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Liberman: State of Israel Could Not Exist Without the IDF

October 26, 2016 - 12:16 AM
Netanyahu Says He’ll Soon Decide If Lawmakers Can Ascend to Temple Mount

October 25, 2016 - 11:19 PM
Tens of Thousands Demand UNESCO Stop Denying Ancient Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

October 25, 2016 - 10:45 PM
New PA School Named for Mastermind of Munich Olympics Massacre

October 25, 2016 - 10:01 PM
Hamas ‘Returns’ Arafat’s Nobel Peace Prize Medal … to Ramallah

October 25, 2016 - 9:27 PM
Israel and Turkey Delay Reconciliation, Ambassador Exchange

October 25, 2016 - 8:38 PM
Israeli Police Officer Injured in Stoning Attack, Egged Bus Firebombed

October 25, 2016 - 7:42 PM
Israeli Arab Teen, 15, Shot and Killed at Israeli-Egyptian Border

October 25, 2016 - 6:20 PM
Arab Terror Gangs Attacking Travelers in Judea and Samaria

October 25, 2016 - 6:13 PM
Jerusalem’s New Business District Inaugurated Wednesday

October 25, 2016 - 3:35 PM
Earliest Ten Commandments Tablet On Auction in Beverly Hills

October 25, 2016 - 2:35 PM
Damage to Beitar Illit Car from Arab Stones

October 25, 2016 - 1:04 PM
Israeli Arabs Terrified of Joining Palestinian State

October 25, 2016 - 12:34 PM
Arabs Reject Liberman Promise to Build Gaza Harbor, Airport, if Hamas Stops Shooting

October 25, 2016 - 9:02 AM
Iranian President Mocks US Elections, Favors Own Brand of Democracy

October 25, 2016 - 7:32 AM
GOP Candidate Donald Trump Endorsed by Nevada’s Biggest Newspaper, Owned by Adelson

October 25, 2016 - 12:24 AM
New UNESCO World Heritage Vote on Jerusalem Set for Wednesday

October 24, 2016 - 11:36 PM
Left Irate: Habima National Theater to Perform in Kiryat Arba-Hebron

October 24, 2016 - 11:19 PM
Italy’s PM Matteo Renzi: UNESCO Resolution on Jerusalem ‘Like Saying Sun Creates Darkness’

October 24, 2016 - 10:31 PM
Report: One-Fourth of US Cancer Deaths Linked to Smoking

October 24, 2016 - 9:53 PM
Report: Hamas Terrorist Killed in Tunnel Collapse During ‘Mission’

October 24, 2016 - 9:25 PM
Peacemaking Arab Neighbors Freed from PA Prison for Visit to Efrat Mayor’s Sukkah

October 24, 2016 - 8:58 PM
IDF Retaliates for Gaza’s Holiday Rocket Attack on Southern Israel

October 24, 2016 - 7:30 PM
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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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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.


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.

Ruth Colian

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013

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

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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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Posted on: October 16th, 2013

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Fact checking leadership means asking tough questions.


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.

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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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.


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.

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.


Posted on: September 11th, 2013

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

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Posted on: September 3rd, 2013

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This kid gets a medal for coming forward.

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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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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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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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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.”

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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