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US Sent $221 Million To Palestinians In Obama's Last Hours (4 opinions)

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US Sent $221 Million To Palestinians In Obama's Last Hours
Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority. GOP members of Congress had been holding up the money. A State Department official and several congressional aides say the outgoing administration formally notified Congress it would spend the money Friday morning, just before Donald Trump became president. More than $227 million in foreign affairs funding was released at the time, including $4 million for climate change programs and ...

MK Margi Accuses The State Of Encouraging Discrimination Against Sephardi Girls

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MK Margi Accuses The State Of Encouraging Discrimination Against Sephardi GirlsMK (Shas) Yaakov Margi, who chairs the Knesset Education Committee, announced on Monday 25 Teves during a committee session on discrimination against Sephardi girls in high schools, expressing sharp criticism against the head of the Chareidi Education Unit in the Ministry of Education, Itzik Zahavi. He blames him for turning the girls into a problem, bringing in outsiders, non-chareidim ...    Full Story »

10,000 Blatt…!! HaGaon HaRav Berel Povarsky, Shlita, And Other Leading Gedolim Grace Dirshu Convention; Launch Of Kinyan Chochma Program

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10,000 Blatt…!! HaGaon HaRav Berel Povarsky, Shlita, And Other Leading Gedolim Grace Dirshu Convention; Launch Of Kinyan Chochma ProgramBy Chaim Gold It was Mincha on Shabbos, a Shabbos that nearly 1,000 lomdei Torah in Dirshu’s myriad programs will never forget. During the Shabbos morning tefillah, aliyos are given to the attending Gedolei Yisrael. Only one aliyah is sold, shlishi on Mincha of Shabbos. That aliyah is not sold for money, because the only real “legal tender” for lomdei Dirshu is Torah! The ...    Full Story »

ACT NOW! Join (4 FREE) @Baba Sali's Hilula For Shidduchim And All personal Requests Through Yad L'Achim

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10,000 Blatt…!! HaGaon HaRav Berel Povarsky, Shlita, And Other Leading Gedolim Grace Dirshu Convention; Launch Of Kinyan Chochma ProgramThe yahrtzeit of the holy BABA SALI, RAV YISRAEL ABUCHATZEIRA zt”l, is approaching.     Full Story »

Iran Cautious in Its First Comments About US President Trump

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Iran Cautious in Its First Comments About US President TrumpIran is being cautious in its first comments on U.S. President Donald Trump. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi told reporters on Monday that the Islamic Republic has no immediate pronouncement on Trump. Ghasemi says that it's "too soon to assess him and analyze his remarks, stance and the framework of his viewpoints." Ghasemi's remarks mark the first official ...    Full Story »

Annual Yahrzeit For The Baba Sali May Be Canceled Due To Exorbitant Security Costs

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Annual Yahrzeit For The Baba Sali May Be Canceled Due To Exorbitant Security CostsThe annual yahrzeit event for the Baba Sali ZT”L, set to take place next Monday, may be canceled due to exorbitant security costs. According to a report filed by Yisrael Hayom correspondent Yehuda Schlesinger, police are organizers of the event are negotiations but police demands for security will add hundreds of thousands of shekels to the cost of the event. Baba Baruch is quoted ...    Full Story »

Jerusalem Mayor Says Trump 'Serious' About Embassy Move

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Jerusalem Mayor Says Trump 'Serious' About Embassy MoveThe mayor of Jerusalem says the Trump administration is "serious" and committed to moving the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Nir Barkat says that from conversations he's had with those in the new U.S. administration, he knows "they are serious about their intentions." He also told Army Radio on Monday that "an embassy cannot be moved in one day" — indicating that ...    Full Story »

Raging Fire Displaces Outreach Family

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Raging Fire Displaces Outreach FamilyOn a freezing Erev Shabbos, in the community of Portland Oregon, a brutal fire totally destroyed the home of one of the founding families of our outreach kollel. While Boruch Hashem the family managed to get out in time, they did so with literally just their shirts on their backs, unable to save any of their possessions. The fire began when their self-cleaning oven caught fire and ...    Full Story »

Open O 'Rabbi' Falsifying the Torah of Rav Ovadia Yosef (1 opinions)

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Open O 'Rabbi' Falsifying the Torah of Rav Ovadia Yosef[By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times] In a recent FaceBook post that was re-tweeted on a frum website, O’O-Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz falsely states that Rav Ovadia Yosef recommended praying in a mosque over praying alone. This is patently false. Rav Ovadia never made such a ruling. He never mentions it in any of his responsas - neither in “Yabia Omer” nor in ...    Full Story »

9 Chareidim Arrested In Continued Protests

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9 Chareidim Arrested In Continued ProtestsIDF military police have been busy in a number of chareidi areas seeking to arrest persons listed as missing from service. Police were detected in Betar Illit during the night but left empty handed as the talmidim they were looking for were not to be found. In Jerusalem, several dozen chareidim protested on Stern Street in the Kiryat Yovel neighborhood as police were seeking to ...    Full Story »

Cabinet Delays Discussion On Annexing Maale Adumim Into Israeli Sovereignty

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Cabinet Delays Discussion On Annexing Maale Adumim Into Israeli SovereigntyPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on worked hard on Sunday, 24 Teves, to persuade the Bayit Yehudi party not to insist in discussing annexing Maale Adumim as planned. PM Netanyahu explained to Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennet that such a move should be made after notifying the United States rather than surprising President Trump with new realities in the region shortly after assuming ...    Full Story »

Senate Likely to Confirm Kansas' Pompeo for CIA On Monday Evening

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Senate Likely to Confirm Kansas' Pompeo for CIA On Monday EveningThe Senate is on track to confirm President Donald Trump's pick to run the CIA and is expected to vote on his nomination Monday evening. Rep. Mike Pompeo, a conservative Republican from Kansas and a member of the House intelligence committee, faced a mostly nonconfrontational confirmation hearing on Jan. 12. Senate Republicans had hoped to vote on Pompeo's nomination Friday, after ...    Full Story »

Trump Properties Face Global Terror Risk With Presidency

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Trump Properties Face Global Terror Risk With PresidencyBusinesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump's name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence. As Trump remains a brand overseas, criminal gangs or militants could target buildings bearing his name in gold, abduct workers associated with his enterprises for ...    Full Story »

Trump Moves to Pull US out of Pacific-Rim Trade Deal

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Trump Moves to Pull US out of Pacific-Rim Trade DealPresident Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week in office. "Great thing for the American worker that we just did," Trump said in brief remarks as he signed a notice in the Oval ...    Full Story »

Amona Residents: The Deal With The Government Is Null And Void (2 opinions)

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Amona Residents: The Deal With The Government Is Null And VoidAmona residents on Sunday night informed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Bayit Yehudi party leader Minister Naftali Bennett that the deal signed with the government is null and void and they are once again calling on supporters to come and join them in resisting eviction from the community. In the letter, which was aired on Channel 2 News, they write “An agreement was signed ...    Full Story »

OPINION: President Barack Obama and Israel: A Former Law Student of the President Explains What Went Wrong For Future Reference (5 opinions)

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OPINION: President Barack Obama and Israel: A Former Law Student of the President Explains What Went Wrong For Future ReferenceThere is a belief, which has almost become universal in some circles of the Jewish world, that President Barack Hussein Obama harbored a kind of deeply held animosity to Jews and Israel. Some even have gone as far as to accuse him of being both anti-Semitic and pro-Islamist. Rabbi Avi Shafran of Agudas Yisrael in the US already has written in the Yeshiva World about the imprudence of ...    Full Story »

WATCH: President Trump Signs Executive Orders In The Oval Office

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President Donald Trump signs three executive orders, including withdrawing the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiation process.

Yeshiva Bochur Who Was Seriously Injured In An Accident In Crown Heights Released From The Hospital

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Yeshiva Bochur Who Was Seriously Injured In An Accident In Crown Heights Released From The HospitalB’chasdei Hashem, Schneur Zalman Ovadia Boaron, who was seriously injured in an accident in Crown Heights weeks ago, has been released from the hospital. His parents, who called on the tzibur to be mispallel for him throughout his hospitalization, thanked the tzibur for their tefilos in the following public Hebrew message. "לכלל עם ישראל", כתבו ההורים, ...    Full Story »

Greenfield to Co-Sponsor Boro Park Networking Event for Young Professionals

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Greenfield to Co-Sponsor Boro Park Networking Event for Young ProfessionalsOn Wednesday, Jan. 25, Councilman Greenfield will co-sponsor an exciting networking event with the Jewish Community Council of Marine Park. Young professionals looking to meet new clients, make new contacts, and generate new business, all while having a great time are encouraged to attend! "In today's employment market, who you know can often be as important as what you know," ...    Full Story »

Rav Metzger Likely To Accept 3.5 Year Jail Term In Plea Bargain Agreement (4 opinions)

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Rav Metzger Likely To Accept 3.5 Year Jail Term In Plea Bargain AgreementFormer Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger has signed a plea bargain agreement which will most likely result in a 3.5-year jail term. The rabbi agreed to a deal after realizing the damaging evidence against him may result in a far more severe outcome if he takes his chances in a criminal trial.     Full Story »

Now You Can Finally Take Your Family Away For Pesach! Only $3595 A Couple!!

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Now You Can Finally Take Your Family Away For Pesach! Only $3595 A Couple!!Looking to go away this Pesach but don't want to break the bank? There is a great option for you at an affordable price! We, the Tenenbaum  family, will be hosting Pesach for the 7th year, at the Dolce Hotel & Conference Center in Basking Ridge, NJ. The hotel is a four star conference center that has an indoor pool, lovely grounds with basketball and tennis courts. It also ...    Full Story »

An Open Letter to Jared and Ivanka (15 opinions)

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An Open Letter to Jared and IvankaBS”D, with the assistance of Heaven Dear Jared and Ivanka, עמו"ש, May you live to one hundred and twenty years. Mazal Tov on your new position in the administration. We trust and hope that this administration, with your assistance, will truly make America great once again. Greatness, of course, is not just an economic or military term. It is a term that encompasses ...    Full Story »

Bergdahl Case Presents Early Legal Test Of Trump Rhetoric (1 opinions)

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Bergdahl Case Presents Early Legal Test Of Trump RhetoricA military court will weigh the real-world consequences of President Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric as Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl argues he can't get a fair trial under his new commander in chief. Minutes into the Republican president's term, lawyers for Bergdahl cited Trump's scathing criticism in a request to dismiss charges that Bergdahl endangered comrades by walking off his post in ...    Full Story »

PM Netanyahu Heading To Washington Following Phone Conversation With President Trump

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PM Netanyahu Heading To Washington Following Phone Conversation With President TrumpPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke to US President Donald Trump on Sunday evening 24 Teves, in what was a very warm conversation lasting close to a half hour. The Prime Minister expressed his desire to work closely with President Trump to forge a common vision to advance peace and security in the region. The two leaders discussed the nuclear deal with Iran, the peace process ...    Full Story »

Rubio To Back Tillerson For Secretary Of State

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Rubio To Back Tillerson For Secretary Of StateSen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he will support President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state despite reservations about the former Exxon Mobil CEO as the Republican lawmaker backed away from any challenge to the new president. In a statement posted on Facebook, the Florida senator and former GOP presidential rival to Trump said he was troubled by Rex Tillerson's ...    Full Story »
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NY Governor Seeks $2B To Fix Some Of Nation's Oldest Pipes

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NY Governor Seeks $2B To Fix Some Of Nation's Oldest PipesNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants $2 billion to address some of the nation's oldest water and sewer systems — and while that sounds like a lot of money, it's a drop in the bucket of what the state's experts say is truly required. They say it would actually cost $80 billion in the coming years to replace crumbling water mains, modernize sewer systems and remove lead pipes. Many of ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Israelis Spend Shabbos In Haditch At The Baal HaTanya's Tziyun

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PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Israelis Spend Shabbos In Haditch At The Baal HaTanya's Tziyun[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Hundreds of Israeli spent Shabbos in the Ukraine, in Haditch, the site of the tziyun of the Baal HaTanya, Rav Schneur Zalman of Liadi ZT”L. The cold and snow did not keep the visitors away, who wished to visit to mark the yahrzeit. Uman Express Transportation Company CEO Refael Tubal explains “hundreds of men came for Shabbos to snowy Haditch”, ...    Full Story »

An Inside Look at the Chevra in the Yeshiva of Rochester

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An inside look at the chevra in the Yeshiva of Rochester. To see more, visit us at Tiuny.org email us at Tiunyfax@gmail.com or call us  at     Full Story »

WATCH: President Trump Meets With US Business Leaders About Bringing Jobs Back To America (1 opinions)

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President Donald Trump is opening what his team has dubbed "Day One" of his presidency by meeting with business leaders in the White House. Trump said Monday there will "be advantages" to companies that make their products in the United States and ...    Full Story »

Missile Failure Off Florida? British Leader Won't Say

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Missile Failure Off Florida? British Leader Won't SayThe British government is being accused of concealing the failure of an unarmed ballistic missile launch ahead of a debate in Parliament over whether to refurbish the country's aging Trident nuclear launching system. Britain's prime minister refused to say Sunday whether she knew about an unarmed Trident missile that reportedly failed when it was test-fired off the coast of Florida ...    Full Story »

POWERFUL NOR'EASTER: Tri-State Area Faces Day Of High Winds, Rain And Coastal Flooding (1 opinions)

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POWERFUL NOR'EASTER: Tri-State Area Faces Day Of High Winds, Rain And Coastal FloodingA powerful Nor'easter will make its way into the Tri-State area Monday, bringing heavy rain, coastal flooding and possible power outages. WABC Meteorologist Bill Evans says the rain will be heaviest Monday afternoon and evening with 1.5-2 inches of rainfall expected that could cause localized flooding. Forecasters say the strongest winds are expected Monday afternoon into the ...    Full Story »

SEE THIS: Official Rockland County GOP Facebook Page Slams 'Hasidic Community's Epic Abusive Oppression Of Women' (13 opinions)

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SEE THIS: Official Rockland County GOP Facebook Page Slams 'Hasidic Community's Epic Abusive Oppression Of Women'The following was published on Sunday evening on the official Facebook page of the Rockland County Republican Party. It was not edited in anyway by YWN, and appears in full: I'm all in favor of other's right to speak their mind and peacefully demonstrate their views. Conversely, I understand that my right to swing my arms in protest ends when my fist hits someone else's nose and my ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Can Trump Accomplish All He’s Promised? (1 opinions)

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Trump Economic Advisor Steve Moore on Donald Trump’s inaugural address and what problems he needs to solve as president.

Trump Begins First Week in Office With Outreach

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Trump Begins First Week in Office With OutreachPresident Donald Trump is set to meet with congressional leaders from both parties to discuss his agenda, as he enters his first official week in the White House and works to begin delivering on his ambitious campaign promises. Trump has said that he considers Monday to be his first real day in office. And he's packing it with meetings that suggest he's keeping an open ear. "Busy ...    Full Story »

The JWE Announces Fourth Annual Women's Business Conference

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The JWE Announces Fourth Annual Women's Business Conference The Jewish Woman Entrepreneur (JWE) is thrilled to announce its 4th Annual Business Conference. We expect this year’s event to be the most successful one yet, bringing Jewish businesswomen together from around the country. The conference will take place Sunday, February 12th at the Conference Center at 111 Wood Avenue South, Iselin, NJ 08830. The JWE conference is an ...    Full Story »

Schumer To Introduce Legislation Aimed At Checking Trump On Russia Sanctions (2 opinions)

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Schumer To Introduce Legislation Aimed At Checking Trump On Russia SanctionsThe top Democrat in the Senate said in a Sunday television interview that he plans to introduce legislation that would give Congress a say in whether President Donald Trump can ease sanctions against Russia. "Senator (Benjamin) Cardin (D-Md.) and I are introducing legislation this week to say that, before the president could reduce any sanctions on Russia, that it would have to be ...    Full Story »

Hundreds of El Al Passengers Heading to Israel Stuck in LA (3 opinions)

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Hundreds of El Al Passengers Heading to Israel Stuck in LAHundreds of El Al passengers were stuck in the airport in Los Angeles as they waited over nine hours for their flight on Monday. Flight 006 to Tel Aviv was scheduled for takeoff at 1:30PM but hours later, the flight was yet to leave the airport. Anger passengers report they were not offered a hotel and the airline was lagging in responding to questions and updating them as to the ...    Full Story »

Rubio Faces Moment of Truth on Secretary of State Vote

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Rubio Faces Moment of Truth on Secretary of State VoteAll eyes are on Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida as a Senate committee is poised to vote on President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state. The nomination of Rex Tillerson got a boost on Sunday after two influential Republican senators — John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina — offered tepid endorsements of the former Exxon Mobil chief. The focus shifts ...    Full Story »

Watchdog Group Says It Will Sue President Trump

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Watchdog Group Says It Will Sue President TrumpA legal watchdog group says it will file a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments. The group says he is violating a clause in the Constitution that prohibits his businesses from receiving anything of value from foreign governments. Because he didn't divest his businesses, they ...    Full Story »


WATCH: President Trump Signs Executive Orders In The Oval Office

President Donald Trump signs three executive orders, including withdrawing the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiation process.

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WATCH: President Trump Meets With US Business Leaders About Bringing Jobs Back To America (1 opinions)

President Donald Trump is opening what his team has dubbed "Day One" of his presidency by meeting with business leaders in the White House. Trump said Monday there will "be advantages" to companies that make their products in the United States and suggested he will impose a "substantial border tax" on foreign goods entering the country. The president also repeated a campaign promise to cut regulations "by 75 percent, maybe more." Trump hosted the breakfast with about a dozen leaders in the Roosevelt Room. Among those in attendance were Kevin Plank of Under Armour, Elon Musk of Tesla, Marilyn Hewson of Lockheed Martin and Mario Longhi of US Steel. Trump suggested he wanted to hold these meetings quarterly.

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WATCH: Can Trump Accomplish All He’s Promised? (1 opinions)

Trump Economic Advisor Steve Moore on Donald Trump’s inaugural address and what problems he needs to solve as president.

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