White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a delegation to the Middle East on behalf of President Donald Trump to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. A White House official said Kushner, the president's son-in-law, left Sunday...
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White House Renews Request Of Privacy For Barron Trump After Criticism Of His Clothing

The White House is appealing to the news media for privacy for President Donald Trump’s young son, Barron. Stephanie Grisham, a spokesman for first lady...

New US Penalties On Chinese, Russian Firms Over North Korea

The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 16 mainly Chinese and Russian companies and people for assisting North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile...

Feds: Texas Man Tried Planting Bomb On Confederate Statue

A Houston man has been arrested after being accused by authorities of trying to damage or destroy a Confederate statue at a Houston park...

USS McCain Crash Is 4th Navy Accident In Pacific This Year

The commander of U.S. naval operations has ordered a comprehensive review to get to root causes after the collision this week between a Navy...

Break-In In The Jerusalem Home Of Rav Shmuel Eliyahu Results In Police Probe Into...

The home owned by Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu Shlita in the Jewish Quarter of Yerushalayim was broken into on Monday night. The family was summoned...

TOUGH TALK: Iran Says Only 5 Days Needed To Ramp Up Uranium Enrichment

Iran's atomic chief warned Tuesday the Islamic Republic needs only five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to 20 percent, a level at...

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TEHILLIM – Yeshiva Bochrim From Williamsburg In Serious Crash In Israel;...

A serious motor vehicle accident on Highway 1 in the "Jordan Valley" in Israel has left multiple people seriously injured - including two Yeshiva...
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Rabbi David Stav Slams Shas Leader Aryeh Deri

On Tuesday morning 1 Rosh Chodesh Elul, Tzohar Rabbonim organization reacted harshly to the statements made by the Shas Chairman and Interior Minister Aryeh...

Police: Human Remains Found Buried At NYC Construction Site

Police in New York City have opened an investigation after human remains were unearthed at a construction site near a psychiatric hospital. Police say workers...

Netiv Express Bus Driver Accused Of Striking Chareidi Passenger – Bus Company Tells An...

It was reported by Chadrei Chareidim on Sunday morning 28 Menachem Av that a Netiv Express Company driver on the 989 line attacked a...

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Iran's new telecommunications minister says Twitter is ready to talk about unblocking access to the microblogging site. The state-owned IRAN newspaper quoted Mohammad Javad Azari...

WATCH: Crown Heights Diverse Community Unites In Torah Dedication Festivities

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VIDEO: Arab Youths Play Soccer On Har Habayis

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Jews visiting Har Habayis are under the watchful eye of Israel Police and the Waqf Authority. The holiness of the site according...

North Korea: Trump Tweets ‘Weird Articles,’ ‘Spouts Rubbish’

North Korea on Tuesday described President Donald Trump as a leader who frequently tweets "weird articles of his ego-driven thoughts" and "spouts rubbish" to...

VIDEO: Jews Not Permitted To Drink Water On Har Habayis

(VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) Despite numerous requests for water for a three-year-old child, the police officer would not comply as Jews are not permitted to...
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4 Barcelona Attack Suspects Appear For Court Interrogations

Four alleged members of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort appeared in court Tuesday,...

PM Netanyahu Concerned Over Iranian Involvement In Syria And Lebanon

Just a day ahead of his Wednesday departure for Russia, where he will meet with President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issued a...

Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy Includes New Ultimatum On India

Laying out his new Afghanistan war strategy, President Donald Trump reissued old demands on neighboring Pakistan to eliminate militant sanctuaries. Less expected: an entirely...

Jerusalem Legal Advisor Orders Cancelation Of Separate Men’s /Women’s Hours In Jerusalem Libraries

The Jerusalem Municipality's legal advisor, Attorney Eli Malka, issued a new directive, according to which the separation between boys and girls should be stopped...

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The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history. Some details about the...

Mattis In Baghdad To Meet With Iraqi Leaders, US Commanders

Islamic State militants, driven from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, are trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides...

Rav Baruch Solovechik Meets At Length With Rav Shalom Cohen

The eviction of the Sephardi Sanhedrin Talmid Torah in Jerusalem to give the building to the Beis Yaakov HaYoshon remains in the news. Suggestions...
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Charlottesville To Cover Confederate Statues In Black Fabric

Charlottesville, Virginia, is planning to cover the statues of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in black fabric. The Daily Progress reports...

Israeli Rabbis Protest MK Gafne’s Remarks Regarding Settlements

The storm that erupted in the Rabbinic world over the comments of MK Moshe Gafne continues to roil. Rabbis have unmitigatedly rejected Gafne's position,...

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A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a...

New Jersey: Jury Selection For US Senator’s Corruption Trial Underway

The final stage of jury selection for next month's corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey gets underway in Newark. Attorneys will...

Arizona Teens Who Turned A Menorah Into A Swastika Must Meet A Holocaust Survivor

Three teens have pleaded guilty in the vandalism of a large ornamental menorah displayed outside a Chandler home during Chanukah 2016. The teens removed the...

IDF Firing Range To Become A Part Of The Municipality Of Elad

On this coming Thursday, 2 Elul, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman is expected to sign a document that will turnover a shooting range to the...

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In his letter to the Jerusalem Police Chief, attorney Harel Arnon, on behalf of the Women for the Wall organization, calls on the police...

House Speaker Paul Ryan Won’t Support Censure Of Trump

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he will not support a resolution to censure President Donald Trump over his comments following a white supremacist...
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PHOTOS: Crane Strikes LaGuardia Bridge On Ayalon Highway

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A crane struck the underside of the LaGuardia Bridge on the Ayalon Highway South in Tel Aviv on Tuesday afternoon, 1...

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Military investigators are trying to piece together the cause of a crash that killed 15 Marines and a sailor in Mississippi in July, but...

PM Netanyahu To Address The UN General Assembly In September

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Boeing, Northrop Get Contracts For Nuclear Missile Work

The Air Force said Monday it has awarded contracts to Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp. for work that could lead to replacement of...
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Confederate Flags In NYC Window Met With Rocks, Suit, Tarp

The Confederate flags had been in a Manhattan apartment window for over a year. And then, in a matter of days last week, they...

Hagaon HaRav Baruch Mordechai Ezrachi Undergoes Surgical Procedure

HaGaon HaRav Mordechai Ezrachi Shlita on Tuesday afternoon, 1 Rosh Chodesh Elul, underwent gallbladder surgery in a Jerusalem Hospital. The rav’s talmidim asked the tzibur...

US Says Some Remains Of Sailors Found On USS John Mccain

The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain on...

McConnell: ‘America Is Not Going To Default’

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Nation’s Political Split On Display At Trump Phoenix Visit

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Wounded Congressman Says Return Based On Doctors’ Advice

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Get Started: FBI Warns Of Spreading W-2 Email Theft Scheme

The IRS is warning businesses about a sharp increase in email phishing scams involving employees' W-2 forms — scams that can put staffers' Social...

Christie Calls Trump’s Charlottesville Comments ‘A Mistake’

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Florida Rally: Hundreds Of ‘Black Lives Matters’ Seek Removal Of Confederate Monument

Several hundred supporters of Black Lives Matter and others rallied Monday evening in a city on Florida's Gulf Coast to demand the removal of...

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UK Promises To Prosecute Online Hate Crimes Vigorously

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Christie Says He’s No Longer Seeking Sports Radio Host Job

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Barkat Is Dividing Jerusalem Between Chareidim And Dati Leumi

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(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE) A ceremony was held near the tziyun of Rav Nachman ZT”L in the presence of the rav of the Breslov community...

US And S. Korean Troops Start Drills Amid N. Korea Standoff

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Meretz Delegation Meets PA Chairman Abbas In Ramallah

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