Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Bennett: We are treating the situation like a new coronavirus outbreak

Bennett: We are treating the situation like a new coronavirus outbreak

“In order to maintain our routine in Israel, we have to closely monitor entrances,” Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz said. The government is treating the increase… Read More ›

Israel should be very worried by its coronavirus outbreak

Israel should be very worried by its coronavirus outbreak

Opinion: There is no current need for change in Health Ministry strategy but urgent steps must be taken to reduce risk of variants entering through… Read More ›

‘Butcher of Tehran’ Raisi wins Iran election amid low turnout

‘Butcher of Tehran’ Raisi wins Iran election amid low turnout

Lapid: His election should prompt renewed determination to immediately halt Iran’s nuclear program. Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judge under US sanctions for human rights abuses,… Read More ›

Meron tragedy: Vote to form investigative committee on Sunday

Meron tragedy: Vote to form investigative committee on Sunday

Following the Mount Meron tragedy, a government resolution will be voted on to form an investigative committee. The resolution is led by Avigdor Liberman and… Read More ›

Biden calls Bennett, world leaders congratulate new Israeli gov’t

Biden calls Bennett, world leaders congratulate new Israeli gov’t

The US “remains unwavering in its support for Israel’s security,” Biden said, saying that the US government is committed to working with the new Israeli… Read More ›

‘Jill from Philly’ meets the Queen

‘Jill from Philly’ meets the Queen

Almost five months into her new job, Jill Biden is still revealing what kind of first lady she wants to be, but one thing is… Read More ›

Global Sting Began By Creating Message Service For Crooks

Global Sting Began By Creating Message Service For Crooks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When the FBI dismantled an encrypted messaging service based in Canada in 2018, agents noticed users moving to other networks. Instead… Read More ›

Senate passes massive bipartisan bill to combat China’s growing economic influence

Senate passes massive bipartisan bill to combat China’s growing economic influence

The Senate passed rare bipartisan legislation on Tuesday aimed at countering China’s growing influence by investing more than $200 billion in American technology, science and… Read More ›

Justice Dept. Says It’ll No Longer Seize Reporters’ Records

Justice Dept. Says It’ll No Longer Seize Reporters’ Records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Saturday that it no longer will secretly obtain reporters’ records during leak investigations, a policy shift that abandons… Read More ›

A government for the people? – comment

A government for the people? – comment

It seems like an eternity instead of only a month since Yair Lapid received the mandate from President Reuven Rivlin to form a coalition after… Read More ›

With his party’s support, Bennett says he’s heading into government with Lapid

With his party’s support, Bennett says he’s heading into government with Lapid

All Yamina MKs but one say they will back leader in joining bloc of parties seeking to oust Netanyahu; unapologetic Bennett insists coalition won’t be… Read More ›

Coast Guard: 2 Dead, 10 Missing After Boat Overturns In Keys

Coast Guard: 2 Dead, 10 Missing After Boat Overturns In Keys

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Two people are dead and 10 others are missing after their boat overturned Thursday near the Florida Keys, officials said.… Read More ›

McConnell doubles down to pressure Republicans, asking for ‘a personal favor’ to block January 6 commission

McConnell doubles down to pressure Republicans, asking for ‘a personal favor’ to block January 6 commission

Washington – In the last 24 hours, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has ramped up the pressure on his GOP Senate colleagues to oppose a… Read More ›

5 Israelis, including a child, among 14 killed in Italian cable car crash

5 Israelis, including a child, among 14 killed in Italian cable car crash

Israeli ambassador says all five were members of a single family; another Israeli child in critical condition after disaster in Piedmont region   A cable… Read More ›

Hamas Defiant With Military Parade, Appearance Of Top Leader

Hamas Defiant With Military Parade, Appearance Of Top Leader

  GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of masked Hamas fighters brandishing assault rifles paraded in Gaza City and the group’s top leader made… Read More ›

In China, 80,000 children were ‘snatched’ in 2019 by parents fighting for custody, report says

In China, 80,000 children were ‘snatched’ in 2019 by parents fighting for custody, report says

When Dai Xiao Lei arrived at her Beijing apartment with her husband and son, after a long flight back from Canada, her mother-in-law and sister-in-law… Read More ›

Rockets fired from Lebanon towards Israel miss border; IDF retaliates

Rockets fired from Lebanon towards Israel miss border; IDF retaliates

Six rockets were launched from Lebanon, all of which fell in within Lebanese territory, the IDF reported.   Sirens were sounded late Monday night in… Read More ›

Florida’s Amusement Parks Loosen Mask Wearing

Florida’s Amusement Parks Loosen Mask Wearing

  ORLANDO, Fla. — Visitors to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios-Orlando were allowed Saturday to remove their masks when outdoors, except when on attractions,… Read More ›

As US pulls out of Afghanistan, China sees opportunities — and potential for chaos

As US pulls out of Afghanistan, China sees opportunities — and potential for chaos

Hong Kong – China is conflicted about Afghanistan. Speaking at a forum of Central Asian leaders this week, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Beijing… Read More ›

Arab party head halts coalition talks amid Gaza violence

Arab party head halts coalition talks amid Gaza violence

Most issues in discussions between Abbas and members of anti-Netanyahu ‘coalition for change’ were already finalized based on earlier understandings with Likud head; other potential… Read More ›