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Litzman Visits Arad To Broker Peace Agreement With The Mayor

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, a Gerrer Chossid, visited Arad in an effort to lower the flames of machlokes between his tzibur and the secular...

Navy Chief: Budget Cuts Strain Force Amid Ship Crashes

The Navy's top officer says that although commanders are ultimately responsible for problems leading to two recent fatal ship collisions — the spike in...

Torah Umesorah Toronto Parlor Reception

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The Torah Umesorah Toronto Parlor Reception has grown to be known as an evening of inspiration for the Toronto Community. Held annually in the...

First Expert Day Held at Bizmax Concludes with Startup Competition; Winner Attends London Conference...

Over 200 entrepreneurs attended Expert Day at Bizmax – the Jerusalem business hub for haredi entrepreneurs. The event culminated with a startup competition, whose...


Small Earthquake Reported In Illinois, Felt In 3 States

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a small earthquake in southeastern Illinois was felt across parts of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. The USGS says the...

WATCH & READ: Full Speech – Trump Addresses UN General Assembly 2018

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Small Quake Rattles Nerves, Causes No Damage In Los Angeles

Los Angeles was jolted by a small earthquake that rattled nerves and got people talking on social media, but didn't cause any major damage. The...


Rav Chaim’s Surprising Rosh HaShana Tradition

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There may be no one in today’s generation who understands the depth and gravity of Rosh Hashana as well as Rav Chaim Kanievsky. Each...

Hurricane Maria: Devastation In Dominica; Puerto Rico Braces For Storm Force Not Seen In...

Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling"...

Toys ‘R’ Us Files For Bankruptcy, But Keeps Stores Open

Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead...

Governor Cuomo Finally Endorses DeBlasio For NYC Mayor

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has endorsed his frequent rival and fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio for a second term as mayor of New...

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Exhibit Allows Virtual ‘Interviews’ With Holocaust Survivors

What was it like in a Nazi concentration camp? How did you survive? How has it affected your life since? Technology is allowing people to...

Mattis: No Need Yet To Shoot Down NKorean Missiles

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. has not attempted to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles -- including two that have recently...

WATCH: Kosel Kvitlach Being Cleared Ahead Of Rosh Hashanah

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Rosh Hashanah is almost upon us and the time of year is synonymous with cleaning the countless number of kvitlach from...

IAF Patriot Downs Hizbullah Drone [UPDATED 2:43PM IL]

The Israeli military said it shot down an Iranian-made spy drone operated by the Hezbollah terrorist group as it approached the Golan Heights on...

Polish Party Leader Denounces Anti-Semitism, Praises Israel

Poland's most powerful politician on Monday denounced anti-Semitism and praised the "great" state of Israel at a ceremony honoring Poles who protected Jews during...

Israel And US Open First American Military Base In Israel

(VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Israel and the U.S. inaugurated the first American military base on Israeli soil on Monday, which will serve dozens...

Coming Not-So-Soon: Northern Jerusalem Bus Station

A new bus station is planned for northern Jerusalem, a project undertaken by the Transportations Ministry and the Jerusalem Municipality. The additional station is...

PHOTOS: Jordan Valley Dates Thieves Apprehended

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Jordan Valley district police report the apprehension of date thieves who were apprehended red-handed. The thieves were observed during the night,...

Hurricane Jose Moves North; Expected To Impact Long Island

The New York City Emergency Management Department today urged New Yorkers to prepare for potential impacts of Hurricane Jose. With Jose’s track moving about...

WATCH: High Holy Days Message From President Trump

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) On behalf of all Americans, I want to wish Jewish families many blessings in the New Year. The High Holy Days are...

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GOP Eyes Popular Tax Breaks To Finance Overhaul

Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the...

Trump Wants A Parade To Showcase US Military Might

Who doesn't love a parade? To a city that already offers many, President Donald Trump wants to add one that showcases U.S. military might. It...

Senate GOP In Final Scramble To Stop ObamaCare

Senate Republicans are revving up a final push to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law. Though the effort faces low odds of success...

Teen Girls Arrested After Affixing Stickers Near Entrance Of Har Habayis

Teenage girls, 14, spent the night in jail after the five were apprehended affixing “Enough Administrative Orders” stickers near an entrance to Har Habayis....

Hurricane Maria Intensifies to Category 5 Storm; Potentially Devastating Strike on Puerto Rico and...

Hurricane Maria intensified into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm Monday as it surged toward islands in the eastern Caribbean, and forecasters warned it...

Earth Sweltered To 3rd Hottest August, Summer On Record

Earth just sweated through the third hottest August and summer on record. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday the globe last month averaged...

Jerusalem Cleaning Up Before The Tishrei Yomim Tovim

A comprehensive clean-up is taking place around Yerushalayim ahead of the Tishrei Yomim Tovim. This includes tourist sites, residential neighborhoods, central locales and much...

Fierce Storms Haven’t Slowed Growth Along US Coastlines

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis...

On The Eve Of Rosh Hashanah, The Population Of Israel Is 8,743,000

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), as Rosh Hashanah approaches the population of Israel is 8,743,000. Since Rosh Hashanah 5777, the population...

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Former New York US Attorney Preet Bharara Launching Podcast

Former federal prosecutor and outspoken White House critic Preet Bharara is launching a podcast. Bharara was fired in March by President Donald Trump from his...

Navy Fires 2 Commanders In Connection With Ship Collisions

The U.S. Navy has fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with recent deadly collisions of Navy ships, as part of...

Trump: Fate Of Iran Nuclear Deal Hangs On Tough UN Policing

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Monday that Washington will walk away from a nuclear deal it agreed to with Iran and five other nations...

Chief Rabbinate Threatens To Dismiss Rabbi Stav As Chief Rabbi Of Shoham

The Director-General of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel is threatening Rabbi David Stav with dismissal from his post as Chief Rabbi of Shoham if...

Putin Attends Military Drills That Worry Russia’s Neighbors

Russian President Vladimir Putin is attending military maneuvers that have worried his country's neighbors. Putin, accompanied by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, attended the Zapad...

‘Not A Friend Of Democracy’: Trump’s Past UN Criticism

"Utter weakness and incompetence." ''Not a friend of democracy." ''Just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time." As President...

PHOTOS: Agudah Yom Iyun: Understanding The Power Of Mitzvos As The Key To Happiness

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) An overflow crowd of more than 200 men and women from all around the local area flocked to the Agudath Israel...

Cuba Mystery: What Theories US Investigators Are Pursuing

There must be an answer. Whatever is harming U.S. diplomats in Havana, it's eluded the doctors, scientists and intelligence analysts scouring for answers. Investigators have...

VIDEOS: Police Commissioner Alsheich Calls To Probe Possible Police Brutality At Chareidi Protest

(VIDEOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) The National Police Headquarters held a ceremony on Monday morning 27 Elul with the participation of Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan,...

PHOTOS: Mispallalim Are Heading To Uman In Large Numbers

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) The flights from Israel, the USA and elsewhere heading to Uman are underway with just a few short days remaining until...

Trump’s Childhood Home Becomes Showcase For Refugees

President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend — refugees who shared their stories as a way...

NY Gov. Cuomo Wants Tougher Rules For Credit Reporting Firms

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing tougher state regulations for credit reporting agencies such as Equifax in the wake of the massive hacking...

US Flies Powerful Warplanes Amid Tensions With North Korea

The U.S. military flew advanced bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan in drills with South Korean and Japanese warplanes...

ONLY 48 HOURS REMAINING: Add Your Name To Rav Chaim Kanievsky’s ROSH HASHANAH Prayer...

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The Most Critical 48 Hours of the Year The Yom HaDin is approaching. With so much important preparation still left to do – What are you...

Rabbi Berland Released To Visit Uman For Rosh Hashanah – Posted 740,000 Shekel Bail

Shuvu Banim community head Rabbi Eliezer Berland has requested to be permitted to leave Israel to spend Rosh Hashanah in Uman, at the tziyun...

Trump, In UN Debut, Calls For ‘Changing Business As usual’

President Donald Trump made his United Nations debut on Monday, using his first moments to urge the 193-nation organization to cut bureaucracy and costs...

WATCH: Swamp Watch: The United Nations

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Gafne Meets With Erdan: The Cops Who Used Brutality Must Be Held Accountable

MK Moshe Gafne on Monday, 27 Elul, met with Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan, telling the minister that the police brutality seen during...

Protests Resume After 80 Arrests In St. Louis Unrest

A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St. Louis Monday morning to protest the acquittal of a white...

President Rivlin Hosts Rosh Hashanah Reception For Foreign Ambassadors And Members Of The Diplomatic...

President Reuven & First Lady Nechama Rivlin on Monday, 27 Elul, held a festive reception at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem for foreign ambassadors...

Hurricane Maria Grows To Category 2, Nears Already Battered Caribbean

Hurricane Maria strengthened into a Category 2 storm on Monday and pushed toward the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean, as forecasters warned it...
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WATCH: Ani L’dodi – S.Y. Rechnitz Feat. Moshe Tischler & The A Team

The A Team Orchestra & Production Company is proud to introduce you to a bright new talent, Welcome Moshe Tischler. Join Moshe's journey as...

Senate Poised To Pass $700 Billion Defense Policy Bill

The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that pumps $700 billion into the Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile defenses in response...

3 Dead, 15 Hurt When Two Buses Collide In Queens

Three people were killed and 15 injured when an MTA bus and a charter bus collided in Queens early Monday. The Q20 bus collided with...

HaRav HaMekubal Rav Dovid Chaim Stern Shlita To Pray For A Year Of Blessing...

(COMMUNICATED CONTENT) He embodies humility and modesty, but those who seek his counsel know that the holy mekubal of Bnei Brak has a special pathway...

New Lighting Ahead Of Yahrzeit Of Rochel Imeinu

A new lighting system has been installed at Kever Rochel, significantly improving the lighting on the approach road to the holy site. The project...

Rabbinate Ramps Up Jewishness Questioning Of Olim Previously Recognized As Jews

The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has initiated court inquiries into the Jewishness of Israeli citizens, including people who have previously been confirmed as being...

PHOTOS: Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Visits Maran Hagaon HaRav Shteinman Ahead of Rosh Hashanah

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita on Sunday morning 26 Elul, visited the home of Maran HaGaon HaRav Aharon Yehuda Leib Shteinman...

PHOTOS: Many Mispallalim Already In Uman Ahead Of Rosh Hashanah

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Many mispallalim spent this past Shabbos in Uman at the tziyun of Rav Nachman ZT”L, wishing to beat the crowd so-to-speak,...

Trump Advisers Warn North Korea To Give Up Weapons Programs

Top advisers to President Donald Trump on Sunday warned North Korea to give up its missile and nuclear weapons programs and to quit making...

WATCH: Children From Sephardic Cheder In Bnei Brak Say Selichos At Kosel

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Amsellem: Rav Ovadia Wouldn’t Have Thrown Guetta Out For Attending Toeiva Wedding

Former Shas MK Rabbi Chaim Amsellem responded to the media in the case of Shas MK Yigal Guetta, stating HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef ZT”L...

Top US Diplomat Says Closing Embassy In Cuba ‘Under Review’

The Trump administration is considering closing down the recently reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana following a string of unexplained incidents harming the health of...

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Deri Visits Babi Yar While In The Ukraine And Recites Kaddish At The...

(VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, who spent a number of days in Uman being mispallel at the tziyun of Rav...

Disability Backlog Tops 1 Million; Thousands Die On Waitlist

More than 1 million Americans await a hearing to see whether they qualify for disability benefits from Social Security, with the average wait nearly...

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel Announces He Is Stepping Down As Rav Of Ramat Gan

Chief Rabbi of Ramat Gan, HaGaon HaRav Yaakov Ariel Shlita, has announced he plans to step down. The rav made the announcement on motzei...

UK Lowers Official Terrorist Threat Level After 2nd Arrest

British police made progress Sunday in their frantic pursuit of suspects and evidence connected to the bomb that partially exploded on a packed London...
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