Latest News Briefs (Page 2)


Jewish-American journalist Alan Colmes dies at 66

Friday, February 24, 2017

Jewish journalist Alan Colmes, a Fox News contributor, passed away on Thursday at the age of 66 after a brief illness.

Colmes leaves behind his wife, Jocelyn Crowley, who said in a statement, “Alan Colmes passed away this morning after a brief illness. He was 66-years-old. He leaves his adoring and devoted wife, Jocelyn Elise Crowley. He was a great guy, brilliant, hysterical, and moral. He was fiercely loyal, and the only thing he loved more than his work was his life with Jocelyn. He will be missed. The family has asked for privacy during this very difficult time.”


Gas station robbed in Arab village near Nazareth

Friday, February 24, 2017

A gas station was robbed on Thursday evening in the Arab village of Dabburiya, located east of Nazareth.

The thieves sprayed tear gas at the station’s employee, stole the safe and fled. Police are investigating.


Trump wants to build up nuclear arsenal

Friday, February 24, 2017

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to build up the U.S. nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack".

Speaking to the Reuters news agency in an interview, Trump said the United States has "fallen behind on nuclear weapon capacity."


Peretz elected Vice President of Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean

Thursday, February 23, 2017

MK Amir Peretz (Zionist Union) was elected on Thursday Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM).

All Mediterranean countries, including Arab countries, are members of PAM.


Jewish man's finger sawed off in Paris attack

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Jewish brothers attacked and beaten in suburban Paris. Assailants saw off one brother's finger.


Radio: Are you prepared for the next market crash?

Thursday, February 23, 2017
What should your financial planning priorities be?


Hamas politician and UNRWA employee?

Thursday, February 23, 2017
UNRWA workers leader and school director reportedly elected to Hamas political bureau.


Texas pre-school teacher fired for calling to 'Kill some Jews'

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Teacher fired for violent comments against Jews, but watchdog group says incident is nothing new.


Israel cancels plan to take in 100 Syrian refugees

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Amid global debate over ability of Western countries to assimilate


Jews from around the world welcome to vote in Zehut primaries

Thursday, February 23, 2017
New political party founded by Moshe Feiglin to allow Jews who are not Israeli citizens to vote for Knesset list in party primaries.


Rabbi Metzger: I'm stunned by the court's decision

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Former Chief Rabbi says court's decision to extend his sentence 'shocking'. 'I signed a plea bargain agreement.'


Will failure to resettle Amona residents cause coalition crisis?

Thursday, February 23, 2017
National Union party leadership calls on its MKs to force government to fulfill promise to Amona residents or renounce coalition.


Affirmative action for haredi judges?

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Justice Minister declares requirements for judicial candidates to be eased for haredim.


'Stop treating Jews in Yesha as second class citizens'

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Former Yesha Council member praises appointment of new judges for Supreme Court, calls for end of references to 'occupied territories.'


IDF admits reducing standards

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Under radical feminist hypnotic trance, IDF initiates women's border unit that invites abduction. Opinion.


Watch: Golani soldiers train on Golan Heights

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Following threats by Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah, IDF holds division exercises on Golan Heights, bordering Syria and Lebanon.


Police recommend indictment of former Netanyahu Chief of Staff

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Authorities say evidence sufficient to indict Ari Harow, former Netanyahu Chief of Staff, on corruption charges.


Supreme Court OKs sealing of terrorist's home

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Court rejects petition of family of terrorist who murdered 4 soldiers in ramming attack, says they knew of attack beforehand.


13-year old attacked female soldier, attempted to steal rifle

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Teenager physically assaulted female soldier when her back was turned, attempted to steal her assault rifle.


Death threats against Arab Christian IDF soldiers

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Christian soldiers subject to campaign of harassment and intimidation for daring to serve in IDF and defend Israel.


Rabbi of Ramat Hasharon passes away

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Rabbi Yaakov Edelstein passes away at age 92 a week after being checked into the hospital in serious condition.


Arab school in Jerusalem closed for incitement

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Elementary school affiliated with Hamas closed over incitement in curriculum. 'Our sovereignty in Jerusalem begins.'


Israeli Air Force shoots down Hamas drone

Thursday, February 23, 2017
IAF fighter jet downs Hamas drone launched from Gaza Strip over Mediterranean.


'Israeli Melania' makes it big in US

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Israeli actress finds her uncanny resemblance to the new First Lady has its rewards.


The letter Sara Netanyahu received

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Netanyahu and First Lady visit 'Moriah' Jewish school in Sydney with Australian Prime Minister.


Islamic terror attack foiled in Germany

Thursday, February 23, 2017
German authorities arrest Salafist for bomb plot.


Program to absorb Syrian orphans frozen

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A progam under which Israel would absorb a hundred orphans from Syria as a humanitarian gesture has been put on hold, according to Kol Yisrael government radio.

The initiative is being delayed due to the resistance of government officials. It was approved by a special committee of the Population and Immigration Authority, the Foreign Ministry and the Jewish Agency, but since the publication of its existence last month, nothing has been done to move it forward.


Bank of Israel buys $200 million due to strong shekel

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Bank of Israel bought about 200 million dollars on Thursday following the recent appreciation of the shekel against the dollar.

The purpose of the acquisition is to weaken the power of the shekel against the dollar, in order to assist Israeli exporters.


J'lem-bound Highway 443 bridge near Beit Horon blocked

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The Jerusalem-Modiin Road (Route 443) was blocked to traffic in the direction of Jerusalem, Thursday afternoon near the bridge of Beit Horon, because a car that had caught fire.

Firefighters are on the scene.


Former doctor accused of malpractice is convicted

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Many victims have come forward accusing their doctor of deliberate mistreatment of patients under his care.


Watch: Review of the Democratic leadership debate

Thursday, February 23, 2017

CNN political analysts discuss potential candidates to head the Democratic National Committee.


Former Likud MK forms new party

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Former Likud Member of Knesset Moshe Feiglin, who headed its Manhigut Yehudit faction, announces his new Zehut party.


Watch: IDF tests "Iron dome" systems

Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Iron Dome anti-rocket protective system has been at the helm of defense since wars with Gaza began.


Watch: Protester forced to leave Standing Rock North Dakota

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Since last summer many have flocked to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation on the North Dakota-South Dakota border in protest of a new pipeline that is said could bring harm to the environment.


Political analyst comes out for Trump immigration policy

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Conservative political analyst and syndicated columnist Ann Coulter promotes vetting immigrants to better American society.


Watch: How the worlds largest Jaffa cake is made

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A famous British tea biscuit gets supersized to break the Guinness world record for the largest biscuit.


Circulating the web: Arab women recounts Hebron massacre

Thursday, February 23, 2017
A 92-year-old woman calls for the destruction of the Jewish people as in the days of the Hebron massacre.


Circulating the web: Author defends ISIS

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The author who wrote "The People vs. Mohammed" expresses his views on supporting the Islamic State terror movement.


Watch: Former Guantanamo inmate carries out suicide bomb attack

Thursday, February 23, 2017
After being released from Guantanamo Bay Abu-Zakariya al-Britani rejoins terrorist forces, subsequently blowing himself up in Mosul.


Immigrants flee the US for Canada

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Many illegal immigrants flee to the US-Canadian border, seeking asylum.

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