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Hebron – IDF Checkpoint Burned Down; Soldier Escape in Time

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Religious & Secular in Israel
Police examining visitors wishing to enter the Temple Mount.
 

Posted on: October 14th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Police also arrested 10 men who danced and waved Israeli flags.

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Tour guide Yehuda Glick (right) leading a group on Temple Mount.
 

Posted on: October 13th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Temple Mount Institute official and professional tour guide Yehuda Glick, an American, sent us his version of events as of last Thursday.

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Israeli bus after suicide bombing
 

Posted on: October 9th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Another Big Lie is exposed. Rav Ovadia favored giving up land for peace in 1993. But when the PA blew up the Oslo Accords 10 years later, the rabbi ruled, “Oslo is null and void. This is not the peace I meant.”

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paying his respects to the family of Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef at the shiva in Jerusalem. Two of the sons turned out to have some unfinished business with the visiting leader.
 

Posted on: October 9th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The prime minister was embarrassed during a shiva visit to the mourning children of the great man.

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President Shimon Peres with Rabbi Ovadia Yosef in 2011.
 

Posted on: October 7th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

No matter how secular Israeli Jews may appear, the glow of Torah burns somewhere inside almost everyone. Peres was not pretending when he called Rav Ovadia his “teacher.” His tears were real.

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An Arab resident of the Sheich Jarach neighborhood in East Jerusalem discovered that his tires had been punctured by the "Tag Mechir" (price tag) activists.
 

Posted on: October 6th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Their attorney is certain that all of them will go free because of the way police violated their civil rights as minors.

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According to Israel Radio, things had gone a little out of hand near the end, and the WOW had to sneak out of there through a side exit, as Haredi men were cursing them out and one man was arrested on suspicion of spitting and throwing stuff at them.
 

Posted on: October 4th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

No one was really hurt, and that's what really counts. Eat your heart out, Pew Institute, down here we're all Orthodox Jews…

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The Women of the Wall will pray at the southern end of the Western Wall Friday but without their Torah scroll, which has been damaged by dampness.
 

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

The Women of the Wall are unhappy again. Yes, they can read from the Torah, but now that have no scroll. It was damaged by dampness, and WoW blames the government for lack of proper storage.

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The first rally in front of Binynei Ha'uma (Jerusalem Convention Center), circa 1950.
 

Posted on: October 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Our people in Jewish Home and Likud kept campaigning that they had to be in the coalition to influence government. They're in now, and what influence do they have?

Students at the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem. The alarm over the fate of our yeshivas following the newest cuts may be premature, but the nastiness against yeshivas is palpable.
 

Posted on: October 1st, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

There has been no reduction, much less elimination, of Israeli government support for foreign students attending local universities.

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Tens of thousands gathered at the kotel to pray for Rav Ovadia, September 29, 2013.
 

Posted on: September 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim

If you wish to mention him in your prayers, his name is Harav Chaim Ovadia Yosef ben Gorgia.

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The Chardakim campaign attacks Charedi soldiers who dare enlist in the IDF.
 

Posted on: September 29th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

One rabbi has decreed that wearing an IDF uniform is tantamount to wearing a cross medallion.

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The Belzer Rebbe, Rabbi Yissachar Dov Rokeach (L). with former chief rabbi, Rav Ovadia Yosef.
 

Posted on: September 28th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Regarding the money his Chassidim are taking from the evil government, the Rebbe said it was their money.

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Boaz Albert locked himself in an iron gizmo to prevent riot police from kicking him out of his home. The executive order against him is punishment for things he will do in the future.
 

Posted on: September 25th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

A woman and a 9-year-old boy were among the more severely beaten.

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Worshippers cover themselves with prayer shawls at he Western Wall in Jerusalem during the Kohenim Benediction priestly blessing
 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

If the Women of the Wall want equality with men, why don’t they try to perform the Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall? Do tribal distinctions contradict “equality?” If so, who needs a Reform "rabbi?"

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In 2009, then Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Ya'alon visits the evacuated settlement of Chomesh in Samaria, and urged Israel to consider resettling the residents, calling it a strategic asset in the face of Palestinian terrorism. Now his Defense ministry is inviting the Arabs to occupy those lands.
 

Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Arabs will now be free to take over the lands, while Jews will continue to be prohibited from even going there.

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If the soldiers cannot come to the Torah, then the Torah comes to the soldiers; Torah reading in the field
 

Posted on: September 13th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

The IDF is nothing if not innovative. For soldiers who are on the front lines during the Yom Kippur Fast, the army suggests they suck on popsicles to keep their strength without violating to laws of the fast.

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IDF soldier praying during Yom Kippur War in 1973
 

Posted on: September 13th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

Israel has one life support. It starts with Yom Kippur.

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Housing Minister Uri Ariel on Temple Mount.
 

Posted on: September 11th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

‘Peace talks’ are an excuse to avoid THE issue - the Temple Mount – but the PA pushes it in media, warns of religious war. Housing Minister blesses at the site. Fatah terrorists warn of ‘violent Friday.”

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Posted on: September 11th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

Baltimore native Rabbi Avraham Leventhal, who moved to Beit Shemesh eight years ago after making aliyah, has tossed his hat in the political ring and is running for a seat on the city council. Elections will take place October 22. Another former American, Rabbi Dov Lipman, also was active in politics after making aliyah. He […]

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