• Ohio Man Convicted For Assault While Shouting “I Want To Kill All Jews”

    Authorities say an Ohioan accused of assaulting a man because he believed the man was Jewish has been convicted of a federal hate crime. Federal authorities said in a release that 33-year-old Izmir Koch, of Huber Heights, was convicted Monday in Cincinnati of violating the Hate Crimes Prevention Act and lying to...

  • Texas AG, Universities Face Suit Over Israel Boycott Law

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas on Tuesday filed a lawsuit over a state law requiring contractors to certify that they do not boycott Israel or Israel-controlled territories, arguing the law forces people to choose between their First Amendment rights and their livelihoods. The ACLU says the law went into effect...

  • Fed Lifts Interest Rates For 4th Time This Year, Despite Trump Criticism

    The Federal Reserve has raised its key interest rate for the fourth time this year to reflect the U.S. economy’s continued strength but signaled that it expects to slow its rate hikes next year. Wednesday’s quarter-point increase, to a range of 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent, lifted the Fed’s benchmark rate to...

  • Report: Facebook Shared Private Messages With Partners

    Facebook gave some companies more extensive access to users’ personal data than it has previously revealed, letting them read private messages or see the names of friends without consent, according to a New York Times report. The newspaper on Wednesday detailed special arrangements between Facebook and companies such as Microsoft, Netflix and...

  • Nikki Haley on Trump Mideast Peace Plan: Palestinians Would Benefit More, Israelis Would Risk More

    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley gave a hint, but no details, of the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday, saying it’s long, takes advantage of new technology, and has a lot both sides will like and things they won’t like. Haley said Israelis and Palestinians as well as...

  • Trump Says He’s Eager To Sign Sweeping Criminal Justice Bill

    The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation’s war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for non-violent crimes without adequately preparing them for their return to society. Senate passage of the bill by a vote of 87-12 culminates years of negotiations and...

  • After Judge’s Ruling Against ‘Obamacare,’ What Happens Now?

    A federal judge’s ruling would, if upheld, wipe away the entire Affordable Care Act, the health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama and twice sustained by the Supreme Court. Judge Reed O’Connor’s opinion was issued late Friday, and supporters of the law vowed to appeal and take other steps to preserve...

  • US Surgeon General Warns Of Teen Risks From E-Cigarettes

    The government’s top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.S., urging swift action to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of teenagers. In an advisory Tuesday, Surgeon General Jerome Adams said parents, teachers, health professionals and government officials must take “aggressive steps” to...

  • I wish JCW was around years ago when I was being abused

    By a survivor JCW wasn’t around when I was growing up. I wish they were. I spent my childhood searching for someone to share my secret with. I had so many questions. What was happening to me did not feel right. I was afraid all of the time. I was in pain....

  • SpaceIL, IAI to Send Time Capsule on Israel’s Historic Moon Mission

    The time capsule will include Israeli national, cultural and traditional symbols, such as Israel’s Declaration of Independence, Hebrew songs, the Wayfarer’s Prayer, and paintings by Israeli children YEHUD, Israel, Dec. 17 – Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) presented today at IAI’s Space Division a time capsule that will travel to...

  • US Oil Prices Predicted To Climb In 2019 On Lower Supply

    After a turbulent two months during which oil prices plummeted from a four-year high to a one-year low, investors may wonder what comes next for U.S. crude. Analysts at Swiss bank UBS are among those who predict prices will recover in 2019, as oil cartel OPEC, the U.S. and Russia curb output...

  • SHOCKING EL AL INCIDENT: Girl, 18, Ordered Off Flight, Forced to Undress & Searched Without Explanation

    An 18-year-old girl was left traumatized by a recent flight on El Al Israel Airlines, after she was ordered off the plane, forced to undress and searched – all without explanation. The victim tells YWN she arrived at Toronto Pearson airport this past Sunday afternoon and stood on line at the check-in...

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  • Orlando Pesach: Josh Post & Avrumi Flam

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  • Parshas Vayegash – Through the Eyes of a Child

    By: Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran is an educator, author and lecturer. He can be reached at e1948s@aol.com Children exist in an Edentime of innocence, blissfully ignorant of the hardships their parents encounter or the many sacrifices they make or to the many things – large and small –...