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Rabbi Riskin on Tension with the Chief Rabbinate, and Rabbi Feuer on the Priestly Blessing
 
Israel Welcomes End to FIFA’s ‘Absurd Situation’

May 30, 2015 - 1:50 AM
 
FIFA President Sepp Blatter Re-Elected Despite Corruption Scandals, Arrests

May 29, 2015 - 11:56 PM
 
No Goal – Rajoub Drops FIFA Sportsfare Attack on Israel

May 29, 2015 - 5:38 PM
 
Bomb Threat Clears Out FIFA Congress (for Lunch)

May 29, 2015 - 3:36 PM
 
Israel Rejects as ‘False’ UJA Federation’s Claims about Israel Parade ‘Inclusion’

May 29, 2015 - 2:58 PM
 
Pro-Palestinian Protesters Invade FIFA Congress

May 29, 2015 - 12:57 PM
 
Religious Mailmen Complain They Have to Deliver Missionary Propaganda

May 29, 2015 - 11:46 AM
 
Final Steps Underway for Jerusalem’s City of David Visitor’s Center

May 29, 2015 - 10:30 AM
 
Jewish Organizations Raise Relief Funds after Houston Flood

May 29, 2015 - 10:12 AM
 
Mass. Gov. Baker Declares Sunday ‘Celebrate Israel Day’

May 29, 2015 - 9:39 AM
 
‘Mystery Rabbi’ Sues Rapper ‘Ice Cube’ for $2 Million for Assault

May 29, 2015 - 9:31 AM
 
Israel Envisions Regional Cooperation with Arab Nations

May 29, 2015 - 3:04 AM
 
El Paso, Texas and Hadera, Israel Become Sister Cities

May 29, 2015 - 3:00 AM
 
Jerusalem Post Editor Attacked by Arabs at ‘Coexistence’ ‘Hug’ Day

May 29, 2015 - 2:54 AM
 
At Least 10 Killed in Baghdad Hotel Bombings [video]

May 29, 2015 - 1:41 AM
 
Israel Railways Workers Set to Strike

May 29, 2015 - 1:25 AM
 
Another Iranian General Killed in Syria

May 29, 2015 - 1:16 AM
 
Hezbollah Runs Away as Jabhat al-Nusra Captures Another Syrian City

May 29, 2015 - 12:39 AM
 
Jerusalem Yeshiva Student Drowns in Beit Zayit Reservoir

May 28, 2015 - 10:08 PM
 
Netanyahu Warns FIFA: Palestinian Threats Will Destroy International Sport

May 28, 2015 - 9:45 PM
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Anti-nationalist promo depicts national religious Jews as murderers
 

Posted on: September 16th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Circumcision has as much to do with Jews growing up to become national religious Jews as atheism has to do with Peace Now, but Israel’s anti-nationalist media think otherwise in a TV promo for "satire."

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Reform Rabbi Michael Sternfield officiating at the wedding of Karyn and Brian, in July of 2011, and, as a congregation member put it in her blogpost: "blending Catholicism and Judaism." Sternfield blended a gambling addiction with a devotion to promoting intermarriage.
 

Posted on: September 16th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishJudaism

His explanation came in the form of a good bye letter saying it was "time to retire."

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Victor Erofeyev is critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, but can appreciate how much worse things could have been and may still become in his country.
 

Posted on: September 16th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

But the worst thing the West can do is isolate Russia.

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The Chabad Jewish Center in Longmont, Colo., was struck by flash floods.
 

Posted on: September 16th, 2013

News & ViewsLocal

Some 300 people came specifically because of the floods.

 

Posted on: September 16th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

The Simon Wiesenthal Center urged an Argentinean soccer association to sanction a team associated with the Jewish community for making racist chants. The center made its request in a letter late last week to the Argentine Football Association’s Disciplinary Court over chants by fans of the Atlanta Football Club in its Aug. 25 match against […]

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Time to Pick an Etrog
 

Posted on: September 16th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Why do they always show Jews in black suits and hats doing these things? Millions of Jews in polo shirts and sneakers are picking etrogim as we speak – but there’s no record of it. If a Jew without a black hat prays in the woods – does anyone hear him?

Larry Summers has removed himself from consideration to become the next chairman of the Federal Reserve
 

Posted on: September 16th, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

Was it all the negative articles in which the other front-runner for Federal Reserve Chair, Janet L. Yellen, was compared to Lawrence Summers and Summers was found wanting?  Was it that, plus the snarky articles pointing out that despite what some saw as Yellen’s superior credentials, that Obama was intent on naming Summers to replace […]

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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

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Professor Richard Falk, the UN “Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories,” will deliver a public lecture in Melbourne on Monday, and so local Jews are organizing a protest, J-Wire reports. Falk will speak on “Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories” at the Village Roadshow Theatrette at the State Library of […]

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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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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

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A killer flood in Colorado submerged a synagogue and a rabbi’s home in Boulder County, and the Chabad synagogue rabbi is thankful that Torah scrolls were saved with the help of students from the nearby University of Colorado. “Thank G‑d, the students have been immensely helpful moving the Torahs and other sacred items to higher […]

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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he expects “the full destruction of the stocks of chemical weapons that the Syrian regime has used against its own people.” Speaking at a state ceremony at the Mt. Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem to mark the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, he added, “We hope […]

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Kerry, who a few weeks ago referred to the Palestinian Authority as a "country," prejudices Israel's position and stays mum while the PA breaks his ground rules for "secret talks."
 

Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Israel and Palestinian Authority negotiators promised Kerry they would hold secret talks, without using the media to promote agendas. Israel has obliged. PA negotiator Saeb Erekat has not.

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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

“Auctioning” off the honor of being called to the Torah and for the privilege of reading the “Haftorah,” or “Maftir” section of the Prophets, is common in the Diaspora and also in many urban and more affluent communities in Israel, but it takes a lot to top an unidentified Moscow millionaire, or perhaps billionaire, who […]

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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Here is the latest jihadist history lesson: Israel killed Yasser Arafat because he refused to sign an agreement at Camp David in 2000. Islamic Jihad leader Mohammed al-Hindi, speaking during a rally in Gaza City, claimed that Arafat was put under siege after returning from the summit, before being poisoned for his unyielding position, the […]

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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Israel has no information to confirm Syrian rebel claims that the Assad regime has sent part of its stockpile of chemical weapons to Iraq, Knesset Member and former Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman told Voice of Israel radio Sunday. However, the regime still is planning to ship the illegal weapons to Iraq and to Hezbollah, Free […]

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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

A group of teenagers “of African and North African origins” assaulted ten 13-year-old Jewish students at a public sports center in Paris  from the Ner HaTorah Jewish school on Thursday, according to France’s Bureau for Vigilance against Anti-Semitism. There were no serious injuries. The attackers asked the Jews to stop “occupying the area,” the report […]

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Homeless man wakes up with a hangover while his friend sleeps beside him on a bench near Jaffa Street in Jerusalem
 

Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Want to stop smoking? Drink less alcohol? Ask your local government to raise taxes on cigarettes and liquor. It works wonders. Just ask Israelis.

Egypt may be starting a new revolution - getting rid of radical Islamic clerics who preach incitement and rebellion
 

Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

Egypt may be on the verge of doing what Israel, Europe and the United States have not been able to do – rid the country of unlicensed Islamic clerics who preach violence and rebellion.

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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

While most Jews had completed their seuda mafseket-the meal before the fast, Samaria police were busy carrying out their last mission before the holiday – arresting seven Jewish residents of the Ramat Migron outpost, Hakol Hayehudi reports. The detainees were rushed to the Sha’ar Binyamin police station after the holiday had begun, and interrogated on […]

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Posted on: September 15th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

A 4-year old girl drowned around noon time in a mikvah-ritual bath on Neufeld Street in B’nei B’rak. The establishment was open, even though Jews are not permitted to dip on Yom Kippur. Magen David Adom paramedics took the child to Schneider hospital in Petach Tikvah, where she was declared dead, Kikar Hashabbat reports. According […]

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