Residents of Sullivan County Fear Their Neighborhoods Will Become Covid-19 Hotspots Due to Lack of Masking
A seal and a seal impression discovered in the City of David bears witness to the restoration of the city in the period of Ezra and Nehemiah Revealed in archaeological excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority and Tel Aviv University in the Givati Parking Lot Excavation of the City of David, in the Jerusalem Walls National Park The new findings may indicate that despite the plight of Jerusalem after the destruction of the First Temple, efforts were made to restore the stature of the administrative authorities. The impression depicts a man sitting on a large chair - probably a king - and in front of him columns. A video about the excavation (Hebrew)  Credit; Eliyahu Yanai, City of David Archives. The findings will be displayed tomorrow  (Wednesday) at the 5th &ldqu...
Rebbetzin Ruderman Memorial Library Rebbetzin Hirmes Memorial Tape Library (in Agudah of Baltimore Parking Lot) We would like to Announce our Re-Opening July 1, with the following rules: Hours of operation (Summer) Monday and Wednesday Evenings 7;00-9:30 P.M. By Appointment Only. Call Mrs. Thav at 410-466-3552 One Family at a time is allowed in MASKS MUST BE WORN by ALL
Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., tells FOX Business’ David Asman that Democrats are ‘all talk, they’re no action’ and are only worried about the election in November.
Israeli Minister of Higher Education Ze’ev Elkin said on Tuesday that the government’s plans to extend sovereignty in parts of Judea and Samaria would not begin on Wednesday, as originally stated. “Whoever planned that everything would happen in a single day on July 1 did so at his own risk,” Elkin told Army Radio. “From tomorrow, the clock will start ticking.” Meanwhile, according to Ynet, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Tuesday with Special Representative for International Negotiations Avi Berkowitz, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin and National Security Council head Meir Ben Shabbat to discuss Israel’s proposed sovereignty moves. In a recorded address to the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Vir...
The following has been cleared for publication: The investigation of two Israeli citizens from Majd al-Krum, who were detained for questioning by the ISA on 2 June 2020, has revealed how Hezbollah in Lebanon works to recruit Israeli citizens to work for it in Israel. It has also revealed the identities of Hezbollah recruiters. The ISA investigation has revealed that Beirut Hamoud, an Israeli citizen from Majd al-Krum, who currently resides in Lebanon together with her husband Bilal Biazari, works for Hezbollah in Lebanon. Beirut works for the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar, which is linked to Hezbollah. In addition to Beirut’s work as a journalist, the couple work for Hezbollah as locaters and recruiters of Israeli citizens for Hezbollah terrorist activities. It should be pointed ou...
On Wednesday, July 1st, the City Council of Los Angeles will vote on a motion to cut 150 million dollars from the LAPD budget. The proposal represents a significant cut in the $2 billion Police Department budget while allocating those funds to other civic agencies.  This motion was written to address the racial bias minority communities suffer at the hands of the police.  The City Council vote to slash the department’s funds will impact public safety by among other things, cutting the police force by over 300 officers and reducing the police car total by over 30 in addition to those vehicles lost in the demonstrations. The funds are to be redirected to city agencies like the Youth Development Taskforce and the Parks and Recreation.   Agudath Israel opposes ...
The 5-4 ruling is a narrow but significant win for the school choice movement  The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a ban on taxpayer funding for religious schools, in a narrow but significant win for the school choice movement. In the 5-4 ruling, authored by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court essentially backed a Montana tax-credit scholarship program that gave residents up to a $150 credit for donating to private scholarship organizations, helping students pay for their choice of private schools. The state's revenue department made a rule banning those tax-credit scholarships from going to religious schools before the state's supreme court later struck down the entire program. Read more at FOX News
Baltimore, MD - June 30, 2020 - BJL wishes a hearty Mazel Tov to Tehilla Schwartz and Caleb Turin on their engagement.Mazel tov to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Schwartz and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Rosinsky and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Schwartz. יה"ר שיזכו לבנות בית נאמן בישראל. אמן
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a hearing Tuesday with Dr. Anthony Fauci and other key Trump administration health officials on the U.S. response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Baltimore, MD, June 30, 2020 —  The Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV), representing over 1500 traditional, Orthodox rabbis in matters of public policy, today expressed support for Israeli self-determination regarding extension of Israeli civil sovereignty over communities in Judea and Samaria. In particular, the rabbis deplored objection to Israeli sovereignty as “tainted with ugly bias.” Following the end of the British Mandate in Palestine, the Arab League rejected peace proposals and attacked the nascent State of Israel. Though they failed in their goal of a “momentous massacre,” the Jordanian Army seized a portion of Judea and Samaria which it dismissively termed the “West Bank,” as well as East Jerusalem, including the site of the Holy T...
BACKGROUND INFORMATION A one-sided, anti-Israel letter being circulated in the House by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)—cosigned by Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Betty McCollum (D-MN): Directly threatens the U.S.-Israel relationship Supports conditioning and cutting America’s security assistance commitment to Israel Would damage American interests, risk the security of Israel and make a two-state solution less likely   Urge your representative to oppose cutting aid to Israel and not sign this letter.  ...
Baltimore’s National Aquarium will reopen to the general public Wednesday and the management is hoping guests can help to put a dent in the mounting financial losses sustained so far this year due to the coronavirus. “It’s a lot of money,” said National Aquarium President and CEO John Racanelli. Since the aquarium was shut down in mid-March it has lost about $11.5 million dollars, Racanelli said, a number that is expected to grow to $20 million by the end of 2020. “It’s going to be a tough year for the aquarium,” he said. “We’ve made it our priority to get through this year and survive 2020 so that we can thrive in 2021.” Each year, the aquarium welcomes about 1.3 million guests; a fraction of that will happen this year...
An additional $210 million in federal CARES Act funding is being allocated to help Maryland schools and students most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor and state school superintendent announced the additional funding Monday in a statement, saying, the resources will help local school systems address the learning gap and digital divide and expand rural broadband. Monday's announcement follows a similar announcement last week in which more than $45.6 million in additional education funding went toward K-12 technology improvements, community college workforce development programs, rural broadband initiatives and other priorities in every jurisdiction in Maryland, particularly those most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. In total, the governor has committed m...
Thousands of Baltimore residents are struggling to pay their rent and facing the possibility of eviction in the face of record unemployment caused by the coronavirus. Now there is word of a new program in the city to help Baltimoreans who find themselves behind in their rent. On Monday, Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young announced the launch of a temporary rent support program to assist residents who are struggling to pay rent due to a coronavirus-related financial impact. "Like millions of families across the country, many Baltimore families are struggling to pay rent and have faced record unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic," Young. "With this program, along with the support aimed at overall homelessness prevention, we will serve low-income households facing financial hardship or los...
The major U.S. stock indexes inched up Tuesday morning as they looked to close out a strong second quarter. The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average fluctuated, while the S&P 500 rose 0.22 percent and the Nasdaq Composite added 0.34 percent. The Dow and S&P 500 have gained 16.78 percent and 18.13 percent, respectively, during the three months through June and are on track to post their strongest quarters since the end of 1998. The Nasdaq, meanwhile, has rallied 28.23 percent and is set for its best quarter since the end of 2001. Overnight, China passed national security legislation for Hong Kong, effectively ending the “One Party, Two Systems” governing principle that has been in place since the 1997 handover by Britain. The U.S. responded by re...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The NAACP is working with the District of Columbia to move its headquarters from Baltimore to Washington, the civil rights organization and Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Monday. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People said in a news release it has signed a letter of intent with the District of Columbia to move its national headquarters within the future redevelopment of the Frank D. Reeves Center of Municipal Affairs. Derrick Johnson, the NAACP’s president and CEO, said Washington sits at the epicenter of change, and he described the move as an exceptional opportunity. “As we have witnessed over the last month, our country is on the cusp of real change that is long overdue,” Johnson said. “A new home in Washington wil...
Brooklyn, NY - June 29, 2020 - B'Chasdei HaShem, no injuries have been reported after a large tree fell on a vehicle being driven on 47 Street at 13th Ave in Boro Park.
The United States is ending its special treatment of Hong Kong as separate from mainland China, with both the State and Commerce departments announcing actions Monday that will pare back its special status. This comes after Beijing ushered a sweeping national security law through its rubber-stamp parliament last month that will drastically increase mainland China’s control of Hong Kong. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the U.S. is taking back some trade benefits it affords Hong Kong by suspending the availability of export license exceptions. He said further actions are also being evaluated. “With the Chinese Communist Party’s imposition of new security measures on Hong Kong, the risk that sensitive U.S. technology will be diverted ...
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