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Spiritual Cafe: Jacob Returns to the Promise Land
On This Violent ‘Day of Rage,’ a/k/a Friday, Closure Imposed on PA Villages

November 27, 2015 - 9:17 PM
In Wake of New Intifada Netanyahu Cabinet Reevaluating Letting the Palestinian Authority Collapse

November 27, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Ramming Attack in Beit Ummar near Hebron

November 27, 2015 - 12:52 PM
Israel Discusses Collapse of Palestinian Authority

November 27, 2015 - 12:11 PM
Israel to Open Visible Mission in Abu Dhabi

November 27, 2015 - 11:24 AM
Obama Compares First US Pilgrims with Syrian Refugees

November 27, 2015 - 11:19 AM
Islamic Terror in Europe Turning Israel into West’s Best Friend

November 27, 2015 - 10:59 AM
New ‘Riot Kits’ Help Protect Soldiers and Police from Terrorists

November 27, 2015 - 10:20 AM
Teenage ‘Scissors Terrorist’ Complains ‘I Was Just Defending Myself’ [video]

November 27, 2015 - 8:50 AM
Terrorist Killed after Injuring 2 in Ramming Attack on Dead Sea Highway

November 27, 2015 - 7:44 AM
‘Breaking the Silence’ Regret Use of their Work Against Israel

November 26, 2015 - 10:54 PM
Canada to Give Priority in Entry to Gay Refugees, Banning Single Straight Men

November 26, 2015 - 6:26 PM
IAEA Chief Warns No Guarantee All of Iran’s Nuclear Material is for Peaceful Activities

November 26, 2015 - 6:23 PM
IAF Policy: No Downing of Russian Aircraft Penetrating Israeli Airspace

November 26, 2015 - 5:47 PM
El Al Delays Flight to Rule Out Terror at Amsterdam Airport

November 26, 2015 - 5:05 PM
Yesha Council, Leaking Central Command Chief Meeting Ends in Lovefest

November 26, 2015 - 5:01 PM
Russia Shuts Border Gates to Turkish Trucks

November 26, 2015 - 4:33 PM
Update 4:22 PM: Soldier dead, 3 Seriously Hurt after Bus Overturns in Samaria.

November 26, 2015 - 4:02 PM
Abbas Tells Kerry No One Can Stop Violence – at Same Time PA Promotes It

November 26, 2015 - 3:31 PM
Former ‘Lone Soldier’ from NY Serves up Turkeys for American Olim

November 26, 2015 - 3:14 PM
New Jersey Businesswoman Launches ‘Give18’ for Victims of Terror

November 26, 2015 - 2:36 PM
Russia Punishes Turkey by Importing Tomatoes from Israel

November 26, 2015 - 1:54 PM
Report: Europeans Funded ICC War Crimes Submission against Israel

November 26, 2015 - 12:31 PM
Norway, Sweden, Clamping Down on Illegal Migrants

November 26, 2015 - 12:20 PM
Paratroopers Chief: Beating the Terror Wave is Not a Military Issue, it Requires a Political Decision

November 26, 2015 - 11:42 AM
Update: Attempted Attack at Tapuach Junction, Terrorist Shot

November 26, 2015 - 10:32 AM
Meet the Anonymous IDF Source for Left-Leaning News: Maj. Gen. Roni Numa

November 26, 2015 - 10:24 AM
Turkey Backpedals as Tensions Rise With Moscow, Says ‘Didn’t Know Downed Plane Was Russian’

November 26, 2015 - 9:12 AM
Middle East Hackers Who Attacked Major Israeli Targets Exposed

November 26, 2015 - 9:10 AM
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Gavel and Court Lawyers Called Upon to Use Their Legal Skills to Fight for Israel

The Activist Lawyer Seminar will be held on March 7 to March 13 in Jerusalem and Northern Israel.

Fink or Swim

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

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?


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

flag and mosque

Posted on: December 31st, 2013

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What data was the ASA using to justify its boycott?

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.


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.

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.


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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