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MK Mitzne Calls to Bring the Chareidim into the Coalition

MK Mitzne Calls to Bring the Chareidim into the Coalition
MK (The Movement) Amram Mitzne is calling on coalition partners to bring in the chareidi parties. Mitzne, who serves as chairman of the Knesset Education Committee told the Knesset Channel on Tuesday 6 Tishrei that the current situation demands a change in the coalition makeup. He added the chareidi parties must be brought into the coalition to replace Bayit Yehudi. He envisions a coalition with Shas, Yahadut Hatorah, his party and Yesh Atid, excluding Bayit Yehudi. “I think that we should leave the government but I am not succeeding ...

BREAKING: CDC Confirms First Ebola Case Diagnosed In US; Patient Being Treated In Dallas, TX Hospital

BREAKING: CDC Confirms First Ebola Case Diagnosed In US; Patient Being Treated In Dallas, TX HospitalFederal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola. The case announced Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control is the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States. Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital say the unidentified patient is being kept in isolation. Presbyterian Hospital officials say ...    Full Story »

Ex-NY Gov. Pataki Mulling Presidential Run

Ex-NY Gov. Pataki Mulling Presidential RunFormer New York Gov. George Pataki is reportedly considering running for president in 2016, though a former aide says talk of a campaign is premature. The New York Post reported Tuesday that Pataki is privately weighing whether to enter the wide-open Republican field. The paper says Pataki recently met with Republican donor David Koch. Pataki was governor from 1995 to 2006 and was ...    Full Story »

FM Lieberman Meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in New York

FM Lieberman Meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in New YorkMinister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman on Monday 5 Tishrei met with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan at the United Nations headquarters in New York. In their meeting, FM Lieberman and Prince Zaid discussed the working relationship between Israel and the Commission. FM Lieberman stated that there is a fundamental difference between the ...    Full Story »

MAILBAG: What We Need Is Grassroots Activism (2 opinions)

MAILBAG: What We Need Is Grassroots ActivismImage Caption: Rabbi Avi Berman, Executive Director, OU Israel During a recent visit to New York I stayed with friends in Manhattan. Having visited with them numerous times, the doorman in their building knows me. One morning as I was leaving for the day, it was clear he wanted to say something more than “Have a nice day.” I stopped. What began as a simple question gave me ...    Full Story »

NYC Cracking Down On Unsafe Taxi Drivers

NYC Cracking Down On Unsafe Taxi DriversNew York City is cracking down on unsafe taxi drivers. The Taxi and Limousine Commission issued 5,000 safety-related summonses so far this year. That's a 95 percent increase from last year. The New York Post reports that the jump came even as the number of issued summonses fell in the first three months of this year. The tickets are for such infractions as speeding, tailgating ...    Full Story »

Most PA & Gaza Residents Support Rocket Fire into Israel (1 opinions)

Most PA & Gaza Residents Support Rocket Fire into IsraelA poll conducted among residents of PA (Palestinian Authority) autonomous areas throughout Yehuda, Shomron and Gaza reveals the feeling that Hamas emerged the victor in Operation Protective Edge is waning. When asked, 80% of the respondents expressed support for renewing rocket fire into Israeli population centers. The poll was taken by the     Full Story »

Special Election Could Change Ramapo's Future - Community Being Urged To Vote 'NO'! (4 opinions)

Special Election Could Change Ramapo's Future - Community Being Urged To Vote 'NO'!The people of Ramapo have some big decisions to make today as a special election is being held that could change the way their local government is run. The special election boils down to two questions on the ballot. First, voters will have to decide if they want to increase the size of the town council from four members to six. Secondly, the more controversial issue of whether ...    Full Story »

Greece Getaway With Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky – November 26 - December 1, 2014

Greece Getaway With Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky – November 26 - December 1, 2014[COMMUNICATED CONTENT]  This Thanksgiving week take a break to the beautiful meditteranean shores on an unforgettable Greece Getaway with Nesivos/Jewish Legacy Tours www.nesivos.com and Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky, world-renowned educator & speaker and Rabbi Doniel Baron, international educator. Rabbi Orlofky’s riveting lectures, down-to-earth ...    Full Story »

Jews Move into Apartments in Shiloach (Silwan) (2 opinions)

Jews Move into Apartments in Shiloach (Silwan)Eleven apartments that were legally purchased in Jerusalem’s Shiloach neighborhood, known in the media by the Arab name Silwan, were occupied by their new Jewish tenants during the night of 6 Tishrei 5775 (Monday/Tuesday). The move represents progress in ongoing efforts to liberate predominately Arab areas of the capital by purchasing the homes and permitting Jews to settle. Shiloach ...    Full Story »

Campaign Announced at Aaron Sofer’s Shloshim - Sefer Torah and Hachnosas Orchim Marks Aaron’s Life and Legacy

Campaign Announced at Aaron Sofer’s Shloshim - Sefer Torah and Hachnosas Orchim Marks Aaron’s Life and Legacy The wound is still fresh. The pain is still raw. The picture of a smiling Aaron Sofer haunts us with the knowledge that it's only a memory, for that radiant face is no longer with us. We hoped and davened for his ...    Full Story »

Mayor Barkat Inaugurates New Unity Prize in Memory of the Three Kedoshim HY"D

Mayor Barkat Inaugurates New Unity Prize in Memory of the Three Kedoshim HYMayor Nir Barkat along with the parents of Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach inaugurated the new Jerusalem Unity Prize in memory of the kedoshim HY”D. The 100,000 shekel prize will be awarded once annually, on the day the boys were murdered. It will be given to a person or organization that works to bring achdus to Israeli society. Also partnering in the prize along ...    Full Story »

Obama Welcomes Signing of Afghan Security Pact

Obama Welcomes Signing of Afghan Security PactPresident Barack Obama says the signing of a security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan marks a "historic day" in the partnership between the two countries. The pact allows about 10,000 American troops to stay in Afghanistan after the end of this year. It was signed Tuesday after a lengthy political struggle in Afghanistan that delayed its implementation. Obama says the ...    Full Story »

LIVE WEBCAST NOW: Over 30,000 Children Worldwide To Participate In Tehilim Asifa (1 opinions)

LIVE WEBCAST NOW: Over 30,000 Children Worldwide To Participate In Tehilim Asifa Upward of 30,000 children will participate today in the annual Tehilim Asifa for a refuah sheleimoh for cholei yisroel in an event coordinated by Misaskim. In addition to the thousands of children from over 30 ...    Full Story »

Unity and Prayer in Chevron With Chief Rabbis and Parents of the 3 Kedoshim - Live Stream Today at 2:30 PM EST

Unity and Prayer in Chevron With Chief Rabbis and Parents of the 3 Kedoshim - Live Stream Today at 2:30 PM EST Tonight, Hebron's Jewish community and the Hebron Fund are privileged to host the Main Selichot event at Ma'arat HaMachpela. Thousands of people will fill the huge structure atop the caves, the Tombs of Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebeccah, and Jacob and Leah. Among those participating will be the Chief Rabbis of Israel, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef and Rabbi David Lau, along with ...    Full Story »

DM Ya'alon: Hamas Still has 20 Percent of its Weapons (1 opinions)

DM Ya'alon: Hamas Still has 20 Percent of its WeaponsSpeaking at a Bar Ilan University conference, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon told the audience that Hamas still has about 20% of its weaponry available, which amount to about 10,000 rockets and mortar shells. The minister admitted that Operation Protective Edge took longer than anticipated, adding he hopes the success achieved in the warfare will become evident in time. The ...    Full Story »

NYC Mayor To Sign Order Expanding Living Wage Law

NYC Mayor To Sign Order Expanding Living Wage LawMayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign an executive order expanding New York City's living-wage law, increasing the hourly rate to $13.13 from $11.90. The New York Times says the order would immediately cover employees working on commercial projects that receive more than $1 million in city subsidies. It's expected an estimated 18,000 workers would be covered under the law over ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Let's Grow Together With Rabbi Mordechai Weinberger LCSW

WATCH: Let's Grow Together With Rabbi Mordechai Weinberger LCSWMordechai Weinberger is an experienced therapist for many years, and currently hosts a free phone line of various psychological programs that combine Torah and psychology. To submit your questions which may be asked live on the air, you can call in during the show at 718-683-5858, or text your question to 347-927-8398. You can also submit your question in the comments section ...    Full Story »

Lakewood: Help Others By Giving Your Unused Sukkos To 'Sukkah Exchange' (2 opinions)

Lakewood: Help Others By Giving Your Unused Sukkos To 'Sukkah Exchange'  Although Rosh Hashana is just behind us, the streets are abuzz with the excitement of this yomtov season. Stores advertise their seasonal wares, clothing, shoes, daled minim, the wood beams are flying off the shelves faster than proprietors can restock them. Sukkos is in the air! The ‘Sukkah Exchange,’ an annual project of Chesed of Lakewood, is back again pairing sukkahs donated ...    Full Story »

California Governor Expected to OK Plastic Bag Ban

California Governor Expected to OK Plastic Bag BanCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated that he is likely to sign a bill imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways. SB270 is one of the last major bills pending Tuesday, the deadline for the governor to sign or veto the hundreds of bills sent to him during the final weeks of the legislative ...    Full Story »

Tuesday Tech Review: Phones – What Are My New Options? (3 opinions)

Tuesday Tech Review: Phones – What Are My New Options?Are you due for an upgrade? Have you been waiting for the right phone to come out before signing another two year contract? With new phones constantly coming out, it can be difficult to keep up with what is out there and to know what to buy. Here is some information on the latest devices that just came out, or are about to. – Please Note:  Not all carriers will be supporting all of ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: 100s Stranded for Hours in Ukraine Airport Heading Home from Uman (1 opinions)

PHOTOS: 100s Stranded for Hours in Ukraine Airport Heading Home from Uman[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Hundreds of mispallalim who were in Uman for Rosh Hashanah were stranded in the airport in the Ukraine for hours as they tried leaving the country. This was reportedly due to a significant delay in flights to Israel. Rabbi Hillel Cohen, who heads Ukraine Hatzalah and officials from the Nakdimon organization were on hand to assist, providing sandwiches ...    Full Story »

Report: President Skips Nearly 60% of Daily Intelligence Briefings, Blames Intelligence Community for the Rise of ISIS (4 opinions)

Report:  President Skips Nearly 60% of Daily Intelligence Briefings, Blames Intelligence Community for the Rise of ISISThe Following is VIA  Breitbart.com A new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report reveals that President Barack Obama has attended only 42.1% of his daily intelligence briefings (known officially as the Presidential Daily ...    Full Story »

PHOTOS: Man Stabbed To Death, Another Man Fatally Shot By NYPD In Kensington (5 opinions)

PHOTOS: Man Stabbed To Death, Another Man Fatally Shot By NYPD In Kensington[PHOTOS BY HILLEL ENGEL IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] On Monday evening at 7:18PM, police responded to a 911 call of a male assaulting a female with a knife inside of 820 Ocean Parkway near Foster Avenue. Upon arrival, officers entered apartment 714 and encountered a 47-year-old male armed with a knife. A 51-year-old male also entered the apartment. After ordering the suspect to drop the ...    Full Story »
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Secret Service Head Takes Onus for WH Breach

Secret Service Head Takes Onus for WH BreachFacing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday she takes full responsibility for the breach of White House security in which a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued. Pierson also said there have been six fence-jumpers this year alone, including one just eight days before Army ...    Full Story »

O'Hare, Midway Airports Nearing Normal Capacity

O'Hare, Midway Airports Nearing Normal CapacityThe Federal Aviation Administration says Chicago's airports are nearing normal activity after a fire at an air traffic control center last week brought flights to a halt. The FAA said Tuesday morning that data through midnight showed air traffic flow at O'Hare International Airport was at more than 80 percent of last Monday. It was about 90 percent at Midway International ...    Full Story »

Petach Tikvah: Rappelling 'Accident' May Have Been Terror (1 opinions)

Petach Tikvah: Rappelling 'Accident' May Have Been TerrorTwo weeks ago, Netanel Roi Arami HY”D, 27, arrived in Petach Tikvah for work. He strapped himself up to the rappelling equipment he used on the multistory building and soon thereafter fell to his death. The family of the niftar immediately suspected foul play, but police insisted it was an accident. The accident occurred on September 16, 2014. Netanel was working outside tied to his ...    Full Story »

Hikind Defends Community's Right To Use Chickens As Kapparos (9 opinions)

Hikind Defends Community's Right To Use Chickens As KapparosAssemblyman Hikind (D-Brooklyn) called recent attacks on the community’s right to use chickens as kaporos “an attack on the First Amendment to the United States Constitution,” which prohibits interfering with the free exercise of religion. The Assemblyman’s comments came in response to the group The Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos, which filed an order at the Supreme ...    Full Story »

London: Man Charged After Anti-Semitic Incident On Golders Green Bus (3 opinions)

London: Man Charged After Anti-Semitic Incident On Golders Green BusA man has been charged with religiously aggravated harassment and using threatening words or behaviour after an anti-semitic incident on a bus in north London. Ian Campbell was arrested yesterday morning after an appeal by police following a report by a woman of an incident on a 102 bus between Golders Green and Muswell on September 16. The 42-year-old, of Bowes Road, N11, was ...    Full Story »


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