U.S. May Reassess Palestinian Aid

Thursday April 24, 2014 10:59 AM

hamasAfter the Islamist terrorist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Liberation Organization announced a new unity pact on (more…)

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New Drug Brings Hope For Millions Of Migraine Sufferers

Thursday April 24, 2014 10:13 AM

headacheFor those who suffer from migraines, you know that they can often be debilitating. A day with a migraine is one spent hoarded up in a room, (more…)

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Film in 9/11 Museum Is Called Offensive to Muslims

Thursday April 24, 2014 9:28 AM

twin-towers-at-the-9-11-museumPast the towering tridents that survived the World Trade Center collapse, adjacent to a gallery with photographs of the 19 hijackers, a brief film at (more…)

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Study: Naps Linked With Higher Risk Of Death

Thursday April 24, 2014 8:13 AM

sleepNew research shows middle-age and older adults who take naps may be at an increased risk of dying. (more…)

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Satmar Rebbe: We Were Saved From The Holocaust, We Will Be Saved from the IDF

Thursday April 24, 2014 7:52 AM

rav-aharon-teitelbaum-satmarRav Aharon Teitelbaum of Satmar on Pesach compared the behavior of Israeli legislators who passed a conscription law to (more…)

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Awful: Canadian Aborted Babies Incinerated In Oregon Waste-To-Energy Facility To Provide Electricity

Thursday April 24, 2014 6:34 AM

baby-fetusThe British Columbia Health Ministry has admitted that the remains of babies destroyed by abortion in B.C. facilities are ending up in a waste-to- (more…)

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Obama Skips Aunt’s Funeral; Goes Golfing Instead

Thursday April 24, 2014 5:23 AM

obama-golf-golfPresident Obama did not attend the funeral of his late aunt Zeituni Onyango. Instead, he went golfing. (more…)

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Matzav Mom: Shlissel Challah

Thursday April 24, 2014 5:03 AM

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5 pounds sifted all-purpose flour (more…)

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Doctor: Going To Gym Daily Won’t Erase Potentially Deadly Effects Of Sitting All Day

Thursday April 24, 2014 4:41 AM

sitting-deskThe average worker spends over five hours and 40 minutes sitting at their job every day and a new study says it’s bad for your health, with some (more…)

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British Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK

Thursday April 24, 2014 3:22 AM

DV1213122Two Russian bombers which flew close to UK airspace have been chased away by an RAF jet fighter. The aircraft, believed to be Tupolev 95s, were (more…)

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Breakthrough in Epilepsy Research

Thursday April 24, 2014 2:51 AM

epilepsyBetween 10 and 20 percent of all cases of epilepsy result from severe head injury, but a new drug promises to prevent post-traumatic seizures and (more…)

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Bratton On NYPD Twitter Backlash: We Won’t Quit Social Media

Thursday April 24, 2014 1:17 AM

nypd1Police Commissioner Bill Bratton admits he was caught off guard after a Twitter request by the NYPD backfired in a very public way, but said (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History - 24 Nissan

Thursday April 24, 2014 12:02 AM

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-Rav Moshe of Premishel, author of Mateh Moshe (1606)

-Rav Chaim Menachem Heschel of Zhinkov (1837-1893). Succeeded his father, Rav Meshulam (more…)

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After Shooting, ‘Glitches’ Exposed In Kansas City Jewish Community’s Security Plan

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:40 PM

frazier-glenn-millerBy D. Shapiro

The recent deadly shooting in the parking lots of two Jewish facilities in Overland Park, Kan., exposed “glitches” in the Kansas City Jewish (more…)

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Fatah And Hamas Sign Pact To Form Palestinian Unity Government

Wednesday April 23, 2014 9:25 PM

hamas-fatah-mashal-abbasPalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party and the Gaza-based terrorist group Hamas on Wednesday signed a pact to form a (more…)

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Bad Idea: #myNYPD Backfires on NYC Police

Wednesday April 23, 2014 8:04 PM

nypdSomeone should have told the New York Police Department that asking New Yorkers to tweet photos with cops wasn’t going to elicit too many (more…)

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Study: Monkeys Can Do Math

Wednesday April 23, 2014 7:24 PM

monkeyA new study from Harvard University shows that monkeys have the potential to do math. The study published this week in (more…)

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Alan Gross: I Will Leave Cuba Dead Or Alive

Wednesday April 23, 2014 6:45 PM

alan-grossU.S. government subcontractor Alan P. Gross is “not doing well” after 4 1/2 years in a Cuban prison and has vowed that he will “return to the (more…)

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Rabbi Marc Schneier Meets with Mahmoud Abbas

Wednesday April 23, 2014 6:10 PM

marc-schneier-meeting-with-mahmoud-abbasAmidst increasing tensions between Israel and the Palestinian Authority over stalled peace negotiations, Palestinian (more…)

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Israeli-American Journalist Detained In Ukraine

Wednesday April 23, 2014 5:47 PM

vice-news-reporter-siimon-ostrovskyThe Israeli embassy in Kiev is communicating with Ukrainian authorities in the eastern city of Slovyansk regarding an (more…)

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Allen Fagin to Replace Rabbi Steven Weil as Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union

Wednesday April 23, 2014 5:08 PM

allen-faginThe Board of Directors of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, also known as the Orthodox Union (OU), has unanimously (more…)

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Michigan Man Gets Bionic Eye

Wednesday April 23, 2014 4:40 PM

eyeA Michigan man who suffered from a degenerative eye disease that left him blind can now see glimpses of his wife, grandson, and cat thanks to a (more…)

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Urgent Campaign Launched for Security and Jewish Sovereignty of Har Hazeisim

Wednesday April 23, 2014 3:16 PM

har-hazeisimWith news that rock throwing and desecration of graves continue, albeit at a much lower level than previously, an urgent campaign to “once and (more…)

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1,000 Attend United Hatzalah Benefit Concert Featuring 3 Noted Cantors and Honoring Chilean Philanthropist Farkas

Wednesday April 23, 2014 2:42 PM

united-hatzolah-concertMore than 1,000 patrons from around the world joined United Hatzalah, Israel’s largest emergency response volunteer (more…)

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Second Temple Era Chisel Uncovered Near Har Habayis

Wednesday April 23, 2014 2:12 PM

chisel-second-bais-hamikdoshThe Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) has made an extraordinary archaeological finding: it has uncovered a Second Bais Hamikdosh Era iron (more…)

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Aboard an Israel Navy Patrol Boat Protecting Israel’s Gas Rigs

Wednesday April 23, 2014 1:19 PM

israel-navyYuval Azulai of Globes has a fascinating report on the Israel Navy’s high speed patrol boats that are tasked with helping to protect Israel’s (more…)

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Woman Misses Father’s Levaya After Arabs Stone Her Car

Wednesday April 23, 2014 12:48 PM

har-hazeisimTova Richler, 59, a resident of New York who traveled to Israel to attend her father’s levaya, was kept from the funeral by Arab youths who (more…)

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Scary Study: Parents Spending 11 Hours A Day On Cell Phone

Wednesday April 23, 2014 11:22 AM

cell-phoneIt’s not just our kids getting too much screen time these days. Parents are also guilty of spending too much time on their electronic (more…)

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Netanyahu: Abbas Must Choose Between Israel and Hamas

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:47 AM

netanyahu-abbas Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu warned PA President Mahmoud Abbas today that a reported reconciliation deal with the Hamas terrorist (more…)

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McCain: Obama Doesn’t Appreciate ‘American Leadership’ Role

Wednesday April 23, 2014 10:12 AM

mccain-johnAs Russian troops continue to mass along Ukraine’s border, President Barack Obama hesitates in stepping up assistance for the embattled country (more…)

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