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Ukraine Calls Truce

Sunday April 20, 2014 5:05 AM

ukraine1The Ukrainian government said on Shabbos that it would not attack the pro-Russian separatists who have (more…)

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Trailer Stolen From Construction Site at Lakewood’s Pine River Village

Sunday April 20, 2014 5:00 AM

lakewood-policeLakewood, NJ - Police are investigating the theft of a trailer from a Lakewood construction site. (more…)

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South Korea Ferry Captain Had No Experince

Sunday April 20, 2014 4:20 AM

korea-ferryThe captain of a South Korean ferry that sank Wednesday was arrested Friday after leaving a 26-year-old (more…)

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Cairo Court Rejects Lawsuit to Ban All Israeli Activities in Egypt

Sunday April 20, 2014 3:33 AM

egyptCairo’s Court for Urgent Matters said that it does not have jurisdiction to rule on a lawsuit that demanded all (more…)

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Young Israel Praises Secretary Kerry for His Swift Response to the Israeli Visa Issue

Sunday April 20, 2014 2:26 AM

john-kerryThe National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) has praised Secretary of State John Kerry for his quick (more…)

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Scalia: Libel Ruling Was Wrong

Sunday April 20, 2014 1:11 AM

antonin-scaliaJustice Antonin Scalia thinks the Supreme Court’s most significant decision on freedom of the press “was (more…)

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Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 20-22 Nissan

Sunday April 20, 2014 12:01 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesYahrtzeits - 20 Nissan

-Rav Hai bar Sherira Gaon, rosh yeshivas Pompedisa, last of the Gaonim of Pumpedisa (1038) (more…)

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Amsterdam Fined Holocaust Victims for Unpaid Taxes While They Were in Camps

Friday April 18, 2014 6:35 PM

holocaust-survivorsThe City of Amsterdam collected more than $10 million from Holocaust survivors who were charged (more…)

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Israeli Company Develops Belt that Protects Against Nuclear Radiation

Friday April 18, 2014 5:31 PM

stemrad-beltThe Israeli company Stemrad has developed a belt designed to block harmful gamma radiation. (more…)

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PA Says Ratification of Geneva Convention Makes Israel Liable for War Crimes; Israeli Officials: Entire Palestinian Leadership Should Be Indicted

Friday April 18, 2014 4:26 PM

hamas-fatah-mashal-abbasIsrael is liable for war crimes over the prisoner issue now that the Palestinian Authority has ratified the four (more…)

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Krauthammer: Obama ‘Makes This Stuff Up’ on Obamacare

Friday April 18, 2014 4:00 PM

krauthammerConservative commentator Charles Krauthammer says that President Barack Obama makes stuff up with (more…)

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Iranians Carry “Death to Israel” Signs as Rouhani Tells Crowd He Supports Dialogue

Friday April 18, 2014 3:04 PM

hassan-rouhani1Chanting “God is Greatest,” Iranian troops paraded missiles carriers, some bearing banners saying “Death to (more…)

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Hezbollah Terror Plot Against Israeli Tourists In Bangkok Foile

Friday April 18, 2014 2:21 PM

hezbollahThe investigation into two alleged Hezbollah terrorists arrested in Thailand recently was progressing (more…)

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Israel: Palestinians Stockpiling Rocks Inside Al-Aqsa Mosque

Friday April 18, 2014 2:01 PM

har-habayis-yerushalayimHundreds of young Palestinian men are now routinely stockpiling large quantities of rocks and slabs of stone in (more…)

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11 Israeli Backpackers Injured In Argentina After Minibus Overturns

Friday April 18, 2014 1:20 PM

argentina-minibus-israeliEleven Israeli backpackers were injured in Argentina on Thursday when the minibus they were traveling in (more…)

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Snowden Rips Critics of Putin Call

Friday April 18, 2014 12:10 PM

snowden1Edward Snowden says he was just asking questions of Vladimir Putin on state-run television Thursday, not (more…)

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Hillary Clinton Praises Undocumented Teen

Friday April 18, 2014 11:08 AM

hillary-clinton-glassesFormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came out strongly for the immigration reform legislation passed (more…)

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Bolton: Reports of Anti-Jewish Leaflets Show Huge Trouble in Ukraine

Friday April 18, 2014 10:18 AM

boltonReports of anti-Jewish leaflets being handed out in the Donetsk province of Ukraine are a bad sign the (more…)

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Rioting, Violence Rage In Chevron And Elsewhere On Palestinian ‘Prisoners Day’

Friday April 18, 2014 9:09 AM

chevron-meorasRiots and violent clashes flared up on Thursday as Palestinian protesters attacked Israeli soldiers and (more…)

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Bizarre: British Royal Visit to Australia Fire Victims Interrupted by Pair ‘Pretending to Be Jewish’

Friday April 18, 2014 8:39 AM

prince-william1The visit of British royal new parents William and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, to meet victims of (more…)

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Brown Fat: MRI Scan May Lead To Weight Loss Breakthrough

Friday April 18, 2014 7:20 AM

fat-stomachFor the first time, researchers have identified brown fat in a living human - a find that could lead to (more…)

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New Israeli Satellite “Ofek 10″ Will Orbit The Globe Every 90 Minutes

Friday April 18, 2014 6:23 AM

ofek-10-israel-spy-sateliteIsrael’s Ministry of Defense and Israel Aerospace Industries launched the advanced, radar based, (more…)

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Israeli Traveler Jailed In India For Months After Stray Bullet Found In Backpack

Friday April 18, 2014 5:11 AM

india-policeAn Israeli backpacker, fresh from his military service, has been sitting in a prison in India for seven months (more…)

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Photos, Video: Chol Hamoed Celebration in Chevron

Friday April 18, 2014 4:57 AM

Psychologist: Social Media Causing ‘Distancing Phenomena’ To Take Place

Friday April 18, 2014 3:03 AM

keyboard-internet-computerWith over 73 percent of online adults now using a social networking site, social media has dramatically (more…)

Faster Wi-Fi On Flights Leads To Battle In The Sky

Friday April 18, 2014 2:07 AM

planeWi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the (more…)

Schumer: NYC Electric Bills Have Soared This Winter and Spring

Friday April 18, 2014 1:08 AM

schumerNew York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to immediately (more…)

Today’s Yahrtzeits & History - 18-19 Nissan

Friday April 18, 2014 12:04 AM

yahrtzeit-candlesYahrtzeits, Friday, 18 Nissan

Rav Meir Halevi Abulafia, the Yad Rama, 1244. (more…)

Obama Boasts of 8M Obamacare Signups

Thursday April 17, 2014 11:56 PM

obama President Barack Obama touted the Affordable Care Act’s numbers at a press conference on Thursday, (more…)

U.S., Ukraine, Russia Sign Pact

Thursday April 17, 2014 10:22 PM

kerryThe United States, Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union entered into a pact in Geneva today to de- (more…)