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British Jews welcome Boris Johnson as PM

British Jews welcome Boris Johnson as PM

From Jewish Chronicle. New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been praised for his “long history of standing shoulder to shoulder with Israel and the Jewish community,” in a statement by the Conservative Friends of Israel group. Mr Johnson was announced as the new PM in a ceremony at London’s Queen Elizabeth Centre on Tuesday after […]

By July 23, 2019 Read More →
Marc Weinberg z’l remembered with respect and affection on 9th Yahrzeit

Marc Weinberg z’l remembered with respect and affection on 9th Yahrzeit

Last night in Modi’in there was a shiur honouring the memory of Marc Weinberg who passed away nine years ago. The shul where the shiur took place was full of family members and friends of all ages who wanted to pay their respects. After one of Marc’s daughters started the evening, Rabbi Shaul Robinson spoke […]

By July 23, 2019 Read More →
Will Johnson or Hunt get Conservative leadership?

Will Johnson or Hunt get Conservative leadership?

From BBC. Either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will become the new Conservative leader on Tuesday as the result of the contest to succeed Theresa May is announced. The outcome of the ballot of about 160,000 Tory members will be revealed at just before midday in London. The victor will officially become prime minister on […]

By July 23, 2019 Read More →
Tel Aviv – World’s highest rate of shared transport

Tel Aviv – World’s highest rate of shared transport

From Globes. E-scooter company Lime cofounder and CEO Brad Bao comes to meet us in the heart of Tel Aviv on his electric scooter, of course. He has come to Israel for 36 hours and has such a tight schedule Lime Israel CEO Yaniv Goder says that “If we didn’t travel around on scooters, there’s […]

By July 23, 2019 Read More →
WATCH: Welcome to Israel Bon Jovi!

WATCH: Welcome to Israel Bon Jovi!

From the Jerusalem Post. Rock superstars Bon Jovi arrived in Israel Monday afternoon ahead of their show on Thursday night at Park Hayarkon. More than 50,000 attended the band’s first concert in Israel at the same venue in 2015, and a similar number is expected this time around. The two month ‘This House is Not […]

By July 23, 2019 Read More →
WATCH: MBD storms off stage in protest…

WATCH: MBD storms off stage in protest…

From YeshivaWorld. The King of Jewish Music, Mordechai Ben David, walked off a stage in Israel due to a man in the audience smoking a cigarette. A video submitted to YWN shows MBD singing his hit song “Ana melech malchaei hamilachim”, when he tells a man in Hebrew to put the cigarette out. He gave […]

By July 22, 2019 Read More →
‘Three weeks’ – Halachot from R’David Brofsky

‘Three weeks’ – Halachot from R’David Brofsky

The period of the Three Weeks, from the 17th of Tamuz until the 9th of Av, is divided into several periods of increasing intensity: 1) from Shiva Asar Be-Tamuz and on; 2) from Rosh ChodeshAv and on; 3) the week of Tisha Be-Av; 4) Tisha Be-Av itself. In this shiur, we will examine the first of these periods. CLICK on here to read the overview […]

By July 22, 2019 Read More →
WATCH: Why do we fast on the 17th Tammuz?

WATCH: Why do we fast on the 17th Tammuz?

Why do we fast on the 17th Tammuz? CLICK on here.

By July 20, 2019 Read More →
17th Tammuz Fast Times

17th Tammuz Fast Times

The fast tomorrow starts at 4 am (to be safe) and ends at 8.13 pm. Fast well!

By July 20, 2019 Read More →
WHAT??! Bibi unlikely to ban Ilhan Omar

WHAT??! Bibi unlikely to ban Ilhan Omar

From Jerusalem Post Israel is unlikely to bar entry to US Rep. Ilhan Omar, who plans to visit next month, even though an anti-BDS law gives the government the authority to do so, according to a government source. Omar on Wednesday introduced a new “pro-boycott” of Israel resolution in Congress, “affirming that all Americans have […]

By July 19, 2019 Read More →

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