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Hamas Planned Massive Attack at Teddy Soccer Stadium in Jerusalem

November 27, 2014 - 11:58 AM
 
Israel’s Controversial Plastic Bag Law Delayed

November 27, 2014 - 8:54 AM
 
IDF Selects First Female Commander of Navy Ship

November 27, 2014 - 7:21 AM
 
3 Gazans Caught in Israel

November 27, 2014 - 6:42 AM
 
Israelis Donate Masses of Hair to Cancer Patients

November 27, 2014 - 3:32 AM
 
Israel’s 2014 Cruise Ship Tourist Numbers Affected By… Operation Pillar of Defense

November 26, 2014 - 11:45 PM
 
Heart Surgery for US Supreme Ct Justice Ginsburg

November 26, 2014 - 11:36 PM
 
Shas: For 0% VAT on Basic Goods, We’ll Join Coalition

November 26, 2014 - 9:10 PM
 
Arab Charged with 3 Arson Attempts at Hadassah Hospital, Where He Worked

November 26, 2014 - 8:37 PM
 
The Hidden Reason the United States Won’t Release Pollard.

November 26, 2014 - 5:30 PM
 
Wife of Har Nof Terrorist to Lose Residency and Financial Privileges

November 26, 2014 - 4:02 PM
 
IDF to Stop Persecution of Observant Soldiers With Beards

November 26, 2014 - 2:41 PM
 
Likud Proposes Multipoint Plan to Fight Arab Terrorism in Israel

November 26, 2014 - 12:20 PM
 
Kinneret Rises 3.5 Centimeters in Overnight Rain

November 26, 2014 - 11:28 AM
 
Swiss Philanthropists Rewarding Citizens Who Stop Terror Attacks

November 26, 2014 - 11:21 AM
 
Released for Publication: Netanel Arami Murdered in Terror Attack

November 26, 2014 - 11:13 AM
 
Egged Bus Hits 3 Arabs, 1 Dead

November 26, 2014 - 10:59 AM
 
Fake Bomb Planted Near Shavei Shomron

November 26, 2014 - 10:28 AM
 
ISIS ‘Prince’ of Iraq’s Anbar Province Killed

November 26, 2014 - 10:02 AM
 
Ferguson Fuels Unrest in America But Israel is Blamed

November 26, 2014 - 9:12 AM
 
MK Yuli Edelstein Tells Chabad Rabbis Why He ‘Lost It’ Over Tefillin

November 26, 2014 - 7:15 AM
 
Turkish Legislator Pens Bill Naming Israel Terrorist State

November 26, 2014 - 7:09 AM
 
ISIS Stones to Death Two Gay Men

November 26, 2014 - 6:20 AM
 
Israel’s Recognition of Aramean Nationality Empowers Arameans Worldwide In Demand For Rights

November 26, 2014 - 5:48 AM
 
Pro-Hezbollah Singer Arrested for Incitement in Lebanon

November 26, 2014 - 1:30 AM
 
Thousands at Memorial for Jerusalem’s Har Nof Massacre Victims

November 26, 2014 - 12:39 AM
 
European Parliament Puts Off ‘Palestine’ Vote – For now

November 26, 2014 - 12:11 AM
 
Pro-ISIS Group Says ‘Use Ferguson Flames to Fuel Terror in America’

November 25, 2014 - 11:26 PM
 
Police Confirm: Old City Attack was Planned Ambush

November 25, 2014 - 9:16 PM
 
Additional Security for MK Tzipi Hotovely

November 25, 2014 - 8:33 PM
 
Work Accident or Mistaken Identity? Arab Car Destroyed by Firebomb, 3 Injured

November 25, 2014 - 8:13 PM
 
Major Rainstorm to Hit Israel

November 25, 2014 - 7:13 PM
 
Eichmann Trial Documents Found in Trash to be Auctioned

November 25, 2014 - 6:22 PM
 
And the Only US State Without a Chabad Is…

November 25, 2014 - 6:18 PM
 
Palestinian Authority TV Blames ‘Occupation’ for Killing Har Nof ‘Martyrs’ [video]

November 25, 2014 - 6:10 PM
 
Dutch Say No to “Palestine”

November 25, 2014 - 6:04 PM
 
Police Chief: Think of 1 Billion Muslims and Don’t Pray on Temple Mount

November 25, 2014 - 5:32 PM
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A red heifer is sacrificed, burnt and its ashes, mixed with water, are sprinkled on Jews who contracted the impurity of a dead person.
 

Posted on: June 12th, 2013

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How can that substance which purifies the contaminated also render impure the uncontaminated priest who prepared it?

If defending the land of Israel is considered a "milkhemet mitzvah," then everyone is obligated to serve, even, to use the Mishna's idiom, "a groom from his room and a bride from her wedding canopy."
 

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

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Rambam would not support the subsidized yeshiva system currently in place in Israel.

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Posted on: June 11th, 2013

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Mandatory data retention laws are already in place in certain parts of the world, but Europe has pioneered the practice.

An artist's rendering of the Arrow missile defense system.
 

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

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The Russians ginned up media opposition to the NATO missile defense deal, and then used threats of nuclear-armed missile attacks to delay its deployment.

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MK Rabbi Dov Lipman with friends.
 

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

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Reb Dov, I am perplexed. How did you move so far away so rapidly?

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Rabbi Chaim Druckman with a friend.
 

Posted on: June 10th, 2013

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Why would you expect the leaders of the Jewish Home to listen to rabbis who didn’t get them elected?

Can King Abdullah II of Jordan be saved?
 

Posted on: June 10th, 2013

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For the first time, the Palestinians engaged fully in the protests, calling for toppling the regime.

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Spelling Bee champ Arvind V. Mahankali with a knaidel.
 

Posted on: June 9th, 2013

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Yiddish is a strange language that was and is pronounced differently across the geographical and sectarian divide.

The President's Conference in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: June 9th, 2013

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Upon my return from Israel, I praised the country and the people, but many of my Muslim friends were not interested in knowing these details.

Islamic Law
 

Posted on: June 9th, 2013

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An appeals court in northwestern Germany has decided a contentious divorce case based on Islamic Sharia law.

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Posted on: June 7th, 2013

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When rape is politically-motivated by antisemitism, the punishment for such a crime should be en par with terrorism.

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Erdoğan's raucous style of speaking, the dismissive way he treats his political opposition, his attention to religious trappings and his activist foreign policy in the Middle East arouses concerns among his opposition that he is trying to restore the Ottoman Empire and become a modern-day sultan.
 

Posted on: June 7th, 2013

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The demonstrations against Erdoğan stem from a sense among his opposition that he has crossed the line in Turkey.

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Secretary of State John Kerry (L) seen with PA President Mahmoud Abbas.
 

Posted on: June 6th, 2013

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John Kerry’s effort to revive the Middle East peace process has posed an interesting challenge to the Palestinians.

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Rabbi Simcha Weinstein
 

Posted on: June 6th, 2013

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With the newest Superman film, “Man of Steel,” set for release next week, it seems only fitting to look back at the two men who created the world’s most famous superhero.

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Posted on: June 6th, 2013

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The welfare of the child requires that every allegation be investigated.

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Posted on: June 6th, 2013

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I favor eliminating the exemption of yeshiva students from military service and, without quibbling about details, I endorse the initiatives designed to end that disgraceful exemption.

Religious Jewish soldiers attending an IDF swearing-in ceremony.
 

Posted on: June 5th, 2013

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Don’t think that secular Israelis are not just as divided as anyone else.

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Consider the ability with which the government arrests rabbis, disarms Jews, prosecutes Jews for “insulting a public servant,” raids yeshivot, and destroys religious communities.
 

Posted on: June 4th, 2013

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A society where anarcho-tyranny exists is a society without fundamental justice.

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Right Reverend Lorna Hood at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
 

Posted on: June 4th, 2013

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Anyone with a grain of theological education knows that the original Scripture of the Early Church was exclusively the Scripture of the Jews.

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Sheich Farid Jabari has frequent and friendly conversations in his tent with local Jewish residents.
 

Posted on: June 4th, 2013

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Jabari minces no words: "You hold up the Bible and say that God gave you this land. I hold up the Koran and say that Allah gave us this land."

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