Ben-Gurion Employee Admits to Luggage Theft

Officials at Ben-Gurion International Airport have been receiving a growing number of complaints from passengers, stating items were missing from their luggage. An investigation was launched and the evidence in the case pointed to a 62-year-old employee, a resident of Ohr Yehuda, who was helping himself to goodies from passenger luggage. The suspect was apprehended […]

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‘Wary of US pressure, PM’s pro-settler allies brace for West Bank construction freeze’


Maariv: Washington’s intense lobbying may leave Netanyahu no choice but to declare a freeze on construction in isolated settlements.

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New York – 2 Slashed At NYC Bus Terminal Near Times Square

New York — Police say two men have been slashed at New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal just one block from where New Year’s revelers are gathered in Times Square. Port Authority police spokesman Joe Pentangelo says the victims were attacked in the bus terminal’s main concourse shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday. The attacker […]


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Live Video: Thousands Pack New York City’s Times Square

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Washington – Justice Delays Health Law’s Birth Control Mandate

Washington — A Supreme Court justice has blocked implementation of portions of President Barack Obama’s health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth control. Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s decision came Tuesday night after a different effort by Catholic-affiliated groups from around the nation. Those groups […]


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Shas’ Moetzas Gedolei Yisrael to Convene on Erev Rosh Chodesh

The rabbonim shlita of the Shas Moetzas Gedolei Yisrael are planning to convene on Wednesday, erev Rosh Chodesh Shevat 5774. The main item on the agenda is the chareidi draft law. The council was planning to meet earlier but Rabbi David Yosef was abroad so the meeting was pushed off to permit him to attend. […]

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PM Netanyahu Convenes Meeting of the Ministerial Committee on Advancing Economic Ties with China

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday 27 Teves 5774, in his Jerusalem office, convened a meeting of the Ministerial Committee on Advancing Economic Ties with China, which he chairs. Also participating in the meeting were Transportation and Road Safety Minister Yisrael Katz, National Infrastructures, Energy & Water Minister Silvan Shalom, Tourism Minister Dr. Uzi Landau, […]

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Hawaii – Obama Ringing In New Year In Low-Key Fashion

Hawaii — President Barack Obama is closing out a difficult year in low-key fashion, with hopes for better results to come in 2014, particularly for his troubled health care law. Obama kicked off the last day of 2013 with an hour-long workout at a military base near his rented vacation home on the Hawaiian island […]


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New York Judge Throws Out Lawsuit By Photographers Challenging Border Searches Of Laptops

U.S. border agents should have the authority to search laptop computers carried by news photographers and other travelers at international border crossings without reasonable suspicion, a federal judge in Brooklyn ruled Friday. In a written decision, U.S. District Judge Edward Korman granted a government motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by civil rights attorneys that […]

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Yom Kippur Koton Tefilos in Har Menuchos & Bnei Brak

In light of the imminent passing of the new chareidi draft law, talmidei chachamim and mekubalim on Wednesday, Erev Rosh Chodesh Shevat 5774 will take part in tefilos in the Rabbonim section of Har Menuchos, at the tziyunim of HaGaon HaRav Isser Zalman Meltzer ZT”L ZY”A, HaGaon HaRav Tzvi Pesach Frank ZT”L ZY”A, and others. […]

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