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The Importance of the Negev

Without the Negev Desert, Israel would be a small non-viable state, a fact which motivates anti-Israel activists to focus on it.

Keeping Jews Jewish

Virtually all the Gedolim of previous generations, including Rav Soloveitchik, forbade any religious collaboration with heterodox rabbis for fear of giving them tacit recognition.

What a Stone Can Do

It's time to let the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) protect our citizens.

Overcoming Grief through Cooking

The OneFamily fund for victims and families of victims of terror has compiled a cookbook, featuring the favorite recipes of Israelis who were murdered by Palestinian terrorists.

Recognizing Positive Haredi Values

Despite the criticisms, Haredi society has positives that should be recognized.

Sounds Israeli: Idan Amedi

Israeli musician Idan Amedi was discovered on the Israeli show Kokhav Nolad.

Terrorists as ‘Political Prisoners’: CiF Watch Prompts Guardian Correction

The Guardian has called terrorists convicted of murder or attempted murder 'political prisoners.'

Pallywood: Making News, Rather than Just Reporting it

There's nothing new in journalists trying to make news; they just can't make facts out of lies.

Disputed Territories: The Census of 1967

In Gaza, the Egyptian data from 1965 had about 100,000 additional people, or 25% more than the Israelis counted.

Could You Live with this Level of Violence?

A situation has arisen in Judea and Samaria where attempted murder — and sometimes the attempts are successful — is a daily occurrence.

Sirens and Erie Thoughts in Israel

I listened to what was supposed to symbolize a massive missile attack - sirens wailing all over Israel.

Learning Peace Through Soccer

According to Sivan Hendel of the Peres Center for Peace, 'Sports is an international language.'

Abbas’s Threat and Denial at the WEF

It's sadly familiar to hear Abbas invoking cultural values that reject kidnapping and hostage-taking while threatening to do exactly that.

Another Defender of the Haredi Status Quo Clucks His Tongue

No religious Jew would deny the merit that Torah study. But it is the height of folly to believe that a strong military is therefore unnecessary.

The ‘Refugee’ Slated to Win ‘Arab Idol’

The Palestinian “refugee” swindle is but one of the many political derivatives of the Palestinian narrative which so often passes for serious journalism at the Guardian.

Life in Israel: A Complaint to Egged

While there are many heartwarming tales told about Egged, sadly, the less than amazing is often more the norm.

Faces of Israel: Nachman Klieman, Founder of U-Boutique

As someone who lives on the front line of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Klieman has personal experience when it comes to Palestinian terrorism.

Muslim Acts of Beheading in the West

Other characteristically Muslim crimes taking place in Western countries include honor killings, female genital mutilation, and slave holding.

Are Haredi Orgs Being Singled Out in Israel?

Just as the IRS targeted conservative groups, according a report, a leaked document states that Israel's Economic Affairs Ministry is targeting Haredi businesses and Yeshivos.

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