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Yishai Fleisher Show: The Gay MK Against Land Giveaway [audio]
 
Update: Lockdown Removed After Suspected Infiltration into Kochav Yaakov/Tel Zion [video]

September 27, 2016 - 12:20 AM
 
Road Terror Heats Up: Double Paint-Bottle Attack on Israeli Bus Near Tekoa

September 26, 2016 - 11:58 PM
 
Arab Firebombing Attack on Israeli Bus Near Kiryat Arba

September 26, 2016 - 11:09 PM
 
Maryland Governor Announces MOU Between University of Maryland, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

September 26, 2016 - 10:31 PM
 
OECD Global Education Industry Summit Kicks Off in Jerusalem

September 26, 2016 - 10:01 PM
 
Bank of Israel: New Year’s Financial Report Card Has Good Grades, No Change in Interest Rate

September 26, 2016 - 9:39 PM
 
Terror Stoning Attack Near Tekoa in Eastern Gush Etzion

September 26, 2016 - 8:37 PM
 
Israel’s Ambassador to UN Campaigns for Kosher Food

September 26, 2016 - 8:25 PM
 
10 Rosh Hashanah Hacks to Keep Your Kids (or Students) Engaged

September 26, 2016 - 7:57 PM
 
Israel’s Leviathan Consortium and Jordan Sign $10b, 15-Year Gas Deal

September 26, 2016 - 7:27 PM
 
Israel Bashes Great Britain 9-1, Heads to World Baseball Classic [video]

September 26, 2016 - 4:41 PM
 
US Jewish Leaders Briefed by Dept. of Homeland Security Ahead of High Holy Days

September 26, 2016 - 3:43 PM
 
16 Senior Yisrael Beiteinu Officials to Be Indicted on Corruption Charges

September 26, 2016 - 3:14 PM
 
Neo-Nazi Leaflets Hit Jews in Florida Neighborhood [video]

September 26, 2016 - 2:01 PM
 
New Israeli Crowdfunding Platform Starts Micro Funds Named After Donors [video]

September 26, 2016 - 1:10 PM
 
‘Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven’ at the Met [video]

September 26, 2016 - 12:30 PM
 
Bennett: US Elections an Opportunity for Imposing Israeli Sovereignty

September 26, 2016 - 10:57 AM
 
IDF Extensive Overnight Raids Capture Jenin Weapons Workshops

September 26, 2016 - 8:41 AM
 
Lord Parry Mitchell Resigns ‘As A Jew and Zionist’ from Corbyn-led Labour Party

September 26, 2016 - 1:50 AM
 
Shooting attack in Malmo, Sweden

September 26, 2016 - 1:14 AM
 
International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network Urges Labour to Expel the Jews

September 26, 2016 - 12:48 AM
 
Emergency Session on Syria at UN Security Council

September 26, 2016 - 12:23 AM
 
Liberman Allocates NIS 17M for IDF Jewish Identity & Conversion Course

September 25, 2016 - 11:29 PM
 
Europeans Turn to Israel to Spur Lagging Economies

September 25, 2016 - 11:08 PM
 
Jewish Runners Take On Berlin Marathon Proudly Wearing Israeli Flags

September 25, 2016 - 11:02 PM
 
Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport Braces for 30,000 Travelers to Uman

September 25, 2016 - 10:51 PM
 
Prominent Jordanian Christian Writer Shot to Death Outside Courthouse for Sharing ‘Allah’ Cartoon on Facebook

September 25, 2016 - 9:52 PM
 
Trump Promising Netanyahu Jerusalem Embassy, Wants Advice on Building Fences

September 25, 2016 - 8:12 PM
 
Conference Debating Bringing Holocaust Images to Life [video]

September 25, 2016 - 3:57 PM
 
Former Chief Rabbi of France Joseph Sitruk Dead at 72

September 25, 2016 - 3:14 PM
 
The Golem Comes to Life in Berlin’s Jewish Museum [video]

September 25, 2016 - 2:23 PM
 
Israeli Innovations That Could Save Your Life

September 25, 2016 - 1:55 PM
 
Arab Preacher gets 8 Months for Inspiring Assassination Attempt on MK Glick [video]

September 25, 2016 - 1:05 PM
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Do you recognize this little girl?
 

Posted on: November 12th, 2015

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Pnina Gutman asking, "Who am I? What is my name?" isn't a philosophical query, it is one of identity

U.S. President Barack Obama.
 

Posted on: August 10th, 2015

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Yesterday, I wrote a mealy-mouthed piece entitled, Obama/Fareed Agree: Bibi is Pushy, Inappropriate. Why mealy-mouthed? Because I wanted to say so much more. I wanted to say, for instance, that Fareed had asserted as fact an antisemitic trope and Obama approved: Joos=Pushy. Now of course, Zakaria has no great love for Israel. Of Zakaria, Haim […]

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Posted on: March 30th, 2015

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How do you put a love of Judaism into a middle-aged man when it was never there in the first place?

Zone Bar Mitzvah JPress Resized (2)
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2014

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In this Catskills summer camp, the custom is “Rocking this place like it’s never been rocked before”

The triplets (left to right): Esther, Aliza, Judi.
 

Posted on: January 21st, 2014

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"I don’t think my kids have any difficulties that are specific to the Israeli school system."

techelet
 

Posted on: January 8th, 2014

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Finding Tekhelet is about fulfilling an ancient mitzvah that was there the whole time.

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Tekhelet tying methods on display at the Ptil Tekhelet conference.
 

Posted on: January 3rd, 2014

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While tekhelet is a biblical commandment, it’s one full of "buts" that bring me up short.

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The "Cheder Tanach" (Bible Room) at Aseh Chayil School in Efrat. Parents identify with the school's National Religious and Modern Orthodox ideology, and its allegiance to the old-time HaPoel HaMizrachi path.
 

Posted on: December 16th, 2013

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"We very strongly identify with the Aseh Chayil National Religious and Modern Orthodox ideology."

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The Moore children are thriving in Israel.
 

Posted on: December 10th, 2013

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"Everything we have done and learned regarding the gifted students has also come from speaking to more experienced Olim, not through the system."

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Team ALEH at the Jerusalem Marathon 2013
 

Posted on: December 3rd, 2013

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She had a heart problem but no one imagined she would pass away the next day.

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Yisrael Simcha, age 6
 

Posted on: November 26th, 2013

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After they made Aliyah, Randi discovered she was pregnant with Yisrael, who has Down syndrome.

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A scene from Sarah Aaron's short film "Ties."
 

Posted on: November 19th, 2013

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I speak to Esther Aaron about the Aliyah process, revisit Rachel and her daughter Dena, still struggling with the matriculation exams, and pass on some general information.

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Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat with Special Ed children at Sulam, special educational center.
 

Posted on: November 5th, 2013

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We tried to put him in kindergarten but the Jewish day school couldn’t handle him. Their solution was to put him in "time out" all day.

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Posted on: October 29th, 2013

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Dena was just on the cusp of turning 16 when her parents, both well-established professionals, made Aliyah from a major American metropolis.

A young olah accessing The "Tehila" E-government project.
 

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013

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Part of the problem of making Aliyah with kids involves the black and white nature of religious education in Israel.

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ice-cream
 

Posted on: September 10th, 2013

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I recall the shock and pain of seeing my ruined ice cream on the street.

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