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Computer Glitch Resolved At JFK Airport After Massive Delays

Computer Glitch Resolved At JFK Airport After Massive Delays
Officials say normal operations are expected at John F. Kennedy Airport's Terminal 7, one day after a computer outage caused massive check-in delays. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Neal Buccino says Monday that all computers are up and running. On Sunday, a server providing Internet service had problems at about 4 p.m. and the outage required manual check-in. Buccino says Terminal 7 is operated by British Airways, which leases space to other carriers. He says at one point Sunday night, more than 1,000 passengers ...

Charidy Announces Second Annual 'Giving Day for Chesed'

WATCH: Neturei Karta Explaining To Children Why Not To Support IsraelCharidy.com is excited to announce the second annual giving day for Chesed, launching onJuly 12 to support a variety of Chesed organizations from communities across the ...    Full Story »

Kosel Egalitarian Prayer Area Back In The News As Chareidi Officials Visit To Get A First Hand Look At Today's Realities

Kosel Egalitarian Prayer Area Back In The News As Chareidi Officials Visit To Get A First Hand Look At Today's RealitiesChareidi party leaders on Monday 22 Iyar visited the egalitarian prayer area at the Kosel escorted by the Rabbi of the Kosel and Holy Sites Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz Shlita. The participants included Meir Porush, Aryeh Deri, Moshe Gafne and Yaakov Litzman, permitting them to get a first-hand look at the mixed prayer area towards getting a better understanding as the matter is back on the ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Ohr Somayach Presents - Shavuos; ‘The Sinai Experience, Today’

Watch this unique presentation featuring Ohr Somayach’s lecturers Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair, Rabbi Tzvi Wainstein and Rabbi Peretz Segal This presentation, delivered on the main campus at Yeshivas Ohr Somayach in Yerushalayim, will infuse the viewer ...    Full Story »

Tonight in 5 Towns & Tom. in Monsey - Arab Village Rescuer & Cult Survivor (Flatbush & Queens Too)

Tonight in 5 Towns & Tom. in Monsey - Arab Village Rescuer & Cult Survivor (Flatbush & Queens Too)Tonight in Five Towns, Tomorrow in Monsey (FLATBUSH, WED & THURSDAY IN QUEENS) details below) A member of a Yad L'Achim rescue team who has delivered Jewish women and children from Arab villages and a former cult member who has made his way back to Judaism will be appearing in New York to tell their stories! Don't miss these important community events in your neighborhood ...    Full Story »

Bronx: Tractor Trailer Hanging Over Sheridan Expressway Following Accident

Bronx: Tractor Trailer Hanging Over Sheridan Expressway Following AccidentA tractor trailer is hanging over the Sheridan Expressway following an accident. The westbound Cross Bronx Expressway is closed and it’s unknown at this time when it will reopen. The truck overturned soon after 12 p.m. near the intersection of the Sheridan Expressway, authorities said. The driver was travelling on the Cross Bronx Expressway when he lost control and hit the ...    Full Story »

Litzman: It Is All From Above, Not Because Of My Efforts (1 opinions)

Litzman: It Is All From Above, Not Because Of My EffortsSpeaking to Kol Chai Radio host Mordechai Lavi on Monday morning 22 Iyar, Yaakov Litzman explained “it’s all from above. I am grateful to HKBH for each moment that he assists me”. Litzman was asked “How did you do it”, seeking to understand how he brought PM Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett together, ending the coalition crisis. Litzman stated once again “I decided by myself ...    Full Story »

2 Men Sentenced To Life Terms For Bombing Somali Airliner

2 Men Sentenced To Life Terms For Bombing Somali AirlinerA military court in the Somali capital on Monday gave life terms to two men convicted of masterminding the bombing in February of an airliner which made an emergency landing with a gaping hole in the fuselage. The explosion happened aboard Daallo Airlines Airbus A321 about 15 minutes after the jet, with 75 passengers, took off from Mogadishu airport. Abdiweli Mohamed Maow, a ...    Full Story »

Palestinian Terror: IDF Soldier Stabbed in Tel Aviv [VIDEO]

Palestinian Terror: IDF Soldier Stabbed in Tel Aviv [VIDEO][VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A soldier was wounded in a stabbing attack in the Nachlat Yitzchak neighborhood of Tel Aviv on Monday evening. He was transported to Ichilov Hospital where his condition is reportedly light. He is expected to be released in a short time after doctors treat a number of facial lacerations. The attacker, a 17-year-old Arab male, used a screwdriver. He was ...    Full Story »

Beautiful, Enchanting Summer Italy Tour! Hurry Sign-Up Now - Join Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff in Italy

Beautiful, Enchanting Summer Italy Tour! Hurry Sign-Up Now - Join Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff in Italy[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Hurry don’t miss out! Italy Tour with Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff and Rabbi Doniel Baron, tour dates: June 30-July 7 th – tour Venice, Padua, Florence, Siena, Rome and more! This summer enjoy a custom designed Kosher L’Mehadrin luxury touring experience with Nesivos/ Jewish Legacy Tours; inspiring Torah lectures, luxury, beautiful dining, and ...    Full Story »

Youth Banned From Making Contact With A Record Number Of Individuals: 87 (1 opinions)

Youth Banned From Making Contact With A Record Number Of Individuals: 87Over the past year, based on recommendations from the Shin Bet, the IDF Central District Commander and Homefront Commander have been serving youths identified with hilltop communities and outposts in Yehuda and Shomron, with orders banning them from making contact with each other. The number of youths specified in an order has usually been approximately 20. Order1043 - One page of ...    Full Story »

NJ Man Charged With Terrorism in Connection With Shul Firebombing

NJ Man Charged With Terrorism in Connection With Shul FirebombingThe following is via OnlySimchas.com: A New Jersey man charged with vandalizing and firebombing an orthodox Shul and a rabbi’s home has been convicted of terrorism. Anthony Graziano was found guilty Friday on 20 counts overall and faces up to life ...    Full Story »

This Year, You Might Just Be the Lucky VIP

This Year, You Might Just Be the Lucky VIP[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] "It was late May.  We were in middle of supper when the phone rang.  My son glanced at the caller ID and told me 'Mommy, it's Hatzolah calling'." With these words, Mrs. Berger reminisces about one of the most amazing phone calls of her life.  "Hello?" I said tremulously, thinking 'what do they want from me?' "'Hello," came the cheerful voice on the other ...    Full Story »

Preliminary Findings On Recent Jerusalem Fires

Preliminary Findings On Recent Jerusalem FiresIsrael Fire Service investigators have released the preliminary findings into last week’s fires in the Ramot Forest and in the Romeima neighborhood of the capital. ...    Full Story »

Egyptian Court Sentences 36 Islamists Including Top Muslim Brotherhood Leader To Life In Prison (1 opinions)

Egyptian Court Sentences 36 Islamists Including Top Muslim Brotherhood Leader To Life In PrisonAn Egyptian court has convicted and sentenced 36 Islamists, including a top leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, to life imprisonment. The state-run MENA news agency says Mohamed Badie and the other defendants were sentenced on Monday for inciting violence that led to the killing of three people in July 2013. The case goes back to the days after the military's ouster of ...    Full Story »

Herzog Loses Again As Litzman Ends The Coalition Crisis

Herzog Loses Again As Litzman Ends The Coalition CrisisMachane Tzioni party leader Yitzchak Herzog was already probing to see if there was an entrance into the coalition as the coalition crisis between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett threatened to topple the coalition. Bennett on Sunday announced he is ready to move to the opposition if need be, determined to remain steadfast in his demand to appoint a military cabinet ...    Full Story »

TRAGEDY IN ASHDOD: Child R'L Pronounced Dead After Being Forgotten In A Vehicle (1 opinions)

TRAGEDY IN ASHDOD: Child R'L Pronounced Dead After Being Forgotten In A Vehicle[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Tragedy in Israel as an 18-month-old toddler, Eliyahu Weingott z”l, who was left in a vehicle died as a result R”L. Magen David Adom reports the call came in at 11:58AM on Monday morning 22 Iyar, and reported an unconscious infant in a parked vehicle. When paramedics and EMTs arrived, the child was already in cardiac arrest. The child was pronounced ...    Full Story »

Striking Verizon Workers To Return Wednesday; Deal Inked

Striking Verizon Workers To Return Wednesday; Deal InkedNearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs, nearly 11 percent in raises over four years and the first contract for Verizon wireless store workers, a union said Monday. The tentative pact, announced by the Communications Workers of America union, stands to end one of the ...    Full Story »

The Latest Crisis Between Jerusalem Mayor Barkat And Yahadut Hatorah

The Latest Crisis Between Jerusalem Mayor Barkat And Yahadut HatorahLife at Safra Square, Jerusalem City Hall is not without friction between Mayor Nir Barkat and the Yahadut Hatorah party on the best of days and during recent months, it has been more or less head-to-head on many issues. As the mayor seeks to implement a more secular/liberal policy in the city, the chareidi party has stepped up its efforts to preserve Shmiras Shabbos in the city amid ...    Full Story »

Cabinet Approves Coalition Agreement With Yisrael Beitenu And New Ministerial Appointments

Cabinet Approves Coalition Agreement With Yisrael Beitenu And New Ministerial AppointmentsThe cabinet on Monday morning 22 Iyar met in special session to approve the coalition deal signed with Avigdor Lieberman and his Yisrael Beitenu party. The cabinet also approved appointing Avigdor Lieberman as Defense Minister and Sofia Landver as Minister of Immigrant Absorption in addition to approving the appointment of MK (Likud) Tzachi Hanegbi as a Minister-without-Portfolio ...    Full Story »

BREAKING: At Least Four Jewish People Mugged In Baltimore On Monday Morning

BREAKING: At Least Four Jewish People Mugged In Baltimore On Monday MorningBaltimore Shomrim has issued an alert to community members to remain vigilant of their surroundings after multiple muggings were reported on Monday morning. The muggings began early Monday morning in the Northwest area on Clarks, Wallis, Strathmore and Labyrinth. The latest mugging occurred just before 9:00AM on the 3400 Block on Labyrinth. The suspects are reportedly two ...    Full Story »

Help Six Sisters Get To The Finish Line! (2 opinions)

Help Six Sisters Get To The Finish Line![COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Last chance to join! Only 3 hours left! We were just an ordinary family, six sisters sandwiching one brother. With three married daughters and 8 grandchildren, our parents were in the prime of their lives, shepping nachas from the grandchildren while busily raising their three daughters still at home. In her “free time”, our mother volunteered for many ...    Full Story »

Russia to Return Israeli Tank Captured by Syria in the First Lebanon War

Russia to Return Israeli Tank Captured by Syria in the First Lebanon WarPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu raised the issue during his meeting with President Putin in the Kremlin last month, following a request from IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eizenkott, and asked him to return the tank to Israel as it is the only evidence for the families of those IDF soldiers missing from the battle of Sultan Yaakoub. Over the weekend Israel received notice that ...    Full Story »

How Prepared Is Israel In The Event Of A Massive Missile Attack? (2 opinions)

How Prepared Is Israel In The Event Of A Massive Missile Attack?Coinciding with national emergency week, as the IDF determines the level of national preparedness, the National Emergency Authority (NEA) conducted a study to determine just how ready the homefront is today. According to the findings, most Israelis know what to do in the event of massive missile attack or earthquake. However, when it comes to measuring the sense of security, the ...    Full Story »

State Compelled To Compensate Otniel Youth Following Violent Arrest

State Compelled To Compensate Otniel Youth Following Violent ArrestThe Jerusalem Magistrate Court ordered the state to pay a former Otniel resident who was violently arrested during a protest in 2010 against the evacuation of an outpost near Kiryat Arba. Justice Michal Sharvit felt that while the arrest was legitimate, the border policemen used unjustifiable force against the youth. A number of masked youths threw stones at a police officer and the ...    Full Story »

Former Senior Israel Police Official Joins The Ranks Of The Yesh Atid Party

Former Senior Israel Police Official Joins The Ranks Of The Yesh Atid PartyRetired Israel Police Chief of Investigations & Intelligence Deputy-Commissioner Yoav Segalovich has joined Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party. The addition of a retired high-ranking police official is a welcome boom to the party. Segalovich and Lapid held a joint press conference on Sunday 21 Iyar to announce the event and to inform the public of their plan to focus on combating ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Catastrophe Averted In Atarot Industrial Zone On Sunday

PHOTOS: Catastrophe Averted In Atarot Industrial Zone On Sunday [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] B’chasdei Hashem, the quick response of the Jerusalem Fire Service prevented a possibly catastrophic situation as they were called to a fire involving a gas tanker. The site of the fire was the Atarot Industrial Park in northern Jerusalem and because firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze with foam agents, they prevented the tanker from ...    Full Story »
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Yaakov Litzman Bridges Between Bennett & Netanyahu, Thereby Ending the Coalition Crisis

Yaakov Litzman Bridges Between Bennett & Netanyahu, Thereby Ending the Coalition Crisis Admitting he is far from an expert on political matters, Health Minister Yaakov Litzman during the night succeeded in mediating between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett regarding the coalition deal to bring Yisrael Beitenu into the coalition. Speaking to Reshet Bet Radio early Monday morning 22 Iyar, Litzman explained he is not “the hero” but ...    Full Story »

Israel Police Recommends a Criminal Indictment Against Mrs. Sara Netanyahu (1 opinions)

Israel Police Recommends a Criminal Indictment Against Mrs. Sara Netanyahu Israel Police has recommended to the attorney general to move ahead with a criminal indictment against the Prime Minister’s wife, Mrs. Sara Netanyahu pertaining to “irregularities” in her running of the Prime Minister’s Residence. According to the Haaretz report, police recommend numerous charges against Mrs. Netanyahu including aggravated fraud in three different cases ...    Full Story »

Holon Chief Rabbi Yosef Steps Down From His Kashrus Responsibilities

Holon Chief Rabbi Yosef Steps Down From His Kashrus ResponsibilitiesHolon Chief Sephardi Rabbi HaGaon HaRav Avraham Yosef Shlita has suspended himself from signing off on the city’s kashrus supervision, handing the task over to the city’s Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi. Rav Yosef’s move is compelled by the criminal indictment against him for allegedly abusing his position to advance the interests of Badatz Beit Yosef, which is run by his brother. The ...    Full Story »

Police Shut Down A Major Forgery Operation In Netanya

Police Shut Down A Major Forgery Operation In NetanyaSharon District Police raided a Netanya forgery operation that manufactured an array of Israeli identity cards. This includes drivers licenses, handicapped parking permits, VIP theater tickets, medical permission forms and credit cards. Police confiscated printers, computers, laminating machines, and other unspecified digital equipment. A 21-year-old male resident of the city was ...    Full Story »

Bnei Brak: 105-Year-Old Sanzer Chossid Is Niftar

Bnei Brak: 105-Year-Old Sanzer Chossid Is NiftarThe elder chossid in Sanz in Eretz Yisrael was niftar at the age of 105. HaRav HaChossid Noach Gershuni z”l held a number of administrative positions in the Tel Aviv Chevra Kadisha for a period of 40 years. While his parents in the Holocaust, R’ Noach made aliyah before the war at the age of 27. He lived in Tel Aviv throughout his life, always working to advance Yiddishkheit. He ...    Full Story »

Founder of Congressional School Choice Caucus to Address Agudath Israel Dinner

Founder of Congressional School Choice Caucus to Address Agudath Israel DinnerIndiana Congressman Luke Messer will be addressing the 94th Anniversary Dinner of Agudath Israel of America to be held on Sunday, June 5th at the Hilton New York. Congressman Messer was elected in 2012 and quickly established himself as an emerging leader. In just his second term, he was elected by his peers to serve as the House Republican Policy Chair - the Conference's 5th ranking ...    Full Story »

Hamas Cell Planned A Suicide Bombing Attack In The Capital

Hamas Cell Planned A Suicide Bombing Attack In The CapitalIt has been a number of weeks since the suicide bombing attack on board a number 12 Egged bus in Yerushalayim. About 20 people sustained various degrees of injuries in that attack. The terrorist who perpetrated the attack     Full Story »

Trump: Those in US Illegally Treated Better Than Veterans

Trump: Those in US Illegally Treated Better Than VeteransRepublican Donald Trump told a motorcycle rally on Sunday that people in the U.S. illegally often are cared for better than the nation's military veterans, without backing up his allegation. "Thousands of people are dying waiting in line to see a doctor. That is not going to happen anymore," Trump told veterans gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial as part of the annual Rolling ...    Full Story »

HaGaon HaRav Edelstein Released From Tel Hashomer Hospital (1 opinions)

HaGaon HaRav Edelstein Released From Tel Hashomer HospitalRamat HaSharon Chief Rabbi HaGaon Rav Yaakov Edelstein was released from the hospital and returned home and immediately resumed his Limud Torah. The rav was released from the hospital on motzei Shabbos. He was hospitalized with a serious respiratory infection and underwent serious surgery at Tel Hashomer Hospital. It is reported that Baruch Hashem the rav on Sunday morning could be ...    Full Story »

Package Explodes at New York Prison Guard's Home, Burns Him

Package Explodes at New York Prison Guard's Home, Burns HimA suspicious package left by a prison guard's mailbox exploded and seriously burned him when he opened it, authorities said Sunday as they worked to determine who sent it and why. The 52-year-old officer was severely injured, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, in an explosion that stunned the small central New York town of Floyd. Cuomo called the blast "horrific," and local, state ...    Full Story »

Jerusalem City Hall Angers Chareidim By Adding A Jewish Shabbos Inspector (2 opinions)

Jerusalem City Hall Angers Chareidim By Adding A Jewish Shabbos InspectorJerusalem chareidi city councilmen are angered over the fact City Hall has employed a Jewish Shabbos enforcement inspector, who this past Shabbos joined the other inspectors, goyim, in issuing summonses to stores operating illegally on Shabbos. Shas party officials explain that “it is absurd and tantamount to city-sponsored chilul Shabbos” by employing a Jewish inspector who must ...    Full Story »


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