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1 Dead After Israel Navy Opens Fire at Gaza ‘Fishermen’

“The suspicious ship left the fishing zone off the northern Gaza Strip with three suspects in it," the IDF said.

Church Leaders Shut Holy Sepulcher in Protest of Bill Protecting Jewish Homeowners

The bill explains that there are thousands of families in Jerusalem who stand to lose their homes (and the borrowing power they represent) without government intervention.

Police Close Down Streets as Thousands follow Rabbi Auerbach’s Funeral Procession

Rabbi Avraham Dov Auerbach described his late brother as "a humble and quiet man, who had the power of truth without concessions."

Israeli MK at Parliamentary Security Conference: Iran Is the Shiite ISIS

The delegation stressed Israel's importance in the fight against the global Jihad and the need for a practical approach to the fight against terror.

‘Last Jew in Cochin’ Explain his Tradition to Billion+ Neighbors

Josephai's family left for Israel in the 1970s, but he chose to stay back to watch over the synagogue.

GPS Sends Israeli Family to Ramallah, Police Avert Lynching

The police directed them back to safe territory, communicating with the 7-year-old grandchild (the obvious authority figure on things technological).

Poles Deny News of Freezing ‘Polish Death Camps’ Law: It will Become Effective according to Plan

The Foreign Ministry's announcement relied on an interpretation of an interview with Polish justice minister Zbigniew Ziobro, where he may have said that the law will not be implemented at this time, before a review by Poland's Constitutional Court.

Government Expected to Confirm Netiv Ha’Avot Regulation, 350 New Homes

The state is asking the High Court of Justice to postpone the demolition at Netiv Ha'Avot in order to be able to build up an infrastructure for the caravillas neighborhood.

Minister Deri: We Shouldn’t Fold a Government over Police Investigations

Regarding the possibility that the elections will be held early, Deri said "it's not good for the State of Israel to hold elections now, I say this with full responsibility, we need Netanyahu at this time."

Not Just a Purim Priority: Giving Food Baskets Every Day to Underprivileged Israelis

Let us make it our imperative, along Yad Ezra V’Shulamit, to ensure that every person in Israel has access to a hot meal and hopeful tomorrow.

Poland Freezes Holocaust Whitewash Law

A team from Poland will be arriving in Israel to discuss how the law should be amended,.

Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach, Leader of Lithuanian Faction, Staunch Opponent of IDF Service, Dead at 86

Since the passing of the IDF enlistment law by Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, Rabbi Auerbach enhanced his struggle against army service.

West Embraces the Hijab as Muslim Women Risk Their Lives for the Right to Choose

the new celebration of the hijab seems to be about celebrating all those things that we in the West generally condemn: pushing a new "must" trend for women in fashion and behavior; showing preference for one religious group over another; and above all, increasing the very real risks to those Muslim women who choose not to wear a head-covering by making models and icons of those who do.

Every Government Authority Failed In Parkland. And They Expect Americans To Forfeit Our Self-Defense Rights To Them?

Children are dead not because millions of good citizens own AR-15s, but because dozens of pathetic incompetents and cowards in a position to do something instead did nothing.

Must Israel do America’s Dirty Work?

Netanyahu’s Munich speech in which he gives Iran a warning was denounced as a provocation. But the real alert is to a Trump administration still asleep at the wheel on Syria.

It’s Those Canaries Again!

Oxfam, accused of forcing and starving desperate women into prostitution offers one defense: They are not the worst of the NGO’s by any means! Great defense!

A Political Putsch

I think that Netanyahu should go home, but for the right reasons. Netanyahu should go home because he is a strategic danger to the state of Israel. He should not go home because of a political putsch by the Left.

‘We Developed A Country Out Of Nothing’ – An Interview with Knesset Member Sharren Haskel

I understood that if I don’t get involved to represent the younger generation and fight for what we believe in, no one will do it instead of us.
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Eating Haman’s Ear

Rabbi Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to get pre-Purim holy drunk on Torah and to figure out the future of AIPAC as well. Then, Malkah Fleisher joins the show to talk about why Jews eat the sweetened ears of their enemies.

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Turning Pain Into Blessings

Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h, advice on dealing with life's crises and agonies

Prayer: The Priestly Or The Prophetic?

The sedrah of Tetzaveh, in which the name of Moses is missing and the focus is on Aaron, reminds us that our heritage derives from both. Moses is a man of history, of epoch-making events.

Amalek: A Warning to the Chief Rabbinate

“Blot out the memory of Amalek” may quite well mean that we are obligated to uproot from within ourselves the ways in which our ancestors dealt with the ancestors of Amalek.

The Rubashkin Saga – X

While we rejoice at the recent release of Shalom Mordechai Rubashkin from prison, the series continues this month and beyond.

Chesed And Rachamim In Our Lives (Part Five)

More eternal wisdom from Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h. This week's column, final installment in a series of 5, considering how to become an agent of chesed (compassion) and rachamim (mercy)-continued from last week.

The Tabernacle’s Lesson

Parshat Terumah begins the seismic shift from the intense drama of the Exodus, with its wonders and epic events, to the detailed narrative of how the Israelites constructed the Mishkan--the Tabernacle. The Nation begins building its HOME.

Choosing The Right Outfit

The questions about appropriate clothing should not begin with the externals, thecostumes, but with our inner lives, our growth, aspirations, beliefs; what do we see when we look at our souls?

SOME KIND OF BLUE? TEKHELET and TRADITION

One can claim with regard to specific halakhic issues that a tradition is binding even though it is not intellectually or spiritually compelling.

Walls of Hesitation…and Walls of Beyond

We can achieve if we only reconnect to that belief that we can succeed only when we reach beyond ourselves rather than hide behind walls of fear-- and hesitation.

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