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Defense Minister Yaalon Discusses 8200 Refusal Letter

September 15, 2014 - 12:34 PM
 
False Alarm in Southern Israel, Real Rocket Fire in North

September 15, 2014 - 12:27 PM
 
Qatar Evicts Hamas Political Bureau Chief Khaled Meshaal

September 15, 2014 - 12:01 PM
 
UPDATE: Rocket Alert Karnei Shomron – Unannounced Test (11:41am)

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UPDATE: Gaza Rocket Alert (12:04pm)

September 15, 2014 - 11:34 AM
 
Abbas to Request France Recognize PA State

September 15, 2014 - 11:16 AM
 
Einat Schlein Appointed Israel Ambassador to Jordan, 1st Female in Post

September 15, 2014 - 10:46 AM
 
‘Thanks But No Thanks’ – Gaza Landlords Refuse to Rent to Hamas

September 15, 2014 - 10:32 AM
 
Israel’s Ambassador Presents Credentials in Egypt

September 15, 2014 - 9:54 AM
 
Police Arrest 4 Suspects in Jerusalem Gas Station Arson

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Swastikas Again in Series of Philadelphia Attacks of Anti-Semitism

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Islamic Hate Mail

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Police Finally Arrest Muslim for Provocation on Temple Mount

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IDF Stands By as Al Qaeda Offensive Threatens Golan Farmers

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Rifle-Wielding Man Threatens Murder outside French Jewish School

September 14, 2014 - 4:34 PM
 
Turning Death Into Life – an Answer to Hamas

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Travel Terror Again Aimed at Jerusalem Light Rail

September 14, 2014 - 2:15 PM
 
IDF Stops Gaza Infiltrator

September 14, 2014 - 2:05 PM
 
Israel Reminds US ‘Iran As Great a Threat as ISIS’

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World Support Building for Coalition to Fight ISIS After New Beheading Video

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Focus on Israel/Dov Gilor
 

Posted on: December 10th, 2008

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Last week, I raised my hand holding my little red voting card and voted myself out of office.

 

Posted on: November 19th, 2008

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There is a great scene in "Fiddler On The Roof" where a donor gives a beggar one kopek. "Why only one kopek?" asks the beggar. "I had a bad week," replies the donor. "If you had a bad week," responds the beggar, "why should I have to suffer?"

 

Posted on: October 22nd, 2008

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Many Americans may wonder how it is possible for Ehud Olmert to still be prime minister of Israel after having resigned on September 21.

 

Posted on: July 23rd, 2008

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Two Israeli soldiers have been returned from captivity - dead!

 

Posted on: June 18th, 2008

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Have you noticed that some problems just won't go away?

 

Posted on: May 14th, 2008

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Having recently celebrated Israel Independence Day, I wonder why so many Jews refuse to pray for the State of Israel and for our Jewish sons and daughters who serve in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

 

Posted on: March 5th, 2008

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Do you understand the daily rocket attacks against Sderot, Israel?

 

Posted on: January 9th, 2008

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When things get bad, I must remember that thousands of people in Israel are doing wonderful mitzvot daily, and we cannot become discouraged.

 

Posted on: December 12th, 2007

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In recent weeks, there has not been much good news from Israel. Many of us had expected Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to resign due to the police investigations against him, but he has brazened them out.

 

Posted on: September 19th, 2007

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Let me begin by wishing all of my readers a very happy and healthy new year. This past year was filled with many wonderful joys and several sorrows, but we thank Hashem for another year of life.

 

Posted on: August 29th, 2007

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Part I of this series introduced the 6,000-mile driving tour to the Canadian Rockies that my wife, Barbara, and I took in the van driven by my brother, Avi, and our sister-in-law, Martha.

 

Posted on: August 15th, 2007

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Our fourth Shabbat was observed in Toronto. My former Chabad chavrusah, Yosef Baruch Spielman, had arranged Shabbat hospitality for us at the home of his niece and nephew, Elisheva and Rabbi Chaim Weinman.

 

Posted on: August 1st, 2007

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Part I of this series introduced the 6,000-mile driving tour that my wife, Barbara, and I took in the van driven by my brother, Avi, and our sister-in-law, Martha, to the Canadian Rockies.

 

Posted on: July 18th, 2007

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Like many other New Yorkers, during my 35 years of living in Brooklyn, I had rarely traveled outside the tri-state region and had never been to Florida, California, the National Parks or to most states outside the East Coast.

 

Posted on: May 16th, 2007

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Israel is celebrating 40 years since the reunification of our holiest city, Jerusalem, and the miraculous victory of the 1967 Six-Day War.

 

Posted on: May 9th, 2007

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I recently read a background story about presidential candidate Barack Hussein Obama online in the New York Times, and I seriously began to worry.

 

Posted on: April 25th, 2007

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Israel Independence Day is a very special celebration.

 

Posted on: January 31st, 2007

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I am upset. I am embarrassed. I am touched by the righteous anger of the average man. I am saddened by the lessons being learned by our children.

 

Posted on: January 17th, 2007

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I recently joined an overflow crowd of more than 1,000 current or former Bnei Akiva members for a reunion at the Jerusalem Theater.

 

Posted on: January 3rd, 2007

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In 2002, Israel surrounded the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem to restrain a group of 39 Arab terrorist gunmen who were firing at them from inside the church.

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