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Month March 2021

Friday: A Free Chol Hamoed event in Lakewood

Colorado Boy In Hospital After ‘Blackout Challenge’

A 12-year-old boy from suburban Denver is in critical condition after his family believes he tried a TikTok challenge that dares people to choke themselves until they lose consciousness. Joshua Haileyesus’ twin brother found him passed out in the bathroom… Continue Reading →

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FBI: NYC Morgue Workers Stole Credit Cards From Dead People

The FBI arrested two former city employees Tuesday accused of stealing bank cards from dead bodies taken to New York City’s mortuary and racking up thousands of dollars in charges. Former mortuary technicians Willie Garcon and Charles McFadgen were charged… Continue Reading →

Baby Dolls Splashed With Red Paint Strung Outside Swedish Synagogue In Suspected Passover Hate Crime

STOCKHOLM (JTA) – Baby dolls splashed with red paint were strung outside a synagogue in Sweden next to a sign that described Passover as a Jewish celebration of the death of Egyptian children. The display in Norrkoping, a city situated… Continue Reading →

New York Is Latest State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

New York adults over the age of 21 can now possess and use marijuana — even in public — under a legalization bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, though… Read more » The post New York Is Latest State… Continue Reading →

Rebels Leave Beheaded Bodies In Streets Of Mozambique Town

Fierce fighting for control of Mozambique’s strategic northern town of Palma left beheaded bodies strewn in the streets Monday, with heavily armed rebels battling army, police and a private military outfit in several locations. Thousands were estimated to be missing… Continue Reading →

Imprisoned Palestinian Leader’s Entry Shakes Up Planned Election

A popular Palestinian leader imprisoned by Israel has registered his own parliamentary list for the May elections, his supporters said Wednesday, in a last-minute shakeup that could severely weaken President… Read more » The post Imprisoned Palestinian Leader’s Entry Shakes… Continue Reading →

Rivlin Sparks Partisan Row With Call for New Coalition

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin’s comments on the process of forming a new government touched off a fierce partisan row on Wednesday, with Likud MKs accusing him of overstepping his mandate… Read more » The post Rivlin Sparks Partisan Row With… Continue Reading →

Netanyahu To Bennett And Saar: Come Home, Let’s Establish A Solid Right-Wing Govt.

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During the week which has passed since Israel’s fourth inconclusive election, Prime Minister Netanyahu has remained silent, preferring to work behind the scenes in an attempt to establish a viable coalition. Netanyahu depends to a large extent… Continue Reading →

Iran Rejects US Offer Of Sanctions Relief For Halt To 20% Enrichment

Iran will not halt any of its nuclear activity until the US lifts all economic sanctions, an Iranian official was quoted as saying on the state-run Press TV website in response to reports of an imminent US proposal to jumpstart… Continue Reading →

Netanyahu Reaches Out to Bennett and Saar

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ publicly reached out on Wednesday to the disaffected leaders of the right wing, Naftali Bennett and Gideon Saar, beckoning them to put aside longtime personal… Read more » The post Netanyahu Reaches Out to Bennett… Continue Reading →

Israel Plans to Give Vaccine to Under-16s, Pending FDA Approval

Israel plans to give the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to 12- to 15-year-olds upon FDA approval, the health minister said on Wednesday, after the manufacturer deemed the shots safe and effective… Read more » The post Israel Plans to Give Vaccine… Continue Reading →

Biden Administration Quietly Ramping Up Aid to Palestinians

The Biden administration is quietly ramping up assistance to the Palestinians after former President Donald Trump cut off nearly all aid. Since taking office with a pledge to reverse many… Read more » The post Biden Administration Quietly Ramping Up… Continue Reading →

France to Close Schools, Ban Domestic Travel as Virus Surges

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday announced a three-week nationwide school closure and a month-long domestic travel ban, as the rapid spread of COVID-19 ramped up pressure on hospitals. In… Read more » The post France to Close Schools, Ban… Continue Reading →

Hunter Biden Says He Wouldn’t Repeat Work For Ukrainian Firm

President Joe Biden’s son Hunter says his service on the board of a Ukrainian gas company, which Republicans tried to turn into a negative during the 2020 presidential campaign, wasn’t unethical and didn’t represent a lack of judgment on his… Continue Reading →

Turkey Asks Kosovo To Reconsider Embassy In Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has asked Kosovo’s new prime minister to reconsider the Balkan nation’s recent opening of an embassy in Jerusalem. Erdogan made the request in a letter congratulating Prime Minister Albin Kurti, who took office earlier this… Continue Reading →

Suspect in Attack on Asian American Woman in NYC Is Arrested

A parolee convicted of killing his mother nearly two decades ago was arrested on assault and hate-crime charges in an attack on an Asian American woman in New York City,… Read more » The post Suspect in Attack on Asian… Continue Reading →

Yemen’s Jewish Population, Once Over 50,000, Drops To Below 10

YEMEN (JTA) – Amid the ongoing civil war in Yemen, 13 Jews have immigrated to Egypt, leaving the country’s once vibrant community of at least 50,000 with a population of fewer than 10. Some reports claimed that the Iran-backed Houthi… Continue Reading →

Archeologists ‘Stunned’ By Evidence That Medieval Jews Kept Kosher

Archeologists in the UK digging at an excavation site of ancient shops overlapping Oxford’s old Jewish quarter “were stunned” to uncover solid evidence that medieval Jews living in England prior to the 1290 expulsion ate only kosher, The Jewish Chronicle… Continue Reading →

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