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Spiritual Cafe: Jacob Returns to the Promise Land
‘Breaking the Silence’ Regret Use of their Work Against Israel

November 26, 2015 - 10:54 PM
Canada to Give Priority in Entry to Gay Refugees, Banning Single Straight Men

November 26, 2015 - 6:26 PM
IAEA Chief Warns No Guarantee All of Iran’s Nuclear Material is for Peaceful Activities

November 26, 2015 - 6:23 PM
IAF Policy: No Downing of Russian Aircraft Penetrating Israeli Airspace

November 26, 2015 - 5:47 PM
El Al Delays Flight to Rule Out Terror at Amsterdam Airport

November 26, 2015 - 5:05 PM
Yesha Council, Leaking Central Command Chief Meeting Ends in Lovefest

November 26, 2015 - 5:01 PM
Russia Shuts Border Gates to Turkish Trucks

November 26, 2015 - 4:33 PM
Update 4:22 PM: Soldier dead, 3 Seriously Hurt after Bus Overturns in Samaria.

November 26, 2015 - 4:02 PM
Abbas Tells Kerry No One Can Stop Violence – at Same Time PA Promotes It

November 26, 2015 - 3:31 PM
Former ‘Lone Soldier’ from NY Serves up Turkeys for American Olim

November 26, 2015 - 3:14 PM
New Jersey Businesswoman Launches ‘Give18’ for Victims of Terror

November 26, 2015 - 2:36 PM
Russia Punishes Turkey by Importing Tomatoes from Israel

November 26, 2015 - 1:54 PM
Report: Europeans Funded ICC War Crimes Submission against Israel

November 26, 2015 - 12:31 PM
Norway, Sweden, Clamping Down on Illegal Migrants

November 26, 2015 - 12:20 PM
Paratroopers Chief: Beating the Terror Wave is Not a Military Issue, it Requires a Political Decision

November 26, 2015 - 11:42 AM
Update: Attempted Attack at Tapuach Junction, Terrorist Shot

November 26, 2015 - 10:32 AM
Meet the Anonymous IDF Source for Left-Leaning News: Maj. Gen. Roni Numa

November 26, 2015 - 10:24 AM
Turkey Backpedals as Tensions Rise With Moscow, Says ‘Didn’t Know Downed Plane Was Russian’

November 26, 2015 - 9:12 AM
Middle East Hackers Who Attacked Major Israeli Targets Exposed

November 26, 2015 - 9:10 AM
Getting Under the Skin of Medieval Bible Mystery

November 26, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Turkey Releases Recording of Warning to Russian Fighter Jet

November 26, 2015 - 1:30 AM
Cameron Pushing Reluctant Parliament on UK Bombing ISIS in Syria

November 25, 2015 - 11:01 PM
IDF Recommends Giving Palestinian Authority Weapons and Freeing Prisoners

November 25, 2015 - 10:23 PM
200 North American Lone Soldiers and New Olim to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Tel Aviv

November 25, 2015 - 10:18 PM
Rescued Russian Pilot Denies Turkish Contacts, Leaving Syria — But Turkey Releases Recording of Warnings

November 25, 2015 - 9:26 PM
Obama Assures Frightened Americans No Current Security Threat

November 25, 2015 - 8:23 PM
ISIS Behind Terror Attack on Tunisia’s Presidential Guard

November 25, 2015 - 8:21 PM
Brussels Reopens City Life But Maintains Highest Alert

November 25, 2015 - 7:46 PM
B’Tselem Complains to Netanyahu: Security Forces Mete Out Death Sentences to Terrorists

November 25, 2015 - 7:01 PM
Inspired by ‘Indiana Jones,’ Israeli Kid Discovers 2,500-Year-Old Artifact

November 25, 2015 - 4:56 PM
‘Israeli Intelligence Prevented Massive Terror Attack in Germany’

November 25, 2015 - 3:55 PM
Putin: Erdoğan Supporting Extremists, Forcing Islamization of Turkey

November 25, 2015 - 3:47 PM
Businessmen Want Rabbinic Boycott of Palestinian Authority Food Items

November 25, 2015 - 3:30 PM
Putin’s Spokesman: No Idea Why Russia’s Grand Mufti Wished Israel Same Fate as Crimea

November 25, 2015 - 2:44 PM
IDF to Bar PA Arab Motorists from Gush Etzion Roads

November 25, 2015 - 2:05 PM
Light Rail Guard Prevents Stabbing Attack at Jerusalem Bus Station

November 25, 2015 - 12:31 PM
Arab ‘Gold Rush’ in Jerusalem

November 25, 2015 - 12:21 PM
Update: Terrorist Killed after Stabbing IDF Soldier near Hebron

November 25, 2015 - 12:04 PM
Eight Is Not Enough: History of the Ancient Candles in Israel

November 25, 2015 - 10:15 AM
Gunfire in Hebron

November 25, 2015 - 8:06 AM
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Book Reviews

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.


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.


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.


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.


Posted on: February 13th, 2015

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


Posted on: December 26th, 2014

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Who hasn’t experienced how hard it can be to fit in?


Posted on: December 18th, 2014

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Written with flowing language and engaging style, Attar weaves a spell that combines mystery, humor, adventure and Kabbalah in the most magical place in the world, the Old City of erusalem.


Posted on: December 18th, 2014

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There are those who highlight the diversity of these different teachings, seeing each rebbe as teaching a separate path.


Posted on: December 11th, 2014

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Because she is keenly aware that anti-Semitism may start with the Jews but never ends with the Jews, she makes the logical connection between the opprobrium for both America and Israel so commonplace on the political left.


Posted on: December 11th, 2014

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In this narrative of history, it is the third world Palestinians who are victims of the marauding Jews, of course.


Posted on: November 28th, 2014

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Their memoirs capture these experiences through a Torah-faith point of view.


Posted on: November 28th, 2014

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The penultimate section of the book serves as a primer to modern Biblical scholarship and Orthodox responses.

Winter 2014 cover

Posted on: November 26th, 2014

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Posted on: November 5th, 2014

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While still a student in a small Midwest college she learns that her aunt in New York has passed away, resulting in her life turning topsy turvy.


Posted on: September 23rd, 2014

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For each weekly reading, Rabbi Grysman begins with a synopsis of the Torah portion, followed by a focus on a major issue.

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