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PBS Interview Reveals Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Knows Nothing about Israel

On May 14, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the newest star of the leftwing of the Democratic party,...

Three and a Half Months into the Conflict, PM Netanyahu Visits the Gaza Strip Border

The PM did not offer an explanation as to why he had chosen not to order stopping those incendiary weapons before an estimated 6,000 acres had gone up in smoke.

Watch: Elbit Rolls Out New Unmanned Aircraft Hermes 900 StarLiner

Diverse geo-political tensions have moved European countries to re-orient their defense efforts from involvement in far-away conflicts to coping with intensifying homeland and border security challenges.

Habayit Hayehudi on DM’s Leaks: Liberman Is Weak and Confused

Bennett's circle recommended that the DM "focus on eradicating terrorism in the south," instead of leaking quotes from the cabinet meeting and then commenting on them.

Terrorist Who Stabbed Nirit Zmora Gets 14 Years, $138,000 Damages

This, ladies and gentlemen, is what passes for justice in IDF court rooms. Perhaps what Israel needs most desperately these days is an army.

Report: 22 Killed in Israeli Missile Attack on Iranian Revolutionary Guard near Aleppo

Meanwhile, Russian troops are completing the takeover of southwestern Syria.

Syrian TV Reports Israeli Warplanes Attacked Air Base Near Aleppo

The warplanes allegedly fired two missiles that struck targets and caused "material damage," according to Syrian state television news reports.

Israel to Launch Secondary Stock Exchange for Small, Medium Sized Businesses

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon: “The measure comes in addition to a number of steps we have taken in order to ease tax rates and the regulatory burden for small and medium sized companies."

Sderot Mayor Asks Netanyahu to Visit, Says ‘Hear the Sounds of Our Hearts’ After Terror Trauma

Mayor Alon Davidi: "I am calling on the prime minister and the cabinet ministers to be with the residents, to come down to the south ... at the end of this most difficult week."

Ceasefire Means No Attacks At All, Says Netanyahu – IDF Reinforces Iron Dome Batteries in Central, Southern Israel

"There is no option of continuing with the current situation. It's not fair to the Gaza Belt residents and it harms the security of the State of Israel."

Britain’s Brexit Betrayal may Push Jewish Problem into Downing Street

Most of the anti-Semitism on the left takes the form of obsessive and paranoid falsehoods, distortion and double standards directed at the behavior of the State of Israel, with much of this onslaught echoing the imagery and tropes of medieval and Nazi anti-Semitism.

Where are they Going to Go?

Next time someone asks, “But where will the Palestinians go??” give them this article and tell them about a straight swap on population transfer.

Hypocrisy and Hysteria

Why is the law necessary? In short: The delicate balance between Israel’s Jewish and democratic characters has been upset over the past 25 years by the Israeli Supreme Court. Former Chief Justice Aharon Barak and his ultra-liberal successors have dramatically diluted the Jewish dimension of the Jewish-and-democratic equilibrium. Time for a reset.

What’s the Matter with a Jewish State?

Why the Knesset’s efforts to define the Jewish state should be influenced by Diaspora objections.

Yes, Judaism Is Pro-Life

Rational discussion of the halakha of abortions> Judaism IS pro-life, despite what some may claim.

INTO THE FRAY: The Israeli Right Gone Wrong

Astonishingly, having been proved entirely justified in its condemnation of the dangerous defects of the “Left’s” political credo, the “Right” proceeded to embrace it

With Historic Record Deal, Hasidic Singer Brings a Universal Message

Lemmer said there wasn’t one big moment where he realized he could be a professional singer, but has been on albums since the age of 14 and rose up the ranks to be a featured soloist in the Shira Choir.
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The Borders of the Land of Israel

Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai in understanding the Torah's command to kill off the Midianites and to establish cities of refuge. Then, Malkah Fleisher joins to discuss the problem of Kosher meat and the Fatwa of the Mufti of Jerusalem.

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The Rubashkin Saga – XV

Another installment in the ongoing Rubashkin saga

Miles To Go Before I Sleep

The Torah is not myth but anti-myth, a deliberate insistence on removing the magical elements from the story and focusing relentlessly on the human drama

Pressure: A Great Blessing

When challenged, we have our priorities straight. We admit that spending quality time with the family is crucial. But what do we do in practice? How much time do we devote to insignificant things – things that in the long run make no difference

The Search for God: The Greatness and the Present Setback of Halachic Living

The duty of halachic authorities is to solve difficult problems and make Jewish life as easy as possible by advocating lenient rulings. But never at the expense of making life boring. It is their duty to make life enjoyable and uplifting. But that can only come about by making people to live in amazement and wonder.

Even The Smallest Deed…

Welcoming a new contributor to the Jewish Press Family_ Rebbetzin Miriam Gross

The Lost Masterpiece: Parshat Pinchas

God was saying, “From My perspective, seeing the future, it would have been better to send women, because they love and cherish the land and would never come to speak negatively about it. However, since you are convinced that these men are worthy and do indeed value the land, I give you permission to go ahead and send them.”

TORAH SHORTS: Parshat Matot-Masai: Your Money or your Family

The tribes of Ruben and Gad by being more concerned with their animals than with their own families, doomed themselves, eventually being left with neither. Indeed, the tribes to the east of the Jordan would be the first to be exiled and, seemingly, lost to Jewish history.

A Sense Of Priorities

The contemporary question,how to balance family and work, is actually a biblical one,addressed by Moses in his subtle rebuke to the tribe of Re'uven.

The Forgotten

The two and a half tribes--Rueben, Gad, and part of Menasseh-- listened to the accusations and realized that they were already being forgotten.

Reading Between the Lines

The Torah knows that we are likely to understand the journey in the desert as essentially one long trip. And so it tries to make us stop and realize that there were actually two journeys and not just one. The first ended with the death of Aharon; the second began with resistance from the Canaanite king

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