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Don’t base Israeli-German ties only on the Holocaust – opinion

Don’t base Israeli-German ties only on the Holocaust – opinion

Successive Israeli governments have been quite successful in winning some time over the Palestinian issue, while improving or preserving economic achievements and cooperation with the… Read More ›

Cyberattacks one of greatest threats to Israel’s national security

Cyberattacks one of greatest threats to Israel’s national security

Opinion: Last week’s ransomware attack on Hillel Yaffe hospital shows that despite Israeli efforts to prevent such strikes, hackers are still determined to do all… Read More ›

Netanyahu to skip official ceremony marking 26 years since Rabin assassination

Netanyahu to skip official ceremony marking 26 years since Rabin assassination

Opposition leader’s office says protocol does not require him to attend and he will speak at later Knesset ceremony; move comes amid long-running tensions with… Read More ›

3 Shuvu Banim Members Arrested In Connection To 2 Unsolved Murder Cases In Jerusalem 30 Years Ago

3 Shuvu Banim Members Arrested In Connection To 2 Unsolved Murder Cases In Jerusalem 30 Years Ago

JERUSALEM — Israeli police arrested three members of the Shuvu Banim sect on suspicion of involvement in two unsolved murders which took place in the… Read More ›

17 American and Canadian missionaries kidnapped by gang members in Haiti

17 American and Canadian missionaries kidnapped by gang members in Haiti

Seventeen missionaries from the United States and Canada, some of them minors, were kidnapped in Haiti on Saturday, according to the organization Christian Aid Ministries.… Read More ›

COVID vaccines may protect against other coronaviruses – study

COVID vaccines may protect against other coronaviruses – study

A study found that plasma from those vaccinated produced antibodies that could protect against a few different kinds of coronaviruses.   A new Northwestern University… Read More ›

Shekel surplus weighs down Palestinian economy

Shekel surplus weighs down Palestinian economy

Palestinian businesses are flush with too much Israeli cash, much of it brought in by tens of thousands of laborers who work inside Israel or… Read More ›

Syria denounces Israel for allegedly killing ex-security prisoner, intel agent

Syria denounces Israel for allegedly killing ex-security prisoner, intel agent

Midhat as-Saleh, once jailed in Israel on security-related crimes and since connected to Syrian intelligence, reportedly shot dead in town of Ain Eltinah   The… Read More ›

Horrific Delay? Norway Eyes Police Response To Arrow Attack

Horrific Delay? Norway Eyes Police Response To Arrow Attack

  HELSINKI (AP) — Norway on Saturday announced it will hold an independent investigation into the actions of police and security agencies following a bow-and-arrow… Read More ›

Countries in Asia are placing orders for a new drug to treat coronavirus. Poorer nations could miss out again

Countries in Asia are placing orders for a new drug to treat coronavirus. Poorer nations could miss out again

During the global scramble to secure vaccines, many countries in Asia-Pacific were slow off the mark. This time, they’re not making the same mistake. Countries… Read More ›

Hamas member’s son helped write UK Labour motion against Israel – report

Hamas member’s son helped write UK Labour motion against Israel – report

General secretary of the Arab Labour Group Omar Mofeed — Allegedly the son of Hamas official Dr. Mufid Al-Mokhalalati — was a lead drafter of… Read More ›

Israel is able to fund Iron Dome from its own reserves

Israel is able to fund Iron Dome from its own reserves

Opinion: Israel needs White House to be able to make critical decisions on Mideast and rely on bipartisan support in both houses of Congress; Biden… Read More ›

‘Fiddler’ meets ‘Sopranos’: Gritty Sholem Aleichem novel in English for 1st time

‘Fiddler’ meets ‘Sopranos’: Gritty Sholem Aleichem novel in English for 1st time

Long forgotten and not included in the Yiddish author’s canon, ‘Moshkele the Thief’ paints a rare picture of the seedier side of Old Country life… Read More ›

Personal Letters By Rabbi Known As ‘Chazon Ish’ Come To National Library Of Israel

Personal Letters By Rabbi Known As ‘Chazon Ish’ Come To National Library Of Israel

JERUSALEM (JNS) – Fourteen letters penned in the 1940s by the legendary rabbi known as the “Hazon Ish” have been donated to the National Library… Read More ›

Pakistani airline suspends Afghanistan flights due to Taliban ‘heavy-handedness’

Pakistani airline suspends Afghanistan flights due to Taliban ‘heavy-handedness’

  Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced Thursday that it was suspending flights to Afghanistan due to what it described as unworkable conditions… Read More ›

Syrian air defenses intercept strike over Tadmor

Syrian air defenses intercept strike over Tadmor

Israel is suspected of conducting the attack on targets in Syria’s Homs region.   Syrian air defenses are on high alert after intercepting several projectiles… Read More ›

Oslo Accords taught Israel to never turn blind eye to violence

Oslo Accords taught Israel to never turn blind eye to violence

Opinion: As we mark 28 years since initiation of agreements between Israel and PLO, it’s easy to see that anytime Israel makes territorial concessions, it… Read More ›

Velvet Underground documentary omits band’s Jewish roots, but is still very cool

Velvet Underground documentary omits band’s Jewish roots, but is still very cool

Out on Apple TV+ October 15, ‘The Velvet Underground’ dives into the countercultural phenomenon started by gay Jewish musician Lou Reed and rocketed to fame… Read More ›

COVID-19 Hospital Visitor Rules: Families Want More Access

COVID-19 Hospital Visitor Rules: Families Want More Access

  MIAMI (AP) — Banned from the Florida hospital room where her mother lay dying of COVID-19, Jayden Arbelaez pitched an idea to construction employees… Read More ›

Top conservative lawyers steer clear of Trump’s latest legal fight

Top conservative lawyers steer clear of Trump’s latest legal fight

  Washington (CNN)A number of high-powered lawyers who have represented Donald Trump in the past are sitting out his latest legal battle, as the former… Read More ›