Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: July 1st, 2013Blogs → Yori's News Clips
It's official: the word "Jew" is an ethnic slur.
Posted on: June 30th, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
Rabbi Bloom’s condescending condemnation is particularly troubling because he clearly bases it on assumptions about someone he has never met.
Posted on: June 30th, 2013Blogs → United with Israel
“I feel even sorrier today for the people in Gaza as Hamas is pulling a publicity stunt with their blood."
Posted on: June 30th, 2013Blogs → Shiloh Musings
Did his family support this delusion?
Posted on: June 30th, 2013Blogs → Goldstein on Gelt
On this week’s Goldstein on Gelt podcast, , Doug speaks to economist Dr. Bharat P. Bhatta, a professor of economics at Sogn og Fjordane University in Norway, about a new way to charge for overweight on international flights. Dr. Bhatta suggests charging passengers for their own physical weight in addition to their luggage. So is […]
Posted on: June 30th, 2013Blogs → Ktzat Ivrit
לַחְפּוֹר listen and repeat The Ancient- as well as Modern-Hebrew word for to dig is לַחְפּוֹר ( listen and repeat), of the root ח.פ.ר (kh.p.r) and the active-simple פָּעַל verb form. For example: יִצְחָק חָפַר בְּאֵרוֹת בַּנֶּגֶב. Isaac dug wells in the Negev (southern desert portion of Israel). listen The word לחפור is also used in Modern-Hebrew slang […]
Posted on: June 30th, 2013Blogs → A Banner Raised High
Two accomplices in last year’s murder of Lior Farhi Hy"d received sentences of eight months each.
Posted on: June 30th, 2013Blogs → A Soldier's Mother
It goes to Rabbi Yosef Antebi, the beaten Amsterdam rabbi.
Posted on: June 30th, 2013Blogs → The Muqata
Egyptians would probably be quite happy to have Mubarak back in power.
Posted on: June 28th, 2013Blogs → Yori's News Clips
Language is power and words can hurt.
Posted on: June 27th, 2013Blogs → Atlas Shrugs
Not once in all of the media accounts were we identified accurately.
Posted on: June 27th, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
In a democracy that separates church from state, it makes sense to not allow biblical prohibitions to impede freedom to those who do not believe in the bible.
Posted on: June 27th, 2013Blogs → A Soldier's Mother
Our biggest problem today is the future of American Jews -- 41% of world Jewry.
Posted on: June 27th, 2013Blogs → United with Israel
The four organizations listed are just a sampling of the types of groups supported by the Spanish government.
Posted on: June 27th, 2013Blogs → Ktzat Ivrit
אֶהְיֶה יוֹתֵר חָכָם, אֶהְיֶה יוֹתֵר חֲכָמָה listen “When will the videos be ready?” “I’ll know better once I manage to find all the right images.”In Hebrew, instead of saying I’ll know better, we say, אֶהְיֶה יוֹתֵר חָכָם when a male is speaking and אֶהְיֶה יוֹתֵר חֲכָמָה when a female is speaking. Broken down: אהיה – I will […]
Posted on: June 27th, 2013Blogs → Yori's News Clips
"Steps are being taken to prevent these people leaving their country of origin."
Posted on: June 26th, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
I do not envy Chief Rabbi Elect, Ephraim Mirvis. Lord Sacks’ shoes will be hard to fill.
Posted on: June 26th, 2013Blogs → Yori's News Clips
The fun part is that they're still stuck with their heavy, Jewish accent.
Posted on: June 26th, 2013Blogs → CIFWatch
Sherwood gets the significance of the Western Wall and Haram al-Sharif wrong
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