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Trump Travel Ban Showdown Headed For Supreme Court

Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious...

FJCC Thanks Mayor de Blasio For Swift Action Following Accident

This past Shabbos afternoon an 8 year old girl was the victim of a hit and run by a speeding driver, on East 31...

Terrorists Attack Christians In Egypt, Killing At Least 28

Masked militants riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a bus packed with Coptic Christians, including children, south of the Egyptian capital, killing...

Brooklyn: Robbers Hold Up Jewelry Store, Make Off With $800,000

A group of thieves dressed as construction workers have robbed a New York City jewelry store in a brazen afternoon holdup. Police say the four...

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Frum Female Paramedic Files ‘Modest’ Lawsuit; Fired After Refusing To Wear Pants

The laws of modesty (tzniut) are making news. And raising this question: Does an Orthodox Jewish woman have the right to wear a skirt...

GOP Focus On Lowering Health Premiums May Undermine Benefits

Republicans trying to dismantle former President Barack Obama's health care law have run into the same problem that bedeviled him: Quality health insurance doesn't...

VIDEO: A Siyum Like No Other, At Yeshiva Darchei Torah

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A siyum in Yeshiva Darchei Torah of Far Rockaway is not an uncommon event. Yet a recent siyum was clearly in...

Hamas Executes Three Members Accused of Killing Terror Leader

Hamas on Thursday executed three of it's members; two by hanging and one by firing squad. Hamas had accused the three of collaborating with Israel...

PHOTOS: United Hatzalah/Hatzolah’s Worldwide Rally To Help Family Of Fallen Israeli EMS Responder

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Last Friday morning at 3:30 a.m., Efraim Gadassi was killed in a motor vehicle accident while responding to an emergency call....
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WATCH: Beautiful ‘V’hareinu’ By Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz, Boruch Levine, Moshe Mendlowitz,...

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) This past March (כח אדר), in honor of the 200th year anniversary of Mir Yeshiva, noted askan and composer Shlomo Yehuda...
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Trump Meeting With G-7 Leaders After Going On Offensive

In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the...

Officer Gets A Very Light Sentence Despite Severe Abuse Of Chareidi Prisoner

It is not enough that chareidim are being locked up in IDF prisons, but some are subjected to abuse R”L when there. In this...

Hezbollah Chief Says Dialogue With Iran Is Only Way Forward

The chief of Lebanon's Hezbollah group is telling Saudi Arabia that dialogue with Iran is the only way forward, lashing out at the kingdom's...

A Debate About a Haircut Today for Those Who Keep the Second Zman

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Sal and Vinny, the barbers, have, uncharacteristically, been calling up the halacha hotlines across the...
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Oversight Chair Seeks More FBI Documents In Russia Probe

The chairman of the House Oversight committee asked the FBI on Thursday to turn over more documents about former FBI Director James Comey's interactions...

Police Sum Up A Week Of Traffic Enforcement In Yehuda And Shomron

A Shai (Shomron-Yehuda) police spokesman reported on Thursday, 29 Iyar the following data pertaining to traffic enforcement in Yehuda and Shomron in the past...

Retailers Cheer GOP Retreat On Ending Debit Card Fees Limit

Restaurants, grocers and other businesses celebrated on Thursday as House Republicans backed off efforts to eliminate the cap on fees that banks can charge...

As Clinton Emerges From The Woods, What Will Her Role Be?

Forty-eight years after she gave her first commencement address at Wellesley College, Hillary Clinton returns on Friday to offer another — and once again,...

FBI Looks At Kushner-Russia Meetings; More Documents Sought

The FBI is investigating meetings that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had in December with Russian officials, The Washington Post and NBC News...
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WATCH: Beautiful ‘V’hareinu’ By Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz, Boruch Levine, Moshe Mendlowitz,...

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) This past March (כח אדר), in honor of the 200th year anniversary of Mir Yeshiva, noted askan and composer Shlomo Yehuda...

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NTSB: Jet Made Late Approach Maneuver Before Deadly Crash

A Learjet approaching New Jersey's Teterboro Airport made a later-than-usual turn toward the runway before it banked hard and crashed into an industrial area,...

An AED for Avodas Hashem by R. Yair Hoffman

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Many people know what an AED is. An AED, an automated external defibrillator, delivers 3000 volts...

Older Americans Want Medicare To Pay For Long-Term Care

A growing number of Americans age 40 and older think Medicare should cover the costs of long-term care for older adults, according to a...

Ministerial Caucus On Har Hazeisim To Be Established, High Level ICPHH Mission Hears

A broad coalition of ministers from a variety of factions in the government will form a special caucus on the security and development of...

Survey Finds US Honeybee Losses Improve From Horrible To Bad

There's a glimmer of hope for America's ailing honeybees as winter losses were the lowest in more than a decade, according to a U.S....

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls To 3.95 Pct, 2017 Low

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest levels of the year. The benchmark 30-year rate dipped below the key 4 percent...

House Speaker Calls Erdogan Visit Violence ‘Indefensible’

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the violence against peaceful protesters in Washington by Turkish security forces was "completely indefensible." He's welcoming a House resolution condemning...

Trump Shoves Aside Montenegro Leader – Who Calls It Natural

President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on...

Media Watchers Blame Hostility Toward Reporters On Trump

The case of a Montana congressional candidate accused of body-slamming a reporter is being blamed by some media watchers on a wave of hostility...

Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Day After He Was Charged With Assaulting Reporter

Republican Greg Gianforte has won Montana's special House election, holding a longtime GOP seat a day after he was charged with assaulting a reporter...

UK Bomber Said To Have Pleaded ‘Forgive Me’ Before Blast

The suspect in the deadly Manchester concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said...

WATCH: PM Netanyahu: Israel Will Maintain Its Qualitative Advantage In The Mideast

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu following this week’s visit by US President Donald Trump announced that Israel will maintain its qualitative military advantage in the...

Officials: Manchester Bomber Passed Through Germany, Turkey

The suspected bomber in the concert attack in Britain passed through Germany and Turkey before the attack, authorities said Thursday. Salman Abedi spent only a...

Lieberman Latest Person to Withdraw From FBI Director Search

Former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director, becoming the latest contender to pull out of a search...

PHOTOS: Chief Rabbinate Council Holds A Festive Meeting At The Kosel

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) As part of the festivities marking the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Yerushalayim from Jordanian occupation, the Chief Rabbinate Council...

Gov. Hogan Signs Teach MD Security Grant Bill

Teach MD, a project of the Orthodox Union, praised Gov. Larry Hogan for signing a new school security bill (HB 1661). Teach MD worked...

Attorney General Warns Gang Members: ‘We’re Targeting You’

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning Thursday to gang members in Tennessee and around the country, saying their criminal networks will be...

Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau’s Bureau Chief Steps Down

Yisrael Hanow, bureau chief for Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau Shlita, has announced he will be stepping down after two years in the post. Rav Lau...

NYC Mayor Taking Heat For Never Going To Yankees Game

He has served a full-term as New York City mayor, but Bill de Blasio has never attended a New York Yankees game during his...

Beginning In June: Any Taxi Will Be Permitted To Pick Up Passengers From Ben-Gurion...

Director of Israel Ports Authority Yaakov Ganot announced that beginning on Monday, 4 Sivan, all licensed taxis will be permitted to pick up passengers...

TSA Tests Screening Larger Electronic Devices Separately

Travelers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be...

MK Guetta Speaks About Backing Yacimovich In Histadrut Elections

MK (Shas) Yigal Guetta, who led his party’s support for Shelly Yacimovich’s bid for the Histadrut National Labor Federation leadership, explains why they didn’t...

PHOTOS: Egged Bus Pelted With Stones; No Injuries Reported

An Egged bus traveling from Geva Binyamin to Jerusalem was pelted with stones near the Palestinian settlement of Chizma. Geva Binyamin, also know as Adam, is...

Hannity Says Liberal Fascists After Sponsors; 1 Is Leaving

Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of "liberal fascism" for targeting advertisers on his Fox News Channel show, as one company announced...

NBC REPORT: Jared Kushner Now Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe

Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, multiple U.S. officials told...
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