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July 26, 2016 / 20 Tammuz, 5776
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Biblical Sexual Exhibitionism
 
New Ruling Requires Both Mothers Listed on Birth Certificate

July 26, 2016 - 7:44 PM
 
Watch: Mr. Netanyahu, We Are Treated as Sub-Humans on Temple Mount [video]

July 26, 2016 - 7:16 PM
 
New Study: Alarming Spike in Campus Anti-Semitism in 2016

July 26, 2016 - 7:01 PM
 
Knesset Committee Discovers Significant Drop in Immigrant Youth Crime

July 26, 2016 - 5:23 PM
 
Female Terrorist Neutralized at Kalandia Checkpoint [video]

July 26, 2016 - 4:36 PM
 
ISIS Terror Attack in Normandy, France

July 26, 2016 - 4:14 PM
 
UN Watch Helps Release Turkish Human Rights Lawyer from Prison

July 26, 2016 - 12:36 PM
 
Bennett Rebukes Netanyahu on Misrepresenting Terror Tunnel Record

July 26, 2016 - 12:15 PM
 
Knesset Passes Law Assigning Running State Mikvahs to Chief Rabbinate

July 26, 2016 - 10:41 AM
 
Police Continue Nightly Harassment of Minor Targeted by Outgoing Defense Minister

July 26, 2016 - 9:11 AM
 
AFSI Urging Congressman’s Resignation over Calling Jews ‘Termites’

July 26, 2016 - 7:00 AM
 
Exclusive: Lawmaker’s Slur That Jews are ‘Termites’ Reminds Jewish Voter of Hitler’s ‘Vermin’

July 26, 2016 - 5:21 AM
 
Israeli-Trained Brazilian Forces to Secure Rio Olympics

July 26, 2016 - 3:38 AM
 
19 Dead, 45 Wounded in Stabbing Attack in Japan [video]

July 26, 2016 - 12:50 AM
 
Syrian Refugee Suicide Bomber a ‘Soldier of ISIS’ in Germany

July 26, 2016 - 12:16 AM
 
2,000 Pro-Sanders Supporters March as Democratic National Convention Begins

July 26, 2016 - 12:00 AM
 
Nat’l Security Chief Heads to Washington Defense Memorandum of Understanding

July 25, 2016 - 10:21 PM
 
Mahmoud Abbas Hopes to Sue UK Over 100-yr-old Balfour Declaration

July 25, 2016 - 10:02 PM
 
IDF Appoints Orthodox Officer to Command Education Corps

July 25, 2016 - 9:20 PM
 
Syrian Mortar Lands on Israeli Side of the Golan

July 25, 2016 - 7:21 PM
 
Shooting Medic to Prosecutor: ‘They Threw Me to the Dogs Because of their Fear of the Media’

July 25, 2016 - 5:06 PM
 
Statue of Egyptian Official Found at Tel-Hazor

July 25, 2016 - 4:12 PM
 
Putin to Arab League Summit: ‘Status Quo on Palestine Unacceptable’

July 25, 2016 - 1:56 PM
 
Defense Minister Liberman Attacks Predecessor’s Public Conviction of Hebron Shooter

July 25, 2016 - 12:45 PM
 
Down Rabbit Hole with Anti-Israel Conspiracy Crowd after Nice, Munich, Tweets

July 25, 2016 - 11:47 AM
 
2014 Gaza War Parents Demand Investigation of Operation’s Conduct, High Losses

July 25, 2016 - 9:48 AM
 
Syrian Bomber Kills Self, Wounds 12, in Fourth Muslim Attack in a Week in Southern Germany

July 25, 2016 - 8:33 AM
 
Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Quit DNC

July 25, 2016 - 3:18 AM
 
2 Islamic Jihad Terrorists Dead in Work Accident

July 25, 2016 - 1:35 AM
 
Obama’s Kenyan Half-Brother Endorses Trump for President

July 25, 2016 - 12:27 AM
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Roy S. Neuberger
 

Posted on: July 20th, 2016

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At that point we begin to understand that fast days provide us with a great gift: the chance to become close to the King of the Universe.

Freida Sima and her sisters-in-law in Israel. Left to right: Freida (Leibush's wife), Freida Sima, and Toni (Tuleh's wife). In front of Freida Sima on the ground is Anna (Srul's wife).
 

Posted on: July 13th, 2016

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Taking her daughter's hand, Freida Sima once again rued her husband Mordche's communist polemics and political pessimism that Shirley had grown up with.

The Kotzker Rebbe’s grave (third from left).
 

Posted on: July 6th, 2016

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Religious man struggles first with maintaining the daily commitment but then with infusing that commitment with vitality and enthusiasm.

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Posted on: June 29th, 2016

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The defeat of the Japanese there provided an important foundation for our ultimate victory over Japan, and the battle became a symbol of the great sacrifices made by our fighting forces during the war.

Freida Sima’s parents, Nachman and Devorah, before the war.
 

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016

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“We took nothing, as we thought we would come home in a few days, but we never came home,” Sheindl recalled. She never saw Shaja again.

JoshuaW
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2016

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While he frequently brought “friends” home, Josh never let on how this one was friendless, or how the other was someone he’d spotted sitting on a stoop outdoors looking miserable.

Rabbi Naphtali Hoff
 

Posted on: June 8th, 2016

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Throughout the early years of his reign, Yannai had resisted taking any actions that the people would deem overly provocative.

Abba Eban
 

Posted on: June 1st, 2016

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In short, there was peril for Israel wherever it looked. Its manpower had been hastily mobilized. Its economy and commerce were beating with feeble pulses. Its streets were dark and empty. There was an apocalyptic air of approaching peril. And Israel faced this danger alone.

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Posted on: May 25th, 2016

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As of 2016, the Nobel contingent from New York City public high schools stands at 42 (37 of them Jews).

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Posted on: May 18th, 2016

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According to Schwartzbard, "When the policeman told me Petlura was dead I could not hide my joy. I leaped forward and threw my arms about his neck," and when the gendarme, Roger Mercier, asked Schwartzbard if he was the shooter, he replied, "I have killed a great assassin."

Freida Sima with stepson Harry when he went into the army in 1942.
 

Posted on: May 11th, 2016

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Her heart went out to her mother, who had so wanted to stay in America, and who had cried her heart out to her eldest daughter the night before she returned to Mihowa.

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Posted on: May 4th, 2016

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As someone who witnessed horrors in no fewer than seven concentration camps, my father also wanted to publicly address the question of how it was possible that large masses of people, numbering in the millions, could be led to their extermination without a fight.

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Posted on: April 27th, 2016

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There is a whole other transcendental level of delight, enchantment, and reverence that applies to collectors of Judaica documents.

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Passover collage by Debbie Gorin, a New York-based mixed media artist.
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2016

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This has served to lower the bar when it comes to accepted standards of morality while corroding some once-healthy American ideals.

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Alisa Flatow, Hy”d
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2016

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Today (10 Nissan – April 18) is the 21st yahrzeit of my daughter Alisa Flatow, Hy”d. I’d like to share with readers of The Jewish Press some personal reflections on the events of 1995 and what has happened since.

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The Scharf-Eisenberg family in America with Baba Devorah (front center, holding baby), 1933.
 

Posted on: April 6th, 2016

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Editor’s Note: This is the seventh of a multi-part series on the life and times of a young woman who came to America on her own in the early 1900s and made her way in a new country. The sixth part (“The Motherhood of Freida Sima”) appeared as the front-page essay in the Feb. 12 […]

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Posted on: March 30th, 2016

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As always, the idea is for invited participants to finish off in any way they wish sentence fragments we’ve given them.

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Posted on: March 23rd, 2016

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Among the more than 2,500 costume-clad attendees were members of New York's most prominent Jewish families, including one gentleman dressed as a dreidel...

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Posted on: March 16th, 2016

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This is a beautiful land. The panoramic hills and valleys, the inimitable white stones, the kedushah embedded in every meter, the spicy melting pot of Jews. It fills the soul in a way nothing else can.

The next generation, in 1937. Left to right: Muriel, Shirley, Bernice, and Sheila.
 

Posted on: March 9th, 2016

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“When one door closes another one opens,” she answered, her mind already a whirlwind of plans that would change their lives for the next two decades.

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