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Trump Won't Announce VP Until Convention

Trump Won't Announce VP Until Convention
Donald Trump is suggesting that he will name his vice presidential pick at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this July. Speaking in an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, Trump said that it was still early in the process to select a running mate. "It is early - we just won yesterday," Trump said. "I will announce it at the convention. A lot of people are interested." Trump has not yet won the number of delegates needed to clinch the nomination but now has a clear path to becoming the Republican standardbearer ...

For The First Time, The Skverer Rebbe Will Light A Bonfire On Lag B'Omer In New Skvere

For The First Time, The Skverer Rebbe Will Light A Bonfire On Lag B'Omer In New SkvereMany Skverer Chassidim are making plans as the news spreads of the Rebbe Shlita planning to light a Lag B’Omer medura (bonfire) at a central event in New Square. It is reported that this is big news as in the past, this was not the minhag. Many a chassidus in out of Israel might light a smaller modest bonfire, primarily for the tenokos shel beis raban of talmidei torah and this is ...    Full Story »

Trump Campaign Announces National Finance Chairman With Ties To Wall Street And Democrats

Trump Campaign Announces National Finance Chairman With Ties To Wall Street And DemocratsDonald Trump's presidential campaign announced Thursday that it had hired a national finance chairman with deep ties to Wall Street, a move intended to bolster the team's general election fundraising capabilities as it seeks to build out its bare-bones operation. Steven Mnuchin was hired to lead the team's fundraising efforts, the campaign said Thursday in a statement, amid a ...    Full Story »

New York State Seeks to Stop New York City Bag Tax

New York State Seeks to Stop New York City Bag TaxSenator Simcha Felder and Assemblyman Michael Cusick’s bill (S.7336) to protect New Yorkers from taxes or fees on the use of plastic bags was unanimously passed by the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Cities to the Senate Floor yesterday. The bill would stop the move by the New York City Council to impose a tax on every plastic bag used to carry out groceries or other ...    Full Story »

Chief Rabbi Lau Responds On The Burning Of The Tefilin In N. Israel

Chief Rabbi Lau Responds On The Burning Of The Tefilin In N. IsraelFollowing the release of the story of the attack in which tefilin were stolen and set afire in northern Israel, Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau Shlita commented that he believed until today that such events were occurrences of the past, not the present. Kikar Shabbos News released the story in which bnei torah camping near the Kinneret had their bags stolen. After a search of the area they ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Can Trump's Personality Top Clinton's Campaign Structure?

Presumptive GOP nominee turns focus to general election campaign.

Trump Fires Back After Ryan Withholds Support

Trump Fires Back After Ryan Withholds SupportDonald Trump says he's "not ready to support" House Speaker Paul Ryan's agenda after the country's top elected GOP official said he's not ready to back Trump as the party's presidential nominee. In a statement released by his campaign, Trump says, "Perhaps in the future we can work together and come to an agreement about what is best for the American people." Trump says Americans ...    Full Story »

Mazal Tov! Rav Vozner's Handicapped Granddaughter is a Kallah

Mazal Tov! Rav Vozner's Handicapped Granddaughter is a KallahYitta Miriam, 26, is one of the ten siblings. She is one of Rav Vozner's granddaughters and has much perseverance and Emunah.  Like any birth of a child, her arrival brought joy and light into the world. However these were not regular circumstances. Born in the 5th month of pregnancy, one of Yitta Miriam's arms and both of her legs were paralyzed. Over the years she and her family have ...    Full Story »

B'chasdei Hashem, Jerusalem Terror Attack Averted

B'chasdei Hashem, Jerusalem Terror Attack AvertedPolice and border police on Wednesday evening 26 Nissan saw an Arab female carrying a suspicious bag. They began approaching cautiously but she detected they were nearing her and fled. The suspect was arrested and a search of her bag revealed she was concealing a very large knife, which they presume was intended for a stabbing attack. The suspect is 17-years-old police report. She is ...    Full Story »

Brooklyn: Teen Convicted of Murder in Fire That Killed NY Cop

Brooklyn: Teen Convicted of Murder in Fire That Killed NY CopA teenager who prosecutors say set a mattress fire that killed a New York City police officer and injured another officer has been found guilty of murder. Eighteen-year-old Marcell Dockery also was convicted of arson and assault charges Thursday after a trial at Brooklyn Supreme Court. New York Police Department officers Dennis Guerra and Rosa Rodriguez were trapped in the April ...    Full Story »

North Korea Readies For Its Biggest Political Show In Years

North Korea Readies For Its Biggest Political Show In YearsIts capital has been duly spruced up, the masses prepped for their rallies and leader Kim Jong Un appears to be set to take center stage Friday when North Korea pulls back the curtain on what promises to be the country's biggest political show in years, if not decades: the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980. What exactly is in store is anyone's guess. North Korea has ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Heavy Turbulence Scares Passengers On Ethiad Flight

Video from inside an Etihad Airways flight traveling from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta when turbulence shook the cabin.

Zaka Called In To Prevent Another Cremation R'L

Zaka Called In To Prevent Another Cremation R'LOnce again the experts in Zaka’s legal division have been called upon to prevent the cremation R”L of a Jewish niftar. This case addresses a woman who died childless during Chol Hamoed Pesach. As the family began thinking about burial arrangements it was learned that she had a will that was signed by an attorney and notarized, stating she wishes to be cremated. Another will found ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Is Mike Huckabee Looking To Join The Trump Ticket?

On 'America's Newsroom,' the former governor explains why he's thrown his support behind the presumptive GOP nominee.

Eyeing National Race, Trump Moves On Fundraising, Expansion (1 opinions)

Eyeing National Race, Trump Moves On Fundraising, ExpansionDonald Trump is taking his first steps toward broadening his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign, moving to unite a fractured Republican Party behind him and begin raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national race. Trump began to reach out to party heavyweights, including making efforts to repair his at-times strained relationships with the ...    Full Story »

NYC Council Passes Approves 5-Cent Charge for Plastic Bags; Fee Goes into Effect Oct. 1 (8 opinions)

NYC Council Passes Approves 5-Cent Charge for Plastic Bags; Fee Goes into Effect Oct. 1You'll soon be charged for every plastic bag you use at the grocery store. A New York City Council committee has voted to recommend a 5 cent fee, and city council voted Thursday to pass it -- in a 28-20 vote. It's a proposed law that has been talked about for more than two years, giving people a financial incentive to switch over to reusable bags at grocery stores. Under the law, ...    Full Story »

States Doesn't Object And The High Court Orders Return Of Terrorists' Body

States Doesn't Object And The High Court Orders Return Of Terrorists' BodyThe High Court of Justice on Thursday, 27 Nissan ordered the return of the bodies of slain terrorists held by Israel, referring to the bodies of former eastern Jerusalem residents. The decision followed the state announcing it is removing its objections to the move. The court recommended the return process be completed before the beginning of Ramadan in about a month. Public ...    Full Story »

Thousands Pay Homage To Holocaust Victims In Auschwitz March

Thousands Pay Homage To Holocaust Victims In Auschwitz MarchThousands of people from around the world, many draped in Israeli flags, have paid homage to the victims of the Holocaust with a somber march from the barracks of Auschwitz to nearby Birkenau. Organizers of the March of the Living, held annually on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, said about 10,000 participated in the event Thursday in southern Poland, occupied by Nazi Germany ...    Full Story »

House Speaker Paul Ryan Refuses To Back Donald Trump (2 opinions)

House Speaker Paul Ryan Refuses To Back Donald TrumpHouse Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. The surprise declaration from Ryan on CNN's "The Lead" amounted to a stunning rebuke of Trump from the Republican Party's highest-ranking officeholder. "I'm just not ready to do that at this point. I'm not there ...    Full Story »

Opposition Leader MK Herzog Expresses Outrage Over Burning Of Tefilin

Opposition Leader MK Herzog Expresses Outrage Over Burning Of TefilinAmid the deafening silence of elected officials and state leaders regarding the destruction of tefilin near the Kinneret, opposition leader MK Yitzchak Herzog broke the silence, expressing pain and outrage. “It is shocking to see that today, in Israel in 2016, someone actually burned tefilin. The single most Jewish symbol over which Jews fought during WWII was tefilin and it is ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Carl Rove Says It's Time For Trump To Tone It Down, Use A Teleprompter (1 opinions)

Fox News contributor says presumptive GOP nominee needs to force himself to be scripted to fight high negative ratings

Average US Rate On 30-Year Mortgages Falls To 3.61 Percent

Average US Rate On 30-Year Mortgages Falls To 3.61 PercentLong-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, following the Federal Reserve's decision not to raise its benchmark interest rate. The decline put long-term mortgage rates near their low levels for the year, offering an inducement to prospective home buyers during the spring buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined to ...    Full Story »

'Jews & Dogs Banned From Har Habayis' Sign

'Jews & Dogs Banned From Har Habayis' SignA Jewish teen, a minor, hung a sign at the entrance to Har Habayis saying “Jews and dogs banned from Har Habayis” in protest over the closure of the holy site to Jews on Holocaust Remembrance Day. The 17-year-old female teen is reportedly an activist in the Returning to Har Habayis organization. She was placed under arrest immediately after placing the sign near the Mughrabi Gate ...    Full Story »

Near Site Of 9/11 Attack, Courthouse Gets Security Pavilion

Near Site Of 9/11 Attack, Courthouse Gets Security PavilionA new security pavilion was dedicated Wednesday at a federal courthouse where high-profile terrorism trials have taken place blocks from where the Sept. 11 attacks downed the 110-story twin towers of the World Trade Center. Multiple airport-style screening machines await the more than 160 people who can fit inside a 3,250-square-foot facility alongside the Daniel Patrick Moynihan ...    Full Story »
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Tefilin Stolen And Set Ablaze In Northern Israel (2 opinions)

Tefilin Stolen And Set Ablaze In Northern IsraelClearly the message of Holocaust Remembrance Day is lost on some as tefilin were stolen from bnei yeshiva near the Kinneret and set ablaze. On the same day the siren wailed in Israel to remember the atrocities of Nazis YSVZ, Wednesday 27 Nissan, vandals stole tefilin that were placed together near the Kinneret, and then set them ablaze in a bathroom R”L. The talmidim camped out ...    Full Story »

Footage From Within Islamic State Attack Cell Yields Secrets (3 opinions)

Footage From Within Islamic State Attack Cell Yields SecretsA French Islamic State cell dismantled in the final stages of planning an attack has yielded a new secret this week, with the release of undercover footage showing how a group of disaffected petty criminals transformed into a terror network. Filmed by a young French Muslim journalist who infiltrated the group with a hidden camera, the Canal Plus documentary takes an extraordinary ...    Full Story »

WATCH: FDA To Extend Tobacco Regulations To E-Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it will regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, among others.

Give Your Son The Summer of a Lifetime at Camp Mevakshim in Eretz Yisroel!

Give Your Son The Summer of a Lifetime at Camp Mevakshim in Eretz Yisroel![COMMUNICATED CONTENT] This summer, give you son the opportunity to experience a summer of growth and inspiration in Eretz Yisroel! Based out of the Old City of Tzfas, Camp Mevakshim is a unique and exciting touring camp for Yeshiva boys in grades 9-12. Our program is infused with inspiration and adventure. Our setting in the North was chosen intentionally for its authentic ...    Full Story »

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Hafganos Around Country As Police Release Details Surrounding Arrest Of 'Yeshiva Bochur' In Eilat By Military Police (8 opinions)

VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Hafganos Around Country As Police Release Details Surrounding Arrest Of 'Yeshiva Bochur' In Eilat By Military Police[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] According to the official police version pertaining to the arrest of the talmid yeshiva in Eilat, the young man was a “partygoer dressed as a partygoer and heading to a pub when taken into custody”. The young man police report was not dressed as a ben torah but wearing jeans and was not wearing a yarmulke. In fact, the reason police became involved ...    Full Story »

Robot Stitches Tissue By Itself, A Step To More Automated OR

Robot Stitches Tissue By Itself, A Step To More Automated ORGetting stitched up by Dr. Robot may one day be reality: Scientists have created a robotic system that did just that in living animals without a real doctor pulling the strings. Much like engineers are designing self-driving cars, Wednesday's research is part of a move toward autonomous surgical robots, removing the surgeon's hands from certain tasks that a machine might perform all ...    Full Story »

Rav Grossman Speaks About Rabbi Berland’s Conditions

Rav Grossman Speaks About Rabbi Berland’s ConditionsHaRav Yitzchok Dovid Grossman Shlita flew to Johannesburg to visit with Rabbi Eliezer Berland in an effort to assist him. Rabbi Berland remains jailed without bail awaiting extradition to Israel. Rav Grossman described his experience to ...    Full Story »

Cruz's Long White House Run Could Mean Newfound GOP Clout (4 opinions)

Cruz's Long White House Run Could Mean Newfound GOP CloutIn finishing the Republican presidential race well ahead of Donald Trump's other rivals, Ted Cruz is likely to be a leading GOP voice for the foreseeable future. Less clear is whether Cruz harnesses that clout to boost Trump's White House bid — after all the bad blood between them — or simply solidifies his place as a champion of conservative causes, Senate troublemaker and star ...    Full Story »

New Discussion Series in Boro Park for Children of Holocaust Survivors

New Discussion Series in Boro Park for Children of Holocaust SurvivorsOn Tuesday evening, May 10, the Project for Holocaust Survivors at Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization will begin offering members of the Second Generation a monthly discussion group, Survivor Families: Our Parents, Ourselves, Our Changing Lives. The gatherings, held at the Boro Park Y from 7:00-8:30 pm, will be facilitated by Irit Felsen, Ph.D. Dr. Felsen’s research contributions on ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Another Terror Tunnel Discovered By The IDF

PHOTOS: Another Terror Tunnel Discovered By The IDF[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] IDF officials on Thursday 27 announced another terrorist tunnel from Gaza has been discovered. The tunnel, which begins in Gaza, exits in southern Israel in the Kerem Shalom area. The tunnel was detected at a depth of 28 meters near the border fence. Palestinian sources report IDF anti-tunnel activities continue in the Sufah area. YWN-ISAREL ...    Full Story »

Hillicans? As Trump Wins, Clinton Explores How To Woo GOPers

Hillicans? As Trump Wins, Clinton Explores How To Woo GOPersWith Donald Trump's remaining rivals bowing out of the race, clearing his path to the nomination, Hillary Clinton is looking for ways to woo Republicans turned off by the brash billionaire. The Democratic front-runner's campaign believes Trump's historically high unfavorable ratings and penchant for controversy may be enough to persuade a slice of GOP voters to get behind her bid, in ...    Full Story »

NYC Lawmakers Set To Impose 5-Cent Charge For Plastic Bags (1 opinions)

NYC Lawmakers Set To Impose 5-Cent Charge For Plastic BagsNew York City merchants will start charging customers 5 cents for plastic bags under a bill that the City Council is expected to pass. The City Council is set to vote on the fee Thursday. Backers hope the fee will reduce pollution and unsightly litter from the billions of plastic bags that New Yorkers dispose of annually. Opponents say the fee amounts to a new burden on a ...    Full Story »

Shin Bet Reports A Veteran Hamas Terrorist Is In Custody

Shin Bet Reports A Veteran Hamas Terrorist Is In CustodyThe ISA (Israel Security Agency – Shin Bet) on Thursday 27 Nissan announced the arrest of a veteran Hamas terrorist who has been active in his murderous trade for at least ten years. During his interrogation they learned he is also involved in constructing tunnels from Gaza to Israel. Mahmud Atuna, 28, from Jabalya is a member of Hamas’ military wing. He was taken into custody in ...    Full Story »


WATCH: Can Trump's Personality Top Clinton's Campaign Structure?

Presumptive GOP nominee turns focus to general election campaign.

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WATCH: Heavy Turbulence Scares Passengers On Ethiad Flight

Video from inside an Etihad Airways flight traveling from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta when turbulence shook the cabin.

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WATCH: Is Mike Huckabee Looking To Join The Trump Ticket?

On 'America's Newsroom,' the former governor explains why he's thrown his support behind the presumptive GOP nominee.

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WATCH: Carl Rove Says It's Time For Trump To Tone It Down, Use A Teleprompter (1 opinions)

Fox News contributor says presumptive GOP nominee needs to force himself to be scripted to fight high negative ratings

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