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Defense Minister Ya'alon Orders the Destruction of the Park Memorializing the Three Kedoshim HYD

Defense Minister Ya'alon Orders the Destruction of the Park Memorializing the Three Kedoshim HYD
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has ordered the destruction of the park that was built in memory of the three kedoshim HY”D, who were abducted and murdered by Hamas terrorists last summer; Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel and Eyal Yifrach. MK (Likud) David Amsellem wrote on his Facebook page “The head of the Gush Etzion Regional Council told me today that the Defense Ministry instructed the council to evacuate the site and all its contents based on the contention the presence is actually an effort to establish a new outpost called Ohz ...

Preparations for Rosh Hashanah Continue in Earnest in Uman

Preparations for Rosh Hashanah Continue in Earnest in UmanPreparations are underway in earnest in Uman for Rosh Hashanah, the largest single annual gathering of Jews in the world. The Uman Express Company which operates in Uman to accommodate visitors to Rav Nachman’s ZT”L tziyun will be stepping up service to accommodate the large number of mispallalim expected in the city for Rosh Hashanah and during the Tishrei Yomim Tovim. The ...    Full Story »

Just One Week Left to Enter Tesla Raffle

Preparations for Rosh Hashanah Continue in Earnest in UmanWe all live on different budgets, and for most of us, a Tesla vehicle is a luxury that hasn’t even made it close to our wish lists. But for some among us, the same can be said about new clothing or shoes. Or chicken for Shabbos. Or even paying the gas bill. The creative fundraisers at The Chicago Chesed Fund have ...    Full Story »

Beersheva: How Police Respond to a Report of Camels in a Public Park

Beersheva: How Police Respond to a Report of Camels in a Public Park[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] After a number of serious incidents over the past year involving Israel Police dispatchers, the department promised to ‘get more professional’. The following recording is that of a caller reporting to the Israel Police emergency dispatcher that there are about 10 camels wandering in a public park in Beersheva, in the Makor Chaim area. The first ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Arab Women Interfere with Arrest of a Suspect in Jerusalem

VIDEO: Arab Women Interfere with Arrest of a Suspect in Jerusalem[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] First it was an IDF soldier from an elite unit being assaulted by Arab women in Nabei Salah. That soldier used restraint after being attacked by Arab women during an effort to arrest a suspect in ...    Full Story »

GOP Seeks Pledge to Avert Trump Third-Party Run

GOP Seeks Pledge to Avert Trump Third-Party RunSeeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances. The challenge, confirmed by multiple campaigns, is aimed squarely at Donald Trump. While he is leading the packed Republican field in early polls, the billionaire businessman has ...    Full Story »

Customs Agents at Ben-Gurion Apprehend The Season's First Esrog Smuggler

Customs Agents at Ben-Gurion Apprehend The Season's First Esrog SmugglerWith the first night of slichos rapidly approaching followed by the Tishrei Yomim Tovim, those who make a living selling yomtov-related items are busy preparing for another season. At Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, the yomtov season spells increased smuggling efforts and agents have been briefed accordingly, looking for persons seeking to illegally move religious items, ...    Full Story »

NYPD Reports Lowest Summer Shootings, Murders In 20 Years

NYPD Reports Lowest Summer Shootings, Murders In 20 YearsThe New York City Police Department is saying this has been the safest summer in over 20 years. Deputy Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said Wednesday there were 82 murders and 345 shootings in the city between June 1 and Aug, 31. He says that's the lowest number recorded for that period since the police department began tracking crime statistics in the 1990s. Officers made 79 ...    Full Story »

Probe into 'Pride' Parade Stabbing Calls to Dismiss 3 Officer in Jerusalem Police Command

Probe into 'Pride' Parade Stabbing Calls to Dismiss 3 Officer in Jerusalem Police CommandAbout a month after the fatal stabbing attack at the Jerusalem toeiva parade that claimed the life of 16-year-old Shira Banki and left others wounded. It is pointed out that Banki, 16, was not a participant in the ...    Full Story »

Are More Police Getting Killed? A Look At Officer Deaths

Are More Police Getting Killed? A Look At Officer DeathsThe killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings: ___ HOW MANY OFFICERS HAVE ...    Full Story »

Carmiel Police Surprised to Learn What’s in the Bag

Carmiel Police Surprised to Learn What’s in the BagCarmiel municipality police stopped a private vehicle for a routine check. When officers detected “an unusual knife” in the vehicle, they became a bit more inquisitive. They saw a large blue bag that appeared to be moving, instructing the driver to open the bag. The driver was happy to oblige. To their surprise, the bag contained three snakes. Officers immediately called for ...    Full Story »

Judge Refuses to Drop Charges in Freddie Gray Case

Judge Refuses to Drop Charges in Freddie Gray CaseA Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case. The death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray — who succumbed to injuries sustained after his arrest on April 12 — sparked protests, rioting and unrest ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Grenade Attack Against Yaffo Yeshiva

VIDEO: Grenade Attack Against Yaffo Yeshiva [VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A grenade was hurled at a yeshiva in the Yaffo area of Tel Aviv, on Taluz Street. The attack passed the building on Tuesday night 17 Elul riding a motorized scooter and hurled the grenade, which B’chasdei Hashem did not explode. As he fled he lost control of the scooter and hit a car and fell. Talmidim from the yeshiva who did not understand what ...    Full Story »

Elazar Stern Explains Israel’s Threat from Within

Elazar Stern Explains Israel’s Threat from WithinThe Yesh Atid faction in Knesset on Wednesday, 18 Elul, held a press event to announce MK Rabbi Shai Piron is leaving Knesset. He is replaced by former The Movement MK, Elazar Stern, who in the 19th Knesset was a leading activist to liberalize state religious services. It is explained that Piron will return to the education field, accepting a prominent position in the private ...    Full Story »

Soccer Association Head Pressures Deri to Authorize Shabbos Games (1 opinions)

Soccer Association Head Pressures Deri to Authorize Shabbos GamesThe head of the Israel Soccer Association, Ofir Eini, informed Economy Minister Aryeh Deri that if he does not issue the permits permitting the games on Shabbos, he will suspend all games. Deri, in his capacity as Minister of the Economy, may issue permits permitting a special dispensation for violating the Sabbath Rest Law. This pertains to the nation’s little league, not the ...    Full Story »

$13.99 for Kikiriki Shells – Save on Linda Leal, Plus Size, Maternity Shells and More!

$13.99 for Kikiriki Shells – Save on Linda Leal, Plus Size, Maternity Shells and More![COMMUNICATED CONTENT]  Holy cow!! Kikiriki Shells only $13.99?!?! That's right - all regular adult shells* of every color and every style are $13.99 for one week only! Just in time for the upcoming Yom Tovs! Tell your friends, call your mother, stock up for the whole winter. Now is the time, you do not want to miss this! Stock up on everyone's favorite     Full Story »

PM Attends a Special Meeting to Discuss Deteriorating Security on the Jerusalem-Modi'in Highway

PM Attends a Special Meeting to Discuss Deteriorating Security on the Jerusalem-Modi'in HighwayPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, 18 Elul, attended a special briefing to discuss the alarming increase in Arab terror attacks against motorists on the Jerusalem-Modi’in Highway, known also as Route 443. Also taking part in the meeting were Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, the director of the ISA ...    Full Story »

Arson Attack in the Har HaZeisim Cemetery (1 opinions)

Arson Attack in the Har HaZeisim CemeteryAnother attack took place in Har HaZeisim, close to midnight on Tuesday night 17 Elul. The weapon in the latest attack was arson, which caused damage to a number of matzeivos and the surrounding area. The attackers gathers dry brush in the area to start the fire, which spread. Firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control quickly. As firefighters worked to bring the blaze ...    Full Story »

White House Welcomes Senate Support of Iran Nuclear Deal

White House Welcomes Senate Support of Iran Nuclear DealThe White House says it's encouraged that more than a third of the Senate has announced support for the nuclear deal with Iran. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the senators' support is validation of the Obama administration's outreach campaign to ensure they understand what's in the deal. Earnest says every vote is important because the stakes are so high. He says the ...    Full Story »

Honenu: Minor Released from Remand - Issued an Administrative Order

Honenu: Minor Released from Remand - Issued an Administrative OrderIn the early afternoon on Tuesday, 17 Elul, a 16 year old youth from the Binyamin region of Shomron was served with an administrative house arrest order (in effect only at night) and an administrative order forbidding him from making contact with 18 people. The orders are signed by the IDF Central District Commander Major-General Roni Numa and Homefront Commander Major General Yoel ...    Full Story »

NYC Council Speaker Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

NYC Council Speaker Endorses Hillary Clinton for PresidentNew York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president. Mark-Viverito, a Democrat, made the announcement Wednesday in an op-ed for El Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico's largest newspaper. The speaker, one of the most prominent U.S. politicians of Puerto Rican descent, ...    Full Story »

Israel's Response to PA Attempt to Raise its Flag at UN Headquarters

Israel's Response to PA Attempt to Raise its Flag at UN HeadquartersThe PA (Palestinian Authority) has requested to add its flag to the national flags flying at United Nations headquarters on 42nd Street in NYC. Israel remains strongly opposed to such a move. Following is Israel’s official response to the PA request. Ambassador Ron Prosor sent a letter to the UN Secretary-General and to the President of the General Assembly (PGA): “Once again ...    Full Story »

Hamas Continues to Construct a New Tunnel Network

Hamas Continues to Construct a New Tunnel NetworkWhile Israel permits cement and other building supplies to enter Gaza, it appears Hamas has taken over warehouses where these supplies are kept and the terrorist regime is using the cement for the construction of terror tunnels. IDF Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) Major-General Yoav Mordechai, in an interview with the PA (Palestinian Authority) Maan ...    Full Story »

Report: Some Top Baby Monitors Lack Basic Security Features

Report: Some Top Baby Monitors Lack Basic Security FeaturesSeveral of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to even the most basic hacking attempts, according to a new report from a cybersecurity firm. The possibility of an unknown person watching their baby's every move is a frightening thought for many parents who have come to rely on the devices to keep an eye on their ...    Full Story »

Pruzbul - Ask The Rabbi (2 opinions)

Pruzbul - Ask The Rabbi[By Rabbi Moshe Zywica - Executive Rabbinic Coordinator OU] YWN NOTES: There is a Machlokes in Halacha when one should make a Pruzbul. Please ask you Rov what one should do. I have a friend who owes me 1,000 dollars. He told me that once Rosh Hashanah comes, he will not have to pay me back. Is that true? To answer we have to start from the beginning. The Torah says in Devarim ...    Full Story »

Poll Does Not Paint Israeli Teachers in a Good Light (1 opinions)

Poll Does Not Paint Israeli Teachers in a Good LightIn recent days, as Israel’s public schools opened for the year, many a government minister and official commented to the media regarding the high caliber of Israeli teachers. The daily newspaper Yisrael Hayom decided to probe just how much knowledge Israeli teachers maintain regarding to the history of the Jewish People and State of Israel. A poll commissioned by Yisrael Hayom and ...    Full Story »

Gazan Infiltrator Shot and Wounded (1 opinions)

Gazan Infiltrator Shot and WoundedAn infiltrator from Gaza detected in the area of Zikim beach on Wednesday, 18 Elul, was shot in his legs by IDF soldiers who detected his movements. The infiltrator was taken into custody and soldiers began searching the area to determine if there were other infiltrators. The report does not state if the suspect was armed or not. The infiltrator was transported to Barzilai Hospital ...    Full Story »

Chareidi Man Indicted in Attack Against Chareidi IDF Soldier (5 opinions)

Chareidi Man Indicted in Attack Against Chareidi IDF SoldierAn indictment was handed down against Aharon Tzvi Korlendesky, a 34-year-old member of the chareidi community, for assaulting a chareidi IDF soldier serving in the Shachar program. This is the first case in which a member of the chareidi community is facing an indictment for attacking a chareidi soldier. According to the indictment, the attack occurred last month when the soldier and ...    Full Story »

Israel: Woman Agrees to Accept a 'Get' After 37 Years (4 opinions)

Israel: Woman Agrees to Accept a 'Get' After 37 YearsAfter 37 years, a recalcitrant wife has accepted a ‘get’ from her husband. This brought an end to the longest divorce case on record in the State of Israel. Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau Shlita headed the beis din that persuaded the wife to accept the ‘get’. The case was opened in 1978 and has been regarded by the various rabbonim who dealt with it as one of the more difficult ...    Full Story »
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PM Netanyahu Willing to Talk 2-State Solution

PM Netanyahu Willing to Talk 2-State SolutionPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday afternoon 17 Elul, met with a group of women from Women Wage Peace. Also participating in the meeting were the Prime Minister's envoy Isaac Molcho and, from Women Wage Peace, Judge (retired) Saviona Rotali, Amel Reihan Abu-Ramadan and Eilat Harel. The women told Prime Minister Netanyahu about why their movement was established, following ...    Full Story »

More on the Father Who Took His Own Life After his Daughter was Rejected from Rechasim Beis Yaakov (10 opinions)

More on the Father Who Took His Own Life After his Daughter was Rejected from Rechasim Beis YaakovIt appears the man in his 50s who R”L took his own life earlier this week after learning his daughter was not accepted to first grade in Rechasim was deeply pained to his core over the discrimination and ...    Full Story »

100s of Apartments to be Built in Netivot for Frum Families (1 opinions)

100s of Apartments to be Built in Netivot for Frum FamiliesNetivot Mayor Yechiel Zohar has announced his commitment to build hundreds of apartments in the chareidi area of the city. The mayor informed MK Uri Maklev of his plan during a meeting between the two. Maklev visited the southern city, receiving a tour of various areas as he was escorted by the mayor. Maklev thanked the mayor for his concern and his commitment to the chareidi tzibur. ...    Full Story »

Vehicle of IDF Officer Attacked in Meah Shearim Area (5 opinions)

Vehicle of IDF Officer Attacked in Meah Shearim AreaThe IDF’s Central Command Chief Rabbi, Lt.-Colonel Yishai Eitan came under attack on Tuesday night 17 Elul on Jerusalem’s Yechezkel Street, near Meah Shearim. The officer was driving his private vehicle but it appears the attackers detected his military uniform. Rabbi Eitan was driving in the area at about 22:00 when he came under attack. While the rear window of the vehicle were ...    Full Story »

Biden To Test Political Waters In Florida As He Mulls 2016

Biden To Test Political Waters In Florida As He Mulls 2016Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Florida, where he's sure to get a glimpse of his presidential prospects as he considers a late entry into the 2016 Democratic primaries. Biden plans to appear at Miami Dade College and headline a private fundraiser for Senate Democrats on Wednesday as he mulls a potential challenge to Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton. Interest in a ...    Full Story »

100s of Jerusalem Chareidi Students Protest Outside City Hall

100s of Jerusalem Chareidi Students Protest Outside City HallHundreds of girls protested outside Jerusalem City Hall on Wednesday 18 Elul demanding a suitable school building. The girls are students of the Yarim Moshe Elementary & High School which is headed by HaGaon HaRav Ezra Nissan. They carried signs including “Nir Barkat stop the discrimination” and “Yarim Moshe, 500 students in sub conditions and 14 years in solitary”. A ...    Full Story »

Hunt For 3 Suspects In Illinois Officer's Death Continues

Hunt For 3 Suspects In Illinois Officer's Death ContinuesLaw enforcement officials broadened the hunt Wednesday for three suspects in the fatal shooting of a popular veteran police officer in a small northern Illinois community. Lake County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Christopher Covelli said hundreds of officers were involved in the exhaustive search in Fox Lake following the killing of Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz on Tuesday ...    Full Story »

Senate Dems Have Votes To Hand Obama Victory On Iran Deal (14 opinions)

Senate Dems Have Votes To Hand Obama Victory On Iran DealDemocratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the crucial 34th vote in favor the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, ensuring a landmark victory for President Barack Obama over ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel. "No deal is perfect, especially one negotiated with the Iranian regime," Mikulski said in a statement. "I have concluded that this Joint ...    Full Story »

Weapons And Ammunition Found in a Vehicle at Tapuach Jct. Checkpoint

Weapons And Ammunition Found in a Vehicle at Tapuach Jct. CheckpointAn Israel Police spokesman reported that weapons and ammunition were found in an Arab vehicle during a routine inspection at a Tapuach Junction checkpoint in the Shomron. The Shechem resident in his 20s arrived at the checkpoint in a Hyundai. Soldiers were suspicious of the vehicle and instructed the driver to pull over for an inspection. An M-16 was found along with magazines, ...    Full Story »

Wednesday 18 Elul News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael (1 opinions)

Wednesday 18 Elul News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael· 2 rockets were fired at Israel late last night, landing in Gaza. · The vehicle of the Chief Rabbi of the IDF Central Command, Lt.-Colonel Yishai Eitan, was bombarded with rocks when he entered Meah Shearim. · Police during the night raided the Ohd Yosef Chai Yeshiva in Yitzhar and served administrative orders. · MK (Yesh Atid) Shai Piron is stepping down from ...    Full Story »

Protests In Baltimore As 1st Freddie Gray Hearing Since 6 Officers Charged in Death

Protests In Baltimore As 1st Freddie Gray Hearing Since 6 Officers Charged in DeathProtesters demonstrated outside Baltimore Circuit Court on Wednesday morning as the first court hearing was set to begin in the case of six police officers criminally charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a critical spinal injury in custody. As dozens of sheriff's deputies patrolled the streets around the courthouse and journalists and ...    Full Story »

Connecting Frum Families With Caregivers

Connecting Frum Families With Caregivers[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Long overdue, there is now a comprehensive central address to find full or part-time caregivers, therapists, tutors and housekeeping professionals catering to the needs of the Orthodox Jewish community. FrumCare.com is an innovative online tool that connects caregivers with Jewish families. It is a unique resource ...    Full Story »

Obama Locking Up Votes In Senate For Iran Nuclear Deal

Obama Locking Up Votes In Senate For Iran Nuclear DealPresident Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legacy. Senate support for the deal now stands at 33 votes, thanks to announcements Tuesday from Democrats Bob Casey of Pennsylvania and Chris Coons of Delaware. Once supporters reach 34 votes, they would be able to uphold Obama's expected veto ...    Full Story »


VIDEO: 77-Year-Old Driver Loses Control And Smashes into a Restaurant in Shfaram

A 77-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle on Monday 16 Elul, smashing into a restaurant in Shfaram. Miraculously, only two people were injured, both sustaining light injuries. The store is located near the Mercantile Bank in the city. Magen David Adom EMTs and paramedics responded to the scene.

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WATCH: Chief Rabbinate Council Discusses Growing Chilul Shabbos

In light of growing public chilul Shabbos around Israel, the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Council on Monday 16 Elul met to discuss the matter. Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau Shlita spoke of the fact that there is increasing chilul Shabbos around the country, calling on the rabbonim to do what they can to at the very least diminish the public chilul Shabbos around the country.

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