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Israeli Sovereignty in Jerusalem, and the Second-Chance Holiday
 
Hundreds of Israeli Ethiopians Protest in Tel Aviv, Block Ayalon Highway

May 3, 2015 - 8:07 PM
 
Bangkok Chabad Rabbi Among Winners of Jerusalem Unity Prize

May 3, 2015 - 7:33 PM
 
Israel Counter-Terror Bureau Nixes Travel to Tunisia

May 3, 2015 - 6:08 PM
 
‘Survey Monkey’ CEO David Goldberg Passes Away at 47

May 3, 2015 - 5:02 PM
 
Body of Missing Israeli Hiker, Or Ashraf, Found in Nepal

May 3, 2015 - 4:14 PM
 
Israeli Food Tech Startup to Make Sugar Taste Twice as Sweet

May 3, 2015 - 4:00 PM
 
‘Unity Day’ and Prize will Honor Memories of Abducted Israeli Students

May 3, 2015 - 3:28 PM
 
Breaking News; Searchers in Nepal Find Documents of Missing Israeli

May 3, 2015 - 2:50 PM
 
State Dept.: Iran ‘Hoodwinked Countries but This Time It’s Different

May 3, 2015 - 2:32 PM
 
‘Unity Day’ and Prize will Honor Memories of 3 Kidnap-Murder Victims

May 3, 2015 - 12:43 PM
 
Deri Plays Tough, Refuses to Share Religious Affairs Post with Bennett

May 3, 2015 - 12:35 PM
 
Kachlon Says Allowing Public Buses on Shabbat a ‘Social Issue’

May 3, 2015 - 12:12 PM
 
Rami Levi Negotiating to Buy Mega Supermarket Chain

May 3, 2015 - 10:37 AM
 
Bethlehem May Charge a Fee for Tourists to Enter

May 3, 2015 - 10:36 AM
 
Arabs Leaders to Join Ethiopians in New Protest against Police

May 3, 2015 - 10:01 AM
 
Squaring the Circle

May 3, 2015 - 9:21 AM
 
NYPD Cop Shot in the Head

May 3, 2015 - 8:07 AM
 
Biden: Iran 2-3 Months from Nukes

May 3, 2015 - 4:00 AM
 
Kerry Hysterical over Opposition to Obama’s Deal with Iran

May 3, 2015 - 12:46 AM
 
Jewish Life in Baltimore: Private Guards on Shabbat

May 3, 2015 - 12:04 AM
 
Netanyahu Congratulates Cameron on Birth of Princess

May 2, 2015 - 11:04 PM
 
IDF Foils Stabbing Attempt at Gush Etzion Tunnel Checkpoint

May 2, 2015 - 11:03 PM
 
Netanyahu Tells US Think Tank Obama’s Deal with Iran Endangers Mideast [video]

May 2, 2015 - 10:26 PM
 
Robbie Williams Plays Tel Aviv

May 2, 2015 - 9:38 PM
 
BDS-Linked Mob of 40 Hoodlums Attack 2 Jews in Paris

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We have an ugly name for people who commit the ugly crime of declaring that The Holocaust never happened - they are called 'deniers,' and have been successfully prosecuted both here and abroad.

 

Posted on: December 1st, 2004

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It claims to be a cookbook - but this is one of the best Jewish -Baedekers' (travelogues) we've seen in quite a long time.

 

Posted on: November 24th, 2004

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A fascinating 'coming-of-age' story, The Hebrew Kid and The Apache Maiden is first in a series of young-adult novels written especially for young members of Torah-observant families.

 

Posted on: November 24th, 2004

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Prior to World War II, Jewish religious culture, customs and style varied from country to country in Eastern Europe.

 

Posted on: November 17th, 2004

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There is a public high school located in Brooklyn's Williamsburg section that is named after 19th-century educator Sarah J. Hale.

 

Posted on: November 10th, 2004

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Hannah Ahrendt wrote about the banality of evil - the "ordinariness" of the everyday occurrences of evil behavior that befell Jews under the Nazi regime.

 

Posted on: October 27th, 2004

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More than a half-million of all Jewish citizens of the United States, nearly ten percent, served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II.

 

Posted on: October 20th, 2004

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Once Jerusalem has touched your soul, it never lets you go!

 

Posted on: October 13th, 2004

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Take a really good look at the photo accompanying this week's book review. Do you recognize this person?

 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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Author David E. Feldman was working on another book when he was invited to lunch by a neighbor, Leonard Levine, in Long Beach, Long Island.

 

Posted on: September 22nd, 2004

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Rabbi Ari D. Kahn is a popular lecturer at Aish HaTorah and the Director of the Overseas Student programs at Bar Ilan University in Israel.

 

Posted on: September 15th, 2004

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Title: The Fugu Plan: The Untold Story of the Japanese and the Jews during World War IIBy: Rabbi Marvin Tokayer and Mary SwartzPublisher: Gefen Publishing, Jerusalem, Israel     This is not a new book. It was written by Rabbi Tokayer – who resides in Brooklyn – in 1979. In this new edition, Tokayer includes […]

 

Posted on: August 11th, 2004

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Without expressing anti-Semitism or even anti-Zionism, this literary jewel of a debut novel from an Arab-Israeli expresses what it means to be a hyphenated citizen in Israel today.

 

Posted on: August 11th, 2004

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The sub-heading of this book's title is: The Exploration and Improvement of The Mother-in-Law, Daughter-in-Law Relationship, but Dr. Morris, who is writing under a pseudonym "to protect the innocent," is a well-known family therapist in Rego Park, Queens.

 

Posted on: August 4th, 2004

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If the title suggests that this is a book about Abraham Lincoln - you've been tricked!

 

Posted on: July 21st, 2004

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Try to imagine that one of those many people in Britain who had lauded the Munich Accord as a great breakthrough for peace and who were certain Hitler would never violate it had decided after World War II to publish his old articles singing praises for Munich.

 

Posted on: July 21st, 2004

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Try to imagine that one of those many people in Britain who had lauded the Munich Accord as a great breakthrough for peace and who were certain Hitler would never violate it had decided after World War II to publish his old articles singing praises for Munich.

 

Posted on: June 16th, 2004

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During the Second World War, a top-secret mission was organized to establish a military base in Greenland that would enable the recent invention of radar to be tested.

 

Posted on: June 16th, 2004

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Rabbi Avi Weiss has become legendary for his heroic activism on behalf of Jewish causes where others are content with private lamenting.

 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2004

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When a Jew becomes deathly ill, it has become the custom for that person to adopt a new name, for a name evokes great spirituality, and it is hoped that the goodness of the adopted name will bring relief.

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