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You Stole My Blessing!
 
Minor Earthquake Near the Kineret

December 2, 2016 - 12:27 PM
 
T’shuva Movement Pioneer Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein Dead at 82

December 2, 2016 - 11:46 AM
 
Shaked: Court’s Intervention in Knesset, Government Work Distorts Democracy

December 2, 2016 - 10:39 AM
 
Armored Troops, Border Guards, Furious at Amona Assignment: We Didn’t Enlist to Evict Jews

December 2, 2016 - 9:14 AM
 
USMC General (ret.) James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis Reported to Be Next Secy of Defense

December 2, 2016 - 2:22 AM
 
Power Outage in Jerusalem As Storm Snaps Trees, Damaging Cars

December 2, 2016 - 12:47 AM
 
Celebration, Challenges as Ethiopian Community Celebrates Sigd Festival

December 2, 2016 - 12:16 AM
 
Internet Consortium at TAU to Invest in Next-Generation Internet of Things

December 1, 2016 - 10:54 PM
 
Obama Renews Presidential Waiver Keeping US Embassy in Tel Aviv

December 1, 2016 - 10:15 PM
 
More Israeli Arabs Who Planned to Join ISIS Sentenced to Prison

December 1, 2016 - 8:16 PM
 
Israeli Minister Yuval Steinitz: Abu Mazen is Israel’s “Number One Enemy”

December 1, 2016 - 7:02 PM
 
Israeli Ambassador to Turkey Arrives in Ankara

December 1, 2016 - 5:44 PM
 
Israeli Border Guard Officers Hurt in Stoning Attack

December 1, 2016 - 5:16 PM
 
Netanyahu Thanks Uruguayan Foreign Minister for Nov. 29 Vote

December 1, 2016 - 4:28 PM
 
Ancient Inscription Identifies Gargilius Antiques as Roman Ruler on Eve of Bar Kochva Revolt

December 1, 2016 - 4:06 PM
 
It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

December 1, 2016 - 3:13 PM
 
Erdan: 90% of Israel’s Waste Water Recycled, 4 Times Higher than Anywhere Else

December 1, 2016 - 1:33 PM
 
Anglo-Israel Cardiovascular Conference Defies Academic BDS

December 1, 2016 - 1:09 PM
 
Police Detain Minor at Kotel Plaza for Tearing Up Reform

December 1, 2016 - 11:45 AM
 
Cinema Jenin Shutting Down, Dashing Hopes for Culture, Art, in Suspicious City

December 1, 2016 - 10:59 AM
 
Stunning World, UN Passes 6 Resolutions Confirming Everything Is Israel’s Fault

December 1, 2016 - 9:10 AM
 
Samaria Train Line Plan Unveiled

December 1, 2016 - 3:03 AM
 
Ohio State University Attacker ‘Inspired’ By ISIS, Law Enforcement Says

December 1, 2016 - 1:43 AM
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Does Judaism have a new future with Google Glasses? Chaim Cohen tries it out..
 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Let’s say you are a Chabadnik and want someone to try putting on tefillin. He puts on his Google Glass and the blessing flashes before his eyes. But is it kosher?

All the Democratic candidates oppose school vouchers.
 

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

There are not many issues the Democratic mayoral hopefuls agree on, especially when they are seated at one table.

A Muslim policeman and Jordanian Waqf official followed the Jewish group closely, urging them to move quickly.
 

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

“You don’t have to send delegations to Hungary to witness raw antisemitism.”

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An aerial view of Aberystwyth, Wales, where the university prohibits lighting Friday night candles as a  fire hazard.
 

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The Welsh U. of Aberystwyth declares that lighting Shabbat candles is a fire hazard, nearly 20 years after Jewish tourists have done so every summer.

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Moshe Aoflko at the Kotel
 

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelAliyah

Both of his parents were born to Jewish families that perished in Auschwitz.

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Rev. Majed El Shafie
 

Posted on: May 30th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

"If you are Jewish, they will hate you no matter what."

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Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is quitting Congress after four terms.
 

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Michele Bachmann has a lot in common with Sarah Palin – attractive, pro-Israel, a Tea Party darling, candidate for president and a target of media mockery. Soon, like Palin, she will be out of office.

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The Norwegian daily Dagenblat may face a hate crime suit over its caricature of a gory circimcison
 

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The Middle Ages have returned to Europe, or maybe they never left. Jews dipping matzos in blood is old hat. Now a Norwegian newspaper depicts circumcision as a violent and bloody religious custom.

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Moses on Sinai [detail] (2010), oil on canvas, 30x30 by Brian Shapiro
 

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Remember Hamas missiles on Israeli cities? Remember last year’s bloated deficit? Haredi MKs don’t. Everything was great, they say, until Lapid’s universal draft, which turned Syria against Israel.

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An ancient Torah scroll (illustrative).
 

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

Babylonian script in a Torah scroll provided a key clue to realizing that an Italian Torah previously thought to be three centuries actually is the world oldest Torah, dating back to the 11th or 12 century.

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bat yam synagogue defaced
 

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Similar attacks have occurred at other synagogues in the vicinity.

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Posted on: May 27th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Approximately 1000 people participated on Sunday in the burial of approximately 12 Torahs scrolls that sustained irreparable damage in Hurricane Sandy seven months ago. More than 40 synagogues were represented at the ceremony in Far Rockaway. The Torah scrolls were from synagogues in Far Rockaway, Belle Harbor, Bayswater, Oceanside and Seagate. The burials were not […]

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Posted on: May 27th, 2013

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New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner passed up the annual Memorial Day parade in his former Queens district on Sunday in order to speak at a half-empty church. “I was, like, ‘Where’s Weiner?!’” Forest Hills resident Frankie Esposito told the New York Post.  “I figured he’d come out to see his constituents. I don’t […]

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Posted on: May 27th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

A Texas state official spoke at a Memorial Day service and quoted a Jewish chaplain’s dedication of a temporary cemetery on Iwo Jima in World War II. Jerry Patterson, the state’s Land Commissioner and candidate for Lieutenant Governor, said that whenever he speaks at a Memorial Day service, he quotes Lt. Roland B Gittlesohn, a […]

Haredi men cast their votes for the 19th Knesset in Bnei Brak, January 22 2013.
 

Posted on: May 27th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Lapid’s sounds like Bibi on the “peace process.” He has no trouble raising a regressive tax that hurts the middle class. But give the Haredim a break from the draft? Not in this government. We’ll see.

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Dougoutigo Fadiga outside the Bani Israel clinic near the Senegalese village’s sacred tree
 

Posted on: May 26th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

An African tribe, ‘Sons of Israel,” says it is descended from Jews and is "chosen.” Their language resembles Hebrew. They use the Star of David. But they are practicing Muslims.

David Arenberg lost many things during his nearly 12 years in prison, but he found a connection to Judaism.
 

Posted on: May 25th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

There is no doubt that the David Arenberg who will emerge from prison in approximately five months is a different, a better and a more spiritual human being than the one who went in more than 12 years ago. But the losses and the pain have been profound.

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Posted on: May 24th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

He actually uttered those words: "I sincerely offer my apologies."

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Minister Yaakov Perry, (Yesh Atid, on the left), with Minister Limor Livnat, (Likud, second from left) visit Haredi soldiers serving in the Israeli Air Force, April 23, 2013.
 

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

The recommendations determine new rules for sharing the security burden equally.

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The Gospel according to the Palestinian Authority
 

Posted on: May 20th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

How far the PA will go to present the lie as the truth and the truth as a lie? Its claim that Jesus was a Palestinian is old hat. But now the “resurrection” also refers to “the Palestinian state.”

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