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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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Illegal Nationals Smuggled Into Israel Via Ben-Gurion International Airport

This is how according to police, they smuggled foreign nationals into Ben-Gurion Airport into Israel.

A government office worker and an airport employee were arrested on suspicion of smuggling Georgian citizens to Israel via Ben-Gurion Airport – “The subjects were instructed to come dressed in clothes that would appear to be border inspectors, thus helping them circumvent the border control”.

The suspects were arrested at the end of a covert investigation by the Israel Police at Ben-Gurion Airport, an investigation that began in June after immigration inspectors seized several dozen Georgian citizens.…

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Major Earthquake Kills Over 400 in Iraq & Iran – Felt Throughout Israel [VIDEOS]

A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake near the Iraq-Iran border killed over 400 people across both countries, sent residents fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far away as the Mediterranean coast, authorities said Monday.

Iran’s western Kermanshah province bore the brunt of the temblor Sunday night, with authorities saying the quake killed 407 people in the country and injured 6,700.…

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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Gets Approval To Hire 70 Foreign Workers

President Donald Trump’s upscale Mar-a-Lago club received permission from the federal government to temporarily hire 70 foreign housekeepers, waiters and cooks to fill out its staff during its upcoming busy season, with its managers attesting there aren’t enough Americans qualified, willing and available to do the work.

The president’s hiring of foreign workers at the Florida resort over several years was criticized by his opponents during the 2016 campaign after he slammed companies for moving jobs out of the U.S.…

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Bereaved Brother And Bereaved Sister Get Married In Tearful Ceremony

Yafit Moshiashvili and Ariel Daniely, each of whom lost a sibling in a terror attack, got married on Monday in a ceremony in Shoham with their families, hundreds of guests and other bereaved brothers and sisters. The two met four years ago during a trip organized by the OneFamily organization, an organization helping bereaved families, including sponsoring special activities for bereaved siblings.…

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Arafat Called Israel ‘Foolish’ For Leaving Lebanon

Professor Shlomo Ben Ami, who served as the Foreign Minister under Prime Minister Ehud Barak in 2000, revealed on Thursday night a secret that Yasser Arafat told him in a private meeting. According to Professor Ben Ami, Arafat said that: “It was foolish of Israel to leave Lebanon.”

In a live interview that was broadcast on Channel 10, Ben Ami spoke about the former terrorist leader who died 13 years ago and claimed that he was a very complex man.…

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Schumer, Chabad Rabbis Celebrate Return Of A Sefer From The Schneerson Collection

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer met with rabbis of the Chabad-Lubavitch community on Thursday to mark the recovery of a Sefer from the Schneerson collection.

The Sefer is one of thousands seized by the Soviets during World War I from the sixth Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson. The collection had been passed down to his father, Rabbi Shalom DovBer Schneerson, by his grandfather, and had belonged collectively to generations of Lubavitch Chassidim going back to Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady, who began the collection in the 18th century.…

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16-Year-Old Elad Teen Steals Credit Cards Goes on Shopping Spree

A 16-year-old resident of Elad was brought before the court on Wednesday facing charges of theft after he allegedly stole credit cards and went on a shopping spree in stores around the city. The court is expected to arraign the accused until the end of the proceedings against him.

Police began their investigation into the case following numerous complaints by owners of a chain of supermarkets in the predominently Charedi city, that their stores had been broken into and credit cards had been stolen.…

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WATCH: Obama Reports To Jury Duty In Chicago; Not Selected

Former President Barack Obama, free of a job that forced him to move to Washington for eight years, showed up to a downtown Chicago courthouse for jury duty on Wednesday morning. Then he heard the words most prospective jurors pray for: You’re dismissed.

The 44th president’s motorcade — considerably shorter than the one when he lived in the White House — left his home in the Kenwood neighborhood on the city’s South Side and arrived at the Richard J.…

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NAACP Seeks To Remove ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ As National Anthem; Says Lyrics Are Lyrics Racist, Anti-Black

California’s NAACP is pushing for state lawmakers to support a campaign to remove “The Star Spangled Banner” as the country’s national anthem.

The group says the song, which has been a point of controversy in the NFL, is “one of the most racist, pro-slavery, anti-black songs in the American lexicon,” The Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday.

The NAACP’s California chapter last week reportedly sent out two resolutions, which had been passed at the organizations state conference last month.…

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Trump Cast Absentee Ballot In New York, White House Says

The White House says President Donald Trump cast an absentee ballot in Tuesday’s municipal elections in his hometown of New York City.

Principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah confirms that Trump voted, but declines to say for whom he voted.

Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, an outspoken Trump critic, cruised to re-election over a disorganized field that included Republican Nicole Malliotakis and independent Bo Dietl, a former New York Police Department detective and Fox News personality who has been a vocal supporter of the president.…

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Twitter Doubles Character Limit To 280 For (Nearly) Everyone

Twitter says it’s ending its iconic 140-character limit — and giving nearly everyone 280 characters.

Users tweeting in Chinese, Japanese and Korean will still have the original limit. That’s because writing in those languages uses fewer characters.

The company says 9 percent of tweets written in English hit the 140-character limit. People end up spending more time editing tweets or don’t send them out at all.…

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B’chasdei Hashem: Terror Attack Prevented In Hebron Wednesday Morning

A border police spokesperson announced on Wednesday morning19 Cheshvan, that the alertness of Border Police prevented a terrorist attack at a Machpelah inspection station.

Border Police noticed a PA (Palestinian Authority) resident trying to enter the complex without going through the inspection station. He was instructed to stop and pass the metal detectors.

Police found the 17-year-old PA resident was concealing the knife seen in the accompanying photo.…

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