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Loving Israel as a Christian, The Blessings and Curses (Guest Tommy Waller)
 
Netanyahu Says Making Gaza ‘Israel’s Fallujah’ Was Too High a Price

August 31, 2014 - 1:08 AM
 
Saturday Night Mortars from Syria

August 31, 2014 - 12:08 AM
 
Joan Rivers in Medically-Induced Coma

August 30, 2014 - 10:40 PM
 
British Man Beats Up Anti-Semite George ‘Hitler’ Galloway

August 30, 2014 - 9:50 PM
 
Irish UN Troops Free Filipino UN Troops

August 30, 2014 - 8:49 PM
 
Joan Rivers in Induced Coma

August 30, 2014 - 8:27 PM
 
Updates from Kuneitra, Syria [video]

August 29, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

August 29, 2014 - 1:08 PM
 
Soldier Dies from Wounds in Rocket Attack

August 29, 2014 - 12:33 PM
 
A Grand Total of 50 Muslims in Michigan Condemn ISIS

August 29, 2014 - 12:23 PM
 
Funeral Begins from Lakewood Yeshiva Student Aaron Sofer

August 29, 2014 - 11:48 AM
 
Dutch Pension Fund Rejects BDS

August 29, 2014 - 10:37 AM
 
Al Qaeda and ISIS are Israel’s New Northern Neighbors

August 29, 2014 - 9:38 AM
 
Netanyahu Meets with House Armed Services Members

August 28, 2014 - 11:49 PM
 
Mashaal Vows Cease-Fire a Step to New ‘Resistance’ War against Israel

August 28, 2014 - 11:00 PM
 
ISIS Slaughters 450 Captured Syrian Soldiers Since Wednesday

August 28, 2014 - 8:37 PM
 
Update: Lakewood Confirms Sofer’s Body Was Found in Jerusalem Hills

August 28, 2014 - 8:31 PM
 
Comedian Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

August 28, 2014 - 8:09 PM
 
Run Away… Run Away… [photos]

August 28, 2014 - 7:28 PM
 
Echoing Cease-fire, Britain’s Jews and Muslims Call for Peace

August 28, 2014 - 6:56 PM
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Photo of the Day
Chief Rabbi Takes a Cab
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

How the mighty have fallen. Here is self-suspended Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger, under investigation for bribery, money-laundering and fraud allegations, getting into a taxi outside his home. No limo for the self-suspended.

A Step Above
 

Posted on: July 8th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

What a way to illustrate visually the fact that the Arab mosque on Temple Mount is of no consequence. If enough Jews wanted to, we could just step over it to our father in heaven. They can build all the mosques they want – we’re busy build stairways.

US and Israeli Soldiers on 4th July
 

Posted on: July 7th, 2013

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US soldiers and officers celebrate 4th of July together with North American IDF Lone Soldiers at a Tel Aviv beach party

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Touch and Go
 

Posted on: July 5th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

MK Moshe Feiglin (L) shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) during a special Knesset session marking the 37th anniversary of the Entebbe Raid, July 2, 2013. Netanyahu’s brother, Yonatan, commanded the raid and was the only IDF casualty. On July 4, 1976, 98 Jewish hostages, hijacked to Entebbe, Uganda from an Air France […]

Best 4th of July Fireworks – in Cairo
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Like most of the people on the planet, I was glued to my TV screen last night, following the events in the streets of Cairo. Talk about throwing a party – this has to have been the most wonderful 4th of July celebration ever. And, by the way, if the Egyptians want it – they […]

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Price Tagging
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

David Hai Hisdai, 19, is seen sitting in a Magistrate Court in Rishon le’Tzion, July 2, 2013, awaiting a hearing. He is being accused of writing graffiti on a monastery in Latrun, on the side of the road to Jerusalem, among other things comparing a certain young man from Nazareth to an ape. Considering the […]

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Hamas on Patrol
 

Posted on: July 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

This is a Hamas security foot patrol in the Rafah area, on the Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt, June 30, 2013. Hamas has boosted its security presence along the border with Egypt, in preparation for the possible toppling of President Morsi, one year after the country’s first democratic elections. One thing that pops immediately is […]

4th of July Around the Corner
 

Posted on: July 1st, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Dan Buchanan flies down on a hang glider, during the Holloman Air Show’s “Legacy of Liberty” at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Shooting fireworks while hang gliding! Most people take up hang gliding for the peace and serenity, for the quiet floating above the landscape. I suppose Independence Day brings out the noisy […]

Are Babies Born Ready to Swim
 

Posted on: June 30th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Babies have a pair of reflexes that can make them appear to be good swimmers: the dive reflex and the swimming reflex, according to BabyCenter.com. This reflex, also called the bradycardic response, causes babies to hold their breath and open their eyes when submerged, says Jeffrey Wagener, a pediatric pulmonologist in Denver. Parents can get […]

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The Torah Rescuer
 

Posted on: June 28th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

You’d have thought Butcher David Gantman was probably more at home with his cutlets and chickens than he was with the Torah scrolls he held, posing for this picture. And yet, according to the Steinfeldt Photography Collection of the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest, some time in the 1930s, Gantman rescued these Torah […]

graduation YU High
 

Posted on: June 27th, 2013

News & ViewsOn Campus / Education

This is a graduation cap designed by Renee Wietschner, of Woodmere, Long Island, worn at Yeshiva University H.S. Girls (“Central”) 2013 graduation. The unique and meaningful mortar board caught the attention of Dr. Paul Brody, an Israel activist living in Great Neck, Long Island, who sang the HaTikva at the ceremony, and was seated immediately […]

Hugging Jerusalem
 

Posted on: June 26th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

An Arab guy named Haj Ibrahim Ahmad Abu el-Hawa, and an unnamed Jewish guy in a knitted yarmulke hold hands in front of the Old City walls of Jerusalem, during an event called The Big Hug, on June 24, 2013. Hundreds of visitors walked hand in hand around the city walls, together with some locals. […]

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Fast of Tammuz 17
 

Posted on: June 25th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Some folks take the fast day seriously, complete with the sack cloth and ashes thing, which is commendable. I’m just sitting here, at my keyboard, trying to be productive while the only think on my mind is my morning coffee, which I didn’t get. So, for now, feeling grumpy and missing my caffeine fix are […]

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A Blood Boiler at Temple Mount
 

Posted on: June 24th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

The following is the caption attached to the image which we received from our image provider, Flash90. The thing is, this service is not attempting to support one position or another, it simply tries to generate the kind of caption that would both capture accurately what’s in the picture, and do so in a fashion […]

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Why Netanya Is the Coolest
 

Posted on: June 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

You can see it right there, in this picture of the Netanya coastline: Netanya is the only large town in Israel that preserved its original cliffs, instead of cutting them down to the sea level. As a result, Netanya’s homes are built at 40-50 feet above the sea level, endowing the city with a lovely, […]

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My Barbra Problem
 

Posted on: June 21st, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Here’s Barbra Streisand performing at the Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv, June 20, 2013. She arrived in Israel with an entourage of 145, for a week-long visit that included two concerts at the stadium and a private performance for Shimon I. During her stay here she said some pretty annoying, even enraging things. In many […]

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Aren't They Gorgeous?
 

Posted on: June 20th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Sometimes, in this country, when things are going crazy all around us, and our worries are riddles with worries, and our anxieties threaten to overwhelm our sanity, we just need to look at our children. What a fine bunch of children we’ve raised here. Sweet, and honest, and bursting with joy. You’re worried about the […]

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Science Is your Friend
 

Posted on: June 19th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

The answer is 45. The name of the source page on Facebook cannot be repeated on this website, but it involves science and reproduction. A shoutout to Charlie Hall, for the share.

Carrying a Wounded Friend
 

Posted on: June 18th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

The trick to lifting up a buddy who’s been injured is to grab him from the middle. If you manage to divide his weight equally on either side of your shoulder, you should be able to schlep him a good distance without feeling much pain. The downside is – he’s probably going to feel a […]

Emperors Strolling
 

Posted on: June 17th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Here’s President Barack Obama walking with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China on the grounds of the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, Calif., June 8, 2013. Do they really discuss the fate of the world? We’ll never know (not before they each sell the rights to their memoirs to Simon […]

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