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Can People Live Longer than 120 Years?

The Talmud is making a general statement for which there are more exceptions that situations where the rule applies.

Saudi Preacher Gets 8 Years for Rape, Torture, Murder of Own Daughter

He tortured and raped her repeatedly to maintain family honor.

Let’s Have a Government Sale

The federal government may have run up a 16.75 trillion dollar debt, but it also has some mighty appealing assets.

Chacham Ovadia Yosef, ZTL

He was a giant not only to his own Sephardi community, but to the entire Torah world.

Funerals in Israel, Especially When a Sage Dies

The head of the company didn't think it would be proper for us to be selling clothes when the great rabbi was being buried.

Rav Ovadia Yosef Allowed Pregnant Woman to Marry

"Rabbi Yosef dealt with halachic reality with great courage, in a matter that many feared to allow or even discuss."

Islamism in Disarray

Both Salafis and mild reformers have gained strength.

God’s Difficult Six Days

The beast's tremendous bulk makes its continued existence impractical.

From Problemtown to Solutionville

Americans are hounded from the moment they are born until the moment they die by a regulatory state where being left alone has become the greatest of luxuries.

Terror Close to Home

If I can trust my memory, Psagot was a brand new yishuv when we moved to Shiloh in 1981.

Dissing the Rav

The T that is missing is in the honorific ‘ZTL’ written after the name of rabbinic leaders that have passed away.

Ami Magazine Forcing Gilgulim Down our Throats

Trying to explain Holocaust deaths as tikkun and a way of cleansing a soul is offensive.

Was Pal. Terrorist American-Trained?

Too many Pal. policemen have used their weapons to kill Jews.

Rosh Chodesh Marcheshvan, Join Us!

I got the idea to invite Jewish women to pray together at Tel Shiloh on Rosh Chodesh.

There Is No Joy in New Square

The joyous members of Skvere had absolutely no compassion for this poor woman. They only saw someone who left the community and went OTD.

Objective Morality

Human beings are not objective. We're highly subjective creatures.

A Democrat FINALLY Uses the Word ‘Jihad’

.....to describe the Republicans' principled stand for the American people.

Islamist Extremists Winning, What Would Rav Kook and Jabotinsky Say?

Rav Kook's and Jabotinsky's followers are together in the Israeli Government, but they haven't taken the best from either philosophy.

The Good News and the Bad for Orthodoxy

Even though 10% of Jewry identifies as Orthodox, 14% to 17% say they were raised Orthodox.

NYT Upset at Bibi – but They Won’t Say the Real Reason Why

Bibi dared to mention the NY Times' own shoddy record of believing dictators on the threshold of nuclear weapons capability.

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