World Jewish News

Former Al-Jazeera America journalist suing network for bias

Former Al-Jazeera America journalist suing network for bias

Shannon High-Bassalik says during Gaza war she was told to cast Israel as the villain and emphasize the Arab point of view   NEW YORK… Read More ›

Israeli officials to weigh in on nuclear deal in US

Israeli officials to weigh in on nuclear deal in US

National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen to meet with counterpart Susan Rice to discuss Israeli concerns over pact with Iran   National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen… Read More ›

World powers would accept Iran deal without answers on past arms activity

World powers would accept Iran deal without answers on past arms activity

Officials say clarifications on military dimension of Tehran’s nuclear program won’t be possible by June 30 deadline   WASHINGTON — World powers are prepared to… Read More ›

Madrid court shelves 2010 Gaza flotilla investigation

Madrid court shelves 2010 Gaza flotilla investigation

A Madrid court has decided to shelve its investigation into the Israeli raid on the Mavi Marmara, but leaves possibility of reopening probe. A Madrid… Read More ›

Culture minister: The government does not have to fund culture

Culture minister: The government does not have to fund culture

Miri Regev tells cultural figures that it is her right to determine criteria for funding and withdraw it from institutions, says “the artists won’t dictate… Read More ›

Weinstein’s attack on Shaked uncalled for

Weinstein’s attack on Shaked uncalled for

Op-ed: The attorney general knows, or is supposed to know, that many leading jurists in Israel and in the world support the justice minister’s ‘simplistic… Read More ›

Kremer first Israeli to be picked in MLB draft

Kremer first Israeli to be picked in MLB draft

In addition to Kremer, the Houston Astros selected Alex Bregman, also Jewish, as the second overall pick in the draft, good enough to earn an… Read More ›

Arab sector set to demand more funds to fight poverty

Arab sector set to demand more funds to fight poverty

Some of the Arab communities with high unemployment include Umm el-Fahm, Taiba, Tamra, Rahat, Sakhnin and Kafr Kana.   Israeli Arab poverty rates are dropping,… Read More ›

When BDS and corporate social responsibility collide

When BDS and corporate social responsibility collide

Companies have to weigh the costs and benefits of taking political sides, which will likely depend on the political views of their core customers and… Read More ›

Wanted: New spymaster who can watch Iran, forge secret ties

Wanted: New spymaster who can watch Iran, forge secret ties

As Mossad head Tamir Pardo closes out term, the cast of possible replacements includes old hands from the clandestine service and tried & tested army… Read More ›

US should act in Mideast now to avoid messier cleanup later, says expert

US should act in Mideast now to avoid messier cleanup later, says expert

Ariel Cohen: Iran going nuclear would lead to Saudis following suit.   By decreasing its footprint in the Middle East at a time of growing threats,… Read More ›

Why does Israel have to fund those who despise it?

Why does Israel have to fund those who despise it?

Op-ed: Oddly enough, people who use artistic freedom to harm the state think that Israel’s citizens should pay for their hateful words against the state.… Read More ›

Hamas: Palestinian Authority, not IS, conspiring against us

Hamas: Palestinian Authority, not IS, conspiring against us

The Islamist group that rules Gaza reverses its claim that Salafis have been committing bombings, points finger at Ramallah and presents alleged confession. Hamas claimed… Read More ›

In secret visit, CIA chief said to brief Netanyahu on Iran

In secret visit, CIA chief said to brief Netanyahu on Iran

John Brennan discussed emerging nuclear deal with Israeli officials in high-stakes powwow last week, report says; US Chief of Staff Dempsey also in Israel  … Read More ›

Actor volunteering with Kurdish fighters in Syria appeals for help fighting ISIS

Actor volunteering with Kurdish fighters in Syria appeals for help fighting ISIS

For British actor Michael Enright, the release of video footage by ISIS showing the August killing of U.S. journalist James Foley first motivated him to… Read More ›

NGO accuses Israel of systematic abuse of Palestinian kids

NGO accuses Israel of systematic abuse of Palestinian kids

Palestinian children’s rights group says ‘ill-treatment is still widespread, systematic and institutionalized’ in IDF detention system; IDF source denies allegations. A West Bank-based children’s rights… Read More ›

Israel-linked virus attacked nuke talks hotels, report claims

Israel-linked virus attacked nuke talks hotels, report claims

Russian cyber-security firm says improved Duqu virus was found in computers of 3 European hotels that hosted negotiations   Three European hotels that hosted negotiations… Read More ›

US says it ‘takes steps’ to ensure Iran talks secure

US says it ‘takes steps’ to ensure Iran talks secure

American officials refuse to say whether they believe Israeli spyware compromised recent nuclear deliberations US State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke (YouTube screen capture) “We are… Read More ›

Students: Bar-Ilan proposed religious, psychological ‘help’ for Pride Month

Students: Bar-Ilan proposed religious, psychological ‘help’ for Pride Month

LGBT students outraged after allegation that religious-oriented university refused to permit a public event or distribution of brochures, and reportedly suggested a panel of psychologists… Read More ›

The Palestinian who opposes the boycott against Israel

The Palestinian who opposes the boycott against Israel

Bassam Eid, a human rights activist, says boycotts sonly ends up harming the Palestinians, and says Israelis should demand PM for solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict:… Read More ›