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Body of Missing Teen Recovered, Tzafit River Flood Tragedy Death Toll Rises to 10

“The State of Israel grieves for the promising young lives that were cut off by the grave disaster in the Arava. We embrace, with pain, the grieving families, and pray for the speedy recovery of the wounded.”

Hainan Airlines Adds Third Direct Route to Israel, From Guangzhou to Tel Aviv

Roundtrip fares will start from $622 in tourist class, and $2582 in business class. The flight will last for almost 11 hours on Boeing Dreamliners.

BMW Picks Israeli Start-Up Innoviz For Autonomous Car Radar

“BMW is setting a high standard in autonomous vehicles development, and their vote of confidence in our LiDAR demonstrates how advanced our technology is.”

UN Security Council Hears New Israeli Intel on Iran

Danon showed the Council a map, explaining, “This is Iran’s central induction and recruitment center in Syria.”

Newly-Confirmed Secy of State Pompeo to Arrive in Israel Next Week

Pompeo will also meet with Saudi and Jordanian leaders while he is in the region next week.

Massive Search for Missing Teen to Resume at Dawn, Suspended Overnight Due to Storm

Officials decided to temporarily stop the search due to the weather conditions and the risk to rescue forces, Israel Police Negev Region said.

Cleared for Release: Jerusalem Official Loses Daughter in Tzafit River Flood Disaster

Nine teens lost their lives in the tragedy. One teen is still missing. Fifteen are safe.

Dozens of Storm-Related Injuries in One Afternoon Alone

As of 6:30 p.m. Israel time, United Hatzalah volunteers across the country had treated 87 patients due to injuries related to the storm.

9 Israeli Students Dead, 1 Missing in Flash Flood

Twenty-five students were swept away by a huge wave as the roaring waters rushed into the riverbed.

Liberman to Arab Newspaper: If Iran Will Attack Us, We Will Hit Tehran

"If Assad fires at our aircraft, we will know how to send him a painful response and destroy his sources of fire no matter what, and we will not exclude him from our response."

Herzliya Conference to Ponder Iran, the Next War, Demise of 2-State

Are Israel and Iran on the brink of a confrontation? Is Israel ready for the next war? Are we seeing an emerging New World Order? If this is the end of the “Two-State Solution," what happens next?

Guy Niv, Guy Sagiv, Picked as First Israeli Cyclists in the Giro d’Italia

"Sure, we could have gone with a stronger team to the Giro," the team manager said, "but we know that between their continuous improvements, their proven mental grit and the backing of their teammates, they will do everything to make it through."

Natalie Portman Is No Prize

Whether or not Ms. Portman is a good actress is utterly irrelevant. More relevant is the fact that her analytical prowess is less than impressive, as is her appreciation of a complex society and democracy.

Learning from Thunder

Yesterday’s and today's rains might have dampened the efforts of Hamas, but it couldn’t bring them to a total halt. However, the effects of weather can be multiplied and utilized to our advantage.

Natalie Portman’s Insult to Israel

Portman refusing the Genesis prize makes abundantly clear that she was never deserving of it in the first place.

Texting On Shabbos – Whose Fault Is It?

Parents may have to step up their game and focus on explaining the importance and beauty of the Sabbath. And teachers and rabbis have to start focusing the big picture. Talking about God, hashkafa, and one's love and understanding of Torah is just as important as a brilliant analysis of Tosafos.

Just The Facts

Oslo, the "gift" that keeps on taking.

Israel is Civilization’s Odd Man Out

The Jewish people were not chosen to be Miss Congeniality. Quite the opposite. We were chosen to be the bearer of the reality of God’s sovereignty in the world, and with it, a demanding set of expectations, even for Gentiles.

Exclusive Interview: General Eli Ben Meir: Meet the Man Who Took Out a Syrian...

General Eli Ben Meir was the intelligence officer who, in 2006, overcame resistance from both Israeli and Bush administration intelligence officials, to advocate for the bombing of a Syrian nuclear facility developed by North Korean scientists.
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Great March of Return

Rabbi Yishai goes through the Torah portion and highlights the sin of blasphemy and narrative distortion. Then, Malkah Fleisher joins to discuss Portman-gate and how some Jews give credence to the Hamas narrative of Israeli atrocities.

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Love Is Not Enough

Kedoshim is not just about order. It is about humanizing that order through love – the love of neighbor and stranger. Love needs order.

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!

When Earth Touches Heaven

The true definition of holiness is to cross the boundary between heaven and earth. We are forbidden to combine species connecting their lowest common denominators, their purely earthly definitions. We are encouraged to make combinations that allow each world to meet beyond their highest common denominators so that, together, they can connect heaven and earth.

Matrilineal Lives Matter

“Remove the blasphemer to outside the camp.  All those who heard will rest their hands on his head.  The entire congregation will pelt him.” I suggest that the blasphemer was not executed. Rather, he was taken to the scaffold and pelted with a single rock. 

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

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