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Yishai on AlJazeera & Cleaning Up Conversion Post-Freundel
 
Not So Kosher Shemittah L’Mehadrin

October 24, 2014 - 3:42 PM
 
US Bans Embassy Personnel from Part of Jerusalem Light Rail Route

October 24, 2014 - 1:00 PM
 
Two Israeli Women Killed in Nepal Bus Crash

October 24, 2014 - 12:05 PM
 
Women of the Wall Smuggle Tiny Torah Scroll to Western Wall

October 24, 2014 - 11:10 AM
 
New York Doctor Infected with Ebola [video]

October 24, 2014 - 9:46 AM
 
Tearful Message from Baby Terror Victim’s Grandfather

October 24, 2014 - 9:35 AM
 
Romney and Joe Lieberman to Address Israel-Americans in Washington

October 24, 2014 - 8:59 AM
 
Arab Rioters Attack Jewish-owned Buildings in Old City [video]

October 24, 2014 - 6:17 AM
 
J Street U Blames Jews for Terrorist’s Murderous Rampage

October 24, 2014 - 1:25 AM
 
Boko Haram Kidnaps Another 25 Nigerian Girls

October 24, 2014 - 1:03 AM
 
New York City Hospital Testing Patient for Ebola Virus

October 23, 2014 - 11:46 PM
 
Arabs Continue Terror with Rock Attacks in Jerusalem

October 23, 2014 - 8:05 PM
 
Netanyahu Convenes Top Brass in Jerusalem Over Terror Attack

October 23, 2014 - 8:00 PM
 
News for Israel: Boeing Sells Data, Drawings to Iran

October 23, 2014 - 6:22 PM
 
US-led Coalition Destroys Syrian Oil Wells

October 23, 2014 - 5:56 PM
 
Suspected Ebola Patient Quarantined in Lebanon

October 23, 2014 - 5:19 PM
 
Convicted Terrorists Still Have Drivers’ Licenses, But . . .

October 23, 2014 - 4:42 PM
 
Terror: US Pledges Support for Canada but Tells Israel to Stay Calm

October 23, 2014 - 2:50 PM
 
The Shabbos Project: Jews Worldwide Keeping This Shabbos Together

October 23, 2014 - 2:45 PM
 
Israel Railways Going ‘Electric’

October 23, 2014 - 1:36 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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Minister of the Interior Gideon Saar
 

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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