Friday, September 20, 2019

World

Iran Silent After IAEA Finds Uranium Traces At Tehran Facility

Tehran - The U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has found traces of uranium at a facility in Tehran that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called a “secret ...

Trump (Again) Says He Could Meet With Iranian President Rouhani [VIDEO]

Washington - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he could meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, which wasn’t the first time he has invited talks with Tehran. “...

Dorian Lashes East Canada, Then Weakens Heading Out To Sea

Toronto - The storm that already walloped the Virgin Islands, Bahamas and North Carolina lashed at far-eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds for much of Sunday, knocking out po...

Computer Glitch Briefly Shows All Sephardic Applications For Spanish Citizenship As Approved

Spain - A computer glitch in the government portal of Spain caused thousands of applications for citizenship by Sephardic Jews to be reported approved even though they are still pe...

Iran Seizes Alleged Fuel-Smuggling Ship In The Gulf, Detains Crew

Iran - Iranian forces have seized a tugboat in the Persian Gulf suspected of smuggling fuel and detained its 12 crew members, Iranian state television reported on Saturday. Iran...

Poles Who Saved Jews During Holocaust Honored In Warsaw

Warsaw - A U.S.-based Jewish foundation held an event in Warsaw on Sunday to honor Polish gentiles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, a number that grows smaller each year, wit...

Israeli Students Assaulted By ‘Arabic Speakers’ In Warsaw

Warsaw - Israeli students spending a semester in Warsaw were attacked as they left a nightclub in the city. Two of the students required hospitalization after the early Saturday...

Trump Calls Off Secret Meeting With Taliban, Afghan Leaders

Washington - President Donald Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing in the past week in Kabul ...

After Opposition, Netanyahu Acknowledges Possible Trump-Rouhani Meeting

Jerusalem - After expressing initial opposition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged the possibility of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian...

Protests Continue In Hong Kong Despite Bill’s Withdrawal

Hong Kong - Hong Kong protesters besieged a police station and a subway stop on Friday in continuing defiance despite the government's promise to kill a proposed law that sparked m...

More Than 250 Nigerian Youth Participate In First Jewish Leadership Seminar

The week-long program included classes in Hebrew and Torah, lectures, Shabbat activities, singing and dancing. More than 250 Nigerian youth and 20 adults gathered in Onithsa fro...

First New Torah In Slovakia Since Holocaust

Bratislava - A new Torah scroll is in place in Slovakia, the first to be completed in the Central European country since the Nazis murdered most of its Jewish population during Wor...

Opioid Crisis Goes Global As Deaths Surge In Australia

Black River, Australia - The coroner's sense of futility was clear, as he investigated the death of yet another Australian killed by prescription opioids. Coroners nationwide ha...

In London, Netanyahu And Johnson Talk Iran, Middle East Peace Process

London - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday in London to discuss the Iranian threat and a two-state solution to the...

Iran Poised For Faster Centrifuges As Nuclear Deal Collapses

Tehran - Iran was poised Thursday to begin work on advanced centrifuges that will enrich uranium faster as the 2015 nuclear deal unravels further and a last-minute French proposal ...

How Israeli Elections Work … If They Work

Quite remarkably, Israel has been through 20 smooth transitions of power. And despite the dispersal of the Knesset following Benjamin Netanyahu’s inability to form a majority coali...

US Judge: Terror Watchlist Violates Constitutional Rights

The government’s watchlist of more than 1 million people identified as “known or suspected terrorists” violates the constitutional rights of those placed on it, a federal judge rul...

How Far Can The West Go To Entice Iran To Talk?

Negotiations are Trump’s goal. Still, the threat of war against Hezbollah in Lebanon illustrates the high price of appeasing Tehran. According to press reports, Israel’s governm...

Resolution To Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions Thwarted At Annual Poli-Sci Conference

“The resolution’s sponsors have already shown that they are uninterested in debate or dialogue with those opposed to academic boycotts in general and of Israel’s academy in particu...

In Remembering 1929 Hebron Massacre, Top Israeli Leaders Visit … And Make History

Their presence at ceremonies marking the 90th anniversary of the riots and Jewish massacre sent a signal that the Jewish community in the ancient city is there to stay. “We are ...