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Tu b’Av Love and the Power of “Shema”
 
Wikileaks: George Soros Paid $650,000 to Influence Pope Francis’ Closest Friend

August 25, 2016 - 4:18 PM
 
Biden Reveals US Going Out of Its Way to Extradite Erdogan’s Archenemy

August 25, 2016 - 3:10 PM
 
Haifa University Predicts Arrival of Jellyfish in Israel Using Sea Temperature and Lunar Cycle

August 25, 2016 - 1:06 PM
 
Shots Fired at IDF Patrol Boat in Northern Gaza

August 25, 2016 - 11:27 AM
 
DNC Staff Make Fun of Jewish Congressman’s Weight Problems

August 25, 2016 - 10:57 AM
 
Operation Safari Rescuing Gaza Beasts Completed at Erez Crossing

August 24, 2016 - 8:57 PM
 
IDF Military Advocate General Issues Update on 2014 Gaza War-Related Criminal Investigations

August 24, 2016 - 8:41 PM
 
Body of Terrorist Returned for Funeral

August 24, 2016 - 4:44 PM
 
10 PA Police Vehicles Storm into Eastern Jerusalem in Pursuit of Suspects

August 24, 2016 - 4:11 PM
 
Breaking: IDF Soldier Wounded in Stoning/Knifing Terror Attack in Shomron

August 24, 2016 - 3:16 PM
 
Pentagon Official Says F-35 ‘Failing to Deliver’

August 24, 2016 - 3:02 PM
 
Steven Hill, Star of ‘Law & Order,’ ‘Mission: Impossible,’ Dead at 94

August 24, 2016 - 2:19 PM
 
President Rivlin Tours Gaza Border Communities, Praises IDF Operational Power

August 24, 2016 - 1:17 PM
 
Bennett Touts Education Ministry’s Service to Kindergartners, Special Ed

August 24, 2016 - 12:18 PM
 
Putin, Netanyahu, Talk Peace Process on Phone

August 24, 2016 - 11:14 AM
 
Tourists Assaulted by Israeli Arabs, Police Detain, Confiscate Weapon of Soldier who Defended Them

August 24, 2016 - 10:21 AM
 
UN Outraged over ‘Extrajudicial Execution’ by PA Cops

August 24, 2016 - 9:32 AM
 
Outreach Pioneer And Longtime Jewish Press Columnist Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis Passes Away

August 24, 2016 - 7:23 AM
 
Baruch Dayan Haemes: Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis a”h

August 23, 2016 - 11:15 PM
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Congressman Jerry Nadler (c) in May / Photo credit: Jerry Nadler's Facebook page
 

Posted on: August 25th, 2016

News & ViewsElections

Jerry Nadler stuck his neck out as the only Jewish Congressman to support Obama's nuclear deal with Iran — which did not earn him the DNC staff's respect.

Barry Chamish
 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

News & ViewsIsrael

He is best known for his conspiracy theory regarding the Yitzhak Rabin assassination, which received a great deal of support at the time, especially on the right.

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IDF soldiers and Hassidic teens outside Joseph's Tomb
 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Israel Police said in a statement: "Uncoordinated visits without security are dangerous to the visitors as well as to the security forces who are sent to rescue them."

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Donald Trump, Sheldon Adelson
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016

News & ViewsElections

Adelson is not the exception this election year but the rule.

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Yeshivah College official Nechama Bendet testifying before the Royal Commission / Screenshot
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalAustralia

Back on February 11, 2015, the Australian ABC network reported on Nechama Bendet's testimony to the Royal Commission that day, admitting it was a mistake that Yeshivah College had never apologized directly to Manny Waks, a student who had been sexually abused by a guard.

Neue Synagoge in Düsseldorf / Wikipedia commons
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalEuropeGermany

On May 19, 1943, Germany was declared Judenrein (clean of Jews), with no Jewish high schools. Now we're back to three, and counting.

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Prof. (emeritus) Alan Dershowitz, of Harvard Law School. July 22, 2015.
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016

News & ViewsElections

Mark Green told WNYC the Democratic candidate should have a team of one overall manager, one surrogate, and a team of ten advisers who remind her to smile a lot.

Donald Trump (Photoshopped)
 

Posted on: August 20th, 2016

News & ViewsElections

Frankly, even if one does not support Trump's xenophobic attacks on "Rapist Mexicans" and "the Muslims," a group of 45 learned rabbis could have come up with a more convincing, perhaps intellectually challenging argument.

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Iskander missile / Russian Defense Ministry press service
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2016

News & ViewsHistory

The Soviets established the Jewish autonomous administration in 1934, as part of Stalin's Soviet nationality policy.

Joseph Schmitz / Screenshot
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Trump's new campaign chief executive officer comes from Breitbart, which called Bill Kristol "Renegade Jew."

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Police checking the Kolomyia Synagogue graffiti / Photo credit: TPS
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Before the war there were some 50 synagogues in Kolomia, among them the magnificent Hoiche Shul, a Yerushalmi synagogue, several Hassidic kloizes and even a Zionist synagogue.

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The Waqf Foundation / Facebook
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Their presence there is not passive, they're there to look for frictions.

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Yeshiva of Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY (2013)
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishJudaism

The 2015-2016 school year saw a breakthrough of more than 100,000 students in Jewish schools in New York City.

Carmel Cato and Prof. Norman Rosenbaum, meeting in August 2016
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Australian Professor Norman Rosenbaum visits the scene of his brother's murder in Brooklyn 25 years later, denouncing violence with bereaved father Carmel Cato.

A wedding in Kiryat Sanz, Netanya.
 

Posted on: August 18th, 2016

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

About 9,000 Haredi couples get married each year in Israel, and their inability to come up with the down payment for their own home forces them to waste years worth of income on rent.

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Yarden Gerbi and Or Sasson / Wikepedia commons
 

Posted on: August 18th, 2016

News & ViewsIsrael

Seeing a beautiful or exceptionally gifted person arouses awe and admiration, explains Rabbi Melamed, but they also might arouse envy.

A Jewish Wedding
 

Posted on: August 18th, 2016

News & ViewsIsrael

By Michael Bachner/TPS Jerusalem (TPS) – Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has published data on marriage in Israel ahead of Tu B’av, the Jewish day of love, which is frequently celebrated in modern times in a similar fashion to Valentine’s Day. The CBS data shows a significant difference between Israel in 2014 compared to […]

A Palestinian Authority Arab girl recites a poem about Jews on official Palestinian Authority TV, May 29, 2015: "Oh Sons of Zion, oh most evil among creations. Oh barbaric monkeys..."
 

Posted on: August 17th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

For years, Israeli leaders have accused the PA and its leader, Mahmoud Abbas, of inciting violence and anti-Semitism. Last year amid increasing terror attacks on Israelis, Abbas called for Jerusalem's holy sites to be cleansed of Jews.

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Soon-to-be IDF soldiers getting off the plane at Ben Gurion Airport / Photo credit: Shahar Azran
 

Posted on: August 17th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

The flight included a diverse mix of people from 22 US states and one Canadian province, including 24 families, 78 children and 10 medical professionals.

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