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Presidential Candidate Working To Bring Israel To Front of US Agenda
 
Israeli Wounded from Syrian Shelling on Golan

August 27, 2014 - 8:05 PM
 
Another Hamas Ceasefire Cemented in Future War

August 27, 2014 - 7:40 PM
 
Iran: “We Will Rearm the West Bank”

August 27, 2014 - 7:29 PM
 
No News Is Bad News in Search for Yeshiva Student Aaron Sofer

August 27, 2014 - 6:51 PM
 
Political Fallout Begins From Ceasefire

August 27, 2014 - 4:50 PM
 
Rock Attacks in Jerusalem

August 27, 2014 - 4:18 PM
 
Near-Total Palestinian Support for Rocketfire

August 27, 2014 - 3:52 PM
 
Eshkol Regional Council Mayor: No Faith in Government

August 27, 2014 - 2:43 PM
 
IDF Soldier Wounded by Syrian Mortar Fire on Golan Heights

August 27, 2014 - 1:55 PM
 
NYC Lawmaker Laurie Cumbo Presses Miami to Find Rabbi Raksin’s Murderer

August 27, 2014 - 1:41 PM
 
Former US enoy Laments Israel-US Tensions, Blames Gaza War

August 27, 2014 - 12:46 PM
 
Baby Hurt in Stone Attack

August 27, 2014 - 12:44 PM
 
Zara Fashion Botches “Toddler T” Style with Holocaust Imagery

August 27, 2014 - 11:27 AM
 
Mixed Reactions Among Leaders in Southern Israel to Ceasefire

August 27, 2014 - 10:19 AM
 
Kibbutz Nirim Mortar Victims Identified

August 27, 2014 - 9:19 AM
 
Pro-Israel NGO Calls on US to Reject UN Gaza Commission

August 27, 2014 - 8:16 AM
 
Cease-fire Terms: Even U.S. Sounds Dubious, and No Mention of ’2 State Solution’

August 27, 2014 - 4:05 AM
 
Hamas: “Our War is to Liberate Jerusalem, Not for Lifting Blockade”

August 26, 2014 - 11:53 PM
 
Second Person has Died from Tuesday’s Attack on Eshkol

August 26, 2014 - 11:48 PM
 
Rocket Stats for Operation Protective Edge

August 26, 2014 - 11:38 PM
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Emes Ve-Emunah
Brit Milah
 

Posted on: April 5th, 2013

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Rabbi Pirutinsky discussed the issue of 'metzizah b'peh' at length, concluding that if medical experts determine that there is a danger to the child, metzizah should be performed by other legitimate methods.

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Haredim Can Be Trained to Do Anything
 

Posted on: April 4th, 2013

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Divinity exemptions are designed to produce clergy that will serve the populace, not so that every single member of it becomes a member of the clergy.

YU President Richard Joel (L) with past President Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm.
 

Posted on: April 3rd, 2013

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Yeshiva University needs to admit that mistakes were made by leaders both past and present.

old man
 

Posted on: March 28th, 2013

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The fifth cup is based on a machlokes in the Gemarah.

F130322MA03
 

Posted on: March 24th, 2013

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I think Obama is genuine in his expression of appreciation and even admiration for the Jewish people and the State of Israel.

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Rabbi Herschel Schachter
 

Posted on: March 22nd, 2013

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We were all sitting around Rav Shachter in a circle. And we were all thinking the same thing.

bible-Sunlight
 

Posted on: March 21st, 2013

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Who individuals are attracted to is none of our business and shouldn’t influence our encounters with them, but that is different than the normalization of gay sex.

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On Nittel Nacht religious Jews play games instead of learning Torah.
 

Posted on: March 20th, 2013

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There is no reason why Haredim should continue to be the single biggest and fastest growing welfare demographic in all of Israel.

U.S. President Barack Obama
 

Posted on: March 19th, 2013

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Unlike some of his biggest detractors, I believe that the President actually likes Israel and values the friendship of the Israeli people.

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An Israeli family welcome the entrance shabbat in a bomb shelter in the southern city of Ashkelon.
 

Posted on: March 18th, 2013

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I would love to consider all people who observe Shabbos as observant. That was once the case.

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hasidic women
 

Posted on: March 17th, 2013

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I would love to see Mrs. Freier become the role model for all Hasidic women – and not just for those like the ones she attended school with.

New Square
 

Posted on: March 14th, 2013

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Many Hasidic leaders discourage any real preparation for a job via secular education.

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Observant Judaism
 

Posted on: March 13th, 2013

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Most of us know right from wrong and live as though it matters because it does. This is what David Brooks reported.

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R&R Photographers, courtesy the Maryles family.
 

Posted on: March 12th, 2013

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Even though his prognosis was never good, it was still a shock when it happened.

F130123YS03
 

Posted on: March 11th, 2013

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Once again we see a great rabbinic figure who apparently does not understand what it is that really upsets the non-Haredi public, including many observant Jews.

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A Haredi man walking on the road to Modiin Elit.
 

Posted on: March 10th, 2013

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Haredi leaders could not care less if Israel retains Judea and Samaria - as long as their Mosdos (religious institutions) get funded.

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Haredi men scuffle with Israeli police.
 

Posted on: March 7th, 2013

BlogsEmes Ve-Emunah

The draft is but one area Haredi leaders badly stumble over.

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21-year old Yityish Aynaw
 

Posted on: March 6th, 2013

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When journalists question why a black woman won a beauty contest - even if it is disguised as referring only to this particular black woman - I think that is sad.

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child_abuse
 

Posted on: March 3rd, 2013

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When it comes to victims of abuse the overriding approach should be one of compassion and understanding. But school officials' mishandling of a situation should not automatically result in termination.

Sexual Abuse
 

Posted on: February 28th, 2013

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There has been much reluctance by rabbinic groups such as Agudah to be more forceful in their approach to abusers. They find the allegations hard to believe.

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