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Cru Explains Why He Endorsed Trump

Cru Explains Why He Endorsed Trump
One day after Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump, the Republican nominee whom he once accused of being a “pathological liar” and “sniveling coward,” the Texas senator was still explaining himself. He called the decision “agonizing.” He revealed that he did not ask Trump to apologize for insults to his wife and father. And he told Evan Smith, the founding editor of the Texas Tribune, that Hillary Clinton’s threat to the Supreme Court and the country was enough to move him off the fence. “You think a serial philanderer and ...

Almost over – $13.99 for Kikiriki Shells – Save on Linda Leal, Plus Size, Maternity Shells and More!

WATCH: Charlotte Police Bodycam Footage Of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] In Time For Rosh Hashanah Delivery Is Still Available If You Order Today! Kikiriki Shells only $13.99?!* That’s right – all regular adult and kids shells of every color and every sleeve-length are $13.99* for one week only! Just in time for Rosh Hashana and Sukkos! Stock up on your favorite ladies’ and girls’     Full Story »

Israel PM Hopes Obama Won't Make Final Push for Palestinians In Last Months Of Term

Israel PM Hopes Obama Won't Make Final Push for Palestinians In Last Months Of TermIsrael's prime minister said Saturday he hopes President Barack Obama refrains from pushing for a Palestinian state in his final months in office. Benjamin Netanyahu told Israel's Channel 2 TV that the issue didn't come up in this week's meeting with Obama in New York. But he noted the president has previously vetoed anti-Israel measures at the United Nations and said peace would not ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Tragedy IN Jerusalem!! Mother, 33 Years Old Leaves Behind 9 Young Orphans, Click Link At The End Of Video To Donate

Mrs Sheindy Wallace from the Meah Shearim neighbourhood of Yerushalayim tragically passed away this past Monday at the young age of 33 years old after suffering for 2 years with a severe case of cancer. Sheindy was known to be the most dedicated and ...    Full Story »

Lawmakers Ask NY Gov. Cuomo To Reconsider Kiryas Joel Annexation Bill

Lawmakers Ask NY Gov. Cuomo To Reconsider Kiryas Joel Annexation BillThere is a renewed push to pass a statewide law that could affect the turf war between the Town of Monroe and its Orthodox Jewish neighbors in Kiryas Joel. Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed legislation last year that would give more oversight to Orange County, but now local lawmakers are calling on him to reconsider. Lawmakers have put forth another Annexation Oversight Bill that would ...    Full Story »

Daughter Of Hamas Sheikh To Be Released In Coming Days

Lawmakers Ask NY Gov. Cuomo To Reconsider Kiryas Joel Annexation Bill[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Three years ago, over 10,000 people were fortunate enough to attend the Yad L’Achim events and witness firsthand as Maya, the daughter of the Hamas Sheikh told her dramatic life story. In a multi-city tour, her amazing story of horror, rescue, redemption and eventually working for Yad L’Achim to help rescue others was an emotional tour de force. Her story ...    Full Story »

Netanyahu to Meet With Clinton and Trump On Sunday

Netanyahu to Meet With Clinton and Trump On SundayAn Israeli official has confirmed that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Sunday. Netanyahu is in the United States, where he met with President Barack Obama and addressed the U.N. General Assembly this week. Israel is a close ally of the U.S. and presidential candidates often visit to meet with Israeli ...    Full Story »

MH370 Wreckage Hunter Won't Give up Until Mystery Solved

MH370 Wreckage Hunter Won't Give up Until Mystery SolvedThe fedora, the bomber jacket and the consuming quest invite comparisons to Indiana Jones. Blaine Gibson, though, hasn't matched the film hero's triumph in finding the legendary chest containing the stone tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments. Not that he didn't try. "The Ark of the Covenant, I did not find it. However, I do believe that it's in Ethiopia somewhere," Gibson told ...    Full Story »

Senator Joe Lieberman at Agudath Israel of Maryland Benefit: Jewish Advocacy Makes a Difference in American Politics

Senator Joe Lieberman at Agudath Israel of Maryland Benefit: Jewish Advocacy Makes a Difference in American PoliticsOn Sunday morning, September 18th, Agudath Israel of Maryland held its second annual benefit brunch at the Baltimore home of Susie and Matt Schoenfeld. The event drew a capacity crowd of 140 community leaders and activists who came to show support for the vital community organization and to celebrate its numerous accomplishments. Featured speaker Senator Joe Lieberman engaged the ...    Full Story »

NYC 'Trump Tombstone' on Display After Police Confiscate It

NYC 'Trump Tombstone' on Display After Police Confiscate ItA granite tombstone bearing the name Donald J. Trump that police confiscated in Central Park months ago is now on display at a Brooklyn gallery. The year of Trump's birth and the words "Made America Hate Again" also are chiseled into the 500-pound slab. Artist Brian Andrew Whiteley said he created it to remind the Republican presidential nominee that he has "stirred the pot of ...    Full Story »

Anthem Protests Spread To Colleges, WNBA Player Sits (1 opinions)

Anthem Protests Spread To Colleges, WNBA Player SitsLiberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed during the national anthem before a WNBA playoff game. Hours earlier, college football players for Michigan and Michigan State, along with a group of students at North Carolina, raised their fists during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner on Saturday. Since 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for ...    Full Story »

Police: Man In Body Armor Made Terrorist Threats In Kiryas Joel

Police: Man In Body Armor Made Terrorist Threats In Kiryas JoelThe following is via News12: A Garrison man is being held at the Orange County jail after he allegedly made terrorist threats in the Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel while wearing tactical body armor. Frank Zebzda, 30, was arrested following the incident ...    Full Story »

Charlotte Police Release Dramatic Video: New Details Of Shooting Of Black Man

Charlotte Police Release Dramatic Video: New Details Of Shooting Of Black ManCharlotte police released dramatic video footage Saturday that shows officers surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles to the ground. It's unclear if there was anything in the man's hands. The footage of the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott was released after several days of demonstrations that coalesced around demands that the ...    Full Story »

Clinton's Debate Experience Could Shape Encounter With Trump (1 opinions)

Clinton's Debate Experience Could Shape Encounter With TrumpHillary Clinton has appeared in more than 30 primary debates during her two presidential campaigns, a deep history she can draw upon as she faces Donald Trump on Monday night. Clinton has been through the debate gauntlet in two New York Senate campaigns as well as in presidential primary match-ups against then-Sen. Barack Obama in 2008, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders this year and other ...    Full Story »

Shooting At Macy's Department Store In Washington Mall Leaves Four Dead; Shooter On Loose

Shooting At Macy's Department Store In Washington Mall Leaves Four Dead; Shooter On LooseThe first 911 call came in just before 7 p.m. on a busy Friday night at the Cascade Mall: A man with a rifle was shooting at people in the Macy's Department Store. By the time police arrived moments later, the carnage at the Macy's makeup counter was complete. Four people were dead and the shooter was gone, last seen walking toward Interstate 5. A fifth victim, a man, died in the ...    Full Story »

Important Yom Iyun Tomorrow: V'Asisa Hayashar V'hatov - Emes And The Law

Important Yom Iyun Tomorrow: V'Asisa Hayashar V'hatov - Emes And The Law[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Agudath Israel of America’s Torah Projects and Daf Yomi Commission will be hosting a Yom Iyun tomorrow, Sunday, September 25, 2016 / 22 Elul, 5776, the first day of Selichos. The event will begin at 8:00 pm ET and feature four speakers: HaRav Yaakov Perlow, Novominsker Rebbe, Rosh Agudas Yisroel; HaRav Moshe Tuvia Lieff, Rav, Agudath Israel Bais Binyomin; ...    Full Story »

Kerry Admits Diplomacy At Impasse As Syrian Truce Collapses

Kerry Admits Diplomacy At Impasse As Syrian Truce CollapsesThe United States and Russia ended any pretenses Thursday of their cease-fire for Syria remaining in force after days of increased violence and the Syrian military's announcement of a new offensive in Aleppo. "We can't go out to the world and say we have an agreement when we don't," Secretary of State John Kerry said after meeting the top diplomats from Russia and more than a dozen ...    Full Story »

Tragic Petira Of 11-Year-Old Dovi Sass Z'L Who Was Struck By Baseball last Week (3 opinions)

Tragic Petira Of 11-Year-Old Dovi Sass Z'L Who Was Struck By Baseball last WeekYWN regrets to inform you of the tragic Petira of 11-year-old Dovi Sass Z"L, who was struck in the head by a baseball last week. As YWN had reported, Dovi was playing baseball near his home in ...    Full Story »

JUST IN: Williamsburg Resident Convicted On 'Gang Assault' Charges In Beating Of Taj Patterson (3 opinions)

JUST IN: Williamsburg Resident Convicted On 'Gang Assault' Charges In Beating Of Taj PattersonThe following statement was delivered moments ago to YWN by Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. The name of the defendant has been removed to prevent any further unnecessary Lashon Hara. It is being posted as this case has been so closely watched and followed by so many Orthodox Jews. A 24-year-old man from Williamsburg, Brooklyn was convicted of gang assault and related charges ...    Full Story »

In About-Face, Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump (2 opinions)

In About-Face, Ted Cruz Endorses Donald TrumpTed Cruz says he's voting for Donald Trump for president - a shocking about-face after he rocked the Republican convention by dramatically refusing to do so. The Texas senator says on Facebook that he made the decision for two reasons. First, his promise to support the Republican nominee. And second, his belief that Democrat Hillary Clinton is "wholly unacceptable." The flip-flop ...    Full Story »

Trump Adds Names to Supreme Court Wish List

Trump Adds Names to Supreme Court Wish ListDonald Trump has added 10 names to the list he says he'd use to fill Supreme Court vacancies if he becomes president. The announcement of the new names Friday, three days before the first presidential debate, appears to be another attempt by the Republican nominee to solidify support among conservatives still reticent about his candidacy. Among those added: conservative Utah Sen. ...    Full Story »

You Can Now Send Your Name To Barditchev (4 Free) Through Yad L'Achim Now

You Can Now Send Your Name To Barditchev (4 Free) Through Yad L'Achim Now[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] When you can, you should. ENTER THE SPECIAL TEFILLAH BY THE “SANEGOR” Reb Levy Yitzchak of Berditchev IN BERDITCHEV ON EREV ROSH HASHANA – for Shidduchim & all Yeshuos and a KESIVA V’CHASIMA TOVA (NO COST TO JOIN THE TEFILLAH –     Full Story »

GOP Lawmaker: FBI Gave Immunity to Top Clinton Aide (1 opinions)

GOP Lawmaker: FBI Gave Immunity to Top Clinton AideHillary Clinton's former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, and two other staff members were granted immunity deals in exchange for their cooperation in the now-closed FBI investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, says a Republican congressman. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told the Associated ...    Full Story »

Video, Recorded by Wife, Shows Charlotte Shooting Man

Video, Recorded by Wife, Shows Charlotte Shooting ManThe New York Times has posted video of the deadly encounter involving police and a black man who was shot by an officer in Charlotte. The video, posted on the newspaper's website Friday, was recorded by the wife of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott. The 2 ? minute video does not show the shooting, though gunshots can be heard. Before gunfire erupts, police repeatedly tell Scott to drop ...    Full Story »
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Iranian General Says American U2 Spy Plane Warned Away (1 opinions)

Iranian General Says American U2 Spy Plane Warned AwayAn Iranian general in charge of the Islamic Republic's air defense says his forces warned off an American U2 spy plane trying to fly over his country. Iranian state television broadcast the comments by Gen. Farzad Esmaili on Friday, saying the incident happened "in recent days." Esmaili said the plane flew away, without elaborating on where the aircraft attempted to enter Iranian ...    Full Story »

RCA Acts to Prevent Abuse of GET as a Tool of Suffering (5 opinions)

RCA Acts to Prevent Abuse of GET as a Tool of Suffering"The Rabbinical Council of America today takes a major step forward toward alleviating the suffering of those who cannot successfully end marriages due to the refusal of one of the parties to participate in effecting a Jewish divorce," said Rabbi Shalom Baum, president of the RCA. A resolution adopted by the RCA now requires "each of its members [to] utilize, in any wedding at which he ...    Full Story »

The Tale Of The Tape: When Should Police Videos Be Released?

The Tale Of The Tape: When Should Police Videos Be Released? Two police shootings, both recorded by police. In one city, the police recordings were released almost immediately and protests remained calm. In the other, the chief has so far refused to provide the videos to the public and violent protests have wrought destruction in the heart of the city. Two different outcomes that raise some key questions: How soon are police obligated to release ...    Full Story »

Worldwide Yom Limud And Tefillah On Yahrtzeit Of The Chofetz Chaim

Worldwide Yom Limud And Tefillah On Yahrtzeit Of The Chofetz ChaimDistinguished Rabbonim to Daven on Behalf of Klal Yisrael at Kever of Chofetz Chaim By Chaim Gold The yahrtzeit of the Chofetz Chaim is a special eis ratzon, a remarkably opportune time to invoke rachamei shomayim. This year, on Tuesday, 24 Elul/September 27, Klal Yisroel will utilize this eis ratzon by engaging in an International Yom Limud and Tefillah. Jews from all over the ...    Full Story »

UPS Testing Drones for Use in Its Package Delivery System

UPS Testing Drones for Use in Its Package Delivery SystemOne of the world's largest package delivery companies is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. UPS has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial deliveries to remote or difficult-to-access locations. The companies began testing the drones on Thursday, when they launched one from the seaside town of Marblehead. The drone ...    Full Story »

Orthodox Union Leadership, Activists Focus on Security at Day-long D.C. Mission

Orthodox Union Leadership, Activists Focus on Security at Day-long D.C. MissionMore than 100 Orthodox rabbis and lay leaders came to Washington, D.C. from across the country Wednesday as part of the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center’s 20th annual Leadership Mission to lobby their members of Congress for better security and funding for Jewish day schools, yeshivas and synagogues. The participants also heard from numerous U.S. senators who spoke on a range of issues ...    Full Story »

Foreign Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years in US

Foreign Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years in USA computer hacker who helped the Islamic State by providing names of more than 1,000 U.S. government and military workers as potential targets has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Twenty-year-old Ardit Ferizi, a native of Kosovo arrested last year in Malaysia, was sentenced Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia. Earlier this year, he became the first person convicted ...    Full Story »

Rahami's Father Says He Told FBI That Son Had 'Become Bad' (2 opinions)

Rahami's Father Says He Told FBI That Son Had 'Become Bad'The father of the man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey informed the FBI in 2014 about his son's apparent radicalization, he said. Speaking to The Associated Press early Friday in a telephone interview, Mohammad Rahami, father of alleged bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami, said his son underwent a personality shift after visiting Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2013. ...    Full Story »

2 Sifrei Torah For The Israel Police Southern District

2 Sifrei Torah For The Israel Police Southern DistrictTwo Sifrei Torah were brought into the Israel Police Southern District in time for Rosh Hashanah. Many police personnel were on hand for the hachnasas Sifrei Torah and some took part in writing the last letters. The first sefer was brought to a shul in the Negev Central Unit (ימ"ר), and the second was placed in the Dimona station. One of the Sifrei Torah is in memory of border ...    Full Story »

California College Students Vandalize Dorms With Swastikas (1 opinions)

California College Students Vandalize Dorms With SwastikasTwo students at a Northern California university scrawled swastikas and other hate speech in residence halls, the campus president said Thursday. The swastikas were found Tuesday at two separate dormitories that mostly house first-year students at San Jose State University. Next to one of the swastikas was scrawled "Admit One Jew," President Mary Papazian said in a statement ...    Full Story »

House Approves Legislation Prohibiting Cash Payments to Iran (1 opinions)

House Approves Legislation Prohibiting Cash Payments to IranThe GOP-led House approved legislation late Thursday to prohibit the United States from making cash payments to Iran and require that Congress be notified before any future claims settlements with Tehran are conducted. The bill passed by a wide margin, 254-163. The measure, an election-year broadside, won ample support from Republicans aiming to rebuke the Obama administration for ...    Full Story »

Muslim Terror Suspect Still Too Injured To Question, Official Says (1 opinions)

Muslim Terror Suspect Still Too Injured To Question, Official SaysInvestigators haven't been able to question a man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey because he's too severely injured from his shootout with police, a law enforcement official said Thursday as the man's father said he'd warned federal authorities about the man's interest in jihadist material. Ahmad Khan Rahami remained hospitalized after his gunbattle with ...    Full Story »


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