Latest News Briefs

3:43 PM

Jerusalem city inspector interrogated for corruption

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

A Jerusalem municipal inspector has been placed under investigation on suspicions of having blackmailed residents into paying tens of thousands of shekel worth of personal debt.

3:30 PM

Johnson and Johnson vaccine suspended

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The FDA has retracted its support for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine after six separate cars of blood clotting were reported in recipients.

3:26 PM

Six Jewish youths arrested in Germany

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Frankfurt police have arrested six young men from Israel for disturbing the peace on their flight.

3:00 PM

Pioneering Israeli psychologist Yehuda Ben-Yishay dies at 88

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Yehuda Ben-Yishay, psychologist whose work treating IDF soldiers after Yom Kippur War led to pioneering therapy for brain injuries, dies.
2:55 PM

Bill: Recognize battle-shocked soldiers as injured veterans

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
'Tragedy of soldier who lit himself on fire must bring about change,' Likud's MK Zohar says.
2:34 PM

NY judge killed in hit and run while vacationing in Florida

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Sandra Feuerstein, a Bush-appointed judge from Long Island, New York killed in hit-and-run in Florida. Driver arrested.
2:15 PM

Pres. Rivlin to soldiers: 'You are the best of the best'

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Ahead of Independence Day ceremony, Pres. Rivlin meets and thanks 120 outstanding IDF soldiers.
2:14 PM

US to stop using Johnson & Johnson vaccine over blood clots fears

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

CDC to meet tomorrow to discuss rare side effect of Johnson and Johnson vaccine after 6 women develop blood clots, 1 dies.

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2:02 PM

British PM: Lockdown main reason for decline in Covid-19

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a statement to the media that the closure is the main reason for the decline in Covid-19.

Nearly 40 million vaccine doses have been given across the UK.

2:02 PM

Coming soon: Get high with Uber

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Uber shows interest in cannabis delivery once legal. It is currenty legal in 16 states.
1:59 PM

Vaccinated tourists to be allowed into Israel from May 23

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The Minister of Tourism, Orit Farkash HaCohen, and the Minister of Health, Yuli Edelstein, reached an agreement on the layout on opening and entry of vaccinated tourists from foreign countries in groups.

As of May 23, 2001, the gates of Israel will be opened in the first phase for the entry of vaccinated foreign tourists in groups, as they will be easier to monitor and manage.

Tourists will be required to undergo a PCR test before boarding, and PCR and serological tests to prove vaccination or recovery, upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport. At the same time, they will continue to maintain contacts with the countries for agreements recognizing vaccination certificates, in order to eliminate the requirement for a serological examination.

1:51 PM

Backlash after Japan opts to dump radioactive water into ocean

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Japan planning to dump treated water from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean, as China warns of possible action.
1:32 PM

Memorial siren tonight at 8 pm

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Tonight at 8 pm, a one-minute memorial siren will be sounded throughout the country to mark the opening of Remembrance Day for the victims of the Israeli military campaigns and the victims of hostilities.

Afterwards, the main ceremony will begin at the Western Wall plaza in Jerusalem. Tomorrow at 11 am a 2-minute memorial siren will sound after which the state memorial ceremonies will begin.

1:25 PM

Texas v Biden: governor accuses president of hands off approach

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Texas governor claims the president has opted out of interviews and claims his public appearances scripted.
1:15 PM

Less than 3,370 active coronavirus cases in Israel

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Number of coronavirus patients on ventilators drops by 12 - with just 5 deaths.
12:56 PM

Rabbinically-mandated shaming to force hand of Get-refuser

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Rabbinic court okays release of personal details of Aryeh Leib Kishon, with goal of shaming him into giving his wife a divorce.
12:42 PM

Netanyahu-Bennett meeting begins

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

12:41 PM

Picture: President with distinguished soldiers

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

12:38 PM

Brother of IDF vet who lit himself of fire: Pray for him

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Avi and Leah, the siblings of Itzik Saidian, who set himself on fire last night in front of the offices of the Rehabilitation Division, are sitting in Sheba Hospital and asking the public to pray for his safety.

Avi, Itzik's brother, said in tears at the hospital: "Pray for him, this is my little brother. I love him. Help him. He saw things. Let my brother come out of this, pray for him in all the synagogues. Open a Torah scroll and pray for him."

Leah, Itzik's sister, said, "Our Itzik is the youngest brother in the house. A child full of giving, always fights for the weak. That's what he did now. It's not just for him, it's for thousands of soldiers who go through it and don't get an address."

12:37 PM

Unexpected contender in the California governor race

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Caitlyn Jenner is said to have met with political consultants of late as California faces recall election. She is a registered Republican.
12:25 PM

Netanyahu offering Yamina all ministries held by Blue & White

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
PM to meet with Naftali Bennett in Jerusalem Tuesday afternoon, while Yamina and Likud negotiating teams meet for coalition talks.
12:18 PM

'Knesset paralysis is only due to personal boycotts'

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
MK Yakov Asher calls on Knesset members to stop baseless hatred, end Knesset paralysis. 'We've turned hatred into a tool to be used.'
12:02 PM

Report: Situation in Gaza may 'explode'

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Hamas sent message to Israel to avoid interference in elections, report says.
11:59 AM

Report: Netanyahu offered Bennett Blue and White portfolios

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proposed to the chairman of Yamina, Naftali Bennett, in negotiations between them the senior portfolios currently held by Blue and White, foremost among them defense and foreign affairs, as well as the cultural portfolio.

According to the Globes report, Netanyahu intends to keep the justice ministry for himself.

11:40 AM

Florida governor outraged by YouTube

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
YouTube claimed comments made in the video contradict U.S. government guidelines. DeSantis: "antithetical to scientific inquiry".
11:35 AM

Disabled veteran who set himself on fire still in critical condition

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Itzik Saidian (26), a disabled IDF veteran who set himself on fire yesterday in front of the Ministry of Defense's rehabilitation offices, continues to be in critical condition.

He was anesthetized and placed on respiration and hospitalized in the intensive care at the National Burns Unit.

Prof. Yossi Haik, director of the unit, said, "The wounded man suffers from deep and extensive burns all over his body and his condition continues to be critical. We are doing everything we can to save his life."

11:30 AM

In first, IAF flyover to include Judea and Samaria

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
This year, the traditional IAF flyover on Independence Day will pass over towns in Judea, Samaria, and Jordan Valley.
11:19 AM

MDA evacuates man electrocuted in work accident in Neria

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

MDA medics performed resuscitation operations on a man who was electrocuted in a work accident in the Neria community in Binyamin. He was taken to Sheba Tel Hashom Hospital in a difficult and stable condition, anesthetized and on respiration.

11:14 AM

Foreign Ministry commemorates its fallen

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Ahead of Memorial Day, Foreign Ministry announces live broadcast of ceremony commemorating those who fell during diplomatic service.
11:06 AM

Bill: Rivlin to remain President until replacement is elected

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Yesh Atid proposes bill to keep Pres. Rivlin in office, even after term ends, until Knesset elects replacement.
10:44 AM

Why did Tucker Carlson bring up Israel in immigration debate?

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Fox News host fires back after ADL accuses him of pushing 'anti-Semitic conspiracy theory' regarding immigration policies.
10:38 AM

Police chief: We will not criminal organizations rear their heads

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

This morning, Police Commissioner Ran Yaakov Shabtai referred to the incidents of violence and crime that have taken place in recent days throughout the country.

"In recent days, we have witnessed a series of serious criminal incidents across the country, some of which claimed lives. The police fight against serious crime and criminals continues all the time, above and below the surface, through a variety of forces and means, including special units."

10:23 AM

My dear friend, fallen IDF Medic Eyal Banin

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
A medic with ingrained IDF values, he saved the life of a wounded terrorist, but lost his own in a terrorist ambush. Op-ed.
10:21 AM

What have we done to stop the funding of terrorism?

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
What haven't we demanded sanctions against organizations involved in terrorist activities, many of which also slander Israel? Op-ed.
10:19 AM

'Israel made very bad gamble by attacking Natanz nuke facility'

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif calls sabotage of Natanz nuclear site a 'very bad gamble by Israel', says attack will strengthen Iran.
10:10 AM

Infection coefficient - 0.72

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

10:08 AM

Iranian FM: Natanz operation was a bad gamble by Israel

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The Iranian foreign minister continued to threaten Israel. "The operation at the nuclear facility in Natanz - a bad gamble by Israel, the attack will strengthen us in the nuclear talks."

9:42 AM

Disabled IDF veteran Itzik Saidian's condition still critical

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The condition of disabled IDF veteran Itzik Saidian, who set himself on fire outside the Ministry of Defense's Rehabilitation Division yesterday, continues to be critical.

9:42 AM

Australian Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy dead at 96

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Cassidy served as President of the Commission for the Religious Relations with the Jews, advocated for dialogue between Catholics and Jews.
9:20 AM

EMTs save life of Arab boy with chronic heart condition

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
United Hatzalah team saves two-year-old Arab boy from northern Israel, after he suffered heart complication and passed out.
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