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The Jewish Music that Brought Us Here
 
Travel Advisory: Have a Safe Holiday by Staying in Israel

September 15, 2014 - 10:22 PM
 
British Store Guard Tells Children ‘No Jews Allowed’

September 15, 2014 - 7:15 PM
 
Klinghoffer: Pretending Art Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry

September 15, 2014 - 6:06 PM
 
Bullet-Filled Doll Halts Traffic at Ben Gurion Airport

September 15, 2014 - 6:00 PM
 
Radical Islam Helps United French Jews and Far Right Leader La Pen

September 15, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
ISIS Prompts Hezbollah’s ‘Great Need to Remain in Syria’

September 15, 2014 - 3:28 PM
 
Last Man Injured in Operation Protective Edge Released From Hospital

September 15, 2014 - 2:54 PM
 
Hamas Denies Political Bureau Chief Khaled Meshaal Leaving Qatar

September 15, 2014 - 2:30 PM
 
UNDOF Troops Pull Out of Syria, Head for Israel

September 15, 2014 - 2:23 PM
 
Neo-Nazi Vandalism in Sderot

September 15, 2014 - 2:11 PM
 
Defense Minister Yaalon Discusses 8200 Refusal Letter

September 15, 2014 - 12:34 PM
 
False Alarm in Southern Israel, Real Rocket Fire in North

September 15, 2014 - 12:27 PM
 
UPDATE: Rocket Alert Karnei Shomron – Unannounced Test (11:41am)

September 15, 2014 - 11:42 AM
 
UPDATE: Gaza Rocket Alert (12:04pm)

September 15, 2014 - 11:34 AM
 
Abbas to Request France Recognize PA State

September 15, 2014 - 11:16 AM
 
Einat Schlein Appointed Israel Ambassador to Jordan, 1st Female in Post

September 15, 2014 - 10:46 AM
 
‘Thanks But No Thanks’ – Gaza Landlords Refuse to Rent to Hamas

September 15, 2014 - 10:32 AM
 
Israel’s Ambassador Presents Credentials in Egypt

September 15, 2014 - 9:54 AM
 
Police Arrest 4 Suspects in Jerusalem Gas Station Arson

September 15, 2014 - 8:18 AM
 
Swastikas Again in Series of Philadelphia Attacks of Anti-Semitism

September 15, 2014 - 7:12 AM
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book-alex's-wake
 

Posted on: August 29th, 2014

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Goldsmith himself went on his own “voyage of discovery” to the places where his grandfather and uncle landed and were sent.

boo-leon-reich
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2014

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Leon experienced the War of Independence from a soldier’s perspective, while remaining true to his Jewish ideals and beliefs.

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Israeli flag flying in Zichron Yaakov, Israel
 

Posted on: August 4th, 2014

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"Fields of Exile" provides a glimpse into the horrors of academic anti-Israelism, experienced by one firmly rooted in the left.

book-180-Rechov-Yaffo
 

Posted on: August 1st, 2014

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A chacham striving for self-control over his emotion to act vindictively against someone who wronged him should make use of the concept of hashgachah pratisto achieve this goal – as if the aggressor had no free-will and was compelled to wrong him.

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book-Mikra-Meaning
 

Posted on: August 1st, 2014

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This work contains three important essays on the essential questions of modern religious Tanach study.

book-Family-Frayda
 

Posted on: July 21st, 2014

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Written entirely through Frayda’s eyes, the reader is drawn by her unassuming personality.

book-I-Kings
 

Posted on: July 21st, 2014

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Adopting an ancient exegetical approach that is based on midrashic readings of the text, thematic connections that span between various books of the Bible are revealed.

book-Unify-A-Nation
 

Posted on: July 21st, 2014

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While Lipman comes from an ultra-Orthodox background and is an Orthodox rabbi, he offers a breath of fresh air when he suggests that “polarization caused by extremism and isolationism in the religious community may be the greatest internal threat to the future of the Jewish people”

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book-Hope-Merchant
 

Posted on: July 14th, 2014

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“Have you forgotten your dreams?” The Hope Merchant asks a defeated and hopeless Lily when she “happens” upon his shop.

book-Awesome-Creation
 

Posted on: July 14th, 2014

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The universe was created by God out of nothing; it has not always existed.

book-Outward
 

Posted on: July 14th, 2014

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He combined intellectual achievement with deep spirituality and religious devotion.

book-end-the-madness
 

Posted on: July 9th, 2014

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Of course it is disingenuous to tell a person from a non-rabbinic, non-rosh yeshiva home to make an effort.

book-The-Last-Commission
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2014

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Green was an American volunteer in Israel’s 1948 War of Independence, but something happened In Israel that has haunted him ever since.

 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2014

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In this book, lovingly and admiringly written by Harry's wife Marion, his partner in all his endeavors, the reader is granted a ringside seat to every detail in how this project was conceived and carried to fruition.

book-Spritual-Technology
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2014

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The author begins by distinguishing between what he calls inner/sacred technology and external/profane technology.

book-Damaged-Mirror
 

Posted on: July 2nd, 2014

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I often found myself holding my hands to my mouth in utter amazement at the power of the writing, sometimes so engrossed I forgot to breathe.

book-Medieval
 

Posted on: June 26th, 2014

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His students can attest that Rabbi Blau does not waste one extra word as he opens the richness of the text.

book-Shark-Mikvah
 

Posted on: June 26th, 2014

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Although the book is a light, and not to be taken in anyway as a halachic, treatise, there are some poignant moments and you may just learn a thing or two.

 

Posted on: June 20th, 2014

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Everyone involved had to be physically present in one office to get a book published.

Officer-and-a-Spy-062014
 

Posted on: June 20th, 2014

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Witnessed by Theodore Herzl, who was a journalist for a Viennese newspaper covering the trial, the cause célèbre became the spark that eventually caused the rise of the State of Israel in modern times.

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