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US Restricts Air Travel from Africa to Contain Ebola

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Israel Attempts to Insert Reason into UN Debate About Middle East

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Syrian Mortar hits Israeli Golan Tuesday Morning

October 21, 2014 - 11:05 PM
 
Head of Iran’s Top Clerical Body Dies

October 21, 2014 - 5:48 PM
 
‘Radicalized’ Convert to Islam Attempted to Murder Canadian Soldiers [video]

October 21, 2014 - 5:45 PM
 
Abbas Wreaks Vengeance on Arabs Selling Land to Jews

October 21, 2014 - 5:17 PM
 
Israel’s Government Recruits Citizens to ‘Fight Ebola’

October 21, 2014 - 4:58 PM
 
Beach Boys Cancel Israel Performance

October 21, 2014 - 3:58 PM
 
Jerusalem Light Rail’s New ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Arab Violence

October 21, 2014 - 2:42 PM
 
Rare 2,000 Yr Old Monument to Emperor Hadrian Found in Jerusalem

October 21, 2014 - 1:52 PM
 
Syrian Death Toll for Saturday and Sunday Breaks 300

October 21, 2014 - 12:01 PM
 
Father and ISIS Stone Woman to Death in Syria [video]

October 21, 2014 - 11:43 AM
 
Proposed Conversion Bill, Change in Local Rabbinate Power Nixed by Netanyahu

October 21, 2014 - 9:35 AM
 
Haaretz Smears American Terrorism Expert with Political Hit Job

October 21, 2014 - 2:53 AM
 
Kosher Butcher in Germany Admits Selling Non-Kosher Meat for Years

October 21, 2014 - 12:12 AM
 
RCA Issues Statement Regarding Freundel Matter

October 20, 2014 - 11:05 PM
 
Israeli Sherpa ‘Pony Express’ Saved Hundreds in Nepal Blizzard

October 20, 2014 - 10:43 PM
 
ISIS Wants You – Dead [video]

October 20, 2014 - 8:36 PM
 
PA Children’s TV Shows Why Peace Process Means Wiping Israel off the Map [video]

October 20, 2014 - 7:13 PM
 
US-led Air Strikes Kill 8 Civilians in Syria

October 20, 2014 - 7:11 PM
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Posted on: June 3rd, 2014

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The Shofar On Shabbos ‘Rosh Hashanah That Fell on Shabbos’ (Rosh Hashanah 29b)

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Posted on: June 3rd, 2014

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Question: A number of synagogues feature bar mitzvah celebrations for elderly Jews. Is this proper?

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Posted on: May 29th, 2014

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The Shulchan Aruch notes that a priest who is in mourning for one of the seven close relatives does not bless the people during the Shiva period.

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Posted on: May 29th, 2014

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"I have no doubt you should pay the full value of the repair," replied Zvi, "but I'm willing to ask Rabbi Dayan how much you owe."

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Posted on: May 29th, 2014

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Sanctified For Now And Thereafter ‘In Front of the Sun or Behind It?’ (Rosh Hashana 23b)

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Posted on: May 29th, 2014

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From this decree on, the two days of Rosh Hashanah, unlike the two days of Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot, were no longer celebrated out of doubt but out of certainty.

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Posted on: May 29th, 2014

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Hashem understood their complaint and therefore selected the ritual mitzvah of sukkah to test them.

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Posted on: May 22nd, 2014

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Question: Why is Shavuot celebrated as a two-day Yom Tov?

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Posted on: May 22nd, 2014

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"Why are we allowed to read the magazine without paying for it?" asked Mr. Schreiber. "Shouldn't there be at least a mitzvah of hashavat aveidah?"

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Posted on: May 22nd, 2014

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An Art Collector’s Dilemma! ‘Rabban Gamaliel Had The Form Of Various Moon Shapes…’ (Rosh Hashanah 24a)

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Posted on: May 16th, 2014

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"Hillel's name was omitted from the raffle," Mr. Simon said to Rabbi Dayan. "The winner is willing to settle with him, but another participant wants to invalidate the lottery entirely. Must it be redone?"

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Posted on: May 16th, 2014

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Appreciating His Infinite Mercy ‘I Am He Before The Person Sins…’ (Rosh Hashanah 17b)

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Posted on: May 14th, 2014

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Question: Can one fulfill the mitzvah of Sefirat HaOmer via shome’a k’oneh (listening to someone else say the necessary words without saying anything oneself)?

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Posted on: May 8th, 2014

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Hillel’s Innovation ‘The Second Month Of Solomon’s Rule’ (Rosh Hashanah 2b)

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Posted on: May 8th, 2014

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Sometimes, we even force people not to act this way but to let others benefit.

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Posted on: May 1st, 2014

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Question: Is it permissible for kohanim to bless Jews outside the context of Birkat Kohanim?

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Posted on: May 1st, 2014

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A Woman’s Oneg Yom Tov ‘You Shall Call The Shabbos A Delight’ (Beitzah 34b)

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Posted on: May 1st, 2014

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He flipped through the pages, looking for some identification. "Absolutely no marks; it's brand new," Yosef said. "Since there are no identifying marks, the item is hefker [ownerless] and can be taken; I'm taking it for myself."

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Posted on: April 25th, 2014

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Altered States ‘Examining A Bechor Is Not The Same’ (Beizah 27a)

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Posted on: April 25th, 2014

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"I just picked up a case of tuna at the supermarket up the block, three for $2," Mrs. Cooper said. "You may want to buy the tuna there."

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