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Posted on: November 5th, 2012

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One of the world’s largest land warfare expos featured Israeli company Al-Sorag from Moshav Emunin this year as one of the participants, being handpicked by the AUSA (Association of the United States Army).

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Posted on: November 5th, 2012

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If you don't send your friend any other You Tube video, this is the video you must send, because it really deserves to go viral.

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Labor Chair Shelly Yachimovich
 

Posted on: November 5th, 2012

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Weekly poll average: Likud-Beitenu at 38 seats; Labor at 22; the Right wing parties a little over 66 seats and the left has just under 54. The Jewish Home-National Union list rose to 9 seats while Kadima continues its decline into oblivion.

Uprooted
 

Posted on: November 5th, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Liad Arussy sent us this image of a collapsed tree in Fair Lawn, NJ, after Hurricane Sandy. She wrote: “Once stood so strong, now fallen in shame.” Lying on its side, the tree is not dead, and the slab of grassy soil that was lifted along with its roots is alive, too, only not upright. […]

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Posted on: November 4th, 2012

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A massive outbreak of mumps among Orthodox Jews in 2009 was due to the system of learning in yeshivas, according to a report by NPR.

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Posted on: November 4th, 2012

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A massive war game simulation by the Institute for National Security Studies of the IDF’s engagement after a strike on Iran recently took place, illustrating Israel’s increasing preparedness for putting a military end to the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

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Posted on: November 4th, 2012

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The sister of a Belgian Nazi leader hid three Jews in her home near Brussels during the Holocaust, according to one of the survivors.

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Posted on: November 4th, 2012

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is insisting that Israel does not consider Egypt’s government a “shocking dictatorship”, after Defense Ministry official Amos Gilad made the statement to students in Herzliya on Friday.

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Posted on: November 4th, 2012

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AP: The 4,500-year-old tomb of a Egyptian Pharaonic princess has been discovered by Czech archaeologists south of Cairo, leading experts to believe more tombs may be in the area.

PA President Mahmoud Abbas speaking to Channel 2 TV.
 

Posted on: November 4th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

For all intents and purposes, the president of the PA was giving up on the Palestinian right of return to pre-1967 Israel.

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All that Training Pays Off
 

Posted on: November 4th, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

This is the picture of an overworked, dead tired officer somewhere on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, who picked up his megaphone and began to try and talk some sense into Sandy, the ravaging hurricane. The image has gone a bit viral, and so we’re doing our little bit to help it along. […]

Jews (on the right) protested the stabbing, while Arabs (on the left) booed and ridiculed the protesters.
 

Posted on: November 4th, 2012

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In response to the stabbing of a Jewish man on Friday night, scores of Jewish residents of the historic Mount of Olives in Jerusalem took to the street in protest, demanding to be afforded the peace and security found in other parts of Israel’s capital city.

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Posted on: November 4th, 2012

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According to Fox News, the bad weather may not be over, as the computer that correctly predicted Superstorm Sandy is saying that there’s a good chance that New York and New England may be hit with a nor’easter within the week. The storm is not expected to be as bad as Sandy, but it may […]

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Posted on: November 3rd, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle EastIran

After the Europeans pulled the plug on Iranian satellite transmissions because of the sanctions against Iran, Iranian stations are back on the air. The Iranians have reportedly transferred their transmissions over to a Russian satellite, once again bypassing the sanctions against them. The Wall Street Journal reports that up until October 15, IRIB (Iran’s broadcast […]

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Posted on: November 3rd, 2012

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HaKol Hayehudi reports that on Friday evening, two Jewish men were walking to the Ma’aleh Hazeitim neighborhood after praying at the Kotel when they were attacked by Arabs. One of the men was stabbed. The victim is the son of one of the residents of the Ma’aleh Hazeitim neighborhood, Rabbi Tzvi Tau. The two managed […]

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Posted on: November 3rd, 2012

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Three Syrian tanks drove into the DMZ between Israel and Syria. Two were destroyed.

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Rabbi Boteach speaking at the Republican Jewish Coalition Convention in Las Vegas, May 2012.
 

Posted on: November 2nd, 2012

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It isn't just that Boteach is a rabbi, steeped in Jewish law and lore and is strongly pro-marriage, pro-America and pro-democracy, and it certainly isn't that he is a world-famous author and larger-than-life personality, although he is all of that. It's simply that despite there being a low bar set for congressmen to apply to their lapels the hecsher of "pro-Israel," not all of them really deserve it, and Boteach's opponent falls firmly into that category.

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Posted on: November 2nd, 2012

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In a nearly dark corner of lower Manhattan, in an area otherwise known as Tribeca, Rabbi Zalman Paris stands tall, cellular phone in hand, to answer another call from a young volunteer eager to offer assistance. Days after Hurricane Sandy left millions across New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and New Jersey without electricity, food or water, […]

Recharge Your Neighbor
 

Posted on: November 2nd, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

I visited my friend Ed Litvak’s news website thelodownny.com, for news from the old neighborhood following Sandy. Among the reports I ran into this image, of Seward Park Co-op residents helping each other recharge their laptops and phones. Meanwhile, those co-op residents (which are about one-third Jewish and half of that frum) have put aside […]

2012 exit poll
 

Posted on: November 2nd, 2012

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In the last week of October, I Vote Israel has sent some 80 thousand ballots, weighing 500 lbs., to the U.S. embassy in Tel-Aviv.

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