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Double Overtime: Faltering Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Again

Secretary of State John Kerry is sticking around for at least another day of tense talks over Iran’s nuclear program, pushing negotiations into double overtime — even as other foreign ministers were sitting it out and the White House repeated a threat that all sides are “prepared to walk away.”
“We continue to make progress [...]
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Rambam Hospital To Conduct Live Simulation Of Underground, Fortified Hospital In Face Of Recent Hezbollah Threat

Haifa – In the face of a fresh assessment from the Israeli Home Front Command yesterday that notified the nation’s 257 local authorities of an increased rocket threat from Hezbollah, leading medical center, Rambam Hospital will conduct a live simulation of its underground, fortified hospital June 8 at 10:30 am at its annual [...]
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Bennett attacks Netanyahu: ‘Does he think we’re suckers?’

In a taped recording obtained by Army Radio, Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett is heard criticizing the premier during a meeting with party activists.
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Photos: Rav Dovid Cohen, Rav Binyomin Finkel and Rav Moshe Tzadka Attend Chagigas HaSiddur at Talmud Torah Hachodosh in Yerushalayim

{ Israel/Photos: Bechadrei Chareidim}
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Washington – Reid’s Exit Sets Off Senate Leadership Scramble

Washington — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to retire has sparked a very public feud between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats, Dick Durbin of Illinois and Chuck Schumer of New York. The two are longtime colleagues and former housemates in a group home on Capitol Hill who have clashed for power [...]

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Today’s Yahrtzeits and History – 13 Nissan

Rav Yosef Karo, Beis Yosef, Shulchan Aruch, Kesef Mishneh,and Magid Meisharim, (1488-1575). His first major work, the Beis Yosef is a comprehensive commentary on the Tur; it took 20 years to write. In
it, he gathered [...]
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Washington – Obama Signs Law On Donations To Slain NY Officers’ Families

Washington — President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure allowing people to write off donations they made this year to the families of two slain New York police officers. Wenjian Liu (WEHN’-jihn loo) and Rafael Ramos (rah-fah-YEL’ RAH’-mos) were shot in their patrol car in Brooklyn on Dec. 20 by a man who [...]

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New Jersey’s Menendez: I’ll Be Vindicated in Corruption Case

New Jersey’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says he’ll be “vindicated” in a corruption case against him. He says defiantly he has always acted in accordance with the law and fought for what’s right and isn’t “going anywhere” Menendez was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million worth of gifts and campaign contributions from a […]
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New York – Too Much Iced Tea Caused Arkansas Man’s Kidney Problems

New York — Doctors traced an Arkansas man’s kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day. They ruled out several potential causes before stumbling on a reason for the 56-year-old man’s kidney problems. He said he drank about 16 8-ounce cups of iced tea every [...]

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Rambam Hospital Expert Warns Jews are at Risk During Pesach

A leading Rambam Health Care Campus Gastroenterologist, Professor Jesse (Yishai) Lachter, MD is cautioning Jews around the world to carefully monitor their eating habits during Pesach. Beware: even matzah, the famous holiday unleavened bread, has many more calories than a slice of bread. Lachter says watch out for adding extra pounds as we replace our […]
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