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Arab Teen Executed By Twin Brother After Alleged Collaboration With Israel [Videos]

Kerem Jabaren, a 19-year-old resident of Jenin affiliated with Islamic Jihad, was executed overnight Wednesday by his twin brother for allegedly collaborating with Israel and assisting with the IDF’s assassination of four terrorists in the city on Wednesday, Palestinian media reported on Thursday. According to the reports, clashes took place in Jenin overnight between Palestinian […]

STARTING THEM YOUNG: Three Kids Ages 11, 12 And 16, Arrested For Robbing A Houston Bank

Three boys, ages 11, 12 and 16, and dubbed the “Little Rascals,” have been arrested for robbing a bank in Houston, authorities confirmed Wednesday. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the youngsters are in custody and have been charged with robbery by threat. Gonzalez said that because of their ages, no additional information would be […]

Dirshu’s Amud Hayomi Siyum Rouses Mexico

“What a special maamad of kavod haTorah! Dirshu’s siyum yesterday was without precedent in our community! It was a maamad that made an impact on many hundreds of people, who themselves will influence and impact many thousands, and spur them to advance their Torah knowledge, take tests on what they learn and enhance their yiras […]

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan Visits Kyiv As Stalemate In Washington Holds Up Aid

President Joe Biden’s top foreign policy adviser Jake Sullivan sought to reassure Ukrainians during an unannounced visit to Kyiv Wednesday that the U.S. will continue to support their efforts to fend off Russia’s two-year-old invasion. The national security adviser expressed optimism that lawmakers in Washington will break a monthlong logjam and approve tens of billions […]

The US May Catch A Spring Break On Weather With Minimal Flooding And Drought

The United States can expect a nice spring break from past too rainy or too dry extremes, federal meteorologists predicted Thursday. After some rough seasons of drought, flooding and fires, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s spring outlook calls for a less hectic spring that should be warmer and wetter, but not prone to major […]

US Inflation Up Again In February In Latest Sign That Price Pressures Remain Elevated

Consumer prices in the United States picked up last month, a sign that inflation remains a persistent challenge for the Federal Reserve and for President Joe Biden’s re-election campaign, both of which are counting on a steady easing of price pressures this year. Prices rose 0.4% from January to February, higher than the previous month’s […]

FTX Chief Executive Blasts Sam Bankman-Fried For Claiming Fraud Victims Will Not Suffer

The chief executive of the cryptocurrency company Sam Bankman-Fried founded attacked the onetime crypto power player on Wednesday in a letter to a federal judge scheduled to sentence him next week, saying his claim that customers, lenders and investors were not harmed was callously false and he was living a “life of delusion.” FTX Trading […]

The Purim Revolution Is Growing Every Year

This year, more than ever before, with the current difficult matzav for acheinu b’nei yisroel in general and B’nei Torah in particular, there is just so much negativity worldwide. We now have a unique opportunity to portray a beautiful and positive message about our simchas Purim. The zechus of the special simcha emanating from torah […]

MAILBAG: Make The Right Move: An Open Letter For Boys and Bochurim Regarding Purim Collecting

It is hard to ignore the exciting ‘collecting’ brochures coming in the mail or found tucked away in the folds of a magazine. They display the most awesome-looking and enticing prizes. The organizations sending these brochures are noteworthy indeed, and they certainly deserve Klal Yisroel’s support. After all, are they not helping our suffering brothers […]

TRAGEDY: Palestinian Ger Tzedek Killed After Being Suspected Of Being Terrorist

In a tragic incident on Thursday morning, a Palestinian Ger Tzedek, Dovid ben Avraham Avinu, was killed by a reserve soldier who suspected him of being a terrorist. The incident occurred at a bus stop near the Elazar junction near Chevron. A reservist spotted a man who got out of a Palestinian taxi at a […]

Congressional Leaders Sell $1.2 Trillion Spending Package To Members Before Shutdown Deadline

Congressional leaders from both parties looked to put a positive light on a $1.2 trillion spending package that lawmakers are working to approve before funding expires at midnight Friday for a host of key government agencies. Text of the legislation had not been released as of Wednesday afternoon, but lawmakers and aides were expecting an […]

WATCH: Democratic Rep. Jared Moskowitz Trolls GOP-Led Oversight Committee With Putin Mask

In a bizarre incident on Wednesday, Democratic Rep. Jared Moskowitz wore a mask resembling Russian President Vladimir Putin while walking through the halls of the Capitol. The stunt was aimed at the Republican-controlled House Oversight Committee, which held a hearing examining President Joe Biden’s alleged abuse of public office and foreign business dealings. Moskowitz sarcastically […]

NO REGRETS: 71% Of Palestinians In Gaza And West Bank Still Support Oct. 7 Massacre

A survey conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research has found a decrease in support for Hamas in both the Gaza Strip and West Bank, while the percentage of Palestinians who believe the terror group’s October 7 onslaught was “correct” remains largely unchanged. According to the poll, 71% of Palestinians in Gaza […]

The Purim Study Guide

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman A number of Beis Yaakov students and Yeshiva students have used the following study guide to both enhance their knowledge of Purim and to win prizes.  The study guide helps impart halachos and hashkafos HaTorah.  Please print out several copies and employ it with your families and students.  Use it creatively […]

FBI: US Violent Crime Decreased In 2023, Continuing To Reverse Pandemic-Era Spike

New FBI statistics show overall violent crime in the U.S. dropped again last year, continuing a downward trend after a pandemic-era spike. Murders dropped 13% in the last three months of 2023 compared with the same period the year before, according to FBI data released this week. Violent crime overall was down 6%. Property crime […]

CREMATING CHILDREN: Why You Should Be Very Careful When Using Translation Services

In a morbid but rather hilarious illustration of why people should be extremely cautious when using translation services to speak with people fluent in a different language, a planned fun activity with children at a daycare turned into a nightmare for some parents being informed of it. A Times of Israel journalist, Haviv Rettig Gur, […]