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Kachlon Says Allowing Public Buses on Shabbat a ‘Social Issue’

Kachlon is sounding suspiciously like Yair Lapid, the last government's supposed champion of "social justice."

Borough Park Crowned NY City’s Baby Capital

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Shas MK Deri Calls Hareidi Assault on IDF Officer ‘Terror’

The officer of a Hareidi IDF unit was in Mea Shearim to visit two of his soldiers whose families have social or financial problems.

Rivlin Gives Netanyahu Two More Weeks to Form New Government

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Bennett Flexes Muscles and Threatens to Knock Out Coalition

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Holocaust Remembrance Day Sirens Sounded at 10 a.m. [video]

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Thousands Accompany Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Vosner, 102, zt’l, to Rest; 1 Killed, More Hurt...

Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Vosner (Wosner), zt'l, -- the Shevet HaLevi -- was laid to rest overnight in Bnei Brak. A young man died at the funeral as well.

Colel Chabad ‘Secures’ Passover Food for Needy Israelis

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Hate Crime Attack in Williamsburg, An ‘Unclear’ Murder in Midwood

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Kulanu Chairman Moshe Kahlon Becomes ‘Kingmaker’ in Israel

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Anti-Semitic Thugs Attack Stamford Hill Synagogue, Worshipers in London

A gang of anti-Semitic thugs broke into London's Ahavat Israel synagogue in Stamford Hill, attacking worshipers after midnight Saturday night.

Israeli Jews Split Down the Middle between Left and Right

The election polls reflect the demographics of Israel, united by faith and divided by ideology and tradition.

If Aryeh Deri Keeps His Word, Herzog Cannot Be Prime Minister

The Shas chairman, the smartest politician in town, knows a coalition in the hand is better than one in the bush.

Rabbis Allow XMas Trees in Kosher Israeli Hotels

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ZAKA Rescued Body of Abandoned Jewish Soldier Who Died for Ukraine

An abandoned Jewish soldier who died for Ukraine was rescued and given a proper Jewish burial by ZAKA. Their story.

Ban Ki-moon Greets 1,500 Jewish Teens at Chabad CTeen Convention

Some 1,500 Jewish teens heard UN Secy-Gen. Ban Ki-moon urge them to "make a difference" as they gathered in Crown Heights, Brooklyn at the Chabad CTeen Convention.

Shas Spiritual Leader Says ‘HaTikvah’ Is ‘Stupid’ [video]

Shas says the national anthem is just a modern poem, not the Torah.

Young Muslims to Protect Oslo Synagogue as Jews Pray in Norway

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Rabbi Metzger to be Indicted for Bribery

"You shall not pervert justice… and you shall not take a bribe, for bribery blinds the eyes of the wise…" (Deuteronomy, 16:19).

Mea Shearim Protests Arrest of Yeshiva Student for Ignoring IDF Draft

Hundreds of protesters riot in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood to protest the arrest of a rabbinical student who ignored his IDF draft notice.

‘Shechita UK’ Says Ban Supporters Cite ‘Weak, Agenda-Led Science’

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Right-Wing UK Independence Party Backs Shechita Ban

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56 Yeshiva Students Arrested in Violent Protests

One arrested student is suspected of hitting a policeman in the face with a metal bar.

Haredim Blocks Roads in Protest of Draft

Anti-draft Haredim blocked roads in Jerusalem, Modi'in and Ashdod.

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