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Trump Hits 50 Percent Approval

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-nine percent (49%) disapprove.

This is the president’s highest job approval rating since mid-June of last year.

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Parshas Zachor – A Deeper Look

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times)

What is it about Parshas Zachor that makes it so unique? What does the Torah want us to do with remembering Amalek to extinguish it’s memory – isn’t it, at first glance, counter-intuitive?

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New Jersey Troopers Who Deactivated Explosives Honored

Two New Jersey state troopers who successfully deactivated two improvised explosive devices following a terrorist attack have received the 2017 Trooper of the Year awards.

Detective Sgt. James Abbes and Detective Stephen Christinzio were honored Thursday for their actions after a pipe bomb exploded along a Marine Corps race in Seaside Park in September 2016.

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Litzman Says Proper Caregivers in Nursing Homes Is a Matter of Life or Death and No Place For Palestinian Caregivers

Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman declared that he will be joining the fight to make sure that old age homes and nursing homes will have adequate quality workers.

Litzman wrote a letter to the Ministers of Interior and Finance, demanding that they prevent the expulsion of foreign workers who entered Israel illegally and work in the nursing homes.

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Palestinian President Says He Is In Good Health After Tests

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he has undergone medical tests while in the United States and that he is in good health.

Speaking on Palestine TV late Thursday night Abbas said “it was a good opportunity to be here to do some medical tests.”

He says: “thank God all the results are positive and reassuring.” He did not elaborate.

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