Yom Kippur and Id al-Adha to coincide, could lead to clashes, warns professor


Kamaisi: Fringe groups likely to exploit situation.

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Atlantic City, NJ – South Jersey Rabbi’s Hatzalah SUV Fire Under Investigation

Atlantic City, NJ — Officials in Atlantic City are investigating a fire in a southern New Jersey rabbi’s sport utility vehicle. The vehicle was engulfed in flames outside the Rodef Sholom Synagogue on Thursday, the start of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashana. The fire destroyed Jersey Shore Hatzalah volunteer David Kushner’s SUV and thousands […]


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Today’s Yahrtzeits – 7 Tishrei

Birthday and Yahrtzeit of Zevulun ben Yaakov Avinu (1450 BCE)
Birthday of Dina bas Yaakov (2312)
Rav Dovid Oppenheim (1664-1736), born to Rav Avraham Oppenheim in Worms. When he was young, he studied in the city of Metz, under Rav Gershon Ashkenazi (author of Avodas HaGershuni), Rav Yaakov, the […]

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Israel – MKs To Netanyahu: Bring Pollard Home

Israel — Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu should ask US President Barack Obama in their meeting Wednesday to commute the life sentence of Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard to the nearly 29 years he has served, the heads of the pro-Pollard Knesset caucus said Tuesday. The meeting is expected to focus on Iran, Islamic State, and Netanyahu’s […]


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Special Bar Mitzvah at the Kosel for IDF Orphans

It was no ordinary bar mitzvah at the Kosel on Monday 5 Tishrei for the young boys were the sons of soldiers and others who fell in Operation Protective Edge HY”D. Uri Greenberg’s dad died when terrorists infiltrated into southern Israel. He was assisted by IDF Chief Rabbi Brigadier-General Rafi Peretz in putting on his […]

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California – Bill Allows Families To Seek Gun Restraining Order

California — State would become the first to allow family members to petition judges to take away relatives’ guns if they are deemed to be dangerous under a bill facing a Tuesday deadline for action by the governor. Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, introduced Assembly Bill 2014 after a deadly rampage in May near the University […]


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Jerusalem – Jewish Settlers Occupy Palestinian Homes In Old City’s Shadow

Jerusalem — Israeli police guarded Jewish settlers as they moved into seven homes in a Palestinian neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem on Tuesday while stunned and angry Palestinians looked on, aware that there was little they could do. The homes in Silwan, which sits in the shadow of Jerusalem’s Old City, were purchased by Elad, […]


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Washington – FCC Considering Move To Ban NFL Redskins Team Name

Washington — The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, the Redskins, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans, the agency’s chairman indicated on Tuesday. The FCC, which enforces broadcast indecency violations, has received a petition from legal activist John Banzhaf III, […]


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MK Gafne: Forget the Chareidim Cooperating with Bayit Yehudi

It was a stormy session of the Knesset Finance Committee as MK Moshe Gafne verbally attacked committee chairman MK Nissim Slomiansky of the Bayit Yehudi party. The session was held on Tuesday 6 Tishrei. The session included approving 2 million shekels for the Hebron Jewish community. MK Yaakov Asher requested an explanation as to why […]

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Photo Essay: Levaya Of The Radvil Rebbe From Monsey In Bnei Brak (Photos By JDN)

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