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Mofaz on his Facebook Page: Ceasefire A Mistake

The executioner of the Gush Katif evacuation is wailing over the deterioration of security.

Lie to your TV

It makes me wonder if why we even bother to report on stuff.

My Son the Pioneer Jewish Doctor

While some religions place ultimate responsibility for healing in divine hands, “Jews don’t see a conflict between faith and medicine,” says Alan M. Kraut, a professor of history at American University who helped put together the exhibition “Trail of the Magic Bullet: The Jewish Encounter With Modern Medicine, 1860-1960,” on view at Yeshiva University Museum in Manhattan.

With Romney Stuck Practically Everywhere, It’s Obama’s Race to Lose

Obama's overall favorable score is now a healthy 50.4% vs. 43.4% unfavorable, a spread of +7.0%.

Mom Driving into the Heart of Darkness

If reality doesn't match our concepts, we can always move reality a few miles over to where it fits.

Pushkar, New Mecca for Israelis, Even Has Chabad ‘Missionaries’

Calcutta News this morning reports on Pushkar, 130 km from the state capital of Jaipur, where many signboards and menus are in Hebrew.

How to Become a Newspaper or Online Editor

Never offend anyone, just keep your conversations to under 30 seconds.

Cleveland Just Missed Its Chance to Own 3 Major League Jews

Had the (Jewish) heavens gone a little bit differently, Cleveland could become the first American city with three Jewish major leaguers playing at the same time.

Who Is Fathi Shihab Eddim and Why Does He Hate Jews?

In my 24 years of doing this beat for various publications, I've become convinced that we should add a special Holocaust Denial category to Health, Diplomacy, Finance, and Sports.

Antisemitism Is Rampant in Europe, Pass the Matzo

Have we become desensitized to the signs of an approaching holocaust?

Mayan Calendar Expires, No Apocalypse So Far, See You in 2240

By the way, Rosh Hashana 6000 falls on Monday night, October 1, 2239.

Samuel L. Jackson: We Don’t All Look Alike

Jackson milked the faux pas to the last drop.

Yated Ne’eman Seeking New Mashgiach?

A call to the paper's editorial offices resulted in utter bewilderment.

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."

‘Peaceful’ Olive Pickers Stoning Jews on Shabbat

On Saturday, at noon, local Jews out on a walk at the Aner springs west of the village of Neria in Samaria were attacked by dozens of Arabs throwing rocks, Tazpit reported. The official reason for the Arabs to be in the area was the olive harvest. What can be more peaceful than the olive harvest? And yet, despite the peaceful properties assigned to the olive, despite all those olive branches everywhere – those Arab olive pickers put down the olives and picked up the rocks.

Surfer Rabbi Running for Senate, Ruffling Muslim, Tea Party, Feathers

A rabbi running for the U.S. Senate told a cheering audience, “I am an Islamaphobe and everything we need to know about Islam, we learned on 9/11.”

Is Weiner Running for Mayor? Show Me the Money…

"I'm very happy in my present life," Weiner, 47, told People Magazine. But the WSJ is asking: if he's so stay-at-homish, what will he do with his election bucks?

Sheldon Cooper’s Girlfriend Speaks at National Museum of American Jewish History about her Bat...

The lovely Mayim Bialik, heartthrob of millions of geeks as Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory, spoke at the National Museum of American Jewish History to mark the 90th anniversary of the Bat Mitzvah. I absolutely love Mayim, who confessed to nursing her own little boy, Fred, through age 3 ("I believe in child-led weaning"). I just think she may not be the best advocate for rituals of adulthood…

Netanyahu’s Leg Put in a Cast – Could Be First Divine Warning…

During a soccer game on Monday afternoon, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slipped on the grass and stressed a leg tendon. Will Bibi be able to recognize the divine warning that was delivered with his injury?

Musical Putsch: Balkan Beat Box Gig in Munich on Holocaust Day

The Israeli band Balkan Beat Box will continue its successful world tour with a concert on Wednesday evening in Munich, Germany – striking a nerve for some in Israel because it is the start of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. All entertainment venues, from shows to restaurants, are shuttered in Israel on this day.

Video: In Role Reversal, McCain Critical of Obama’s ‘in Your Face’ on Pakistan

What's wrong with this picture? Why didn't anybody tell me Sen. John McCain has joined the left wing of the Democratic party?

The Cost Effectiveness of Fighting Evil

The Torah certainly does not teach us to compromise with evil.

Take Your Time, Bibi

The traditional means, such as a hardy bucket and a good, thick mop, are just fine.

November Bout in NJ: ‘True Arab’ Pascrell Vs. ‘America’s Rabbi’ Boteach

Bill Pascrell, the "Arab" candidate, won the Democratic primary for NJ's 9th district. In the other corner, meet "America's Rabbi," Shmuely Boteach, the Republican candidate.

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