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Sirens and Erie Thoughts in Israel

19 Sivan 5773 – May 28, 2013
I listened to what was supposed to symbolize a massive missile attack - sirens wailing all over Israel.

Learning Peace Through Soccer

19 Sivan 5773 – May 27, 2013
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

18 Sivan 5773 – May 26, 2013
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.

History of Israel: Eilat, City of Sin

From the Islamic sources, it is clear that Eilat had a significant Jewish population, which existed for hundreds of years after the Muslim conquest.

Google and the Defenders of Kfar Etzion

Not one Jew was allowed to remain on the Jordanian side of the cease-fire line.

Death & Taxes: Welcome to Obamaland

15 Sivan 5773 – May 24, 2013
Welcome to Obamaland, where death and taxes is no longer an ironic statement, but a grim reality.

The Jewish Connection to Israel: Sephardic Aliyot

15 Sivan 5773 – May 23, 2013
One of the medieval Aliyot was that of the Sephardic Jewish community which fled Spain following the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisition.

And the Bashing Continues…

Eliminating all secular studies is taking "Talmud Torah k’neged kulom" to an absurd extreme.

Sounds Israeli: Ofra Haza

The late Ofra Haza sings "Jerusalem of Gold" in 1998.

In Hebrew: ‘To Complain’

Your weekly video dose of Hebrew.

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

14 Sivan 5773 – May 22, 2013
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.”

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