Some Safety Tips Ahead Of Purim From United Hatzalah

Some Safety Tips Ahead Of Purim From United Hatzalah

Ahead of the Purim holiday, United Hatzalah of Israel has published a list of health tips and safety regulations to ensure that everyone has a happy and safe Purim. Last year, the organization received nearly 3,000 emergency calls on Purim, which is three times the amount received on a regular day.

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New digital platform brings together Jewish voices from across spectrum


What started off as a Jewish version of the TED Talks phenomenon has morphed into a category all its own.

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Manchin: Ban On AR-15s Can’t Pass Congress

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin Wednesday said a bill banning sales of the AR-15, the gun reportedly used in this month’s Florida high school shooting, couldn’t pass Congress.

“This is a difficult one. There is not enough votes to pass that, to repeal that,” Manchin told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” when asked if Congress should ban the gun.

Pressed if he personally would vote for an AR-15 ban, Manchin said the people he knows who own the gun aren’t using it to break the law. “I wouldn’t take their gun away.”

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SCHOOL VIOLENCE: Teacher In Custody After Shots Fired At Georgia High School

SCHOOL VIOLENCE: Teacher In Custody After Shots Fired At Georgia High School

A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school on Wednesday and fired a handgun once in what may have been a warning shot, authorities said.

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Benizri: One Cannot Be Convicted Based On The Evidence Of A State Witness Alone

Benizri: One Cannot Be Convicted Based On The Evidence Of A State Witness Alone

Former Shas party minister, Rabbi Shlomo Benizri, told Kol Chai Radio’s Betzalel Kahan on Wednesday morning, 13 Adar, that the thought of convicting someone based primarily or exclusively on the testimony of a state witness is absurd to put it mildly.

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Washington – Report: U.S. Peace Plan Divides Jerusalem, Keeps Israeli Settlement Blocs

Washington — Two days after EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini warned the US against taking “false steps” on the peace process, the pan-Arab Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported Wednesday that the Trump administration’s plan to jump-start peace talks calls for east Jerusalem as the capital of a demilitarized Palestinian state whose borders do not match […]


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Missing ambassadors: U.S. lacks top representatives in half of Mideast


It is damaging US interests – and Russian influence is growing, former US envoy Dan Shapiro said.

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Missing ambassadors: Washington lacks top representatives in half of Mideast


It is damaging US interests – and Russian influence is growing, former US envoy Dan Shapiro said.

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Chareidi IDF Soldiers From Unit 941 At Megilla On Purim Night [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

Chareidi IDF Soldiers From Unit 941 At Megilla On Purim Night [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

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These IDF Soldiers are part of the Chareidi Unit 941 stationed in the Northern Shomron. They are on their “מילואים”, and have left their families for Purim.

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More Than 150 Arrested In California Immigration Raids

More Than 150 Arrested In California Immigration Raids

Federal immigration agents arrested more than 150 people in California in the days after Oakland’s mayor gave early warning of the raids, it was announced Tuesday.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced that agents made the arrests in a three-day sweep starting Sunday that covered cities from Sacramento in the north to Stockton in the Central Valley.

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