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Trump Making Case To GOP Insiders Amid Chaotic Rally Scene

Trump Making Case To GOP Insiders Amid Chaotic Rally Scene
Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP's state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the nation's most populous and diverse state. Trump spoke for about 30 minutes Friday in a basement banquet hall in this town just outside San Francisco airport. It was the sort of small-scale interaction with party activists and donors that he ...

PHOTOS: Injuries In Gush Etzion District Rock-Throwing Attack

PHOTOS: Injuries In Gush Etzion District Rock-Throwing Attack[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A vehicle traveling on Sunday afternoon 23 Nissan was hit by rocks thrown by Arabs between Maale Amos and Efrat, near “T” Junction. The rear window of the vehicle was blown out by the rocks which resulted in one person treated for hysteria. The driver continued towards Efrat where assistance was available. (YWN – Israel Desk, ...    Full Story »

Brussels Airport Departure Hall Reopens After Deadly Attacks

Brussels Airport Departure Hall Reopens After Deadly AttacksUnder extra security, the Brussels Airport reopened its departure hall Sunday for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks in March. The airport had already resumed some flights, but passengers had been using a temporary check-in tent because of extensive damage to the departure hall from the twin suicide bombings that killed 16 people. Passengers on select flights ...    Full Story »

Ashdod: 8-Month-Old Dies Of Aggressive Infection

Ashdod: 8-Month-Old Dies Of Aggressive InfectionAn 8-month-old infant in Ashdod was infected with an aggressive bacterium that took his life. Chaim Dan Sasson z”l was niftar on Sunday 23 Nissan after fighting the bacteria for a number of days. The child was flown to Hadassah Mt. Scopus Hospital in Yerushalayim where doctors battled to save the child who arrived on Tuesday night Chol Hamoed Pesach with high fever. When parents ...    Full Story »

Rowdy Trump Protests Portend Explosive California Primary

Rowdy Trump Protests Portend Explosive California PrimaryHundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries were reported. The protest just outside San Francisco occurred Friday, a day after anti-Trump protesters took to the streets in Southern California, ...    Full Story »

How Committed Is Germany To Israel’s Security And Right To Exist?

How Committed Is Germany To Israel’s Security And Right To Exist?Tensions are running high between Berlin and Jerusalem as the German weekly Der Spiegel reports Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering withdrawing her nation’s commitment to Israel’s security and right to exist as a national priority for her nation. According to reports from Germany, Chancellor Merkel feels PM Netanyahu is taking advantage of the relationship enjoyed between the ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: In California, Cruz Picks Up Endorsement From Former Governor Pete Wilson

VIDEO: In California, Cruz Picks Up Endorsement From Former Governor Pete Wilson[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Sen. Ted Cruz picked up an endorsement from former California governor Pete Wilson during the state Republican party convention here Saturday, bringing a deeply entrenched GOP establishment figure into Cruz's fold even as his presidential aspirations appear to stall. "The most urgent threat facing our next president will be the dangerous national ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Michael Bloomberg Says Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders Are 'Demagogues'

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he wants to keep demagogues out of the White House. And by demagogues, he means Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.

Family Of Terrorists Honored And Requested To Speak To Public School Students

Family Of Terrorists Honored And Requested To Speak To Public School StudentsOnce again, a public school in Yerushalayim that is funded by Israel’s Ministry of Education is in the news, this time for inviting family members of terrorists to address students. The school bills the slain terrorists as shahids, martyrs who died for the cause. The schools funded by the state ministry use these funds to inculcate a hate for the State of Israel in the students, many ...    Full Story »

Op-Ed: Corporate Taxes In The U.S. Aren't So Bad

Op-Ed: Corporate Taxes In The U.S. Aren't So BadAmericans are being conned into believing that U.S. corporations are hampered by outsize tax rates that undermine their competitiveness. Tax inversions, whereby U.S. multinational companies merge with foreign companies to re-domicile in the partnering company's low-tax home country, are the logical result of oppressive U.S. corporate tax rates. Or so the story goes. Notwithstanding the ...    Full Story »

Report: Israeli Bedouin Citizens Abducted And Released In Turkey

Report: Israeli Bedouin Citizens Abducted And Released In TurkeyTwo Israeli Bedouins were reportedly abducted and later released while in Turkey. The two, cousins, residents of Rahat in southern Israel, are medical students. The families received a ransom demand on Thursday and turned to Israel Police and the Foreign Ministry. Israel Radio reported the abduction of the two and the ransom demand to their families asking for $200,000 for their safe ...    Full Story »

Sanders' Fundraising Drops Off Sharply In April

Sanders' Fundraising Drops Off Sharply In AprilDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said he raised $25.8 million in April, well shy of his eye-popping totals of recent months. The figure comes as Sanders's chance of defeating Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination have dwindled, with his loss to her in the New York primary on April 19 widely viewed as a turning point in the race. Sanders's take, raised almost ...    Full Story »

Rav Yeruchim Olshin and Rav Yissocher Frand Will Address Daf HaYomi B’Halacha Siyum on Chelek Aleph of Mishnah Berurah

Rav Yeruchim Olshin and Rav Yissocher Frand Will Address Daf HaYomi B’Halacha  Siyum on Chelek Aleph of Mishnah Berurah Mazel tov Klal Yisrael! Live from the Ohel Rivkah Hall in Passaic. Dirshu will hold its National Siyum on Chelek Aleph in the second cycle of its popular worldwide Daf Hayomi B’Halacha Program tomorrow, Monday night. The siyum will be addressed by HaGaon HaRav Yeruchim Olshin, shlita, Rosh Yeshiva, Beth Medrash Govoha of Lakewood, HaGaon HaRav Yissocher Frand, shlita, R”M at Yeshiva ...    Full Story »

Israel: NIS 250 Fine For Riding One’s Bike On A Sidewalk

Israel: NIS 250 Fine For Riding One’s Bike On A SidewalkBeginning Sunday, May 1, 2016, police and municipality authorities will fine bicycle riders who are on sidewalks NIS 250. The new policy was implemented in response to the growing number of pedestrians hit by bicycles. It is reported that the law is not new but it was simply not enforced in the past. Police report there will also be an increase in enforcement for numerous other ...    Full Story »

CA Convention Is A Homecoming Of Sorts For Carly Fiorina

CA Convention Is A Homecoming Of Sorts For Carly FiorinaWhen Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport Saturday night, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential candidate. Fiorina grew up in the Bay Area and became chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard there before plunging into politics with an unsuccessful run against Democratic Sen. ...    Full Story »

An Avreich Is Ousted From A Jerusalem Bais Medrash After Cursing Maran HaRav Shteinman (3 opinions)

An Avreich Is Ousted From A Jerusalem Bais Medrash After Cursing Maran HaRav ShteinmanA serious incident occurred on Sunday morning 24 Nissan in the Be’er Shmuel Beis Medrash on Sorotzkin Street in Yerushalayim. An avreich shouted epithets about Maran HaGaon HaRav Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman Shlita until he was removed from the beis medrash. The incident occurred immediately as shachris ended, when the chareidi male began shouting against the Rosh Yeshiva and the ...    Full Story »

Nissan Recalls Nearly 4 Million Cars With Air Bag Problems

Nissan Recalls Nearly 4 Million Cars With Air Bag ProblemsNearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities. The two recalls are just the latest in a string of safety problems to hit automakers in the past year with Acura, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Lexus, Mazda, Toyota and other manufactures having to recall ...    Full Story »

Dor Yeshorim’s Annual Pesach Bein Hazmanim Screening Taking Place This Week Throughout the Tristate Area

Dor Yeshorim’s Annual Pesach Bein Hazmanim Screening Taking Place This Week Throughout the Tristate AreaDor Yeshorim’s annual Bein Hazmanim Pesach screening event is just around the corner, taking place this week. Starting on Sunday, May 1st, 2016, Dor Yeshorim’s expert teams of phlebotomists and representatives will be visiting various communities across the tristate area, offering their lifesaving genetic screenings. Dor Yeshorim will be in Boro Park on Sunday, May 1st, screening ...    Full Story »
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500 Tons Of Trash Remain In Israel’s Parks Following Chol Hamoed

500 Tons Of Trash Remain In Israel’s Parks Following Chol HamoedAs Israel and Jews around the world head to the stores to buy chametz, the persons responsible for Israel’s national parks are busy addressing the hundreds of tons of trash left behind by chol hamoed visitors. According to Jewish National Fund (JNF) officials, some 1.2 million people visited Israel’s parks during Pesach, representing 10% more than last year. The visitors left ...    Full Story »

Trump Backers Yell Foul Over Loss At Arizona GOP Convention

Trump Backers Yell Foul Over Loss At Arizona GOP ConventionTexas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump. The Cruz slate won virtually all of the 28 at-large national delegates and roughly split the 27 delegates selected by congressional district. Former ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Felder and COJO of Flatbush Sponsor Day of Free Fun for Thousands

PHOTOS: Felder and COJO of Flatbush Sponsor Day of Free Fun for Thousands[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Senator Simcha Felder and COJO of Flatbush co-sponsored a free Chol haMoed and Spring Break Fair on Tuesday, April 26, that allowed more than 3,000 neighborhood families and their children to enjoy free entertainment, free snacks and free rides all day long. “COJO of Flatbush put together a beautiful event that really displayed what our neighborhood ...    Full Story »

Israel Tells France: Only Directs Talks With The PA

Israel Tells France: Only Directs Talks With The PAFrench Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault recently announced his country plans to host a Mideast peace conference to advance a final agreement between Israel and the PA (Palestinian Authority). He stated that both sides are far apart and he is ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Cruz Tells Hannity: Trump, Boehner And Clinton Part Of Same Corrupt System

Texas senator and his VP pick explain how they differ from the establishment on 'Hannity'

Obama Out: President Closes Out His Run As Comedian-In-Chief

Obama Out: President Closes Out His Run As Comedian-In-ChiefPresident Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered. Obama's performance Saturday night proved he hasn't lost a step. "If this material works well, I'm going to use it at Goldman Sachs next year," Obama quipped. "Earn me some ...    Full Story »

President Rivlin Contemplating Clemency For Former President Katsav

President Rivlin Contemplating Clemency For Former President KatsavA prison parole board recently rejected a request for early release on good behavior from former President Moshe Katsav. Mr. Katsav has served 4.5 years of his seven-year term and was seeking to wipe one-third for the sentence for good ...    Full Story »

US Once Again Forced To Turn To Russia For Help On Syria

US Once Again Forced To Turn To Russia For Help On SyriaScrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S. outcome. At stake are thousands of lives and the fate of a feeble peace process essential to the fight against the Islamic State group, and Secretary of State John Kerry has appealed once more to his Russian ...    Full Story »

WATCH: The Mayor de Blasio Investigations

There are multiple investigations involving Mayor De Blasio and they are intertwined and complicated. But essentially they all boil down to one issue and that is the use of money by fundraisers and donors to influence practices, policies and operations of ...    Full Story »

Vishnitzer Rebbe Calls For Calm Regarding Post-Pesach Chametz (7 opinions)

Vishnitzer Rebbe Calls For Calm Regarding Post-Pesach ChametzThe Vishnitzer Rebbe Shlita on Shabbos instructed chassidim to act accordingly after Shabbos when it comes to tracking down bread and chametz. The rebbe explained the pushing, shoving and disputes in bakeries and other areas selling fresh chametz is inappropriate for chassidim and must be avoided. He added that in recent years he has heard that some people literally get into fist ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Record-Breaking Number Of Jews Visit Har Habayis During Pesach

VIDEO: Record-Breaking Number Of Jews Visit Har Habayis During Pesach[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Har Habayis activists laud the fact that a record-breaking number of Jews visited the holy site during Pesach. According to the official numbers, 1,015 Jews visited Har Habayis during Chol Hamoed Pesach, about 200 a day which is about three times the norm during the year. The activists report that among the approximately 1,000 visitors, 371 were not ...    Full Story »


WATCH: Michael Bloomberg Says Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders Are 'Demagogues'

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he wants to keep demagogues out of the White House. And by demagogues, he means Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.

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WATCH: Cruz Tells Hannity: Trump, Boehner And Clinton Part Of Same Corrupt System

Texas senator and his VP pick explain how they differ from the establishment on 'Hannity'

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WATCH: The Mayor de Blasio Investigations

There are multiple investigations involving Mayor De Blasio and they are intertwined and complicated. But essentially they all boil down to one issue and that is the use of money by fundraisers and donors to influence practices, policies and operations of the de Blasio administration.

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