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Anti-Defamation League Receives Bomb Threat at National Headquarters in NYC (4 opinions)

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Anti-Defamation League Receives Bomb Threat at National Headquarters in NYC
The following is via Breaking911.com: An anonymous bomb threat was called into the Anti-Defamation League's headquarters in New York City on Wednesday, part of a rash of bomb threats to Jewish centers throughout the country. The threat was called into ADL's Murray Hill headquarters at about 11:08 a.m. on Wednesday, according to police. “Today the ADL’s national headquarters in New York received an anonymous bomb threat,” ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said in a statement. “While there is no information at this time to indicate ...

WATCH: Left Fear-Mongering As Trump Enforces Immigration Laws?

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Tucker takes on one immigration activist as the Trump administration looks to hire thousands more officers, end 'catch-and release' policies and begin work on president's border wall.

Hours Left (Adar!).. And Then Every Erev Rosh Chodesh Until The Shidduch Comes

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WATCH: Left Fear-Mongering As Trump Enforces Immigration Laws?EVERY SINGLE EREV ROSH CHODESH. UNTIL IT COMES TRUE…. Being continued due to large demand b"h: A new and exciting tefillah initiative has been launched recently by Yad L’Achim in Eretz Yisrael, the organization rescuing Jewish women & children trapped in Arab Villages. Thousands have already received their yeshua and found their zivug after submitting their names through Yad ...    Full Story »

Jack Teital Continues His Hunger Strike In Prison

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Jack Teital Continues His Hunger Strike In PrisonYaakov (Jack) Teital, who is serving two life sentences for murdering Arabs,  is on a hunger strike. His wife, Mrs. Rivkah Teital has turned to Israel Prison Authority officials to cease the policy of violating her husband’s rights, which ...    Full Story »

Rav Galai To Daven Tomorrow at Famous Michelstadt Kever, Limited Space on Tefila List Available (1 opinions)

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Jack Teital Continues His Hunger Strike In PrisonFor one week only, Jews around the world are taking part in an unbelievable opportunity: To be davened for by two of the holiest talmidei chachamim in the world, at a European kever known for its tremendous nissim. Sar HaTorah Rav Chaim Kanievsky has sent Rav Shimon Galai as a special shaliach to daven at the holy & famous kever of The Baal Shem of Michelstadt. Davening at this ...    Full Story »

Effort To Prevent Mandatory Autopsy On SIDS Babies

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Effort To Prevent Mandatory Autopsy On SIDS BabiesYahadut Hatorah MK Uri Maklev is among those working to prevent a mandatory autopsy regulation for children who die of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). He accuses police of failing to be willing to accept responsibility in such cases which include clear evidence at the scene regarding the cause of death, but instead, Israel Police wishes to places the burden of the responsibility ...    Full Story »

SpaceX Aborts Approach To Space Station, Delivery Delayed

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SpaceX Aborts Approach To Space Station, Delivery DelayedA navigation error forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday, following an otherwise flawless flight from NASA's historic moon pad. SpaceX's supply ship, the Dragon, was less than a mile from the orbiting outpost when a problem cropped up in the GPS system. The approach was aborted, and the Dragon backed away. NASA said neither the station ...    Full Story »

Police Response In El-Chiran Vehicular Attack Under Fire

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Police Response In El-Chiran Vehicular Attack Under FireThe actions of police responding to the vehicular terror attack in the Bedouin community of Um el-Chiran are under investigation. Policeman Staff-Sgt. Erez Levy HY”D was     Full Story »

Man Who Smashed Trump Star To Pay Damages, Serve Probation

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Man Who Smashed Trump Star To Pay Damages, Serve ProbationA man who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been sentenced to three years of probation for vandalism. An attorney for James Otis says he pleaded no contest to the felony Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court. Attorney Mieke ter Poorten says Otis agreed to pay $4,400 for the damage and attorney's fees and perform 20 days of community labor. Otis ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Defense Minister Lieberman Visits N. Command Escorted By IDF Chief Eizenkott

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PHOTOS: Defense Minister Lieberman Visits N. Command Escorted By IDF Chief Eizenkott  [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Tuesday 25 Shevat visited the IDF’s Northern Command escorted by IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-General Gadi Eizenkott. The senior minister also met with Golani Brigade commanders and troops involved in a training exercise in the Golan Heights, an exercise which also involved combat engineers, tank corps soldiers and ...    Full Story »

Wal-Mart Keeps Working To Make Inroads Against Amazon

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Wal-Mart Keeps Working To Make Inroads Against AmazonThe nation's largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller. Wal-Mart drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its online sales soared 29 percent in the fourth quarter, which covers the critical holiday shopping season. That's an indication that its efforts to lower prices and improve web services are helping it compete ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Ex-Hospital Chief Says Health Care Swindling Must End

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One former hospital president has a message for new HHS Secretary Tom Price: end predatory health care pricing that's scamming consumers.

Chareidim Insist On Firing Kiryat Yovel Community Council: Kiryat Yovel Community Council Leader's Words Are Representative Of Mayor Barkat (1 opinions)

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Chareidim Insist On Firing Kiryat Yovel Community Council: Kiryat Yovel Community Council Leader's Words Are Representative Of Mayor BarkatJerusalem Councilman Rabbi Eliezer Reichenberg told Kol Berama Radio on Wednesday 26 Shevat that Kiryat Yovel community council official Yechiel Levy must be ousted from his post following his interview on Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) on Tuesday. During the interview, Levy explained his     Full Story »

Evidence Of Anti-Semitism, But Data Mostly Elusive (5 opinions)

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Evidence Of Anti-Semitism, But Data Mostly ElusiveHas anti-Semitism accompanied Donald Trump's rise to power? Some organizations that monitor hate groups and hate crimes believe so, noting a rash of recent incidents. But data is elusive, and the president's supporters note his family connection - a Jewish daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren - and his comments this week condemning hate and prejudice. Here's a look at recent ...    Full Story »

More Than 200 Inauguration Day Rioters Indicted For Rioting

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More Than 200 Inauguration Day Rioters Indicted For RiotingThe following is via: Breaking911.com A federal grand jury indicted 214 people on felony rioting charges in connection to the riots that broke out in downtown Washington, DC, on Inauguration Day. Police arrested 230 people after the rioters smashed storefronts and bus stops, hurled ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: PM Netanyahu Ends Singapore Visit And Heads To Australia

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PHOTOS/VIDEOS: PM Netanyahu Ends Singapore Visit And Heads To Australia[VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu completed his first-ever visit to Singapore and then traveled to Australia on an official state visit to that country. The Prime Minister and his wife Sara have arrived in Australia, following their visit to Singapore. The Prime Minister on Wednesday 26 Shevat met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm ...    Full Story »

Police: Suspects In N. Korean Death Coated Their Hands With Poison

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Police: Suspects In N. Korean Death Coated Their Hands With PoisonThe two women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals and then wipe them on his face, police in Malaysia said Wednesday, announcing they were seeking a North Korean diplomat in connection with the attack. But the North Korean Embassy ridiculed the police account of Kim Jong Nam's death at a Malaysian ...    Full Story »

GOP Members of Congress Face Trump Foes At Town Halls (2 opinions)

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GOP Members of Congress Face Trump Foes At Town HallsRepublican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia. Protesters and supporters crowded a restaurant conference room in Blackstone where Brat fielded questions for about hour Tuesday. He was loudly heckled and booed ...    Full Story »

Free Jewish Crowdfunding Website Reaches $3 Million Dollar Raised Milestone

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Free Jewish Crowdfunding Website Reaches $3 Million Dollar Raised MilestoneA milestone has been reached in Chesed and Tzedakah that Klal Yisroel should be proud of and celebrate. In just over a year since it's launching, the totally free crowdfunding website "The Chesed Fund" has raised a whopping 3 MILLION DOLLARS for Tzedakah causes! Avi Kehat, the man who started this incredible website told YWN ...    Full Story »

Trump Administration ROlls Out New Approach To Illegal Immigration (1 opinions)

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Trump Administration ROlls Out New Approach To Illegal ImmigrationDonald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House. Now a pair of enforcement memos from Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly lay bare exactly what the Trump administration plans to do and how many of the estimated ...    Full Story »

Downstream Communities Brace For Flooding As Dams Overflow

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Downstream Communities Brace For Flooding As Dams OverflowCommunities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks. Northern California is forecast to get a brief break from persistent downpours Wednesday but the surge of water released from Don Pedro Dam into the Tuolumne River in the ...    Full Story »

Iraqi Suicide Bomber Was Released From Gitmo In 2004 (1 opinions)

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Iraqi Suicide Bomber Was Released From Gitmo In 2004A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of potential terrorists. The Islamic State group identified the bomber as Abu Zakariya al-Britani, and two British security officials also confirmed ...    Full Story »

Israeli And Palestinian Researchers Cooperate To Find Risk Factors For B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Israeli And Palestinian Researchers Cooperate To Find Risk Factors For B Cell Non-Hodgkin LymphomaNon-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL), tumors which may originate from B or T lymphocytes, account for approximately 3% of the worldwide cancer burden. Most epidemiological studies of NHL have been carried out in North American and European populations, with a few focusing on East Asian populations. Very few epidemiological studies have been conducted on B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (B-NHL) in ...    Full Story »

The World Bnei Akiva Whatsapp Win: Over 200 Groups Within 4 Days (2 opinions)

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The World Bnei Akiva Whatsapp Win: Over 200 Groups Within 4 DaysLast, World Bnei Akiva launched Operation: WBA Whatsapp, calling upon all movement alumni to reunite virtually with old friends and peers via its special internet application SHEVETsapp. Within four days of launching the campaign, over 250 Whatsapp groups formed with WBA members and alumni around the world. The oldest alumni to create their own group were Shevet Eitanim, whose ...    Full Story »

Missouri Man Charged In Terror Plot To Attack Buses, Trains In Kansas City On Presidents Day (3 opinions)

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Missouri Man Charged In Terror Plot To Attack Buses, Trains In Kansas City On Presidents DayA Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents Day attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City, federal officials said Tuesday. Robert Lorenzo Hester Jr., 25, a Missouri-born U.S. citizen from Columbia, was charged in federal court in Kansas City with ...    Full Story »

Millions Targeted For Possible Deportation Under Trump Rules (5 opinions)

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Millions Targeted For Possible Deportation Under Trump RulesMillions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation - including people simply arrested for traffic violations - under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration. Any immigrant who is in the country illegally and is charged or convicted of any offense, or even suspected of a crime, will ...    Full Story »
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HOD Facing An Uphill Battle In France (6 opinions)

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HOD Facing An Uphill Battle In FranceAs the result of a new organ donation policy ("opt out") adopted in France, almost all of the rabbis of France recently voiced their sweeping opposition to organ donation. There are more than 500,000 Jews living in France. In order to counter this latest development HODS (Halachic Organ Donor Society) is arranging an educational ...    Full Story »

Op-Ed: I Didn't Think I'd Ever Leave The CIA. But Because Of Trump, I Quit. (19 opinions)

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Op-Ed: I Didn't Think I'd Ever Leave The CIA. But Because Of Trump, I Quit.Nearly 15 years ago, I informed my skeptical father that I was pursuing a job with the Central Intelligence Agency. Among his many concerns was that others would never believe I had resigned from the agency when I sought my next job. "Once CIA, always CIA," he said. But that didn't give me pause. This wouldn't be just my first real job, I thought then; it would be my career. That ...    Full Story »

Arrest Made In PA Israel Entry Permits Operation

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Arrest Made In PA Israel Entry Permits OperationPolice report that a PA (Palestinian Authority) resident is in custody after apprehended running a fraudulent permit operation, selling permits to enter “Green Line” Israel for NIS 2,000. He obtained bogus entry permits for payment from PA residents. Following the police investigation over recent months, which began with the arrests of PA residents attempting to enter ‘Israel ...    Full Story »

AAA: Vehicle Rust Damage Costs US Drivers $3 Billion A Year

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AAA: Vehicle Rust Damage Costs US Drivers $3 Billion A YearA new AAA report estimates U.S. drivers pay about $3 billion a year to repair rust damage from road de-icers. AAA's Northeast office said Tuesday that liquid de-icers are faster and more effective. But they're even more corrosive than traditional salt. It says the fact that they remain liquid at lower temperatures makes it easier to coat vehicle surfaces, cracks and ...    Full Story »

Orthodox Union Welcomes President Trump's Condemnation Of Anti-Semitism (8 opinions)

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Orthodox Union Welcomes President Trump's Condemnation Of Anti-SemitismToday, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, issued the following statement after President Donald Trump's remarks this morning. Mr. Mark Bane, president of the Orthodox Union, stated: "Over the past several weeks, the American Jewish community has been subjected to scores of bomb threats, acts of vandalism and other anti Semitic incidents. We welcome today's ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: 1,800 Year Old Hebrew Inscriptions Were Exposed On A Column Capital In Peqi'in Village

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PHOTOS: 1,800 Year Old Hebrew Inscriptions Were Exposed On A Column Capital In Peqi'in Village[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] An 1,800 year old limestone capital dating to the Roman period that is engraved with two Hebrew inscriptions was discovered during the course of restoration and conservation work being carried out in the ancient synagogue and neighboring Beit Zinati visitor center at Peqiʽin, in the Western Galil. The work is being conducted by the Council for ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: UPS Tries Arming Its Brown-Clad Drivers With An octocopter Drone

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VIDEO: UPS Tries Arming Its Brown-Clad Drivers With An octocopter Drone[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] United Parcel Service Inc. sees a day when your latest purchase may be dropped off not by a brown-clad delivery driver, but by an octocopter drone. The world's largest courier took a step closer to that future on Monday, launching an unmanned aerial vehicle from the roof of a UPS truck about a quarter-mile to a blueberry farm outside Tampa, Florida. The ...    Full Story »

PM Netanyahu Speaks Of The Need For Islamic Religious And Cultural Tolerance

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PM Netanyahu Speaks Of The Need For Islamic Religious And Cultural TolerancePrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu used an official dinner during his state visit to Singapore to speak out about Islam and the need for religious and cultural tolerance and diversity. He spoke at a state dinner held at the presidential palace, attended a dinner together with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Ching. During the event an orchid was named after the ...    Full Story »

How President Trump Spent His First Month In Office, By The Numbers (13 opinions)

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How President Trump Spent His First Month In Office, By The NumbersFrom the moment Donald Trump was sworn in as president on the steps of the Capitol until noon Monday, precisely one month had passed. A total of 744 hours. Here's how he spent each one. Let's start at the top. Trump's time in D.C. The president spent a little under three-quarters of his time in and around Washington during his first month in office. A little less than half ...    Full Story »

Death Of Russian Ambassador To UN Needs To Be Studied More (4 opinions)

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Death Of Russian Ambassador To UN Needs To Be Studied MoreThe cause and manner of death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied further, the city medical examiner said Tuesday, a day after the diplomat fell ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission and died at a hospital. Further study usually includes toxicology and other screenings, which can take weeks. The case was referred to the medical examiner's office by ...    Full Story »

Jewish Leaders, Lithuanian Ambassador To U.S., Meet To Discuss Ancient Vilnius Jewish Cemetery

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Jewish Leaders, Lithuanian Ambassador To U.S., Meet To Discuss Ancient Vilnius Jewish CemeteryA delegation of American Jewish leaders met last Wednesday with Lithuanian Ambassador to the US, Rolandas Kriščiūnas in an effort to forestall planned development in the old Jewish cemetery in Vilnius. The cemetery in question (‘Shnipishok’) dates over five centuries and while the Nazis cleared the cemetery of all tombstones and grave markers, many thousands of graves remain ...    Full Story »

Threat Of Cyber Attack Is Biggest Fear For Businesses

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Threat Of Cyber Attack Is Biggest Fear For BusinessesThe threat of cyber attacks and political instability resulting from rising populism are among the biggest worries for businesses around the world, according to a study of companies in 79 countries. The No. 1 issue for executives working in business continuity and resilience is the threat from hackers, with 88 percent of companies included in the survey saying they are "extremely ...    Full Story »


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