Israeli Defense Minister Barak Quits Politics

Last Updated on Monday, 26 November 2012 09:33 Written by AP Monday, 26 November 2012 09:18

Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak waves as he leaves after a news conference in Tel Aviv November 26, 2012 (Reuters / Nir Elias)

Tel Aviv - Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Monday abruptly announced he was quitting politics, injecting new turmoil into the Israeli political system weeks ahead of general elections.

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NYC Plans Small Business Grants for Storm Recovery

Last Updated on Monday, 26 November 2012 01:04 Written by AP Monday, 26 November 2012 00:57

Mayor Bloomberg in a Live Interview on Small Business Saturday and Hurricane Sandy Relief Airs on Today Show. November 24, 2012 (Photo credit: Edward Reed)

New York, NY - New York City is stepping up efforts to help small businesses struggling after Superstorm Sandy.

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Comscore: Black Friday Sales Online Top $1 Billion For First Time

Last Updated on Monday, 26 November 2012 00:53 Written by Reuters Monday, 26 November 2012 00:38

Black Friday retail sales online this year topped US$1 billion (S$1.22 billion) for the first time ever as more consumers used the Internet do their early holiday shopping, comScore said on Sunday. -- PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

San Francisco - Black Friday retail sales online topped $1 billion for the first time this year as more consumers used the Internet do their holiday shopping, comScore Inc said on Sunday.

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Hundreds Of Yeshiva Students Pay Respect To Seforim Destroyed By Sandy in Far Rockaway

Last Updated on Sunday, 25 November 2012 23:38 Written by VIN News by Sandy Eller / Video-Photos credit: Shimon Gifter Sunday, 25 November 2012 22:54

Hundreds Of Yeshiva Students Pay Respects To Seforim Destroyed By Hurricane Sandy before being uploaded to trailers that will be buried in Mountaindale, NY on Nov 25 2012. Photo: Shimon Gifter

Far Rockaway, NY - In a moving and emotional tribute, talmidim at Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway this morning turned out in force for a levaya for the innumerable seforim and other kisvei kodesh that were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy last month.

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Hamas Claim: Damage Caused by Operation Pillar of Defense Will Cost $1.2 Billion

Last Updated on Monday, 26 November 2012 00:38 Written by JPost Monday, 26 November 2012 00:03

A Palestinian boy sits among the rubble in a house destroyed during a recent Israeli airstrike in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip, 25 November 2012.  EPA

Gaza - Hamas said on Sunday the cost of damage caused by Operation Pillar of Defense’s eight-day bombardment of the Gaza Strip will reach $700 million in indirect damages, and $500 million in direct damages to the city, Palestinian news agency PalToday reported, making total damages of more than $1.2 billion.

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IDF Investiagting Soldiers 'Bibi Loser' Photo - Soldiers spell out critique of Netanyahu as a ‘loser’ for not using ground forces in Gaza

Written by Aaron Kalman / TimesofIsrael Thursday, 22 November 2012 18:20

Soldiers use their bodies to spell 'Bibi [is a] loser' Thursday (photo credit: screen capture/Facebook)

Jerusalem - Sixteen IDF soldiers could face court-martial proceedings after posing in uniform for a photograph where their arranged bodies spelled out the phrase “Bibi Loser” in Hebrew letters. Their act is an expression of defiance against Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s decision to accept a cease-fire with Hamas instead of sending ground troops into Gaza.

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Rabbi Simcha Lefkowitz On Hardship Resources

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 November 2012 14:26 Written by TFTI Thursday, 22 November 2012 14:09

LIFE Office on 112 Spruce Street in Cedarhurst , NY

In light of the hardship many families are facing I would like to make you aware of a possible free resource for the families in the community.

My organization, LIFE, has been working for the last four years helping people who are struggling with their mortgages.  We are funded by New York State and our work is and has always been free of charge.

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NY Governor: LI Power Authority LIPA not fixable - Has To End'

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 November 2012 12:41 Written by AP Thursday, 22 November 2012 12:29

A Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) truck is seen in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of the borough of Queens, New York, Monday, Nov.12, 2012, in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. More than 70,000 customers of Long Island Power Authority in New York were without electricity Monday, two weeks after Superstorm Sandy struck. Photo: Craig Ruttle / AP

Lawrence, NY - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Long Island Power Authority “has to end.”

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Its Official, Twinkie Maker Hostess To Close Down, Sell Brands

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 November 2012 12:59 Written by AP Thursday, 22 November 2012 12:49

A cashier rings up boxes of Hostess Twinkies and Cup Cakes at the Hostess Brands' bakery in Denver on Friday. / Associated Press

White Plains, NY - Twinkies, Ho Hos and Wonder Bread are up for sale now that a bankruptcy judge cleared the way for Hostess Brands Inc. to fire its 18,500 workers and wind down its operations.

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Hillary Clinton: U.S. Strongly Condemns Bus Bombing, Calling It A Terrorist Attack

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 09:50 Written by AP / Reuters Wednesday, 21 November 2012 09:18

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (2nd R) after their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (2nd R) after their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (2nd R) after their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

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Cairo - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has arrived in Cairo in her diplomatic push to forge a truce between Israel and Gaza rulers of Hamas, hours after a bomb exploded on an Israeli bus in Tel Aviv, wounding 10.

Clinton will meet with Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi on Wednesday to piece together a deal to end Israel’s weeklong offensive in the Gaza Strip, which has killed more than 130 Palestinians. Militant rocket fire into Israel has killed five Israelis.

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Gun Recovered From 'John Doe Duffel Bag' in Connection With Brooklyn Murders

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 19:56 Written by Richard Esposito/ ABC News Wednesday, 21 November 2012 11:25

A sawed-off rifle and bloody knife were recovered in the bag of a man identified only as "John Doe Duffel Bag" who had been sought for questioning in the slayings of three Middle Eastern men in New York, a police official said.

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Bomb Blast Hits Bus In Tel Aviv, 10 Wounded

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 09:32 Written by AP Wednesday, 21 November 2012 08:42


The No. 142 bus after hit by an explosion in central Tel Aviv on November 21, 2012. Photo by Reuters

Jerusalem -  A bomb ripped through an Israeli bus near the nation’s military headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding at least 10 people, Israeli officials said.

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