ALERT – State Police Close Mincha Area For The Night, After Massive Crowds Gather

What started as a regular summer Thursday night at the Sloatsburg Rest Area, has turned into chaos, with hundreds of people trying to get into the Mincha Area at once. This has caused serious traffic delays on the NYS Thruway, with the NYSP stating the traffic is backed up for one mile. The Thruway Authority […]

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Failing to move Russia, EU and US slam Syria at UN


Mandate for UN observer force in Golan Heights renewed for another 6 months with support from all 15 council members; Russia, China threaten to veto UNDOF’s renewal if Syria accused of “human rights abuses.”

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Police to restrict Temple Mount entry amid fears of riots


Those under 45 will be denied entry following reports of plans to disrupt the peace; Shuafat refugee camp residents hurl stones at Border Police.

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San Francisco: City Weighs In On Proposed Bris Milah Ban

The city weighed in for the first time Thursday on a local ballot measure that would ban the circumcision of male children, arguing that the proposed law would be unconstitutional if it applies to Jewish mohels but not pediatricians and other doctors.
The city attorney’s office made the argument in response to a lawsuit by a […]

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Rabbi Yissocher Frand Parshas Chukas

Departure of Israel’s Peace-maker Triggers Cannanite Attack…This week’s parsha contains the death of Aharon haKohen. The pasuk [verse] states that the Cannanite King had been afraid to start up with Bnai Yisroel until this point. However, now he heard something (Vayishma haCannani…) that caused him to wage war with Israel.
The Talmud in tractate Rosh Hashannah […]

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Vertluch: Parshas Chukas

In this week’s parsha, we learn about the death of Miriam. At that time, the well that supplied klal Yisroel with water had dried up. Bnei Yisroel then began complaining to Moshe Rabbeinu that they had no water, which led to Moshe committing his aveira of hitting the rock instead of speaking to it.
It’s interesting […]

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Abbas: We Recognize Israel, They Should Recognize Palestine

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas today said that the Palestinian people recognize Israel’s right to exist and they hope the Israeli government will respond by “recognizing the Palestinian state on the borders of the land occupied in 1967.” The PA president’s comments came in a speech to the Dutch parliament in the Hague.
Official Palestinian news […]

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Gov. Chris Christie Signs New Jersey Budget Averting Government Shutdown, Rips Democrats

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken a red pen to a $30.6 billion state budget the Democratic-controlled Legislature sent him Wednesday, striking items he viewed as unaffordable before signing the document into law.
Christie’s signature on the budget hours before the start of a new fiscal year means a shutdown of nonessential government services has […]

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Motorists Get Early Start On July 4th Weekend

It’s the Fourth of July weekend, but some are kicking it off at the end of June. By earlythis evening, the mad dash toward holiday destinations was on.
At the Cheesequake Service Area on the New Jersey Turnpike, 1010 WINS’ Al Jones caught up with some travelers hoping to beat Friday’s traffic mayhem.
“We’re hoping to beat the […]

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San Francisco, CA – City Weighs In On Proposed Brit Milah Ban

San Francisco, CA — The city weighed in for the first time Thursday on a local ballot measure that would ban the circumcision of male children, arguing that the proposed law would be unconstitutional if it applies to Jewish mohels but not pediatricians and other doctors.
The city attorney’s office made the argument in response to […]


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