What The World Can (And Can’t) Learn From Israel’s COVID-19 Vaccination Sprint

Even if its success can’t be reproduced on a global scale, Israel’s rapid rollout is a real-life test of the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines.Source Link: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/israels-vaccine-strategy-what-the-world-can-learn_n_5ff85b90c5b656719884ee12 Read more »

Israel's Upcoming Snap Election Means New Challenges For Netanyahu

The Prime Minister is facing public anger over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic as well as a corruption trial.Source Link: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/isreal-snap-election-netanyahu_n_5fe2704ac5b6acb5345518e8 Read more »

Major Jewish Group Joins Fight Against Trump's Massive Middle East Weapons Sale

Exclusive: J Street backs a bipartisan attempt to block a $23 billion arms sale to the United Arab Emirates ― a deal Trump touts as good for Israel.Source Link: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/uae-arms-sale-israel-j-street_n_5fcabc06c5b619bc4c32fd2f Read more »

Iran Holds Funeral For Slain Military Nuclear Scientist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran held a funeral service Monday for the slain scientist who founded its military nuclear program two decades ago, with the Islamic Republic’s defense minister vowing to continue... Read more »

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Revenge Over Slain Scientist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday demanded the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist who led Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program, as the Islamic Republic... Read more »

Iranian Scientist Linked To Military Nuclear Program Killed

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was “assassinated” Friday, state television said.... Read more »

Pompeo Becomes First Top U.S. Diplomat To Visit An Israeli Settlement

JERUSALEM (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the first top U.S. diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank as the State Department announced that... Read more »

Officials: 7 Peacekeepers Killed In Sinai Helicopter Crash

JERUSALEM (AP) — A helicopter belonging to an international peacekeeping force crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, killing at least seven people including several Americans, an Israeli and an Egyptian official... Read more »

Holocaust Survivors Reunite After Randomly Finding Each Other Via Zoom Prayer Service

NEW YORK (AP) — Holocaust survivors Ruth Brandspiegel and Israel “Sasha” Eisenberg call their reunion a miracle that began on the holiest day in Judaism, and it only happened thanks to a... Read more »

Trump’s Mideast ‘Peace Deals’ Didn’t Wow Americans, But They Won Him Rare Points

President Donald Trump’s misleading presentation of himself as a peace candidate has gained some traction with the American public, with even Democrats offering little pushback to his latest bid to promote that... Read more »