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The Physics Of Flame Combustion

20 Kislev 5772 – December 15, 2011
Just because the miracle of Chanukah defied physics doesn’t mean illustrations and illuminations of the Temple and Tabernacle menorahs haven’t grappled with the physics of flame orientation.

The Return Of The Feiglinites

19 Kislev 5772 – December 14, 2011
“The fight for democracy is taking place today within the Likud: between Ruby Rivlin, Michael Eitan and Dan Meridor on one side, and Yariv Levin, Zeev Elkin, Danny Danon and all those who are – conditionally, of course – on [Moshe] Feiglin’s endorsed list on the other.”

Gingrich, Romney, And History’s Uncomfortable Truths

Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House of Representatives who has pulled ahead of Mitt Romney in recent polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, created a firestorm late last week with his comments about the Palestinians.

Mughrabi Gate Closure Sparks Political Brushfire

JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Netanyahu found himself trying to extinguish a political and religious brushfire in his own government this week after Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Sunday closed the Mughrabi Gate bridge, which leads to the Temple Mount.

Chanukah: Not Just A Children’s Holiday

It never used to bother me; that is, until recently. Somehow, over the years, Chanukah has come to be celebrated as a children’s holiday.

At GOP Jewish Forum, Presidential Hopefuls Flash Their Pro-Israel Credentials

WASHINGTON – Iran’s nuclear program appears to be racing ahead. The Middle East peace process is in shambles. And a series of recent flare-ups have highlighted ongoing tensions between the Obama administration and elements of the pro-Israel community.

Jewish Women and Chanukah at Sotheby’s

13 Kislev 5772 – December 8, 2011
Something serious is going on here…regarding Jewish women. Sotheby’s current auction of Judaica is a concise offering of 106 items that provides a tantalizing glimpse into Jewish art and image making over the last 500 years.

The Rise Of Faith-Based Politics

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

I was one of 2,400 people at the recent Yeshiva Beth Yehudah dinner held in downtown Detroit.

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

JERUSALEM – The Mideast war of words heated up this week as Syrian president Bashar Assad threatened to destroy Tel Aviv in six hours with a volley of upgraded Scud missiles if Turkish or NATO forces threatened his teetering regime.

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

WASHINGTON – Former speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, all but counted out last summer when his frustrated campaign team abandoned him, has come back from the political dead to pull ahead of Mitt Romney in the polls.

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.

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