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PHOTOS: MKs Take Part In Flotilla For The Return Oron Shaul HY”D & Hadar Goldin HY”D

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)

For four years, Hamas has been holding the bodies of Oron Shaul HY”D and Hadar Goldin HY”D. On Monday, 4 Menachem Av, the first flotilla for the return of the sons left the Port of Ashdod.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 10:30 am
Prosecutors: 4th Child Dies Following New Jersey House Fire

A fourth child has died following a New Jersey house fire that earlier claimed the lives of three youngsters and injured several other occupants and firefighters.

The Hudson County prosecutor’s office announced early Monday that a critically injured 13-year-old boy had died.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 10:15 am
Formula E Paves Way For Electric Cars On And Off Racetrack

Unplug and go. Filling up a car is as simple as that, even if it’s not gas flowing through the nozzle. Electricity is efficient.

Formula E, a global electric auto racing series, steers the way — toward the future of not only its sport but also its industry.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 10:00 am
Kahlon Backs IDF Chief In Machlokes With Bennet

Finance Minister (Kulanu) and member of the Political-Security Cabinet Moshe Kahlon has taken a side in the dispute between IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-General Gadi Eizenkott and Bayit Yehudi party chairman, Minister Naftali Bennet, who is also a member of the Political-Security Cabinet.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 9:30 am
Mexican President-Elect Slashes His Own Salary

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday he plans to earn less than half of what his predecessor makes when he takes office in December as part of an austerity push in government.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 9:00 am
Additional Dati Leumi Rabbonim Back Ze’ev Elkin In Jerusalem Mayoral Race

After HaGaon HaRav Shlomo HaKohen Aviner Shlita, and HaGaon HaRav Dov Lior Shlita, prominent poskim in the dati leumi community, announced their support for Minister Ze’ev Elkin in the Jerusalem mayoral race, additional support is announced from rabbonim affiliated with Har HaMor.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 8:30 am
PHOTOS: Court Rejects Request For Interim Injunction On Mitcham HaTachana

(PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE)

A Jerusalem court on Monday, 4 Menachem Av, rejected the petition by Jerusalem City Councilman Yochanan Weizman, who asked for an interim injunction to compel the Jerusalem municipality to petition the National Planning & Building Council against the District Committee’s decision to allow the Mitcham HaTachana to continue opening on Shabbos.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 8:00 am
High Court To Decide On IDF Draft Law Extension After Summer Session of Knesset Closes

The High Court of Justice notified the State that it would only decide upon the granting of a possible extension to the preparation of the Conscription Law not before the end of next week.

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Author: Poch854
Posted: July 17, 2018, 3:30 am
Amazon’s Website Crashes As Prime Day Kick Off, Back 40 Minutes Later

Amazon’s website ran into some early snags Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

Shoppers clicking on many Prime Day links after the 3 p.m.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 3:15 am
TENSIONS HIGH: Israel To Close Kerem Shalom Crossing; Hamas Warns Of “Dangerous Consequences”

Another day of attacks by Hamas against southern Israel saw 24 fires started by kite and balloon bombs as well as rocket-fire at the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council area. In response, the government has decided to officially close the Kerem Shalom border crossing from Israel to the Gaza Strip which has been the main access point for goods to be transferred to the strip.

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Author: Poch854
Posted: July 17, 2018, 3:00 am
MK Eichler Calls On Colleagues To Consult With Gedolei Hador Before Voting On The Nationality Law

A moment before the faction meetings on the vote on the Nationality Law, MK Yisrael Eichler sent a letter to his colleagues in the Knesset, in which he again expresses his opposition to the law and calls on the chareidi MKs to consult with Gedolei Hador before the vote.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 2:30 am
WATCH: Soccer Diplomacy: Putin Gives Trump A Soccer Ball

Riding high after hosting a successful World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought a special gift to his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump: a soccer ball.

After a journalist asked a question at their joint press conference Monday in Helsinki using soccer metaphors, Putin pulled out a red-and-white ball and tossed it at Trump, at the neighboring podium.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 2:00 am
FACT CHECK: Trump Nearly Alone With Doubts on Russia Meddling in US Elections

President Donald Trump said he sees no reason why Russia would have interfered in the 2016 election. Minutes earlier, on the same platform, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered a reason, even while denying Moscow ever meddled: He wanted Trump to win.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 1:15 am
Nationality Law: PM Netanyahu Threatens With Early Elections – Chareidim Back Down

A demand by the chareidim for the addition of a clause in the Nationality Law led Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to threaten to advance the elections, and the chareidim capitulated, backing down on their demands, Yaki Admaker of Walla News reported.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 1:00 am
Mixed Opinions Among Secular Residents Regarding Netanya’s Separate Beach

The Sanz Beach in Netanyahu is designated for separate swimming, serving a fairly large tzibur. Netanya City Hall even has a municipal inspector stationed there to make certain persons enter the correct side to prevent problems, however the presence of an inspector has secular residents upset.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 12:45 am
Deri Appoints Shas Party Head In Haifa From The Party’s Young Guard

Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri appointed Nati Chayik (חייק) to serve as a member of the council and chairman of the Shas faction in the city of Haifa. However, it is possible that due to differences of opinion within the local faction, Deri will perform another division, so that Chayik will accept the position of paid deputy of the party and another council member will become chairman of the faction.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 12:30 am
Causing Others Pain – A Nine Day Reminder

(by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com)

It is something that we should avoid all year round, but especially during the Nine Days.  There is a verse in Sefer VaYikra – the import of which has been little understood.

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Author: Yair Hoffman
Posted: July 17, 2018, 12:15 am
China Files WTO Challenge To US $200B Tariff Plan

China announced it filed a World Trade Organization challenge Monday to President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat, stepping up its diplomatic efforts to counter U.S. pressure in a spiraling technology dispute.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 17, 2018, 12:00 am
Beit Shemesh Fanatics Declare War On Shabavnikim

The fanatics of Beit Shemesh declared war on the shabavnikim who sit and spend their time in the neighborhood, which they claim is damaging to local youth.

During the night (Monday), the zealots arrived on Nahar Yarden Street, corner of Rival, the area where the dropout youths gather nightly, instructing them to leave the area.

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Author: Yekusiel
Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:45 pm