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FDA Inspection Found Problems At Factory Making J&J Vaccine

The Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine was dirty, didn’t follow proper manufacturing procedures and had poorly trained staff, resulting...

US Takes New Aim At Ransomware After Most Costly Year

The Justice Department is taking new aim at ransomware after a year that officials say was the most costly on record for the crippling...

WATCH THIS AOC VIDEO: “‘Trampling’ of Indigenous Rights, Racial Justice Is Cause of Climate...

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called on lawmakers Tuesday to address the systemic cause of climate change as she reintroduced a resolution in support of a...

Agudath Israel Asks The Supreme Court To Protect The Independent Operations Of Religious Institutions

In an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief filed today with the United States Supreme Court, Agudath Israel of America, joined by Torah...

DEBLASIO’S NYC: NYC Sees Whopping 250% Increase In Shootings Last Week

New York City saw another spike in shootings last week, new NYPD data shows. Twenty-nine people were shot in 28 separate incidents between April 12...

Pelosi Floats New Proposal For Bipartisan Jan. 6 Commission

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is renewing her push for a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, floating a new proposal to...

Arm In Arm, Letter By Letter

Through the darkest times, the Jewish people have always found a way to stand together. Now, you have a chance to unite with tens...

Israel Resigned To Iran Deal, Pushes US For Better Oversight

Israel, resigned to the fact that the US is resuming the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, is urging the US to include provisions for...

First Woman Ever Applies To Run For President Of Syria

A woman from the capital Damascus has applied to run for president of Syria, the parliament speaker said Tuesday, making her the first female...

HERE WE GO AGAIN: Tensions Rising At Scene Of Deputy-Involved Shooting In Elizabeth City,...

Elizabeth City, NORTH CAROLINA – A man was fatally shot by deputies who were attempting to serve a search warrant Wednesday morning in Pasquotank...

Garland Announces Sweeping Police Probe After Floyd Verdict

The Justice Department is opening a sweeping investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis after a former officer was convicted in the killing of George...

Iran, Saudis Hold Talks In Baghdad, Few Expect Quick Results

A first round of direct talks between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran signaled a possible de-escalation following years of animosity that often spilled...

Chabad Rabbanim Condemn Itamar Ben-Gvir For Visiting Har HaBayis

Senior Chabad Rabbanim in Israel sent a letter to Otzma Yehudit chairman Itamar Ben-Gvir this week, condemning his visit to Har HaBayis last week...

Update for Students Traveling from Israel

As reported by Chaim V’Chessed, on Thursday, April 15, authorities halted permission for students to enter Israel. This change has caused considerable difficulty for...

Globes Group Ousts Member Over His Black Lives Matter Email

A former president of the organization that hosts the Golden Globes has been dropped from the group’s board after sending an email that called...

US Under Biden Will No Longer Call Migrants ‘Illegal Aliens’

Employees of the two main U.S. immigration enforcement agencies were directed Monday to stop referring to migrants as “aliens,” a dated term that many...

Amy Coney Barrett Has Book Deal With Conservative Imprint

Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett has a book deal with a Penguin Random House imprint, The Associated Press has learned. Adrian Zackheim, who heads...

Chad President Who Restored Ties With Israel Dies On The Battlefield

Chad’s president of three decades died of wounds suffered during a visit to front-line troops battling a shadowy rebel group, the military announced Tuesday,...

Crucial Info – For Seminary and Yeshiva Year in Eretz Yisroel

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Israel is opening up for seminaries and Yeshivos once again - because of the vaccines. And the following information...

Arizona Governor Sending National Guard To Southern Border

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he is sending 250 National Guard troops to the state’s southern border with Mexico amid the increased arrivals...

Report: Mideast Countries Top 2020 Global Executioners List

Apart from China and despite a worldwide drop in death sentences, countries in the Middle East remained among the world’s leading executioners last year,...

Columbus Police Officer Fatally Shoots Black Teen Swinging Knife

Columbus police shot and killed a teenage girl who swung at two other people with a knife Tuesday, according to bodycam footage from the...

Chasdei Hashem: Israel Closes Its Last COVID Wards As Rates Continue To Drop

The last two coronavirus wards still open in Israel's hospitals closed on Monday as infection and fatality rates continue to drop, Ynet reported. Israel began...

Suspected Chinese Hackers Spied On US, European Targets

Suspected state-backed Chinese hackers exploited widely used networking devices to spy for months on dozens of high-value government, defense industry and financial sector targets...

Despite Growing Chorus, DOJ Is Limited In Police Probes

The only way for 13-year-old Adam Toledo to get justice, activists say, is with a federal probe into the Chicago police officer who shot...

WATCH: Biden After Floyd Verdict: ‘We Can’t Stop Here.’

President Joe Biden said Tuesday the conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd “can be a giant...

Eu Agency Links J&J Shot To Rare Clots, Says Odds Favor Use

The European Union’s drug regulatory agency said Tuesday that it found a “possible link” between Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine and extremely rare blood...

NTSB: Obstructed Views, Lack Of Alerts Caused Midair Crash

Two Alaska sightseeing planes collided in 2019 because the views of the pilots were obscured and aircraft-tracking systems failed to warn them about nearby...

One Thousand Gerer Chassidim Commemorate Legacy of Rosh Yeshiva, Rav Olewski, zt”l

  It has been just over one years since the passing of Rav Dovid Olewski, zt”l, at the height of the Coronavirus Pandemic. While his...

Violent Robbery In Har Nof Neighborhood Of Jerusalem

Three masked men broke into a residential apartment on Agassi Street in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Nof in the early hours of Tuesday...

Seforim in Review: Halachic Discussions on Hilchos Shabbos – a Practical Guide

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com For those who do not wish to read this entire review – it is an extraordinary work. Go out...

Czech, Russian Envoys Fly Home Amid Depot Explosion Dispute

The two Russian military agents believed to be behind a massive Czech depot explosion in 2014 likely targeted the ammunition, not the Czech Republic...

Biden Admin Considering Law To Cut Nicotine In Smokes, Possibly Banning Menthol Cigarettes

The Biden administration is considering requiring tobacco companies to lower the nicotine in all cigarettes sold in the U.S. to levels at which they...

California Gold Rush Town To Remove “Racist” Noose From City Logo

The California Gold Rush town of Placerville will change its logo to remove a noose that stems from its mid-19th century reputation as “Hangtown”...

“US Must Restrict Aid To Israel” – Sanders, Warren Tell J Street

Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) both called for restricting military aid to Israel during their recorded talks at the J Street...

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