News Sparks: Moderna Booster Shot Showing Good Results on Omicron; Manhattan Street Named After Shimon Peres; and More News

Moderna Booster Shot Showing Good Results on OmicronModerna’s booster shot against Covid-19 is showing good results in fighting the new Omicron.... read more

News Sparks: Israeli Minister Says Meron this Year Will Be ‘Completely Different’; Former Georgia Senator Isakson Dies at Age 76; and More News

Israel’s Religious Affairs Minister Says Meron this Year Will Be ‘Completely Different’Israel’s Religious Affairs Minister Matan Kahana.... read more

News Sparks: Israeli Yeshiva Student Killed, Gov. Hochul to Help the Homeless, Prospect Park to be Reimagined

By Yehudit GarmaisePalestinians Kill 25-Year-Yeshiva Student, Injures Two Others, in Side-of-the-Road-AmbushPalestinian attackers laid in wait on.... read more

News Sparks: In NY and NJ, Omicron Found at a Rate of 13% of all Cases, Versus 3% Nationally: and More

By Yehudit GarmaiseScientists Finding Omicron Much More in NY and NJ, Than in Rest of CountryCOVID patients who infected with the Omicron variant are.... read more

News Sparks: Hundreds Protest BBC for Blaming Jews for anti-Semitism; Two Frontrunners Claim Victory in City Council Speaker’s Race

London: Hundreds Protest Outside BBC for “Blaming Jews” for Chanukah Bus Attack on ThemHundreds of protestors stood outside the headquarters of.... read more

News Sparks: Dick Gottfried Retires, Democratic AG Candidates Flee Upon James’ Return to Race; Dem. Colorado Governor Says No More Mask Mandates

By Yehudit GarmaiseAssemblyman Dick Gottfried, Chair of Powerful Health Committee, Retires After 52 YearsAssemblyman Dick Gottfried, 74, who is New.... read more

News Sparks: Israeli PM Bennett Made First Official Visit to UAE; Languages Other than English and Spanish Spoken at Home in the US Continue to Increase; Plants “Scream”

By Yehudit GarmaisePrime Minister Bennett is Welcomed in Dubai, in First Diplomatic Visit by an Israeli Leader Israeli Prime Minister Naftali.... read more

News Sparks: 30 Tornadoes Tear Through Five States; Adams to Name First Female NYPD Commissioner; Netanyahu Explains Diplomacy to Rage-Filled Trump

By Yehudit GarmaiseDevastating Series of 30 Tornadoes Tear Through Four States Seventy people have died after a series of 30 devasting tornadoes.... read more

News Sparks: Israel Completes Barrier to Gaza’s Tunnels; Earliest Sunset of the Year Tonight; and More

By Yehudit GarmaiseIsrael Defense Minister Benny Gantz Announces Completed Barrier Around Gaza Strip: to End Attacks from Tunnels Israel.... read more

News Sparks: US to Protest China’s Human Rights’ Violations; Federal Agencies Investigate Trump’s Media Company; and More

By Yehudit GarmaiseUS to Protest China’s Human Rights’ Violations in “Diplomatic Boycott" of Winter Olympics in BeijingPresident Joe Biden.... read more

News Sparks: NYPD Police Commissioner Dermot Shea to Retire; South Dakota Rabbi to Light Menorah in Front of Mount Rushmore; and More

By Yehudit GarmaiseNYPD Commissioner Shea and his First Deputy Commissioner to RetireNYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea and his First Deputy Commissioner.... read more

News Sparks: NYC Schools Chancellor Steps Down; Holocaust Denial Remains on Facebook; WWII-era Bomb Explodes in Munich; and More

NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Ross-Porter Steps DownAfter serving in the city’s top post in the Department of Education since the somewhat abrupt.... read more

News Sparks: HaRav David Lau Lights First Candle in Kosel Menorah, Biden Hosts Chanukah Party; UK Bans Hamas; and More

by Yehudit GarmaiseHaRav David Lau, shlita, Lights the First Candle in the Kosel MenorahHaRav David Lau, who is the chief rabbi of Israel, HaRav.... read more

News Sparks: Australian Treasurer, who is Jewish, Needs 24/7 Security; Hochul says "Thanks, but no Thanks" to Mayor de Blasio; Flu Spreads among Young People

Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, who is Jewish, Needs 24/7 Security because of Constant Threats For the last two years, Australia’s.... read more

News Sparks: Waukesha Police: Suspect Intentionally Drove SUV into Crowd of People; Gov. Hochul Leads 2022 Polling; and More

Waukesha Police: Suspect Intentionally Drove SUV into Crowd of People, NYC Mayor Says No Credible Threat for Macy’s Thanksgiving ParadeAfter.... read more

News Sparks: Two Iranians Indicted for Interfering in US Elections; U.S Signs $5.29 Billion Deal with Pfizer for Anti-Covid Pill; And More News

Two Iranians Indicted for Threatening Voters in 2020 ElectionThe Justice Department has indicted two Iranian hackers for interfering in the U.S..... read more

News Sparks: Rosh Yeshiva Shoots Terrorist who was Stabbing Israelis; Councilman Brannan Defeats Fox

US Envoy Tours Israel’s Iron Dome Site The United States’ Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, toured Israel’s Iron.... read more