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TERROR: Two Wounded In Gush Etzion Ramming Attack

A Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into two Israelis, seriously injuring one of them, before getting shot while trying to stab soldiers in Gush Etzion on Friday morning.

The first victim, a 70-year-old man, sustained a light head wound at the Efrat South junction.

The terrorist continued down the road to the nearby Gush Etzion Junction where he hit and seriously wounded another Israeli man, aged 35.…

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Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210K Gallons Of Oil In South Dakota

TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators said Thursday, but state officials don’t believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems.

Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in pressure was detected resulting from the leak south of a pump station in Marshall County, TransCanada said in a statement.…

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OOPS! Pentagon Accidentally Retweets Call For Trump To Resign

The Pentagon says it accidentally retweeted a tweet that urged President Donald Trump to resign.

Without mentioning the content of the original tweet, a Pentagon spokesman, Col. Rob Manning, said it “would not be endorsed by the Department of Defense.”

The tweet was posted Thursday by a person whose Twitter handle is @ProudResister. It said, “The solution is simple. Roy Moore: Step down from the race.…

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One Victim of Friday’s AM Ramming Attack is in Serious Condition

The second victim of the Friday morning vehicular ramming attack near Gush Etzion Junction has sustained serious head injuries, and is undergoing emergency surgery in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. He is described to be a 35-year-old male.

Professor Alon Perkowsky explains “A 35-year-old male arrived from the vehicular attack in a compromised state of consciousness. He was transported expeditiously from the scene by MDA.…

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Suspected Murder in Haifa and Stabbings in Central Israel

Three major violent acts, which are being attributed to criminal activity, took place in Israel on Wednesday. In the first incident, a 40-year-old man was shot and killed in Haifa at the Shikmona beach. “We transported the man in critical condition after being shot in the upper body to Rambam Medical Center while we attempting to resuscitate him. When we arrived at the medical center the staff there took over but were eventually forced to pronounce his death,” said Magen David Adom paramedic Itzik Shushan.…

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Paris School Room Named For Jewish Boys Slain In 2012 Terror Attack

A conference room at a Paris middle school has been named in honor of two Jewish boys who were shot to death by an Islamic extremist in southern France more than five years ago.

The dedication of the room in memory of Ariel and Gabriel Sandler H”YD is part of an effort by the Georges Brassens school to fight racism and anti-Semitism in France, which is home to Europe’s biggest Muslim and Jewish populations.…

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WATCH: Clinton Calls Uranium One Story A ‘Distraction,’ Warns Of Dictatorship

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday slammed what she described as the “politicization of the Justice Department” after reports that the Trump administration was considering a special counsel to probe the Uranium One deal and alleged conflicts with the Clinton Foundation.

President Trump has criticized the uranium deal and suggested that Clinton, who served as U.S. secretary of state in the Obama administration, may be implicated in wrongdoing.…

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WATCH: Clinton Calls Uranium One Story A ‘Distraction,’ Warns Of Dictatorship

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday slammed what she described as the “politicization of the Justice Department” after reports that the Trump administration was considering a special counsel to probe the Uranium One deal and alleged conflicts with the Clinton Foundation.

President Trump has criticized the uranium deal and suggested that Clinton, who served as U.S. secretary of state in the Obama administration, may be implicated in wrongdoing.…

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Retired US General Says President’s Nuclear Launch Order Can Be Refused

A retired Air Force general told the Senate on Tuesday that an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused by the top officer at U.S. Strategic Command if that order is determined to be illegal.

During testimony before the Foreign Relations Committee, retired Gen. Robert Kehler said the U.S. armed forces are obligated to follow legal orders, not illegal ones.…

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Minister Of Religious Services Takes On Chief Rabbinate To Bring Cronies Into Civil Service Posts

Minister of Religious Services (Shas) David Azoulai is now trying to circumvent the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, hoping to speed up elections for city rabbis in cities around the country, a move that is met with opposition by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Council. Azoulai seems motivated by his desire to bring persons close to him and Shas into these prestigious civil service positions.…

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Amazon Or Walmart? Some Retailers Are Choosing Alliances

Store chains feeling the upheaval in retail are making strategic alliances — and that can mean picking sides.

Kohl’s shoppers can find Amazon devices at some stores, and return items they bought from the online retailer. Nike has made some of its sneakers available through Amazon. The owner of Sears is selling Kenmore-branded appliances on Amazon in some markets. And Best Buy is teaming up with Amazon for voice shopping.…

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California Gunman Targeted Elementary School In Deadly Rampage

A Northern California man killed two neighbors with whom he had been feuding before he went on a shooting rampage Tuesday at apparent random sites — including an elementary school that successfully locked him out — in a series of attacks where he killed two more people and injured 10 before police fatally shot him, officials said.

Police said surveillance video shows the shooter unsuccessfully trying to enter a nearby elementary school after quick-thinking staff members locked the outside doors and barricaded themselves inside when they heard gunshots.…

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VIDEO: Reform Jewry In Eretz Yisrael Poses A Far Greater Threat Than Most Realize

The following video should serve as a reality check for many. It begins explaining that summer vacation is over, and the children are returning back to school, permitting parents to relax.

However, “can we really relax” aware of the growing danger to the nesamos of the children.

The video shows a session of the Knesset Education Committee during which Gilad Kariv, a leading official in Reform Jewry in Israel, addresses what he perceives as discrimination.…

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VIDEO & PHOTOS: 2 Alarm Fire In Brooklyn Synagogue On Patchen Ave

A fire broke out at a Brooklyn Synagogue on Monday morning.

At around 9:15AAm, the FDNY requested a Second Alarm response to the “B’nai Adath Kol Beth Yisrael Synagogue” located at 45 Patchen Avenue near Greene Avenue in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.

Photos and videos from the scene showed flames burning through the roof of the structure.

The FDNY pulled all its members out of the building and were fighting the fire from tower-ladders and exterior operations.…

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Biden Says He Wouldn’t Have Stepped In For Hillary Clinton

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he wouldn’t have agreed to replace Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee under any circumstances.

Biden tells NBC’s “Today” show he had decided not to run last year, and says, “I would have never done that.”

He was asked about former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile’s book, which says she considered replacing Clinton with Biden because of health concerns.…

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