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Throwing Israel Into the Sea, In German Submarines
 
Leak of 2,600 New Homes in Eastern Jerusalem Precedes Obama-Bibi Talks

October 1, 2014 - 7:46 PM
 
Netanyahu, Obama Focused on Different Priorities at White House Meeting

October 1, 2014 - 7:27 PM
 
PA Chief Negotiator Compares Netanyahu with ISIS

October 1, 2014 - 6:07 PM
 
What Did King David Drink? Israeli Wine Researchers Aim to Revive Ancient Libations

October 1, 2014 - 5:02 PM
 
Sitting Shiva on ‘The Simpsons’

October 1, 2014 - 4:55 PM
 
The Virgin of Jerusalem

October 1, 2014 - 4:08 PM
 
Israeli AG: Anti-Israel NGO Can Utilize National Service Volunteers

October 1, 2014 - 2:51 PM
 
Loyola U. ‘Suspends’ and Reinstates Students for Justice in Palestine

October 1, 2014 - 1:34 PM
 
Netanyahu Labels UN Views on Israel ‘Disproportional’

October 1, 2014 - 12:12 PM
 
Canadian ISIS Fighter Threatens to Behead Netanyahu [video]

October 1, 2014 - 11:37 AM
 
ZIM Shanghai Unloads at Port of Long Beach, No BDS Problems

October 1, 2014 - 8:46 AM
 
‘Jews Against Genocide’ Take ‘Blood Bucket Challenge’ at Yad Vashem [video]

September 30, 2014 - 11:57 PM
 
Arabs Attack Hitchhiker with Fireworks

September 30, 2014 - 11:33 PM
 
PM Netanyahu’s Remarks to Jewish Federation Leaders in New York

September 30, 2014 - 11:18 PM
 
Convicted Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is College Commencement Speaker

September 30, 2014 - 9:15 PM
 
Israel Labor Job Actions Spread to Transportation, Tourism

September 30, 2014 - 8:07 PM
 
Iran, US Equip & Finance Lebanese Army to Fight ISIS

September 30, 2014 - 7:12 PM
 
No Oil Drilling on Golan Heights, At Least For Now

September 30, 2014 - 6:32 PM
 
Man Survives Self-Immolation in Israel

September 30, 2014 - 6:25 PM
 
Muslim Player’s Prayerful Gesture of Thanks Punished by NFL

September 30, 2014 - 6:03 PM
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Ear to the Ground
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

BlogsEar to the Ground

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

techelet
 

Posted on: January 8th, 2014

BlogsEar to the Ground

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

BlogsEar to the Ground

"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

BlogsEar to the Ground

"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

BlogsEar to the Ground

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

BlogsEar to the Ground

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

BlogsEar to the Ground

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

BlogsEar to the Ground

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

BlogsEar to the Ground

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

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