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Terrorists Who Murdered Rabbi Miki Mark HY’D Apprehended

Terrorists Who Murdered Rabbi Miki Mark HY’D Apprehended
[VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The terrorist who fired at Otniel resident Rabbi Miki Mark HY”D few weeks ago, Mohammed Pakia, was killed by IDF soldiers as they were trying to take him into custody. He hid in his home and engaged soldiers in a firefight, resulting in his death. Other terrorists were taken into custody. There were no injuries to IDF forces. A tractor arrived a short time later to raze the home in the village of Tzurif in the Hebron district. Rabbi Mark and members of his family were traveling near Otniel on an erev ...

Kremlin: US Politicians Being 'Paranoid' About Russia

Kremlin: US Politicians Being 'Paranoid' About RussiaA Russian presidential spokesman on Tuesday accused U.S. politicians of being paranoid after Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign blamed Russia for an email hack and suggested the goal was to help Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race. Hacked emails posted by Wikileaks Friday suggested the Democratic National Committee was favoring Clinton over her primary rival, Sen. ...    Full Story »

Netspark Mobile Has Broken All Records - Over 60,000 Installations (1 opinions)

Kremlin: US Politicians Being 'Paranoid' About Russia[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] It is becoming obvious that this is not just a short-lived trend. The demand for content controls and time management tools was nearly dormant. However, in the last few years it has turned into an essential service with hundreds of thousands of parents and adults deciding to install apps enabling the removal of harmful content from their own Smartphones and ...    Full Story »

High Court Of Justice Strikes Down Petition To Block The Appointment Of A Dayan

High Court Of Justice Strikes Down Petition To Block The Appointment Of A DayanThe High Court of Justice rejected a petition seeking to block the appointment of Rabbi Eliyahu Hyshrik Shlita to the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Supreme Beis Din. The petition was filed by Hiddush and the Religious Freedom & Equality organization. Attorney Yossi Chavilov represented the petitioners, seeking to have the court undo the decision made by the Dayanim Appointment ...    Full Story »

North Korea Warns US Of 'Terrifying Price' Over Nuke Tensions

North Korea Warns US Of 'Terrifying Price' Over Nuke TensionsNorth Korea warned the United States on Tuesday that it will pay a "terrifying price" if the Korean Peninsula sinks into deeper tensions, stepping up its rhetoric hours after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry blasted Pyongyang for its nuclear program. Kerry told a regional security conference being hosted by Laos that North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons — when the world is ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Knesset Passes Amended Law: Chareidim Don't Have To Learn Math, English Or Science, But...

VIDEO: Knesset Passes Amended Law: Chareidim Don't Have To Learn Math, English Or Science, But...[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Not all parents are applauding, at least in private, as the Knesset on Monday night the eve of 19 Tammuz passed the amended bill pushed by chareidi parties. As a result, chareidi schools are no longer compelled to teach mathematics, science and English, as gedolei hador have come out strongly against any “government interference” in the education of ...    Full Story »

US New-Home Sales Climbed In June To More Than 8-Year High

US New-Home Sales Climbed In June To More Than 8-Year HighAmericans bought new homes in June at the fastest pace in more than eight years, a sign that a solid job market and low mortgage rates are bolstering the U.S. housing market. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new-home sales rose 3.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted rate of 592,000, the best level since February 2008. Purchases of new homes have climbed 10.1 percent ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: PM Netanyahu Calls On Israeli Arabs To Do More For The Nation

VIDEO: PM Netanyahu Calls On Israeli Arabs To Do More For The Nation[VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The response from Arab Members of Knesset is an angry as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu released a video directed at Israeli Arab citizens. Mr. Netanyahu calls on them “to take part in our society, in droves” yet this angered the elected Arab officials. He points out over 20% of the state are Arabs and then lists the community’s many ...    Full Story »

Obama Aide To China: South China Sea Tensions Should Be Reduced

Obama Aide To China: South China Sea Tensions Should Be ReducedU.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice told Chinese officials that countries should work to reduce tensions in the South China Sea, but that the U.S. would continue to carry out the military operations there that have angered Beijing, a senior U.S. government official said Tuesday. Rice told China's top diplomat, State Councilor Yang Jiechi, and top general Fan Changlong in ...    Full Story »

Mrs. Adina Bar-Shalom Participates in Tzohar Rabbonim Conference

Mrs. Adina Bar-Shalom Participates in Tzohar Rabbonim ConferenceMrs. Adina Bar-Shalom, a daughter of Maran HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef ZT”L was among the hundreds taking part in the Tzohar Rabbonim Conference held in the Jerusalem Convention Center on Monday, 19 Tammuz. Bar-Shalom is also the pioneer who launched the Chareidi College with her father’s blessing and is a member of the Shas party Women’s Council. Not only was she in ...    Full Story »

United Flight Lands Safely After Landing Gear Problem

United Flight Lands Safely After Landing Gear ProblemA United Airlines flight carrying 56 people landed safely at a Colorado airport after the pilot reported a problem with the forward landing gear. Tony Vicari, interim director of aviation for the Durango airport, tells The Durango Herald the pilot of United Airlines Flight 5849 out of Denver International Airport reported a problem with the nose gear Monday afternoon. The pilot ...    Full Story »

The Jerusalem Municipality Approves A Groundbreaking Plan To Advance The Light Rail

The Jerusalem Municipality Approves A Groundbreaking Plan To Advance The Light Rail  The Local Planning and Building Committee of the Jerusalem Municipality approved the Municipality Planning Department's new planning policy, which will grant a significant amount of additional building rights for the construction of residential, business and hotel units along the existing and future light rail routes. This will increase the number of residential units being constructed ...    Full Story »

Democrats Formally Nominate Hillary Clinton For President (1 opinions)

Democrats Formally Nominate Hillary Clinton For PresidentBreaking a historic barrier, Democrats triumphantly chose Hillary Clinton as their White House nominee Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party into the general election. Delegates erupted in cheers as Clinton's primary rival, Bernie Sanders, helped make it official when the roll call got to his home state of Vermont — an important show of unity for a ...    Full Story »

What Verizon's Acquisition Means For Yahoo Users

What Verizon's Acquisition Means For Yahoo UsersIf you have a Yahoo email account or regularly visit services like Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports, you might be wondering what will happen to the once-venerable brand once Verizon takes over. Neither company said much about the brand's future once the $4.83 billion deal closes early next year. In announcing the deal Monday, Verizon merely said that the new Yahoo properties will ...    Full Story »

'Pokemon Go' Banned From All IDF Bases

'Pokemon Go' Banned From All IDF BasesRarely does a day pass without ‘Pokemon Go’ being in the news, albeit often associated with an accident, mishap or some unfortunate situation resulting from the international addiction to the online app. Israel is no exception and Pokemon has gone viral here too in many communities, including the military. It appears the fear of the IDF surrounds the chance of downloading a ...    Full Story »

Powerball Jackpot $422 Million After Months Without Winner

Powerball Jackpot $422 Million After Months Without WinnerThe Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize. If anyone matches the five balls and red Powerball in Wednesday night's drawing, it will be the game's first jackpot winner since May 7. A jackpot winner could opt for a $422 million annuity paid out over 29 years or a $291 million lump sum. The prize would rank as the ...    Full Story »

Israel: Above-Ground Burial Structure Stands Empty As Burial Crisis Increases

Israel: Above-Ground Burial Structure Stands Empty As Burial Crisis IncreasesThe burial crisis in Israel began several years ago and one of the cities hardest hit is Jerusalem. As a result, burial costs are increasing due to the lack of below-ground kevarim. With government approval, above ground burial structures have been erected and in use, as one can see in Har Menuchos for example. In many cases, one is offered free burial in such a structure but if one ...    Full Story »

NYPD: Man With Swords In Both Hands Menaced People In Park (1 opinions)

NYPD: Man With Swords In Both Hands Menaced People In ParkNew York City police say they had to use a stun gun to subdue a man who was menacing people at a Brooklyn park with swords in both hands. The Daily News reports police responded to Maria Hernandez Park in Bushwick around 8 p.m. Monday. Authorities say about 50 people pointed out the suspect, who ran from the park. Sgt. Brendan Ryan says officers surrounded the 56-year-old suspect ...    Full Story »

Major Operation To Enforce Building Planning Code In Jerusalem District (1 opinions)

Major Operation To Enforce Building Planning Code In Jerusalem DistrictDuring the early hours of Tuesday morning 20 Tammuz, an unprecedented enforcement operation took place by the National Unit for Enforcing Planning & Construction, demolishing 14 illegal buildings in Kalandia, near the separation fence in sovereign Jerusalem territory. Due to the scope of the operation, teams from across the county participated in the operation. In recent ...    Full Story »

Yeshiva Bochur Crtically Injuried In Crash Thanks Public For Their Tefillos (2 opinions)

Yeshiva Bochur Crtically Injuried In Crash Thanks Public For Their TefillosDear Friends, Many of you know me as Yehuda Nesanel ben Basha Baila, as you have been davening for me since the car accident at the beginning of June that almost took my life. Those in the medical field attest ...    Full Story »

Obama's Kenyan Half-Brother Says He Supports Donald Trump (3 opinions)

Obama's Kenyan Half-Brother Says He Supports Donald TrumpA Kenyan half-brother of President Barack Obama said Tuesday he supports Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and not the candidate his brother has endorsed, Hillary Clinton. Malik Obama told The Associated Press he thinks Trump has a lot of energy and is very straightforward. "Clinton is not honest because she says that she did not reveal any classified information, and ...    Full Story »

Revolutionary New Free App For The Kosher World

Revolutionary New Free App For The Kosher World By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It is an uncomfortable notion for many, but one of the greatest challenges in kashrus observance lies in refraining from eating the small bugs found in our vegetables. The FDA is on top of things, true. But they only care about aesthetic qualities of the fruits and vegetables. Thus, only 30 aphids per 100 grams of Brussel sprouts are permitted by the ...    Full Story »
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Palestinians To Sue Britain Over 1917 Pledge On Jewish State (4 opinions)

Palestinians To Sue Britain Over 1917 Pledge On Jewish StateThe Palestinian president says he will sue Great Britain over the 1917 Balfour Declaration and its support for a Jewish national home in the Holy Land. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki made the announcement on behalf of Mahmoud Abbas at Monday's opening of the Arab League summit in the Mauritanian capital of Nouakchott. Malki said the suit would be filed in an international ...    Full Story »

IDF's New Chief Education Corps Officer Is Dati Leumi (3 opinions)

IDF's New Chief Education Corps Officer Is Dati LeumiIDF Chief of Staff Lt.-General Gadi Eizenkott has authorized the appointment of Israel Air Force Brigadier-General Tzvika Fairaizen as the military’s next Chief Education Officer. Interestingly, the appointment of a member of the kippa sruga community comes at the height of tensions between the religious community and the IDF. Current Chief Education Officer Brigadier-General Avner ...    Full Story »

In 10th Convention Speech, Bill Clinton Faces Tougher Crowd

In 10th Convention Speech, Bill Clinton Faces Tougher CrowdBill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief. Tonight, he'll be explaining himself. In the four years since the party's last national convention, the center of gravity in Democratic politics has shifted decidedly to the left. Clinton must finesse some of his administration's biggest achievements, including a landmark free trade agreement and major criminal justice law, lest ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Lapid Explains He Isn't A Lair, But Simply Erred

WATCH: Lapid Explains He Isn't A Lair, But Simply Erred[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush in his address to the Knesset plenum turns to Yesh Atid leader MK Yair Lapid, explaining that the secular subjects will not be studied against the will of rabbonim in chareidi schools and their bill was passed, undoing the directives of Yesh Atid and the former coalition government. Porush makes reference to the ...    Full Story »

Rabbi Pens Open Letter to Ramaz Students Who Oppose Their Dean Speaking at RNC (12 opinions)

Rabbi Pens Open Letter to Ramaz Students Who Oppose Their Dean Speaking at RNCThe following is via OnlySimchas.com: Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld penned the following open letter to Ramaz students: Dear Ramaz Students, Last week, over 830 of you signed a petition to Ramaz dean and spiritual leader Rabbi Haskel ...    Full Story »

MISSING FOUND! 'Special-Needs' Child Who Went Missing From Satmar Camp Found By Hatzolah In Forest [PHOTOS] (3 opinions)

MISSING FOUND! 'Special-Needs' Child Who Went Missing From Satmar Camp Found By Hatzolah In Forest [PHOTOS][PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] After searching for more than 12 hours, a missing special-needs child was found on Tuesday at 12:00 noon. Sources confirm to YWN that he was found sleeping in the forest. He was found by a group of Hatzolah members searching the forest. Around two hours ago, the child hat was found in the woods. He is Bichasdei Hashem in healthy condition and ...    Full Story »

General Mills Expands Flour Recall After 4 More Illnesses

General Mills Expands Flour Recall After 4 More IllnessesGeneral Mills is expanding a flour recall issued over a possible link to an E. coli outbreak after four new illnesses were reported. The recall announced Monday covers several varieties of Gold Medal and Signature Kitchens flour produced on certain dates through February 10. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said flour produced at a General Mills plant in Kansas ...    Full Story »

Yahadut Hatorah's Mikvah Bill Passed In Knesset

Yahadut Hatorah's Mikvah Bill Passed In KnessetChareidi parties in Knesset succeeded in pushing through their ‘mikve bill’ which simply circumvents a High Court of Justice ruling favoring Reform converts, permitting them to toivel in a state-run mikve. The bill is authored by MK Moshe Gafne and bans all converts from toiveling in state-run mikvaos as Gafne is aware frum converts will find private mikvaos and Reform converts will ...    Full Story »

FBI: 3 Arrested For Breaking Into Banks In Boro Park And Queens, Cutting Through Roof, Stealing $5 Million In Cash, Valuables

FBI: 3 Arrested For Breaking Into Banks In Boro Park And Queens, Cutting Through Roof, Stealing $5 Million In Cash, ValuablesAuthorities say New York City bank burglars stole about $5 million in cash, diamonds, jewelry, coins and baseball cards. The FBI says three men charged Tuesday were part of a crew it's been investigating with the New York Police Department. A criminal complaint focuses on two burglaries this year in Brooklyn and Queens. On a bank roof in Queens, the burglars left behind empty safe ...    Full Story »

Evacuees Return Amid Progress Against Big California Fire

Evacuees Return Amid Progress Against Big California FireMost of the roughly 20,000 evacuees forced out by a wildfire were cleared to go home, but firefighters still faced huge work Tuesday in taming an expansive wildfire in mountains north of Los Angeles. The fire's size increased modestly overnight to 58½ square miles (150.22 sq. kilometers) but containment more than doubled to 25 percent. Authorities, however, remained ...    Full Story »

B'chasdei Hashem, Infant Pulled From Parked Car In Time In Ashdod (9 opinions)

B'chasdei Hashem, Infant Pulled From Parked Car In Time In AshdodThe call to EMS arrived minutes before noon on Tuesday, 20 Tammuz for an infant in a locked parked vehicle. MDA dispatched EMTs and paramedics to the call. When EMS arrived on the scene they found a three-week-old infant that was locked in closed vehicle for about ten minutes. During the initial assessment his mental status was reported as ‘altered’ and the infant showed signs of ...    Full Story »


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