At the 50th Year Hatzolah International Conference in Jerusalem, members of the Executive Branch of Chevra Hatzolah announced the formation of Hatzolah Emergency Air Response Team (HatzolAir), a 501c(3) to be operational Summer 2019.
How does one encapsulate the vision, mission and life’s work of our founding Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi
Raphael Wachsman ZT”L? How does one capture the spirit of his involvement with WITS?
The following is via the NY Post:
A massive load of more than 1,000 polished Yemenite Shofars or antelope horns were stolen from a Brooklyn home, police said Friday.
Outgoing Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel visited Har Habayis on Sunday morning, Pesach Sheni, and as a kohen, used the opportunity to recite Birchas Kohanim.
Ariel has always been counted among Har Habayis activists.
A bus traveling between Efrat and ‘T’ Junction was targeted with two firebombs in a terrorist attack on motzei Shabbos. There was damage to the vehicle’s windshield. Four persons were treated for hysteria, as their screams can be heard in the accompanying video.
Mordi Harush, a former chareidi from a family in the Sanhedria area of Jerusalem, has become a professional bodybuilder who regularly enters competitions.
Despite this, he has announced via his Facebook page that he is withdrawing from a competition, which he describes as “my dream” in order not to be Mechalel Shavuos.
The Rami Levi supermarket chain announced on erev Shabbos that some of its tehina sold under its own brand name ‘Hamutag’ (המותג) may contain salmonella, and lead to fever and diarrhea.
A two-year-old infant belonging to a Charedi family was injured in a motor vehicle accident in Jerusalem.
The accident occurred on Shivtei Yisroel Street near the entrance to Meah Shearim.
The Supreme Court has rejected the State Attorney’s Office’s appeal for his release to house arrest under restrictive conditions of ‘Z’, the minor from the Pri Eitz Yeshiva in Rechalim in Shomron, who is accused of stone-throwing and the killing of Aisha Rabi.
The following is via Fox News:
A white firefighter has sued the FDNY after claiming he was barred from participating in a color guard ceremony honoring deceased members of the Vulcan Society — a fraternal organization of black firefighters.
An 18-year-old bike rider was injured on Sunday morning on Bentzion Fogel Street in Rehovot.
MDA paramedics on the scene reported the young man was in serious condition with multisystem trauma at the time of transport to Kaplan Hospital in the city.
Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing broken-down equipment rather than buying new. When President Donald Trump’s trade war with China made a miserable situation worse, Bardole used up any equity his operation had and started investing in hogs in hopes they’ll do better than crops.
A large crowd participated during the Friday night, in the Shalom Zachor of the newborn son of the Ginzberg family, who lost two of their children in a fire that broke out in their home about seven months ago.
(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com)
The case of the sandwich shop in Lakewood flying an Israeli flag on Israel’s Independence Day and the alleged statement of the mashgiach of the store’s hechsher has made international waves.
An investigation by the Israel Police led to the arrest of young people aged 14 and 15 from the center of the country following a series of arson incidents that took place in Bnei Brak.
A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said.
The apparent attack, which Iraq’s state-run news agency said did not cause any casualties, came amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf, after the White House ordered warships and bombers to the region earlier this month to counter an alleged, unexplained threat from Iran.
The Israel Police has always been attentive to social media, which led to the opening of searches and the detention of suspected animal abuse, as a donkey was found in Be’er Sheva on Shabbos with a swastika painted on it.
Across Iran’s capital, the talk always seems to come back to how things may get worse.
Battered by U.S. sanctions and its depreciating rial currency, Iran’s 80 million people struggle to buy meat, medicine and other staples of daily life.
The cabinet on Sunday, during its weekly meeting, voted to lift the restriction that limits the number of cabinet ministers to 19. This was done to accommodate the exaggerated demands being made by parties who are likely to become members of the next coalition government, including Yahadut Hatorah and Shas.