Articles by: JewishNews-David

Sale of F-35s to UAE was missed opportunity for Israel

Sale of F-35s to UAE was missed opportunity for Israel

Opinion: Instead of denying that the sale was going ahead, Netanyahu should have used it as leverage for more American defenes aid and access to… Read More ›

11 arrested at first major anti-Netanyahu protest since start of new lockdown

11 arrested at first major anti-Netanyahu protest since start of new lockdown

Thousands gather outside premier’s Jerusalem residence for weekly demonstration against corruption, government handling of pandemic; 1 detained for speeding car toward barricades   Police arrested… Read More ›

US is reimposing sanctions on Iran, Pompeo announces

US is reimposing sanctions on Iran, Pompeo announces

The Secretary of State said on Saturday that the US “expects all UN Member States to comply” with snapback sanctions on Iran.   The US… Read More ›

Israel’s leaders must pull themselves together or resign

Israel’s leaders must pull themselves together or resign

Opinion: Imposing a second closure is an admittance of failure on part of the politicians who have thus far torpedoed any practical suggestion from our… Read More ›

Opinion: I’m An Orthodox Rabbi Who Takes COVID-19 Very Seriously. Here’s Why My Congregation Is Praying In Person During The High Holidays.

Opinion: I’m An Orthodox Rabbi Who Takes COVID-19 Very Seriously. Here’s Why My Congregation Is Praying In Person During The High Holidays.

  NEW YORK (JTA) — On March 11, we decided to close The Jewish Center, the large Orthodox congregation in Manhattan where I serve as… Read More ›

Trump disputes CDC head’s vaccine timeline and mask claims

Trump disputes CDC head’s vaccine timeline and mask claims

President Donald Trump again contradicted his own health officials’ coronavirus statements — this time on the importance of mask wearing and the timing for a… Read More ›

S. Korea Eases Restrictions As Virus Cases Drop

S. Korea Eases Restrictions As Virus Cases Drop

  SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has reported its lowest daily virus tally in about a month as it began easing its tough… Read More ›

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli attack on Aleppo

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli attack on Aleppo

Later, the broadcaster said the army downed several Israeli missiles before they reached their targets in the latest attack Syria said was conducted by Israel.… Read More ›

California Simmers While It Burns, But No Big Power Outages

California Simmers While It Burns, But No Big Power Outages

  SHAVER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers in military helicopters airlifted 207 people to safety after an explosive wildfire trapped them in a popular camping… Read More ›

Israel surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths, red cities prep for lockdown

Israel surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths, red cities prep for lockdown

List of over 30 areas to be released today • Balad head: Gamzu program does not address unique characteristics of Arab society   As Israel… Read More ›

Kushner: 100% possible, and logical, for all 22 Arab states to recognize Israel

Kushner: 100% possible, and logical, for all 22 Arab states to recognize Israel

Concluding historic US-Israeli visit to Abu Dhabi, White House adviser says the ‘vocal minority’ against UAE’s normalization with Israel will become more isolated   Senior… Read More ›

IDF strikes Hamas targets as Haniyeh demands end to blockade

IDF strikes Hamas targets as Haniyeh demands end to blockade

The Hamas leader stressed that the movement is still conducting talks through Egyptian and Qatari mediation in an effort to achieve their demands.   IDF… Read More ›

The Milwaukee Bucks refused to play their playoff game on Wednesday in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake

The Milwaukee Bucks refused to play their playoff game on Wednesday in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake

  The Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic did not take the court to play Game 5 of their playoff series Wednesday afternoon. Bucks players agreed… Read More ›

Hezbollah shot down an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon

Hezbollah shot down an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon

The drone was captured by Hezbollah terrorists.   Hezbollah shot down an Israeli drone near Ayta ash Shab in southern Lebanon on Saturday, according to… Read More ›

Israel holiday lockdown is gov’t admission of failure, says health expert

Israel holiday lockdown is gov’t admission of failure, says health expert

Outgoing chair of the WMA slams Gamzu’s inability to come up with solutions other than lockdown as coronavirus cabinet is set to mull a possible… Read More ›

Texas Police Say 3 Officers Shot, But In Stable Condition

Texas Police Say 3 Officers Shot, But In Stable Condition

  CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Three police officers were shot Sunday and a person remained barricaded inside a home located in a suburb of… Read More ›

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the House back into session early to block USPS organizational changes that could threaten mail-in voting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the House back into session early to block USPS organizational changes that could threaten mail-in voting

  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on the House to return to session “later this week” to vote on an act to block USPS organization… Read More ›

The ICC holds Hezbollah’s future in its hands

The ICC holds Hezbollah’s future in its hands

Opinion: After almost 15 years of investigations into the assassination of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri in Beirut, the International Criminal Court’s special tribunal faces… Read More ›

IDF strikes terror targets in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

IDF strikes terror targets in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

The attacks are in response to the launching of incendiary balloons into Israel from Gaza over the past several days.   The IDF attacked multiple… Read More ›

How techies used Bluetooth’s most annoying trait to build Israel’s new COVID app

How techies used Bluetooth’s most annoying trait to build Israel’s new COVID app

A peek under the hood of Israel’s new app, now downloaded by more than a million people, which tracks and traces while keeping the government… Read More ›