Middle East News http://feed.informer.com/digests/YOIQWNL8IM/feeder Middle East News Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:05:19 -0400 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ US still favors dialogue with Iran, but patience not ‘unlimited’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-still-favors-dialogue-with-iran-but-patience-not-unlimited/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:eaf4a836-fdd0-ecb2-5d87-942ac3c77573 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:39:18 -0500 United States still awaiting Iran's response to the European invitation for a meeting; Tehran is insisting US first lift sanctions Israel & the Region Biden administration Iran nuclear talks 5.6% of Americans identify as LGBTQ+ in latest Gallup poll https://www.jpost.com/international/56-percent-of-americans-identify-as-lgbtq-in-latest-gallup-poll-660134 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c679b9f8-ce39-2bf1-40da-62d778f6c57f Wed, 24 Feb 2021 21:15:54 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447794' /><br />In total, 3.1% of Americans identify as bisexual, 1.4% as gay, 0.7% as lesbian and 0.6% as transgender, according to the poll.<br /> Newly elected Jewish Democrat wants Biden to take tougher line on Iran nuke deal https://www.timesofisrael.com/newly-elected-jewish-democrat-wants-biden-to-take-tougher-line-on-iran-nuke-deal/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3169958d-89d4-467e-e6ae-6b80a9b5d83b Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:58:53 -0500 In wide-ranging interview, former Jewish Federations chair Kathy Manning outlines goals on key Foreign Affairs Committee, including stepping up protection for Jewish institutions Israel & the Region Kathy Manning Israeli-Palestinian conflict Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA Iran nuclear deal JFNA Jewish Federations of North America Jewish Trump aide considering challenging rep. who voted for impeachment https://www.jpost.com/american-politics/jewish-trump-aide-considering-challenging-rep-who-voted-for-impeachment-660133 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c15a9a3c-1b41-9983-4e7e-16d4b7299e69 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:39:13 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471927' /><br />Gonzalez, who currently represents Ohio’s 16th District, was one of 10 Republicans in the US House of Representatives who voted to impeach Trump.<br /> Dutch right-wing politician calls Nuremberg trials ‘illegitimate’ https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/dutch-right-wing-politician-calls-nuremberg-trials-illegitimate-660132 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4a34f838-929f-81e2-8942-65390865795e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:28:36 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/417536' /><br />Political rivals and CIDI, Dutch Jewry’s watchdog on antisemitism, said Baudet’s remark was “shocking.”<br /> New coronavirus variant identified in New York - study https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/new-coronavirus-variant-identified-in-new-york-researchers-660130 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2b4649d7-e90f-a765-fa05-2b6c42528831 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:27:28 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/456328' /><br />The new variant, known as B.1.526, was first identified in samples collected in New York in November, and by mid-February represented about 12% of cases.<br /> Latin America’s largest online retailer removing antisemitic objects https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/latin-americas-largest-online-retailer-removing-antisemitic-objects-660131 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2e69b743-31f6-872f-58a2-7808784fae09 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:24:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471926' /><br />The company is removing books such as “Mein Kampf” and “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” in addition to other Nazi coins, posters and memorabilia.<br /> Netanyahu calls Pelosi to discuss Israel’s COVID response https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/netanyahu-calls-pelosi-to-discuss-israels-covid-response-660129 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5789bb14-a424-02d8-08db-acdf67fdfe93 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:10:00 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/432315' /><br />“We discussed COVID response and our shared hope for regional peace, including a just, stable and enduring two-state solution.”<br /> NBC pulls episode of ‘Nurses’ with anti-Semitic portrayal of Orthodox Jews https://www.timesofisrael.com/nbc-pulls-episode-of-nurses-with-anti-semitic-portrayal-of-orthodox-jews/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:08b12695-33ae-069a-ee7a-50cd9f1888a1 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:04:08 -0500 Episode has Hassidic man rejecting bone graft because it could come from a 'dead goyim leg from anyone. An Arab, a woman;' ADL calls on network to review its standards Jewish Times NBC anti-Semitism in Canada ADL Anti-Defamation League COVID vaccine prevents 57% of symptomatic cases after 1st dose - Clalit https://www.jpost.com/health-science/covid-vaccine-prevents-57-percent-of-symptomatic-cases-after-1st-dose-clalit-660123 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:19b42095-80e5-c00a-4ffa-0d4a4195289e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 20:02:01 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/469204' /><br />The study, which evaluated over one million patients, is one of the first to analyze the effectiveness of the vaccine on such a large scale.<br /> What Jewish comedians made of Michael Che’s Israel Joke https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/what-jewish-comedians-made-of-michael-ches-israel-joke-660127 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0da6dd73-ff68-ce7d-de4a-609f290157ea Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:43:20 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471761' /><br />It was a joke Jews and even Israelis might tell each other, but which becomes uncomfortable and even anti-Jewish when released into the wild.<br /> Beloved Israeli gym bubbe has a thick American accent — and that’s great https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/beloved-israeli-gym-bubbe-has-a-thick-american-accent-and-thats-great-660126 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:181118f3-38c1-b39e-a53a-c9132177caab Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:30:10 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471758' /><br />Translanguaging describes the ways that all users of language use all available linguistic resources to communicate effectively with others.<br /> Bess Soffer, 68, Jewish community leader whose last words were ‘group hug’ https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/bess-soffer-68-jewish-community-leader-whose-last-words-were-group-hug-660125 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:400923cc-565c-6248-4107-55f394597675 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:23:16 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471925' /><br />The last communication she had with her family over FaceTime had her holding up her hands in the shape of a heart.<br /> Liberal US Jewish groups urge Biden to reverse Trump settlement label policy https://www.timesofisrael.com/liberal-us-jewish-groups-urge-biden-to-reverse-trump-settlement-label-policy/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f584f5c0-322a-7157-f262-bb36983be54f Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:05:03 -0500 Letter to homeland security chief says directive to label US exports from West Bank settlements as 'made in Israel' runs counter to new White House policy in support of two-states Israel & the Region West Bank settlements Biden administration Joe Biden J Street Donald Trump Alejandro Mayorkas Israeli President's Residence all dressed up for Purim https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/israeli-presidents-residence-all-dressed-up-for-purim-660122 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e1e3e643-93be-09c9-2f0c-98e1479b60f1 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:56:54 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471924' /><br />The entrance to the presidential compound is temporarily guarded by a mammoth orange-colored monster with enormous gold claws.<br /> US report on Khashoggi death expected to single out Saudi crown prince https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/us-report-on-khashoggi-death-expected-to-single-out-saudi-crown-prince-660121 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a408ee85-3d6c-ed30-35f9-7a254a52f9f8 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:25:59 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/430388' /><br />The officials said the report, for which the CIA was the main contributor, assessed that the crown prince approved and likely ordered the murder of Khashoggi.<br /> Murky West Bank ‘terror attack’ leaves Palestinian family grasping for answers https://www.timesofisrael.com/murky-west-bank-terror-attack-leaves-palestinian-family-grasping-for-answers/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:25ca5140-7153-de6a-fc34-cbcfd70c91d2 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:24:38 -0500 Based on settler testimony, Israel deemed a deadly altercation at an illegal outpost terror. But what led Khaled Nofal, unarmed, up a West Bank hilltop in the pre-dawn darkness? Israel & the Region shootings Ras Karkar West Bank outposts Peace Now terrorism Yossi Dagan Facebook pledges $1 billion investment in journalism over next 3 years https://www.timesofisrael.com/facebook-pledges-1-billion-investment-in-journalism-over-next-3-years/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c67b786f-9089-2fca-073c-1c9ccfe01588 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:22:20 -0500 Social media firm defends conduct in row with Australia over payments to news outlets, denies it 'steals or takes original journalism for its own benefit' Israel & the Region Facebook journalism Nick Clegg Coronavirus: Hundreds attend party in Tel Aviv ahead of Purim curfew https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/coronavirus-hundreds-attend-party-in-tel-aviv-ahead-of-purim-curfew-660120 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:3f8dcd59-054d-c61f-be54-5acf93a9b9e9 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:05:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/455085' /><br />Pictures and videos from the scene showed crowds of revelers celebrating in tight quarters in the market, many without masks.<br /> Netanyahu asked Biden to maintain US sanctions on ICC — report https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-asked-biden-to-maintain-us-sanctions-on-icc-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e066e497-ccd6-d265-5fad-2446507bd42b Wed, 24 Feb 2021 18:05:15 -0500 Israeli officials argue to US that Trump-imposed measures give leverage to contest charges in Afghanistan, Gaza and West Bank Israel & the Region Israel-US relations ICC International Criminal Court Biden administration Trump administration Study of Pfizer in Israel shows 72% effective at preventing death after 1st dose https://www.timesofisrael.com/study-of-pfizer-in-israel-shows-72-effective-at-preventing-death-after-1st-dose/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:8cac0bf2-0e96-de46-58e5-51e8566940d0 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:47:32 -0500 'Real world' data analyzing 600,000 vaccinations published by New England Journal of Medicine also finds shots just as effective in over 70s as young people, prevented infection Israel & the Region coronavirus vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine Clalit Health Services Ben Gurion University Harvard Coronavirus: United Hatzalah to suspend unvaccinated volunteers https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/coronavirus-united-hatzalah-to-suspend-unvaccinated-volunteers-660119 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:991bbb6a-0422-010b-3739-71eb3009a3e9 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:56:13 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471923' /><br />"As medical personnel and first responders, we are at risk, and we can endanger others if we aren't vaccinated," said Eli Beer.<br /> Government gives final okay to nationwide nightly curfew over Purim https://www.timesofisrael.com/government-gives-final-okay-to-nationwide-nightly-curfew-over-purim/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:576b4d4b-a5fa-0dfc-4f30-bb640a0538c6 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:45:42 -0500 Holiday measures aimed at preventing COVID resurgence will be in force on Thursday-Sunday night; ministers said deliberating additional restrictions in Jerusalem Israel Inside Purim curfew coronavirus Benjamin Netanyahu Nachman Ash Yuli Edelstein Netanyahu speaks with Pelosi about 2-state solution, pandemic https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-speaks-with-pelosi-about-2-state-solution-pandemic/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:853c2f00-6a3e-740b-c081-8d64dfe0cc70 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:23:14 -0500 Speaker of US House says she spoke to premier to 'reaffirm the unbreakable bond between our nations' Israel & the Region Israel-US relations Nancy Pelosi Benjamin Netanyahu Joe Biden Protesters demonstrate against vaccine coercion, green passports in Tel Aviv https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/protesters-demonstrate-against-vaccine-coercion-green-passports-in-tel-aviv-660106 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ab014d0f-f781-eb7f-54c8-7e8ddd6618af Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:17:42 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471916' /><br />Speakers and protestors called for more "government transparency," and to "stop tyranny."<br /> Coronavirus in Israel: Purim 2021 v. 2020, what changed? https://www.jpost.com/health-science/coronavirus-in-israel-purim-2021-v-2020-what-changed-660100 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c2602d72-52c2-843c-fb6a-77ee973582a1 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:16:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471912' /><br />“No mask has ever been more important than this one,” Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said, wielding his surgical mask.<br /> 'Peanuts and water': Dire conditions for Israelis stranded in Frankfurt https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/dozens-of-passengers-unable-to-board-frankfurt-emergency-flight-report-659972 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:45c96e74-f861-1467-17d2-cda9ba9235e9 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:15:09 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471846' /><br />The experience of the rescue flight was "a complete disaster," leaving 80 Israelis to fend for themselves.<br /> Purim 2020 Israel encountered COVID; now we hope to leave it behind https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/purim-2020-israel-encountered-covid-now-we-hope-to-leave-it-behind-660103 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7aaab3fe-4273-a200-9afb-0d4c6505e443 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:13:02 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471762' /><br />“It’s the saddest Purim in Jerusalem ever,” Jerusalem resident Yinon told The Jerusalem Post on Purim day.<br /> Jewish stars Gal Gadot, Sacha Baron Cohen grace magazine covers https://www.jpost.com/j-spot/jewish-stars-gal-gadot-sacha-baron-cohen-grace-magazine-covers-660031 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:81a27d48-6101-a64b-9507-8b0baf26012c Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:10:46 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471073' /><br />Wonder Woman easily conquered the acrobatic stunts in the latest film, but was bested by a cabbage in an attempt to cook.<br /> MyHeritage to be purchased by US equity firm in reported $600 million deal https://www.timesofisrael.com/myheritage-to-be-purchased-by-us-equity-firm-in-reported-600-million-deal/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f6800a34-7308-770e-a424-9763bf321da3 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:07:27 -0500 CEO of the Israel-based online genealogy platform says the agreement with Francisco Partners 'will enable us to reach new heights' Startup Israel MyHeritage buyouts genealogy IDF soldier in critical condition after being shot in the head on base https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/idf-soldier-severely-injured-while-on-base-idf-investigating-report-659978 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:af4682bf-8673-9f7b-db2e-0526cfeaa5fb Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:57:09 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446180' /><br />"The only thing that matters to me is that he live," the soldier who discharged the weapon told investigators. "He's my best friend. I don't care about the arrest."<br /> Critically injured soldier likely shot by accidental discharge, IDF probe finds https://www.timesofisrael.com/critically-injured-soldier-likely-shot-by-accidental-discharge-idf-probe-finds/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:afdd38c0-5d11-e1e4-915d-deb25d14ad7a Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:55:12 -0500 Ground Forces chief halts all live-fire drills after two servicemen accidentally shot in the past week in separate incidents Israel Inside IDF Israel Defense Forces IDF Military Police Jordan Valley IDF Ground Forces US renews funding pledge to Palestinians, as PA economy shrinks by 11.5% https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/us-renews-funding-pledge-to-palestinians-as-pa-economy-shrinks-by-115-percent-660101 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1ec15da7-42dc-bc10-0ea1-ace931315bfa Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:50:19 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/215107' /><br />Shtayyeh outlined a grim picture of how the already-fraught Palestinian economy, had been hard hit by the pandemic causing the PA deficit to double in two years. It now stands at $1.2 billion.<br /> Bennett: I won’t join gov’t led by Lapid; Netanyahu: He’s in Purim costume https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/bennett-i-wont-join-govt-led-by-lapid-netanyahu-hes-in-purim-costume-660014 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ecdba426-a8d2-a6d3-07dd-6b5492a93d35 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:46:39 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/468750' /><br />"I am prepared to sit in any national government. I am in the camp of the people of Israel, and we have to keep the government in the national [right-wing] camp."<br /> COVID-19: Israel sending vaccines to Mauritania, without diplomatic ties https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/covid-19-israel-sending-vaccines-to-mauritania-without-diplomatic-ties-660033 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c431afa9-b4a1-1539-51ec-1007eee52006 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:45:06 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471859' /><br />Mauritania had previously established relations with Israel in 1992, which continued until March 2010, when the country cut ties after Operation Cast Lead.<br /> Health Ministry to test electronic bracelets as alternative to hotel quarantine https://www.timesofisrael.com/health-ministry-to-test-electronic-bracelets-as-alternative-to-hotel-quarantine/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e2711043-12b3-eeb8-2fcc-6671bc624abf Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:44:29 -0500 In pilot program, location monitor will be distributed to 100 people arriving in Israel from abroad Israel Inside coronavirus COVID-19 international travel Ben Gurion Airport lockdown Israel Elections: Parties need to keep coalition options open - analysis https://www.jpost.com/israel-elections/israel-elections-parties-need-to-keep-coalition-options-open-analysis-660066 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:725db5b8-9a3a-8608-4cfe-a2ba300dd6ab Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:43:09 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/469544' /><br />Without parties regaining flexibility, the country could be locked in its current stalemate for years.<br /> France confirms Iran holding French national since May https://www.timesofisrael.com/france-confirms-iran-holding-french-national-since-may/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3758abce-bd47-ab09-29ad-7c1bb0e2a35f Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:42:01 -0500 Acknowledgement that 35-year-old was arrested by Iranian authorities comes after report that he was being detained illegally Israel & the Region Iran France France-Iran relations Germany urges Iran to accept Western overtures to preserve nuclear deal https://www.timesofisrael.com/germany-urges-iran-to-accept-western-overtures-to-preserve-nuclear-deal/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5c853add-20bb-18a2-824e-420d3ce4413d Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:36:50 -0500 FM Heiko Maas says Tehran further undermining accord by restricting international inspectors, calls on Iranian leaders 'to de-escalate and accept the offer of diplomacy' Israel & the Region Iran nuclear deal Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA Heiko Maas Purim goes political in election season https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/purim-goes-political-in-election-season-660090 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:22359942-607e-3fad-3e57-55a112ae8fa5 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:32:41 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/454366' /><br />New Hope women to take part in Esther reading; Yesh Atid MKs help elderly pack mishloach manot.<br /> High Court to decide legality of disqualifying Labor candidate https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/high-court-to-decide-legality-of-disqualifying-labor-candidate-660110 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b30d81dd-b502-d2a9-d695-32d72db68994 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:30:14 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/470562' /><br />The original central election commission decision to disqualify Mara’ana came by a 16-15 vote with two abstentions.<br /> Israel still must apologize for the Yemenite Children's Affair https://www.jpost.com/opinion/israel-still-must-apologize-for-the-yemenite-childrens-affair-660109 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1ee8cac5-7320-df73-f5c0-12ff2c2f813e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:22:47 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/457982' /><br />Although the decision to compensate the families is a commendable one, it does not go far enough in acknowledging the government’s culpability.<br /> NBC under fire for portrayal of Orthodox Jews on Canadian series ‘Nurses’ https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/culture/nbc-under-fire-for-portrayal-of-orthodox-jews-on-canadian-series-nurses-660107 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cdbfc847-d9d0-333e-6fb8-a01c4482217a Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:12:44 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471915' /><br />Jewish organizing groups such as StopAntisemitism and JewishOnCampus have tried to mobilize online pressure campaigns against NBC for airing the episode.<br /> Netanyahu: Israel giving countries vaccines ‘for things we already received’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-israel-giving-countries-vaccines-for-things-we-already-received/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b66ce966-58ea-d64d-7bb7-63c2d11aec22 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:56:10 -0500 PM acknowledges he decided to send doses to other states, says 'it absolutely buys goodwill'; insists no Israeli will lose out on shot Israel & the Region coronavirus vaccine Benjamin Netanyahu PMO Prime Minister's Office AG holds pre-indictment hearing for Deri on tax fraud charges https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/ag-holds-pre-indictment-hearing-for-deri-on-tax-fraud-charges-660085 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7bf53998-584f-528b-3145-971f18fe722f Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:43:27 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/409261' /><br />Mandelblit dropped bribery at earlier stage.<br /> Coronavirus: Country to fully reopen by April, Netanyahu says https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/coronavirus-r-rate-raises-to-09-as-govt-fights-over-hotel-isolation-660002 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:dff5c553-9ada-2669-f232-717b3f734845 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:41:24 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471799' /><br />*Health Minister and Knesset Law Committee chairman agree to launch pilot program offering returnees from abroad to wear an electronic bracelet.<br /> Rep. Meeks: The way you deal with Iran is with our allies https://www.jpost.com/international/rep-meeks-the-way-you-deal-with-iran-is-with-our-allies-660096 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:82d7720f-9b7d-3d9d-a394-34837e922461 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:31:06 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471911' /><br />Meeks went on to say that he is committed to a two-state solution. “I think that’s important, and we can’t lose sight of that.”<br /> Israel bans sale of all seafood from Mediterranean after massive oil spill https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-bans-sale-of-all-seafood-from-mediterranean-after-massive-oil-spill/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4dbb9b70-8747-7be5-3878-f6c1a6308ae1 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:26:05 -0500 Ruling, taken as a precautionary measure, goes into effect immediately and will last until further notice Israel Inside pollution Israeli beaches Environmental Protection Ministry Health Ministry Mediterranean Sea oil spill marine life Erdan goes ‘Down South’ for Black History Month on first official tour https://www.jpost.com/international/erdan-goes-down-south-for-black-history-month-on-first-official-tour-660008 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a8efe344-4303-247d-3166-414f1f9acd17 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:23:07 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471841' /><br />“As Israel’s ambassador to the US, it is very important to me to connect with all sectors of American society, and in particular with minority groups."<br /> Purim miracle: 13-year-old COVID-19 patient leaves ICU in time for holiday https://www.jpost.com/health-science/purim-miracle-13-year-old-covid-19-patient-leaves-icu-in-time-for-holiday-660079 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cf459825-ce7f-e5a9-7ff0-2911fd6ab968 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:21:05 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471902' /><br />“Getting my son back is a gift,” said Shiri Avichezer, whose son Noam had the virus. “Thank God, he surfaced from all of this.”<br /> IDF prepared to take action to stop Iran from obtaining nukes - Gantz https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/ashkenazi-iran-is-declaring-it-will-continue-developing-nuclear-weapons-660035 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:996faebc-9bd5-4cc4-4bda-44947d12c0dc Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:19:03 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/429650' /><br />Foreign Ministry: “Without supervision, Iran will continue to act in the dark to promote its nuclear plan.”<br /> Israeli researchers say spirulina algae could reduce COVID mortality rate https://www.jpost.com/health-science/israeli-researchers-say-spirulina-algae-could-stop-covid-19-deaths-660064 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5b861e63-e913-c53c-5e3f-80a8bb8f3e24 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:17:12 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471887' /><br />The algae has been shown to reduce inflammation.<br /> Mobileye to ban employees not vaccinated for coronavirus https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/mobileye-to-ban-employees-not-vaccinated-for-coronavirus-660027 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9c675e1b-e708-a733-de90-b5dec1fc6a77 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:14:43 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/426280' /><br />The company is assuming that about 10% of its workforce does not intend to vaccinate.<br /> Netanyahu hopes for full reopening of country by April https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-hopes-for-full-reopening-of-country-by-april/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5ed20673-d1e3-82ae-5057-352dd23b63a0 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:09:20 -0500 PM says he wants to vaccinate all Israelis over 16 by end of March, shortly after the elections; top officials urge public to follow coronavirus rules over Purim Israel Inside coronavirus Purim Benjamin Netanyahu Yuli Edelstein Kobi Shabtai 2 families to be deported after forging permits to fly to Israel https://www.timesofisrael.com/2-families-to-be-deported-after-forging-permits-to-fly-to-israel/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4ffa0400-df24-a88c-4a7d-960d5de6a2b2 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 14:00:58 -0500 21 people said to fraudulently board United Airlines flight from New York Israel & the Region coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown Ben Gurion Airport United Airlines El Al Israel Airlines Health Ministry Rapeh Party head: The gov't will not succeed in silencing me https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/rapeh-party-head-the-govt-will-not-succeed-in-silencing-me-660083 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0e28e0bc-58da-b11e-f287-a51603eb388e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:51:42 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/469991' /><br />Anti-vaccination coercion activist and Rapeh party leader Dr. Arieh Avni had his license revoked by the Health Ministry on Wednesday.<br /> Sky-high, carbon-free: Israeli firm to launch eco-friendly airship https://www.jpost.com/jpost-tech/sky-high-carbon-free-israeli-firm-to-launch-eco-friendly-airship-660084 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:34faf11a-583c-34ff-f9b5-5503b4fe2697 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:41:33 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471904' /><br />"One of the companies' major goals is to introduce a tourists' airship, which will offer aerial sightseeing tours in the most beautiful places on Earth."<br /> Blinken: US to run for UNHRC seat, abolish anti-Israel bias https://www.jpost.com/international/us-aims-to-return-to-un-rights-body-shield-israel-660018 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c461cf2b-1cd5-26ac-2861-e46a95766730 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:40:32 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/470248' /><br />"We urge the Human Rights Council to look at how it conducts its business. That includes its disproportionate focus on Israel."<br /> Over 70 tons of tar cleaned from Israel's beaches since oil spill https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/over-70-tons-of-tar-cleaned-from-israels-beaches-since-oil-spill-660062 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f51b307f-ca90-d234-bcc7-2ef47d05f2c1 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:34:42 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471662' /><br />The country's northern beaches have proved harder to clean, due to their rockier terrain, which tar more easily clings to than sand.<br /> ICC has new prosecutor, what are his, Bensouda's next steps? - analysis https://www.jpost.com/international/icc-has-new-prosecutor-what-are-his-bensoudas-next-steps-analysis-660074 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fda52611-5ced-2333-5a82-aa625930b1be Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:31:58 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/455354' /><br />Many major ICC moves seem to have been postponed long enough that Bensouda’s successor will be more dominant than her in determining them.<br /> Iranian woman dies of heart attack before execution, still gets hanged — report https://www.timesofisrael.com/iranian-woman-dies-of-heart-attack-before-execution-still-gets-hanged-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:0c0b7c1e-c946-d18c-5345-ad0bae877663 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:11:07 -0500 Zahra Ismaili was convicted of killing her husband; her lawyer says he was abusive and she acted in self-defense Israel & the Region Iran executions Iran Iranian woman dies of heart attack before execution, still gets hanged https://www.timesofisrael.com/iranian-woman-dies-of-heart-attack-before-execution-still-gets-hanged-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:be8404ca-38d2-af9d-abf4-ee3c09923839 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 13:11:07 -0500 Zahra Ismaili was convicted of killing her husband; her lawyer says he was abusive and she acted in self-defense Israel & the Region Iran executions Iran Report: Israel, US to launch quiet talks on Iran in coming days https://www.timesofisrael.com/report-israel-us-to-launch-quiet-talks-on-iran-in-coming-days/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bf4364f4-38a2-b3c0-3e91-f21f39f77205 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:46:03 -0500 Sides plan to reconvene working group set up under Obama administration, keep discussions low profile to avoid public spat Israel & the Region Israel-US relations Iran's nuclear program Meir Ben-Shabbat Jake Sullivan Joe Biden Biden administration Benjamin Netanyahu Rivlin tries to persuade new ambassadors to move embassies to Jerusalem https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/rivlin-tries-to-persuade-new-ambassadors-to-move-embassies-to-jerusalem-660054 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f6833ae1-64a5-30b2-fb84-393f1872f6c6 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:41:47 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471878' /><br />In his conversations with the ambassadors of Brazil and Portugal, Rivlin could not resist talking about soccer.<br /> Clothing store owner filmed stabbing himself in the head after being fined https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/clothing-store-owner-filmed-stabbing-himself-in-the-head-after-being-fined-660070 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:753cb9ad-f013-3a12-0131-bb0c8e03ec48 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:41:00 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/466130' /><br />The man has apparently previously injured himself multiple times on camera after receiving warnings and fines, and continued to defy coronavirus regulations. *Warning: Graphic content*<br /> Trump may soon have to answer rape allegations under oath https://www.jpost.com/international/trump-may-soon-have-to-answer-rape-allegations-under-oath-660081 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8a7320aa-2528-3f05-af7e-032a117c7026 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:38:57 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/465874' /><br />“I am living for the moment to walk into that room to sit across the table from him,” Carroll told Reuters in an interview. “I think of it everyday.”<br /> Coronavirus: R rate rises to 0.9 as gov’t fights over hotel isolation https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/coronavirus-r-rate-raises-to-09-as-govt-fights-over-hotel-isolation-660002 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b81a81e0-3dfa-7ac1-0682-665e4ba67067 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:31:24 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/459420' /><br />Some 4,395 coronavirus cases were reported on Tuesday, with 6.1% of the 74,461 tests performed returning a positive result.<br /> Holon shop owner stabs himself in the head after being fined by city https://www.timesofisrael.com/holon-shop-owner-stabs-himself-in-the-head-after-being-fined-by-city/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:66814dae-74c7-a971-d0e5-847cf6395b99 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:25:32 -0500 Municipality says man penalized for placing merchandise on the sidewalk, has previously been punished for same offense and has attempted to harm himself in past Israel Inside Holon business in Israel Israel, UAE sign investment collaboration agreement https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/israel-uae-sign-investment-collaboration-agreement-660024 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0d2db043-9a3a-f257-50d4-d6075bc17c71 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:25:03 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471854' /><br />The cooperation agreements build on a series of initiatives established between ADIO and Invest in Israel including formal company introductions.<br /> IAC kicks off edge experience tech summit https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/iac-kicks-off-edge-experience-tech-summit-660076 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:aae17c4a-0308-f338-79a4-5601dff533b2 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:19:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471899' /><br />“This e-summit reflects our efforts to connect IAC’s Edge community of young Jewish professionals from the US and Israel to a vibrant ecosystem that will support their initiatives and dreams."<br /> Transgender Jews are finding a safe haven in an unexpected place: the farm https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/transgender-jews-are-finding-a-safe-haven-in-an-unexpected-place-the-farm-660073 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:93495faa-e248-82b6-f004-75982c1d1582 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:06:59 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471895' /><br />“I went to Adamah because everyone was telling me this is like a great queer place to learn, like you will meet many trans and queer Jews there,” said Kohanski.<br /> Rivlin skips Jerusalem theater reopening over Netanyahu’s attendance https://www.timesofisrael.com/rivlin-skips-jerusalem-theater-reopening-over-netanyahus-attendance/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:8e0215d5-c0c9-7f33-0610-eafbf509070c Wed, 24 Feb 2021 12:01:41 -0500 For 3rd time in week, president cancels appearance after learning PM would be there; his office says the event has 'a political tone' ahead of next month's elections Israel Inside 2021 Israeli elections Reuven Rivlin Benjamin Netanyahu Khan Theater Genesis Prize Foundation will honor Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/genesis-prize-foundation-will-honor-rabbi-lord-jonathan-sacks-660026 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:89aed874-d227-3594-a7cc-cba043a5137f Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:59:28 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471856' /><br />Foundation will recognize Rabbi Lord Sacks’ legacy and will produce a documentary about his life's work.<br /> Israel signs agreement to equip German military with Trophy APS https://www.jpost.com/international/israel-and-germany-sign-agreement-to-equip-german-military-with-trophy-aps-660010 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:dbf3e909-8c43-0e0d-fdeb-feacca911ded Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:58:24 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471843' /><br />Rafael's Trophy system is considered among the world’s most effective active protection systems.<br /> Agudah, Facebook join to combat LGBTQ-phobia during Israel elections https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/agudah-facebook-join-to-combat-lgbtq-phobia-during-israel-elections-660030 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:85683ba0-2f6d-57fc-9a88-45b76945d627 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:57:48 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471858' /><br />The Noam Party, a right-wing extremist party, ran in past elections on the slogan of making Israel "a normal nation" with anti-LGBTQ+ slogans.<br /> UAE Jewish community gears up for Purim and 24-hour megillah reading https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/uae-jewish-community-gears-up-for-purim-and-24-hour-megillah-reading-660023 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:66fa7e91-2a86-2492-95c1-d8a94823de92 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:55:19 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/465307' /><br />“Purim has poignant relevance for Jews of the Diaspora. At times we hide our identities and at other times we reveal and assert that we are Jewish."<br /> Israeli NGO to teach Israeli smart farming to the Caribbean https://www.jpost.com/jpost-tech/israeli-ngo-to-teach-israeli-smart-farming-to-the-caribbean-660022 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ebe94e50-0c8f-208f-1b3e-3f1f3d6a31be Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:52:49 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471853' /><br />"COVID-19 has exposed us to the possibilities of suffering significantly from food supply shortages."<br /> Israeli researchers say spirulina algae could stop COVID-19 deaths https://www.jpost.com/health-science/israeli-researchers-say-spirulina-algae-could-stop-covid-19-deaths-660064 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fcd2e8a0-cd01-f28b-e5a7-ad5b107e035f Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:45:09 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471887' /><br />The algae has been shown to reduce toxicity and inflammation.<br /> Investing in companies pushing new frontiers in science and technology https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/investing-in-companies-pushing-new-frontiers-in-science-and-technology/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e680fe47-0252-f102-0297-652440538143 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:35:08 -0500 Israel has outperformed itself, with Tel Aviv ranked among the six cities identified as tech hubs, after America’s Silicon Valley Startup Israel Israeli startups Lebanese-Palestinian terrorist al-Naqqash dies from COVID-19 age 70 https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/lebanese-palestinian-terrorist-al-naqqash-dies-from-covid-19-age-70-660067 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:78923d92-2c69-cdc1-1c7f-9d871f48f05c Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:33:14 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471891' /><br />Assad said in a condolence message to his family that Naccache "had spent his life a resistance fighter against occupation and a defender of Arab causes in both body and thoughts."<br /> Completing another test flight, ‘Israel’s Air Force One’ zooms toward operation https://www.timesofisrael.com/completing-another-test-flight-israels-air-force-one-zooms-toward-operation/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:68b97433-6fb1-d9f4-9010-b96009b1ac8a Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:27:24 -0500 'Wing of Zion' to undergo another trial next week on defensive measures; if it succeeds, date to be scheduled for transfer to air force Israel Inside Wing of Zion IAI Israel Aerospace Industries prime minister Completing a new test flight, ‘Israel’s Air Force One’ soars toward operation https://www.timesofisrael.com/completing-another-test-flight-israels-air-force-one-zooms-toward-operation/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b93a4df3-e75d-4024-49ab-ad46e85f9248 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:27:24 -0500 'Wing of Zion' to undergo another trial next week on defensive measures; if it succeeds, date to be scheduled for transfer to air force Israel Inside Wing of Zion IAI Israel Aerospace Industries prime minister Michal Sela's husband, alleged killer: I don't know how she died https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/michal-selas-husband-alleged-killer-i-dont-know-how-she-died-660050 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:44686cf5-9967-63cc-6ea2-a60d3ce1a154 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:26:16 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447394' /><br />This is the first time he has testified in court<br /> Algae extract may avert severe COVID deterioration, say Israeli researchers https://www.timesofisrael.com/algae-extract-may-avert-severe-covid-deterioration-say-israeli-researchers/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:0de1beab-a963-3b3b-8081-b5d93eaa43b8 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:21:34 -0500 Scientists: ’Cytokine storm,’ an immune overreaction, could be prevented by substance that is already FDA-approved for food and dietary supplements Startup Israel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic IDC Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya Pentagon tests prototype for space energy beam - report https://www.jpost.com/jpost-tech/pentagon-tests-prototype-for-space-energy-beam-report-660049 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4d762619-c735-5229-a038-eeb749f694ad Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:07:17 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/470370' /><br />The premise behind the plan is that a solar energy system like this could be sent to gather sunlight and convert it into solar power, which would then be beamed back to Earth at specific points.<br /> Employers face legal terra incognita with vaccinated and unvaccinated workers https://www.timesofisrael.com/employers-face-legal-terra-incognita-with-vaccinated-and-unvaccinated-workers/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ed0f6205-df5b-5827-ecbd-f15a4e2575f9 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:05:55 -0500 Reopening the economy requires balancing individual rights, including of inoculation-refusers, with public welfare, experts agree; but the government hasn't weighed in definitively Startup Israel Israel economy coronavirus Netta Barak-Corren. Gil Messing Check Point Software Technologies Amir Fuchs IDI Israel Democracy Institute Germany convicts Syrian agent of state-sponsored torture in landmark trial https://www.timesofisrael.com/germany-convicts-syrian-agent-of-state-sponsored-torture-in-landmark-trial/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:8520233e-8f57-27c9-8ab1-d71ac415a96b Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:01:28 -0500 Former Syrian intelligence official accused of complicity in crimes against humanity for Assad regime, in first case of its kind worldwide Israel & the Region Syrian civil war Bashar Assad Assad regime Germany In landmark trial, Germany convicts Syrian agent of state-sponsored torture https://www.timesofisrael.com/germany-convicts-syrian-agent-of-state-sponsored-torture-in-landmark-trial/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:df2b8019-b20d-2377-63a8-1d63c66c20f4 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:01:28 -0500 Former Assad intelligence official found guilty of complicity in crimes against humanity for Assad regime, in first case of its kind worldwide Israel & the Region Syrian civil war Bashar Assad Assad regime Germany WATCH:Czech free-diver breaks ice-swim world record https://www.jpost.com/omg/watchczech-free-diver-breaks-ice-swim-world-record-660058 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:094061ff-6ee3-bca9-a9bb-c4227d135dbc Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:53:58 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471877' /><br />"This will do," Vencl said after emerging from his minute-and-half swim in water measured at temperatures of 3 degrees Celsius and pumping his fist in celebration.<br /> Israel: Iran’s nuclear actions require immediate international response https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-irans-nuclear-actions-require-immediate-international-response/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6b315f60-ebfc-3c45-8162-a45e571fd2a5 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:39:45 -0500 FM Ashkenazi says Tehran ‘crushing the last vestiges of oversight by the IAEA'; Defense Minister Gantz says IDF 'constantly preparing' for possibility of military action Israel & the Region Gabi Ashkenazi Benny Gantz Iran's nuclear program Iran IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA inspectors US regulators: Johnson & Johnson vaccine protects against COVID, is safe to use https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-regulators-johnson-johnson-vaccine-protects-against-covid-is-safe-to-use/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ed0cf2bc-5ee5-646d-87fe-e8624228034c Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:39:19 -0500 FDA says one-dose shot is 66% effective at preventing moderate to severe illness; final decision on recommending approval expected within days Israel & the Region coronavirus vaccine Johnson and Johnson J&J US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Gantz: IDF prepared to take action to stop Iran from obtaining nukes https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/ashkenazi-iran-is-declaring-it-will-continue-developing-nuclear-weapons-660035 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:36acf8b6-e3b6-22ef-72d2-69b3aae61e71 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:30:38 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/462739' /><br />Foreign Ministry: “Without supervision, Iran will continue to act in the dark to promote its nuclear plan.”<br /> Mauritania reportedly among 19-20 countries Israel is planning to give vaccines https://www.timesofisrael.com/mauritania-reportedly-among-19-20-countries-israel-is-planning-to-give-vaccines/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:713f5111-84a6-3107-08e1-eccf0cffc9f1 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:25:47 -0500 African country has no diplomatic ties with Jerusalem; top health officials say they weren't consulted on initiative by Netanyahu to exchange shots for diplomatic advantage Israel & the Region coronavirus vaccine Mauritania Israel-Mauritania relations Nachman Ash Chezy Levy Mauritania said among 19-20 countries to which Israel plans to give vaccines https://www.timesofisrael.com/mauritania-reportedly-among-19-20-countries-israel-is-planning-to-give-vaccines/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d8cb1ccb-e2ad-126b-8cf4-cf5f779872d9 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:25:47 -0500 African country has no diplomatic ties with Jerusalem; top health officials say they weren't consulted on initiative by Netanyahu to exchange shots for diplomatic advantage Israel & the Region coronavirus vaccine Mauritania Israel-Mauritania relations Nachman Ash Chezy Levy Pliops completes $65 million investment round led by KDT and Nvidia https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3895333,00.html The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5605f85b-de5e-2a4a-5804-1fcd8a89ff6e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:24:25 -0500 Calcalist: In December Eyal Waldman, the founder of Mellanox, which was acquired by US-based Nvidia, joined Pliops’ board of directors; Mellanox invested in the startup in 2019 Startup Israel Israeli startups Pliops Nvidia Corp. Mellanox Technologies Ltd. Eyal Waldman Man arrested for trying to enter Rabbi Kanievsky's house with a knife https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/man-arrested-for-trying-to-enter-rabbi-kanievskis-house-with-a-knife-660032 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cdee85f6-700c-ecaf-3d92-fe18eeb72b18 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:22:57 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/464456' /><br />"Hundreds pass by here every day to be blessed by the rabbi; it was lucky that we noticed the suspect."<br /> Israel checking claims passengers boarded El Al flight with fake virus tests https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-checking-claims-passengers-boarded-el-al-flight-with-fake-virus-tests/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b06db5a1-d588-11c5-0d8f-7d9b437e9087 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:10:30 -0500 Traveler alleges she heard group of ultra-Orthodox men saying they had not been tested before getting on plane; 11 on board later diagnosed with COVID Israel Inside coronavirus testing El Al Israel Airlines New York COVID-19 Ashkenazi: Iran is declaring it will continue developing nuclear weapons https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/ashkenazi-iran-is-declaring-it-will-continue-developing-nuclear-weapons-660035 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ae29f510-7a42-f89d-a3b7-0967943f0e5a Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:01:21 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/462739' /><br />Foreign Ministry: “Without supervision, Iran will continue to act in the dark to promote its nuclear plan.”<br /> Man arrested for trying to enter Rabbi Kanievski's house with a knife https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/man-arrested-for-trying-to-enter-rabbi-kanievskis-house-with-a-knife-660032 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:3bcdda28-dfa0-1fd3-7aa3-0de68382b153 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:56:29 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/464456' /><br />"Hundreds pass by here every day to be blessed by the rabbi, it was lucky that we noticed the suspect."<br /> Joining Bennett, Sa’ar says Lapid won’t be prime minister https://www.timesofisrael.com/joining-bennett-saar-says-lapid-wont-be-prime-minister/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f420f769-1deb-4839-e308-76cb50813737 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:45:36 -0500 Both right-wing party leaders say centrist Yesh Atid can still join potential coalition Israel Inside Gideon Sa'ar Yair Lapid Naftali Bennett Yamina Yesh Atid party Benjamin Netanyahu 2021 Israeli elections New Hope party German court issues guilty verdict in first Syria torture trial https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/german-court-issues-guilty-verdict-in-first-syria-torture-trial-660042 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f5ecdee5-41e0-8af8-913a-9cdfca855612 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:35:43 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471865' /><br />Eyad A.'s lawyers had asked for an acquittal, saying he had carried out the arrests in and around Damascus under duress by his superiors.<br /> Time's up: Government nearing High Court deadline for surrogacy equality https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/times-up-government-nearing-high-court-deadline-for-surrogacy-equality-660040 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9c2cfa81-b97d-3389-e9b9-f6e8b5cb2f10 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:24:41 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/457238' /><br />The deadline was set in a partial ruling in a suit filed by Etai Pinkas, an LGBTQ+ activist who served as chairman of the Agudah in the past.<br /> Tel Aviv street art aims to raise awareness of ‘chained’ women https://www.timesofisrael.com/tel-aviv-street-art-aims-to-raise-awareness-of-chained-women/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:78ec25bd-becc-4f04-8e07-ee4538409ec3 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:23:26 -0500 Activists post signs spotlighting issue of women denied a religious divorce, ahead of Fast of Esther Israel Inside agunot get refusal south Tel Aviv street art Purim Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine is safe - FDA staff https://www.jpost.com/health-science/johnson-and-johnsons-one-shot-covid-19-vaccine-is-safe-fda-staff-660038 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e8dba677-8fe3-b948-f52a-f228e2b0378e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:17:43 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471862' /><br />J&J's vaccine was 66% effective in preventing COVID-19 against multiple variants in a global trial involving nearly 44,000 people, the company said.<br /> Harry Shearer quits voicing Black character on ‘The Simpsons’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/harry-shearer-quits-voicing-black-character-on-the-simpsons/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:8a6515b7-6100-5c47-9f5e-963fc8d4b668 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:17:15 -0500 Jewish actor will no longer play Dr. Hibbert, to be replaced by Kevin Michael Richardson; he'll continue to be voice of Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner Jewish Times Harry Shearer The Simpsons Jewish celebrities PODCAST: Daily Briefing, Feb. 24 — Israel’s worst ecological disaster yet? https://www.timesofisrael.com/podcast-daily-briefing-feb-24-israels-worst-ecological-disaster-yet/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6e000f5c-3311-d7f1-6b3a-51b389eb6e7e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:14:56 -0500 Tune in Sunday through Thursday to hear ToI editors and reporters quickly catch you up on what’s important today Israel & the Region podcasts Times of Israel podcasts Daily Briefing oil spill Israeli beaches Israel Nature and Parks Authority Israel Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center beach pollution Environmental Protection Ministry Itamar Ben Gvir Meir Kahane Otzma Yehudit racism in Israel Amnesty International revokes Navalny's 'prisoner of conscience' status https://www.jpost.com/international/amnesty-international-revokes-navalnys-prisoner-of-conscience-status-660037 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:bb9f1f21-c9aa-5fde-e84e-e9b8a9330a9c Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:55:53 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/464425' /><br />Amnesty still believes that Navalny should be freed from jail.<br /> Rockets against US targets in Iraq seen as Iranian message to Biden https://www.timesofisrael.com/rockets-against-us-targets-in-iraq-seen-as-iranian-message-to-biden/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9c02dab2-47e4-5222-4398-124f13fdfdba Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:49:16 -0500 Analysts say Tehran looking to boost its leverage as Washington seeks to rein in its nuclear program Israel & the Region Iran-US relations Iran Iraq Iran-Iraq relations Biden administration Mustafa al-Kadhemi Van Gogh painting to be shown in public for first time https://www.jpost.com/international/van-gogh-painting-to-be-shown-in-public-for-first-time-660036 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1eb433fe-798e-912a-fc20-b628ed6a6a50 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:46:58 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471860' /><br />Titled A street scene in Montmartre, the painting depicts a man and woman, strolling arm in arm past a ramshackle fence with a windmill in the background.<br /> Knesset passes law to give cities info on unvaccinated residents https://www.timesofisrael.com/knesset-passes-law-to-give-cities-info-on-unvaccinated-residents/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:81269efd-3aca-e25b-0f13-13edc0d7de33 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:40:51 -0500 Meretz MK says bill is too quick to hand over medical, personal data; Likud committee head pushes back, says saving lives trumps privacy Israel Inside Health Ministry coronavirus coronavirus vaccine COVID-19 Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler Knesset Labor Welfare and Health Committee Israeli Association of Public Health Physicians Israeli Medical Association Nadav Davidovitch Haim Katz Tamar Zandberg Merav Michaeli How the US is trying to invest in Africa’s security https://www.jpost.com/international/how-the-us-is-trying-to-invest-in-africas-security-660021 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5e53b793-3eb5-9800-bd02-019762432ee5 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:24:44 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471852' /><br />A US State Department briefing with key commanders outlines US support.<br /> No parties or parades, but other possibilities remain for Purim https://www.timesofisrael.com/no-parties-or-parades-but-other-possibilities-remain-for-purim/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:0ee51282-293a-8ef8-6f35-bfae707fbb6d Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:12:41 -0500 Masks and the Book of Esther have pride of place in a weekend of revelry under the shadow of the virus Israel Inside Purim Tower of David Museum Bible Lands Museum Tzohar Old City of Jerusalem Old City Walls megilah From Kuwait to Oman, Jews are preparing for a Purim unlike any other https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/from-kuwait-to-oman-jews-are-preparing-for-a-purim-unlike-any-other-660017 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:87eceeb8-fb5c-84fe-f8ed-f013703707ec Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:02:52 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/454766' /><br />The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities will host a virtual Purim event.<br /> The Megillah is named after only one woman https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/the-megillah-is-named-after-only-one-woman/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ec454ace-e980-c8b2-cb9a-b50d40444653 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:53:10 -0500 Sure, turn Vashti into a feminist icon, if you want, but don’t forget that the true heroine of the story is her replacement, Esther The Blogs ‘I’m Jewish now’: Azealia Banks’ engagement pic ignites storm https://www.timesofisrael.com/im-jewish-now-azealia-banks-engagement-pic-ignites-storm/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:69b7b866-68c5-a53d-870d-1395dfb9cb79 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:45:02 -0500 Rap star makes announcement using picture of her ring with a menorah on it, captioned 'MAZEL TOV BITCHES!' Jewish Times American Jews Azealia Banks Cross-border anti-terror operations are Turkey’s legitimate right: Erdoğan https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/cross-border-anti-terror-operations-are-turkeys-legitimate-right-erdogan-162669 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:28f391d6-1bf1-9c79-7ac2-87daddf048fd Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:36:43 -0500 Turkey’s counter-terror operations within and across its borders are the country’s legitimate right as well as “humanitarian missions,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Feb. 24, emphasizing that Ankara would continue these military operations. Turkey Biden rushes to address global computer chip shortage in executive order https://www.jpost.com/international/biden-rushes-to-address-global-computer-chip-shortage-in-executive-order-660028 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ee0edc64-bf8a-fbe3-8329-8f654c3905dd Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:36:37 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471857' /><br />The chip scarcity has quickly grown into a major headache for the White House.<br /> Greek tanker is main suspect in disastrous Mediterranean oil spill https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/greek-tanker-is-main-suspect-in-disastrous-mediterranean-oil-spill-659961 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:66a5fb4c-aca4-924b-8c99-dcaff0629af0 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:32:20 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471727' /><br />Tar washing up along 90% of Israel’s coastline could take years to clean up, experts warn<br /> Israel begins disposal of 1,200 tons of tar collected from beaches https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-begins-disposal-of-1200-tons-of-tar-collected-from-beaches/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d1ca6cb9-7305-cc19-e1f8-07e60d5d9466 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:32:18 -0500 Environmental Protection Ministry says waste contaminated 160 kilometers of coastline; rejecting media reports, operators of Greek-flagged ship deny responsibility Israel Inside Environmental Protection Ministry Gila Gamliel pollution Israeli beaches Israel begins disposal of 1,200 tons of tar collected from ongoing beach cleanup https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-begins-disposal-of-1200-tons-of-tar-collected-from-beaches/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:8775f3eb-7f39-85db-2cb1-0bb9ff995e13 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:32:18 -0500 Environmental Protection Ministry says devastating spill has contaminated 160 kilometers of coastline; rejecting media reports, operators of Greek-flagged ship deny responsibility Israel Inside Environmental Protection Ministry Gila Gamliel pollution Israeli beaches Group calls for probe of alleged election meddling by Likud MK who spoke to PLO https://www.timesofisrael.com/group-calls-for-probe-of-alleged-election-meddling-by-likud-mk-who-spoke-to-plo/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:1c5ba81a-0684-36da-0c4f-10ed06e5770a Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:31:03 -0500 Watchdog demands criminal investigation into deputy minister behind the talks; New Hope MK said planning to call for a Knesset debate on the matter Israel Inside 2021 Israeli elections Gideon Sa'ar New Hope party Likud party Fateen Mulla Palestinian liberation organization Movement for Quality Government in Israel Zvi Hauser Avichai Mandelblit Kobi Shabtai Watchdog demands probe of alleged election meddling by Likud MK who spoke to PLO https://www.timesofisrael.com/group-calls-for-probe-of-alleged-election-meddling-by-likud-mk-who-spoke-to-plo/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:748a55d2-0690-bf10-f910-27c934ec3fd8 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:31:03 -0500 Criminal investigation urged into deputy minister behind talks; New Hope MK said planning to seek Knesset debate on reported bid to get Abbas to push Arab Israelis to vote Likud Israel Inside 2021 Israeli elections Gideon Sa'ar New Hope party Likud party Fateen Mulla Palestinian liberation organization Movement for Quality Government in Israel Zvi Hauser Avichai Mandelblit Kobi Shabtai French actor Depardieu placed under sexual violence investigation https://www.jpost.com/international/french-actor-depardieu-placed-under-sexual-violence-investigation-660025 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:aef7a4e1-4dd9-ebfa-9861-fa252d02b497 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:20:04 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471855' /><br />The judicial source said Depardieu had been placed under formal investigation on December 16 last year and that he had not been held in custody or asked to post bail.<br /> Video shows Russian armed drones were used in Syria in recent years https://www.jpost.com/international/video-shows-russian-armed-drones-were-used-in-syria-in-recent-years-660020 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:43fe00bd-cf5c-c233-ad80-04961c0021ef Wed, 24 Feb 2021 07:15:24 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/470143' /><br />The Orion drone is Russia’s answer to US armed drones, such as the Reaper.<br /> Abu Dhabi Investment Office forms alliance with Israel tech, investment bodies https://www.timesofisrael.com/abu-dhabi-investment-office-forms-alliance-with-israel-tech-investment-bodies/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bb6960a4-065d-2666-34be-3ac71556ddbd Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:54:30 -0500 Collaboration with Invest in Israel and the Israel Innovation Authority seeks to boost joint ventures and strengthen economic ties in wake of Abraham Accords Startup Israel Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) Israel Innovation Authority (IIA) Invest in Israel Knesset passes law that gives cities info on unvaccinated residents https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-february-24-2021/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:1bb6f2df-1e57-5602-d122-0b0fac3ccbc7 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:46:54 -0500 Bill passed in 2nd, 3rd readings at plenum; critics have voiced privacy concerns over legislation Israel & the Region Liveblog Israel: Iran’s nuclear actions necessitate immediate international response https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-february-24-2021/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:1dea64c4-e837-2cc0-065e-8063e4246188 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:46:54 -0500 FM Ashkenazi says Tehran 'crushing the last vestiges of oversight by the IAEA, continues to challenge and threaten regional stability' Israel & the Region Liveblog Can Biden resolve the Israeli and Palestinian conflict? https://www.timesofisrael.com/can-biden-resolve-the-israeli-and-palestinian-conflict/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c4eade63-c537-b334-ed63-20246b435235 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:32:49 -0500 Here are 4 policy pillars that would reset US foreign policy in the Middle East and help the region retrace its steps toward a viable two-state solution The Blogs Israel-US relations two-state solution Biden administration Donald Trump Peace to Prosperity Antony Blinken Trump aide considering challenge to Ohio Republican who voted for impeachment https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-aide-considering-challenge-to-ohio-republican-who-voted-for-impeachment/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:aa80ee10-19cf-ded5-8ed8-d37edb585c0e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:27:26 -0500 Max Miller, who helped direct former president's rallies, says he may run against Anthony Gonzalez, a GOP lawmaker who voted to censure Trump over deadly Capitol riot Jewish Times Donald Trump Cleveland Ohio Storming of US Capitol Max Miller Trump aide considers challenge to Ohio Republican who voted for impeachment https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-aide-considering-challenge-to-ohio-republican-who-voted-for-impeachment/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:a2857fbe-c08e-9d70-58f3-ab1ec1ce250e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:27:26 -0500 Max Miller, who helped direct former president's rallies, says he may run against Anthony Gonzalez, a GOP lawmaker who voted to censure Trump over deadly Capitol riot Jewish Times Donald Trump Cleveland Ohio Storming of US Capitol Max Miller Stabbing attack attempted near Yitzhar, search for attacker ongoing https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/stabbing-attack-attempted-near-yitzharsearch-for-attacker-ongoing-660007 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8fd14ada-c905-a1e3-386d-671a40b10072 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:24:22 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471851' /><br />In a video of the incident, a man can be seen approaching another man with a knife drawn and attempting to stab him.<br /> Legal action sought against 33 more MPs, says parliament speaker https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/legal-action-sought-against-33-more-mps-says-parliament-speaker-162665 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:2d576649-00bc-ddb0-bc01-1ee8810e7df2 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:23:00 -0500 Turkish Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop has informed that the parliament has received summary proceedings against 33 lawmakers, including those from the ranks of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP). Turkey US aims to return to UN rights body, shield Israel https://www.jpost.com/international/us-aims-to-return-to-un-rights-body-shield-israel-660018 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:831c90ee-7dc0-0c96-ff36-573aa5c128f5 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:17:52 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/470248' /><br />"We urge the Human Rights Council to look at how it conducts its business. That includes its disproportionate focus on Israel."<br /> Labor candidate Nachman Shai finally approved to enter Israel https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/labor-candidate-nachman-shai-finally-approved-to-enter-israel-660009 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:be2d61e0-f1a2-6ea6-cfd7-7e5fda60fd17 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:11:20 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/427460' /><br />Likud: Shai "complained for PR points" instead of going through the system.<br /> US seeks UN rights council seat, calls for disproportionate Israel focus to end https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-seeks-un-rights-council-seat-calls-for-disproportionate-israel-focus-to-end/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f7fbeee7-2f62-1bc9-ee01-dcbc91acfb98 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:02:49 -0500 In video message, Blinken says international body must 'look at how it conducts its business' and eliminate agenda item that singles out Israel for perpetual censure Israel & the Region UNHRC United Nations Human Rights Council Antony Blinken anti-Israel US seeks UN rights council seat, calls for end to disproportionate Israel focus https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-seeks-un-rights-council-seat-calls-for-disproportionate-israel-focus-to-end/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:91bf4083-8444-b0a2-16b9-789bfc49d782 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 06:02:49 -0500 In video message, Blinken says international body must 'look at how it conducts its business' and eliminate agenda item that singles out Israel for perpetual censure Israel & the Region UNHRC United Nations Human Rights Council Antony Blinken anti-Israel Defending candidacy in Supreme Court, Arab would-be Labor MK again apologizes https://www.timesofisrael.com/defending-candidacy-in-supreme-court-arab-would-be-labor-mk-again-apologizes/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3b83c47f-076d-010b-af39-7f32b328736c Wed, 24 Feb 2021 05:40:24 -0500 Justices widely expected to overturn election committee's decision to bar Ibtisam Mara’ana from running in upcoming election over controversial comments about Memorial Day Israel Inside Ibtisam Mara'ana Labor party 2021 Israeli elections Central Elections Committee Avichai Mandelblit Itamar Ben Gvir Otzma Yehudit Merav Michaeli Bennett: I’m more right-wing than Bibi, but I don’t use the tools of hate https://www.timesofisrael.com/bennett-im-more-right-wing-than-bibi-but-i-dont-use-the-tools-of-hate/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b82e732f-6efc-7969-bb7a-c8e6ec006a4e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 05:13:31 -0500 In a landmark interview, the likely election kingmaker sets out hawkish policies but an inclusive Jewish philosophy; assures voters: Israel thrived before Bibi, will soar after him Israel Inside Naftali Bennett 2021 Israeli elections Benjamin Netanyahu settlements Joe Biden Palestinian statehood coronavirus COVID-19 Coronavirus: 11 test positive on New York rescue flight to Israel https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/over-ten-test-positive-with-coronavirus-from-new-york-rescue-flight-659923 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4a65555a-e5fe-4981-7b06-6ab6f6f2ad8d Wed, 24 Feb 2021 05:11:15 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/470213' /><br />Some ultra-Orthodox passengers on the flight allegedly bragged about forging documents to show that they were not positive for the coronavirus.<br /> Ministers reinstate compulsory hotel quarantine for arrivals from abroad https://www.timesofisrael.com/ministers-reinstate-compulsory-hotel-quarantine-for-arrivals-from-abroad/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9c1a3ea9-1844-46fa-ef26-b0a7a9224c29 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 05:10:37 -0500 Measure dependent on approval by Knesset committee, but panel chair says no meeting planned, sets up talks on matter with health minister Israel Inside quarantine quarantine hotels coronavirus cabinet COVID-19 coronavirus Ya'akov Asher Constitution Law and Justice Committee Jewish Agency pays tribute to late SA philanthropist Eric Samson https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/jewish-agency-pays-tribute-to-late-sa-philanthropist-eric-samson-660003 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f57825ea-bbcb-e68b-0979-70537f1dbe2f Wed, 24 Feb 2021 05:08:35 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471832' /><br />Samson was a staunch supporter of Israel.<br /> Turkey begins vaccinating teachers ahead of face-to-face education https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-begins-vaccinating-teachers-ahead-of-face-to-face-education-162664 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:13cd235b-4d80-dcaa-823f-b062130e2c1c Wed, 24 Feb 2021 04:46:13 -0500 Turkey has started the vaccination of teachers ahead of the commencement of face-to-face education slated for March 1. Education Minister Ziya Selçuk received his first shot in a ceremony held in the Central Anatolia province of Çorum on Feb. 24. Turkey Israel signs agreement to equip German military with Trophy AP https://www.jpost.com/international/israel-and-germany-sign-agreement-to-equip-german-military-with-trophy-aps-660010 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9c1a249d-e2ee-700f-cb39-d2cfd667fa04 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 04:43:17 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471843' /><br />Rafael's Trophy system is considered among the world’s most effective active protection systems.<br /> Murat Mercan officially appointed as Turkey’s ambassador to US https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/murat-mercan-officially-appointed-as-turkeys-ambassador-to-us-162663 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:9a2d1894-a670-d2ca-af04-af5657bfeef7 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 04:25:00 -0500 Turkey’s former ambassador to Tokyo, Hasan Murat Mercan, was officially appointed as Turkey’s ambassador to Washington on Feb. 24. Turkey IDF searches for suspect after reported stabbing attempt in West Bank https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-searches-for-suspect-after-reported-stabbing-attempt-in-west-bank/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:85717933-234f-9490-ce9f-c65d2f6dd472 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 04:21:38 -0500 Military says it receives unverified report of incident at Yitzhar Junction near Nablus, launches a manhunt to find alleged terrorist Israel & the Region West Bank IDF Israel Defense Forces Yitzhar Nablus Low, medium-risk provinces to be allowed to ease curbs first https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/low-medium-risk-provinces-to-be-allowed-to-ease-curbs-first-162661 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:8e65c878-d8d5-af69-944b-6417cab5ae6f Wed, 24 Feb 2021 04:15:57 -0500 Provinces in Turkey classified under low and medium risk groups will be the first ones to be allowed to start easing COVID-19-related restrictions as the country is preparing to return to normal life in March. Turkey Ghislaine Maxwell offers to renounce foreign citizenship in 3rd attempt at bail https://www.timesofisrael.com/ghislaine-maxwell-offers-to-renounce-foreign-citizenship-in-3rd-attempt-at-bail/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:733620d9-41e9-5985-b117-c01ec70f1cfc Wed, 24 Feb 2021 04:13:48 -0500 Socialite awaiting trial for recruiting teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse says she'll give up British and French passports Israel & the Region Ghislaine Maxwell Jeffrey Epstein sexual abuse COVID-19: AstraZeneca vaccine stronger if 3 months between doses - study https://www.jpost.com/health-science/covid-19-astrazeneca-vaccine-stronger-if-3-months-between-doses-study-659911 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f0979e34-df4e-2a8c-38a9-1bbdd00a0c36 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:51:48 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/470840' /><br />The findings are not without precedent, with the study noting that other vaccines, like those for the flu, Ebola and malaria, also provide greater protection after longer intervals between doses.<br /> Senior ultra-Orthodox rabbis urge against getting drunk on Purim this year https://www.timesofisrael.com/senior-ultra-orthodox-rabbis-urge-against-getting-drunk-on-purim-this-year/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9f08a8ae-9263-ea2e-d038-c60288249d88 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:42:52 -0500 Saying inebriation could lead to violating restrictions and spreading coronavirus, religious authorities call for restraint Israel Inside Purim ultra-Orthodox alcohol Menachem Chaim Breier Beat poet, publisher, City Lights bookseller Lawrence Ferlinghetti dies at 101 https://www.timesofisrael.com/beat-poet-publisher-city-lights-bookseller-lawrence-ferlinghetti-dies-at-101/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:0cde8065-768c-d56e-6482-2936f932521a Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:42:48 -0500 Activist helped launch literary movement, becoming one of its leading figures, with his books selling over a million copies as he ran one of the world’s most famous bookstores Jewish Times Lawrence Ferlinghetti San Francisco Allen Ginsberg beat Iranian regime shoots fuel traders causing revolt in Saravan https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/iranian-regime-shoots-fuel-traders-causing-revolt-in-saravan-659977 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1dbcb2f2-1252-290a-9aa9-0a65055aaa2e Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:40:10 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449191' /><br />The 'Post' can also reveal a tweet that shows footage of the IRGC shooting at protesters.<br /> Live in Israel, Study in English https://www.jpost.com/special-content/live-in-israel-study-in-english-659906 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6f10c14e-2d67-16ed-f8d2-73a0dd9c9ee9 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:36:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471792' /><br /><br /> Central Bank revises reserve requirements https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/central-bank-revises-reserve-requirements-162655 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:a97e3d73-04c7-f76c-fc49-1d6e859b8d52 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:08:39 -0500 Turkey's Central Bank on Feb. 24 revised its regulations on reserve requirements to improve the effectiveness of the monetary transmission mechanism in the country. Economy Bennett: Yamina won’t sit in a ‘left-wing’ government headed by Lapid https://www.timesofisrael.com/bennett-yamina-wont-sit-in-a-left-wing-government-headed-by-lapid/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:38a59797-a11a-4679-f26d-ab48b0876cc8 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 03:01:57 -0500 But Yesh Atid can still join a potential coalition, Bennett says; recent poll puts Yesh Atid at 18 seats to Yamina's 11 Israel Inside Biden to call Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday https://www.jpost.com/international/biden-plans-to-call-saudi-arabias-king-salman-on-wednesday-report-659990 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0df586c6-6200-e40f-5b48-0bfb99e6d1e2 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 02:49:11 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/469878' /><br />If carried out as planned, the call will be Biden's first conversation as president with the Saudi king.<br /> Israeli PixCell's device to help in US rural health research https://www.jpost.com/health-science/israeli-pixcells-device-to-help-in-us-rural-health-research-659985 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:73ed054b-7e00-0d13-d68e-df85de1e7153 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 02:46:00 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/458447' /><br />The HemoScreen device is FDA cleared to perform the Complete Blood Count (CBC), which can be used at the point of testing.<br /> IDF soldier in critical condition after being shot in head on base https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/idf-soldier-severely-injured-while-on-base-idf-investigating-report-659978 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0e03e5c6-38d8-8b82-b359-51f92f433958 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 02:05:46 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446180' /><br />The soldier was reportedly found unconscious at 10:15 p.m. and in a secluded part of the base.<br /> China's bid to stop Wuhan COVID-19 spread cut deaths from other causes https://www.jpost.com/health-science/chinas-bid-to-stop-wuhan-covid-19-spread-cut-deaths-from-other-causes-659999 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b58de205-99f4-57de-fac8-ef804c5be6c3 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:58:19 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471829' /><br />The study showed there were around 6,000 additional deaths in Wuhan over the January-March 2020 period, including 4,573 caused by pneumonia — most of which were COVID-related.<br /> UNRWA food distribution points close in Gaza amid refugee protests https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/protests-by-outraged-refugees-close-unrwa-food-distribution-points-in-gaza-659976 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a72cde73-c434-0cb3-8d4d-ccd633b52545 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:54:38 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/429466' /><br />Palestinians reject reduced food parcels as political move; UN agency says change means more families will benefit<br /> UN finds inconsistencies in Iran claims over shot-down Ukrainian plane https://www.jpost.com/international/questions-over-whether-irans-shooting-ukrainian-plane-intentional-un-659969 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e8abf8dd-d73e-7a93-cf39-996b1c5f7f0d Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:53:56 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451587' /><br />All 176 people on board were killed, 138 of whom had ties to Canada.<br /> Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/tiger-woods-seriously-injured-in-crash-on-steep-la-area-road-162654 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:7179d384-2e6b-df8a-e38f-291d03296389 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:20:00 -0500 Tiger Woods crashed his SUV on sweeping, downhill road in the Los Angels suburbs on Feb. 23 morning, and doctors tried to stabilize “significant” injuries to his right leg with rods and a combination of screws and pins. World Biden, Trudeau renew strained US-Canadian ties https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/biden-trudeau-renew-strained-us-canadian-ties-162653 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:27f2549c-951f-4630-c521-4161fa57ade2 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:17:00 -0500 President Joe Biden declared Canada and the United States best friends on Feb. 23, while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the friendship "extraordinary" in a virtual meeting turning the page on the turbulent Donald Trump era. World Turkish Treasury borrows over $1 bln through auctions https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-treasury-borrows-over-1-bln-through-auctions-162652 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:99f1fa00-8425-23c4-e62e-860b47801858 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:15:20 -0500 The Turkish Treasury borrowed around 7.43 billion Turkish liras ($1.05 billion) from domestic markets on Feb. 23, according to an official statement. Economy Turkey slams EU for not having enough concern over PKK https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-slams-eu-for-not-having-enough-concern-over-pkk-162650 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:b6effc81-6b2d-ab32-d0e8-6ee680965bea Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:13:07 -0500 Turkey’s presidential spokesperson on Feb. 23 condemned a statement by the European Union’s lead spokesperson for external affairs over the EU’s support for a Turkish opposition party. Turkey AstraZeneca to deliver under 90 mln doses in Q2 https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/astrazeneca-to-deliver-under-90-mln-doses-in-q2-162651 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:fddd39b0-191c-5c1d-fa14-9c9edfca8781 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:13:00 -0500 AstraZeneca expects to deliver less than half the COVID-19 vaccines it was contracted to supply the European Union in the second quarter, an EU official told Reuters on Feb. 23. World Some 130 soldiers detained over suspected FETO links https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/some-130-soldiers-detained-over-suspected-feto-links-162649 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:240804d4-8725-8628-efa2-7f105ae49559 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:09:31 -0500 Turkish security forces detained 130 soldiers on Feb. 23 in operations centered in the western Izmir province over alleged links to the FETÖ, the group behind the 2016 defeated coup. Turkey Turkey hails partnership with Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-hails-partnership-with-azerbaijan-turkmenistan-162648 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:3449c92c-ed77-dfa7-d0a3-ec1d6ddace2d Wed, 24 Feb 2021 01:04:00 -0500 A trilateral mechanism between Turkey, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan has made significant contributions to the prosperity and stability of the region, the foreign minister of Turkey said on Feb. 23.  Turkey UN expert says Iran lied about downing of Ukraine airliner https://www.timesofisrael.com/un-expert-says-iran-lied-about-downing-of-ukraine-airliner/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:a3446bf7-9103-8d30-e9a8-939a5251edf0 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 00:42:21 -0500 Special UN rapporteur says Tehran's explanation of 2020 incident, which killed 176, contradicts facts and technical assessments of experts Israel & the Region Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Qassem Soleimani Ukraine-Iran relations IDF soldier severely injured while on base, IDF investigating all leads https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/idf-soldier-severely-injured-while-on-base-idf-investigating-report-659978 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:eadcd5b6-ebc6-66e3-17e1-49d39dbbbf53 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 00:30:47 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446180' /><br />The soldier was reportedly found unconscious at 10:15 p.m. and in a secluded part of the base.<br /> Blue and White sees minor bump in poll; Netanyahu’s bloc short of majority https://www.timesofisrael.com/blue-and-white-sees-minor-bump-in-poll-netanyahus-bloc-short-of-majority/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bc56adf3-0a16-7897-beb7-b3624627d3f7 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:51:48 -0500 Pollster denies his work with Gantz's party ahead of the March 23 elections influenced the results of the surveys he has done for Israel's top TV broadcaster Israel Inside polls 2021 Israeli elections Friends, fellow athletes react to Tiger Woods car crash https://www.jpost.com/international/friends-fellow-athletes-react-to-tiger-woods-car-crash-659995 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:3f2ab1ad-08c7-6335-8cec-8893c44f6140 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:50:35 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471825' /><br />Fellow athletes and other notable figures reacted with concern after Tiger Woods' car accident.<br /> Health Min. revokes license of anti vax-coercion doctor, party head https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/health-min-revokes-license-of-anti-vaccination-doctor-rapeh-party-head-659919 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:40f65a1c-381b-518d-85c2-65d97e965de8 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:41:53 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/469991' /><br />The judge said that Aryeh Avni's actions pose a real danger to public health.<br /> Yeshiva high school students have a binge-drinking problem https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/culture/yeshiva-high-school-students-have-a-binge-drinking-problem-data-shows-659992 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9dfd4501-fc52-1953-4784-3dd3512691bf Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:41:09 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471824' /><br />The numbers are consistent across two years, 20 schools and thousands of students. The national data show that 22% of students have taken “more than just a taste or a sip” in the past 30 days.<br /> Sacha Baron Cohen says his days of disguise pranks are over https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/sacha-baron-cohen-says-his-days-of-disguise-pranks-are-over-659994 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7928000a-2a72-83c9-9139-6047b06d259a Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:13:18 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449326' /><br />While filming the sequel to the massively popular 2006 “Borat” film last year, he said he feared for his life when told that he should wear a bulletproof vest to a gun rally.<br /> Rapper Azealia Banks ignites social media storm with wedding announcement https://www.jpost.com/international/rapper-azealia-banks-ignites-social-media-storm-with-wedding-announcement-659993 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7a646915-d994-6f51-66c6-ad099031675b Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:09:04 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/414897' /><br />Here’s one representative exchange, which ends with Banks declaring, “I’m a jewcy diva now.”<br /> Rio de Janeiro designated as sister city of Israel’s Brazilian capital https://www.timesofisrael.com/rio-de-janeiro-designated-as-sister-city-of-israels-brazilian-capital/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ffa2e0ab-544f-e937-16fa-fede18175c9b Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:04:02 -0500 Head of Rio Jewish federation says both the Brazilian city and Ra'anana 'are magnets of newcomers, where everyone feels at home' Jewish Times Ra'anana Rio de Janeiro Brazil Brazilian Jewry Rio designated as sister city of Israel’s Brazilian immigrant capital https://www.timesofisrael.com/rio-de-janeiro-designated-as-sister-city-of-israels-brazilian-capital/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:301982f7-1021-5a36-be2d-8b81784a8104 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:04:02 -0500 Head of Rio Jewish federation says both the Brazilian city and Ra'anana 'are magnets of newcomers, where everyone feels at home' Jewish Times Ra'anana Rio de Janeiro Brazil Brazilian Jewry Over 1,800 people sentenced to prison due to violence against healthcare workers https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/over-1-800-people-sentenced-to-prison-due-to-violence-against-healthcare-workers-162638 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:651daacd-181c-78e7-0e38-cc57846cd359 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 Some 1,811 people have been sentenced to prison for violence against healthcare workers in the past five years in Turkey, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has said in response to a parliamentary question filed by a deputy of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP). Turkey Fear of public transit among people leads to high traffic congestion in Istanbul https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/fear-of-public-transit-among-people-leads-to-high-traffic-congestion-in-istanbul-162637 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:77229f64-20ac-6b31-b602-85295fd62da6 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 With the fear of using public transit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people in Turkey’s largest metropolis, Istanbul, have switched to using their personal vehicles instead, leading to high traffic density. Turkey Bookings soar as Britons hope for travel restart https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/bookings-soar-as-britons-hope-for-travel-restart-162646 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:9b505011-7af6-eba7-e898-81ae73eb621d Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 International holiday bookings surged by as much as 600 percent after Britain laid out plans to gradually relax coronavirus restrictions, giving battered airlines and tour operators hope that a bumper summer could come to their rescue. Economy İzmir seeks World Heritage status for four zones https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/izmir-seeks-world-heritage-status-for-four-zones-162621 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:f69c2988-9e57-dd1f-83d3-c69f5f67f9a6 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 The Aegean province of İzmir, Turkey’s third largest by population, is seeking World Heritage status for four zones to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List: The Historical Port City, Birgi village, Gediz Delta and the Foça, Çandarlı and Çeşme castles. Arts & Life Second edition of Arter’s music festival to launch online https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/second-edition-of-arters-music-festival-to-launch-online-162622 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:4bcb3377-6a16-70f7-a05d-26c40daa25ab Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 Arter, a subsidiary of the Vehbi Koç Foundation and a vibrant cultural hub, is bringing together leading names of the music industry with their brand-new music creations in its second edition of New and Newest Music Festival to be held online on Feb. 26, 27 and 28. Arts & Life Woman launches campaign for smart sticks for visually impaired people https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/woman-launches-campaign-for-smart-sticks-for-visually-impaired-people-162628 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:d94d8f8f-9e5d-b0c8-06bb-7b0f51143685 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 A woman in Istanbul has gathered around at least 1,000 smart walking sticks for visually impaired people after a social media campaign she launched on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Dec. 3 last year, daily Milliyet has reported. Turkey Temperatures in eastern Ağrı province drop to minus 19 degrees https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/photo-temperatures-in-eastern-agri-province-drop-to-minus-19-degrees-162626 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:00f14c2d-0586-87de-40a2-9fa98dd727d9 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 With temperatures dropping below minus 19 degrees Celsius in the ongoing winter season, Turkey’s eastern province of Ağrı has become the coldest city in the country. (DHA Photo) Photo 'Yılkı' horses look for food on snow at Beydağları https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/photo-yilki-horses-look-for-food-on-snow-at-beydaglari-162647 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:f9c4181d-37e3-2ed7-d8cc-99ccaa313362 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 ‘Yılkı’ horses run on snow and look for food at the Beydağları Mountains in the southern province of Antalya. (AA Photo) Photo Sunset scenery in Istanbul https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/photo-sunset-scenery-in-istanbul-162625 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:7c765129-fece-3601-01b4-837e1aec79b4 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 Turkey's metropolis Istanbul dazes visitors with its enchanting sights during sunset. (AA Photo) Photo Power output from wind hits 10.7 percent https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/power-output-from-wind-hits-10-7-percent-162641 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:81097d0c-ad53-52a0-1e41-b48a740818c4 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 23:00:00 -0500 Wind’s share in Turkey’s monthly electricity generation passed 10 percent threshold for the first time in January, the energy and natural resources minister said on Feb. 23. Economy Biden administration says human rights will be ‘central’ to ties with Egypt https://www.timesofisrael.com/biden-administration-says-human-rights-will-be-central-to-ties-with-egypt/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:514721bd-9f2c-4cd1-4a45-a9931650fec4 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 22:25:20 -0500 In call with Egyptian counterpart, Secretary of State Antony Blinken also stresses US concerns over potential Egyptian purchase of fighter jets from Russia Israel & the Region US-Egypt relations Egypt human rights Antony Blinken Sameh Shoukry Netanyahu on new Iran deal: Nuclear agreement is worthless https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/netanyahu-after-iran-strategy-meeting-nuclear-agreement-is-worthless-659897 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9ffe70b6-20cc-3567-5bc7-3d4e4a6af0c7 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 22:25:15 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471789' /><br />"With or without an agreement, we will do everything so Iran isn’t armed with nuclear weapons.”<br /> Why Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman is struggling with her hamantaschen https://www.jpost.com/international/why-smitten-kitchens-deb-perelman-is-struggling-with-her-hamantaschen-659989 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ee7dd51d-7e67-7c0a-31a7-1f614fce17b2 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 22:14:31 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471823' /><br />Perelman is one of the most well-established and beloved food bloggers in America and Smitten Kitchen, which has also launched two cookbooks.<br /> Rio designated sister city of Raanana, Israel’s Brazilian capital https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/rio-designated-sister-city-of-raanana-israels-brazilian-capital-659988 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8bff1060-6b29-96e8-ade9-d6d31f289b44 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 22:03:28 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471822' /><br />Since 2015, Raanana has quickly become the primary destination for Brazilians moving to Israel.<br /> After spat over support of Trump, Young Israel council replaces board https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/after-spat-over-support-of-trump-young-israel-council-replaces-board-659987 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2617aba3-e6df-9d33-a023-ab6e7af8ef7f Tue, 23 Feb 2021 21:45:09 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/414906' /><br />The council represents more than 100 Orthodox synagogues across the country.<br /> Sacha Baron Cohen says he’s done with disguise pranks https://www.timesofisrael.com/sacha-baron-cohen-says-hes-done-with-disguise-pranks/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:8b7aba8c-c521-8953-5b1e-744cb9252655 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 21:44:20 -0500 'At some point, your luck runs out,' says the Jewish actor, who has been sued and nearly arrested while filming his movies and shows Jewish Times Sacha Baron Cohen Borat Protests by outraged refugees close UNRWA food distribution points in Gaza https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/protests-by-outraged-refugees-close-unrwa-food-distribution-points-in-gaza-659976 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d48c00d6-ea08-81db-04ca-08169847cf63 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 21:38:52 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/429466' /><br />Palestinians reject reduced food parcels as political move; UN agency says change means more families will benefit<br /> Israel said set to give nearly 100,000 vaccine doses to 15 countries https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-said-set-to-give-nearly-100000-vaccine-doses-to-15-countries/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:078fc923-46b9-8215-e28e-32535d40557c Tue, 23 Feb 2021 21:01:54 -0500 Report says list of states not yet finalized, will include Italy and Chad; top ministers say they weren't informed of Netanyahu's plan to exchange vaccines for diplomatic support Israel & the Region coronavirus vaccine coronavirus COVID-19 Netanyahu said set to give nearly 100,000 vaccine doses to 15 countries https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-said-set-to-give-nearly-100000-vaccine-doses-to-15-countries/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e7444782-4f87-7163-0d42-88c31363ed78 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 21:01:54 -0500 Report says list of states not yet finalized, will include Italy and Chad; top ministers say they weren't informed of PM's plan to exchange vaccines for diplomatic support Israel & the Region coronavirus vaccine coronavirus COVID-19 Teachers may play role in in-school COVID-19 transmission - US CDC https://www.jpost.com/health-science/teachers-may-play-role-in-in-school-covid-19-transmission-us-cdc-659984 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d8d6c88b-d10b-456c-e28f-74f84d0682aa Tue, 23 Feb 2021 20:17:29 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/457404' /><br />Transmission from teachers resulted in about half of 31 school-related cases, according to the investigation.<br /> AstraZeneca to miss 2nd-quarter EU vaccine supply by half - EU Official https://www.jpost.com/international/official-astrazeneca-to-miss-2nd-quarter-eu-vaccine-supply-by-half-659983 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2d732b24-c0ad-132a-51f5-51c774551022 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 20:02:53 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/459898' /><br />AstraZeneca's contract with the EU, which was leaked last week, showed the company had committed to delivering 180 million doses to the 27-nation bloc in the second quarter.<br /> US Senate confirms Biden’s pick for UN ambassador https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-senate-confirms-bidens-pick-for-un-ambassador/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c3e78fe4-e529-432b-ec8d-047f24a19243 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 19:44:01 -0500 Israeli envoy to world body congratulates Linda Thomas-Greenfield on her confirmation, says they'll work together against 'anti-Semitic BDS groups' Israel & the Region Linda Thomas-Greenfield United Nations US Senate GameStop CFO to step down after Reddit driven stock rally https://www.jpost.com/international/gamestop-cfo-to-step-down-after-reddit-driven-stock-rally-659981 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:606b568b-bec5-ceea-8f8b-e51c47f17adf Tue, 23 Feb 2021 19:11:09 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/470363' /><br />GameStop has also been targeted by shareholders pushing it to focus more on digital sales rather than its mall-based locations.<br /> Israeli, Saudi officials discuss Biden’s planned return to Iran nuke deal — TV https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-saudi-officials-discuss-bidens-planned-return-to-iran-nuke-deal-tv/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e561ee6e-da62-af81-dadf-66d8d80fdd68 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 19:07:40 -0500 Israel's public broadcaster says recent phone calls also touched on Riyadh's concerns over new US administration's focus on alleged Saudi rights violations Israel & the Region Israel-Saudi Arabia relations Israel-US relations US-Saudi relations Iran nuclear deal Why is KKL-JNF's plan to buy Palestinian land in West Bank controversial? https://www.jpost.com/opinion/kkl-jnfs-plan-to-buy-palestinian-land-in-west-bank-is-fine-659958 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2ed77a1a-9b5e-8a7c-6eec-bdb125a85133 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:58:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471603' /><br />The executive committee of KKL-JNF has the right to approve the purchase of private Palestinian land in Area C, which comprises parts of the West Bank controlled by Israel.<br /> Doctors extract fishhook from fisherman's eye and manage to save it https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/doctors-extract-fishhook-from-fishermans-eye-and-manage-to-save-it-659967 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:39ccc243-c6c2-b00f-541a-b1cdfcf38437 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:36:54 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471815' /><br />Some two days after the surgery, the fisherman reportedly felt better and even started seeing shadows and light in the injured eye.<br /> Tiger Woods badly hurt in car crash, expected to survive https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/tiger-woods-hospitalized-after-being-involved-in-car-accident-659960 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:522539b0-1856-d81e-7064-07bd6508b6a1 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:31:20 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471814' /><br />The vehicle sustained major damage and Woods was extricated from the wreck with the "jaws of life."<br /> Coronavirus: Quarantine hotels to reopen until better solution available https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/coronavirus-quarantine-hotels-to-reopen-until-better-solution-available-659979 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b3b02d77-cff4-c371-4ea0-62340286e875 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:25:58 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/459420' /><br />State-run hotels for isolating people returning from abroad have attracted much criticism over the past few months, with some questioning their effectiveness.<br /> Top executives of Texas electric grid resign after storm failure https://www.jpost.com/international/top-executives-of-texas-electric-grid-resign-after-storm-failure-659980 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d3c50f43-d8ad-e37c-c657-47f5d93b95da Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:18:59 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471643' /><br />Texas Governor Greg Abbott welcomed the resignations, noting ERCOT has assured it had adequate power ahead of the storm.<br /> Israeli soldier seriously injured at Jordan Valley base https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-soldier-seriously-injured-at-jordan-valley-base/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:19bc3f68-ea84-fee2-aaf7-10b8af46a7cc Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:18:54 -0500 IDF says soldier was taken to the hospital, gives no details on how he was hurt; Military Police launch investigation Israel Inside IDF Israel Defense Forces IDF Military Police Jordan Valley Soldier seriously hurt after being shot under murky circumstances https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-soldier-seriously-injured-at-jordan-valley-base/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4a3d1501-bc5d-7d94-ff51-ba70b50071c2 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:18:54 -0500 Military Police launch investigation, find serviceman was hit by a bullet from another soldier's gun, but the incident is unclear; injured trooper taken to the hospital Israel Inside IDF Israel Defense Forces IDF Military Police Jordan Valley Soldier critically injured after being shot under murky circumstances https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-soldier-seriously-injured-at-jordan-valley-base/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:43fd148f-ad6f-adfa-1700-339a1b966a3a Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:18:54 -0500 Military Police launch investigation, find serviceman was hit in the head by a bullet from another soldier's gun, but the incident is unclear; wounded trooper taken to the hospital Israel Inside IDF Israel Defense Forces IDF Military Police Jordan Valley Soldier critically injured after being shot in head under murky circumstances https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-soldier-seriously-injured-at-jordan-valley-base/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4cc9ab2f-cb24-9153-e3a1-3fa252c56abd Tue, 23 Feb 2021 18:18:54 -0500 Military Police launch investigation, find serviceman was hit by a bullet from another soldier's gun, but the incident is unclear; wounded trooper taken to the hospital Israel Inside IDF Israel Defense Forces IDF Military Police Jordan Valley IAEA deeply concerned by possible nuclear matter at Iran site flagged by Israel https://www.timesofisrael.com/iaea-deeply-concerned-by-possible-nuclear-matter-at-iran-site-flagged-by-israel/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f482be0b-757d-1ad5-43d7-f4d5da9037a5 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:58:51 -0500 Sources say no indication Tehran facility was used for processing uranium, but may have been used for storing it as late as 2018, around when Netanyahu revealed site to UN Israel & the Region IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency Iran nuclear deal Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA Turquzabad IAEA deeply troubled by possible nuclear material at Iran site flagged by Israel https://www.timesofisrael.com/iaea-deeply-concerned-by-possible-nuclear-matter-at-iran-site-flagged-by-israel/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f62b1440-2969-b04f-8ba5-7dd57203b7ce Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:58:51 -0500 Sources say no indication Tehran facility was used for processing uranium, but may have been used for storing it as late as 2018, around when Netanyahu revealed site to UN Israel & the Region IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency Iran nuclear deal Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA Turquzabad Netanyahu: Israel will prevent a nuclear Iran whether or not a deal is in place https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-israel-will-prevent-a-nuclear-iran-whether-or-not-a-deal-is-in-place/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f1dc20ec-1d65-8cbe-af5e-067c407ed2e9 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:31:34 -0500 PM issues warning after Tehran begins restricting access to IAEA inspectors, in further breach of nuke deal; top Israeli officials hold policy meeting as US seeks to reenter accord Israel & the Region Iran-US relations Iran nuclear deal IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA inspectors Ali Khamenei Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA Biden administration Benjamin Netanyahu Yaakov Nagel Yaakov Amidror Why the anti-Putin protest movement divides Russian Jews https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/why-the-anti-putin-protest-movement-divides-russian-jews-659975 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b060454e-0da4-4c42-9fbd-33c6ae4b1699 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:14:53 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471821' /><br />The Putin government’s treatment of the LGBTQ and Muslim communities has been decidedly different.<br /> Tiger Woods hospitalized after being involved in car accident https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/tiger-woods-hospitalized-after-being-involved-in-car-accident-659960 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d2638b31-ec02-e0c6-4d48-0737e8b0f53d Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:46:51 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471814' /><br />The vehicle sustained major damage and Woods was extricated from the wreck with the "jaws of life."<br /> Gas to Gaza? The pipeline that might provide a lifeline https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/gas-to-gaza-the-pipeline-that-might-provide-a-lifeline-659973 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0e1efe59-2ba3-6626-d646-207f9e01d20e Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:41:53 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471309' /><br />For years the project was a distant prospect because of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.<br /> As Iran plays chicken with Biden, it also moves closer to the bomb https://www.timesofisrael.com/as-iran-plays-chicken-with-biden-it-also-moves-closer-to-the-bomb/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f5145354-6f08-dbd6-facd-e30be868ba53 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:40:41 -0500 Tehran appears to be jockeying for position ahead of nuke deal talks by blackballing inspectors and threatening to increase enrichment, but the posturing carries dangerous risks Israel & the Region Iran's nuclear program Iran Iran nuclear deal Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA Rafael Grossi Ali Khamenei NPT Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA inspectors COVID-denying antivaxxer doctor permanently loses medical license https://www.timesofisrael.com/covid-denying-antivaxxer-doctor-permanently-loses-medical-license/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ec7b5b20-2ad7-7920-e236-e71c8f3bb621 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:37:12 -0500 Arieh Avni, who recently said 'anyone who administers a vaccine is, to me, like Mengele,' has reportedly forged immunization certificates and mask exemptions for pay Israel Inside Health Ministry coronavirus anti-vaccination coronavirus vaccine Ruderman foundation ends disability giving, opens void in Jewish inclusion https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/ruderman-foundation-ends-disability-giving-opens-void-in-jewish-inclusion-659971 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1653edaa-14c5-e4be-8c05-8db305a07957 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:30:39 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471820' /><br />The family foundation announced the change in a news release in September that drew little attention.<br /> UN: Questions over whether Iran's shooting down of Ukrainian plane intentional https://www.jpost.com/international/questions-over-whether-irans-shooting-ukrainian-plane-intentional-un-659969 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5f14fe4d-728b-dffc-df8a-c4897aab9954 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:07:17 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451587' /><br />All 176 people on board were killed, 138 of whom had ties to Canada.<br /> Tiger Woods suffers leg injuries after California car crash; condition unclear https://www.timesofisrael.com/tiger-woods-suffers-leg-injuries-after-california-car-crash-condition-unclear/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:7e8e3214-df4b-09de-890d-b349017154f4 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:05:44 -0500 Golfer extricated from vehicle with 'jaws of life' tools, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says; no other cars involved in wreck Israel & the Region Tiger Woods car crash Tiger Woods suffers leg injuries in California car crash; condition unclear https://www.timesofisrael.com/tiger-woods-suffers-leg-injuries-after-california-car-crash-condition-unclear/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4500e3b6-1f18-d1b0-7e7b-8d910f84c385 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 16:05:44 -0500 Golfer extricated from vehicle with 'jaws of life' tools, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says; no other cars involved in wreck Israel & the Region Tiger Woods car crash Israel Elections: 'Netanyahu is strategic liability on Iran' - Michaeli https://www.jpost.com/israel-elections/israel-elections-labor-head-merav-michaeli-in-dialogue-with-gil-hoffman-659899 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8c3be3ff-31c2-6342-595b-c703ec34b9fb Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:46:18 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471785' /><br />Labor head in dialogue with Chief Political Correspondent Gil Hoffman<br /> Israeli-made treatment for non-melenoma skin cancer in development https://www.jpost.com/health-science/israeli-made-treatment-for-non-melenoma-skin-cancer-in-development-659965 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:476f38b0-c66a-ed9e-aa3d-6c804257b976 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:43:46 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447369' /><br />Preclinical in-vitrio research done by MediWound as well as existing research have found that bromelain has anti-cancer properties.<br /> Tel Aviv U. launches new multidisciplinary AI, data science center https://www.jpost.com/jpost-tech/tel-aviv-u-launches-new-multidisciplinary-ai-data-science-center-659928 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:51867994-a414-ee55-95c5-fd17d900186a Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:41:06 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/466421' /><br />‘AI revolution is expected to impact our way of life in every aspect’<br /> Coronavirus: Israeli gov't approves Purim night curfew https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/corona-vaccination-more-than-70-percent-of-israelis-over-16-have-been-jabbed-659882 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7d4191da-74f4-6d7f-050d-9fe975903795 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:38:29 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/469629' /><br />Purim begins Thursday at sundown. The curfew will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.<br /> Blinken said to push Ashkenazi to provide more vaccines to Palestinians https://www.timesofisrael.com/blinken-said-to-push-ashkenazi-to-provide-more-vaccines-to-palestinians/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e5fc52ac-5314-9c43-18ec-cb43741e6dfd Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:30:38 -0500 Foreign minister responds that Israel has already sent thousands of doses to West Bank and Gaza and plans to continue to do so; PM says there won't be any shortage of vaccines Israel & the Region COVID-19 coronavirus coronavirus vaccine Gabi Ashkenazi Antony Blinken Israel-Palestinian relations Benjamin Netanyahu Coronavirus: Gov't approves Purim night curfew https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/corona-vaccination-more-than-70-percent-of-israelis-over-16-have-been-jabbed-659882 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:13f599ac-3f68-bf75-3320-df8c9cc099a9 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:29:30 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/469629' /><br />Purim begins Thursday at sundown. The curfew will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.<br /> UK, France and Germany condemn Iran over UN inspection limits https://www.timesofisrael.com/uk-france-and-germany-condemn-iran-over-un-inspection-limits/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:780a9b6d-7c02-2f25-b00b-53d0d51de78a Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:11:13 -0500 European signatories to 2015 nuclear deal 'united in underlining the dangerous nature of this decision' to restrict access to watchdog IAEA's monitoring regime Israel & the Region Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA Iran nuclear deal US-Iran relations Iran sanctions Biden administration Rafael Grossi IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA inspectors UK-Iran relations Germany-Iran relations France-Iran relations Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti dies at age 101 https://www.jpost.com/international/beat-poet-lawrence-ferlinghetti-dies-at-age-101-659962 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ef524c28-994d-a7e5-b278-b3bd91dc1655 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:10:29 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471813' /><br />Ferlinghetti, who played a key role in a free-speech battle after he published Ginsberg's poem "Howl" in 1956, passed away on Monday evening, said City Lights Books on Twitter.<br /> Coronavirus in Israel: More children to return to school on Wednesday https://www.jpost.com/health-science/coronavirus-in-israel-more-children-to-return-to-school-wednesday-659922 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:48828160-3d57-5a2c-6e83-ba281f978a22 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 15:05:57 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/465161' /><br />More children can enjoy pre-Purim festivities in their classrooms.<br /> AHLC chair: End Israeli-Palestinian conflict with land for peace formula https://www.jpost.com/arab-israeli-conflict/ahlc-chair-end-israeli-palestinian-conflict-with-land-for-peace-formula-659959 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9c81464b-10bf-cb28-7c49-4d5462ccd426 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:46:00 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/435149' /><br />Norway FM: This cooperation is important to help the Palestinians roll out a COVID-19 vaccination program, for which additional donor funding is needed.<br /> KKL-JNF's plan to buy Palestinian land in West Bank is fine https://www.jpost.com/opinion/kkl-jnfs-plan-to-buy-palestinian-land-in-west-bank-is-fine-659958 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f29f3325-e489-e426-fb43-b8b7cfe8e1fa Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:35:16 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471603' /><br />The executive committee of KKL-JNF has the right to approve the purchase of private Palestinian land in Area C, which comprises parts of the West Bank controlled by Israel.<br /> Israel donates COVID vaccines to Palestinian Authority, other countries https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/israel-to-deliver-coronavirus-vaccines-to-honduras-report-659904 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2522a8a1-a854-6b4c-1b3a-68d9f9942cf0 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:32:51 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471405' /><br />"It was decided to help with a symbolic amount of vaccines for medical staff of the Palestinian Authority and some countries that asked Israel.”<br /> Purim: Differentiating right from wrong in politics - opinion https://www.jpost.com/opinion/purim-differentiating-right-from-wrong-in-politics-opinion-659957 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:232ec93b-0c83-5482-203a-f37ac4d8217e Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:28:24 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471809' /><br />It should not be so difficult to abhor Trump’s anti-democratic demagoguery yet applaud his toughness toward Iran.<br /> Netanyahu after Iran strategy meeting: Nuclear agreement is worthless https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/netanyahu-after-iran-strategy-meeting-nuclear-agreement-is-worthless-659897 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0cbb48c0-e72e-e745-1956-578b7bac1b7a Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:24:58 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471789' /><br />"With or without an agreement, we will do everything so Iran isn’t armed with nuclear weapons.”<br /> Coronavirus in Israel: More children could return to school Wednesday https://www.jpost.com/health-science/coronavirus-in-israel-more-children-to-return-to-school-wednesday-659922 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b80fc57e-d263-26af-9f35-8abb45446f42 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:24:02 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/465161' /><br />The recommendation will be made at the coronavirus cabinet meeting, and is likely to be accepted, allowing more children to enjoy pre-Purim festivities in their classrooms.<br /> With signal from faraway galaxy, Israelis challenge black hole assumptions https://www.timesofisrael.com/with-signal-from-faraway-galaxy-israelis-challenge-black-hole-assumptions/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:1f0110e7-e4bb-d56c-39c9-4dc32b9657ba Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:22:12 -0500 Black holes can go months or years before gobbling up last of dead star’s remains, physicists say after detecting pattern of radio emissions from aftermath of star’s destruction Startup Israel astrophysics Hebrew University Tel Aviv University space Picking up signal from faraway galaxy, Israelis challenge black hole assumptions https://www.timesofisrael.com/with-signal-from-faraway-galaxy-israelis-challenge-black-hole-assumptions/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c99ee3b4-c01f-5e6c-de56-a92364e868de Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:22:12 -0500 Black holes can go months or years before gobbling up last of dead star’s remains, physicists say, after detecting pattern of radio emissions from aftermath of star’s destruction Startup Israel astrophysics Hebrew University Tel Aviv University space US pledges support for two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/blinken-stresses-importance-two-state-solution-in-call-with-israeli-fm-659850 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8867d4c2-29ca-b100-271c-61b538dc7b48 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:15:21 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471210' /><br />US Secretary of State Antony Blinken also told Foreign Affairs Minister Gabi Ashkenazi he is opposed to one-sided actions against Israel in international forums.<br /> 11 test positive for coronavirus on New York rescue flight to Israel https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/over-ten-test-positive-with-coronavirus-from-new-york-rescue-flight-659923 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7e963f96-a80a-2b42-895d-ae82a889893d Tue, 23 Feb 2021 14:14:36 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/470213' /><br />Some ultra-Orthodox passengers on the flight allegedly bragged about forging documents to show that they were not positive for the coronavirus.<br /> Israel's transitional gov't needs to manage US overtures to Iran -analysis https://www.jpost.com/american-politics/israels-transitional-govt-needs-to-manage-us-overtures-to-iran-opinion-659947 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0bb373b3-29d9-c643-a478-74cf021e7016 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:59:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/466968' /><br />Unfortunately, the world does not stop until Israel gets its political house in order.<br /> Jewish unity: Purim's long-lost message - opinion https://www.jpost.com/opinion/jewish-unity-purims-long-lost-message-opinion-659956 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:06b9ea08-f31e-7628-e39e-23a1460442b0 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:58:52 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471599' /><br />This story could have ended in tragedy but because of the unity over self-defense, it did not.<br /> Ex-US intel chief: US needs tougher laws to address domestic terrorism https://www.jpost.com/american-politics/ex-us-intel-chief-us-needs-tougher-laws-to-address-domestic-terrorism-659944 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:866ab6b5-baee-a22c-7a89-6be3e64077db Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:53:22 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/277125' /><br />Ex-Shin Bet official: PM should not make calls on foreign digital influence.<br /> Coronavirus: Gov't expected to push for Purim night curfew https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/corona-vaccination-more-than-70-percent-of-israelis-over-16-have-been-jabbed-659882 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a147cfc5-c15e-4cb5-f2d7-6374a1679b5e Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:51:14 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471607' /><br />Coronavirus cabinet set to meet about Purim restrictions on Tuesday at 7 p.m.<br /> Netanyahu's embrace of Rush Limbaugh is 'unsettling' - opinion https://www.jpost.com/opinion/netanyahus-embrace-of-rush-limbaugh-is-unsettling-opinion-659954 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:47cd30b2-3229-9227-9d1f-9a6baa2325f6 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:51:13 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471808' /><br />Defending against terrorism and fighting the calls for the destruction of the West from outside elements loudly contrast with the acceptance of caustic elements from within.<br /> Israel Elections: Netanyahu asks parties in his bloc for loyalty oath https://www.jpost.com/israel-elections/israel-elections-netanyahu-asks-parties-in-his-bloc-for-loyalty-oath-659924 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6a83ad38-779e-612b-654c-771b1561fb3b Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:49:02 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/471024' /><br />Shas, UTJ have already signed. Religious Zionist Party expected to sign.<br /> Singer Omer Adam dominates Spotify and Apple Music charts in Israel https://www.timesofisrael.com/singer-omer-adam-dominates-spotify-and-apple-music-charts-in-israel/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:77b8818c-5880-ece5-5739-b64fd7e29c0b Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:46:04 -0500 The Mizrachi pop singer released a song each day from his newest album, 'The 8,' with all eight at the top of the charts Israel Inside Omer Adam Israeli singers spotify Apple Government allocates NIS 45 million to clean up tar-polluted beaches https://www.timesofisrael.com/government-allocates-nis-45-million-to-clean-up-tar-polluted-beaches/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:96a2c0a7-0a6e-de85-6810-03056ee76ade Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:45:58 -0500 Funds bugeted to deal with contamination caused by offshore oil spill that has shuttered most of Israel's Mediterranean coast; Haifa court drops media gag order on spill probe Israel Inside pollution beach Israeli beaches Environmental Protection Ministry oil spill Haifa Magistrate's Court Health Min. revokes license of anti vax-coercion doctor, Rapeh Party head https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/health-min-revokes-license-of-anti-vaccination-doctor-rapeh-party-head-659919 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b823db8a-376e-2c91-1d32-41df78d305e0 Tue, 23 Feb 2021 13:43:59 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/469991' /><br />The judge said that Aryeh Avni's actions pose a real danger to public health.<br />