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House Republicans Launch Investigation Into Federal Funding for Universities Amid Campus Protests

House Republicans on Tuesday announced an investigation into the federal funding for universities where students have protested the Israel-Hamas war, broadening a campaign that has placed heavy scrutiny on how presidents at the nation’s most prestigious colleges have dealt with reports of antisemitism on campus. Several House committees will be tasked with a wide probe […]

HaGaon HaRav Asher HaLevi Solveitchik, Z’tl Is Niftar At Age 54

HaGaon HaRav Asher HaLevi Solveitchik, z’tl, was niftar at Shaare Tzedek Hospital in Jerusalem on Tuesday morning, Isru Chag. The niftar was the youngest son of Rosh Yeshivas Brisk, HaGaon HaRav Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik, z’tl, who was niftar three years ago at the age of 99. The niftar’s mother was the sister of HaGaon HaRav […]

TERROR IN ISRAEL: Stabbing Attack In Old City Of Jerusalem

A police officer was moderately injured in a stabbing attack near Sha’ar HaPrachim in the Old City of Jerusalem early Tuesday afternoon. The terrorist was neutralized by other officers in the area. Paramedics administered emergency medical aid to the officer and evacuated him to the hospital. A large number of police forces arrived at the […]

WATCH: Pro-Hamas Rioters Violently Overtake Hamilton Hall At Columbia University

In an escalation of the pro-Hamas and anti-Israel protests at Columbia University in New York, rioters violently broke into Hamilton Hall overnight Monday. The rioters barricaded the entrances and exits to the building with furniture and barriers. They then “reclaimed” the building as “Hind’s Hall” in honor of Hind Rajab, a six-year-old girl from Gaza […]

IDF Announces Deaths Of 2 Reserve Soldiers In Gaza

The IDF on Monday evening announced that two IDF reserve soldiers fell in battle in the central Gaza Strip earlier on Monday. The soldiers were identified as Master Sgt (res.) Ido Aviv, H’yd, 28, of Karmiel and Master Sgt (res.) Kalkidan Meharim, H’yd, 37, of Petach Tikva. Both soldiers were killed in an explosion amid […]

Trump Promised Plans To Flip Black And Latino Voters. Republicans Are Waiting To See Them

Donald Trump says he wants to hold a major campaign event at New York’s Madison Square Garden featuring Black hip-hop artists and athletes. Aides speak of Trump making appearances in Chicago, Detroit and Atlanta with leaders of color and realigning American politics by flipping Democratic constituencies. But five months before the first general election votes […]

US Births Fell Last Year, Marking An End To The Late Pandemic Rebound

U.S. births fell last year, resuming a long national slide. A little under 3.6 million babies were born in 2023, according to provisional statistics released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s about 76,000 fewer than the year before and the lowest one-year tally since 1979. U.S. births were slipping for more […]

Two Russian Journalists Jailed On ‘Extremism’ Charges For Alleged Work For Navalny Group

Two Russian journalists were arrested by their government on “extremism” charges and ordered by courts there on Saturday to remain in custody pending investigation and trial on accusations of working for a group founded by the late Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny. Konstantin Gabov and Sergey Karelin both denied the charges for which they will […]

Planning For Potential Presidential Transition Underway As Biden Administration Kicks It Off

President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday formally began planning for a potential presidential transition, aiming to ensure continuity of government no matter the outcome of November’s general election. Shalanda Young, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, sent memos to all executive departments and agencies, directing them to name a point person for […]