Dozens of demonstrators protested in Kfar Uria, west of Jerusalem, Saturday morning against National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir, who spent the weekend in the village.
The protesters made noise using megaphones and airhorns near the synagogue where the minister was praying. Residents were angered by the noise during the services and requested that the protesters leave the premises.
A confrontation developed at the scene, including throwing firecrackers, stones, and smoke grenades at the protesters. Two protesters were arrested, and a counter-protester was arrested on suspicion he threw stones.
In video footage, one of the protesters, Yishai Hadas from the "Crime Minister" organization, is arrested by police. Ben-Gvir left the synagogue still wearing his Talis under heavy security ...
Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, discussed the government's judicial reform legislation during a lecture on Saturday evening.
"We are the Great Rabbinical Court, they are the Supreme Court. Why should they be above us? Why shouldn't we be above them?" the Chief Rabbi wondered.
Concerning the demonstrations against the plan, he stated, "We need peace among the nation. All of the disagreements, all of the civil wars, are very disturbing and painful. We need dialogue."
Rabbi Yosef called to explain to the general public that the Supreme Court has no say on matters of religion.
"I'm not getting involved in the details of the reform, but we have to explain to them, to convince them, to meet with them, that at least in matters of religion, there ...
Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Saturday predicted that former President Donald Trump will be re-elected in a "landslide" if he is indicted — or possibly arrested and potentially "handcuffed" — next week.
"If this happens, Trump will be re-elected in a landslide victory," Musk tweeted.
Musk was reacting to a Fox News segment which detailed how the Manhattan District Attorney's office has asked for a meeting with law enforcement ahead of a possible Trump indictment of next week.
According to a court source, the meeting was requested Thursday and hasn't been set. The meeting is to "discuss logistics for some time next week, which would mean that they are anticipating an indictment next week," the source familiar with the planning said. Secret Service is expec...
Annapolis, MD – Mar. 18, 2023 - A statewide bill to shift the responsibility in special education hearings from parents to the school system passed the House of Delegates! Delegate Dalya Attar sponsored the bill for Baltimore City and County. This is a process that is very familiar to many families in our community, and we thank Delegate Attar for her work and advocacy on this important issue.
Donald Trump has called for his supporters to protest and claimed that his arrest is imminent over alleged charges related to hush money payments, according to the AP . He made the statement on his social media platform, seemingly as a preemptive move to mobilize his base of supporters ahead of expected charges. The statement led to fundraising solicitations from his campaign and statements in his defense by some influential Republicans in Congress and declared/potential rival candidates. In a later post, Trump directed his anger at the Biden administration and raised the possibility of civil unrest.
The two German tourists dodged their vehicle and fled on foot
Two German tourists driving through the West Bank on Saturday in a vehicle embossed with a logo featuring the Israeli flag narrowly escaped a violent mob attack.
The incident unfolded in the city of Nablus, the site of several recent anti-terrorism raids by Israel Defense Forces.
The two drove a vehicle rented from a Tel Aviv car-sharing service, imprinted with the Tel Aviv municipal logo, which features the blue-and-white flag of the Jewish state. Stopping in traffic, the vehicle was spotted by a group of Palestinians who started kicking it, hurling rocks and prizing its doors open.
A short video of the incident taken by an eyewitness and posted to Telegram shows the vehicle maneuvering to escape, ...
In the beginning of this week's parsha, the sum total of all the metals used for the mishkan is given. Ibn Ezra (38:24) and many other commentaries point out that the total of the gold is given without telling us what the gold was used for. But when the totals of the silver and copper are given, we are told exactly what they are used for.
A number of answers are offered. Ramban answers that the silver and copper were used for parts made completely of silver and copper so their exact weights could be measured out in order to count how much was used. The gold, however, was often used to coat different utensils such as the mizbei'ach or the aron and thus it was not possible to weigh out the amount of gold used for each utensil.
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Baltimore, MD - Mar. 17, 2023 - Mildred Kramer Shapiro turns 99 years old on March 18. She was born in Winchester, Virginia, and is a member of the Suburban Orthodox Congregation. Mildred married Dr. Solomon (“Sol”) Shapiro and had four children. They moved to Upper Park Heights and joined the Suburban Orthodox Congregation in 1962. After Sol passed away, Mildred married William (“Bill”) Bashevkin and became a “snow bird,” living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during winters. Mildred has numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, many of whom will visit her on her 99th birthday.
Baltimore, MD – Mar. 17, 2023 - It is with regret that Baltimore Jewish Life (BJL) informs the community of the petira of Abraham Louis Adler, z"l, husband of Faye Adler and father of, Debra Adler (James) Buslik, Linda Adler (Steven) Hurwitz and Arthur (Rachel) Adler; and brother of Judith Adler (Irvin, z'l) Hyatt
Shiva will be observed at 9 Hambleton Court, Baltimore, MD 21208. Shiva times will be Sunday through Wednesday.
Shiva and minyan times:
Sunday: 9:00am and 7:00pm
Monday-Wednesday: 7:30am and 7pm
Please do not visit between 11am - 1pm, or from 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Bila HaMaves LaNetzach.
Baltimore, MD - Mar. 17, 2023 - Seven Mile Market will be open on Motzaei Shabbos, March 25th and April 1st, from 9 pm to 11:30 pm for your Pesach shopping convenience.
The Manhattan District Attorney's office has requested a meeting with law enforcement to discuss logistics ahead of a possible indictment of former President Donald Trump next week, according to FOX News. The meeting has not been set yet, and the district attorney's office declined to comment when contacted by Fox News.
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YouTube has restored former President Trump's channel, more than two years after he was suspended from the platform indefinitely following the events of Jan. 6, 2021.
"Starting today, The Donald J. Trump channel is no longer restricted and the ability to upload new content is restored," Leslie Miller, YouTube's vice president of public policy, said in a statement shared with Fox News Digital. "We carefully evaluated the continued risk of real-world violence, balancing that with the importance of preserving the opportunity for voters to hear equally from major national candidates in the run up to an election. This channel will continue to be subject to our policies, just like any other channel on YouTube."
While YouTube's statement di...
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, citing his alleged involvement in the abduction of Ukrainian children.
A warrant was also issued Friday for Maria Alekseyevna Lvova-Belova, Commissioner for Children’s Rights in the Office of the President of the Russian Federation, after the ICC declared there are "reasonable grounds to believe that each suspect bears responsibility for the war crime of unlawful deportation of population and that of unlawful transfer of population from occupied areas of Ukraine to the Russian Federation, in prejudice of Ukrainian children."
The U.S. is not a member of the ICC and neither assists nor acknowledges the authority of the judicial body.
The ICC wrote t...
Judaism is the most favorably viewed religion in the United States, according to a Pew Research Center study, despite a rise in antisemitic incidents across the country.
Jews scored a net +28 rating in the analysis released Wednesday. The study also found that Americans generally view Roman Catholics and mainline Protestants favorably but tend to view Muslims, atheists and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as Mormons, negatively.
Nonevangelicals tend to view evangelical Christians more negatively than positively, the study showed, although evangelicals eked out a 2% net favorable rating when the opinions of “born-again” and evangelical poll responders were factored in. Without those believers and without mainline Protestants, the evang...