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Official advises Texas teachers to provide ‘opposing’ perspective on Holocaust

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“There are no children’s books that show the ‘opposing perspective’ of the Holocaust or the ‘opposing perspective’ of slavery.” In a secret audio recording obtained by NBC News, a Texas school district administrator advised teachers to provide an “opposing” perspective on the Holocaust. Gina Peddy, the...

Social Security benefits to rise 5.9 percent for roughly 70 million people in 2022

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By Jeff Stein Inflation pushes the cost-of-living increase to the highest one-year bump in almost four decades. The Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that its beneficiaries will see a 5.9 percent increase in their benefit checks starting next year — the largest boost to benefits in close to...

U.S. Wholesale Prices Rose Record 8.6% Over 12 Months

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010. The Labor Department reported Thursday that the monthly increase in its producer price index, which measures inflationary...

Report exposes pervasive ‘top-down’ antisemitism among Irish politicians, activists

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“The spread of anti-Semitism throughout the Irish mainstream is clearly worse than in almost any other Western nation,” say findings. By Sean Savage, JNS.org A new report on anti-Semitism in Ireland provides a comprehensive and “deeply disturbing” look into how Irish politicians and activists use the...

Gas Industry Titan Wants Partnerships With Israel, Sees ‘Great Opportunities’

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“We are excited to be in the energy industry in the eastern Mediterranean, especially in Israel,” Chevron’s Jeff Ewing told The Jerusalem Post. Israel could prove to be a new natural gas powerhouse on the global energy scene, said an executive from a gas industry...

Senate hopeful Herschel Walker cancels event over swastika

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By JEFF AMY ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker has called off a fundraiser in Texas because an organizer was displaying a swastika made of syringes in her social media profile to protest mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. The Walker campaign said Wednesday that...

Judeo-Greek to Karaim: Oxford offers courses on rare Jewish languages

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From Judeo-Greek to Karaim: Oxford courses on 12 rare Jewish languages aim to keep heritages alive. In April, the language-learning app Duolingo added its 40th language to its program arsenal: Yiddish. A couple of decades ago, it would have been unthinkable for a mainstream non-Jewish...

Why Didn’t The Abraham Accords Win The Nobel Peace Prize?

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The Norwegian Nobel Committee last week awarded Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. While Ressa and Muratov’s work exposing their respective oppressive regimes should be applauded, there was a better choice for this year’s prize. Namely, the parties...

Iran ‘successfully’ tests ‘Iranian Iron Dome’ system

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The test of the system took place during war games by the Iranian military this week. Iran announced that its anti-missile defense system worked “perfectly” when tested during war games this week. “A solid and multi-layered defense against cruise missile attacks was one of the objectives...

Aim To Ease Supply Chain Bottlenecks With LA Port Going 24/7

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House said Wednesday it has helped broker an agreement for the Port of Los Angeles to become a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week operation, part of an effort to relieve supply chain bottlenecks and move stranded container ships that are driving prices...

235 MEMBERS OF INDIA’S BNEI MENASHE LOST TRIBE IMMIGRATED TO ISRAEL THIS MORNING

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After many years of waiting, the new Olim landed at Ben Gurion Airport thanks to a special operation facilitated by the Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, Shavei Israel Organization and The Jewish Agency Ben Gurion Airport, (October 13, 2021) – Today, 235 new Olim from the Bnei Menashe community...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l – How Perfect were the Matriarchs and Patriarchs? (Lech Lecha)

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In an extraordinary series of observations on this week’s parsha, Ramban (Nahmanides, 1194 – 1270) delivers harsh criticisms of Abraham and Sarah. The first has to do with Abraham’s decision to leave the land of Canaan and go to Egypt because “there was a...

Walgreens Now Closing Stores In San Francisco Following Retail Theft Spike

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Walgreens is closing five stores in San Francisco, California, next month after a rash of retail thefts. Walgreens announced the decision Tuesday. “Due to ongoing organized retail crime, we have made the difficult decision to close five stores across San Francisco,” “Organized retail crime continues to...

Leaked Border Patrol docs show mass release of illegal immigrants into US by Biden administration

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The Biden administration is releasing enormous numbers of migrants into the U.S., often with little to no oversight. At least 160,000 illegal immigrants have been released into the U.S., often with little to no supervision, by the Biden administration since March. This includes a broad use of...

‘You’re a clown’: Bennett slammed by Orthodox lawmaker for controversial statement

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Bennett is “a man who formed a government through theft, fraud and deception,” said haredi lawmaker Aryeh Deri. Ultra-Orthodox (haredi) lawmakers responded with fury after Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said that their political power should be limited while speaking at a conference on Tuesday. During a...

Biden doesn’t take questions for second time in a week after remarks on shaky supply chain

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Biden turned his back on the press again last Friday after addressing the poor September jobs report. President Joe Biden turned his back on the press for the second time in a week Wednesday following a bevy of bad news about the economy. Addressing the shaky...

US, Israel say they are exploring a ‘Plan B’ for Iran

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The remarks were a rare acknowledgment by the U.S. that it is looking at what to do in the event diplomacy with Iran fails. The United States and Israel said Wednesday they are exploring a “Plan B” for dealing with Iran if the Islamic Republic...

Media Erase Jewish Connection to Newly Uncovered Ancient Winery in Israel

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Omitting any reference to the Jewish people’s connection to Yavne accords with the apparent overriding policy at many news outlets to simply ignore inconvenient facts, whether historical or modern, that reaffirm the Jewish people’s ancient ties to Israel. By Gidon Ben-Zvi, Honest Reporting Israeli media this...

Americans Quit Their Jobs At A Record Pace In August

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One reason America’s employers are having trouble filling jobs was starkly illustrated in a report Tuesday: Americans are quitting in droves. The Labor Department said that quits jumped to 4.3 million in August, the highest on records dating back to December 2000, and up from...

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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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