The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: July 4th, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
The backlash is coming in the form of attacking Charedi recruits.
Posted on: July 4th, 2013Blogs → My Right Word
"The Settlers is a documentary feature exploring the Israeli settlement-enterprise in the West Bank."
Posted on: July 4th, 2013Blogs → United with Israel
Excavations in a late Roman era synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s eastern lower Galilee have uncovered a new mosaic depicting the biblical hero and judge, Samson. Jodi Magness of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who has been conducting archaeological excavations at Huqoq since 2011, notes that while scenes from the Bible are […]
Posted on: July 4th, 2013Blogs → Goldstein on Gelt
Since gaining independence in 1948, Israel’s economy has flourished. Apart from making the desert bloom, Israeli technology and knowhow have transformed the modern world. From the discovery of quasi-crystals to the invention of the world’s smallest video camera, to the development of the drug Copaxone to treat multiple sclerosis to the invention of the USB, […]
Posted on: July 4th, 2013Blogs → The Muqata
It would mean a stable Egypt, hopefully a less extreme Egypt, and perhaps even a democratic Egypt.
Posted on: July 4th, 2013Blogs → Shiloh Musings
Let's call this a dark day for world peace.
Posted on: July 4th, 2013Blogs → Yori's News Clips
Making ID verification open and handy is not a left vs. right issue.
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013Blogs → Fink or Swim
There is no real theological reason that tznius be heavily codified in Jewish law while other areas of our lives that require modesty are left to our whims and desires.
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013Blogs → Ktzat Ivrit
חִלּוֹנִי, חִלּוֹנִית listen and repeat In yesterday’s dose of Hebrew, we saw the root for profane or not sacred is ח.ל.ל (kh.l.l). This is the root of the Modern-Hebrew term referring to someone or something secular or non-religious – חִלּוֹנִי ( listen and repeat) in the masculine and חִלּוֹנִית ( listen and repeat) in the feminine. For example: תֵּל אָבִיב הִיא לָרֹב עִיר חִלּוֹנִית. Tel […]
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013Blogs → Atlas Shrugs
Pictures provided by the RCMP showed rusted nails inside the pressure cookers.
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013Blogs → Fresno Zionism
A state that requires sacrifice from its people to survive, will only get it if there is a compelling ideological motivation driving its citizens to make the requisite sacrifices.
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013Blogs → Goldstein on Gelt
In the second half of this week’s podcast, Dan Gainor, director of the Business & Media Institute, returns to Goldstein on Gelt to tell us how the IRS has been treating American conservative political groups. Is the IRS biased when it comes to granting tax-free status to certain groups, based on their political views? And […]
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013Blogs → Shiloh Musings
Does Finance Minister Lapid know what he'd doing?
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013Blogs → Yori's News Clips
There's something hollow, even vacuous, certainly vulgar, about people who manage their personal relationship with God through newspaper articles and television tidbits.
Posted on: July 2nd, 2013Blogs → Emes Ve-Emunah
"Yeshiva University is not only an institution. It is a faith, a vision, a dream, a destiny. It has been my faith, my vision, my dream, and my destiny."
Posted on: July 2nd, 2013Blogs → Sultan Knish
Getting involved in the politics of any other country is bound to make enemies.
Posted on: July 2nd, 2013InDepth → Columns → Daniel Pipes
History and human nature say yes.
Posted on: July 2nd, 2013Blogs → A Banner Raised High
Add George Sa’ado to the list of cheap Jewish blood in Israel.
Posted on: July 2nd, 2013Blogs → A Soldier's Mother
Having reviewed the month carefully (no, not really), I feel comfortable awarding the Stupidity Award for June 2013...drum roll please...
Posted on: July 2nd, 2013Blogs → Ktzat Ivrit
חוֹל listen and repeat Last week, I wrote a post on the Hebrew term for mermaid and how that relates to the name of the Israeli coastal town, בַּת יָם ( listen and repeat) – Bat Yam. Here’s a post about sand, which inspired the name for Bat Yam’s next-door neighbor town, חוֹלוֹן ( listen and repeat). The Hebrew word for sand is […]
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