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Palestinians Say New Israeli Airstrike Kills 5

GAZA STRIP (VINnews) - Palestinians say a new Israeli airstrike has killed five people from a single family in central Gaza Strip. Hamas’ al-Aqsa Radio reported early Thursday that the dead include...

California Regulators Order Inquiry Into Power Outages

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators opened a formal investigation Wednesday into pre-emptive power outages that blacked out large parts of the state in October, drawing strong rebukes from publ...

Edmunds Compares The 2019 Audi Q7 And 2020 Lincoln Aviator

NEW YORK (AP) - Lincoln has reintroduced its Aviator SUV for 2020. This new three-row luxury SUV is spacious, comfortable, and at the forefront of the brand's efforts to introduce more attractive and ...

Islamic Jihad Leader: We Succeeded In Paralyzing A Regional Power

BEIRUT (VosIzNeias) — Islamic Jihad leader Ziad al-Nakhala spoke on the Beirut-based pan-Arab TV channel Al-Mayadeen regarding the ongoing conflict between his organization and Israel. Al-Nakhala, who...

Gaza Rocket Strikes Israeli Assisted-Living Facility, Injuring A Woman In Her 70s

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A rocket fired by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza struck an assisted-living facility in the southern Israel city of Ashkelon on Wednesday afternoon, injuring a woman in her 70s. Th...

Southern Israel: Couples Tie The Knot Under Shadow Of Rocket Attacks

JERUSALEM (VINnews) - Despite the strict Home Command directive requiring people living in southern areas of Israel not to congregate in groups of more than 100, Israelis aren't going to let a few roc...

Wobbly Day On Wall Street Ends Mixed; New Highs For S&P, Dow

WALL STREET (AP) — Wall Street capped a wobbly day for stocks with another record-setting finish Wednesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index each eked out a modest gain that w...

Those Dining Room Sinks: A Halachic Analysis

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com) No, this article was not sponsored by one of those fancy sink stores.  But the fact is that a number of people are installing washing stations in their dining a...

Takeaways So Far From House Public Impeachment Hearings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wednesday’s start of public impeachment hearings unfolding in Congress marked the first time that the American public could watch and listen to the witnesses whose testimony is at th...

Justice Dept. Rolls Out New Program To Combat Gun Violence

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Attorney General William Barr announced a new initiative Wednesday that would better enforce the U.S. gun background check system, coordinate state and federal gun cases and ensu...

Netanyahu Threatens Return Of Targeted Assassinations Amid Gaza Rocket Fire

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Blue and White leader and prime-minister designate Benny Gantz, visited southern Israel separately on Wednesday to areas impacted by th...

Greta Thunberg Hitches Low-carbon Ride Across Atlantic

HAMPTON, VA (AP) - Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg left North America on a return trip across the Atlantic on Wednesday, hitching a renewable-energy ride with an Australian family aboard...

Impeachment Witness Says Trump Asked About Ukraine Probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time a top diplomat testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump was overheard asking about “the investigations” he wanted Ukraine to pursue that are central to the ...

Divorced Fathers and Minyan

(By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5TJT.com) The rise in the Chareidi divorce rate has created a situation where more and more young fathers face a dilemma of either personally watching their young childre...

Venice ‘On Its Knees’ After Second-Worst Flood Ever Recorded [VIDEOS]

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from rising sea levels as officials calculated hundreds of millions...

US Opposes New EU Label Rule For Israeli Settlement Products

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. State Department says it’s “deeply concerned” by a new EU requirement for businesses to label products from Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. The statement c...

Famous Israeli Underworld Criminal Boss Ben Cohen Found Dead In Tel Aviv Home

TEL AVIV (VINnews) - Overlord Ben Cohen, who survived several attempts on his life and lost both legs when his car was blown up in 2016, was found dead in his Tel Aviv home on Wednesday, Israeli media...

Pope Denounces Increasing Violence Against Jewish People

ROME (AP) - Pope Francis has denounced the "inhuman, un-Christian" rebirth of anti-Semitism, weighing in on an issue that has convulsed Italy in recent weeks. Speaking at his general audience Wedne...

WATCH LIVE: House Holds First Public Hearing In Trump Impeachment Probe

The U.S. House launched the first public hearing Wednesday of Donald Trump’s impeachment investigation, the extraordinary process to determine whether the 45th president of the United States should be removed from office...

Rare Photo Of Belzer Rebbe Zt’l Sent As A Postcard To A Nazi Soldier Discovered

JERUSALEM (JTA) - A photo of the fourth Belzer Rebbe, Rabbi Aharon Rokeach, that was snapped by a German photographer and sent to a Nazi soldier just after the outbreak of World War II was recently di...