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France: Syria And ISIS Blamed For Chemical Attacks

France: Syria And ISIS Blamed For Chemical Attacks
France's deputy U.N. ambassador says an international team is blaming the Syrian government and Islamic State militants for chemical weapons attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015. Alexis Lamek said the U.N. Security Council must take action against the perpetrators following Wednesday's report by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-United Nations Joint Investigative Mechanism. "It states clearly that the Syrian regime and Daesh have perpetrated ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 24 )

Seforim in Review - Sichos Rav Shlomo Hoffman zt"l

Seforim in Review - Sichos Rav Shlomo Hoffman zt
By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times One of the most remarkable Mussar Seforim that has emerged in recent years is entitled, “Sichos im HaRav Shlomo Hoffman” – no relation to this reviewer. In the month and a half that the sefer has been on the market, it has sold an astounding 7000 plus copies - something unheard of in recent times. The sefer is filled with such profound insights and wisdom, that it is this author’s view that the sefer should be required reading in ...
(2 opinions  |   August 22 )

Trump Takes Jab At Obama On Louisiana Visit To View Flood Damage

Trump Takes Jab At Obama On Louisiana Visit To View Flood Damage
Donald Trump struck a somber tone as he toured the flood damage in Louisiana — but still managed to get in a jab at President Barack Obama. In brief remarks in Ascension Parish, Trump made an appeal for more aid to the area and said he was "just here to help." Trump was also there to strike a contrast to Obama, who is on vacation and has not visited the area. When a woman told Trump she was happy he wasn't off playing golf, Trump replied: "Somebody is, somebody is that shouldn't ...
(Add your opinion  |   August 19 )

Tisha B'Av Program

Tisha B'Av Program
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(Add your opinion  |   August 10 )

Yartzeit of Rav Eliyahu Moshe Shisgal zt"l - Watch Video

Yartzeit of Rav Eliyahu Moshe Shisgal zt
Portrait of a Rebbe By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times Today, the 3rd of Av, is the 43rd yartzeit of the son-in-law of Rav Moshe Feinstein zt”l - Rav Eliyahu Moshe Ben Rav Avraham Yizchak Shisgal zt”l. Among those who recall their beloved Rebbe are Rav yeruchem Olshin Shlita, a Rosh Yeshiva in Lakewood’s Beis Midrash Gavoah, Rav Peretz Steinberg Shlita, Rav of the Young Israel of Queens Valley, and Rav Aharon Brafman Shlita, Menahel of Yeshiva of Far ...
(1 opinions  |   August 07 )

(Add your opinion  |   July 31 )

Looking for a Job and Want Your Salary to Go Further?

Looking for a Job and Want Your Salary to Go Further?
[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Are you a  professional who is looking for a job opportunity and want your salary to go further? Well Rochester, NY offers a wide array of job opportunities in many fields. Also, because of the ease of commuting in Rochester (where we define “rush hour” as having to drive the speed limit), you are not limited to job opportunities in Rochester alone. We are a short, relaxed drive from many other communities in Western New York where jobs can be found. When ...
(Add your opinion  |   July 25 )

WATCH: Palestinian Monument Honoring Murderer Of 15 Israelis Must Be Torn Down

WATCH: Palestinian Monument Honoring Murderer Of 15 Israelis Must Be Torn Down
[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The PA (Palestinian Authority) has recently built a monument to honor a Palestinian terrorist, Abu Sukkar, who perpetrated a terror attack in Jerusalem in July 1975, in which 15 people were murdered. MFA Director General Dr. Dore Gold, who witnessed the deadly attack, recalls it and calls upon the Palestinians to promote a culture of peace, rather than a culture of death. As a first step - this monument, honoring a mass-murderer must be torn ...
(Add your opinion  |   July 21 )

VIDEO: Police Uncover A Quantity Of Counterfeit Bills In Netivot

VIDEO: Police Uncover A Quantity Of Counterfeit Bills In Netivot
[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Police in the southern Israeli city of Netivot uncovered a large sum of counterfeit bills, on a balcony that is used to print the bills. Three persons who were in the apartment at the time of the search were taken into custody. Detectives raided the apartment on Tuesday 13 Tammuz, taking three men in their 20s into custody. They recovered 180 NIS 200 bills and two NIS 50 bills, The following Bank of Israel video in Hebrew explains the security measures ...
(Add your opinion  |   July 21 )

It's Trump's Moment To Talk To The Nation - And GOP Doubters

It's Trump's Moment To Talk To The Nation - And GOP Doubters
It's Donald Trump's big moment to make his case to the country — and to the many rattled doubters in his own party. The most important speech of his presidential campaign will bring down the balloons on a convention marked by divided loyalties and unwanted distractions as well as full-throated roars against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. The latest diversion landed Thursday morning in an interview in which Trump declared he would set new conditions before coming to the aid of NATO ...
(Add your opinion  |   July 21 )