Watch: How President Trump Is Dismantling Obama’s Legacy

Dr. Sebastian Gorka and Austan Goolsbee debate on ‘Hannity.’

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Trump: ‘I’m All In Favor Of People Protesting’ Except During Anthem

President Trump on Sunday said he is fine with protesting as long as it is not done during the national anthem.

”I’m all in favor of people protesting if they want to protest. But you don’t protest during our national anthem,” Trump said during a private fundraising for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s (R) campaign at the Embassy Suites Greenville Golf Resort in Greenville, S.C. Read more at The Hill.

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Despite Reconciliation Deal, Hamas Slams Abbas For Not Lifting Gaza Sanctions

Despite a reconciliation deal signed last week between rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian terror group Hamas slammed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who heads the Fatah party, for not yet lifting crippling sanctions on the Gaza Strip.

“The failure of [Palestinian] Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to respond affirmatively to the popular and national demands to cancel his arbitrary measures against our people in Gaza is unjustifiable and a clear denial of the demands of reconciliation,” Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum tweeted Monday. “He must bear responsibility for exacerbating the people’s suffering and crises.”

As part of the unity deal signed last week, the PA promised to lift sanctions imposed on the Hamas-ruled Gaza over the past year in exchange for the restoration of a PA-controlled government in Gaza by Dec. 1.

In a statement, Fatah spokesman Osama Qawasmeh said sanctions would likely only be lifted once the PA allowed Gaza back in power.

“We agreed with Hamas in Cairo to enable the government to work. We need to make sure this is achieved,” Qawasmeh said, the Jerusalem Post reported. “The government will be going to Gaza this week to evaluate the situation. Thereafter, it will send a report to the President [Abbas], who will make the appropriate decision.”

There also remains several outstanding questions over the reconciliation deal, including the future of Hamas’s armed wing comprised of some 25,000 fighters.

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Watch: Study: 1 Out Of 8 Us Residents Is An Immigrant

New study from Steve Camarota and Karen Zeigler of the Center for Immigration Studies lloks at the changing face of the United States.

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Russian Defense Minister Arrives in Israel to Meet with Lieberman

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Israel on Monday to meet with his Israeli counterpart, Avigdor Lieberman, for discussions on Iran and security coordination in Syria.

Shoigu’s visit to Israel is his first since becoming Russia’s defense minister in 2012. Lieberman visited Russia in April and met with high-level officials, including Shoigu.

The meeting between the defense ministers is expected to address similar issues raised by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his late August meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi. Netanyahu and Putin discussed Iran’s “accelerated” presence in Syria and the transfer of weapons to the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah.

Netanyahu and Putin have held six bilateral meetings during the past two years to discuss regional issues, and to help maintain a protocol that prevents friction between their militaries in Syria.

In July, Netanyahu said a cease-fire agreement in southern Syria, brokered by the US and Russia at the G20 Summit in Germany, perpetuated the presence of Iranian forces near Israel. America and Russia responded to Netanyahu’s criticism by saying Israel’s interests would be taken into account in the war-torn state.

Shoigu’s arrival in Israel came just hours after the Israeli military launched a strike against a Syrian army anti-aircraft battery Monday morning, after the battery opened fire on Israeli Air Force planes. IDF spokesman Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis said the Russian military was notified in real-time as the Israeli strike was launched and that the incident would be addressed directly with Shoigu.

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McCain Blasts ‘Half-baked, Spurious Nationalism’ In Emotional Speech

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) blasted “half-baked, spurious nationalism” in the United States in an emotional speech Monday night after receiving the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal.

The Arizona senator said “we live in a land made of ideals, not blood and soil” and said Americans “are the custodians of those ideals at home, and their champion abroad.”

“We have done great good in the world. That leadership has had its costs, but we have become incomparably powerful and wealthy as we did,” McCain said.

“We have a moral obligation to continue in our just cause, and we would bring more than shame on ourselves if we don’t. We will not thrive in a world where our leadership and ideals are absent.” Read more at The Hill.

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Monsey: Hold Up in the Shoppers Haven Mall

Policed were called to Shopper’s Haven Mall in Monsey after a man attempted to rob a taxi.

The suspect fled and K9 units were unable to pickup the trail. The suspect has been described
as a Hispanic male about 5′ 5″ with a possible black hoodie and sunglasses. Surveillance cameras at the mall captured a photo of the suspect which police are hoping will help identify the mugger.

Chaverim of Rockland is assisting with the search.

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Today’s Yahrtzeit and History – 27 Tishrei

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Rabbeinu Yitzchak Hazaken bar Shmuel (the Ri Hazaken), of the Baalei Tosfos (1120-1200). The Ri’s maternal grandfather was Rashi’s son-in-law,  Rav Meir ben Shmuel. He was thus a nephew and a disciple of Rabbeinu Tam and the Rashbam (both sons of Rav Meir ben Shmuel). He was also a grandson of one of Rashi’s leading students, Rav Simcha of Vitry (author of Machzor Vitry). The Ri directed the yeshiva at Ramerupt after Rabbeinu Tam moved to Troyes. Thereafter, he founded the yeshiva at Dampierre. The Ri Hazaken succeeded Rabbenu Tam as head of the academy in Ramerupt, France. Among Rav Yitzchak’s students were Rav Shimshon of Sens (who edited many of our Tosefos, wrote important works in his own right, and led 300 families to settle in Eretz Yisrael in 1211), Rav Yitzchak ben Avraham (“Ritzba”), and Rav Baruch, author of Sefer Haterumos. The Ri also was a kabbalist who lived an ascetic life and observed two days of Yom Kippur (presumably for the same reason that Jews in the diaspora observe two days of other holidays). Ri had at least two sons, both of whom died in his lifetime: Rabbenu Elchanan and Rabbenu Shlomo.

Rav Ephraim Zalman Shor, author of Tevuos Shor (1633)

Rav Elazar Rokeach of Amsterdam, the Maaseh Rokeah (1741)

Rav Nosson Tzvi Kenig, rosh kolel Breslav in Bnei Brak

Today in History — 27 Tishrei

· The wealthy Jewish community of Venice was sacked and impoverished, 1570.
· The town of Netanya was founded, named after Jewish American philanthropist Nathan Strauss, 1927.
· Operation Chiram was successfully completed, giving Israel effective control of the Galil, 1948.

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Agawam, MA – Business Owner Faces Backlash For Attending Trump Signing

Agawam, MA — A Massachusetts business owner photographed last week with President Donald Trump is facing heavy criticism. Dave’s Soda and Pet City owner Dave Ratner was among retailers at the White House on Thursday for Trump’s signing of an executive order authorizing changes to the Affordable Care Act. Ratner can be seen smiling behind […]


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Stephen Paddock’s Brain Put Under Microscope As Investigators Look For Clues

Investigators were probing the brain of the Las Vegas gunman Monday to see whether any previously-undetected conditions motivated him to commit the mass shooting.

“There will be no stone left unturned in this process and this is the next logical step” former Clark County Coroner Michael Murphy told FOX5 Las Vegas.

 

Paddock’s body will be returned to his family after forensic test results are known. Read more at Fox News.

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