Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

Sanliurfa, Turkey – In An IS Training Camp, Children Told: Behead The Doll

Sanliurfa, Turkey – In An IS Training Camp, Children Told: Behead The Doll

  Sanliurfa, Turkey – The children were each given a doll and a sword. Then they were lined up, more than 120 of them, and… Read More ›

Israeli digital doc aiming to bring healthcare to your inbox

Israeli digital doc aiming to bring healthcare to your inbox

Doctome can help reduce ER waiting times by providing initial diagnosis and working in conjuncton with hospitals and clinics. Doctome, an Israeli medical start-up, is… Read More ›

Exit of Anti-Defamation League head marks shift for US Jews

Exit of Anti-Defamation League head marks shift for US Jews

The world has changed during Abe Foxman’s 28 years as ADL chief: Anti-Semitism is declining in the US but on the rise in Europe, and… Read More ›

‘Suspect in fatal Tennessee shooting was upset over Gaza war’

‘Suspect in fatal Tennessee shooting was upset over Gaza war’

Friend of alleged gunman who killed 5 US servicemen says he received a text message from the suspect with a link to a long Islamic… Read More ›

ISIS claims kidnapping of 3 African Christians in Libya

ISIS claims kidnapping of 3 African Christians in Libya

Extremist group takes to social media to announce said abduction of men from Egypt, Nigeria and Ghana.   BENGHAZI, Libya –  Islamic State has kidnapped… Read More ›

UK ends partial arms ban on Israel over Gaza fighting

UK ends partial arms ban on Israel over Gaza fighting

Conservative-led review finds that licenses for weapons deals met country’s export criteria.   LONDON – Britain has lifted what was in effect viewed as a… Read More ›

Prince William starts new helicopter rescue job

Prince William starts new helicopter rescue job

  He’s a working dad whose career is flying: Prince William is taking to the air as a newly qualified air ambulance pilot, while trying… Read More ›

Scientist who studied 9/11 dust dies

Scientist who studied 9/11 dust dies

  Paul James Lioy, an environmental scientist known for his analysis of the health effects of the dust produced by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks… Read More ›

Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata played by his own rules

Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata played by his own rules

  Plenty of CEOs like to give public presentations. Few of them are as natural or engaging as Steve Jobs, but that doesn’t stop them… Read More ›

UN chief calls for safe return of missing Israelis

UN chief calls for safe return of missing Israelis

Ban Ki-moon urges Palestinians with info on two Israelis who entered Gaza and disappeared to come forward   UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon… Read More ›

Settler leaders: PM told us construction effectively frozen

Settler leaders: PM told us construction effectively frozen

Netanyahu said ‘settlements can no longer be developed,’ West Bank local council chiefs claim   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told West Bank Jewish leaders Monday… Read More ›

Iran nuke deal is likely in coming hours, diplomats say

Iran nuke deal is likely in coming hours, diplomats say

Conflicting reports on whether announcement will be made pre-dawn Tuesday, as sides wrap up years of tortuous negotiations   An Iran nuclear agreement appeared likely within… Read More ›

First senior officer to be investigated by military police over Protective Edge conduct

First senior officer to be investigated by military police over Protective Edge conduct

Lt. Col. Neria Yeshurun, who led the battalion that lost Captain Dima Levitas, under scrutiny for allegedly approving shelling of clinic — supposedly in retaliation… Read More ›

Israel grants early release to top Islamic Jihad figure after hunger-strike

Israel grants early release to top Islamic Jihad figure after hunger-strike

In an effort to avoid spectators and not “risk the possibility of turning the release into a celebration” Israeli Security forces released Khader in the… Read More ›

Pope decries Capitalism, calls against sacrificing humans ‘on the altar of money’

Pope decries Capitalism, calls against sacrificing humans ‘on the altar of money’

“Corruption is the plague, it’s the gangrene of society,” he added during a heavily improvised speech at the rally, attended by Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes.… Read More ›

Khamenei: despite nuclear talks, ‘we will continue campaign against arrogant US

Khamenei: despite nuclear talks, ‘we will continue campaign against arrogant US

Khameini’s remarks surfaced not soon after Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif met with John Kerry in Austria’s Palais Coburg to iron out the final details… Read More ›

Hamas: Israel asked for bodies of soldiers

Hamas: Israel asked for bodies of soldiers

Leader of Gaza’s ruling group says he received messages from Israel through European channels, asking for the bodies of two soldiers killed in 2014’s Operation… Read More ›

IDF official: Cutting service time will harm combat readiness

IDF official: Cutting service time will harm combat readiness

Plan will be announced in the coming days that may reduce service time, including months of training, while creating two new mixed battalions, increasing combat… Read More ›

Obama: Chances of Iran deal less than 50-50

Obama: Chances of Iran deal less than 50-50

The president spoke to a meeting of Senate Democrats in an attempt to reassure them that he would not accept a bad Iran deal, if… Read More ›

Expecting an Iran deal, White House and Congress prepare to do battle

Expecting an Iran deal, White House and Congress prepare to do battle

Congressional deadline for shorter review arrives; AIPAC prepares rare White House fight; virtual silence in Vienna; foreign ministers to return.     VIENNA – Negotiations… Read More ›