I was telling everyone that this was going to happen.
Israel’s parliament on Sunday narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition. MORE
US President Joe Biden’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide on Saturday elicited a predictably angry response from Turkey. However, Turkey is in no position to meaningfully retaliate. Under pressure at home and abroad, Ankara is not about to back out of NATO or close down US bases on its territory. MORE
(RNS) — Trump won the election. Places of worship must remain open during the pandemic. Antifa is more dangerous than white supremacists.
These views are standard among some evangelicals and Catholics.
But a new survey suggests that those views have permeated other religious groups, too, notably America’s small Orthodox Jewish community. MORE
Israel’s government declined a request last year by the Trump administration to allow the US Coast Guard to inspect the port at Haifa for Chinese surveillance capabilities. MORE
The most recent wave of the coronavirus is more aggressive than its predecessors, and hospitals report a profound impact on their care and morale MORE
The Jewish people historically want their history told as accurately as possible. It amazes me why they want to distance themselves from a past that was honorable. A past that was good to them and one in which they were accepted as equal MORE
Judah Philip Benjamin served as the Attorney General, Secretary of War, and Secretary of State for the Confederacy. The first Jewish-American to serve on an executive cabinet in American history, he has received the title “brains of the Confederacy” by scholars for his apparent position as Jefferson Davis’ right hand. MORE
Tens of thousands of Israelis calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign gathered across the country on Saturday evening.
They said he was unfit to rule while on trial for corruption charges and accused him of mismanaging the nation’s coronavirus crisis. MORE
Thanks to President Trump
Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank surged ahead in 2019, a watchdog group said in a report Tuesday, maintaining a rapid pace that has drawn strength from the friendly policies of the Trump administration. MORE
Israeli researchers at the Galilee Research Institute say they are just a few weeks away from the first vaccine of the coronavirus.
If all goes well, the vaccine could be available in 90 days. MORE
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It’s a tense stakeout, waiting for Jimmy Julius Karow to appear. He is a wanted man and is considered dangerous. Accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl in Oregon in 2000, he fled to Israel before authorities in the U.S. could apprehend him or figure out where he went. VIDEO
The U.S. government must expedite the resettlement applications of over 300 refugees affected by the Trump administration’s 2017 ban as part of an agreement settling a lawsuit by Jewish groups and others. MORE
In recent months, the Hollywood power couple has also given money to the campaigns of Democratic Reps. Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff and Ted Lieu, all of whom represent districts in California. MORE
Netanyahu immediately challenged Gantz to prove his commitment to what would be a highly controversial step by calling on him to immediately implement the annexation through the Knesset. MORE