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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
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A unique and prestigious residential project in now being built in Mekor Haim Street in Jerusalem.

Vice President Joe Biden at the 2013 AIPAC conference.

The Changing Middle East as Seen from AIPAC 2013

Posted on: March 6th, 2013


What this year’s AIPAC confab proves is that there is considerable mileage in the values Israel shares not just with the U.S. but with other western states like Canada.


Texting, Chatting, and that Thing We Used to Call a Relationship

Posted on: March 6th, 2013


As new tech gadgets evolve and old ones slowly fade away, good manners never go out of style.



Posted on: March 5th, 2013


The age of Obama and Hagel needs the robust AIPAC of old.


A Hard Reckoning for Assad

Posted on: March 4th, 2013


Understanding that Iran has interests around the world which go beyond preserving his autocratic regime should be a hard reckoning for Bashar Assad, who has been loyal to the Mullahs and their agenda.

Arrow missile launch in California.

Arrow 3 and US-Israel Defense Cooperation

Posted on: March 4th, 2013


Once it becomes operational, the Arrow 3 will form another layer of defense over millions of Israelis.

A New Pan-Turkish Union

A New Pan-Turkish Union with Israel and the Arabs as Equals

Posted on: March 2nd, 2013


Imagine a union among the countries of the Middle East, the Caucasus and North Africa.

A bust of Sophie Scholl on display at the Walhalla memorial site in Bavaria, Germany.

Seventy Years Later, White Rose Anti-Nazi Resistance Still Resonates

Posted on: February 27th, 2013


Sophie Scholl, her brother Hans and the student group White Rose protested Nazi atrocities, including the murder of Jews. In 1943, the Scholl siblings and their comrade Christoph Probst were caught, tried in a show trial and beheaded.

Rep. Jerrold Nadler

Protecting Religious Freedom

Posted on: February 27th, 2013


While I was tempted to support grants that might provide some relief to a number of shuls, I was not willing to trade that potential short-term benefit for the likelihood of real long-term harm to religious freedom protections.


Eating Disorders Can Strike Anyone. Now What Do We About It?

Posted on: February 27th, 2013


When people learn I suffered from an eating disorder they often are shocked for two reasons: How could such a vibrant, friendly, nice Jewish girl have had an eating disorder? And if I did, how am I able to talk about it so casually?


Respect for Rabbis in the Political Sphere

Posted on: February 27th, 2013


This is Torah. This is its rightful place in all our lives, both private and public.

Medea Benjamin (left), one of the founders of Code Pink.

Pink Anti-Semitism is Still Anti-Semitism

Posted on: February 27th, 2013


A 'pinkwashing' conference - focused on how Israel allegedly uses its protection of gay rights to cover up its treatment of Arabs - is being sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian Studies Center at CUNY's Graduate Center this April.

Egypts Islamists

Egypt’s Islamists Obsessed not Only With Power, but Sex too

Posted on: February 27th, 2013


Far from being the guardians of modesty and public morality, the Islamists are the worst offenders of sexual deviance and inappropriate public behavior.

Philadelphia Burqa

Philadelphia’s Burqa Crisis

Posted on: February 25th, 2013


Government workers need to surmount their timidity and apply normal procedures even to those wearing full-body covers.

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau

Rabbi Lau to Obama: Let Pollard Go

Posted on: February 25th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Despite the admissions and the remorse, Jonathan continues to remain in jail for a period of time unparalleled in its harshness.

A border crossing between the Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

Why Israel Should Recognize the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Posted on: February 24th, 2013


Israel must respond to its Western neighbor's recognition of Palestinian statehood.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz.

Divine Hint: Netanyahu and Mofaz Must Lead against Iranian Threat

Posted on: February 24th, 2013


Coalition talks are mixing in Purim traditions to produce the obvious candidates.

Desert Trance Party by Settlers

Purim is a Good Time to Speak with Your Teens about Alcohol Abuse

Posted on: February 23rd, 2013


Purim is a good opportunity to speak with our teenagers about the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse.

British MP George Galloway (center) arriving at the Rafah border crossing in southern Gaza, leading an international aid convoy of more than 500 activists, January 06, 2010.

George Galloway, Purim and the Legacy of Amalek

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013


He has never before uttered these words…at least not with a video camera present: “I will not debate an Israeli.”

HaBayit HaYehudi leader Naftali Bennett visited clubs in Tel Aviv,. December 27 2012.

It’s Not too Late to Save Bennett from Himself

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013


If, God forbid, the Lapid-Bennett axis succeeds in forcing itself on Netanyahu "as is," we will have created the most formidable enemy of the settlements since the time of Yossi Sarid and Yossi Beilin.

The late Deputy President of  the Israeli Supreme Court, Menachem Elon.

Menachem Elon: The Sweet Revolutionary

Posted on: February 20th, 2013


The late Israeli Supreme Court judge Menachem Elon, was a pioneer of Jewish and Israeli law.

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