MK Litzman: Where is Your Gratitude for Maran Rav Ovadia ZT"L?
Monday 3 Marcheshvan marks the first yahrzeit for Maran HaGaon HaRav Ovadia Yosef ZT”L. MK (Yahadut Hatorah) used his plenum speaking time to attack both Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin for failing to make even the slightest mention that a year has passed since the passing of the Torah giant.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon was present as the official cabinet representative during the session. Litzman addressed his remarks to Ya’alon, instructing him to ...
Ottawa Hospital Says It Treated 3 Shooting Victims
A hospital says it has received three victims from the shootings in Canada's capital.
The Ottawa Hospital says it has taken in three patients, and two of them are in stable condition.
The hospital would not comment on the status of the third patient, a soldier who was shot at the War Memorial.
A gunman earlier Wednesday shot and wounded the soldier as he stood guard at the memorial, then entered Parliament, where many shots rang out. Authorities also said there were shots fired at a ...
The Shabbos Project is Heating up in Flatbush
Project Inspire’s partnership with the Shabbos Project in Flatbush is heating up every day with already hundreds of families having invited less affiliated Jews to spend Shabbos in their homes, shuls, and communities. The tremendous buzz in Flatbush will I’YH lead to possibly the biggest Kiddush Hashem the community has ever seen. Dozens of videos have been produced for the project in Flatbush including the video below.
[Official Music Video] 8th Day, Benny Friedman, MBD - JUST ...
US Inspectors General Say Obama Administration Has Blocked Access
Independent watchdogs from dozens of federal agencies are decrying what they say are Obama administration efforts to delay or stall their investigations.
Inspectors' general complained of a lack of access from their agencies in a letter sent Tuesday to members of Congress.
It cites specific instances in which inspectors general from the Peace Corps, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice said that they had been denied timely access to documents and other ...
The IDF Withdraws from Beit Lahiya
The military has informed Gaza residents of the northern Beit Lahiya area on Shabbos that they may return to their homes as the IDF is leaving that area.
Reports from Gaza signal that IDF forces in Beit Lahiya have indeed withdrawn from that area. Senior military officials are reporting the overwhelming number of tunnels have already been destroyed and the re remainder will be destroyed in the coming hours.
IDF forces continue operating in other areas of Gaza.
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Bloomberg Flies El Al To Israel To Prove It's Safe, Says Flight Restrictions Hand Hamas Undeserved Victory
In a bid to urge the Federal Aviation Administration to lift a ban currently preventing U.S. airlines from flying to Israel, former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg has flown to Tel Aviv in an effort to prove it is safe.
The ban was imposed after a Hamas rocket demolished a home near Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv and as airlines remain skittish following the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine last week.
Bloomberg, echoing comments made by the Israel Government, said the decision to ...
Swastikas Scrawled On Mailbox Near Jewish Fraternity At University Of Oregon
Swastikas scribbled all over a mailbox adjacent to a national Jewish fraternity's University of Oregon house is under investigation by local police.
"Not only is it a destruction of property, but it represents a symbol that strikes fear in an entire community," said Lt. Doug Mozan, "and we are committed to the safety of that community."
It isn't clear whether the fraternity was a direct target or just near the vandalism.
But members of Alpha Epsilon Pi said this isn't the first time an ...
Federal Judge Orders IRS to Explain Lost Emails
A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy.
U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the tax agency a month to submit the explanation in writing. Sullivan issued the order Thursday as part of a freedom of information lawsuit by Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group.
The IRS says it lost the emails in 2011 when Lois Lerner's computer crashed. At the time, Lerner headed ...