Saying he would “make them feel the heat,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday called for sanctions against Airbnb unless it reverses its decision barring lodging listings in the “occupied West Bank” in Israel.
TV anchor Miki Haimovitz is expected to enter political life and join the “Chosen Yisrael ” party of former chief of staff Benny Gantz.
** In the past two days, Monday and Tuesday, precipitation has fallen throughout the country.
A heavy door was slammed in a Jerusalem talmid torah on Wednesday morning, and this resulted in the evulsion of a finger of a 10-year-old talmid. United Hatzalah responded and provided initial care for the victim, who was transported to a local hospital.
A Colombian drug trafficker testified Tuesday that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman boasted about paying a $100 million bribe to the former president of Mexico to call off a manhunt for the notorious kingpin.
A Jewish American businessman who was killed when Islamic extremists launched an assault at an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday was a survivor of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and was “trying to make a positive change” in the country, his family said.
The Yeshivas Ner Moshe Legacy Event will take place on Motzaei Shabbos, January 19, at Agudah of Avenue L in Flatbush, along with the participation of the Roshei Hayeshiva, HaRav Avrohom Gurewitz Shlit”a and HaRav Sholom Schechter Shlit”a, along with the Menahel, Rav Chanania Manies .
The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldiers.
About 500 people, including dozens of children, lined up to show their documents to a first line of unarmed security personnel at the Agua Caliente border crossing Tuesday night.
A horrific crash in the Bronx has claimed the life of an off-duty police officer.
The crash happened at around 8:30AM on Shore Road in Pelham Bay, when the officer driving home from work collided with a garbage truck.
The U.S. military says American service members have been killed during an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria. Reuters reports that the blast claimed the lives of four service members.
It appears that a welcome growth in the number of bnei torah in Eretz Yisrael has resulted in a drastic cut in the overall budget. According to a Kikar Shabbos News report, in the current budget that was given out on Monday for the yeshivos and kollelim, NIS 90 was deducted from every avreich and NIS 45 from every talmid yeshiva.
In what is being called historic unity, an agreement was signed between Degel Hatorah and Agudas Yisroel on Wednesday afternoon, January 16, 2019, by which will divide the first ten slots on the ticket evenly between the parties.
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address – or deliver it in writing – as long as the government remains shut down.
A recording has surfaced in which Shuvu Bonim community leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland is heard boasting of receiving a donation for tens of thousands of dollars more than requested, Times of Israel reported.
The Trump administration is considering ways to expand U.S. homeland and overseas defenses against a potential missile attack, possibly adding a layer of satellites in space to detect and track hostile targets.
President Donald Trump’s pick to become the next attorney general said Tuesday that he would “not go after” marijuana companies in states where cannabis is legal, even though he personally believes the drug should be outlawed.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that if he decides to run for president he can still win despite being older.
The 76-year-old billionaire said there is a thought in America that if you are over 50, white and male you are never going to get elected, but he disagrees.
Following numerous attempts to work out a joint-list between Degel, Agudah, Shas, and the Peleg in the national elections, one of the leaders of Peleg, HaRav Tzvi Friedman, a Rov in the Or Hachayim neighborhood in Bnei Brak, issued a letter on Tuesday stating that the group will not run for the Knesset in any way.
Rick Gates, a former senior campaign aide to President Donald Trump, will have to wait at least another two months for his sentencing date in the Russia investigation, prosecutors said Tuesday.
It is a typical Monday morning, and the little cheder boys spill energetically into their classroom. They have their seats and sit transfixed as the rebbe begins his daily lesson on the ‘alef beis.’ One figure in the classroom, however, is out of place.