Articles by: JewishNews-Ilan

Rabbi Of Odessa Jewish Community Stocks Up On Food, Hires Israeli Security Guards As War Looms

Rabbi Of Odessa Jewish Community Stocks Up On Food, Hires Israeli Security Guards As War Looms

NEW YORK — Rabbi Avraham Wolf, the leader of one of Odessa’s two main Jewish communities, is preparing for a possible war on a communal… Read More ›

Biden’s latest Russia sanctions mark new target: the families of Putin’s inner circle

Biden’s latest Russia sanctions mark new target: the families of Putin’s inner circle

  The new US sanctions triggered by Russian’s latest actions in Ukraine included targets that in the past have gone untouched: the family members of… Read More ›

Russia, Ukraine press for more talks as fighting in border region intensifies

Russia, Ukraine press for more talks as fighting in border region intensifies

Speaking with Macron, Putin blames escalation on ‘provocations by Ukrainian security forces’; Zelensky calls for immediate ceasefire; Blinken warns Kyiv on ‘brink of invasion’  … Read More ›

Sheikh Jarrah quagmire could reignite fighting in Gaza, senior source warns

Sheikh Jarrah quagmire could reignite fighting in Gaza, senior source warns

Source says further simmering of state of affairs in the contested East Jerusalem neighborhood ‘must be prevented’, slams lawmakers using situation to score political clout… Read More ›

At historic Kyiv synagogue, congregants scoff at talk of war

At historic Kyiv synagogue, congregants scoff at talk of war

Local Jews say they haven’t seen any indications Ukraine is on brink of conflict, but they are ready if Putin shows up   KYIV —… Read More ›

Biden tells Ukraine’s Zelensky that US would respond ‘swiftly and decisively’ to any further Russian aggression

Biden tells Ukraine’s Zelensky that US would respond ‘swiftly and decisively’ to any further Russian aggression

  President Joe Biden told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a roughly hour-long call Sunday that the US would respond “swiftly and decisively” if Russia… Read More ›

Israel’s West Bank policy is unclear to soldiers

Israel’s West Bank policy is unclear to soldiers

Opinion: The seemingly uncaring fighters of the predominately religious battalion are the front line of the Israeli – Palestinian conflict but have only their own… Read More ›

Russia launches Belarus joint military drills as West fears Ukraine invasion

Russia launches Belarus joint military drills as West fears Ukraine invasion

NATO leaders condemn exercises, Kyiv denounces maneuvers as ‘psychological pressure’; Kremlin insists Russian troops in Belarus will go home after the drill   MOSCOW (AFP)… Read More ›

IDF: Errant Syrian anti-aircraft missile explodes over Israel, no interception made

IDF: Errant Syrian anti-aircraft missile explodes over Israel, no interception made

Launch triggers sirens in Umm al-Fahm, West Bank; incident came after Syria said air defenses engaged ‘hostile targets;’ IDF hits Syrian anti-aircraft batteries in response… Read More ›

Iran says US must do more, despite its restoration of sanction waivers

Iran says US must do more, despite its restoration of sanction waivers

Iran says the US’ restoration of sanction waivers regarding Iran’s nuclear program is not enough and that Iran has a legal right to maintain its… Read More ›

US intelligence community report says ‘pulsed electromagnetic energy’ could cause Havana Syndrome

US intelligence community report says ‘pulsed electromagnetic energy’ could cause Havana Syndrome

An intelligence panel investigating the cause of a spate of mysterious incidents that have struck dozens of US officials across the globe has said that… Read More ›

Saudi crown prince called Netanyahu to renew kingdom’s NSO spyware license – report

Saudi crown prince called Netanyahu to renew kingdom’s NSO spyware license – report

NYT: With Pegasus permit stalled after Khashoggi murder, MBS phoned then-PM to sort matter, in return for opening airspace to Israel flights; FBI also bought… Read More ›

Israeli students to attend school, Teachers’ Union strike shut down by Labor Court

Israeli students to attend school, Teachers’ Union strike shut down by Labor Court

Under the new plan, students of all ages in nursery or kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, high school or in the religious education system will… Read More ›

WATCH: Interview With Dov Hikind On Amazon’s Hate-For-Profit Scheme

WATCH: Interview With Dov Hikind On Amazon’s Hate-For-Profit Scheme

NEW YORK — Very few if any would believe that less than 80 years since the end of the Holocaust a U.S. company would become… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s public legal fund should be used to help Israel’s poor

Netanyahu’s public legal fund should be used to help Israel’s poor

Opinion: It’s a disgrace Holocaust survivors are expected to survive on chicken feed and are unable to shield themselves from the cold while large sums… Read More ›

Interview: Leaning into own past, Jewish ‘Wonder Years’ writer comes of age with TV bar mitzvah

Interview: Leaning into own past, Jewish ‘Wonder Years’ writer comes of age with TV bar mitzvah

From doily head coverings to pre-speech jitters, the rebooted sitcom managed to capture the Jewish rite just right, largely thanks to screenwriter Yael Galena’s own… Read More ›

UK citizen named as Texas synagogue attacker, two teens arrested

UK citizen named as Texas synagogue attacker, two teens arrested

Malik Faisal Akram was named as the Colleyville synagogue hostage taker hours before UK police made two arrests in connection to the attack.   Malik… Read More ›

As Omicron sweeps through Israel, vaccination still effective, expert says

As Omicron sweeps through Israel, vaccination still effective, expert says

With Omicron cases surging, Ben Gurion University immunologist Tomer Hertz says getting vaccinated or getting a booster is crucial.   Over the past few weeks,… Read More ›

COVID-19: Quarantine for infected to be shortened from 10 to 7 days

COVID-19: Quarantine for infected to be shortened from 10 to 7 days

COVID czar: With 600 serious patients, Israel might lockdown • 32,000 infected, 222 serious patients • Coronavirus cabinet to meet on Tuesday   The quarantine… Read More ›

Israel’s current COVID policy will lead to more illness

Israel’s current COVID policy will lead to more illness

Opinion: By promoting less reliable tests, lifting travel restrictions and adjusting quarantine regulations, ministers opt for a semblance of normality, while gambling with public health… Read More ›