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How Abbas Opened the Way to Peace at the UN
 
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
 
Zim Shanghai Moors At Port of Los Angeles

September 30, 2014 - 5:38 PM
 
State Dept Press Corps Shapes US Response to Netanyahu’s UN Speech

September 30, 2014 - 4:36 PM
 
Frenchman Probed for Telling TV He Might Kill Jews

September 30, 2014 - 1:56 PM
 
Children Evacuated as Arabs Attack JM Neighborhood of Maaleh HaZeitim [video]

September 30, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Cholov Yisrael and ‘Glatt’ at Wal-Mart!

September 30, 2014 - 1:42 PM
 
Jewish Stars of ‘Star Trek’ Shill for VW

September 30, 2014 - 1:08 PM
 
Bibi, Sheldon, Doing Traif Italian Lunch After UN Assembly Speech

September 30, 2014 - 11:48 AM
 
Atlantic City Rabbi’s SUV Torched On Rosh Hashanah

September 30, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Iran Set To Hang Woman Accused of Murdering Rapist

September 30, 2014 - 11:31 AM
 
Jews Enter Six More Buildings in Silwan Secretly Bought from Arabs

September 30, 2014 - 10:24 AM
 
40 Graves in Mount of Olives Cemetery Vandalized During Rosh Hashanah

September 30, 2014 - 12:50 AM
 
Report: Intruder Actually Reached East Room of White House

September 30, 2014 - 12:25 AM
 
Text of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Speech at the UN General Assembly [video]

September 29, 2014 - 11:43 PM
 
Palestinians Irate As ‘Third Temple With Underground Parking’ Crowdfunding Raises $105,000

September 29, 2014 - 9:36 PM
 
JetBlue, EL AL, To Codeshare, Connecting Tel Aviv With 35 US Destinations

September 29, 2014 - 9:29 PM
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woman behind bars
 

Posted on: November 7th, 2013

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Ethical and moral laws in the Torah depend on the context. Kindness and virtue largely depend on the subjective expectations of one’s friends and community.

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Madonna, with her red string, is one of the fans of the  Kabbalah Centre, debunked by orthodox rabbis and now sued for fraud by former followers.
 

Posted on: November 5th, 2013

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Much of what all religions teach is magical. If one does not believe in God, then we would rightly call it all superstition.

vagabond
 

Posted on: October 29th, 2013

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He told me that according to a Muslim poet, children do not truly belong to their parents. Instead, parents are the vessel through which children flow into the world.

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Ruth Colian
 

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013

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Ruth Colian is running as a Haredi woman for political office.

god billboard
 

Posted on: October 21st, 2013

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The Pope is saying that actions are far more important than faith. This is particularly ironic coming from Catholicism.

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1960s Portrait Man Policeman Traffic Cop Blowing Whistle
 

Posted on: October 16th, 2013

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Fact checking leadership means asking tough questions.

clock
 

Posted on: October 9th, 2013

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The Talmud is making a general statement for which there are more exceptions that situations where the rule applies.

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A nightmarish vision titled "Blood Is The Best Sauce," from the Portfolio "God with Us" by German artist George Grosz.
 

Posted on: October 7th, 2013

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Trying to explain Holocaust deaths as tikkun and a way of cleansing a soul is offensive.

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boro park
 

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013

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Very few middle aged and older people consider themselves ultra-orthodox. It’s a youth movement.

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watercycle
 

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

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According to the Torah Temimah...

Video Mocking Rabbinic Sermons
 

Posted on: September 24th, 2013

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Spontaneity and quirkiness have their place but a sermon is neither the time nor place for either of those.

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Rabbis Make Jokes
 

Posted on: September 17th, 2013

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It’s even more strange when the jokes come at our holiest times of the year.

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abuse
 

Posted on: September 11th, 2013

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Organic dating has its own set of problems that the shidduch system can help avoid.

broken trust
 

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013

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This kid gets a medal for coming forward.

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choose life
 

Posted on: August 30th, 2013

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Dvar Torah for Nitzavim Vayelech.

Rabbi Mendel Epstein
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2013

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Rabbis have to stop dismissing everything that comes from outside the Beis Medrash.

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bible critic
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2013

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Historians currently assume the Bible was written between 720 BCE and 587 BCE, between the destruction of the Northern Kingdom and the destruction of Jerusalem.

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kosher phone
 

Posted on: August 20th, 2013

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A kashrus agency should be concerned with one thing and one thing only: the kosher status of our food.

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man made meat
 

Posted on: August 13th, 2013

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The proper response for almost the entire population of planet Earth to these eternal questions about man-made meat is “I am not qualified to render an opinion on this matter.”

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Otzar HaHochma
 

Posted on: August 11th, 2013

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Certain books are excised from the subscription, in order to reinforce an imaginary history where nothing was inconsistent with Haredi Judaism.

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