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Israel’s Heroes – Caleb, Moskowitz, and Weinkrantz
 
IAF Commander Wants 75 F-35 Jets, Some with Vertical Takeoff, and Home-Made Tweaking

June 24, 2016 - 5:58 PM
 
Iranian Medalist Avoids Photo With Israeli Colleague, Boycotts Ceremony

June 24, 2016 - 4:42 PM
 
American PAC Calls for Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

June 24, 2016 - 4:42 PM
 
Chabad Creates Jewish Welcome Centers for Brazil Summer Olympics in Rio

June 24, 2016 - 4:42 PM
 
Court Criticizes Police, Releases the Minor from Yitzhar

June 24, 2016 - 3:49 PM
 
Update: Ramming Attack Near Kiryat Arba, Terrorist Killed [video]

June 24, 2016 - 3:08 PM
 
Analysis: One Scary Outcome of Brexit Could Be Prime Minister Jeremy Corbyn

June 24, 2016 - 12:47 PM
 
Liberman’s Office Sends Yitzhar Minor to Re-Education Camp

June 24, 2016 - 9:17 AM
 
‘Bye Bye Brussels!’ – Britain Votes to Leave the EU

June 24, 2016 - 7:27 AM
 
2016 Genesis Prize Awarded to Israeli Violinist Itzhak Perlman

June 23, 2016 - 11:09 PM
 
Israeli Leaders Slam PA’s Abbas for Blood Libels and Lies in EU Speech

June 23, 2016 - 10:12 PM
 
Abbas Tells EU ‘No Meeting With Rivlin’ in Brussels

June 23, 2016 - 9:11 PM
 
Abbas Trots Out Medieval Blood … uh… Water Libel For Speech to EU

June 23, 2016 - 8:06 PM
 
Lone Gunman Attacks Theater in Germany

June 23, 2016 - 6:27 PM
 
Speaker Edelstein Asking Police Chief Alsheikh for Clarifications on ‘MKs List’

June 23, 2016 - 2:11 PM
 
Israeli Millionaire Philanthropist, Founder of Emanuel, Motti Zisser Dies at 61

June 23, 2016 - 1:45 PM
 
Netanyahu, Kerry to Meet on Restarting Israel-PA Peace Talks

June 23, 2016 - 12:45 PM
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Akiva Goldstein of Lower Merion, PA (Center). Goldstein began his stint with the IDF Paratroopers Brigade last Thursday.
 

Posted on: August 1st, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

More Jewish parents no longer ask their children only to which Ivy League schools will they apply, but in which elite IDF units they want to serve.

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Posted on: August 1st, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Photos:15,000 Ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem on Tuesday night to celebrate the completion of this 7.5 year cycle of learning the Talmud.

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Posted on: August 1st, 2012

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Aly Raisman, a Jewish American, won the floor exercise in helping the U.S. women's team to the gold medal in the gymnastics competition in London.

President Barack Obama holds a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, July 26, 2012.
 

Posted on: August 1st, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

Under the final version of the enhanced sanctions bill, the president has considerable leeway to postpone sanctions on insurers in order to give them time to comply. Also omitted from the final version are sanctions that congressional hard-liners had sought on individuals associated with SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, as long as the body continues to deal with Iran's central bank.

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Posted on: August 1st, 2012

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A memorial service at Hebrew University in Jerusalem marked the 10th anniversary of a fatal bombing there that killed nine, including five Americans. “A decade has passed since the attack, and it is not only a time to mourn, but also a time to reflect upon the mission entrusted to us,” said university President Menachem […]

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Posted on: July 31st, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

20,000 people participated Tuesday night in Shas's Siyum HaShas (completion of the Talmud). Here are some photos.

Aly Raisman's parents reeling over their girl's performance.
 

Posted on: July 31st, 2012

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A clip from NBC showing Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman’s parents’ reaction to her uneven bar routine has garnered close to 100,000 hits on You Tube.

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Destruction left behind in Givat Egoz.
 

Posted on: July 31st, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Around 1 AM Monday night, large Border Guard and Civilian Administration forces arrived on a bus and in several other vehicles at two outposts in Gush Talmonim in the Benjamin region. They also brought with them a tractor.

Open Skies
 

Posted on: July 31st, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

I spent nearly half an hour in search of an image that would best illustrate the concept of an open sky policy, in a way that expresses the yearning of the average citizen of this planet to go places for a while, if only it didn’t entail getting so deep in debt they won’t see […]

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) and Gaza strip de facto Prime Minister Ismael Hanyah (C), during a meeting between Fatah and Hamas in Cairo last February.
 

Posted on: July 31st, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Gaza's Hamas government has given the green light to the Palestinian Central Election Commission to begin updating voter registration data in the Gaza Strip—an electoral requirement not undertaken since the 2006 parliamentary election, in which Hamas received a majority of votes in the PA controlled parts of Judea and Samaria as well as Gaza, according to the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Last Sunday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Turkey's state-run news agency that efforts to achieve reconciliation between his Fatah party and Hamas have reached "a deadlock."

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Posted on: July 31st, 2012

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Jonah Lehrer, a staff writer for The New Yorker, resigned hours after Tablet Magazine published an article revealing that he had fabricated Bob Dylan quotes in a recent book. “This was a lie spoken in a moment of panic,” Lehrer, 27, said in a statement Monday announcing his resignation. Three weeks ago Michael Moynihan, author […]

Aftermath of assassination attempt on Israeli diplomat in Delhi, India
 

Posted on: July 30th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

The Delhi Police investigation report states that the suspects began planning the attacks on Israeli diplomats in India and other countries in January 2011, with the help of a local Indian journalist named Syed Mohammad Ahmad Kazmi. The report revealed that Kazmi had established relations with the individuals - and by extension the IRGC - almost 10 years prior to the attacks,

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Posted on: July 30th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Though the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instituted an unprecedented 10 month building freeze in Judea and Samaria due to pressure by the US beginning in November 2009, an Israeli business newspaper report shows that financial support for Jewish communities leaped a whopping 38% the following year.

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The Chachmei Lublin Yeshiva.
 

Posted on: July 30th, 2012

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More than 40 ‘Hidden Jews’ from Poland will participate in an unprecedented seminar organized by Shavei Israel on July 30 through August 2 in Lublin, Poland, dedicated entirely to the study of Talmud.

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Posted on: July 30th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

Israel's government seeks a commercial bank to grant credit to businesses created by new immigrants and returning residents.

The Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica, California.
 

Posted on: July 30th, 2012

News & ViewsJewish

An upscale hotel on a Santa Monica, California, beach is an odd place to be singled out from a crowd and removed because you are Jewish.

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Haredi Neztah Yehuda Battalion recruits complete the final stages of a 40 kilometer journey with stretchers through the night, Feb. 2010.
 

Posted on: July 30th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF & Security

Last Thursday the recruitment began at the "Netzach Yehuda" Haredi battalion of the Kfir Brigade, as more than 200 anxious ultra-Orthodox recruits arrived at the processing center. Last year, some 380 soldiers joined the regiment, and according to official data from the Department of Manpower, the current cycle will see an increase of 33% in the number of recruits.

Dr. Navras Jaat Aafreedi
 

Posted on: July 30th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Hitler’s Mein Kampf is available in almost all Indian languages, but the only book on the Holocaust in India’s national language, Hindi, is an FAQ about the Holocaust published by Yad Vashem. Dr. Navras Jaat Aafreedi has worked and continues to work in spreading accurate information about Judaism and the Holocaust in India.

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A Michigan prison inmate has filed a federal lawsuit over the prison’s lack of kosher meals. Bradley Sleighter, 54, has been an inmate in the Kent County jail in Grand Rapids since January, where he is serving a nine-month sentence for retail fraud. He said in a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in […]

While It's Still Guilt Free
 

Posted on: July 30th, 2012

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Two kids outside an ice cream parlor in central Jerusalem. They get to enjoy it to the fullest, blissfully ignorant of the judgmental gazes they will encounter only a few years hence, for the same pleasure. Jewish Press Staff

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