(JNS) Following the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the largest emergency aid package in U.S. history, the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) has announced a national program to help Jewish nonprofits access financial support made possible through the legislation.
(JNS) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said this week that he will rename the state’s Domestic Terrorism Act after Yosef Neumann, who died on March 29 of the injuries he suffered three months earlier during a stabbing attack on the last night of Chanukah in Monsey, N.Y.
Cuomo has called on the state
(JNS) The U.N. Security Council held its monthly discussion on the Middle East via a video conference this week.
Special Coordinator for the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov opened the discussion by praising the recent cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians in the fight against the coronavirus
(JNS) The Pentagon is looking into keeping a reaction force of roughly 3,500 U.S. troops sent to the Middle East in January in response to Iranian-backed riots at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.
The Daily Beast reported this week about the possible extension of the deployment of the 1st Brigade Combat Team
(JNS) Syrian air defenses shot at missiles this week fired from Israeli warplanes and shot down some of them, Syrian state media said.
The jets fired missiles while flying in Lebanese airspace and targeted a Syrian army position, the outlet said according to a report by the Associated Press
(JNS) The U.S. State Department has announced that it intends to designate new Islamic State leader Amir Muhammad Sa’id Abdal-Rahman al-Mawla as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist, or SDGT.
Al-Mawla succeeds former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who died in October. Al-Mawla was active in
(JNS) An Israeli startup will donate around 120,000 masks made with an anti-pathogen, anti-bacterial fabric it developed that could help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), to Israeli hospitals, medical professionals and coronavirus patients, reported The Jerusalem Post.
“Sonovia Ltd. is
(JNS) The online retail giant Amazon has banned the sale of most editions of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” and other Nazi propaganda books after being pushed to do so for decades by leading Holocaust-education charities and Jewish groups, The Guardian reported on Monday.
Amazon informed booksellers
(JNS) Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced that a passenger jet will be sent to Peru to begin evacuating Israelis that were stranded in the South American country when it shut its borders in an effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said Peruvian authorities
(Algemeiner) At press time, Israel appeared headed into another political stalemate after nearly complete results indicated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had failed to secure a clear majority for a right-wing bloc in parliament, despite his claim of victory.
With 99% of votes counted,
(Ynetnews) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced that Israelis arriving from France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Spain must enter a two-week period of quarantine. Non-Israelis will be allowed in from those same destinations if they can be quarantined for the first two weeks of their
(Arutz Sheva) Primaries for the Democratic presidential nomination were held on Super Tuesday.
As of 11:15 p.m. EST on Tuesday, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was the biggest winner, having been projected to win in Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Arkansas,