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Shoguns and Shekels
 
Nearing Double Digits in the Democrat Defection from Bad Iran Deal

August 5, 2015 - 3:11 AM
 
Chuck Schumer Explodes as 60 Jewish leaders Look On

August 5, 2015 - 12:39 AM
 
Bibi: ‘Keep or Cheat,’ This Deal Will Give Iran the Bomb

August 4, 2015 - 10:34 PM
 
More Firebomb Attacks

August 4, 2015 - 9:08 PM
 
2 Die in Israel’s ‘Heat Dome’ Weather

August 4, 2015 - 7:29 PM
 
Arab Sources: Islamic Waqf Officials Arrested for Attacking, Robbing French Tourist on Temple Mount

August 4, 2015 - 7:01 PM
 
FM Moshe Kahlon to Present ‘Cornflakes Reform’ Budget

August 4, 2015 - 5:54 PM
 
‘If I Were American. . .’ Steinitz Responds to US Energy Czar on Iran

August 4, 2015 - 5:18 PM
 
German Neo-Nazi Joins European Parliament Civil Liberties Committee

August 4, 2015 - 3:51 PM
 
Obama May Intervene in $218.5M Judgment Against Palestinian Authority

August 4, 2015 - 3:30 PM
 
Maccabi Games in Germany Sparked Anti-Semitic Response

August 4, 2015 - 3:27 PM
 
Clinton’s Big Jewish Donors are Hollywood Leftists

August 4, 2015 - 2:00 PM
 
From Argentina to Shechem: New Immigrant Joins Soldiers on Front Line [video]

August 4, 2015 - 10:28 AM
 
Arabs Beat Up Tourist on Temple Mount [video]

August 4, 2015 - 10:19 AM
 
US Promises to Protect Israel if Iran Attacks

August 4, 2015 - 9:37 AM
 
Shin Bet Arrests Grandson of Meir Kahane for ‘Nationalist Crimes’

August 4, 2015 - 8:49 AM
 
Arabs Try to Firebomb Car and Bus in Gush Etzion

August 4, 2015 - 12:31 AM
 
Yet Another Democrat Defects on the Iran Deal

August 4, 2015 - 12:07 AM
 
Jewish Woman Severely Burned, 2 More Injured in Yet Another Arab Firebombing Attack

August 4, 2015 - 12:00 AM
 
Getting a Grip on Guilt: It’s Not Always About the Jews

August 3, 2015 - 10:01 PM
 
New Poll: Americans Oppose Iran Deal 2 – 1

August 3, 2015 - 9:45 PM
 
Report: Schumer Will Join Republicans and Kill Iran Deal

August 3, 2015 - 7:06 PM
 
Kerry ‘Knows’ ObamaDeal Will Make the Middle East a Safer Place

August 3, 2015 - 6:56 PM
 
How Hot Is It? Naftali Bennett Just Demanded Settlement Freeze

August 3, 2015 - 6:26 PM
 
Two Mortar Shells Explode on Golan Heights

August 3, 2015 - 6:13 PM
 
Jerusalem Arabs Arrested for Brutally Beating Religious Jewish Couple

August 3, 2015 - 5:42 PM
 
Al Asqa Mosque Preacher: Jews Train Doctors to Spread Diseases

August 3, 2015 - 3:52 PM
 
Violent Bulgarian Soccer Fans Chase Israeli Team off the Field [video]

August 3, 2015 - 3:10 PM
 
Yitzhak Rabin’s Granddaughter Enters ‘Family Business’

August 3, 2015 - 3:08 PM
 
IDF Shoots to Scare Gaza Arabs Away from Security Fence

August 3, 2015 - 3:04 PM
 
Iran Openly Refuses UN IAEA Inspectors Access to Military Sites

August 3, 2015 - 1:21 PM
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Book Reviews
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Posted on: July 23rd, 2015

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Each essay, some adapted from lectures Furst prepared for live audiences, begins with several basic questions around a key topic.

book-Culture-Shock
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2015

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In Culture Shock, readers will also come to identify with a culture from the other end of Orthodox Jewry’s spectrum.

book-Pirkei-Avos
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2015

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Our Sages have told us exactly how we should act – and how our children should act – in Pirkei Avos, Ethics of the Fathers.

book-Esther-Unmasked
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2015

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A second supposed difficulty actually becomes a reason to corroborate that Amestris is Esther.

 

Posted on: June 22nd, 2015

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Whether the rest of us admit it or not, covers draw our attentions and create the initial impressions we have with books.

book-Behind-Prison-Walls
 

Posted on: June 18th, 2015

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The book takes us through 2 years in the life of Ann’s daughter, son-in-law and their new baby born in France.

book-Living-History
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2015

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Chesler speaks directly to her erstwhile colleagues in the feminist movement who ostracized her for blowing the lid off the gnawing undercurrent of anti-Israel sentiment in their ranks.

book-Live-With-Mommy
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2015

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The book is exquisitely illustrated and young children will find it very easy to relate to every page.

book-Giants
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2015

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Ackerman’s clear, lucid prose throws the harshness of the narrative into sharp relief.

book-To-Fill-The-Sky-With-Stars
 

Posted on: March 27th, 2015

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The connection between what I experienced as a high school teenager and the adult I am today did not come easy to me.

book-lets-go-free
 

Posted on: March 19th, 2015

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Often I open Haggadot and find depictions of the Makos or slavery that I find troubling for a young audience.

book-Most-Beautiful-Nation
 

Posted on: February 26th, 2015

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It captures the love of the Jewish soul as only Shlomo Hamelech could portray it – and as only Rabbi Miller could explain it.

book-Headlines-Halachic
 

Posted on: February 26th, 2015

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Erudite and academic, drawing from ancient and modern sources, the book can be discussed at the Shabbos table as well as in kollel.

book-Small-Miracles-from-Beyond
 

Posted on: February 13th, 2015

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For those who doubt or entirely disbelieve the phenomenon, this book will change your mind.

book-Welcome
 

Posted on: February 13th, 2015

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Cyrelle Simon lived for over 45 years in West Lafayette, Indiana, where she and her late husband, Purdue biology professor Edward H. Simon, held many volunteer leadership positions in the Jewish community.

book-Perfection
 

Posted on: January 29th, 2015

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In the introduction to the first volume, R. Katz discusses the Torah ideal, arguing that the Torah’s laws are intended to craft the perfect man and are not to be regarded as ends unto themselves.

book-Lincoln
 

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015

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It’s almost pointless to try to summarize all of the fascinating information that Holzer’s research unearthed.

book-Letters-from-Mir
 

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015

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The special charm of these letters is their immediacy and authenticity of emotion and description.

Rav Yosef Rosen, the Rogatchover Gaon
 

Posted on: January 5th, 2015

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His phenomenal memory encompassed the Written Torah, the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmud, and all the major commentaries.

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