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Hospital Patient Without COVID Shot Denied Heart Transplant

A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man’s family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19,...

Book About Holocaust Banned In Tennessee School District

A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to “inappropriate language” and an illustration...

14.5M Get Health Care Under Obama Law, With Help From Biden

At least 14.5 million Americans are getting private health insurance for this year under the Obama-era health law, thanks to help from the Biden...

Poor almanah asks public for help – campaign verified by Rav

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State Declines New Virus Rules Despite High Hospitalizations

The number of virus hospitalizations in Nebraska exceeds the level that was supposed to trigger new restrictions from the state, but Gov. Pete Ricketts...

England Lifts COVID Restrictions As Omicron Threat Recedes

Most coronavirus restrictions, including mandatory face masks, were lifted in England on Thursday after Britain’s government said its vaccine booster rollout successfully reduced serious...

Altria: iQOS Cigarette Alternative Off Market Through 2022

Marlboro-maker Altria said Thursday that its heat-not-burn cigarette, iQOS, probably won’t be back in U.S. stores for at least a year, while sales of...


Who’s Who Among Some Possible Top Supreme Court Contenders

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement gives President Joe Biden a chance to make his first nomination to the high court. It’s also a...

Workers At Amazon NYC Warehouse Get Go-Ahead For Union Vote

Amazon workers have lined up enough support to vote on whether to unionize a New York City warehouse, federal labor officials said this week...

My Mother Was Murdered and I Want to Keep Her Memory Alive

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By Avraham Lapine This upcoming Beis Adar Rishon 5782, will be my mother’s 30th yahrzeit. I still remember that cold February day as if it were...


Watchdog: HHS Failing On Health Crises, Deemed ‘High Risk’

The federal Department of Health and Human Services is failing to meet its responsibilities for leading the nation’s response to public health emergencies including...

Coast Guard Finds 4 More Migrant Bodies Off Florida Coast

The Coast Guard said Thursday that it had found four additional bodies in its search for dozens of migrants lost at sea off Florida...

Russia Sees Little Optimism In US Response On Ukraine Crisis

The Kremlin said Thursday that there was “little ground for optimism” in resolving the crisis over Ukraine after the U.S. rejected Russia’s main demands,...

This Week’s Circle Time: Parshas Mishpatim

Sign up to receive a weekly complimentary parsha sheet from The Circle, the magazine your kids love most. To receive the weekly Erev Shabbos...

North Korea, After Harsh 2-Year Lockdown, Slowly Reopens Border

After spending two years in a strict lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korea may finally be opening up — slowly. The reason...

New York AG: No Basis For Trump’s Lawsuit Challenging Probe

New York’s attorney general wants to put a stop to former President Donald Trump’s attempted end-run around a yearslong civil investigation into his business...

Gedolei Hador Meet to Strengthen and Increase Purity in Am Yisroel

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In keeping with the spirit of the weeks of Shovavim, a time when Yidden aspire to greater taharah, the Center for Taharas Ha’Mishpacha held...

Democrats Eye Supreme Court Pick To Revive 2022 Prospects

Democrats stung by a series of election-year failures to deliver legislative wins for their most loyal voters may have been buoyed by the prospect...

Will Virus Be ‘Over’? Most Americans Think Not: POLL

Early in the pandemic, Ryan Wilson was careful to take precautions — wearing a mask, not really socializing, doing more of his shopping online. The...

How Fed Hikes Could Affect Mortgages, Car Loans, Card Rates

Will mortgage rates go up? How about car loans? Credit cards? How about those nearly invisible rates on bank CDs — any chance of getting...

As World Marks Holocaust, Some Survivors In Israel Struggle

Several dozen octogenarians, bundled against the cold, chattered in Russian and Hebrew as they picked through heaps of carrots, onions and grapefruit in a...

CHAOS: Israel’s Teachers Threaten Strike, Gov’t Fights Back, Court Issues Injunction

Israel's Teachers Union on Wednesday night announced a teachers' strike on Thursday following the government's decision to uphold last week's decision to end quarantine...

MIDWINTER BUMMER: Freezing Weather Comes to Miami During Winter Break

Thousands of people who are heading to Florida this weekend for the midwinter break are about to get a unwelcome surprise: freezing weather. While the...

North Korea Fires 2 Suspected Missiles In 6th Launch In 2022

North Korea on Thursday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its sixth round of weapons launches this month, South Korea’s military...

NY Lawmakers Face Calls For Hearings On New District Maps

The leaders of good government groups called Wednesday for New York’s Legislature to hold public hearings before passing new Congressional and legislative district maps...

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International Holocaust Day, Rav Aharon Kotler zt”l, and the Vaad Hatzolah WATCH THIS DOCUMENTARY

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Today is the designated "International Holocaust Remembrance Day."  It was designated such a little over sixteen years ago by...

UPDATED: Rav Yisroel Salanter zt”l 139th Yahrtzeit

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com CORRECTION:  Dr. Shneur Leiman has definitively shown that the previous picture depicting Rav Salanter zt"l was, in fact, Rabbi...

Israel Called In To Mediate Between US And Russia

Israel is involved in trying to defuse growing tensions between the US and Russia over the latter's build-up of troops on the Ukrainian border,...






YERUSHALAYIM SHEL LAVAN: Israeli Children Enjoy A Rare Snow Day [VIDEOS...

Many Israeli children's dreams were fulfilled when they woke up to a blanket of white on Thursday morning after the snow, which began falling...

Snow Falling In Jerusalem [VIDEOS]