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Tel Aviv Beis Din Is Tired Of Women Filing False Complaints

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate-affiliated batei din and the family courts are forced to deal again and again with complaints to the police, who are issuing...

UN Slaps Sanctions On 8 Linked To ISIS And al-Qaida

The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida. The...

Former Trump Adviser Flynn Consulting Again, Says Brother

Embattled former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has opened a new consulting firm called Resilient Patriot, LLC that is advising private equity firms, according...

GOP’s Ted Cruz Says He Still Sees Path Ahead On Health Care

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he believes there is still a path to getting a health care bill passed, despite "a handful of...

HORRIFIC: 3 Israelis Killed In Stabbing Attack Inside Their Home On Friday Night

(GRAPHIC IMAGE IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A Palestinian terrorist infiltrated a home in Neve Tsuf (Halamish) at around 10 PM on Friday night and stabbed four...

Cancer, Working From Bed All Part Of Long McCain Chronicles

Sen. John McCain is telling his best friend in the Senate to keep it together as he grapples with brain cancer. South Carolina Sen. Lindsey...

Legal Minimum Age of Marriage in New York State Is Now 17

New York state has raised the age of marriage to 17 in an effort to prevent child marriage. The change took effect Thursday, a month...

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HORRIFIC: 3 Israelis Killed In Stabbing Attack Inside Their Home On...

(GRAPHIC IMAGE IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A Palestinian terrorist infiltrated a home in Neve Tsuf (Halamish) at around 10 PM on Friday night and stabbed four...
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US To Ban Americans From Traveling To NKorea

The Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, U.S. officials said Friday, following the death of university student Otto Warmbier...

President Rivlin Calls On Turkey To Condemn Har Habayis Terror Attack

President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday evening spoke by telephone with the President of Turkey at President Erdogan’s request, against the background of recent developments...

Hackers Had Access to Millions of Social Security Numbers

Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10...

Homeland Security Secretary Says Ports A Terrorism Priority

Security at shipping ports around the U.S., including testing containers and vessels for biological and radiological hazards, is a top priority to preventing terrorism,...

Sheldon Silver’s Lawyers Want Supreme Court To Review Case

A lawyer for former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says the U.S. Supreme Court should look at his case after a federal appeals...

New York Times A Favorite Trump Target – And Interview Venue

President Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced The New York Times as "fake news," yet he's granted more interviews to its reporters since taking office...

USS Ford Will Join The Fleet, But Deployment Is 4 Years Away

The Navy's newest aircraft carrier will officially join the fleet Saturday at a commissioning overseen by President Donald Trump. But four years will likely...

Anthony Scaramucci Is Communication Director; Sarah Sanders Replaces Spicer As Press Secretary

New York financier Anthony Scaramucci has been formally named White House communications director and Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been promoted to press secretary in...

Russian Who Met Trump Jr. Represented Intelligence Agency

The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 campaign has represented a military unit operated by Russia's intelligence agency, according to...

WATCH: New Jersey-Bound Plane Makes Dramatic Landing On Long Island Highway

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A small plane that had taken off from a Long Island airport and was heading to New Jersey made an emergency...
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Cairo Upset Over Latest US Travel Warning To Egypt

Egypt has expressed "discontent" over the latest U.S. travel warning to the Mideast country, saying the notice makes a false distinction between terrorist groups...

PHOTOS: Palestinian Violence In Yerushalayim On Erev Shabbos; Multiple Palestinians Killed; 200 Injured

Israel Police reports numerous flash points at which there was Islamic violence in the capital on Friday afternoon, 27 Tammuz. The Palestinian violence began...

Trump Legal Team Looking To Investigate Mueller Aides

President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, according to three people...

PHOTOS: Arabs Reporting Four Killed In Jerusalem Violence On Friday

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) According to Arab media reports, four people were killed in confrontations in Jerusalem on erev Shabbos, 27 Tammuz. The reports state...

Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according...

Sorotzkin Family Living Nightmare, Afraid To Come Forward Publicly

On Wednesday, Rabbi Yechiel Shlessinger, a rebbi in Yeshivas Torah Ohr of Jerusalem, made himself a public representative of a family in need. A...

NJ Transit Weighs Disciplinary Actions Over Canceled Trains

New Jersey Transit is weighing whether it can pursue disciplinary action against train engineers after a manpower shortage forced dozens of ride cancellations this...

Kiryas Joel Reaches Deal In Bid For Expansion

The fast-growing Hasidic Jewish village of Kiryas Joel has finalized an agreement with local opponents that could ease its path to expanding its borders...

Pelosi Speaks To Ailing Lawmaker, Says He Sounds Wonderful

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she has spoken with Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was critically wounded in a shooting at a baseball...
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UN Slaps Sanctions On 8 Linked To Islamic State And Al-Qaida

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida...

Christie Vows To Take Action If NJ Transit Workers Miss Work

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he will take "every action that is necessary" to make sure New Jersey Transit train engineers show up...

UK Police Get Help From 9/11 Experts In London Fire Recovery

London police who are struggling to identify victims of the fire at the Grenfell Tower apartment building have sought help from experts with experience:...

Exxon Fined $2M For Tillerson-Era Breach Of Russia Sanctions

The Treasury Department hit Exxon Mobil Corp. with a $2 million fine Thursday for violating Russia sanctions while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was...

Trump’s Envoy Picks Hesitate On Question Of Russian Meddling

Several of President Donald Trump's nominees for key ambassador posts are declining to say unequivocally whether Russia sought to meddle in the 2016 presidential...

Trump Comments About Sessions Show Penchant For Humiliation

The art of humiliation appears to be a key operating principle for President Donald Trump. Trump blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions in an interview Wednesday...

PHOTOS: Impressive 2,700-Year-Old Water System Discovered Near Rosh Ha’ayin

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)   An impressively large 2,700-year-old water system was recently exposed at Israel Antiquities Authority excavations near Rosh Ha’ayin with the help of...

Real Rabbinic Ordination by R. Yair Hoffman

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Since the Daf Yomi has started the tractate of Sanhedrin, a fascinating incident in Jewish...

Cabinet Decides Har Habayis Metal Detectors to Remain in Place

The Security Cabinet convened on Thursday night for hours, and a decision was reached by which the metal detectors placed on Har Habayis will...
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After Foul Ball Catch, Christie Says Booing Comes With Job [VIDEO]

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Days after catching boos after snagging a foul ball at a Mets game, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's never...

Otzma Yehudit Requests A Permit To Protest In Umm el-Fahm

Members of the Otzma Yehudit movement, headed by former MK Dr. Michael Ben-Ari, submitted a request to the Um al-Fahm police demanding that they...

BBC Forced To Reveal Salaries Of On-Air Personalities

The publicly funded BBC was forced to publish the names and salaries of its highest-earning actors and presenters Wednesday, unleashing a national debate about...

US Says Ban On Laptops In Airplane Cabins Has Been Lifted

The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, as federal officials say that...

PHOTOS: Sheva Brachos Celebrated With Young Shluchim In Russia

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) The Sheva Brachos of Menachem Mendel Lazar was held together with the young shluchim at Camp Gan Yisroel of Moscow. These days...
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Chief Justice Roberts Says Criticism Won’t Stop Judges

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, once dubbed "disgraceful" by President Donald Trump, said on Thursday that criticism from politicians won't dissuade judges...

Biometric Blunder Leads To Security Concerns Among Many Israelis

The biometric ID cards and passports transition was accompanied by strong opposition from many elements in Israel, which delayed the process for a long...

Police On High Alert Ahead Of Friday On Har Habayis

Jerusalem police are on high alert ahead of Friday Islamic prayers on Har Habayis following a week of tension and isolated violence. The excuse...

NY Transit Officials Chew On Possible Ban On Subway Snacks

New York transit officials are chewing on the notion of a subway snacking ban — and that's heating up the political rhetoric. The Metropolitan Transportation...

Trump’s New Jersey Home Gets Security Designation

The New Jersey town where President Donald Trump has spent weekends at his golf course has received a designation by the Secret Service so...

The Case of the $100 bill in the Suit by R. Yair Hoffman

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times It happened in Nevei Yaakov in Eretz Yisroel. There is a suit giveaway gemach...

UK Archives Show Churchill Blocked Release Of Nazi Memos

Britain's National Archives have released records showing then Prime Minister Winston Churchill's attempts to cover up a Nazi plot to collaborate with members of...

A Piece Of Aluminum Falls From A Bnei Brak Building And Hits A Toddler

An object fell from a Bnei Brak building on Rav Alexsandroni Street on Thursday morning, 26 Tammuz, striking a child. The accompanying photo shows the...

Report: Trump Ends Covert Plan To Arm Syrian Rebels

President Donald Trump has decided to halt the CIA's years-long covert program to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels battling the regime of the...

Hagaon HaRav David Yosef Calls To Prevent Removal Of Talmud Torah Sanhedrin

HaGaon HaRav David Yosef, a member of Shas’ Moetzas Gedolei Yisrael, called on Shas Jerusalem councilmen to oppose the planned eviction of the Sephardi...

Trump Stops Hundreds Of Planned Regulations

The Trump administration has withdrawn or delayed 860 proposed regulations in its first five months, the beginnings of a regulatory overhaul meant to bolster...

PHOTOS: Speaker Edelstein Address Murderous Har Habayis Terror Attack

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and the Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), MK Amir Peretz, met at...

Kelly: States Should Ask Feds For Help To Secure Elections

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Wednesday that states should not be wary of asking for the federal government's help to strengthen election systems...

Israel Preparing For A Difficult Scenario On Har Habayis And Throughout Areas Of Yehuda...

Islamic leaders have been fueling the situation since last Friday’s fatal terror attack on Har Habayis. Amid this, there are calls that all PA...

Average US Mortgage Rates Fall; 30-Year At 3.96 Percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week after two straight weeks of increases. The benchmark 30-year rate slipped back below the significant 4 percent...

Kuwait Shuts Iran Cultural Mission, Expels Some Diplomats

Kuwait said Thursday it is shutting the Iranian cultural mission to the country and calling for a reduction in the number of Iranian diplomats...

Jerusalem Estates Celebrates Milestone Of Securing Permits For Historic Development As Dignitaries Laud “Professionalism...

(COMMUNICATED CONTENT) The brilliant summer sun and passing refreshing mountain breeze were a fitting background for a day of celebration on July 3 rd at...

New Torah From Hagaon HaRav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach ZATZAL

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times) There is nothing like the Torah of Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach zatzal. And now, a...

VIDEOS: Violence Follows Attempted Stabbing Attack In Eastern Gush Etzion

(VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A short time following the failed stabbing attack in eastern Gush Etzion, in which the terrorist, a Bet Lechem resident was...

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves FBI Director Nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of President Donald Trump's pick to head the FBI. Christopher Wray's nomination will now move to the...

Enhanced Security In Effect On International Flights To US

Travelers flying to the U.S. from nearly 300 international airports, including those in Mexico and Canada, are now subject to stepped-up security measures that...

Elor Azariya Released To House Arrest

Elor Azariya, the IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of a wounded Arab terrorist, was released to house arrest. Azariya can...

Tonight In Monsey – The Foodie Event Of The Summer, Benefiting Our Place

One Night. One Location. Three BBQ's. Tonight, Thursday, July 20th, Our Place will be presenting its 4th Annual Ultimate Guys Night Out & Poolside Volleyball...

Second Jerusalem Forest Fire, Compels Evacuation Of Residents from Sorotzkin Street Homes [VIDEOS &...

(VIDEOS & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Not too long after declaring the Jerusalem Forest fire under control, firefighters directed their attention to a fire near...

Trump Declines Invitation To Speak At NAACP Convention

The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to speak at the NAACP's annual convention next week in Baltimore,...

Trump Rages At Sessions In New York Times Interview

President Donald Trump told The New York Times in an interview Wednesday that he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had...
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