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The Israeli Shabbos Experience

The Israeli Shabbos Experience
As the global Jewish community and many families in Israel complete preparations for the “Shabbos Project” Shabbos Noach, 2,000 families in Israel are expected to take part in the “Israeli Shabbos Experience” Shabbos. The project involves religious and non-religious family as well as Members of Knesset for all parties. The Shabbos will include meetings and activities between religious and non-religious and the focus will be the Shabbos meal and dialogue towards building bridges between the communities. The concept was launched and ...

BREAKING: Patient in New York Being Quarantined At Bellvue Hospital For Ebola Like Symptoms

BREAKING: Patient in New York Being Quarantined At Bellvue Hospital For Ebola Like Symptoms Today, FDNY EMS HAZ TAC Units transferred to Bellevue Hospital a patient who presented a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. The patient is a health care worker who returned to the U.S. within the past 21 days from one of the three countries currently facing the outbreak of this virus. The patient was transported by a specially trained HAZ TAC unit wearing Personal Protective ...    Full Story »

Lakewood: LCSW Patrols Help Police Keep Yom Tov Safe

Lakewood: LCSW Patrols Help Police Keep Yom Tov SafeAs Sukkahs around town are fondly dismantled, Lakewood looks back at a Yom Tov season that was at the same time joyous, uplifting, unifying, and, above all, safe. In a town so densely populated by frum families, Yom Tov season poses several safety challenges, including individuals walking outdoors late at night, men and boys sleeping in the sukkah, families going away for Yom Tov, ...    Full Story »

Delta Plane Clips Smaller Jet at Minnesota Airport

Delta Plane Clips Smaller Jet at Minnesota AirportA Delta Air Lines plane clipped wings with a smaller jet as the two were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday night, officials said. No one was injured in the incident, which happened shortly after 8 p.m., airport spokesman Patrick Hogan said. The Delta Boeing 757 was bound for Los Angeles with 171 customers on board, according to the ...    Full Story »
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‘Bias on Steroids’: This AP Headline Explains Why So Many Complain About Media Coverage of Israel

‘Bias on Steroids’: This AP Headline Explains Why So Many Complain About Media Coverage of IsraelThe Following is VIA TheBlaze.com A 3-month-old baby girl was killed Wednesday when a car driven by a Palestinian man slammed into a group of bystanders at a Jerusalem light rail station, but the early headline of ...    Full Story »

Thursday News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

Thursday News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael· IDF soldiers taking part in counterterrorism operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron arrested 17 suspects during the night. · An Israeli motorist sustained light injuries when his vehicle was attacked by Arabs hurling stones in the northern Jerusalem Beit Haninah neighborhood. · Arabs threw rocks into a kindergarten yard in the Maale Zeitim area of the capital. · Border ...    Full Story »

Poll: Disapproval, Doubt Dominate On Ebola

Poll: Disapproval, Doubt Dominate On EbolaAmericans have at least some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country but generally disapprove of the way President Barack Obama and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have handled the crisis so far. Most disapprove of Obama's handling of the Ebola outbreak, according to an Associated Press-GfK Poll. Just 1 in 5 approve ...    Full Story »

FM Lieberman on Terror Attacks in Israel and Canada

FM Lieberman on Terror Attacks in Israel and CanadaThe following statement was released by Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday 29 Tishrei following the terror attack that occurred in Israel and     Full Story »

Senators Plan Bill to Block Benefits for Ex-Nazis

Senators Plan Bill to Block Benefits for Ex-NazisTwo Democratic senators announced Thursday they will introduce legislation that would stop suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting U.S. Social Security benefits. The bill by Sens. Chuck Schumer of New York and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania will be offered in mid-November, when Congress returns to session after the midterm elections. Their announcement comes four days after The ...    Full Story »

Ariel: We Will Not Remain in a Government that Passes an Anti-Jewish Law (4 opinions)

Ariel: We Will Not Remain in a Government that Passes an Anti-Jewish LawMinister of Housing (Bayit Yehudi) Uri Ariel announced his party will not remain in a coalition government that passes an “anti-Jewish law”. Ariel was referring to the controversial Giyur Bill sponsored by MK (The Movement) Elazar Stern and his party. The bill     Full Story »

Senators Ask Gov't For Nationwide Air Bag Recall

Senators Ask Gov't For Nationwide Air Bag RecallTwo U.S. senators are calling on U.S. auto safety regulators to immediately issue a nationwide recall for cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp. Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts made the call in a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who oversees the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The letter delivered ...    Full Story »

Terrorist Who Killed Infant Was A Jerusalem Resident (3 opinions)

Terrorist Who Killed Infant Was A Jerusalem ResidentAbed el-Rahman a-Shludi, 20, a resident of the eastern capital, was the driver of the vehicle that intentionally rammed into pedestrians standing at the Ammunition Hill Jerusalem light rail station. 3-month-old     Full Story »

Terror Timeline - Wednesday, 28 Tishrei

Terror Timeline - Wednesday, 28 TishreiFollowing is a timeline of Arab terror attacks that occurred on Wednesday 28 Tishrei 5775. 21:21: Jerusalem: Dozens of Arabs pelt police with stones in Issawiya and Silwan. 21:19: Jerusalem: Arabs target the Jerusalem light rail with stones in Shuafat. 21:08: Binyamin Region: Stone-throwing attacks against vehicles near Dir Nizam. (Tatzpit) 19:52: A firebomb was hurled at a ...    Full Story »

R' Nachman Caller: Education Tax Credit Was Within Arm's Reach and Will Pass Once I Get Elected (4 opinions)

R' Nachman Caller: Education Tax Credit Was Within Arm's Reach and Will Pass Once I Get ElectedOn Thursday, the campaign of R’ Nachman Caller for State Assembly welcomed Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s promise to fight in Albany for the Education Investment Tax Credit, after he admitted nothing has been done over the past 3 decades to solve the tuition crisis. Most recently, a push to pass the Education tax credit in the 2014 legislative session was stopped by the majority ...    Full Story »

Atlantis National Services Receives Audit Report on its Description of its Titling and Closing Services

Atlantis National Services Receives Audit Report on its Description of its Titling and Closing ServicesAtlantis National Services, Inc., ("Atlantis") a 32 state licensed title insurance agent, happily announced today that the company has completed a Service Organization Control (SOC1 Type 2) examination by its auditors at Mayer, Hoffman, & McCann P.C.  Atlantis' examined controls have been established, maintained and operated under ...    Full Story »

NYPD Announces Major Initiative To Enhance NYPD Mobile Communications

NYPD Announces Major Initiative To Enhance NYPD Mobile CommunicationsMayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced a major initiative that will in many ways transform the way NYPD officers perform their duties. Using criminal asset forfeiture funds secured by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office through recent sanctions cases, the $160 million NYPD Mobility ...    Full Story »

Special Police Unit being Formed to Address Yerushalayim Violence (1 opinions)

Special Police Unit being Formed to Address Yerushalayim ViolenceA special police unit is being formed to address the escalating Arab violence in the capital seen during recent months. The government has allocated funding to assemble a unit of 100 policepersons in addition to adding street surveillance cameras towards bringing an end to attacks, which have become a daily occurrence. One of the favorite targets has become the Jerusalem light rail, ...    Full Story »

Pawnshops, eBay, and Halacha

Pawnshops, eBay, and Halacha[By Rabbi Yair Hoffman] There is a law in New York City that all pawnshops have to keep a log of all used items that they have purchased, along with a copy of the identification of the person who had brought in the item. The log must be kept for six years, and police officers check these logs regularly. The law is designed to minimize theft and reduce crime. Pawnshops have often ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Vehicle Illegally Passes School Bus In Boro Park And Strikes Child - Miraculously In Stable Condition (17 opinions)

Watch this clip and hopefully this will show everyone the importance of stopping for school busses while the red lights are flashing. This incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon at 21st Avenue and 57th Street. Miraculously, the the child struck escaped with ...    Full Story »

White House Fence Jumper Charged With Assaulting Police Dogs

White House Fence Jumper Charged With Assaulting Police DogsThe 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday. Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, is in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service for previous outstanding warrants, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said. Adesanya has also been ...    Full Story »

Mom Of Canada Terror Suspect: I Cry For Victims, Not Son

Mom Of Canada Terror Suspect: I Cry For Victims, Not SonThe mother of the man identified as Ottawa gunman has told The Associated Press she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son. In a brief and tear-filled telephone call Thursday, Susan Bibeau said she did not know what to say to those hurt in the attack. “Can you ever explain something like this?” she said. “We are sorry.” Authorities have identified the ...    Full Story »

State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Election Inspectors in Kiryas Joel

State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Election Inspectors in Kiryas JoelThe state Supreme Court rules in favor of voters to allow election inspectors into the Village of Kiryas Joel. The decision comes just three weeks before Election Day. The Orange County board of elections approved six inspectors at Kiryas Joel polling locations, after claims from the group United Monroe that voters were bullied at the ballot boxes, but the board later took back ...    Full Story »

Knesset Speaker Opposes The '100 Days Of Transparency'

Knesset Speaker Opposes The '100 Days Of Transparency'Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein does not plan to remain silent and plans to launch a campaign against a program that will involve 100 days of following and monitoring the activities and lives of MKs and cabinet ministers. Edelstein on Thursday 29 Tishrei will convene a meeting in his office which will include Knesset Attorney Eyal Yinon and other Knesset officials. The speaker told ...    Full Story »

Regavim to Release Damning Report Showing European Union Violations of Oslo Accords (1 opinions)

Regavim to Release Damning Report Showing European Union Violations of Oslo AccordsRegavim, the research based legal think tank has announced its intention to release a report presenting tens of cases in which the European Union have actively changed the facts on the ground in Area C to unilaterally harm Israel in final status talks with the Palestinians. In addition, following reports that the European Union has begun a new wave of diplomatic pressure against the ...    Full Story »

NYC Practices Response To Nuclear Explosion

NYC Practices Response To Nuclear ExplosionThe voice over the speakers at New York City's emergency command center calmly stated the unthinkable: a nuclear explosion had gone off in Times Square. More than 100,000 people are feared to have died instantly. A massive radiation cloud is being blown north by the wind, toward Westchester County and Connecticut. The city's subway system has been shut down and the region's cellphone ...    Full Story »
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Abu Mazen’s View of Peace & Dual Existence (2 opinions)

Abu Mazen’s View of Peace & Dual ExistenceWhile the Israeli left and the international community continue the Oslo mantra, calling for the implementation of the two-state solution and dual existence, the dream of Israel and the PA living side-by-side, the dream is not one shared by the PA (Palestinian Authority) leadership. PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) has ordered a stricter law to prevent any of his residents from ...    Full Story »

Obama Expresses Optimism About Ebola in US

Obama Expresses Optimism About Ebola in USPresident Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus. "We're cautiously optimistic," he declared. He also gave assurances that hospitals across the country were ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Ambassador David Roet Addresses the UN Security Council

VIDEO: Ambassador David Roet Addresses the UN Security Council[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Ambassador David Roet addresses UN Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East on Tuesday, 27 Tishrei. Madam President, Albert Einstein once said: "The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." There is no question that the world is a dangerous ...    Full Story »

Cuomo Memoir Sales off to Slow Start in 1st Week

Cuomo Memoir Sales off to Slow Start in 1st WeekDays after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tempered expectations about how well his new memoir is selling, the first results are in. "All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life" sold 948 copies in the first week after publication. That's according to data Wednesday from Nielsen BookScan, which tracks industry sales and covers about 85 percent of the U.S. print ...    Full Story »

Care Questioned In 15 NY Jail Death

Care Questioned In 15 NY Jail DeathThese are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines — prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed away as "medical." But hundreds of documents obtained by The Associated Press through public records requests raise serious questions about the quality and timeliness of ...    Full Story »

NYC City Council Limits Deportation Efforts

NYC City Council Limits Deportation EffortsThe New York City Council is passing legislation that would stop honoring detainment orders from U.S. immigration officials that don't come with a warrant from a federal judge. The council voted 41 to 6 in favor of two bills on Wednesday. The legislation prohibits the NYPD and the Department of Corrections from honoring federal "detainers," which are requests to hold illegal ...    Full Story »

Key Features Of Rigorous New US Ebola Monitoring

Key Features Of Rigorous New US Ebola MonitoringRigorous monitoring of travelers arriving from Ebola-stricken West African countries is being implemented to keep the virus from spreading in the United States. Key features announced Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: WHO WILL BE MONITORED? Starting Monday, all travelers arriving in the United States from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will be ...    Full Story »

Camel Maker Reynolds Snuffs Out Workplace Smoking

Camel Maker Reynolds Snuffs Out Workplace SmokingCamel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings. Beginning next year, the use of cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer be permitted in the company's offices, conference rooms and elevators. Lighting up already is prohibited on factory floors and in cafeterias. Spokesman David Howard said Wednesday that Reynolds will still ...    Full Story »

Four Terror Attack Victims Remain Hospitalized (2 opinions)

Four Terror Attack Victims Remain Hospitalized Four people wounded in the Wednesday evening terror attack at the Ammunition Hill light rail station remain hospitalized this morning. Two victims in light condition remain in the emergency room of Hadassah Ein ...    Full Story »

NYPD Beefing Security At Locations Tied To Canada

NYPD Beefing Security At Locations Tied To CanadaThe police department is beefing up security at New York City locations associated with the Canadian government after gunfire erupted at the country's capital. A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in Ottowa, Ontario was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament. One gunman was killed, and police said they were hunting for as many as two ...    Full Story »

Man Apprehended After Jumping White House Fence

Man Apprehended After Jumping White House FenceThe Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and entered the mansion before he was stopped in the East Room and taken into custody. The Secret Service says the man in Wednesday's incident climbed the ...    Full Story »

WHO: Ebola Responsible for More Than 4,800 Deaths

WHO: Ebola Responsible for More Than 4,800 DeathsThe World Health Organization says Ebola is now believed to have killed more than 4,800 people globally and that the spread of the lethal virus remains "persistent and widespread" in West Africa. In a new update issued on Wednesday, WHO said there have been 9,936 probable, suspected and confirmed cases of Ebola, mostly in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. It said transmission remains ...    Full Story »

State Dept. Statement Condemns Despicable Terror Attack In Strongest Terms (3 opinions)

State Dept. Statement Condemns Despicable Terror Attack In Strongest TermsThe following statement was released by the U.S. State Department following the terror attack in Jerusalem on Wednesday afternoon: The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem. We express our deepest condolences to the family of the baby, reportedly an American citizen, who was killed in this despicable attack, and extend our ...    Full Story »

Canadian Parliament Shooter Believed To Be Islam Convert From Quebec (2 opinions)

Canadian Parliament Shooter Believed To Be Islam Convert From QuebecCanadian authorities late Wednesday identified the shooter in a brazen attack on the Parliament complex in Ottawa that left a soldier dead as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, Fox News has confirmed. The shooting, which triggered a lockdown of the nation's capital, came just two days after a terror attack in Quebec. A government official told Fox that investigators believe Zehaf-Bibeau, ...    Full Story »

‘Calibration Error’ Changes GOP Votes to Dem in Illinois County (3 opinions)

‘Calibration Error’ Changes GOP Votes to Dem in Illinois CountyEarly voting in Illinois got off to a rocky start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats. Republican state representative candidate Jim Moynihan went to vote Monday at the Schaumburg Public Library. “I tried to cast a vote for myself and instead it cast the vote for my opponent,” Moynihan said. “You could imagine my ...    Full Story »


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