Fear

  NEW YORK (AP) — Tarhia Morton and her family were planning to party this year. She is retired after 40 years with the U.S.… Read More ›

EU ministers set to review possible responses to Israeli annexation in West Bank

EU ministers set to review possible responses to Israeli annexation in West Bank

Top diplomats to convene Friday, with Jerusalem’s plan to apply sovereignty to settlements, Jordan Valley ‘the most important item on the agenda’   European Union… Read More ›

Biden, Comey, Clapper Tried To ‘Unmask’ Flynn During Russia Probe, What Does ‘Unmasking’ Mean?

Biden, Comey, Clapper Tried To ‘Unmask’ Flynn During Russia Probe, What Does ‘Unmasking’ Mean?

  WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2016, Obama administration officials received intelligence reports that were concerning, but incomplete. Surveillance of Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. revealed… Read More ›

Five more fatalities from COVID-19 in 24 hours bringing the toll to 252

Five more fatalities from COVID-19 in 24 hours bringing the toll to 252

The Health Ministry reports 23 new cases of virus a 0.14% rise from Saturday with 16,477 Israelis now having been infected, 4,795 currently ill, 65… Read More ›

Israel eases isolation hotel requirement for incoming travelers, reopens parks

Israel eases isolation hotel requirement for incoming travelers, reopens parks

Government also lifts Ramadan commerce restrictions in Arab-majority areas as virus numbers keep going down, but keeps children’s playgrounds and beaches shut   Israel is… Read More ›

It is time for Israel to direct the fight to the economy

It is time for Israel to direct the fight to the economy

The heavy guns used to combat the spread of the coronavirus are now silent in the face of one million unemployed, giving the virus known… Read More ›

Schools to open gates on Sunday morning, some cities refuse

Schools to open gates on Sunday morning, some cities refuse

The number of active cases in the country has decreased to 6,363, including 105 patients in serious condition and 82 intubated. To date, 229 citizens… Read More ›

Over 1,000 protest Netanyahu-Gantz coalition deal, urge court to strike it down

Over 1,000 protest Netanyahu-Gantz coalition deal, urge court to strike it down

High Court set to hear petitions Sunday against MK under indictment, like Netanyahu, forming a government, and against alleged illegal elements in the deal  … Read More ›

Opinion: Mayor DE Blasio Is No Enemy of Orthodox Jews. but Others Are Weaponizing the Coronavirus to Vilify Our Community.

Opinion: Mayor DE Blasio Is No Enemy of Orthodox Jews. but Others Are Weaponizing the Coronavirus to Vilify Our Community.

  NEW YORK (JTA-Rabbi Avi Shafran) — Among the most disturbing spectacles over the months since the coronavirus was unleashed on the world have been… Read More ›

The new justice minister has no power

The new justice minister has no power

Opinion: While Nissenkorn’s appointment seems like positive step, the Blue & White MK will face numerous difficulties from elected officials who are not only critics… Read More ›

Global death toll from coronavirus surpasses 200,000

Global death toll from coronavirus surpasses 200,000

Many governments begin easing restrictions as World Health Organization warns recovering from coronavirus may not protect people from reinfection   The global death toll from… Read More ›

Trump ‘Disagrees Strongly’ With Georgia’s Plan To Reopen

Trump ‘Disagrees Strongly’ With Georgia’s Plan To Reopen

  ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he “disagreed strongly” with the decision by Georgia’s Republican governor to reopen salons, gyms and… Read More ›

Disgraceful unity deal serves one person only

Disgraceful unity deal serves one person only

Opinion: After three election campaigns and months of tense negotiations, the fifth Netanyahu government is here, and it is now clear how much Blue &… Read More ›

The survivors who ‘didn’t survive’: Photographer captures Shoah psych patients

The survivors who ‘didn’t survive’: Photographer captures Shoah psych patients

Gili Yaari, a Holocaust survivor’s son, did two stints documenting life at Sha’ar Menashe, a mental hospital where those whose lives were changed forever can… Read More ›

Watch: Policeman And Soldier Join Bnei Brak Porch Minyan

Watch: Policeman And Soldier Join Bnei Brak Porch Minyan

  BNEI BRAK — In this unusual clip taken this Shabbat by a Filipino working for a local resident, a motley group of people join… Read More ›