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BREAKING: Donald Trump Wins Indiana Primary; Too Early To Call Democrat Race

BREAKING: Donald Trump Wins Indiana Primary; Too Early To Call Democrat Race
Donald Trump has won the Republican presidential primary in Indiana, continuing his surge toward clinching the GOP nomination. The win for Trump is a blow to Ted Cruz, who will fall further behind the billionaire in the race for the 1,237 delegates needed to claim the Republican nomination. Among his supporters Tuesday was Roger Willett, a 51-year-old Republican who says he has been a Trump supporter since the businessman's campaign began. Willett works as a driver escorting oversize truck loads and complained that the economy in ...

Jerusalem Attacker Who Targeted The Elderly Sentenced To 60 Months Imprisonment

Jerusalem Attacker Who Targeted The Elderly Sentenced To 60 Months ImprisonmentSixty months in prison is the sentence handed down by the Jerusalem District Court against a 32-year-old male who was found guilty of attacking elderly people in the Yemin Moshe neighborhood of Jerusalem with a taser. The defendant pleaded guilty to four such attacks, all carried out on the same day, all against senior citizens using a taser after which he robbed them. The first ...    Full Story »

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced To 12 Years In Federal Prison (9 opinions)

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced To 12 Years In Federal PrisonFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for more than two decades, was sentenced to 12 years in Federal Prison on federal corruption charges. He must report to prison by noon on July 1. Silver's lawyers asked the judge to recommend that he go to Otisville prison camp -- a popular destination for Orthodox Jewish prisoners. The ...    Full Story »

Republican Senate Candidates Brace For Chance Of Sharing Trump's Ticket

Republican Senate Candidates Brace For Chance Of Sharing Trump's TicketNew Hampshire's Kelly Ayotte may soon have a problem, likely a common one for GOP senators who, like her, are up for re-election in November. His name is Donald Trump. "She can't embrace him and win in November," said Fergus Cullen, the former chairman of the state's Republican Party. "She can only do so much to distance herself from him in the meantime." Trump dominated the ...    Full Story »

How Did Muhammed Get On A Flight To Tel Aviv Instead Of Dubai? (1 opinions)

How Did Muhammed Get On A Flight To Tel Aviv Instead Of Dubai?Some view the following story as a major security failure while others downplay the incident, explaining nothing here represents a major failure of airport security. The story involves a passenger who boarded a Turkish Pegasus Airlines flight in Germany that was heading to Dubai, via Istanbul Turkey. The passenger, whose first name is Muhammed, got off the plane to change flights ...    Full Story »

Once A Clinton Stronghold, Appalachia Now Trump Country

Once A Clinton Stronghold, Appalachia Now Trump CountryWhen President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Nearly 20,000 supporters attended a riverfront re-election rally, dozens collapsing from heat exhaustion in the August sun. Back then, this was unquestionably Clinton country. Today, it looks an awful lot more like Trump town. Hillary Clinton was met ...    Full Story »

Terrorist Convicted In The Murder Of Mrs. Dafna Meir HYD (1 opinions)

Terrorist Convicted In The Murder Of Mrs. Dafna Meir HYDThe teenage terrorist who murdered Otniel resident Mrs. Dafna Meir HY”D to death by stabbing her in front of her horrified children has been convicted of the heinous act. 15-year-old terrorist Morad Adais was found guilty of the     Full Story »

WATCH: Ted Cruz Says Donald Trump Is A 'Pathological Liar' (1 opinions)

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz had harsh words for rival Donald Trump ahead of the Indiana primary.

Trump Aims Knockout Blow At Cruz As Indiana Votes (2 opinions)

Trump Aims Knockout Blow At Cruz As Indiana VotesTed Cruz has described Tuesday's Indiana primary as "the one thing that stands between us and plunging over the cliff." The Texas senator and others trying to block Donald Trump from the Republican presidential nomination may be about to fall in. The outcome in Indiana, where polls began to open at 6 a.m. Eastern time and will finish closing at 7 p.m., could yield a deciding moment ...    Full Story »

Rav Arush: Rav Berland Is In Sakanas Chaim (1 opinions)

Rav Arush: Rav Berland Is In Sakanas ChaimRav Shalom Arush spoke to Kol Berama Radio on Tuesday morning 25 Nissan regarding the imprisonment and what appears to be the imminent honoring of an extradition request pertaining to Rabbi Eliezer Berland. Rabbi Berland, who is deemed a     Full Story »

No, Putin Did Not Call Donald Trump 'A Genius'

No, Putin Did Not Call Donald Trump 'A Genius'"I think he [Russian President Vladimir Putin] said some really nice things. He called me a genius. He said Trump's a genius. Okay. So, you know, that's nice." -Donald Trump, interview with Bill O'Reilly, April 28, 2016 --- Donald Trump, the front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination, has reveled in what he considers high praise from Russian President Vladimir Putin. He ...    Full Story »

MK Margi Blasts The Infighting Surrounding The Appointment Of Dayanim (1 opinions)

MK Margi Blasts The Infighting Surrounding The Appointment Of DayanimMK (Shas) Yaakov Margi expressed harsh criticism over the infighting that surrounded the selection of new dayanim to the Chief Rabbinate of Israel’s batei din. Margi praised the appointment of Dayan ...    Full Story »

Bin Laden Family's Huge Company Faces Its Worst Crisis Since 9/11 (2 opinions)

Bin Laden Family's Huge Company Faces Its Worst Crisis Since 9/11A vast multinational construction conglomerate run by Osama bin Laden's brother, and founded by his father, is facing street protests after it failed to pay wages to tens of thousands of its employees for months. On Saturday, seven buses were torched in the holy city of Mecca by non-Saudi workers who were part of 77,000 foreign workers the Saudi Binladin Group (SBG) announced that it ...    Full Story »

Cops Take Sikrikim In RBS Into Custody (3 opinions)

Cops Take Sikrikim In RBS Into CustodyPolice were met by a hostile crowd when arriving to a domestic violence call on erev Pesach in Ramat Beit Shemesh. A crowd of sikrikim gathered quickly and police found their vehicle was turned on its side. ...    Full Story »

Schlissel Challah - An Analysis (1 opinions)

Schlissel Challah - An Analysis[By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times] The custom of Schlissel Challah has become very widespread, not only in the Chassidish world but in many other communities as well. We find mention of the custom to bake Challah in the shape of a key in many, many Chassidish Seforim. The Klausenberger Rebbe, the Satmar Rebbe, the Belzer Rebbe, Rav Moshe Aryeh Freund, and ...    Full Story »

The Probe Against Aryeh Deri May Be Expanding

The Probe Against Aryeh Deri May Be ExpandingThe investigation into alleged illegal activities involving Aryeh Deri may be widening according to a Channel 10 News report. The report states the allegedly illegal activities involving the senior minister and his brother not only involve real estate, but other financial corruption offenses. According to the report filed by correspondent Baruch Kra, the alleged law-breaking was ...    Full Story »

Anticipation Builds For Veretzky Rebbe Visit to United States (2 opinions)

Anticipation Builds For Veretzky Rebbe Visit to United StatesChassidim and admirers of the Veretzky Rebbe Shlita are readying themselves for the Rebbes upcoming visit to America. The Rebbe is a direct decedent of Zidichov, a 10th generation Ainikel of the Baal Shem Tov. The Rebbe is renowned for his genuine warmth, ahavas yisroel and a poel yeshuous.  Visitors to the Rebbe are taken by the Rebbes overabundance of fatherly love and warmth, deep ...    Full Story »

Cruz Launches Blistering Attack On Trump (3 opinions)

Cruz Launches Blistering Attack On TrumpTed Cruz is launching a blistering attack on his rival Donald Trump, saying that if Indiana lets Trump win Tuesday's presidential primary, America is "looking, potentially, at the Biff Tannen" presidency, a reference to the 1980's film "Back to the Future." "We are not a proud, boastful, self-centered, mean spirited, hateful, bullying nation," Cruz told reporters in Evansville, ...    Full Story »

Machpelah Closed To Jews On Wednesday To Accommodate A Muslim Holiday

Machpelah Closed To Jews On Wednesday To Accommodate A Muslim HolidayThe Machpelah Authority announced on Tuesday 25 Nissan that the site will be closed to Jews on Wednesday, 26 Nissan to accommodate a Muslim holiday. For those who daven neitz and other visitors, they will have to congregate outside on the steps. The site will reopen to Jews on Thursday, 27 Nissan at 4:00 AM. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

Halachic Estate Planning- Everyone Needs a Will (1 opinions)

Halachic Estate Planning- Everyone Needs a WillBy: Isaac Yedid, Esq. & Raymond Zeitoune, Esq. What is a Will? A Will is a legal document that provides specific instructions as to how a person's assets should be distributed upon his or her death. This article will touch on a few reasons why it is important for everyone, young or old, wealthy or not, to write a Will. Protect Your Family Many young couples mistakenly ...    Full Story »

Three IDF Soldiers Struck in Vehicular Terror Attack Near Dolev [UPDATED 7:32PM IL]

Three IDF Soldiers Struck in Vehicular Terror Attack Near Dolev [UPDATED 7:32PM IL]Three people have been injured in what appears to be a vehicular terror attack near Yishuv Dolev, in the Binyamin Regional Council of the Shomron. A more exact location according to the IDF is Parsa Junction, which is near the community of Dolev. It appears the victims, IDF soldiers, were struck inside the PA (Palestinian Authority) village Ein Ariv, which is very near Dolev. ...    Full Story »

3 Amazing Summer Tours 2016-Rav Yissocher Frand, Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff and Rabbi Fischel Schachter

3 Amazing Summer Tours 2016-Rav Yissocher Frand, Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff and Rabbi Fischel Schachter[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Announcing registration now open for Nesivos / Jewish Legacy Summer Tours 2016. Tour Italy with Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff, tour dates: June 30-July 7th– tour Venice, Padua, Florence, Siena, Rome and more! Enjoy an unforgettable summer as you take in the enchanting beauty and rich Jewish history of Italy, hear riveting and inspiring shiurim, visit ancient ...    Full Story »

Trump Attacks Cruz's Father Over Oswald Photo (1 opinions)

Trump Attacks Cruz's Father Over Oswald PhotoRepublican front-runner Donald Trump is resurrecting accusations against rival Ted Cruz's father, Rafael Cruz, saying that he was with President John F. Kennedy's assassin Lee Harvey Oswald prior to his death. "The whole thing is ridiculous," Trump said on Fox & Friends Tuesday ahead of the Indiana primary. "Right prior to his being shot, and nobody brings it up. They don't even ...    Full Story »
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NYC Mayor de Blasio And NYPD Commissioner To Create New 116th Precinct In Southeast Queens

NYC Mayor de Blasio And NYPD Commissioner To Create New 116th Precinct In Southeast QueensMayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bratton today announced the City will create a new 116th precinct to reduce response times and expand coverage for the growing neighborhoods of Southeast Queens. The City committed $70 million in the Capital plan for this new precinct. “New York City is the safest big city in America thanks to the tireless dedication of the NYPD, and today ...    Full Story »

Zaka Intervenes To Prevent Cremation Of An Israeli In Thailand

Zaka Intervenes To Prevent Cremation Of An Israeli In ThailandZaka reports its legal department this week received a request from a family whose brother died in Thailand. The niftar left a will in which he requests to be cremated as he did not wish to be a burden to his family by compelling them to cover the expense of having him buried in Israel. The Foreign Ministry was brought in to express the family’s objections to the cremation and its ...    Full Story »

Ted Cruz Desperately Seeks To Stop Donald Trump In Indiana

Ted Cruz Desperately Seeks To Stop Donald Trump In IndianaRepublican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday's Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination. Cruz has spent the past week camped out in Indiana, securing the support of the state's governor and announcing retired technology executive Carly Fiorina ...    Full Story »

Have a Promising Business Venture? Up to $1,000,000 in U.S. Investment Funding Can Be Yours

Have a Promising Business Venture? Up to $1,000,000 in U.S. Investment Funding Can Be YoursIt is the dream of every entrepreneur to bring their ambitious business ideas to fruition, but a lack of funding often relegates these ideas to remain merely ideas. The upcoming J-Biz Expo and Business Conference, a project of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce (OJC), and the American Jewish community’s largest business event, is offering an exciting opportunity to ...    Full Story »

Bnei Brak: Toddler Transported Post Cardiac Arrest

Bnei Brak: Toddler Transported Post Cardiac ArrestIchud Hatzalah and Magen David Adom EMTs and paramedics worked on a toddler who went into cardiac arrest in Bnei Brak after choking while eating. EMS was summoned on Tuesday morning 25 Nissan to Reb Yossi Street in the Torah city only to find a 3-year-old girl unconscious, in cardiac arrest R”L. Family members told EMS responders she choked while eating. CPR was continued and ...    Full Story »

Rep. Chris Gibson Says He Won’t Run For NY Governor In 2018

Rep. Chris Gibson Says He Won’t Run For NY Governor In 2018Retiring U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson will not run for New York governor in 2018, he said Monday. Gibson, a Kinderhook Republican who has been the Mid-Hudson’s congressman since January 2011, said he “will be leaving politics” and has accepted a position as a college lecturer in western Massachusetts. Gibson, 51, was elected to his third two-year term in the House in November 2014 ...    Full Story »

Defense Secretary Carter: American Killed In Combat In Iraq

Defense Secretary Carter: American Killed In Combat In IraqU.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed in Iraq, describing it as a "combat death." The defense secretary, who spoke to reporters in Stuttgart, Germany, where he has been consulting with European allies this week on fighting the Islamic State group, provided no other details. It was not immediately clear when the serviceman ...    Full Story »

Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Sanders Want Campaign Boost In Indiana

Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Sanders Want Campaign Boost In IndianaTed Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. But Donald Trump says his general election race against Hillary Clinton has "sort of already started." Clinton may not say as much, but she largely agrees. On what could be a pivotal night for Cruz, Trump is strongly favored in the state's GOP ...    Full Story »

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker to Be Sentenced Today in Corruption Case (1 opinions)

Ex-NY Assembly Speaker to Be Sentenced Today in Corruption CaseFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is set to learn how long he'll spend in prison following his conviction in a $5 million corruption case. The 72-year-old Manhattan Democrat will get a chance to speak before U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni on Tuesday prior to his sentencing. Silver was convicted in November on charges that he traded favors to enrich himself and ...    Full Story »

Rachmastrivka Rebbe Still Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Rachmastrivka Rebbe Still Hospitalized With PneumoniaThe Rachmastrivka Rebbe, HaRav Chai Yitzchok Isaac Twersky, is hospitalized yesterday with complications of pneumonia. Doctors say that he has experienced some improvement. He is still connected to a respirator, however, to ease his breathing patterns. The Rebbe is a son of Rav Yochanan Twersky, the previous Rachmastrivka Rebbe zt”l, and a son-in-law of Rav Yaakov Yosef Twersky, ...    Full Story »

Gov. Cuomo Defends Former Aide Under Federal Investigation

Gov. Cuomo Defends Former Aide Under Federal InvestigationGov. Cuomo is defending a former aide and campaign manager who is under federal investigation. Joseph Percoco was the Democratic governor's executive secretary until early January. In 2014, he took a leave of absence from government to work for Cuomo's campaign and for companies that did business with the state. "I'm saying I've known Joe Percoco for many years and he's a good man ...    Full Story »

Italian Police Arrest 4 Suspects Plotting To Attack Israeli Embassy In Rome, Vatican

Italian Police Arrest 4 Suspects Plotting To Attack Israeli Embassy In Rome, VaticanThe four suspects - a couple living near Lake Como, a 23-year-old Moroccan man, and a female relative of a fugitive couple - were also to join the Islamic State terror group, Milan prosecutor Maurizio Romanelli said at a press conference. Italian police also said they are seeking to arrest of a fugitive couple, another Moroccan man and his Italian wife, who are believed to have left ...    Full Story »

Turkey And US-Led Coalition Pound ISIS In Syria

Turkey And US-Led Coalition Pound ISIS In SyriaThe Turkish military said Monday that artillery shelling and drone attacks by the U.S.-led coalition have struck Islamic State positions in Syria and killed a total of 63 militants. The state-owned Anadolu Agency said the strikes took out multiple rocket launchers and gun positions. Four drones deployed from the Incirlik air base, a launching point for U.S.-led coalition forces in ...    Full Story »


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