Archive for July 3rd, 2011

July 3rd, 2011 - 11:58 pm § in Misc.

787 Arrives in Japan

I have a Dreamliner: All Nippon Airways employees welcome Boeing Co.’s new 787 Dreamliner Sunday at Tokyo’s Haneda airport. AP, Kyodo Boeing Co.’s long-delayed 787 has completed its maiden trans-Pacific journey and landed in Tokyo, where it will undergo testing this week with All N[...]

July 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Halacha and Basketball

from Vos is Neias Jerusalem – The Israeli national team has reached a compromise with basketball’s governing body that will allow an Orthodox Jewish player to compete in the European women’s championship on Saturday. FIBA Europe spokesman Sakis Kontos said point guard Naama Shafir was “g[...]

July 3rd, 2011 - 7:26 am § in Uncategorized

HUMOR: Twitting Terror Talk

from TechCrunch: The Department of Homeland Security plans to use Twitter and Facebook to warn citizens about threats with its new National Terrorism Advisory System. The new program will in part replace the old color-coded system, put in place following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, that’s being ph[...]

July 3rd, 2011 - 1:22 am § in Jews, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Nederlands Illegalizes Judaism

Brussels – The Conference of European Rabbis (CER) has slammed a decision by the Dutch parliament to ban Jewish religious slaughter. Vos iz Neias: CER President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt called the ban an outrage in that it would prevent Jews from living a Jewish life in The Netherlands. “We[...]

July 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 am § in America

BREAKING NEWS: Ruptured pipeline sends oil coursing down the Yellowstone River

What Would Ansel Say? An ExxonMobil oil pipeline that ruptured beneath the Yellowstone River has fouled more than 150 miles of the waterway between Laurel and Miles City. Exxon officials have not said what caused the leak, but in a morning press conference Saturday, Yellowstone County officials note[...]