Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

In an ever-evolving strategy in Gaza, the IDF pullback is a smart move

In an ever-evolving strategy in Gaza, the IDF pullback is a smart move

Analysis: Israeli forces left Khan Younis, but the IDF remains an hour away from any operational location, and tactical maneuvering in Gaza will continue, with… Read More ›

Tunnels and ambushes: what exactly is a ‘Hamas battalion’? IDF commander explains

Tunnels and ambushes: what exactly is a ‘Hamas battalion’? IDF commander explains

Terror forces, commanding smaller areas, equipped with explosives and anti-tank missiles, setting ambushes with surveillance, shielded by tunnels; 4th Brigade commander shares challenges troops may… Read More ›

The Biden administration is throwing Israel under the bus

The Biden administration is throwing Israel under the bus

Opinion: Biden administration’s non-veto of cease-fire resolution is deterioration in US-Israel relations; Terror groups are main beneficiary of vote; Measured response could involve reevaluating American… Read More ›

IDF report on Oct. 7 failure looks back to 2018, focus may be more on PM than Gantz

IDF report on Oct. 7 failure looks back to 2018, focus may be more on PM than Gantz

The dating of the report has potential implications for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who ran the country for four and a half of the six… Read More ›

China, the world’s biggest polluter, at risk of missing climate targets, new report finds

China, the world’s biggest polluter, at risk of missing climate targets, new report finds

China, the world’s top carbon polluter, is at risk of falling short on its climate targets after approving dozens of new coal plants, according to… Read More ›

CIA director visits Israel after Netanyahu bars delegation from Cairo hostage talks

CIA director visits Israel after Netanyahu bars delegation from Cairo hostage talks

William Burns makes unannounced visit and meets with prime minister and Shin Bet chief after taking part in talks in Cairo in effort to reach… Read More ›

Qatar PM warns of ‘disastrous repercussions’ if UNRWA funding halts

Qatar PM warns of ‘disastrous repercussions’ if UNRWA funding halts

The discussion, held in New York, brought to the forefront the critical situation in the Middle East, particularly in the Gaza Strip and the West… Read More ›

US Navy shoots down Houthi missiles targeting US-flagged commercial ship

US Navy shoots down Houthi missiles targeting US-flagged commercial ship

The US Navy shot down two missiles that the Iran-backed Houthis fired on Wednesday at the US-flagged, owned and operated M/V Maersk Detroit container ship, which was operating… Read More ›

IDF Soldier Falls In Central Gaza, Deal To Transfer Medicines To Hostages Pending

IDF Soldier Falls In Central Gaza, Deal To Transfer Medicines To Hostages Pending

JERUSALEM — BDE: Major (res.) Dan Wajdenbaum, fell in battle in Gaza, the IDF said Saturday evening. Wajdenbaum, age 24, from Ra’anana, fought in Battalion… Read More ›

In historic ruling, High Court strikes down key judicial overhaul legislation

In historic ruling, High Court strikes down key judicial overhaul legislation

In 8 vs 7 decision, justices rule that reasonableness law undermines Israel’s democratic character; 13 justices assert court’s right in principle to strike down Basic… Read More ›

Threating the oil market was a step too far by the Houthis

Threating the oil market was a step too far by the Houthis

Analysis: Continued Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea and the rerouting of more shipping companies are poised to drive up oil shipping prices;… Read More ›

UPenn president Liz Magill and Board Chair Scott Bok resign after disastrous hearing on antisemitism

UPenn president Liz Magill and Board Chair Scott Bok resign after disastrous hearing on antisemitism

New York — In a stunning downfall for the leader of one of the world’s most prestigious universities, Liz Magill, the president of University of Pennsylvania, voluntarily… Read More ›

AMAZING: Child Hostage Learned About Birthday Wish From Favorite Team…While in Captivity

AMAZING: Child Hostage Learned About Birthday Wish From Favorite Team…While in Captivity

ISRAEL — It appears there are bright spots and miraculous events, even during the darkest hours. Child hostage Ohad Munder had his 9th birthday while… Read More ›

IDF steps up Gaza airstrikes; 30 premature babies evacuated from Shifa Hospital

IDF steps up Gaza airstrikes; 30 premature babies evacuated from Shifa Hospital

Israeli ground forces move deeper into Strip, raid Gaza City homes of senior Hamas officials; IDF ground operation death toll at 61; body of 12-year-old… Read More ›

Israel Police says thus far 843 civilians murdered in Hamas attack, identified; Hamas weapons developer killed in strike

Israel Police says thus far 843 civilians murdered in Hamas attack, identified; Hamas weapons developer killed in strike

Earlier military said 32 members of the IDF were killed since start of war; IDF names Chief Sgt. (Res.) Yaakov Ozeri as latest fatality; House… Read More ›

Missile strikes Egyptian Red Sea town near Israeli border

Missile strikes Egyptian Red Sea town near Israeli border

Al Qahera reported the blast was related to ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas terrorists. A missile launched as part of fighting between Hamas militants and… Read More ›

President Joe Biden will visit Israel in high-stakes trip

President Joe Biden will visit Israel in high-stakes trip

US President Joe Biden will visit Israel on Wednesday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced in the early hours of Tuesday from Tel Aviv. Biden had… Read More ›

Palestinian reportedly shot after attacking civilian Israeli vehicle in West Bank

Palestinian reportedly shot after attacking civilian Israeli vehicle in West Bank

IDF investigating incident near settlement of Ma’ale Levona; clashes break out between troops, Palestinian rioters in Nablus as Jewish pilgrims visit Joseph’s Tomb shrine A… Read More ›

Yom Kippur War: Henry Kissinger talks US role in Israel’s darkest hour

Yom Kippur War: Henry Kissinger talks US role in Israel’s darkest hour

Influential Jewish-American statesman and geopolitical expert Henry Kissinger recalls the drama behind the Yom Kippur War, Israel’s finest hour, in this interview. “At six thirty… Read More ›

China unveils ‘blueprint’ for Taiwan integration while sending warships around the self-ruled island

China unveils ‘blueprint’ for Taiwan integration while sending warships around the self-ruled island

Hong Kong — China on Tuesday unveiled a plan to deepen integration between the coastal province of Fujian and self-governing Taiwan, touting the benefits of closer cross-strait… Read More ›