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Coalition Chairman: Kahlon Has To Realize Likud Leads The Coalition

Coalition Chairman (Likud) David Bitan announced on motzei Shabbos that Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon will have to give in regarding the matter of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the closure of the Israel Broadcasting Authority. Speaking to Meet the Press, Bitan explained some the prime minister is firm in his position and “he has done […]

VIDEO: Lapid Is Ready To Lead The Country

[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] The election polls over recent months continue to show the Yesh Atid opposition party headed by Yair Lapid climbing, steadily. In fact, in the most recent polls, Lapid overtakes Likud by a seat or two to become the largest party in Knesset. That is not to say he will succeed in […]

VIDEO: Chairman Of Second Largest Party In Germany Tastes Matzah

[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Thomas Oppermann, Chairman of the Social-Democratic (SPD)-Parliamentary Group, which is the second largest political party in Germany and presently in the midst of a fiery campaign for leadership of the country versus Angela Merkel’s party, met a number of days ago in the Bundestag in Berlin with Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi […]

Israel: Enforcement Of New Electric Bicycle Laws Begin Sunday

Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan on Sunday morning 28 Adar 5777 approved the new policy of municipal inspectors enforcing new regulations governing the operation of electric bicycles and electric scooters. The municipal inspectors will be trained to enforce these new regulations. The inspectors will be empowered to stop the violator, issue a fine, demand […]

US Gas Prices Down A Penny Over 2 Weeks, To $2.34 A Gallon

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dipped about a penny nationally during the past two weeks, to $2.34. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the price drop comes as crude oil prices also slipped during the same period. Gas in San Francisco was the highest in the contiguous United States at […]

Yacimovich: I Can Do A Great Deal As Histadrut Leader

Speaking with Chezi Zeigman of Kol Berama Radio on Sunday morning 28 Adar, MK Shelly Yacimovich discussed her candidacy for head of the Histadrut National Labor Federation. Yacimovich spoke of the cooperation agreement with Shas, with the latter agreeing to back her candidacy to become the labor leader. “It’s no secret that Shas has access […]

Secretary Of The Degel Moetzas Gedolei Hatorah Dismisses Accusations Of Discrimination

Secretary of the Degel Moetzas Gedolei Hatorah Rabbi Avraham Rubinstein on Sunday morning 28 Adar stated the reality of the court ordering regional school registration in Elad schools means the schools will not open for the school year. Rabbi Rubinstein spoke with Mordechai Lavi of Kol Chai Radio on the matter. He calls on those […]

Family Of Missing Ex-FBI Agent Files Lawsuit Against Iran

The family of a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran a decade ago on an unauthorized CIA assignment has filed a lawsuit against the Islamic Republic, accusing it of using “cold, cynical and false denials” to torture his loved ones. The lawsuit by Robert Levinson’s family in U.S. federal court comes years after […]

Amona Deal With PM Netanyahu Runs Out On March 31st

The agreement signed between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Amona residents stipulates construction on their new community would begin no later than March 31, 2017, this coming erev Shabbos, 4 Nissan. According to Amona residents and community leaders, they have not been informed by any official agency that this is going to occur, for since […]

With Eye Toward Trump, Arab Leaders To Seek Consensus

With an eye toward Washington, leaders of a fractured and conflict-ridden Arab world hold their annual summit this week, seeking common positions and possible leverage as President Donald Trump weighs his approach toward the region. From their hotel on the Dead Sea, they have a view of the Israeli-occupied West Bank on the opposite shore […]

Israel Fortifies Southern Border Following Assassination Of Senior Hamas Military Commander

Senior Hamas military commander Mazen Fuqaha was assassinated in Gaza on Friday night as four shots were fired at him from close range. Hamas and Hizbullah points the finger of blame for the assassination at Israel. Israel has not commented on the reported assassination. The Izzadin el-Kassam military wing has already announced it will be […]

Iran Imposes Sanctions On 15 US Companies For Their Support of Israel

Iran said Sunday it has imposed sanctions on 15 American companies over their alleged support for Israel, terrorism and repression in the region. A Foreign Ministry statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency said the companies are barred from any agreements with Iranian firms and that former and current directors will not be eligible […]

Orthodox Jewish Chamber Of Commerce Congratulates David Friedman Upon His Confirmation As Ambassador To Israel

Shortly after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm renowned Orthodox Jewish attorney David Friedman as U.S. Ambassador to Israel, the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, which lobbied extensively on behalf of his confirmation, issued a statement of congratulations: “We are pleased that the U.S. Senate made the wise decision of entrusting our dear friend David […]

VIDEO: PM Netanyahu Thanks Britain For Changing Its Position In The UN Vote

[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] During the media presence at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday morning 28 Adar thanks British Prime Minister May for her country amending its position in the recent UN vote against Israel. “Last Friday I spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May. I sent […]

EPA Chief: Trump To Undo Obama Plan To Curb Global Warming

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says President Donald Trump in the coming days will sign a new executive order that unravels his predecessor’s sweeping plan to curb global warming. EPA chief Scott Pruitt says the executive order to be signed Tuesday will undo the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, an environmental regulation that […]

PHOTOS: Many Mispallalim Expected In Uman For Rosh Chodesh Nissan

[PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] Many Breslov Chassidim are planning to be at the tziyun of the Rebbe ZT”L in Uman on Rosh Chodesh Nissan as it is written one can find yeshuos by being at the site on his birthday. The Uman Express transportation company, which services persons coming to and from the tziyun year-round, […]

White House Official: Trump Aide Leaving Post

Boris Epshteyn, the special assistant to the president in charge of surrogate operations is leaving his post, a senior Trump administration official told ABC News Saturday. He may assume a different role in the White House, though. “We are exploring opportunities within the administration,” the official said. Epshteyn has served various roles, including senior adviser […]

Jerusalem Official Refuses To Permit Girls From Outside The Capital To Register

Itamar Ben-Ezer, who heads the unit responsible for chareidi education, is not permitting chareidi girl’s high schools to accept ninth graders from outside their area, meaning girls from outside of Jerusalem. His actions were met with a harsh letter from MK Moshe Gafne. In his letter, Gafne points out he met with the outgoing Director-General […]