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Yishai Fleisher Show: The Gay MK Against Land Giveaway [audio]
 
Attempted Terror Stabbing Foiled

September 30, 2016 - 3:59 PM
 
Eulogies by Shimon Peres’ Three Children

September 30, 2016 - 12:36 PM
 
President Reuven Rivlin’s eulogy at the funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

September 30, 2016 - 12:23 PM
 
Rightwing Paper Crowns Shooting Medic Azaria ‘Man of the Year’

September 30, 2016 - 12:06 PM
 
AG Schneiderman Deepens Trump Charity Probe

September 30, 2016 - 10:53 AM
 
Newcomer Rabbinic Organization Launches Lower East Side Eruv Against Establishment View

September 30, 2016 - 10:11 AM
 
US Flags Fly at Half-Staff Worldwide for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres

September 30, 2016 - 1:01 AM
 
NY Gov. Cuomo, NJ Gov. Christie Cancel Trip to Peres Funeral Due to Deadly Train Crash

September 30, 2016 - 12:13 AM
 
Peres Funeral Closed to Public, Security Tightened, Streets Closed in Central Jerusalem

September 29, 2016 - 11:07 PM
 
‘Anti-Semitism in Europe As Important As Climate Change’

September 29, 2016 - 9:36 PM
 
Mahmoud Abbas, Leader of Palestinian Authority, to Attend Peres Funeral in Jerusalem

September 29, 2016 - 7:15 PM
 
3 Dead, 100-Plus Injured in NJ Transit Hoboken Train Crash

September 29, 2016 - 7:01 PM
 
Abbas Political Adviser Nimr Hammad, Dead at 78

September 29, 2016 - 6:21 PM
 
3 Israeli Arabs Convicted of Funding Mourabitoun

September 29, 2016 - 6:04 PM
 
Temple Mount Closed to Jews On the Eve of Rosh Hashana, Due to Minor Islamic Holiday

September 29, 2016 - 5:31 PM
 
Attorney General Approves Interrogation of Arab MKs Zoabi, Zahalka on Corruption Charges

September 29, 2016 - 2:05 PM
 
Angry Arab Reaction to Bahrain Foreign Minister’s Condolence Tweet for Peres

September 29, 2016 - 1:29 PM
 
Australian Cartoonist Crucified by Jews, Leftists, over Comparing Gay Militants to Nazis

September 29, 2016 - 12:26 PM
 
Updated Ceremony and Traffic Details for Funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

September 29, 2016 - 11:06 AM
 
Lying in State [photos]

September 29, 2016 - 10:22 AM
 
Three Republicans Introduce Bill to Cut Funds to PA over Pay to Terrorist Murderers

September 29, 2016 - 10:01 AM
 
Obama Unites Congressional Democrats, Republicans, in Overriding Veto Damaging 9/11 Families

September 29, 2016 - 9:13 AM
 
Israeli Researchers Discover Genetic Evolutionary Signature Associated to Autism

September 29, 2016 - 1:26 AM
 
AIPAC Mourns Shimon Peres, Indefatigable Advocate for Justice [video]

September 29, 2016 - 12:20 AM
 
IAEC Director: Middle East Instability Worsened By Non-State Actors Supported by Syria, Iran

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Posted on: September 20th, 2006

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Since the recent demise of famed Jewish demographer Egon Mayer, of The City University of New York, Samuel Heilman, who is a professor in the sociology department at Queens College in Kew Gardens Hills, now remains the premier social-anthropologist and demographer for the Jewish community.

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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Posted on: June 21st, 2006

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Posted on: March 15th, 2006

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

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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