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Rabbi Riskin on Tension with the Chief Rabbinate, and Rabbi Feuer on the Priestly Blessing
 
Israel Railways Workers Set to Strike

May 29, 2015 - 1:25 AM
 
Another Iranian General Killed in Syria

May 29, 2015 - 1:16 AM
 
Hezbollah Runs Away as Jabhat al-Nusra Captures Another Syrian City

May 29, 2015 - 12:39 AM
 
Jerusalem Yeshiva Student Drowns in Beit Zayit Reservoir

May 28, 2015 - 10:08 PM
 
Netanyahu Warns FIFA: Palestinian Threats Will Destroy International Sport

May 28, 2015 - 9:45 PM
 
Medical Update on Rav Bina’s Grandson [video]

May 28, 2015 - 7:47 PM
 
IRS $50M Cyber Security Scandal Stretches to Russia

May 28, 2015 - 6:36 PM
 
Tony Blair Steps Down as Quartet Middle East Envoy but No One Cares

May 28, 2015 - 4:58 PM
 
Police Detain 2 Muslims for Harassing Visitors on the Temple Mount

May 28, 2015 - 4:27 PM
 
Former NY Gov. Pataki Running for GOP Presidential Nominee

May 28, 2015 - 3:49 PM
 
One of Indicted FIFA Officials Blamed ‘Zionism’ for 2011 Bribe Charge

May 28, 2015 - 1:59 PM
 
Sen. Graham Tells Netanyahu He Will Lead ‘Violent Backlash’ against UN

May 28, 2015 - 12:51 PM
 
Netanyahu Wants US $45 Billion in US Military Aid by 2028

May 28, 2015 - 12:30 PM
 
Ben & Jerry’s Launches New Flavor: Bernie Sanders

May 28, 2015 - 11:45 AM
 
Hareidi Rabbis Warn New Sport Club Will Cause Desecration of Shabbat’

May 28, 2015 - 10:31 AM
 
MK and Police Discussing Making Marijuana Legal

May 28, 2015 - 9:48 AM
 
US Claims ‘No More Extensions’ for Iran Nuclear Talks

May 27, 2015 - 10:30 PM
 
Jewish Agency’s Natan Sharansky Speaks Up for Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

May 27, 2015 - 8:24 PM
 
Russia to Deliver S-300 Missile System to Iran… Eventually

May 27, 2015 - 4:50 PM
 
18 Dead, 13 Missing in Texas Flash Floods

May 27, 2015 - 4:17 PM
 
Netanyahu Cabinet Approves Ministerial Committee on Arab Affairs

May 27, 2015 - 3:49 PM
 
Mass Arrests of FIFA Officials Omit PA Terrorist Rajoub

May 27, 2015 - 12:22 PM
 
Rabbi Riskin Hopes the Rabbinate Will Climb Down From Their Tree [audio]

May 27, 2015 - 9:31 AM
 
Egyptian Court: ‘We Can’t Label Israel as a ‘Terrorist State”

May 27, 2015 - 9:30 AM
 
PLO Blows Up Netanyahu’s ‘Peace Process’ Renewal

May 27, 2015 - 9:25 AM
 
Scorcher in Israel, Stay indoors

May 27, 2015 - 8:26 AM
 
Amnesty Accuses Hamas of Torturing and Killing Arabs Who Helped Israel

May 27, 2015 - 8:07 AM
 
Israeli Air Force Strikes Back at Gaza for Rocket Attack

May 27, 2015 - 5:37 AM
 
IRS Hacked, Info Stolen on 100,000 Taxpayers

May 27, 2015 - 4:40 AM
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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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