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Will Tom Friedman Ever Give Up the Israeli Concessions Paradigm?
 
Alan Gross Credits Jewish Efforts for His Release From Cuba [video]

December 18, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
Moshe Feiglin Drops Out of Likud PM Race

December 18, 2014 - 11:06 AM
 
The Jewish Hipster Party

December 18, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Terror Threat Puts Kabash on Sony’s NYC Film Release

December 18, 2014 - 2:30 AM
 
Harvard Boycotts SodaStream (Despite Company’s Surrender)

December 18, 2014 - 2:16 AM
 
Israel’s FM Liberman Declines Swedish Meeting Request Over PA Recognition

December 18, 2014 - 1:35 AM
 
US Re-Defines ‘Unilateral’ to Justify PA Burying the Oslo Accords

December 17, 2014 - 10:16 PM
 
‘Freedom of Speech’ Under Abbas-led Palestinian Authority

December 17, 2014 - 8:01 PM
 
Alan Gross Freed From Cuban Jail

December 17, 2014 - 5:32 PM
 
Boy Arrested Trying to Recreate Chanukah on Temple Mount

December 17, 2014 - 3:45 PM
 
European Jewish Leaders: Court Decision on Hamas ‘Legitimizes Murder’

December 17, 2014 - 2:04 PM
 
Jeb Bush Uses Hanukkah And Christmas Greeting To Launch Presidential Bid

December 17, 2014 - 1:21 PM
 
Netanyahu Rejects EU Court’s ‘Technicality’ to Whitewash Hamas

December 17, 2014 - 1:15 PM
 
Fear and Loathing in the Palestinian Authority

December 17, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
Haredi Israelis Get the Most Benefits and Are the Deepest in Debt

December 17, 2014 - 12:16 PM
 
EU Court ‘Temporarily’ Removes Hamas from List of Terrorist Groups

December 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Centuries before Hanukkah: Remains of 8,000-Year Old Olive Oil Found in Galilee

December 17, 2014 - 10:57 AM
 
Palestinian Authority Going to force Advance Goal of ‘State of Palestine’

December 17, 2014 - 7:55 AM
 
Sony Hackers Issue First Terror Threat to US Movie-Goers … From North Korea?

December 17, 2014 - 6:01 AM
 
NYC Pulls Cops from Homicide to Secure Swelling Protests

December 17, 2014 - 4:30 AM
 
Jews Blamed for Mosque Fire, Report Reveals Electrical Cause

December 17, 2014 - 2:54 AM
 
132 Children Slaughtered in Pakistani Taliban Attack

December 17, 2014 - 1:22 AM
 
President Erdogan Sends Hanukkah Greetings to Turkey’s Jews, Beats Obama to Holiday!

December 17, 2014 - 12:12 AM
 
Latest Polls: Yishai and Deri Tied

December 16, 2014 - 8:40 PM
 
Eli Yishai Names His Pick for Prime Minister

December 16, 2014 - 7:48 PM
 
Islamists Maim and Murder Hundreds of Pakistani Schoolchildren

December 16, 2014 - 6:47 PM
 
UN Security Council May Jilt Palestinian Authority

December 16, 2014 - 5:44 PM
 
Bloomberg Marks Jerusalem and Tel Aviv as First Non-US Cities for Funds

December 16, 2014 - 3:46 PM
 
More than 1,000 French Jewish Students in Pro-Israel Hanukkah Ceremony

December 16, 2014 - 3:18 PM
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Life in Israel
Agricultural fields in Israel.
 

Posted on: May 27th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

The government is renewing a law exempting shmitta-observant farmers from arnona payments.

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IDF CHief of Staff Benny Gantz speaks with soldiers during a visit at the IDF Netzah Yehuda Battalion  near Jenin on March 2, 2014.
 

Posted on: May 21st, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

There is going to be a march in Bet Shemesh, protesting that charedi soldiers are being harassed.

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Beit Shemesh Haredi mayor Moshe Abutbul could be ousted tomorrow.
 

Posted on: March 10th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

Abutbol's city government does everything it can to avoid helping schools that are not the mainstream Haredi.

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Minister of Education Rabbi Shai Piron (L) with UTJ MK Moshe Gafni (C) and Jewish Home Deputy Minister of Religious Services Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan.
 

Posted on: March 5th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

They are arguing specifically about summer camps, but the arguments apply to all the differences between them.

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Family trip
 

Posted on: March 4th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

This past Friday afternoon we took a short break from Shabbos preparation to do a short tiyu.

Supporters rally outside the municipality in Bet Shemesh, during the inauguration of mayoral candidate Eli Cohen's new elections campaign, February 17, 2014.
 

Posted on: February 26th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

Sure enough, the mayoral challenger's song was quick to draw criticism from his opponents and detractors.

MK Dov Lipman
 

Posted on: February 13th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

Lipman's proposal was crafted in coordination with Chief Rabbi Dovid Lau.

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Israelis of all ages waiting to be drafted.
 

Posted on: February 2nd, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

As soon as he stepped out of the country, he was officially AWOL.

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moshe abutbul
 

Posted on: January 29th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

Let the best man win!

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Papal behavior: Jeremy Irons as Pope Alexander VI in the TV series The Borgias.
 

Posted on: January 20th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

The Catholic Church was behind nearly two thousand years of antisemitism and murder of Jews.

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Former Minister of the Interior Gideon Sa'ar.
 

Posted on: January 6th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

Minister of the Interior Gideon Saar.

Tekhelet tying methods on display at the Ptil Tekhelet conference.
 

Posted on: December 31st, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

The conference was in part a commemoration of Rav Herzog.

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shabbat elevator
 

Posted on: December 25th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

The proposal is facing secular opposition.

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Posted on: December 22nd, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

The Speaker of the House does not think the idea of installing a Christmas tree is appropriate.

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Yuval Yosef PHOTOGRAPHER
 

Posted on: December 17th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

Netanya City Hall says that the new program will not be in a new, separate, building.

Erev Shabbat at the Carmel market in Tel Aviv. The Rabbinate will enhance supervision of businesses that must close before Shabbat starts.
 

Posted on: December 11th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

The Rabbanut is going out on an initiative to prevent stores from staying open past the entry of Shabbos.

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empty apt
 

Posted on: December 10th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

Any apartment that sits empty for 9 months out of the year will be taxed double the normal rates.

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Jiphone2
 

Posted on: December 9th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

Someone with an iPhone sins regularly.

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Posted on: December 3rd, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

I wonder in what way they were being "more machmir" when making grape juice...

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Thanksgivukkah
 

Posted on: November 27th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

One last Thanksgivvukah video..

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