Haredim interrupt American boy’s Western Wall bar mitzvah, tear up prayer books

Dozens of ultra-Orthodox hardliners disrupted a boy’s bar mitzvah ceremony in the egalitarian Wailing Wall square on Thursday morning, shouting over the service, calling worshipers ‘Nazis’, ‘Christians’ and ‘animals’ “, hissing and tearing prayer books, according to witnesses. “Everything was really, really ugly,” said Laura Ben-David, who was hired by the family to photograph the … Read more

Apple has ended imports of gold and tungsten from Russia

Apple Inc. no longer imports gold and tungsten from Russia, the company confirmed to MarketWatch. The tech giant uses a range of materials including gold, tungsten and tantalum metal in its products. However, the role of Russian sites in its supply chain had come under scrutiny. In a report released this week, the moral rating … Read more

Cassidy Hutchinson was one of the witnesses Trump world sought to influence, sources say

CNN — Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide to Trump, told the House committee on Jan. 6 that she was contacted by someone trying to influence her testimony, three sources familiar with the matter told CNN. audience presentation. The committee’s vice chair, GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, said at Tuesday’s hearing that two … Read more

The Best Science Books To Read For Summer 2022

Whether you’re hitting the beach this summer, taking a vacation, or spending too many hours in airports, you’ll want to read something. Ira and guest authors Riley Black and Deb Blum are here for you, with recommendations on the best books to soak up during breakout season. Disclaimer: When you purchase products through the Bookshop.org … Read more

New car, truck, SUV sales plunged in the second quarter

Data: Edmunds; Graphic: Baidi Wang/Axios U.S. auto sales fell sharply in the second quarter as automakers continue to grapple with supply chain issues, slumping consumer sentiment and rising prices, according to estimates. interest rate. Why is this important: The auto industry remains an important driver of the US economy – and a drop in sales … Read more

Dallas Mavericks land free-agent center JaVale McGee for 3 years, $20.1M

The Dallas Mavericks and center JaVale McGee have agreed to a three-year contract worth $20.1 million, sources have told ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. The deal includes a player option for the third season, sources said. McGee had arguably the best season of his career as a backup center and provisional starter on a dominant Phoenix Suns … Read more

Red Wings name Derek Lalonde head coach

DETROIT — Detroit Red Wings Executive Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced today that the team has named Derek Lalonde the 28th head coach in franchise history. “I’m very happy to announce that Derek will be our new head coach,” Yzerman said. “He has proven himself to be an excellent coach at all … Read more

USC and UCLA to join Big Ten conference, shaking up college sports landscape

The two universities announced Thursday their intention to exchange lectures in separate statements. The Pac-12 said it was “extremely surprised and disappointed” by the decision. They will join a conference with universities like the University of Michigan, Penn State and Ohio State, creating a 16-member conference to rival the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Less than a … Read more