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VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Visits The Kosel and Yad Vashem

On Thursday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Yad Vashem Holocaust museum, the Kosel, toured the Western Wall tunnels & Wilson's Arch excavations and visited...

Multiple 2020 Democrats Say They Won’t Attend AIPAC Summit

Multiple Democratic presidential candidates said Thursday that they won’t attend the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual conference in Washington next week. Sen. Elizabeth Warren...

WATCH: A Purim Likud Election Campaign Video

Prime Minister Netanyahu arrives at the Purim party, but the host, dressed as an Israeli astronaut, believes he is either Yair Lapid or Benny...
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A Cautionary Tale about Digital Fundraising

We recently encountered the following story and thought it was imperative to share: A individual had raised over $15,000 for a cause with the...

Two Polls Show Blue & White Party Is Back In The Lead

Following are the results of a number of election polls released on Wednesday evening, March 20, 2019, ahead of elections for the 21st Knesset,...

PHOTOS: MDA’s Children Dress Up On Purim As EMS Providers

It's Purim and like in so many homes, children whose parents are affiliated with Magen David Adom dressed up in uniform for Purim. ...



A No-Paper Jam: Printer Ink Spill Blots All Interstate Lanes

A truck carrying 40,000 pounds of printer ink overturned on an Atlanta interstate, closing all lanes on an outer loop for four hours. That’s...

Some Of The Salaries Taxpayers Are Covering At Jerusalem City Hall

The Finance Ministry has released a report which includes some of the salaries to municipal employees in Jerusalem in 2017. Seven Senior municipal officials...

Dozens Of Rattlesnakes Removed From Under Texas Home [VIDEO]

A Texas homeowner who reported seeing “a few” snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house. Big Country Snake Removal,...
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Collecting? Have a Drink!

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com They come to the door collecting for their Yeshivos. Should one offer them a drink? Yes. But nothing alcoholic...

WATCH: Interesting ‘Mitzvas Hayom’ In Lakewood On Purim [Reposted From The YWN 2011 Archives]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3v6f3FkdsQ

WATCH: Special Tekias Shofar For Purim

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=13&v=B5D2Mv9g470

Did Jonathan Pollard Visit Israel’s Consulate in NYC?

Israel's News12 has reported that Jonathan Pollard has made two visits to the Israeli Consulate building in New York City, a report that is...

41 Percent Of Palestinians Would Elect A Hamas President If Elections Were Held Today

For those who believe the Palestinians have become more moderate over the years, a recent poll published in which Palestinians were asked whom they...

REPORT: It’s Not Too Late To Do The Mitzvah Right

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Purim is here, and the activities of the day are underway. One of the most important mitzvos involved is that of matanos l’evyonim. Many...
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What Purim will be Like AFTER Moshiach Comes

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times So what will Purim be like AFTER  Moshiach comes? There is a famous Yalkut Shimoni (#944)...

Why We Dress Up: A New Theory That is Probably Pshat

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times It is raining on and off today, but if you look outside you will see...

Rav Chaim Kanievsky’s Special Halacha BEFORE Today’s Purim Seudah

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com He is known as the Sar HaTorah and he will, at times, state a halacha that – although it...
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Important Tips for Those Who Drink on Purim

It is worth knowing that hangovers can be avoided. With a little knowledge and care, you can still get drunk to the point of...

Deputy Health Minister Litzman Asks Where NIS 2 Billion Disappeared

Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said Wednesday that Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon had transferred more than NIS 1 billion and has no idea where...

Poll: Most At Least Partly Confident In Russia Probe

As the special counsel investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign winds down, a new poll finds that most Americans are at least moderately confident...
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Tov V’Chesed Prepares for $250K Purim Initiative That Will Bring Joy to Orphaned &...

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SP_6ENiIJpw]Jerusalem, Israel - With the Purim spirit in the air and the month of simcha upon us, Tov V’Chesed offices are seeing a...

Evangelical Leader: “American Will Not Tolerate Anti-Semitism Whether Delivered From A KKK Hood Or...

Evangelical leader Laurie Cardoza-Moore continues to call out Ilhan Omar for her ongoing anti-Semitic tirades, as the Democrat party and the media are unwilling...

EU Fines Google $1.7 Billion For Abusing Online Ads Market

European Union regulators have fined Google 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for abusing its dominant role in online advertising, the third big antitrust penalty...
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Supreme Court: Google Class-Action Case Should Be Revisited

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed a lower court to take another look at a lawsuit that involved Google and privacy concerns and ended...

New Zealand Police: Mosque Gunman Had Planned A 3rd Attack

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for “the safest country in the world” were buried before hundreds of mourners...

Trump To Host Netanyahu At White House Next Week

President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next week. The president will welcome Netanyahu for his third White...
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Rav Chaim’s Eitza Regarding Matanos L’Evyonim

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Purim is here, and the Jewish People have begun preparations for the mitzvah of giving matanos l’evyonim. How to proceed with this mitzvah, as with all...

‘There Is Death All Over’: Cyclone Idai Toll Rises Above 300

Mozambique began three days of national mourning on Wednesday for more than 200 victims of Cyclone Idai, while the death toll in neighboring Zimbabwe...

Trump: Mueller Report ‘Ridiculous’ But Should Be Released [VIDEO]

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he believes special counsel Robert Mueller’s report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its...
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Rav Yerucham Olshin’s New Sefer on Purim

A Review by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Until now, Purim was not as geshmak as the other Yomim Tovim throughout the year. Why was...

Chai Lifeline “Join The Fight” Campaign Enlists Army of Global Support to Fight Childhood...

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New York, NY, March 18, 2019—More than 19,500 supporters from across the globe came out in full force to Enlist for Chai during Chai...

WATCH: Trump Escalates Feud With Kellyanne Conway’s “Whack Job” Husband

Kellyanne Conway’s spouse is a “husband from hell!” President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, escalating his awkward public fight with the husband of one of...
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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Boulder Hurled At A Bus Traveling Near Karnei Shomron, Leading...

(VIDEO AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) In the Deir Istiya area in Shomron, a bus driver was attacked as a boulder was hurled at the...