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Tu b’Av Love and the Power of “Shema”
 
Baruch Dayan Haemes: Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis a”h

August 23, 2016 - 11:15 PM
 
Israeli Olympic Medalist Auctions Her Rio Name Patch to Benefit Children with Cancer

August 23, 2016 - 7:49 PM
 
Conspiracy Theory and Aliens Expert Barry Chamish Picked Up by Mother Ship

August 23, 2016 - 5:16 PM
 
Israeli Forces Locate 7 Illegal Weapons Workshops Overnight in Bethlehem, Hebron

August 23, 2016 - 2:07 PM
 
3,500 Year Old Treasures Retrieved from the Sea by Electric Plant Worker

August 23, 2016 - 1:33 PM
 
Ha’aretz on Warpath Against New Hebron Jewish Housing

August 23, 2016 - 12:33 PM
 
TAU Researchers Decipher Malignant Melanoma

August 23, 2016 - 11:02 AM
 
Catch 22: Letting Hamas Partake in PA Free Elections Could Topple the PA

August 23, 2016 - 10:48 AM
 
Gush Etzion Host Its First Dog Show

August 23, 2016 - 9:02 AM
 
IDF Rescues Dozens of Breslov Hassidim from Arab Mob at Joseph’s Tomb

August 23, 2016 - 8:58 AM
 
Two Medals and Political Controversies: A Summary of Israel’s Rio Olympics

August 23, 2016 - 8:51 AM
 
Israel Retaliates After Syrian Mortar Lands on Israel’s Golan Heights

August 22, 2016 - 9:18 PM
 
Friendly Turkey ‘Strongly’ Condemns Israeli Retaliation in Gaza

August 22, 2016 - 6:55 PM
 
Report: So Far, Trump Got Zilch from Adelson

August 22, 2016 - 6:06 PM
 
Iron Dome Anti-Missile Defense System Deployed in Sderot

August 22, 2016 - 5:29 PM
 
Israeli NGO Continues Calls for Turkey to Extradite Suspected Terror Mastermind to US

August 22, 2016 - 4:58 PM
 
As IDF Resumes Attacks On Hamas in Gaza, Israel and Hamas Trade Barbs

August 22, 2016 - 4:53 PM
 
Australian Jewish College Director Suing over Claims She Pressured Abuse Victims Not to Complain

August 22, 2016 - 4:48 PM
 
Coming Home: Jewish Secondary Schools Opening in Düsseldorf, Munich

August 22, 2016 - 3:14 PM
 
5 Arabs Injured as Israel Retaliates Hard Following Gaza Rocket in Sderot

August 22, 2016 - 9:41 AM
 
Dershowitz to Play Trump in Hillary’s Debate Prep

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Olympic Medalist Yarden Gerbi and Her Olympic Name Patch:  Gerbi is auctioning the name patch she wore during the Rio Olympics and donating the money raised to children with cancer.
 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

News & ViewsChessed and Tzedaka

The former judo world champion in the 63 kilogram division started an eBay auction on Tuesday, which will continue for five days until August 29.

Gush Etzion Dog Show Announcement
 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelJudea & Samaria

It's also the only dog show in Israel, exclusively not held on Shabbat.

Israeli Olympic Team in Israel Before Rio Games 2016
 

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016

News & ViewsIsrael

As the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro come to a close, Israel can look back at what was one of its most successful Olympics ever.

Ahmad Abu Ghaush / Photo credit: Ahmad Abu Ghaush's Facebook page
 

Posted on: August 21st, 2016

News & ViewsIsrael

The Abu Gosh family immigrated to Jordan from the Israeli Arab village of Abu Gosh, located on the main highway to Jerusalem.

Yarden Gerbi and Or Sasson / Wikepedia commons
 

Posted on: August 18th, 2016

News & ViewsIsrael

Seeing a beautiful or exceptionally gifted person arouses awe and admiration, explains Rabbi Melamed, but they also might arouse envy.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara celebrate with Ori Sasson and Yarden Gerbi, bronze medalists for Israel's Judo team in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
 

Posted on: August 18th, 2016

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

Netanyahu told the Olympiads: I received a message from Egypt yesterday. They told me,‘I want you to know, Mr. Prime Minister, that other voices were heard in Egypt.’

Flag of the 2016 Olympic Games.
 

Posted on: August 14th, 2016

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

A male Israeli judoka wins a second bronze medal at the Rio Olympics for the Jewish State; his Egyptian opponent faces ire.

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Miri Regev SMS
 

Posted on: August 10th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

"Dear Rabbi, how are you? We here hope and pray that we'll get a bronze medal. Yarden Gerbi's bout is in halaf an hour, we deserve to get a medal and hear the national anthem."

Yarden Gerbi
 

Posted on: August 10th, 2016

News & ViewsIsrael

Judoka Sagi Muki lost to Georgia’s Lasha Shavdatuashvili in the bronze medal match.

Flag of the 2016 Olympic Games.
 

Posted on: August 10th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

A young Orthodox Jewish athlete from New York has her sights set on qualifying for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

"Mourning site" in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro.
 

Posted on: August 8th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Anti-Semitism is still alive and well at the Olympics, and Israeli athletes do well to keep their guard up.

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Hapoel Hamburg rowers. / Yad Vashem Photo Archives
 

Posted on: August 2nd, 2016

News & ViewsHistory

Jews competed in the most coveted sporting competitions throughout Europe, including the Olympics.

palestinian_footballers
 

Posted on: July 31st, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

The Palestinian Authority is trying to convince FIFA to ban Israel from the international football league, again.

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Jibril Rajoub / Facebook
 

Posted on: July 28th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Rajoub condemned a successful peacebuilding event between Israeli and Arab youth sponsored by the Peres Center for Peace as a "crime against humanity."

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Maracanã stadium, 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro.
 

Posted on: July 26th, 2016

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

Israeli security and high-tech firms are working with the 10,000 military and police officers who secure the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

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Young women in Gaza are taught by a Hamas terrorist in a summer session to shoot guns at a firing range in Khan Younis.
 

Posted on: July 24th, 2016

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"Gaza

Hamas has begun its annual summer terror training camps for children. This year, women came too.

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The Israeli Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Wins Gold in Baku
 

Posted on: July 24th, 2016

News & ViewsIsrael

The Israeli team brought home several medals from the International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) World Cup Final.

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Lonah Chemtai winning 2016 Tel Aviv marathon
 

Posted on: July 21st, 2016

News & ViewsGlobal

Chemtai grew up in a village in western Kenya, where she says the natural conditions for running are better than in Israel, with its heavy humidity in the summer.

Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko in the European Athletics Championship in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
 

Posted on: July 11th, 2016

News & ViewsIsrael

Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko moved to Israel and took Israeli citizenship in 2013.

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A Rally on behalf of the missing soldier Oron Shaul
 

Posted on: July 10th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The family petitioned the court saying the decision to make all the TV channels carrying the game tonight available to security prisoners, most of whom are members of Hamas, is repugnant.

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