Saturday, August 8, 2020



Mike Pompeo, in Jewish Forum, Calls on Israel to Stand With US Against China

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking to the American Jewish Committee, urged Israel to stand with the United States against China. “Standing...

Cruz Says U.S. Cooperation With Israel on COVID-19 Necessary to ‘Decouple’ From China

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) joined Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) on April 29 to discuss why it was important for the...

Bad Globalism: China Controls Our Meds

One of the many things that annoys me about politicians is how sure they are of themselves. Everything is black and white. Every idea...

EU Caught in the Middle of U.S.-Iran Nuclear Showdown

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed Iran’s July 1 claim that the Islamic Republic had surpassed the amount of enriched uranium it...

San Diego and Palo Alto Among 100 Communities Celebrating Ohr Torah Stone Anniversary

More than 100 Jewish communities in 20 countries will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Ohr Torah Stone’s Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel programs over Shabbat, May...

One Nation, Many Faces

Around the world, an unprecedented awakening is taking place. Descendants of Jews from all walks of life are looking to return to their roots...

A Better World, and Better Angels

  I recently watched the documentary Better Angels, co-produced by American and Chinese producers, and the innovative producer Bill Mundell. Better Angels prompts viewers to...

Pivoting East: Israel’s Developing Strategic Relationships in Asia

David Ben-Gurion foresaw the future in 1959 when he told the Knesset plenary that the Soviet-American domination of the world was “transient” because China...

We Need a New U.N.

Another week, another Israel bashing session at the United Nations. Following the Hamas-led riots at the Israel-Gaza border on Friday that resulted in at least...

Israeli wine exports to China skyrocket

An Israeli winery is set to build an $8 million facility in central China, hoping to take a piece of what has become one...

The Cosmetic Surgery Industry in China Staggering Under Poor Profitability and Fierce Competition

Thousands of Chinese mainlanders are caught up in the beauty fever of wanting to alter their looks, making the industry of cosmetic surgery one...

Trump’s Jewish groupies should be nervous

The near-messianic belief in President Donald Trump held by certain pro-Israel Jews dates to the campaign, when he seemed an unshakable friend to the...

South Korea warns of risk North may abduct citizens abroad

South Korea said on Monday it was on guard for the possibility North Korea may try to snatch its citizens abroad or conduct \"terrorist acts\" after the North accused it of abducting North Korean workers from a restaurant in China.

Why Trump makes us all dizzy

There’s no better feeling in the world than being 100 percent right about something. In a slippery world where everything seems to be debatable — even climate change! — it’s so refreshing to find something that is not debatable, something truly black and white.

U.S. officials tout China cooperation on new North Korea sanctions

U.S. State Department officials expressed optimism on Thursday that new sanctions imposed on North Korea may be more effective than earlier attempts to curtain Pyongyang\'s nuclear program, pointing to China\'s apparent willingness to support them.

Iranian nuclear official denies Arak nuclear reactor offline

An Iranian nuclear official denied a report that Iran has dismantled the core of its heavy water nuclear reactor as part of its deal reached with the world powers.

Republican donor Adelson says he met with ‘charming’ candidate Trump, discussed Israel

Billionaire and major Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he met presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week, describing the front-runner in the race for the Republican nomination as \"very charming.\"

Technion opens first Israeli university in China

The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has laid the cornerstone for a research center in Shantou, China.

How the world learned its lesson and got a climate deal

It was an agreement born from a fear of failure, delivered by the smoothness of French diplomacy.

Mao’s Jews

On Oct. 1, 1967, China’s National Day, Sidney Rittenberg had reached the pinnacle of his revolutionary career.

Why Jews should not visit China, regardless of what Israel does

Should American Jews provide tourist dollars to a regime that massacres dissidents, facilitates genocide and finances Israel’s enemies?

India turns to Israel for armed drones as Pakistan, China build fleets

India has accelerated plans to buy drones from Israel that can be armed, defence sources said, allowing the military to carry out strikes overseas with less risk to personnel.

Wall Street has worst day in four years, S&P now in correction

U.S. stock indexes plunged almost 4 percent on Monday as investors, rattled about China\'s economy, sold heavily in an unusually volatile session that confirmed the S&P 500 was formally in a correction.

North Korea goes on war footing against South Korea as deadline looms

North Korea put its troops on a war footing on Friday as South Korea rejected an ultimatum to stop propaganda broadcasts or face military action, prompting China to voice concern and urge both sides to step back.

Video shows huge explosion that rocks Tianjin in northern China

A huge explosion hit an industrial area in the northeastern Chinese city of Tianjin late on Wednesday evening, triggering a blast wave felt several kilometers away and injuring at least 50 people, domestic media reported.

The Iran deal: getting to checkmate

The Iran nuclear deal has been likened, ad nauseam, to a game of chess. It is with that model in mind that I favor the deal — though not for the usual reasons.

Iran deal: See dealer for details

The more I get into the Iran nuclear deal, the more it feels like the television show “Mad Men” — you know, those slick advertising geniuses who seduce you with promises but downplay the fine print.

Israeli filmmakers examine the Chinese ‘cure’ for Internet addiction

Wang “Nicky” Yuchao, a Chinese 16-year-old, thought he was going skiing in Russia with his parents.

China balking at sending workers to West Bank settlements — over safety concerns

China is insisting that its citizens not work on Jewish settlements in the West Bank, but the objections are not based on politics.

Argentina’s Fernandez mocks how the Chinese speak … during tour of China

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, on a tour of China to strengthen ties as the economy teeters on the brink of a recession, appeared to commit a diplomatic blunder on Wednesday by poking fun at how the Chinese speak.

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B’nai Brith Canada Calls on Police to Investigate Polish Paper for Blaming COVID-19 on Jews

"To publish something like this in a Canadian newspaper, whether it’s in English or non-English, is criminal," B'nai Brith Canada said.

Jewish Veteran Who Had Democratic Party Backing Loses Tennessee Senate Primary to Progressive Activist

The progressive activist who won is an environmental activist with the Sierra Club.

Oakland A’s Bench Coach Apologizes for Making Accidental Nazi Salute

"My gesture resulted in a racist and horrible salute that I absolutely do not believe in. What I did is unacceptable and I deeply apologize.”

USC Student Who Launched Impeachment Campaign Against Student VP Says It Wasn’t Prompted by VP’s Zionist Views, Apologizes to Her and Jewish Community

"I want to offer my deepest apologies to Rose, and the greater Jewish community, for all the damage to her reputation, mental health, and well-being that resulted from my irresponsible wording."