Articles by: JewishNews-David

Ya’alon says he almost quit before Gaza withdrawal

Ya’alon says he almost quit before Gaza withdrawal

However, he decided against it because he realized that his resignation would not help and he would be dubbed Israel’s “first conscientious objector,” Ya’alon said.… Read More ›

Analysis: The more things change…

Analysis: The more things change…

In 2007, a senior Israeli cabinet minister told senior military officials that if a country wants nuclear weapons nothing will stop it.   In 2007,… Read More ›

Ministers to vote on smoking ban in public parks

Ministers to vote on smoking ban in public parks

Health Ministry statistics indicate that in 2011, 64 children came to hospitals after swallowing cigarette butts they found in parks or ashtrays at home.  … Read More ›

Ministers to consider death penalty for terrorists

Ministers to consider death penalty for terrorists

Bill sponsored by opposition Yisrael Beytenu party garners support of ministers in Likud and Jewish Home   A key cabinet committee is set to consider… Read More ›

China’s government still has options to steer its stock market

China’s government still has options to steer its stock market

Chinese equities are undergoing a sharp correction, and the volatility could last for some time. But we think policymakers have both the tools and the… Read More ›

Everyone freaking out about China’s stock-market crash is missing one thing

Everyone freaking out about China’s stock-market crash is missing one thing

  The Shanghai Composite Index has exhibited tremendous volatility, exploding to all-time highs in June and then crashing in the weeks after. And this big… Read More ›

Israeli kids in Detroit locked up for refusing lunch with father

Israeli kids in Detroit locked up for refusing lunch with father

Judge Lisa Gorcyca has ruled the children, aged 9, 10 and 14, to remain in a juvenile detention center until they are 18.   Three… Read More ›

EU: ‘Yes or no’ time in Iran nuclear talks

EU: ‘Yes or no’ time in Iran nuclear talks

Islamic Republic’s foreign minister claims Western countries backtracked on prior commitments, made ‘excessive demands’   Iran lashed out at Western powers, accusing them of changing… Read More ›

Father of Bedouin held in Gaza: We don’t know if he’s alive or dead

Father of Bedouin held in Gaza: We don’t know if he’s alive or dead

Family says second missing Israeli disappeared in April, and that they did not know he was in Gaza until now. The family of the Bedouin… Read More ›

Hundreds attend memorial for lone soldier KIA

Hundreds attend memorial for lone soldier KIA

30,000 people attended Max Steinberg’s funeral after he fell in action during Gaza op last year; Max’s father: ‘He followed his heart.’ Hundreds filled the… Read More ›

Israel: No Hamas prisoner release for two missing Israelis

Israel: No Hamas prisoner release for two missing Israelis

Hamas says no talks about prisoner swap before Israel releases freed Palestinian prisoners it re-arrested Israeli security officials said Thursday night that Israel will not… Read More ›

Wiesenthal Center slams Ukrainian Holocaust bill

Wiesenthal Center slams Ukrainian Holocaust bill

The proposed law defines the Holodomor, a massive famine, as the “genocide of the Ukrainian people” and the Holocaust as the “genocide of the Jewish… Read More ›

Lebanese report: Israel arming Syrian rebels

Lebanese report: Israel arming Syrian rebels

Israeli former top aide said to have been involved in supplying arms to Assad’s opponents.   A top Syria expert told The Jerusalem Post that a… Read More ›

After threats made to hostage’s family, Netanyahu rep apologizes

After threats made to hostage’s family, Netanyahu rep apologizes

The retired IDF colonel and representative for the prime minister told the Mengistu family that their son’s release will take an extra year if race… Read More ›

Two big problems that could stop Facebook video dead in its tracks

Two big problems that could stop Facebook video dead in its tracks

  Over the last year, Facebook has focused on establishing its video platform with a force that’s catapulted it to more than 4 billion video… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Rare 1953 Photo And Document On Auction Offers Glimpse Into Ben-Gurion As A Jew

Jerusalem – Rare 1953 Photo And Document On Auction Offers Glimpse Into Ben-Gurion As A Jew

  Jerusalem – A rare glimpse into the world of former Israeli Prime Minister Ben-Gurion is being offered at auction tomorrow by the Jerusalem-based Kedem… Read More ›

Fairfield County, CT – Kosher Bakery In Hot Water After Selling Rainbow Cookies In Support For Gay Marriage

Fairfield County, CT – Kosher Bakery In Hot Water After Selling Rainbow Cookies In Support For Gay Marriage

Fairfield County, CT – The sale of rainbow color cookies following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage throughout the nation has unleashed… Read More ›

Fort Madison, IA – Iowa Inmate Escaped Maximum-Security Cell Through Piping

Fort Madison, IA – Iowa Inmate Escaped Maximum-Security Cell Through Piping

  Fort Madison, IA – A convicted armed robber managed to escape from one of Iowa’s most highly secure prison cells by sneaking through the… Read More ›

Japanese women go ape over surprisingly handsome gorilla

Japanese women go ape over surprisingly handsome gorilla

Tokyo – Who could resist that striking countenance, that chiseled brow — and that toned, furry butt? A surprisingly hunky male gorilla, Shabani, has female humans… Read More ›

Man mocks alligators, jumps in water and is killed in Texas

Man mocks alligators, jumps in water and is killed in Texas

A man who apparently mocked alligators, then jumped in the water — despite warning signs — is dead after being attacked in Texas. Orange County… Read More ›