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New coronavirus czar plays Netanyahu at his own game

New coronavirus czar plays Netanyahu at his own game

Opinion: Prof. Gamzu, who took over Israel’s coronavirus response apparatus, openly told politicians, ‘you failed’; now, this Netanyahu’s megamaniacal twin with political inspirations, looks savvy… Read More ›

How techies used Bluetooth’s most annoying trait to build Israel’s new COVID app

How techies used Bluetooth’s most annoying trait to build Israel’s new COVID app

A peek under the hood of Israel’s new app, now downloaded by more than a million people, which tracks and traces while keeping the government… Read More ›

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: A Life

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: A Life

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com He was said to be a descendant of one of the leading Chassidic Rabbis of the 19th century, Rav Avrohom… Read More ›

The White House reportedly quashed part of an intelligence report that showed Russia is helping the Trump campaign

The White House reportedly quashed part of an intelligence report that showed Russia is helping the Trump campaign

  The Trump administration reportedly pressured the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to delete part of a report that concluded Russia was aiming… Read More ›

Thousands attend nationwide anti-Netanyahu protests

Thousands attend nationwide anti-Netanyahu protests

On Saturday, protesters made their way to bridges and intersections across the country on Saturday afternoon in a massive display of the anti-Netanyahu sentiment that… Read More ›

Gaza students back to school after five-month shutdown

Gaza students back to school after five-month shutdown

Some 285,000 students at U.N.-run schools and 277,000 pupils at public schools in the coastal enclave head back to school this week; they are not… Read More ›

Likud, Blue and White scotch cabinet meeting, trade barbs as impasse deepens

Likud, Blue and White scotch cabinet meeting, trade barbs as impasse deepens

Move comes after sides refuse to agree on agenda for weekly summit, marking new low for crumbling coalition as parties remain split over budget  … Read More ›

Lebanon President Says He Knew Of Chemicals At Port In July

Lebanon President Says He Knew Of Chemicals At Port In July

  BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese President Michel Aoun knew about the huge stockpile of explosive material stored at Beirut’s port nearly three weeks before it… Read More ›

Trump signs executive actions after stimulus talks break down on Capitol Hill

Trump signs executive actions after stimulus talks break down on Capitol Hill

President Donald Trump tried to assert executive power by signing four actions Saturday, one of which will provide as much as $400 in enhanced unemployment… Read More ›

Beirut port manager among 16 held in blast probe

Beirut port manager among 16 held in blast probe

“Sixteen people have been taken into custody as part of the investigation,” NNA quoted Akiki as saying. He said the investigation was continuing.   Lebanese… Read More ›

Beirut’s tragedy may befall Israel as well

Beirut’s tragedy may befall Israel as well

Opinion: The circumstances which led to the accident in Beirut bear a terrifying similarity to the situation in Haifa, since our politicians will never let… Read More ›

Lebanon’s leaders face rage, reform calls after blast; 16 port staffers detained

Lebanon’s leaders face rage, reform calls after blast; 16 port staffers detained

Grief turns to anger as Lebanese fume over negligence, corruption; France’s Macron in Beirut vows support for public; investigators hold workers, officials for questioning  … Read More ›

Polish-language Newspaper In Toronto Blames Jews For The Pandemic

Polish-language Newspaper In Toronto Blames Jews For The Pandemic

TORONTO (JTA) – A Polish-language newspaper in Toronto has published an article blaming Jews for the coronavirus pandemic. B’nai Brith Canada, an organization that fights… Read More ›

Hospitals in Beirut were so badly damaged by the explosion that many can’t admit new patients

Hospitals in Beirut were so badly damaged by the explosion that many can’t admit new patients

  A massive explosion that destroyed buildings and killed at least 100 people in Beirut on Tuesday damaged some city hospitals so badly they can’t… Read More ›

Israeli aid should be on the ground in Lebanon, regional policies prevent it

Israeli aid should be on the ground in Lebanon, regional policies prevent it

In interviews I conducted in recent years, the Home Front Command described its new technological innovations to help map and locate survivors after a disaster.… Read More ›

Dazed and wounded, Lebanese emerge from massive blast angry at rulers

Dazed and wounded, Lebanese emerge from massive blast angry at rulers

Claiming the leadership aware of the danger from inadequate storage of inflammable chemicals one resident says ‘the worst part is this government and all those… Read More ›

Lead-up to Beirut blast: A Russian businessman, a decrepit ship, a single spark

Lead-up to Beirut blast: A Russian businessman, a decrepit ship, a single spark

The chronology of Lebanon’s singular disaster runs through the ship MV Rhosus, its allegedly dodgy owner, a volatile cargo and a blatant disregard for danger… Read More ›

Facebook Launches Its New TikTok Clone, Instagram Reels

Facebook Launches Its New TikTok Clone, Instagram Reels

  CALIFORNIA (AP) — Facebook’s Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok — Instagram Reels. The new Instagram feature… Read More ›

Facebook removed a Trump post because it violated the company’s policies banning ‘harmful COVID misinformation’

Facebook removed a Trump post because it violated the company’s policies banning ‘harmful COVID misinformation’

  Facebook took down a post by President Donald Trump for violating its policies against misinformation, the company confirmed. Trump posted a video of his… Read More ›

Lebanon braces for tribunal verdict 15 years after Hariri assassination

Lebanon braces for tribunal verdict 15 years after Hariri assassination

Hezbollah, which is both a political party in Lebanon’s government and a heavily armed militia, denies any role in Hariri’s killing.   Fifteen years after… Read More ›