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Living In Terror In The Soviet Union: An Interview With Rabbi Hillel Zaltzman

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The Blue Card: A Time-Limited Mission

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The Execution of a True Palestinian Hero

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A Soldier’s Mother: Gavriella…Who Did Not Survive

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Authors Compose ‘Silly’ Sentences To Help English-Speakers Learn Hebrew

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Demographers Weigh In On Jewish Vote In 2016

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Daniel Mandel: The Joy, the Lone Oak, and a Special Torah Scroll

13 years ago, Lt. Daniel Mandel, of the Nahal Brigade, was murdered by a terrorist. Today, there are 18 babies who have been named Daniel, after him.

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On A Wing And A Prayer

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Coca-Cola And The Revolution In Kosher-For-Passover Products

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A British baroness, TV show producer, MSG executive and Wall Street Journal reporter all talk about being Orthodox and successful.

Speaking In Two Languages With Father Naddaf, Christian Champion Of The IDF

Naddaf describes the current state of global terrorism as a case of history repeating itself through a new cast of characters.

Raoul Wallenberg: A Hero Gone Missing – An Interview with Author Ingrid Carlberg

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Fighting Terrorists In The Shadows: An Interview with Middle East Security Expert Samuel Katz

Titled “The Ghost Warriors: Inside Israel’s Undercover War Against Suicide Terrorism” (Berkley Caliber), the book focuses on Yamas, the undercover unit of Israel’s National Police Border Guard.

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The Year Of Mein Kampf: An Interview with Journalist Peter Ross Range

The political atmosphere in Bavaria at this time was sympathetic to the direction Hitler was going, and his was just one of many far-right movements at the time.

Mining The Bible For Ideas: An Interview With Gadfly Intellectual Yoram Hazony

The idea that the world should not have one world government but rather should be divided into nation states is a biblical idea.

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