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China Launches 3 Astronauts On 6-month Space Station Mission

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BEIJING (AP) — China on Saturday launched a three-person crew for a six-month mission aboard its space station that is planned at setting a new record for the length of time spent in space by Chinese ...

New York’s Likely New Mayor Plans To Preserve Gifted Program

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Democrat who will likely become New York City's next mayor says he does not intend to get rid of the city's program for gifted and talented students, nipping plans that outgoing Ma...

Capitol Police Officer Indicted For Obstruction After Riot

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges after prosecutors say he helped to hide evidence of a rioter's involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrectio...

Texas Official To Teachers: State Law Requires Teaching ‘Opposing’ Views On The Holocaust

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TEXAS (JTA) - Teachers in a Texas school district were told last week that a new state law requiring them to present multiple perspectives about “widely debated and currently controversial” issues mea...

Russia Says It Pushed US Destroyer From Area Near Its Waters

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Defense Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a U.S. Navy destroyer from what it described as an attempt to intrude into Russia’s territorial waters in the Sea of ...

UPDATE: UK Lawmaker Stabbed In Eastern England Has Died

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LONDON (AP) — British Conservative lawmaker David Amess has died after being stabbed Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in eastern England. A 25-year-old man has been arrested. T...

EU Says Anti-Semitism Has No Place In Bloc After Jansa Tweet

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union reiterated Friday that anti-Semitism “has no place" in the 27-nation bloc after Slovenian Prime minister Janez Jansa posted a message on social media that was critic...

UK Lawmaker Stabbed While Meeting Constituents

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LONDON (AP) — Police have been called to an incident in eastern England amid reports a lawmaker has been stabbed during a meeting with constituents. Sky News says Conservative lawmaker David Amess ...

Chabad Mitzvah Campaign Rouses Priest To His Jewish Roots After Over 80 Years

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — A mitzvah campaign by Chabad chasidim in Manhattan this week succeeded in arousing a priest to his Jewish roots after more than 80 years, according to a report by Matzav. Durin...

YidFlicks: one website, hundreds of quality Jewish videos for kids

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Entertain your kids with a huge selection of videos from YidFlicks.com. From parsha to music to cooking, give your kids hours of quality Jewish entertainment in a kosher environment. YidFlick's h...

Boeing Pilot Involved In Max Testing Is Indicted In Texas

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DALLAS (AP) — A Boeing pilot involved in testing the 737 Max jetliner was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators who were evaluating the plane, which was l...

Guatemala Names Street After Jerusalem, ‘Capital Of Israel’

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GUATEMALA (JNS) - The Israeli ambassador to Guatemala officially inaugurated a road this week named “Jerusalem Street, the capital of Israel,” becoming the 27th street in the country named after Israe...

Bill Clinton In Hospital For Non-Covid-Related Infection

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is in a hospital in California being treated for a non-COVID-related infection, a spokesman said Thursday night. Spokesman Angel Ureña said Clinton w...

‘Sabbath For $400’: Cholent Stumps ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants In Question About Shabbat Restrictions

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NEW YORK (JTA) - Contestants on an episode of “Jeopardy!” that aired Wednesday night were stumped when presented with a photo of cholent, a stew traditionally cooked by observant Jews over the course ...

Personal Letters By Rabbi Known As ‘Chazon Ish’ Come To National Library Of Israel

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Fourteen letters penned in the 1940s by the legendary rabbi known as the “Hazon Ish” have been donated to the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem by the family of their recipient...

Bank Profits Soar, Helped By Merger Frenzy, Fewer Bad Loans

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NEW YORK (AP) — It's good to be a bank right now. Four of the largest U.S. banks said their profits grew by double-digits last quarter, as a healthier U.S. economy has helped reduce the number of l...

FDA Unlikely To Rule On Merck’s COVID Pill Before December

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it will ask its outside experts to meet in late November to scrutinize Merck's pill to treat COVID-19. The Nov. 30 meeting means U.S...

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Feds Warn Companies: Fake Online Reviews Could Lead To Fines

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say they are cracking down on “an explosion” of businesses' use of fake reviews and other misleading messages to promote their products and services on social medi...