Articles by: JewishNews-David

Israel cannot play the blame game over Meron disaster

Israel cannot play the blame game over Meron disaster

Opinion: Previous commissions of inquiry have involved trial-like tribunals where witnesses testified with lawyers by their side fearing self-incrimination; what we need now is the… Read More ›

‘Broken’: Meron tragedy reduced Israel’s toughest rescuers to tears, trauma

‘Broken’: Meron tragedy reduced Israel’s toughest rescuers to tears, trauma

Medics were left with deep emotional scars. One says he can’t shake memory of a boy he didn’t reach. Another felt like a ’hangman’  … Read More ›

38 people crushed to death, dozens hurt at mass Lag B’Omer event in Mt. Meron

38 people crushed to death, dozens hurt at mass Lag B’Omer event in Mt. Meron

More than 65 injured, many in critical condition as ambulances, helicopters evacuating victims from largest gathering held in Israel since COVID outbreak; IDF sends rescue… Read More ›

US Homeland Security to investigate domestic extremism in its ranks

US Homeland Security to investigate domestic extremism in its ranks

President Joe Biden called for funding to investigate any complaints of white supremacist beliefs at immigration enforcement agencies within DHS.   The US Department of… Read More ›

UAE condemns Jewish extremists violence in Jerusalem, calls for restraint

UAE condemns Jewish extremists violence in Jerusalem, calls for restraint

Rare condemnation of Israel since signing of peace deal comes after intense clashes between Palestinians and law enforcement in Jerusalem, as well as a far-right… Read More ›

Biden, Harris deliver remarks on Derek Chauvin verdict, Obama reacted

Biden, Harris deliver remarks on Derek Chauvin verdict, Obama reacted

Former President Barack Obama, first & only black president of US history, also reacted to the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin case, releasing a… Read More ›

High-ranking Iranian General Dies Of Heart Disease At 65

High-ranking Iranian General Dies Of Heart Disease At 65

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A high-ranking general key to Iran’s security apparatus has died, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps announced on Sunday. Brig. Gen. Mohammad… Read More ›

Coronavirus: Brazil variant mutating, becoming more dangerous – study

Coronavirus: Brazil variant mutating, becoming more dangerous – study

The changes could make the virus more resistant to vaccines.   Brazil’s P1 coronavirus variant, behind a deadly COVID-19 surge in the Latin American country… Read More ›

Minnesota officer shouted ‘Taser!’ but fired a gun instead, fatally shooting a man at a traffic stop, police say

Minnesota officer shouted ‘Taser!’ but fired a gun instead, fatally shooting a man at a traffic stop, police say

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot during a traffic stop after a Minnesota police officer shouted “Taser!” but fired a handgun instead, Brooklyn Center Police… Read More ›

Do not write off Netanyahu just yet

Do not write off Netanyahu just yet

Opinion: The veteran master of tricks and shticks is starting to run out of new material and the latest alleged talks regarding making him ‘President… Read More ›

After day in court, Netanyahu rails at prosecutors, alleging ‘coup attempt’

After day in court, Netanyahu rails at prosecutors, alleging ‘coup attempt’

PM says probe against him was illegally opened with goal of removing him from power, claims cops, prosecutors trying ‘to trample democracy… attempting to annul… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s trial may not be decided in court

Netanyahu’s trial may not be decided in court

Analysis: As the prime minister’s corruption trial is getting underway in Jerusalem, the defendant is busy trying to find a way to persuade the president… Read More ›

Marjorie Taylor-Greene dubs COVID-19 vaccine passports ‘Mark of the Beast’

Marjorie Taylor-Greene dubs COVID-19 vaccine passports ‘Mark of the Beast’

She added that any company requiring one is engaging in a practice she dubs as “corporate communism.”   Freshman US lawmaker Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene (R-Georgia)… Read More ›

UN officials condemn Myanmar junta after 100-plus civilians killed in one day

UN officials condemn Myanmar junta after 100-plus civilians killed in one day

Two top UN officials condemned Myanmar’s military junta in the wake of the bloodiest day of protests yet against the military coup that overthrew the… Read More ›

Unlikely kingmaker Mansour Abbas is playing for the pot

Unlikely kingmaker Mansour Abbas is playing for the pot

Opinion: Islamist party leader’s gamble in splintering from Joint List paid off, and his rightwing suitors should realize that while he does prefer a conservative… Read More ›

New Hope No. 2 says Likud offered her Education Ministry to defect

New Hope No. 2 says Likud offered her Education Ministry to defect

Yifat Shasha-Biton also says her faction will not partner with Joint List, calls on Netanyahu to step down   The No. 2 lawmaker in the… Read More ›

Israelis go to vote yet again tomorrow in fourth election in two years

Israelis go to vote yet again tomorrow in fourth election in two years

With criticism between candidates left and right and unclear rotation options for prime minister, who is going to win the Israeli elections in 2021?  … Read More ›

Israel has a chance to heal itself

Israel has a chance to heal itself

Opinion: The coronavirus crisis has shone a light on multiple issues that have festered under the surface for decades, and the pandemic has given us… Read More ›

Bennett rebuffs Likud minister’s call to pledge loyalty to Netanyahu

Bennett rebuffs Likud minister’s call to pledge loyalty to Netanyahu

Refusing to vow support for PM ahead of election, Yamina chair tells Miri Regev he was instead expecting a resignation letter from her   Transportation… Read More ›

Day of reckoning for the ultra-Orthodox community

Day of reckoning for the ultra-Orthodox community

Opinion: While Liberman’s statement that he would send the Haredim and Netanyahu to the nearest dump’ is deplorable, the ensuing outcry draws focus from real… Read More ›