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Obama's Speech Made The Best Case For Clinton

Obama's Speech Made The Best Case For Clinton
Eight years ago, Hillary Clinton united the Democratic Party behind Barack Obama, helping propel him to the presidency. Four years ago, when Obama was in a close race with Mitt Romney, Bill Clinton defended the president's record in the most eloquent speech of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. At the time, Obama owed both Clintons a huge debt. Now, after what will probably turn out to be the best speech of this year's convention, Obama has paid Clinton back several times over. Why was the president's speech so effective? It's not ...

VIDEO: MK Yehuda Glick On Discrimination Against Jews On Har Habayis

VIDEO: MK Yehuda Glick On Discrimination Against Jews On Har Habayis[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] MK (Likud) Yehuda Glick used his ten-minute podium time in Knesset to address discrimination against Jews on Har Habayis. As is known, Glick is a longtime Har Habayis activist. Glick explained we have now entered the Three Weeks, which is culminated with Tisha B’Av and the destruction of the Beis Hamikdash. He explains when the tribes were exiled from ...    Full Story »

Netspark Mobile Has Broken All Records - Over 60,000 Installations

VIDEO: MK Yehuda Glick On Discrimination Against Jews On Har Habayis[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 »

Clinton's Big Night: Now Is Time To Make Her Case

Clinton's Big Night: Now Is Time To Make Her CaseThree days of testimonials have led to this: Now, it's time for Hillary Clinton to make her own case. The former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state will step out of the shadows of presidents past and present on Thursday for her chance to persuade Americans that she is the best choice to helm a nation looking for a new era of leadership. President Barack Obama anointed ...    Full Story »

On day 4, It Will Be Hillary Clinton's Turn To Convince Voters

On day 4, It Will Be Hillary Clinton's Turn To Convince VotersNow, it's her time. After three days in which her advocates have spoken for her, Hillary Clinton will take the stage Thursday on the final day of the Democratic National Convention to convince voters that she should be their president. The sitting president and vice president, her former primary rivals and every prominent member of her party have lined up behind her. But it will ...    Full Story »

Rav Suspended From Addressing IDF Soldiers After Complaints Over His Hashkafa

Rav Suspended From Addressing IDF Soldiers After Complaints Over His HashkafaA rav who addressed IDF soldiers, speaking about ‘Hadrat Noshim’ (הדרת נשים – exclusion of women) as it is referred to in Israel, has been temporarily removed from the list of rabbonim permitted to address IDF soldiers, Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) reported. It appears the soldiers complained, not about the rav personally, but about his topic, which they found offensive. ...    Full Story »

Initial Brexit Shock Is Hurting UK, But Sparing Eurozone

Initial Brexit Shock Is Hurting UK, But Sparing EurozoneFor years, Britain bragged about its economic performance, contrasting it with the neighboring eurozone, which was struggling with a series of financial crises and stagnation. The economic shockwaves of the "Brexit" vote, which leading British bank Lloyds blamed Thursday for 3,000 job cuts, suggest the roles could be reversing. A month on from the British vote to leave the ...    Full Story »

Project Inspire Presents: The Formula - Tisha B'Av 5776

Project Inspire Presents: The Formula - Tisha B'Av 5776 [COMMUNICATED CONTENT] This Tisha B'av, watch how success can come in unexpected and unconventional ways. Project Inspire presents an all new and original Tisha B'Av Film exploring what really constitutes a "successful" kiruv experience. Although we'd all like to believe that X+Y=SUCCESS, it's not so simple. Through real life stories and remarks by HaRav Hillel David Shlita and ...    Full Story »

Eichler: It's Not Important If Lapid Hates Chareidim Or Not

Eichler: It's Not Important If Lapid Hates Chareidim Or NotYair Lapid on Thursday morning interviewed with Kol Chai Radio, speaking with Mordechai Lavi. When asked repeatedly “Do you hate chareidim”, Lapid’s response was emphatic, “no”, adding “I do not hate any Jews”. He also stated during the interview that he believes in HKBH and respects Jewish tradition. Following Lapid on the Thursday morning 22 Tammuz program was Yisrael ...    Full Story »

American Airlines Plane Lands Safely Despite Engine Flames

American Airlines Plane Lands Safely Despite Engine FlamesAn American Airlines aircraft landed safely at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport despite a dramatic discharge of flames from one of the engines. American spokesman Ross Feinstein (FYN'-steen) says none of the 136 passengers and crew was injured when Flight 438 to Seattle returned to Dallas about 20 minutes after takeoff Wednesday night. A Federal Aviation Administration ...    Full Story »

Son Of Rav Miki Mark HY'D: The State Is Not Without Blame For The Murder Of My Father

Son Of Rav Miki Mark HY'D: The State Is Not Without Blame For The Murder Of My FatherYehoshua Mark, a son of Rabbi Miki Mark HY”D, who was murdered in a drive-by terrorist shooting attack near Otniel, feels the state and the government are partially to blame for the murder. In an interview with Channel 20 on Wednesday, 21 Tammuz, he explained “The terrorist has already been imprisoned in Israel. We release them. We permitted him to murder my father. The state has ...    Full Story »

With Auschwitz Visit, Pope Faces Complex Polish-Jewish Story

With Auschwitz Visit, Pope Faces Complex Polish-Jewish StoryTwo Holocaust survivors took to a stage at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto this week to perform lively prewar tunes — the 91-year-old played drums and the 88-year-old was on accordion, keyboard and vocals. In the audience several elderly Christian Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust swayed and tapped their feet to songs in Yiddish, Hebrew and Polish. Poland, a deeply ...    Full Story »

Kupath Ezrah Of Rockland County 20th Annual Asifa

Kupath Ezrah Of Rockland County 20th Annual Asifa[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Kupath Ezrah is the first and foremost welfare Tzedaka institute serving the greater Monsey community for close to 60 years. It is endorsed by Rabbonim all across Monsey as the Kupah of the city. Close to 700 families from all segments of the community are currently receiving monthly financial aid to help alleviate their pain and suffering of ...    Full Story »

Rabbi Berland Ordered Released To House Arrest (1 opinions)

Rabbi Berland Ordered Released To House ArrestThe Rishon L’Tzion Magistrate Court on Wednesday afternoon 21 Tammuz ordered the release of Rabbi Eliezer Berland with restrictions, including total house arrest until August 4, 2016. The implementation of his release is on hold for 24 hours to permit the state to appeal. During the hearing the prosecution told the court it plans to move ahead with a criminal indictment against the ...    Full Story »

MK Lapid: PM Netanyahu Is Not Telling The Truth Regarding Gaza Tunnels

MK Lapid: PM Netanyahu Is Not Telling The Truth Regarding Gaza TunnelsThe Prime Minister’s Office this week released a statement discrediting reports that the country was not prepared to meet the Hamas tunnel threat during Operation Protective Edge. One of the audible voices claiming the cabinet was unaware and unprepared was Minister Naftali Bennett, who to this day insists he is correct. Bennett was harshly reprimanded publicly by Mr. Netanyahu during ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Lapid Insists: I Do Not Hate Chareidim (2 opinions)

VIDEO: Lapid Insists: I Do Not Hate ChareidimYesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid spoke with Kol Chai Radio host Mordechai Lavi on Thursday morning 22 Tammuz. Lapid stated emphatically that he does not hate chareidim, adding “I do not hate any Jews!” Lavi was hostile during the interview, badgering Lapid over his performance as a senior cabinet minister in the last administration and his insistence that chareidi schools learn ...    Full Story »

New York Settles With Zipcar Over Damage Fees It Charged

New York Settles With Zipcar Over Damage Fees It ChargedNew York's attorney general has reached a settlement with Zipcar Inc. over vehicle damage fees charged to 5,000 members from 2011 through 2015. New York law requires giving consumers an opportunity to dispute damage fees before they're assessed. Investigators say Zipcar didn't notify consumers before charging fees that ranged up to $1,000. Zipcar lets members rent cars by the ...    Full Story »

Charges Filed Against MK Gafne For Running A Red Light (6 opinions)

Charges Filed Against MK Gafne For Running A Red LightAn indictment was filed against Moshe Gafne in traffic court for running a red light. The MK’s vehicle was photographed running a red light about a year ago, at a Ramat Gan intersection. According to Paragraph 62 of penal code, the maximum penalty is two years imprisonment or a fine. It is reported that if the court determines that Gafne himself was driving, it will suffice with ...    Full Story »

This Young Widow And Her Three Children Are Being Thrown Out Of Their Home (1 opinions)

This Young Widow And Her Three Children Are Being Thrown Out Of Their HomeClaudine B. of Karmiel was recently widowed and is literally about to be thrown out of her home. This mother of three and dedicated daughter has been dealt challenge after challenge, persevering through each one with incredible dedication, spirit, kindness and positivity. For five years Claudine nursed her young husband through his devastating battle with cancer. He wasn’t eligible ...    Full Story »

Pokemon GO and Halacha (5 opinions)

Pokemon GO and HalachaBy Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Pokemon GO is a game that is generally played on mobile phones that uses something called augmented reality. Virtual creatures appear on the screen that otherwise appears to be your outside surroundings. The goal of the game is to battle, capture and train these virtual creatures. The game has achieved record status in terms of ...    Full Story »

High Court: Why Not Release Bodies Of Terrorists For Burial? (8 opinions)

High Court: Why Not Release Bodies Of Terrorists For Burial?The High Court of Justice on Wednesday 21 Tammuz instructed the state to respond, to explain why the bodies of terrorists held by Israel should not be released for burial. The bodies of many terrorists killed during terror attacks are being held by Israel. In the past, the High Court ruled bodies should be released to permit burial after the family of the terrorist guarantees the ...    Full Story »

N. Korea: US Has Crossed Red Line, Relations On War Footing

N. Korea: US Has Crossed Red Line, Relations On War FootingNorth Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month. Han Song Ryol, director-general of the U.S. affairs ...    Full Story »
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Democratic Donors, Allies Offer Reward For Trump Tax Returns (7 opinions)

Democratic Donors, Allies Offer Reward For Trump Tax ReturnsThe wealthy Democratic donors, many of them executives who run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. Perhaps that's why they can't stop talking about Republican nominee Donald Trump's refusal to release his. In their suites at the Ritz Carlton hotel, where many are staying during this week's Democratic convention, and at its auxiliary swanky parties, ...    Full Story »

Obama Passes Baton To Clinton, Imploring Nation To Elect Her (2 opinions)

Obama Passes Baton To Clinton, Imploring Nation To Elect HerHours of testimonials, urgent pleas and persuasion have led to this. Now, it's time to hear from Hillary Clinton. The former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state on Thursday will step out of the shadows of presidents past for her moment to convince Americans that she is the best choice to helm a nation looking for a new era of leadership. President Barack Obama anointed ...    Full Story »

Australia: MH370 Captain's Simulator Had Indian Ocean Route

Australia: MH370 Captain's Simulator Had Indian Ocean RouteAustralian officials confirmed on Thursday that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed. There has been confusion over exactly what was found on Capt. Zaharie Ahmad Shah's flight simulator ...    Full Story »

Ultimate Guys Night Out For Our Place In Monsey Tonight

Ultimate Guys Night Out For Our Place In Monsey TonightIt will be an evening filled with competitive volleyball, sizzling barbeque and more in Monsey tonight as over 350 community members are expected to turn out in force to show their support for Our Place. The 3rd Annual Ultimate Guys Night Out and Poolside Volleyball Tournament, presented by EmStar & GZL Consulting, has become a beloved tradition in Monsey, with men showing up by the ...    Full Story »

Israel: A Child Born At Home Prematurely Dies R'L

Israel: A Child Born At Home Prematurely Dies R'LA Petach Tikvah mom in her forties, a mother of eight, gave birth on Wednesday in her home in her 35th week. She began to hemorrhage suddenly and experienced intense pain. She called for an ambulance and when the EMS personnel arrived, they found a stillborn boy and the team began CPR, but their efforts were unsuccessful. The mother was transported to a hospital in stable condition ...    Full Story »

Rav Yisrael Ariel Arranging A Mikdosh March (6 opinions)

Rav Yisrael Ariel Arranging A Mikdosh MarchHead of the Temple Institute Rabbi Yisrael Ariel Shlita has filed for a police permit to conduct a Mikdosh March on erev Rosh Chodesh Menachem Av. The event is intended for youths, to begin at Kikar Tzion to Ezrat Yisrael Street. It appears this is Rav Ariel’s response to the recent toeiva parade held in the capital. He explains “after the recent parade held in Yerushalayim, we ...    Full Story »

Leket Israel Experiences One-Third Increase In Voluntourism In Last Year

Leket Israel Experiences One-Third Increase In Voluntourism In Last YearLeket Israel, the leading non-profit food rescue organization in Israel, is on track to host 20,000 volunteers from abroad in 2016, a 31-percent increase from 2015. More than 50-percent of these travelers have or will be making their way from the US over to Israel in order to make a difference and impact the Israeli community – the destination they selected for a vacation. Volunteers ...    Full Story »

Mr. And Mrs. Ariel Join The Battle To Save Mitzpei Avichai

Mr. And Mrs. Ariel Join The Battle To Save Mitzpei AvichaiThe Mitzpei Avichai outpost is slated for destruction by the government. It is adjacent to Kiryat Arba and home to seven families. Mr. Amichai and Mrs. Rina Ariel, parents of terror victim Hallel Yaffa Ariel HY”D, are ...    Full Story »

Researchers Seeing More Sharks up and Down the East Coast (2 opinions)

Researchers Seeing More Sharks up and Down the East CoastIt's shark season on the East Coast. Shark sightings have prompted authorities to temporarily close popular beaches in New England, New York and elsewhere this month. And 13 people have been bitten by sharks in Florida this year. The Associated Press checked in with shark experts to see what's going on: ——— ARE SHARK SIGHTINGS ON THE RISE? Researchers suggest this ...    Full Story »

Amazing End Of Summer Tour of Budapest, Bratislava (Pressburg), and Vienna

Amazing End Of Summer Tour of Budapest, Bratislava (Pressburg), and Vienna   [COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Join our small personalized group during the last week of August for an inspirational, exciting, and rejuvenating tour of Eastern and Western Europe. We offer a unique itinerary, geared for the enjoyment of adults, especially the young at heart, as well as teenagers, with luxurious, centrally located hotel accommodations, all meals included: glatt ...    Full Story »

Rabbi Levinstein Issues A Clarification Regarding His Remarks Against The IDF And The Toeiva Community (4 opinions)

Rabbi Levinstein Issues A Clarification Regarding His Remarks Against The IDF And The Toeiva CommunityJust a few short days ago, at an assembly of rabbonim in Jerusalem, Rabbi Yigal Levinstein of Yeshivat Bnei David spoke out harshly against the growing issues in the IDF facing religious soldiers. He ...    Full Story »

Trump Says Russia Should Find Clinton's Missing Emails (8 opinions)

Trump Says Russia Should Find Clinton's Missing EmailsDonald Trump has a message for Russia: find Hillary Clinton's missing emails. But his running mate, Mike Pence, is sending mixed signals. In a Miami press conference Wednesday, the Republican presidential nominee said that the 30,000 missing emails from Clinton's private email server would reveal "some beauties" and made an extraordinary plea for a foreign power to locate ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Car Bomb Explodes On Jerusalem Keren HaYesod Street On Wednesday Morning (1 opinions)

PHOTOS: Car Bomb Explodes On Jerusalem Keren HaYesod Street On Wednesday Morning[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A vehicle exploded close to 8:30AM Wednesday morning 21 Tammuz on Keren HaYesod Street in Yerushalayim. Ichud Hatzalah units on the scene reported one person sustained moderate injuries in what was immediately believed to be a terror attack. It was later reported that a 57-year-old male was the target in what was a criminal act, not an act of terror. ...    Full Story »


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