Thursday, March 23, 2023


Netanyahu, Gallant to address nation amid mass civil disobedience

Israeli prime minister delays trip to London • Defense minister reportedly will call for a halt to the judicial reform initiative. (March 23, 2023 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has delayed his trip to London and will address the nation at 8 p.m. on Thursday amid...

Rare Tornado Near Los Angeles Rips Building Roofs; 1 Injured

A rare tornado touched down in a Los Angeles suburb, ripping roofs off a line of commercial buildings and sending the debris twisting into the sky and across a city block, injuring one person. The National Weather Service sent teams to assess damage in Montebello...

A 5,000-mile seaweed belt is headed toward Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 5,000-mile seaweed belt lurking in the Atlantic Ocean is expected in the next few months to wash onto beaches in the Caribbean Sea, South Florida, and the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. The Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt — as the biomass stretching...

Israeli scientists make breakthrough discovery to treat pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is considered one of the deadliest and most violent types of cancer. Research led by scientists from Israel’s Hebrew University of Jerusalem may herald significant progress in the study and treatment of pancreatic cancer – one of the deadliest and most violent types...

El Al To Launch Direct Flights to India Through Saudi Skies

By Pesach Benson • 23 March, 2023 Jerusalem, 23 March, 2023 (TPS) -- El Al, Israel’s national airline, announced on Thursday plans for direct flights to India over Saudi airspace starting in October. The airline said it will operate four weekly flights to Mumbai and two...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l – The Pursuit of Meaning – VAYIKRA • 5776, 5783

The American Declaration of Independence speaks of the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Recently, following the pioneering work of Martin Seligman, founder of positive psychology, there have been hundreds of books published on happiness. Yet there is something more fundamental...

Sotheby’s Hopes for Record Sale of Ancient Hebrew Bible

YERUSHALAYIM (AP) — One of the oldest surviving biblical manuscripts, a nearly complete 1,100-year-old Tnach, could soon be yours — for a cool $30 million. The Codex Sassoon, a leather-bound, handwritten parchment tome containing almost the entirety of Tnach, is set to go on the block at Sotheby’s...

Federal Reserve Hikes Key Interest Rate To 5% Despite US Bank Chaos

The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates on Wednesday — a pivotal move that showed the central bank’s resolve to tackle inflation despite recent chaos in the US banking sector, the NY Post reports. In a hotly anticipated decision, the rate-making Federal Open Market Committee hiked...

More Deaths, Injuries Linked To Recalled Eyedrops

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials are reporting two more deaths and additional cases of vision loss linked to eyedrops tainted with a drug-resistant bacteria. The eyedrops from EzriCare and Delsam Phama were recalled in February and health authorities are continuing to track infections as they...

US left out as China, Iran come out on top in latest deal with Saudi Arabia: ‘Sign of the times’

Expert warns against overreacting to China-brokered deal that could hamper US-Saudi ties After years of hostile and frayed relations, Iran and Saudi Arabia have agreed to reestablish diplomatic ties and reopen mutual embassies – a deal reportedly brokered by China that has raised eyebrows across the globe. Over...

US Home Sales Surged In February As Mortgage Rates Dipped

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes surged in February to the fastest pace in six months as homebuyers seized on a modest drop in mortgage rates and a slight pullback in prices, but the first annual drop since 2012. Existing home sales jumped 14.5% last...

Close call at Burbank airport after Southwest flight and helicopter nearly collide on runway

Source: By staff Tuesday, March 21, 2023 7:59AM   BURBANK, Calif. (KABC) -- A close call occurred at the Hollywood-Burbank airport on Saturday after an air traffic controller noticed a Southwest Airlines flight was approaching a runway where a helicopter was practicing landings. The flight and helicopter came...

Gallup poll shows Democrats express most sympathy for Palestinians, least for Israelis

Highest percentage recorded in 22 years • Support for Palestinians up among independents; remains same among Republicans.   (March 21, 2023 / JNS) Democrats are showing the most sympathy for Palestinians and the least support for Israelis in 22 years of Gallup polls. In 2023, 49% of Democrats are more...

Google Suspends Chinese Shopping App Amid Security Concerns

HONG KONG (AP) — Google has suspended the Chinese shopping app Pinduoduo on its app store after malware was discovered in versions of the app from other sources. Google said in a statement Tuesday that it suspended the Pinduoduo app on the Google Play app...

Shin Bet Thwarts Attempt to Carry Out Attack in Yerushalayim

YERUSHALAYIM — The Shin Bet says it has foiled an attempt to carry out a shooting attack in Yerushalayim by two Palestinians from Rafah under directives of the Gaza Strip-based Popular Resistance Committees. The two, Iman Yosef Khalil Zakot and Mohammad Zabri Aram, were under covert surveillance...

Rabbi Jonathan Gewirtz – Not Another Tech Article

Operation Inspiration Whenever I get an idea about a column, I jot it down and then go back to the list when I’m ready to write. Generally, I have several to choose from and this time was no different. The challenge was picking which one...

Chai Lifeline Hosts Weekend Retreat for Families Living with Cancer at Camp Simcha

Summer camp campuses often lay quiet during the cold winter months, but Camp Simcha’s sprawling 125-acre campus in upstate New York was filled with laughter, friendship and learning this past weekend for the Chai Lifeline LH Family Retreat for families living with pediatric cancer. Families from New...

Heavy rain to hit Southern California; thousands flee flooding in Central Valley

BY HAYLEY SMITH,  LUKE MONEY MARCH 20, 2023 UPDATED 12:46 PM PT   A weary, storm-soaked California is bracing for another bout of heavy rain, power outages and potential flooding this week as a cold weather system takes aim at the state. Light rain was falling in many regions Monday, the...

German tourist attacked in Shechem: ‘It definitely changes my mind about the Palestinians’

German tourist Jerald Hetzel, who was attacked by an Arab mob, recounts the terrifying moments: 'I didn't know if I would get out alive.' Jerald Hetzel, a young tourist from Germany, was attacked together with a second tourist on Saturday by an Arab mob in Shechem (Nablus)...


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Eli Herzlich & Zion Golan – Yismach Chatani Official Remix


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