Articles by: JewishNews-David

6 dead, 31 wounded in shooting at Chicago-area July 4 parade

6 dead, 31 wounded in shooting at Chicago-area July 4 parade

Suspected gunman arrested, apparently opened fire from a rooftop using rifle later recovered at scene; Foreign Ministry: Jews among casualties; Lapid: Thoughts are with families… Read More ›

MKs to try again Thurs. to disperse Knesset, set election date, as wrangling goes on

MKs to try again Thurs. to disperse Knesset, set election date, as wrangling goes on

Coalition’s efforts to finalize legislation on Wednesday, prepare for Lapid to be installed as interim PM, are derailed by hours of fighting with opposition  … Read More ›

Only third of young Jewish Americans care if progeny also Jewish, study finds

Only third of young Jewish Americans care if progeny also Jewish, study finds

According to report, only 48% of young Jewish Democrats support Israel; ‘core beliefs and sentimental ties that made us one dramatically weakened,’ says head of… Read More ›

Knesset passes first reading of bill to disperse; final vote set for Wed. at latest

Knesset passes first reading of bill to disperse; final vote set for Wed. at latest

After day of debate, coalition and opposition agree elections will be held on either October 25 or November 1; some Netanyahu supporters still trying for… Read More ›

Abraham Accords would destabilize region, said US Homeland Security

Abraham Accords would destabilize region, said US Homeland Security

The release of the intel report comes amid US President Joe Biden’s much-awaited and now-postponed trip to Saudi Arabia.   The US Department of Homeland… Read More ›

Russia is gaining advantage in eastern Ukraine as forces learn from earlier mistakes, US officials say

Russia is gaining advantage in eastern Ukraine as forces learn from earlier mistakes, US officials say

  Russian forces are gaining an advantage in eastern Ukraine as they learn from mistakes made during the earlier stages of their invasion of the… Read More ›

Despite warnings of Iranian threats in Istanbul, life for local Jews hasn’t changed

Despite warnings of Iranian threats in Istanbul, life for local Jews hasn’t changed

Turkey’s chief rabbis say Israeli officials’ calls to heed danger have had little effect on expats or city’s 15,000-strong local Jewish community   JTA —… Read More ›

What pushed Bennett to dissolve Knesset – and what happens next?

What pushed Bennett to dissolve Knesset – and what happens next?

Analysis: PM understood there is no legal evasive action to overcome failure to pass contentious West Bank bill, opting to dissolve coalition, all while keeping… Read More ›

Analysis: As Bennett dissolves Knesset to save settler law, a new set of challenges await

Analysis: As Bennett dissolves Knesset to save settler law, a new set of challenges await

The decision to seek elections and transition to caretaker status was not much of a surprise after a year of endless fights. Now the battle… Read More ›

How to succeed financially: Some discipline, like the spies – opinion

How to succeed financially: Some discipline, like the spies – opinion

YOUR INVESTMENTS: When it comes to our own financial situation, it’s easy to complain and blame others for our failures. But if you just start… Read More ›

Arab participation in Israeli politics is vital for our future

Arab participation in Israeli politics is vital for our future

Opinion: Netanyahu sycophants, who once praised Ra’am chair Mansour Abbas, now attempting to paint him as terror backer; but, growing Arab Israeli middle class is… Read More ›

Dinosaurs had ‘belly buttons,’ new research reveals

Dinosaurs had ‘belly buttons,’ new research reveals

A fossil of a 125-million-year old dinosaur showed proof of belly buttons in at least some dinosaurs, making it the first time one has been… Read More ›

All About Lying and How to Stop It

All About Lying and How to Stop It

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com A woman who is in the process of a divorce had explained to her husband that her lawyer had… Read More ›

Israeli public once again tossed aside over political games

Israeli public once again tossed aside over political games

Opinion: Opposition chose to kill a bill that ensures Israeli law in West Bank settlements, leaving their own constituents lacking health care, while their geographical… Read More ›

US, UK, France and Germany submit motion censuring Iran to UN nuclear watchdog

US, UK, France and Germany submit motion censuring Iran to UN nuclear watchdog

Resolution urging Tehran to fully cooperate with IAEA a sign of growing Western impatience; but measure is largely symbolic and unlikely to impact long-frozen talks… Read More ›

Israel said preparing to defend new Karish gas rig from Hezbollah attack

Israel said preparing to defend new Karish gas rig from Hezbollah attack

According to Kan, Navy using vessels including submarines to protect drilling site; Iron Dome battery to be placed nearby as well   The Israeli military… Read More ›

Israel Police officers injured, two arrested in Silwan clashes

Israel Police officers injured, two arrested in Silwan clashes

Border Police foils stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City • More West Bank arrests made as part of Operation Break the Wave   Four Israel… Read More ›

Palestinian NGOs laud release of Japan terror head with Lod massacre role

Palestinian NGOs laud release of Japan terror head with Lod massacre role

Known as the “empress of terror” Fusako Shigenobu co-founded the Japanese Red Army (JRA) terrorist group and worked with the PFLP.   Palestinian NGOs and… Read More ›

Israel and Hamas play a game of chicken over Jerusalem flag march

Israel and Hamas play a game of chicken over Jerusalem flag march

Analysis: Opposition to contentious parade, which as of now includes Damascus Gate on its route, unites Palestinians across the board; meanwhile, neither Israel nor Hamas… Read More ›

US envoy, lawmakers warn Israel against ousting Palestinians from South Hebron Hills

US envoy, lawmakers warn Israel against ousting Palestinians from South Hebron Hills

Envoy to UN raises concern at UNSC, 83 Dems write to Blinken asking US to intervene after court okays plan to evict 1,300 Palestinians from… Read More ›