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Dating wasn’t easy for me. It took years of dating to find my kallah. Finally, I found the perfect girl. I proposed to her,...

Ramot Yerushalayim Rabbonim Remove Opposition To Pool

After long and complicated negotiations, rabbonim in the Ramot neighborhood of Jerusalem have removed their cherem to a community pool. The signing of an...

Tnuva Fined 25 Million Shekels For Price Fixing

Israel’s Antitrust Authority has been investigating Tnuva and concluded the dairy conglomerate is guilty of price fixing, slapping a 25 million shekel fine on...

More Than A Dozen States Still Refuse To Release Voter Data

These are state-by-state responses to a request for detailed voter data from President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is investigating...


WATCH: Mainstream Media Ignoring Russia Uranium Controversy?

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Netanyahu Wants To Appoint Ofir Winter As His Military Secretary

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-General Gadi Eizenkott has given Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu the names of three brigadier-generals to choose from to appoint his...

New York Advances Drone Industry With Testing Corridor

A coalition in upstate New York is creating a 50-mile (80-kilometer) corridor where unmanned aircraft can safely fly beyond the line of sight and...


19 Percent Of Israel’s Chareidim Don’t Know English At All

Quite a number of members of Israel’s chareidi tzibur travel to New York, Europe and other countries where English is required. However, according to...

WATCH: All 5 Living Former US Presidents Speak At Fundraiser For Hurricane Victims

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) The five living former presidents put aside politics and appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert on...

WATCH: Ambassador John Bolton On Emboldening Iran

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Chabad Tefilin Stand Shut Down By City Inspectors In Ramat Aviv On Erev Shabbos

Municipal inspectors on Erev Shabbos Parshas Noach shut down a Chabad tefilin booth in Ramat Aviv, threatening failure to close would result in a...

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TRAGEDY: Ram In Yeshivas Knesses Yehuda Niftar On Shabbos Moments After...

In between Kriyas Hatorah and Mussaf, HaRav Chaim Malin, a Ram in Yeshivas Knesset Yehuda in Yerushalayim, lost consciousness and collapsed while davening in...


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Dramatic Sentencing Hearing Expected In Bergdahl Case

The fate of Bowe Bergdahl rests in a judge's hands now that the Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving...

Policewoman Who Kicked Peleg Protesters Interviewed By Justice Ministry Investigators

“Video! Video were the shouts heard at a Peleg faction protest in Jerusalem last week and now, it seems there was merit to those...

Judge Tosses $417M Award Against Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder

A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson &...

PA Illegals Nabbed Attempting To Break Into Jerusalem Toy Company

Police on Friday evening received a call to a toy factory located in the industrial park located in the northern capital. They were told...

France: 8 Charged In Probe Of Alleged Far-Right Terror Plot

Eight people suspected of belonging to a French far-right extremist group have been given preliminary terror charges for allegedly plotting attacks against mosques, politicians...

Poll: Jerusalem Mayor Barkat Still Is Popular, Albeit Less So

Nir Barkat is still the preferred mayor of the dati leumi tzibur in Jerusalem, but the percentage of support for him has dropped significantly....

Google Balloons Providing Internet In Puerto Rico

Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers...

McConnell Says He’s Awaiting Trump Guidance On Health Care

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he...

Police Raid Homes Of Lehava Activists And Arrest 15

According to a Jerusalem district police spokesman’s unit report, fifteen suspects, known to the police as operatives affiliated with the Lehava organization, were arrested...

WATCH: Trump Commends Ex-Presidents As ‘Finest Public Servants’

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) President Donald Trump released a video message commending the five living ex-presidents appearing together at a hurricane relief concert in Texas...

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Japanese PM Abe Appears Headed To Impressive Election Win

Japan's ruling coalition appeared headed to an impressive win in national elections on Sunday, in what would represent at least a partial comeback for...

Police Prepared For Yahrzeit Of Maran Hagaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef

Jerusalem police on Sunday morning 2 Cheshvan report they are ready for the yahrzeit of Maran HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef ZT”L, as necessary preparations...

PHOTOS: Inaugural Agudah Yeshiva Expo Provides Invaluable Info To Large Crowd

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) "Beyond our wildest dreams and expectations." - Rabbi Nissan Gewirtzman, President, Yeshiva Consulting Services "An event like this... we are amazed and impressed...

Trump Plans To Help With Staffers’ Russia Probe Legal Bills

President Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign...

Democratic Chairman: Trump ‘Most Dangerous’ President Ever

Trying to quell accusations that he is ousting activists from the party's left flank, Democratic Chairman Tom Perez told fellow Democrats on Saturday that...

Questions And Answers On Proposed Ban On Laptops In Luggage

First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on...

Police Arrest 27 Palestinians Caught Stealing 29 Tons of Produce From Jewish Farmers

Over Shabbos, Border Police apprehended and arrested some 27 Palestinians who were attempting to steal between 20-24 tons of grapes and five tons of...

Wildfires Plunge Vineyard Workers, Owners Into Same Struggle

When wildfires ignited in California wine country, the flames plunged wealthy vintners into the same desperate struggle as their low-wage laborers. The fires were the...

Woman Undergoes Unsuccessful Brain Surgery in Israel

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Trump Jabs Back At ‘Wacky’ Congresswoman As Spat Rolls On

Unwilling to put the tussling behind, President Donald Trump on Saturday jabbed back at the Democratic lawmaker who has slammed him for his words...

US Commanders Stress ‘Ironclad’ Commitment To Defend SKorea

U.S. naval commanders on Saturday reiterated Washington’s “ironclad” commitment to defend South Korea against North Korean threats as an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier visited...

Trump To Allow Release Of Classified JFK Assassination Records

President Donald Trump says he doesn't plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John...

Unprovoked Attack Against Chareidi In Rishon L’Tzion

Was it the incitement that followed the demonstrations of the Peleg faction that caused the serious attack? An avreich in Rishon L’Tzion was attacked...

Israel Police Thwart Terror Attack Involving Stolen Truck

A Palestinian Ramallah resident, aged 39, stole a truck on Thursday night in the coastal city of Holon. The driver was heading towards Rishon...

Total Number Of US Victims In Cuba Attacks Rises To 24

The United States says two more government workers are confirmed victims in the unexplained Cuba attacks. The State Department is increasing the official tally from...

Gorsuch: Civility Doesn’t Mean Suppressing Disagreement

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch says that suppressing disagreement in the name of civility is wrong. Gorsuch tells a conference of lawyers meeting near the...

Tillerson’s Mideast Aim Is A Saudi-Iraqi Axis Against Iran

As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he'll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats...

WATCH: 12-Year-Old Hit By Rock Thrown in Hebron On Shabbos Afternoon

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) On Shabbos afternoon a Jewish 12-year-old boy was hit by a large rock that was thrown at him and two other...

Bannon Faults George W. Bush For ‘Destructive’ Presidency

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon on Friday depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a...

Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Over Shabbos

Just after 5:00 a.m. on Shabbos morning, four rockets landed in Israel's Golan Heights causing Red Alert sirens to sound across the region. The...

US Drone Strike Targets Al-shabab After Somalia Attack

The U.S. military said Friday it carried out a drone strike this week against al-Shabab in Somalia, shortly after the extremist group was blamed...

Survey: US Uninsured Up 3.5M This Year; Expected To Rise

The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine...

Trump Daughter-In-Law Becomes Face Of Re-Election Effort

An image of an American flag waves and the graphic promises “Real News Update.” The re-election campaign of President Donald Trump, already sprung to...

Target Sees New Smaller Manhattan Store As Where It’s Headed

Target sees its new smaller stores in mainly urban areas as a symbol of its future, hoping that shoppers will step away from online...

Petition To The High Court Of Justice To Prevent The Establishment Of Yishuv Amichai

As the final approval was given for the establishment of Yishuv Amichai, the new home for the expellees of Amona, the first petition to...

Trump Blames ‘Radical Islam’ For Uptick In Crime In Britain

President Donald Trump is misrepresenting a report on British crime statistics by blaming an uptick in police-reported incidents on “Radical Islamic terror.” Britain’s Office for...

IDF Soldier Elor Azaria Seeks Pardon In Manslaughter Conviction

The office of Israel's president says it has received a plea for pardon from a soldier convicted of fatally shooting an already wounded Palestinian...

Peleg Releases Names Of Arrested Bochrim; Calls On Everyone To Remember Those In Prisons...

The Peleg faction’s HaPeles newspaper advertises the new “Shabbos Ma’aritzim” program, a Shabbos to remember the talmidim from Peleg-affiliated yeshivos sitting in IDF prisons...

MK Malkieli Wants Signs To Prevent Israelis From Mistakenly Entering PA Areas

Just this week, a chareidi family that entered PA (Palestinian Authority) controlled Shechem on their way to Har Bracha, were rescued Baruch Hashem by...

US: Laptops In Checked Bags Pose Fire, Explosion Risk

The U.S. government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage because of the potential for a...

120 Peleg Protesters Arrested By Police

A Jerusalem police spokesman reported on Friday morning Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan that 120 persons involved in Peleg faction protests were arrested for disturbing the...

Incoming IDF Chief Education Officer: Education Does Not Belong in the Hands of the...

Incoming IDF Chief Education Officer Brigadier-General Tzvika Fairaizen had harsh words during Hoshana Rabba learning in Yishuv Karnei Shomron, blaming the weekly Shabbos Torah...

CIA Chief Makes Incorrect Claim About Russian Meddling

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that U.S. intelligence agencies had concluded that Russian interference in last year’s election did not affect the outcome,...

Defying Trump, EU Leaders Commit To Iran Nuclear Accord

The leaders of the 28 members of the European Union are showing their support for the Iran nuclear agreement, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's...

Peleg Faction Calls For Public Kabolas Shabbos In Some Cities

The Peleg faction in the party’s erev Shabbos newspaper calls for public kabolas Shabbos in a number of areas to be “MeKadesh Shem Shomayim”. It...

UJO Of Williamsburg Thanks Mayor De Blasio For New Child Care Assistance For Working...

Earlier this week, Mayor de Blasio came to speak to residents of the area, and many long-standing issues - from parking restrictions hurting Sabbath...

Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way For Tax Overhaul

Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan...

One Of The Last ‘Alter Mirrer’ Niftar; Yiddle Brisker The ‘Youngest’ Bochur In The...

R’ Yehuda Dickstein a”h was niftar in Atlanta, Georgia on 25 Tishrei. He had been living there with his son in law and daughter...

Additional Arrests Made In IDF Corruption Investigation

Following the arrest of twelve suspects in an ongoing probe into alleged fictitious billing of the IDF, netting millions, authorities on Wednesday 28 Tishrei...

Foreign Affairs’ Wilson Calls On State To Probe Cuba Attacks

U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson is calling on the U.S. State Department to investigate a bizarre string of attacks on diplomats in Cuba. The South Carolina...

Shas Declares War Against Bnei Brak Mayor Zeibert

The Shas party has declared war against Bnei Brak Mayor Chanoch Zeibert in response to the battle to save Mosdos Ohr David, affiliated with...

Google Parent Leads $1B Lyft Investment, Deepening Uber Rift

Google’s parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, deepening its rift with market leader Uber. Alphabet Inc., which gets most of...

Trump Reprises Campaign Allegations About 2010 Uranium Deal

Re-airing campaign allegations, President Donald Trump is pointing to an Obama era uranium deal as the “real Russia story” in contrast to a broader...

Pentagon Faces Demands For Details On Deadly Attack In Niger

Members of Congress demanded answers Thursday two weeks after an ambush in the African nation of Niger killed four U.S. soldiers, with one top...

CIA Boss Says ISIS Can Attack US Even After Losing Raqqa

Islamic State terrorists are capable of orchestrating and carrying out an attack against the United States, possibly downing an airplane, even after being evicted...

Obama To Campaign In NJ, Virginia Governor Races

Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House, publicly stumping for Democratic...

MDA Treated 234 Drowning Victims throughout the 2017 Swimming Season

MDA teams throughout Israel faced a busy swimming season. Over the past five months the organization remained on high alert and provided medical treatment...

Letters From Young Obama Show A Man Trying To Find His Way

A young Barack Obama questioned his place in the world and his racial identity, agonized over whether he'd make enough money as a community...

EU Wants Israel to Pay Compensation for Demolition of its Illegal Buildings

The European Union is well-known for ignoring Israeli law and funding major construction projects. Eight EU countries led by Belgium, have sent an official...
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