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Ryan, Republicans Grapple With Alternative to Obama Budget (2 opinions)

Ryan, Republicans Grapple With Alternative to Obama Budget
Meet the new boss. Confronting the same tea party challenges as the old boss. Speaker Paul Ryan is scrambling to avoid an embarrassing fiscal defeat this year in the face of a hard-right conservative revolt over last fall's spending-and-tax deal. The same conservatives who forced John Boehner out as speaker are making life difficult for Ryan, signaling they'll refuse to vote for an upcoming GOP budget plan that endorses the higher spending numbers from last year. "We're simply having the same kind of family conversation about how to ...

Police Commissioner Alsheich: There is a Difference Between a Normative Citizen Who Breaks the Law & a Criminal

Police Commissioner Alsheich: There is a Difference Between a Normative Citizen Who Breaks the Law & a CriminalPolice Commissioner Roni Alsheich on Tuesday, 30 Shevat, addressed a session of the Knesset Law Committee, which held a special session to honor Israel’s police force. The event was the initiative of MK (Yesh Atid) Mickey Levi, a former Jerusalem Police Chief. The committee members were briefed by the newly-appointed commander who spoke of the changes being implemented under his ...    Full Story »

Small School. Big Chance of Winning.

Police Commissioner Alsheich: There is a Difference Between a Normative Citizen Who Breaks the Law & a Criminal[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] On Sunday, March 6, 2016 Providence Hebrew Day School/New England Academy of Torah will be holding a unique fundraiser: Cooking For a Cause.  This event, which also marks the 70th anniversary of PHDS/NEAT, will feature renowned kosher chef, Elizabeth Kurtz, and will be combined with a Chinese auction, which is already open online at     Full Story »

Computer as Driver? 'Yes' From Feds Boosts Self-Driving Cars

Computer as Driver? 'Yes' From Feds Boosts Self-Driving CarsComputers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided. The redefinition of "driver" by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is an important break for Google, which is developing self-driving cars that get around without steering wheels, pedals — or even the need for a person to ...    Full Story »

24 Hour Blitz: Matching Donations to End the Horror!

Computer as Driver? 'Yes' From Feds Boosts Self-Driving Cars[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Moishe has lived a horror-filled life, but a generous benefactor has joined the fundraising efforts and has promised to match all donations, dollar for dollar that are made from 12:00 PM today until 12:00 PM tomorrow! Moishe was only five when death came knocking at his door. His happy, busy, fun-filled home in which he and his 10 siblings lived was ...    Full Story »

The IAF Will Be Receiving the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus Refueling Aircraft

The IAF Will Be Receiving the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus Refueling AircraftThe United States has given its approval for the sale of the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus plane, which can fly long distances in difficult conditions. According to the Walla News report, the IAF will be receiving the military aerial refueling and strategic transport aircraft, which was developed by Boeing from its 767. The US has been hesitant regarding the sale of certain aircraft to ...    Full Story »

My Close Friend Passed Away and now Their Children are Making a Wedding in 7 Days

The IAF Will Be Receiving the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus Refueling Aircraft[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] I have been a close friend and Rabbi to this family for nearly thirty years, going back to even before their marriage. For the last several months I have been witness, daily, to the toll that this tragedy has taken on their family. There are seven children living at home, all of whom have had to look to the father for virtually all of their needs while ...    Full Story »

22 PA Illegals Arrested in Bnei Brak

22 PA Illegals Arrested in Bnei BrakPolice on Wednesday, 1 Adar I, arrested twenty-two PA (Palestinian Authority) residents who were found in Bnei Brak without a permit to be in Green Line Israel, including seven with repeated offenses of the crossing into “Israel proper” illegally. Police worked with border police to round up the illegals who arrived in three separate vehicles. All the vehicles were impounded, ...    Full Story »

New Hampshire's Primary Hangover Begins as Candidates Leave

New Hampshire's Primary Hangover Begins as Candidates LeaveNow you see ‘em, now you don’t. New Hampshire is saying farewell for another four years to its first-in-the-nation primary, with emotions as mixed as the jumble of campaign signs still stuck in snowbanks at every major intersection. While political junkies are sad to see the candidates shift south, many voters are relieved that their phones aren’t tied up by pollsters, their ...    Full Story »

The Jerusalem Conference Examines Monthly Child Allowance Payments

The Jerusalem Conference Examines Monthly Child Allowance PaymentsAmong the array of speakers addressing this year’s Jerusalem Conference, which is sponsored by BaSheva, there was an economic panel discussion to discuss monthly child allowance payments. The discussion was opened by Arutz-7’s Shlomo Piotrokovsky, who stated the monthly child allowance payments in Israel are low compared to other nations, amounting to about €40 per child. MK ...    Full Story »

Twitter Tweaks Its Timeline In Pursuit Of More Users

Twitter Tweaks Its Timeline In Pursuit Of More UsersTwitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users' timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service. The change announced Wednesday moves Twitter closer to a formula that Facebook uses to determine the order of posts appearing in its users' news feeds. It's a risky move for Twitter because it threatens to infuriate many of its 320 million ...    Full Story »

A Letter from the Head of Gush Etzion Council Following the Stabbing Attack Near N'vei Daniel

A Letter from the Head of Gush Etzion Council Following the Stabbing Attack Near N'vei DanielDavidi Perl, head of the Gush Etzion Regional Council, released the following letter to the tzibur at large following the latest terrorist attack in the area. On Tuesday, 30 Shevat, a man in his 20s was ...    Full Story »

Rocket With Defense Payload Launches From California

Rocket With Defense Payload Launches From CaliforniaA rocket carrying a U.S. national defense payload was successfully launched from California before dawn Wednesday, the Air Force said. The Delta IV rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 3:40 a.m. The rocket's flight toward space was visible from the greater Los Angeles area more than 100 miles away as high pressure swept skies clear. The rocket carried a payload for ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Kiryas Joel Hosts Event to Educate Community on Dina D'Malchusa Dina'

PHOTOS: Kiryas Joel Hosts Event to Educate Community on Dina D'Malchusa Dina'The following is via OnlySimchas.com: Last week some 1,000 people were in attendance at the Paradise Hall in Kiryas Joel to attend a unique seminar on the obligations of “dina d’malchusah dina,” the Torah’s command ...    Full Story »

President Rivlin Addresses Ceremony to Appoint New Islamic Court Judges (1 opinions)

President Rivlin Addresses Ceremony to Appoint New Islamic Court JudgesPresident Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday evening 30 Shevat addressed a ceremony at the President’s Residence marking the appointment of 7 new Qadis - judges in the Muslim religious (Shariah) courts in Israel. The event was attended by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked MK, as well as the President of the Shariah Court of Appeal Qadi Daoud Zini, and saw the appointment of 2 Shariah Court of ...    Full Story »

Sanders Camp Says $5.2 Million Rraised Since NH

Sanders Camp Says $5.2 Million Rraised Since NHBernie Sanders' presidential campaign says it has raised $5.2 million in less than a day since the polls closed in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. Sanders told supporters after his resounding victory over Hillary Clinton in the primary that he was "going to hold a fundraiser right here, right now, across America." His campaign says the total is the most Sanders has raised in less ...    Full Story »

For 24 Hours, $1=$4 - You Can Make a Real Difference and Support Jewish Education

For 24 Hours, $1=$4  - You Can Make a Real Difference and Support Jewish Education[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Derech HaTorah of Rochester – The Dan Family Building Campaign For 24 hours every penny you donate is QUADRUPLED! For every dollar you give, DerechHaTorah will get $4. Every dollar will be matched by our group of generous benefactors, to help us reach our goal of $200,000. The campaign is ALL OR  NOTHING we must raise the full amount within 24 ...    Full Story »

Surprise Insurance Fees Often Follow Medical Emergencies

Surprise Insurance Fees Often Follow Medical EmergenciesRecovering from a medical procedure is always a challenge, but getting hit with unexpected insurance fees can add financial hardship to the process. As health insurance plans become increasingly complicated, more patients are facing unexpected fees when they step outside their plan's coverage network. In many cases, patients don't realize they've received out-of-network care until ...    Full Story »

People Ask Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Why So Many Chareidi Infants Are Dying Suddenly

People Ask Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Why So Many Chareidi Infants Are Dying SuddenlyR”L there have been many sudden deaths of infants in the chareidi community of Eretz Yisrael during recent weeks, so much so the experts have stepped forward and called on parents to learn CPR, backed by poskim who insist parents must be trained in basic life-saving techniques. YWN has reported around a dozen of those deaths R"L. According to a Kikar Shabbos News report, people who ...    Full Story »

Rubio Vows More Aggressive Approach in Extended Campaign

Rubio Vows More Aggressive Approach in Extended CampaignFacing the biggest test of his presidential bid, Marco Rubio promised a more aggressive approach in what his team expects to become an extended Republican nomination fight that could result in a brokered national convention. "I don't need to start these fights, but if someone starts one in the future we're going to have to point out the differences in our records in a sharper way," ...    Full Story »

Serial Killer Who Murdered Two Frum Store Owner Convicted In 3 Gruesome Killings (3 opinions)

Serial Killer Who Murdered Two Frum Store Owner Convicted In 3 Gruesome KillingsBrooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced that a Staten Island salesman has been convicted of three counts of second-degree murder for the shooting deaths of three Brooklyn shopkeepers who were killed in separate incidents during the summer and fall of 2012. The defendant used the same rifle in all three murders and was linked to them through matching shell casings that ...    Full Story »

Christie Drops Out Of GOP Presidential Race (1 opinions)

Christie Drops Out Of GOP Presidential RaceNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican nomination for president "without an ounce of regret" on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary. "While running for president I tried to reinforce what I have always believed — that speaking your mind matters, that experience matters, that competence matters and that it will ...    Full Story »

Kasich's NH Showing Could Be Tough to Convert Into More Wins

Kasich's NH Showing Could Be Tough to Convert Into More WinsRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich spent time and money winning New Hampshire voters. Now he's in next-to-vote South Carolina with a short supply of both. The Ohio governor finished second in New Hampshire's primary, well behind celebrity businessman Donald Trump but well ahead of others. The results reflected Kasich's singular focus on the state. His task now is to ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Authorities Find Automatic Weapons in PA Hebron

PHOTOS: Authorities Find Automatic Weapons in PA Hebron[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Israel Police during the night (Tuesday to Wednesday) of 1 Rosh Chodesh Adar I operated in PA (Palestinian Authority) occupied Hebron, working with IDF soldiers. In the search of one home they uncovered automatic weapons and ammunition. A border police K-9 unit took part in the operation and it was the sniffing dogs that detected the hidden ...    Full Story »

Fiorinia Drops Out Of GOP Race

Fiorinia Drops Out Of GOP Race Carly Fiorina is dropping out of the 2016 Republican presidential race. The former technology executive announced on Twitter that she is suspending her campaign. The 61-year-old drew positive reviews for several strong debate performances, in which she promoted her business expertise and argued that as the lone woman in the GOP field she was best positioned to oppose likely ...    Full Story »

Sharpton, Sanders Meet at a Harlem Landmark (4 opinions)

Sharpton, Sanders Meet at a Harlem LandmarkThe Rev. Al Sharpton and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders shared breakfast tea at a Harlem landmark a day after the Democrat's New Hampshire victory. During their meeting Wednesday at Sylvia's restaurant, they discussed issues that affect the African-American community around the country. Sharpton says they talked at about affirmative action, police brutality and ...    Full Story »
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Doctors And Rabbonim in Eretz Yisrael Call on Parents to Learn CPR (1 opinions)

Doctors And Rabbonim in Eretz Yisrael Call on Parents to Learn CPRSenior physicians have signed a proclamation along with poskim in Eretz Yisrael calling on the tzibur, parents, to learn CPR and basic first aid in light of the many cases of infant deaths R”L. Under the banner of the “משפחה בטוחה” (Safe Family) campaign, doctors who consulted with poskim are working with Ichud (United) Hatzalah to teach parents CPR and basic first ...    Full Story »

Obama Administration Struggles To Craft Ceasefire In Syria

Obama Administration Struggles To Craft Ceasefire In SyriaAs its struggles to craft a cease-fire in Syria's civil war, the Obama administration has become increasingly torn between its loyalty to Turkey as a NATO ally and to its longtime Arab partner, Saudi Arabia, and the cold pragmatism of Russia. The result has been a confusing mix of shifting priorities that have exposed a policy toward Syria that few understand, and even fewer see ...    Full Story »

Jewish Man Stabbed In Crown Heights On Kingston Avenue [UPDATED 12:20PM] (7 opinions)

Jewish Man Stabbed In Crown Heights On Kingston Avenue [UPDATED 12:20PM][PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A Jewish man was stabbed on Kingston Avenue in the heart of the Crown Heights Jewish community, Wednesday morning. A police source told YWN that the victim was stabbed in front of a residential building on the block. The victim then ran into the Check Cashing store located on Kingston Avenue near Empire Boulevard, and asked for help. There were no ...    Full Story »

Councilman King Calling for a Shabbos Mincha Minyan at the Kosel Dromi

Councilman King Calling for a Shabbos Mincha Minyan at the Kosel DromiJerusalem Councilman Aryeh King, who is a member of the dati leumi community, spoke with Mordechai Lavi of Kol Chai Radio on Wednesday, 1 Adar I. He explained that he is unwilling to accept     Full Story »

94-Year-Old Nazi Guard At Aushwitz On Trial In Late Push To Punish Nazi Crimes

94-Year-Old Nazi Guard At Aushwitz On Trial In Late Push To Punish Nazi CrimesA 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court this year in an 11th-hour push by German prosecutors to punish Nazi war crimes. Reinhold Hanning is accused of serving as an SS Unterscharfuehrer — similar to a sergeant — in Auschwitz from January ...    Full Story »

Analysis: Trump Proves GOP Establishment Can't Stop Him

Analysis: Trump Proves GOP Establishment Can't Stop HimThe current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state's largest newspaper called him "a con man" on the front page. Donald Trump won anyway — big time. So, too, did Bernie Sanders, who will leave New Hampshire with the commanding victory one ...    Full Story »

Former PM Olmert Heading to Prison Next Week

Former PM Olmert Heading to Prison  Next WeekThe plea bargain agreement signed between Ehud Olmert and the prosecution was rejected by the Jerusalem District Court Justice Avital Chen on Wednesday morning, 1 Adar I. The agreement addressed Olmert admitting to two counts of obstructing justice in the hope of a reduced prison term. The court’s decision not to accept the agreement adds an additional month to his sentence and he is ...    Full Story »

JUST IN: Chris Christie Expected To Formally Suspend Campaign (3 opinions)

JUST IN: Chris Christie Expected To Formally Suspend CampaignChris Christie is expected to formally suspend his presidential campaign Wednesday after he huddles with his closest advisers, ABC News is reporting. A statement announcing the suspension could come as soon as early Wednesday afternoon, according to ...    Full Story »

Key Developments Ffollowing North Korea's Rocket Launch

Key Developments Ffollowing North Korea's Rocket LaunchNorth Korea's launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday's launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang's use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, is part of a peaceful space program. A look at the latest ...    Full Story »


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