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Facebook announces new policy to crack down on anti-Semitism

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“It’s distressing that it took this long for the platform to crack down on these particular forms of hate when it’s quite obvious they should not have been allowed to proliferate in the first place,” said the ADL. Facebook has updated its community standards policy...

A Big Win for Modesty as State Approves Ezras Nashim Ambulance Application

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A lengthy legal battle that has dragged on for a year has finally come to a close with the New York State Emergency Medical Services Council (SEMSCO) overwhelmingly approving an application that would grant Ezras Nashim, a by-women for-women emergency medical care corps, the...

Tel Aviv Municipality Lit Up With UAE, Israeli Flags Following Deal

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The city hall in Tel Aviv has been lit up with the flags of Israel and the United Arab Emirates after the two countries declared they would be establishing full diplomatic ties. The gesture comes as the UAE on Thursday became only the third Arab...

Kushner says another Arab country may open relations with Israel

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Trump senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner said another country besides the United Arab Emirates might open diplomatic ties with Israel, though he wouldn’t name which one. He made his remarks following the historic announcement on Thursday. “There is a good chance that another country...

Netanyahu hails Israel-UAE deal as ‘greatest advancement toward peace’ in two decades

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He predicted, 'other Arab and Muslim countries will join our circle of peace'. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday addressed the historic deal between his country and the United Arab Emirates, calling it "the greatest advancement towards peace between Israel and the Arab world...

‘A despicable betrayal’: PA blasts Emirates, demands retraction of Israel deal

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Ramallah recalls envoy to Abu Dhabi; Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi minister all praise agreement; Jordan, in cooler response, says Israel must enter into talks with Palestinians. The Palestinian Authority called Thursday for the United Arab Emirates to “immediately retract” its agreement to take steps toward normalizing...

Portland Riot Clashes Re-emerge Near US Courthouse

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Rioters and police clashed in downtown Portland in a demonstration that lasted into early Thursday, with some in the crowd setting a fire and exploding commercial grade fireworks outside a federal courthouse that’s been a target in months of conflict for Oregon’s largest city. Officers...

Shwekey Hopes Song Composed for Trump Fundraiser Will Spark Wave of Patriotism in Jewish Community

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August 13, 2020 11:39 am NEW YORK (VINnews/Sandy Eller) – In a departure from his usual repertoire, singer Yaakov Shwekey appears in an all new music video expressing the Jewish community’s gratitude to President Donald Trump and the United States of America. The three minute long...

Trump announces ‘Historic Peace Agreement’ between Israel, UAE

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United Arab Emirates and Israel agree to 'full normalization' of diplomatic relations, Trump announces President Trump on Thursday announced what he called a “Historic Peace Agreement” between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, saying they agreed to “full normalization of relations.” “HUGE breakthrough today! Historic Peace Agreement between our...

Democrats Committed to a Socialist Platform. Op-ed

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This has been a year of such astonishing and unforeseeable events that it is taking some time for the full impact of what has tumbled onto the daily and political life of the United States to be assimilated. The year has been building steadily towards...

Israel Says It Thwarted Massive Cyber-Attack on Defense Industry

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A massive cyber-attack on Israel’s defense industry was successfully thwarted, it was reported on Wednesday. The government cleared for publication that the attack was perpetrated by an international group of hackers known as “Lazarus,” which infiltrated the social network LinkedIn using fake profiles. The hackers then...

LA County renters: Here’s how to apply for $100 million in pandemic relief – but it won’t last long

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Beginning Monday, the county will begin accepting applications for $100 million in federal CARES Act funding to county renters who need it most. As a state panel weighed whether to end a ban on statewide evictions amid the pandemic, Los Angeles County officials on Wednesday,...

Israel deploys Light Blade laser system to Gaza border following wave of arson attacks

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The laser defense system, designed to intercept airborne threats such as drones and kites reportedly has an effective range of 1.2 miles. Israel’s Light Blade laser defense system, designed to intercept airborne threats launched from the Gaza Strip, was deployed operationally for the first time...

Israel and US test ‘Arrow 2’ missile interception system

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Israel and US test 'Arrow 2' missile interception system. The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO), of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), in the Israel Ministry of Defense, together with the American Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the Israeli Air Force (IAF), on...

Kamala Harris Wants to Ban Fracking

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Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's running mate, has made her stance on fracking clear. She wants to eliminate it. Fracking is a way of extracting natural gas from the ground using a horizontal drilling process that pumps water, sand and chemicals into the ground, fracturing rocks...

Stein Mart Files For Bankruptcy; To Close Nearly 300 Stores

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National discount department store chain Stein Mart has joined the growing line of major stores that have filed for bankruptcy. Stein Mart filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday after 112 years in business, and announced that it will close most, if not all, of its 280 stores. “The...

US threatens to veto UN peacekeeper mandate in southern Lebanon — Report

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Backing Israeli demands, Washington said to push for reduction in troop numbers and other reforms, warning it could shut down force if rest of Security Council refuses. The United States is warning it may veto a United Nations resolution extending the mandate of UN peacekeepers...

New Jersey’s Top Court: Defendant Must Share Phone Passcodes

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The Supreme Court of New Jersey ruled a defendant must turn over the passcodes for his two phones in response to a search warrant, opening the way for law enforcement to compel other defendants in the state to do the same. The court’s majority decision...

Elli Schwarcz – Re’eh

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In this week's Torah reading, Moshe Rabbeinu continues to implore the nation to live correctly. He opens with a statement that leaves no room for doubt: following Hashem brings blessing, and disobeying Him brings devastation. Here is the 'headline' that Moshe begins with, before...

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Shwekey Hopes Song Composed for Trump Fundraiser Will Spark Wave of Patriotism in Jewish...

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August 13, 2020 11:39 am NEW YORK (VINnews/Sandy Eller) – In a departure from his usual repertoire, singer Yaakov Shwekey appears in an all new...

Nemouel – Elokim Official Music Video

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https://youtu.be/UT8UTfcCdgg    

DAVID LOWY – BATACHTI (AUDIO)

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https://youtu.be/2WrptHlfhYk

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Zera Shimshon – Re’eh

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