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Spiritual Cafe: Fighting The Sin of Forgetfulness
 
Nazi Gold Train Discovery May Bring New Claims from Holocaust Survivors

August 31, 2015 - 11:12 PM
 
Extraordinary Cooperation between Israeli, Gazan Potato Farmers

August 31, 2015 - 11:04 PM
 
Obama Cashes in on Separating Israel from American Jews’ Concerns

August 31, 2015 - 7:30 PM
 
Jerusalem Arabs Attack Jerusalem Light Rail with Rocks

August 31, 2015 - 4:49 PM
 
President Rivlin Warns not to Accept Iran ‘with One Click of a Pen’

August 31, 2015 - 4:23 PM
 
Auschwitz Provides Tourists with Outdoor Showers to ‘Cool Down’

August 31, 2015 - 3:39 PM
 
Israel to Beef Up Security in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria

August 31, 2015 - 3:15 PM
 
Palmyra’s Ancient ‘Temple of Bel’ Destroyed in New Blast

August 31, 2015 - 1:48 PM
 
Second Temple-Era Podium May Be Discovery in City of David

August 31, 2015 - 11:44 AM
 
First Official Turkish Delegation to Israel in 5 Years

August 31, 2015 - 10:23 AM
 
In Show of Unity, Bklyn Pols Rally Against Iran Deal

August 31, 2015 - 4:32 AM
 
Pro-Israel Carson Breathing Down Neck of Pro-Israel Trump

August 30, 2015 - 7:30 PM
 
31st Democratic Senator Backs Iran Deal

August 30, 2015 - 5:54 PM
 
‘Mega” Gas Field Discovered off Egyptian Coast

August 30, 2015 - 5:27 PM
 
Elbit Wins European and African Contracts

August 30, 2015 - 4:02 PM
 
A Sign of Desperation: Iran Claims Syria Killed Israeli Soldiers

August 30, 2015 - 3:48 PM
 
Iran Rejects Daniel Barenboim’s Gesture of Peace Because He’s Israeli

August 30, 2015 - 3:15 PM
 
Wasserman-Schultz ‘Blocked DNC Resolution Supporting Iran Deal’

August 30, 2015 - 3:06 PM
 
Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies at Age 82 in New York City

August 30, 2015 - 2:40 PM
 
Aljazeera Arab Readers Shocked by Restraint, Kindness of IDF Soldiers in Nabi Salah

August 30, 2015 - 2:37 PM
 
1 Injured in Drive-by Shooting Terror Attack Near Kedumim

August 30, 2015 - 1:43 PM
 
Large Brush Fire Contained in Galilee

August 30, 2015 - 1:28 PM
 
Israeli Woman Arrested Trying to Join ISIS

August 30, 2015 - 12:30 PM
 
Netanyahu: No Objection to ‘Civilian” Nuclear Program in Iran

August 30, 2015 - 11:01 AM
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Posted on: September 9th, 2014

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People act not because they think it’s right; they do what they do because it’s what they want to do

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Dusk in the early morning hours seen from Mt Meron, Northern Israel. March 26, 2014.
 

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014

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What do we do when we want to be mad at God but we also want God to make it all better? Indeed, what do we do?

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Posted on: May 5th, 2014

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Rambam would also allow charity from a mumar as long as the person maintains basic belief in God and Judaism.

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Loving couple next to the Old City Walls in Jerusalem, prior to their wedding. August 13, 2013.
 

Posted on: April 23rd, 2014

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There is no song that tells the story of freedom like Shir HaShirim.

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Mozilla Firefox in the eye of a firestorm
 

Posted on: April 7th, 2014

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It is unfair to judge a 52 year old man with the glasses of a person who lives in a different world.

Debo P. Adegbile
 

Posted on: March 11th, 2014

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Adegbile was not making a moral statement by representing a man convicted of killing a cop.

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two tracks
 

Posted on: March 2nd, 2014

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Women learning Torah is becoming increasingly permissive, but women wearing tefillin is becoming increasingly stringent.

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A woman scorned: Actress Carey Fisher as the Mystery Woman avenging an offense in "The Blues Brothers."
 

Posted on: February 25th, 2014

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When the "offensive" statements in our Talmud were stated, no one thought they were offensive.

mormons
 

Posted on: February 11th, 2014

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Both communities value using books to study their texts, and digital devices are a less preferable way for younger people to study.

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gender roles
 

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014

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Boys can play with dolls. Men can embrace their feminine side. Girls can play sports.

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Original image Credit: Jen Taylor Friedman - Soferet (Torah scribe) and creator of “Tefillin Barbie”
 

Posted on: January 28th, 2014

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Some people are assuming the intentions of these women are less than perfect, but that’s complete conjecture.

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israel and gay flags
 

Posted on: January 21st, 2014

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Orthodox Jews are free to teach Leviticus and we are free to deny any religious rights and privileges to anyone we so choose.

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flag and mosque
 

Posted on: December 31st, 2013

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What data was the ASA using to justify its boycott?

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jacob and joseph
 

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013

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When we are dealing in non-legal matters, we are no longer concerned with precedent.

mandela quote
 

Posted on: December 8th, 2013

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The world lost a great man last week.

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Posted on: December 3rd, 2013

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If the Syrian-Greeks were not pushed out of the land, Judaism would have been lost.

Rabbi Lawrence (Leib) Kelemen
 

Posted on: November 28th, 2013

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Basically, the real problem is bad parenting. He calls it parental selfishness.

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Miniature from a manuscript Speculum Humanae Salvationis. Eleazar the Maccabee kills the Syrian elephant and is crushed.
 

Posted on: November 26th, 2013

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Megilas Taanis simply proclaims the 25th of Kislev a holiday and it is forbidden to mourn for 8 days. The text does not give a reason for the celebration.

Israeli stamp commemorating Ralbag (who was also a renowned astronomer).
 

Posted on: November 19th, 2013

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In short, he says the whole thing was a prophetic vision, a dream. There was no physical battle.

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Posted on: November 12th, 2013

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People were literally saying that a chasid cannot write so well. It’s impossible they claimed.

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