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Weekend nor’easter putting millions of Americans at risk of power outages

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Storm expected to develop into a 'bomb cyclone' as it tracks up the East Coast A powerful weekend nor'easter will impact millions of Americans from the mid-Atlantic into New England, bringing the threat of heavy snow, powerful winds and coastal flooding to the region starting Friday evening. As...

CA school district adopts ‘liberated’ ethnic-studies curriculum that contains ‘anti-Semitic, extreme anti-Israel’ bias

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The curriculum, adopted under California legislation that mandate ethnic studies, came despite strong opposition from students, parents and Jewish community clergy and leaders. BY FAYGIE HOLT (January 27, 2022 / JNS) Jewish groups in California took out a full-page ad in a local newspaper on Wednesday to voice their displeasure...

How Fed Hikes Could Affect Mortgages, Car Loans, Card Rates

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Will mortgage rates go up? How about car loans? Credit cards? How about those nearly invisible rates on bank CDs — any chance of getting a few dollars more? With the Federal Reserve signaling Wednesday that it will begin raising its benchmark interest rate as soon as March —...

TikTok pledges to raise Holocaust awareness

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Social media platform with more than a billion active users pledges on Holocaust Remembrance Day to combat antisemitic content. By World Israel News Staff Chinese-owned social media app TikTok, which has a staggering 1 billion active monthly users, announced Thursday that it is partnering with UNESCO and...

‘Shema Yisrael’ Pendants Discovered During Excavations in Sobibor Death Camp

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By TPS • 27 January, 2022 Jerusalem, 27 January, 2022 (TPS) -- Over the past decade, archaeological excavations in the Sobibor extermination camp in Poland have uncovered three pendants bearing depictions of Moses and the tablets of the Law on one side and the Hebrew prayer “Shema...

Israel, NASA set to cooperate on space programs centered around Mars, moon

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Through the Artemis Accords, “NASA aims to land the first woman and first person of color on the moon, heralding a new era for space exploration and utilization.” (January 26, 2022 / JNS) Israel and NASA are set to cooperate on the joint study of space, the moon...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l – Healing the Heart of Darkness -MISHPATIM • 5775, 5782

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Jobbik, otherwise known as the Movement for a Better Hungary, is an ultra-nationalist Hungarian political party that has been described as fascist, neo-Nazi, racist, and antisemitic. It has accused Jews of being part of a “cabal of western economic interests” attempting to control the...

UK Police Arrest Another 2 Men Over Texas Synagogue Hostage Siege

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LONDON (AP) — British police said Wednesday they arrested another two men in the investigation into the hostage-taking incident at a Texas synagogue earlier this month. The counter-terrorism force Policing North West said the two men were arrested in the northern English city of Manchester....

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire as early as summer

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His decision comes as liberal advocacy groups have urged him to retire while the Democrats control both the presidency and the Senate. (January 26, 2022 / JNS) U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is planning to retire, giving U.S. President Joe Biden the opportunity to nominate a liberal...

New initiative launched to train activists in combating online anti-Semitism

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The ProZ course “is designed to empower young people who want to defend Israel where it counts today, on social media,” says Rabbi Abraham Cooper of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. (January 26, 2022 / JNS) A new initiative was launched this week to train online “influencers” in combating...

Fox News Calls Out Biden Giving Out “Made in China” Covid Tests

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Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer called out the Biden administration on Tuesday evening for sending out free Covid-19 tests that are labeled “made in China.” The free at-home tests are part of the White House’s new initiative to send 500 million rapid Covid tests directly...

Russia Holds Military Drills Before Four-Way Ukraine Talks in Paris

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia held military drills on Wednesday and deployed more forces and fighter jets to Belarus for exercises next month as officials prepared to sit down for four-way talks in Paris on the conflict in east Ukraine. The Kremlin’s point man on Ukraine was due to meet officials...

42 Members of Congress Press Blinken to ‘Defund’ UN’s New Anti-Israel Commission of Inquiry

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A bipartisan group of 42 members of Congress in a Tuesday letter called on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to lead an effort to defund the United Nations’ just-established Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Israel. Created by the UN Human Rights Council, the COI is...

Exciting Discovery: Ancient Hebrew Amulet Discovered at Altar of Joshua in Samaria

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By Aryeh Savir/TPS • 26 January, 2022 Jerusalem, 26 January, 2022 (TPS) -- An ancient amulet made of lead and written in ancient Hebrew was found among the remains of the excavation carried out at the archeological site on Mount Ebal in Samaria, where the biblical-era altar...

Rabbi Jonathan Gewirtz – Clarity? Priceless

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Operation Inspiration In 1997, MasterCard launched an advertising campaign that lasted for decades. It was a series of ads which included the cost of certain items, and then something that was “Priceless.” For example, it may have gone something like this: Sunscreen - $3.49. New...

DC, 3 States Sue Google Saying It Invades Users’ Privacy

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The District of Columbia and three states are suing Google for allegedly deceiving consumers and invading their privacy by making it nearly impossible for them to stop their location from being tracked. In the lawsuit filed Monday in a Washington court, D.C. Attorney General Karl...

National Antisemitic Group Behind Hateful Miami Flyers

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By Sara Marcus NEW YORK - A known hate group traveled to the Miami Beach area and scattered antisemitic pamphlets in Jewish areas over the weekend. The pamphlets claimed the coronavirus pandemic is a Jewish plot, and listed several high-profile government officials and scientists as Jewish,...

Could The Pandemic Be Stabilizing? The WHO Says It Might Be, But ‘Our Work Is Not Done.’

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There is hope in the air. Growing global immunity from the highly transmissible omicron coronavirus variant, coupled with encouraging downward trends of infections in a number of countries, seems to have caused a shift in tone among global public health officials, who are oh-so-cautiously signaling...

NATO reinforces eastern Europe, puts troops on standby as Russia-Ukraine tensions rise

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U.S. forces have also been put on heightened alert; White House warns Russia of “massive consequences and severe economic costs.” (January 25, 2022 / JNS) NATO has reportedly sent additional ships and fighter jets to eastern Europe and placed thousands of troops on standby over the buildup of...

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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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