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Relevance: 25% Posted on: June 26, 2009
When parents come to talk to me about a troubled child or teenager, I often find it helpful to explore whether or not their marriage is causing at-risk issues in their home.
Relevance: 25% Posted on: January 24, 2013
A daily dose of Hebrew.
Relevance: 25% Posted on: October 30, 2013
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Question: The famous Iggeret of Rav Sherira Gaon references Yerushalmi Kilaim 9:3 and Kesubos 12:3 and states that Rabbi Judah the Prince descended from Hillel who, in turn, descended from the tribe of Binyamin – not Yehudah. The Iggeret also discusses how the Mishnah was written and how Rabbi Judah ...
Relevance: 25% Posted on: January 2, 2014
Israel will honor the late Senator Daniel Inouye, who was one of Congress’ most stalwart pro-Israel legislators, by naming an Arrow missile after him, the first time the honor will have been expressed for someone who is not an Israeli. Irene Inouye, wife of the senator, is scheduled to attend the ...
Relevance: 25% Posted on: March 21, 2007
Good morning. Thank you, John (Loftus) and Bob [Dr. Robert Katz). The conference main theme is in essence: Our individual and collective survival amidst growing global chaos. With this in mind, the Irish poet Yeats reminds us: "The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere the ceremony of innocence is drowned." ...
Relevance: 25% Posted on: May 31, 2006
The following remarks on Iranian nuclearization were delivered by Professor Louis Rene Beres at the National Press Club, Washington DC, May 10, 2006, on behalf of the Iran Policy Committee. They were televised nationally and internationally, including in Iran where, via the Iranian resistance movement, they were viewed by millions. ...
First Blood: Rocket War Intensifying on Israel’s South, 3 Injured, Hamas Claims Responsibility (Photos)
Relevance: 25% Posted on: October 24, 2012
More than 60 rockets and mortars were fired at civilian targets from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday night and throughout Wednesday morning. Two foreign workers were critically wounded by a direct rocket hit, while working in chicken coops on a farm in the Eshkol region, which was badly hit.
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With this comment Rabbi Schneierson wiped out of Orthodoxy most of observant Jewry including many Haredim.
Relevance: 25% Posted on: March 13, 2013
On January 16, 2003, the private Project Daniel Group first advised then-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on the threat of Iranian nuclear weapons.
Relevance: 25% Posted on: October 23, 2012
Now, suddenly, there’s been a reconciliation at the helm of the National Religious Party.
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The National Bible Contest, Chidon HaTanach, recently announced the names of the students who are qualified to compete in the national competition this Sunday at Yeshiva University in New York.
Relevance: 25% Posted on: July 18, 2012
The primary point of Israel's nuclear forces must be deterrence ex ante, not preemption or reprisal ex post. If, however, nuclear weapons should ever be introduced into a conflict between Israel and one or more of the several states that still wish to destroy it, some form of nuclear war ...
Relevance: 25% Posted on: August 14, 2012
"The zigzaggy conduct of Naftali Bennet is classic opportunism, and the public will judge him for it, his plan is nothing but empty spin,” said on Monday Minister Daniel Hershkowitz, head of the "Jewish Home" Knesset faction. Hershkowitz was referring to the candidacy of MKs Zevulun Arlov and Naftali Bennet, ...
Relevance: 25% Posted on: March 4, 2012
"Without exception," reads the letter from LDS President Thomas S. Monson and other church leaders, "church members must not submit for proxy temple ordinances any names from unauthorized groups, such as celebrities and Jewish Holocaust victims. If members do so, they may forfeit their new family-search privileges. Other ...
Relevance: 25% Posted on: December 25, 2009
As many parents discover, building a good relationship with a teenager is not easy. Often teenagers are reluctant to be close to their parents, and at times they look to distance themselves as much as possible. If so, how can parents see beyond the daily power struggles of ...
Relevance: 25% Posted on: March 12, 2012
The Jewish Congressman who became the darling of the left wing of the Democratic party but not so much with his district (he served only one term), who, in 2009, defined the Republican’s idea of health care plan as, "Don’t get sick, and if you do get sick, die quickly," ...
Relevance: 25% Posted on: August 31, 2012
After an attack on a rabbi in Berlin, Gideon Joffe, the head of the Berlin Jewish community, said he would "not recommend that any Jew go around in parts of Berlin with a kipah." On Tuesday, Rabbi Daniel Alter of Berlin was violently attacked while picking up his daughter from a ...
Relevance: 25% Posted on: August 30, 2012
Honenu, the Israeli legal rights and aid organization announced that the two remaining minors from Bat Ayin who were arrested by police on suspicion of being involved in the August 16th firebomb attack on the Arab taxi will be released on Friday morning.
Relevance: 24% Posted on: April 29, 2009
Had President Obama only been a member of Jeremiah Wright’s church for twenty years – dayenu. Had he only befriended Bill Ayers – dayenu.
Relevance: 24% Posted on: October 26, 2011
JERUSALEM – A number of Israeli high school students on the verge of being inducted into the IDF publicly called on Prime Minister Netanyahu not to trade high-profile terrorists for them in the event they fall into enemy hands.
Relevance: 24% Posted on: November 10, 2013
The Israeli-based SodaStream company will be back at the Super Bowl in February after its controversial commercial at the last game. The company, which has a factory in area of Maaleh Adumim east of Jerusalem, said it will launch its 2014 global advertising campaign with a $4 million worth of exposure ...
Relevance: 24% Posted on: August 19, 2013
Holocaust survivors have at least two ways to take revenge against the Nazis. One is to overcome the past and bring a new family into the world. The other is to donate a Torah. Marge Fettmen did both.
Relevance: 24% Posted on: March 6, 2013
U.S. government officials called on Europe to list Hezbollah as a terrorist group. "For too long Hezbollah has tried to pose as nothing more than a political and social welfare group while plotting against innocents in Eastern Europe, from Eastern Europe to East Africa, from Southeast Asia to South America," Vice ...
Relevance: 24% Posted on: July 3, 2013
Tragedy strikes twice at Jewish summer camps. One week after lightning critically injured a child in an Indiana camp, a falling tree kills one adult and injures 20 in California.
Relevance: 24% Posted on: December 27, 2012
Hawaii's governor named his Jewish lieutenant governor, Brian Schatz, to replace the late Daniel Inouye in the U.S. Senate.
Relevance: 24% Posted on: December 10, 2013
"Everything we have done and learned regarding the gifted students has also come from speaking to more experienced Olim, not through the system."
Relevance: 24% Posted on: November 18, 2012
I can’t see any way to complete the operation against Hamas without a ground invasion.
Relevance: 24% Posted on: August 22, 2007
Filled with "vebbe rebbe" responsa that 21st century Jews eagerly absorb in the rush of their hectic lives, Living the Halachic Process also contains insights to Jewish law provided by the Eretz Hemdah Institute to the public.
Relevance: 24% Posted on: October 29, 2012
Yes, Israel affords civil rights and freedom of worship to its many minorities; but it makes no attempt to deny that there is one specific people, one particular narrative, one religion to which is it most centrally committed. The State of Israel is, to paraphrase Lincoln, “by the Jews, of ...
Relevance: 24% Posted on: January 14, 2004
As reported in last week's Monitor, a number of prominent politically conservative religious leaders - including several Orthodox rabbis - opposed to legislation promoting gay marriage have aligned themselves with an organization that, according to terrorism expert Steven Emerson, is distinguished by "its ideological support of Islamic terror groups."
Relevance: 23% Posted on: February 15, 2012
Relevance: 23% Posted on: June 28, 2012
Summer Kollels: The Seattle Kollel offers a men’s evening SEED program from July 2-August 14. On those same dates, there will be a morning learning program for boys – grade 2 and up – which includes twice-weekly baseball in the park following the learning, plus a masmid ha’siyum program for ...
Relevance: 23% Posted on: February 6, 2013
Ed Koch’s ebullient personality and can-do attitude provided a much-needed shot in the arm to a city that had barely dodged bankruptcy under the dour and ineffectual Abe Beame, and his willingness to buck the city’s liberal establishment was a balm for New Yorkers, particularly those in the outer boroughs, ...
Relevance: 23% Posted on: June 2, 2004
There we stood, my husband and I, on the darkened mirpeset (balcony) of our home. It was 8:00 p.m. Our mirpeset overlooks the valley which marks the boundary of Efrat. In the distance is the road leading south to Kiryat Arba and Hevron, and north to the holy city of ...
Relevance: 23% Posted on: December 3, 2013
Israeli President Shimon Peres gave a secret speech to 29 representatives from Arab nations in November via livestream as part of the Gulf States Security Summit in Abu Dhabi, Yedioth Ahronoth reported. New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman attended the meeting and first revealed Peres’s appearance. Participants included representatives from Bahrain, ...
Relevance: 23% Posted on: May 30, 2012
The Israeli government will begin paying non-Orthodox rabbis and recognizing them as community leaders. The attorney general’s office advised the Supreme Court Tuesday that Reform and Conservative rabbis in some parts of Israel will be recognized as “rabbis of non-Orthodox communities” and will receive wages equal to those of their Orthodox ...
Relevance: 23% Posted on: April 10, 2002
They say if you live long enough you'll see everything, but that doesn't mean you won't need the smelling salts this week. Sit, don't stand, because the Monitor is compelled to defend the Anti-Defamation League and its national director, Abraham Foxman, against some outrageous statements made by Toward Tradition and ...
Relevance: 23% Posted on: September 18, 2013
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Both Weiner and Spitzer lost, showing NYC Dems have no appetite for pervs.
Relevance: 23% Posted on: December 14, 2013
The manuscript, dated 463-4 by its scribe, a bishop named John, includes excerpts from the Bible and the New Testament.
Relevance: 23% Posted on: February 25, 2014
I do not want Barack Obama to pardon Pollard.
Relevance: 23% Posted on: February 4, 2013
What a launch for Kerry, whose mental vapidity promises to make Hillary Clinton actually look good in retrospect.
Relevance: 23% Posted on: August 28, 2013
Surviving the strikes will permit Assad to boast that he defeated the United States.
Title: A Moral Reckoning, The Role Of The Catholic Church In The Holocaust And Its Unfulfilled Duty Of Repair
Relevance: 23% Posted on: May 12, 2004
When The Jewish Press reviewed the original (hardcover) edition of "A Moral Reckoning" nearly two years ago, Daniel Goldhagen was already well-known for his first book, "Hitler's Willing Executioners".
Relevance: 23% Posted on: October 2, 2013
Cholera was officially recognized to be of epidemic proportions in New York City on June 26, 1832. The epidemic was at its peak in July and 3,515 out of a population of about 250,000 died. (The equivalent death toll in today’s city of eight million would exceed 100,000.) Sadly, in ...
Relevance: 23% Posted on: March 9, 2014
You’ve discovered our little secret!
Relevance: 23% Posted on: October 29, 2012
This is crazy. For 37 years we lived on the Lower East Side and whenever a hurricane was approaching, it was always somewhere else, hundreds and thousands of miles away. Now it appears that Hurricane Sandy (did they have to pick a Jewish sounding name?) is expected to make landfall ...
Relevance: 22% Posted on: November 12, 2013
Barack Obama's approach pulls the United States back from its customary adult role and has it join the children.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: January 27, 2014
SodaStream is getting great free publicity from Boycott Israel and now Fox News, which rejected its Super Bowl ad.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: December 8, 2010
Online infidelity may be the next upcoming challenge facing the Orthodox world. In the last 12 months, I have seen 11 Orthodox couples where one spouse has reported an online affair that has caused serious distress in their marriage. I now believe that an epidemic of online infidelity may be ...
Relevance: 22% Posted on: May 4, 2012
Relevance: 22% Posted on: September 26, 2012
Abbas and his senior negotiator, Saeb Erekat, reacted with keen interest to a proposal that Dershowitz first made in January.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: September 21, 2011
According to the Talmud (Sanhedrin 97), Mashiach will arrive before the Jewish year 6000. This means the full range of spectacular prophecies and supernatural events associated with the End of Days must occur within the next 228 years.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: October 7, 2013
Both Salafis and mild reformers have gained strength.
Protecting The Rights Of Settlers And Activists: An Interview With Moshe Eyal of the Legal Forum for the Land Of Israel
Relevance: 22% Posted on: April 14, 2009
In the aftermath of the forcible evacuation of thousands of Jewish settlers from Gush Katif in 2005, legal protection for settlers and right-wing activists in Israel was virtually non-existent. Meanwhile, legal organizations dedicated to the defense of basic rights for Arabs and left-wing Jews were thriving.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: August 6, 2013
As Netanyahu appears to be making excessive and immoral concessions to the Palestinian Authority, Danon has emerged as a leading dissident ready to challenge his prime minister
Relevance: 22% Posted on: May 14, 2013
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Facing imminent existential attacks, Israel could decide to preempt enemy aggression with conventional forces.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: April 26, 2013
Rabbi Avraham Sherman could be charged with fraud, breach of trust, obstruction of justice, and abuse of office.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: October 14, 2012
In a Halachic Q&A, Rabbi Efrati of Efrat determined that the designation of "brother" to a goy is incorrect.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: April 12, 2013
The young folks in olive green came to investigate, first one by one and then in droves.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: November 14, 2011
Looking for a great gift for the wine maven in your life? Look no further. Daniel Rogov has what you are looking for with his latest two hardbound, pocket-sized guides: Rogov's Guide to Kosher Wines 2010: The World's 500 Best kosher Wines (The Toby Press; November 1, 2009; 145 pages; ...
Relevance: 22% Posted on: September 10, 2012
The ancient synagogue in Meron is located on a hill above the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. Like other Galilean synagogues from the Byzantine era, its entrance faces south, towards Jerusalem. But what makes this synagogue special is a story from its later history.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: September 28, 2012
As a financial planner, I often ask new clients why a particular investment is included in their portfolio. One answer that I find somewhat worrying is: “I don’t really know how to explain it, but I just had a gut feeling that this stock was going to be a winner!”
Relevance: 22% Posted on: October 29, 2013
Enthusiastic fellow purple-people have established a Facebook Page called The Purple Zone, and punned in Hebrew "Am Segula."
Relevance: 22% Posted on: November 25, 2013
When an Israeli peacenik is attacked, he is instantly willing to forgive. When an Arab liberal is attacked, he is instantly drawn to revenge, even if it takes generations.
Relevance: 22% Posted on: February 21, 2013
Relevance: 21% Posted on: May 16, 2012
Beineinu and Choice of the Heart will be holding their annual Symposium this Thursday night, May 17th, at Heichal Shlomo in Jerusalem. The focus of the symposium is creating successful relationships through a combined spiritual and practical approach.
Relevance: 21% Posted on: September 7, 2012
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu erupted in anger at the U.S. ambassador to Israel over what Israel's government regards as unclear signals from the United States on Iran. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, described an encounter he wtinessed last month when he ...
Relevance: 21% Posted on: January 17, 2013
Cantor Avi Albrecht, a major figure in the cantorial world, will appear for Shabbat Shirah, January 25-26, at the Palm Beach Synagogue in Palm Beach together with the a cappella group Kol Fusion. The program is presented by the Palm Beach Synagogue and American Friends of Meir Panim.
Relevance: 21% Posted on: June 13, 2013
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Yisrael Medad's letter to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency on the true beginning of the movement for Soviet Jewry and what country the JTA said Medad resided in.
Relevance: 21% Posted on: January 11, 2013
Café Rimon used great court vision and ball movement, dishing out plenty of assist to win a thrilling 41-38 game over the Atoms, in the Red & Dr. Murray’s Israel Basketball League. Captain Manny Topas credited Café Rimon’s exemplary teamwork with the victory. “We’re always looking to dish, to set the table for each ...
Relevance: 21% Posted on: October 1, 2013
There might be more people in the US who identify themselves as Jews than previously thought.
Relevance: 21% Posted on: April 12, 2007
'Faced with imminent and existential attacks, Israel − properly taking its cue from The National Security Strategy of the United States of America − could decide to preempt enemy aggression with conventional forces.
Relevance: 21% Posted on: January 4, 2012
“Despite the fateful part he played in Judah’s history, Nebuchadrezzar [Nebuchadnezzer is sometimes referred to this way] is seen in Jewish tradition in a predominantly favorable light,” wrote Henry W. F. Saggs, the late Assyriologist, toward the end of his Encyclopedia Britannica entry on Nebuchadrezzar II (c. 630—c. 561).
Relevance: 21% Posted on: July 27, 2012
Both houses of Congress unanimously passed bills awarding World War II hero, Raoul Wallenberg, with the country’s highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, in recognition of his heroism in saving 100,000 Jews during the waning days of the Holocaust. The legislation is expected to be signed by President Barack ...
Relevance: 21% Posted on: April 15, 2013
The Egyptian publication Al-Masry Al-Youm reports that the U.S. government has supplied five containers carrying 140,000 teargas canisters to Egypt's Interior Ministry. It further reports that this shipment left Wilmington, Delaware, on Mar. 14 aboard the SS Jamestown and that it has just arrived the port of Suez. They cost the Egyptian government just under US$2.5 ...
Relevance: 21% Posted on: May 30, 2012
For many Tel Avivians, this past Shavuot seemed different. More than just another day to hit the beaches, and maybe indulge in some cheesecake, Israel's "White City" was dotted with groups celebrating the religious and spiritual aspect of the seminal holiday.
Relevance: 21% Posted on: January 14, 2014
Israel’s Supreme Court has given Justice Minister Tzipi Livni one week to respond to a lawsuit by an Israeli NGO representing victims of Palestinian terror victims in a case against the Bank of China. On Tuesday, the court put its time mandate on Livni hours after the Shurat HaDin-Israel Law Center ...
Relevance: 21% Posted on: October 16, 2013
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Regarding the Oslo accords and Israel's vulnerability to war, Israeli security has become increasingly dependent upon nuclear weapons and strategy.
Relevance: 21% Posted on: March 2, 2011
Feldheim's motto, "Torah Literature of Quality," is well-suited to Purim and the Persian Empire: A Historical, Archaeological & Geographical Perspective. Written by Yeshivat Itri graduate Rabbi Yehuda Landy, this magnum opus is wonderfully prepared, informative and valuable to a wide range of readers. Landy teaches at Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim and ...
Relevance: 21% Posted on: July 1, 2013
Using flowers on graves is not such a new idea. It may even date back 12,000 years to a society that lived in Haifa Mount Carmel areas, where Elijah the Prophet lived in Biblical times.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: July 30, 2008
JERUSALEM - Israel last week granted a complete pardon to a handful of senior terrorists, including the leaders of a terror cell responsible for a 2006 suicide bombing in which an American teenager and 10 other civilians were murdered, according to information obtained by The Jewish Press.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: April 19, 2012
Author Irving Langer provides his own look at wine-making as well as the nature of the storage barrels used to age wines for taste perfection. He intersperses the book with Jewish historical facts and figures, a few jokes and photographs, and advice on how to pair wines with specific foods. ...
Relevance: 20% Posted on: May 26, 2013
An alliance between Turkey and Israel will make the current Syrian regime tremble in their boots.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: December 15, 2010
University presses often publish dense academic books that elicit little interest from the masses. Popular publishing houses sometimes take the opposite route, producing light, aesthetically-pleasing works that some people like calling "fluff." Join the two together, however, and one hopefully gets books that both nourish the soul and please the ...
Relevance: 20% Posted on: October 2, 2013
In the September 10th Democratic primary for New York City Public Advocate, none of the five candidates received 40 percent or more of the vote. For that reason, on Tuesday, October 1, there was a runoff election for the position, which has a total budget of only $2.1 million. The ...
Relevance: 20% Posted on: July 25, 2012
The worldwide event will take place at 11 AM London time (1 PM Jerusalem, 6 AM New York) on the morning of the opening ceremony, Friday, July 27.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: May 10, 2012
Title: The Kosher Grapevine: Exploring the World of Wine Author: Irving Langer Publisher: Gefen
Relevance: 20% Posted on: May 31, 2012
For too long, Palestinian claims concerning the number of Arabs displaced from their homes in the course of Israel’s 1948 War of Independence have been accepted with little or no attempt at verification.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: March 30, 2005
I don't know about you - but we really miss the old Harry Kemelman "Friday the Rabbi Slept Late" books - which were some of the first of the genre of rabbinic murder mysteries.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: February 14, 2007
It’s no secret to those who know me that I have a great appreciation for chazzanut. I have written many articles about the wonderful cantorial concerts I’ve attended sponsored by Cantors World, an organization dedicated to bringing back the great role of the chazzan in Jewish life. But as enjoyable ...
Relevance: 20% Posted on: December 31, 2012
A policy of appeasing the US and EU can only aid the Arabs in their project to weaken Israel and slice away at it, bit by bit.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: December 16, 2013
Larger and larger swaths of people in the West keep coming back with the wrong opinion.
Relevance: 20% Posted on: April 11, 2013
If we compare Western and Islamic cultures, we find that universalist attitudes are common in the former and rare in the latter.