Articles by: JewishNews-David

Worldwide probe finds tech by Israel’s NSO Group targeted media, politicians

Worldwide probe finds tech by Israel’s NSO Group targeted media, politicians

Investigation by Guardian, Washington Post and other news outlets identifies more than 1,000 people in over 50 countries potentially hit by Herzliya firm’s Pegasus spy… Read More ›

Merkel to visit flood zone as western Europe death toll tops 180

Merkel to visit flood zone as western Europe death toll tops 180

Germany to set up special aid fund as national fatalities reach 156; worst storms in living memory draw attention to climate change policy ahead of… Read More ›

Travel to Israel: 1st degree relatives of citizens can now apply online

Travel to Israel: 1st degree relatives of citizens can now apply online

Each applicant is required to attach a copy of their passport, vaccination or recovery certificate, health insurance covering COVID and documents regarding why they wish… Read More ›

Under Philippine law, 12-year-olds can consent to sex. Activists are trying to change that

Under Philippine law, 12-year-olds can consent to sex. Activists are trying to change that

Antonette Acupinpin was 7 when the sexual abuse started. She had already endured years of beating and physical violence from her mother and stepfather, she… Read More ›

Pennsylvania State Lawmaker Launches Election Audit Plan

Pennsylvania State Lawmaker Launches Election Audit Plan

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker is launching a “forensic investigation” of the state’s 2020 presidential election, demanding cooperation from counties and mimicking… Read More ›

Haiti’s leader has been killed. Here’s what you need to know

Haiti’s leader has been killed. Here’s what you need to know

The assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise has stunned the country and shocked regional leaders. The Caribbean nation of roughly 11 million people, many of… Read More ›

Cyprus wildfires leave at least four dead in ‘unprecedented tragedy’

Cyprus wildfires leave at least four dead in ‘unprecedented tragedy’

At least four people have died in Cyprus from an ongoing wildfire ravaging the country, the country’s Interior Minister Nicos Nouris said Sunday. Four of… Read More ›

New mask could diagnose wearer with COVID-19 within 90 minutes

New mask could diagnose wearer with COVID-19 within 90 minutes

The face mask has small sensors that, when activated, analyze the accumulated breath droplets and test for COVID-19. A new face mask could diagnose those… Read More ›

Surfside:  The Halachic Lessons – UPDATED

Surfside: The Halachic Lessons – UPDATED

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Everyone is deeply saddened by the events that have taken place at Champlain Towers. And at the same time,… Read More ›

Israel cannot afford to ignore Jordan any longer

Israel cannot afford to ignore Jordan any longer

Analysis: In past two weeks, Lapid has spoken to foreign ministers of Egypt and Bahrain and made official visit to UAE, while Bennett has already… Read More ›

Condo board head warned of worsening structural damage weeks before collapse

Condo board head warned of worsening structural damage weeks before collapse

Topic of over $15 million in repairs had engulfed residents before Florida building came crashing down, as representative warned that waiting would only make problem… Read More ›

Trump’s big lie about 2020 results suffers legal and political blows in key swing states

Trump’s big lie about 2020 results suffers legal and political blows in key swing states

It was a bad week for the Big Lie — former President Donald Trump and his allies’ false claims that widespread fraud is to blame… Read More ›

Rebel Yamina MK to toe line on most issues, giving coalition 62 votes – report

Rebel Yamina MK to toe line on most issues, giving coalition 62 votes – report

According to Kan news, though he voted against forming the coalition, Amichai Chikli will back most legislation sought by government; he does not confirm or… Read More ›

Carl Nassib of Las Vegas Raiders is first active NFL player to announce he is gay

Carl Nassib of Las Vegas Raiders is first active NFL player to announce he is gay

Carl Nassib, a defensive lineman with the Las Vegas Raiders, became the first active NFL player in league history to announce that he is gay.… Read More ›

Diplomats: Progress Made In Vienna At Iran Nuclear Talks

Diplomats: Progress Made In Vienna At Iran Nuclear Talks

VIENNA (AP) — Top diplomats said Sunday that further progress had been made at talks between Iran and global powers to try to restore a… Read More ›

China has administered more than 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses

China has administered more than 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses

China has administered more than 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses, an astonishing milestone that comes as the country rolls out an unrivaled inoculation drive. A… Read More ›

IDF hits Gaza terror targets after arson attacks, in first raids since ceasefire

IDF hits Gaza terror targets after arson attacks, in first raids since ceasefire

After two dozen fires in southern Israel, army says it struck Hamas ‘terror sites’ in Khan Yunis and Gaza City; initial Palestinian reports say none… Read More ›

As COVID-19 Cases Wane, Vaccine-Lagging Areas Still See Risk

As COVID-19 Cases Wane, Vaccine-Lagging Areas Still See Risk

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — New COVID-19 cases are declining across most of the country, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations. But almost all states… Read More ›

Israel’s new prime minister is sworn in, ending Netanyahu’s 12-year grip on power

Israel’s new prime minister is sworn in, ending Netanyahu’s 12-year grip on power

Jerusalem – Naftali Bennett was sworn in as Israel’s new prime minister on Sunday, after winning a confidence vote with the narrowest of margins, just… Read More ›

Haredi fury over Bennett masks real concern: Their funding will be cut

Haredi fury over Bennett masks real concern: Their funding will be cut

The concern is less that the Jewish character of the state will disappear, and more the impact of being in the opposition will have on… Read More ›