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New Poll: Shows Netanyahu Will Lead Next Gov’t with Haredim

December 22, 2014 - 4:26 PM
 
Palestinian Authority Terrorist Tries to Kill Soldier at Checkpoint

December 22, 2014 - 11:44 AM
 
NY Police Search for Missing Links on Deranged Muslim Murderer of Cops

December 22, 2014 - 10:37 AM
 
Yehuda Glick Running as Likud MK Candidate

December 22, 2014 - 10:17 AM
 
Arabs Imitate Ancient Greeks and Vandalize Joseph’s Tomb

December 22, 2014 - 10:07 AM
 
Giant Chabad Menorah Lit Without Ceremony in Martin Place, Sydney

December 22, 2014 - 9:53 AM
 
Egypt Reopens Rafah Crossing

December 22, 2014 - 7:46 AM
 
India May Pull Rug Out From Under Abbas in UN Vote

December 22, 2014 - 6:22 AM
 
Syria Downs Israeli Drone Near Border [video]

December 22, 2014 - 4:37 AM
 
French Driver Shouting “Allahu Akbar” Plows into Crowd

December 22, 2014 - 12:05 AM
 
Jewish Man ‘Accidentally’ Run Over – Twice

December 21, 2014 - 8:21 PM
 
Terror Victim Protected ‘Mohammed the Zionist’ from Terrorists

December 21, 2014 - 7:17 PM
 
Netanyahu Exploits Elections to Raise Minimum Wage

December 21, 2014 - 2:42 PM
 
Abbas: We Won’t Use Violence – Unless We Will

December 21, 2014 - 1:58 PM
 
Kindertransport Documentary Selected for Permanent Preservation

December 21, 2014 - 1:42 PM
 
Black GOP Leader Prays at the Western Wall for ‘Solomonic Wisdom’

December 21, 2014 - 1:34 PM
 
Police Raid Homes of Anti-Assimilation Volunteers

December 21, 2014 - 12:13 PM
 
Rock-Throwing Terrorists Hit 4-Year-old Boy at Gush Etzion

December 21, 2014 - 11:13 AM
 
Jewish Home Unity Overcomes the ’Yesha Faction’

December 21, 2014 - 10:40 AM
 
ISIS Executes 100 Foreign Volunteers

December 20, 2014 - 9:58 PM
 
Temple Institute Produces Pure Olive Oil for Temple Menorah [video]

December 20, 2014 - 9:48 PM
 
UN Demands Israel Pay Lebanon $850 Million

December 20, 2014 - 9:33 PM
 
MK Elazar Stern Quits Livni’s HaTnua Party

December 20, 2014 - 8:42 PM
 
French Police Kill Islamic Terrorist Inside Police Station

December 20, 2014 - 8:09 PM
 
Red Alert in Kibbutz Nir Yitzchak [video]

December 20, 2014 - 7:49 PM
 
Chemical Attack Hero Describes How He Took Down the Terrorist

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Posted on: May 4th, 2011

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Sixty-five years ago at the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany, 22 defendants stood in the dock. They represented a cross-section of Nazi diplomatic, economic, political and military leadership, and became the first people in history to be indicted for crimes against humanity.

 

Posted on: May 4th, 2011

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"In Bin Laden Announcement, Echoes of 2007 Obama Speech," declared the headline in The New York Times. It's difficult to find a newspaper that has demonstrated a worse pro-Obama and anti-Bush bias than The New York Times, especially when dealing with the War on Terror.

 

Posted on: May 4th, 2011

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Israeli generals probably don't cry very often. These are men of steel nerves, professional soldiers toughened by the rigors of battle and a lifetime devoted to strict military discipline.

 

Posted on: April 28th, 2011

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When fulfilling the commandments God has given us, I often think of dedicated high school athletes who, when their coaches say "Jump!" do not seek an excuse to do less but rather focus on doing what the coach said, and then some.

 

Posted on: April 28th, 2011

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Do you ever get the feeling you're really living in a television program? For 2011 America, the rerun we are collectively forced to act in is "That '70s Show."

 

Posted on: April 28th, 2011

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Winds of uncertainty are blowing across the globe. The future remains unsure. Will the sun shine again? Will stability reemerge after the storm dies down?

 

Posted on: April 18th, 2011

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The prophet Micah said (7:15), "As in the days of your leaving Egypt, I shall show them marvelous things." His words imply that the Exodus is the precedent for the Final Redemption, as the Midrash expounds: "Just as in Egypt, I shall redeem you in the future from subjugation to Edom and shall perform miracles for you, as it says, "As in the days of your leaving Egypt, I shall display miracles'" (Tanchuma, Toldot 17).

 

Posted on: April 18th, 2011

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The recent appalling murders in Itamar shocked everyone - not just settlers but every Jew without exception, because it wasn't the Fogel family alone whom the enemy wished to murder, but rather each and every one of us.

 

Posted on: April 18th, 2011

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The day has come. The house is clean. The chametz has been sold. The matzah is ready. We are about to sit down at the magnificent table and begin the Seder. What does it all mean? This year, it should mean a lot.

 

Posted on: April 18th, 2011

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The article last week in The New York Times concerning the explosion of anorexia and eating disorders in the Orthodox community highlights a tragedy that has long been buried.

 

Posted on: April 13th, 2011

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"With the winds of change blowing through the Arab world, it's more urgent than ever that we try to seize the opportunity to create a peaceful solution between the Palestinians and the Israelis," President Obama saidlast week after meeting with Israeli president Shimon Peres.

 

Posted on: April 13th, 2011

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At 5:30 in the morning on a recent Wednesday, my husband was awakened by a phone call from our son, Noam, in Beer Sheba. "Don't worry, dad, we're in our safe rooms at home and we're OK."

 

Posted on: April 13th, 2011

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Marriage is under assault again in this country, as fewer adults choose to tie the matrimonial knot while the Left continues to lend civil and economic credence to unions of same-sex partners.

 

Posted on: April 13th, 2011

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Many people who are informed about what's actually happening in the Middle East constantly wonder why Israel fares so badly in the information wars. The following example gives us a pretty good idea why.

 

Posted on: April 6th, 2011

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President Obama and his supporters have defended U.S. military action in Libya by invoking America's failure to respond to mass murder in Rwanda, Bosnia and even the Holocaust. Do those experiences indeed offer useful lessons for the current crisis?

 

Posted on: April 6th, 2011

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Jewish Funds for Justice (JFSJ), the George Soros-funded activist group that recently made headlines for its high-profile war against Fox News host Glenn Beck, has received over $1 million from the UJA-Federation of New York since 2008.

 

Posted on: April 6th, 2011

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While in Israel week before last, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates spoke out of two sides of his mouth. (No real surprise there. The Obama administration has become famous for such indecisive doubletalk.)

 

Posted on: April 6th, 2011

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"Miral" is a film that has garnered an inordinate amount of media attention. In interviews, the director, Julian Schnabel, defends his right to tell the Palestinian "narrative" for what he claims is the first time. He seems not to know that many others before him have specialized in this particular line of work.

 

Posted on: April 6th, 2011

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The subject of Judge Richard Goldstone came up quite frequently during my recent lecture tour in South Africa - at a dinner in Johannesburg at the home of Chabad head Rabbi David Masinter, where acquaintances of the judge were in attendance; at Sea Point Synagogue, South Africa's largest, where I lectured and whose rabbi, Dovid Weinberg, had officiated at Goldstone's grandson's bar mitzvah; at my speech for Chabad of Cape Town and later in Pretoria.

 

Posted on: March 30th, 2011

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Sarah Palin is a magnet for criticism and sometimes she deserves it. But not always. Her statements while in Israel last week and about her visit afterward generated the usual scorn that anything she says produces.

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