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At Least 50 CUNY Professors Quit Union Over Resolution Calling Israel A ‘Settler-Colonial State’

At Least 50 CUNY Professors Quit Union Over Resolution Calling Israel A ‘Settler-Colonial State’

NEW YORK (JTA) — At least 50 professors at the City University of New York have quit their union following passage of a resolution condemning… Read More ›

US and China trade barbs after another high-level meeting but say they want to keep talking

US and China trade barbs after another high-level meeting but say they want to keep talking

Washington – The US and China fought a war of words Monday as each side worked to set the narrative after their latest testy senior-level… Read More ›

Bennett: Vaccine refusers are endangering the entire country

Bennett: Vaccine refusers are endangering the entire country

PM warns another lockdown is possible if one million holdouts aren’t immunized, says aim is ‘to have an open and safe country’ Prime Minister Naftali… Read More ›

Trump: Liz Cheney Opponents To Meet With Him Pre-Endorsement

Trump: Liz Cheney Opponents To Meet With Him Pre-Endorsement

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Donald Trump will meet with Republicans running against Rep. Liz Cheney next week, and endorse one in the next few months,… Read More ›

Bezos donates $100 million each to CNN contributor Van Jones and chef Jose Andres

Bezos donates $100 million each to CNN contributor Van Jones and chef Jose Andres

New York – Jeff Bezos, the Amazon (AMZN) founder and world’s wealthiest man, said Tuesday after flying to the edge of space that he planned… Read More ›

6 Mussar Thoughts From Rav Henoch Leibowitz zt”l on Parshas Dvarim

6 Mussar Thoughts From Rav Henoch Leibowitz zt”l on Parshas Dvarim

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Rav Henoch Leibowitz zt”l was one of the Gedolei HaMussar of the past generation. He headed the Rabbinical Seminary… Read More ›

Bennett’s pandemic plan seems all talk, no action

Bennett’s pandemic plan seems all talk, no action

Despite his media friendly news conference, Bennett’s declarations on how he’ll battle the new COVID strain ring hollow in the face of uncertainty and lack… Read More ›

90 of Florida condo’s 97 confirmed dead identified, as recovery nears end

90 of Florida condo’s 97 confirmed dead identified, as recovery nears end

County officials account for 240 people connected to collapsed Surfside building, with eight people still classified as missing, or ‘potentially unaccounted for’ SURFSIDE, Fla. —… Read More ›

Auschwitz Survivor Who Fought Racism With Music Dies At 96

Auschwitz Survivor Who Fought Racism With Music Dies At 96

BERLIN (AP) — Esther Bejarano, a survivor of the Auschwitz death camp who used the power of music to fight antisemitism and racism in post-war… Read More ›

FCC To Mull Cellphone Blocking Options For State Prisons

FCC To Mull Cellphone Blocking Options For State Prisons

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal regulators are considering allowing state prisons across the country more technological options to combat contraband cellphones, which prison officials have… Read More ›

Pfizer sees waning immunity from its Covid-19 vaccine, says developing new booster

Pfizer sees waning immunity from its Covid-19 vaccine, says developing new booster

Pfizer said Thursday it is seeing waning immunity from its coronavirus vaccine and says it is picking up its efforts to develop a booster dose… Read More ›

Israel confirms vaccine less effective against Delta variant, eyes third dose

Israel confirms vaccine less effective against Delta variant, eyes third dose

PM Bennett instructs Health Ministry to promote medical studies into long-term efficacy of Pfizer vaccine to provide decision-makers with ‘vital information’ on booster shots Israel’s… Read More ›

New Ramp Will Allow Use Of Heavy Equipment At Collapse Site

New Ramp Will Allow Use Of Heavy Equipment At Collapse Site

SURFSIDE, Florida (AP) — Crews searching for survivors in the ruins of a collapsed Florida condo tower have built a ramp that should allow the… Read More ›

The Chinese Communist Party is about to turn 100 but Xi will be the real star

The Chinese Communist Party is about to turn 100 but Xi will be the real star

One hundred years ago this July, in a small brick house in Shanghai’s former French Concession, Mao Zedong and around a dozen other delegates gathered… Read More ›

Pro-Iranian forces claim they shelled Americans in Syria

Pro-Iranian forces claim they shelled Americans in Syria

Pro-Iranian militias have fired eight rockets at the American base in Syria in response to US airstrikes. In the late afternoon, around dusk, reports emerged… Read More ›

Biden hosts Rivlin at White House, says Iran will never get nuclear weapon

Biden hosts Rivlin at White House, says Iran will never get nuclear weapon

U.S. president tells outgoing Israeli counterpart that United States and Israel share same democratic values and U.S. support of Israel is ‘iron clad’; Biden says… Read More ›

Israel must base policy on facts, not lies

Israel must base policy on facts, not lies

Opinion: The former administration’s takes on key issues were delusional to Orwellian proportions, endangering the country’s national security while eroding Israel-U.S. ties; Israel must break… Read More ›

Jewish groups scramble to help after condo collapse amid grim search for missing

Jewish groups scramble to help after condo collapse amid grim search for missing

Organizations raise money, help spread word about those unaccounted for after disaster at building in heavily Jewish area; Israeli group to send psychotrauma unit Jewish… Read More ›

Lilly To Seek FDA Approval For Potential Alzheimer’s Drug

Lilly To Seek FDA Approval For Potential Alzheimer’s Drug

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly is nearly ready to take another shot at getting approval for a possible Alzheimer’s drug. The drugmaker said Thursday that… Read More ›

Hungary ‘has no place in the EU anymore,’ Dutch leader says

Hungary ‘has no place in the EU anymore,’ Dutch leader says

Hungary “has no place” in the European Union after passing a controversial new bill banning LGBTQ content in schools, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said… Read More ›