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Netanyahu: Zero Tolerance for Terror ‘Distinguishes Us From Our Neighbors’

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Chechen Women Con Online ISIS Recruiters

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Iran Banks on End to Sanctions, Will Raise Oil Production to 1M bpd

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Gva’ot Woman Hurt in Samaria Rock Attack

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Holy Land Extremely Hot, but Iran Has It Much Worse

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Jerusalem Suburb Evacuated as Wildfire Burns Homes

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Visitors Allowed at Temple Mount Despite Arab Violence

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Inspired by Israeli Tech and Expertise, the 1st Community-based Emergency Response Program Launched in Jersey City

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Khamenei Tells the World How to Destroy Israel

August 2, 2015 - 1:30 PM
 
E-Mails Show Clinton without a Clue on How to Relate to Israel

August 2, 2015 - 12:59 PM
 
Bennett Condemns ‘Attempts to Blacken 430,000 Settlers’

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Gush Etzion Arabs and Jews to Rally against Violence

August 2, 2015 - 12:17 PM
 
Wildcat Strikes Shuts Down Jerusalem Light Rail

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Rally against Violence Bars Religious MKs and Boos Right-Winger

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Former Democratic NY Congressman Ackerman Opposes ObamaDeal

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Sharks Circles Surfer Off Ashdod Coast

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Third Democrat Breaks with Obama on Iran Nuclear Deal

August 2, 2015 - 5:35 AM
 
Middle East Heat Spikes Close to World Record

August 2, 2015 - 1:28 AM
 
Hillary Clinton Adviser Recommended Making Bibi’s Life ‘Uneasy’

August 2, 2015 - 1:15 AM
 
Orthodox Residents Suing LeFrak City over Electric Doors

August 2, 2015 - 1:06 AM
 
Gaza Launches Rocket Attack, Israelis Not Warned

August 2, 2015 - 12:55 AM
 
UPDATED: The Long List of Arab Attacks Over Shabbat

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Arab Terrorists Attempt to Torch Joseph’s Tomb

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Israel Police on High Alert

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Arabs Attack Israeli Forces Over Deaths of Innocent Baby, Teen Terrorist

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Holidays
Ahava=Love; Happy Tu B'Av!
 

Posted on: July 30th, 2015

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Six events occurred on Tu B'Av, the 15th of Av, making it a festive day in the Jewish calendar.

Destruction of the Temple of Jerusalem
 

Posted on: July 24th, 2015

JudaismHolidays

(JNi.media) Tisha B’Av (Heb: 9th of the month of Av) is a fast day according to rabbinic law and tradition, commemorating the destruction of the First Temple in 586 BCE by the army of Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, and the destruction of the Second Temple in the year 70 CE by the Roman army led […]

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17th_of_Tammuz_(medium)_(english)
 

Posted on: July 5th, 2015

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17th of Tammuz: Beginning 3 weeks of mourning for the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.

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Torah
 

Posted on: May 22nd, 2015

JudaismHolidays

This Shavuot let's give G-d a gift too: Let's make this year different by doing just 1 more mitzvah

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Napping Yehuda Barkan and Daniel Dayan from the movie, "Stories of Rebbe Nachman"
 

Posted on: May 6th, 2015

JudaismHolidays

Many think they're serving G-d but they're really asleep-Rebbe Nachman taught stories to wake people

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Safar-050115-Califlower
 

Posted on: May 5th, 2015

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Cauliflower is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with – it blends so easily into whatever dish I am preparing.

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Rav Yehuda Amital (zt"l)
 

Posted on: April 22nd, 2015

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The day after Israel was declared a State, everyone recited Hallel and people danced in the streets.

YS
 

Posted on: April 21st, 2015

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Though an ardent Zionist, I'm neither blind nor naïve and have ambivalence for each of the 3 dates

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Region of Lemba
 

Posted on: April 14th, 2015

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The Lemba tribe (Southern Africa) have an oral tradition they're descendants of Israel's Lost Tribes

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Posted on: April 2nd, 2015

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Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich arriving in Israel after 11 years in Russian prison
 

Posted on: April 2nd, 2015

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All members of "Operation Wedding" were freed, emigrating to Israel-A true "Exodus from the Gulag"

Jewish Holidays' Guide for the Perplexed by Yoram Ettinger
 

Posted on: April 1st, 2015

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German poet Heinrich Heine: “Since the Exodus, freedom has always been spoken with a Hebrew accent.”

Mordechai on the King's horse, being led by Haman
 

Posted on: March 4th, 2015

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Just like Moses and Aaron, Mordechai decides to ruin the party…

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Jewish Holidays' Guide for the Perplexed by Yoram Ettinger
 

Posted on: March 4th, 2015

JudaismHolidays

Purim points to peruse and ponder.

An anti-Semitic poster seen in Europe.
 

Posted on: March 4th, 2015

JudaismHolidays

The Holocaust was the latest attempt of Amalek to destroy the special bond that we enjoy with God.

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wine
 

Posted on: March 3rd, 2015

JudaismHolidays

One can drink up to the Talmud's criterion to confuse Mordechai and Haman-but not beyond.

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Hur and Aharon holding up Moshe's hands as Joshua battled Amalek.
 

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015

JudaismHolidays

“The voice is the voice of Yaakov, but the hands are the hands of Esav” gives great insight to Purim

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Esther Denouncing Haman
 

Posted on: March 1st, 2015

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Purim is the battleground of extremes, Amalek and Yisrael, with Zoroastrian Persia in between.

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Posted on: February 27th, 2015

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One should not give the money before Purim morning or after sunset.

Mendlowitz-022715-Basket
 

Posted on: February 27th, 2015

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The mishloach manos of times gone by were sometimes simple and sometimes elaborate, but the main focus was on the preparation of the delicious food they contained.

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