Posts Tagged ‘ultra’

Pakistani PM Imran Khan’s ultra-conservative inklings raise eyebrows

Widely seen as a populist with ultra-conservative inklings, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan increasingly appears to reinforce widespread traditionalist attitudes that reject religious tolerance as well as the rights of women and minorities. In doing so, Mr. Khan is aligning Pakistan in religious and social terms closer to Turkey than his country’s traditional allies, Saudi […]

21 Ultra-Marathon Runners Die In Extreme Weather In China

BEIJING (AP) — Twenty-one people running a mountain ultramarathon have died in northwestern China after hail, freezing rain and gale-force winds hit the high-altitude race, state media reported Sunday. After an all-night rescue operation in freezing temperatures involving more than 700 personnel, rescuers were able to confirm that 151 people were safe, out of a […]

Joel Osteen Unveils New Ultra-Thin Yacht That Can Fit Through The Eye Of A Needle

Joel Osteen Unveils New Ultra-Thin Yacht That Can Fit Through The Eye Of A Needle HOUSTON, TX—Multimillionaire prosperity gospel preacher Joel Osteen has come under fire, as some are suggesting he may actually be a grifter who lives in luxury while fleecing a gullible audience. Others cite the words of Jesus when He said, “It’s […]

Man Whose Family Was Told to Say Goodbye to Him After He Had an Ultra-Rare Cancer Recovers

A young man has made a successful recovery after doctors told his family to say their goodbyes after he was struck down with an ultra-rare “one-in-six-million” cancer. Sam Parker, 23, of Clitheroe, England, needed to undergo a life-saving treatment after his nausea and headaches turned out to be paraganglioma in his kidney—a rare tumor usually […]

Israelis should treat their ultra-Orthodox neighbors as normal people

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Israel’s ultra-Orthodox spare their leaders soul-searching in wake of Mount Meron disaster

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Hubble telescope team marks 31st birthday with image of rare ultra-bright star on the brink of annihilation

The Hubble Space Telescope was launched on April 24, 1990, and has dazzled humanity with incredible images of our universe ever since. To mark its 31st anniversary, NASA shared a rare gem in the form of the star AG Carinae. tAG Carinae, a type of star called a luminous blue variable (LBV), is located some […]

15th-Century Bonsai Trick That Grows Ultra-Straight Cedar Trees, Prevents Deforestation

To harvest more cedar wood in a shorter time and lesser space, ancient Japanese foresters had devised and championed an incredible technique of daisugi: a “giant bonsai” method that dates back to the 15th century. Flexible, dense Kitayama cedar, harvested from the vast mountainous cedar forests of south-central Japan, has been in high demand as […]

Israel election results: Ultra-Orthodox leader says better to work with Arab parties than left

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Israel election results: Some ultra-Orthodox leaders back Netanyahu, but parties face a dilemma

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Israeli Elections: Netanyahu Close To Forming Ultra-Right Wing Racist Government

Israel’s election this Tuesday has again resulted in a deadlock, posing the possibility for the most Ultra-Right wing Israeli government in history, to be led by Benjamin Netanyahu, or perhaps a fifth round of elections in only two years. Whatever the result of the elections, one thing is for sure, Netanyahu will likely remain Israeli […]

Ultra-Orthodox man says young Israeli attacked him for ‘spreading COVID’

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Man killed by driver fleeing attack during ultra-Orthodox protest in Jerusalem

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A Reform rabbi is set to make history in Israel, enraging the ultra-Orthodox parties

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The GOP’s choice in 2024: Trump Ultra, Trump Lite or Trump Zero

“There isn’t a Trump lane. There’s a Trump Turnpike with multiple lanes and multiple people,” said Chris LaCivita, a veteran GOP strategist who most recently headed the anti-Biden super PAC Preserve America. Conversations with more than a dozen Republican consultants, strategists and officials depict a party over which Trump exerts an irresistible gravitational pull, pointing […]

Residents of this ultra-Orthodox Israeli city were wary of the vaccine. Here’s how that changed overnight

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Boris Johnson calls ultra-Orthodox forced marriages ‘despicable, inhuman’

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson described forced marriages in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community as a  “despicable, inhuman and an uncivilised practice” after Nahamu – a Jewish counter-extremism charity group – issued a report calling, among other things, for a ban on marriages for those under 18.   The report called on the British government to “ensure […]

Rejecting criticism, fringe ultra-Orthodox maintain defiance of COVID-19 rules

AP — Mendy Moskowits, a member of the ultra-Orthodox Belz Hassidic sect in Jerusalem, doesn’t understand the uproar toward believers like him. In recent weeks, ultra-Orthodox Jews have defied coronavirus restrictions by holding big funerals for beloved rabbis who died of COVID-19, celebrating large weddings, and continuing to send their children to schools. The gatherings […]

Police use water cannons to disperse mob as ultra-Orthodox Jews continue violent resistance to Covid rules in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Skirmishes broke out in Jerusalem between police and ultra-Orthodox Jews protesting against Covid-19 restrictions, creating chaotic scenes that have become commonplace in the Israeli city. Hundreds of men from Haredi neighborhoods gathered on Tuesday night to demonstrate against Israel’s public health measures, specifically the shuttering of schools and seminaries, known as yeshivas. The event started […]

Israel’s top court extends ultra-Orthodox draft exemption until after election

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Vaccines, variants leave US ultra-Orthodox women confused and afraid

JTA — For much of the last year, the young mothers of Lakewood, New Jersey, have experienced the pandemic as much as a nuisance as a matter of life and death. That’s not to say the community hasn’t experienced its share of outbreaks; it has. Or that families haven’t lost loved ones; they have. But […]

How the Haredi street turned racist and ultra-nationalist

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Ultra-Rare Mud Mummy Exposes Previously Unknown Mortuary Practice

CT scans of an Egyptian mummy from approximately 1,200 BC have exposed a type of mortuary treatment which has not been documented in the Egyptian archaeological record before now. The individual is the first known case of an ancient Egyptian ‘mud mummy’ and its existence has led archaeologists to reconsider their beliefs about how nonroyal […]

Small Network of Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Israelis Offers COVID-19 Treatment To All Sectors

(The Media Line) — The Chasdei Amram organization – a private initiative in one of Israel’s most conservative Haredi (ultra-Orthodox Jewish) enclaves – is providing at-home treatments for thousands of Israelis who have been diagnosed with COVID-19. With more than 71,000 cases per million population, Israel is among the countries hit hardest by the coronavirus […]

Netanyahu’s partnership with the ultra-Orthodox is facing its greatest challenge yet

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Meet the ultra-Orthodox comedians satirizing their own community on YouTube

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Israel must deal with its ultra-Orthodox insurrection. Right now

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Thousands attend funeral for ultra-Orthodox rabbi killed by virus

In violation of the national lockdown regulations aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, thousands of people were attending a funeral procession Sunday for a prominent ultra-Orthodox rabbi who died overnight after battling COVID-19 for several months. Rabbi Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik, the head of the Brisk Yeshiva in Jerusalem and scion of the Soloveitchik […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Schools in ultra-Orthodox cities remain open despite restrictions

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Will ultra-Orthodox rioting move the needle on Israel’s March 23rd election?

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