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Shabbat Shalom-Weekly Parsha

Shabbat Shalom-Weekly Parsha

Shabbat Shalom Torah Portion Exodus 22:24-23:26 Haftarah Ezekiel 37: 1-14

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Ukrainian Jews seek extra security after anti-semitic incident

By Stepan Kravchenko Save The Jewish community of the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk asked for additional police protection after anti-Semitic pamphlets were distributed in the region, where the government has been battling separatists. “Someone tried to use the Jewish community as an instrument of this conflict,” Chief Rabbi Pinchas Vyshedski told reporters in Donetsk today, adding that he asked for added security at Jewish cultural centers. “They haven’t done it yet because are too busy” dealing with other developments in the city, Vyshedski said. In a statement yesterday he said the incident “smells like provocation.”

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U.S. ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says

By Fred Hiatt Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak, right, at the Pentagon on Thursday. Poland and the United States will announce next week the deployment of U.S. ground forces to Poland as part of an expansion of NATO presence in Central and Eastern Europe in response to events in Ukraine. That was the word from Poland’s defense minister, Tomasz Siemoniak, who visited The Post Friday after meeting with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon on Thursday. Siemoniak said the decision has been made on a political level and that military planners are working out details. There will also be…

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Shabbat Shalom- Weekly Parsha

Shabbat Shalom- Weekly Parsha

Shabbat Shalom   Torah   Leviticus 16:1-18:30 Haftarah Malachi 3:4-24 

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Shabbat Shalom-Weekly Parsha

Shabbat Shalom-Weekly Parsha

Shabbat Shalom Torah Portion Num 8:1-12:16 Haftarah Portion Zechariah 2:14-4:7 Shabbat Candle Lighting Times   Read Entire Story in Battalion of Deborah  

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Report: Poland calls up army reserves: “The world stands on the brink of conflict”

Report: Poland calls up army reserves: “The world stands on the brink of conflict”

By Mac Slavo Though not much is being said about the the Ukraine in U.S. mainstream news circles, the tension in Europe is being stretched to a near breaking point. A few weeks ago the country of Estonia warned that their sources indicated that the Russian Army was are preparing an invasion of the Western-supported Ukrainian government. The President of the country’s provisional government has since deployed at leas 40,000 troops to its Eastern front as a countermeasure should Vladimir Putin’s 80,000 strong military cross its border.

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Thousands sign WhiteHouse.gov petition for Alaska to secede — to Russia

Thousands sign WhiteHouse.gov petition for Alaska to secede — to Russia

alaskastock.jpg Mar. 10, 2014: A frozen beach on the Bering Sea coast is seen near the last stretch mushers must pass before the finish line of the Iditarod dog sled race in Nome, Alaska. Reuters Moscow’s annexation of Crimea was condemned worldwide, but some people in Alaska apparently are yearning for the days when they, too, were part of Mother Russia. 

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Coming soon? Radiation detectors for Smartphones

Coming soon? Radiation detectors for Smartphones

Posted by newsdesk Radiation detectors are getting smaller and cheaper A handheld radiation camera developed by the University of Michigan engineering researchers offers nuclear plant operators a faster way to find potentially dangerous hot spots and leaky fuel rods. The new Polaris-H detector lays a gamma-ray map over an image of a room, pinpointing radiation sources with unprecedented precision. At least four U.S. nuclear power plants are using versions of the camera, which is now available commercially through the U-M spinoff company H3D. “This technology enables people to ‘see’ radiation,” said Zhong He, a professor of nuclear engineering and radiological…

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Shabbat Shalom-weekly Parsha

Shabbat Shalom-weekly Parsha

Shabbat Shalom Torah Num 8:1-12:16 Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7   Shabbat Candle Lighting Times Read Entire Story in Battalion of Deborah        

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Putin redraws map of Europe

Putin redraws map of Europe

 Putin with Crimean separatist leaders in Moscow on Tuesday (Photo: kremlin.ru) By Andrew Rettman BRUSSELS – Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Tuesday (18 March) signed a treaty annexing the Ukrainian region of Crimea, shortly before the Russia-Ukraine confrontation claimed its first casualty. He justified the step in a long speech to MPs which described the Black Sea peninsula – given by the USSR to Ukraine in 1954 – as quintessentially Russian in cultural and historical terms. He said Ukraine is now run by “neo-Nazis, anti-Semites, and Russophobes.” <!–More–> He also framed the crisis in a geopolitical context, accusing Western powers…

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