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We Counted Only 3 Jews on Time’s 2018 List of World’s 100 Most Influential People

Those members of the tribe who cringe every time a Jewish name comes up in the news can rest easy.

IDF, Hamas, Launch War of Fliers over Gaza Border

The Hamas leaflets were delivered on Israel's side of the border by kites.

Natalie Portman Snubs $2 Million Genesis Prize, ‘Does Not Feel Comfortable Participating in Any Public Events in Israel’

Had they vetted Portman, they would have discovered the rich Israeli ex-pat's statement to Elle UK in 2010: "I've always tried to stay away from playing Jews."

Israelis Celebrate as IAF Fighter Pilots Soar in 70th Independence Day Air Show (video)

The show features a range of aircraft from the start of the state through the decades, including acrobatic planes and modern fighter jets.

WATCH NOW: Israeli-Flagged Arab Car Bombs Israelis, Escapes to Palestinian Authority Town

The attackers were riding in a passing vehicle bearing an Israeli flag flying from the window, with Israeli license plates.

Barnard Students Vote to Divest from Israel

Student groups for the Boycott, Divest & Sanctions campaign (BDS) against Israel worked hard to convince students of the justice of their cause, as did those who opposed it.

Man ‘Firebombed’ by Arab Terrorist in Jerusalem

The victim was treated at the scene and then taken to Jerusalem’s Sha’are Zedek Medical Center with burns on the lower section of his body.

1 Wounded in Jerusalem Firebomb Attack

The firebomb was thrown at him in Ir David.

Palestinian Authority Demands Romania Keep Its Embassy Out of Jerusalem

The United States plans to officially transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and open temporary facilities on the secular date of Israel’s declaration of independence, May 14.

NY Times Only Op Ed on Israel’s 70th Mourns the Arabs’ Loss

To publish this dry and lifeless rehash of the very delusions that created the "nakba" in the first place, and to do it on the anniversary of the Israeli miracle – was asinine.

Netanyahu’s 70th Independence Day Greeting: We’re Just Getting Started

Men and women from every walk of life – young and old, Jew, Christian, Muslim, religious and secular, men and women that have worked hard to build our nation.

Thousands of Reservists Mistakenly Called Up This Morning for Independence Day War

Thousands of civilians woke up this morning thinking we were suddenly at war.

The Uncommonly Mad War on Common Sense

America’s elites are dangerously divorced from reality. When someone, like President Trump, points out that our Emperors have no clothes, it responds the only way it can: with deep denial, slander, and tu quoque attacks.

Stop Going To Poland

Visiting the places where the horrors were perpetrated certainly benefits our short-term memory of the Holocaust, but we disconnect from the fact that the people of the country we are visiting slaughtered our parents.

The Yeshiva Law – What It Says, What It Could Have Said

Many of our yeshivos have excellent secular studies departments. Some may have some way to go. But our yeshivos are not public schools, and I – among others – will fight for them to continue not to be.

End The Assault On Our Yeshivas

Like thousands of other chassidic yeshiva parents, I’m tired of those who fail to respect the choices that we, and generations before us, have made.

Area C is Strategically Vital for Israel

The proposed transfer of significant parts of Area C to the control of the Palestinian Authority (PA) will be detrimental to Israel’s national interest, if only because these territories are almost completely devoid of any Palestinian population. As such, they afford not only a strong security grip but the possibility of extensive Jewish settlement without threatening Israel’s Jewish and democratic character.

Transitioning from Mourning to Celebration, Israelis Kick off 70th-year Joy in Jerusalem

“There are those who seek to extinguish the light that emanates from Zion. I promise you; it will not happen,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the largest celebration of statehood to date.

Holy Legacy

It is amazing when you think that these men, women and children, who lived for months or years not knowing if they would survive another day, went on to live into their eighties, nineties – some even became centenarians.
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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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