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The Rise Of Faith-Based Politics

12 Kislev 5772 – December 8, 2011
Note to readers: The following interview is a translation of Moshe Feiglin’s recent interview by Israel National News.

1951: A Great Year In Baseball

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Clinton And Panetta Put Israel In The Cross Hairs

Both Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta raised some eyebrows last week in their addresses at the Saban Forum in Washington.

Winds Of War: Syria’s Assad Threatens To Destroy Tel Aviv

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Disputing, For God’s Sake

The twelve-member bipartisan congressional “super committee” on spending cuts formally conceded defeat late last month, after failing to reach common ground on the issues of tax increases and spending cuts.

Surprise Frontrunner Gingrich Draws New Scrutiny From Jewish Conservatives

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At Orthodox Mental Health Group’s Forum, Openly Gay Jews Get Their...

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – The 15th annual conference of Nefesh International, an association of Orthodox mental health professionals, was a study in inclusion.

Crossword Puzzle – Jews Of Value

9 Kislev 5772 – December 5, 2011
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80 Hours On The Ground: Parshat Chayei Sarah In Chevron

This past week was Parshat Chayei Sarah and I had the good fortune of being in Chevron for Shabbat. I was in Israel for only three days (approximately 80 hours) and was asked many times, “You’ve come to Israel for such a short stay?” Let me explain.

Learning The Lessons From Shamir’s Mistakes

9 Kislev 5772 – December 4, 2011
Yitzhak Shamir was arguably the most determined and stubborn Israeli prime minister since David Ben-Gurion. In the winter of 1991, during the first Gulf War, Shamir was faced with an existential dilemma that is very reminiscent of the current quandary that we face.

The Presidential Racing Form

5 Kislev 5772 – November 30, 2011
The strongest attribute of any of the Republican candidates for president is that he or she is not named Barack Obama.

Regional Turmoil Prompts Israel To Revamp Political, Military Strategies

JERUSALEM – The current wave of political instability in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria is forcing Israel's political and security establishments to revise the Jewish state's diplomatic and military strategies.

Jewish Education In America Circa 1870

During the nineteenth century a large number of American Jews abandoned traditional religious observance. This led to the United States being dubbed “di treifene medina” (the irreligious land).

Sotheby’s Auctions Three “Long-Forgotten” Chagall Paintings

It’s hard to imagine an authentic Chagall painting or drawing that isn’t important, particularly to people who care about Jewish art.

Kamenitzer Rosh Hayeshiva In L.A.

29 Heshvan 5772 – November 25, 2011
The Los Angeles Jewish community recently welcomed the Kamenitz-Yerushalayim rosh hayeshiva, HaRav Yitzchok Scheiner, for a five-day visit. Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz and his wife were the rosh hayeshiva’s hosts.

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