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Spiritual Cafe: Jacob Returns to the Promise Land
‘Breaking the Silence’ Regret Use of their Work Against Israel

November 26, 2015 - 10:54 PM
Canada to Give Priority in Entry to Gay Refugees, Banning Single Straight Men

November 26, 2015 - 6:26 PM
IAEA Chief Warns No Guarantee All of Iran’s Nuclear Material is for Peaceful Activities

November 26, 2015 - 6:23 PM
IAF Policy: No Downing of Russian Aircraft Penetrating Israeli Airspace

November 26, 2015 - 5:47 PM
El Al Delays Flight to Rule Out Terror at Amsterdam Airport

November 26, 2015 - 5:05 PM
Yesha Council, Leaking Central Command Chief Meeting Ends in Lovefest

November 26, 2015 - 5:01 PM
Russia Shuts Border Gates to Turkish Trucks

November 26, 2015 - 4:33 PM
Update 4:22 PM: Soldier dead, 3 Seriously Hurt after Bus Overturns in Samaria.

November 26, 2015 - 4:02 PM
Abbas Tells Kerry No One Can Stop Violence – at Same Time PA Promotes It

November 26, 2015 - 3:31 PM
Former ‘Lone Soldier’ from NY Serves up Turkeys for American Olim

November 26, 2015 - 3:14 PM
New Jersey Businesswoman Launches ‘Give18’ for Victims of Terror

November 26, 2015 - 2:36 PM
Russia Punishes Turkey by Importing Tomatoes from Israel

November 26, 2015 - 1:54 PM
Report: Europeans Funded ICC War Crimes Submission against Israel

November 26, 2015 - 12:31 PM
Norway, Sweden, Clamping Down on Illegal Migrants

November 26, 2015 - 12:20 PM
Paratroopers Chief: Beating the Terror Wave is Not a Military Issue, it Requires a Political Decision

November 26, 2015 - 11:42 AM
Update: Attempted Attack at Tapuach Junction, Terrorist Shot

November 26, 2015 - 10:32 AM
Meet the Anonymous IDF Source for Left-Leaning News: Maj. Gen. Roni Numa

November 26, 2015 - 10:24 AM
Turkey Backpedals as Tensions Rise With Moscow, Says ‘Didn’t Know Downed Plane Was Russian’

November 26, 2015 - 9:12 AM
Middle East Hackers Who Attacked Major Israeli Targets Exposed

November 26, 2015 - 9:10 AM
Getting Under the Skin of Medieval Bible Mystery

November 26, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Turkey Releases Recording of Warning to Russian Fighter Jet

November 26, 2015 - 1:30 AM
Cameron Pushing Reluctant Parliament on UK Bombing ISIS in Syria

November 25, 2015 - 11:01 PM
IDF Recommends Giving Palestinian Authority Weapons and Freeing Prisoners

November 25, 2015 - 10:23 PM
200 North American Lone Soldiers and New Olim to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Tel Aviv

November 25, 2015 - 10:18 PM
Rescued Russian Pilot Denies Turkish Contacts, Leaving Syria — But Turkey Releases Recording of Warnings

November 25, 2015 - 9:26 PM
Obama Assures Frightened Americans No Current Security Threat

November 25, 2015 - 8:23 PM
ISIS Behind Terror Attack on Tunisia’s Presidential Guard

November 25, 2015 - 8:21 PM
Brussels Reopens City Life But Maintains Highest Alert

November 25, 2015 - 7:46 PM
B’Tselem Complains to Netanyahu: Security Forces Mete Out Death Sentences to Terrorists

November 25, 2015 - 7:01 PM
Inspired by ‘Indiana Jones,’ Israeli Kid Discovers 2,500-Year-Old Artifact

November 25, 2015 - 4:56 PM
‘Israeli Intelligence Prevented Massive Terror Attack in Germany’

November 25, 2015 - 3:55 PM
Putin: Erdoğan Supporting Extremists, Forcing Islamization of Turkey

November 25, 2015 - 3:47 PM
Businessmen Want Rabbinic Boycott of Palestinian Authority Food Items

November 25, 2015 - 3:30 PM
Putin’s Spokesman: No Idea Why Russia’s Grand Mufti Wished Israel Same Fate as Crimea

November 25, 2015 - 2:44 PM
IDF to Bar PA Arab Motorists from Gush Etzion Roads

November 25, 2015 - 2:05 PM
Light Rail Guard Prevents Stabbing Attack at Jerusalem Bus Station

November 25, 2015 - 12:31 PM
Arab ‘Gold Rush’ in Jerusalem

November 25, 2015 - 12:21 PM
Update: Terrorist Killed after Stabbing IDF Soldier near Hebron

November 25, 2015 - 12:04 PM
Eight Is Not Enough: History of the Ancient Candles in Israel

November 25, 2015 - 10:15 AM
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Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

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Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

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JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

In the afternoon, he reached into his pocket to check for the money, but it was empty. "The $50 bill must have fallen out," Alex exclaimed. "It's got to be in one of the rooms I was just at."

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Posted on: November 27th, 2014

JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

Although the conversion ceremony involves more than circumcision and immersion, these are the two essential requirements, without which the conversion is ineffective.


Posted on: November 27th, 2014

JudaismAsk the Rabbi

Question: If Abraham was commanded to circumcise his descendants on the eighth day, why do Arabs – who claim to descend from Abraham through Yishmael – wait until their children are 13 to circumcise them? I am aware that this is a matter of little consequence to our people. Nevertheless, this inconsistency is one that piques my curiosity. M. Goldman (Via E-mail)


Posted on: November 27th, 2014


Rashi in Shabbos 9b writes that the reason why the tefillah of Ma’ariv is a reshus is because it was instituted corresponding to the burning of the eimurim from the korbanos – which was performed at night.


Posted on: November 27th, 2014


It almost sounds as if Hashem is saying, “I have to keep Yaakov from getting too comfortable; otherwise he will forget Me. I can’t promise him sustenance because then he won’t need Me. He won’t write. He won’t call. He won’t love Me anymore.”


Posted on: November 27th, 2014

JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

The Decree Of 1587 “Two Kabs Of Dinars Were Given…To King Yanai” (Yevamos 61a)

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Posted on: November 27th, 2014

JudaismColumnsRabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Simply too many cases of prayers being answered to deny it makes a difference to our fate. It does.

Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

Posted on: November 27th, 2014

JudaismRebbetzin's Viewpoint

Prayer is our language: Hakol kol Yaakov – the voice is the voice of Jacob – the voice of prayer.


Posted on: November 27th, 2014


Jacob cries, overcome by the knowledge that his great love for Rachel will end in unbearable pain.


Posted on: November 27th, 2014

JudaismParshaThe 10 Minute Parsha

There's a perfect mirror between Jacob running away from Esav to when he reunites with his brother.

Dante's Vision of Rachel and Leah

Posted on: November 26th, 2014

JudaismParshaRedeeming Relevance / Rabbi Francis Nataf

Yitzhak called you Esav and you answered him, then he called you Yaakov and you also answered him!”

Rabbi Avi Weiss

Posted on: November 21st, 2014


Yitzchak thought the Jewish people needed dual leadership: Eisav the physical; Yaakov the spiritual


Posted on: November 21st, 2014


According to the Sefer Yetzirah, the nature of the month of Kislev is sleep.


Posted on: November 21st, 2014

JudaismColumnsChodesh Tov/Rabbi Hanoch Teller

Though braggarts come across as conceited, their boasting often reflects a low sense of self-regard


Posted on: November 21st, 2014


Not every child can live up to our hopes or expectations, but every child is loved by Hashem.


Posted on: November 21st, 2014


Leaders must always pay attention to the importance of timing.

The illegal Arab settlement of Battir, built on the ruins of Jewish Betar.

Posted on: November 21st, 2014


While our leaders have been shepherds, the vast majority of the Children of Israel were farmers.


Posted on: November 20th, 2014


Maimonides himself walked and prayed in the permissible areas when he visited Eretz Yisrael in 1165


Posted on: November 20th, 2014

JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

If a man dies childless, the Torah commands the deceased’s brother to marry his brother’s widow in a ceremony known as yibum, or to perform a special form of divorce ceremony with her known as chalitzah.

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