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The Primordial Light of Hanukkah Banishes Today’s Darkness
 
Prosecutor in Ferguson Case: ‘Witnesses Lied Under Oath’

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Rocket Fire Returns to Southern Israel – Again!

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Hamas on the Temple Mount

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Hezbollah Tries ‘Mossad Spy’ in Top Ranks

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Latest Election Poll

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‘Powerful Coalition’ of ISIS, Al-Qaeda is Narrowly Averted

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Gluten-Free Army Rations for Combat Soldiers with Celiac Disease

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Teen Terrorist in Court for Wounding Baby

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Ashdod Mystery: Four Found Unconscious

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Liberman’s Secret Plan to be Crowned Prime Minister

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Hanukkah Miracle Brings ’770′ Stabbing Victim Home

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Road Terror Attack on Southern Israeli Bus

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UN General Assembly Votes to Refer N. Korea to ICC

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US Dept of Defense Trains Teachers in 3-D Printing

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US Govt IDs North Korea in Sony Cyber Terror Attack

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Obama Negotiated with Cuba ‘Behind Everyone’s Back,’ Lawmakers Charge

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Harvard Will Investigate, But Will it Reverse SodaStream Boycott?

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Netanyahu ‘Will Not Allow’ PA’s UN Resolution to Endanger Israelis

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Unique 65-Foot Long Entrance Discovered at Herodian Hilltop Palace

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Sydney Chabad Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Canceled ‘Out of Respect’

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Israeli-Americans Stranded in Bus Strike

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Youth Arrested for Threatening Eli Yishai

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Hamas Holds Live-Fire Training Hours after EU Takes It off Terror List

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Alan Gross Credits Jewish Efforts for His Release From Cuba [video]

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Moshe Feiglin Drops Out of Likud PM Race

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The Jewish Hipster Party

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Posted on: September 13th, 2006

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His name may not be a "household word" today, but at the fin-de-siècle (end of the 19th century) Julius Rosenwald was not only one of America's greatest entrepreneurs, but also one of its leading philanthropists.

 

Posted on: August 9th, 2006

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Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi PrisonAuthor: William SampsonPublisher: McClelland & Stewart         It’s hard to believe, but nearly five years have passed since 19 radical Islamists carried out the devastating terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Not surprisingly, a great deal has […]

 

Posted on: August 9th, 2006

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Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi PrisonAuthor: William SampsonPublisher: McClelland & Stewart      It’s hard to believe, but nearly five years have passed since 19 radical Islamists carried out the devastating terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Not surprisingly, a great deal has been written about […]

 

Posted on: August 9th, 2006

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Many of the readers of The Jewish Press are already familiar with the author of the chapters in this new book.

 

Posted on: August 2nd, 2006

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Title: Dalet AmotAuthor: Rabbi Ari Enkin         A breezy refresher course in some basics about Judaism, Dalet Amot is a necessary addition to bookshelves in Jewish homes, libraries and schools.         Rabbi Ari Enkin’s choice of topics and his lighthearted yet serious approach to concepts and practices often forgotten in the rush of […]

 

Posted on: July 19th, 2006

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Robert Rosen admirably puts President Roosevelt right back on his pedestal where he belongs, despite the efforts of dozens of revisionists who would have F.D.R. responsible for the deaths of millions, including a third of our people in the Holocaust during World War II.

 

Posted on: June 21st, 2006

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"There were these two diamond dealers negotiating over a diamond.

 

Posted on: June 7th, 2006

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A well-known kosher caterer who has a commissary in Florida that prepares kosher meals for federal prison inmates, and who has also been hosting a kosher-for-Passover holiday program for a number of years, told me a humorous story.

 

Posted on: May 31st, 2006

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I grew up with a cousin who was always escaping from shul in order to read his comic books.

 

Posted on: May 3rd, 2006

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Rabbi Joseph Buxbaum's foreword is followed by an introduction by the editors of the fifth volume.

 

Posted on: April 26th, 2006

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This memoir, from the founder of the National Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, relates Lansky's experiences learning to speak and read Yiddish in college, only to discover that "his" new language was in danger of passing out of existence.

 

Posted on: March 15th, 2006

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The Jewish fascination with Chinese food goes beyond the fact that it tastes good.

 

Posted on: March 1st, 2006

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Dr. Eric R. Kandel, with his family, escaped Nazism in Vienna in 1939 when they came to America.

 

Posted on: January 11th, 2006

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Ms. Anton's book falls into that genre termed historical fiction, but in this extensive volume of over 360 pages, one can begin to wonder if Ms. Anton had a fly on the wall, so realistic are her characterizations. One could wonder it her real calling is as a "medievalist."

 

Posted on: December 21st, 2005

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Despite commonly held conceptions that athletic prowess and Jews don't mix, a Jewish fascination and involvement with the world of sports can be traced back throughout the ages.

 

Posted on: March 30th, 2005

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I don't know about you - but we really miss the old Harry Kemelman "Friday the Rabbi Slept Late" books - which were some of the first of the genre of rabbinic murder mysteries.

 

Posted on: March 23rd, 2005

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Throughout Jewish history, we have unfortunately grown accustomed to ransoming our people from being held hostage by many evil empires.

 

Posted on: March 9th, 2005

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Whether we are involved in kiruv, or in kashrus management, at home, in shuls, or in institutional management, we have a need for a kashrut authority to refer to.

 

Posted on: March 2nd, 2005

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At Rose Kryger's funeral, her son Meir, now a physician in Winnipeg, was surprised to learn from the rabbi's funeral oration that his mother had some bottled up secrets and had yearned to be a writer.

 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2005

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Our friend, Mr. Ben G. Frank - the famous, inimitable Judaic travel writer - has written a new edition of A Travel Guide To The Jewish Caribbean & South America.

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