Posts Tagged ‘parties’

The weekend’s Jerusalem flare-up is a warning sign for Israel’s Arab parties

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Rivlin expected to pick Lapid to form gov’t, even if Bennett has more support from parties

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22 senators from both parties urge Biden to name antisemitism monitor

The bipartisan Senate antisemitism task force urged President Joe Biden to name a State Department monitor to combat antisemitism. “Tragically, 76 years after the end of the Holocaust, antisemitism remains a serious and growing danger for Jews in Europe, the Middle East, the United States, and elsewhere in the world,” said the letter sent Monday […]

Concerns about radical, anti-Zionist parties ahead of Madrid elections

Concerns are being raised about the possible ascent to power in the Spanish region of Madrid of far-left, anti-Zionist parties who have a history of ardent support for boycotting Israel and whose leaders have made troubling comments about Israel and the Holocaust. The regional elections for Madrid which has a population of 6.6 million people including between […]

After prince’s arrest, Jordan says ‘foreign parties’ had been involved in ‘malicious plot’

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Instagram Is Sharing 79% Of Your Personal Data With 3rd Parties

We’ve all experienced this: one second you’re watching a product review on YouTube and the next you see an advert for exactly that product in your Instagram feed. While it still feels like some kind of dark magic is at work there, we’ve pretty much gotten used to this type of thing by now – even […]

Israel election: Political power of Israel’s Arab parties poised to drop dramatically

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Here we go again: ToI’s guide to the 37 parties still seeking your vote

The 23rd Knesset officially dispersed as the clock struck midnight on December 23 and the deadline for approval of a 2020 budget expired. Three months later, on March 23, 2021, Israelis are going to the polls for the fourth time in less than two years. The failure to pass a budget came just seven months […]

For Israeli parties, an elusive Election Day challenge to decide their fate

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Record 33 lawmakers from both parties join MAZON’s hunger Seder

Republicans and Democrats from the US House of Representatives and the Senate were among the 33 lawmakers who joined MAZON, a Jewish anti-hunger advocacy group, for a Seder that focused on how the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated hunger. MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, as the group is formally known, said its annual Seder for […]

Nine days to election: Likud stalls, four parties on brink of elimination

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Transmission rate nears 1 as officials warn Purim parties could halt reopening

Israel’s virus transmission rate has continued to rise and is extremely close to showing expanded spread, data released by a military taskforce showed on Sunday. In its latest report, the Military Intelligence taskforce said Israel’s coronavirus transmission rate was once again nearing 1, standing at 0.99. The rate had dipped to a low of 0.8 […]

Police break up over 100 parties, give 2,500 fines on 1st night of Purim curfew

Police on Thursday night dispersed over 100 Purim parties and events around the country that saw dozens or hundreds of people congregate against health regulations and in violation of a nationwide curfew. Holiday celebrations were broken up in Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Ashdod, Rehovot, among other locations, officials said. Dozens of people were […]

Haredi Parties Pledge Loyalty To Netanyahu; Smotrich’s Religious Zionism Doesn’t

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu partly reestablished the bloc of right-wing, religious parties that successfully prevented the formation of more centrist and secular coalitions after previous elections. The ultra-Orthodox Shas and United Torah Judaism parties signed on to Netanyahu’s loyalty pledge on Tuesday, agreeing that they will not independently join a government led by any party […]

No parties or parades, but other possibilities remain for Purim

Making plans for Purim? Don’t go overboard, as cabinet ministers decided to institute a three-night curfew (Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.) over the holiday weekend. Purim begins this Thursday evening and carries on through Sunday, when the walled cities of Jerusalem and Safed celebrate Shushan Purim. After three prolonged lockdowns […]

Chile: Political Parties Urge Dissolution Of Carabineros

Above photo: A man holds a sign reading, “Carabineros, murderers of the people,” Santiago, Chile, Feb. 8, 2021. EFE. “Carabineros’ brutality is part of the nefarious legacy of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship,” Senator Navarro recalled. Chile’s political parties and social leaders on Monday demanded the dissolution of the Military police (Carabineros) three days after an agent shot […]

Superspreader Super Bowl: Maskless crowds, dance parties and bumping clubs in Florida shock health officials

Health and law enforcement officials in Tampa, Florida have expressed shock and disappointment after thousands of Americans gathered in clubs and bars, many declining to wear face masks, amid the host city’s Super Bowl celebrations during the weekend.  As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers prepared to face off with the Kansas City Chiefs, scores of partygoers […]

Baltimore Mayor Warns Against Super Bowl Parties: ‘Don’t Be a Clown’

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott (D) warned residents Thursday to refrain from attending Super Bowl parties this weekend due to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, instructing them to “stay home.” The Democrat mayor shared a popular clown meme to social media , depicting the progression of an individual transforming into a circus clown as he outlines his […]

As election deadline nears, some Israeli parties face ‘do-or-die’ moment

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L.A. Health Official Warns Super Bowl Parties Could Become ‘Super-Spreader’ Events

L.A. County public health director Barbara Ferrer is warning NFL fans not to hold Super Bowl parties this year for fear they could be a coronavirus “super-spreader” event. On Wednesday, Ferrer insisted that Super Bowl parties are a bad idea this year, saying, “It will be tragic if the Super Bowl becomes a super-spreader of […]

New Poland deputy education minister was member of far-right parties

The newly appointed deputy education minister of Poland Tomasz Rzymkowski was formerly a member of far-right political parties and has talked of “the powerful Jewish lobby” pressuring European governments to “regain wealth.” Rzymkowski, who is now a member of the ruling Law and Justice Party, a populist nationalist outfit, was previously a member of parliament […]

Turkey bans parties at ski resorts after COVID curfew backlash

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Minister Shmuli won’t run for Labor leadership, urges anti-Netanyahu parties to unite

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Are summertime pool parties an intrusion into privacy?

January 18, 2021 by Rabbi Raymond Apple Read on for article Ask the rabbi. Rabbi Raymond Apple THE “F” WORD Q. Is there any issue with watching TV shows or movies that contain the “F” word? A. Judaism is far from prudish. The Bible and Talmud are frank about sex – but they are also […]

Blue and White, Haredi parties said to oppose extending lockdown beyond Thursday

The cabinet is set to decide this week whether to extend the tightened coronavirus lockdown which began a week ago and is set to expire next Thursday night. Channel 12 News reported Saturday that while the Health Ministry is pushing to extend the tightened lockdown measures, opposition from Blue and White and ultra-Orthodox parties could […]

Lapid says ready to form government with support from Arab parties after Israel election

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Gantz: I Was Wrong To Shake Netanyahu’s Hand, Parties That Oppose Him Must Unite

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz on Monday night said that he “was wrong” to have shaken Benjamin Netanyahu’s hand and enter into his coalition earlier this year, and pleaded for an alliance of all who oppose the premier, in order to boot him from office. “Three times, we were close to ensuring that he’d […]

‘Secular Coercion’: Religious parties angered over High Court’s ruling allowing entry of chametz on Passover into hospitals

Preventing visitors from bringing Chametz into hospitals during the eight-day Passover holiday when leavened foods are prohibited by Jewish law is illegal, the High Court of Preventing visitors from bringing Chametz into hospitals during the eight-days of Passover when leavened foods are prohibited by Jewish law is illegal, the High Court of Justice ruled, prompting […]

Los Angeles Superspreader Task Force Detains at Least 900 at NYE Parties

The Los Angeles County Superspreader Task Force detained at least 900 people after shutting down five New Year’s Eve parties. The task force also arrested or issued 90 citations and recovered at least six guns at the parties, three of them being in downtown Los Angeles, Malibu, and Pomona, KTTV reported. The Malibu party was […]

Political parties, political games

December 16, 2020 by Ron Weiser Read on for article Although it is Chanukah, it very much seems as if we are witnessing a Purim spiel in two arenas. Dr Ron Weiser Having put to bed the normalisation deals with the UAE and Bahrain, the more complex deals with Sudan and Morocco rely heavily on […]

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