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Tal Commission Head, Judge Tzvi Tal, Laid to Rest in Jerusalem

JERUSDALEM (VINnews/Sandy Eller) – Hundreds turned out in Givat Shaul to pay their respects the former Israeli supreme court justice who headed the commission that granted special exemptions from military service for yeshiva students over a period of ten years…. Continue Reading →

15 GOP Governors Urge Release Of Census Redistricting Data

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fifteen Republican governors sent a letter Tuesday to the U.S. Department of Commerce urging that the U.S. Census Bureau release redistricting data as soon as possible, saying further delays would hurt efforts to redraw congressional and legislative… Continue Reading →

Staten Island Ferry to Resume Service in August

The Staten Island ferry twice-hourly service will resume later this summer, after being cut during the pandemic. Overnight ferries will return August 16, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced at his… Read more » The post Staten Island Ferry to Resume… Continue Reading →

NICE TRY: White House Concedes US Won’t Hit Biden’s July 4 COVID Goal

US President Joe Biden’s administration concedes it won’t meet its goal of administering one or more doses of the COVID vaccine to 70% of US adults by July 4. “We think it’ll take a few extra weeks to get to… Continue Reading →

Israel to Join OECD in Taxing Digital Economy

In what was described as Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman’s first major decision, he approved in principle in principle Israel’s accession to the emerging digital economy taxation plan that is being… Read more » The post Israel to Join OECD in… Continue Reading →

Hamas’ Sinwar: “Transfer $30m. From Qatar Or Will Escalate Hostilities”

Israel on Monday eased some restrictions on the Gaza Strip that have threatened a fragile cease-fire, Palestinian officials said. Hamas, however, said the move was really Israel’s attempt to pressure the militant group into making concessions. The officials, who spoke… Continue Reading →

Connecticut Governor Signs Recreational Marijuana Into Law

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday signed a bill making Connecticut the 19th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana, which remains an illegal drug under federal law. People age 21 and older will be allowed to… Continue Reading →

Photo Gallery: Voting on Primary Day in Boro Park

The post Photo Gallery: Voting on Primary Day in Boro Park appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Planning the Council Subcommittee for Nonpublic Education Emergency Meeting Addresses Desecration of Shul in Arad Part 11-Yeshiva Torah Vodaath at 100: Talmidim… Continue Reading →

Pennsylvania State Sen. Argall Supports ‘Independent’ Election Audit

A top Pennsylvania Republican said he supports following Arizona’s lead and conducting an audit of last year’s presidential election. State Sen. David Argall, R, who heads the Senate State Government Committee that oversees elections, told reporters he backed an independent look… Continue Reading →

PHOTOS: Keren Hashviis Campaign Launch Event held in Lakewood

As we near the beginning of Shmitah 5782, Keren Hashviis is preparing for the largest shmitah campaign to date. To kick off the Lakewood Shviis campaign, Keren hashviis held a fundraising event last week. The event was hosted by the… Continue Reading →

Bennett Discourages Travel Abroad as Covid Cases Rise

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday announced the new government’s response to the latest worrying outbreak of the coronavirus. In a press conference at the end of a visit… Read more » The post Bennett Discourages Travel Abroad as… Continue Reading →

American Airlines Cutting Flights As Summer Season Starts

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines will cut hundreds of flights over the next three weeks to avoid overloading its operation as demand for summer air travel rises faster than once expected. Spokeswoman Sarah Jantz said Tuesday that the cuts could… Continue Reading →

Watch: Netanyahu: Why The Lapid-Bennett Government Is So Dangerous

Yamina Advances Plan To Limit Chareidi Influence On Appt. Of Dayanim

Despite Yamina’s promises, the Bennett-Lapid government continues to chip away at the religious status quo in Israel and this time a Yamina minister is implementing the changes, with Religious Affairs Minister Matan Kahana moving forward with a plan to minimize … Continue Reading →

Canada to Lift Some Border Restrictions July 5; Next Steps Months Away

Canada said on Monday it would start cautiously lifting border restrictions for fully vaccinated citizens on July 5 but made clear it would be months before U.S. and other foreign… Read more » The post Canada to Lift Some Border… Continue Reading →

Positive News for Yeshivos as the New Jersey Budget Process Gets Underway

As the New Jersey budget makes its way through the legislative process before being signed into law, an additional $4,000,000 was added to the Nonpublic Auxiliary Services Aid fund, which pays for remedial services and tutors for nonpublic school children… Continue Reading →

On Visit To US, IDF Chief Says “Rejoining Nuclear Deal Is Dangerous”

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi, who flew to Washington on Sunday with a delegation of senior Israeli security officials, warned the US against rejoining the 2015 nuclear deal during meetings with senior US security officials at the Pentagon. Kochavi… Continue Reading →

Photo Essay: At The Tabak-Katz Wedding (Photos By Holy Shots)

The post Photo Essay: At The Tabak-Katz Wedding (Photos By Holy Shots) appeared first on The Yeshiva World.

Positive News for Yeshivos as the New Jersey Budget Process Gets Underway

As the New Jersey budget makes its way through the legislative process before being signed into law, an additional $4,000,000 was added to the Nonpublic Auxiliary Services Aid fund, which pays for remedial services and tutors for nonpublic school children… Continue Reading →

Watch: China Reportedly Funding Human-Animal Hybrids

Bill to Allow Auto Dealers in NJ to Sell Vehicles Online and Obtain Electronic Signatures Heads to Governor

Auto dealers would be permitted to sell motor vehicles online and complete the sale by allowing transactional documents to be signed via electronic signature under legislation unanimously approved by the full Assembly on Monday. In April 2020, new car sales… Continue Reading →

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