Articles by: JewishNews-Malki

Tel Aviv gay swimming team wins medals at Eurogames in Stockholm

Tel Aviv gay swimming team wins medals at Eurogames in Stockholm

Formed less than a year ago, the team won 2 silver and 3 bronze medals at the international competition; previously the team leader participated in… Read More ›

Two Israelis accused of attempting to join ISIS

Two Israelis accused of attempting to join ISIS

Fares Shritah, 18, and Khamis Salameh, 20, both accused of attempting to enter Syria and join the terrorist group. Two Israeli-Arabs, Fares Shritah, 18, and… Read More ›

Failure to reform conversion will lead to ‘destruction of Jewish state,’ warn rabbis

Failure to reform conversion will lead to ‘destruction of Jewish state,’ warn rabbis

Riskin: Once we can’t marry each other we are no longer one people – that would be a tragedy.   The announcement this week that a… Read More ›

ADL opposed to Iran nuclear deal, urges Congress to vote ‘No’

ADL opposed to Iran nuclear deal, urges Congress to vote ‘No’

The organization sent out a press release early Friday outlining the reasons that it says lawmakers should vote “no” on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of… Read More ›

The curious case of Gill Rosenberg

The curious case of Gill Rosenberg

How an Israeli-Canadian woman went from house arrest with a hassidic rabbi in New York to joining the fight against Islamic State in Kurdistan.  … Read More ›

Iran seeking to use nuclear deal momentum for new Syria deal

Iran seeking to use nuclear deal momentum for new Syria deal

Tony Badran: The Obama administration and the Iranians want to capitalize on the deal, but the Saudis are not pulling back on getting rid of… Read More ›

Study: Israel spends twice as much on settler students

Study: Israel spends twice as much on settler students

Education Ministry says data compiled by Tel Aviv’s Macro Center is inaccurate   A new study, which the Israeli Education Ministry has claimed is inaccurate,… Read More ›

An exercise scientist told us 4 big things people get wrong about working out and weight loss

An exercise scientist told us 4 big things people get wrong about working out and weight loss

  When it comes down to it, the biggest reason many people start workout programs in the first place is to lose weight. Over and… Read More ›

One of Chip Kelly’s most controversial trades is in danger of backfiring

One of Chip Kelly’s most controversial trades is in danger of backfiring

  Chip Kelly’s dramatic overhaul of the Philadelphia Eagles this offseason has hit its first snag. At the start of training camp, Kelly, who took… Read More ›

An NFL player who has made $28 million spends 12 hours a day working on his family farm in the off-season

An NFL player who has made $28 million spends 12 hours a day working on his family farm in the off-season

  Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson signed a four-year, $39 million contract a year ago but that doesn’t keep him from returning to… Read More ›

Palestinians call for revenge as second Duma victim dies

Palestinians call for revenge as second Duma victim dies

We will ‘not countenance terrorism of any kind,’ says Netanyahu   The Palestinian Authority pledged to pursue Israel diplomatically and Hamas called for a violent… Read More ›

Nuke deal a ‘dangerous’ shift in US nonproliferation efforts, senator warns

Nuke deal a ‘dangerous’ shift in US nonproliferation efforts, senator warns

Robert Menendez says Obama sending message that Washington is okay with some nuclear activity, possibly sparking regional arms race   WASHINGTON — The Iran deal… Read More ›

Mali siege: Soldiers free hostages at hotel; 12 reported dead

Mali siege: Soldiers free hostages at hotel; 12 reported dead

  Twelve people — including five Malian soldiers — died as a result of a hostage situation and ensuing battle between the attackers and soldiers… Read More ›

U.S. service member among more than 50 killed in Afghanistan attacks

U.S. service member among more than 50 killed in Afghanistan attacks

  Kabul, Afghanistan – More than 50 people — including 27 students at a police academy and one U.S. service member — were killed in three… Read More ›

Hail cracks plane’s windshields, forces emergency landing

Hail cracks plane’s windshields, forces emergency landing

  The passengers and the photos of cracked windshields and a damaged nose cone tell the same story: Friday evening’s Delta Flight 1889 was intense.… Read More ›

‘Iran military chief backs nuke deal despite concerns’

‘Iran military chief backs nuke deal despite concerns’

Parliament and Supreme National Security Council, Tehran’s top decision-making body, to consider agreement in coming days   Iran’s official news agency is reporting that the… Read More ›

Top US scientists pen letter in support of Iran deal

Top US scientists pen letter in support of Iran deal

Signatories include renowned physicists, ex-officials, five Nobel laureates and designer of the first hydrogen bomb   In  a letter to President Barack Obama, 29 leading… Read More ›

Obama sees chance for improved US-Iran relations

Obama sees chance for improved US-Iran relations

Nuclear deal ‘better than any alternative,’ US president tells CNN, offers hope for ‘broader discussions about Syria, for example’   OAK BLUFFS, Massachusetts (AP) —… Read More ›

Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library

Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library

The digitization project aims to perserve priceless books and manuscripts from future threats; Baghdad National Library officials say that sharing Iraqi art and literature is… Read More ›

Ya’alon orders administrative detention for Jewish extremist

Ya’alon orders administrative detention for Jewish extremist

Eighteen-year-old Mordechai Meir, suspected of organizing arson attack on Galilee church, to be jailed for as long as six months without trial. Defence Minister Moshe… Read More ›