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Iconic Israeli actor and director Yehuda Barkan dies of COVID-19 at age 75

3 hours 9 min ago
Barkan was widely known for his appearance in comedy cult classics, as well as for hidden camera prank films; presidents laments passing of 'great actor, wellspring of joy'

Israeli company’s bid for universal flu vaccine fails in clinical trails

3 hours 15 min ago
Attempt at inoculation by BiondVax falls through, as worries spread of potentially harsh flu season creating mayhem due to illness' symptoms being similar to those of COVID-19

Anti-Netanyahu demonstrators rally throughout the country for 18th week

4 hours 11 min ago
Thousands protest at intersections, overpasses, calling for PM's resignation; large rallies, marches set for Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Caesarea

As Macron moves against Islamists, Erdogan says he needs ‘mental checks’

4 hours 53 min ago
Turkish premier alleges unfair policies against Muslims, as France attempts clampdown on extremism in response to a wave of terror attacks

Israeli lawmaker says he’ll join hunger strike of Palestinian security prisoner

5 hours 8 min ago
Joint List's Ofer Cassif protests refusal to allow Maher al-Akhras's family to visit; Israeli authorities say he is dangerous -- but also plan to free him in November

Key Sudanese parties blast normalization deal with Israel, vow to oppose it

5 hours 39 min ago
Head of country's largest party warns agreement will jeopardize the authority of Sudan's fragile transitional government; sporadic, unconfirmed reports of protests against deal

Stockholm’s 1st Swedish-born rabbi: ‘It’s fun for people that I’m from here’

6 hours 54 min ago
Mattias Amster is first locally born and raised rabbi to hold pulpit in capital; says still uncommon for people to see a religious Jew, but 'not scared' about anti-Semitism

Clocks in Israel to turn back overnight Saturday-Sunday

7 hours 50 min ago
Israelis get an extra hour of sleep as daylight savings ends; not everybody happy to add an additional hour to 2020

Why I love my children

8 hours 7 min ago
They are not my clones. They may even vote for the wrong candidate! And yet, the Torah offers a model of parental love that is profoundly realistic

Israel pays high price for Christian Zionist support

8 hours 31 min ago
JEWISH NEWS POST: Glenn Plummer, so-called ’Bishop of Israel,’ aims to tell people everywhere about Jesus. Who let him into the country and why?

Getting out the vote, Mandy Patinkin explains why Inigo Montoya is Jewish

8 hours 59 min ago
Actor uses appeal as late-in-life icon to get Jewish Americans in swing states to vote for Biden; explains how 'Homeland's Berenson would explain Trump to settler sister

US hits record high of nearly 80,000 new virus cases

9 hours 44 min ago
35 of the 50 states are seeing an increase in case numbers; total number of diagnosed infections in the country since start of pandemic stands at nearly 8.5 million

Iran says normalization deal between Israel, Sudan was secured by ‘ransom’

10 hours 41 min ago
Tehran denounces agreement between Jerusalem and its former ally Khartoum, with whom ties cooled in 2016; Bahrain joins UAE in welcoming announcement of latest accords

‘Borat’s daughter’ visited White House, came within meters of Trump, met his son

11 hours 19 min ago
Clip released on official social media account of movie appears to show actress in same room as Trump, shaking hands with Donald Trump Jr. and walking around White House

Cologne tram decorated to celebrate 1,700 years of German Jewish life

12 hours 35 min ago
Star of David and 'shalom' stickers put on vehicle ahead of celebrations next year to mark anniversary of first documented Jewish presence in Germany in 321 CE

From line cook to YouTube star, a Berlin chef dishes out his recipe for success

13 hours 30 min ago
Max Malkiel's homestyle cooking tutorials have earned him well over 100,000 subscribers across Israel, Russia and the US, but he claims his wife is the better cook

17-year-old killed in brawl in northern village; 7 suspects arrested

13 hours 32 min ago
Police say teen fatally injured in fight in Muqeible; boy pronounced dead by doctors after his friends took him to hospital

AstraZeneca, Johnson and Johnson vaccine trials back on track in US

14 hours 7 min ago
FDA says Oxford vaccine testing can resume; other nations already determined participant's illness not related; J&J also finds no link to subject's illness in its trial

Ivanka Trump visits tomb of the Lubavitcher Rebbe as election nears

14 hours 22 min ago
Unattributed report says president's adviser was praying at Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson's tomb for her father's reelection

Mexico City’s Deportivo center united its Jews, now the pandemic isolates them

14 hours 31 min ago
For 70 years, the massive community center has been the hub of Jewish life for a diverse group of 50,000, but fears of contagion in the hard-hit country have left it nearly empty

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