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Spiritual Cafe: Fighting The Sin of Forgetfulness
 
Princeton U. to Get ‘Plastic’ Eruv [video]

August 28, 2015 - 12:55 PM
 
WWII-Era Jewish Café Reopens in Shanghai

August 28, 2015 - 11:07 AM
 
Arab Spring May Be Blowing into Gaza

August 28, 2015 - 10:52 AM
 
One-Third of Americans in Israel Live in Judea and Samaria

August 28, 2015 - 9:51 AM
 
State Dept Spox: No Worries, Parchin has No Nuclear Dimensions

August 28, 2015 - 4:18 AM
 
Canadian JDL Protesting Billionaire Barry Sherman’s Fundraising for Liberals

August 27, 2015 - 11:05 PM
 
Saudis Arrest Mastermind of 1996 Bombing that Killed 19 US Airmen on Iran’s Orders

August 27, 2015 - 10:58 PM
 
Trump and Cruz Together to Fight Iran Deal in DC on Sept. 9

August 27, 2015 - 10:54 PM
 
Barenboim to Conduct German Orchestra in Iran Despite Israel’s Protests and the Absence of Opera in Islamic Republic

August 27, 2015 - 10:51 PM
 
InterNations Ranks Israel 4th in the World in Hospitality to Foreigners

August 27, 2015 - 10:45 PM
 
Surreal: Israeli Police Raids Conference Against Anti-Democratic Administrative Detention

August 27, 2015 - 10:33 PM
 
DM Ya’alon Advises ‘Zero Tolerance’ on Violence Against Hareidi Soldiers

August 27, 2015 - 10:19 PM
 
Now More than a Dozen Democratic Reps Against Nuclear Iran Deal

August 27, 2015 - 9:53 PM
 
‘Arise and Ascend’ — A New Guide to the Temple Mount

August 27, 2015 - 8:34 PM
 
Obama and Biden Running after the Jews to Back ‘ObamaDeal’

August 27, 2015 - 7:00 PM
 
Jews Return to City of David Complex after 77 Years

August 27, 2015 - 5:29 PM
 
New Jerusalem Street Honors Savior of 40,000 Jews During Holocaust

August 27, 2015 - 4:04 PM
 
Ashkenazi Hareidi MK Now Cabinet Minister for First Time in 60 Years

August 27, 2015 - 3:43 PM
 
Military Officers Come Out Strongly Against Nuclear Iran Deal

August 27, 2015 - 3:07 PM
 
Jeb Bush Seeking Jewish Support

August 27, 2015 - 2:52 PM
 
Family of Ethiopian hostage Held by Hamas Blocked Gaza Crossing

August 27, 2015 - 2:25 PM
 
Border Guard Police Patrol Attacked in A-Tur

August 27, 2015 - 12:04 PM
 
Damascus Gate Stabber Was Convicted Killer From Hebron

August 27, 2015 - 11:55 AM
 
PM Netanyahu to Meet Italian PM, Visit Expo 2015 in Milan

August 27, 2015 - 10:11 AM
 
IDF Bombs Hamas Weapons Factory in Gaza After Rocket Attack

August 27, 2015 - 9:50 AM
 
Billboards Go Up in Baltimore Urging Cardin, Mikulski to Vote ‘No’ on Iran

August 27, 2015 - 7:49 AM
 
Iranian FP adviser: ‘We Reject the Existence of any Israeli on this Earth’

August 26, 2015 - 10:13 PM
 
Palestinian Authority Arab Terrorist Stabs Police Officer at Damascus Gate

August 26, 2015 - 9:00 PM
 
Arab Violence Skyrockets in Jerusalem

August 26, 2015 - 7:23 PM
 
Temple Sherpa Yehudah Glick Escaped Assassination, Now Crowdsourcing Guide to Temple Mount

August 26, 2015 - 7:07 PM
 
Is Mayim Bialik our Generation’s Jewish Actress, Scientist, Mother and Woman Role Model?

August 26, 2015 - 6:29 PM
 
UPDATED 2 Journalists Shot to Death in US During Live Take

August 26, 2015 - 6:01 PM
 
302,557 Signatories Want Jon Stewart to Moderate 2016 Presidential Debate

August 26, 2015 - 5:59 PM
 
Henri’s in Tel Aviv Fined $890 a Month for Closing on Shabbat

August 26, 2015 - 5:36 PM
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Politics
Israeli attorney Dov Weissglass
 

Posted on: August 31st, 2012

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It’s been more than six years that attorney Dov Weisglass, Ariel Sharon's chief of staff and one of his closest confidants, is convinced that what caused Sharon’s collapse, in addition to the blood thinning drugs he was taking at the time, was a broadcast on Channel 10 Television the night before, about corruption investigations against the prime minister.

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(L-R) Moshe and Avraham Tischler
 

Posted on: August 30th, 2012

News & ViewsPolitics

Avraham and Moshe Tischler, 20-somethings brothers and ambitious political neophytes, recently met with The Jewish Press editorial board to discuss their current political plans and future prospects.

Shlomo Mostofsky
 

Posted on: August 30th, 2012

News & ViewsPolitics

Just days before the entire world stands before the great Judge on Rosh Hashanah, Democrats of the 5th district of Brooklyn will be casting their votes in the primary election for civil court judge. Shlomo Mostofsky, private attorney and former president of the National Council of Young Israel (NCYI), is currently campaigning to secure the post as judge.

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.
 

Posted on: August 30th, 2012

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Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's opponent, Democrat Bill Pascrell Jr., signed the infamous Gaza 54 letter blasting Israel for what it called "collective punishment" of Gazans.

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Netanyahu and Putin in Jerusalem, June 25, 2012. Was Iran's fate decided during this get-together?
 

Posted on: August 30th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

In order to convince Israel it would be much better off selling its gas to India, China, South Korea and Japan, the new czar is prepared to sacrifice Iran.

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Posted on: August 29th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Republican senators plan to introduce a non-binding resolution pledging military, economic and diplomatic backing for Israel should it strike Iran.

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Adina Bar Shalom with her father, Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
 

Posted on: August 29th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

“Rav Ovadia Yosef is not what the newspapers make him out to be. Rav Ovadia uses his influence on the Israeli public and also on the Israeli government,” Rabbi Fruman told the Palestinian officials. Abbas addressed the Iranian threat against Israel, and, surprisingly, expressed his objection to permitting Iran to possess a nuclear bomb, thus dragging the entire region into great danger.

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Midnight Cowboy Jon Voight with RJC intern Barbara Efraim.
 

Posted on: August 29th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Delegates to the Republican Convention have been pouring into Tampa for the last several days. The delegates have been pouring in, but thus far, despite predictions that Hurricane Isaac might bring with it heavy rain and driving winds, there has been 'nary a cloud in the sky. Lynne Kessler Lechter serves on the National Women's Committee of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Lechter told The Jewish Press that on Saturday night she attended a dinner for Republican Jewish Coalition leadership at the home of Ambassador Mel and Betty Semble...

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Bar Ilan University president Professor Moshe Kaveh
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Monday night, Bar Ilan University president Professor Moshe Kaveh informed lawyers representing the committee of heads of Israeli universities that he is withdrawing Bar Ilan University from the petition to the Supreme Court to annul Ariel University's accreditation.

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Dr. Dieter Graumann, president of Germany's Central Council of Jews
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

“We are concerned that Interior Minister Yishai didn’t think of becoming better informed about the details."

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara are worth just over $10 million.
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Following the minor storm that erupted on Monday over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's request to rearrange his portfolio which is in a blind trust—a request he eventually rescinded—Forbes Israel decided to dig into that portfolio, to find out how rich is Bibi. It turns out he's not crazy rich, and incidentally, close to half of the Netanyahus wealth is invested in their penthouse in the affluent neighborhood of Rechavia in downtown Jerusalem, and a villa in Caesaria.

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U.S. ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro added his support to the ISM effort to create martyrs in their fight against Israel.
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

It turns out, the ambassador's position appears to simply be the opinion of Rachel Corrie's parents, the plaintiffs in the case against the government of Israel.

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Netanyahu visits Efrat
 

Posted on: August 27th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu marked the opening day of the school year telling students in Efrat that Efrat and Gush Etzion will always remain part of Israel.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz.
 

Posted on: August 27th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

The committee for permits in the state comptroller’s office has allowed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on August 15 – at his own request – to make changes in his investment portfolio, both overseas and locally. The request comes in the wake of threats by the PM to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities in the near future. But it appears that Netanyahu's financial move was done in full transparency and in complete adherence with legal procedure.

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Santa Monica hotel owner Tamie Adaya has done T'shuvah and now loves Jews.
 

Posted on: August 26th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

The Santa Monica hotel owner claims she never did or said the things the jury determined she did.

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Tzohar Rabbis pose for a picture.
 

Posted on: August 26th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Among the items that Tzohar is calling for will be to elect new rabbinical court judges who would be more open to the needs of the general public, not just the religiously observant sectors; and new guidelines for managing the marriage, divorce and conversion processes in Israel – three areas that have been particularly alienating to secular Israelis.

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Some of the "Rabbis for Obama" group in conversation with an Ayatollah on their recent visit to Iran.
 

Posted on: August 26th, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle EastIran

The Obama campaign seems to have no clue as to which rabbis would enhance the president's clout among Jewish voters, and which are political hemlock.

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ron_paul_shirt
 

Posted on: August 25th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

"Paying tribute to this man who disparaged the U.S.-Israel relationship on Iranian television and empathized with Iran's nuclear weapons program – on top of the history of his hate-filled newsletters – is a national disgrace," the National Jewish Democratic Council said in a statement. Matt Brooks, the director of the Republican Jewish Coalition, said the video tribute was a "small price to pay" for denying Ron Paul a convention speech, and his delegates the opportunity to vote for him – agreements that the Romney campaign apparently extracted in exchange for the tribute.

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Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman with Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union. The FM has requested the Quartet's help in ousting PA Presiden Mahmoud Abbas.
 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Israel’s problem with the Palestinians is that it has not established a clear strategy, or any strategy at all for that matter, regarding its most intimate neighbors, "and that is why we are not leading any course of action except merely responding," argued on Thursday Israel Beitenu leader and Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman.

Former U.S. ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk
 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle EastIran

Eventually, it became the story of the boy who cried wolf.

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