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German Jews Set ‘Wear a Kippah’ Protest Over Anti-Semitic Whipping Attack in Berlin

“If you can’t make it to Erfurt (or Berlin), then wear a kippah wherever you happen to be at that time.”

IDF Arrests Four Gazan Infiltrators Near Kibbutz Kissufim

A search of each individual showed that none of the infiltrators was armed.

Barnard Student Vote to Divest Heats Up: Alumni Petition Board to Reject Referendum

“By presenting a nuanced and complex issue as one-sided and simple, [the student government association] has biased the student body and failed in its duty to act as a neutral arbiter.”

Russia Says Delivery of S-300 Anti-Missile System to Syria ‘Not Settled’

"I cannot say that this matter has been settled ... "It remains to be seen what decisions will be made by the Russian leadership and Syrian officials."

Firebomb Kites Set Southern Israeli Wheat Field Ablaze (video)

Firebomb kites were launched earlier this month as part of the attacks being carried out during Friday violence by thousands at the Gaza border.

Israel Strikes Syrian Regime Position in Retaliation for Shelling on Golan

The shelling was believed to have been “spillover” from the Syrian civil war taking place on the other side of the border.

Mazel Tov to the British Royal Couple, It’s a Boy!

The new addition to the royal family arrived in good form at 8 lbs 7 oz (3.8 kg), and joins his older brother Prince George, age 4, and Princess Charlotte, age 2.

Gaza Terrorist Dead, Young Son Hit by Shrapnel in Hamas ‘Work Accident’

The dead terrorist, Muhammad Nimer Makadma, 50, was a member of the Izz a-Din al-Qassam military wing of Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group.

The Wild, Wild South: Bedouins Stealing Car, Beating Up Passengers, Firing Rifles

An earlier clip, posted recently on social media, shows the alleged assault of a motorist who was involved in a traffic accident.

Russian Newspaper: S-300s Coming to Syria Despite Israeli Pleas and for Free

The report suggests that should Israel decid to attack the S-300s’ locations, the consequences "would be catastrophic for all sides."

Trump Asked Netanyahu Bluntly: Do You Really Want Peace?

Call it the art of the deal or call it simply Trump's impatience with politeness and protocol – he did pop the question.

ISRAEL AFTER 70: From National to Global Rectification

The number 70 represents the end of one era and an entry to another: the first exile of the Jewish people lasted 70 years ; King David lived 70 years;. 70 is the number of the world's root nations; and the sages taught that there are 70 faces of Torah.

Hallmarks of an Israeli Hit

If it was in fact the work of Israel's Mossad, the assassination in Malaysia also serves as a warning to Israel's other enemies, chief among them Iran.

And the Award for Best Performance Goes to . . . Natalie Portman

The problem with the mantra about supporting Israel while simultaneously criticizing it is that the right to disparage often does more to damage the critic than it does to the receiving party.

Elizabeth Warren’s Gaza Problem

If mobs of firebomb-throwing foreigners were trying to storm across one of America’s borders, I doubt she would lecture our border guards to “exercise restraint.” There’s no justification for giving such advice to America’s ally.

Will Brian Ever Show Up?

A special guest came to Seder--not just Eliyahu HaNavi--proving why we should never give up on our fellow Jew. A Pesach story of the "Life of Brian"

The Future of Israel Looks Good

In short, over time Israel has become stronger, while its enemies, with the exception of Iran, have become increasingly weaker.

Landing

I felt as if I were on a conveyor belt that moved us from plane to shuttle to luggage pick-up to passports – and then to freedom and humid air.
Jerusalem, Israel
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ZIONIC

Rabbi Mike Feuer joins the show to help transition between Memorial Day to the redemptive Independence Day. Then, Yishai teaches leadership Torah at the Knesset. And finally, Rabbi Tuly Weiss talks about putting out the incredible new Israel Bible.

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Still A Nation That Dwells Alone

The legacy of Rebbetzin Jungreis, a”h is the wisdom and love she recorded for us. Please enjoy this inspiring gift.

The Power Of Praise

Evil speech destroys relationships. Good speech mends them. This works not only in marriages and families, but also in communities, organizations and businesses. So: in any relationship that matters to you, deliver praise daily

Letting Go of the ‘Old; Israel: A Talmudic Insight about 70 years

Israel fully understands that with power and wealth comes responsibility; it does not panic every time it is criticized; and can finally plan for the next 70 years instead of worrying about the next 70 days.

Seventy Years of an Unyielding 3,330-Year Marriage

Like the prophets of old, our religious leaders must generate a spiritual revolution, triggering an ethical-religious uproar that shakes the very foundations of the state. Israelis are waiting for such a move, and there is little doubt that their response will be overwhelming. Only then will the Jewish people fully re-engage with its land.

Unsold Chametz

That bottle was entrusted to you. You didn't fulfill your responsibility properly. You might be liable for the whiskey!

Tricked Into Paying Back (Shulchan Aruch, Choshen Mishpat 79:4)

If he had known that witnesses were present who might subsequently contradict him, he would not have acted in this manner, he says – but he didn’t know.

Are Tzaddikim Necessarily Role Models?

A healthy religious society has room for both chakhamim and chasidim, but knows that the latter are generally more to be admired than imitated.

Betwixt & Between

Chag Sameach-Happy Yom Ha'atzmaut and Shabbat Shalom

The Fever-Pitched Battle Of Life

Why should a person be rewarded for not doing something he wouldn’t have done anyway?

Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Metzora: Flesh

That man is more than flesh is obvious to the Torah, but the Torah’s task is to make it obvious to man.

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