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A General Overview of Sukkos

A General Overview of Sukkos

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com SUKKOS – A TIME OF ALIYAH L’REGEL One of the aspects of the Yom Tov of Sukkos is the… Read More ›

Stocks tumble as Wall Street’s fears turn to China

Stocks tumble as Wall Street’s fears turn to China

New York – The Dow and the broader US stock market fell to close sharply lower Monday as Chinese real estate conglomerate Evergrande’s debt crisis… Read More ›

Soul searching on the eve of Yom Kippur

Soul searching on the eve of Yom Kippur

We must all look inside our souls and discard our sins, remove them from our thoughts and accept that with God’s help, we will have… Read More ›

DeSantis Threatens Cities With Fines For Vaccine Mandates

DeSantis Threatens Cities With Fines For Vaccine Mandates

  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday threatened local governments with $5,000 fines per violation for requiring their employees to get… Read More ›

China’s strict 21 day quarantine under question after new outbreak emerges

China’s strict 21 day quarantine under question after new outbreak emerges

Hong Kong – A man who completed 21 days of mandatory quarantine upon returning to China from overseas has been identified as the likely source… Read More ›

Belarus opposition figure and protest leader sentenced to 11 years in jail

Belarus opposition figure and protest leader sentenced to 11 years in jail

  A Belarusian court on Monday sentenced Maria Kolesnikova, a prominent opposition figure who led mass street protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, to 11 years… Read More ›

Millions suffer from ‘distorted sense of smell’ post COVID – study

Millions suffer from ‘distorted sense of smell’ post COVID – study

The symptoms are prevalent in people who experienced milder rather than severe COVID.   Millions of people, including tens of thousands of Israelis who recovered… Read More ›

Fall of Afghanistan raises alarming questions about the Middle East

Fall of Afghanistan raises alarming questions about the Middle East

Opinion: The horrifying sights coming out of Afghanistan show us that a hasty and uncontrolled withdrawal could lead to the total collapse of a country… Read More ›

Israel must probe ‘heinous’ settler attack on Palestinian teen – UN Envoy

Israel must probe ‘heinous’ settler attack on Palestinian teen – UN Envoy

The 15-year-old Palestinian boy was allegedly attacked by right-wing Jewish extremists earlier this month in the West Bank.   Israel must investigate the brutal assault… Read More ›

AP Fact Check: Biden Skirts Broken Promise On Afghan Exit

AP Fact Check: Biden Skirts Broken Promise On Afghan Exit

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday glossed over his broken promise to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan until the last Americans are… Read More ›

COVID infection rates hit new 4th wave high as deaths edge toward 7,000

COVID infection rates hit new 4th wave high as deaths edge toward 7,000

As 7.09% of all coronavirus tests yield positive results, Israeli hospitals report treating 726 patients in serious condition, reaching heights redolent of previous waves The… Read More ›

Shattering another world record, swimmer Mark Malyar wins his second Tokyo gold

Shattering another world record, swimmer Mark Malyar wins his second Tokyo gold

Israel’s Paralympic Games medal count stands at 5, surpassing its Rio haul with several medal opportunities still on the horizon Israeli swimmer Mark Malyar took… Read More ›

Ahead of Washington visit, Naftali Bennett pledges growth of settlements

Ahead of Washington visit, Naftali Bennett pledges growth of settlements

In his first discussion with an international news organization as prime minister, Bennett told The New York Times major diplomatic moves in either direction were… Read More ›

Taliban Takeover Prompts Fears Of A Resurgent Al-Qaida

Taliban Takeover Prompts Fears Of A Resurgent Al-Qaida

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The lightning-fast changes in Afghanistan are forcing the Biden administration to confront the prospect of a resurgent al-Qaida, the group that… Read More ›

Afghanistan fallout engulfs Harris’ first day of Southeast Asia trip

Afghanistan fallout engulfs Harris’ first day of Southeast Asia trip

Vice President Kamala Harris, undertaking a suddenly high-stakes visit to Southeast Asia this week amid the first major foreign policy crisis of the Biden administration,… Read More ›

Biden promised allies ‘America is back.’ Chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal is making them fear it’s still ‘America First.’

Biden promised allies ‘America is back.’ Chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal is making them fear it’s still ‘America First.’

Washington – Visiting Brussels earlier this summer, President Joe Biden was single-minded in his message to American allies. “America is back,” he declared in the… Read More ›

Bennett is not taking the easy way out against the pandemic

Bennett is not taking the easy way out against the pandemic

Opinion: Netanyahu moans that his government made Israel ‘virus-free’, but they were the ones who dismantled all infrastructure to combat any future surge; his replacement… Read More ›

World reacts to Taliban takeover, US sends 1,000 more troops

World reacts to Taliban takeover, US sends 1,000 more troops

Multiple nations worldwide react to the Taliban invasion of the country as the US sends an additional 1,000 soldiers to evacuate personnel. Taliban fighters completely… Read More ›

Israeli leaders pan ‘disgrace’ as Poland passes law curbing WWII property claims

Israeli leaders pan ‘disgrace’ as Poland passes law curbing WWII property claims

FM Lapid says Jerusalem will review 2018 joint statement on Holocaust remembrance; Knesset speaker cancels plans to form inter-parliamentary friendship group The Polish parliament on… Read More ›

Cuomo Digs In, Shows No Sign Of Heeding Calls To Resign

Cuomo Digs In, Shows No Sign Of Heeding Calls To Resign

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dug in for the fight of his political life despite the threat of potential criminal… Read More ›