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In Hebrew: ‘To Complain’

Your weekly video dose of Hebrew.

Rachel’s Tomb: A Jewish Holy Site Since Ancient Times

The sixteenth century Arab historian Mujir Al Din wrote that Rachel’s Tomb was a Jewish holy place.

Happiness Is Knowing your Body Type

Lise Watier, Canada's authority on cosmetics, said in a recent interview: “I was sure of myself inside and insecure outside.”

Topless Anti-Jihad Activist Hunted Down and Arrested

A Muslim cleric in moderate Tunisia called for her stoning death.

Intermarried Rabbis

If ritual observance is voluntary and all that counts is ethos, why not just drop the whole charade and just call anyone with an ethical perspective on life a Reform Jew?

Why was the IDF (and Karsenty) Abandoned in the Al Dura Affair?

Why didn't then Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz and then Prime Minister Ehud Barak demand that all the footage shot by France 2 on that day be placed at Israel’s disposal to do a proper investigation?

Who Firebombs a Grave?

The area around Rachel's Tomb has been fortified, cement barriers erected to protect those wishing to pray beside her grave.

Who’s Denying Whose Heritage?

The entire Land of Israel, have been the subject of incessant Islamic reinvention.

Lapid, Livni, Bibi… All the Same Dangerous Mistake

True peace is something that evolves when neither side aims to destroy the other one.

Ending Zealotry in the Name of God

There is a new group of zealots who have taken a cue from the price taggers. They refer to themselves as Torah taggers.

Faces of Israel: Yariv Vizner, Founder of ‘Little Heroes’

Little Heroes or 'Giborim Ktanim' pairs ordinary Israelis with mentally challenged children with the goal of helping such children to better fit into Israeli society.

Toulouse Terrorist was no ‘Lone Wolf’

You can't blame the French for wanting to minimize their made-in-Europe Islamic terror problem. The problem is with how reality keeps messing with comfortable theories.

A Haredi Thawing? Oops, Never Mind

What is really being gained by continuing to force Haredim to stay in the beis medrash full time via a draft that exempts Haredim?

Benghazi’s Lesson

The video story was part of a theme that has run through Obama’s presidency from the beginning.

The Blood Libel Begins: The Guardian’s Original Reporting on Al Dura

The Guardian took the hideous claim that the IDF fired mercilessly at a young boy until he was dead at face value, without even a hint of journalistic skepticism.

History of Israel: Snow in the Summer

Two people have reported snow in the late May-early June, though in both cases, it was hearsay.

Why Russia Supports Iran

It seems Russia has decided that the "strong horse" in the Middle East is Iran and the Shiites.

Ex-Jordanian Spy: Abdullah is Anti-Israel

Ouni Abed Botrous Hadaddeen compares the Jordanian king to Yasser Arafat, claiming that Abdullah to is two faced.

A Crack in the Wall of Haredi Opposition

If Shas does agree to allow a secular core curriculum in their schools, that will put Ashkenazi Haredi leaders between a rock and a hard place.

Rav Soloveitchik’s Clear Stand on Homosexuality

What Rav Soloveitchik said in 1974 is truer than ever: normative Judaism is on the defensive in the modern world.

In Hebrew: ‘To Bless’

Your weekly video dose of Hebrew.

The Teachings of Ruth

The Ruth story demonstrates how all Jews should treat the strangers among us.

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