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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Common Blood Pressure Drug Prevents Post-TBI Epilepsy

April 23, 2014 - 12:46 PM
 
It’s Prom Time, and Abbas Must Choose a Dance Partner – Israel or Hamas

April 23, 2014 - 12:06 PM
 
Eyewitness in Ukraine: “Everyone is Expectant of Some Development; You Can Feel the Tension in the Air”

April 23, 2014 - 11:46 AM
 
Israeli-American Journalist Held Hostage in Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 11:24 AM
 
Egypt Plays US off Russia, Gets Military Aid Back

April 23, 2014 - 11:18 AM
 
Shas Continues Petty Attacks Against Rav Amar for Control Over Sephardim

April 23, 2014 - 10:34 AM
 
More Jewish Sites Vandalized in Ukraine

April 22, 2014 - 9:53 PM
 
Syria to Hold Presidential Elections

April 22, 2014 - 9:25 PM
 
Egypt Signing Unprecedented $3 Billion MiG-35 Deal with Russia

April 22, 2014 - 8:44 PM
 
Missouri’s Jew-Hating Mayor Quits (Video)

April 22, 2014 - 8:00 PM
 
Jordan Summons Israeli Ambassador over Temple Mount Violence

April 22, 2014 - 6:28 PM
 
Archaeologists Find Ancient Chisel that May Have Helped Build Kotel

April 22, 2014 - 5:00 PM
 
IDF Announces Draft Notices to Christian Israelis

April 22, 2014 - 4:12 PM
 
Elite IDF Bedouin Trackers Eliminate Israel’s Northern Border Threats

April 22, 2014 - 3:55 PM
 
US Has Proof Syrian Gov’t Poisoned Civilians

April 22, 2014 - 3:00 PM
 
Gazan Rockets Pound Israeli Communities Over the Holiday

April 22, 2014 - 1:44 PM
 
Chief Rabbi of Nikolayev, Ukraine on Firebomb Attack

April 22, 2014 - 3:50 AM
 
Will Your Child be Born in ‘Israel’?

April 22, 2014 - 3:08 AM
 
All in the Family: BDS Protests Zabars; Carole Zabar Promotes BDS

April 20, 2014 - 11:09 PM
 
Prayer Request from HaRav Aharon Bina

April 20, 2014 - 5:39 PM
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Life in Israel
Beit Shemesh Haredi mayor Moshe Abutbul could be ousted tomorrow.
 

Modern Orthodox Have No Business Voting for Moshe Abutbol for Mayor

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.
 

Fight Over Summer Camp and the Conflict bet. Haredim and Everyone Else

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
 

Family Trip: Tel Soche, Givat HaTurmusin, Lupine Hill

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.
 

Beit Shemesh Affecting Million Man Rally Schedule and Vice Versa

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
 

Proposed Law: No ‘Mehadrin’ Kosher Food to Imprisoned Get Refusers

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.
 

Enlisting Got Him Arrested

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
 

Picture of the Day

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.
 

Pope Might Allow Investigation into Holocaust-Era Papal Behavior

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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Minister of the Interior Gideon Saar
 

Quote of the Day

Posted on: January 6th, 2014

BlogsLife in Israel

Minister of the Interior Gideon Saar.

Tekhelet tying methods on display at the Ptil Tekhelet conference.
 

100 Years to Tekhelet Research

Posted on: December 31st, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

The conference was in part a commemoration of Rav Herzog.

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shabbat elevator
 

Bill to Help Hasten Haredi Expansion in Israel

Posted on: December 25th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

The proposal is facing secular opposition.

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No Christmas Tree in the Knesset

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
 

Locals Protest Haredi College Program in Netanya

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.
 

Israeli Rabbinate Patrolling Stores’ Pre-Shabbat Closing

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
 

Double Taxation on Empty Apartments in Israel

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
 

iPhone Owner Can’t Be Chazzan

Posted on: December 9th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

Someone with an iPhone sins regularly.

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New Extremist Hechsher Causing Family Fights

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
 

Thanksgivukkah

Posted on: November 27th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

One last Thanksgivvukah video..

Nes Gadol Haya Poh
 

Nes Gadol Haya Poh (video)

Posted on: November 25th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

Uninvited on Chanukah...

Illegal-Downloading
 

New Bill Legalizing Downloading Music and Movies

Posted on: November 20th, 2013

BlogsLife in Israel

The halachic position of such downloads has been debatable until now.

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