Trying to capitalize on its new theme of changing the electoral system, the Likud party released Saturday a controversial web ad that portrayed all major party leaders dressed up as Tzipi Livni, Naftali Bennett, Avigdor Lieberman, and Yair Lapid quarreling while playing in a preschool was the target of complaints to the Central Election Committee Saturday night.
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The following is an unedited video of JP Updates inaugural discussion forum on Jewish-related issues held Tuesday in Brooklyn, with the participation of Jewish leaders, insiders and members of the Jewish community throughout New York City.
Featured speakers included Rabbi Steven Weil, CEO of The Orthodox Union (OU), who discussed New Year’s resolutions from a Jewish perspective; Ira Forman, U.S. special envoy of the Office to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism; and Benjamin Brafman, a renowned criminal defense attorney.
Shas leader Aryeh Deri is “too independent,” “wicked,” “stupid and disloyal,” are the words used by the late Harav Ovadio Yosef, in explosive recordings of Shas’s late spiritual leader obtained by Channel 2.
In the video, Ahrav Ovadio is seen leaning back on a couch and venting with his son Harav Moshe and his confidants about Deri, after the latter considered forming a new party in 2008.
Former NYPD Officer and GOP Congressional Candidate, Dan Bongino: De Blasio Should Resign ‘In Shame’
Former Secret Service agent who was the Republican Party nominee for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District in the 2014 elections, Dan Bongino, said Monday that mayor Bill de Blasio “should resign in shame,” for his leadership role during the NYC protests that some suggest led to the killing of two police officers on Saturday.
“I think he should resign in shame,” Bongino, who was an NYPD officer from 1995 to 1999, said on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel.”Mayor de Blasio has provided absolutely atrocious leadership throughout this incident.”
The following video was recorded by a passerby and uploaded on YouTube Sunday, showing dramatic footage of the moments after the two NYPD officers were shot in their head, in the Bedsty neighborhood in Brooklyn.
The footage shows first responders rushing to rescue Police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, after they were assassinated while sitting in their vehicle.
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Sunday dismissed former Police Commissioner Bernie Kerik and Police Union head Pat Lynch’s inflammatory rhetoric effectively blaming mayor Bill de Blasio for the murder of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn on Saturday.
“It goes too far to blame the mayor for the murder, or to ask for the mayor’s resignation,” Giuliani said during an appearance on Fox & Friends Weekend.
On Friday’s “Tonight Show,” Leno, appearing as a guest on the show he used to host, told his successor, Jimmy Fallon recounted his backstage experience when he recently visited in Israel to host the first Genesis Prize ceremony, at which the award was presented to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Commenting on the latest strain in the relationship between Israel’s government and the US administration, real estate mogul and flirting-about US presidential candidate, Donald Trump, said in a recent TV interview that “there has never been a greater enemy to Israel than Barack Obama.”
“The way he treats them. The way he’s speaking to them. I think, he treats our known enemies much better,” Trump told FOX News’ Judge Jeannine Pirro.
The following is a message by NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to the Jewish community in New York City in honor of Rosh Hashanah. The statement was broadcast on ‘Community Matters’ radio program Saturday night.
“This coming week, New Yorkers all across the boroughs will sound the Shofar and ask for a sweet and successful year for themselves and their communities.
Frenkel urged viewers to turn the national pain Israel has faced over the past several months into a source of inspiration and unity.
JP caught up with Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz while he was standing outside his district office during a street fair Sunday afternoon.
Cymbrowtiz stressed that his 14 years in the Assembly give him the seniority to advocate for the community and bring home the resources needed to benefit the Orthodox Jewish community in his Assembly District.
The woman, whose name is being withheld, went to the Kollel Grocery at 1325 39th street to put together her Shabbos order on Wednesday afternoon. When she finished shopping, she realized her pocketbook had been stolen.
On Tuesday, as the news broke out that Israel and Hamas have agreed to end the hostilities and end the 50-day conflict, some pro-Palestinians took it to the street of New York City to celebrate the cease-fire. But according to a video published online, the so-called victory celebrations came at the expense of commuters driving in one of the outer boroughs ‘ busiest highways.
A video posted on You Tube by a user named SIN (apparently an acronym for Short Israeli News) shows what the user describes as 15 Qassam rockets intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome antimissile defense system.
The person capturing the video was at the entrance of a bomb shelter. The Red Alert siren can be heard throughout the video, warning citizens of incoming rockets and people can be seen heading to the bomb shelters as a result.
In a video posted on Facebook moments ago, the former presidential candidate is seen with a suit and a tie taking on the ice bucket challenge and reacting to the cold water poured on him with a robotic “it is cold” comment.
With 6 hours left before the 5-day cease-fire comes to an end, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a message of steadfastness, during a meeting with Youth representatives, that volunteered to work with local children in the shelters during Operation Protective Edge, in Sderot.
“The public’s resilience, and yours, gives us considerable strength to use considerable strength. We are in the midst of a diplomatic campaign and in a diplomatic campaign, one needs the same thing – one needs much strength, patience, persistence and wisdom as well,” The Prime Minister said.
Over a thousand people, along with hundreds of bystanders, gathered Thursday evening outside the offices of CNN in Columbus Circle to protest what is in their eyes media bias against Israel when showing images, footage and reporting about the month-long military operation in Gaza.
Hasidic rapper Ari Lesser, as well as Israeli signers entertained the rather jolly crowd, consisted of mostly young activists and Israelis, as they chanted slogan like “stop the lies,” “start telling the truth” and Israel wants peace.”
“Mr. Speaker, we are being butchered under the banner of There is no God but Allah. Until now 500 men and boys have been butchered… Please, Mr. Speaker allow me to finish. My family is being butchered… I am speaking here in the name of humanity,” Dakheel pleaded. “Please Save Us! Please Save Us!”
(By Danielle Avel). A beautiful pro-Israel rally spontaneously erupted in New York City on July 25, filling the street with chants celebrating the Jewish State. This outburst responded to an ugly crowd of anti-Israel zealots targeting Jewish-owned businesses in what they called a “direct action.”
The anti-Israel protesters marched through the streets, stopping traffic while screaming “Free, free Palestine! Free, free Gaza!” These seemingly innocuous slogans were mixed with darker ones such as:
“Look, many people have said for a long time that Obama is not exactly a friend of the people of Israel, that he doesn’t have that feeling and doesn’t really understand. And I think that’s been proven right,” Hikind told Fox News host Neil Cavuto.
“I mean, first of all, we have to get rid of the problem of the tunnels. No government, I mean outside government, can stop the fighting before every mother this country will be sure that, at the night, somebody won’t jump out of the earth and kill her and her children. That’s impossible,” Peres told CNN’s Blitzer in a lengthy interview.
Israel’s ambassador to the United States said Wednesday that criticism from within the Jewish state of Secretary of State John Kerry’s peace-making efforts is traceable to Israel’s “very rambunctious democracy” and not Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“This is not coming from the prime minister,” Ambassador Ron Dermer said during an interview on ‘Morning Joe’ TV program. “This is the Israeli press that is speaking. We are a free country.”