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NYPD: Man Menaced, Made Anti-asian Remark To Undercover Cop

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man is facing hate crime charges after police said he made threats and anti-Asian American remarks — to an undercover officer assigned to a hate crimes task force. Juvian...

FBI Releases Ads In Yiddish And Hebrew To Encourage Reporting Of Hate Crimes

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NEW YORK (JNS) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released hate-crime ads in Yiddish and Hebrew to expand its outreach to Jewish communities across America. The advertisements urge victims o...

Pfizer Asks US To Allow More Kids To Get Vaccine

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NEW YORK (AP) — Drug giant Pfizer and its partner in developing the first COVID-19 vaccine that received emergency authorization in the U.S. want to allow more adolescents to receive the vaccine. N...

Italy Prosecutors: WHO Exec Lied About Spiked Virus Report

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ROME (AP) — Italian prosecutors have accused a top World Health Organization official of lying to them about a spiked U.N. report into Italy’s coronavirus response, revealing private communications Fr...

North Carolina Sites To Resume J&J Vaccines After CDC Review

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal health officials say it's safe to continue administering Johnson & Johnson shots at three vaccination sites in North Carolina that had an increase in reports of advers...

Biden’s Ambitious Expansion Of Long-Term Care Sparks Debate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is proposing a major expansion of the government’s role in long-term care, but questions are being raised over his using the low-income Medicaid program and piggy...

Amazon Secures Enough Votes To Block Union Effort

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ALABAMA (AP) — Amazon has secured enough votes to block a union effort at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, proving the might of the online shopping giant and cutting off a path that labor activists h...

Antony Blinken In Holocaust Day Speech Recalls Past State Department Obstruction Of Bids To Save Jews

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorations are by their nature calls for accountability for atrocities past and present. Antony Blinken, the U.S. secretary of state, used the occas...

Archeologists Unearth An Ancient Pharaonic City In Egypt

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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian archeologists have unearthed a 3,000-year-old lost city, complete with mud brick houses, artifacts, and tools from pharaonic times. Noted archeologist Zahi Hawass said an Egyp...

Teshuvah For Meyers Leonard: Miami’s Jewish Community Embraces Nba Player After He Apologizes For Anti-semitic Slur

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MIAMI — A recent Shabbat dinner at Rabbi Pinny Andrusier’s home in Hallandale, Florida, was memorable for many reasons. One was that the featured guest was 7 feet tall, towering over the dozens of ...

‘New Strategy’: Politicians In Crisis Refuse Calls To Resign

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The mere whiff of a scandal once unraveled political careers with stunning speed. Not anymore. Suddenly embroiled in a federal sex trafficking investigation, Rep. Matt Gaetz of Fl...

Britain’s Prince Philip, Long-Serving Consort To Queen Elizabeth, Dies At 99

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Prince Philip Mountbatten, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her consort for the nearly 70 years of her reign, has passed away in Windsor Castle at the age of 99, according...

Rav Aharon Kotler’s Secret Method of Sefiras HaOmer: Download a Present!

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Written in honor of the Aufruf and wedding of the author’s son – Yehudah Leib Hoffman to Rachel Perlstein of Monsey During the seven weeks of the Omer, Kla...

Police: Employee Kills 1, Wounds 5 At Texas Cabinet Business

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BRYAN, Texas (AP) — A man opened fire Thursday at a Texas cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one person and wounding five others before shooting and wounding a state trooper prior to his ...

VIDEO: Free Artscroll Gemara (free shipping) to join Daf Yomi (Yoma begins Tuesday)

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To get your free Gemara, CLICK HERE or visit www.8MINUTEDAF.comSeveral members of R' Eli Stefansky's daily daf yomi shiur have gathered together to inspire others to join the online shi...

Biden Halts Sale Of National Archives Center In Seattle

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SEATTLE (AP) — The Biden administration has halted its predecessor’s decision to sell the federal archives building in Seattle, following months of opposition from people across the Pacific Northwest ...

Permits Won’t Be Needed To Carry Handguns In Tennessee

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has become the latest state to soon allow most adults 21 and older to carry handguns without first clearing a background check and training after Gov. Bill Lee on Thu...

Hurry: Free Artscroll Gemara (free shipping) to join Daf Yomi (Yoma begins Tuesday)

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To get your free Gemara, CLICK HERE or visit www.8MINUTEDAF.comSeveral members of R' Eli Stefansky's daily daf yomi shiur have gathered together to inspire others to join the online shi...

New York To Offer COVID Aid To Immigrants Excluded Earlier

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In the largest program of its kind, New York lawmakers have created a $2.1 billion fund to aid workers who lost jobs or income during the coronavirus pandemic but were excluded fro...

Biden Orders Gun Control Actions — But They Show His Limits

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden put on a modest White House ceremony Thursday to announce a half-dozen executive actions to combat what he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment”...