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Unhappy Marriages Can Be Fatal, Increasing Male Death Rate By 19%: Israeli Study

Men who are unhappy in their marriages are at higher risk of death, especially from strokes, Tel Aviv University scholars have concluded. “What we found, which is surprising, is that dissatisfaction among men with their marriage is a risk factor… Continue Reading →

German Army’s 1st Chaplain Since WWII Didn’t Know He Was Jewish Until He Was 9

The German military got its first rabbi in over a century Monday, with the inauguration to the post of Hungarian-born Rav Mordechai Eliezer (Zsolt) Balla at a shul in Leipzig. The German government in 2019 approved a proposal by the… Continue Reading →

Curtis Sliwa Wins Republican Nomination For NYC Mayor

Mayoral contender Curtis Sliwa won the Republican primary in the race to replace Bill de Blasio. Sliwa beat businessman Fernando Mateo. He’ll face off against the winner of the Democratic primary and any additional third-party candidates in the general election… Continue Reading →

North Korea Ridicules U.S. Hopes For Talks As Allies Rethink Approach

A senior North Korean official ridiculed American hopes for talks on Tuesday, as the United States and South Korea agreed to consider scrapping a controversial working group established to coordinate their policy toward Pyongyang. Kim Yo Jong, a senior official… Continue Reading →

Voting Ends, Wait For Results Begins In Nyc Mayoral Primary

NEW YORK (AP) — The votes are in. The polls are closed. But the top contenders may have a long, anxious wait ahead of them for accurate results in New York City’s mayoral primary, the first citywide election to use… Continue Reading →

NYC MAYORAL RESULTS: Adams Has Slight Lead, Yang Looks Finished [UPDATE 10:05PM]

Very preliminary tallies of early voting ballots showed Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams with a slim lead over former sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia. The votes tonight include early voting as well as first choice ballots from election day. Adams- 29.99% Garcia- 21.23%… Continue Reading →

Judge Nixes New York City’s ‘Vague’ Ban On Police Restraints

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge Tuesday struck down a New York City law that had prohibited the city’s police officers from putting pressure on a person’s torso while making an arrest, calling the measure “unconstitutionally vague.” Manhattan Judge Laurence… Continue Reading →

Israel: Daily Cases Surge, Quarantine Violator Caused School Outbreak

Israel confirmed 125 new coronavirus cases on Monday, the highest number of daily cases since April and over double the number of cases confirmed on Sunday. Health officials say that the surge in cases has been spurred by Israelis returning… Continue Reading →

Biden Plans To Host Obama For Portrait Unveiling That Trump Skipped

President Biden is reportedly planning on hosting a White House ceremony for the unveiling of former President Obama’s presidential portrait, a tradition former President Trump had declined to take part in. Sources close to the matter told NBC News that Biden will likely hold the… Continue Reading →

WATCH: Israel Tests Groundbreaking High-Power Laser System

Israel’s Defense Ministry said Monday it has successfully tested an airborne high-power laser that can shoot down drones, technology it hopes to deploy on a larger scale in the coming years. “For the first time ever, Israel’s Defense Ministry, Elbit… Continue Reading →

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Check out this stunning sunset in Lakewood this evening

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Help Wanted: Labor Crisis Plagues US Restaurant Industry

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sherry Villanueva’s family of Santa Barbara restaurants employed 350 people before the pandemic took hold and darkened dining rooms across California. Now, with the state’s economy officially reopened, about 250 workers are back on the job…. Continue Reading →

How Big Tech Created A Data ‘Treasure Trove’ For Police

When U.S. law enforcement officials need to cast a wide net for information, they’re increasingly turning to the vast digital ponds of personal data created by Big Tech companies via the devices and online services that have hooked billions of… Continue Reading →

Chicago Police Know Who Stabbed Jewish Woman To Death, Are Searching For Suspect

Chicago police know who fatally stabbed a Jewish Maryland graduate student on a weekend afternoon in the South Loop and are “scouring the various homeless encampments downtown,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday. “We know who he is. We’ve got good… Continue Reading →

Tehillim Needed For Two Victims Seriously Injured In A Car Accident In Poland

Two men from Bnei Brak who went to daven at Kevorim in Poland, were injured in a serious car accident that took place in Krakow. The victims, both belonging to the Dorg Chassidus, were injured when the car they were… Continue Reading →

Trump Organization Sues New York City For Wrongful Termination Of Contracts

Former President Donald Trump’s company sued New York City Monday for allegedly wrongfully terminating contracts the Trump Organization had to operate city facilities. “The City has no right to terminate our contract,” Trump Organization officials said in a statement. “Mayor [Bill] de… Continue Reading →

Polish Schoolchildren Destroyed Dozens Of Jewish Headstones. They Said They Wanted To Build A Fortress.

WARSAW (JTA) – Several children in Poland toppled 63 headstones of Jewish graves because they wanted to use the slabs to build a fortress, they told police. The group of five 12-year-olds had been working on the project for several… Continue Reading →

Meadows: DeSantis Not Planning To Run Against Trump

Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis will not be among the Republican presidential candidates who would run against Former President Donald Trump in 2024 if he chooses to run again for president, according… Continue Reading →

Yanky Kanievsky Doesn’t Rule Out Joining Government

Yanky Kanievsky, the influential grandson of HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky, said that the Chareidi parties never received an offer to join the Bennett-Lapid government and the possibility wasn’t ruled out, according to a Kan News report on Monday night. In… Continue Reading →

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