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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Ex-Met Council Chief Rapfogel to Plead Guilty in Financial Scam

April 23, 2014 - 3:44 PM
 
Fatah Official’s Family Disowns Him over Censure of Murder of a Jew

April 23, 2014 - 3:30 PM
 
2 Tortured Bodies Found Dumped in Slaviansk, Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 3:16 PM
 
Suffolk University Defends Honoring Foxman as Commencement Speaker

April 23, 2014 - 2:39 PM
 
Eyewitness Report from Ukraine: ‘You Can Feel the Tension in the Air’

April 23, 2014 - 1:32 PM
 
Common Blood Pressure Drug Prevents Post-TBI Epilepsy

April 23, 2014 - 12:46 PM
 
It’s Prom Time, and Abbas Must Choose a Dance Partner – Israel or Hamas

April 23, 2014 - 12:06 PM
 
Israeli-American Journalist Held Hostage in Ukraine

April 23, 2014 - 11:24 AM
 
Egypt Plays US off Russia, Gets Military Aid Back

April 23, 2014 - 11:18 AM
 
Shas Continues Petty Attacks Against Rav Amar for Control Over Sephardim

April 23, 2014 - 10:34 AM
 
More Jewish Sites Vandalized in Ukraine

April 22, 2014 - 9:53 PM
 
Syria to Hold Presidential Elections

April 22, 2014 - 9:25 PM
 
Egypt Signing Unprecedented $3 Billion MiG-35 Deal with Russia

April 22, 2014 - 8:44 PM
 
Missouri’s Jew-Hating Mayor Quits (Video)

April 22, 2014 - 8:00 PM
 
Jordan Summons Israeli Ambassador over Temple Mount Violence

April 22, 2014 - 6:28 PM
 
Archaeologists Find Ancient Chisel that May Have Helped Build Kotel

April 22, 2014 - 5:00 PM
 
IDF Announces Draft Notices to Christian Israelis

April 22, 2014 - 4:12 PM
 
Elite IDF Bedouin Trackers Eliminate Israel’s Northern Border Threats

April 22, 2014 - 3:55 PM
 
US Has Proof Syrian Gov’t Poisoned Civilians

April 22, 2014 - 3:00 PM
 
Gazan Rockets Pound Israeli Communities Over the Holiday

April 22, 2014 - 1:44 PM
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Rav Aharon Lichtenstein
 

My Rebbe Rav Aharon Lichtenstein Is Awarded the Israel Prize 2014

Posted on: February 26th, 2014

BlogsThe Talmudic Blog

One of us had the chutzpah to ask him to join the ball game. He said okay and he played aggressively.

woman of the wall
 

Rav Soloveitchik Told Me: When Women Write the Checks, They’ll Get Aliyahs

Posted on: February 21st, 2014

BlogsThe Talmudic Blog

I believe it is essential for Orthodox Judaism to change and to provide women with full equality, including minyan, aliyahs and ordination.

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Mahmod Moghadam, Tom Lehman and Ilan Zechory, founders of Rap Genius.
 

Is Rap Music Talmudic?

Posted on: February 11th, 2014

BlogsThe Talmudic Blog

The owners of the Rap Genius web site continue to describe it as the Talmud for rap.

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meditation-6
 

Is Mindful Meditation Finally Going to Become Jewish?

Posted on: February 5th, 2014

BlogsThe Talmudic Blog

Our club, Northwest Racket and Swim in St. Louis Park, had a wonderful yoga program.

Janet Yellen's NY public high school picture
 

Is Janet Yellen Jewish?

Posted on: January 23rd, 2014

BlogsThe Talmudic Blog

Janet Yellin is a Jew.

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The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy.
 

Were J.P. Morgan and John D. Rockefeller Jewish?

Posted on: December 5th, 2013

BlogsThe Talmudic Blog

These Jewish success books are "very dangerous."

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hulin
 

Hanukkah Special: Free Translation of Hullin, No Purchase Necessary

Posted on: November 26th, 2013

BlogsThe Talmudic Blog

This translation, (approx. 665 pages) adheres closely to the text so that the reader has a sense of the structure and balance of the original.

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Avraham and Rachel Kolberg at their yoga institute in Ramat Beit Shemesh.
 

Is Yoga Kosher?

Posted on: November 24th, 2013

BlogsThe Talmudic Blog

Islamic yoga objections are more worrisome as the proponents of yoga in Muslim lands try to "avoid a fatwa."

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Charles Krauthammer
 

Who Says Everyone Is Jewish until Proven Otherwise?

Posted on: November 20th, 2013

BlogsThe Talmudic Blog

For all its tongue-in-cheek irony, Krauthammer's Law works because when I say "everyone," I don't mean everyone you know personally.

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