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PHOTOS: Fire In Underground Parking Lot On Shaulzon Street In Jerusalem

PHOTOS: Fire In Underground Parking Lot On Shaulzon Street In Jerusalem
[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A fire broke out in an underground parking lot on Shaulzon Street in the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem on motzei Shabbos. B’chasdei Hashem firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control without injuries and permit most of the evacuated tenants to return to their homes shortly thereafter. It appears the fire began in an illegal garage operating in the building. The investigation into the blaze continue according to Jerusalem district fire ...
(Add your opinion  |   February 19 )

Degel Launches Hisachdus Rabbonim In Yerushalayim

Degel Launches Hisachdus Rabbonim In Yerushalayim
In an effort to unite all kehillos aligned with Degel Hatorah, the Hisachdus Kehillos Yerushalayim (התאגדות הקהילות בירושלים") was created. According to a report in the Sunday 23 Shevat Yated Neeman, among those attending the historical founding were HaGaon Rav David Cohen Shlita, HaGaon Rav Baruch Solovechik Shlita, and HaGaon HaRav Yosef Efrati Shlita. The founding kenos was hosted in the Ohel Yonasan Shul in Givat Shaul, Yerushalayim. The event was launched with the ...
(4 opinions  |   February 19 )

WATCH: One Person Seriously Injured In Motzei Shabbos Fire In Ramot Yerushalayim

A man sustained serious injuries in the fire that broke out on Tzundak Street in the Ramot area of Yerushalayim. Firemen accessed the burning apartment and extricated the victim, who was conscious but unable to get out on his own due to the blaze. The victim was treated and stabilize for transport to a local hospital. (YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photo Credit: ישראל מזרחי)
(1 opinions  |   February 19 )

PHOTOS: Smugglers Apprehended At Allenby Crossing To Jordan

PHOTOS: Smugglers Apprehended At Allenby Crossing To Jordan
[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Customs inspectors at the Allenby Crossing between Israel and Jordan apprehended smugglers who were hiding 53 ancient coins dating back to the 1st century BCE to the 13th century. Smuggled cargo was discovered in possession of a passenger in transit when a resident of Tulkarem (PA area) came from Jordan and instructed to move to a customs area for inspection. The PA (Palestinian Authority) resident was instructed to remove everything from the vehicle and his ...
(Add your opinion  |   February 19 )

Gafne Explains Lomdei Torah And State Support Over The Years

Gafne Explains Lomdei Torah And State Support Over The Years
Degel Hatorah leader MK Moshe Gafne, who chairs the Knesset Finance Committee, attended the motzei Shabbos kenos marking 200 years since the establishment of Yeshivas Mir. The event was held in Caesarea. He began by addressing the state’s economic situation, explaining “We have become a natural gas superpower and this is important in terms of the geo political. We should be like the 1920s and the economic crash. Banks should have been hit along with all the citizens. There is no natural ...
(Add your opinion  |   February 19 )

PHOTOS: Fire Department Probing The Ramot Apartment Fire Which Left One Person Seriously Injured On Motzei Shabbos

PHOTOS: Fire Department Probing The Ramot Apartment Fire Which Left One Person Seriously Injured On Motzei Shabbos
[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Fire Service investigators have probed the blaze in an apartment on Tzundak Street in the Ramot area of the capital on motzei Shabbos. One male was seriously injured in the fire because he was trapped. He was rescued by firemen as he was unable to get out of his home due to the flames. The call came into the fire department at 1:20am on motzei Shabbos and four fire trucks responded. The first firemen on the scene saw flames bellowing out of windows from an ...
(Add your opinion  |   February 19 )

Hagaon HaRav Sholom Cohen Refuses To Sign A Letter Of Support For Deri

Hagaon HaRav Sholom Cohen Refuses To Sign A Letter Of Support For Deri
The release of a recent video that embarrassed Shas prompted senior Shas officials to initiate a letter of support for party leader Aryeh Deri. Members of the party’s Moetzas Gedolei Yisrael Shlita were called upon to sign. However, ‘Chareidim10” reports the head of the council, Chacham Cohen would not sign. The video was released by Channel 2 about two weeks ago, showing Deri with the unofficial Shas singer, Benny Elbaz in the last Knesset elections using an onion to bring him to ...
(Add your opinion  |   February 19 )

Verdict In The Elor Azariya Manslaughter Trial This Week

Verdict In The Elor Azariya Manslaughter Trial This Week
The IDF military court that found Sgt. Elor Azariya guilty of manslaughter is expected to announce its sentence on Tuesday, 25 Shevat. Azariya fired at a wounded terrorist in Hebron last Purim, at close range, killing him. The trial has divided the nation as many feel that not only should he not be charged with a crime, but he should have received a citation for his actions – neutralizing the threat. Opponents state the terrorist was neutralized, already shot, and shooting him at close ...
(Add your opinion  |   February 19 )

Shomron Mayor Yossi Dagan Breaks European Ban

Shomron Mayor Yossi Dagan Breaks European Ban
With more and more European governments calling for the boycotting of Israeli products manufactured in Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria and as the BDS Movement continues to intensify their efforts against Israel in Europe as well as on US campuses, Yossi Dagan has again succeeded in proving that with a bit of work and creativity stategic alliances can be forged between Europeans and security and humanitarian projects in Yehuda and Shomron. A delegation of world renowned dog experts from ...
(2 opinions  |   February 19 )

Bnei Brak: Motzei Shabbos Attempted Burglary Of Rav Neuwirth's Gemach

Bnei Brak: Motzei Shabbos Attempted Burglary Of Rav Neuwirth's Gemach
The thief arrived at the Raved Street home of Rabbi Neuwirth in Bnei Brak on motzei Shabbos, a man who operates a gemach – loaning money to the chareidi tzibur. The burglar managed to take four bags of cash but B’chasdei Hashem, the rav son-in-law, who lives in the building, arrived and he managed to grab bags from the thief and spray him with pepper spray, causing him to flee. Shomrim volunteers and police responded and the bags were recovered and they began searching for the thief, who ...
(1 opinions  |   February 19 )

Israel: Did Parents Severely Beat And Abuse Chronically Ill Child?

Israel: Did Parents Severely Beat And Abuse Chronically Ill Child?
While abuse cases in Israel are not generally covered in the chareidi media, this case is an exception due to the severity of the incident, which should sound an alarm in all communities. Police over Shabbos arrested parents from Central Israel, in their 30s, suspected of conspiring to committed a crime as well as on suspicion of abusing and beating their helpless child R”L. The case began last week when the child was transported to Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer Hospital at which ...
(4 opinions  |   February 19 )