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President Obama Roasts Trump, Lampoons ‘Lame Duck’ Status in Final Correspondents’ Dinner

President Obama Roasts Trump, Lampoons ‘Lame Duck’ Status in Final Correspondents’ Dinner

President Obama at the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Photo: Screenshot. For the final time, President Barack Obama delivered one-liners and laughs at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner,…

Report: Dead Sea Oil Reserve Holds Over 7 Million Barrels

Report: Dead Sea Oil Reserve Holds Over 7 Million Barrels

A example of an oil platform exploring for offshore gas. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The holders of the Hatrurim land license for oil, located near the Dead Sea, reported…

Russia Justifies Fighter Jet’s ‘Barrel Roll’ Over US Air Force Plane

Russia Justifies Fighter Jet’s ‘Barrel Roll’ Over US Air Force Plane

Russian warplanes. Photo: Wikipedia. Russia said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a US aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea…

Netanyahu Rejects French Initiative Aimed at Restarting Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Netanyahu Rejects French Initiative Aimed at Restarting Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel is prepared to begin direct bilateral talks with the Palestinians. Photo: Wikipedia. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday officially rejected a…

Israeli MK Launches Environmental War Against Flow of Unchecked, Untreated Palestinian Sewage Into Joint Waterways (INTERVIEW)

Israeli MK Launches Environmental War Against Flow of Unchecked, Untreated Palestinian Sewage Into Joint Waterways (INTERVIEW)

Likud MK Sharren Haskel. Photo: Hadar Selekter/ Wikimedia Commons. Israel is facing a major environmental crisis as the Palestinian Authority (PA) continues to pollute the country’s main waterways…

Study Finds 90 Species of Endangered Plants in Israel

Study Finds 90 Species of Endangered Plants in Israel

Almost 20 percent of Israel is protected with the highest level of biodiversity, with 60 percent of those areas concentrated in the Negev desert (pictured here), a new…

French Embassy in Israel Says Major Bank Violating Anti-BDS Law

French Embassy in Israel Says Major Bank Violating Anti-BDS Law

France’s embassy in Israel said Mutuel headquarters in France is violating a BDS-related law. Photo: Ji-Elle via Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – France’s embassy in Israel said that Credit…

Israel’s UN Ambassador Slams Security Council Over Rejection of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

Israel’s UN Ambassador Slams Security Council Over Rejection of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

The border fence separating the Golan Heights from Syria. Photo: Wikipedia. The Israeli ambassador to the United Nations slammed the Security Council (UNSC) on Tuesday for its latest…

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Poster for Lecture by Arab Knesset Member to Palestinians in California Eliminates State of Israel From Map

Poster for Lecture by Arab Knesset Member to Palestinians in California Eliminates State of Israel From Map

The poster advertising MK Ahmed Tibi’s lecture in California on Sunday. Photo: Nrg/Screenshot. Ahead of…

Turkish Police Thwart Sale of Ancient Torah by Suspected Syrian Smuggler

Turkish Police Thwart Sale of Ancient Torah by Suspected Syrian Smuggler

The 600-year-old Torah, whose sale was thwarted by Turkish police. Photo: Daily Sabah/ Ferit Zengin.…

Report of Park Slope Coop Protest against the BDS Workshop

Report of Park Slope Coop Protest against the BDS Workshop

Report of Park Slope Coop Protest against the BDS Workshop who is upset that Soda…

RIETS GALA EVENING TO HONOR CANTOR BERNARD BEER WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

RIETS GALA EVENING TO HONOR CANTOR BERNARD BEER WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  MAY 23 DINNER WILL ALSO PAY TRIBUTE TO RABBI YOSEF WEISS Z”TL, CELEBRATE THE…

Newly Revealed Version of Elie Wiesel’s ‘Night’ Includes Scathing Indictment Against God

Newly Revealed Version of Elie Wiesel’s ‘Night’ Includes Scathing Indictment Against God

Elie Wiesel. Photo: David Shankbone. The 150-page work that historian Dr. Joel Rappel pulls off…

Iranian Parliament Calls for Increase in Country’s Ballistic Missile Capabilities

Iranian Parliament Calls for Increase in Country’s Ballistic Missile Capabilities

The Iranian Emad ballistic missile. Photo: Wikipedia. Iran’s outgoing parliament approved a motion Sunday to…

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Tied in New National Poll of Likely US Voters

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Tied in New National Poll of Likely US Voters

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely US Voters finds Donald Trump and…

Israeli Ambassador to UK Says British Left ‘in Denial’ About Antisemitism

Israeli Ambassador to UK Says British Left ‘in Denial’ About Antisemitism

Labour Party head Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is being called into question over allegations of antisemitism…


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Work In Progress

Work In Progress

By Larry Gordon Let’s forget about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for this week. You will probably agree that the campaign season is just too long and the…

Shabbos With Ted Cruz

Shabbos With Ted Cruz

By Jeff Ballabon After reading Nick Muzin’s heartfelt piece on the cover of last week’s 5TJT about his friend and boss Senator Ted Cruz’s relationship with the Jewish…

Let’s Eat

Let’s Eat

By Larry Gordon It’s not something that I get involved in. My old job was either to carry the suitcases out to the car or waiting taxi, or…

Medicines On Pesach

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman One issue that often comes up on Pesach is whether one’s medicines are permitted. It is this author’s opinion that there are…

Sanitary District 1 Offers Erev Pesach Collection

Sanitary District No. 1 has announced important information for special garbage-collection services put in place on erev Pesach, Friday, April 22. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of…

Waldorf-Astoria Residences In Jerusalem: World-Class Luxury

Waldorf-Astoria Residences In Jerusalem: World-Class Luxury

For decades, the Waldorf-Astoria has been famous for its elegance and luxury even for the most discerning travelers. Even as the hotel brand has extended to new properties…

What Is Long-Term Care?

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS About 70 percent of people over age 65 need some type of long-term care during their lifetime, and more than 40 percent need…

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