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PM Netanyahu: Terrorists Will Pay the Price

PM Netanyahu: Terrorists Will Pay the Price
[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] During a meeting in Israel on Tuesday, 13 Tammuz between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentilloni, Mr. Netanyahu spoke about recent escalation in terrorism, stating those responsible will be brought to justice. Following is an excerpt from the prime minister’s remarks at the start of their meeting. "I would like to send my best wishes for a rapid and full recovery to the Israeli citizens who were wounded last night in the terrorist attack near Shilo and to the soldier ...

US, Cuba Reach Agreement To Open Embassies

US, Cuba Reach Agreement To Open EmbassiesThe United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of hostilities. President Barack Obama is expected to announce the agreement Wednesday at the White House. The U.S. Embassy in Havana is scheduled to open later this month. The U.S. and Cuba have ...    Full Story »

West Nile Virus Detected In NYC Mosquitoes

West Nile Virus Detected In NYC MosquitoesFor the first time this season, the Health Department has detected West Nile virus in New York City mosquitoes. The infected mosquitoes were collected from the neighborhoods of Glen Oaks in Queens and New Dorp Beach in Staten Island. No human cases have been reported this season. The Health Department will increase mosquito surveillance by setting up additional traps and treating catch ...    Full Story »

Additional Police to Be Added to Jerusalem to Combat Terror And Alleviate Fears and Anxiety of Residents

Additional Police to Be Added to Jerusalem to Combat Terror And Alleviate Fears and Anxiety of ResidentsFollowing meetings between Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Jerusalem Police Chief Moshe Edri, it has been decided to form a combined force one hundred strong, including 50 policemen and 50 municipal inspectors which will begin patrolling the city in vehicles to increase security and restore a feeling of security for residents of the capital. The unit will engage in various activities ...    Full Story »

ISIS TERROR STRIKES EGYPT: Police Station And Positions Attacked in Sinai - At Least 38 Killed [UPDATED]

ISIS TERROR STRIKES EGYPT: Police Station And Positions Attacked in Sinai - At Least 38 Killed [UPDATED]Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 38 soldiers, security and military officials said. The coordinated morning assaults in Sinai came a day after Egypt's president pledged to step up the battle against Islamic militants and two ...    Full Story »

It's D-Day For 2016 Candidates: Your Inbox Probably Can Tell (1 opinions)

It's D-Day For 2016 Candidates: Your Inbox Probably Can TellHillary Clinton has a dinner invite for you. Jeb Bush is out to make a big splash. Rick Santorum wants to scare the heck out of you. Ted Cruz is looking for a sacrifice. Lincoln Chaffee wants to be your pal. Oh, and all of them want your money — and preferably before midnight on Tuesday night, please. Danger: The 2016 presidential candidates are emailing Americans such a flurry ...    Full Story »

MK Smotrich: Bayit Yehudi Must Create a Coalition Crisis in Response to Increase in Terrorism

MK Smotrich: Bayit Yehudi Must Create a Coalition Crisis in Response to Increase in TerrorismMK (Bayit Yehudi) Betzalel Smotrich feels his party must initiate a coalition crisis to compel action in response to the increasing number of terror attacks. The rookie MK feels “If [Finance Minister Moshe] Kahlon and [Economy Minister Aryeh] Deri     Full Story »

At Last, NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Off Gloves And Hits Back At Gov. Cuomo

At Last, NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Off Gloves And Hits Back At Gov. CuomoMayor Bill de Blasio, who 18 months ago in his inaugural address pledged to stand "shoulder to shoulder" with his one-time boss and friend of more than two decades Gov. Andrew Cuomo, revised his opinion of him on Tuesday in a highly unusual and extraordinarily personal news conference. "I started with, meaning a year and a half ago, with the hope of a very strong partnership," de ...    Full Story »

Honenu: Defendant Exonerated 8 Years After the Incident (1 opinions)

Honenu: Defendant Exonerated 8 Years After the IncidentIn April 2007 an Gush Etzion resident shot into the air when Arab youths pelted his car with rocks and he determined that his life was clearly endangered. Two and a half years later he was detained and accused of having shot one of the Arab youths. After an additional two and a half years, five years after the incident, an indictment was filed against him for the crime of “aggravated ...    Full Story »

Top Obama Aides Knew About Clinton's Private Email In 2009

Top Obama Aides Knew About Clinton's Private Email In 2009 Senior Obama administration officials knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence. White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel requested Clinton's email address on Sept. 5, 2009, according to one of some 3,000 pages of correspondence released by the State Department on Tuesday evening. His request came three months ...    Full Story »

Levaya for Terror Victim Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld HYD (1 opinions)

Levaya for Terror Victim Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld HYDThe levaya for terror victim Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld HY”D, who was killed in a shooting attack on the Alon Road in Shomron will take place on Wednesday morning, 11:00, in his community of Kochav HaShachar. Buses will be ...    Full Story »

United Nations Secretary General Applies For NYC ID Card

United Nations Secretary General Applies For NYC ID CardUnited Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is becoming the proud owner of a New York City municipal identification card. The card provides documentation for anyone who can prove New York City residence. It also offers discounts at scores of cultural institutions. The ID was launched earlier this year. It's a creation of Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa ...    Full Story »

MK Gal-On: Torah Law is Appropriate for the Era in which it was Written (5 opinions)

MK Gal-On: Torah Law is Appropriate for the Era in which it was WrittenThe head of the Meretz party in Knesset, MK Zahava Gal-On, responded to a statement made by the head of the Knesset Law Committee, MK (Bayit Yehudi) Nissim Slomiansky, who said “The State of Israel has a constitution and that is the Tanach”. Slomiansky added that to date, no laws legislated by Knesset contradict halacha. Gal-On said “I am sorry to burst Slomiansky’s medieval ...    Full Story »

GOP's Jeb Bush To Release 33 Years Of Personal Tax Returns

GOP's Jeb Bush To Release 33 Years Of Personal Tax ReturnsJeb Bush is releasing a third of a century of his personal income tax returns, a record disclosure for presidential candidates. The returns Bush planned to release late Tuesday were to include the eight years since he left office as Florida governor, a period during which he served on numerous corporate boards and saw his income rise sharply. Presidential contenders are required ...    Full Story »

MK Maklev Points Out the Failures of the National Biometric Database

MK Maklev Points Out the Failures of the National Biometric DatabaseMK Uri Maklev on Monday told members of the Knesset Interior Committee that the report on the operation of the experimental stage of the national biometric database shows the program is a failure. Maklev said “The report shows the ...    Full Story »

Federal Report Faults Police Actions During Ferguson Unrest

Federal Report Faults Police Actions During Ferguson UnrestA Justice Department report summary has found across-the-board flaws in police's response last summer to the protests in Ferguson, including antagonizing crowds and violating free-speech rights. The Associated Press obtained the summary, which cites "vague and arbitrary" orders to keep protesters moving that violated their rights of assembly and free speech. It is part of a longer ...    Full Story »

New Evidence Support Attempted Murder Charge for Terrorist in Shavuos Night Stabbing Attack in Yerushalayim

New Evidence Support Attempted Murder Charge for Terrorist in Shavuos Night Stabbing Attack in YerushalayimOn Monday 5 Tammuz, the Jerusalem District Court ruled that the terrorist who stabbed two Jewish youths in a terror attack on the eve of Shavuos in Jerusalem will remain in remand until the end of proceedings. At the Monday deliberation the Attorney General’s office presented information to the court which strengthens the claim that the terrorist intended to murder Jews: screen ...    Full Story »

Will Latest Inflammatory Comments Tarnish Trump's Brand? (2 opinions)

Will Latest Inflammatory Comments Tarnish Trump's Brand?Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be? Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show "The Apprentice" — "You're fired!" — after NBC dumped the real estate mogul Monday over comments he made about immigrants during his recent presidential campaign kickoff speech. Trump, known for his ...    Full Story »

Deutsch Announces Repaving of Worst Brooklyn Streets This Summer

Deutsch Announces Repaving of Worst Brooklyn Streets This SummerIn an effort to maintain and improve our streets after a harsh winter, NYC Department of Transportation will be milling and paving roadways within the 48th Council District. Councilman Deutsch has released the following DOT repaving schedule in order to alert residents in advance of repairs that will be taking place within the neighborhood. Residents will be notified beforehand, as ...    Full Story »

Report Urges Major Steps To Help Victims Of Cardiac Arrest

Report Urges Major Steps To Help Victims Of Cardiac ArrestWould you know what to do if you see someone collapse, not breathing — a loved one at home, a co-worker at the office, a stranger on the street? Far too many Americans die of cardiac arrest, and now a major new report urges a national campaign to improve survival in part by making sure more bystanders know how to help. Every year, about 395,000 people suffer cardiac arrest in their ...    Full Story »

THE THREE WEEKS - An Overview (1 opinions)

THE THREE WEEKS - An OverviewBy Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the FIVE TOWNS JEWISH TIMES For the Refuah Shleimah of Boruch Zev Ben Bracha Although the Three Weeks and the other two fasts are a period of mourning and introspection, Zechariah the Navi tells us (Zechariah 8:19) that eventually, the four fasts of Klal Yisroel will be a source of joy and gladness – if we but embark upon the goal of loving both truth and ...    Full Story »

2016ers Try Political Alchemy To Turn Emails Into Cash

2016ers Try Political Alchemy To Turn Emails Into CashWhen it comes to raising money by email, everybody's got an angle. Some of the "ask" strategies being employed by the 2016 presidential candidates: ENTER TO WIN Who doesn't love a shot at winning something? Ted Cruz invited supporters to "come shooting with me." It was free to enter the contest to win a shooting outing with the Texas senator, but Cruz told supporters: "After ...    Full Story »

MDA Supplies Blood as Terror Attacks Continue - A Call to Donate Blood in Israel

MDA Supplies Blood as Terror Attacks Continue - A Call to Donate Blood in IsraelMagen David Adom spokesman Zaki Heller reports on Tuesday morning 13 Tammuz that MDA blood services supplied 305 units of blood and components to treat the victims of the Monday night shooting attack near Shvut Rachel in Shomron. Four persons were wounded in that attack, one passed away in Shaare Zedek Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. MDA is calling on the tzibur at large to donate ...    Full Story »

State Department To Release Clinton Emails On Tuesday Night (2 opinions)

State Department To Release Clinton Emails On Tuesday NightThe State Department plans to make about 3,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's correspondence publically available on Tuesday evening. The release comes as part of a court mandate that the agency release batches of Clinton's email correspondence from her time as secretary of state every 30 days starting June 30. The goal is for the department to publicly unveil 55,000 pages of her ...    Full Story »

Iran Nuclear Talks Extended; Iranians Meet Key Obligation

Iran Nuclear Talks Extended; Iranians Meet Key ObligationPushing past a Tuesday deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week as the U.N. nuclear agency prepared to announce Tehran had met a key condition — significantly reducing its stocks of enriched uranium that could be used for atomic weapons. Iran's failure to comply would have severely undermined the negotiations, which are ...    Full Story »

Calling All Campers' Mothers and Fathers

Calling All Campers' Mothers and Fathers [COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Don't miss this opportunity to put a smile on your kids’ faces with these outrageous camp packages.  Not only is Only Kosher Candy offering free shipping on all their camp packages, they are also offering the addition of the Binah Bunch or Mishpacha Jr so that you child doesn’t miss their favorite weekly!  Offering camp packages in all prices ranges, check ...    Full Story »
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Child Injured in a High Fall in Modi'in Illit

Child Injured in a High Fall in Modi'in IllitA 4-year-old boy sustained only light injuries B”H when he fell from a fourth story window on Netivot Shalom Street in Modi’in Illit on Monday evening 12 Tammuz. The child landed on a balcony on the first floor of the building and miraculously was only lightly injured to his head. The child was transported by MDA paramedics to Tel Hashomer Hospital. He was listed in moderate ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Christie Promises Blunt Campaign As He Enters 2016 Contest (1 opinions)

VIDEO: Christie Promises Blunt Campaign As He Enters 2016 Contest[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the truth even if it makes them cringe. The Republican governor, a one-time GOP favorite who faded and now tries to climb back, lashed out at "bickering leaders" from both political parties in a kickoff rally in the gymnasium of ...    Full Story »

PM Netanyahu's Secret Medical Procedures

PM Netanyahu's Secret Medical ProceduresAccording to a Channel 2 News report, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in recent months underwent medical procedures in Bnei Brak’s Mayanei HaYeshua Hospital under the cover of darkness. This refers to a time period prior to elections for 20th Knesset and a second case following elections as the coalition was being formed. The procedures were not publicized, and the prime minister ...    Full Story »

Official: Prison Chief, 11 Others Put On Leave After Escape

Official: Prison Chief, 11 Others Put On Leave After EscapeThe superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid a widening internal investigation into how the inmates pulled off the daring escape, a state official said Tuesday. The 12-member group is in addition to the guard and the prison tailor shop instructor who were suspended earlier and face ...    Full Story »

MK Maklev Laments Security Failures of the Jerusalem Light Rail

MK Maklev Laments Security Failures of the Jerusalem Light RailMK (Yahadut Hatorah) Uri Maklev on Monday, 12 Tammuz, told a session of the Knesset Interior Committee that the daily rock-throwing attacks against the Jerusalem light rail are intolerable. He warned that passengers of the light rail service are in danger because of the attacks, adding “passengers are prisoners” for they have no other means of public transport to escape the daily ...    Full Story »

Greenfield Announces Repaving of Worst Brooklyn Streets This Summer (6 opinions)

Greenfield Announces Repaving of Worst Brooklyn Streets This SummerCouncilman David G. Greenfield is thrilled to announce an ambitious summer street re-pavement schedule throughout Borough Park, Midwood and Bensonhurst. The streets slated for re-pavement include portions of 18th Avenue, 14th Avenue, 10th Avenue, 23rd Avenue, Fort Hamilton Parkway, 52nd Street, 57th Street, 60th Street, Ryder Avenue, Kings Highway, Ocean Avenue, East 18th Street, East ...    Full Story »

Investigators Still Have No Suspects In Downing Of MH17

Investigators Still Have No Suspects In Downing Of MH17Prosecutors involved in the international investigation into the downing last year of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 say they do not yet have specific suspects for possible prosecution. Fred Westerbeke, the Dutch prosecutor leading the investigation, said Tuesday the international team has a number of "persons of interest" but declined to identify them. The flight heading from ...    Full Story »

Hamas Reveals its New Terror Tunnel to the World (7 opinions)

Hamas Reveals its New Terror Tunnel to the WorldSpeaking with the Iranian media, Hamas is reporting it has completed a new terror tunnel that reaches Israel, to be used to attack Israel in the next military conflict. According to the report in al-Alam, the tunnel is 3.5 km (2.1 miles) long. It is not clear if the tunnel is new or a rehabilitated tunnel from the last conflict with Israel in the summer of 2014, Operation Protective ...    Full Story »

Queens DA: Man Made False Bomb Threats Targeting JFK Airport

Queens DA: Man Made False Bomb Threats Targeting JFK AirportAuthorities say a 64-year-old man has been arrested on charges he called in nearly a dozen bomb threats targeting John F. Kennedy Airport travelers and law enforcement officers. The Queens district attorney's office says Philip Ngom, of Manhattan, was arraigned Saturday on charges of falsely reporting an incident and making a terroristic threat. He's being held on $750,000 bail. ...    Full Story »

Petira Of Terror Shooting Victim Malachi Moshe Rosenfeld (2 opinions)

Petira Of Terror Shooting Victim Malachi Moshe RosenfeldMalachi Moshe Rosenfeld, who was seriously wounded at a drive-by shooting attack on Monday night, has R"L succumbed to his wounds at the Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. He was 25-years-old. According to information released, it appears that the vehicle he was travelling in was ambushed by a passing vehicle with Palestinian plates on the Alon Road near Shvut Rachel at ...    Full Story »

Jewish Visitors Attacked on Har Habayis (3 opinions)

Jewish Visitors Attacked on Har Habayis  A father and two sons were attacked while visiting Har Habayis on Monday morning, 12 Tammuz. Arabs hurled shoes and stones at them. The father turned to Honenu to report the incident as well as the inaction of police on the scene. “The policemen hurried us along to complete our visit. At one point a young Arab male approached and threw shoes and stones at us” explained the ...    Full Story »

The Iran Deal: A Look At What It Does And Problems Remaining

The Iran Deal: A Look At What It Does And Problems RemainingWorld powers and Iran are back in nuclear talks, and this round may be the deciding one. After nearly a decade of international diplomacy, negotiators are working past Tuesday's deadline, trying to reach a final agreement that would curb Iran's nuclear activities for a decade and put tens of billions of dollars back into the Iranian economy through the easing of financial ...    Full Story »

Fatal Drowning in Israel Involving a 25-Year-Old Chareidi Man (3 opinions)

Fatal Drowning in Israel Involving a 25-Year-Old Chareidi ManAnother fatal drowning incident in Israel involving a chareidi occurred on Monday evening, 12 Tammuz. The victim is a 25-year-old male, was found in cardiac arrest with a head injury in the water near the large rocks in the area of Kibbutz Nachshulim in the Zichron Yaakov area. He was pulled from the water in cardiac arrest and CPR was started. Ichud Hatzalah EMT Charlie Horowitz ...    Full Story »

Video of Interest: Shacharis Minyan with Crew Authorization On United Flight to Tel Aviv [UPLOADED MID-FLIGHT] (11 opinions)

Crew members of United flight 84 from Newark to Tel Aviv graciously accommodated a minyan for their Orthodox Jewish passengers, closing off the back galley for 30 minutes for prayer services, something that not too many other airlines do.


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