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Who Stole The Torahs?

Before dawn on March 21, 1995, someone broke into a synagogue in the Palestinian city of Nablus.<p>The thief — maybe it was a band of thieves — crossed the carpeted sanctuary, pulled back a heavy velvet curtain, and opened a carved wooden ark. Inside were two handwritten copies of the Torah, the Five …

Theology

U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to open in May, State Department announces

The United States will open its new Embassy in Jerusalem in May, a spokeswoman announced Friday, delivering earlier than expected on a longstanding yet controversial pledge made by President Donald Trump.<p>“In May, the United States plans to open a new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem,” State Department …

Israel

Conservatives 'must come together', says David Lidington

<b>Conservatives must "come together in a spirit of mutual respect", a cabinet minister says amid backbench criticism over Brexit and policy direction.</b><p>David Lidington told the BBC the "left, right and centre" of the party should look at the "bigger picture".<p>One Tory MP tweeted: "We need to get a grip …

Future of Irish border remains an obstacle in Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain ended a flurry of top-level diplomacy on Monday without a deal on the terms of their divorce, as …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

U.S. Adds 261,000 Jobs In October, And A Revision Restores Job Creation Streak

The U.S. economy added 261,000 jobs in October, according to the monthly jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate fell …

Russia test fired massive nuclear-capable ballistic missile called Satan 2, among three others

Jony Ive on the iPhone and the 'pursuit of excellence'

Jony Ive at the 2017 New Yorker TechFest in New York City.<p>Brian Ach/Getty Images for The New Yorker<p>A central, driving force for Jony Ive and Apple's …

Want to build your own site? These are the best website builders to do it with

We compiled a list of the best website builders, both paid and free. If you don't want to pay for someone to make your website and want to do it …

Trump Says Transgender People Will Not Be Allowed in the Military

WASHINGTON — President Trump abruptly announced a ban on transgender people serving in the military on Wednesday, blindsiding his defense secretary and Republican congressional leaders with a snap decision that reversed a year-old policy reviled by social conservatives.<p>Mr. Trump made the …

LGBTQI

This Is What You Need To Check Whenever You Buy Bottled Water!

Here's The Number One Reason White Americans Are So Much Richer Than Black Folks

The Reason For Racial Wealth Gap Pinpointed<p>Apparently, doing all the right things” isn't quite enough for Black folks to close the wealth gap between …

Trump's Muslim Ban Is Culmination Of War On Terror Mentality But Still Uniquely Shameful

Getty Image<p>It is not difficult for any decent human being to immediately apprehend why and how Donald Trump's ban on immigrants from seven Muslim …

Netanyahu in hot water over praise of Trump's wall

By Luke Baker<p>JERUSALEM (Reuters) - When Benjamin Netanyahu sent a tweet in support of President Donald Trump's plan for a wall along the Mexican …

BREMMER: This was the 'biggest single line' in Trump's inauguration speech

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson<p>Pundits and journalists remarked on Friday that President Donald Trump's inauguration address was especially nationalistic — …

Trump, Netanyahu to Talk Sunday

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he will talk later in the day with new U.S. President Donald Trump. The telephone conversation …

Israel reveals plans for nearly 600 settlement homes in east Jerusalem

Announcement comes just two days after inauguration of Donald Trump, who has promised more pro-Israel policies<p>Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem<p>Israel has …

Brexit appeal at Supreme Court explained: What's at stake?

The Government is at the Supreme Court in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit.<p><b>The highest court in the land is being asked to overturn a</b> …

What is the Electoral College? How does it work and why is it so important for the US election?

The US presidential election in a nutshell<p>The United States presidential elections are always held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in …

No One Even Noticed These Buildings At First, But Now They Can't Look Away

Walk around any town or city long enough and you're bound to see two things: dingy, run-down buildings and works of street art.<p>And these pieces can …

21 Ordinary Things That You Can Make Extraordinary With Metallic Spray Paint

While scrolling through pages and pages of shiny, pretty things on Z Gallerie's website one day and wondering which of my organs I could part with to …

Behind the Design of the Bugatti Chiron: This beastly supercar is poised to break speed records

by Matthew Askari<p>"The Veyron was really near to the limit of what could be done," says board member and Bugatti's technical development head, Dr …

Theresa May set to be Britain's next PM

Theresa May is set to become Britain's next prime minister after her only rival pulled out in a dramatic twist Monday as turmoil sweeps the political …

18 New And Unexpected Uses For That Vat Of Vaseline You Never Touch

It seems entirely unlikely, but Vaseline has been around for more than 140 years.<p>Yes, gooey petroleum jelly is, in fact, older than the …

Prince dead: How to listen to his music as he wanted, not on Spotify or Apple Music

Prince is dead at 57, and has left a huge catalogue of world- and history-changing music.<p>Tributes are pouring in from across the music and arts world …

For many religious Jews, traveling to a vacation hotspot during the holiday of Passover has become a way of avoiding the hassle of scrubbing a house clean of grain particles or hosting back-to-back hours-long dinners at their homes

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Most Jews around the world say the traditional "Next year in Jerusalem" at the end of the annual Passover Seder feast. Last …

Finally, Unwed Couples Can Legally Live Together In Florida

Unmarried couples shacking up in Florida can now rest easy that their living arrangement is not breaking the law.<p>Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed a bill on …

Massive HGTV Dream Home Comes With Massive Tax Burden

Winning the HGTV Dream Home might not be as lucky as you thought. It could leave you in a lot of debt.<p>Jealous your name wasn't drawn to win this …

Need to sharpen a knife? All you need is a coffee mug

Too many of us toss our knives in the dish washer, rarely sharpen them and continue hacking away at food as the edges of their expensive cutlery dull to near butter knife status.<p>If there's ever a time when a knife is too dull to work with, and you don't have a dedicated sharpener handy, all you …

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