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Tu b’Av Love and the Power of “Shema”
 
ContaminatedTahina Recalled by Israeli Health Ministry

August 31, 2016 - 11:03 PM
 
US 2nd Circuit Appeals Court Reverses Anti-Terror Verdict Against Palestinian Authority, PLO

August 31, 2016 - 10:47 PM
 
‘Freedom March’ Spells Pre-Shabbat Nightmare for Gush Etzion Jews

August 31, 2016 - 10:25 PM
 
Leftist Dilma Rousseff Stripped of Presidency in Brazil After 13 Years’ Rule

August 31, 2016 - 9:45 PM
 
Turkey’s President Erdogan Shakes Hands With Israel’s Female Diplomat, Shani Cooper

August 31, 2016 - 9:02 PM
 
Moshe Wertheim, Owner of Coca Cola Israel, Dies at 86

August 31, 2016 - 8:11 PM
 
Erdogan Formally Approves Turkey’s Normalization Deal With Israel

August 31, 2016 - 7:19 PM
 
Israel Envoy to Egypt David Govrin Presents Credentials, Begins Work in Cairo [video]

August 31, 2016 - 6:20 PM
 
Seattle Jewish Business Mogul Dumps Trump, But Others Pick Up Slack

August 31, 2016 - 5:18 PM
 
Abraham Peck, Survivor of 9 Concentration Camps, Dead at 91

August 31, 2016 - 5:11 PM
 
10 United Flight Passengers Hurt Due to ‘Severe, Unexpected Turbulence’

August 31, 2016 - 3:46 PM
 
Russian Programmer Wanted by US Flees Armenia to Moscow

August 31, 2016 - 2:04 PM
 
IDF Shuts Down Hebron Radio Station for Incitement

August 31, 2016 - 1:11 PM
 
Wasserman Schultz Defeats Sanders’ Candidate in Florida Primary

August 31, 2016 - 12:31 PM
 
If You See Muslims Celebrating this 9/11, It’s to Commemorate Abraham’s Sacrifice of… Ishmael

August 31, 2016 - 10:40 AM
 
Arab Terrorist Attacks Aimed at Israelis on Judea, Samaria Roads

August 31, 2016 - 1:28 AM
 
ISIS No. 2, Mohammad al-Adnani, Killed in Aleppo, Syria

August 31, 2016 - 12:40 AM
 
Russia Denies Plan for Israel-Palestinian Authority Summit in Moscow

August 30, 2016 - 11:41 PM
 
High-Speed Chase at Ben Gurion International Airport

August 30, 2016 - 11:09 PM
 
Archaeological Evidence of the Kingdom of David

August 30, 2016 - 10:30 PM
 
Israeli Ministers Advocate for Better Incorporation of Zionism in School Curriculum

August 30, 2016 - 10:01 PM
 
Egypt Opens Rafah-Gaza Crossing for Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca

August 30, 2016 - 9:48 PM
 
211 New Immigrants Flee to Israel From War-Torn Ukraine

August 30, 2016 - 9:05 PM
 
Rightwing Pundit: A Vote for Donald Trump Is a Vote for Israel’s Enemies

August 30, 2016 - 4:05 PM
 
Netanyahu Responds to UN Special Envoy’s Statement on the “Illegality” of Settlements

August 30, 2016 - 3:28 PM
 
Ousted DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz Facing Florida Primary Challenge Tuesday

August 30, 2016 - 2:50 PM
 
UN Mid-East Peace Envoy Pins Jewish Homes as Source of Strife

August 30, 2016 - 2:11 PM
 
Legal Group Challenging Police on Criminalizing Entry into Judea and Samaria Area B

August 30, 2016 - 12:41 PM
 
Court to Hear Police Request to Bar 6 Youths from Jerusalem

August 30, 2016 - 11:08 AM
 
IDF Demolishes Home of Rabbi Mickey Mark’s Murderer

August 30, 2016 - 10:45 AM
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Roy S. Neuberger
 

Posted on: August 31st, 2016

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There was no Ruler of the Universe I could call upon to save me, and so I had to fight this lonely battle until I found the One Strength that could save me.

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Posted on: August 24th, 2016

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In his later years he spoke out in favor of war crimes trials for the perpetrators of genocide in the former Yugoslavia, and he lent his name to the Holocaust study center and Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.

Freida Sima, Max, and the author.
 

Posted on: August 17th, 2016

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Watching the puppy's wobbling walk, she named him Umbriago, similar to the word "drunk" in Italian and Spanish (embriagado).

Rabbi Naphtali Hoff
 

Posted on: August 10th, 2016

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The Messiah, a descendant of the house of David, will establish a reign of righteousness and truth.

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow
 

Posted on: August 3rd, 2016

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Torah and halacha are based on a different language, one that teaches responsibility and pride, freedom and merit, self-acceptance and natural morality.

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Posted on: July 27th, 2016

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The discovery ultimately established the major defense mechanism in innate immunity, for which he won his Nobel Prize.

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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