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Jeb Bush Swipes at Hillary Clinton in Colorado

Jeb Bush Swipes at Hillary Clinton in Colorado
In a possible preview of a 2016 presidential race, former Florida governor Jeb Bush took a swipe at Hillary Clinton on Wednesday evening as he stumped for Republican candidates in the vital swing state of Colorado. Bush was in Colorado one day after former President Bill Clinton departed the state and a little more than a week after Hillary Clinton was last there — an indication of both the intensity of the state's top race pitting Democratic Sen Mark Udall against his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, as well as Colorado's ...

R' Nachman Caller: A Plan Not To Have A Plan Is Not A Plan

R' Nachman Caller: A Plan Not To Have A Plan Is Not A PlanOn Wednesday, Assemblyman Dov Hikind offered a plan to solve the housing crisis: give up hope, don’t seek solutions, just live with it and allow your kids to move away from this community. In an interview with a major Hebrew publication, Mr. Hikind was quoted as saying, “There won’t be 2,000 or 10,000 housing units, simply because we can’t build… if I could’ve helped ...    Full Story »

DM Ya'alon Cancels V-22 Deal with the US

DM Ya'alon Cancels V-22 Deal with the USDespite objections from IDF officials, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has canceled the planned purchase of six Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey aircraft. Israel was to have been the first nation other than the United States to receive the tiltroter aircraft which is capable of both a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) as well as short takeoff and landing (STOL). The V-22 is designed to ...    Full Story »

Ebola - A Halachic Perspective

Ebola - A Halachic Perspective[By Rabbi Yair Hoffman] A great debate has ensued between the state governments of New York and New Jersey versus the CDC in regarding Ebola. The state governors are requiring that all health Care workers who have travelled to Ebola stricken nations and have worked with them should be placed under forced evaluation and quarantine. The federal government, on the other hand, has stated ...    Full Story »

RGA Surpasses $100 Million on Christie's Watch

RGA Surpasses $100 Million on Christie's WatchThe group dedicated to electing and re-electing Republican governors has now raised more than $100 million on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's watch. The Republican Governors Association announced late Wednesday that it has brought in $102 million since Christie took over on Dec. 1, the most of any chair. The group was not required to release the new numbers under any federal ...    Full Story »

Rabbi Yehuda Glick's Condition Takes a Turn for the Worse

Rabbi Yehuda Glick's Condition Takes a Turn for the Worse15:44 IL: A family member is reporting the condition of terror victim Rabbi Yehuda Glick has taken a turn for the worse and he is now listed in critical condition in Shaare Zedek Medical Center. He is undergoing tests at this time. The tzibur is requested to be mispallel for Yehuda Yehoshua ben Rivka Ita Brenda bsoch shar cholei yisrael. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

Temple Institute Responds to Attempted Assassination of Rabbi Yehuda Glick (2 opinions)

Temple Institute Responds to Attempted Assassination of Rabbi Yehuda GlickThe following statement was released to the media by the Temple Institute following the attempted assassination of Har Habayis activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick after a speaking event at the Begin Heritage Center in ...    Full Story »

What Is Orbital Sciences?

What Is Orbital Sciences?NASA pays it billions. Its rockets sport mythical names like Minotaur and Pegasus. And its $2 billion deal to resupply the International Space Station had gone well — until this week. Aerospace company Orbital Sciences Corp. suffered a big failure late Tuesday when one of its unmanned rockets bound for the station exploded moments after liftoff. That rocket was Orbital's newest ...    Full Story »

Giyur Bill on the Knesset Agenda for Monday

Giyur Bill on the Knesset Agenda for MondayThe controversial Giyur Bill authored by MK (The Movement) Elazar has been placed on the Knesset calendar for Monday 10 Marcheshvan and barring any surprises, the bill is expected to pass its second and third votes, at which time the bill will become law. Backed by the Yesh Atid, The Movement, and Yisrael Beitenu parties in the coalition, there will also be support from some of the ...    Full Story »

Christie Helping Friends in Final Midterm Stretch

Christie Helping Friends in Final Midterm StretchNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is returning to Iowa yet again to campaign for a governor who doesn't need his help, one in a string of meetings with Republican candidates who would be valuable allies should he run for president. As he reaches the homestretch before the midterm elections in his role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, Christie's dance card is full: ...    Full Story »

Rabbi Glick's Shooter Shot Dead by Commando Force [UPDATED 08:44 IL] (4 opinions)

Rabbi Glick's Shooter Shot Dead by Commando Force [UPDATED 08:44 IL]06:30 IL: There are reports of a shooting incident with injuries in eastern Yerushalayim, in the Silwan area. A police chopper is overhead. Neighbors in the Arab area are on rooftops shouting “Allah Akbar”. More details to follow. 07:09: Shooting reported earlier appears related to Arab violence in that area of the capital. Unconfirmed reports state one person has been killed ...    Full Story »

Hikind To Cuomo: Education Investment Tax Credits Must Happen This Year (4 opinions)

Hikind To Cuomo: Education Investment Tax Credits Must Happen This Year NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed a large crowd at Bais Yaakov in Borough Park on Wednesday night. Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) was asked to speak as well and he took the occasion to praise the Governor profusely for all of his past accomplishments. “There’s still one job left to do,” said Assemblyman Hikind as he publicly called on Governor Cuomo to make Education ...    Full Story »

Sheirut Leumi's Future in Jeopardy (1 opinions)

Sheirut Leumi's Future in JeopardyAs the coalition is working to complete the 2015 budget, it has been learned the Finance Ministry plans a major budget cut for the nation’s Sheirut Leumi program. The cut will all but eliminate the funding for apartments for the volunteers. The organization’s leaders are calling on Minister Naftali Bennett, Minister Uri Orbach, MK Ayelet Shaked and the head of the nation’s ...    Full Story »

OU Advocacy Urges New York City Council Education Committee to Support Reform of DOE’s Management of Special Education Services

OU Advocacy Urges New York City Council Education Committee to Support Reform of DOE’s Management of Special Education ServicesIn his testimony before the New York City Council Education Committee and the Subcommittee on Non-Public Schools, Jake Adler, OU Advocacy’s New York City Director of Political Affairs, urged the City Council to consider even greater reforms for New York City’s Department of Education (DOE) in how it manages its special education services than those included in Proposed Intro ...    Full Story »

Israel: Public School Violence on the Rise

Israel: Public School Violence on the RiseThe alarming trend of increased school violence in Israel’s public school system continues as the number of youths involved in attacks continues its upward trend. A report released by the Israel National Authority for Measurement & Evaluation in Education documents violence in the nation’s public schools is on the rise. The report concerns itself with the 2013-2014 school ...    Full Story »

PA Leader Warns Closure of Har Habayis is a 'Declaration of War by Israel' (2 opinions)

PA Leader Warns Closure of Har Habayis is a 'Declaration of War by Israel'PA leader Abu Mazen has released a statement that Israel’s decision to close Har Habayis to Muslim worshipers and non-Muslim worshippers alike is an Israeli declaration of war, the AFP News Agency reports. Tensions continue to rise in the capital following the Wednesday night     Full Story »

50 Percent of Israeli Seniors are Living in Poverty!

50 Percent of Israeli Seniors are Living in Poverty! The Knesset on Tuesday 4 Marcheshvan observed Senior Citizens day in the plenum and in a number of committees. The day included highlighting growing concern for according to the standard set by the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), 50% of Israeli senior citizens are living in poverty. Even after receiving discounts in taxes and other payments and receiving ...    Full Story »

The Knesset Remembers Rechavam Ze'evi HY"D

The Knesset Remembers Rechavam Ze'evi HYFormer IDF Major-General and Minister of Tourism Rechavam Ze’evi HY’D was gunned down in a terrorist attack in 2001 at the age of 75. Ze’evi was gunned down at point blank range by a PFLP terrorist in the Jerusalem Hyatt Hotel. Ze’evi, known affectionately in Israel as “Ghandi”, was also a noted historian. a decorated IDF officer and founder of the Moledet party in ...    Full Story »

Report: Arabs Targeted Glick for his Har Habayis Activism

Report: Arabs Targeted Glick for his Har Habayis ActivismThe PA (Palestinian Authority) Maan News Agency reports that photos clearly show that terrorists planned to target Rabbi Yehuda Glick as is evident from photos that appeared on social media networks and published by the PA media agency. Clearly Glick’s tenacious battle to open Har Habayis to Jewish prayer all the time made him a target for extremists. Rabbi Yehuda Glick remains in ...    Full Story »

Update on Attempted Assassination of Har Habayis Activist Yehuda Glick

Update on Attempted Assassination of Har Habayis Activist Yehuda GlickHar Habayis activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick remains in very serious condition following an attempted assassination against him on Wednesday night outside the Jerusalem ...    Full Story »

Har Habayis Closed to All! (5 opinions)

Har Habayis Closed to All!Following the Wednesday night attempted assassination of Har Habayis activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick, Jerusalem Police have announced Har Habayis is closed to all, Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Arab media sources however have published photos of worshippers praying on Har Habayis so it is not certain if police have truly closed down the site to everyone or possibly, permitting some ...    Full Story »

Gov't Pushes Air Bag Maker on Replacement Parts

Gov't Pushes Air Bag Maker on Replacement PartsThe U.S. government's auto safety agency, responding to criticism of its slow response to safety issues, told the manufacturer of millions of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more testing to find the cause of the problem. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent letters Wednesday to Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. and 10 ...    Full Story »

Dems Rush To Save Suddenly Vulnerable Incumbents (1 opinions)

Dems Rush To Save Suddenly Vulnerable IncumbentsDesperate Democrats are scrambling to save vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit wins in the past two presidential elections. Six days to the election, the once friendly terrain of New York, California, Obama's native state of Hawaii and his adopted state of Illinois all are posing stiff challenges to ...    Full Story »

Deri: Livni Closed a Deal with the Arabs on the Giyur Bill

Deri: Livni Closed a Deal with the Arabs on the Giyur BillShas party leader Aryeh Deri accuses Justice Minister Tzipi Livni (The Movement) of cutting a deal with the Arab parties to advance her Giyur Bill agenda. Interestingly, in a hearing to address an appeal by Arab MK Hanin Zoabi on Wednesday challenging the Knesset Ethics Committee     Full Story »

NY Man Charged In False Threat Against Obama

NY Man Charged In False Threat Against ObamaProsecutors say the Secret Service got involved in a love triangle when a New York man falsely reported that his rival planned to kill President Barack Obama. The U.S. attorney says Juan Medina of Yonkers has been charged with making false statements. Medina allegedly made an anonymous 911 call on Aug. 29 accusing the other man of planning to attack Obama, who was coming to ...    Full Story »

Yehuda Glick, Well-Known 'Temple Mount' Activist Seriously Wounded By Gunfire In Jerusalem; Reported To Be Critical (19 opinions)

Yehuda Glick, Well-Known 'Temple Mount' Activist Seriously Wounded By Gunfire In Jerusalem; Reported To Be CriticalPlease be Mispallel for Yehuda Yeshua ben Brenda, who was just shot in an apparent terrorist attack. Yehuda Glick, was critically wounded on Wednesday night after he was shot in close range in his upper body during an annual event of the "Temple Mount and Eretz Yisrael Faithful Movement" at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Police District spokesman ...    Full Story »
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Honenu Reports a Meeting with Attorney Denied to Two Minors

Honenu Reports a Meeting with Attorney Denied to Two MinorsFour Jewish youths were detained on Monday, 3 Marcheshvan in raids carried out by the ISA (Israel Security Agency – Shin Bet) and the Central Unit of the Shai police raids in Ofakim, Tapuach and Yad Binyamin. Two of the youths were transferred to the Central Unit of the Shai (Shomron-Yehuda) Police for interrogation. They are suspected of nationalistically motivated arson. The ...    Full Story »

Where's Czar? Ebola Raises Management Questions

Where's Czar? Ebola Raises Management QuestionsPresident Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible? Ron Klain has barely been seen, and a week before midterm elections, Obama is pressing to dispel criticism that the government can't manage the Ebola crisis. The White House's behind-the-scenes coordination of the Ebola response is being ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Israel: Cows on the Road Lead to MVA (1 opinions)

PHOTOS: Israel: Cows on the Road Lead to MVA[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A multi vehicle accident involving private and transport vehicles occurred on Wednesday 5 Marcheshvan on Route 89, near Safsufa. The injured motorists were transported by Magen David Adom paramedic units to Ziff Hospital in Tzfas. Members of Ichud Hatzalah of the Galil district report treating 15 patients. The cause of the accident appears to have cows on ...    Full Story »

NYC Hatchet Attack Called Terrorism, But Why?

NYC Hatchet Attack Called Terrorism, But Why?What police have labeled the latest act of terror in New York City didn’t involve an international conspiracy, a high-profile target or a bomb — just an unemployed loner wielding a hardware-store hatchet on an unremarkable street. New York Police Department officials’ characterization of the assault on a group of officers last week in Queens by Zale Thompson raised questions ...    Full Story »

Chareidi MK Calls Poverty Report 'Catastrophic' (4 opinions)

Chareidi MK Calls Poverty Report 'Catastrophic'MKs from chareidi parties responded harshly to the UNICEF report on growing poverty among children in Israel living in single parent homes. The damaging report sites Israel ranks high among developed nations with growing poverty among its children. Shas party leader Aryeh Deri calls on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to stop starving the nation’s children. Deri said the data ...    Full Story »

FDNY Commissioner Appoints James Leonard As Chief Of Department

FDNY Commissioner Appoints James Leonard As Chief Of DepartmentFire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro today announced the appointment of James E. Leonard as Chief of Department - the highest ranking uniformed position in the FDNY. Chief Leonard, a 35-year veteran and Brooklyn Borough Commander since 2010, will oversee the Department’s 15,000 uniformed firefighters and EMS personnel and four major agency Bureaus: Fire Operations, EMS Operations, ...    Full Story »

Asra Kadisha Protests to Protect Kevarim Resume (1 opinions)

Asra Kadisha Protests to Protect Kevarim ResumeFive protesters were arrested in an Asra Kadisha protest on Wednesday morning the 5th of Marcheshvan on Abba Eban Street in the Mishkenos Ha’uma area of Yerushalayim. The protest was against digging Jewish kevarim in that area, Asra Kadisha reports. Construction workers summoned police and they instructed the protesters to leave since their actions were illegal, pointing out they were ...    Full Story »

Honenu: Disturbance Broke out in Petah Tikva Courthouse

Honenu: Disturbance Broke out in Petah Tikva CourthouseThis case is under a partial gag order, however the following information is cleared for publication. A disturbance broke out on the morning of Tuesday, 4 Marcheshvan in the Petah Tikva Magistrate Court after right-wing activists succeeded in entering the courtroom in which a deliberation was being held behind closed doors and called out words of encouragement to detainees who have ...    Full Story »

NYC Mayor Says FDNY EMS Workers Who Transported Ebola Patient Are Like Navy SEALS (1 opinions)

NYC Mayor Says FDNY EMS Workers Who Transported Ebola Patient Are Like Navy SEALSNew York's mayor says that medical workers who transported a doctor fighting Ebola are the equivalent of the U.S. Navy's elite SEALS. Mayor Bill de Blasio visited a fire department EMS crew on Manhattan's Upper East Side on Tuesday. Emergency medical workers had taken Dr. Craig Spencer to the Bellevue Hospital Center last week. Spencer tested positive for Ebola after returning ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Launch of New Global Women’s Movement – Ner Echad (7 opinions)

VIDEO: Launch of New Global Women’s Movement – Ner Echad[SCROLL DOWN TO WATCH VIDEO] Coinciding with the third yahrzeit of Rebbetzin Batsheva Kanievsky, Ner Echad, a new global Jewish women’s movement, has launched this Succos to honor the Rebbetzin's memory and perpetuate her legacy. The Rebbetzin devoted herself to bringing together Jewish women from all walks of life in unified mitzvos and acts of loving-kindness, strengthening the ...    Full Story »

Almost 36 Percent of Israel's Children are Poor

Almost 36 Percent of Israel's Children are PoorAccording to a UNCEF report, 35.6% of children in Israel are poor, ranking in fourth place among the 10 “poorest” developed nations regarding children. The report regarding Israel refers to so-called single parent homes, adding that in homes with two parents, the level of poverty among children has decreased. The increase in poverty is attributed to the government cutting monthly ...    Full Story »


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