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Protestors Gather Outside The Home Of MK Yaakov Margi

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Protestors Gather Outside The Home Of MK Yaakov Margi
As an frequent spokesperson against those who attack chareidi IDF soldiers, Chardakim, MK (Shas) Yaakov Margi was targeted in a protest by extremists who oppose chareidim serving in the IDF. Margi, who serves as chairman of the Knesset Education Committee, speaks out regularly against those frum Yidden who feel they can or must attack frum soldiers. This has led to a protest outside his southern Israel home. This protest took place last week as a minibus carrying extremists arrived outside his home to protest. Police were quick to ...

Attorney General: Sanctuary Cities Are Risking Federal Money

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Attorney General: Sanctuary Cities Are Risking Federal MoneyAttorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday warned so-called sanctuary cities they could lose federal money for refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities and suggested the government would come after grant money that has already been awarded if they don't comply. Sessions said the Justice Department would require cities seeking some of $4.1 billion available in grant money to ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Chanukas Habayis For New Police Building In Rehovot

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PHOTOS: Chanukas Habayis For New Police Building In Rehovot[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A new police building was inaugurated in Rehovot last week in the presence of Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Police Chief Roni Alsheich, local police commanders and public officials. The new building will be the headquarters o the city’s new policing unit which will house 16 policepersons and 16 municipal inspectors along with four patrol cars ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Gedolim Release Public Statements of Support For Impoverished Chassan

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PHOTOS: Chanukas Habayis For New Police Building In RehovotThis week Mordechai Frankel made headlines after launching a Chesed Fund crowdfunding campaign. With just five days remaining until his wedding, the chassan and kallah are reportedly both living in a state of extreme poverty. The fund was launched in hopes of covering their basic needs. Those with an eye for details ...    Full Story »

Arab Land Claim Dismissed Giving Efrat The Go-Ahead To Build

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Arab Land Claim Dismissed Giving Efrat The Go-Ahead To BuildA land claim made by Arabs from al-Khadar has been dismissed by the court, giving the green light to move ahead with the project of constructing fifty new homes. According to Galei Tzahal (Army Radio), the land claim halted progress on the project for a year or so, now dismissed and clearing the way to begin building. A military court however rejected the land claim, clearing the way ...    Full Story »

Massive Gold Coin Worth Millions Stolen From German Museum (1 opinions)

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Massive Gold Coin Worth Millions Stolen From German MuseumBerlin police say thieves broke into the German capital's Bode Museum and made off with a massive 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions. Spokesman Stefen Petersen said thieves apparently entered through a window about 3:30 a.m. Monday, broke into a cabinet where the "Big Maple Leaf" coin was kept, and escaped with it before police arrived. A ladder was found by nearby ...    Full Story »

Kikiriki Shells $13.99 – One Week Only!! Save on Plus Sizes, Kids Shells and More!

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Kikiriki Shells $13.99 – One Week Only!! Save on Plus Sizes, Kids Shells and More![COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Available online only at www.ShellSheli.com 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 Pesach. Stock up on your favorite ladies’ and ...    Full Story »

Dayan Boaron Calls On Followers To Join Peleg Protests (2 opinions)

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Dayan Boaron Calls On Followers To Join Peleg ProtestsHaGaon HaRav Dayan Tzvi Boaron Shlita, a prominent dayan in the Sephardi community, has instructed his followers to join in Peleg protests as well as criticizing Shas leadership for failing to do so. “Unfortunately, the Sephardi representation in the government and Knesset does not raise a finger to correct the takonos, namely the gezeiros against yeshivos” the rav ...    Full Story »

Gop House Intel Chairman Met Source On White House Grounds (1 opinions)

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Gop House Intel Chairman Met Source On White House GroundsThe Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance, the congressman's spokesman said Monday. The meeting occurred before Rep. Devin Nunes disclosed at a news conference last Wednesday that U.S. spy agencies ...    Full Story »

Netanyahu Welcomes New US Ambassador 'To Jerusalem'

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Netanyahu Welcomes New US Ambassador 'To Jerusalem'Israeli leaders hoping President Donald Trump would be a rubber stamp for the Jewish state are hearing plenty of reassuring rhetoric at this week's annual gathering for the "unbreakable" alliance. Missing from the agenda: Concrete steps advancing the Israeli government's top priorities. The Iran nuclear deal, so despised by Israel, is solidly in place. The U.S. Embassy is no closer ...    Full Story »

Op-Ed: Rabbi Dov Halbertal On Peleg Protests - This Is Shvichas Damim (8 opinions)

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Op-Ed: Rabbi Dov Halbertal On Peleg Protests - This Is Shvichas DamimPeleg protestors can claim that police come to arrest them and force them into the military. They place them in jail to break their spirits. והרי גדול המחטיא את האדם יותר מן ההורגו. והבא להורגך השכם להורגו. קל וחומר הבא להחטיאך – השכם להורגו. More than this. Police treat them with Amalek-type cruelty. ...    Full Story »

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Chaplain Of The Day In FL House Of Reps

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Chaplain Of The Day In FL House Of Reps[VIDEO & PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] At the invitation of newly elected Representative Randy Fine Rabbi Zvi Konikov of Chabad of the Space & Treasure Coasts was chaplain of the day on March 22, 2017. Rabbi Zvi Konikov delivered the opening prayer before the House session. Rabbi Zvi Konikov also installed mezuzahs in Rep Fine's new office. Randy and Wendy Fine have become ...    Full Story »

Third Life Sentence Requested For 'Carlos The Jackal'

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Third Life Sentence Requested For 'Carlos The Jackal'A French prosecutor has requested a third life sentence for the man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, for a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade. The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez is already serving two life sentences in France for a series of murders and attacks he has been convicted of perpetrating or organizing in the country on ...    Full Story »

Gafne: Despite What Some Believe, We Have No Problem With Elections

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Gafne: Despite What Some Believe, We Have No Problem With Elections[caption id="attachment_1244485" align="alignleft" width="724"] Chairman of the Finance Committee Moshe Gafni attends a committe meeting in the Israeli parliament on October 29, 2012. Photo by Miriam Alster/FLASh90 *** Local Caption *** ëðñúâôðéåòãú äëñôéíåòãú ëñôéíéäãåú äúåøä[/caption] As efforts continue to reach agreement between Prime Minister ...    Full Story »

Dems Force 1-Week Delay On Panel Vote On Supreme Court Pick

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Dems Force 1-Week Delay On Panel Vote On Supreme Court PickSenate Democrats on Monday forced a one-week delay in a committee vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, who remains on track for confirmation with solid Republican backing. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, announced that, as expected, Democrats have requested a postponement. The committee vote on Judge Neil Gorsuch now will be held ...    Full Story »

Q&A: Who'd Gain From A Trump Border Wall? Hint: Not Mexico

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Q&A: Who'd Gain From A Trump Border Wall? Hint: Not MexicoAs a billionaire developer, Donald Trump built casinos, luxe condo towers and lush golf courses. Now, as president, Trump aims to develop perhaps his most ambitious and surely his most contentious project yet: A wall along the nearly 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border. How? At what cost? And who would benefit? Much remains unknown. Ultimately, though, experts say the project, if built, ...    Full Story »

Bank Robbery On Jerusalem's King George Street

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Bank Robbery On Jerusalem's King George StreetA Bank Hapoalim branch located on King George Street in Jerusalem was robbed of NIS 25,000 on Monday morning 29 Adar, a Jerusalem Police spokesman unit official announced. The robber handed a teller a note explaining it was a robbery, taking the money and fleeing. A citizen who realized what was taking place got into a confrontation with the robber as he fled. The area was closed ...    Full Story »

Will Cabinet Follow Tillerson's Lead In Media Access?

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Will Cabinet Follow Tillerson's Lead In Media Access?Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has famously declared himself "not a big media press access person," isn't alone in President Donald Trump's Cabinet. But it's too early to call him a trendsetter, either. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Transportation Secretary Elaine Cho, both with extensive private sector backgrounds, have similarly been press-averse at the beginning of ...    Full Story »

Terrorist Neutralized In Attempted Stabbing Attack In The Shomron

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Terrorist Neutralized In Attempted Stabbing Attack In The ShomronA terrorist was neutralized by soldiers at about 11:00AM Monday morning 29 Adar as he tried to perpetrate a stabbing attack at Bahad 3 Junction in Shomron in the direction of Chawarah, which is south of Shechem. B’chasdei Hashem the soldiers reacted in time, neutralizing the attacker before he could harm any of the intended victims. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

Coalition Chair: Statements By Chareidim Don't Help The Coalition Crisis At All

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Coalition Chair: Statements By Chareidim Don't Help The Coalition Crisis At AllAccording to coalition chairman (Likud) MK David Bitan, while chareidi representatives continue announcing they are opposed to early elections, they are preventing an agreement from being reached between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon. Speaking to Reshet Bet Radio on Monday morning 29 Adar, Bitan explained draft agreements have been drawn up, ...    Full Story »

Israeli Citizen Charged On Suspicion Of Transferring Funds To Islamic State

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Israeli Citizen Charged On Suspicion Of Transferring Funds To Islamic StateIsraeli citizen Fadel Tzaber Knaneh, 25, a resident of Yafia/Nazareth, was arrested, on 2 March 2017, in a joint Shin Bet Israel Police operation in the wake of information according to which he had been in contact with Islamic State (IS) activists. It should be noted that Knaneh's brother, Muhammad Knaneh, left for Syria in 2014, joined IS and was killed in combat. The Shin Bet ...    Full Story »

My Embarrassing Experience At Hatbox (11 opinions)

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My Embarrassing Experience At Hatbox[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Allow me to share my recent experience. I’ll admit it, I like to dress nicely, but don’t know too much about men’s clothing. Needing a few suits and a hat for my son’s upcoming bar mitzvah, I shopped around, going into a few fancy looking stores. After three long days, I had a big headache and the clothing that I needed. I had two suits, 3 shirts and ...    Full Story »

Election Poll: Lapid Emerges The Successor Over Likud (1 opinions)

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Election Poll: Lapid Emerges The Successor Over LikudYet another poll asking respondents how they would vote if elections were held today places Yair Lapid and his Yesh Atid party ahead of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his Likud party. The poll was released on Friday, 26 Adar, conducted by Panels Politics including 572 respondents representing a cross-section of Israeli voters. The margin of error is +/-4.5%. Yesh Atid ...    Full Story »

Niagara Falls' Maid Of The Mist Boats Planning Early Launch (1 opinions)

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Niagara Falls' Maid Of The Mist Boats Planning Early LaunchThe Maid of the Mist tour boats at Niagara Falls are being readied for their earliest launch ever. The famed boats that bring passengers from the New York shore to the base of the falls in the lower Niagara River will open the 2017 season on Saturday. A similar attraction, operated by Hornblower, launches from the Canadian shore the same day. The early opening comes after a ...    Full Story »

IDF Takes Incitement Against Head Of 'Beinish' Soldiers Seriously (3 opinions)

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IDF Takes Incitement Against Head Of 'Beinish' Soldiers SeriouslyPeleg Yerushalmi protests are continuing outside the home of the head of the ‘Beinish’ (Bnei Yeshivot) soldiers in the IDF. ‘Beinish’ is the term used generally for hesder soldiers. The protests are taking place outside the Beit Shemesh home of Yaakov Rashi as well as outside the home of his parents in Petach Tikvah. Military police and commander view the protests most ...    Full Story »

Hikind Warns 'Don't Let Your Passover Trip Be Ruined' (2 opinions)

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Hikind Warns 'Don't Let Your Passover Trip Be Ruined'Following numerous reports of unpleasant encounters with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents, Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D, Brooklyn) is working to help travelers avoid unnecessary hardship before the Passover holiday. “Many people fly to and from Israel and other locations prior to the holidays,” said the Assemblyman. “If they know what to expect and what’s required of them, ...    Full Story »

WATCH: 360 Degrees VIRTUAL REALITY At Mir Yerushalayim Bicentennial Dinner (SEE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW)

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INSTRUCTIONS: Computer: Use mouse to drag the video in the desired direction or click on the arrow symbol and use the arrow keys on the keyboard to adjust view. Mobile/Tablet: Us your finger to drag the video in the desired direction. On ...    Full Story »

Hudson County Jewish Business Alliance Presents The Gold Coast Real Estate Conference

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Hudson County Jewish Business Alliance Presents The Gold Coast Real Estate ConferenceBy Julie Ahn On Tuesday, The Hudson County Jewish Business Alliance (http://www.hcjba.com/) presented the Gold Coast Real Estate Conference in Jersey City, which featured prominent government officials and business executives. The HCJBA, founded and directed by David Rosenberg in 2015, is a unique and influential networking tool ...    Full Story »
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WATCH THIS: Protest Against Chillul Shabbos On Strauss And Nevi'im Streets 2 Weeks Ago (18 opinions)

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Is this how you make people keep Shabbos or not? Do you throw things at them and scream at them? Or do you invite them into your homes and show them the beauty of Shabbos? We let our readers debate that and make their own decisions and ...    Full Story »

Health Minister Litzman Speaks Out Against Peleg Protestors (3 opinions)

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Health Minister Litzman Speaks Out Against Peleg ProtestorsHealth Minister Yaakov Litzman on Monday 29 Adar joined the voice of the opposition, those who do not approve of the Peleg protests around the country. Litzman told Galei Tzahal (Army Radio) that the protests are not subordinate to Gedolei Yisrael as they should be. The minister told radio host Razi Barkai that it is “individuals and not us. Rabbosai, understand, they are not us. ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Police Arrest 22 In Yerushalayim For 'Assaulting' Many Minors And Women (12 opinions)

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VIDEO: Police Arrest 22 In Yerushalayim For 'Assaulting' Many Minors And Women[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Police on Monday 29 Adar arrested 22 chareidim, residents of Yerushalayim, Bnei Brak, Beit Shemesh and Betar Illit on suspicion of assaulting minors and women. None of the cases had been reported to police, instead they were dealt with internally by the "Vaad Hatzniyus". The arrests followed the clandestine investigation and gathering of evidence ...    Full Story »

President Rivlin Rejects Pardon Request On Behalf Of Former PM Olmert (2 opinions)

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President Rivlin Rejects Pardon Request On Behalf Of Former PM OlmertPresident Reuven Rivlin announced he is rejecting a request for early release by former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. Olmert was hoping the president would accept his request for immediate release from prison. In his response, President Rivlin mentions the difficulties of one who was atop of the pyramid and has now fallen to his present status. He also acknowledges the significant ...    Full Story »

Just Launched: The Only Place To Get ALL Your Pesach Needs In Just 1 Click!

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Just Launched: The Only Place To Get ALL Your Pesach Needs In Just 1 Click!Whether you are a Pesach Pro - Or making Pesach for your first time - Metziahs does what it does best...Makes your life a little easier (& cheaper). Not making Pesach because it's "too hard"? Think again! In literally 10 Seconds you ...    Full Story »

Pence To Pro-Israel Group: US 'Giving Serious Consideration' To Embassy Move (4 opinions)

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Pence To Pro-Israel Group: US 'Giving Serious Consideration' To Embassy MoveSpeaking to thousands of pro-Israel activists, Vice President Mike Pence said the United States is still considering moving the US Embassy in Israel -- an action expected to be met with strong opposition in the Arab world. "After decades of simply talking about it, the President of the United States is giving serious consideration to moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to ...    Full Story »

Peleg's Petrov To Be Released - Major Atzeres Planned (10 opinions)

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Peleg's Petrov To Be Released - Major Atzeres PlannedAvraham Dov Petrov, the son of prominent Peleg Yerushalmi personality Yosef Petrov, is scheduled to be released from military jail on Monday, 29 Adar after being behind bars for nine days. He was sentenced to 20 days imprisonment after authorities learned he was AWOL from military service for failing to register for the draft. According to Peleg officials, an appeal was filed with ...    Full Story »

Senate Committee To Question Kushner Over Russian Meetings (3 opinions)

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Senate Committee To Question Kushner Over Russian MeetingsThe Senate Intelligence Committee will reportedly question Jared Kushner as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The committee wants to question Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and one of his close advisers, about meetings he arranged with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, The New York Times reported. According to the Times, the ...    Full Story »

Trump Plans Office Led By Jared To Bring Business Ideas To Government (3 opinions)

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Trump Plans Office Led By Jared To Bring Business Ideas To GovernmentPresident Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector. A senior administration official said Trump on Monday will announce the White House Office of American Innovation. The official sought anonymity to discuss the office in advance of the formal rollout. The ...    Full Story »

Israel Electric Disconnects Chareidi Residents Over Shabbos Generator Lines (3 opinions)

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Israel Electric Disconnects Chareidi Residents Over Shabbos Generator LinesIsrael Electric Company has disconnected five buildings in the chareidi area of the city, apparently due to lines running to the Shabbos generator across building rooftops. The disconnect impacted residents of Hurkonus, Shammai, HaAmoraim and Tannaim Streets on Rova 7, impacting over 500 people. The cut off occurred on Monday morning 29 Adar at 11:30AM. Residents turned to Israel ...    Full Story »

NYPD Officer Quits To Avoid Firing After Shooting Of Unarmed Teen (1 opinions)

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NYPD Officer Quits To Avoid Firing After Shooting Of Unarmed TeenA white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager resigned Sunday from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys. Richard Haste was brought on departmental charges for demonstrating "poor judgment." He was accused of not taking obvious ...    Full Story »

Schumer Seizes On Trump Team's Offer To Work With Dems (3 opinions)

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Schumer Seizes On Trump Team's Offer To Work With DemsPresident Donald Trump's aides opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues while Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer quickly offered to find common ground with Trump for repairing former President Barack Obama's health care law. Schumer said Sunday that Trump must be willing to drop attempts to repeal his predecessor's signature achievement, ...    Full Story »

WATCH: 360 Degrees VIRTUAL REALITY At Mir Yerushalayim Bicentennial Dinner (SEE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW)

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WATCH THIS: Protest Against Chillul Shabbos On Strauss And Nevi'im Streets 2 Weeks Ago (18 opinions)

Is this how you make people keep Shabbos or not? Do you throw things at them and scream at them? Or do you invite them into your homes and show them the beauty of Shabbos? We let our readers debate that and make their own decisions and conclusions.

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