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Plane towing marriage proposal banner crashes in Montreal

A passenger was killed, and the pilot was injured in a plane crash in Montreal.

Rosh Hashana activities

Woman seeking political asylum to avoid being a queen can give a goat instead

A woman who is supposed to become a queen in her come country appealed for political asylum in Israel to avoid taking the throne.

Ninja

Man in ninja costume attacks US soldiers

A man dressed as a ninja last month attacked American soldiers with a sword during training at Inyokern Airport in California, wounding two.

Israeli Big Brother

Former Israeli 'Big Brother' contestant suspected of robbing post office

Portal, who appeared on the fourth season of the reality show nearly a decade ago, allegedly entered the post office during the Sukkot holiday and stole thousands of shekels at gunpoint.

Porcupine

Ramat Gan Safari animals join the Sukkot celebrations

The animals at Ramat Gan Safari had sukkot built for them that included their favorite foods.

By Walla!
24/09/2021

'Drag Race' alum Jade Jolie apologizes for Nazi porn film

Jolie's past in the adult film industry is well known and something they have defended but has now released an apology for this particular film.

Three ladies, three lattes: My (Un)Orthodox reaction

You ask the questions, the three latte ladies provide the answers!

By THREE LADIES , THREE LATTES
09/09/2021
13th Century Jewish prayerbook goes on display for first time in 30 years

A 700-year-old Rosh Hashanah prayerbook is on auction for $4 million

The seller is the Alliance Israélite Universelle, a Jewish organization based in Paris, which will use the proceeds for education and scholarships.

By BEN SALES/JTA
04/09/2021

Asteroid the size of Golden Gate Bridge to fly by Earth in September

Dubbed 2021 NY1, the large asteroid has an estimated diameter of 130 meters to 300 meters. For comparison, the Golden Gate Bridge has a height of just 227 meters.

31/08/2021
A crocodile spotted in the northern moshav of Beit Hanania

Crocodile spotted in Yarmuk River on Israel-Jordan border

The crocodile was seen in the Yarmuk River, that delineates the border between Israel and Jordan, southeast of the Kinneret. It probably escaped from nearby Hamat Gader.

On This Day: Anglo-Zanzibar War, history's shortest war, begins and ends

Lasting around 38 minutes, the war saw only a single British soldier wounded, while the Zanzibari suffered 500 casualties and a lopsided defeat.

27/08/2021

Baby pictured on 'Nevermind' album cover sues Nirvana for child pornography

Elden demands at least $150,000 from each of the defendants. 

25/08/2021
Jewish worshipers celebrate Jerusalem Day at the Western Wall in 2019.

Footage shows people urinating at Western Wall egalitarian section

Masorti movement says two recent incidents part of a phenomenon due to lack of public toilets at the site.

Man discovers ladybug living inside his colon

The unusual finding led to a research written by Francis E. Dailey being published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Flying Solo: the teenager pilot who will fly around the world in 90 days

Zara Rutherford is 19 and will take the Guinness World Record for youngest female pilot to fly around the world solo in 90 days.

By ARIELLA MARSDEN
21/08/2021

Cotton-Top Tamarin monkey twins born in Dubai conservatory

The Green Planet is Dubai's only in-door rainforest and works to conserve Cotton-top Tamarins.

Predatory fish, not native to Israel, seized in shopping mall

The Agriculture Ministry received a report after a woman was bitten by a crocodile fish in the Shfela.

Couple in their 80's may divorce over COVID vaccine dispute

Until the threat of death do we part: An Israeli husband has refused to get a booster shot — Despite his wife threatening divorce.

Israeli man visiting London jailed for 'upskirting' at tube station

An indecent incident reportedly occurred on an escalator at Bank Underground Station, where CCTV footage shows Israeli Martin Stone, 62, recording his victim while standing behind her.

Netanyahu spent NIS 70k to fix air conditioner in last days as PM- report

Netanyahu contacted officials at the Prime Minister's Office and asked to replace a component called 'Chiller' in the main air conditioner at his home.

10/08/2021

Prehistoric cave paintings in Spain show Neanderthals were artists

Wall paintings made by prehistoric modern humans, such as those found in the Chauvet-Pont d’Arc cave of France, are more than 30,000 years old.

By REUTERS
08/08/2021
German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler doing a Nazi salute

Kidnap victim says Hitler-loving captor treated her like Nazi casualty

Natascha Kampusch, 33, was reportedly abducted by Wolfgang Priklopil when she was 10-years-old in Vienna, Austria. She was kept in a cell underneath his garage for eight years.

Barbie debuts British COVID-19 vaccine developer doll

Gilbert, a 59-year-old professor at Oxford University and co-developer of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, is one of six women in the COVID-19 fight who have new Barbies modeled after them.

By REUTERS
04/08/2021
Interor of a passenger airplane

Frontier Airlines passenger taped to seat, arrested after altercation

Maxwell Berry, 22, was taken into custody at Miami International Airport on Sunday on battery charges after allegedly groping two flight attendants and punching a third on a flight.

By REUTERS
04/08/2021

FBI used pics of female office staff as bait in sex trafficking sting

The agent under investigation never obtained written consent from the employees, and he advised them "not tell anyone, including their supervisors, about the undercover operations."

By REUTERS
02/08/2021
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