Crucial Halachos and the All-Encompassing Pruzbul JPEG

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com By Torah law, (Dvarim 15:1-2) the seventh year or Shmittah year also causes all debts to become null and...

On Ukraine, Russia Repeats Insistence That It Had No Choice

Russia made its case to the world Saturday for its war in Ukraine, repeating a series of grievances about its neighbor and the West...

2 Israelis Killed In Crash In Georgia, 4 Injured Victims Evacuated To Israel

Two Israeli women were killed on Friday in an accident between a tourist minibus and a truck in the mountainous Kada area in Georgia. Seventeen...

Biden Administration Launches Environmental Justice Office

President Joe Biden’s top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement Saturday to unveil a national office...

‘Fighting Fit’: Trial To Show Oath Keepers’ Road To Jan. 6

The voting was over and almost all ballots were counted. News outlets on Nov. 7, 2020, had called the presidential race for Democrat Joe...

As Ukraine Worries UN, Some Leaders Rue What’s Pushed Aside

In speech after speech, world leaders dwelled on the topic consuming this year’s U.N. General Assembly meeting: Russia’s war in Ukraine. A few, like Nigerian...

Soldier Who Went Missing During Korean War Accounted For

A soldier from Massachusetts who went missing during the Korean War and was later reported to have died in a prisoner of war camp...

Maine Opts Out of $440M Multistate Settlement With Juul

Maine has opted out of a $440 million multistate settlement with electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs in objection to certain conditions. Maine would have received...

As Shelters Fill, NYC Weighs Tents To House Migrants

New York City’s mayor says he plans to erect hangar-sized tents as temporary shelter for thousands of international migrants who have been bused into...

Ohio Republican Stays In Campaign Amid Scrutiny Of Service

Republican J.R. Majewski insisted Friday that he would stay in the race for a competitive northwest Ohio congressional seat after The Associated Press reported...

World Opinion Shifts Against Russia As Ukraine Worries Grow

The tide of international opinion appears to be decisively shifting against Russia, as a number of non-aligned countries are joining the United States and...

GOOD NEWS: Hatzalah South Florida Receives First Ambulance In Boca Raton

After much effort, hard work and communal support, the Boca Raton community has reached an incredible milestone, as Hatzalah of South Florida has now...

Agudath Israel Reissues Kaporos Kol Korei

Reissuing a Rabbinic statement (Kol Korei) that was first published 15 years ago and that remains relevant today, Agudath Israel of America is calling...

DeSantis Declares Emergency As Storm Expected To Hit Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday declared a state of emergency for Florida as Tropical Storm Ian gathers strength over the Caribbean and is expected...

Fiona Washes Houses Away, Knocks Out Power In Canada

Fiona washed houses into the sea, tore the roofs off others and knocked out power to the vast majority of two Canadian provinces Saturday...

Oz Releases Health Records to Spotlight Fetterman’s Stroke

Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, released his health records as he maneuvers to keep questions about Democratic rival...

Trump Allies Create a New Super PAC Called MAGA Inc.

Top allies of former President Donald Trump are creating a new super PAC that’s expected to serve as the main vehicle for his midterm...

Russian Men Join Exodus, Fearing Call-Up to Fight in Ukraine

Military-aged men fled Russia in droves Friday, filling planes and causing traffic jams at border crossings to avoid being rounded up to fight in...

Man Charged in Giuliani ‘Slap’ Wants $2 Million for False Arrest

A man charged with assault for allegedly slapping former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on the back filed a notice of claim against the...

EXPLAINER: Declassification in Spotlight During Trump Probe

In the weeks since the FBI searched Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate and seized about 100 documents with classification markings, the former president has insisted...

Climate Protester Sets Himself on Fire at Tennis Match

A protester lit a portion of the court and his arm on fire during a match at the Laver Cup tennis event Friday, hours...

4.4 Million Americans Roll Up Sleeves for Omicron-Targeted Boosters

U.S. health officials say 4.4 million Americans have rolled up their sleeves for the updated COVID-19 booster shot. The Centers for Disease Control and...

US Aircraft Carrier Arrives in South Korea for Joint Drills

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in the South Korean port of Busan on Friday ahead of the two countries’ joint...

Chinese Man Gets 24 Years for Brutal Group Attack on Women

A court in northern China sentenced one man to 24 years in jail Friday for his role in a vicious attack on four...

World Opinion Shifts Against Russia as Ukraine Worries Grow

The tide of international opinion appears to be decisively shifting against Russia, as a number of non-aligned countries are joining the United States and...

European Spyware Investigators Criticize Israel and Poland

European Parliament members investigating the use of surveillance spyware by European Union governments sharply criticized Israel on Wednesday for a lack of transparency in...

UN Rights Experts Present Evidence of War Crimes in Ukraine

A team of experts commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body to look into rights violations in Ukraine said Friday its initial...

Police: Inmates Got Out of Jail by Using Fraudulent Pandemic Loans to Post Bond

More than two dozen people have been charged in Illinois with fraudulently obtaining pandemic relief money, with authorities alleging that some of them were...

McCarthy Unveils House GOP’s Big Ideas, but Challenges Ahead

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy is heading to Pennsylvania on Friday to directly confront President Joe Biden and the party in power, unveiling a midterm...

EXPLAINER: Why A NASA Spacecraft Will Crash Into An Asteroid

In the first-of-its kind, save-the-world experiment, NASA is about to clobber a small, harmless asteroid millions of miles away. A spacecraft named Dart will...

US Calls on World to Tell Russia to Stop Its Nuclear Threats

The United States called on other nations to tell Russia to stop making nuclear threats and end “the horror” of its war in Ukraine...

Alex Jones Testifies in Trial Over His Sandy Hook Hoax Lies

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones took the stand Thursday at his defamation trial in Connecticut as he tries to limit the damages he must pay...

Saudi Arabia Plans to Send Female Astronaut to Space in 2023

Saudi Arabia said Thursday it will launch a training program with the goal of sending its own astronauts, including a woman, into space next...

In Lawsuit, NY AG Takes Aim at Trump’s Boasts About Wealth

Former President Donald Trump’s latest legal woes focus on allegations that he and his company chronically exaggerated the value of things he owned...

House Democrats Pass Police Funding Bills Despite Divisions

House Democrats on Thursday pushed through a long-sought policing and public safety package after overcoming internal differences on legislation they plan to make central...

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