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VIDEO: One Thing Is For Certain, MK Zoabi Says What She Thinks At The Knesset Podioum

VIDEO: One Thing Is For Certain, MK Zoabi Says What She Thinks At The Knesset Podioum[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] While she is clearly not a friend of Israel, MK Hanin Zoabi is not concerned with what the Knesset perceives as political correctness and she speaks her mind. Once again Zoabi used the Knesset to attack IDF soldiers as she has many times in the past, citing they murder. Zoabi spoke to the plenum on Wednesday 23 Sivan, directing her comments to the ...    Full Story »

She Has Suffered Enough-Help An Orphaned Kallah Walk to Her Chuppah With Joy

VIDEO: One Thing Is For Certain, MK Zoabi Says What She Thinks At The Knesset Podioum[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Dear Friend, The wails of an unfortunate orphan have reached us, her cries tear at our hearts; to be silent is impossible. We must help her right now and set her on her feet in order that she be able to establish a bayis neeman b’Yisroel. This girl has suffered so much in recent years. She has gone through tremendous difficulties, grief, and ...    Full Story »

Israeli Arab Heading To Syria To Join ISIS In Custody

Israeli Arab Heading To Syria To Join ISIS In CustodySecurity officials announced on Wednesday 23 Sivan that an Israeli Arab resident who was heading to Syria to join ISIS was questioned in Turkey, ousted and returned to Israel, and then arrested. Um el-Fahm resident Ibrahim Agbariya, 23, was taken into custody in Ben-Gurion International Airport on June 10, 2016. He headed to Turkey in the hope of crossing the border into Syria ...    Full Story »

US Gives Iraq $2.7B Credit To Buy Military Equipment

US Gives Iraq $2.7B Credit To Buy Military EquipmentThe United States has extended a $2.7-billion credit facility to Iraq for the purchase of military equipment amid the ongoing fight against the Islamic State group. The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad said Wednesday that the deal gives Iraq a one-year grace period and eight and a half years total to pay for its purchases of ammunition and maintenance of its F-16s and M1A1 tanks. Like ...    Full Story »

PM Netanyahu Remains Firm: MKs And Ministers Banned From Har Habayis

PM Netanyahu Remains Firm: MKs And Ministers Banned From Har HabayisHar Habayis this week has been the scene of Arab violence against police and non-Muslim visitors as the attacks are intended to compel police to close the holy site to non-Muslims. After three consecutive days of ...    Full Story »

Trump Gets Rock-Bottom Ratings In International Survey (3 opinions)

Trump Gets Rock-Bottom Ratings In International SurveyA new multi-nation survey finds that confidence in Donald Trump's ability to manage foreign policy should he become U.S. president is rock-bottom in a host of countries in Europe and Asia. In seven of 15 countries outside of the U.S. polled by Pew Research Center, Trump's ratings are in the single digits. Large majorities in 11 of the countries have little or no confidence in the ...    Full Story »

UN School In Gaza Nabbed Trying To Hide The Map Deleting Israel (1 opinions)

UN School In Gaza Nabbed Trying To Hide The Map Deleting Israel An UNRWA school operating in Gaza tried to hide the giant regional map on the school wall during the recent visit of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the area. the map which is used by the school shows “historical Palestine”, which of course omits Israel. As one point, when someone realized the map, it was decided to cover it with a white sheet, realizing if Ki-moon was ...    Full Story »

BREAKING PHOTOS: Federal Agents Raid Multiple Locations In Lakewood [UPDATED 5:30PM ET] (5 opinions)

BREAKING PHOTOS: Federal Agents Raid Multiple Locations In Lakewood [UPDATED 5:30PM ET]Dozens of Federal Agents along with State and Local Law Enforcement Officers have been seen at multiple homes and businesses in the Lakewood, NJ community on Wednesday afternoon. It should be noted that the raids was not of ‎BMG, nor of Chemed, nor of any entity, agency or person affiliated with either BMG or Chemed. Details on this developing story will be published when they ...    Full Story »

Recent Airport Attacks At A Glance

Recent Airport Attacks At A GlanceThe attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Tuesday was the latest in such incidents at major airports in recent years. The following is a list of some of those attacks: June 28, 2016 - Three suspected Islamic State group suicide bombers targeted the international terminal of Istanbul's Ataturk airport, killing at least 36 people and wounding many others, Turkish officials ...    Full Story »

Chief Rabbis Uncertain Regarding A Request To Meet With PM Netanyahu

Chief Rabbis Uncertain Regarding A Request To Meet With PM NetanyahuThe Prime Minister’s Office has contacted the Chief Rabbis of Israel requesting a meeting to discuss the controversy surrounding Reform Jewry and the Kosel. According to the Kikar Shabbos report, Rishon L’Tzion Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef Shlita and Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau Shlita are thinking if attending such a meeting is wise, since they believe it will be of a political nature and ...    Full Story »

Microsoft Readies Windows 10 Update, Answers Critics

Microsoft Readies Windows 10 Update, Answers CriticsMicrosoft has a birthday present for Windows 10 users: more capabilities for its Cortana digital assistant and new ways to ditch passwords. The company is also changing the notices it sends to users of previous versions, following complaints that it was too aggressive in pushing them to get the free Windows 10 upgrade. Microsoft's "Anniversary Update," scheduled for release Aug. ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: PM Netanyahu To UN Secretary - Gen. Ban Ki-moon: Help Return Home Our Soldiers And Citizens

VIDEO: PM Netanyahu To UN Secretary - Gen. Ban Ki-moon: Help Return Home Our Soldiers And Citizens[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday 22 Sivan issued the following statement at the start of his meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: "The UN has a noble mandate to protect peace around the world and bring nations and bring nations closer together. During his years of service, the Secretary-General has travelled the globe many times ...    Full Story »

Jordan Widens ISIS Crackdown; Signs Of Home-Grown Extremism

Jordan Widens ISIS Crackdown; Signs Of Home-Grown ExtremismTwo dozen men charged with supporting the Islamic State group squeezed into a cage in Jordan's state security court. After brief questioning from a judge, they filed back out, and guards ushered in the next group of accused militants. The court's heavy load is part of a widening domestic crackdown on the extremist group. Hundreds have been sentenced to prison, are awaiting trial ...    Full Story »

Avishai Ben-Chaim Defends The Chareidi Tzibur Following The Tragic Death Of Mrs. Esti Weinstein (6 opinions)

Avishai Ben-Chaim Defends The Chareidi Tzibur Following The Tragic Death Of Mrs. Esti WeinsteinChareidi bashing is a regular occurrence in the mainstream Israel media and one does not have to look for a reason, for there is generally something in the news that will provide the lead-in for the daily anti-chareidi sentiment. The tragic     Full Story »

Summer Safety Tips To Prevent Burglaries - Courtesy Of NYC Councilman Chaim Deutsch (1 opinions)

Summer Safety Tips To Prevent Burglaries   - Courtesy Of NYC Councilman Chaim DeutschIf you plan to be away for the summer or on weekends, please review the following safety tips. Burglars know how to identify an unoccupied home, but these tips may prevent you from becoming a victim! Stop mail deliveries with your local post office or have a neighbor collect your mail. Having an overstuffed mailbox is a sign that you are not home. Have a neighbor collect any ...    Full Story »

Conservative Contenders Line Up To Replace UK's Cameron

Conservative Contenders Line Up To Replace UK's CameronNominations were opening Wednesday to replace British Prime Minister David Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party, with the victor getting the challenge — or the poisoned chalice — of becoming the country's next leader and negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union. Cameron announced his resignation after British voters decided last week, against his advice, that the ...    Full Story »

Israel's Interior Ministry To Fund Transportation To Har Habayis For Muslim Worshipers (3 opinions)

Israel's Interior Ministry To Fund Transportation To Har Habayis For Muslim WorshipersInterior Minister Aryeh Deri has instructed officials to prepare to fund transportation for Muslims traveling to Har Habayis during Ramadan, an unprecedented move according to the Reshet Bet Radio report. For the first time since the creation of the state, Muslim worshipers will be able to take advantage of free bus service to Har Habayis from the Negev in the south and the Galil in ...    Full Story »

Toyota Announces Recalls For Defective Air Bags, Canisters

Toyota Announces Recalls For Defective Air Bags, CanistersToyota announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags and another 2.87 million vehicles for faulty fuel emissions controls. Toyota Motor Corp. said it has not received any reports of injuries or fatalities related to either recall. Some 932,000 vehicles are involved in both recalls, so the total number of affected vehicles is 3.37 million. The ...    Full Story »

Turkish Airlines Resuming Flights To Israel

Turkish Airlines Resuming Flights To IsraelTurkish Airlines on Wednesday afternoon 23 Sivan announced the Istanbul Airport has almost resumed regular operations following the devastating suicide bombing attack. Flight TK778 was announced ready to depart from Istanbul at 6:00PM for ...    Full Story »

Israel's Cabinet Approves Reconciliation Deal With Turkey

Israel's Cabinet Approves Reconciliation Deal With TurkeyThe cabinet on Wednesday, 23 Sivan, voted to approve the draft agreement to restore diplomatic ties between Israel and Turkey. As indicating they would, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked and Education Minister Naftali Bennett voted against the agreement. According to a Haaretz report quoting two cabinet ministers anonymously, the agreement is three ...    Full Story »

New York Airport Security Increased After Istanbul Attack

New York Airport Security Increased After Istanbul AttackAdditional police officers are being deployed to airports in New York City and New Jersey after an attack at an airport in Istanbul, Turkey. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Tuesday that travelers should expect to see officers with tactical weapons patrolling at New York's John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports and at New Jersey's Newark International ...    Full Story »

Foreign Ministry: No Israeli Nationals Missing In Turkey

Foreign Ministry: No Israeli Nationals Missing In TurkeyFollowing the devastating terror attack in the Istanbul Airport that left dozens dead and over 140 injured, Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday morning 23 Sivan announced there are no missing ...    Full Story »
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Rockland Residents in State of GO! On Behalf Of Chaveirim

Rockland Residents in State of GO! On Behalf Of ChaveirimMonsey, NY—Tuesday, June 28 The most anticipated 24-hour Charidy campaign ever is going on RIGHT NOW, as the communities of Monsey, Airmont, Chestnut Ridge, New Square and beyond are gearing up to show their support and appreciation for Chaveirim of Rockland. After decades of service Chaveirim still reigns as the de facto ...    Full Story »

'Move On' From Benghazi? Republicans Say It's Unlikely (12 opinions)

'Move On' From Benghazi? Republicans Say It's UnlikelyHillary Clinton says it's "time to move on" after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no "smoking gun" pointing to wrongdoing by the former secretary of state. Not likely, especially in an election year with Clinton's presidential rival — Donald Trump — lashing out. An 800-page report by a ...    Full Story »

INCREDIBLE FIND: Dug By Jews With Spoons, Escape Tunnel From Nazi Era Found in Lithuania Near Vilna (2 opinions)

INCREDIBLE FIND: Dug By Jews With Spoons, Escape Tunnel From Nazi Era Found in Lithuania Near VilnaIn a Lithuanian forest, an international research team has pinpointed the location of a legendary tunnel that Jewish prisoners secretly dug out with spoons to try to escape their Nazi captors during World War II, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Wednesday. The tunnel, located in the Ponar forest, known today as Paneriai, outside of the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, is the ...    Full Story »

Levaya Of Hagaon HaRav Mordechai Krauss ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim in Queens (3 opinions)

Levaya Of Hagaon HaRav Mordechai Krauss ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim in QueensYWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Hagaon HaRav Mordechai Krauss ZATZLA, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivas Ohr Hachaim in Queens. He was Niftar on Tuesday evening. Rav Krauss served as the Rosh HaYeshiva since since 1983, and was a renown Gadol B'Torah. He was a Talmid of Hagaon HaRav Binyamin Paler ZATZAL, and Hagaon HaRav Berel Soloveitchik ZATZAL. The Levaya will be today, ...    Full Story »

HATE CRIME: NYPD Releases Video Of Suspect In Flatbush Wanted For Making Anti-Semitic Remark And Smashing Car Window (3 opinions)

HATE CRIME: NYPD Releases Video Of Suspect In Flatbush Wanted For Making Anti-Semitic Remark And Smashing Car Window[VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] As YWN reported on Tuesday evening, the NYPD are searching for a suspect who shouted an anti-Semitic remark and threw a ...    Full Story »

US Rep. Jerrold Nadler Wins Contentious Primary Battle In NY (7 opinions)

US Rep. Jerrold Nadler Wins Contentious Primary Battle In NYRep. Jerrold Nadler won the Democratic primary Tuesday for a New York City congressional seat he’s held for nearly a quarter-century, defeating his opponent in the first Democratic primary challenge he’s faced in two decades. Nadler’s win came after a contentious primary battle that brought his support of President Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear deal to the forefront of the ...    Full Story »

41 Dead In Istanbul Airport Attack Blamed On ISIS

41 Dead In Istanbul Airport Attack Blamed On ISISSuicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded scores of others at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport in an attack the government blamed on Islamic State extremists. Funerals were expected Wednesday for some of the victims — who included at least 23 Turkish citizens and 13 foreign nationals — as Turkish authorities tried to piece together how the attack ...    Full Story »

Red Alert Sirens Sound in S. Israel on Wednesday Afternoon [UPDATED] (1 opinions)

Red Alert Sirens Sound in S. Israel on Wednesday Afternoon [UPDATED] 2:48PM IL: Red Alert sirens sounded in the area of Ein HaShloshah in southern Israel a short time ago. More to follow. UPDATE: A spokesperson for the Eshkol Regional Council reports sirens sounded in two communities but it appears it was a false alarm. No rocket fire or impact detected. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

Trump Takes On Trade Deals In Pennsylvania Speech (1 opinions)

Trump Takes On Trade Deals In Pennsylvania SpeechRepublican Donald Trump took aim at U.S. free trade deals in a speech delivered in Western Pennsylvania Tuesday that painted his likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as a champion of the kind of globalization that has pushed manufacturing jobs overseas. "This wave of globalization has wiped out totally, totally our middle class," said Trump, standing in front of stacks of ...    Full Story »

After Cleaning, EgyptAir Plane's Data Files Studied In Egypt

After Cleaning, EgyptAir Plane's Data Files Studied In EgyptEgyptian authorities are analyzing flight recorder data files from an EgyptAir flight that crashed with 66 people aboard but say it will take several days to reach any conclusions. The memory cards of the flight's black box recorders were retrieved from the Mediterranean seafloor and sent to France's BEA air accident investigation agency for cleaning and repair. The recorders may ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: MDA Brings Smiles To Children In Schneider Children's Hospital In Petach Tikvah

PHOTOS: MDA Brings Smiles To Children In Schneider Children's Hospital In Petach Tikvah[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Magen David Adom volunteers from the Sharon and Baka el-Garbiya districts visited children with cancer admitted to Schneider Children’s Hospital in Petach Tikvah. They brought smiles to the faces of the young patients, distributing toys and surprises. The volunteers worked with the Rakan NGO which assists children with cancer. (YWN – ...    Full Story »

GOP Says Cleveland Arena Will Be Ready For Convention Start

GOP Says Cleveland Arena Will Be Ready For Convention StartRepublican officials say Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena will be ready for next month's Republican National Convention despite having only four weeks to prepare because of the Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA title run. The GOP's Committee on Arrangements allowed reporters and cameras inside the arena Tuesday for a glimpse of the progress that's been made three weeks before the start of the ...    Full Story »

4 Scenarios Eyed To Keep Britain In The EU Despite Exit Vote

4 Scenarios Eyed To Keep Britain In The EU Despite Exit VoteAs continental powers pressure a nervous Britain to formally apply to exit the European Union, die-hard "remain" supporters are taking on the mission to put the brakes on the so-called Brexit. The challenge is formidable: Britons turned out en masse for last Thursday's vote to leave the EU, deciding the matter in a close but credible election long promised by the ruling government. ...    Full Story »

NASA Tests Massive Rocket Booster It Says Will Go To Mars

NASA Tests Massive Rocket Booster It Says Will Go To MarsNASA on Tuesday tested one of the solid rocket boosters that would power its new rocket, the Space Launch System, which the agency hopes will one day fly to Mars. Shortly after 11 a.m. ET, NASA fired the engine, sending a torrent of fire gushing from the nozzle and a volcano-like plume of smoke that could be seen for miles. After an hour delay because of a glitch with the ground ...    Full Story »


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