Joel B. Pollak

Joel B. Pollak

Articles by Joel B. Pollak

San Francisco: $7 Per Gallon of Gas

Gasoline prices have reached $7 per gallon for some grades in some areas in San Francisco, as the Bay Area saw more record prices this week and the statewide average price — the nation’s highest — surpassed $6.

San Francisco gas 7 (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Johannesburg to Follow Cape Town, Break from State Power Company

The city of Johannesburg, South Africa, is to follow the lead of Cape Town and seek alternative power suppliers other than Eskom, the state-run electricity monopoly that has been gutted by overly aggressive affirmative action and mismanagement.

Johannesburg dark (Themba Hadebe / Associated Press)

Report: Three Clinton Donors on Sussmann Jury in D.C.

As many as three donors to Hillary Clinton’s past presidential campaigns are members of the jury in the trial of former Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann in Washington, D.C., who faces the sole charge of lying to the FBI.

HARTFORD, CT - APRIL 21: Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton laughs during the Hartford Gun Violence Prevention Discussion on April 21, 2016 in Hartford, Connecticut. Hillary Clinton held a panel discussion with families of victims of gun violence as she campaigned in Connecticut ahead of Tuesday's …

Netanyahu Gloats as Prosecution Stumbles: ‘In Your Face’

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gloated Monday as the prosecution in his corruption trial asked the court for permission to amend its indictment against him when a key witness backtracked on his earlier testimony against him.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the annual health conference in Tel Aviv on March 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Four Years Since the ‘Ray of Light’ at Jerusalem Embassy Opening

Saturday, May 14 marks the 74th anniversary of the founding of the modern State of Israel on the secular calendar — and the fourth anniversary of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, which President Donald Trump recognized as Israel’s undivided capital.

Jerusalem embassy ray of light seal (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Jen Psaki Says Goodbye: 17 Highlights (Or Lowlights)

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said goodbye on Friday, May 13, closing a curious run as the main voice of the Biden administration. She left Biden at a low point, suffering in the polls amidst inflation and shortages at home, and chaos abroad.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki removes her face mask to start her first news conference of the Biden Administration in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Psaki previously worked in the Obama Administration as White …

Palestinians, Israeli Police Clash During Slain Journalist’s Funeral

Clashes erupted between Palestinians and Israeli police during the funeral procession for slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Friday in Jerusalem, causing police to react by rushing the procession. The casket nearly fell over during the resulting melée.

Shireen Abu Akleh processino (Maya Levin / Associated Press)