Articles by: JewishNews-Aryeh

Biden calls synagogue hostage incident an ‘act of terror’ as FBI identifies attacker

Biden calls synagogue hostage incident an ‘act of terror’ as FBI identifies attacker

Malik Faisal Akram’s family condemns his actions, apologizes to victims, says he suffered from mental health issues; president: suspect apparently got weapon ‘on the street’… Read More ›

Israeli public finds itself on its own in this virus wave – and it’s okay

Israeli public finds itself on its own in this virus wave – and it’s okay

Opinion: Although the government instructed the public on what it can and cannot do during previous waves of coronavirus, Omicron brings different challenges and should… Read More ›

Interview: Everyone can kvetch and kvell at the hybrid in-person/online NY Jewish Film Festival

Interview: Everyone can kvetch and kvell at the hybrid in-person/online NY Jewish Film Festival

Festival director Aviva Weintraub says even Omicron won’t keep the show from going on January 12-25; audiences will be on the edge of their seats… Read More ›

UK Chief Rabbi Secretly Flew to Vienna to Help Desperate Mother Reunite with Kids After Years Apart

UK Chief Rabbi Secretly Flew to Vienna to Help Desperate Mother Reunite with Kids After Years Apart

  ENGLAND — A shocking story has surfaced of a secret trip by the Chief Rabbi of the UK, who flew to Austria in 2018,… Read More ›

Iran and its proxies are emboldened by lack of accountability – analysis

Iran and its proxies are emboldened by lack of accountability – analysis

Iran has set its sights precisely on countries in which its proxy groups have taken over the government and carried out extrajudicial killings.   What… Read More ›

Father Who Lost Two Sons in Meron: Commission’s Recommendation ‘Recipe for Disaster’

Father Who Lost Two Sons in Meron: Commission’s Recommendation ‘Recipe for Disaster’

  JERUSALEM — A father of two sons who tragically perished in the Meron disaster on Lag B’Omer, says that allowing only one bonfire at… Read More ›

Facing Omicron surge, NYC’s Jewish community rallies around the flag

Facing Omicron surge, NYC’s Jewish community rallies around the flag

Community is bracing for the worst — still carrying the scars of a devastating outbreak in the early days of the pandemic — and is… Read More ›

Tens of thousands race for fourth COVID shot as Israeli campaign blazes ahead

Tens of thousands race for fourth COVID shot as Israeli campaign blazes ahead

A day after the PM announced a fresh booster dose would be made available to over-59s and medical staff, nearly 20,000 reportedly get vaccine, with… Read More ›

Flying home after the holidays? Getting vaccinated or boosted is the first step toward safe travel, expert says

Flying home after the holidays? Getting vaccinated or boosted is the first step toward safe travel, expert says

For Americans traveling after Christmas and New Year’s, getting their Covid-19 vaccinations or booster doses as soon as possible is critical to safely avoid serious… Read More ›

Washington committed to two-state solution, US envoy tells Abbas

Washington committed to two-state solution, US envoy tells Abbas

A PA official described Wednesday’s meeting as “positive and constructive,” but did not provide further details.   The Biden administration has affirmed its commitment to… Read More ›

Ra’am’s Abbas: Israel is a Jewish state and will remain so

Ra’am’s Abbas: Israel is a Jewish state and will remain so

The point of view of Arab parties in the past has been that Israel should be a state of all its citizens, not a Jewish… Read More ›

Israel can’t rest on its laurels when it comes to pandemic

Israel can’t rest on its laurels when it comes to pandemic

Opinion: As world grapples with Omicron variant, Israel must ensure its advantageous position is maintained by focusing on further boosting vaccination campaigns, formulating long-term policies,… Read More ›

As Omicron rises, Bennett urges parents: Protect your kids, 5th COVID wave is here

As Omicron rises, Bennett urges parents: Protect your kids, 5th COVID wave is here

PM advises work from home, pleads with public to vaccinate their children before strain becomes widespread, which he predicts will happen in several weeks  … Read More ›

Majority of Palestinians believe corruption increased, poll finds

Majority of Palestinians believe corruption increased, poll finds

The results showed that widespread corruption poses the most important challenge to the Palestinians, followed by the “occupation,” economic issues, and the dispute between the… Read More ›

Man Sentenced to 11 Years for Attacking Lubavitcher Chassid in Brooklyn

Man Sentenced to 11 Years for Attacking Lubavitcher Chassid in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN  – Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced that a man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for the strangulation and assault… Read More ›

Booster reduces risk of COVID death by 90% among people 50+ – study

Booster reduces risk of COVID death by 90% among people 50+ – study

Among those who received a shot, a 90% reduction in COVID morality was observed – 88% among men and 94% among women – compared to… Read More ›

Israel was only UN country to oppose Middle East nuclear free zone

Israel was only UN country to oppose Middle East nuclear free zone

The UNGA asked that countries in the region “place all their nuclear activities under International Atomic Energy Agency safeguards.”   Israel was the only country… Read More ›

Shocking New Details Revealed in Death of Lev Tahor Cult Leader

Shocking New Details Revealed in Death of Lev Tahor Cult Leader

  JERUSALEM — Yoel Levy, former member of Lev Tahor, revealed stunning new details about the death of cult leader Shlomo Helbrans, as well as… Read More ›

Israeli politicians deeply divided on the killing of Damascus Gate terrorist

Israeli politicians deeply divided on the killing of Damascus Gate terrorist

Where do Israel’s public officials stand on the killing of Mohammed Shawkat Salima, the terrorist who stabbed a man in Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate?   The… Read More ›

Worried about COVID tracing? Shin Bet already knows everything about you

Worried about COVID tracing? Shin Bet already knows everything about you

Opinion: The decision by the ‘government of change’ to bring back surveillance tech to track civilians in the battle against pandemic is a blatant violation… Read More ›