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  1. PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Liquor Bottles Belonging To British Soldiers From WWI Were Exposed Near Ramle

    [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] An unexpected discovery was made a few weeks ago, in an archaeological excavation of the Israel Antiquities Authority conducted in the vicinity of Ramle. Archaeologists were astounded to find a fascinating reminder from the First World War that included, among other things, hundreds of liquor bottles that are 100 years old.…
  2. Jewish Mothers Will Be Key To Making Social Change In The Next Decade JWRP’s Palatnik Says

    Jewish mothers will be critical to effecting social change within the next decade, Lori Palatnik, founding director of the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP), said at the Jewish Funders Network Conference. Palatnik, speaking about the JWRP’s theory of change during a special dinner forum at the JFN conference, said Jewish mothers fill unrivaled roles as [&#…
  3. PHOTOS: Minister Of Public Security Erdan Visits Kiryat Arba And Hebron

    [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan visited Kiryat Arba and Hebron on Tuesday, 23 Adar. The minister arrived with his entourage in Kiryat Arba during the morning hours and was briefed by community leaders. He has words of praise for the “City without violence” project and the efforts of local law [&#…
  4. Trump Lawyers Ask Court To Move Quickly On Travel Ban Appeal

    Donald Trump’s administration is asking a U.S. court to quickly hear its appeal of a ruling that blocked the president’s revised travel ban. Lawyers for the president filed a brief with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia on Wednesday. In it, they argue that the matter is one of national importance and…
  5. PHOTOS: Inauguration Of Police Station In Betar Illit

    [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A festive ceremony took place inaugurating the new police station in Betar Illit, reportedly, the first police station in a chareidi city. the station will serve Betar, the Gush Etzion Regional Council and the community of Efrat. Taking part in the ceremony were Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan Police Chief…
  6. Police: Man Accused Of Murder Came To NYC To Target Blacks

    A 28-year-old white man from Baltimore accused of stabbing a 66-year-old black man to death traveled by bus to New York City to the “media capital of the world” to make the biggest splash he could, police officials said. James Harris Jackson turned himself in at a Times Square police station Wednesday morning and was…
  7. Shmurah Matzah – What’s Behind It

    by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times THE SCIENCE OF CHOMETZ The world is filled with little tiny micro-organisms called “yeasts” that surround us. They are found everywhere – on the ground, on plants and trees, on human beings and even in the very air that we breathe. These airborne yeasts enter […
  8. WATCH: Kesivas Osios in Flatbush Ahead of the Mir Dinner 5777

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  9. VIDEO/PHOTOS: Border Police Deployed As Home Of Jabil Mukhaber Terrorist Is Sealed

    [VIDEOS AND PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A large police deployment was ordered on Wednesday morning 24 Adar in the Jabil Mukhaber area of the capital as the home of a terrorist was being sealed. The home of the terrorist who perpetrated the January 8, 2017 ramming attack at the Armon HaNatziv Promenade http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/headlines-breaking-stories/509620/shootingvehicular-ramming-attack-in-armon-hanatziv-jerusalem.html in which…
  10. Statement of Agudath Israel of America on Supreme Court Ruling on IDEA

    The Supreme Court’s ruling today in Endrew F. v Douglas County School District is a victory for American education and for parents who seek the best for their children. It is particularly meaningful because the case involved the children in our society who are the most vulnerable and challenged — students with special needs. Parents…
  11. Significant Increase In The Number Of Candidates Being Tested By The Chief Rabbinate

    According to the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, 3,441 persons are registered to take the next semicha exam, representing a 40% increase. Towards meeting the challenge, the Rabbanut is certifying 60 testers in a one-day seminar. The one-day seminar is a first as the Rabbanut prepares for the unprecedented number of persons being tested. The event…
  12. Manafort Had Plan To Benefit Putin Government

    The White House is distancing itself from former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, saying his secret work for a Russian billionaire detailed in an Associated Press report happened during “the last decade.” White House press secretary Sean Spicer says nothing in Wednesday’s AP report references any action by the president, the White House or any…
  13. WATCH: Peleg Yerushalmi Dancing In Jail

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  14. Bennet Prevents Prominent Leftist From Receiving The Prestigious Israel Prize

    Prominent left-wing artist Yair Garbuz had the Israel Prize in the bag, or so he thought, but at the last moment, Minister of Education Naftali Bennet intervened and prevented him from becoming a recipient. Members of Bennet’s staff told the media he did not intervene and had no hand in the decision-making process, but simply […
  15. Photo Essay: Kesivas Osios in Flatbush Ahead of the Mir Dinner 5777

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  16. Not My Laptop! Airline Passengers Hit The Device Doldrums

    As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue. It’s yet another inconvenience in the name of security for weary travelers,…
  17. Trump Feels ‘Somewhat’ Vindicated After Nunes Intel Briefing

    President Donald Trump says he feels “somewhat” vindicated by statements by the House Intelligence chairman on the legal and incidental surveillance of the president and Trump transition officials. Trump says in response to a question during a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus that he felt “somewhat” vindicated following his briefing by Republican House Intelligence…
  18. PHOTOS: Chief Rabbi Lau Gives A Shiur For MDA Sheirut Ezrachi Volunteers

    [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] In the framework of Magen David Adom’s Sheirut Ezrachi program, on Monday, 22 Adar 5777, a shiur was given to volunteers by Chief Rabbi of Israel Dovid Lau Shlita which focused on the merit of coming to the aid of others. The rav gave a bracha, that the participants should always […
  19. Greenfield and City Hall Team Up to Clean Backed Up Boro Park Garbage

    Councilman David G. Greenfield is working with City Hall to get more resources so that all the backed up garbage in Boro Park is picked up by Thursday night. After last week’s snow storm and unseasonably cold weather, the NYC Department of Sanitation postponed garbage pick up to clear the roads of snow and ice.…
  20. London Attack Is Latest In Which Vehicles Are Used As Weapon

    When an attacker plowed a vehicle into pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, it was the latest in a string of incidents in which drivers used their vehicles as weapons. Some were orchestrated by extremist groups, others by unstable individuals with unclear motives. While no one so far has claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s attack…