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Elli Schwarcz – Self-SACRIFICE: Lessons from Egypt

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Last week we began discussing the mitzvot of the Pesach Sacrifice and Brit Milah (circumcision). Here's what we learned: B'nei Israel were commanded to take a sheep for each household, then to slaughter and eat it. They fulfilled this mitzvah despite the danger of...

World Marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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January 27, 2021   Pandemic pushes memorial services online as the world recalls the Nazi program to exterminate an entire people. By World Israel News Staff International Holocaust Remembrance Day was marked Wednesday by online events with the coronavirus pandemic forcing the cancellation of large memorial services commemorating...

Biden Considering Mandating COVID-19 Testing For Domestic Air Travel

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By David Shepardson by Reuters       Tuesday, 26 January 2021 WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The Biden administration is "actively looking" at expanding mandatory COVID-19 testing to travelers on U.S. domestic flights, a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said on Tuesday. On a...

Ex-Obama AG Urges Democrats To Pack Supreme Court, Accuses U.S. Judicial System Of ‘Conservative Bias’

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Former Attorney General Eric Holder has urged Democrats to pack the Supreme Court to seize full control of U.S. politics. While speaking at the Brookings Institute on Monday, the Obama-era official claimed the high court is "not liberal enough" and said it may block Democrat...

Regeneron says antibody cocktail effective in preventing COVID-19

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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc announced Tuesday that its antibody cocktail was effective in preventing infection from the coronavirus, Reuters reported. According to the interim study, the treatment caused a 100% reduction in the rate of infections in which symptoms were displayed, and a 50% reduction in the...

Israeli Military Chief Warns Of New Plans To Strike Iran

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Israel’s military chief Tuesday warned the Biden administration against rejoining the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, even if it toughens its terms. He added he had ordered his forces to step up preparations for possible offensive action against Iran during the coming year. The comments by...

WHO: Pregnant women should not take COVID vaccine by Moderna

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The World Health Organization (WHO) issued a list of interim recommendations Tuesday regarding use of the mRNA-1273 COVID vaccine developed by Moderna. Under the recommendations issued by the WHO Tuesday, pregnant women should not be given the vaccine in normal circumstances, with exceptions for women who...

TEHILLIM – Rabbi Dr. A.J. Twerski In Serious Condition With COVID-19

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URGENT: Tehillim is needed for Rabbi Dr. A.J. Twerski – beloved author, Talmid Chacham, and psychiatrist, who is in serious condition with COVID-19. Rav Twerski is currently in a hospital in Eretz Yisroel. Rav Twerski has authored more than 60 Seforim and books, and is a...

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner

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A local lion from the Kruger national reserve in South Africa surprised a picnic party by taking a seat at one of the tables. The guests had been hoping to get close to local lions - though likely not that close ... And they certainly didn’t expect...

Today: Parshat Hamon: The Torah reading for parnassa (sustenance) – Video

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On the Tuesday of the week of Parshas Beshalach, it is customary to read Parshas Hamon, the portion in this week's Torah reading that describes the way Hashem provided Manna for the Jews in the Desert. It is considered a "segulah" - a special  merit - for sustenance in the year ahead  Click here for...

LA County will allow outdoor dining to return as Newsom eases state decree

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Restaurants can serve customers in person again by week’s end, Solis says Los Angeles County will allow outdoor dining on patios, along sidewalks and in parking lots to reopen by the end of the week after state officials said Monday, Jan. 25, they were rescinding...

Has a drug been found for coronavirus?

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Montreal research team discovers age-old drug may be effective against COVID-19. A team of researchers from the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) may have discovered a medication that is effective against COVID-19. The medication, colchicine, comes in tablet form and is already in use for the treatment...

Censored … Facebook removes this post by Netanyahu

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Citing "invasion of privacy", Facebook axes post asking for info on those aged 60+ who haven’t received the coronavirus vaccination. Facebook now considers itself government department, legal authority, judge and jury. On Monday it removed a post by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying it violated the...

Israel’s Chief Rabbi slams ultra-Orthodox rioters: ‘No justification… desecration of God’

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After ultra-Orthodox rioters torch bus, attack police, Chief Rabbi says they desecrate God and do not represent the majority. The Chief Rabbi of Israel in an exceptional public statement Monday lashed out at ultra-Orthodox Jewish rioters, saying there was no justification for their violence, which was...

Only 63 people who received second vaccine dose contracted COVID-19

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Ministry of Health reports that a very small percentage of vaccine recipients contracted coronavirus after being vaccinated. The Ministry of Health on Monday evening published data about cases of coronavirus that were discovered in people after they received the second dose of the vaccine. Of the...

Iran threatens Biden: Return to old nuclear deal if you want ‘a seat at the table’

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“The window of opportunity for the new U.S. administration will not be open forever,” Iran’s foreign minister warned. Demonstrating a degree of arrogance unusual even for his country, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif laid out "Iran’s conditions for America’s reentry" into the 2015 Joint...

‘Negative Depictions’: Disney+ Blocks Children Under 7 From Watching ‘Peter Pan,’ ‘Dumbo,’ Other Classics

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Disney is censoring four of their classic films from the Disney+ accounts of children under age seven, citing what they described as the “negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures.” “Dumbo,” “Peter Pan,” “Swiss Family Robinson,” and “The Aristocats” are no longer available for...

Israeli Cabinet approves historic peace agreement with Morocco

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“I would like to commend King Mohammed VI of Morocco on the cooperation between us,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.   (January 25, 2021 / JNS) The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday unanimously approved the country’s normalization agreement Morocco, the fourth U.S.-brokered peace deal with a Muslim-Arab state in...

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Bonei Olam’s “25,000 Candles” Sung by Benny Friedman

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https://youtu.be/S01ZU7CyAtI Last February, the Vzakeini song by Bonei Olam captured hearts. Released as an introduction to Bonei Olam’s V’zakeini Campaign, the concept was simple. Every...

Isaac & Rubenstein – Blue Skies – Live Lounge Sessions

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          https://youtu.be/wZoSQ1SGXgs     Performance by: Dan Isaac & Binyomin Rubenstein Recorded at Redstone Studios Filmed at Luz Live Lounge Blue Skies' is the new and long-awaited single release from...

Country-Bluegrass Version of Nyet Nyet Nikavo – It Ain’t All The Way...

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https://youtu.be/9dcv4k9Yfew Arrangement, Lyrics, Lead and Backup Vocals, Lead and Rhythm Acoustic Guitars, Bass Guitar, Drum track engineering by Avigdor Zeitlin.      

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