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TEHILLIM - Young Child Airlifted To Trauma Center After Falling Off Cliff In Minnewaska State Park In Kerhonkson

TEHILLIM - Young Child Airlifted To Trauma Center After Falling Off Cliff In Minnewaska State Park In Kerhonkson
A 9-year-old child has just been airlifted to a trauma center after falling off a cliff. Catskills Hatzolah received calls at around 3:40PM Monday afternoon for reports of a child that fell off a cliff at the Minnewaska State Park in Kerhonkson, NY. Paramedics rushed to the scene, and a Medevac was requested. The child suffered head, chest, and arm injuries. The child was extricated by rescue personnel from the bottom of the cliff, and was flown by the chopper to the Westchester Trauma Center. Please say tehillim for Yehoushu ben ...

Platoon Commander's Testimony In Manslaughter Trial Of Elor Azariya May Have Been A Turning Point In His Favor

Platoon Commander's Testimony In Manslaughter Trial Of Elor Azariya May Have Been A Turning Point In His FavorThe first weeks of the trial of IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya left many with the feeling that someone high up in the IDF and/or Defense Ministry wants to see a manslaughter conviction against the soldier who shot a wounded terrorist dead in Hebron minutes after the terrorist stabbed an IDF soldier. There was an air of overzealousness surrounding the military prosecution’s commitment to the ...    Full Story »

A Father And His 14-Year Old Daughter, Survivors Of A Horrific Terror Attack In Jerusalem, Need Your Help

Platoon Commander's Testimony In Manslaughter Trial Of Elor Azariya May Have Been A Turning Point In His Favor Listen to the words of Rabbanit Miri Hoffman We are all joining forces to help rebuild the lives of a father and his daughter, survivors of a horrific terror attack in Jerusalem!! Chacham Eliyahu and his daughter Esti have continued to live for the last ...    Full Story »

FAA Forecast: 600,000 Commercial Drones Within the Year

FAA Forecast: 600,000 Commercial Drones Within the YearThere will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday, according to a Federal Aviation Administration estimate. The rules governing the operation of small commercial drones were designed to protect safety without stifling innovation, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told a news ...    Full Story »

Young Woman To Daven Near Har Habayis Spent The Night In Lockup

Young Woman To Daven Near Har Habayis Spent The Night In LockupPolice arrested an 18-year-old female for disturbing the peace after she tried entering Har Habayis. The young lady claims she was just walking around the gates and she never tried to go onto the holy site. She was compelled to spend the night in jail nonetheless and was arraigned in the Jerusalem Magistrate Court on Monday morning 25 Menachem Av. The girl was arrested with a friend ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Norwegian Government Joins BDS-Funding Framework

PHOTOS: Norwegian Government Joins BDS-Funding Framework [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The following report was released by NGO Monitor regarding the Government of Norway and the BDS (Boycott, Divest & Sanctions) effort against Israel. Norway has joined Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland and the Netherlands in funding the Human Rights & International Humanitarian Law ...    Full Story »

Probe Into Alleged Corruption In Israel's Sheirut Leumi NGOs

Probe Into Alleged Corruption In Israel's Sheirut Leumi NGOsPolice investigators cooperating with Tax Authority officials and VAT inspectors are probing alleged corruption in Israel’s Sheirut Leumi organizations. Authorities on Monday morning 25 Menachem Av arrived at the offices of five NGOs that run Sheirut Leumi programs around the country along with the offices of CPAs dealing with the NGO organizations. It is alleged the NGOs have ...    Full Story »

McConnell: Federal Health Care Overhaul Is 'Crashing'

McConnell: Federal Health Care Overhaul Is 'Crashing'U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell predicts the federal health care overhaul is likely to undergo changes next year, regardless of who wins the presidency and which party has the upper hand in Congress. The Kentucky Republican has long advocated for the repeal of President Barack Obama's health care law. He said Monday that it's "crashing" under the weight of rising premiums ...    Full Story »

Iran Deploys Advanced Russian Anti-Aircraft System To Protect Nuclear Facility

Iran Deploys Advanced Russian Anti-Aircraft System To Protect Nuclear FacilityTehran has reportedly deployed the advanced Russian-built S-300 antiaircraft system around a major nuclear facility. Despite requests from Israel and the United States not to move ahead with eh sale, Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to proceed as planned with the sale of the sophisticated S-300 antiaircraft system to Iran. According to Iranian reports, the     Full Story »

Orthodox Jews Looking to Relocate to Staten Island as Williamsburg Prices Soar

Orthodox Jews Looking to Relocate to Staten Island as Williamsburg Prices SoarThe following is via OnlySimchas.com: As reported NY1′s Amanda Farinacci, the Jewish community is being priced out of Williamsburg, Brooklyn and they are looking into two new neighborhoods on Staten Island. Would-be buyers from the ...    Full Story »

Telshe Stone: Children Of Working And Sephardi Parents Still Not Registered For School

Telshe Stone: Children Of Working And Sephardi Parents Still Not Registered For SchoolMK (Shas) Yaakov Margi chairs the Knesset Education and he has been working hard to end discrimination that exists in chareidi schools, now turning his sights to Telshe Stone amid reports that dozens of children from homes in which parents work and/or Sephardim are without a school as Rosh Chodesh Elul approaches. Last month Margi addressed more than of few complaints alleging ...    Full Story »

Fact Checker: The Clinton Campaign's Slippery Rhetoric On Trump's 'Immigrant' Plans

Fact Checker: The Clinton Campaign's Slippery Rhetoric On Trump's 'Immigrant' Plans"We need to believe him [Donald Trump] when he bullies and threatens to throw out every immigrant in the country." - Hillary Clinton, interview on CNN with Anderson Cooper, Aug. 24, 2016 --- A reader called this quote to our attention, saying that it was clearly wrong. Donald Trump has certainly called for deporting an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants from the United ...    Full Story »

Elkin: Protecting Har HaZeisim Is A High Priority

Elkin: Protecting Har HaZeisim Is A High PriorityMinister of Jerusalem Affairs Ze’ev Elkin has announced that for him and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the protection of Har HaZeisim remains atop of the priority list. During a Manhattan reception attended by Malcolm Hoenlein Elkin announced the cabinet has allocated NIS millions towards increasing security for Har HaZeisim including the installation of surveillance cameras, an ...    Full Story »

NY System For Driver's License Photos Helping To Fight Fraud

NY System For Driver's License Photos Helping To Fight FraudNew York authorities say that the new, enhanced computer program for recognizing faces at the state Department of Motor Vehicles has led to more than 100 arrests since January and 900 open cases. The system is used against identity theft and fraud and to keep high-risk drivers off the road by helping identify people applying for driver's licenses under false names. According to ...    Full Story »

Nachal Chareidi Soldier May Face Charges Of Involuntary Manslaughter

Nachal Chareidi Soldier May Face Charges Of Involuntary ManslaughterThe Nachal Chareidi Battalion soldier who shot a 38-year-old PA (Palestinian Authority) resident dead near the community of Ofra on Erev Shabbos was questioned ‘under caution’ and may face ...    Full Story »

Chosson's Father Should Only Speak To His Son's Kallah When Absolutely Necessary

Chosson's Father Should Only Speak To His Son's Kallah When Absolutely NecessaryA new kuntres has been recently been released addressing a simcha, chosson and kallah and how one should act. The kuntres was released by HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita. The kuntres has a disclaimer, stating that while the rulings reflect the position of Rav Kanievsky, one should not rely on them “הלכה למעשה” without asking privately regarding each matter. The ...    Full Story »

Trump Says Anthony Weiner Was A Security Risk

Trump Says Anthony Weiner Was A Security RiskDonald Trump is praising the decision of Hillary Clinton's top aide to separate from husband Anthony Weiner. And he's blasting Clinton in the process by suggesting Weiner could have endangered national security. Trump says Huma Abedin "is making a very wise decision" and that "she will be far better off without him." Abedin announced Monday she is leaving the former New York ...    Full Story »

Betar Illit Mom Who Got A Drivers License To Assist Disabled Daughter Fired From Her Teaching Position

Betar Illit Mom Who Got A Drivers License To Assist Disabled Daughter Fired From Her Teaching PositionA chassidish woman who lives in Betar Illit got a drivers license in the hope of making her disabled daughter’s life easier. The woman has been employed in education in the chareidi community for years and she is well known in the community. However, after she received her license she was dismissed from her teaching position. The woman consulted with a prominent rav and their rebbe ...    Full Story »

Statement From The 40th Kinnos Shluchim In Kfar Chabad

Statement From The 40th Kinnos Shluchim In Kfar Chabad  The following statement was issued to the media at the 40th Annual National Conference of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s personal Emissaries in Israel: A Call to the Prime Minister and Government of Israel and to all our Jewish Brethren Around the World from the Israeli Emissaries of the Lubavitcher Rebbe “We, the Israeli emissaries of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, who were personally sent ...    Full Story »

Will Israelis Be Permitted To Vote In Knesset Elections From Abroad?

Will Israelis Be Permitted To Vote In Knesset Elections From Abroad?A bill that has backing from both members of the coalition and opposition seeks to permit Israeli citizens vote in Knesset elections from abroad. At present, one may only vote inside Israel, unlike the United States for example, permitting registered voters to cast their ballots abroad. The bill addresses Israelis abroad who are registered to vote in Israel, accommodating them by ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Hikind Honors U.S. Coast Guard Volunteer Jack Rosenberg One Year After Cresskill Plane Crash

PHOTOS: Hikind Honors U.S. Coast Guard Volunteer Jack Rosenberg One Year After Cresskill Plane CrashAssemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) honored U.S. Coast Guard volunteer Jack Rosenberg Sunday at the Miracle of Cresskill picnic for his heroic efforts in landing a plane at Reagan Field one year ago. Jack Rosenberg and co-pilot Erik Pearson took off in a small private plane with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, a 1978 Cessna 172, out of Linden Airport in New Jersey to survey the ...    Full Story »

Person Shot In Boro Park On New Utrecht Ave And 46 Street [12:30PM ET] (5 opinions)

Person Shot In Boro Park On New Utrecht Ave And 46 Street [12:30PM ET][VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A person was shot in Boro Park on Monday afternoon. The shooting happened at the intersection of New Utrecht Avenue and 46 Street just before 12:30PM. The victim was the driver of a van. He was shot possibly while driving. The NYPD requested a Level 1 Mobilization response, and a crime scene was being secured. FDNY EMS were on the ...    Full Story »

Israel Railway's 'Pikuach Nefesh' Is All About Saving Money

Israel Railway's 'Pikuach Nefesh' Is All About Saving MoneyIsrael Railways officials’ have been insisting the Chilul Shabbos over recent weeks Is a matter of Chilul Shabbos, leading to coalition friction between chareidi parties, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz. The chareidim insist this is nothing to do with pikuach nefesh, demanding a halt to the chilul Shabbos. On Monday morning 25 Menachem Av, ...    Full Story »

Trump Camp Says It Plans $10 Million TV Ad Buy

Trump Camp Says It Plans $10 Million TV Ad BuyDonald Trump's campaign says it plans to hit the airwaves with upward of $10 million worth of television commercials over the next week or so -- a substantial investment in a method of communicating with voters that the Republican presidential nominee has mostly avoided. The Trump campaign on Monday confirmed that it plans to make the eight-figure investment. If fully realized, the ...    Full Story »

Is The Jerusalem Municipality Funds Chilul Shabbos In A Big Way?

Is The Jerusalem Municipality Funds Chilul Shabbos In A Big Way?The Jerusalem Allocations Committee met earlier this week and a decision was made to allocate a building in the city to accommodate four NGOs to the tune of NIS 50 million. The building will be in the center of the city and it will be used for cultural events. Councilman Aryeh King raised objections to the allocations, explaining today the area is used as a parking lot near the ...    Full Story »

The Federal Reserve Is Debating How To Fight The Next Recession

The Federal Reserve Is Debating How To Fight The Next RecessionThe recovery from the Great Recession has been one of the longest expansions in American history. Now, the stewards of the nation's economy are starting to grapple with what happens once it ends. The Federal Reserve pushed the limits of its powers to rescue the economy from the devastating 2008 financial crisis - and many of its most dramatic measures remain in place. It still holds ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: A Growing Number Of Israelis Are Living Together Without Keddushin R'L (2 opinions)

PHOTOS: A Growing Number Of Israelis Are Living Together Without Keddushin R'L[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] According to figures released by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), a growing number of Israeli couples are living with one another with Keddushin R”L. Hiddush has released a report based on these numbers, showing the number of couple married in Israel fell by 6.5% while the number of couples living together increased by 29%. Over the course of ...    Full Story »
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John McCain Is In The Fight Of His Life In The Age Of Donald Trump (2 opinions)

John McCain Is In The Fight Of His Life In The Age Of Donald TrumpSen. John McCain insists that he has no plans to change course or alter the high-wire reelection strategy forced upon him by the candidacy of DonaldTrump. The Arizona Republican says he expects to remain steadfast in his support for his party's presidential nominee all the way to Election Day, while reserving the right to regularly criticize Trump when the GOP nominee says or does ...    Full Story »

Girl Stabbed By Her Dad R'L Is Recuperating In Shaare Zedek Hospital

Girl Stabbed By Her Dad R'L Is Recuperating In Shaare Zedek HospitalA 10-year-old girl who was stabbed by her father is recuperating in Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem, is reported to be in moderate/stable condition. The girl underwent surgery during the night of 25 Menachem Av (Sunday to Monday) after arriving in moderate-to-serious condition after being wounded, transported by MDA paramedics. Authorities report her 39-year-old dad was having a ...    Full Story »

On Syria, Democrats Look To Deflect The Conversation

On Syria, Democrats Look To Deflect The ConversationIn his speech at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump made six references to the conflict in Syria, pointing to the war-ravaged nation as a source of much of the world's turmoil, particularly immigration and extremism. A week later at the Democratic convention, Hillary Clinton made not one reference to Syria. The conflict in Syria remains a major conundrum for both ...    Full Story »

Frum Man Suspected To Be Dealing In Arms With Iran Being Extradited From Israel To The USA (6 opinions)

Frum Man Suspected To Be Dealing In Arms With Iran Being Extradited From Israel To The USAPremishlan chossid, 56-year-old Eli Cohen is going to be extradited by Israel to the United States where he will face charges of illegal weapons dealings with Iran. The case has been ongoing for years and it is now reported that while he presents himself as an antiques dealer; a probe by US federal agencies reveals a different reality, alleging that is a cover-up and he is a weapons ...    Full Story »

GOP Presidential Nominee Trump Plans Major Ad Buy Monday

GOP Presidential Nominee Trump Plans Major Ad Buy MondayDonald Trump's campaign is planning its biggest ad buy to date — upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week or so. The campaign is expects the ads to air as soon as Monday in nine swing states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida, where the campaign has already been on the air, along with New Hampshire, Virginia, Iowa, Colorado and Nevada. 2012 ...    Full Story »

Longtime Hillary Adviser Huma Abedin Announces She's Separating From Anthony Weiner After Another Scandal (5 opinions)

Longtime Hillary Adviser Huma Abedin Announces She's Separating From Anthony Weiner After Another Scandal[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Clinton adviser Huma Abedin announced Monday that she was separating from her husband, former congressman and onetime New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. Former congressman and onetime New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner has deleted his Twitter account. The erstwhile politician's normally active Twitter disappeared from the ...    Full Story »

Bennett Expresses His Commitment To Shabbos Despite Party's Silence

Bennett Expresses His Commitment To Shabbos Despite Party's SilenceThe Bayit Yehudi party has come under criticism as the chareidim are precipitating coalition stress over repeated Israel Railways Chilul Shabbos. Chareidi representatives have demanded a meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Yahadut Hatorah has demanded the removal of Yisrael Katz from his post as Transportation Minister. Bayit Yehudi has remained silent, with some ...    Full Story »

Avoid The Long Ben Gurion Car Rental Lines

Avoid The Long Ben Gurion Car Rental LinesWith you at the airport too! Plan-It Israel Introduces Brand-New Airport Car Rental Service! Your rental car awaits you right at the door of Ben Gurion Airport’s It’s as easy as saying “I want to rent!” All you need to send us: Driver’s license Passport Credit card Our representative will meet you right at the exit of the Arrivals Terminal to escort you ...    Full Story »

Iran Deploys S-300 Air Defense Around Nuclear Site (2 opinions)

Iran Deploys S-300 Air Defense Around Nuclear SiteIran has begun deploying a Russian-made S-300 air defense system around its underground Fordo nuclear facility, state TV reported. Video footage posted late Sunday on state TV's website showed trucks arriving at the site and missile launchers being aimed skyward. It did not say whether the system was fully operational. The large, underground facility is located in some 100 ...    Full Story »

MK Yehuda Glick: We Need To Write A Modern Day Shulchan Aruch (14 opinions)

MK Yehuda Glick: We Need To Write A Modern Day Shulchan AruchIn the background of the growing tensions between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the chareidi parties in Knesset over Israel Railways Chilul Shabbos, Likud MK Yehuda Glick feels a ...    Full Story »

Mylan To Launch Cheaper, Generic Version Of Epipen

Mylan To Launch Cheaper, Generic Version Of EpipenMylan will start selling a cheaper version of its EpiPen after absorbing waves of criticism over a list price for the emergency allergy treatment that has grown to $608 for a two-pack, making it unaffordable for many patients without insurance or with high-deductible coverage. The drugmaker says it will make available in the next several weeks a generic EpiPen version that is ...    Full Story »

Listeria Alert Announced For Aroma Israel Coconut Ice Drink

Listeria Alert Announced For Aroma Israel Coconut Ice DrinkThe Ministry of Health Jerusalem District food service bactochem laboratory together with Aroma Israel announced there is a fear of the presence of listeria monocytogenes in Aroma’s coconut ice drink manufactured on August 8, 2016. A team was dispatched to the factory on Monday, 25 Menachem Av and samples were taken for laboratory testing. Aroma informed the ministry that it has ...    Full Story »

False Report Of Gunman At Los Angeles Airport Causes Panic

False Report Of Gunman At Los Angeles Airport Causes PanicReports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport saw major delays. A search through terminals brought no evidence of a gunman or shots fired, Los Angeles police spokesman Andy Neiman said. The reports were spurred by loud noises only, and police were ...    Full Story »


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