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Spitzer Approves Changes To Low-Income Housing Tax Credit

Governor Eliot Spitzer today approved major changes to the State’s Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) which sets guidelines for the distribution of hundreds of millions...

MK Schneller Comes Out Against Anti-Expulsion Tee-Shirts

MK (Kadima) Otniel Schneller came out strongly in response to a Channel 2 News report that some IDF soldiers are wearing anti-expulsion tee-shirts, a...

Israel: Cabinet Approves State Budget

Following a five-hour debate, the cabinet on Sunday passed the government’s biennial state budget which calls for a NIS 14 billion cut in spending...

Prime Minister Litzman – At Least not for the Time Being

The agreement signed on Wednesday between the Labor and Kadima parties resulted in the postponement of the Knesset dissolution vote, a reality that abruptly...

MVA in Monsey

3:40PM EST: Monsey Hatzolah is on the scene of an MVA on Viola Road at Route 306. Unknown injuries. Two lanes have been close -...

PM Netanyahu Denies Construction Freeze

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday met in London with Prime Minister Gordon Brown, during which time he also released statements to reporters. The...

PA Working to Halt Home Sales to Jews

According to ISA (Israel Security Agency – Shin Bet) Director Yuval Diskin, Hamas and the PA (Palestinian Authority) are working to establish a stronger...

Pelosi: US Must Stand Strongly With Israel

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi issued a statement concerning the Israeli operation in Gaza in which she wrote that "When...

MVA on Staten Island Expressway

9:25PM EST: Hatzolah is on the scene of an MVA on the Staten Island Expressway near Bradley Avenue (Brooklyn-Bound). Numerous resources have been dispatched. Extent of...

More Controversy Over Har HaZeisim Construction

The left-wing is up in arms, decrying the announced planned construction of 104 Jewish housing units in the Har HaZeisim area of the capital,...

Charish Marked as the Next Chareidi City

Charish residents are planning to fight a government decision to build 10,000 units for the chareidi sector in their municipality, marked to become the...

Fed Gets Tough On Lending Rules

The Federal Reserve on Tuesday proposed a much stricter set of rules for mortgage lenders as part of the central bank's effort to avert...

Education, Income Affect Heart Attack Survival Rates

Being well-off and well-educated may improve your chances of surviving a heart attack, according to new report. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, studying medical records...

Livni May Take the Kadima Race in the First Round

According to a Kadima poll, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni will most likely take the party leadership race in the first round, now showing a...

Phillies Win World Series

10:00PM EST: The Philadelphia Phillies have defeated the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2008 World Series. The Phillies won the rain-delayed Game 5 with...

Thursday Afternoon News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael

Tefillos for Rav Mordechai Eliyahu Shlita will be held at 2:00PM at the kever of the Chida. **The Auschwitz Museum now has a Facebook...

8 Matches Found in National Bone Marrow Drive

Some 14 weeks after Ezer Mizion’s annual bone marrow drive and health officials report they have since found eight matches for patients seeking donors...

‘Bayit Shel Sderot’ Being Shut Due to Lack of Funds

The timing is more than ironic, perhaps downright painful for Sderot residents, but the “Bayit Shel Sderot” is being closed due to a lack...

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