Articles by: JewishNews-Abe

FDA’s booster shot ruling can be seen as glass half full

FDA’s booster shot ruling can be seen as glass half full

Opinion: Vaccine supporters highlight FDA’s mirroring of Israeli policy on the need for booster shots while opponents highlight questions of safety, especially for younger populations;… Read More ›

COVID has sent Orthodox Jewish New Yorkers to the promised land: Florida

COVID has sent Orthodox Jewish New Yorkers to the promised land: Florida

From Miami all the way north to Boca Raton, South Florida’s Orthodox Jewish communities have experienced a major pandemic-driven population boom   HOLLYWOOD, Florida (JTA)… Read More ›

Senate Parliamentarian Deals Blow To Dems’ Immigration Push

Senate Parliamentarian Deals Blow To Dems’ Immigration Push

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats can’t use their $3.5 trillion package bolstering social and climate programs to give millions of immigrants a chance to become… Read More ›

Israel has vastly boosted Red Sea presence to counter Iran — outgoing navy head

Israel has vastly boosted Red Sea presence to counter Iran — outgoing navy head

In rare interview days after ending his tenure, Eli Sharvit says missile frigates and submarines are now continuously deployed to protect ships from growing threats… Read More ›

IDF strikes targets in Gaza as rocket sirens go off in southern Israel

IDF strikes targets in Gaza as rocket sirens go off in southern Israel

A rocket was fired into Israel and intercepted by the Iron Dome amid IDF retaliatory strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip.   The… Read More ›

VIDEO: Afghanistan’s Last Jew Leaves After Taliban Takeover

VIDEO: Afghanistan’s Last Jew Leaves After Taliban Takeover

  KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The last member of Afghanistan’s Jewish community has left the country. Zebulon Simentov, who lived in a dilapidated synagogue in… Read More ›

No Cashiers, Please: Futuristic Supermarket Opens In Mideast

No Cashiers, Please: Futuristic Supermarket Opens In Mideast

  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East on Monday got its first completely automated cashier-less store, as retail giant Carrefour rolled out… Read More ›

Taliban accused of murdering pregnant Afghan policewoman in front of her family

Taliban accused of murdering pregnant Afghan policewoman in front of her family

  The Taliban murdered a pregnant policewoman in front of her family on Saturday night, according to her son. Her death, in the central Afghanistan… Read More ›

1 Student Killed In Shooting At North Carolina High School

1 Student Killed In Shooting At North Carolina High School

  WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A suspect was taken into custody Wednesday after one student was fatally shot at a North Carolina high school, officials… Read More ›

U.S. Sticks With Booster Shot Recommendation

U.S. Sticks With Booster Shot Recommendation

  WASHINGTON — The government’s top infectious disease expert says the U.S. is sticking with its recommendation for Americans to get COVID-19 booster shots eight… Read More ›

US carries out Kabul airstrike targeting suspected ISIS-K bomber posing ‘imminent’ threat to airpor

US carries out Kabul airstrike targeting suspected ISIS-K bomber posing ‘imminent’ threat to airpor

The United States carried out a defensive airstrike in the Afghan capital, Kabul, targeting a suspected ISIS-K suicide bomber who posed an “imminent” threat to… Read More ›

Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault

Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault

  Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been charged by the Cheshire Constabulary with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. The… Read More ›

Opinion: Where does Israel stand on its strategy with Gaza?

Opinion: Where does Israel stand on its strategy with Gaza?

Hundreds of Palestinian protesters entered an area near the border on Saturday, stormed the fence – and one armed protester shot and critically wounded border… Read More ›

The Governor’s Resignation and the Challenge He Gave Nursing Home Administrators

The Governor’s Resignation and the Challenge He Gave Nursing Home Administrators

  By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It is a sad reflection on our society that we have caused the Governor of New York State… Read More ›

Report Shows Big Spike In Mail Ballots During 2020 Election

Report Shows Big Spike In Mail Ballots During 2020 Election

  ATLANTA (AP) — Fewer than one-third of voters casting ballots in last year’s U.S. presidential election did so at a polling place on Election… Read More ›

Biden admits Afghanistan’s collapse ‘did unfold more quickly than we had anticipated’

Biden admits Afghanistan’s collapse ‘did unfold more quickly than we had anticipated’

President Joe Biden admitted on Monday that the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban retaking control happened more quickly than the US government… Read More ›

How can Mossad slow down Iran’s nuke program? – analysis

How can Mossad slow down Iran’s nuke program? – analysis

It is unlikely – at this stage – that Jerusalem would employ an air strike as in 1981 against Iraq or 2007 against Syria. Iran’s… Read More ›

Government must snap out of its delusions and take action

Government must snap out of its delusions and take action

Opinion: To stop inrush of COVID cases and save themselves from public’s ire, ministers must stop rationalizing inaction and make some hard decisions, including stringent… Read More ›

‘People die in a pandemic’: Shaked rapped for seeming to brush off COVID deaths

‘People die in a pandemic’: Shaked rapped for seeming to brush off COVID deaths

Following criticism of statement defending government’s decision to find ways to live with the virus, interior minister says comments ‘should have been worded differently’ Interior… Read More ›

Watchdog To Review NSA Following Tucker Carlson’s Spy Claims

Watchdog To Review NSA Following Tucker Carlson’s Spy Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency’s internal watchdog said Tuesday it would investigate allegations that the agency “improperly targeted the communications of a member… Read More ›