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Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty At Ukraine War Crimes Trial

A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing an unarmed civilian. Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin could get life in prison for shooting a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head through… Continue Reading →

US Warns Abortion Ruling Could Increase Extremist Violence

The leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion striking down the constitutional right to abortion has unleashed a wave of threats against officials and others and increased the likelihood of extremist violence, an internal government report says. Violence could come… Continue Reading →

Germany Seeks Prison Time For Alleged 101-Year-Old Nazi Guard At Former Concentration Camp

German prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison term for a man who allegedly served as a Nazi guard at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. The 101-year-old defendant, who was only identified as “Josef S.,” is charged with… Continue Reading →

911 Dispatcher Who Took Buffalo Shooting Call Put On Leave

A 911 dispatcher has been placed on leave and may lose her job after allegedly hanging up on an supermarket employee hiding during this weekend’s shooting rampage in Buffalo, New York. “Termination will be sought” for the dispatcher at a… Continue Reading →

Biden’s Burdens Grow: Sagging Global Economy Adds To US Woes

As President Joe Biden embarks for Asia on Thursday, he’s facing a new risk at home for the economy and his Democratic Party: a global slowdown caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the pandemic shutting down Chinese cities and… Continue Reading →

Perpetuating The Memory of Yossi Kohn On His First Yahrtzeit This Lag Baomer

On Lag Ba’omer, 45 tear-stained candles will light the flames of the bonfires. Lives lost, homes shattered – the tragedy in Meron still reverberates throughout the Jewish world. A year later, Am Yisrael is mourning.  Yossi Kohn is one of… Continue Reading →

SOCIALIST FOR A COMEBACK: Former NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Exploring Run For US House

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s considering a run for Congress after a legal battle over the state’s political maps opened up a seat in Brooklyn. The two-term Democrat, who left office at the end of… Continue Reading →

Insurance Companies Not Covering Lag Ba’omer Events in Eretz Yisroel

Following the Meron disaster last Lag Ba’omer, insurance companies – both in Israel and the Diaspora – have refused to cover Lag Ba’omer events this year, both in Meron and in other places in Eretz Yisroel. Almost all insurance companies… Continue Reading →

Lag Ba’omer – Send in your pictures and clips!

Pictures and video clips throughout Lag Ba’omer will be published on our Instagram Page and Status. The post Lag Ba’omer – Send in your pictures and clips! appeared first on The Lakewood Scoop.

US Health Secretary Tests Positive For COVID On Germany Trip

President Joe Biden’s top health official tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, the latest member of his Cabinet to be infected with the virus. U.S. Health Secretary Xavier Becerra tested positive while visiting Berlin, a spokeswoman for the Department of… Continue Reading →

One Year Later, New Jersey Family Talks About Teen’s Death In Meron

NEW JERSEY (JNS) – In Jewish tradition, Lag B’Omer is supposed to mark the end of a 33-day mourning period. For one New Jersey family, it will forever be a day to reflect on loss. Last year, 19-year-old Donny Morris… Continue Reading →

THEY NEVER STOP: Top Biden Health Officials Urge Wearing of Masks, Sound Warning on Rising COVID Infections

WASHINGTON – Top Biden administration officials warned Wednesday that one-third of Americans live in communities experiencing rising levels of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations and urged them to resume taking personal protection measures, including wearing masks. The increase in new infections… Continue Reading →

A Heartfelt Composition in Memory of all Who Passed Away Tragically in Meron and Karlin, 5781/2021

The post A Heartfelt Composition in Memory of all Who Passed Away Tragically in Meron and Karlin, 5781/2021 appeared first on The Lakewood Scoop.

VIDEOS: Singing and Dancing for Jackson Ramming Attack Victim Yigal ben Brunyah | With Moshe Katz

[Posted with permission from family] The post VIDEOS: Singing and Dancing for Jackson Ramming Attack Victim Yigal ben Brunyah | With Moshe Katz appeared first on The Lakewood Scoop.

US Case Of Monkeypox Reported In Massachusetts Man

NEW YORK (AP) — Massachusetts on Wednesday reported a rare case of monkeypox in a man who recently traveled to Canada, and health officials are looking into whether it is connected to small outbreaks in Europe. Monkeypox is typically limited… Continue Reading →

Hockey Raises $4.3 Million for Cholei Yisroel

[COMMUNICATED] The RCCS Hockey Classic Ice Hockey Tournament which took place this past Sunday and Monday saw incredible Siyata Dishmaya. The two-day event, presented by Dasmen Residential, was a show of Mi Keamcha Yisrael. With 400 players(!), twenty-one teams, and hundreds… Continue Reading →

NYC Won’t Bring Back School Mask Rule Despite Surge, Mayor Says

New York Mayor Eric Adams said he has no plans to reinstate a mask mandate in public schools, even after health officials this week raised the city’s covid-alert level to “high” and advised wearing face coverings indoors. “I’m proud of… Continue Reading →

Federal Agency Sends Team To Probe Tesla Crash That Killed 3

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s road safety agency has dispatched a team to investigate the possibility that a Tesla involved in a California crash that killed three people was operating on a partially automated driving system. The National Highway… Continue Reading →

STOCKS TANK: Stocks Fall Sharply as Target’s Woes Renew Inflation Fears

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 1,100 points and the S&P 500 had its biggest drop in nearly two years Wednesday, as big earnings misses by Target and other major retailers stoked investors’ fears that surging inflation could… Continue Reading →

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