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Arab MK Zoabi Blasts Probationary Sentence in Court Case

Arab MK Zoabi Blasts Probationary Sentence in Court Case
While most believe Arab MK Hanin Zoabi got off too easy, being sentenced to six-months’ probation for her conviction on insulting a public servant, she decried the court’s ruling during an interview with a Hamas-affiliated newspaper. As reported by YWN-ISRAEL, the Nazareth Magistrate Court sentenced her to probation and fined her NIS 3,000. Zoabi, who has been a staunch representative in Knesset on behalf of Hamas and other terror organizations, makes no apologies for her agenda, which includes the destruction of the State of Israel. ...

Jerusalem Fire Service Distributes Smoke Detectors to Large Families, the Elderly and Holocaust Survivors

Jerusalem Fire Service Distributes Smoke Detectors to Large Families, the Elderly and Holocaust SurvivorsBeginning on Monday, 29 Shevat, the Jerusalem Fire Service began distributing smoke detectors to large families, the elderly and Holocaust survivors in the city. The distribution is now being conducted as a pilot program in the Kiryat Yovel and Kiryat Menachem neighborhoods of the city. It is part of a nationwide effort by the fire service in which over 3,000 detectors are being ...    Full Story »

24 Hour Blitz: Matching Donations to End the Horror!

Jerusalem Fire Service Distributes Smoke Detectors to Large Families, the Elderly and Holocaust Survivors[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Moishe has lived a horror-filled life, but a generous benefactor has joined the fundraising efforts and has promised to match all donations, dollar for dollar that are made from 12:00 PM today until 12:00 PM tomorrow! Moishe was only five when death came knocking at his door. His happy, busy, fun-filled home in which he and his 10 siblings lived was ...    Full Story »

Shas Leader Aryeh Deri is Menachem Aveil at the Home of Slain Border Policewoman Hadar Cohen H'YD

Shas Leader Aryeh Deri is Menachem Aveil at the Home of Slain Border Policewoman Hadar Cohen H'YDShas party leader was among the many state officials that traveled to the Ohr Yehuda home of slain border policewoman Hadar Cohen HY”D, where her parents and family are sitting shiva. Hadar was critically wounded in a ...    Full Story »

My Close Friend Passed Away and now Their Children are Making a Wedding in 8 Days

Shas Leader Aryeh Deri is Menachem Aveil at the Home of Slain Border Policewoman Hadar Cohen H'YD[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] I have been a close friend and Rabbi to this family for nearly thirty years, going back to even before their marriage. For the last several months I have been witness, daily, to the toll that this tragedy has taken on their family. There are seven children living at home, all of whom have had to look to the father for virtually all of their needs while ...    Full Story »

Trump, Sanders Win NH Primary

Trump, Sanders Win NH PrimaryDonald Trump and Bernie Sanders powered to victory in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, avenging their Iowa losses to keep the mad scramble of the 2016 presidential campaign alive with dozens of contests to come. Sanders, the independent socialist senator challenging Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, and Trump, the political neophyte, billionaire and provocateur of the ...    Full Story »

Attack Prevented: Arab Armed with a Large Knife Arrested in Jerusalem's Old City

Attack Prevented: Arab Armed with a Large Knife Arrested in Jerusalem's Old CityPolice and border police late Monday afternoon 29 Shevat arrested an Arab male armed with a large knife at Shar Shechem in Yerushalayim. The 42-year-old Arab man appeared suspicious to border police, who approached him cautiously while maintaining a safe distance. He was arrested without incident, found to be concealing a large knife which he planned to use for a stabbing ...    Full Story »

A Bizayon HaTorah

A Bizayon HaTorahBy Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times There is no question that “Ivdu es Hashem BeSimcha – Serve Hashem in joy” is a paramount Mitzvah. Indeed, the Satmar Rebbe writes that it lies at the very foundation of all of the Taryag Mitzvos (Divrei Yoel Parshas Lech Lecha, first piece). Humor, for many people, is an important tool in developing that Simcha - ...    Full Story »

London Now Has Paramedics Riding Bicycles To Get To Emergencies Faster

London Now Has Paramedics Riding Bicycles To Get To Emergencies FasterA cycle paramedic in the City of London will started responding to emergency calls on Monday, to get a speedier response to patients. The three month trial will allow paramedics on bicycles to monitor police calls for incidents they can attend, when they are not busy treating other patients. Paul Cook, the General Manager Central Operations, said: “We are always looking for ways ...    Full Story »

Galei Tzahal Radio Host Dares to Compare IDF Soldiers to Terrorists

Galei Tzahal Radio Host Dares to Compare IDF Soldiers to Terrorists[AUDIO IN EXTEND ARTICLE] Who needs Ban Ki-Moon or the United Nations to slam Israel for as long as there is the IDF-funded Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) and veteran host Razi Barkai. All too often the shouts to shut down the leftist liberal and at times anti-Israel station, but event today, during a period the IDF is cutting services drastically, funding for the station continues. In ...    Full Story »

Clinton Trying To Prevent A Big Sanders Victory In NH (1 opinions)

Clinton Trying To Prevent A Big Sanders Victory In NHHillary Clinton braced for a potential loss in New Hampshire, the site of her 2008 comeback, seeking to deny rival Bernie Sanders a big victory in the nation's first presidential primary and a springboard into a competitive primary campaign. Sanders, once labeled a "fringe candidate" by detractors, held a double-digit lead over Clinton as voters prepared for Tuesday's New Hampshire ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Lakewood C.E.R.T. Graduation Ceremony Held in Town Hall

PHOTOS: Lakewood C.E.R.T. Graduation Ceremony Held in Town Hall[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE ] Lakewood, NJ - On Monday evening, a graduation ceremony was held in Town Hall to mark the completion of the 6-week long comprehensive C.E.R.T. training course. 34 residents of Lakewood completed the course, bringing the total number of trained C.E.R.T. volunteers in Lakewood to over 120. C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team) courses are ...    Full Story »

Report: Israel Negotiating the Return of Terrorists' Bodies

Report: Israel Negotiating the Return of Terrorists' BodiesPA (Palestinian Authority) officials are reporting a deal with Israel for the return of the bodies of terrorists from eastern Jerusalem is all but sealed. Israel has held the bodies of ten of the terrorists who were killed while perpetrating an attack in recent months and their families want them back so they can bury them as they wish. One of the conditions being stipulated for their ...    Full Story »

Energy Agency Says Gasoline Will Average Under $2 in 2016 (1 opinions)

Energy Agency Says Gasoline Will Average Under $2 in 2016For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday. They can thank the huge glut of oil around the globe. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said in its monthly short-term energy outlook that regular gasoline will average $1.98 a gallon nationwide in 2016. The last time oil averaged ...    Full Story »

Israel: Local Government Strike Averted as Agreement is Reached

Israel: Local Government Strike Averted as Agreement is ReachedA threatened local municipality strike that was to begin on Wednesday morning, 2 Rosh Chodesh Adar I has been called off B”H as a settlement to avert the strike has been reached. The deal between the Histadrut Labor Federation and the treasury averts the strike that would have resulted in over 100,000 local government employees walking off the job and halting many services. (YWN ...    Full Story »

A Look at Obama's Final Budget Proposal for 2017

A Look at Obama's Final Budget Proposal for 2017President Barack Obama proposed a record $4.1 trillion budget on Tuesday. Here's a look at each agency and department: —— AGRICULTURE Up or down? Down 5.3 percent Highlight: — Obama's budget for the Agriculture Department includes a proposed $12 billion over 10 years to help feed schoolchildren from low-income families during the summer. Nearly 22 million low-income ...    Full Story »

Arab MKs Who Met with Families of Terrorists Banned Temporarily from Knesset by Ethic Committee (1 opinions)

Arab MKs Who Met with Families of Terrorists Banned Temporarily from Knesset by Ethic CommitteeArab Members of Knesset last week met with family members of terrorists slain during the perpetration of terror attacks. The meeting attended by MKs Hanin Zoabi, Dr. Ahmed Tibi, Basel Ghattas, and Jamal Zahalka was held ...    Full Story »

The Latest From NH: Cruz Says Trump Can't Defend Record, So Engages In Profanity (1 opinions)

The Latest From NH: Cruz Says Trump Can't Defend Record, So Engages In ProfanityTed Cruz says Donald Trump has no choice but to engage in profanity because the billionaire businessman can't defend his record. Cruz briefly addressed Trump's latest insult Tuesday afternoon as he greeted voters inside Manchester's Red Arrow Diner, a must-stop for candidates in both parties. "Part of the reason that Donald engages in insults is because he can't discuss the ...    Full Story »

Ban Ki-Moon Heckled at New York Shul (3 opinions)

Ban Ki-Moon Heckled at New York ShulThe following is via OnlySimchas.com: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke at Park East Synagogue on Saturday, just days after he angered Israel by stating “it is human nature to react to occupation, which often serves as a potent incubator of hate and ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Talmid Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav Held by Police Overnight for Singing 'Hatikvah' on Har Habayis (6 opinions)

VIDEO: Talmid Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav Held by Police Overnight for Singing 'Hatikvah' on Har Habayis[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Talmid Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav Kook R’ Michael Puah was arrested by police on Monday 29 Shevat after he began singing a portion of Hatikvah – "להיות עם חופשי בארצנו". "To be a free nation in our land". Police were quick to detain him for the violation and after six hours of waiting in the police station, the decision was made to ...    Full Story »

Gov't Report: 8 States Had Significant Drop in Uninsured (1 opinions)

Gov't Report: 8 States Had Significant Drop in UninsuredEight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. All but Florida had accepted a Medicaid expansion that is one of two major pathways to coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. The law's other coverage route is ...    Full Story »

PM's Office Accuses Minister Bennett of Leaking Information from Cabinet Meetings

PM's Office Accuses Minister Bennett of Leaking Information from Cabinet MeetingsOfficials in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) this week announced Education Minister Naftali Bennett is responsible for leaking information pertaining to discussions at cabinet meetings. He is accused of spreading information that he wants the Israel to act immediately against Hamas tunnels while Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is opposed. The message released by the PMO says ...    Full Story »

More Than 1 Million Are Besieged In Syria, New Report Says

More Than 1 Million Are Besieged In Syria, New Report SaysMore than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by some aid groups of underplaying a crisis. The fate of Syria's besieged is at the heart of peace talks that quickly fell apart last week in Geneva and are set to resume by Feb. 25. Negotiators for the ...    Full Story »

The latest From NH: Is This The Last Stop For Christie? 'Next' Question! (2 opinions)

The latest From NH: Is This The Last Stop For Christie? 'Next' Question!Chris Christie isn't saying whether his campaign will continue after Tuesday's GOP New Hampshire primary. At a noontime stop at a Derry restaurant, Christie refused to say what place he needs to come in at a minimum to continue his campaign. "I don't get into that stuff. Next!" he said, calling on the next reporter. Christie has hung virtually all of his White House hopes on a ...    Full Story »

Greenfield Offers $500 Reward for Information Leading to Arrests in Borough Park Attack (1 opinions)

Greenfield Offers $500 Reward for Information Leading to Arrests in Borough Park AttackCouncilman David G. Greenfield expressed outrage over an attack that took place Monday night in Borough Park, when a 49-year old Jewish man was viciously assaulted by a group of four assailants. The suspects put the man in a chokehold and threw him to the ground, kicking him in the face multiple times, and ultimately fleeing the scene after taking his wallet. "This sort of appalling ...    Full Story »

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: London Police Chase Ends In Crash With Fatality In Stamford Hill

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: London Police Chase Ends In Crash With Fatality In Stamford Hill[VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A teenager is dead, and another seriously injured, after the moped they were riding on crashed just minutes after a "smash-and-grab-robbery". According to the published reports, the crash happened on the A107 next to Clapton Common. Stamford Hill Hatzola and London Ambulance were on the scene in seconds, and began emergency treatment. ...    Full Story »

WATCHING TUESDAY: NH Existential Test For Trump's Candidacy

WATCHING TUESDAY: NH Existential Test For Trump's CandidacyWhich candidate is 'the best,' who's the most experienced, who's a revolutionary and who's a robot? New Hampshire voters will be the judge of that — and much more — in a presidential primary that turns 100 years old Tuesday. At stake are the political fates of billionaire Donald Trump's improbable candidacy, a pair of political dynasties and a gaggle of governors and senators ...    Full Story »

Sentencing Hearing for Former PM Olmert on Wednesday

Sentencing Hearing for Former PM Olmert on WednesdayFormer Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who has pleaded guilty on two counts of obstructing justice him as part of a plea bargain agreement will be appearing for his sentencing hearing on Wednesday, 1 Adar I at 08:30. ...    Full Story »
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PHOTOS: More Coastal Flooding Hits NYC - Parts Of Far Rockaway Under Water Tuesday Morning (3 opinions)

PHOTOS: More Coastal Flooding Hits NYC - Parts Of Far Rockaway Under Water Tuesday Morning[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Once again, more flooding was reported in oceanfront communities across the tri-state Tuesday. The latest wave of flooding came one day after the coastline was slammed with storm-swollen high tides brought on by a wintry weather system that dropped heavy snow on parts of Long Island. As can be seen in the photos below, parts of Far Rockaway (Queens) ...    Full Story »

Closings Set In NYC Cop's Trial In Deadly Stairwell Shooting

Closings Set In NYC Cop's Trial In Deadly Stairwell ShootingThe rookie New York City police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. Prosecutors call it manslaughter and say he acted recklessly and then did little to help the dying man. Jurors will start discussing their views of Officer Peter Liang's actions as soon as Tuesday. Closing arguments are expected in the morning, ...    Full Story »

Primary Puts Values Of Retail Campaigning To The Test

Primary Puts Values Of Retail Campaigning To The TestDonald Trump upended the traditions of New Hampshire campaigning when he opted for mega-rallies over living room conversations and diner stops, spending less time in the first primary state than any of his rivals. Yet the businessman goes into the state's Tuesday primary with the hope of clinching his first win. The trio of governors vying for second place — Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ...    Full Story »

US Senator Calls For Investigation Of Cruise Ship In Storm

US Senator Calls For Investigation Of Cruise Ship In StormFederal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend. Sen. Bill Nelson has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight Sunday as their belongings flew about, waves rose as ...    Full Story »

Intelligence Chief: North Korea Restarts Plutonium Reactor

Intelligence Chief: North Korea Restarts Plutonium ReactorNorth Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering material for nuclear weapons in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers facing the country. He also said Islamic militants and those inspired by the Islamic State group ...    Full Story »

TERROR: Israeli Man Jogging On Road Stabbed In Gush Etzion [VIDEO AND PHOTOS] (3 opinions)

TERROR: Israeli Man Jogging On Road Stabbed In Gush Etzion [VIDEO AND PHOTOS][VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDS ARTICLE] A Palestinian terrorist stabbed a Jewish man in Gush Etzion near the Neve Daniel community, Tuesday afternoon. According to initial reports from the scene, the victim arrived at the entrance of the settlement and told the guard he had just been stabbed. According to Channel 2, the victim was jogging on the road when he was attacked. The ...    Full Story »

Lapid: The Religious Tzibur is Receiving Funding at the Expense of Israeli Public

Lapid: The Religious Tzibur is Receiving Funding at the Expense of Israeli PublicYair Lapid on Monday, 29 Shevat was interviewed by Channel 2 correspondent Amit Segal as Lapid attended the Jerusalem Conference. Lapid began by commenting on how he has moved closer to the religious and chareidi communities on the one hand and to the right-wing on the other. “What a surprise, what I did in recent months. I came from the national camp. My father was appointed by ...    Full Story »

Obama Administration Plans New High-Level Cyber Official

Obama Administration Plans New High-Level Cyber OfficialThe Obama administration is creating a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts, as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced Tuesday. The $19-billion increase in cybersecurity funding across all government agencies — up more than from 35 percent from last year — is entitled the ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Charedim Overtun Police Vehicle In Ashdod as they Seek to Arrest a Yeshiva Bochur Who is Absent from IDF Service (27 opinions)

PHOTOS: Charedim Overtun Police Vehicle In Ashdod as they Seek to Arrest a Yeshiva Bochur Who is Absent from IDF Service[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The IDF regularly arrests people absent from military service. In this latest case, which took place early Tuesday morning 30 Shevat (Monday night to Tuesday), military police arrived at Chalafta Street in Ashdod to arrest a Yeshiva Bochur who has failed to report for military service. A crowd of bnei torah quickly gathered outside and police found ...    Full Story »

Trump, Sanders Look To Emerge From New Hampshire With Wins

Trump, Sanders Look To Emerge From New Hampshire With WinsDonald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost credibility for both of these breakout campaigns. Trump leads a Republican field that has been in flux in the final days of campaigning across snowy New Hampshire. A rocky debate performance by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio ...    Full Story »

NYC Area: More Snow On The Way; A Few Inches In Tri-State Area

NYC Area: More Snow On The Way; A Few Inches In Tri-State AreaSnow showers through Tuesday could bring at least 1-3 inches of snow to the area and even more south and west. In New York, there were several schools that announced a delayed start on Tuesday. WABC Meteorologist Bill Evans said we are looking at snow showers Tuesday but no accumulation. Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, we are looking at accumulating snow, and expect very ...    Full Story »

Obama To Release $4 Trillion-Plus Budget For 2017 (1 opinions)

Obama To Release $4 Trillion-Plus Budget For 2017President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that's freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sent to a dismissive Republican-controlled Congress that simply wants to move on from his presidency. The budget will be released Tuesday morning, the same day as the New Hampshire primary when it's likely ...    Full Story »

The Latest From NH: Trump Says Campaign Is $45 Million Under Budget

The Latest From NH: Trump Says Campaign Is $45 Million Under BudgetDonald Trump says his campaign is $45 million under budget as he enters the second race of the presidential nomination process. Speaking to MSNBC's Morning Joe as polls opened in New Hampshire Tuesday, Trump acknowledged that he's polled well in the Granite State but urged people to go out and vote. Trump also addressed a possible third-party run by former New York City Mayor ...    Full Story »


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