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Senate Passes Stopgap Funding Bill, Averts Government Shutdown

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Congress managed to avert a government shutdown just one day ahead of deadline, sending a bill to keep federal agencies funded through mid-February to President Biden’s desk on Thursday evening in a 69-28 vote. The Senate’s passage of the bill comes after uncertainty over whether...

At Menorah Lighting, President Biden Denounces Anti-Semitic Incident at Orthodox Jewish Chamber’s Urging

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President Joe Biden slammed a recent sickening display of anti-Semitism in Beverly Hills, California after the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce urged the White House to publicly denounce the incident. Anti-Semitic flyers were strewn on the front yards of a number of homes in the...

White House Hanukkah party focuses on freedom, liberty and tradition

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William Daroff, CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, applauded the opportunity U.S. President Biden took “to speak about the scourge of anti-Semitism facing our nation and to shine a light on anti-Semitism is a message that all of America...

Vaccine Mandate for All NYC Private School Workers, Including Yeshivos

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — The NY Times is reporting that New York City will mandate all employees at yeshivos and other private schools to be vaccinated against COVID-19. According to the mandate, Rabbeim, faculty, teachers, and other staff members will have to show proof they...

Minister of Defense & Chief of Staff Light Chanukah Candles with Haredi Soldiers

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 By Gil Tanenbaum/TPS • 2 December, 2021 Jerusalem, 2 December, 2021 (TPS) -- As a gesture of appreciation and support to Haredi soldiers serving in the IDF, Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi participated in the Netzah Yehuda Battalion’s Chanukah candle...

UN resolution denies Jewish connection to Temple Mount

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The resolution, which passed 129-11, denied that the Temple Mount holds significance for faiths aside from Islam. The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution on Wednesday which called the Temple Mount by its Muslim name, Haram el-Sharif, and downplayed the historical connection of the Jewish...

Israel stocks up on $2.4 billion worth of weapons in case nuclear talks fail

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While Iran slams Israel for “trumpeting lies to poison” the talks, Israel goes on a military buying spree and revs up IDF training drills. Israel has begun a massive buying spree of military goods and radically increased training drills in the likelihood that the nuclear...

Smart, suture-less wound dressing prompts healing, wards off infection

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Instead of sutures, a self-healing antibacterial polymer; instead of examining the wound, integrated smart monitoring. It is a staple of science fiction to mock sutures as outdated; after all, the technique has been in use for at least 5,000 years. Professor Hossam Haick from the Wolfson Department...

For many in costly Tel Aviv, White City living means going into the red

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In the newly crowned world’s most expensive city, some denizens say they still can’t imagine going anywhere else, even as prices for housing and other goods swiftly outstrip wages. Israeli musician Shir Meir lives in a Tel Aviv hostel room with three friends, sharing a...

First Case of Omicron COVID Variant Detected in US

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A person in California who had been vaccinated against COVID-19 became the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the omicron variant, the White House announced Wednesday as scientists continue to study the risks posed by the new virus strain. Dr. Anthony...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l – Appearance and Reality (Mikketz)

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After twenty-two years and many twists and turns, Joseph and his brothers finally meet. We sense the drama of the moment. The last time they had been together, the brothers planned to kill Joseph and eventually sold him as a slave. One of the...

Award-winning film Orthodoxed claps back at anti-Orthodox Netflix shows

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Award-winning film Orthodoxed claps back at anti-Orthodox Netflix shows While everyone else complains, Berel Solomon is actually fighting back By Aviva Engel  While the rest of Orthodox Jewry has been kvetching ad nauseam on social media about Netflix’s “inaccurate”, “monolithic” and “fundamentalist” portrayal of Orthodox Jews in...

In time for Chanukah, 700-year-old lamp found in Hebron hills

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Ancient Susya is home to a magnificent synagogue from the Talmudic period, houses, dwelling caves, and an escape cave. Just before Chanukah, school students from Susya, in the Hebron hills, found a unique oil lamp that was used to illuminate the nights of the ancient...

Yad Vashem Slams Fox News Host’s Comparison of Dr. Fauci to Nazi Doctor Mengele

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By Aryeh Savir/TPS • 1 December, 2021 Jerusalem, 1 December, 2021 (TPS) -- Yad Vashem, Israel’s national Holocaust memorial, reacted sharply after Fox News host Lara Logan compared Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to President Joe Biden, to Nazi Dr. Josef Mengele, infamous for his experiments...

‘Conversion reforms target very soul of the Jewish people’

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Orthodox Knesset members oppose Religious Service Minister Matan Kahana’s proposed conversion framework, claiming that it would lead to mass assimilation. BY HANAN GREENWOOD (December 1, 2021 / Israel Hayom) Lawmakers from Israel’s ultra-Orthodox parties harshly criticized Religious Services Minister Matan Kahana on Tuesday over his planned conversion reform. “The destruction and...

Justice Kavanaugh At Abortion Case Arguments: ‘Why Should This Court Be The Arbiter’ Rather Than Congress, States, ‘The People’ ?

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh questioned U.S. Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar during arguments concerning the Mississippi abortion case at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Kavanaugh made the point about why abortion is such a contentious issue in the country, and asked what Prelogar’s response would be to...

‘Situation is grave’: Israeli lawmakers to tackle Arab violence against Jews

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“When there is no recognition of the state’s right to exist, there is no compliance and no governance,” said Smotrich. “The situation today is grave.” Just a week after a controversial Knesset conference discussing alleged settler violence against Arabs in Judea and Samaria, right-wing lawmakers announced...

Hanukkah sling stone used against Jewish rebels more than 2,000 years ago bears the name of a Greek king who executed a leader of the Maccabees and High Priest...

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The tiny sling stone was found at an archaeological site in Israel  It bears the name Diodotus Tryphon, an ancient Greek king who reigned over the Seleucid Empire between 142 and 138 BC Tryphon was said to have execrated a  leader of the Maccabees  This...

Squash Championship Cancelled After Malaysia Bars Israeli Team From Entering

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MALAYSIA (JNS) – The World Squash Federation (WSF) cancelled a Dec. 7-12 tournament in Malaysia on Monday, after the country banned the Israeli team from entering. The cancellation comes after the U.K. Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) sent a letter to the WSF warning it would...

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VIDEO – Avinu Malkeinu Unplugged by Chutney

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Sep 12, 2021  |  by Chutney   A soulful arrangement of the traditional prayer, played on violin and piano.   https://youtu.be/iSIg9fYsWhM

Nemouel – Heviani HaMelech [Official Lyric Video]

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