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April 18, 2014 / 18 Nisan, 5774
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Polls Archive

Thanksgiving

  • I celebrate it, the full works. It's not a pagan holiday. (41%, 81 Votes)

  • I don't celebrate it. It's not a Jewish holiday, (17%, 33 Votes)

  • I combine my Friday night Shabbos meal with Thanksgiving. (10%, 20 Votes)

  • We're celebrating Thankgiving this year by eating Latkes and spinning dreidels. (17%, 33 Votes)

  • I live in Israel, and I still celebrate Thanksgiving. (8%, 15 Votes)

  • I live in Israel, and I no longer celebrate Thanksgiving. (7%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 199

Start Date: November 28, 2013 @ 8:58 AM
End Date: No Expiry

Should Observant Jews do outreach to Jews who intermarried and their Jewish children (if Jewish from the mother's side), or would Kiruv efforts be better spent elsewhere?

  • Yes, there's a Pintele Yid left that could be ignited. (45%, 196 Votes)

  • We should try to return them, and convert their family too. (22%, 98 Votes)

  • No, write them off, they're lost to us. (4%, 18 Votes)

  • I have enough trouble keeping myself observant, and you want me to worry about some Shmad? (3%, 12 Votes)

  • Send them to Lubavitch, that's their job. (5%, 21 Votes)

  • I enjoy the company of every human being, Jewish and gentile, so who cares if they've decided to become a Jewish dead-end. (13%, 57 Votes)

  • As long as they leave intelligent, thought-out comments on JewishPress.com, there's hope. (8%, 38 Votes)

Total Voters: 440

Start Date: November 20, 2013 @ 11:15 AM
End Date: No Expiry

The next Kerry-Obama move on Iran will be to...

  • Vilify Israel as unreasonable and impatient. (35%, 131 Votes)

  • Vilify Israel as war mongering. (9%, 33 Votes)

  • Vilify Israel as endangering its neighbors Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states. (8%, 28 Votes)

  • Propose that Israel sign on to the nuclear Non-proliferation pact. (23%, 84 Votes)

  • Visit Tehran and have a smiling session with Rouhani and the Supreme Leader. (25%, 96 Votes)

Total Voters: 372

Start Date: November 12, 2013 @ 3:21 PM
End Date: No Expiry

You wouldn't believe the debates we've been having here. Maybe you can help. How should we spell חֲנֻכָּה in English?

  • Ḥănukkāh (4%, 21 Votes)

  • Chanukah (52%, 297 Votes)

  • Hanukkah (14%, 78 Votes)

  • Hannukah (6%, 33 Votes)

  • Hanuka (2%, 13 Votes)

  • Hanukah (8%, 43 Votes)

  • Chanuka (7%, 37 Votes)

  • Channuka (3%, 18 Votes)

  • Festival of Lights (4%, 28 Votes)

Total Voters: 568

Start Date: November 4, 2013 @ 4:16 PM
End Date: No Expiry

My thoughts on the recent Beit Shemesh events and strife?
Answer as many as you like

  • There was election fraud and there should be new elections. (65%, 258 Votes)

  • There was no fraud, and new elections are not needed. (4%, 17 Votes)

  • The town should be split into two separate municipalities: Hareidi and Non-Hareidi. (19%, 77 Votes)

  • Everyone in Beit Shemesh needs to learn to just get along. (26%, 102 Votes)

  • Every community shares in the blame for the ongoing strife to some degree or another. (12%, 47 Votes)

  • Only one community is responsible for the problems, and we all know who that is. (20%, 81 Votes)

  • It's time Beit Shemesh Religious-Zionist Anglos made Aliyah, and moved to Efrat. (7%, 28 Votes)

  • I live in Beit Shemesh, and the above answer is offensive. (8%, 33 Votes)

  • I'll only l live in a town where I can catch a Shlock Rock concert. (14%, 56 Votes)

Total Voters: 397

Start Date: October 27, 2013 @ 2:59 PM
End Date: No Expiry

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