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Pew: Jews Harassed Worldwide Despite their Minuscule Percentage of Planet’s Population

Altogether, 2.2 billion Christians suffered harassment in 144 countries in 2016. 1.6 billion Muslims were harassed in 142 countries. 15 million Jews were harassed in 87 countries.

Netanyahu Promoting IDF Draft Bill, Unafraid of Haredim, Elections

Netanyahu told the three Haredi coalition leaders at the meeting, who insist they oppose the draft law in its present form: "I do not want new elections, but I'm not afraid of elections, and if there are elections, I'll do fine."

Assad Forces Took Over UN Position on Syrian Border

According to the report, the UNDOF forces in the area have identified serious construction work at the site—where no military presence is allowed.

Netanyahu Bids Farewell to a Friend of Israel, Charles Krauthammer

"He defended Israel in a way that is difficult to describe – methodically, with great creativity and with very great daring."

Erdogan Declares Victory in Turkey’s Presidential Election

Erdogan is an Islamist and a strong supporter of Hamas in Gaza and the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority.

Bulgaria to Open ‘Honorary Consulate’ in Jerusalem

The new honorary consul will not deal only with Bulgarian affairs in Jerusalem, but with Bulgarian affairs in the entire State of Israel.

Israeli Ultrasound Set to Revolutionize Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

“We are afraid to admit mammography has failed us, because it’s all we have to offer to screen for breast cancer."

IDF: Hamas Leading Deliberate, Orchestrated Arson Terror Against Israel from Gaza

"Arson kites are made by Hamas terror operatives in large quantities and in an organized manner."

Suspected Infiltration into Beitar Illit – Alert Cancelled

Residents have been told to go inside and lock their doors.

Netanyahu Corrects UK Over Royal Visit to ‘Occupied Territories’ in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu issued a veiled rebuke to the United Kingdom Sunday less than 48 hours before.

UK Labour Leader Says His Govt Would Recognize Palestinian State

"The next Labour government will recognize Palestine as a state as one step towards a genuine two-state solution..."

Rise in Terror Against Israel in May, Highest in 2.5 Years

Of the 365 attacks that occurred in the month of May, 271 involved firebombs.

Will Trump Speak to Jordan’s King Abdullah About Extraditing Terrorist Ahlam Tamimi, Who Murdered Americans?

The US and Jordan are purported allies-arguably our second strongest ally in the Mid East after Israel. No wonder talking about cooperation against terrorism is on the agenda. But will the Jordan extraditing terrorist Ahlam Tamimi be raised?

Why we Needed Charles Krauthammer

The passing of an erudite commentator is particularly painful not just because of his brilliance, but because his rational approach to politics and thought has gone out of fashion.

Tribute to Charles Krauthammer

A final conversation that I was privileged to have with the greatest columnist of this generation, who passed away last night – about Zionist belief and the eternity of Israel.

A Desirable Jewish Zip Code: 1

The famous, quote,"Those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it" is the reason behind the annually commemorated holiday of Tisha B'Av. The Jewish people has not yet healed its divisions. Until we do so, we will continue to observe Tisha B'Av

Our Journey Home Won’t Be Stopped

There is a slowly growing trend of Jews returning to their historic homes in presently Arab-majority neighborhoods. Let the trend grow

EU-PA Cooperation and Risks to the Palestinian Future

Europe should be engaging in responsible conduct, in contrast to the problematic behavior of the PA. But Europe, instead of exploiting its influence with the Palestinians to promote good-neighborly relations with Israel and positive diplomatic interactions, has pursued negative measures

Inside The Mossad

I've been attacked from all political sides with some calling me a "Mossad propagandist" and others claiming I'm "anti-Israel".
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The Ideology of Shortcomings

Rabbi Yishai is reunited with Rabbi Mike Feuer to talk about the anti-Moses Jewish rebellion of the Korach faction. Were Korach, Nathan and Aviram self hating Jews or did they have legitimate grips? And finally, Malkah Fleisher joins to discuss the UN's perfidy.

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Welcoming A Special Guest – A Lesson From The Rebbetzin

The treasure that Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h, left behind is her teaching that continue to guide us. This week's legacy is a personal story from her daughter.

The Curse of Religious Coercion: Parashat Chukat

Moshe's punishment came, counter-intuitively, to prove coercion comes at a cost

The Consolations of Mortality: Parshat Chukat

The life-changing idea of Chukat: we are dust of the earth but there is within us the breath of God. We fail, but we can still achieve greatness. We die, but the best part of us lives on.

Once A Jew, Always A Jew? Some Interesting Teshuvos After the Spanish Inquisition

Very often, we take our status as members of the chosen nation for granted. We should remember, though, that we can lose that status by our actions. Born a Jew, always a Jew – but not necessarily Jewish.

The Baggage Weighing Down Our Singles

The treasure that Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h, left behind is her teaching that continue to guide us. This week's legacy is a continuation on last week's column on shidduchim.

The First Populist (Korach 5778)

The story of Korach has much to teach us about one of the most disturbing...

The Beginning At The End

It is impossible to be involved in life without somehow sensing endings. We need not be permanently scarred by our beginnings, nor scared of what seems to be the death of a relationship.

Nothing Is Easier Than Mocking

The challenge of observing-especially-when understanding is elusive.

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Chukat: How to Make Peace

History repeats itself: Israel extends the hand of peace to a neighbor and is rebuffed

From The Outside Looking In

Displacement as motivation? Just ask Korach's sons.

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