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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.

Two Hamas Men Killed in Clash with Bombers of PA Prime Minister’s Convoy

The siege of the house came under a state of heightened alert among the security services in Gaza in search of Anas Abu Khousa, the main suspect in the bombing of the Prime Minister's convoy last week.

PA: An Educated Terrorist Is our Best Customer

Terrorists prisoners continue their academic studies, defying the decision of the Israeli government.

Samaria Rabbi Targeted by Hamas Video: We Continue to Build, Despite your Threats

“In every generation they rise up against us to destroy us and God saves us from their hands."

Faith-Based Groups Demand Investigation of SFSU Professor’s Anti-Zionist Diatribe

“I consider the statement below from President Wong, welcoming Zionists to campus, equating Jewishness with Zionism, and giving Hillel ownership of campus Jewishness to be a declaration of war against Arabs, Muslims, [and] Palestinians…”

Bennett Wants Ultra-Orthodox Candidates in Bayit Yehudi

Bennett has been courting the Haredi community to expand the ranks of Bayit Yehudi voters.

Institute for Science & International Security: Syria May Be Harboring Underground Nuclear Facility

The Institute concluded that there is an underground site at Qusayr, where construction began in 2009.

Council for Higher Education Approves College Request to Award Doctorates

The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya will begin awarding doctoral degrees in law.

Self Goal: Arab Drops Firebomb on Himself

As he went to throw the firebomb it slipped from his fingers.

Israel Defense Ministry: New US Aid Agreement May Crush Israeli Firms

Every U.S. dollar of foreign aid must be spent on items from U.S. companies. Israel may seek an amendment to the agreement under the new American administration.

Twitter Shares Plummet After Threat of Lawsuit by Israel

“Terrorist organizations such as Hamas and Hezbollah have moved to Twitter instead of Facebook,” said Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked.

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.

The Secrets of Happiness (or unhappiness) Revealed

Israel just misses making the top 10, but still ranks an impressive No. 11 out of 156 nations rated on the annual World Happiness Report, a testament to its internal spirit.

Why Does Ronald Lauder Want Israel to be Only Nine Miles Wide?

Nine miles wide. It would take an Arab-tank column a matter of minutes to cut Israel in two.

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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Three Rabbis and a Wife

Yishai discusses the future of American Jewry, AIPAC, and of the America-Israel relationship including interviews with Rabbi Steven Pruzansky and Rabbi Yehoshua Fass. Then, Rabbi 'Gotch' Yudin joins Yishai to discuss his visit to Hebron. Finally, Malkah joins the show to talk about Trump and getting ready for Passover.

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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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