Articles by: JewishNews-Ben

‘Only about 50 Jews left in Syria’s main cities’

‘Only about 50 Jews left in Syria’s main cities’

Deputy minister Ayoub Kara speaks to Syrian Jewish leader.   Likud Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara, the acting minister of the Regional Cooperation Ministry, spoke with… Read More ›

Tehran’s anti-Israel Quds day falls on date of new Iran deadline

Tehran’s anti-Israel Quds day falls on date of new Iran deadline

Annual event of fiery anti-Israel protests in Iran falls on last Friday of Ramadan, and attracts tens of thousands of people.   Regardless of whether… Read More ›

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli minister slams Reform Judaism

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli minister slams Reform Judaism

Religious Services Minister David Azoulay says he doesn’t consider members of the denomination to be Jews; prime minister criticizes remarks. Israel’s minister for religious affairs… Read More ›

Head of Israel’s organized labor calls for nationwide strike

Head of Israel’s organized labor calls for nationwide strike

Failed talks with treasury officials on the issue of contract workers cause the labor chief to call for a massive strike that could shut down… Read More ›

US: Iran nuclear talks extended to Friday

US: Iran nuclear talks extended to Friday

Officials confirms additional extension of talks with Iran in Vienna, says ‘substantial progress’ has been made; source says deal must occur within 48 hours; US… Read More ›

Holocaust Claims Conference fraud likely ‘much higher’ than $57 million

Holocaust Claims Conference fraud likely ‘much higher’ than $57 million

Recently terminated ombudsman says organizational insiders have siphoned off funds meant for Holocaust survivors.   The scope of conspiracy to defraud the world’s largest Holocaust… Read More ›

40% of Israeli children in Gaza border town of Sderot suffer from anxiety, PTSD

40% of Israeli children in Gaza border town of Sderot suffer from anxiety, PTSD

“The ongoing situation in Sderot causes PTSD at a rate three or four times greater than that of the rest of the country,” expert says.… Read More ›

NGO: Israel forces migrants to choose between leaving for Rwanda or indefinite prison

NGO: Israel forces migrants to choose between leaving for Rwanda or indefinite prison

According to Hotline for Refugees and Migrants the State has invented a new loophole so it can detain migrants indefinitely in the Saharonim closed detention… Read More ›

Southampton, NY – Some Hamptons Villages Seek Limits On New Construction

Southampton, NY – Some Hamptons Villages Seek Limits On New Construction

  Southampton, NY – Mansions are as synonymous with the Hamptons as cocktail parties, manicured lawns and white sandy beaches. But some in three of… Read More ›

Jerusalem – President Rivlin Tells Arab Journalists: We Must Be Israelis Not Jews Or Arabs

Jerusalem – President Rivlin Tells Arab Journalists: We Must Be Israelis Not Jews Or Arabs

  Jerusalem – President Reuven Rivlin on Monday night hosted Arab notables at an Iftar dinner at his official residence.  In addition to Members of… Read More ›

Berlin – Germany’s Der Spiegel Files Criminal Charges For US Spying

Berlin – Germany’s Der Spiegel Files Criminal Charges For US Spying

  Berlin – German news magazine Der Spiegel has filed charges and demanded an investigation into alleged spying by the US intelligence community and a… Read More ›

ISIS video shows execution of 25 men in ruins of Syria amphitheater

ISIS video shows execution of 25 men in ruins of Syria amphitheater

  Atlanta – A just-released video from ISIS shows militants executing 25 captives in the ruins of a Roman amphitheater in the ancient Syrian city of… Read More ›

‘Excited’ Pope Francis lands in Ecuador, praises the nation’s ‘singular beauty’

‘Excited’ Pope Francis lands in Ecuador, praises the nation’s ‘singular beauty’

  Welcomed by a youth orchestra, local dignitaries and a whipping wind that carried away his white skullcap, Pope Francis landed in Quito, Ecuador on… Read More ›

Firefighters gain control of huge fire near Sea of Galilee

Firefighters gain control of huge fire near Sea of Galilee

Starting at 6 pm, fire came within 400 meters of homes in town of Yavne’el, sparking quick reaction from 4 planes and scores of firefighters.… Read More ›

Palestinians mark murder anniversary: ‘We want an Intifada’

Palestinians mark murder anniversary: ‘We want an Intifada’

Procession remembers Mohammed Abu Khdeir, Palestinian teenager who was murdered by Israelis; slain boy’s father: State cheers on the racists. Hundreds participated in a procession… Read More ›

UNRWA head: A year after the war, Gaza rebuilding to begin

UNRWA head: A year after the war, Gaza rebuilding to begin

According to the UN boss in Gaza, the process of rebuilding has been delayed by restrictions imposed by different bodies, however he is hopeful that… Read More ›

‘Nicky’s kids’ salute the hero who saved them

‘Nicky’s kids’ salute the hero who saved them

Winton, who died in Maidenhead, England, this week at the age of 106, had not intended to mount the urgent rescue mission.   It is… Read More ›

Analysis: Is Muslim Brotherhood going jihadist?

Analysis: Is Muslim Brotherhood going jihadist?

The famed Islamist organization, which formed the ideological roots for more radical jihadist groups such as al-Qaida and Islamic State, is being outshined by its… Read More ›

Analysis: Will there be another Gaza war?

Analysis: Will there be another Gaza war?

While the cease-fire between the second and third wars lasted just 19 months, on average it can be calculated that every 22 months Israel has… Read More ›

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce

  One day after their 10-year anniversary, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner confirmed they are filing for divorce. “After much thought and careful consideration, we… Read More ›