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Bernie Sander’s mitten mania makes millions for charity

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 23:37
Vermont senator announces that sales of goods with the now-iconic image of him at Biden inauguration have raised $1.8 million

The unsung heroine-artist who helped save Israel’s wildflowers

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 23:03
You may not have heard of Bracha Avigad, but chances are you’ve seen the exquisite illustrations she spent 7 decades creating

In virtual ceremonies, Auschwitz child victims honored 76 years on

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 22:57
Survivors plead for memories of the dead not to be sullied by ignoring renewed rise of racism, anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial

Top American envoy Blinken says Iran needs to return to nuclear deal before US

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 22:32
Biden's new secretary of state, on his first full day in role, rejects Iranian pressure for Washington to take action first, says process of return will be a long one

Pfizer, Moderna both trying for 3rd dose booster shots to combat virus variants

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 21:46
Pfizer CEO echoes Netanyahu, UK authorities in saying strains of coronavirus likely to remain around indefinitely

New US Secretary of State Blinken speaks to Israeli FM Ashkenazi for first time

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 21:36
The allies' top diplomats discuss Iran, peace efforts in highest level contact yet between Israel and Biden administration

With Trump conviction increasingly unlikely, some senators eye censure

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 21:24
Such a resolution easier to pass in Senate, only needing 10 Republicans, but would not involve vote on whether to bar former president from holding future public office

Gantz threatens to enlist all Haredim unless his national service plan advances

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 21:11
Defense minister, who has been feuding with ultra-Orthodox parties, says he won't extend military exemption which ends next Monday

US issues national terrorism alert over anti-government extremists

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 21:09
Homeland Security says attackers emboldened by storming of Capitol could target elected officials and government facilities

Israel’s vaccination drive extended to anyone over 35; PM warns of more variants

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 20:44
Health Ministry orders further broadening of inoculation campaign starting Thursday; Netanyahu says sooner or later, a vaccine-resistant strain of virus will appear

Amid crisis, Hezbollah ‘bank’ a lifeline for some, and a boon for terror group

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 20:15
Operating under Islamic rules forbidding interest, the al-Qard al-Hasan association provides hundreds of thousands of micro-loans while entrenching support among poor Shiites

US puts hold on sale of F-35s to UAE that followed Abraham Accords

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 20:12
Washington reviewing foreign arms sales made by Trump administration, including deal reached as part of Israel normalization, as well as accord with Saudi Arabia

Joint List appears to dissolve alliance as talks between Arab parties founder

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 19:51
'We've failed,' says Balad MK Mtanes Shahadeh, after four-way meeting fails to bring unity; parties will likely not run as one bloc, although decision not final

Netanyahu hoping to avoid immediate clash with Biden on Iran — report

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 19:12
Israeli officials reportedly say premier's longstanding ties to new president and administration's forthright approach to nuclear deal will likely smooth disputes

Biden’s nominee for UN envoy pledges to combat ‘unfair targeting of Israel’

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 19:07
At Senate confirmation hearing, Linda Thomas-Greenfield says she'll fight BDS, encourage states that have normalized with Israel to back Jerusalem at world forums too

German FM insists nuclear deal is best way to confront Iran’s ‘reckless’ acts

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 18:47
Speaking to INSS conference, Heiko Maas says Tehran's missiles, proxies must also be addressed; calls for end to settlement construction

US B-52 once again overflies Mideast in show of force to Iran

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 18:47
New White House administration girds for tense relationship with Tehran by flying nuclear-capable bomber over region; plane accompanied at one point by Saudi jets

French Holocaust memorial vandalized on remembrance day

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 18:47
'Uighurs 2021=Jews 1941' and 'Uighur lives matter' scrawled on wall etched with the names of tens of thousands of French victims of the Holocaust

Gantz appears to rebuke IDF chief over public criticism of US, threat to Iran

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 18:47
Defense minister says comments like those made by Aviv Kohavi in his Tuesday speech should be made 'in closed rooms'

Erupting with flowers before spring, almond tree a bounty of Jewish symbolism

Wed, 27/01/2021 - 18:20
The subject of a biblical miracle and a sign of industriousness, the almond tree blossoms in time for Jewish arbor day, while most other plants are still locked in winter's embrace