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PHOTOS: Fatal MVA In The Shomron Near Yakir HaKatan Junction

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Magen David Adom reports it transported two victims from a Monday morning car accident at Yakir HaKatan Junction in Shomron; a...

Brick Crashes Through Roof Of Bronx Bus, Hits 19-Year-Old

Police say a brick has punched a hole in the roof of a New York City bus and injured a passenger. Police are investigating if...

High Court Of Justice Decides Against Petition Of Netiv Avot Residents – Homes To...

The Israeli High Court of Justice decided on Sunday that all of the buildings in the Gush Etzion outpost of Netiv Avot that are...

Trump Tweets That 401(k) Tax Incentives ‘Safe’ In Tax Plan

President Donald Trump promised Monday there will be "no change" to tax incentives for the popular 401(k) retirement programs. "This has always been a great...


US Sanctions Against Hezbollah Will Not Target Banks: Banker

New U.S. sanctions against the militant Hezbollah group expected to be released in the near future are not likely to affect the country’s banking...

PHOTOS: Panic As Fire Swept Through Rechasim Yeshiva Dorm

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Fire broke out on Monday morning 3 Cheshvan in the dormitory of the yeshiva gedola in Rechasim headed by HaGaon HaRav...

Tillerson Says Room For Taliban In Afghan Government

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday there is a place for moderate elements of the Taliban in Afghanistan's government as long as...


They Died On the Way To My Vort

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Dating wasn’t easy for me. It took years of dating to find my kallah. Finally, I found the perfect girl. I proposed to her,...

47-Year-Old Avreich Suffers Fatal Drowning In Jerusalem Mikve R”L

United Hatzalah and MDA units on Monday morning 3 Cheshvan responded to a drowning call in a mikve located on Even Haetzel Street in...

Lehava Activists Released By Authorities On Sunday Afternoon

Lehava activists who were arrested this morning on the grounds that they are suspected of committing a crime were released at the police station...

VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Police Arrest Over 50 Palestinians In East Jerusalem Overnight Raid

(VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) In what was labeled Operation 700, police during the night of 3 Cheshvan (Sunday to Monday) arrested 51 persons...

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TRAGEDY: Ram In Yeshivas Knesses Yehuda Niftar On Shabbos Moments After...

In between Kriyas Hatorah and Mussaf, HaRav Chaim Malin, a Ram in Yeshivas Knesset Yehuda in Yerushalayim, lost consciousness and collapsed while davening in...


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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Thousands Making Their Way To The Tziyun Of Maran R’ Ovadia For The...

(VIDEO AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Beginning on Sunday night the eve of 3 Marcheshvan, thousands of mispallalim are making their way to the tziyun...

Harav Simcha Bunim Cohen Shlita and R’ Moshe Gutfreund Start New Yeshiva in Lakewood

(Communicated Content) The Yeshiva World was hit by a storm this past Elul with the opening of a brand new first of its kind Yeshiva...

They Died On the Way To My Vort

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Dating wasn’t easy for me. It took years of dating to find my kallah. Finally, I found the perfect girl. I proposed to her,...

Caregiver Arrested For Allegedly Abusing Elderly Woman In Her Charge In Israel

According to the Jerusalem police spokesman unity report, a foreign caregiver was arrested on suspicion of assault and ill-treatment of an approximately 85-year-old woman...

Letter Penned A Day Before Titanic Sank Sold At Auction For $166K

A letter written by one of the Titanic's passengers a day before the ocean liner sank has sold for 126,000 pounds ($166,000) at an...

European Leaders To The Jews – You Have Enriched The World

The heads of the European Union issued a statement to the Jews of Europe, following the rise of the ultra-right wing parties across the...

MKs In Israel To Receive A 1,300 Shekel Raise

How much do MKs in Knesset earn monthly? The answer is 41,500 shekels, but it turns out that this sum is not enough for...

Peleg Protests Bring More Arrests & More Protests [UPDATED 2:39PM IL]

2:39PM IL: Following is the announced schedule of planned protest activities of the Peleg faction around Israel for Monday afternoon, 3 Cheshvan. Jerusalem –...

FBI Watched, Then Acted As Russian Spy Moved Closer To Hillary Clinton

The following is via The Hill: As Hillary Clinton was beginning her job as President Obama’s chief diplomat, federal agents observed as multiple arms of...

WATCH: Man Tries To Steal FDNY Truck After Car Crash In...

The following is via NY1: A city firefighter suffered minor injuries Sunday as a man tried to steal a fire truck after a car crash...

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President Rivlin To Attend JFNA General Assembly In Los Angeles

In what is set to be his first major address outside of Israel to a North American Jewish audience, President Rivlin will deliver the...

Senior Lecturers In 17 Public Israeli Colleges Begin The Academic Year With A Strike

Israel’s academic year began on Sunday morning 22 October but senior lecturers in 17 public colleges are demanding improved benefits and have opted to...

Peleg Protesters Heading to Yerushalayim [UPDATED 1:37PM IL]

UPDATED: 1:37PM IL: Peleg organizers are calling on supporters to head to Yerushalayim and converge on the Binyanei Ha’uma area as they plan to...

Ramot Yerushalayim Rabbonim Remove Opposition To Pool

After long and complicated negotiations, rabbonim in the Ramot neighborhood of Jerusalem have removed their cherem to a community pool. The signing of an...

Police Mark Peleg Protesters Who Refuse To Identify Themselves With Numbers on Their Hands

More than 120 people were arrested during last Thursday’s “Day of Rage” that was held by Peleg. Dozens of the protesters who identified themselves...

Tnuva Fined 25 Million Shekels For Price Fixing

Israel’s Antitrust Authority has been investigating Tnuva and concluded the dairy conglomerate is guilty of price fixing, slapping a 25 million shekel fine on...

‘Death To Jews’ Graffiti In Jerusalem’s Old City

“Death to Jews” graffiti was found in Hebrew and English along with a swastika and “Hamas” in the so-called “Muslim Quarter” of Jerusalem’s Old...

More Than A Dozen States Still Refuse To Release Voter Data

These are state-by-state responses to a request for detailed voter data from President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, which is investigating...

Netanyahu Wants To Appoint Ofir Winter As His Military Secretary

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-General Gadi Eizenkott has given Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu the names of three brigadier-generals to choose from to appoint his...

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New York Advances Drone Industry With Testing Corridor

A coalition in upstate New York is creating a 50-mile (80-kilometer) corridor where unmanned aircraft can safely fly beyond the line of sight and...

19 Percent Of Israel’s Chareidim Don’t Know English At All

Quite a number of members of Israel’s chareidi tzibur travel to New York, Europe and other countries where English is required. However, according to...

Chabad Tefilin Stand Shut Down By City Inspectors In Ramat Aviv On Erev Shabbos

Municipal inspectors on Erev Shabbos Parshas Noach shut down a Chabad tefilin booth in Ramat Aviv, threatening failure to close would result in a...

Dramatic Sentencing Hearing Expected In Bergdahl Case

The fate of Bowe Bergdahl rests in a judge's hands now that the Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to endangering his comrades by leaving...

Policewoman Who Kicked Peleg Protesters Interviewed By Justice Ministry Investigators

“Video! Video were the shouts heard at a Peleg faction protest in Jerusalem last week and now, it seems there was merit to those...

Judge Tosses $417M Award Against Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder

A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson &...

PA Illegals Nabbed Attempting To Break Into Jerusalem Toy Company

Police on Friday evening received a call to a toy factory located in the industrial park located in the northern capital. They were told...

France: 8 Charged In Probe Of Alleged Far-Right Terror Plot

Eight people suspected of belonging to a French far-right extremist group have been given preliminary terror charges for allegedly plotting attacks against mosques, politicians...

Poll: Jerusalem Mayor Barkat Still Is Popular, Albeit Less So

Nir Barkat is still the preferred mayor of the dati leumi tzibur in Jerusalem, but the percentage of support for him has dropped significantly....

Google Balloons Providing Internet In Puerto Rico

Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers...

MK Gafne Speaks Out Against The Peleg Protests; ‘Do Not Call Them Chareidim!’

After the release of the harsh condemnation of the Peleg faction by HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita, MK Moshe Gafne speaks out against the...

McConnell Says He’s Awaiting Trump Guidance On Health Care

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he...

Police Raid Homes Of Lehava Activists And Arrest 15

According to a Jerusalem district police spokesman’s unit report, fifteen suspects, known to the police as operatives affiliated with the Lehava organization, were arrested...

Japanese PM Abe Appears Headed To Impressive Election Win

Japan's ruling coalition appeared headed to an impressive win in national elections on Sunday, in what would represent at least a partial comeback for...

Police Prepared For Yahrzeit Of Maran Hagaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef

Jerusalem police on Sunday morning 2 Cheshvan report they are ready for the yahrzeit of Maran HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef ZT”L, as necessary preparations...

PHOTOS: Inaugural Agudah Yeshiva Expo Provides Invaluable Info To Large Crowd

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) "Beyond our wildest dreams and expectations." - Rabbi Nissan Gewirtzman, President, Yeshiva Consulting Services "An event like this... we are amazed and impressed...

Trump Plans To Help With Staffers’ Russia Probe Legal Bills

President Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign...

Democratic Chairman: Trump ‘Most Dangerous’ President Ever

Trying to quell accusations that he is ousting activists from the party's left flank, Democratic Chairman Tom Perez told fellow Democrats on Saturday that...

Questions And Answers On Proposed Ban On Laptops In Luggage

First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on...

Police Arrest 27 Palestinians Caught Stealing 29 Tons of Produce From Jewish Farmers

Over Shabbos, Border Police apprehended and arrested some 27 Palestinians who were attempting to steal between 20-24 tons of grapes and five tons of...

Wildfires Plunge Vineyard Workers, Owners Into Same Struggle

When wildfires ignited in California wine country, the flames plunged wealthy vintners into the same desperate struggle as their low-wage laborers. The fires were the...

Woman Undergoes Unsuccessful Brain Surgery in Israel

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People around the world have watched on in horror as a time-sensitive and tragic story has unfolded before our eyes: The story of Israeli...

Trump Jabs Back At ‘Wacky’ Congresswoman As Spat Rolls On

Unwilling to put the tussling behind, President Donald Trump on Saturday jabbed back at the Democratic lawmaker who has slammed him for his words...

US Commanders Stress ‘Ironclad’ Commitment To Defend SKorea

U.S. naval commanders on Saturday reiterated Washington’s “ironclad” commitment to defend South Korea against North Korean threats as an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier visited...

Trump To Allow Release Of Classified JFK Assassination Records

President Donald Trump says he doesn't plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John...

Unprovoked Attack Against Chareidi In Rishon L’Tzion

Was it the incitement that followed the demonstrations of the Peleg faction that caused the serious attack? An avreich in Rishon L’Tzion was attacked...

Israel Police Thwart Terror Attack Involving Stolen Truck

A Palestinian Ramallah resident, aged 39, stole a truck on Thursday night in the coastal city of Holon. The driver was heading towards Rishon...

Total Number Of US Victims In Cuba Attacks Rises To 24

The United States says two more government workers are confirmed victims in the unexplained Cuba attacks. The State Department is increasing the official tally from...

Gorsuch: Civility Doesn’t Mean Suppressing Disagreement

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch says that suppressing disagreement in the name of civility is wrong. Gorsuch tells a conference of lawyers meeting near the...

Tillerson’s Mideast Aim Is A Saudi-Iraqi Axis Against Iran

As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he'll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats...

United Hatzalah Volunteer EMT Killed in Road Accident on Friday

On Friday, United Hatzalah volunteers responded to a call of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 99 near the Dan interchange in...

WATCH: 12-Year-Old Hit By Rock Thrown in Hebron On Shabbos Afternoon

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) On Shabbos afternoon a Jewish 12-year-old boy was hit by a large rock that was thrown at him and two other...

Bannon Faults George W. Bush For ‘Destructive’ Presidency

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon on Friday depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a...

Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Over Shabbos

Just after 5:00 a.m. on Shabbos morning, four rockets landed in Israel's Golan Heights causing Red Alert sirens to sound across the region. The...

US Drone Strike Targets Al-shabab After Somalia Attack

The U.S. military said Friday it carried out a drone strike this week against al-Shabab in Somalia, shortly after the extremist group was blamed...

Survey: US Uninsured Up 3.5M This Year; Expected To Rise

The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil over "Obamacare" undermine...

Trump Daughter-In-Law Becomes Face Of Re-Election Effort

An image of an American flag waves and the graphic promises “Real News Update.” The re-election campaign of President Donald Trump, already sprung to...

Target Sees New Smaller Manhattan Store As Where It’s Headed

Target sees its new smaller stores in mainly urban areas as a symbol of its future, hoping that shoppers will step away from online...

Hagaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky On The Peleg: Like A Sheep Without A Shepherd

During the past four days, the actions of Peleg protesters have been shown over and over again in the news as well as the...

Petition To The High Court Of Justice To Prevent The Establishment Of Yishuv Amichai

As the final approval was given for the establishment of Yishuv Amichai, the new home for the expellees of Amona, the first petition to...
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