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Hamas Announces ‘Sheikh Yassin Freedoms and Human Rights’ Award

Yassin was a founder and prominent leader of Hamas, who was dubbed by Israel the "mastermind of Palestinian terror" and a "mass murderer."

Settlers Leader to Netanyahu, Liberman: Change COGAT to COGAYOSH

The head of the Samaria Council claimed that the current name of the unit contains "a political position being taken by the IDF regarding an area in dispute."

Tamar Zandberg Elected Meretz Chairperson

Voter turnout was particularly low at the computerized 130 polling stations throughout the country.

Trump’s New NSA Is Settlement Enterprise’s Best Friend

The Bolton appointment presents the Israeli right with a window of opportunity for swift changes in Judea, Samaria and Gaza – a window which may be as narrow as a mere few months.

Jewish Journalist in Colombia Forced to Resign for Refusing to Cross Herself On Air

When Channel 1’s Cathy Bekerman was told by her newscast director to cross herself on air, “I did not do it, and he asked me to resign at that moment, to which I did not agree,” Bekerman told Colombian media.

Taylor Force Act Officially Part of Congress’s Massive Omnibus Spending Bill

“Passage of the Taylor Force Act will give us much needed leverage with the Palestinians to push back on this outrageous policy,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.).

Tel Aviv Court Judge Accused of Colluding in Bezeq Case is Officially Suspended

Poznansky-Katz will now be tried in a special disciplinary court on “highly inappropriate” communications she conducted with a state prosecutor.

Kahlon To Cut Taxes After Passover

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon said Thursday that he would cut income tax for “working couples” immediately after the Passover holiday.

Liberman: Israel Pushing Iran Out of Africa

Liberman: Africa has huge potential and Israel as a world leader in advanced technologies has exactly what Africa needs in agriculture, medicine, security, counter-terrorism and border defenses.

Israeli Privacy Protection Authority Investigating Facebook

The authority says it will investigate whether personal data of Israeli citizens was illegally used in a way that infringes upon their right to privacy and the provisions of the Israeli Privacy Law.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Blocking US Nuclear Deal with Saudis

Two lawmakers sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan threatening to "introduce a resolution of disapproval" to block a nuclear deal with the Saudis.

Future Murky for Elderly Olim in Hotel Slated for Jerusalem US Embassy

As the building is set to become part of the US Embassy in June 2020, the residents will have to move out.

Accusing Putin of anti-Semitism

To accuse Putin of anti-Semitism and linking him with the dark forces of Russian Jew baiting because of an ad lib comment taken out of context mentioning Jews amongst others is utter madness.

Leaders Are Not Obliged to Obey Their Advisors

he multidimensional complexity with which national leaders must contend is a necessary condition for effective strategic decision-making. On many occasions, it requires that those leaders ignore, or even act in contravention of, the advice of the professional echelon.

Gaza “March of Return” – The Complete Picture

The avowed tactical objectives of the Gaza “March of Return” on March 30, 2018, are opposition to the policies of the U.S. administration and the “deal of the century,” the U.S. initiative to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

PA: Jewish US Ambassador Friedman is an “Anti-Semite”

The PA Ministry of Foreign Affairs is now demonizing Friedman’s positions about the PA as expressions of “the ugliest kind of anti-Semitism.” They would know, they are expert anti-Semites.

The Rule of Law Would Be a Good Idea

The Supreme Court of Israel and the Supreme Court of the United States are like the Guardian Council of Iran. They are super-legislative bodies of purported scholars, in ceremonial black robes, imaginatively applying ancient doctrines while “conscious of the present needs and the issues of the day.”

How the IDF Is Training for War in Gaza

Military drills simulate what the Israel Defense Forces will face in a new kind of ground combat in Gaza – a kind that will inevitably involve civilians amid general chaos.

Are Jews Overreacting To Poland’s Holocaust Law? – An Exclusive Interview With Rabbi Michael...

There is a growing number on the right that doesn’t like to talk about the bad things Poles did in the past.
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Unambivalent About Israel

To believe that the Temple offerings will come back again you need to be unambivalent about the Torah. Listen in as Rabbi Mike Feuer, Eli Pieprz, and Malkah Fleisher join Rabbi Yishai for a show filled with an unambivalent love of Israel and love of God.

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Giving Thanks

Judaism is “gratitude with attitude.” And this, according to recent scientific research, really is a life-enhancing idea and the source of the command to give thanks is to be found in this week’s parsha

‘Not The Horse I Wanted’

In the most nightmarish days, my mother would tell us stories of Yerushalayim. “One day,” she kept telling us, “we will all be in Yerushalayim. There the trees grow candies. The sun always shines and Dovid HaMelech’s harp whispers in the wind.”

The Rubashkin Saga – XI

Rubashkin was treated like no other defendant ever arrested on illegal immigration violations. The federal prosecutors sent marshals to handcuff and shackle him as they led him past a phalanx of waiting photographers and TV crews

The Call

We can be good at many things, but what gives a life direction and meaning is a sense of mission, of something we are called on to do. That is the significance of the opening word of today’s parsha, Vayikra.

The Power Of A Grateful Heart

Rebbetzin Jungreis (a”h) sharing her eternal wisdom. This week on the subjects of kindness, appreciation, and gratitude.

Collapsed Halacha and Moshe’s Mask

Are today’s rulings transformative, or do they promote stagnation? Shall we have prophetic halacha, or collapsed halacha? We have to re-create halacha so that it once again becomes the manifestation of holy deeds that generate marvel and amazement in every part of our lives.

Infectious Gratitude

Learning to give THANKS and preparing ourselves for Pesach.

Are Sacrifices Essential to Judaism? 

Why is the act of sacrifice so powerful psychologically?  Why do human beings naturally express themselves religiously through sacrifice, whether they are expressing fear or gratitude?

Answering The Call

We explore life through the lens of Torah through the entire year. Now that Pesach approaches, we pause and listen as this week we hear God's loving call as if For The First Time.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Vayikra: Happy Sins

Obviously, sin and happy are not words that go together well. But, says Rabbi Yochanan, when people admit to and atone for their sins, that is cause for happiness.

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