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Senate opens debate on trillion-dollar infrastructure bill after bipartisan group strikes deal

Senate opens debate on trillion-dollar infrastructure bill after bipartisan group strikes deal

The Senate voted Wednesday to begin debate on a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure bill after weeks of negotiating, advancing a critical part of President Joe… Read More ›

Happening Now: 500,000+ Expected to Participate in annual Tu B’Av Together for Shidduchim on Sunday

Happening Now: 500,000+ Expected to Participate in annual Tu B’Av Together for Shidduchim on Sunday

In what has become an annual event, half a million people are expected to participate in the Yad L’Achim’s Tu B’Av Together day of tefillah.… Read More ›

Annemiek van Vleuten crossed the line and thought she’d won cycling gold. She hadn’t

Annemiek van Vleuten crossed the line and thought she’d won cycling gold. She hadn’t

Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten threw her arms up in the air, her face a picture of ecstasy and joy. That’s what you do when… Read More ›

Syrian air defense intercepted Israeli attack, Syrian media claims

Syrian air defense intercepted Israeli attack, Syrian media claims

Western intelligence sources have said Israel’s stepped-up strikes on Syria since last year are part of a shadow war approved by the United States. Syria’s… Read More ›

Israeli airstrikes reported south of Aleppo – Syrian media

Israeli airstrikes reported south of Aleppo – Syrian media

Syrian media claimed it was “Israeli aggression,” stating that Israel’s target was a factory and research center. Air defense systems in Syria were activated in… Read More ›

Amid tensions at Temple Mount, some 1,000 Jews visit holy site for Tisha B’Av

Amid tensions at Temple Mount, some 1,000 Jews visit holy site for Tisha B’Av

Palestinian worshipers clash with police, but no confirmed injuries or arrests; Hamas mocks Jewish visitors to site on fast day as ‘straying herds of settlers’… Read More ›

British Jews to get apology 800 years after antisemitic expulsion

British Jews to get apology 800 years after antisemitic expulsion

The phrase ‘better late than never’ is truly appropriate here British Jewish leaders say an anticipated apology from the Church of England for antisemitic laws… Read More ›

Billionaire Richard Branson Reaches Space In His Own Ship

Billionaire Richard Branson Reaches Space In His Own Ship

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — Swashbuckling billionaire Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday, bringing astro-tourism a step closer… Read More ›

Netanyahu cut off the government’s nose to spite the country’s face

Netanyahu cut off the government’s nose to spite the country’s face

Opinion: If the former PM and his allies say there is no merit to a law they renewed each year when they were in power,… Read More ›

As Israel mulls 3rd virus shot, study shows antibody levels high after 6 months

As Israel mulls 3rd virus shot, study shows antibody levels high after 6 months

Study also indicates that elderly, immunocompromised retained high antibody levels; government weighing new measures amid signs vaccine less effective against Delta variant Israeli health workers… Read More ›

Gantz: Israel ready to provide assistance to Lebanon amid economic crisis

Gantz: Israel ready to provide assistance to Lebanon amid economic crisis

“As an Israeli, as a Jew and as a human being, my heart aches seeing the images of people going hungry on the streets of… Read More ›

Israel and the UAE have chosen peace and prosperity

Israel and the UAE have chosen peace and prosperity

Opinion: In a joint piece, the foreign ministers of Israel and UAE share their aspirations for a strong relationship and bilateral cooperation in a wide… Read More ›

A journalist followed 6 rookie doctors in NYC as they came of age during COVID

A journalist followed 6 rookie doctors in NYC as they came of age during COVID

27-year-old Emma Goldberg’s book ‘Life on the Line’ offers a look at how newly-minted physicians began their careers in the heart of a global, and… Read More ›

Mother’s instinct sent family scrambling to safety, says Miami collapse survivor

Mother’s instinct sent family scrambling to safety, says Miami collapse survivor

Gavriel Nir describes building coming down in 3 stages over minutes, giving him, sister, and mom time to escape; relatives of those missing fume at… Read More ›

Americans Disapprove Of How Biden Is Handling Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Poll Finds

Americans Disapprove Of How Biden Is Handling Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Poll Finds

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A majority of Americans disapprove of how President Joe Biden is handling the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — they are split about why. More… Read More ›

Russian forces confront British warship in Black Sea military encounter

Russian forces confront British warship in Black Sea military encounter

A British warship became embroiled in a confrontation with Russian forces off the coast of the disputed territory of Crimea on Wednesday. Russia says one… Read More ›

Unhappy marriages can be fatal, increasing male death rate by 19%: Israeli study

Unhappy marriages can be fatal, increasing male death rate by 19%: Israeli study

Misery during marriage is ‘risk factor just like smoking,’ say Tel Aviv researchers, leaving men 69% more likely to die from a stroke Men who… Read More ›

IDF pounds Hamas targets in Gaza as cross-border violence ramps up again

IDF pounds Hamas targets in Gaza as cross-border violence ramps up again

Jerusalem reportedly signals to Hamas it is prepared to launch a fresh campaign if needed as Gaza militants, egged on by the terror outfit, keep… Read More ›

Getting serious for a change, Jon Lovitz reflects on childhood, faith and Israel

Getting serious for a change, Jon Lovitz reflects on childhood, faith and Israel

The comedian, singer and former ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast member speaks about antisemitism and the media’s portrayal of the Jewish state PITTSBURGH JEWISH CHRONICLE —… Read More ›

Morgan Stanley CEO to NYC workers: Be back in the office by September or else

Morgan Stanley CEO to NYC workers: Be back in the office by September or else

New York (CNN Business)The CEO of one of Wall Street’s top investment banks has a message for employees in its New York offices. You need… Read More ›