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Deri Warns PM Netanyahu That Recognition Of Reform Jewry Will Result In Destroying The Coalition

Deri Warns PM Netanyahu That Recognition Of Reform Jewry Will Result In Destroying The Coalition
The Chief Rabbis of Israel and leaders of chareidi parties in Knesset met with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to discuss the crisis surrounding the egalitarian prayer area near the Kosel. Shas party leader Minister Aryeh Deri reportedly told PM Netanyahu that any form of official recognition of Reform Jewry would result in dismantling the coalition government. Rishon L’Tzion Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef Shlita and Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau Shlita decided to meet with PM Netanyahu on Wednesday evening along with chareidi officials. The rabbonim ...

She Has Suffered Enough-Help An Orphaned Kallah Walk to Her Chuppah With Joy

HEARTBREAKING VIDEO: Father Of 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel HY'D Talks To Media[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Dear Friend, The wails of an unfortunate orphan have reached us, her cries tear at our hearts; to be silent is impossible. We must help her right now and set her on her feet in order that she be able to establish a bayis neeman b’Yisroel. This girl has suffered so much in recent years. She has gone through tremendous difficulties, grief, and ...    Full Story »

Berlin Rabbi Calls Fellow European Rabbis: We Must Help Save The EU

Berlin Rabbi Calls Fellow European Rabbis: We Must Help Save The EU  Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community of Berlin, was welcomed on Tuesday 22 Sivan by Thomas Oppermann, parliamentary head of the German Social Democratic Party (SDP), the second largest party in Germany, for an official meeting in his offices at the Bundestag. The two discussed the future of Europe and its Jewish communities, in light of the British referendum. Rabbi ...    Full Story »

Chareidim Oppose MK Zohar's Shabbos Law

Chareidim Oppose MK Zohar's Shabbos LawMK (Likud) Miki Zohar stands behind a bill dubbed the Shabbos Law, which would permit limited bus service on Shabbos with many conditions. Zohar is understood to be coming from a good place, albeit confused in the eyes of chareidi lawmakers. He feels that by granting limited permission for “10% chilul Shabbos we can prevent 90% chilul Shabbos” as he puts it. Zohar’s bill ...    Full Story »

Bnos One on One Celebrates A Successful Year of Achievement

Bnos One on One Celebrates A Successful Year of AchievementBnos Agudath Israel has a long proud history of innovation, starting many successful initiatives. One of these is the highly acclaimed Bnos One on One Big Sister Little Sister Program. Bnos One on One was founded in 2009 with the mission of building greater resiliency in young adolescents by providing them with a role model and mentor to offer emotional support and encouragement. 12th ...    Full Story »

7 Ways To Avoid Hitting A Deer While Driving (1 opinions)

7 Ways To Avoid Hitting A Deer While DrivingAccording to the Insurance Information Institute, 1.6 million deer-vehicle collisions occur each year, resulting in 200 fatalities, tens of thousands of injuries and over $3.6 billion in vehicle damage. Being prepared can help prevent you from adding to these statistics. When driving this summer in Upstate, NY, you should: Watch for the rest of the gang. Deer are pack animals, and ...    Full Story »

Rabbi Berland To Remain In Jail Until His Extradition (1 opinions)

Rabbi Berland To Remain In Jail Until His ExtraditionA Johannesburg court ruled that Rabbi Eliezer Berland will remain in jail until such time he is extradited to Israel. There is disappointment in the Shuvu Banim community as the rav’s attorney was hopeful he would be released to house arrest until turned over to the custody of Israel Police. The court announced its ruling on Thursday 24 Sivan, bringing an end to any hope by Rabbi ...    Full Story »

Leaders Of Chareidi Parties Meet With PM Netanyahu To Discuss Egalitarian Prayer Area Near The Kosel (1 opinions)

Leaders Of Chareidi Parties Meet With PM Netanyahu To Discuss Egalitarian Prayer Area Near The KoselThe heads of chareidi parties in Knesset met with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, 23 Sivan to discuss the arrangement pertaining to the egalitarian prayer area near the Kosel. The chareidim told PM Netanyahu they will not accept any arrangement that includes any measure of acceptance of either the Reform or Conservative Movements. Alternatively, the Reform and ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Dayan Ehrentreu and Kehillah Make Historic Visit to Auschwitz

PHOTOS: Dayan Ehrentreu and Kehillah Make Historic Visit to Auschwitz[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] London - June 26 2016 - Dayan Chanoch Ehrentreu together with his Rebbetzin and Kehilla members took a four day journey retracing the steps of millions of Jews who died al pi Kiddush Hashem in the Holocaust. Joined by 50 members, men and women of the Beis Medrash Beis Yisroel, Dayan Ehrentreu was accompanied by Holocaust expert and JLE lecturer Rabbi ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Are U.S. Airports 'Soft Targets' For Terror? (1 opinions)

How can the U.S. protect its airports from an Istanbul-like attack? Former TSA Administrator John Pistole says intelligence is key

High Court To Hear Appeal From Bereaved Families

High Court To Hear Appeal From Bereaved FamiliesIsrael’s High Court of Justice next week will hear a petition filed by bereaved families against the agreement with Turkey, filed by the Shurat HaDin organization. The petitioners, who are represented by attorney Nitzana Darshan-Leitner, feel the agreement ignored the reality of the Hamas regime in Gaza and Turkey’s responsibilities regarding Hamas. They insist the agreement must ...    Full Story »

New York Judge Resigns, Pleads Guilty To Receiving Bribe (1 opinions)

New York Judge Resigns, Pleads Guilty To Receiving BribeA former state Supreme Court judge has pleaded guilty to receiving bribes and resigned from the bench. Justice John Michalek appeared in state Supreme Court in Buffalo Wednesday. Investigators say he accepted tickets to hockey games and a political fundraiser from Democratic political operative G. Steven Pigeon while Pigeon had an interest in several civil cases before him. An ...    Full Story »

Urgent Petition Against Reconciliation Deal With Turkey Filed With The High Court Of Justice (1 opinions)

Urgent Petition Against Reconciliation Deal With Turkey Filed With The High Court Of JusticeThe following statement was released to the media by attorney Sharon Avni on Thursday afternoon 24 Sivan. At this hour, an urgent petition was filed with the High Court of Justice on behalf of Shayetet 13 naval commandos serving in the reserves. The petition is based on the unwritten charter between the State of Israel and her soldiers and the responsibility of the state to give ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Donald Trump Slams GOP Rivals Over Pledge (2 opinions)

Donald Trump said his former Republican primary rivals who have refused to support him in November should be barred from running for public office again.

Some First Aid Summer Survival Tips

Some First Aid Summer Survival TipsProtect Your Skin From the Sun Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun can increase your risk of skin cancer. To protect your skin from UV radiation, stay in the shade as much as possible, especially during midday hours. Wear a hat with a wide brim to shade your face, head, ears and neck, and wraparound sunglasses. Use sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or ...    Full Story »

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Falls To 3.48 Percent

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Falls To 3.48 PercentMortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.48 percent from 3.56 percent last week. The benchmark rate is down sharply from 4.08 percent a year ago. The average for the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage declined to 2.78 percent from 2.83 percent last week. (AP)

PM Netanyahu Calls On AG Mandelblit To Look Into Ousting Zoabi From Knesset (1 opinions)

PM Netanyahu Calls On AG Mandelblit To Look Into Ousting Zoabi From KnessetAccording to the overwhelming number of Members of Knesset, MK Hanin Zoabi on Wednesday 23 Sivan took her agenda too far, labeling IDF naval commandos who operated on the Marvi Marmara “murderers”. As seen in ...    Full Story »

Famous NYS Thruway Mincha Area to Open Tonight; Thousands Headed to Catskills Expected to Utilize Sloatsburg Rest Area (3 opinions)

Famous NYS Thruway Mincha Area to Open Tonight; Thousands Headed to Catskills Expected to Utilize Sloatsburg Rest AreaOnce again, travelers making their way up to the Catskills on Thursday nights will be able to stop for Mincha and Maariv minyanim at the Sloatsburg Rest Area, located on the northbound Thruway between exits 15A and 16. The "Tefilos Mordche Mincha Area" is named in memory of long time Askan, Rabbi Mordche Friedman z’l who oversaw the Mincha Area for years. The area will be open from 5 ...    Full Story »

TERROR IN NETANYA: Palestinian Terrorist Stabs Two Near Netanya City Market; One Victim Critical; Terrorist Shot Dead (1 opinions)

TERROR IN NETANYA: Palestinian Terrorist Stabs Two Near Netanya City Market; One Victim Critical; Terrorist Shot Dead[VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] As Israel was in middle of burying 13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel HY"D, who was stabbed to death in her bead by a bloodthirsty Palestinian animal, another Palestinian terrorist stabbed two Israelis in the city of Netanya. According tom police, a 46-year-old Palestinian from Tulkarem stabbed two Jews near the Netayna City market on Shoham ...    Full Story »

NYC Mayor's Counsel Resigning to Lead Police Watchdog Agency

NYC Mayor's Counsel Resigning to Lead Police Watchdog AgencyA New York City attorney who serves as counsel to Mayor Bill de Blasio is resigning and will take a new job as the chairwoman of the city's police watchdog agency. The Democratic mayor said Wednesday that Maya Wiley will leave his administration July 15 to chair the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board. She'll also work as a professor and senior vice president at The New ...    Full Story »

Busch Gardens Riders Removed After Stuck On Roller Coaster

Busch Gardens Riders Removed After Stuck On Roller CoasterRiders had to be removed from a roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Virginia after getting stuck. Local news outlets report the incident happened Wednesday afternoon when the Alpengeist roller coaster stopped on the lift hill with riders onboard. Busch Gardens officials say in a statement that no riders were hurt during the shutdown. Officials say the park's maintenance team ...    Full Story »

US Condemns 'Outrageous, Unconscionable' Kiryat Arba Terror Attack (5 opinions)

US Condemns 'Outrageous, Unconscionable' Kiryat Arba Terror AttackWe condemn in the strongest possible terms the outrageous terrorist attack this morning in the West Bank where a 13-year-old girl, Hallel Ariel, was stabbed to death in her home. This brutal act of terrorism is simply unconscionable. We extend our deepest condolences to her family. We also understand another individual who was responding to the attack was wounded by the attacker. We ...    Full Story »
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Social Trading: The Biggest Trend To Hit Money Markets (3 opinions)

Social Trading: The Biggest Trend To Hit Money Markets[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] A new social trading platform has been taken over by an anonymous investor calling himself ‘Superman704’, making his followers incredible profits. By Carly Davis UK-Sipping on a half-finished Heineken while flipping through Facebook on his laptop, Leeds native Trent Crowdley’s money is multiplying by the second. It’s all thanks to a new social ...    Full Story »

First Response Team Member Who Was Stabbed In Kiryat Arba Treated By His Wife

First Response Team Member Who Was Stabbed In Kiryat Arba Treated By His WifeYehoshua (Shuki) Gilboa, who was moderately-to-seriously wounded in the Kiryat Arba stabbing attack Thursday morning was treated by his wife, a registered nurse. Shuki is a member of the Kiryat Mrs. Shlumit Gilboa is a MDA volunteer in ...    Full Story »

Yahrzeit Of HaGaon HaRav Mordechai Eliyahu (1 opinions)

Yahrzeit Of HaGaon HaRav Mordechai EliyahuOn Thursday night the eve of 25 Sivan, the family and talmidim will mark the Yahrzeit of HaGaon HaRav Mordechai Eliyahu ZT”L, a former Chief Rabbi of Israel and leading Mekubal. At 6:30PM mispallalim will meet at the tziyun in Har Menuchos, Yerushalayim. The tzibur is urged to participate and be mispallel for yeshuos for Am Yisrael. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

ALERT - Sullivan County, NY Infested With Deer Ticks

ALERT - Sullivan County, NY Infested With Deer TicksWith tens of thousands making their way upstate NY for the summer, please be aware that Sullivan County is infested with ticks. The major problem with deer ticks is that they can carry Lyme Disease, and some people have been diagnosed with it this summer. Male deer ticks are black in color and they are slightly smaller then the Females. Females are black and red and they are ...    Full Story »

Kiryat Arba Terrorist: Death Is A Privilege (9 opinions)

Kiryat Arba Terrorist: Death Is A PrivilegeThe terrorist who murdered Hallel Yafeh Ariel HY”D was identified as 17-year-old Mohammed Taraireh YS”VZ of Banai Naim, located near Kiryat Arba. He used Facebook to express his support for other terrorists, referring to them as “my brother the shahid”, adding that “god would enact his decree on the Jews and may you my dear brother be happy in heaven. That is what I a mean, by ...    Full Story »

Save Our Students

Save Our StudentsWe’ve heard it all before – bright, happy children turning sad and sullen when their classes reach the exciting milestone of kriah, bochurim falling steadily behind as their friends forge ahead with the joy of learning gemara, young married women faced with the discovery that their spouse is not able to make kiddush or daven properly. When you are faced with the daunting but ...    Full Story »

The Tycoon and the Lawsuit (4 opinions)

The Tycoon and the Lawsuit[By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times] It happens every so often. A former waiter, a high school dropout, gets a job in real estate. And somehow, in relatively no time at all – he becomes a tycoon with a portfolio worth hundreds of millions of dollars. In this particular case, the young tycoon lived locally and soon took a job with a local Five Towns real ...    Full Story »

France Charges Accomplice of Paris Attacker Abdeslam

France Charges Accomplice of Paris Attacker AbdeslamFrench authorities have handed preliminary terrorism charges to a Belgian accused of helping Salah Abdeslam, the only known surviving member of the Islamic State team that attacked Paris last year. Belgian officials said they transferred Hamza Attou, 22, on Wednesday to France in connection with a French arrest warrant. The Paris prosecutor's office said Thursday that Attou was given ...    Full Story »

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: The World Is Silent As A 13-Year-Old Jewish Girl Is Stabbed In Her Bed By Bloodthirsty 17-Year-Old Palestinian Terrorist (34 opinions)

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: The World Is Silent As A 13-Year-Old Jewish Girl Is Stabbed In Her Bed By Bloodthirsty 17-Year-Old Palestinian TerroristSome of these images are highly disturbing. But the world is silent and we must not be. Don't expect to see these graphic images in the mainstream media. They are reminiscent of the Fogel Family massacre in Itamar, when a family was ...    Full Story »

NY Fund May Drop Investments In Companies Boycotting Israel

NY Fund May Drop Investments In Companies Boycotting IsraelNew York's comptroller has directed staff of the $178 billion pension fund for state and local government workers to identify and restrict investments in companies supporting a boycott of Israel. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the fund has $532 million in Israel-based investments and attempts to harm its economy put them at risk. Gov. Andrew Cuomo three weeks ago ordered state ...    Full Story »

Lockdown Lifted At Joint Base Andrews [UPDATED] (1 opinions)

Lockdown Lifted At Joint Base Andrews [UPDATED]A military post near Washington said a lockdown was lifted Thursday except for a medical building where an active shooter was reported earlier in the day. Joint Base Andrews said in a tweet about 10:20 a.m. that the all-clear was given for the base except for the medical building. The base did not say why the Malcolm Grow Medical Facility remained on lockdown. A law enforcement ...    Full Story »

Summer Safety Starts by the Pool

Summer Safety Starts by the PoolAs summer gets into full swing, it’s time to start thinking about water safety measures that could save lives. According to the American Red Cross, 200 kids drown every year in backyard pools. Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional and injury-related death among children ages one to four. The best safety measures prevent accidents before they happen, like teaching your ...    Full Story »

McConnell Bids To Shelter GOP Senators From Trump Upheaval (1 opinions)

McConnell Bids To Shelter GOP Senators From Trump UpheavalSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is wrestling with an unenviable, arguably impossible task this election year: protecting Senate Republicans from the political upheaval caused by Donald Trump's presidential candidacy. If he fails it won't be for lack of preparation, hard work and cold-blooded political calculation. In many ways Trump's polar opposite, the close-mouthed, ...    Full Story »


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