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PepsiCo to Buy SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum is expected to earn just under $20 million from the deal.

Soldier, Journalist, Editor, Writer, Politician, Radical Leftist Uri Avneri Dead at 95

On July 3, 1982, about a month into the Lebanon War, Avnery caused a storm when he met Yasser Arafat in the western part of besieged Beirut, and ran an interview with him.

Bennett: If We Keep our Eyes Shut We’ll Get Rockets

"It cannot be that for 140 days they would be firing rockets and balloons at us, and then, when they whistle, we stand at attention."

Samaria Terrorist Transferred to Israeli Custody

The 60-year-old driver, whose name has not been released, fled the scene after hitting the Israeli woman with his car.

TEVA Shares Skyrocket After FDA Approves US Subsidiary’s Generic EpiPen

The generic EpiPen, an epinephrine auto-injector, is to be marketed in 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths, according to the statement by the FDA.

NYC Council to Name Brooklyn Street After Chabad-Lubavitch Couple

"Their critical work to advance education and civil rights is a model for all of us."

FDA Approves Marketing for Israeli-Developed OCD Treatment

“Transcranial magnetic stimulation has shown its potential to help patients suffering from depression and headaches.”

Netanyahu, Bolton Meet Over Dinner in Jerusalem

"You’ve been a tremendous friend – tremendous friend of Israel, tremendous champion of the American-Israel alliance."

Rising Home Prices ‘Not My Problem’ Says Finance Minister Kahlon

"I'm only in this position on a temporary basis, whereas Israel is here forever."

Binyamin Politician Interrogated for Forcing Open Road to Jerusalem Blocked by Red Tape

The purpose of the new road is to connect all the Arab neighborhoods and villages of eastern Jerusalem to the downtown area, making them part of a cohesive, unified city.

Treason: Arab MKs Join PA in Declaring July 19 ‘Israeli Apartheid Day’

In 2015, South African MP Joseph Meshoe said: "There is a widespread allegation, really a slander, that Israel is an apartheid state. That notion is simply wrong. It is inaccurate and it is malicious."

Destined to Be First Muslim Congresswoman, Rashida Tlaib Breaks with J Street

Fooled us once, shame on us. There won't be a second fooling.

Hamas Control of Gaza Does Not Delay Deal With Abbas

I frankly do not think that there is such a things as a "genuine and viable deal according to which a sovereign Palestinian state is established," but talking heads who still think that pigs can fly have no basis to assert that Hamas is stopping it.

The Jewish Threat

No, it seems the greatest threat facing humanity today is when a small bunch of Jews declare Jewish sovereignty in their own Jewish country.

In Islam, Jerusalem is not Mecca

Intriguingly, only when non-Muslims are in control of Jerusalem do Muslims seem to remember the city. History shows, Muslims have never attached real significance to it, never claiming Jerusalem as the capital of any country or empire.

The Cost of Indifference

How progressive innovation gave rise to discord and vigilantism

Deterrence Against Hamas is Evaporating

Despite legitimate concerns, red lines have been crossed and unless Israel now gets much tougher, Hamas will become emboldened and the next round will be more extreme.

The Flag of Deception

Opponents of Israel, including many of its Arab citizens, defiantly wave the PLO flag, yet have no idea what it actually symbolizes and that it has served many other Arab causes. The origins and history of a false flag.

There’s Hardly Any Anti-Semitism In Russia – Thanks To Putin? – An Interview with...

It’s very much in style and cool to be Jewish in Russia today. In the past, people were afraid to let others know they were Jewish; today, they are very proud – and many non-Jews want to be part of it too.
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Fear of Jewish Power

Why are some Jews afraid of other Jews having power? What is the King of Israel's power? Should the Jewish State be liberal with illiberal forces? Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to throw off the spiritual luxury of exile and delve into Jewish sovereignty and earthly power.

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Have We Become Too Lazy?

Nowadays, we often avoid a challenge – and, along with it, the satisfaction that accompanies real effort – if it seems too hard. But we must resist that urge.

The Rubashkin Saga – XVI

Another installment in the ongoing Rubashkin saga

To Lead Is To Serve

If having a king is a good thing, why does God say that it means that the people are rejecting Him? If it is a bad thing, why does God tell Samuel to give the people what they want even if it is not what God would wish them to want?

Why I LOVE Sefaradi Selichot

my reply to those who seem to groan when they hear about the 40 days of Selichot, my answer is that I love them and look forward each year to reciting them

From Montana to New Square: Breaking Out of My Bubble

What is true for getting out of our geographical bubble is equally if not more true for breaking through our religious bubble. We live under artificial labels and tend to limit our religious exposure to those who think, practice and observe just like us. When we pigeonhole ourselves we deprive ourselves from taking the best of what different Torah groups and cultures have to offer.

ABC’s of Elul

The last month of the Jewish calendar is actually the most important – serving as preparation for the High Holidays.

Parshas Shoftim: “How True It Is”

the Talmud explains that a judge must not take a bribe even if it is in order to acquit the innocent and accuse the guilty. Accepting a bribe is wrong even if the verdict issued is ultimately correct!

‘Wings Of Spirit’

Rav Kook's gift for the days of Elul.

Before Judging

The primary quality of anyone judging another is that the judge first know how to judge himself. If he cannot honestly examine his own behavior, how can he possibly judge someone else's?

Parshat Shoftim: The Truth Isn’t Always Easy to Find

Our powers of self-justification mean money is as much a danger for us as for a judge. Given two options, we, like Rashi’s judges, will become sure, the claim which benefits us is also the truer claim. Like Rashi’s judges, we need to guard ourselves from slipping away from truth without realizing it.

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