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VP Pence Makes Unannounced Stop At Vandalized Jewish Cemetery (3 opinions)

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VP Pence Makes Unannounced Stop At Vandalized Jewish Cemetery
Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced trip to the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City Wednesday. Nearly 200 gravestones were damaged at the historic Jewish cemetery over the weekend. Police said they do not have evidence to indicate the vandalism was a hate crime, but said they are continuing their investigation. No arrests have been made. “People in St. Louis are inspiring the nation,” said Vice President Mike Pence “You are showing the world what America is all about.” Vice President Mike Pence is in Fenton ...

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

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Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare TroopsAlong with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military — information warfare troops. Sergei Shoigu's statement — which came amid Western allegations of Russian hacking — marked the first official acknowledgement of the existence of such ...    Full Story »

25 hours left.. And Then Every Erev Rosh Chodesh Until The Shidduch Comes - (free for this month)

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Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare TroopsEVERY SINGLE EREV ROSH CHODESH. UNTIL IT COMES TRUE…. Being continued due to large demand b"h: A new and exciting tefillah initiative has been launched recently by Yad L’Achim in Eretz Yisrael, the organization rescuing Jewish women & children trapped in Arab Villages. Thousands have already received their yeshua and found their zivug after submitting their names through Yad ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Zaka Welcomes New Two-Wheeled Response Vehicles

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PHOTOS: Zaka Welcomes New Two-Wheeled Response Vehicles [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Zaka, the first emergency organization in Israel to rely on two-wheeled motorized vehicles for an immediate response, is now working to upgrade its fleet. Six scooters were dedicated in a ceremony in Jerusalem along with emergency medical equipment. The organization’s media statement explains that 16 years after is two-wheeled response unit was ...    Full Story »

Rav Galai To Daven Tomorrow at Famous Michelstadt Kever, Limited Space on Tefila List Available (3 opinions)

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PHOTOS: Zaka Welcomes New Two-Wheeled Response Vehicles For one week only, Jews around the world are taking part in an unbelievable opportunity: To be davened for by two of the holiest talmidei chachamim in the world, at a European kever known for its tremendous nissim. Sar HaTorah Rav Chaim Kanievsky has sent Rav Shimon Galai as a special shaliach to daven at the holy & famous kever of The Baal Shem of Michelstadt. Davening at this ...    Full Story »

O’Keefe To Release 'CNN Tapes' Thursday ...'WikiLeaks Style'

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O’Keefe To Release 'CNN Tapes' Thursday ...'WikiLeaks Style'The following is via Breaking911.com: Project Veritas is set to release ‘hundred’s of hours’ of ‘secret video footage’ sent in by infiltrators from inside mainstream media newsrooms. The project’s founder, James O’Keefe, made the announcement on Sean ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Rabbi Shafier Of The Shmuz On Torah Life In Rochester

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[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] See what Rabbi Shafier from The Shmuz has to say about living “out of town” vs “in town” and about     Full Story »

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotevely Calls On President Rivlin To Pardon Sgt. Elor Azariya

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Deputy Foreign Minister Hotevely Calls On President Rivlin To Pardon Sgt. Elor AzariyaDeputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotevely on Wednesday, 26 Shevat, called on President Reuven Rivlin to pardon IDF soldier Sgt. Elor Azariya. The young soldier, who was found guilty of manslaughter, was sentenced ...    Full Story »

Top Trump Aide Calls Guantanamo Bay 'Incredibly Important Intelligence Asset'

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Top Trump Aide Calls Guantanamo Bay 'Incredibly Important Intelligence Asset'President Trump intends to keep his campaign promise regarding the continued operation of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a top White House aide suggested today. "The president has been really explicit ... that Gitmo is a very, very important tool," Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to the president, said on Fox News this morning. "It's also important to understand ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: PM Netanyahu's Address To The Sydney Jewish Community

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VIDEO: PM Netanyahu's Address To The Sydney Jewish Community[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, together with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy, on Wednesday 26 Shevat 5777, at the Sydney Central Synagogue, attended an event with hundreds of members of the Jewish community. Mr. Netanyahu used the venue to announce “By the way, the Golan will never go back. It will ...    Full Story »

The Strange Route Benjamin Netanyahu Took To Get From Singapore To Sydney

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The Strange Route Benjamin Netanyahu Took To Get From Singapore To SydneyFor many people flying from Singapore to Sydney, the flight can take as little as seven hours or so. But not if you are Benjamin Netanyahu. In the Israeli prime minister's case, it can take more than 11 hours. As you can see in the map below, created using data from FlightAware, the Israeli leader took an unusual detour when traveling from Singapore to Australia overnight. The ...    Full Story »

BDE: Rabbi Eliyahu Yitzchak Abba Shaul Z"L (1 opinions)

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BDE: Rabbi Eliyahu Yitzchak Abba Shaul ZRabbi Eliyahu Yitzhak Abba Shaul Z”L, 56, was niftar on Tuesday night the eve of 26 Shevat. He was the mora d’asra of Kedar as well as the responsible for kashrus supervision in the Gush Etzion Regional Council. Rabbi Abba Shaul was a resident of Ramat Shlomo in Yerushalayim and he reportedly went into cardiac arrest at home. EMS responded and Ichud Hatzalah personnel tried to ...    Full Story »

Kosher.com’s Trending Easy and Tasty Garbanzo Bean Dip Video

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Making this fresh and tasty Garbanzo Bean Spread beats store-bought chummus any day. Bright, delicious and super easy, why not relax and let the kids do this one! The latest by ShortCuts: Mishpacha Family Table

Dakota Pipeline Builder Says Oil Could Flow In As Little As Two Weeks

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Dakota Pipeline Builder Says Oil Could Flow In As Little As Two WeeksOn the eve of the deadline for Dakota Access pipeline protesters to vacate camps in North Dakota, the company in charge of construction said in a court filing on Tuesday that oil could start flowing in as little as two weeks - sooner than previous estimates. Texas-based developer Energy Transfer Partners, the builder of the pipeline whose construction has sparked protests since last ...    Full Story »

Police Find Driver From Beit Shemesh Hit And Run

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Police Find Driver From Beit Shemesh Hit And RunPolice announce having successfully located the driver from the hit-and-run accident in Beit Shemesh that occurred on Sunday 23 Shevat at 4:00PM on Ben-Ze’ev Boulevard. A private vehicle struck a 60-year-old woman crossing in an authorized crosswalk. The victim was transported to the emergency room of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in moderate condition. Police accident ...    Full Story »

2 Million Calphalon Knives Recalled Due To Laceration Hazard (1 opinions)

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2 Million Calphalon Knives Recalled Due To Laceration HazardCutlery maker Calphalon is recalling two million knives due to a laceration hazard. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the blades can break during use, increasing the risk. Calphalon has received 27 reports of finger or hand lacerations, including four that required stitches, in addition to about 3,150 reports of broken knives. Consumers should immediately stop using the ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Israel: B'chasdei Hashem United Hatzalah EMS Arrives In Time To Save Disabled Passengers From Burning Vehicle (2 opinions)

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PHOTOS: Israel: B'chasdei Hashem United Hatzalah EMS Arrives In Time To Save Disabled Passengers From Burning Vehicle[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] B’chasdei Hashem a catastrophe was averted on the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Highway near Chemed Interchange eastbound on Wednesday morning 26 Shevat. A van transported disabled persons caught fire. When EMS responders from United Hatzalah arrived on the scene, they quickly evaluated the situation and realized there were disabled persons trapped in the van ...    Full Story »

Shechita Upheld By Belgian Court - Restricting Shechita Violates Religious Freedom

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Shechita Upheld By Belgian Court - Restricting Shechita Violates Religious FreedomIt was a big victory for the Jewish community as the Belgian Wallonia District Court upheld the right of Shechita as the court ruled to forbid it, would be an affront to freedom of religion as well as significantly harming human and religious right, which would be a violation of the law. A number of local senators have challenged kosher slaughter; claiming animal suffering and ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Left Fear-Mongering As Trump Enforces Immigration Laws?

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Tucker takes on one immigration activist as the Trump administration looks to hire thousands more officers, end 'catch-and release' policies and begin work on president's border wall.

Jack Teital Continues His Hunger Strike In Prison (2 opinions)

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Jack Teital Continues His Hunger Strike In PrisonYaakov (Jack) Teital, who is serving two life sentences for murdering Arabs,  is on a hunger strike. His wife, Mrs. Rivkah Teital has turned to Israel Prison Authority officials to cease the policy of violating her husband’s rights, which ...    Full Story »

Effort To Prevent Mandatory Autopsy On SIDS Babies (3 opinions)

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Effort To Prevent Mandatory Autopsy On SIDS BabiesYahadut Hatorah MK Uri Maklev is among those working to prevent a mandatory autopsy regulation for children who die of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). He accuses police of failing to be willing to accept responsibility in such cases which include clear evidence at the scene regarding the cause of death, but instead, Israel Police wishes to places the burden of the responsibility ...    Full Story »

SpaceX Aborts Approach To Space Station, Delivery Delayed

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SpaceX Aborts Approach To Space Station, Delivery DelayedA navigation error forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday, following an otherwise flawless flight from NASA's historic moon pad. SpaceX's supply ship, the Dragon, was less than a mile from the orbiting outpost when a problem cropped up in the GPS system. The approach was aborted, and the Dragon backed away. NASA said neither the station ...    Full Story »

Anti-Defamation League Receives Bomb Threat at National Headquarters in NYC (6 opinions)

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Anti-Defamation League Receives Bomb Threat at National Headquarters in NYCThe following is via Breaking911.com: An anonymous bomb threat was called into the Anti-Defamation League's headquarters in New York City on Wednesday, part of a rash of bomb threats to Jewish centers throughout the country. The threat was called into ADL's ...    Full Story »

Police Response In El-Chiran Vehicular Attack Under Fire

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Police Response In El-Chiran Vehicular Attack Under FireThe actions of police responding to the vehicular terror attack in the Bedouin community of Um el-Chiran are under investigation. Policeman Staff-Sgt. Erez Levy HY”D was     Full Story »

Man Who Smashed Trump Star To Pay Damages, Serve Probation

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Man Who Smashed Trump Star To Pay Damages, Serve ProbationA man who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been sentenced to three years of probation for vandalism. An attorney for James Otis says he pleaded no contest to the felony Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court. Attorney Mieke ter Poorten says Otis agreed to pay $4,400 for the damage and attorney's fees and perform 20 days of community labor. Otis ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Defense Minister Lieberman Visits N. Command Escorted By IDF Chief Eizenkott

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PHOTOS: Defense Minister Lieberman Visits N. Command Escorted By IDF Chief Eizenkott  [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Tuesday 25 Shevat visited the IDF’s Northern Command escorted by IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-General Gadi Eizenkott. The senior minister also met with Golani Brigade commanders and troops involved in a training exercise in the Golan Heights, an exercise which also involved combat engineers, tank corps soldiers and ...    Full Story »
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Wal-Mart Keeps Working To Make Inroads Against Amazon

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Wal-Mart Keeps Working To Make Inroads Against AmazonThe nation's largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller. Wal-Mart drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its online sales soared 29 percent in the fourth quarter, which covers the critical holiday shopping season. That's an indication that its efforts to lower prices and improve web services are helping it compete ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Ex-Hospital Chief Says Health Care Swindling Must End

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One former hospital president has a message for new HHS Secretary Tom Price: end predatory health care pricing that's scamming consumers.

Chareidim Insist On Firing Kiryat Yovel Community Council: Kiryat Yovel Community Council Leader's Words Are Representative Of Mayor Barkat (4 opinions)

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Chareidim Insist On Firing Kiryat Yovel Community Council: Kiryat Yovel Community Council Leader's Words Are Representative Of Mayor BarkatJerusalem Councilman Rabbi Eliezer Reichenberg told Kol Berama Radio on Wednesday 26 Shevat that Kiryat Yovel community council official Yechiel Levy must be ousted from his post following his interview on Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) on Tuesday. During the interview, Levy explained his     Full Story »

Evidence Of Anti-Semitism, But Data Mostly Elusive (6 opinions)

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Evidence Of Anti-Semitism, But Data Mostly ElusiveHas anti-Semitism accompanied Donald Trump's rise to power? Some organizations that monitor hate groups and hate crimes believe so, noting a rash of recent incidents. But data is elusive, and the president's supporters note his family connection - a Jewish daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren - and his comments this week condemning hate and prejudice. Here's a look at recent ...    Full Story »

More Than 200 Inauguration Day Rioters Indicted For Rioting

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More Than 200 Inauguration Day Rioters Indicted For RiotingThe following is via: Breaking911.com A federal grand jury indicted 214 people on felony rioting charges in connection to the riots that broke out in downtown Washington, DC, on Inauguration Day. Police arrested 230 people after the rioters smashed storefronts and bus stops, hurled ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: PM Netanyahu Ends Singapore Visit And Heads To Australia

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PHOTOS/VIDEOS: PM Netanyahu Ends Singapore Visit And Heads To Australia[VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu completed his first-ever visit to Singapore and then traveled to Australia on an official state visit to that country. The Prime Minister and his wife Sara have arrived in Australia, following their visit to Singapore. The Prime Minister on Wednesday 26 Shevat met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm ...    Full Story »

Police: Suspects In N. Korean Death Coated Their Hands With Poison

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Police: Suspects In N. Korean Death Coated Their Hands With PoisonThe two women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals and then wipe them on his face, police in Malaysia said Wednesday, announcing they were seeking a North Korean diplomat in connection with the attack. But the North Korean Embassy ridiculed the police account of Kim Jong Nam's death at a Malaysian ...    Full Story »

GOP Members of Congress Face Trump Foes At Town Halls (2 opinions)

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GOP Members of Congress Face Trump Foes At Town HallsRepublican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia. Protesters and supporters crowded a restaurant conference room in Blackstone where Brat fielded questions for about hour Tuesday. He was loudly heckled and booed ...    Full Story »

Free Jewish Crowdfunding Website Reaches $3 Million Dollar Raised Milestone

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Free Jewish Crowdfunding Website Reaches $3 Million Dollar Raised MilestoneA milestone has been reached in Chesed and Tzedakah that Klal Yisroel should be proud of and celebrate. In just over a year since it's launching, the totally free crowdfunding website "The Chesed Fund" has raised a whopping 3 MILLION DOLLARS for Tzedakah causes! Avi Kehat, the man who started this incredible website told YWN ...    Full Story »

Trump Administration ROlls Out New Approach To Illegal Immigration (1 opinions)

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Trump Administration ROlls Out New Approach To Illegal ImmigrationDonald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House. Now a pair of enforcement memos from Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly lay bare exactly what the Trump administration plans to do and how many of the estimated ...    Full Story »

Downstream Communities Brace For Flooding As Dams Overflow

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Downstream Communities Brace For Flooding As Dams OverflowCommunities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks. Northern California is forecast to get a brief break from persistent downpours Wednesday but the surge of water released from Don Pedro Dam into the Tuolumne River in the ...    Full Story »

Iraqi Suicide Bomber Was Released From Gitmo In 2004 (2 opinions)

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Iraqi Suicide Bomber Was Released From Gitmo In 2004A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of potential terrorists. The Islamic State group identified the bomber as Abu Zakariya al-Britani, and two British security officials also confirmed ...    Full Story »

Israeli And Palestinian Researchers Cooperate To Find Risk Factors For B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Israeli And Palestinian Researchers Cooperate To Find Risk Factors For B Cell Non-Hodgkin LymphomaNon-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL), tumors which may originate from B or T lymphocytes, account for approximately 3% of the worldwide cancer burden. Most epidemiological studies of NHL have been carried out in North American and European populations, with a few focusing on East Asian populations. Very few epidemiological studies have been conducted on B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (B-NHL) in ...    Full Story »

The World Bnei Akiva Whatsapp Win: Over 200 Groups Within 4 Days (2 opinions)

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The World Bnei Akiva Whatsapp Win: Over 200 Groups Within 4 DaysLast, World Bnei Akiva launched Operation: WBA Whatsapp, calling upon all movement alumni to reunite virtually with old friends and peers via its special internet application SHEVETsapp. Within four days of launching the campaign, over 250 Whatsapp groups formed with WBA members and alumni around the world. The oldest alumni to create their own group were Shevet Eitanim, whose ...    Full Story »


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