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United Torah Judaism blocks fines, aims to save coalition Eilat Israel’s winter wonderland (photo credit: ASSAF FINCHUK) A proposal to create “tourist islands” in Eilat and by the Dead Sea – in which hotels, tourist attractions, restaurants and key businesses could open – fell victim to squabbles in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition on […]

Netanyahu: ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’ * Biden calls on Americans to remain patient and realistic Vials with a sticker reading, “COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only” and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020 (photo credit: REUTERS/DADO RUVIC/ILLUSTRATION/FILE PHOTO) […]

The Orthodox Union has been consulting with the hotel on establishing a kosher kitchen. Buildings are seen from across the water in Doha, Qatar (photo credit: REUTERS) Following the surge of interest from Jewish travelers in visiting the United Arab Emirates since it made peace with Israel, the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Manama, Bahrain, is […]

Netanyahu at dedication of new airport testing lab: ‘If morbidity rises, it rises like a plane or a missile taking off into the sky’ Israelis, wearing face masks for fear of the coronavirus, shop for grocery at the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem on July 14, 2020. Israel has seen a spike of new COVID-19 […]

“Even dealing with the new virus, which demands solidarity and collaboration, has not managed to obliterate the old plague, the plague of antisemitism,” President Rivlin said. President Reuven Rivlin during his opening remarks, Nov. 9, 2020. (photo credit: KOBY GIDEON/GPO) As the Jewish world painfully marks 82 years since the events of November 1938 – […]

The fact that Netanyahu waited more than twelve hours to congratulate Biden made news around the world and will probably not win him friends in Biden’s circle. Then-US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu look at each other as they deliver joint statements during their meeting in Jerusalem March 9, […]

His 1973 meeting with then Prime Minister Golda Meir was one of his most “consequential meetings” ever. He’s been a friend to Israel since. Then-US Vice President Joe Biden speaks as he delivers a joint statement with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in Jerusalem March 9, 2016 (photo credit: REUTERS/DEBBIE HILL/POOL) In […]

President-elect to focus on domestic policy in opening moves. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden celebrates onstage at his election rally, after the news media announced that Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election over President Donald Trump, in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 7, 2020. (photo credit: JIM BOURG / REUTERS) WASHINGTON – […]

“We have a first principle which is the highest respect for Islam,” Le Drian told reporters. “I also want to say that Muslims are fully part of society in France.” By REUTERS   NOVEMBER 8, 2020 21:56 French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian leaves after a news conference with Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam […]

The rabbi’s soaring rhetoric ignited the desire of all who heard him to be religiously and communally engaged and captivated Jews of both little and great knowledge. Rabbi Jonathan Sacks (photo credit: BLAKE EZRA PHOTOGRAPHY) The untimely death of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks on Saturday generated a wave of sorrow throughout large sectors of the […]


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