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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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In Defense of MK Rabbi Dov Lipman

Posted on: June 13th, 2013

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The boys who leave yeshiva to go to work are made to feel like they are second class and this makes it difficult for them to remain chareidi.

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Posted on: June 13th, 2013

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At some point I noticed an arresting picture on his wall and discovered that his maternal grandfather was Rav Dovid Lifshitz.

Samantha Power with Paul Wolfowitz and Dr. Mustafa ef. Cerić President of the World Bosniak Congress.
 

Power Pick Highlights Obama’s Genocide Problem

Posted on: June 13th, 2013

InDepthOp-Eds

The Obama team included many outspoken advocates of U.S. action against the Bashir regime.

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Palestinian opposition to Israel has never really been about land.
 

If You Liked the Arab Spring, You’ll Love ‘Palestine’

Posted on: June 13th, 2013

InDepthColumnsLouis Rene Beres

What, exactly, can we expect from 'Palestine'?

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MK Moshe Feiglin (3rd from left) visiting Temple Mount in early 2013.
 

Letter to Netanyahu: Who Really Owns Temple Mount?

Posted on: June 13th, 2013

InDepthColumnsMoshe Feiglin

I was surprised to learn that the MK Miri Regev-led Knesset Interior Committee and I, a Knesset member, were not allowed to visit the Temple Mount.

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Government Snooping

Posted on: June 12th, 2013

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The unauthorized release last week of the text of a four-page order issued by a federal judge sitting on the special FISA national security court has unleashed a torrent of controversy over possible governmental overreaching.

 

The Claims Conference Controversy – In Context

Posted on: June 12th, 2013

InDepthEditorial

We take it as a sure sign of the times that the recent stunning news that the Claims Conference had negotiated a four-year $1 billion infusion of funds from the German government to aid Holocaust survivors has been largely overshadowed by criticism that those leading the conference mishandled an internal investigation into the embezzlement of $57 million by some employees over a fifteen-year period.

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IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano
 

New Iran Crisis Looming

Posted on: June 12th, 2013

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Israel, which is more threatened by Iran's nuclear program than is the U.S., has less time to make its up mind on how and when to proceed to avert a threat to its existence.

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Alice Walker
 

Alice Walker at 92nd Street Y: Tight Security, Squelched Interview

Posted on: June 12th, 2013

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Police arrived when a confrontation between a screaming protester and a Walker supporter threatened to erupt into physical conflict.

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Seeking Unity In The Ranks Of Israel

Posted on: June 12th, 2013

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In every society there is always an internal struggle between individual liberty and collective responsibility. It exists here in the United States, in the form of mandated jury service, for example, and it is at the forefront in Israel where the raging debate regarding mandatory conscription for military service touches on all aspects of societal existence, including religion, economics, and notions of equality.

A red heifer is sacrificed, burnt and its ashes, mixed with water, are sprinkled on Jews who contracted the impurity of a dead person.
 

Chukkat: How Far Can our Understanding of Torah Reach?

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."
 

Rambam, Yeshiva Exemptions, and Intellectual Dishonesty

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

InDepthOp-Eds

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

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The Data Retention Disaster Heading to the US

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

InDepthOp-Eds

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

Syrian rebels in action – looks familiar?
 

The West’s New Syrian War

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

InDepthAnalysisRubin Reports

Do you want to arm the Syrian rebels so they can establish another Sharia state?

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

Why Does the NY Times So Hate Missile Defense?

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

InDepthOp-Eds

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.
 

An Open Letter to MK Rabbi Dov Lipman

Posted on: June 11th, 2013

InDepthOp-Eds

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

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spying
 

Why Expanded Government Spying Doesn’t Mean Better Security

Posted on: June 10th, 2013

InDepthAnalysisRubin Reports

You have a massive counterterrorist project costing $1 trillion but when it comes down to it the thing repeatedly fails.

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Rabbi Chaim Druckman with a friend.
 

In Defense of Rabbi Druckman

Posted on: June 10th, 2013

InDepthOp-Eds

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

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