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Jacob vs Esau, I Am God’s Chosen, Not You!
 
Israel to Ease Absorption, Employment for Immigrants from France

November 23, 2014 - 11:16 PM
 
Imam Attacked by Fellow Muslims After Condemning Har Nof Massacre

November 23, 2014 - 6:45 PM
 
Former DC Mayor Marion Barry, Dead at 78

November 23, 2014 - 6:28 PM
 
Is Tennessee Teaching Its Children to Hate Jews?

November 23, 2014 - 5:50 PM
 
New Zealand Anti-Semite Attacks Jewish Toddler

November 23, 2014 - 5:04 PM
 
Palestinian Authority Caught Crossing White Lines as Well as Red Lines

November 23, 2014 - 4:18 PM
 
Second Temple Era Military Outpost Discovered, Possibly Destroyed By Alexander the Great

November 23, 2014 - 4:05 PM
 
Son (Complete Opposite) of I. B. Singer Dead at 85

November 23, 2014 - 3:41 PM
 
IDF Shoots at Gaza Infiltrators; Hamas Claims One Killed

November 23, 2014 - 3:27 PM
 
Ex-Senior Justice Official Asks Homeland Security to Ban Abbas from US

November 23, 2014 - 3:06 PM
 
Police Disinter PA Arabs Sleeping Peacefully in Herzliya Graves

November 23, 2014 - 12:41 PM
 
Kerry and Netanyahu Update Each Other on Iran

November 23, 2014 - 12:32 PM
 
Arab Terror Hits Hard at Jerusalem Hotel Occupancy Rate

November 23, 2014 - 11:57 AM
 
Canadian-Israeli in Coma from Har Nof Massacre

November 23, 2014 - 11:02 AM
 
Palestinian Authority Claims Settlers Torched Home near Ramallah

November 23, 2014 - 9:52 AM
 
Hevron Terrorists Try to Burn IDF Soldiers to Death [video]

November 23, 2014 - 9:16 AM
 
IDF Arrests Terrorist Linked with ISIS

November 23, 2014 - 8:59 AM
 
Jordanian PM Sends Condolence Letter to Har Nof Terrorists

November 23, 2014 - 12:26 AM
 
BREAKING: West About to Cave on Key Iranian Demand

November 23, 2014 - 12:05 AM
 
Druze Memorial Defaced with ISIS Graffiti

November 22, 2014 - 9:41 PM
 
State Weighing Measures Against Terrorist’s Families

November 22, 2014 - 9:17 PM
 
Yehudah Glick to Undergo Additional Surgery

November 22, 2014 - 8:35 PM
 
Following Tunnel Discover, Egypt to Raze More Gaza Border Homes

November 22, 2014 - 6:50 PM
 
2 Yeshiva Students Injured in Friday Night Terrorist Attack

November 22, 2014 - 6:05 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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