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Irish Jews Brace for Galloway Visit

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Rock Attack on Israeli Bus

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Royal Jordanian Cancels Flights to Ben Gurion Airport

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PFLP Leader Khalida Jarrar ‘Deported’ to Jericho

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PA Flag Hung From Brooklyn Bridge

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Felafel on Rye
Pharaoh was tired and beaten down by the first series of plagues.
 

Posted on: January 2nd, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

A discussion of various practices related to the shovavim period.

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burning-bush1
 

Posted on: January 1st, 2013

BlogsFelafel on Rye

Mount Sinai was to be a temporary stopover to pick up the Torah, but the goal of the Exodus was to bring the Jews to Israel.

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get-out
 

Posted on: December 31st, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

It’s time for the Jews of America to get out of the country with their money while they can.

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eden
 

Posted on: December 30th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

According to Kabbalah, the period of "Shovavim" is especially conducive to rectifying sexual transgressions.

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Posted on: December 26th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

The history of January 1st should make Jews think twice before they celebrate New Year’s and take part in its heathen festivities.

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Oy Yoy Yoy
 

Posted on: December 25th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

How can the Jews of the Diaspora put up with it?

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An Arab dressed as Santa Claus handing out Christmas trees donated by the Jerusalem municipality near the Old City wall.
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

In galut, wee become possessed by the foreign lands and cultures where we live.

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Adolf Santa
 

Posted on: December 23rd, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

If you think that living in a Xtrian land doesn’t affect you at all, it’s because your brain has been so saturated with dreams of white Christmases.

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aliyah
 

Posted on: December 21st, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

Each individual Jew should put his life in line with the goal of Clal Israel and not just live a private, ritual Judaism, practicing personal precepts, stripped of our national essence.

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Galut
 

Posted on: December 19th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

Jewish life changes when we are in Galut. Not only does our Clalli soul disappear, but every detail of our life is affected.

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Posted on: December 18th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

Thriving and prospering, materially and even spiritually in galut, with an abundance of Torah learning and observance, is nevertheless defined by the Torah, our Prophets and Sages, as death.

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Posted on: December 16th, 2012

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By and large, American Jews are not really waiting for Mashiach to come.

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Posted on: December 13th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

This is the Land of Miracles, where our Redemption is unfolding today.

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fathersday
 

Posted on: December 12th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

Our Sages teach that when Chanukah comes around, we are to thank Hashem, not only for the miracles that He performed for us in Israel long ago, but also for the miracles which He performs for us today. So, with your permission, I want to take this opportunity to thank Hashem for all of the […]

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Imagine Cover
 

Posted on: December 11th, 2012

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My rendition of John Lennon's "Imagine."

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Posted on: December 10th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

We become a “light to the nations” precisely when we are living together in Eretz Yisrael.

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joseph-potiphars wife
 

Posted on: December 9th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

Recognizing the terrible danger of unsupervised Internet viewing has extra significance now, at the time of Hanukah.

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Posted on: December 7th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

The modern day Hellenists are the Jews of the Diaspora who have the ability to move to Israel, but prefer to identify with a foreign country and foreign culture.

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Greek Kefiyah
 

Posted on: December 5th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

“It wasn’t the Greeks whom the Israelis conquered. They were Palestine refugees from Syria."

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jerusalem bus station
 

Posted on: December 4th, 2012

BlogsFelafel on Rye

Emunah, the very heart of the Torah, teaches us what God and the Nation of Israel are all about.

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