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VIDEOS/PHOTOS: The Scene In Yishuv Ofra Tuesday AM As The Eviction Gets Underway

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VIDEOS/PHOTOS: The Scene In Yishuv Ofra Tuesday AM As The Eviction Gets Underway
[VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The accompanying videos and photos shows the scene in Yishuv Ofra on Tuesday morning 2 Adar 5777 as police begin the process of yet another eviction of Jews from their homes; once again the result of a High Court of Justice ruling. Authorities were ordered to evict residents from nine homes in the community slated for demolition in line with the ruling. Among the prominent persons who arrived to give a chizuk were Rabbi Chaim Druckman Shlita and Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu Shlita. ...

Kupath Ezrah Special Situation Emergency Aid Program

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Hungry, Grieving, and Truly Poor: The Story of The Orphans of Mishpachas Y

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Last Friday, the orphans of 'Mishpachas Y' opened an emergency campaign, begging for help. Their mother, who has been living with multiple sclerosis for over a decade, previously relied on the help of her husband to watch after their children. Two weeks ...    Full Story »

Security Alert in The Beersheva and Rahat Areas

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Security Alert in The Beersheva and Rahat Areas 3:04PM IL: Security forces are operating in Beersheva and Rahat areas in what is described to be “A fear of a security incident”. Roadblocks have been set in place and inspections of vehicles are taking place. Motorists are urged to heed instructions of police. At this time, there are no special instructions other than anyone seeing anything unusual to please phone the police ...    Full Story »

VIDEOS: Ofra Residents Take Effort To Save Their Homes To Bar Ilan University Area

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VIDEOS: Ofra Residents Take Effort To Save Their Homes To Bar Ilan University Area[VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] In line with a High Court of Justice decision, nine homes in Yishuv Ofra, located in the Binyamin Regional Council of Shomron, have been served with demolition orders. The demolitions are to take place by this Thursday, 4 Adar. Ofra residents met and decided there would be no violence or resistance to the court-ordered move. However, residents are ...    Full Story »

Ground Broken On New $1.6B Terminal At Los Angeles Airport

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Ground Broken On New $1.6B Terminal At Los Angeles AirportConstruction has begun on a new $1.6 billion terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city leaders helped break ground Monday on the Midfield Satellite Concourse. It will connect to the Tom Bradley International Terminal via an underground tunnel. The 750,000-square-foot terminal will include 12 gates and a new baggage system, as well as ...    Full Story »

Officer Tried For Black Man's Death: I Need Public Defender

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Officer Tried For Black Man's Death: I Need Public DefenderThe former South Carolina police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man running from a traffic stop said he needs public help paying for his defense. Michael Slager said in court papers filed Friday that his family of five lives under the poverty line because he and his wife have been unemployed for long stretches of time. Slager said he has depended on financial help from ...    Full Story »

Trump Looks To Refocus His Presidency In Address To Congress

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Trump Looks To Refocus His Presidency In Address To CongressPresident Donald Trump's first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core economic issues that helped him get elected — and, his allies hope, to move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that have roiled his White House. Trump's advisers say he will use his prime-time speech Tuesday to declare early progress on ...    Full Story »

MK Eichler: Manual Security Inspections At The Kosel On Shabbos For Those Who Wish

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Greenfield Recommends Cities Follow NYC Model for Securing Jewish Sites

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Greenfield Recommends Cities Follow NYC Model for Securing Jewish SitesFollowing a rash of threats against Jewish Community Centers throughout the United States and a general surge in anti-Semitic activity in 2017, NYC Councilman David Greenfield is urging local governments to follow New York's example in protecting religious institutions, and is even offering to travel to meet with officials in affected areas to offer his support and the technical ...    Full Story »

Israeli Arab Female Terrorist Sentenced To 16-Years Imprisonment For Stabbing Attack

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Israeli Arab Female Terrorist Sentenced To 16-Years Imprisonment For Stabbing AttackThe female terrorist who perpetrated a stabbing attack in Rosh Ha’ayin in April 2016 was sentenced to 16 years in prison. A 28-year-old woman was wounded in the attack on HaMalacha Street and transported to Beilinson Hospital in light ...    Full Story »

Jewish Centers Cope With Bomb Threats; Graves Vandalized

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Jewish Centers Cope With Bomb Threats; Graves VandalizedJewish centers and schools across the nation coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia began raising money to repair and restore hundreds of vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery. Jewish Community Centers and day schools in at least a dozen states received threats, according to the JCC Association of North America. No bombs were found. Many of ...    Full Story »

Burglars Who Entered The Home Of IDF Manpower Branch Chief Are In Custody

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Burglars Who Entered The Home Of IDF Manpower Branch Chief Are In CustodyBurglars who broke into the home of IDF Chief of Manpower Major-General Chaggai Tupolinsky are in custody. It was the break-in and theft of a classified military laptop that led to the senior officer submitting his     Full Story »

Man Accused Of Biting Victim's Face In Anti-Muslim Attack

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Man Accused Of Biting Victim's Face In Anti-Muslim AttackA Virginia man is accused of biting another man's face after making anti-Muslim slurs in a parking lot at a busy shopping mall late last year. Fairfax County police say in a statement that 35-year-old Robin McGreer was arrested Monday and charged with bias-related malicious bodily injury. Investigators say McGreer approached a 31-year-old man on Nov. 27 in the lot at Tysons Corner ...    Full Story »

Inauguration Day Protests Spur For Study Of Police Actions

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Inauguration Day Protests Spur For Study Of Police ActionsThe District of Columbia's police department should appoint an independent consultant to examine the actions of police on Inauguration Day, when more than 200 people were arrested and charged with rioting, the city's Police Complaints Board said in a report Monday. The recommendation was included in one of two reports released by the office that oversees police complaints and ...    Full Story »

Rabbi Levinstein May Receive A Reprieve From The IDF

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Rabbi Levinstein May Receive A Reprieve From The IDFRabbi Yigal Levinstein of Bnei David IDF Prepatory Yeshiva is going to be meeting with IDF Chief of Personnel Directorate Major-General Moti Almoz. Levinstein has been declared persona non grata by the ...    Full Story »

Senate Confirms Billionaire Investor As Commerce Secretary

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Senate Confirms Billionaire Investor As Commerce SecretaryThe Senate on Monday confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team. The vote was 72-27. Breaking with Republican orthodoxy, Ross said the Trump administration will work quickly to re-do the North American Free Trade Agreement. That's the massive trade pact with Canada and Mexico that has boosted trade but still ...    Full Story »

Always Dreamed of Owning a Home? That Dream Can Now Be a Reality

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Israel Police Arrest A Man Posing As A State Inspector

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Israel Police Arrest A Man Posing As A State InspectorPolice have arrested a man who was posing to be an official representing the Ministry of the Interior. He defrauded Arab residents of the eastern capital by making them believe he can assist them. The 48-year-old eastern Jerusalem resident was taken into custody a week ago. Police learned during the past half year he posed as a state inspector responsible for uniting families. He was ...    Full Story »

Op-Ed: Councilman Jumaane Williams And Friends - Enough Press Releases. Shut Up And Do Something! (4 opinions)

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Op-Ed: Councilman Jumaane Williams And Friends - Enough Press Releases. Shut Up And Do Something!It seems the uptick in anti-Semitic attacks around the country is the latest opportunity for our worthless politicians to issue press releases about their 'solidarity' and 'sympathy' for the Jewish community. Truth be told, many people view these statements with a great deal of skepticism. Jewish voters are like any other and are sophisticated enough to smell opportunism when it hits ...    Full Story »

AP-NORC Poll: US Teens Disillusioned, Divided By Politics

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AP-NORC Poll: US Teens Disillusioned, Divided By PoliticsIn the days after President Donald Trump's election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense. It was an unusual show of political engagement from future voters who may alter America's political landscape in 2020 - or even in next year's midterm elections. Now, a new survey of children ages 13 to 17 conducted by The ...    Full Story »

Attorneys: 5 Automakers Knew Takata Air Bags Were Dangerous

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Attorneys: 5 Automakers Knew Takata Air Bags Were DangerousAttorneys for people suing air bag maker Takata and five automakers say the car companies knew that Takata's products were dangerous yet continued to use them for years because they were inexpensive. The allegations against Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Ford and BMW were made in a court filing Monday in Miami. The federal court there is handling pretrial evidence-gathering in dozens of ...    Full Story »

Egypt Destroys Border Area Tunnels From Gaza (1 opinions)

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Egypt Destroys Border Area Tunnels From GazaEgyptian military officials report Hamas tunnels from Gaza to Egypt were destroyed, including one tunnel dug 20 meters below the surface that led to additional tunnels. The main tunnel also contains oxygen tanks as well as communications technology. Egyptian leaders are increasingly concerned as Salafist radicals continue operating in Sinai, compelling many Christians to flee their ...    Full Story »

Pentagon Presenting Counter-ISIS Plan To White House

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Pentagon Presenting Counter-ISIS Plan To White HouseDefense Secretary Jim Mattis is presenting the White House with a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes significant elements of the approach President Donald Trump inherited, while potentially deepening U.S. military involvement in Syria. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said Mattis provided the results of his 30-day strategy ...    Full Story »
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VIDEO: Israel: 11-Year Jail Term For Stabbing A Man In A Supermarket (1 opinions)

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VIDEO: Israel: 11-Year Jail Term For Stabbing A Man In A Supermarket[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Kiryat Ata resident Chaim Pinto was sentenced to 11 years in prison for his stabbing of a man in a Shufersal supermarket. Pinto stabbed the man, as seen in the accompanying video, because he thought he was an Arab. The Haifa District Court sentenced Pinto, who was found guilty of attempted murder and possessing an illegal knife. According to the ...    Full Story »

Shuvu's 26th Annual Dinner: Dedication L'Iluy Nishmas Mrs. Sophie Garfinkel, A"H

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Shuvu's 26th Annual Dinner: Dedication L'Iluy Nishmas Mrs. Sophie Garfinkel, AMrs. Garfinkel, a’h, always regarded her survival during the war a miracle. A member of the shearis haplaita, Mrs. Garfinkel was determined to exact her revenge on Hitler, yemach shemo, by perpetuating and strengthening Torah and Yiddishkeit. She and her husband, Yehuda, z”l, were pillars of Frankel’s shul and raised their son, Avrohom, to value and treasure another Yid. Reb ...    Full Story »

Flight Attendant Charged In Fake Bomb Threat Signs Plea Deal

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Flight Attendant Charged In Fake Bomb Threat Signs Plea DealA flight attendant accused of making bogus bomb threats on two Skywest flights in 2015 has signed a plea deal to avoid trial, but he could still end up spending decades in prison. Justin Cox-Sever, 23, of Tempe, Arizona, is accused of making threats on a July 2015 flight from Charlottesville, Virginia, to Chicago, and on a September 2015 flight from Minneapolis to Dickinson, North ...    Full Story »

Rav Shteinman Is Menachem Aveil Rav Edelstein On The Phone

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Rav Shteinman Is Menachem Aveil Rav Edelstein On The PhoneHaGaon HaRav Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman Shlita on Monday 1 Adar, telephoned HaGaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein Shlita, who is sitting shiva for his brother, HaGaon HaRav Yaakov Edelstein ZT”L, the former Rav of Ramat ...    Full Story »

House Intel Chair: Trump-Russia Ties Can't Become Witch Hunt (2 opinions)

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House Intel Chair: Trump-Russia Ties Can't Become Witch HuntHouse Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes says Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports that a few Americans with ties to President Donald Trump had contacted Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. "We just cannot go on a witch hunt," Nunes told reporters. The Trump administration has pushed back against reports that Trump aides were in ...    Full Story »

Shuvu's 26th Annual Dinner: Dedication L'Iluy Nishmas Harav Binyomin Wulliger, Z"l

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Shuvu's 26th Annual Dinner: Dedication L'Iluy Nishmas Harav Binyomin Wulliger, ZThroughout his life, Reb Binyumin Wulliger, z’l, was the consummate askan. Even as a bochur in Torah Vodaas, Reb Shraga Feivel Mendelowitz saw his potential and asked him to make appeals in shuls for Torah Vodaas. Reb Binyumin had an overwhelming respect and love for all gedoley Yisroel. Rav Pam, zt’l, in particular touched his heart when he heard him speak the first time about ...    Full Story »

Jerusalem Pilot To Expand Parking Spaces In The Capital (2 opinions)

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Jerusalem Pilot To Expand Parking Spaces In The CapitalJerusalem City Hall a number of months ago, set a parking-to-height device in place near Machane Yehuda as part of a test project. The devices takes up two parking spaces but provides parking for 12-to-16 vehicles. The pilot program is now moving to Givat Shaul too, seeking to provide additional parking in the commercial area which suffers from a chronic parking shortage. The new ...    Full Story »

Trump Tower Climber Pleads Guilty, Can't Contact President

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Trump Tower Climber Pleads Guilty, Can't Contact PresidentA 19-year-old man who scaled Trump Tower in New York City in August has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. A judge told Stephen Rogata, of Great Falls, Virginia, on Monday that he's prohibited from any contact with President Donald Trump. The Daily News says that includes mail, Facebook and Twitter. Rogata used suction cups, a harness and ropes to ...    Full Story »

At&t Is Cutting The Price Of Its Unlimited Data Plans

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At&t Is Cutting The Price Of Its Unlimited Data PlansThe fight over which cellphone carrier has the best unlimited data offering isn't over. AT&T announced late Sunday that it is debuting two new unlimited plans this week - one, a no-frills option that tries to undercut its rivals on price; and the other, a more expensive plan with all the bells and whistles. Both plans will become available Thursday. The no-frills option, and ...    Full Story »

The IAF Responds To Latest Rocket Attack From Gaza (1 opinions)

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The IAF Responds To Latest Rocket Attack From GazaThe Israel Air Force on Monday afternoon 1 Adar launched aerial assaults after a predawn rocket attack into the Shar HaNegev Regional Council on Monday morning 1 Adar. According to the IDF spokesman unit statement, five Hamas terrorists cites were hit in retaliatory strikes. All of the aircraft returned safely home to base. The statement added Israel hold the Hamas regime in Gaza ...    Full Story »

United, After Years Of Declining Revenue, Hits The Thrusters

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United, After Years Of Declining Revenue, Hits The ThrustersUnited Airlines, which lost the distinction of being the world's biggest carrier after shrinking for several years, plans to regain lost ground by adding more flights from key airports this summer. The airline wants to upgrade facilities at key airports and trim the use of smaller planes on important business routes. If the expansion plans pan out, United could staunch slipping ...    Full Story »


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