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Trump Ignoring General Election Preparations

Trump Ignoring General Election Preparations
The Republican presidential nomination may be in his sights, yet Donald Trump has so far ignored vital preparations needed for a quick and effective transition to the general election. The New York businessman has collected little information about tens of millions of voters he needs to turn out in the fall. He's sent few people to battleground states compared with likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, accumulated little if any research on her, and taken no steps to build a network capable of raising the roughly $1 billion needed to run ...

Katsav Family Continues Efforts For A Presidential Pardon

Katsav Family Continues Efforts For A Presidential PardonAmid reports that President Reuven Rivlin is contemplating a presidential pardon for former President Moshe Katsav, Mrs. Katsav has reportedly met with Rivlin a number of times. According to reports, Moshe Katsav’s mental ...    Full Story »

Kiddush Hashem: Jews Unite to Modify the Home of Eli and Nachy Ribakow

Kiddush Hashem: Jews Unite to Modify the Home of Eli and Nachy Ribakow Eli and Nachy Ribakow are 2 Jewish boys from Clevaland, Ohio. They love their parents,  playing piano, and are always in a upbeat mood. However the two boys have been challenged since day one.  Eli and Nachi Ribakow entered this world 14 weeks prematurely and spent the first 5 months of their lives in the hospital. The boys suffer from severe disabilities. Their speech is ...    Full Story »

Florida: Suspect in Jewish Center Bomb Plot in Court (1 opinions)

Florida: Suspect in Jewish Center Bomb Plot in CourtA man accused of plotting to detonate an explosive at a large Jewish center in South Florida has made his first federal court appearance. A magistrate judge on Monday appointed a public defender for 40-year-old James Medina, who was arrested Friday. Medina faces life in prison if convicted of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. A bond hearing for Medina is set for ...    Full Story »

TERROR: Charedi Man Stabbed At Lions Gate In Jerusalem's Old City

TERROR: Charedi Man Stabbed At Lions Gate In Jerusalem's Old CityA terror attack left one person stabbed in the Old City of Jerusalem, Monday night. The incident happened near Lions Gate around 10:30PM. Magen David Adom and United Hatzalah were treating a Chareidi man who was stabbed in the back. He was in moderate condition. The terrorist fled the scene, and security forces were searching the area. Further details will be published as ...    Full Story »

Sharp Increase In Candidates For Non-Recognized Giyur In Israel

Sharp Increase In Candidates For Non-Recognized Giyur In IsraelAs a result of a High Court ruling, there is a reported increase in giyur via alternative networks – other than the system approved by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. This refers to the decision compelling the Beersheva Religious Council to permit a     Full Story »

3 Amazing Summer Tours 2016-Rav Yissocher Frand, Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff and Rabbi Fischel Schachter

3 Amazing Summer Tours 2016-Rav Yissocher Frand, Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff and Rabbi Fischel   Schachter[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Announcing registration now open for Nesivos / Jewish Legacy Summer Tours 2016. Tour Italy with Rav Moshe Tuvia Lieff, tour dates: June 30-July 7th– tour Venice, Padua, Florence, Siena, Rome and more! Enjoy an unforgettable summer as you take in the enchanting beauty and rich Jewish history of Italy, hear riveting and inspiring shiurim, and learn about ...    Full Story »

MK Moshe Gafne Faces A Second Case In Court For Speeding

MK Moshe Gafne Faces A Second Case In Court For SpeedingMK Moshe Gafne faced an indictment for excessive speeding about a month ago. In response, Gafne released a message to the public that drivers must obey the law. However, this week, he was served with another indictment for excessive speeding, the second in as many months, both at the same Ramat Gan intersection. According to a MyNet report, one indictment was filed in the Tel Aviv ...    Full Story »

Have a Promising Business Venture? Up to $1,000,000 in U.S. Investment Funding Can Be Yours

Have a Promising Business Venture? Up to $1,000,000 in U.S. Investment Funding Can Be YoursIt is the dream of every entrepreneur to bring their ambitious business ideas to fruition, but a lack of funding often relegates these ideas to remain merely ideas. The upcoming J-Biz Expo and Business Conference, a project of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce (OJC), and the American Jewish community’s largest business event, is offering an exciting opportunity to ...    Full Story »

Bar Ilan University: Kol Isha Machlokes Ahead Of Holocaust Remembrance Day (2 opinions)

Bar Ilan University: Kol Isha Machlokes Ahead Of Holocaust Remembrance DayAs Israel prepares to observe Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday night and Thursday 27 Nissan, Channel 10 News reports there is a machlokes brewing surrounding kol isha and official events marking the day on the Bar Ilan University campus. The university’s rav explains this has been the custom throughout the years. According to the report, days ahead of the planned performances ...    Full Story »

Trump Says He Has More Foreign Policy Experience Than 'Virtually Anybody' (1 opinions)

Trump Says He Has More Foreign Policy Experience Than 'Virtually Anybody'Donald Trump said Monday he learned about foreign policy by building a business empire around the world and that gives him "more experience than virtually anybody looking at this office," including former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. "Right now, we have hundreds of deals being negotiated all over the world by my company, and I deal with presidents, and I deal with prime ...    Full Story »

Israel: Bus Driver Refers To Chareidi Family as 'Animals' (7 opinions)

Israel: Bus Driver Refers To Chareidi Family as 'Animals'A driver employed by the Dan Company referred to chareidim as “animals”, resulting in non-frum passengers on a bus to respond. There can be no doubt that the constant reference to chareidim as “parasites” and the use of other derogatory terms in reference to the frum community in the media has some feeling they are licensed to refer to chareidim as they see fit. Perhaps since ...    Full Story »

Join the Hundreds who Have Already Responded - Survey: More Beis Medrash Options for 21 Year Olds?

Join the Hundreds who Have Already Responded - Survey: More Beis Medrash Options for 21 Year Olds? SURVEY: ARE MORE BEIS MEDRASH OPTIONS FOR 21 YEAR OLDS IN THE USA A GREAT IDEA? SHARE YOUR OPINION! [COMMUNICATED CONTENT] After learning for a few years in Beis Medrash in the US and Canada, (almost) all 20/21 year-old bochurim go to learn in Eretz Yisroel.  In recent years it has become well known that learning ...    Full Story »

Kerry Seeks Path To Calm In Syria, Holds Talks In Geneva

Kerry Seeks Path To Calm In Syria, Holds Talks In GenevaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said "several proposals" aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria are being discussed, amid continuing attacks in the city of Aleppo. Kerry met with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir and with the U.N. envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura. He said progress was being made toward an understanding on how to reduce ...    Full Story »

Students Threaten To Shut Israeli Public Schools On Tuesday And Wednesday

Students Threaten To Shut Israeli Public Schools On Tuesday And Wednesday Israel’s National Student Council plans to close all public high schools on Tuesday and Wednesday, 25 and 26 Nissan, a protest against the ongoing strike by driving examiners and a slowdown by the Secondary School Teachers Association. Regarding the driving examiners, that strike has been ongoing for about six weeks and road tests for students to get their driver’s license are ...    Full Story »

In Indiana, Cruz Faces Make-Or-Break Moment To Stop Trump

In Indiana, Cruz Faces Make-Or-Break Moment To Stop TrumpFacing a make-or-break moment for his slumping campaign, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was blitzing through Indiana on Monday in a desperate bid to overtake Donald Trump in the state's primary and keep his own White House hopes alive. A victory for Trump in Indiana on Tuesday would be a dispiriting blow for Cruz and other forces trying to stop the front-runner, leaving them with few ...    Full Story »

Justice Minister Shaked Tells Chareidim She Is Willing To Forget Objectionable Appointments But… (2 opinions)

Justice Minister Shaked Tells Chareidim She Is Willing To Forget Objectionable Appointments But…Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked on Monday morning 24 Nissan surprised chareidi lawmakers when she announced she is willing to push aside the appointment of a number of dayanim to the regional batei din which the chareidim find objectionable. However, in return, she wants their backing for the appointment of Dayan Rabbi Oriel Lavie to the Supreme Beis Din. The Chief Rabbis of Israel in ...    Full Story »

Buying Chometz After Pesach (3 opinions)

Buying Chometz After Pesach[By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times] It is known as the SuperPretzel. But can you buy it from just anywhere - after Pesach? Most people know to avoid Chometz sh’avar alav haPesach – Chometz that was owned by a Jew over Pesach (henceforth – C-Shaap). How do they do this? They find out which stores are considered to be Jewish-owned and determine whether ...    Full Story »
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'Spying Billboards' Under Fire For Tapping Into People's Cellphones

'Spying Billboards' Under Fire For Tapping Into People's CellphonesA U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers. New York Sen. Charles Schumer has dubbed Clear Channel Outdoor Americas' so-called RADAR program "spying billboards," warning the service may violate privacy rights by tracking people's cell phone data via the ad space. "A ...    Full Story »

Will The Appointment Of Dayanim Topple The Coalition Government? (1 opinions)

Will The Appointment Of Dayanim Topple The Coalition Government?The committee to appointment dayanim is scheduled to convene on Monday 24 Nissan. The committee is chaired by Minister Dr. Yuval Steinitz. The chareidim are up in arms for their fear the committee is meeting to push through dati leumi appointments, a move they fear would change the character of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel’s batei din system. The committee may appoint seven new ...    Full Story »

Rochester, NY - The Time to Move Has Come

Rochester, NY - The Time to Move Has Come[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Rochester, NY is an “out of town” community where Middos and Limud HaTorah are the focal point. Located in Western NY between Buffalo and Syracuse, being part of our close-knit kehilla means that you are not just another face in the crowd. Additionally, our community is only a 3 hour drive from Toronto and 4.5 hours from Monsey, making it easy to visit ...    Full Story »

Trump, Clinton Itching To Engage Each Other After Indiana (1 opinions)

Trump, Clinton Itching To Engage Each Other After IndianaOn the eve of Indiana's primary, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are looking past their struggling rivals and directly at each other, previewing the caustic one-on-one race that seems inevitable if they sew up the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations. Trump made clear Monday that he will have more to say about his accusation that Clinton is playing gender politics: ...    Full Story »

Campaign Rumbles Into Indiana With Underdogs Struggling

Campaign Rumbles Into Indiana With Underdogs StrugglingThe 2016 presidential campaign rumbled through Indiana Sunday focused on Tuesday's critical primary, even as front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump itched to fully engage in the one-on-one battle they cast as inevitable. But the underdogs in both parties made clear they had no plans to exit the race, at least until the Indiana results come in — and perhaps longer. "We're ...    Full Story »

Mystery Solved? Australian Ssays He's Bitcoin Founder

Mystery Solved? Australian Ssays He's Bitcoin FounderAn Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, apparently ending one of the biggest mysteries in the tech world. BBC News said Monday that Craig Wright told the media outlet he is the man previously known by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. The computer scientist, inventor and academic said he launched ...    Full Story »

Fears Of Trump Drive Immigrants To Become Citizens (2 opinions)

Fears Of Trump Drive Immigrants To Become CitizensOn a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American. Ospina has spent almost half his life in the U.S. after emigrating from his native Colombia, becoming eligible for citizenship in 1990. But with Donald Trump becoming a more likely presidential nominee by the day, Ospina decided to ...    Full Story »

Elephants To Perform For Final Time At Ringling Bros. Circus (4 opinions)

Elephants To Perform For Final Time At Ringling Bros. CircusElephants will perform for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, as the show closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses began in America two centuries ago. Six Asian elephants will deliver their final performances in Providence, Rhode Island, and five will perform in Wilkes Barre, ...    Full Story »

FBI Foils Planned Attack Against a Florida Jewish Center on the Last Day of Pesach (1 opinions)

FBI Foils Planned Attack Against a Florida Jewish Center on the Last Day of PesachUS Federal agents report the arrest of a man who was planning an attack against the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center in S. Florida. According to local media reports, federal agents set up a sting to apprehend the suspect, who they learned was planning to use an explosive device in the attack against the Jewish Center. The attack was planned for Friday night, the last day of ...    Full Story »

NIS 4 Million Lawsuit For Bogus Kashrus On White Sugar (5 opinions)

NIS 4 Million Lawsuit For Bogus Kashrus On White SugarYeshivat Makor Chaim of Kfar Etzion is suing a supplier that sold the school sugar with a forged hashgacha printed on the bags. The suit was filed with the Jerusalem District Court. The lawsuit was filed by attorney Noam Tzuker on behalf of the yeshiva, who purchased “Primo” brand sugar from Fine Food, located in the Atarot Industrial Area in northern Jerusalem, owned by Chever ...    Full Story »

Hamas Terrorist Indicted For Numerous Alleged Acts Of Terror (1 opinions)

Hamas Terrorist Indicted For Numerous Alleged Acts Of TerrorAccording to the multicount indictment handed down on Sunday 23 Nissan in the Beersheva District Court against Madhat Abu-Sneima, 24, a Negev resident, he is a member of Hamas and was involved in numerous acts of terror against Israelis civilian and security forces in the Gaza border area. According to the prosecutor, the defendant has been a member of Hamas since 2007 and he was ...    Full Story »

CIA Director Says Unverified Material In Secret 9/11 Pages

CIA Director Says Unverified Material In Secret 9/11 PagesCIA Director John Brennan says a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 contains preliminary information about possible Saudi links to the attackers that hadn't been corroborated or checked out at the time. The Obama administration may soon release part of the material. Brennan tells NBC's "Meet the Press" there were "concerns about sensitive source of ...    Full Story »


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