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MK to European envoys: “Day When Islamic Terror Will Reach Your Homes is Near”

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Hamas Faces Internal Dissension, Executes Shejaiyya Protesters

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Heaven on Earth (With Rockets)

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6 IDF Soldiers Hurt in Gaza, Missile Fire Blankets in Israel

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Third Set of Rockets Found in UNRWA School

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IDF Testing New System to Intercept Mortar Shells

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The Battle for Jewish Jerusalem

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Rami Levy Quietly Helping Families of the Fallen

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Netanyahu: War Means War and Not Phony Ceasefires [VIDEO]

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2:29am Rocket Alerts in Central Israel

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The 35 fallen are brought to their final resting place on Mt. Herzl in 1949.
 

Posted on: January 17th, 2013

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65 years ago this week, 35 student soldiers set out from Jerusalem to bring much needed supplies to the kibbutzim in the besieged Etzion Bloc south of the city.

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red-line-expel-jews-biberman
 

Posted on: January 7th, 2013

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I fully believe Avigdor Liberman when he says that he will uproot Jewish homes for peace. So should you.

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Run_Lola_Run
 

Posted on: December 30th, 2012

Special FeaturesIsrael Elections 5773

You might recall the famous case of MK Azmi Bishara, not coincidentally, also from the Balad party.

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beit_hamikdash
 

Posted on: December 25th, 2012

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How would the Beit HaMikdash fit into the landscape of the Old City?

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haaretz_logo
 

Posted on: December 18th, 2012

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Admittedly, the way they presented all the data in this Ha'aretz article is a joke, but their opening line, wins hands down:

F090108RBI01
 

Posted on: December 16th, 2012

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The IDF is embarrassed to fight to win, the politicians are afraid to give them orders to fight.

The Maharam of Rothenburg adopted the custom of saying the "These Candles" declaration.
 

Posted on: December 9th, 2012

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I had often wondered, if Jews love Israel so much, why didn't they just get up and come here. The Mahram's Aliyah attempt showed that Jews did.

Gaza's soccer stadium doubled as rocket launching site and was demolished.
 

Posted on: November 29th, 2012

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Sports only brings people together when stadiums aren't being used to launch rocket attacks against neighbors.

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palestinian children songs
 

Posted on: November 28th, 2012

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The Palestinian culture of death continues to amaze.

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Posted on: November 27th, 2012

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Israel: Don't be brainwashed by the media.

Moshe Feiglin
 

Posted on: November 27th, 2012

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"Fascist".... "Radical"... "Ultra-nationalist"....these words were used over and over again by Channels 1, 2, and 10 TV. It seems the mainstream media in Israel is upset by what the people want.

An Israeli soldier standing next to a launcher, part of the "Iron Dome" missile defense system.
 

Posted on: November 22nd, 2012

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The Success behind the Iron Dome...a brilliant high-tech team, and rocket parts that come from Toys-R-Us.

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Zipi Hotovely campaign ad: "Against the entire left"
 

Posted on: November 14th, 2012

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So far, the only candidates that I am 100% certain about are from the list from Mattot Arim.

Obama
 

Posted on: November 7th, 2012

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It's been said that if Obama wins, that would be a big push for Aliyah. I'm not sure how that works out considering the fact that 70% of Jews who voted, voted for Obama. I guess it's that 30% that might be considering their options.

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Labor Party Central Committee
 

Posted on: November 1st, 2012

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Israel's political party conventions make the Knesset seem polite and tame. At the Likud Central Committee convention the other day, the vote for PM Netanyahu's proposal for the Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu to run together in the upcoming election was conducted by a "show of hands" popular vote. Not the best way to hold a vote.

A Haredi man walking on the road to Modiin Elit.
 

Posted on: October 31st, 2012

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The Israeli city of Modi'in is slammed from an unlikely direction - Israel's civil right's organization, the Association for Civil rights in Israel (ACRI). Granted ACRI doesn't have the most objective agenda, and their voice was loudly missing when it came the Disengagement in 2005, but they are to be praised for doing the right thing when it comes to Modi'in.

Rachel_tomb_2
 

Posted on: October 30th, 2012

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In 1945, Yaffa Tevuah was a 22-year old Lehi fighter imprisoned by the British in the women's prison in Bethlehem. Seeking courage when facing her British interrogators, she drew strength from Rachel Imeinu and comfort from her sense of returning home.

Crusader dining room under the city of Akko
 

Posted on: October 28th, 2012

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A year after the Crusaders captured Jerusalem, they turned to conquer Israel's coastal cities. Haifa's Jewish community is mentioned in the Genizah documents. The city was one of three forts (מבצר) that we know of - Haifa, Dan (Banias) and Rafah (Rafiah). Each had a major Jewish community. Haifa was probably mostly Jewish, if not exclusively so, with a small Muslim military presence. The story of Haifa's conquest, in the summer of 1100, is reported by Christian chroniclers.

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik at the Republican National Convention
 

Posted on: October 17th, 2012

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Rabbi Meir Soloveichik opened his Shabbos Shuva drasha as follows: I flew to Tampa, Florida a few weeks ago for the Republican National Convention. When I arrived, I was escorted into a large room where all the Convention speakers of the day gathered along with Congressman, Senators, Governors and other politicians.

palestinians_cutting_down_trees
 

Posted on: October 15th, 2012

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Every year Palestinians and foreign activists try to blame Settlers for cutting down olive trees. But once again Settlers have caught the Palestinians and the activists on film cutting down trees, presumably to then blame the Jews.

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